Date Added: Dec 2012
The need for providing mobile multimedia services is increasing as the mobility of individuals' increases and wireless network are widely adopted. The advantages of Cloud Computing is utilized to address the shortage in computation, memory, and energy resources to support advanced graphic processing functions in real-time, especially for high-resolution digital multimedia contents, as well as security vulnerabilities for wireless networks connecting mobile terminals. This paper presents a framework for streaming digital multimedia contents through cloud computing infrastructure. The framework describes the relationship among the service provider, the cloud provider, and the mobile device. The main aim of this framework is to provide a scheme for multimedia streaming service that can operate in a ubiquitous environment through mobile devices.