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An increase in diversity of devices that access the Internet, each with its own specifications, has generated the need for adapted presentations for each specific platform. However, to dynamically adapt these presentations, information from three parties needs to be matched: a description of the target platform’s capabilities and preferences, the structure(More)
The number of networked multimedia platforms that are introduced into the market has increased dramatically in recent years. Current approaches to multimedia distribution do not scale to this growing set of client configurations and heterogeneous dynamic networks. We propose a distributed architecture that offers a scalable solution to multimedia(More)
This paper describes the design of a reconfigurable Internet camera, Cam-E-leon, combining reconfigurable hardware and embedded software. The software is based on the Clinux operating system. The network appliance implements a secure VPN (Virtual Private Network) with 3DES encryption and Internet camera server (including JPEG compression). The appliance’s(More)
XML has recently emerged as a standard for exchanging data between different software applications. We present an approach for automatic code generation to interpret information in an XML document. The approach is based on a user-defined mapping of the XML document's structure onto the application's API. This mapping is declarative in nature, and thus easy(More)
Multimedia streaming to mobile devices is gaining popularity. In order to provide a high Quality-of-Experience to users of such devices, adaptation and caching mechanisms need to be provided at various places in the network. Such mechanisms can only perform well when they have sufficient metadata on the media, network, user and device at their disposal. In(More)
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