Information technology — JPEG 2000 image coding system — Part 16: Encapsulation of JPEG 2000 images into ISO/IEC 23008-12

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STANDARD 15444-16
Second edition
Information technology — JPEG 2000
image coding system —
Part 16:
Encapsulation of JPEG 2000 images
into ISO/IEC 23008-12
Reference number
ISO/IEC 15444-16:2021(E)
ISO/IEC 2021

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ISO/IEC 15444-16:2021(E)

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This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO/IEC 15444-16:2019) which has been
technically revised.
The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows:
‒ the encapsulation of Rec. ITU-T T.802 | ISO/IEC 15444-3 image sequences is deprecated, and
replaced by the encapsulation of Rec. ITU-T T.800 | ISO/IEC 15444-1 image sequences;
‒ adds support for quality and resolution layers;
‒ the syntax and semantics of the JPEG 2000 header item property are clarified; and
‒ reader conformance requirements are removed.
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