On three occasions, the ISO/IEC, MPEG group won the coveted Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards presented by the U.S. National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for outstanding achievement in engineering and technical development. The awards were for the following standards:
- The MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) standard.
The related ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group also received an Emmy Award for its role in the work on this standard.
- MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 – compression coding associated with video CD and MP3, digital TV set top boxes and DVD.