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The Bitmovin Cloud Encoding Service is capable of encoding MPEG-DASH and HLS up to 100x faster than real time which makes it easily the fastest encoding service on the market today. This section of our blog is devoted to providing you with information, not just on our video encoding service, but also on the state of the adaptive streaming industry, in particular the wide range of technologies associated with adaptive streaming. You can view our product page to learn more about our Video Encoding service.

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How to Build the Best Streaming Experience for Entertainment

How to Start a Streaming Service The video streaming industry has seen massive growth over the past few years. According to recent forecasts, the industry is expected to exceed $840 …


Fresh out of the oven: Bitmovin’s CDN Streaming storage for VOD Encoding (beta)

At long last, we are happy to announce the beta version of our new Bitmovin CDN Streaming storage! Great, how does Bitmovin’s CDN Streaming storage help me? In the past, …


4K Video at SD Bitrates with AV1

What if I told you I could get you a sweet deal on a beautiful 1080p movie for less than 300 kbps? How about some stunning 4K under 700 kbps? …


Bitmovin Improves Support AV1 Video Encoding for VoD

**Updated in March 2022** Since 2017, Bitmovin has actively worked in video and streaming standardization and has consistently driven standards from inception to implementation. Our founders co-created the MPEG-DASH streaming …


MP4 vs MKV: Battle of the Video Formats

Mp4 or MKV? It’s not a secret, the world of video technology looms largely in the shadows of back-end development. In this shadowy realm, there is a constant battle amongst …


Quality of Experience (QoE) in Video Technology [2022 Guide]

Quality of Experience (QoE) in Video Technology [2022 Guide] Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Quality of Experience in video technology. If you’re looking for the following: Why QoE in …


137th MPEG Meeting Takeaways: MPEG Wins Two More Emmy® Awards

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


VVC Video Codec – The Next Generation Codec

State of VVC Video Codec So it’s happening. After their previous work on h.264/AVC and h.265/HEVC, the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and ISO Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) …


Encoding Definition and Adaptive Bitrate: Video Compression Basics

  Welcome to our encoding definition and adaptive bitrate guide. This article is for anyone seeking a way into the world of Video Technology and Development, or for those of …


Introducing Bitmovin’s Simple Encoding API

If one looks at video and audio encodings like H.264, H.265, VP9, AV1 and all of the things that are associated with it, it can be very easy to get …