OSMART Workshop


Open-Source Media Application Reference Tools

This online workshop was organized by the DVB Project and the 5G Media Action Group in collaboration with the DASH Industry Forum, CTA WAVE and the HbbTV Association. It was open to anyone with an interest in open-source reference tools for use in the context of media applications.

Date: Monday 9 May
Time: 15:00 to 17:30 CEST


This slide deck captures what was discussed during the workshop, particularly with regard to technical synergies and next steps. It is a rough snapshot of the current situation – the picture will evolve as further OSMART events are organized in future.

The slides that were presented can be downloaded under the Agenda section below.


The workshop was focused on the development of open-source software for media applications with a series of status updates and roadmaps on relevant projects from the five organizations mentioned above. These were followed by a discussion on how collaboration and interoperability can be improved and potential next steps into commercial deployments.

15:00 to 16:30 CEST – Our Reference Tools

Each organization provided insight into their projects, logistics and roadmaps with the following presenters:

16:30 to 17:00 CEST – Technical Synergies

Questions and open discussion with the aim of detecting synergies and opportunities for collaboration and interoperability.

17:00 to 17:30 CEST – Collaboration and Next Steps

Next steps towards closer collaboration among the organizations developing Open-Source Media Application Reference Tools.