What's up with OTT between the 7th and 13rd of December?

Browsers

Source Date Item
WebKit 2020-12-10 Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 117
  • Some changes to WebRTC and Media, but nothing noteworthy.

Company Blogs

Source Date Item
Bitmovin 2020-12-08 Bring Your Own Cloud: Introduction to Bitmovin Cloud Connect Encoding
Netflix 2020-12-07 Toward a Better Quality Metric for the Video Community
  • VMAF update.

Data

Source Date Item
VMAF 2020-12-07 v2.0.0
  • Big one! (If you use VMAF)

Ads

Source Date Item
IAB Tech Lab 2020-12-09 Open Measurement for Web Video Arrives
IMA Android 2020-12-09 3.21.4
  • No big changes.
IMA HTML5 2020-12-11 3.431.0
  • No changes.
IMA HTML5 2020-12-09 3.430.0
  • No changes.
IMA HTML5 2020-12-08 3.429.0
  • No changes.
IMA HTML5 2020-12-07 3.428.0
  • No changes.

Players

Source Date Item
Bitmovin Web 2020-12-09 Web 8.50.0
Bitmovin iOS 2020-12-09 iOS 2.57.1
Bitmovin Android 2020-12-09 Android 2.58.0
Bitmovin Roku 2020-12-08 Roku 1.38.0
dash.js 2020-12-11 dash.js v3.2.0
hls.js 2020-12-08 v0.14.17
THEOplayer 2020-12-09 2020.4.1
  • Add support for license-as-a-config. (Avoid need to redeploy SDK when updating whitelisted domains, updating expiration date, etc.)
VHS 2020-12-07 v2.4.0