dash.js awards 2021
DASH-IF at ACM MMSys'21
The DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 dash.js awards. The award ceremony took place during ACM MMSys'21 in Istanbul, Turkey. Winners were shown on the livestream and received virtual congratulations alongside their monetary prizes.
Awards and Winners
1st place (USD 750):
Bertrand Berthelot: For contributing various major features and improvements to the player and being the most active member in the dash.js community. Bertrand has solved issues and contributed bugfixes to all the dash.js releases in between April 20 and September 21 and is actively supporting the dash.js community in Slack and on Github.
2nd place (USD 500):
Zachary Cava: For contributing MPD patching to the player, one of the major and most complex features of the previous dash.js releases. The code quality of Zack’s code contribution was exceptionally good. Zack also provided extensive unit tests alongside the core functionality of the new feature.
Joint 3rd place (USD 125 each):
- Theo Karagkioules, Rufael Mekuria, Dirk Griffioen, Arjen Wagenaar: For contributing the L2A algorithm leading to significant improvements of the low-latency ABR decision logic in dash.js.
- May Lim, Mehmet N. Akcay, Abdelhak Bentaleb, Ali C. Begen, Roger Zimmermann: For contributing the LoL+ algorithm leading to significant improvements of the low-latency ABR decision logic in dash.js.