Tech for every day use
Information and communication technologies pervade our daily lives and all economic sectors. The way we access and use information has changed. We view, send and receive documents and images for work and leisure on our smartphones, tablets, laptops and TVs, whose screen quality continues to improve.
Additionally, virtual and augmented reality applications are being used by more industries, from broadcasting, sports, health and tourism, to manufacturing, marketing, real estate and construction. Their innovative, interactive features personalize the user’s experience and can improve safety and efficiency.
ISO and IEC JTC 1/SC 29 standardization work covers coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information.
Key working groups (WGs) within it include:
On several 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: