IEEE 1857 working group sponsored by Standards Activities Board Committee (C/SAB) under IEEE Computer Society is charted to create and maintain 1857 series standards to provide regular high quality and efficient coding tool sets for compression, decompression, processing, and representing of multimedia data. We are working to save bandwidth for transmission, save space for storage, speed up indexing and multimedia search and enhance performance when using mixed media for virtual reality and any other applications that demand high bandwidth.



The 17th IEEE SA 1857 WG meeting will take place in the morning of Aug. 29, 2015 in Dalian, China. (August 07, 2015)

Advanced Video Coding Systems Hardcover was published on Jan 16, 2015

Active Projects/Standards

  • 1857 -- Standard for Advanced Audio and Video Coding IEEE Std
  • 1857.2 - Standard for Advanced Audio Coding IEEE Std
  • 1857.3 - Standard for System of Advanced Audio and Video Coding IEEE Std
  • 1857.4 - Standard for 2nd Generation IEEE 1857 Video Coding (P)
  • 1857.5 - Standard for Advanced Mobile Speech and Audio (P)
  • 1857.6 - Standard for Digital Media Content Description (P)
  • 1857.7 - Standard for Adaptive Streaming (P)

Reference software

IEEE std. 1857-2013 software download.


Meetings Time Venue Resolution& Participants Meeting Notice
The 17h WG meeting August 29, 2015 Dalian, China   detail
The 16th WG meeting June 13, 2015 Kunming, China have a look detail
The 15th WG meeting March 20, 2015 Suzhou, China have a look detail
The 14th WG meeting Dec. 18, 2014 Fuzhou, China have a look detail
The 13th WG meeting Sep.26, 2014 Nanjing, China have a look detail
IEEE Workshop on Audio
and video Standardization
July 18, 2014 Chengdu, China have a look detail
The 12th WG meeting
The 11th WG meeting April 11 Beijing, China have a look  
The 10th WG meeting Dec. 20, 2013 Shenzhen, China have a look  
The 9th WG meeting Sep. 27, 2013 Shenyang, China have a look  
more meetings ...

Contact information

IEEE 1857 WG officers:

Wen Gao (Working Group Chair)
Feng Wu (Acting Chair)
Cliff Reader (Working Group Vice-Chair)
Tiejun Huang (Task-Force Chair)

IEEE Standards Staff Liaison for 1857 WG:

Soo H. Kim

IEEE 1857 Practice Team:

Haiying Xie (Secretary, mailing list)
Chunli Feng (Website)


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Last Update: July. 7, 2015