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We're a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

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October 4, 2023 (3 months ago)

Mux Player 2.0 for web & coming soon for iOS & Android

Dylan Jhaveri
By Dylan Jhaveri5 min readProduct

Mux Player 2.0 is here, bringing a cleaner design, new animations, and brand accent colors. Read up on this new release in this post.

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October 3, 2023 (3 months ago)

Auto-generated captions for on-demand video have arrived [crowd roars with applause]

Mike Smith
By Mike Smith4 min readProduct

Auto-generated captions for on-demand videos, using OpenAI's Whisper model, are now available in beta. Easily add captions to your on-demand videos today.

A screenshot of a code editor with example code connected to a window rendering an example of a Mux Uploader user interface.

September 26, 2023 (3 months ago)

Video uploads with one line of code using Mux Uploader

Dave Kiss
By Dave Kiss5 min readProduct

Learn about Mux Uploader, a new drop-in web component that gives your application the ability to upload video files to a Mux account in no time.

The image serves as a symbolic representation of the challenges and processes associated with load testing in the realm of web applications.  At the core of the depiction is a classic smiley face, which can be seen as the web application itself. It stands resilient and contented, an emblem of a well-optimized system that aims to please its users. The simple and cheerful expression on the face underscores the desired outcome of any web application: smooth performance and user satisfaction.  From the left, countless disjointed lines approach the ear, each representing different types and intensities of web traffic. These lines may illustrate varied user requests, diverse data inputs, or multiple sessions, echoing the unpredictable nature of user behavior and real-world web traffic. The chaotic convergence into the ear symbolizes the often overwhelming demands placed on a web application during peak times or during an aggressive load test.  Remarkably, from the right ear emanates a pristine sine wave. In contrast to the chaotic influx, this sine wave epitomizes the ideal output: smooth, consistent, and undisturbed performance. It embodies the aspiration of load testing – to transform unpredictable, high-volume requests into consistent and harmonious system performance.  Overall, the imagery compellingly conveys the essence of load testing for web applications: ensuring that amidst the cacophony of diverse user demands, the system delivers a uniform, reliable, and satisfactory user experience.

September 15, 2023 (3 months ago)

A roadmap for load testing 50 million concurrent viewers

Stephen Crowe
Electra Chong
By Stephen and Electra14 min readEngineering

How seven Mux Data engineers conquered unprecedented challenges by supporting an event with a record-setting CCV.

Mux and New Relic partnership design

September 14, 2023 (3 months ago)

Single pane of glass video observability with New Relic and Mux

Steven Lyons
Chris McCarthy
By Steven and Chris6 min readPartnerships

Get full visibility into your video delivery ecosystem to quickly resolve performance issues, so you can drive user experience, engagement, and revenue.

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September 13, 2023 (3 months ago)

More pixels, fewer problems: Introducing 4K support for Mux Video

Phil Cluff
By Phil Cluff6 min readProduct

Mux Video now supports ingesting, storing, and delivering videos at 4K resolutions (2160p), allowing customers to deliver higher quality video content to viewers.

A partnership design featuring the Mux and Jump logos

September 7, 2023 (4 months ago)

How Mux + Jump connect the dots between video performance and customer retention

Eric Elia
By Eric Elia6 min readPartnerships

In this short interview, Mux chats with Jesús Herrero, Co-Founder of Jump Data-Driven, to provide insights into how our products fit together.

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September 1, 2023 (4 months ago)

The last 6 months for Mux Data: big events, big data, big updates

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl4 min readCompany

From record-setting scale to new metrics that make your analytics even more useful, Mux Data has been busy over the last few months.

Image of player with 3 sound waves stacked and layered on top

August 30, 2023 (4 months ago)

Parlez-vous anglais? Introducing multi-track audio

Phil Cluff
Lamia Chlala
By Phil and Lamia4 min readProduct

Mux now supports multi-track audio. Add alternate audio tracks to your on-demand video to let your viewers choose the experience that's best for them.

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August 29, 2023 (4 months ago)

How Mux Data monitored the largest livestream in history

Sarah Brown
By Sarah Brown6 min readCompany & Engineering

This past spring, we stepped up to the challenge of using Mux Data to monitor one of the largest live streaming events in history. Here's how we did it.