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Long Night of Research / Lange Nacht der Forschung, May 20, 2022

We cordially invite you to join the  Long Night of Research / Lange Nacht der Forschung at the University of Klagenfurt on May 20, 2022, 4pm-11pm. ATHENA will be present with two booths as follows. #1: L70: How does video … Continue reading

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MPEG awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award for DASH

MPEG, specifically, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 3 (MPEG Systems), has been just awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award for its ground-breaking MPEG-DASH standard. Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) is the first international de-jure standard that enables efficient streaming … Continue reading

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VCIP’21 Tutorial: A Journey towards Fully Immersive Media Access

VCIP 2021 Sunday, December 5, 2021 https://www.vcip2021.org/call-for-tutorials/ Lectures: Christian Timmerer, AAU, AT Tobias Hoßfeld, Univ. Würzburg, DE Raimund Schatz, AIT, AT Abstract: Universal access to and provisioning of multimedia content is now a reality. It is easy to generate, distribute, share, … Continue reading

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FAUST: Fast Per-Scene Encoding Using Entropy-Based Scene Detection and Machine Learning

FAUST: Fast Per-Scene Encoding Using Entropy-Based Scene Detection and Machine Learning 30th IEEE Conference of the Open Innovations Association FRUCT 27-29 October 2021 https://www.fruct.org/ [PDF][Slides][Video] Anatoliy Zabrovskiy, Prateek Agrawal, Christian Timmerer, and Radu Prodan Abstract: HTTP adaptive video streaming is … Continue reading

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Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards

Special issue on Open Media Compression: Overview, Design Criteria, and Outlook on Emerging Standards Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 109, no. 9, Sept. 2021 By CHRISTIAN TIMMERER, Senior Member IEEE Guest Editor MATHIAS WIEN, Member IEEE Guest Editor LU YU, … Continue reading

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MPEG AG 5 Workshop on Quality of Immersive Media: Assessment and Metrics

The Quality of Experience (QoE) is well-defined in QUALINET white papers [here, here], but its assessment and metrics are subject to research. The aim of this workshop on “Quality of Immersive Media: Assessment and Metrics” is to provide a forum … Continue reading

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IEEE GLOBECOM: Quality Optimization of Live Streaming Services over HTTP with Reinforcement Learning

IEEE Global Communications Conference 2021 7-11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference Connecting Cultures around the Globe https://globecom2021.ieee-globecom.org/ [PDF][Slides][Video] F. Tashtarian*, R. Falanji‡, A. Bentaleb+, A. Erfanian*, P. S. Mashhadi§, C. Timmerer*, H. Hellwagner*, R. … Continue reading

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