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Bandwidth Efficiency and Fragmented MP4 Support
Product Updates

Bandwidth Efficiency & Fragmented MP4 for HLS in Player Version 5.1

Player version 5.1 uses available bandwidth more efficiently, providing better quality video and increased user experience. New Adaptation Logic for Faster Startup and Optimised Bandwidth Utilisation The main job of an adaptive streaming player is to ensure that the video plays at the highest possible quality. As bandwidth conditions change, the player needs to adjust the…

11 things you HTML5 Player must have

11 Things Your HTML5 Web Player Must Have!

The online video industry is enjoying a massive boom, but as demand for content is increasing, so too is the demand for quality and accessibility. Users expect video wherever they are, whenever they feel like it and on whichever device they happen to be using at the time. The Video Player is one of the…

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WWDC16: HLS Supports Fragmented MP4 – and Becomes MPEG-DASH Compatible!

Apple introduces fragmented MP4 in HLS – a small step for Apple but a huge step for video streaming services HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) is a very important part of our service, (as you can see from our latest HTML5 Player release) so when we heard the news from WWDC16, that Apple’s HLS protocol will be extended to support…

How browsers will shape online video

How Browsers will Shape the Future of Video

If browser developers and online video providers have one thing in common, it’s that their future success will depend a lot on HTML5 browser support. Online video is growing. Every year the statistics show more video being watched online. We see the percentage of time spent watching video surpassing any other activity, and we see the percentage of…

Replace flash with HTML5

Google Moves to Replace Flash with HTML5

By the end of this year Chrome will begin ignoring Flash as Google takes another step towards removing the “final Plugin” by replacing Flash with HTML5. It is well known that any modern Web based media streaming technology should default to using HTML5 over Flash Players. Google’s move to stop reporting the presence of Flash Player in it’s Chrome browser further reinforces this position and…

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Product Updates

HLS Player – HTML5/JS HLS Playback and Improved VR Support

The new Bitmovin adaptive streaming player release v4.3 enables HTML5/JS based HLS playback without the need for plugins like Flash or Silverlight An HLS Player without Plugins Within our brand new version 4.3 player release, we have added the support for native HTML5/JS based HLS playback and enabled the usage of persistent poster images, making the Bitmovin…

HTML5 Adaptive Streaming Player from Bitmovin
Product Updates

Adobe Access DRM, PrimeTime Support and extended API in Player 4.2

We are happy to announce our brand new 4.2 adaptive streaming player release which comes with a lot of new features and enhancements around adaptive streaming, DRM and VR We now support Adobe Access and Adobe PrimeTime protected streams, third party licensing servers and dynamic ad scheduling during runtime. The various API extensions, within v4.2 make…

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