Secure Data Transmission in Video Format Based on LSB and Huffman Coding

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Shwe Sin Myat Than 1,*

1. University of Computer Studies, Hpa-an, Myanmar

* Corresponding author.


Received: 26 Jul. 2019 / Revised: 15 Aug. 2019 / Accepted: 23 Aug. 2019 / Published: 8 Feb. 2020

Index Terms

Bit Data, Cryptography, Huffman Chunk Coding, LSB (Least significant bit), Video Steganography


The growth of needing to transmit bit amount of data through the internet in secure format encourage the research for steganography technique, especially in video file. Stenographic technics in video format gives many advantages to transportation of important data because video files are a part of people’s daily life and the attackers can’t notice easily. The high embedding capacity of video file improves the popularity of video steganography among the various media types. Therefore, the simplest form but with many advantage of (Least significant bit) LSB, that is enforced with the high compression method of Huffman chunk coding method is proposed in this paper to embed data in video file in multi-step cryptography embedding schemes. The intension is to get more secure nature of the system and to get more embedding capacity system. The experiments are carried out with various sizes of video files and text file sizes are used to show the effectiveness of the proposed methods. The results manifest superior performance for proposed algorithm with the performance parameters like Peak Signal to Noise Ratio (PSNR), Mean Square Error (MSE) and Bit Error Rate (BER) are calculated to test the quality of stego video.

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Shwe Sin Myat Than, " Secure Data Transmission in Video Format Based on LSB and Huffman Coding", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.12, No.1, pp. 10-17, 2020. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2020.01.02


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