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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.


October 10, 2022 (8 months ago) • 16 min read Video education

Gone in a Flash: a brief history of HTTP Adaptive Streaming

Christian Pillsbury

By Christian Pillsbury

HTTP Adaptive Streaming (HAS) is unquestionably and by orders of magnitude the dominant way of streaming media on the internet. Part history, part “hindsight is 20/20” revisionist history, and part te ...

September 14, 2022 (9 months ago) • 5 min read Video education

An HLS.js cautionary tale: QoE and video player memory

Scott Kellicker

By Scott Kellicker

Your viewers’ Quality of Experience (QoE) can be enhanced by understanding and optimizing memory in the client application

March 15, 2022 (about 1 year ago) • 4 min read Video education

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

Garrett Graves

By Garrett Graves

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.

February 28, 2022 (over 1 year ago) • 6 min read Video education

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

Ed Ropple

By Ed Ropple

Come check out how you can map a video texture to a 3D surface in WebGL using three.js and react-three-fiber.

June 15, 2021 (almost 2 years ago) • 6 min read Video education

Streaming video to from an ATEM Mini Pro switcher

Jared Smith

By Jared Smith

Blackmagic Design's ATEM Mini Pro switcher offers a built-in hardware streaming engine used for live streaming high quality video over an Ethernet connection.

March 15, 2021 (about 2 years ago) • 16 min read Video education

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

Ed Ropple

By Ed Ropple

A discussion about seventy-five years of history in the video space, from around 1927 to 2003, up until the rise of H.264

January 11, 2021 (over 2 years ago) • 7 min read Video education

A Beginner's Guide to Video File Formats: MP4s

Philip Chang

By Philip Chang

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 ...

January 5, 2021 (over 2 years ago) • 5 min read Product

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

Phil Cluff

By Phil Cluff

We’ve updated our RTMP streaming examples for iOS & Android for better performance, features, & Mux live streaming support.

November 5, 2020 (over 2 years ago) • 8 min read Video education

Video Uploads with Mux

Erik Peña

By Erik Peña

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. ...

November 2, 2020 (over 2 years ago) • 17 min read Video education

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

Ed Ropple

By Ed Ropple

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 ...

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