LASeR has reached the final stage of the specification (FDIS) during the MPEG October 2005 meeting. The MPEG working group has started an amendment of the specification to provide an enriched version of the standard.
The amendment will in particular:
Provide a reacher feature set of the scene description
Enriched the global functionality
Finalise the alignement with SVG T1.2 and verify its compatibility,
Include and extend the uDOM API into the LASeR specification
Exchanges of Informations on the LASeR& SAF specifications between MPEG and other standardisation organisations such as the Open Mobile Alliance, 3GPP, continue and LASeR& SAF are understood as serious candidates to related standardisation works.
Information are also exchange with the W3C on MPEG initiative to ensure a good collaboration between the two group and compatibility between the relevant specification (LASeR and SVGTiny)
The latest MPEG meeting took place in Poznan July 2005 and LASeR&SAF will reach the Final Draft International Standard stage during the next MPEG meeting in October 2005. Two additional months were requested to clarify the remaining issues (alignement on SVG T1.2; extensibility, genericity and compatibility of the binary format, etc.) and to clean the specification document.
Exchanges of Informations on the LASeR& SAF specifications between MPEG and other standardisation organisations such as the Open Mobile Alliance, follow the POZNAN meeting, in order to provide a status of LASeR progress, to present LASeR& SAF as a potential candidate to related standardisation works and to receive comments from key actors of the mobile industry.
The latest MPEG meeting took place in Busan from the 17th to the 22d April 2005 and LASeR&SAF are at the Final Draft International Standard stage until the next MPEG meeting in July 2005.
Informations on the LASeR& SAF specifications has been send to other standardisation organisations such as the Open Mobile Alliance, in order to provide a status of LASeR progress and to receive comments from key actors of the mobile industry.
The latest MPEG Meeting took place in Hong Kong from the 17 th to the 22 nd of January 2005.
New companies have joined the MPEG-LASeR working group and gotten involved in the standard definition.
The binarisation Core Experiment and the SVG Tiny Harmonization Core Experiment have successfully been completed.
The reference software will be updated to include the new functionalities by mid-February 2005.
A study of FCD of the LASeR and SAF specification was produced and ISO/IEC 14496-20 will reach the FDIS stage in April 2005 on schedule.
A presentation of ˇ°LASeR and SAF for dummiesˇ± took place during the MPEG plenary meeting and demonstrated the progress and evolution of the standard.
Link to the presentation.
Following a liaison from MPEG, a presentation of LASeR took place at the Barcelona meeting of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), on Monday, November the 15th, 2004 : overview of LASeR, its requirements, propositions and current evolution.
Link to the presentation.
Palma , October 18-22nd 2004: During the 70th MPEG meeting, LASeR has reached the Final Committee Draft, which is the last step before the Final Draft International Standard.
Ongoing core experiment evaluations will be concluded during the 71th MPEG meeting in January 15-21th 2005, HongKong