Robust H.263+ video for real-time Internet applications

JTH Chung How, DR Bull

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Any real-time interactive video coding algorithm used over the Internet needs to be able to cope with packet loss, since the existing error recovery mechanisms are not suitable for real-time data. In this paper, a robust H.263+ video codec suitable for real-time interactive and multicast Internet applications is proposed. Initially, the robustness to packet loss of H.263 video packetised according to the RTP-H.263+ payload format specifications is assessed. Two techniques are proposed to minimise temporal propagation-selective FEC of the motion information and the use of periodic reference frames. It is shown that when these two techniques are combined, the robustness to loss of H.263+ video is greatly improved.
Translated title of the contributionRobust H.263+ video for real-time Internet applications
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages544 - 547
ISBN (Print)0780362977
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2000
EventInternational Conference on Image Processing (2000) - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration: 1 Sept 2000 → …


ConferenceInternational Conference on Image Processing (2000)
CityVancouver, BC
Period1/09/00 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: The authors would like to acknowledge the support of British Telecom under the JAVIC project.

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