Sunday, May 16, 2010

MPEG Press Release: Proposals for HEVC demonstrate substantial compression gains for video coding

--full press release available here.
Dresden, DE – The 92nd MPEG meeting was held in Dresden, Germany from the 19th to the 23rd of April 2010.

Highlights of the 92nd Meeting
  • Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding evaluates 27 proposals for HEVC
  • MPEG issues Call for Proposals for streaming MPEG media over HTTP
  • MPEG-U for Rich Media User Interfaces is completed
  • New BIFS Profile for enhanced Mobile Services is ready to be deployed
  • Amendment to MPEG-7 Defines Robust Technology for Video Signatures
Details for each highlight can be found in the full press release.

Digging Deeper – How to Contact MPEG

Communicating the large and sometimes complex array of technology that the MPEG Committee has developed is not a simple task. The experts past and present have contributed a series of white-papers and vision documents that explain each of these standards individually. The repository is growing with each meeting, so if something you are interested is not there yet, it may appear there shortly – but you should also not hesitate to request it. You can start your MPEG adventure at: http://mpeg.chiariglione.org/technologies.htm.
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