OJAppS  Vol.3 No.1 B , March 2013
Aerial Video Encoding Optimization Based On x264
Author(s) Fan Yang*, Hongbing Ma*
ABSTRACT
x264 video codec uses lots of new video encoding technology based on H.264/AVC video encoding standard which enhances compression efficiency. However this results in so heavy computation that the x264 codec is not fit for real-time encoding application of high resolution video. This paper analyses the character of aerial video and then opti-mizes the inter-frame mode decision and motion estimation in x264 codec according to its character by reducing a lot of unnecessary computation. In the result, about 19% computation and encoding time is reduced with total bits and PSNR decreasing lightly.

Cite this paper
F. Yang and H. Ma, "Aerial Video Encoding Optimization Based On x264," Open Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 36-40. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2013.31B008.
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