The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of ISO/IEC in charge of the development of International Standards for compression, decompression, processing, and coded representation of moving pictures, audio and their combination.
On 18 January 2017, MPEG hosted a workshop in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss its roadmap for standardization activities.
Industry executives from various sectors talked about their views and thoughts on emerging media technologies, products and services.
The workshop focused on immersive media, including the capture, distribution and consumption of novel immersive TV and media and services, virtual and augmented reality, and more.
The speakers laid out their needs for media Standards, in particular MPEG Standards, in the 2020 time frame.