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Christian Timmerer

Christian Timmerer

Dr. Christian Timmerer is the Head of Research and a co-founder at Bitmovin. His work focuses on cutting edge video streaming solutions for the web, like MPEG-DASH and HEVC, and making higher resolution video, like Ultra-HD, easily accessible to the consumers. Timmerer is an active member of ISO/IEC MPEG and editor for the MPEG-21, MPEG-M, MPEG-V, and MPEG-DASH standard, and thus has also a wide range of knowledge, overview and contacts within the international technology market. In his position of Associate Professor at the Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt he had published more than 200 papers at international conferences and journals.

A Brief History of MPEG-DASH: From Early Development to Emmy® Award Win

Video streaming is ubiquitous. It permeates every aspect of our lives. We watch viral videos on TikTok, attend work conferences via Zoom, use it to supplement our education at academic …


137th MPEG Meeting Takeaways: MPEG Wins Two More Emmy® Awards

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


135th MPEG Meeting Takeaways: MPEG Immersive Video is here

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


134th MPEG Meeting Takeaways: Standardizing Neural Network Compression for Multimedia Applications

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


133rd MPEG Meeting Takeaways: 6th Emmy® Award for MPEG Technology

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


132nd MPEG Meeting Takeaways: MPEG Continues to Progress – First Meeting with the New Structure

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


131st MPEG Meeting Takeaways – Future Codecs are now: VVC is finalized

Preface “Shaping the Future of Video” is not just a catchy slogan that we like to throw around, rather it’s Bitmovin’s company vision. Not only do we keep a close …


130th MPEG Meeting Takeaways – Innovation meets Essential Needs

Preface “Shaping the Future of Video” is not just a catchy slogan that we like to throw around, rather it’s Bitmovin’s company vision. Not only do we keep a close …


129th MPEG Meeting Takeaways – Cloud-based Formats Evolve

About MPEG Meeting “Shaping the Future of Video” is not just a catchy slogan that we like to throw around, rather it’s Bitmovin’s company vision. Not only do we keep …


Top 2020 Trends in Media, Entertainment, and Video Tech

As we’re approaching the end of 2019 one may have noticed various articles describing predictions for media, entertainment, and video tech in 2020. The goal of this article is to …