Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Paper Title : MEDICAL ULTRASOUND VIDEO COMMUNICATION OVER MOBILE LTE NETWORKS WITH HIGH RESOLUTION ERROR AND LOW RESILIENCE LATENCY
Volume 03 Issue 08 2016
ISSN no: 2348-3121
Page no: 206-208
Abstract – In this study, we describe an effective video communication framework for the wireless transmission of HEVC medical ultrasound video over mobile LTE networks. Medical ultrasound video is encoded using diagnostically driven, error- resilient encoding, where quantization levels are varied as a function of the diagnostic significance of each image region. We demonstrate how our proposed system allows for the transmission of high-resolution clinical video that is encoded at the clinical acquisition resolution and can then be decoded with low delay. To validate performance, we perform MATLAB simulations of mobile LTE medium access control and physical layers characteris- tics that include service prioritization classes, different modulation and coding schemes, fading channel’s conditions, and mobility. We encode the medical ultrasound videos at the 4CIF (704×576) resolution that can accommodate clinical acquisition that is typically performed at lower resolutions. Video quality assessment is based on both clinical (subjective) and objective evaluations.
Keywords— Diagnostic region of interest (ROI), e-health, error resilience, flexible macroblock ordering (FMO), 4G, HEVC, HSPA, m-health, mobile LTE, telemedicine, ultrasound video, video quality assessment (VQA)
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