Multiple Standards for Multimedia

  • Adam Drewer
Conference paper


This paper discusses the highly variable communications requirements of multimedia applications and the limitations of current standards formulation. It suggests that software radio techniques offer a viable solution, and discusses this within the framework of the ACTS FIRST project.


Multimedia Application Software Radio Dynamic Reconfiguration General Purpose Processor Radio Architecture 
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  1. 1.
    G. Lu, “Communication and Computing For Distributed Multimedia Systems”, Artech House, Inc., 1996.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    M.H Callendard, “IMT-2000 (FPLMTS) Standardisation”, ACTS 1996 Summit Proceeding, Annex 0.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    J. Mitola, “The software Radio Architecture”, IEEE Communications Magazine, May 1995.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Drewer
    • 1
  1. 1.ERA Technology LtdLeatherhead, SurreyUK

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