We're a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.
January 23, 2019 (almost 5 years ago)
One of the hot topics of NAB, IBC, and Demuxed last year was “low latency” live video streaming. In this post we’ll examine the spectrum of different latencies that users experience, discuss the use ca...
November 21, 2018 (about 5 years ago)
Mux receives over a billion video views each month through Mux Data, and we recently spent some time looking at the most important metrics, such as rebuffering percentage, time to first frame, and vide...
November 15, 2018 (about 5 years ago)
Growing up in England I’ll openly admit that American Football isn’t my first choice of sport, however, by anyone's standards, American Football is huge. Last year Amazon started live streaming Thursda...
October 30, 2018 (about 5 years ago)
(and 4 other things we learned at Demuxed 2018) Last week was the annual Demuxed conference. Demuxed is a conference designed by, and for developers working with video. This year for the first time, i...
August 14, 2018 (over 5 years ago)
Updated 9/14/21: We hit pause on audience-adaptive and per-title encoding. Read the details on why in this post: Instant Per-Title Encoding. The venerable Nick Chadwick spoke at Facebook's Video @Sca...
June 27, 2017 (over 6 years ago)
Philip K. Dick’s classic science-fiction story “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” confronted mankind's need to differentiate living things and machines. While it’s currently easy for us to make thi...
May 30, 2017 (over 6 years ago)
YouTube is where the production studios of tomorrow are honing their skills, but they aren’t going to stay there forever.
May 8, 2017 (over 6 years ago)
Users said the most frustrating problem was when the video stalled or had to rebuffer. This is not surprising as buffering can cause a huge drop in viewers.
May 2, 2017 (over 6 years ago)
For Slow Load Times and Rebuffering consumers mostly blamed their ISP and their Wi-Fi, however the difference between these results is a very fine line.
April 20, 2017 (over 6 years ago)
We focused our survey on one type of content: video streamed to a television, using a service like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or WatchESPN.