H.264/AVC Error Concealment for DVB-H Video Transmission

  • Susanna Spinsante
  • Ennio Gambi
  • Damiano Falcone

Digital Video Broadcasting for handheld terminals (DVB-H) is a broadcast system designed for high-speed data transmission in highly dispersive mobile channel conditions. This so-called “TV on Mobile” technology uses the Internet Protocol (IP) to carry highly compressed audio/video information; the ITU-T H.264 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) standard has been selected by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) as the video compression enabling technology. This choice, motivated by the good trade-off between coding efficiency and video quality, provides the further benefit of robustness against loss of parts of the received stream. As a matter of fact, transmission errors on the mobile channel can lead to IP datagram corruptions or losses; if not recovered by the prescribed Forward Error Correction (FEC) techniques, they can determine audio and video quality degradation. To face video degradation, Error Concealment strategies at the decoder can be efficiently tailored to...


Discrete Cosine Transform Internet Protocol Error Concealment Scene Change European Telecommunication Standard Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanna Spinsante
    • 1
  • Ennio Gambi
    • 1
  • Damiano Falcone
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettronica, Intelligenza artificiale e TelecomunicazioniUniversita Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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