ISO/IEC 11172-1:1993 Preview
Information technology -- Coding of moving pictures and associated audio for digital storage media at up to about 1,5 Mbit/s -- Part 1: Systems
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2015. 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.