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.
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.
12/19/19
6 min read

Product Recap 2019 (aka Mux Rundown)

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
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
2 min read

Announcing the Nunchee + Mux integration

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
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
4 min read

The building blocks of connected fitness

Eric Eliaby Eric Elia
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.
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