About biddr

About biddr

biddr is a live bidding platform that serves as an interface between Auction Houses and online bidders. We offer real time streaming of room auctions to an internet audience as well as live online auctions. Using our intuitive and clearly arranged live bidding interface, users can easily participate in auctions from all over the world.

Technology

To ensure a reliable, secure and user-friendly service, our system is built on different modern technologies:
  • For communication between web browser and web server, we use the WebSocket API (HTML5), which is supported by all recent web browsers. This enables extremely fast and bidirectional communication and runs on all modern devices (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.).
  • To enable the lowest possible latency for our live audio stream, we use Adobe’s Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP). Thus, an up-to-date version of Adobe Flash Player is required.
  • For the encryption of communication we use an „Extended Validation SSL Certificate“ on the whole website.

Company profile

biddr is a product of the company skayo AG, based in Root (Lucerne, Switzerland) and is operated by Simon Wieland and Sandro Kopp.
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