An Analysis on Digital Watermarking in Videos based on Frequency Domain Techniques

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Monasa Yengkhom 1,* Pradeep Kumar Singh 1

1. Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 13 Aug. 2015 / Revised: 10 Sep. 2015 / Accepted: 26 Oct. 2015 / Published: 8 Dec. 2015

Index Terms

Watermarking, frequency domain- Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT), Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT), digital videos


As Watermarking have been considered as an emerging technique for copyright protection, data security and protection of ownership, several techniques and algorithms have been developed and created either in spatial domain or frequency domain mainly to achieve the properties of digital watermarking like robustness, imperceptibility, fidelity, etc. It is also found that the frequency domain techniques provides a better solution in obtaining these properties than the spatial domain. So, most researchers have used this domain in developing a good watermarking scheme for achieving robustness and other important properties of digital watermarking against all kinds of intentional and unintentional attacks. The attacks may include image processing attacks like compression, frame dropping, piracy, geometric distortions, loss of quality, etc. So, utmost importance must be given on how to create a scheme which can achieve robustness against all these attacks at the same time. The medium for watermarking is chosen as video because of its vast future scope So, in this paper, a thorough research on the various techniques available in watermarking based on frequency domain has been done to find out a secure technique that can withstand any kinds of attacks in a digital video.

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Monasa Yengkhom, Pradeep Kumar Singh, "An Analysis on Digital Watermarking in Videos based on Frequency Domain Techniques", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.7, no.12, pp.35-41, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2015.12.05


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