Online video publishers that decide to launch a mobile app are faced with a decision between reusing their HTML5 player by embedding it in a native app, building a completely native playback experience, or a combination of both approaches. Initially, it may seem easiest to re-use your HTML5 player, but that is not always the […]
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Meet Bitmovin in London! Find us at CME Booth A09 Meet Bitmovin video experts during the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London, 27 February – 1 March. We are excited to exhibit in the brand new Connected Media Europe show at BVE – perfectly placed within the main BVE 2018 event to demonstrate and discuss […]
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Steve Jobs was the first to announce Adobe Flash’s impending doom during the reveal of the original iPhone in 2007. Since then, plenty of ink has been spilled about Flash’s impending death, seemingly always just a few years on the horizon as browser makers chipped away at support for the ubiquitous multimedia plugin. Now, finally, […]
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It’s already been a busy new year for the Bitmovin team! Since the release of our dashboard last year in September we have been working on features like team management, API key and license name control to make managing your account easier. We added a dashboard overview page so you can easily monitor usage statistics, […]
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The 121st MPEG meeting concluded on January 26, 2018 in Gwangju, Korea with the following topics: Compact Descriptors for Video Analysis (CDVA) reaches Committee Draft level MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft for metadata and APIs MPEG issues Calls for Visual Test Material for Immersive Applications Internet of Media Things (IoMT) reaches Committee Draft level MPEG […]
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2017 was a huge year for video, and 2018 looks like it could be even bigger. Here are my thoughts on the technologies that will make a big impact. As the CTO and co-founder of Bitmovin, I get a lot of inquiries from customers, prospects and industry insiders asking what trends they should watch for […]
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The CES show has a reputation for delivering a vivid insight into the world of future tech, and once again, this year lived up to expectations. From robotic dogs that can learn to love you, to the next generation of television and gaming products, there was something for everyone. For the Bitmovin team it was […]
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As content providers face steadily growing CDN costs, we ask the question: how do you reduce bandwidth consumption, and therefore the CDN costs of your video streams, while delivering premium quality video? One of the challenges for online video content providers is managing the costs of Content Delivery (CDNs). Even though across the board, cost […]
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Adaptation Based on Video Context or “Per-Scene Adaptation”, reduces bandwidth consumption by adjusting the bitrate stream to the minimum bitrate required to maintain perfect visual quality for every segment within your video. Since Netflix began customizing their encoding ladder in order to optimize each of their titles individually, the idea of “Per-Title Encoding” has been […]
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By encoding your videos using a multi-codec approach you can save up to 50% of your bandwidth consumption while maintaining quality and maximum device reach. In the spectrum of online video, you probably already know that H.264 (also known as AVC) is ubiquitous. Nearly every device and operating system supports decoding either on hardware or […]
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