Distributed Media Conversion System over Cloud Environment

  • Shih-Wen Hsu
  • Chi-Yuan Chen
  • Wei-Kuan Shih
  • Han-Chieh Chao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 182)


Due to the technological advances and innovation, Cloud Computing has become the future Internet trend. Users can use Internet services anytime and anywhere through the Cloud virtualization framework and the rapid development of mobile devices. Especially in 3G even 4G-related technologies evolution, the increasing bandwidth makes the media service becomes a popular service. However, due to the heterogeneity of mobile devices, supporting all kinds of media transmission format for a single device is impractical. Even we can install file conversion program in a device to solve this problem, but it would cause additional power consumption and time wasting. In order to solve this problem smoothly, we propose a Distributed Media Conversion System (DMCS) over Cloud Environment. DMCS is based on MapReduce frameworks to conduct distributed media Conversion. With the help of DMCS, we can adjust the multimedia transmission format based on user terminal devices for decreasing energy consumption and assuring media service quality.


Cloud Computing MapReduce Hadoop Media Conversion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shih-Wen Hsu
    • 1
  • Chi-Yuan Chen
    • 2
  • Wei-Kuan Shih
    • 1
  • Han-Chieh Chao
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Dong Hwa UniversityHualienTaiwan
  3. 3.Institute of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Ilan UniversityIlanTaiwan
  4. 4.Department of Electronic EngineeringNational Ilan UniversityIlanTaiwan

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