Media Processing Activity Group

We cooperate with the Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) that focus on Media Coding standards including the ITU-T, ETSI, 3GPP, and the ISO/IEC JTC1 organizations. The role of the activity group is standardization support. In case the SDOs are unable to deliver the required standards, the activity group will define those standards.


What We Do

We define various coding requirements for SDOs including speech, audio, video and still picture. These requirements are taken into consideration by the standards bodies.

We also serve as a bridge between patent holders and users. As Media Processing AG – we are committed to promote fair licensing of SDO standard based Media Codecs.


Liaisons

IMTC forged professional alliances with several standards development organizations. Learn more


Accomplishments

We take pride in providing functional royalty-free code as a service to the industry. Currently, the group hosts the Nokia H.264, a royalty-free code.


Collaboration Methods

  • Private e-mail reflectors are used to ensure maximum confidentiality
  • Conference calls for milestone update about contribution statuses and create and update TIP documentation
  • Face-to-face meetings if and when needed
  • Participation is limited to IMTC members in good standing



Who Can Join

Any IMTC member in good standing is welcome to join the group.


How to Join

To subscribe to the Activity Group’s email list, scroll to the top of the page and click on the “Member Login” button to access the member portal, then select “Join a Work Group”, select the Activity Group and click on the “subscribe” link. You will receive a subscription confirmation in your email. If you have forgotten your password, click on the “Forgot/Need Password” on the sign in screen and it will be emailed to you. If you have not set up a user name and password or have any questions, contact the IMTC help desk at help@imtc.org.


Chairs

Chair:
Imre Varga
Principal Engineer, Qualcomm Incorporated
Phone: +49.172.8661571
Email: ivarga@qti.qualcomm.com