This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2021. Therefore this version remains current.
Specifies the system layer of the coding. Was developed principally to support the combination of the video and audio coding methods defined in ISO/IEC 11172-2 and ISO/IEC 11172-3. The system layer supports the following basic functions: the synchronization of multiple compressed streams on playback, the interleaving of multiple compressed streams into a single stream, the initializiation of buffering for playback start up, continuous buffer management, and time identification.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 1993-08
Edition : 1Number of pages : 53
Technical Committee:Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information
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