Prototyping Object-Based Ubiquitous Multimedia Contents Storage for Mobile Devices

  • Young Jin Nam
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4159)


This paper proposes an object-based ubiquitous multimedia contents storage architecture for mobile devices that employs iSCSI protocol for ubiquitous storage access over IP network and the object-based storage device model for low power. It also provides a multimedia content player that operates directly with the proposed storage architecture. We prototype the proposed storage architecture and the multimedia content player upon Linux-based desktop environments. Performance evaluation by playing MP3 multimedia contents reveals that the proposed storage architecture reduces the total power consumption by 9%, compared with existing network storage. This enhancement is mainly contributed to the fact that a large portion of the file system is moved from the mobile device into the object-based multimedia contents storage.


Mobile Device Multimedia Content Group Object User Object Metadata Server 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young Jin Nam
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  1. 1.School of Computer and Information TechnologyDaegu UniversityKyungbukRepublic of Korea

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