This paper presents the constraints involved by MPEG-4 to copyright protection systems based upon watermarking technology. It proposes also an assessment methodology in order to evaluate such systems in terms of robustness to compression and quality.
— In this paper, a backward compatible header error protection mechanism is described. It consists of the addition of a dedicated marker segment to a JPEG 2000 codestream, that will contain the error correction data generated by a block error correction code (e.g. a Reed Solomon code). This mechanism allows to leave the original data intact, hence providing… (More)
Some applications, like medical or satellite imagery systems for example, require a real time implementation of the JPEG2000 coder. This paper describes a possible implementation on a platform based on the MPC74XX processor, and a complexity study for this platform is presented. After a brief summary of the different components of a JPEG2000 coder, a… (More)
Video-surveillance attracted an important research effort in the last few years. Many works are dedicated to the design of efficient systems and the development of robust algorithms. video compression is a very important stage in order to ensure the viability of video-surveillance systems. However, it introduces some distortions decreasing significantly the… (More)
In this paper, we propose an extrinsic distortion-based source-channel allocation for JPWL transcoding systems. The distortion based approach is possible thanks to the extrinsic distortion estimation using information contained in the compressed bitstream. The proposed estimation method gives a coarse grain estimator of the true distortion, but keeping the… (More)
This paper proposes an integrated solution for smart delivery of video surveillance data. The system is developed within the IST project WCAM "Wireless Cameras and AudioVisual Seamless Networking" which is presented as well . The main feature of our system is it includes smart video coding based on automatic scene analysis and understanding.… (More)
JPEG2000 is the most recent element in the large family of international standards developed by the Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG). The new JPEG2000 standard defines an image compression system that allows great flexibility not only for the compression of images but also for the access in the codestream. This paper presents briefly the different… (More)