Real-time video watermark embedding system using software on personal computer

Isao Echizen, Takaaki Yamada, Yasuhiro Fujii, Satoru Tezuka, Hiroshi Yoshiura

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Wide use of broadband networks and high-efficiency personal computers facilitates distribution of live video content through the Internet. Digital watermarking for video helps protect the copyright of the video content, making real-time watermark embedding an essential requirement for content distribution. This paper describes a real-time embedding system suitable for live content distribution that uses software on an ordinary personal computer. Real-time processing is achieved by combining all the processes related to watermark embedding, and by shortening the watermark embedding time by reusing the estimated watermark imperceptibility among neighboring frames. A prototype system demonstrated the validity of the proposed system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3369-3373
Number of pages5
JournalConference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov 30
EventIEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, Proceedings - 2005 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - Waikoloa, HI, United States
Duration: 2005 Oct 102005 Oct 12



  • Content distribution
  • Real-time embedding
  • Software processing
  • Video watermark

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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