Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 78, Issue 6, pp 6459–6486 | Cite as

A new data hiding method for H.265/HEVC video streams without intra-frame distortion drift

  • Yunxia LiuEmail author
  • Shuyang Liu
  • Hongguo Zhao
  • Si Liu


This paper presents a readable H.265/HEVC data hiding method. First, three conditions of the directions of intra-frame prediction and the multi-coefficients are given to avert intra-frame distortion drift. Then, the message is embedded into the multi-coefficients of the 4 × 4 luminance DST blocks of the selected frames which meet the specific conditions. The experimental results show that this data hiding algorithm can effectively avert intra-frame distortion drift and get good visual quality.


Data hiding H.265/HEVC Intra-frame distortion drift Multi-coefficient 



This paper is sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC, Grant 61572447).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information Science and TechnologyZhengzhou Normal UniversityZhengzhouChina
  2. 2.School of mathematics and statisticsLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina

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