A block-oriented, motion-compensation-based codec standard developed by the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group (VCEG) and the ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). A product of the Joint Video Team (JVT) partnership. The two standards -- ITU-T H.264 and ISO/IEC 14496-10 -- MPEG-4 Part 10 (aka ISO/IEC MPEG-4 AVC) -- are jointly maintained with identical technical content.canonglossaryus
is a standard for video compression. It is also known as MPEG-4 AVC.