Friday, December 26, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Kodak To Debut Android Mobile Devices at CES 2015
Panasonic at CES 2015
LG To Make Intelligent Camera System For Mercedes-Benz
ASUS Announces Strix 2 Gaming Headset
Xbox Live and PlayStation Network Down
Vaio to Compete Against Sony
IHI and Toshiba to Demo Ocean Current Power Generation System
Fujitsu Signs Collaborative Research Agreements with Medical Research Institutions
Active Discussions
video card
Cable Modem, split to Tv.
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > ITU App...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, January 26, 2013
ITU Approves H.265 Video Standard


A new video coding standard building on the ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC and opening the door to future video transmission using only half the bandwidth was agreed by ITU members on Friday.

The new standard, known informally as - High Efficiency Video Coding - (HEVC) will need only half the bit rate of its predecessor, ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 - Advanced Video Coding - (AVC), which currently accounts for over 80 per cent of all web video.

ITU-T's Study Group 16 has agreed first-stage approval (consent) of the much-anticipated standard known formally as Recommendation ITU-T H.265 or ISO/IEC 23008-2. It is the product of collaboration between the ITU Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and the ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG).

Dr Hamadoun I. Toure, Secretary-General, ITU: "ITU-T H.264 underpinned rapid progression and expansion of the video ecosystem, with many adopting it to replace their own proprietary compression codecs. The industry continues to look to ITU and its partners as the global benchmark for video compression, and I have no doubt that this new standard will be as effective as its predecessor in enabling the next wave of innovation in this fast-paced industry."

ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC is deployed in products and services from companies including Adobe, Apple, BBC, BT, France Telecom, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Polycom, Samsung, Sony, Tandberg, Toshiba and others to deliver high definition video images over broadcast television, cable TV, a variety of direct-broadcast satellite-based television services, Blu-Ray disc formats, mobile phones, videoconferencing tools, digital storage media, and Internet Protocol television (IPTV). It remains the most deployed global video compression standard.

The new standard is designed to take account of advancing screen resolutions and is expected to be phased in as high-end products and services outgrow the limits of current network and display technology.

Companies including ATEME, Broadcom, Cyberlink, Ericsson, Fraunhofer HHI, Mitsubishi and NHK have already showcased implementations of HEVC. The new standard includes a "Main" profile that supports 8-bit 4:2:0 video, a "Main 10" profile with 10-bit support, and a "Main Still Picture" profile for still image coding that employs the same coding tools as a video "intra" picture.

The ITU/ISO/IEC Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding (JCT-VC) (formerly JVT) will continue work on a range of extensions to HEVC, including support for 12-bit video as well as 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 chroma formats. Another important element of this work will be the progression of HEVC towards scalable video coding. The three bodies will also work within the Joint Collaborative Team on 3D-Video (JCT-3V) on the extension of HEVC towards stereoscopic and 3D video coding.


Previous
Next
Facebook Updates Its Developer Policy To Cover Blocking Of Twitter's Vine App        All News        Plextor M5 Pro Xtreme SSD Now Available in the United States
Facebook Updates Its Developer Policy To Cover Blocking Of Twitter's Vine App     General Computing News      USITC To Review Samsung Patent Complaint Against Ericsson

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
MPEG LA Announces License Terms for HEVC
Mozilla Develops Daala Video Compression
NHK and Mitsubishi Develop First HEVC encoder for 8K Super Hi-Vision
DoCoMo To Licence First HEVC Software Decoder For PCs, Mobiles
MPEG LA To Create Patent Pool For H.265 Video Codec

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .