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A Power-Scalable Motion Estimation Architecture for Energy Constrained Applications

  • Maurizio Martina
  • Andrea Molino
  • Federico Quaglio
  • Fabrizio Vacca
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2778)

Abstract

In the research community wireless devices are fostering many design and development activities. The augmented transmission bandwidth supplied by 3G transmission schemes will soon enable an ubiquitous fruition of multimedia content. This paper proposes a reconfigurable, power-scalable architecture for hybrid video coding, suitable for the mobile environment. The complete FPGA design flow shows very interesting performances both in terms of throughput, and power consumption.

Keywords

Motion Vector Motion Estimation Video Quality Current Frame Full Search 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurizio Martina
    • 1
  • Andrea Molino
    • 1
  • Federico Quaglio
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Vacca
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di ElettronicaPolitecnico di TorinoTORINOItaly

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