The Moving Picture Experts Group


by Philip Merrill

Many enjoy not following the ins and outs of intellectual property law however MPEG's Intellectual Property Rights Ontologies group has taken it on as a mechanical challenge. The context includes a growing collection of... Read More

by Philip Merrill

Devices for media consumption are designed with varying equipment on board to perform tasks such as information storage and processing. Stationary game consoles or desktop towers are easier to load up with... Read More

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