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Networking requirements and the role of multimedia systems in telemedicine
Author(s): Donglok Kim; James E. Cabral; Yongmin Kim
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Paper Abstract

Programmable multimedia imaging workstations over a high bandwidth network (ATM) were used to explore the role of multimedia workstations in the telemedicine application. The multimedia workstation is based on the MediaStation 5000 which uses a TMS320C80 Multimedia Video Processor to handle the multimedia bitstreams and image display/processing functions. Although the telemedicine workstation exhibited its high performance and programmability, we found from the experiment that a tighter integration of the multimedia capability with the networking component should be one of the most desired improvements for the telemedicine system to become applicable in routine clinical environments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2608, Emerging High-Speed Local-Area Networks and Wide-Area Networks, (1 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.224195
Show Author Affiliations
Donglok Kim, Univ. of Washington (United States)
James E. Cabral, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Yongmin Kim, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2608:
Emerging High-Speed Local-Area Networks and Wide-Area Networks
Kadiresan Annamalai; Krishna Bala; C. Brendan S. Traw; Ronald P. Bianchini, Editor(s)

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