Daniel Silhavy

Daniel Silhavy studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin (TUB). He received his Masters degree with the completion of his thesis “Ad Insertion in MPEG-DASH” at Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) in 2015. Currently, he is employed as a scientific assistant and project manager at the Business Unit Future Applications and Media (FAME). He specializes in the R&D of topics dealing with IPTV and adaptive media streaming.

Fairness for Media Streaming Clients using the Shared Resource Allocation feature in MPEG-DASH Part 5: SAND

Even with improved Internet connections and higher bandwidth, there will always be scenarios where not enough bandwidth is available for media streaming. This is especially the case with multiple clients that are connected to the same network bottleneck, e.g. WiFi…

Per-Title Encoding

In 2016, Netflix introduced the concept of per-title-encoding. In a very interesting blog post and a detailed paper, Netflix described their findings and how the results can be interpreted. In this blog post, I would like to describe my understanding of per-title encoding and…