mediathand and Aalborg University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Allan is a co-founder and COO in mediathand, which specialises in providing fully managed, high quality live and on demand streaming services. Allan was the technical coordinator on several projects pioneering digital media distribution in Denmark incl. the national DVB-H pilot project in Denmark, which led to the involvement in a national advanced technology platform project (CAMMP) in Denmark with various stakeholders both companies, research institutions and broadcasters. mediathand is a spinout company from this project. Current work includes research and development of a unified service IP infrastructure on top of the physical link layers of 5G, ATSC3.0 and DVB GSE together with current and former DVB and ATSC working group members and developers of the standards. Preliminary results from the new trials so far have been presented in DVB magazine 55 from March 2020 page 13: https://dvb.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/dvb-scene55.pdf
Allan has written various articles on the above topics and was co-writer on a book in robotics and artificial intelligence with leading Danish scientists in physics, physiology, neuroscience. Allan still does lectures and co-supervises projects at Aalborg University in Copenhagen in mobile technologies, cognitive systems and technologies using state of the art in IT technologies.