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RTP Payload Format for High Efficiency Video Coding
draft-ietf-payload-rtp-h265-04

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Last updated: 2014-05-28
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Network Working Group                                        Y.-K. Wang
Internet Draft                                                 Qualcomm
Intended status: Standards track                             Y. Sanchez
Expires: November 2014                                       T. Schierl
                                                         Fraunhofer HHI
                                                              S. Wenger
                                                                  Vidyo
                                                       M. M. Hannuksela
                                                                  Nokia
                                                           May 28, 2014

            RTP Payload Format for High Efficiency Video Coding
                    draft-ietf-payload-rtp-h265-04.txt

Abstract

   This memo describes an RTP payload format for the video coding
   standard ITU-T Recommendation H.265 and ISO/IEC International
   Standard 23008-2, both also known as High Efficiency Video Coding
   (HEVC) [HEVC] and developed by the Joint Collaborative Team on Video
   Coding (JCT-VC).  The RTP payload format allows for packetization of
   one or more Network Abstraction Layer (NAL) units in each RTP packet
   payload, as well as fragmentation of a NAL unit into multiple RTP
   packets.  Furthermore, it supports transmission of an HEVC bitstream
   over a single as well as multiple RTP streams.  The payload format
   has wide applicability in videoconferencing, Internet video
   streaming, and high bit-rate entertainment-quality video, among
   others.

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Table of Contents

   Abstract..........................................................1
   Status of this Memo...............................................1
   Table of Contents.................................................3
   1. Introduction...................................................5
      1.1. Overview of the HEVC Codec................................5
         1.1.1 Coding-Tool Features..................................5
         1.1.2 Systems and Transport Interfaces......................7
         1.1.3 Parallel Processing Support..........................14
         1.1.4 NAL Unit Header......................................16
      1.2. Overview of the Payload Format...........................17
   2. Conventions...................................................18
   3. Definitions and Abbreviations.................................18
      3.1 Definitions...............................................18
         3.1.1 Definitions from the HEVC Specification..............18
         3.1.2 Definitions Specific to This Memo....................20
      3.2 Abbreviations.............................................22
   4. RTP Payload Format............................................23
      4.1 RTP Header Usage..........................................23

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