A Study on Quality Metrics for 360 Video Communications

Huyen T. T. TRAN, Cuong T. PHAM, Nam PHAM NGOC, Anh T. PHAM, Truong Cong THANG
2018 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
360 videos have recently become a popular virtual reality content type. However, a good quality metric for 360 videos is still an open issue. In this work, our goal is to identify appropriate objective quality metrics for 360 video communications. Especially, fourteen objective quality measures at different processing phases are considered. Also, a subjective test is conducted in this study. The relationship between objective quality and subjective quality is investigated. It is found that most
more » ... of the PSNR-related quality measures are well correlated with subjective quality. However, for evaluating video quality across different contents, a content-based quality metric is needed. key words: 360 video, objective quality, subjective quality, video processing
doi:10.1587/transinf.2017mup0011 fatcat:o4oxwiug3nefdmihkeyzg4s3ai