Multimedia Service Delivery on Next-Generation Platforms: A Survey on the Need for Control, Adaptation and Inter-Mediation

  • C. Balakrishna
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)


With the increasing popularity of interactive and innovative multimedia streaming applications on mobile devices, the next-generation communication platforms are expected to be ready for such multimedia service delivery. This paper highlights the technical hurdles that arise due to end-user/device mobility and investigates an optimal multimedia service delivery mechanism to deal with mobility-related issues. The proposed solution called the “Mobility and Quality” Service enabler uses media control and mediation to offer cross-layered, application-independent solution to multimedia service delivery. The paper also presents preliminary experiments and results.


SIP IMS Multimedia streaming Media control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Advanced TechnologyUniversity of GlamorganPontypriddUK

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