Tech Talk

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.

Versioning the Player Management API

Highlights Introduction The Problem The Plugin Registry Deprecation Period & Translation Layer Inlining Scripts & Stylesheets Conclusion Introduction Brightcove’s Player Management API handles the creation, editing, and management of players as a resource to publishers.

Brightcove Players - Planning For Failure

At Brightcove we use Amazon S3 as part of our video player delivery, publishing and player management solutions - and rightfully so as it’s a leader in the space and delivers great performance. Great performance does not make it infallible, however.


You may have heard that there are changes to autoplay coming on Apple Safari and Google Chrome and are interested to know more.