Understanding MPEG-4: Technology and Business Insights

Learn about the exciting MPEG-4 technology (including MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC) and see how it fits squarely in the real world of business implementation. If you have heard all about this standard, but have no idea what it is, OR if you know the technical side and want to better understand the implementation side, this is the book for you. It covers performance assessment for coding technology, implementation, profiling, patents and licensing, as well as testing for performance, interoperability, and conformance. Enjoy this jargon-free explanation of media compression and its impact on business objectives and get a handle on MPEG-4 without wading through hundreds of pages of specifications. ÊPublished 2005