Author Archives: Christian Timmerer

SVC Bitstream Reordering for SVC-DASH

Michael Grafl from the ITEC-Team has released his new tools for Scalable Video Coding (SVC) bitstream reordering to support Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH). Demultiplexer for SVC-DASH. Splits the SVC bitstream into chunks, one per layer. Also generates an … Continue reading

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Adaptive Video over ICN @ ICNRG, IETF'87

We presented our adaptive video over ICN research in the ICNRG at the 87th IETF Meeting in Berlin. Here you can find our presentation: Title: Adaptive Video over ICN Authors: Stefan Lederer, Christian Timmerer, Cedric Westphal and Christopher Mueller Abstract: This … Continue reading

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DASH/2.0 @ ICME 2013

Title: Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP/2.0 Authors: Christopher Mueller, Stefan Lederer, Christian Timmerer and Hermann Hellwagner Abstract: MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) is a new streaming standard that has been recently ratified as an international standard (IS). In comparison … Continue reading

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libdash with HTTP/2.0 (SPDY) support

We have recently enabled HTTP/2.0 (SPDY) support in an own branch [1]. Additionally, we provide a part of our DASH dataset over HTTP/2.0 (SPDY). The MPDs are already included in the sample media player of libdash and available here. [1] … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Publications, Conferences & Awards

Best Paper at QCMan Christian Sieber, Tobias Hoßfeld, Thomas Zinner, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Christian Timmerer, “Implementation and User-centric Comparison of a Novel Adaptation Logic for DASH with SVC,” In Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Experience Centric Management … Continue reading

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MPEG-DASH open source tools/cloud services at Media Web Symposium

Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2013: We’ve been invited to the Media Web Symposium of Fraunhofer Fokus in Berlin and presented the open source landscape around MPEG-DASH as well as cloud-based services for MPEG-DASH. MPEG-DASH Open Source tools and Cloud Services from … Continue reading

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Distributed DASH Dataset released at MMSys 2013

Oslo, Norway, Feb/Mar 2013: we released our distributed DASH dataset at MMSys 2013. Please cite its usage as follows: Lederer, S., Mueller, C., Timmerer, C., Concolato, C., Le Feuvre, J., and Fliegel, K., 2013. Distributed DASH dataset. In Proceedings of … Continue reading

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libdash 2.1

libdash 2.1 release is available including comprehensive documentation and a QT based graphical sample player. New Features QT Sampleplayer   Comprehensive doxygen documentation of the library   Started the development of the libdash middleware Bugfixes Fixed parsing MPDs with comments … Continue reading

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libdash 2.0 – Candidate to become the MPEG-DASH reference client library

libdash was already part of ISO/IEC 23009-2, Information Technology Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) Part 2: Conformance and Reference Software as sample client and it is now a candidate to become the MPEG-DASH reference client library. So please provide … Continue reading

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DASH over CCN Patches for VLC Released

Our implementation of Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over Content Centric Networks (DASC áka DASH over CCN) is now public available. It implements MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) utilizing a Content Centric Networking (CCN) naming scheme to identify content segments … Continue reading

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