Christian Fuhrhop

Scientist and project manager R & D at the Business Unit FAME

Working Areas

  • Interactive Content
  • Content Guides and Metadata Management
  • Streaming and Service Control
  • Privacy Aware Networking
  • Interactive TV application
  • IPTV and Rich Media Platforms
  • Standardized Interfaces for Service Interaction in IPTV environments

Curriculum Vitae

Christian Fuhrhop received his diploma in computer science from the Technical University Berlin in 1987. From 1988 to 1992 he worked as a scientist at Fraunhofer, an activity to which he returned in 1996.

At Fraunhofer he has participated in several EU-founded projects, such as IMMP, NexTV, ICE-CREAM, mCDN, Content4All, ethnoArc, SAMBA, webinos, GlobalITV and UCN. He participated in TV Anytime standardization and has been active in industry projects related to TV based applications, most recently with MHP, Ginga and HbbTV implementations. He is currently coordinating the MPAT project.


Fuhrhop, Christian; Zwicklbauer, Miggi; Patz, Nicolas; Broadbent, Matthew; Steglich, Stephan:
Interactive storytelling on HbbTV.
In: Association for Computing Machinery:
TVX '17 adjunct : adjunct publication of the 2017 ACM International conference on interactive experiences for tv and online video : June 14-16, 2017, Hilversum, The Netherlands. Online resource.

Patz, Nico; Brennecke, Angela; Fuhrhop, Christian:
Interactive Storytelling & Audio Apps for HbbTV : Forum Medientechnik und All Around Audio Symposium, 23./24. November 2016, St.Pölten.

Zwicklbauer, Miggi; Fuhrhop, Christian:
Multi-Platform application toolkit demonstration : ACM TVX 2016, 22.-24. Juni 2016, Chicago.

Zwicklbauer, Miggi; Broadbent, Matthew; Dufourd, Jean-Claude; Fuhrhop, Christian; Miccoli, Stefano; Schiller, Fabian; Tuominen, Ville:
Multi-Platform application toolkit.
In: Association for Computing Machinery:
TVX '16 : proceedings of the ACM International conference on interactive experiences for television and online video (TVX 2016) : June 22-24, 2016, Chicago, USA. Online resource.
2016, 135-140

Steglich, Stephan; Fuhrhop, Christian:
From the streets to the internet.
In: ATZ-Elektronik worldwide 8 (2013), 1, 4-9

Steglich, Stephan; Fuhrhop, Christian:
Von der Strasse ins Internet.
In: ATZ-Elektronik 8 (2013), 01, 8-15

Fuhrhop, C.; Lyle, J.; Faily, S.:
The webinos Project.
In: WWW '12 Companion: Proceedings of the 21st international conference companion on World Wide Web.
New York, NY : ACM, 2012, 263-266

Fuhrhop, Christian:
Position Paper - Point of view - Parental guidance handling.
In: World Wide Web Consortium:
Proceedings of the third W3C web and TV Workshop, Hollywood, 19-20 September 2011. Online resource.
2011, 1-3

Fuhrhop, Christian:
Position Paper - Fraunhofer FOKUS Interest in W3C Web on TV Workshop.
In: World Wide Web Consortium u.a.:
Proceedings of the second W3C Web and TV Workshop, Berlin, 8-9 February 2011 : Standardisation Workshop report 2. Online Resource.
2011, 1-2

Furtado, E.; Mayora, O.; Fuhrhop, C.:
Assessments and Consensus on users needs of Cross-Cultural Stakeholders: expectations on being part of a Digital TV project!
In: EuroITV '10: Proceedings of the 8th international interactive conference on Interactive TV & Video.
New York, NY : ACM, 2010, 197-204

Mayora, O.; Fuhrhop, C.; Furtado, E.:
From Coach Potatoes to TV Prosumers: Community-Oriented Content Creation for IDTV.
In: Daras, Petros (Ed.) u.a.:
User Centric Media : First International Conference, UCMedia 2009, Venice, Italy, December 9-11, 2009, Revised Selected Papers.
Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 2010, 41-49
(Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 40).

Fuhrhop, C.; Vaidya, R.; Mayora, O.; Furtado, E.:
SAMBA project experiences.
In: Villafiorita, Adolfo (Ed.) u.a.:
E-Infrastructures and E-Services on Developing Countries : First International ICST Conference, AFRICOM 2009, Maputo, Mozambique, December 3-4, 2009. Proceedings.
Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 2010, 60-69
(Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 38).

Fuhrhop, C.; Vaidya, R.; European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics / Working Group Data and Information Spaces:
Handling of non-standard metadata across archives in the ethnoArc project : 27 May 2009.

Fuhrhop, C.:
Interoperabilitätssicherung der Zugangssicherung für IPTV : Präsentation der Studie bei der Telekom Bonn und Darmstadt.

Fuhrhop, C.; Seeliger, R.; Friedrich, O.:
Interoperabilitätssicherung der Zugangssicherung für IPTV : Studie im Auftrag der Deutschen Telekom.
Berlin : Fraunhofer FOKUS, 2009

Fuhrhop, C.; Vaidya, R.:
Technical challenges providing tools for the ethnoArc project.
In: Journal of Ethnography and Folklore 2009 (2009), 1-2, 11-20

Fuhrhop, Ch.; Vaidya, R.:
D.5.1.1 Content Management System (CMS) module.doc : Deliverable.

Fuhrhop, Ch.; Vaidya, R.:
D.5.1.2 Data Presentation and Functional Templates : Deliverable.

Fuhrhop, Ch.; Vaidya, R.:
D12 Final implementation report : Deliverable.

Fuhrhop, Ch.:
Main Features of the ethnoArc System and the Handling of the Search Tool : 12 July 2008.

Fuhrhop, C.; Gran, C.:
The convergence dilemma application development in the rift between the TV and PC domains.
In: Weißleder, Horst (Ed.) u.a.; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers:
Wireless consumer devices and services : first time in Europe : IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics 2002 (ISCE).
Berlin : Theuberger, 2002

Fuhrhop, Christian; Kraft, Andreas:
Authoring for european digital teletext.
In: Nahrstedt, Klara (Hrsg.) u.a.; The Society for Imaging Science and Technology u.a.:
Multimedia Computing and Networking 2000 : 24-25 January 2000, San Jose, California.
Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE, 2000, 242-253
(SPIE proceedings series 3969).

Fuhrhop, Christian; Kraft, Andreas; Kubis, R.:
Object Carousel Simulator for Broadcast Applications.
In: Correia, Nuno (Ed.):
Multimedia '99 : proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop in Milano, Italy, September 7 - 8, 1999.
Wien : Springer, 2000, S. 83-92

Fuhrhop, Christian; Kraft, Andreas:
Anwendungsentwicklungen für das digitale Fernsehen.
In: FKT (1999), 10, 586-592

Fuhrhop, Christian; Hofrichter, Klaus; Kraft, Andreas:
Authoring of teletext applications for digital television broadcast.
In: Diaz, Michel (Hrsg.) u.a.:
Interactive distributed multimedia systems and telecommunication services : 6th International Workshop, IDMS '99, Toulouse, France, October 12-15, 1999 ; proceedings.
Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 1999, 205-217
(Lecture notes in computer science 1718).

Fuhrhop, Christian; Hofrichter, Klaus; Kraft, Andreas; Scheller, Angela:
EU - IMMP, Evaluation of Forthcoming Technologies for Digital Television broadcasting : 30. Juni 1999.
Berlin : GMD, 1999

Fuhrhop, Christian; Kraft, Andreas; Scheller, Angela:
EU - IMMP, Suitable IMMP applications in digital television broadcasting environment : 31 May 1999.
Berlin : GMD, 1999