RFC 6190

RTP Payload Format for Scalable Video Coding, May 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6190.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
S. Wenger
Y.-K. Wang
T. Schierl
A. Eleftheriadis
Stream:
IETF
Source:
payload (rai)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC6190

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Abstract

This memo describes an RTP payload format for Scalable Video Coding (SVC) as defined in Annex G of ITU-T Recommendation H.264, which is technically identical to Amendment 3 of ISO/IEC International Standard 14496-10. The RTP payload format allows for packetization of one or more Network Abstraction Layer (NAL) units in each RTP packet payload, as well as fragmentation of a NAL unit in multiple RTP packets. Furthermore, it supports transmission of an SVC stream over a single as well as multiple RTP sessions. The payload format defines a new media subtype name "H264-SVC", but is still backward compatible to RFC 6184 since the base layer, when encapsulated in its own RTP stream, must use the H.264 media subtype name ("H264") and the packetization method specified in RFC 6184. The payload format has wide applicability in videoconferencing, Internet video streaming, and high-bitrate entertainment-quality video, among others. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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