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Channel adaptive video compression for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
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Paper Abstract

We examine various issues related to demonstrating real-time channel adaptive video communications for UAVs using the latest-generation H.264 video compression technology. These issues include among others: real-time channel estimation techniques, real-time data rate adaptation techniques in H.264/AVC, latency in encoding, current encoding speeds, transcoding, and scalable video developments in H.264, all as essential steps along the way. These demonstrations will be conducted in a communication laboratory and a limited operational testing environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5558, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXVII, (2 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.564458
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David L. Hench, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Pankaj N. Topiwala, FastVDO LLC (United States)
Zixiang Xiong, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5558:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXVII
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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