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Standards Column: JPEG and MPEG

Standards Column: JPEG and MPEG

Introduction ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 area of work comprises the standardization of coded representation of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information and sets of compression and control functions for use with such information. SC29 basically hosts two working groups responsible for the development of international standards for the compression, decompression, processing, and coded representation of media content, ...


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  • JPEG Column: 79th JPEG Meeting in La Jolla, California, U.S.A.

    JPEG Column: 79th JPEG Meeting in La Jolla, California, U.S.A.

    The JPEG Committee had its 79th meeting in La Jolla, California, U.S.A., from 9 to 15 April 2018. During this meeting, JPEG had a final celebration of the 25th anniversary of its first JPEG standard, usually known as JPEG-1. This celebration coincides with two interesting facts. The first was the approval of a reference software for JPEG-1, “only” after ...

  • MPEG Column: 122nd MPEG Meeting in San Diego, CA, USA

    MPEG Column: 122nd MPEG Meeting in San Diego, CA, USA

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been modified/updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Versatile Video Coding (VVC) project starts strongly in the Joint Video Experts Team MPEG issues Call for Proposals on Network-based Media Processing MPEG finalizes 7th edition of MPEG-2 Systems Standard MPEG enhances ISO ...

  • JPEG Column: 78th JPEG Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    JPEG Column: 78th JPEG Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    The JPEG Committee had its 78th meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Relevant to its ongoing standardization efforts in JPEG Privacy and Security, JPEG organized a special session to explore how to support blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to past, ongoing and future JPEG family of standards. This is motivated by the fact that considering ...

  • MPEG Column: 121st MPEG Meeting in Gwangju, Korea

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Compact Descriptors for Video Analysis (CDVA) reaches Committee Draft level MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft for metadata and APIs MPEG issues Calls for Visual Test Material for Immersive Applications Internet of Media Things ...

  • MPEG Column: 120th MPEG Meeting in Macau, China

    MPEG Column: 120th MPEG Meeting in Macau, China

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Point Cloud Compression – MPEG evaluates responses to call for proposal and kicks off its technical work The omnidirectional media format (OMAF) has reached its final milestone MPEG-G standards reach Committee Draft ...

  • JPEG Column: 77th JPEG Meeting in Macau, China

    JPEG Column: 77th JPEG Meeting in Macau, China

    JPEG XS is now entering the final phases of the standard definition and soon will be available. It is important to clarify the change on the typical JPEG approach, as this is the first JPEG image compression standard that is not developed only targeting the best compression performance for the best perceptual quality. Instead, JPEG XS ...

  • JPEG Column: 76th JPEG Meeting in Turin, Italy

    JPEG Column: 76th JPEG Meeting in Turin, Italy

    The 76th JPEG meeting was held at Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy, from 15 to 21 of July. The current standardisation activities have been complemented by the 25th anniversary of the first JPEG standard. Simultaneously, JPEG pursues the development of different standardised solutions to meet the current challenges on imaging technology, namely on emerging new applications and on low complexity image ...

  • MPEG Column: 119th MPEG Meeting in Turin, Italy

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The MPEG press release comprises the following topics: Evidence of New Developments in Video Compression Coding Call for Evidence on Transcoding for Network Distributed Video Coding 2nd Edition of Storage of Sample Variants reaches Committee Draft New Technical Report on Signalling, ...

  • JPEG Column: 75th JPEG Meeting in Sydney, Australia

    JPEG Column: 75th JPEG Meeting in Sydney, Australia

    The 75th JPEG meeting was held at National Standards Australia in Sydney, Australia, from 26 to 31 March. Multiples activities have been ensued, pursuing the development of new standards that meet the current requirements and challenges on imaging technology. JPEG is continuously trying to provide new reliable solutions for different image applications. The 75th JPEG meeting featured ...

  • MPEG Column: 118th MPEG Meeting

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The entire MPEG press release can be found here comprising the following topics: Coded Representation of Immersive Media (MPEG-I): new work item approved and call for test data issued Common Media Application Format (CMAF): FDIS approved Beyond High Efficiency ...

  • JPEG Column: 74th JPEG Meeting

    JPEG Column: 74th JPEG Meeting

    The 74th JPEG meeting was held at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 20 January featuring the following highlights: A Final Call for Proposals on JPEG Pleno was issued focusing on light field coding; Creation of a test model for the upcoming JPEG XS standard; A draft Call for Proposals for JPEG Privacy & Security was ...

  • MPEG Column: 117th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Column: 117th MPEG Meeting

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 117th MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland and its press release highlights the following aspects: MPEG issues Committee Draft of the Omnidirectional Media Application Format (OMAF) MPEG-H 3D Audio Verification Test Report MPEG Workshop on 5-Year Roadmap Successfully Held in ...

  • MPEG Column: 116th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Workshop on 5-Year Roadmap Successfully Held in Chengdu Chengdu, China – The 116th MPEG meeting was held in Chengdu, China, from 17 – 21 October 2016 MPEG Workshop on 5-Year Roadmap Successfully Held in Chengdu At its 116th meeting, MPEG successfully organised a workshop on its 5-year standardisation roadmap. Various industry representatives presented their views and reflected ...

  • MPEG Column: 115th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Column: 115th MPEG Meeting

    The original blog post can be found at the Bitmovin Techblog and has been updated here to focus on and highlight research aspects. The 115th MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland and its press release highlights the following aspects:   MPEG issues Genomic Information Compression and Storage joint Call for Proposals in conjunction with ISO/TC 276/WG 5 Plug-in ...

  • MPEG Column: Press release for the 114th MPEG meeting

    Screen Content Coding Makes HEVC the Flexible Standard for Any Video Source San Diego, USA − The 114th MPEG meeting was held in San Diego, CA, USA, from 22 – 26 February 2016 Powerful new HEVC tools improve compression of text, graphics, and animation The 114th MPEG meeting marked the completion of the Screen Content Coding (SCC) extensions ...

  • MPEG Column: Press release for the 113th MPEG meeting

    MPEG explores new frontiers for coding technologies with Genome Compression Geneva, CH − The 113th MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, CH, from 19 – 23 October 2015 MPEG issues Call for Evidence (CfE) for Genome Compression and Storage At its 113th meeting, MPEG has taken its first formal step toward leveraging its compression expertise to code an ...

  • MPEG Column: 112th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Column: 112th MPEG Meeting

    This blog post is also available at at bitmovin tech blog and blog.timmerer.com. The 112th MPEG meeting in Warsaw, Poland was a special meeting for me. It was my 50th MPEG meeting which roughly accumulates to one year of MPEG meetings (i.e., one year of my life I’ve spend in MPEG meetings incl. traveling – scary, ...

  • MPEG Column: 111th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Column: 111th MPEG Meeting

    — original posts here by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin The 111th MPEG meeting (note: link includes press release and all publicly available output documents) was held in Geneva, Switzerland showing up some interesting aspects which I’d like to highlight here. Undoubtedly, it was the shortest meeting I’ve ever attended (and my first meeting was #61) as final plenary concluded at 2015/02/20T18:18! In terms ...

  • MPEG Column: 110th MPEG Meeting

    MPEG Column: 110th MPEG Meeting

    — original posts here by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin The 110th MPEG meeting was held at the Strasbourg Convention and Conference Centre featuring the following highlights: The future of video coding standardization Workshop on media synchronization Standards at FDIS: Green Metadata and CDVS What’s happening in MPEG-DASH? Additional details about MPEG’s 110th meeting can be also found here including the official press release and all publicly available ...

  • MPEG Column: Press release for the 109th MPEG meeting

    MPEG collaborates with SC24 experts to develop committee draft of MAR reference model SC 29/WG 11 (MPEG) is pleased to announce that the Mixed and Augmented Reality Reference Model (MAR RM), developed jointly and in close collaboration with SC 24/WG 9, has reached Committee Draft status at the 109th WG 11 meeting. The MAR RM defines ...

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