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Mobile videotelephone communications: the CCITT H.261 chances
Author(s): Fernando Manuel Ber Pereira; D. Cortez; Paulo Nunes
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Paper Abstract

The advent of widespread mobile communications together with the continuous development of image communication markets led to the idea of offering mobile image communications, particularly mobile videotelephony. Since very low bitrate video coding is still a quite unexplored subject, a large research effort is being put into the study of the possible solutions. For the moment two main approaches related to the compatibility or not with the CCITT H.261 hybrid coding scheme are foreseen. This paper proposes some experiments related to the CCITT H.261 compatible solution in order to look for its limits, namely when typical mobile videotelephone sequences are used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1977, Video Communications and PACS for Medical Applications, (29 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160477
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Fernando Manuel Ber Pereira, Instituto Superior Technico (Portugal)
D. Cortez, Instituto Superior Technico (Portugal)
Paulo Nunes, Instituto Superior Technico (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1977:
Video Communications and PACS for Medical Applications
Rudy A. Mattheus; Andre J. Duerinckx; Peter J. van Otterloo, Editor(s)

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