RTP Payload Format for E-AC-3 Audio

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual in rai area)
Last updated 2006-04-05 (latest revision 2009-02-24)
Replaced by draft-ietf-avt-rtp-eac3
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This document describes an RTP payload format for transporting Enhanced AC-3 (E-AC-3) encoded audio data. E-AC-3 is a high quality, multichannel audio coding format and is an extension of the AC-3 audio coding format, which is used in US HDTV, DVD, cable and satellite television and other media. E-AC-3 is an optional audio format in US and world-wide digital television and high definition DVD formats. The RTP payload format as presented in this document includes support for data fragmentation.


Brian Link (bdl@dolby.com)

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