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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: 86th JPEG Meeting in Sydney, Australia

    JPEG Column: 86th JPEG Meeting in Sydney, Australia

    The 86th JPEG meeting was held in Sydney, Australia. Among the different activities that took place, the JPEG Committee issued a Call for Evidence on learning-based image coding solutions. This call results from the success of the  explorations studies recently carried out by the JPEG Committee, and honours the pioneering work of JPEG issuing the first ...

  • MPEG Column: 129th MPEG Meeting in Brussels, Belgium

    MPEG Column: 129th MPEG Meeting in Brussels, Belgium

    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 129th MPEG meeting concluded on January 17, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium with the following topics: Coded representation of immersive media – WG11 promotes Network-Based Media Processing (NBMP) to the final stage Coded representation of immersive media – Publication of the Technical ...

  • MPEG Column: 128th MPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

    MPEG Column: 128th MPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

    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 128th MPEG meeting concluded on October 11, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland with the following topics: Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding (LCEVC) Promoted to Committee Draft 2nd Edition of Omnidirectional Media Format (OMAF) has reached the first ...

  • JPEG Column: 85th JPEG Meeting in San Jose, California, U.S.A.

    JPEG Column: 85th JPEG Meeting in San Jose, California, U.S.A.

    The 85th JPEG meeting was held in San Jose, CA, USA. The meeting was distinguished by the Prime Time Engineering Emmy Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) for the longevity of the first JPEG standard. Furthermore, a very successful workshop on JPEG emerging technologies was held at Microsoft premises in Silicon Valley ...

  • JPEG Column: 84th JPEG Meeting in Brussels, Belgium

    JPEG Column: 84th JPEG Meeting in Brussels, Belgium

    The 84th JPEG meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium. This meeting was characterised by significant progress in most of JPEG projects and also exploratory studies. JPEG XL, the new image coding system, has issued the Committee Draft, giving shape to this new effective solution for the future of image coding. JPEG Pleno, the standard for new imaging technologies, Part 1 ...

  • MPEG Column: 127th MPEG Meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden

    MPEG Column: 127th MPEG Meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden

    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 127th MPEG meeting concluded on July 12, 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden with the following topics: Versatile Video Coding (VVC) enters formal approval stage, experts predict 35-60% improvement over HEVC Essential Video Coding (EVC) promoted to Committee Draft Common ...

  • JPEG Column: 83rd JPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

    JPEG Column: 83rd JPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

    The 83rd JPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting was very dense due to the multiple activities taking place. Beyond the multiple standardization activities, like the new JPEG XL, JPEG Pleno, JPEG XS, HTJ2K or JPEG Systems, the 83rd JPEG meeting had the report and discussion of a new exploration study on the use of learning based ...

  • MPEG Column: 126th MPEG Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

    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 126th MPEG meeting concluded on March 29, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland with the following topics: Three Degrees of Freedom Plus (3DoF+) – MPEG evaluates responses to the Call for Proposal and starts a new project on ...

  • MPEG Column: 125th MPEG Meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco

    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 125th MPEG meeting concluded on January 18, 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco with the following topics: Network-Based Media Processing (NBMP) – MPEG promotes NBMP to Committee Draft stage 3DoF+ Visual – MPEG issues Call for Proposals on ...

  • JPEG Column: 82nd JPEG Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

    JPEG Column: 82nd JPEG Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

    The 82nd JPEG meeting was held in Lisbon, Portugal. Highlights of the meeting are progress on JPEG XL, JPEG XS, HTJ2K, JPEG Pleno, JPEG Systems and JPEG reference software. JPEG has been the most common representation format of digital images for more than 25 years. Other image representation formats have been standardised by JPEG committee like ...

  • MPEG Column: 124th MPEG Meeting in Macau, China

    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 aspects: Point Cloud Compression – MPEG promotes a video-based point cloud compression technology to the Committee Draft stage Compressed Representation of Neural Networks – MPEG issues Call for ...

  • JPEG Column: 81st JPEG Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

    JPEG Column: 81st JPEG Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

    The 81st JPEG meeting was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at which significant efforts were put into the analysis of the responses to the call for proposals on the next generation image coding standard, nicknamed JPEG XL, that is expected to provide a solution for image format with improved quality and flexibility, allied with ...

  • JPEG Column: 80th JPEG Meeting in Berlin, Germany

    JPEG Column: 80th JPEG Meeting in Berlin, Germany

    The 80th JPEG meeting was held in Berlin, Germany, from 7 to 13 July 2018. During this meeting, JPEG issued a record number of ballots and output documents, spread through the multiple activities taking place. These record numbers are very revealing of the level of commitment of JPEG standardisation committee. A strong effort is being accomplished on the standardisation of ...

  • MPEG Column: 123rd MPEG Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia

    MPEG Column: 123rd MPEG Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia

    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: MPEG issues Call for Evidence on Compressed Representation of Neural Networks Network-Based Media Processing – MPEG evaluates responses to call for proposal and kicks off its technical work MPEG finalizes 1st edition of ...

  • 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 ...

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