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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