What is MPEG4?

MPEG4 is designed to deliver DVD-quality video (MPEG-2) at lower data rates and smaller file sizes. This provides Satellite Programming Carriers, such as DirecTV and Dish Network , the ability to provide more content using the same bandwidth. Signal Security is also increased thereby reducing piracy concerns. MPEG4 also offers increased flexibility in moving media between devices over a multiple of media's. Home video distribution over ethernet is one possible future for Satellite Television in the home. MPEG4 provides a universal standard for manufacturers to design devices that can interact and distribute video and audio like never before.


More MPEG4 Definitions :

  • Moving Picture Experts Group Compression Standard Version 4. MPEG4 is a technology for compressing voice, video and related control data and is one of the MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) international standards. It is currently a focus of attention due to the fact that it enables high speed and stable video transmission even in heretofore difficult environments such as mobile communication.
  • A standard for digital video and digital audio compression.
  • (Moving Picture Experts Group) MPEG4 is the most recent version of a standard for the digital representation of video, audio and certain types of 3D information. It processes detailed 3D representation for faces, human bodies and general 3D scenes. The 3D scene representation points to the VRML standard as it's representation. Top of the page
  • MPEG-4, introduced in late 1998, is the designation for a group of audio and video coding standards and related technology agreed upon by the ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). The primary uses for the MPEG-4 standard are web (streaming media) and CD distribution, conversational (videophone), and broadcast television.

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