Performance evaluation of transcoding algorithms for H.264

D Lefol, DR Bull, CN Canagarajah, F Rovati

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The latest video coding standard H.264 has been recently approved and has already been adopted for numerous applications including HD-DVD and satellite broadcast. To allow interconnectivity between different applications using H.264, transcoding will be a key factor. This paper assesses the existing requantization techniques developed for previous MPEG standards once adapted to H.264 together with a new technique. The proposed transcoding algorithm is based on a mixed requantization technique, which gives a good compromise between complexity and quality. Those tests were used to define a plausible approach for a consumer oriented transcoder.
Translated title of the contributionPerformance evaluation of transcoding algorithms for H.264
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics (ICCE '06) Las Vegas, NV, United States
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages415 - 416
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0780394593
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006
EventInternational Conference on Consumer Electronics - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2006 → …


ConferenceInternational Conference on Consumer Electronics
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Period1/01/06 → …

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: The work is funded by 3CRL ROAM4G.

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