GTI in the 116th MPEG meeting in Chengdu



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The Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes participes in the 116th MPEG meeting in Chengdu 

October 14-21, 2016 Chengdu,China

The Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes attends the 116th MPEG meeting in Chengdu where it is following the next exploration activities: 

- FTV. Definition of the standardisation field of Free-viewpoint Television (FTV).

- Future Video Coding. A possible new standard providing improved features as a result of progress in video coding.

- Point Cloud Compression. Compression of a particular method to digitally represent lightfields.

- 360º Virtual Reality.

The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of ISO/IEC in charge of the development of international standards for compression, decompression, processing, and coded representation of moving pictures, audio and their combination. 

MPEG usually holds four meetings a year. These comprise plenary meetings and subgroup meetings on Requirements, Systems, Video, Video coding, 3D Video Audio, 3D Graphics and Communication. Participation is open to experts duly accredited by an appropriate National Standards Body. On average a meeting is attended by more than 400 experts from some 20 countries representing more than 200 companies spanning all industry domains with a stake in digital audio, video and multimedia.

MPEG is currently exploring new opportunities for standards serving the needs of the media industry. 

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