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The Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player delivers a broadcast quality user experience with fast start up and no buffering native in HTML5 as well as a wide range of native apps and platforms, which means no third party plugins.

This section of our blog is devoted to the wide range of topics associated with adaptive video playback in a commercial environment including; DRM, ad servers, 360 Video, Virtual Reality, Live Streaming, MPEG-DASH, HLS, Video on Demand (VOD), Over the top content (OTT).

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Battle of the Video Format: MKV vs MP4

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Although it’s not a secret, the world of video technology looms largely in the shadows […]


Demuxed 2019 Redux: Objectionable Uses of Objective Video Quality Metrics

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Welcome back to Bitmovin’s Encoding Excellence series! Our first post covered why video quality metrics […]


Quality of Experience (QoE): Where Quality means doing it right when no one is watching (yet)

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Welcome one, welcome all to the first blog post of our new Encoding Excellence series! […]


Digital Rights Management (DRM) – Everything you need to know

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The necessity for streaming capabilities amongst video content distributors is at an all time high! […]


DRM Webinar: Selecting and Implementing the Right Premium Content Protection

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Bitmovin, in combination with our partners Irdeto, hosted a webinar to present the common approaches […]


There’s an App for That? HTML5 vs Native for In-App Video Playback

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Online video publishers that decide to launch a mobile app are faced with a decision […]


HTML5 Guide for Broadcasters: DRM and Advertising in a Flash-Less World

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Steve Jobs was the first to announce Adobe Flash’s impending doom during the reveal of […]


New Bitmovin Portal Features! Team Management, Dashboard Views, and GitHub Login

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It’s already been a busy new year for the Bitmovin team! Since the release of […]


Per-Scene Adaptation: Going Beyond Bitrate

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Adaptation Based on Video Context or “Per-Scene Adaptation”, reduces bandwidth consumption by adjusting the bitrate […]


Delivering high quality video with HTML5, Android, iOS & Smart TV SDKs

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Delivering video to every device, every platform and every browser has become one of the […]