Implementation of an audio/video conferencing application over native ATM

  • Torsten Braun
  • Andreas Reisenauer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1309)


Distributed Multimedia Applications have high Quality-of-Service (QoS) requirements regarding throughput, delay, and delay jitter. Current communication systems do not provide QoS to the applications even in the cases where the network technology may provide QoS guarantees. This paper describes a Internet audio/video conferencing application on top of a native ATM communication system. The UDP/IP communication system has been substituted by AAL5/ATM. The paper describes how the applications can now benefit from the QoS capabilities of ATM and the required modifications of the audio/video conferencing applications in order to use the native ATM service.


Resource Reservation Delay Jitter Socket Interface Distribute Multimedia Application ICMP Packet 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Torsten Braun
    • 1
  • Andreas Reisenauer
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM European Networking CenterHeidelberg
  2. 2.IBM PS Telecommunication & MediaFrankfurt

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