Practical channel transition for near-VOD services

Wei-De Chien, Yuan-Shiang Yeh, Jia-Shung Wang
2004 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) (IEEE Cat. No.04TH8763)  
Periodic broadcasting is known as an efficient technique to support near Video-on-Demand services for delivering popular videos, since it can reduce the bandwidth requirement for transmitting streaming video to simultaneous viewers. The channel transition problem is an issue to be concerned about the variability of popularity of video in periodic broadcasting. In this paper, we present a novel channel transition scheme over the fast broadcasting (FB) scheme. Our proposed scheme has less
more » ... me has less bandwidth waste than the existing seamless channel transition (SCT) scheme. In addition, no extra service delay and client buffer are needed in our scheme.
doi:10.1109/icme.2004.1394616 fatcat:mx2ukeleqbb25hygachjzrffba