by Carsten Herpel, Guido Franceschini, and David Singer
Keywords: delivery, transport, storage, DMIF, file format, hinting, RTP, payload format, multiplex, MPEG-2 Systems, FlexMux, signaling, session management, channel management, video over IP
MPEG-4, like its predecessors MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, defines a format for audiovisual content representation. The way this coded content is conveyed from A to B is, to some extent, independent of the format itself. Still, the transport of the coded content is important, as the MPEG-4 format is intended as a basis for multimedia communication and entertainment applications.
MPEG-2, which is at the core of all digital TV standards around the world, defines ...