Tech Talk

Out with the Old, In with the New

Yesterday, we pre-released version 6.20.0 of the Brightcove Player, marking the first release using Video.js 7! Video.js 7 includes two major changes. First, it bundles the Video.js HTTP Streaming library into Video.js, adding HLS playback support and experimental DASH playback support to the default Video.js library.

PLAY 2018 Speaker Series - Zach Shaw

PLAY 2018 Speaker Series - Zach Shaw

Welcome to our fifth post of the #PLAY2018 speaker blog series. Here, we’ll introduce some of our guest speakers and scheduled sessions for this year’s event. If you’ve already registered to attend, this series will give you a better understanding of what’s in store.

Press Play on These 2018 Video Trends

Press Play on These 2018 Video Trends

2017 was a huge year for video, and for Brightcove. In the last 12 months we have seen some great video projects across Australia and New Zealand alone. Overall, Brightcove delivered 1.3 billion hours of video across 34 billion streams, and there’s no signs of it slowing down in 2018.

Brightcove Native SDK with ExoPlayer 2

If you are using the Brightcove Native Player SDK for Android, it is very likely you are currently using the Google ExoPlayer framework for your video playback. In 2016, the Google ExoPlayer team released the second major version of the player, doing some major refactoring in the code.

Seattle December Video Tech Meetup

A very quick note to let you know about the upcoming Seattle Video Tech Meetup in December... Do you develop with video technologies, or just interested in networking with video techies? If you're in Seattle on December 6th at 6.30pm, please join us for the Seattle Video Tech Meetup.

“Not Secure” Messages in Gallery Sites

For several years now, the makers of web browsers -- Apple, Microsoft, Google -- have been pushing website owners to make their sites more secure. One of their primary goals is to have the secure socket layer, or SSL, added to sites whenever possible. SSL is a means of encrypting the communications between a web server and browser.