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.
01/23/20

<video autoplay> Considered Harmful

Dylan Jhaveri by Dylan Jhaveri
4 min read
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

No BART terminals were hacked in the making of this ad

Bonnie Pecevich by Bonnie Pecevich
4 min read
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

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

Phil Cluff by Phil Cluff
15 min read
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

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

Bonnie Pecevich by Bonnie Pecevich
3 min read
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.
12/19/19

Product Recap 2019 (aka Mux Rundown)

Bonnie Pecevich by Bonnie Pecevich
6 min read
This year we released features that made it easier to get started with Mux, improved video quality, and answered our customers’ requests.
Product Recap 2019 (aka Mux Rundown)
This year we released features that made it easier to get started with Mux, improved video quality, and answered our customers’ requests.
12/06/19

Announcing the Nunchee + Mux integration

Bonnie Pecevich by Bonnie Pecevich
2 min read
Mux now brings live streaming to the leading OTT platform in Latin America. SmartboxTV’s Nunchee has added Mux Live Streaming into their platform.
Announcing the Nunchee + Mux integration
Mux now brings live streaming to the leading OTT platform in Latin America. SmartboxTV’s Nunchee has added Mux Live Streaming into their platform.
11/27/19

The building blocks of connected fitness

Eric Elia by Eric Elia
4 min read
Mux announces partnerships with coaching and music platforms to power the next generation of fitness products.
The building blocks of connected fitness
Mux announces partnerships with coaching and music platforms to power the next generation of fitness products.
11/25/19

In defense of 'flicks' (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 705600000)

Matthew Szatmary by Matthew Szatmary
7 min read
Essentially a flick is just a really big number, specifically the number 705,600,000 and tries to solve a problem that nobody in digital media actually has.
In defense of 'flicks' (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 705600000)
Essentially a flick is just a really big number, specifically the number 705,600,000 and tries to solve a problem that nobody in digital media actually has.
11/25/19

Help Your Users be in 5 Places at Once: Your Guide to Simulcasting

Dylan Jhaveri by Dylan Jhaveri
5 min read
Your guide to Mux Simulcasting. Learn how to help your users broadcast to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Periscope and more over RTMP.
Help Your Users be in 5 Places at Once: Your Guide to Simulcasting
Your guide to Mux Simulcasting. Learn how to help your users broadcast to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Periscope and more over RTMP.
11/15/19

New Feature: Delivery Usage API (a.k.a. tracking usage for your next big idea)

Justin Sanford by Justin Sanford
5 min read
Appease me while I tell you a story; maybe one of you can help me. One night a few weeks ago, I woke up with a great idea for the next huge app. I know, you’ve heard this story, but stick with me for ...
New Feature: Delivery Usage API (a.k.a. tracking usage for your next big idea)
Appease me while I tell you a story; maybe one of you can help me. One night a few weeks ago, I woke up with a great idea for the next huge app. I know, you’ve heard this story, but stick with me for ...
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