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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

MPEG Column: 108th MPEG Meeting

— original posts here and here by Multimedia Communication blog and bitmovin techblog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin The 108th MPEG meeting was held at the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia in Spain featuring the following highlights (no worries about the acronyms, this is on purpose and they will be further explained below): Requirements: PSAF, SCC, CDVA Systems: M2TS, MPAF, Green Metadata … Read more

MPEG Column: 107th MPEG Meeting

— original posts here and here by Multimedia Communication blog and bitmovin techblog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin The MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS; formally known as Rec. ITU-T H.222.0 | ISO/IEC 13818-1) has been awarded with the Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. It is the fourth time MPEG received an Emmy award. The M2TS is … Read more

MPEG Column: 106th MPEG Meeting

— original posts here and here by Multimedia Communication blog and bitmovin techblog, Christian Timmerer, AAU/bitmovin November, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland. Here comes a news report from the 106th MPEG in Geneva, Switzerland which was actually during the Austrian national day but Austrian Airlines had a nice present (see picture) for their guests. The official press release … Read more

MPEG Column: 105th MPEG Meeting

— original post by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU   At the 105th MPEG meeting in Vienna, Austria, a lot of interesting things happened. First, this was not only the 105th MPEG meeting but also the 48th VCEG meeting, 14th JCT-VC meeting, 5th JCT-3V meeting, and 26th SC29 meeting bringing together more than 400 experts from … Read more

MPEG Column: Press release for the 104th MPEG meeting

Multimedia ecosystem event focuses on a broader scope of MPEG standards The 104th MPEG meeting was held in Incheon, Korea, from 22 January to 26 April 2013. MPEG hosts Multimedia Ecosystem 2013 Event During its 104th meeting, MPEG has hosted the MPEG Multimedia Ecosystem event to raise awareness of MPEG’s … Read more

MPEG Column: 103rd MPEG Meeting

— original post by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU   The 103rd MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21-15, 2013. The official press release can be found here (doc only) and I’d like to introduce the new MPEG-H standard (ISO/IEC 23008) referred to as high efficiency coding and media delivery in heterogeneous environments: Part 1: MPEG Media Transport (MMT) – status: … Read more

MPEG Column: 102nd MPEG Meeting

— original post by Multimedia Communication blog, Christian Timmerer, AAU The 102nd MPEG meeting was held in Shanghai, China, October 15-19, 2012. The official press release can be found here (not yet available) and I would like to highlight the following topics: Augmented Reality Application Format (ARAF) goes DIS MPEG-4 has now 30 parts: … Read more

MPEG Column: 101st MPEG Meeting

MPEG news: a report from the 101st meeting, Stockholm, Sweden The 101st MPEG meeting was held in Stockholm, Sweden, July 16-20, 2012. The official press release can be found here and I would like to highlight the following topics: MPEG Media Transport (MMT) reaches Committee Draft (CD) High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) reaches … Read more

MPEG Column: 100th MPEG Meeting

MPEG news: a report from the 100th meeting, Geneva, CH The official press release is available here and I’d like to highlight two topics from MPEGs’ 100th meeting in Geneva, Switzerland: “MP100E“: MPEG celebrates its 100th meeting Systems news: ISOBMFF 4th edition, MDS social metadata, DASH conformance/refsw et al. WebVC and … Read more