TSG Codec Poll

On 8 August 2005 a poll of members of the ATSC Technology and Standards Group was issued to develop guidance for TSG/S6 regarding the number of advanced codecs to be standardized for use in E-VSB, in addition to MPEG-2. The poll closed on 8 September 2005. The results are as follows:

Question 1: Should the ATSC, at this time, standardize at least one video codec in addition to MPEG-2, for use in E-VSB?
28 yes, 21 no, 5 abstain

Question 2: If the outcome on question 1 is yes, then should the ATSC standardize two video codecs in addition to MPEG-2, for use in E-VSB?
23 yes, 23 no, 7 abstain

The following documents are available:

Vote tally
Comments received during poll
Response of AHG to comments as distributed on 15 September 2005
Poll form as distributed on 8 August 2005
TSG/S6 Chair statement as distributed with the poll on 8 August 2005
TSG member list as distributed with the poll on 8 August 2005

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