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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 institutions and even use it to work up a sweat via connected gym equipment. Netflix had a transformative impact on how we access our favorite…

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Efficiently Predicting Quality with ATHENA’s Video Complexity Analyzer (VCA) project

For online prediction in live streaming applications, selecting low-complexity features is critical to ensure low-latency video streaming without disruptions. For each frame/ video/ video segment, two features, i.e., the average texture energy and the average gradient of the texture energy are determined. A DCT-based energy function is introduced to determine the block-wise texture of each…

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Bitmovin Improves Support AV1 Video Encoding for VoD

**Updated in March 2022** Since 2017, Bitmovin has actively worked in video and streaming standardization and has consistently driven standards from inception to implementation. Our founders co-created the MPEG-DASH streaming standard used by Netflix, YouTube, and many others, which is responsible for over 50% of peak U.S. internet traffic. Given our encoding, virtualization, and codec…

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