MPEG Innovator to Speak at NAB

MPEG Innovator to Speak at NAB
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The opening keynote speaker at this spring's NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference will be Leonardo Chiariglione, vice president of multimedia for the Research Centre of Telecom Italia Group.
"Chiariglione is best known for his work on the creation of the Moving Picture Experts Group, which developed the standards for what is now used to create digital and audio video for the Web, digital television, MP3s, DVDs and other multimedia technology," NAB stated.
"As the head of that group from its formation in 1988 to the present, he has spearheaded the development of the MPEG-1, -2, -4, and -7 standards, and is currently working on the MPEG-21 'Multimedia Framework.'"


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