MPEG 120 Meeting Report

The 120th MPEG meeting concluded on October 27, 2017 in Macau, China with the following topics: Point Cloud Compression – MPEG evaluates responses to call for proposal and kicks off its technical work The omnidirectional media format (OMAF) has reached its final milestone MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft for compression and transport technologies of genomic […]

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Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.4: Network API, ad waterfalling and performance improvements

Use the new low-level network API to influence all network requests for advanced use cases and maximize your ad fill rates and increase your revenue with ad waterfalling. Network API The new network API provides methods to fully customize each and every request to the network. It allows the the preprocessing of every request before […]

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Meet Bitmovin in SF, NY, Dubai and LA to discuss your video workflow

Meet Bitmovin in SF, NY, Dubai and LA to talk video workflows After an an exciting IBC show where we presented our solutions to over 800 video industry professionals, the Bitmovin team is on the road again and is ready to present demonstrations of all our latest products and features to you and your team. […]

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To Play, or Not to Play – New AutoPlay Policies for Safari 11 and Chrome 64

Updates to the autoplay policies in Safari and Chrome could have significant implications for both advertisers and content providers Safari 11 on macOS and iOS, as well as Chrome for Desktop and Mobile are going to introduce a new auto-play policy. The main goal is to improve their user’s browsing experience, by eliminating distractions and […]

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Bitmovin to Power Live and On-Demand Streaming Video Across Multiple Red Bull Media House Digital Platforms

Bitmovin’s leading video encoding service and player to deliver highest quality streaming experience available on any device for Red Bull Media House SAN FRANCISCO — September 13, 2017 — Today, Bitmovin, the provider of streaming video infrastructure technologies, announced that Red Bull Media House has chosen the company to power its video infrastructure for live […]

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How the iOS 11 Release with HLS/HEVC Support will Help to Save Storage & CDN Costs

At WWDC17 Apple presented updates and new features that will be available to their products soon including HEVC in HLS This year Apple announced support for HEVC/H.265 for macOS High Sierra and iOS11. The release of iOS 11 is expected to happen soon after Apple’s iPhone 8 launch event on September 12th. Considering the fact […]

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2017 Video Developer Report

We asked 380 video developers worldwide about the video technologies they use in their daily work, what they plan to use in the next 12 months, and what problems they experience the most. It’s interesting what we’ve learned! Download the Video Developer Report First and foremost, we’d like to thank everyone for making the 2017 […]

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