Low Delay Video Streaming on the Internet of Things Using Raspberry Pi
AbstractThe Internet of Things is predicted to consist of over 50 billion devices aiming to solve problems in most areas of our digital society. A large part of the data communicated is expected to consist of various multimedia contents, such as live audio and video. This article presents a solution for the communication of high definition video in low-delay scenarios (<200 ms) under the constraints of devices with limited hardware resources, such as the Raspberry Pi. We verify that it is possible to enable low delay video streaming between Raspberry Pi devices using a distributed Internet of Things system called the SensibleThings platform. Specifically, our implementation transfers a 6 Mbps H.264 video stream of 1280 × 720 pixels at 25 frames per second between devices with a total delay of 181 ms on the public Internet, of which the overhead of the distributed Internet of Things communication platform only accounts for 18 ms of this delay. We have found that the most significant bottleneck of video transfer on limited Internet of Things devices is the video coding and not the distributed communication platform, since the video coding accounts for 90% of the total delay. View Full-Text
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Jennehag, U.; Forsstrom, S.; Fiordigigli, F.V. Low Delay Video Streaming on the Internet of Things Using Raspberry Pi. Electronics 2016, 5, 60.
Jennehag U, Forsstrom S, Fiordigigli FV. Low Delay Video Streaming on the Internet of Things Using Raspberry Pi. Electronics. 2016; 5(3):60.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jennehag, Ulf; Forsstrom, Stefan; Fiordigigli, Federico V. 2016. "Low Delay Video Streaming on the Internet of Things Using Raspberry Pi." Electronics 5, no. 3: 60.