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Christian Feldmann

Christian Feldmann

Christian is a video coding engineer at Bitmovin working on next generation video coding technologies in the most recent video coding standards, such as HEVC and AV1. After his study of computer engineering at RWTH University Aachen, he completed his doctoral degree (PhD) at the Institut für Nachrichtentechnik (Institute for Communication Technologies) in Aachen. With his detailed experience in video coding, he is developing video coding technologies for the future of video coding. Christian participates in the standardization activities of the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) as well as the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG).

VVC Video Codec – The Next Generation Codec

State of VVC Video Codec So it’s happening. After their previous work on h.264/AVC and h.265/HEVC, the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and ISO Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) …


HEVC vs VP9: The Battle of the Video Codecs

For an APAC live event, our video coding engineer Christian Feldmann compared the HEVC (H.265) vs VP9. During the session, we discussed the fundamental differences between the two “modern codecs” …


Best Video Codec: An Evaluation of AV1, AVC, HEVC and VP9

  This scientific evaluation puts AV1 to the test against industry standard codecs and shows that AV1 is able to outperform VP9 and even HEVC by up to 40% Introduction For …


State of Compression: What is VVC and how does it work?

What is VVC? Versatile Video Coding (VVC) is the most recent international video coding standard which was finalized in July of 2020. It is the successor to High-Efficiency Video Coding …


Cool New Video Tools: Five Encoding Advancements Coming in AV1

Now that AV1 has entered its final stage of development and is getting close to finalizing its features, it’s a perfect time to take a closer look at what’s in …