QoE Enhancement for Stereoscopic 3DVideo Quality Based on Depth and Color Transmission over IP Networks: A Review

Wahiba Ismaiel, Niema Osman, Is-Haka Mkwawa


In this review paper we focus on the enhancement of Quality of Experience (QoE) for stereoscopic 3D video based on depth information. We focus on stereoscopic video format because it takes less bandwidth than other format when 3D video is transmitted over an error channel but it is easily affected by the network parameters such as packets loss, delay and jitter. The packet loss on 3D video has more impact in the depth information than other 3D video factors such as comfort, motion, disparity and discomfort. The packet loss on depth information causes undesired effect on color and depth maps. Therefore, in order to minimize quality degradation, the application of frame loss concealment technique is preferred. This technique is expected to improve the QoE for end users. In this paper we will also review 3D video factors and their challenges, methods of measuring the QOE, algorithms used for packets loss recovery. 


3D video; Stereoscopic; QoE; Color-plus-Depth; error concealment.

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