Source Coding & Multiplexing

DVB-AVC (Audio & Video Coding)

Specification for the use of Video and Audio Coding in Broadcast and Broadband Applications


Scope

The present document provides implementation guidelines and conformance points for the use of audio-visual coding utilizing MPEG-2 Systems in satellite, cable and terrestrial broadcasting systems and in IP-based networks, and for the use of video coding for adaptive bitrate delivery over IP-based networks. The present document covers Standard Definition Television (SDTV), High Definition Television (HDTV), Plano Stereoscopic 3DTV and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV). More specifically, the present document covers the first and second phases of the DVB UHDTV specification, as well as the DVB Next Generation Audio specification.


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