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MPEG-4 systems
Author(s): Alexandros Eleftheriadis; Danny S. Hong; Hari Kalva
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Paper Abstract

We briefly describe the process for creating an MP4 file and introduce the software tools used for the creation. Then, we describe the architecture of an MP4 player - Flavor Player - that implements the MPEG-4 Systems specification. The Flavor Player implements 2-D composition and depth ordering of objects, object animation, user interaction, MPEG-J, IPMP framework, and MP4 file support. Additionally, we describe a simplified version of the Flavor Player - Mild Flavor - that only implements the Object Descriptor Profile. Unlike the Flavor Player, Mild Flavor is also used to create and edit MP4 files in addition to playback.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4861, Multimedia Systems and Applications V, (10 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.470206
Show Author Affiliations
Alexandros Eleftheriadis, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Danny S. Hong, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Hari Kalva, Flavor Software, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4861:
Multimedia Systems and Applications V
Andrew G. Tescher; Bhaskaran Vasudev; V. Michael Bove; Ajay Divakaran, Editor(s)

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