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Scope

Standardization of coded representation of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information - and sets of compression and control functions for use with such information - such as:

  • Audio information
  • Bi-level and Limited Bits-per-pixel Still Pictures
  • Digital Continuous-tone Still Pictures
  • Computer Graphic Images
  • Moving Pictures and Associated Audio
  • Multimedia and Hypermedia Information for Real-time Final Form Interchange
  • Audio Visual Interactive Scriptware

Excluded: Character Coding

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582

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

115

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

28

Participating members

14

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 1 Advisory group on management Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 1 Coding of still pictures Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 Coding of moving pictures and audio Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 9 Electrical equipment and systems for railways IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Computer graphics, image processing and environmental data representation ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 36 Cinematography ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management ISO
ISO/TC 42 Photography ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description ISO
ISO/TC 130 Graphic technology ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
CIE International Commission on Illumination ISO
IEC/TC 9 Electrical equipment and systems for railways IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Computer graphics, image processing and environmental data representation ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 36 Cinematography ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management ISO
ISO/TC 42 Photography ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description ISO
ISO/TC 130 Graphic technology ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
3GPP Third Generation Partners Project (3GPP) A
AGICOA The Association for the International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works A
ATSC The Advanced Television System Committee A
CIE International Commission on Illumination A
CISAC International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
FIAPF International Federation of Film Producers Associations A
IMTC The International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium A
ISOC Internet Society A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
MMA MIDI Manufacturers Association A
SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers A
AES Audio Engineering Society B
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization B

Organizations in liaison (Category C and D)

C & D liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
ABU Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union C
AFPC Advanced Function Presentation Consortium C
ATIS Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions C
AVS Audio Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China C
BDA Blu-ray Disc Association C
CableLabs CableLabs C
CCSDS Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems C
CEA The European Insurance and Reinsurance Federation C
DICOM DICOM Standards Committee C
Digital TV Group The Digital TV Group (DTG) C
DMP Digital Media Project C
DVB Digital Video Broadcasting C
EBU European Broadcasting Union C
Ecma International Ecma International C
Entertainment Content Ecosystem - DECE - LLC Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC C
GA4GH Global Alliance for Genomics and Health C
I3A International Imaging Industry Association C
IDF - UK International DOI Foundation C
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc C
IFPI IFPI Secretariat C
IPTC International Press and Telecommunication Council C
ISMA - media Internet Streeming Media Alliance C
J2G JPEG 2000 Group C
Khronos Khronos Group C
NATO - Air Group IV North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Air Group IV) C
NISO National Information Standards Organization (NISO) C
OGC Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. C
OIPF OIPF (the Open IPTV Forum) C
OMA Open Mobile Alliance Ltd. C
OMG Object Management Group C
OPF Open Planets Foundation C
Photoconsortium Photoconsortium, International Consortium for Photographic Heritage C
QUALINET QUALINET: European Network on Quality of Experience in Multimedia Systems and Services C
VESA Video Electronics Standards Association C
VirF Virtual World Forum (VirF) C
VRIF Virtual Reality Industry Forum C
VSF Video services forum, Inc. (VSF) C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
Wireless Gigabit Alliance Wireless Gigabit Alliance C

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 - Secretariat

JISC Japan
IPSJ/ITSCJ
Room 308-3, Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg.,
3-5-8, Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011
Japan

Tel: +81 3 34 31 28 08
Fax: +81 3 34 31 64 93

Secretariat direct:
Ms Mayumi Koike