The organization which defined the standards for moving pictures, like movies.
(MPEG) (1) A group that has established a standard for compressing and storing motion video and animation in digital form. (2) A compression standard for video and audio data that is stored on mass media.
1. n. A group that is working to establish a standard for compressing and storing motion video and animation in digital form. 2. n. The standard under development by this group.
This is the Digital video format that has changed the way video is watched, not only on computers, but also on DVD's and satellite systems. MPEG's are compressed digital video files that take up far less space than previous video files. This technology allows satellites to beam a larger signal to a smaller dish. MPEG also contains compressed digital audio information that is converted into digital sound tracks.
An ISO committee which generates standards for video and audio compression. MPEG is also the name of their algorithms. Unfortunately, the license for this format is very restrictive, and as a consequence there are still no Open Source MPEG players... NCP
A committee formed by the ISO to set standards for digital compression of full-motion video.
Industry organization developing standards and specifications for the encoding and transmission of video information over various media and network technologies.
n. See MPEG (definition 1).
Popular video compression standard. 2.22