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bitmovin GmbH

 Contact data
StreetSchleppe Platz 7 
ZIP, City, Region 9020 - Klagenfurt (Carinthia) 
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 Contact person

Mag. DI Stefan Lederer (CEO)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 51-250  number of researches: 5

 Central aim of organisation
High quality video streaming and superior network utilization

 Briefly describe your organisation
bitmovin GmbH is providing industry leading over the top streaming solutions and server encoding systems, enabling best-quality media experience for the user. Our main expertise is technology related to cutting-edge standards and multimedia technologies, which is the basis for our cloud-based transcoding and streaming product bitcodin.com and our high-quality streaming libraries libdash and bitdash. Moreover we also develop complex multimedia applications according to recent standards and technologies and participate in various standardization bodies, such as ISO/IEC MPEG and IETF.
bitmovin GmbH is a spin-off of the Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt and the EU FP7 Project Alicante, and participates in different research projects on national and EU FP7 level. Its main research focus is on advanced streaming (MPEG-DASH) and encoding (h.264, h.265) technologies, future internet (HTTP 2.0, ICN/CCN, Multipath-TCP, etc.), quality of experience (QoE) and multimedia systems in general.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
- ICT Applications     
   - Standardisation     
   - Visualisation     
   - Video Processing     
   - Computer Games, Simulation of Social Process     
   - Audiovisual Devices and Communication     
- Systems- and Network Technology     
   - Internet Technologies     
   - Network and Broadband Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
   - GRID Computing     
   - Network Security     
   - Pervasive Computing     
   - Systems-on-Chip, Systems-on-Package     
   - Embedded Systems and Real-time Systems     
   - Semiconductors     
   - Wireless & Mobile Communication     
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)

 RTD Experience
Dr. Christian Timmerer is co-founder of bitmovin and Head of Research. He received his M.Sc. (Dipl.-Ing.) in Jan’03 and his Ph.D. (Dr. techn.) in Jun’06 both from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt where he also holds the position of a Senior Assistant Professor. His research interests are transport of modern/rich media, multimedia adaptation, and QoS/QoE; he has published more than 80 papers in these areas. Dr. Timmerer has been actively participating in several EC-funded projects, notably DANAE(‘04-‘06), ENTHRONE(‘06-‘08), P2P-Next(‘08-‘12), ALICANTE(‘10-‘13), SocialSensor(‘11-‘14). Dr. Timmerer is an active member of ISO/IEC MPEG, notably the head of the Austrian delegation and editor for MPEG-21, MPEG-M, MPEG-V, and MPEG-DASH.

DI Christopher Müller is co-founder of bitmovin and CTO. He received his M.Sc. (Dipl.-Ing.) from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. His research interests are multimedia streaming, networking, and multimedia adaptation; he has published more than 20 papers in these areas and currently holds five U.S. patent in the area of DASH. He participated in the MPEG-DASH standardization, contributed several open source tools (VLC plugin, libdash) and participated in several EC-funded projects (ALICANTE, SocialSensor). His current research interest include future internet topics such as Multipath-TCP, HTTP2.0, etc.

Mag. DI Stefan Lederer is co-founder of bitmovin and CEO. He received his M.Sc. in Business Administration as well as his B.Sc. in Information Management and his M.Sc. (Dipl.-Ing.) in Computer Science from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. He gained practical expertise in various companies (IBM, McKinsey&Company, Dolby, etc.) and has a strong business focus in marketing and international management. His research topics include transport of modern/rich media, information centric networking, content centric networking, multimedia adaptation, QoS/QoE and future internet architectures. He participated in several EC-funded projects (ALICANTE, SocialSensor). He also holds the position of an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Information Technology (ITEC), Multimedia Communication Group.

Please see http://www.bitmovin.net/research.html as well as http://dash.itec.aau.at

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2013-11-25 / 2018-06-07