JPEG, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2
Tokyo, Japan, October 2, 1996 - the Secretariat of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 announced today that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) in New York, US, honoured the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) with an engineering Emmy award for "International Standardization of JPEG, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2".
ISO/IEC was recognized for 1995-1996 outstanding achievements in the sciences of television engineering technology. The award was presented on Tuesday, October 1, 1996, at the 1995-1996 Engineering Award Presentation held at the Broadway Ballroom, Marriott Marquis Hotel, in New York, US. The officers of SC 29 who received the award on behalf of SC 29 are: Dr. Hiroshi Yasuda, the SC 29 Chairman; Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione, the SC 29/WG 11 Convener; Dr. Daniel T. Lee, the SC 29/WG 1 Convener; and Ms. Narumi Hirose, the SC 29 Secretariat.