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Bitmovin Player 7.2
Product Updates

Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.2: Per-Scene Adaptation, VR/360 API, Performance Improvements and HLS Backup Streams

The 7.2 release is yet another great step forward for the Bitmovin Player team, and among a host of impressive new updates, contains at least one new feature that could be a game changer for the industry. Per-Scene Adaptation Per-Scene Adaptation, as the name suggests, enables the player to optimize the stream based on the…

DRM protection

Guide to Selecting and Implementing DRM & Content Protection

This guide discusses considerations for creating premium content protection strategy for premium content providers and includes an in-depth overview of Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems. Bitmovin’s CEO, Stefan Lederer, and myself, Solutions Architect Paul MacDougall, together with David Eisenbacher of our partners EZDRM, were pleased to present an in-depth look at the state of Digital…

Bitmovin Player v7.1
Product Updates

Bitmovin Player v7.1: Mobile UI, AirPlay, Picture-in-Picture, Slide synchronization, standardized Chromecast protocol and more

Play on devices including Apple TV, control your Chromecast with built-in cast controls on your Android phone, continue watching when a CDN becomes unavailable, synchronize slides with HLS streams and more! The release of the Bitmovin Player v7.1 is yet another big step forward in usability. We have reworked the handling of remote players and in…

BVideo SDK for android and iOS
Product Updates

Bitmovin Android and iOS SDKs: Unified API, UI & Config

Bitmovin’s native mobile SDKs provide a unified UI and configuration which ensures a consistent presentation and user experience across all devices. As more and more users are watching video using apps, we at Bitmovin focus on developing native SDKs for our customers to make it easier to provide a unified video experience across all platforms…

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Bypass Adblock with Server-Side Ad Insertion

Bypassing adblocking software with Server-Side Ad Insertion and increase ad revenues by up to 25%. For the past five years, there’s been a massive improvement and growth pattern in online video advertising towards an encoding or server-side approach to inserting ads, also known as Server-Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) to bypass adblocking software. In contrast to…

Custom Adaptation Logic in HTML5 Playback

Custom Adaptation Logic in your HTML5 Video Player

Introduction The main challenge that your adaptive streaming player faces is to keep the users engaged by choosing the ‘optimal’ representation (quality level) of the video. This always leads to a trade-off between providing the best possible quality, minimizing the startup time and avoiding buffering. If the user’s bandwidth conditions are not perfect, optimizing one…

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