Patent Number: 8,218,541

Title: Method and device for forming, transferring and receiving transport packets encapsulating data representative of an image sequence

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of forming transport packets for transmitting, from a server device to at least two client devices, data representative of a coded image sequence, the coded data being encapsulated in transport packets comprising a first portion composed of a plurality of fields and a second portion. The method comprises the steps of obtaining (E40) a routing cue for each client device, of forming (E43) at least one transport packet on the basis of coded data, and of modifying (E45) at least one field of the first portion of each transport packet formed as a function of at least one routing cue obtained. The invention also relates to an associated device for forming packets, a transfer method and devices and a method and device for receiving transport packets formed according to the method briefly described above.

Inventors: Onno; Patrice (Rennes, FR), Henocq; Xavier (Melesse, FR), Leannec; Fabrice Le (Mouaze, FR)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04L 12/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00