Robust Dual Watermarking Scheme for Video Derived from Strategy Fusion

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Neeta Deshpande 1,* Archana Rajurkar 2 R.R.Mathalkar 3

1. Department of Computer Engineering SGGS, Shri Ramamnand teerth University, Nanded, Maharashtra India

2. Department of Computer Engineering MGM, Nanded, India

3. SGGS, Department of Electronics Engineering Nanded, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 6 Jan. 2014 / Revised: 6 Feb. 2014 / Accepted: 11 Mar. 2014 / Published: 8 Apr. 2014

Index Terms

Watermarking, video, algorithm, Embedding watermark, extraction techniques


Current paper proposes a novel robust dual watermarking scheme that entrench a decipherable sample in the spatial domain and an invisible watermark in frequency domain of a color video. Visible watermark facilitate in the protection of publicly accessible data thus providing an imperative contribution for avoiding illegal duplication of data. The adaptive visible watermarking algorithm exploits various histogram features and not only embeds a visible watermark in the spatial domain but also facilitates its extraction and removal thus endowing with the facet of reconstruction of the video. For enhancing the robustness of the scheme and increasing the degree of protection of the watermark, invisible watermark is scrambled in parts and embedded in various frames of the video in DCT domain. These dual watermarks are embedded in host video. The robustness of the scheme is verified with various signal processing attacks, geometric attacks and video watermarking attacks like frame averaging. Reconstruction of the video helps the authorized subscribers to refurbish the original video.

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Neeta Deshpande, Archana Rajurkar, R.R.Mathalkar,"Robust Dual Watermarking Scheme for Video Derived from Strategy Fusion", IJIGSP, vol.6, no.5, pp.19-27, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2014.05.03


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