Bitmovin has received a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). 


Stefan Lederer, CEO and co-founder Bitmovin

Through its submission, Bitmovin demonstrated how its use of machine-learning and optimisation techniques have contributed to the ‘Development of Massive Processing Optimized Compression Technologies’.

“Bitmovin is extremely honoured to receive an Emmy Award for our technical contributions to the booming area of online video streaming,” said Stefan Lederer, CEO and co-founder Bitmovin. “Since we founded Bitmovin, our mission has been to help the transformation of video consumption towards online streaming using technology, and in particular improve the industry’s viewing experience with the most advanced encoding technology developed by our R&D team. The Emmy Award validates our tireless efforts to optimise workflows and deliver the highest-quality streaming video across all devices.”

“The Technology & Engineering Emmy Award was the first Emmy Award issued in 1949 and it laid the groundwork for all the other Emmys to come,” said Adam Sharp, CEO & president, NATAS. “We are extremely happy about honouring these prestigious companies, again in partnership with NAB, where the intersection of innovation, technology and excitement in the future of television can be found.”