Multimedia over Wireless Mobile Data Networks

Multimedia over Wireless Mobile Data Networks

Surendra Kumar Sivagurunathan (University of Oklahoma, USA) and Mohammed Atiquzzaman (University of Oklahoma, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-766-9.ch002
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Abstract

With the proliferation of wireless data networks, there is an increasing interest in carrying multimedia over wireless networks using portable devices such as laptops and personal digital assistants. Mobility gives rise to the need for handoff schemes between wireless access points. In this chapter, we demonstrate the effectiveness of transport layer handoff schemes for multimedia transmission, and compare with Mobile IP, the network layer-based industry standard handoff scheme.

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