The MPEG Format
MPEG video is a series of video standards defined by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG).
Approved November 1991
Approximately VHS-quality, commonly used for Video CD (VCD) and CD-ROM.
Approved November 1994
DVD-quality, commonly used for DVD, digital television, set-top boxes, etc.
Approved October 1998
Scalable delivery, used in various applications including Internet, cell phones and television.
A standard for description and search of audio and visual content.
A new multimedia framework standard.