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L3 - Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia, and Hypermedia Information

About This Committee

INCITS/L3 activities and project development are conducted at the international level for the standardization of coded representation of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information - and of sets of compression and control functions for use with such information - such as: audio information, bi-level and limited bits-per-pixel still pictures; computer graphics images; moving pictures and associated audio, multimedia and hypermedia information for real-time final form interchange; and audio visual interactive scriptware.

The L3 working groups are:

* L3.1-MPEG Development Activity,
* L3.2-Still Image Coding, consisting of JPEG and JBIG

This technical committee is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC29.


  • Group ChairSchuyler Quackenbush, Audio Research Labs
  • Vice ChairArianne Hinds, Tencent America LLC
  • Int'l. RepAndrew Tescher, Microsoft Corporation
  • TreasurerTimothy Wilkinson, The Aerospace Corporation

Staff Contacts

Barbara Bennett

Barbara Bennett

Associate Manager, Standards Operations