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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). Find out more about the Bitmovin Video Player

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Cloud-based Per-Title Encoding Workflows (with AWS) – Part 3: Adding the Player and Video Analytics

Cloud-Based Workflows with AWS: Plugging in the Video Player and Video Analytics In the first two parts of this series on using Bitmovin’s Per-Title Encoding on AWS, we’ve focused on …


17 Free & Public MPEG-DASH and HLS Example Test Streams and Datasets

MPEG-DASH sample streams and HLS test streams or m3u8 streams as they are often called, are important tools that you should have available throughout your development process. It’s good to have a …


ICYMI – DRM Security and Protection Week Displays Best Industry-Wide Anti-Piracy Practices

As anyone involved in the video workflow development process might tell you, getting high-quality content to prospective consumers is not an easy build and requires many input factors. Some of …


How to Trust Your Player #4: Beyond DRM – Video Watermarking

How to Trust Your Player: Beyond Digital Rights Management – Video Watermarking Weighs In Alan Ogilvie, Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS Andy Wilson, Senior Product Architect, Friend MTS Chris O’Brien, …


How to Trust Your Player #3: How to Secure Your Content in Challenging Streaming Environments

Tips and Tricks: Building an OTT Service for Today’s World Piracy occurs at all levels of video streaming, from illegal downloads to screen captures. How can an OTT provider overcome …


To Play, or Not to Play – AutoPlay Policies for Safari 14 and Chrome 64

Updates to the autoplay policies in Safari and Chrome could have significant implications for both advertisers and content providers As of September 2017, Safari 11 on macOS and iOS, as …


How to Trust Your Player #2: Securing Content Access with DRM Best Practices by Intertrust

This is the second article from the collaborative content series by Bitmovin, Intertrust, and FriendMTS. This post was originally written and hosted by Intertrust.  Authors: Ali Hodjat, Product Marketing Director, …


Player Version V7 & V8 is Chromecast HLS Compatible with Enhanced DRM Support

Since the  release of player version v5.2, Bitmovin has improved support for HLS streams, including playback on Chromecast and enhanced DRM handling. This support carries across to the latest implementation …


How To Trust Your Player #1 – Tips from the Top: Secure Content Delivery and Playback

By Joshua Shulman, Alan Ogilvie, Ali Hodjat This article and video series, presented by Bitmovin, Friend MTS, and Intertrust, covers how to secure the delivery of your OTT Service content from origination all the …


Video Tech Deep-Dive: Live Low Latency Streaming Part 3 – Low-Latency HLS

This blog post is the final piece of our Live Low-Latency Streaming series, where we previously covered the basic principles of low-latency streaming in OTT and LL-DASH. This final post …