Real-time Audio-Visual Media Transport over QUIC

Perkins, C. and Ott, J. (2018) Real-time Audio-Visual Media Transport over QUIC. In: ACM Workshop on the Evolution, Performance, and Interoperability of QUIC (EPIQ 2018), Heraklion, Greece, 04 Dec 2018, pp. 36-42. ISBN 9781450360821 (doi:10.1145/3284850.3284856)

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Abstract

We consider the problem of how to transport low-latency, interactive, real-time traffic over QUIC. This is needed to support applications like WebRTC, but difficult to support due to the reliable, unframed, nature of QUIC streams. We review the needs of low-latency real-time applications and how they have been supported in previous protocols, then propose a minimal set of extensions to QUIC to provide such support. Compared to a raw datagram service, our extensions provide meaningful support for partially reliable and real-time flows, in a backwards compatible manner.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Perkins, Dr Colin
Authors: Perkins, C., and Ott, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
ISBN:9781450360821
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Association for Computing Machinery
First Published:First published in Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evolution, Performance, and Interoperability of QUIC (EPIQ '18): 36-42
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
3015250Improving Protocol Standards for a more Trustworthy InternetColin PerkinsEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/R04144X/1Computing Science