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Volume 2007 |Article ID 062094 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2007/62094

Anthony Vetro, Derek Schwenke, Toshihiko Hata, Naoki Kuwahara, "Scalable Video Streaming Based on JPEG2000 Transcoding with Adaptive Rate Control", Advances in Multimedia, vol. 2007, Article ID 062094, 7 pages, 2007. https://doi.org/10.1155/2007/62094

Scalable Video Streaming Based on JPEG2000 Transcoding with Adaptive Rate Control

Academic Editor: Guobin (Jacky) Shen
Received01 Nov 2006
Accepted19 Dec 2006
Published08 Feb 2007

Abstract

This paper describes a scalable video streaming system based on JPEG2000 with various modes of streaming. A core function of the proposed system is a low-complexity transcoding technique that adapts the quality and resolution of the scene based on available bandwidth. One key feature of this technique that is important for surveillance applications is that interesting regions of the scene are assigned higher quality than background regions. To cope with varying network conditions, we also present a rate control algorithm that adaptively transcodes stored JPEG2000 frames. The proposed algorithm is designed to improve overall quality over a uniform rate control method by increasing bandwidth utilization, while satisfying buffer constraints and maintaining consistent quality over time. Simulation results confirm the effectiveness of the proposed system and rate control algorithm in terms of both objective measures and subjective evaluation. Complexity is also evaluated.

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Copyright © 2007 Anthony Vetro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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