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We're a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

So you want to build a real-time start up?
03/15/22March 15, 2022(5 months ago)
4 min read

So you want to build a real-time start up?

Garrett Gravesby Garrett Graves
Video education4 min read
We are in the Golden Age of Real-Time Video. There are multiple options for building a real-time video application, all with varying levels of complexity.
An exceedingly cool zoom-in on the cube onto which we're rendering the Mux WebGL video demo.
02/28/22February 28, 2022(5 months ago)
6 min read

Enter the third dimension -- and bring your video with you

Ed Roppleby Ed Ropple
Video education6 min read
Come check out how you can map a video texture to a 3D surface in WebGL using three.js and react-three-fiber.
Image of a switcher
06/15/21June 15, 2021(about 1 year ago)
6 min read

Streaming video to from an ATEM Mini Pro switcher

Jared Smithby Jared Smith
Video education6 min read
Learn how to set up an ATEM Mini Pro for live streaming to Mux.
By Shaddack - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
03/15/21March 15, 2021(over 1 year ago)
16 min read

In The Beginning There Was Static: A Brief History of Video, Pt. 1

Ed Roppleby Ed Ropple
Video education16 min read
A discussion about seventy-five years of history in the video space, from around 1927 to 2003, up until the rise of H.264
Tv gov color bars
03/01/21March 1, 2021(over 1 year ago)
6 min read A 10-point plan for how to build a direct, two-way streaming community

Eric Eliaby Eric Elia
Video education6 min read
As innovators in the streaming video industry, we’d like to see a robust video strategy that gives the new administration control not only of stories, but also of the distribution.
MP4 vs. fMP4
01/11/21January 11, 2021(over 1 year ago)
7 min read

A Beginner's Guide to Video File Formats: MP4s

Philip Changby Philip Chang
Video education7 min read
One of my first projects as an engineer at Mux was to add a bit of validation logic to to block uploads of videos with extremely long durations (1+ hours). is a simple web applic ...
A photo of an Android phone live streaming a cactus.
01/05/21January 5, 2021(over 1 year ago)
5 min read

Go live reliably from mobile with our updated Android and iOS examples

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Product5 min read
Phil announces updates to the Mux examples for live streaming from iOS and Android.
The Giraffe was a dare
11/05/20November 5, 2020(almost 2 years ago)
8 min read

Video Uploads with Mux

Erik Peñaby Erik Peña
Video education8 min read
One of the more common questions we're asked is how to implement video uploads to Mux. While it'll seem straightforward once explained, there are some considerations that should be taken into account. ...
Zoom Like You Mean It, Pt. II: Audio Technique
11/02/20November 2, 2020(almost 2 years ago)
17 min read

Zoom Like You Mean It, Pt. II: Audio Technique

Ed Roppleby Ed Ropple
Video education17 min read
Hey, folks! Apologies for the delay in getting this out; turns out Demuxed took a tiny bit of work to pull off! Thank you, of course, to our team--would you call them our fantastic team, Phil?--workin ...
Ed's "I am a software developer and also a video producer" desk setup. It has never been orderly, not once.
10/13/20October 13, 2020(almost 2 years ago)
18 min read

Zoom Like You Mean It, Pt. I: Audio Gear

Ed Roppleby Ed Ropple
Video education18 min read
Breaking news: working during COVID has been weird. For folks like yours truly who are holding down an office job, this means a lot of time in the teleconference mines. On one hand, some people (hi) l ...
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