MPAI publishes Context-based Audio Enhancement and Object and Scene Description for Community Commen

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Geneva, Switzerland – 20 December 2023. MPAI, Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence, the international, non-profit, and unaffiliated organisation developing AI-based data coding standards has concluded its 39th General Assembly (MPAI-39) approving the publication of the Context-based Audio Enhancement standard and Object and Scene Description standard for Community Comments.

The draft of the Context-based Audio Enhancement (MPAI-CAE Version 2.1 standard enhances the compatibility of the Audio with the Visual and the Audio-Visual Scene Description specified by the draft Object and Scene Description (MPAI-OSD standard. Both are published with requests for Community Comments. These are due by 2024/01/23T23:59 UTC and 17T23:58 UTC, respectively, to

MPAI is continuing its work plan that involving the following activities:

1. AI Framework (MPAI-AIF reference software, conformance testing, and application are-as.
2. AI for Health (MPAI-AIH reference model and technologies for a system enabling clients to improve models processing health data and federated learning to share the training.
3. Context-based Audio Enhancement (CAE-DC new projects.
4. Connected Autonomous Vehicle (MPAI-CAV Functional Requirements of CAV architecture.
5. Compression and Understanding of Industrial Data (MPAI-CUI preparation for extension of existing standard.
6. Human and Machine Communication (MPAI-HMC model and technologies enabling a human or a machine to communicate with a machine or a human in a different cultural environment.
7. Multimodal Conversation (MPAI-MMC reference software, drafting conformance testing, and new areas.
8. MPAI Metaverse Model (MPAI-MMM reference software and metaverse technologies requiring standards.
9. Neural Network Watermarking (MPAI-NNW reference software for enhanced applications.
10. Portable Avatar Format (MPAI-PAF reference software, conformance testing and new areas.
11. End-to-End Video Coding (MPAI-EEV video coding using AI-based End-to-End Video coding.
12. AI-Enhanced Video Coding (MPAI-EVC video coding with AI tools added to existing tools.
13. Server-based Predictive Multiplayer Gaming (MPAI-SPG technical report on mitigation of data loss and cheating.
14. XR Venues (MPAI-XRV preparation for the development of the standard.

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