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Understanding MPEG-4

Author: Klaus Diepold; Sebastian Moeritz
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2005.
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Offers an introduction to this important interactive and multimedia compression standard - MPEG-4 (including MPEG-4 Part 10), with examples and information as to how and where this technology should  Read more...


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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Diepold; Sebastian Moeritz
ISBN: 0240805941 9780240805948
OCLC Number: 60671944
Description: vi, 319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Preface* (Technology POV) Klaus Diepold* (Business POV) Sebastian Moeritz2. Introduction* The evolution of Video Audio and Multimedia Standards* The Moving Picture Experts' Group* MPEG Numerology, MPEG-1, 2, 4, 7, 21, MP3* MPEG-4, the media standard * Standards vs Proprietary Technologies* MPEG-4 Profiles and Structures explained* Interoperability* Transition from MPEG-2 to MPEG-43. Acquisition, Creation, production* Shooting and capture formats* Acquisition and Transcoding* Video Compression* Audio Compression* Synthetic content (3D meshes, Structured Audio, Facial animation)* Making a Scene - Object Based Interactivity* Examples4. Content Management, Playout, Delivery* Business Models and Industry Segments* MPEG-4 for broadband* MPEG-4 for mobile telephones* MPEG-4 for broadcasters* MPEG-4 for the industrial market* Ingesting and Archiving* Content Management* Managing an Interactive TV Platform* Protecting and Proliferating Content* Unicast, Multicast and Broadcast* Examples5. Reception, Consumption, Repurposing* Codecs and Players* Computer, TV and Mobile, Wireless Platforms* Interacting* Privacy, Security* Sharing content* Examples6. The business aspects of MPEG-4* In which markets is MPEG-4 used and why?* How to make money with MPEG-4* How to save money with MPEG-4* Business arguments for and against standards* Licensing of MPEG-4* Introduction and history* Patents and Standards - a contradiction?* Examples7. Outlook* Present use and proliferation of MPEG-4* Future use and proliferation of MPEG-4* The future of MPEG* MPEG-4 IPMP Intellectual Property* MPEG 4 Part 10/JVT/H.264 * MPEG-7 (multimedia content referencing)* MPEG-21 (Content Management across devices, networks)8. Appendices* Online resources* Glossary* Use cases* References* Acknowledgements
Responsibility: Klaus Diepold, Sebastian Moeritz.
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