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MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC)

MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC), or MPEG-4 Part 10, is the standard defined by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) for compressing audio and visual data for:

  • Internet over-the-top (OTT) streaming video
  • Internet Protocol television (IPTV)
  • Digital broadcast TV
  • Cable and satellite standard definition/HD linear broadcast
  • CD/DVD distribution
  • Videoconferencing

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