MPEG-4


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MPEG-4

(compression, standard, algorithm, file format)
A video compression standard planned for late 1998. MPEG-4 extends the earlier MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 algorithms with synthesis of speech and video, fractal compression, computer visualisation and artificial intelligence-based image processing techniques.

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Video from MPEG-4 enabled digital cameras can be combined with InterVideo's award-winning PC multimedia software such as WinDVD for video playback and WinDVD Creator for transferring, editing and burning DVDs.
Because MPEG-4 is a global standard, content owners have a right to expect universal interoperability," stated Paul Collins, Interra's vice president of Marketing.
Going forward, Oki plans to develop audio encoders, LSIs with video/audio multiplexing function, MPEG-4 codec LSIs, H.
Envivio's solution provides RealServer and RealOne Player users with the ability to create, view, listen and interact with MPEG-4 content," said Julien Signes, President and CTO of Envivio.
This multi-channel feature results in the new EN8090 HD MPEG-4 AVC broadcast encoder being able to deliver 1 HD + 1 secondary SD + 1 low resolution PiP service per 1RU, while the high density Plex systems are capable of 12 channels - 4 HD + 4 secondary (up to full SD) + 4 Low resolution (up to SIF / 1/4SD) services - in 1RU.
Designed to change the face of IP video head-ends in both contribution and distribution networks and in large and small scale DTH cable, satellite, terrestrial and telco platforms, the iSIS 8000 IP system is based on best-in-class MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and SMPTE VC-1 video encoding and transcoding.
We're getting ready to expand our IPTV offering beyond our fiber networks and make it available to the rest of our subscribers over our ADSL networks, and TANDBERG Television's MPEG-4 advanced compression and transcoding technology enables us to deliver high-quality content regardless of bandwidth constraints or content format," said Yasuyuki Taniguchi, chief manager of engineering for On Demand TV.
Over 500 channels of MPEG-4 AVC HDTV - The TANDBERG EN5990 MPEG-4 AVC HD encoding system is already enabling North American DTH providers, including DIRECTV, to deliver hundreds of channels of HD programming.
MPEG-4 AVC is the next generation compression technology to MPEG-2 that provides good video quality at substantially lower bit rates (half or less).
TANDBERG Television's MPEG-4 AVC HD systems are already established as a proven success, with broadcasters and operators including DIRECTV, BSkyB, JSAT and Premiere basing their HD services and trials on the encoding engine.
SkyStream provides IP video delivery platforms that enable service providers to transform their business by offering IPTV and MPEG-4 video services.
We are really excited about this strategic project which will lead us to supply our cutting-edge MPEG-4 TV modules to the RTN subscriber network.