American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital video and audio data.
- n. A file of digital video and audio data that has been so compressed: downloaded an MPEG of the new video from the Internet.
- Moving Pictures Experts Group
- Any of a group of computer file formats for the compression and storage of digital video and audio data.
- n. A computer file (as of a movie) in an MPEG format.
- n. a set of standards adopted by the moving pictures experts group for the compression of digital video and audio data or a file of data compressed according to those standards
- m(oving) p(ictures) e(xperts) g(roup). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.”
“So instead of the pretty 60MB file I had in MPEG-2 format, they got sent to them a paltry 8. 5MB file in WMV format.”
“Optional features include email notices sent when motion is detected, scheduled monitoring times and the ability to record and burn surveillance videos in MPEG-4 format.”
“The HD1000 records to the latest in MPEG-4 standard MPEG-4 AVC/H. 264, delivering exceptional video clarity and detail while maintaining the smallest file size possible.”
“The handheld camera works its magic recording full motion video in MPEG-4 AVC/H. 264 format.”
“It's quicker and easier to download an already ripped DVD in MPEG-4 then to download this, burn a DVD and then rip it and convert it.”
“They were captured in MPEG-4 format and are delivered from a Quick Time server as streaming video.”
“For all other video, the BlackBerry uses the same playback standards as many cellphones, including one called MPEG-4.”
“TiVo's new DRM system allows you to move video from your TiVo to your PC, but not as a plain MPEG file that you can slice and dice and watch in the player of your choice.”
“The idea is to make it impossible to create an MPEG from a video signal unless Hollywood approves it.”
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