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MPEG-4 Book, The by Touradj Ebrahimi, Fernando Pereira

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2.5. MPEG-4 and Other Multimedia Standards

The multimedia standards and solutions in place before the MPEG-4 standard was developed influenced the development of MPEG-4. Among the standards and solutions that MPEG-4 has used and referenced, the following are especially relevant:

  1. ISO/IEC MPEG-1 Video [MPEG1-2] and Audio [MPEG1-3], ISO/IEC MPEG-2 Video [MPEG2-2] and Audio [MPEG2-3], and ITU-T H.263 [H263]: MPEG-4 builds on these standards to develop the MPEG-4 data formats for natural audio and video objects. A simple version of MPEG-4 video [MPEG4-2] is compatible with H.263 baseline, the video coding format for H.323 terminals. At the MPEG-4 Systems level, MPEG-4 scenes can include MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 audio and video streams.

  2. ISO/IEC MPEG-1 Systems ...

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