RTP Payload Format for VC-2 High Quality (HQ) Profile

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'RTP Payload Format for VC-2 HQ Profile Video' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-payload-rtp-vc2hq-08.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'RTP Payload Format for VC-2 HQ Profile Video'
  (draft-ietf-payload-rtp-vc2hq-08.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Audio/Video Transport Payloads Working

The IESG contact persons are Adam Roach, Alexey Melnikov and Ben Campbell.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

This memo describes an RTP Payload format for the High Quality (HQ) profile of SMPTE Standard ST 2042-1 known as VC-2.  This document describes the transport of HQ Profile VC-2 in RTP packets and has applications for low-complexity, high-bandwidth streaming of both lossless and lossy compressed video.

Working Group Summary

The document was discussed in the meetings,  and on the mailing list. The open issues were addressed and there are no remaining open issues, there was consensus on the content of the document.

Document Quality

According to the author, there are existing implementations (BBC and Barco's).

The request for a media type review was posted on March 22nd, 2017. A review was provided on April 8th.


Ali C. Begen is the Document Shepherd.
The responsible AD is Ben Campbell.