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MPEGIF

(MPEG Industry Forum, www.mpegif.org) A Swiss not-for-profit organization devoted to the advancement of MPEG-4, MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 standards worldwide. Founded in 2000 as M4IF and renamed MPEGIF in 2003, the organization does not license MPEG, but is involved in discussions that lead to patent pools that do license (see MPEG LA). MPEGIF also provides interoperability testing. See MPEG and Pro-MPEG Forum.
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264 has emerged as the undisputed successor to MPEG-2," said David Price, Vice President of MPEGIF and Vice President at Harmonic Inc.
The key activities of MPEGIF are structured via three main working groups:
The following topics are specific areas of focus for the MPEGIF throughout 2009 and 2010.
16 MPEGIF member companies will be exhibiting at NAB 2009, taking place in Las Vegas, NV between Monday, 20 April and Thursday, 23 April 2009 : Amino Communications (C2054), Cisco (S214LMR), dicas (C1362), DivX/MainConcept (SU14102) Envivio (SU2424), Fraunhofer IIS (SL6023), Harmonic Inc (SU7209), Hitachi (C5018), Mitsubishi Electric (SL6510), Motorola (SU4417), NagraVision (SU5017), NTT (SU11617, SU11723), Qualcomm (C2146, OE429), Tandberg Television (SU5108), Tektronix (N2522), VBrick (SL4513)
This MPEGIF Master Class will provide information to help organizations from all sectors make important decisions with service operators, who have been adopting new video technologies over recent years sharing their experiences to date.
The NAB2009 MPEGIF Member Exhibitor Guide, as well as the invitation for the MPEGIF Networking Party can be downloaded from: http://www.
MPEGIF runs the MPEGIF Logo Qualification Program, which is designed to help guide interoperability among products and technology.
This years' MPEGIF Master Class at NAB will tackle a broad range of technology, business and regulatory issues in relation to the transition from analogue to digital television though the participation of prominent executives from international, pioneering industry players who will speak and exchange their views and experiences, both good and bad, as to how digital Television is created, delivered and monetized.
MPEGIF, founded in 2000, has played a significant role in facilitating the widespread adoption and deployment of MPEG-4 AVC/H.
MPEGIF is also running the MPEGIF Logo Qualification Program, which is designed to help guide interoperability among products and technology.
Organizations such as the JVT and MPEGIF are distinctive in their area of engagement and complement each other perfectly sharing a common goal.
In this MPEGIF Master Class, television service providers, network operators and content owners will exchange their views on the progress and evolution in technologies and business models (including an insight into IP delivered personalized video and the latest trends for targeted, perfect profile advertising) that are fundamentally changing the way digital Television is created, delivered and monetized.