MPEG-DASH

Fraunhofer FOKUS integrates HbbTV in Zattoo’s Android TV set-top box

In cooperation with Zattoo, Fraunhofer FOKUS developed a concept and architecture for enabling HbbTV on Zattoo’s Android TV Operator set-top boxes. As a result, an HbbTV library for Android was developed and integrated in the Zattoo Android TV App. This…

Solving ExoPlayer rendering performance issues

In a recent blog post by Google Exoplayer developers new experimental features to improve the ExoPlayer’s rendering performance were introduced. As we have received numerous customer complaints about stuttering, freezing and frame drops during video playback on various Android-based devices,…

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…