Bitmovin Launches AI-Enabled Encoding

San Francisco, CA – Tuesday March 27th, 2018 – Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces the launch of Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered encoding, dramatically speeding up processing and enabling service providers to deliver significant improvements in video quality. AI-enabled Encoding will be demonstrated for the first time at the Bitmovin booth (SU9901CM) at the NAB […]

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Using Microservices and Containers for Video Encoding

Leveraging microservices and containers to create an advanced, scalable and powerful video encoding service. Video encoding is a complex and compute intensive task which is well suited to leverage the cloud thanks to its ability to quickly scale compute intensive operations. In other words, you can get massive computing power that scales very quickly to […]

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Multi-Codec DASH Dataset: An Evaluation of AV1, AVC, HEVC and VP9

This scientific evaluation puts AV1 to the test against industry standard codecs and shows that AV1 is able to outperform VP9 and even HEVC by up to 40% Introduction For practical Over-the-top (OTT) streaming applications it is mostly necessary to supply streams using multiple different video codec standards in order to stream to a wide range […]

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See the State of the Art in Streaming Video at NAB 2018!

Meet Us in Booth SU9901 Meet Bitmovin video experts during the NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV on April 9-12th. We are excited to bring several groundbreaking new technologies to the show floor this year. Stop by our booth SU9901 in the Connected Media|IP pavilion to see the latest video streaming tech coming from Bitmovin! […]

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Cool New Video Tools: Five Encoding Advancements Coming in AV1

Now that AV1 has entered its final stage of development and is getting close to finalizing its features, it’s a perfect time to take a closer look at what’s in store for the future of video streaming. With Apple announcing their decision to join the Alliance for Open Media in January, practically all major tech […]

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Webinar Recap: Per-Title Encoding Netflix-Style Optimization for Quality and CDN Costs

In a recent webinar, Bitmovin Product Manager Daniel Hölbling-Inzko spoke with our Developer Experience Manager, Kieran Farr, about using Per-Title Encoding optimization to achieve 200% better video quality while reducing delivery costs. Publishers and platforms with diverse content libraries have a big challenge – how to encode all this content to optimize for quality without […]

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Meet Bitmovin at Andinalink in Cartagena — Booth A2

Meet Bitmovin in Cartagena! Find us in Booth A2 Meet Bitmovin video experts during the Andinalink Expo in Cartagena, Columbia, March 6-8. We are excited to exhibit in the most important telecommunications event in LATAM, now its 24th year. Stop by the Bitmovin booth to see the latest video streaming tech coming from Bitmovin, like: […]

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

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

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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