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Title: On-demand HD video using Jini based grid
Authors: Kent, S
Broadbent, P
Warren, N
Gulliver, SR
Keywords: Computer networks;Concurrent computing;Encoding;Grid computing;Hardware;High definition video;Java;Service oriented architecture;Streaming media;Video on demand
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2008), : 1045 - 1048, Hannover, Germany, ( 28 April - 23 June, 2008)
Abstract: This research establishes the feasibility of using a network centric technology, Jini, to provide a grid framework on which to perform parallel video encoding. A solution was implemented using Jini and obtained real-time on demand encoding of a 480 HD video stream. Further, a projection is made concerning the encoding of 1080 HD video in real-time, as the current grid was not powerful enough to achieve this above 15 fps. The research found that Jini is able to provide a number of tools and services highly applicable in a grid environment. It is also suitable in terms of performance and responds well to a varying number of grid nodes. The main performance limiter was found to be the network bandwidth allocation, which when loaded with a large number of grid nodes was unable to handle the traffic.
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2570-9
Appears in Collections:Dept of Computer Science Research Papers

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