The M4IF carries out activities outside of ISO/IEC's scope such as promoting MPEG-4 and initiating discussions leading to the potential establishment of patent portfolios outside of M4IF.
Sun will be working closely with other members of M4IF to help facilitate early, wide-spread adoption of the MPEG-4 standard.
MPEG-4 will remain the primary focus of most members, and the Forum will continue to market the M4IF
brand name and the MP4 logo.
In addition, industry leaders Texas Instruments, Loudeye, and M4IF have offered their support for the improved MPEG-4 Audio standard.
It is great to see SBR technology becoming a part of the MPEG-4 Audio standard," said Rob Koenen, President of M4IF.
I am delighted that terms are finally known," said Rob Koenen, President of M4IF.
M4IF hosts a discussion on issues relating to the adoption of MPEG-4, including MPEG-4 licensing, at discuss@lists.