Seamless video streaming for video on demand services in vertical handoff

Jae W. Kim, Hye S. Kim, Jae Woong Yun, Hyeong M. Nam, Sung-Jea Ko

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Abstract

Vertical handoff is required to achieve anywhere and anytime internet access in the fourth generation (4G) network providing interoperability between universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) and wireless LAN (WLAN). However, video data can be lost due to latency caused by vertical handoff. To solve this problem, in this paper, we propose a video streaming method for video on demand (VOD) services that provides seamless playout at the client in vertical handoff. In the proposed method, the streaming server first predicts the network status by using both the channel modelling and the client buffer status and then selects a proper video transmission method for vertical handoff among pre-transmission, post-transmission, and frame-skipping transmission. Performance evaluations are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages71-82
Number of pages12
Volume3768 LNCS
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 1
Event6th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia - Advances in Mulitmedia Information Processing - PCM 2005 - Jeju Island, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2005 Nov 132005 Nov 16

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume3768 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other6th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia - Advances in Mulitmedia Information Processing - PCM 2005
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityJeju Island
Period05/11/1305/11/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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    Kim, J. W., Kim, H. S., Yun, J. W., Nam, H. M., & Ko, S-J. (2005). Seamless video streaming for video on demand services in vertical handoff. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 3768 LNCS, pp. 71-82). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 3768 LNCS).