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Standardized Extensions of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)

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Sullivan, G.J. ; Microsoft Corp., Redmond, WA, USA ; Boyce, J.M. ; Ying Chen ; Ohm, J.-R.
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This paper describes extensions to the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard that are active areas of current development in the relevant international standardization committees. While the first version of HEVC is sufficient to cover a wide range of applications, needs for enhancing the standard in several ways have been identified, including work on range extensions for color format and bit depth enhancement, embedded-bitstream scalability, and 3D video. The standardization of extensions in each of these areas will be completed in 2014, and further work is also planned. The design for these extensions represents the latest state of the art for video coding and its applications.

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Selected Topics in Signal Processing, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 6 )