Welcome to the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 web site

also know as MPEG, the Moving Picture Experts Group.

The MPEG acronym is also used to indicate a suite of

ISO/IEC digital media standards developed by this JTC 1 Working Group.


The Moving Picture Experts Group


by Philip Merrill

Due to the size of base-sequence genetics data that is now routinely collected, technologies developed to support video compression have a lively application to the very different data of genomics. Distinctively... Read More

by Philip Merrill

Media Things are new connected objects that can be searched, discovered and composited by inanimate analytical agents operating on the Internet of Things. By making media files/streams a "Thing," established IoT... Read More

by Philip Merrill, July 2019

MPEG’s Compact Descriptors for Visual Analysis (CDVA) standard enables efficient and interoperable use of video feature descriptors, supporting applications as varied as live sporting events, location-... Read More

by Philip Merrill, March 2019

The principles of electrical circuits, such as current and voltage, have been used to support digital transmission of audio and video at varying bitrates over the internet. With Green MPEG it is... Read More

by Philip Merrill, January 2019

Audiovisual content and its metadata present certain challenges for preservationists and other curators, whether managing large archives or exchanging data with service providers. The issues of... Read More

by Philip Merrill, September 2018

High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) pose several challenges to deployment such as the need for 10-bit sample data. Managing emerging technical details is necessary for engineers... Read More

by Philip Merrill - July 2018

Immersive media is a broad challenge MPEG-I has taken on and Omnidirectional MediA Format (OMAF) supports its first round of requirements. Getting past the burden of large file sizes for more... Read More

by Philip Merrill - June 2018

Common Media Application Format (CMAF) is part of MPEG-A, which integrates existing MPEG technologies in application formats to improve interoperability for specific applications. CMAF is the result... Read More

By Philip Merril - January 2018

The pursuit of reconfigurability in MPEG specification allows a bottom-up rethinking of how digital standards can be represented. The reconfigurable work that has been done for MPEG-4 Simple and AVC... Read More