Buffering Could Be Costing Subscription Streaming Services As Much As $390M Per Month

Bitmovin, a streaming infrastructure provider, says it has found that poor video quality and buffering issues could cost video streamers as much as $390 million per month. Almost half of Americans (47%) claim to have unsubscribed from a streaming service due to buffering issues. With the ongoing recession in the U.S. and the ongoing streaming […]

Will Ad-Supported Subscriptions Help Streamers Survive Cost Of Living Crisis?

New research from Bitmovin reveals that value for money and the availability of their favorite content are what will keep consumers subscribed to video streaming services.

IBC 2022: Bitmovin Joins Grass Valley Media Alliance For Live Video Streaming Innovation

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, announced today it joined the GV Media Alliance, Grass Valley’s partner program. “Becoming a member of the GV Media Alliance means Bitmovin can partner with qualified technology companies to help bring fully tested, integrated, cloud-based solutions to media organizations,” Bitmovin said in a statement. “In joining the partnership […]

IBC: Bitmovin To Offer Live Event Encoder

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, today announced its new Live Event Encoder. Bitmovin says it “optimizes start-up times and provides more efficient encoding workflows for developers to deliver live events in the highest image quality to viewers worldwide.” Bitmovin’s Live Event Encoder will debut at IBC2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 5, stand […]

IBC: Bitmovin Launching New Product Category, Playback

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, has announced a new product category, “Playback.” Playback brings together Bitmovin’s player, analytics and stream lab products, and, it says, “is the next evolution of streaming infrastructure. Playback embeds video playback into mobile, web and big screen applications with automated device testing and optimizations to deliver the highest […]

NAB Show: Bitmovin To Unveil Next-Generation VOD Encoder

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, announced its next-generation video-on-demand encoding solution will debut at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth W10109. The enhanced encoding technology is designed to provide the highest-quality viewing experiences possible, for audiences across a range of devices and at lower bitrates. “As streaming networks fight for […]

Bitmovin Launches Cloud-Agnostic Video Encoding Solution

Bitmovin, a provider of online streaming video technology, announced today Bitmovin Cloud Connect, a new offering that enables over-the-top (OTT) content providers working on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Azure platforms to deploy Bitmovin’s encoding solution in their existing cloud. Bitmovin Cloud Connect is a new offering that may be used […]

Bitmovin Integrates Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision To Video Encoder

Bitmovin, a provider of online video technology, has integrated Dolby Atmos, the next generation of surround sound technology, to its Bitmovin Video Encoding, making it “the first and only platform in the cloud to offer Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision,” it says. Earlier this year, Bitmovin announced the integration of Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) […]

Dalet, Bitmovin Join Forces To Power OTT For Australia’s National Rugby League

Dalet and Bitmovin announced today a new collaboration designed to improve preparation and accelerate delivery of OTT content for broadcasters, sports leagues and teams, brands, and other media-rich companies. The first organization to take advantage of the new technology partnership is Australia’s National Rugby League (the NRL). The workflow integration, which features the advanced media […]

Webinars This Week: AWS, Gates Air, Grass Valley, Harmonic

TVNewsCheck‘s directory of Virtual NAB events is packed with webinars, briefings and demos from Audinate, AWS, Bitmovin, Canon, Harmonic, Planar, Telestream, Vela and others. There’s also some distance learning from the Media Financial Management Association. Visit the full directory here. For TVNewsCheck’s continuously updated news feed covering announcements that would have been made before, during or after NAB, visit here. To read TVNewsCheck’s coverage of how broadcasters are coping with and covering the corona virus pandemic, visit here. 

Bitmovin Lets OSN Offer Video Streaming To WAVO Subs

OSN has selected Bitmovin Encoding to offer video content to subscribers of its video streaming service WAVO. The WAVO online streaming platform is supported by OSN, an entertainment network in the Middle East and North Africa. The platform showcases rich content including live TV, shows on demand, hit movies and the most- talked about series […]

Bitmovin Partners With Akamai On Advanced Video Encoding

Bitmovin, a provider of online video technology, has been qualified as a video transcoding partner by Akamai, the platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. Akamai has worked closely with Bitmovin since first announcing its plans to retire its Media Services on Demand (MSOD) transcoding service. Akamai’s global customer base will be able to leverage […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Bitmovin

Bitmovin | Booth SU9901 | https://bitmovin.com/ Bitmovin API-based products help developers around the world solve complex video problems with cloud native software that runs anywhere. Newest Bitmovin Player V8 — A totally modular player, allowing service providers to select the exact functionality they need for their networks and content. See how modular video player leads to […]