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Approved 2012-07 for immediate release


Joint Call for Proposals on Scalable Video Coding Extensions of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)

A new generation of video compression technology known as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) that has substantially higher compression capability than the existing AVC (ITU-T H.264 | ISO/IEC 14496-10) standard is being developed jointly by ISO/IEC MPEG and ITU-T WP3/16. This joint Call for Proposals is targeting at scalable extensions of that standard, and the text can be found here.

Companies and organizations are invited to submit proposals in response to this Call.

Timeline of CfP

Date Milestone
2012/05/11 Draft Call for Proposals
2012/05/11 Availability of test materials
2012/07/02 Availability of single layer anchors
2012/07/21 Final Call for Proposals
2012/10/01 Submission of deliverables to chairs
2012/10/10-19 Evaluation of proposals and start of collaborative design phase


Further details:

See the complete call for proposal text

For more information, contact:
Mr Jens-Rainer Ohm
RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Communications Engineering
Melatener Str. 23, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Tel. +49-241-8027671, E-mail
Mr Gary Sullivan
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052
Tel. +1-425-703-5308, E-mail