On September 8, 2022, the network held its first meeting at the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, inviting all its members. The primary objective of the Innovators program is to simplify the complex process of constructing and operating live and on-demand video workflows so that organizations of any industry niche can offer premium-quality video and audio experiences.
Membership of the network helps eliminate the need for customers to figure out solution interoperability and offers recommended pre-integrated products and products that have been verified for a variety of customer workloads.
Moreover, the collaboration with academic researchers makes the program unique by enabling more efficient, cutting-edge technical solutions to deliver new features and operate more efficiently.
“The Bitmovin Innovator Network brings together industry trailblazers to spearhead the new era of video streaming,” said Stefan Lederer, CEO and Co-Founder of Bitmovin. “Our goal is to remove the technical complexities of video streaming projects that take months to build by simplifying video streaming workflows so our customers can deliver superior viewing experiences to audiences at speed and scale.”
“We are happy to be part of the Bitmovin Innovators Network and also to announce our integration with Bitmovin Live Encoding with our Vimond VIA video CMS. The integrated solutions for both VOD and Live between Bitmovin and Vimond helps our customers globally to deliver the highest quality of video faster and to any device. Our joint focus on ease of use, efficient workflows and quality of service forms the basis of a very strong and successful partnership”, says Børre Sandvik, EVP Product & Technology.
Vimond Media Solutions is a world-leading provider of streaming technology solutions. Through its video content management system, Vimond VIA, broadcasters, telcos and other content rights-holders can ingest, manage and distribute their video library to their streaming services. Vimond IA is a unique, modular, browser-based platform with highly efficient workflows for the delivery of OTT live streams and VOD. VIA modules can plug into any existing ecosystem or provide a complete solution from media acquisition to delivery. Vimond powers services from world-leading online TV brands, such as Comcast, Thomson Reuters, TV 2, TV4, Streamotion, PLDT, Telstra, and many other leading broadcasters and service providers globally.
Bitmovin is a leading provider of video infrastructure for global digital media companies and service providers. The company has been at the forefront of industry innovation and all major developments in the digital video streaming industry.
Bitmovin built the world’s first commercial adaptive streaming player and deployed the first software-defined encoding service that runs on any cloud platform. Its cloud-native
technology offers the most flexible and scalable media encoding, playback, and analytics solutions available with unparalleled device reach, ease of integration, and world class customer support.
Bitmovin customers benefit from optimized operations, reduced time-to-market, and the
best viewer experience possible. Bitmovin is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has major offices in Vienna, Klagenfurt, Austria as well as London, Berlin and Denver. The company has over 400 customers across the globe including ClassPass, BBC, fuboTV, Hulu, and Discovery. For more information, visit www.bitmovin.com.