End-to-end stereoscopic video streaming with content-adaptive rate and format control

Aksay, Anil
Pehlivan, Selen
Akar, Gözde
Bilen, Cagdas
Civanlar, M. Reha
Tekalp, A. Murat
We address efficient compression and real-time streaming of stereoscopic video over the current Internet. We first propose content-adaptive stereo video coding (CA-SC), where additional coding gain, over that can be achieved by exploiting only inter-view correlations, is targeted by clown-sampling one of the views spatially or temporally depending on the content, based on the well-known theory that the human visual system can perceive high frequencies in three-dimensional (3D) from the higher quality view. We also developed stereoscopic 3D video streaming server and clients by modifying available open source platforms, where each client can view the video in mono or stereo mode depending on its display capabilities. The performance of the end-to-end stereoscopic streaming system is demonstrated using subjective quality tests.


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Citation Formats
A. Aksay et al., “End-to-end stereoscopic video streaming with content-adaptive rate and format control,” SIGNAL PROCESSING-IMAGE COMMUNICATION, pp. 157–168, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/46759.