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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 143; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-04007

Mobile Video Communications Based on Cloud Transcoding

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College of Electronics and Information Engineering, Sichuan University, No.24 South Section 1, Yihuan Road, 610065 Chengdu, China
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Faculty of Computer Science, University of Sunderland, Chester Road, Sunderland SR6 0DD, UK
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
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Published: 9 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY)
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Abstract

In the ecological chain of mobile video communication, most of the existing video coding schemes are focusing on the compression performance while sacrificing the computational complexity. For mobile-to-mobile video communication, both the transmitter and receiver devices may have limited computing resources. Consequently, the unbalance between the power consumption and compression efficiency is critical for the video communication ecosystem. Based on the advantages of the cloud computing, this study proposes a low complexity end-to-end video communication system based on the cloud transcoding. A distributed video coding (DVC) to high efficiency video coding (HEVC) transcoder is proposed for implementation on cloud, while the user ends are computational light-weighted.
Keywords: mobile video communication; DVC; HEVC; cloud transcoding mobile video communication; DVC; HEVC; cloud transcoding
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Rong, S.; Qing, L.; Xu, Y.; He, X.; Peng, Y. Mobile Video Communications Based on Cloud Transcoding. Proceedings 2017, 1, 143.

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