[vlc-devel] DASH access plugin

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Feb 18 13:18:02 CET 2011

Hello Christopher,

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 01:03:02PM +0100, Christopher Müller wrote :
> During our research work we have developed a VLC Plugin that supports DASH
> (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP). DASH is an international standard
> that is currently under development by MPEG. A first public version of the
> standard is available via MPEG:
> http://mpeg.chiariglione.org/working_documents.htm#MPEG-B 

Yep, we talked quite a bit about DASH at the W3C Web&TV workshop.

> Due to some requests on the MPEG-DASH mailing-list we (Christian Timmerer
> and Christopher Mueller) made our DASH implementation as VLC plugin
> available: http://www-itec.uni-klu.ac.at/dash/
This is very welcome.

> The plugin and test content (ISO Base Media File Format segments and sample
> MPDs) are located at this page. If you have any questions, please contact us
> through this list or directly.

> Please check the documentation (for caveats and obstructions) and, of
> course, please feel free to extend and improve it (e.g., in terms of the
> actual adaptation logic). 

Do you mean this plugin for inclusion upstream?
Do you want to create a lib at some point?

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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