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Scope

Standardization in the field of

  • Efficient coding of digital representations of images, audio and moving pictures, including
    • Conventional (natural, computer-generated and immersive) images, moving pictures and audio
    • Invisible light and other sensory (such as medical and satellite) images
    • Static and dynamic graphic objects
  • Efficient coding of other digital information, including
    • Multimedia, environment and user related metadata
    • Sensor and actuator information related to audiovisual information
    • Other digital data in agreement with the relevant committee, such as genomics
  • Digital information support, including
    • Synchronization, presentation, storage and transport of single or combinations of media
    • Media security and privacy management
    • Quality of Experience evaluation and system performance metrics

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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 2 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:

572

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

97

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

29

Participating members

16

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 1 Chair Support Team and Management Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 2 MPEG Technical coordination Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 3 MPEG Liaison and communication Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 4 JPEG and MPEG Collaboration Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/AG 5 MPEG Visual quality assessment Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 1 JPEG Coding of digital representations of images Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 2 MPEG Technical requirements Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 3 MPEG Systems Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 4 MPEG Video coding Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 5 MPEG Joint Video Coding Team(s) with ITU-T SG 16 Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 6 MPEG Audio coding Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 7 MPEG 3D Graphics coding Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 8 MPEG Genomic coding Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 9 Electrical equipment and systems for railways IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Computer graphics, image processing and environmental data representation ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 36 Cinematography ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management ISO
ISO/TC 42 Photography ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description ISO
ISO/TC 130 Graphic technology ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
ISO/TC 215/SC 1 Genomics Informatics ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
CIE International Commission on Illumination ISO
IEC/TC 9 Electrical equipment and systems for railways IEC
IEC/TC 64 Electrical installations and protection against electric shock IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Computer graphics, image processing and environmental data representation ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 Internet of Things and related technologies ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 36 Cinematography ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management ISO
ISO/TC 42 Photography ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description ISO
ISO/TC 130 Graphic technology ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
3GPP Third Generation Partners Project (3GPP) A
AGICOA The Association for the International Collective Management of Audiovisual Works A
ATSC The Advanced Television System Committee A
CIE International Commission on Illumination A
CISAC International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
FIAPF International Federation of Film Producers Associations A
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force A
IMTC The International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium A
ISOC Internet Society A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
MMA MIDI Manufacturers Association A
SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers A
AES Audio Engineering Society B
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization B

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
AFPC Advanced Function Presentation Consortium C
CCSDS Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems C
DICOM DICOM Standards Committee C
Ecma International Ecma International C
I3A International Imaging Industry Association C
IPTC International Press and Telecommunication Council C
J2G JPEG 2000 Group C
NATO - Air Group IV North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Air Group IV) C
OGC Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. C
OPF Open Planets Foundation C
Photoconsortium Photoconsortium, International Consortium for Photographic Heritage C
QUALINET QUALINET: European Network on Quality of Experience in Multimedia Systems and Services C
VESA Video Electronics Standards Association C
VSF Video services forum, Inc. (VSF) C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
26-28 January 2021 Virtual ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29  
17-18 July 2021 Prague (Czech Republic) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 **
15-16 January 2022 Geneva (Switzerland) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 **
23-24 July 2022 Cologne (Germany) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

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