SAN FRANCISCONov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bitmovin, a world leader in online streaming video technology, announced today that it has incorporated H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC), the most efficient video compression standard, into its encoding solution. The new codec was created by the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (Fraunhofer HHI), a leading research institute in the development of mobile and fixed broadband communication networks. Bitmovin ( has been one of the few organizations testing H.266/VVC for real use application and verifying its performance quality during Fraunhofer’s verification process. Now that H.266/VVC is finalized, Bitmovin is among the first to integrate the new codec and does not require device updates nor additional licenses.

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