Austrian public broadcaster ORF has selected Bitmovin Player to ensure its programmes can be streamed broadest range of devices possible.
Using the Bitmovin Player ORF can quickly deploy and launch content on new devices and operating systems as soon as they become available to consumers.
Bitmovin’s technology helps to improve video streaming performance and quality on a wide array of ORF channels, including TVthek (VoD), ORF ON (for local and national news), and other ORF channels with local content.
Bitmovin is also providing ORF with real-time analytics that identifies and displays potential streaming issues as they happen. Bitmovin’s Analytics delivers real-time operational monitoring to optimise video and ad workflows based on viewer experiences across all platforms, said the company.
“Bitmovin’s heritage is Austrian, and we at ORF engineering were impressed with how they scaled up to a worldwide leader in video streaming by innovating and delivering game-changing viewing experiences to audiences worldwide,” said Harald Kräuter, chief technology officer at ORF
“Deploying Bitmovin’s technology expands our ability to provide our viewers with our content, no matter where they are or which devices they are using. As our audience diversifies the devices and platforms that they are using, it is crucial that we stay at the forefront of technology. The business partnership between ORF and Bitmovin comes at a time when it is more important than ever to excel at online media delivery and improve viewer satisfaction and our brand reputation.”