Application Layer Issues for Digital Movies in High-Speed Networks

  • W. Effelsberg
  • B. Lamparter
  • R. Keller


Digital movie system require a new generation of communication protocols. They are very demanding in terms of bandwidth, delay jitter, end-to-end delay, and multicast support within the network. We concentrate on application layer issues for digital move transmission. After introducing an application layer architecture, we present a novel, adaptive forward error correction scheme for movies, combining high correction probability with low overhead. We also present an efficient compression scheme for software movie systems, with better runtime properties than standardized movie compression algorithms.


Packet Loss Compression Ratio Forward Error Correction Delay Jitter Redundant Packet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Effelsberg
    • 1
  • B. Lamparter
    • 1
  • R. Keller
    • 1
  1. 1.Praktische Informatik IVUniversity of MannheimMannheimGermany

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