The Moving Picture Experts Group

Accelerating the Media Business with MPEG Extensible Middleware


Name Affiliation
Christian Timmerer Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Filippo Chiariglione ARCHIbuzz Srl
Marius Preda Institut Mines Telecom
Victor Rodriguez Doncel Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Magazine name: 
IEEE MultiMedia
Published on: 
July 2010

Media applications are becoming increasingly complex. They handle many data formats, run across multiple platforms, and support a wide range of functions. This article describes a standardized set of protocols and APIs that provides efficient access to individual system components, enables rapid deployment of new applications, and improves portability.