The aim of the BETSY project is to have multimedia
streams on wireless hand-held devices seamlessly adapted to fluctuating
network conditions and available terminal resources while reducing the
energy consumption of the stream processing. This way the user can enjoy
true multimedia experiences with freedom of movement in a networked home
or at any hot-spot.
To achieve this, we need to be able to make trade-offs
between the use and consumption of network and terminal resources, such
as bandwidth use, CPU consumption, memory needed and power consumption
by the terminal, while guaranteeing end-to-end timeliness - required for
streaming data. The results of the BETSY project will make this
The BETSY project has started
September 1st 2004 and will last for 2 1/2 years. It is part of the IST
FP6 program in the area of embedded systems.