The MPEG-DASH standard has raised a huge momentum within both industry and academia. The DASH-IF provides – among others – interoperability guidelines and test vectors, and closes the gap enabling interoperable deployments. In recent years, we have seen a tremendous amount of research papers addressing various issues in and around DASH, and thus, the DASH-IF established an academic track to:

Current Events

IEEE ICME 2018

The DASH-IF hosted the Grand Challenge on Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP for the first time at IEEE ICME 2017. The press release can be found here and the DASH-IF is pleased to announce the following winners:

ACM MMSys 2018

The DASH-IF hosted the Excellence in DASH Award for the third time at ACM MMSys 2018. The press release can be found here and the DASH-IF is pleased to announce the winners:

Past Events

IEEE ICME 2017

The DASH-IF established the Grand Challenge on Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP for the first time at IEEE ICME 2017. The press release can be found here and the DASH-IF is pleased to announce the following winners:

ACM MMSys 2017

The DASH-IF hosted the Excellence in DASH Award for the second time at ACM MMSys 2017. The press release can be found here and the DASH-IF is pleased to announce the winners:

A summary about MMSys (incl. pictures) can be found here.

ACM MMSys 2016

The DASH-IF created the Excellence in DASH Award for the first time at ACM MMSys 2016 Conference. The results were announced here. The award was selected by members of the DASH-IF and instead of a first, second, and third place the DASH-IF concluded to give the first price to all three papers:

See pictures here.

Wiki and Email List

For academics who want to join the DASH-IF Academic Track, please subscribe to the public email reflector. Up-to-date information as well as an Academic Event calendar is provided in our Wiki.

Contact

For further information please contact Christian Timmerer and/or Ali C. Begen .