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.

An interview with DatoCMS
02/03/20February 3, 2020(5 months ago)
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.
Illustration of open byte range behaviour in LL-HLS
01/30/20January 30, 2020(5 months ago)
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.
I will find you and I will pause you
01/23/20January 23, 2020(5 months ago)
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.
Ticker message
01/21/20January 21, 2020(5 months ago)
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.
A selection of video frames from "Tears of Steel" showing subtitles in a variety of languages.
01/17/20January 17, 2020(6 months ago)
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!
We now support subtitles and closed captions! [Crowd cheers]
01/15/20January 15, 2020(6 months ago)
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.
Product Recap 2019 (aka Mux Rundown)
12/19/19December 19, 2019(7 months ago)
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.
Announcing the Nunchee + Mux integration
12/06/19December 6, 2019(7 months ago)
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.
The building blocks of connected fitness
11/27/19November 27, 2019(7 months ago)
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.
In defense of 'flicks' (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 705600000)
11/25/19November 25, 2019(7 months ago)
7 min read

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

Matthew Szatmaryby Matthew Szatmary
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.
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