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Advantages

  • First system that exploits power allocation to achieve a compact and resilient representation of video using real numbers
  • System performance scales linearly with channel noise
  • For a diverse multicast group, SoftCast improves the average receiver’s peak signal-to-noise ratio by 3.6-3.7 dB over an MPEG baseline
  • Competitive performance for a single receiver with up to 4 dB improvement over MPEG