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Author Khedo, K.K. ♦ Hang, D.L.P.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Wireless sensor networks ♦ Wireless networks ♦ Multimedia systems ♦ Bandwidth ♦ Video compression ♦ Mobile communication ♦ Computer networks ♦ Multimedia communication ♦ Mobile computing ♦ Delay
Abstract One of the key technological challenges to advance our knowledge-based society is the development of mobile multimedia communication systems and networks. With rapid advances in wireless packet networking technology, it is becoming possible to provide mobile users not only with data, voice, but also with video communication services. Many emerging mobile applications require the playback of video on the mobile hosts, and today's wireless networks are getting ready to provide sufficient bandwidth for support of compressed video transmission. With the increase in the bandwidth of wireless channels and the computing power of the mobile devices, it is expected that video service will be offered for wireless networks in the near future. In this paper we are especially interested in the issue of wireless video multicast, in which there may be hundreds and thousands of mobile hosts receiving the same video from one sender. Reliable video distribution over WLANs is still a challenging problem to solve. Transport of video content is very sensitive to bandwidth variability, delay jitter, packet error rates and types of packets in which errors occur. We present VideoMsg an audio-video distribution system over WLANs which provides the best combination of technologies for the transmission of video information to heterogeneous mobile users.
Description Author affiliation: Univ. of Mauritius, Reduit (Khedo, K.K.; Hang, D.L.P.)
ISBN 0769526292
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-07-29
Publisher Place Romania
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 151.79 kB
Page Count 1
Starting Page 73
Ending Page 73


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library