Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks

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| Editors: Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Xiaodong Lin, Kuan Zhang

Wireless Video Delivery

  • Takuya FujihashiEmail author
  • Takashi Watanabe
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_305-1



Wireless video delivery refers to a video transmission technology over wireless channels and networks. A sender, e.g., content server, base station, and Wi-Fi access point, encodes video frames and transmits the encoded video frames over wireless links/networks. The transmitted video frames are impaired by losses and effective noise due to limited bandwidth and unstable channel quality. The receiver, e.g., laptop, smartphone, and tablet, receives the transmitted video frames and decodes the video frames for playback.

Historical Background

Video streaming over the Internet was born in 1993, and a commercial product of Internet video streaming was started in 1995. For realizing wireless multimedia delivery including video delivery, the first concept of the mobile multimedia device was shown by Sheng et al. (1992). One of the major issues in wireless video delivery is that video streaming requires...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and EngineeringEhime UniversityEhimeJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Information Science and TechnologyOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan

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  • Zhi Liu

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