The Moving Picture Experts Group

MPEG 98 - Geneva

Monday, 28 November 2011 to Friday, 2 December 2011
Crowne Plaza Geneva Switzerland
Avenue Louis-Casaï 75-77
1216 Geneva
Main results: 
  1. Final approval of DASH, first International Standard for dynamic adaptive streaming of multimedia content over HTTP
  2. Start of the new MPEG-H suite of standards, “High Efficiency Coding and Media Delivery in Heterogeneous Environments”
  3. Plans for an MPEG-H 3D Audio Event at the 99th meeting in San José, CA
  4. Formal start of work towards royalty-free video coding in two tacks. One, called IVC, focuses on developing a standard based on MPEG-1 technology. A second track, called WebVC, is driven by stakeholders of AVC technology
  5. Launch of a new activity to create Augmented Reality Application Format
  6. Review of submissions to Call for Proposals on Compact Descriptors for Visual Search (CDVS), a new initiative to facilitate the retrieval of images and video based on characteristic similar parts
  7. Issuing of a Call for Requirements on Multimedia Preservation Description Information (MPDI)