Client-centric data streaming on smartphones: An energy perspective

@article{Abogharaf2013ClientcentricDS,
  title={Client-centric data streaming on smartphones: An energy perspective},
  author={Abdulhakim Abogharaf and Kshirasagar Naik},
  journal={2013 International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking (MoWNeT)},
  year={2013},
  pages={36-41}
}
Todays users extensively download video files on their wireless handheld devices, namely, smartphones and tablet computers, which are inherently power constrained. The batteries on those devices barely last for 2-3 hours while downloading and playing video files. Experiments have shown that video downloads account for a large portion of the total energy cost of downloading and playing video files. In this paper, we present a novel, energy-efficient, purely client-centric video downloading… CONTINUE READING