Streaming Testbed

  • 4 PCs (Linux + Windows 2000) in small lab
  • Netgear WAG511 Dual Band WLAN cards (Atheros chip set)
  • Cisco 1200 AP (firmware upgraded to IOS 12.3(7)JA2 ) on Channel 11
    •  Capable of 802.11e EDCA operation
    •  Jar application for polling AP for performance statistics
  • Video Encoder: MPEG-4 encoder from Dicas
  • Video Server: Darwin Streaming Server
  • Clients: Quicktime player and VideoLan Client on PC and PDA
  • 5 video clips, 5 min in duration ranging in spatial and temporal complexity (i.e. action and detail) including animation clip
  • MPEG-4 SP and ASP in .3gp and .MP4 file format (mp4creator)
  • D-ITG (Distributed Internet Traffic Generator, Uni. Of Napoli), MGEN (Naval Research Lab), and RTP Tools (Columbia University) to simulate background traffic
  • Windump/tcpdump network analyzer
  • WLAN Resource Monitor application

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