Video Data Broadcast Protocol for Video on Demand

Wing-Fai POON  Jian FENG  Kwok-Tung LO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B   No.8   pp.2562-2564
Publication Date: 2003/08/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Multimedia Systems
video on demand,  video streaming,  data broadcast,  

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In this paper, a new video broadcast protocol is proposed for video-on-demand (VoD) in shared environment. The new protocol is developed by modifying the first segment delivery scheme for the skyscraper protocol using the idea of patching. The results show that the start-up latency for users is greatly reduced when using our new protocol.