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Video Encoding

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.

Video Encoding

MPEG-DASH and HLS 4K Transcoding

First of all, I am using the word “transcoding” in this article instead of “encoding”. You may have heard the term “encoding” used in this context, and for the purposes of this article, they are completely interchangeable. So when I talk about 4K transcoding, it’s basically the same as 4K encoding. When we start talking about…

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Why YouTube & Netflix use MPEG-DASH in HTML5

The recent news that YouTube has chosen HTML5 as their default playback option – rather than Flash which was used previously – got a lot of attention, including coverage from TechCrunch and TheVerge. However, not many know that YouTube also uses MPEG-DASH in HTML5 wherever it is possible (e.g. IE11, Chrome, Safari). Considering that Netflix is using MPEG-DASH…

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KroneHit Charity Livestream, Provided by Bitmovin

KroneHit – Austria’s nationwide private radio broadcaster – has deployed Bitmovin’s cloud-based encoding service in combination with our HTML5 MPEG-DASH and HLS player to live stream a studio video feed KroneHit – Austria’s nationwide private radio broadcaster – has deployed Bitmovin’s cloud-based encoding service in combination with our HTML5 MPEG-DASH and HLS player to live…

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Medientage Munich 2014 – Looking Back

by Gerald Zankl, Sales & Marketing Bitmovin. The Medientage Munich took place from October 22-24, 2014. The Medientage was also a great event this year, with a lot of very interested customers, good conference speakers, partners and many visitors. In this blogpost I want to first give you an overview of the Medientage Munich 2014, a…

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