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draft-ietf-netvc-requirements-06

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Network Working Group                                       A. Filippov
Internet Draft                                      Huawei Technologies
Intended status: Informational                                A. Norkin
                                                                Netflix
                                                           J.R. Alvarez
                                                    Huawei Technologies
Expires: October 27, 2017                                April 28, 2017

           <Video Codec Requirements and Evaluation Methodology>
                   draft-ietf-netvc-requirements-06.txt

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Abstract

   This document provides requirements for a video codec designed
   mainly for use over the Internet. In addition, this document
   describes an evaluation methodology needed for measuring the
   compression efficiency to ensure whether the stated requirements are
   fulfilled or not.

   Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................3
   2. Applications...................................................3
      2.1. Internet Video Streaming..................................4
      2.2. Internet Protocol Television (IPTV).......................6
      2.3. Video conferencing........................................7
      2.4. Video sharing.............................................8
      2.5. Screencasting.............................................9
      2.6. Game streaming...........................................10
      2.7. Video monitoring / surveillance..........................11
   3. Requirements..................................................12
      3.1. General requirements.....................................12
      3.2. Basic requirements.......................................14
         3.2.1. Input source formats................................14
         3.2.2. Coding delay........................................14
         3.2.3. Complexity..........................................15
         3.2.4. Scalability.........................................15
         3.2.5. Error resilience....................................15
      3.3. Optional requirements....................................16
         3.3.1. Input source formats................................16
         3.3.2. Scalability.........................................16
         3.3.3. Complexity..........................................16
         3.3.4. Coding efficiency...................................16
   4. Evaluation methodology........................................17
      4.1. Compression performance evaluation.......................17
      4.2. Reference software.......................................20
   5. Security Considerations.......................................20
   6. Conclusions...................................................20
   7. IANA Considerations...........................................20
   8. References....................................................20
      8.1. Normative References.....................................20
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