Tele-Communication (Telecom) Terms Glossary and Dictionary
The H.264, also named Advanced Video Coding (AVC), is the MPEG-4 Part 10. H.264 is jointly developed by ITU and ISO. H.264 supports video compression (coding) for video-conferencing and video-telephony applications. The H.264 video codec has a very broad rang of applications that covers all forms of digital compressed video from, low bit-rate Internet streaming applications to HDTV broadcast and Digital Cinema applications with nearly lossless coding. H.264 is designed as a simple and straightforward video coding with enhanced compression performance, to provide a “network-friendly” video representation.