Packet loss resilient videoconferencing using H.263+

DR Bull, JTH Chung-How

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Real-time video transmission over the Internet is becoming increasingly desirable for videoconferencing and other interactive applications. The reliable transport protocols used by the Internet were designed mainly for non-real-time data, and cannot be used for delay critical applications, which must therefore be able to cope with packet loss. Motion compensated video coding is especially sensitive to loss because of temporal error propagation. The effect of packet loss on H.263+ video transmitted using the real-time transport protocol (RTP) is assessed. Various algorithms are described to minimise or prevent temporal error propagation. These algorithms do not rely on retransmissions and do not introduce more than one frame delay, and are therefore suitable for real-time and multicast applications. It is shown that the robustness of H.263+ video can be greatly improved using these techniques. Such techniques can also be applied to other motion compensated video coding standards such as MPEG-4 and H.26L.
Translated title of the contributionPacket loss resilient videoconferencing using H.263+
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (CASSP'02) Orlando, FL, USA
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
PagesIV-4052 - IV-4055
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780374029
Publication statusPublished - May 2002
Event2002 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing - Orlando, Florida, United States
Duration: 13 May 200217 May 2002

Publication series

ISSN (Print)15206149


Conference2002 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing
Abbreviated titleICASSP '02
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando, Florida

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