International Journal of Computer Applications
The widespread of the internet and World Wide Web has changed the way digital data is handled. The rapid growth of digital media and communication networks has created an urgent need for self-contained data identification schemes to create adequate Intellectual Property Right (IPR) protection technology in particular for image and video data. By embedding an invisible and robust watermark into the image or video data, unauthorized copies can be traced and copy protection schemes can be implemented. There are several approaches to embed a watermark into an image or video frame.