Welcome to the Mux Blog

We’re a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.
03/27/20
7 min read

Guide to RTMP live streaming apps for iOS

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
This post a guide for going live from an iOS app to rtmp server. I tried 11 of the top apps including Wirecast Go, Broadcast Me, It's My Live, Nari Live, Larix Broadcaster
RTMP broadcasting apps for iOS
This post a guide for going live from an iOS app to rtmp server. I tried 11 of the top apps including Wirecast Go, Broadcast Me, It's My Live, Nari Live, Larix Broadcaster
03/20/20
13 min read

A year on the road

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Phil chronicles his year talking at video streaming conferences, and talks about what's in store for the coming year.
A year on the road
Phil chronicles his year talking at video streaming conferences, and talks about what's in store for the coming year.
03/02/20
8 min read

How to Host Your Own Online Conference

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
How you can host your own online conference. Broadcast a Zoom call to thousands of viewers using Mux.
online conference diagram
How you can host your own online conference. Broadcast a Zoom call to thousands of viewers using Mux.
02/13/20
9 min read

How to Build Interactive Live Video (remember HQ Trivia?)

Steve HeffernanDylan Jhaveriby Steve & Dylan
Steve and Dylan discuss how you might go about building a live interactive video solution that is scalable.
Live interactive video like hq
Steve and Dylan discuss how you might go about building a live interactive video solution that is scalable.
02/03/20
4 min read

An interview with DatoCMS

Matthew McClureDylan Jhaveriby Matthew & Dylan
See how DatoCMS uses Mux to power video for customers using their headless CMS product.
An interview with DatoCMS
See how DatoCMS uses Mux to power video for customers using their headless CMS product.
01/30/20
10 min read

Low Latency HLS 2: Judgment Day

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Phil explains the latest changes in the Low Latency HLS specification from Apple.
Illustration of open byte range behaviour in LL-HLS
Phil explains the latest changes in the Low Latency HLS specification from Apple.
01/23/20
4 min read

<video autoplay> Considered Harmful

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
The 'autoplay' attribute for HTML5 video is unreliable. In this post we explain its shortcomings and offer a better solution.
I will find you and I will pause you
The 'autoplay' attribute for HTML5 video is unreliable. In this post we explain its shortcomings and offer a better solution.
01/21/20
4 min read

No BART terminals were hacked in the making of this ad

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
In the process of creating a BART ad for the first time, we had some learnings that we thought we would share that could hopefully help someone else on their out-of-home ad buying journey.
Ticker message
In the process of creating a BART ad for the first time, we had some learnings that we thought we would share that could hopefully help someone else on their out-of-home ad buying journey.
01/17/20
15 min read

Subtitles, Captions, WebVTT, HLS, and those magic flags 🤔

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Join Phil on a journey exploring the modern technologies that underly captions and subtitles in online streaming, including HLS, WebVTT, and some magic flags you can set in your HLS manifest!
A selection of video frames from "Tears of Steel" showing subtitles in a variety of languages.
Join Phil on a journey exploring the modern technologies that underly captions and subtitles in online streaming, including HLS, WebVTT, and some magic flags you can set in your HLS manifest!
01/15/20
3 min read

We now support subtitles and closed captions! [Crowd cheers]

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
When you’re streaming video over the Internet, there are many reasons to support subtitles and closed captions.
We now support subtitles and closed captions! [Crowd cheers]
When you’re streaming video over the Internet, there are many reasons to support subtitles and closed captions.
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