ANSI Approves DPI, MPEG-4 Standards

Sept. 19, 2014
The American National Standards Institute has approved three SCTE standards, one dealing with ad insertion and two with MPEG-4 ...
The American National Standards Institute has approved three SCTE standards, one dealing with ad insertion and two with MPEG-4.

ANSI/SCTE 130-9 2014, "Recommended Practices for SCTE 130 Digital Program Insertion - Advertising Systems Interfaces," is a recommended practices document intended to serve as an informational enhancement to SCTE 130, Digital Program Insertion - Advertising Systems Interfaces. SCTE 130 is necessarily brief in many areas in order to maintain conciseness and accuracy. The recommended practices document serves as a companion to SCTE 130.

ANSI/SCTE 193-1 2014, "MPEG-4 AAC Family Audio System - Part 1 Coding Constraints for Cable Television," defines the coding constraints on MPEG-4 HE Advanced Audio Codec v2 audio compression for cable TV.

ANSI/SCTE 193-2 2014, "MPEG-4 AAC Family Audio System - Part 2 Constraints for Carriage over MPEG-2 Transport," describes the carriage of MPEG-4 HE AAC v2, MPEG-4 HE AAC and MPEG-4 AAC audio in MPEG-2 Transport Streams for cable TV.

All three documents are available at http://www.scte.org/standards/Standards_Available.aspx.