Media Gateway: bringing privacy to private multimedia cloud connections Articles uri icon

publication date

  • August 2013

start page

  • 315

end page

  • 330


  • 2


  • 55

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1018-4864

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1572-9451


  • The growing interest in media sharing combined with the explosion of social applications have opened an opportunity window for cloud based applications for media management as Media Cloud, described in this article, that has brought the concept of Cloud Computing to home environments. Media Cloud provides a comprehensive and efficient solution for managing content among federated home environments. As part of the purpose of empowering the user role as well as to improve user experience, we placed significant efforts on interoperability and privacy protection when it comes to accessing cloud resources from other networks. This article describes a solution that enables limited devices to access contents located in private clouds, as Media Cloud, with the cooperation of network providers,


  • cloud computing; multimedia; streaming; privacy