Streaming video is the largest driver of increased data traffic in mobile networks today. The step toward live video services on video platforms, and now in social media too, requires fast and reliable network connections to support their delivery.
Video processing reduces the data load by focusing on the perceptually most relevant features. Consequently, measures of QoE and video quality must consider the consumer’s perception to ensure the balance between efficient delivery of video and the end-user experience.
This white paper provides an introduction to today’s video streaming techniques, video processing and video quality evaluation.