Advisory group looks at patents’ inclusion in standards

Meeting at ITU headquarters in Geneva, 21-22 March 2013, the TSB Director’s Ad Hoc Group on IPR (IPR AHG) has continued making headway in its bid to ensure protection of the integrity of the standards-development process by clarifying aspects of…

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Demo of multimedia standards for a better quality of life

ITU headquarters in Geneva has hosted a showcase of ITU-standardized multimedia solutions targeting a better quality of life through innovations in high-definition content delivery, interactive entertainment, e-health services, and the accessibility of audiovisual media to persons with disabilities. The demonstrations…

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New video codec to ease pressure on global networks

Successor to award-winning standard to unleash new innovation Geneva, 25 January 2013 – A new video coding standard building on the PrimeTime Emmy award winning ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC was agreed by ITU members today. The new codec will…

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ITU establishes Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine Service Layer

The January meeting of the Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) has established a new Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Service Layer. M2M refers to the ability of a machine to sense and measure certain variables, and communicate this information to other machines…

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