ISO/IEC 14496-1:2004
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Information technology -- Coding of audio-visual objects -- Part 1: Systems

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This standard has been revised by: ISO/IEC 14496-1:2010


ISO/IEC 14496-1:2004 specifies system-level functionalities for the communication of interactive audio-visual scenes. It specifies the following tools:

  • a terminal model for time and buffer management;
  • a coded representation of metadata for the identification, description and logical dependencies of the elementary streams;
  • a coded representation object content information, a descriptive audio-visual content information;
  • an interface to intellectual property management and protection systems;
  • a coded representation of synchronization information; and
  • a multiplexed representation of individual elementary streams in a single stream.


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