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Digital network for video surveillance and video distribution
Author(s): Herman A.T. Claus
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Paper Abstract

Siemens Atea n.v. developed a digital 600 Mbps network based on a counter-rotating optical ring. On this network a video subsystem has been developed, based on M-JPEG compression technology. Videostream switching has been integrated in the network. The resulting system can be used for video collection (surveillance) and for video distribution. This article describes some of the technical features of the system, and technology choices that have been made.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2952, Digital Compression Technologies and Systems for Video Communications, (16 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.251277
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Herman A.T. Claus, Siemens Atea NV SA (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2952:
Digital Compression Technologies and Systems for Video Communications
Naohisa Ohta, Editor(s)

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