1 Introduction For 32 years, MPEG was a unique player in the standardisation space. Contrary to what had been the rule in previous decades, instead of being variously subdivided and controlled by governments, countries, industries and companies, media standards were autonomously developed with high quality and in a timely fashion by a group – MPEG – that was impervious to external influences and did not practically report to anybody. That was true for, say, the first quarter of century of…
Leonardo delivers the speech “Digital Media, Standardisation and Society: The MPEG experience” at the IV Convegno Nazionale di STS Italia “Tecnologie Emergenti, Mondi Sociali”.
Leonardo delivers the "MPEG for the past, present and future of television" keynote speech at the Annual Meeting of the USA Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC).
Leonardo runs the "MPEG 100 event" to celebrate the 100th MPEG meeting and a close to a quarter of century of activity dedicated to digital media standards. The event saw the participation of Rob Steele (Secretary General, ISO) Frank Kitzantides (SMB Past Chairman, IEC) Malcolm Johnson (Director, ITU-T) Francis Gurry (Director General, WIPO) Karen Higginbottom (Chairman, JTC 1) Kotaro Asai (Chairman, SC 29).
Leonardo speaks at XII Infopoverty World Conference on "Asset creation via distributed teams – The MPEG experience".