ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 N 15007
DATE: 2015-06-11

Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia and Hypermedia Information
Secretariat: Japan (JISC)

DOC. TYPE Meeting Report
TITLE Meeting Report, the 27th SC 29 Plenary Meeting, 2014-07-12, Sapporo, Japan
SOURCE Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
STATUS Draft report to be reviewed by SC 29 [Requested action: For review by SC 29 at the 25th SC 29 plenary meeting]
DISTRIBUTION P, O and L Members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 ; ISO/IEC JTC 1 Secretariat; ISO/IEC ITTF
ISSUE NO. 1647

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Meeting Report
The 27th ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting
2014-07-12, Sapporo, Japan

The 27th ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary meeting was held on Saturday, 2014-07-12, at Sapporo Convention Center. The Plenary meeting followed the WG1 and WG 11 meetings, 2014-07-07/11, at Sapporo Convention Center. Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC) hosted these meetings. Mr. Kohtaro Asai, the SC 29 Chairman, presided at the Plenary meeting.

1 Opening
The SC 29 Chairman opened the Plenary meeting at approximately 09:00 a.m. on 2014-07-12. On behalf of the host organization, Dr. Takanori Senoh welcomed the participants.

2 Roll Call
A total of 19 participants representing P-members and Liaisons were in attendance (ref. attendance list: attachment 1).

3 Drafting Committee
The NBs of France, Switzerland, and US nominated members for the drafting committee. SC 29 appointed them and the SC 29 Secretariat as members:

4 Agenda
SC 29 adopted the final draft agenda (ref. final agenda: attachment 2).  

5 Previous Meeting Report
There were no comments received on the draft meeting report of the 26th SC 29 Plenary meeting, 2013-08-03, Vienna, Austria. SC 29 approved it (ref. SC 29 N 14278).  

6 Report and Review - JTC 1
Mr. Kohtaro Asai, the SC 29 Chairman, reported on the recent JTC 1 activities affecting SC 29 mainly based on the Resolutions taken at the 28th JTC 1 Plenary meeting, 2013-11-04/09, Perros-Guirec, France (ref. SC 29 N 13888, JTC 1 N 11894). The Chairman focused participants' attention on the following Resolutions:

* Resolution 4: Requested Changes to the ISO Patent Database
SC 29 reviewed Resolution 4 and discussed. SC 29 decided to request information regarding the current status and progress of database improvement.

* Resolution 9: Revised Terms of Reference for the SWG on Internet of Things (IoT)
SC 29 reviewed Resolution 9. SC 29 confirmed that the issue of IoT is related to the project of MPEG-V in SC 29/WG 11. 

* Resolution 12: Continuation of the SC 24/SC 29 Joint Ad Hoc Group ? JAhG
* Resolution 13: Request for Input on Experiences with JAhG Structure
SC 29 reviewed Resolutions 12 and 13. SC 29 put value on SC 24/SC 29 JAhG's work. Also, SC 29 confirmed that it was appropriate to apply the method of JAhG for this collaborative work. Based on these confirmation, SC 29 approved Resolutions 15 and 16 and decided to make a report to JTC 1. 

7 Reports and Review - SC 29
7.1 SC 29 Chairman

The SC 29 Chairman presented the draft Business Plan of SC 29 (ref. SC 29 N 14291). The SC 29 Chairman promised to provide the SC 29 AGM members with a revised draft Business Plan by 2014-09-10.

7.2 SC 29 Secretariat
In accordance with Resolution 4 taken at the 12th JTC 1 Plenary meeting, noting up-to-date Secretariat report information was available and accessible from the SC 29 Web site, no Secretariat report was submitted.
The SC 29 Secretary pointed out the status of SC 29 P-members participation, and notified that the status would be submitted to the ISO/IEC ITTF.

7.3 WG 1
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi, on behalf of WG 1 Convener, reported on the activities of WG 1 based on the results of the following four meetings:

Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi reported mainly on Resolutions of the latest WG 1 meeting.SC 29 discussed the numbering of the amendments and concluded that the number of amendments should be minimized by using integration to the new editions.

7.4 WG 11
Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione, the WG 11 Convener, reported on the activities of WG 11 based on the results of the following four meetings:

Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione reported mainly on Resolutions of the latest WG 11 meeting.

7.5 SC 29/Maintenance Task Force on ISO/IEC 13522 Series
There was no report for this meeting.

7.6 Advisory Group on Management (AGM)
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi, the AGM Convener, reported on the activities of AGM based on the results of the following meeting.

Also, members discussed the issues resulting from new ISO/IEC Directives for procedures and document management of technical documents in SC 29 and its WGs.  

Document handling
SC 29 has concern that the problem on using Livelink by SC 29/WGs. SC 29 recognized that SC/WGs need support from ISO technical staff to try to use Livelink. SC 29 asked the HoD of Switzerland, Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi, to assist SC 29 by contacting ISO technical staff.

Members Directories
SC 29 has concern that the problem on using ISO Global Directory (ISO GD) by SC 29/WGs.
SC 29 decided the procedure of handling comments from NBs as below.

If NBs have comments on the work in SC/WGs, the NBs should submit their comments directly to SC.
SC Secretary should forward submitted comments to the relevant WGs.
WGs should submit proposed dispositions of comments to SC.
SC Secretary should submit dispositions in SC's document registry.

Changes in ISO/IEC Directives (April 2014)
It was questioned criteria of approval for a New Work Item proposal. SC 29 confirmed that a proposal for a New Work Item should be balloted by means of SC's letter ballot and it is necessary for 5 or more NBs to nominate experts. 

7.7 National Body Contribution
SC 29 reviewed the following contributions.

Technical comments
SC 29 reviewed SC 29 N 14270, USNB Contribution on technical comments for the project of HDR and WCG, Level Specifications for AVC & HEVC and 3D-HEVC Schedule. SC 29 confirmed that SC 29/WG 11 has received and processed this USNB Contribution. 

Concerns on ISO Global Directory and Livelink
SC 29 reviewed SC 29 N 14284, Italy NB Contribution on Global Directory and Livelink. SC 29 recognized that SC 29/WG 11 has high requirement for document management system.

8 Reports and Review on Liaison
8.1 Review of SC 29 Liaison Relationships
SC 29 reviewed its Liaisons (ref. List of L-Members). SC 29's decisions are in 8.2 - 8.4.  

8.2 Establishment of Category C Liaison with ITU-T SG 12
In accordance with the WG 11 recommendation, SC 29 approved the establishment of Category C Liaison between ITU-T SG 12 and SC 29/WG 11. 

8.3 Liaison Representatives
SC 29 reviewed the list of the SC 29 liaison representatives.The latest Liaison Representatives are listed on the Website (ref. List of L-Members).

8.4 Reports of Liaison Officers
The following document has been made available by Dr. Kate Grant to SC 29 members:

SC 29 reviewed the resolutions in this document. No action was taken on this report.

9 SC 29 Programme of Work
9.1 Modifications to Current SC 29 Programme of Work
SC 29 examined its Programme of Work in detail, and approved the following modifications to it:

1) Subdivision

2) Minor Enhancements

3) Change of Title

9.2 Progression of Work Items
SC 29 approved the progression of the following work items on condition that substantial support is received from the NBs and Disposition of Comments reports dispose all comments accompanying negative votes:

SC 29 updated target dates for progression of the work items (Ref. SC 29 N 13701).

9.3 Project Editors
SC 29 reviewed the list of SC 29 project editors. SC 29 newly appointed 50 project editors.
The list of newly appointed project editors were included in the Resolutions.  

9.4 Collaborative Project with ITU-T
There were no changes to the existing projects.  

9.5 Systematic Review
SC 29 recommended the confirmation of the following ISs at its systematic review period in 2016:
Systematic Review 2016

ISO/IEC TR 13818-5:2005
ISO/IEC 23000-5:2011
ISO/IEC 14496-25:2011
ISO/IEC 21000-10:2006
ISO/IEC 10918-1:1994
ISO/IEC 23007-3:2011
ISO/IEC 15444-10:2011

ISO/IEC 21000-2:2005
ISO/IEC 13818-7:2006
ISO/IEC 15444-9:2005
ISO/IEC 23001-1:2006
ISO/IEC 14496-6:2000
ISO/IEC 24800-5:2011
ISO/IEC 21000-15:2006

ISO/IEC 21000-16:2005
ISO/IEC 14496-17:2006
ISO/IEC 21000-4:2006
ISO/IEC 24800-2:2011
ISO/IEC 16485:2000
ISO/IEC 14496-16:2011
ISO/IEC 21000-17:2006

9.6 ISO/IEC Certificate of Appreciation
SC 29 nominated 77 individuals as recipients of the ISO/IEC Certificates. The list of recipients of ISO/IEC Certificates were included in the Resolutions.

10 Appointment of SC 29 Officers
10.1 WG 1 Convener

SC 29 appointed Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi as the WG 1 Convener for the following term.SC 29 thanks Dr. Daniel Lee for his 18 years of distinguished service as convener of WG 1 and notes with regret that he has elected not to continue in this role.

10.2 WG 11 Convener
SC 29 appointed Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione as the WG 11 Convener for another term of office.

10.3 AGM Convener
SC 29 notes that upon acceptance of convenership of WG 1, Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi is unable to continue as convener of the AGM. SC 29 appointed Dr. Andy Tescher as the acting AGM Convener.

11 Meeting Schedule
SC 29 approved the following meeting schedule:

12 Any Other Business
There was no item.

13 Resolutions
SC 29 adopted resolutions as in SC 29 N 14345.

14 Close of Meeting
SC 29 expressed sincere gratitude to a number of individuals who had contributed to SC 29's work. The SC 29 Chairman closed the meeting.

Attachment 1: Attendance List
Attachment 2: Final Agenda

Attachment 1

Attendance List

P-members (17) Austria (1), Australia (1), Belgium (1), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Korea (1), Poland (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (1), UK (1), USA (5)

O-members (0)


L-members (0)


Officers (4)

SC 29 Chairman, SC 29 Secretariat, SC 29/WG 11 Convener, SC 29/AGM Convener

(19 in total)

Mr. Kohtaro Asai
SC 29 Chairman
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Mr. Shinji Watanabe 
SC 29 Secretariat
Dr. Christian Timmerer
Delegate, Austria
Klagenfurt University
Dr. Ian S Burnett
Delegate, Australia
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Prof. Francoise Preteux 
French Delegate [HoD]
MINES ParisTech
Mr. Gero Baese
Delegate, Germany [HoD]
Siemens AG
Corporate Technology
Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione
WG 11 Convener, Delegate, Italy [HoD]
Dr. Seishi Takamura 
Delegate, Japan [HoD]
NTT Cyber Space Laboratories
NTT Corporation
Prof. Yong Han Kim
Delegate, Rep. of Korea [HoD]
University of Seoul
Prof. Marek Domanski
Delegate, Poland
Pozan University of Technology
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi
AGM Convener, Delegate, Switzerland [HoD]
Mr. Ken McCann 
Delegate, United Kingdom
Dr Andrew G. Tescher 
Delegate, USA [HoD]
Microsoft Corporation
Dr. Arianne T. Hinds
Delegate, USA
Cable Television Laboratories
Mr. Walt Husak
Delegate, USA
Dolby Labs
Mr. Gary Sullivan
Delegate, USA
Microsoft Corporation
Mr. Michael Dolan
Delegate, USA
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Dr. Peter Schellekens
Delegate, Belgium
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Dr. Per Frojdh 
Sweden Delegate [HoD], 3GPP
Ericsson AB
Ericsson Research

Attachment 2

Final Agenda

Meeting Name

The 27th ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting


2014-07-12 (09:00)

Co-located Meeting

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 1 Meeting, 2014-07-07/11
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 Meeting, 2014-07-07/11

Meeting Place

Sapporo Convention Center
Room No. 104
Address: 1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo Shiroishi-ku
Sapporo 003-0006 Japan



Host Contact

Sapporo Meeting Organizing Committee
c/o Information Technology Standards Commission of Japan
Tel: +81-3-3431-2808
E-mail: sc29me @


Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
at the following address:

Mr. Shinji Watanabe
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
Room 308-3 Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg
3-5-8 Shiba-Koen Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3431-2808
Fax: +81-3-3431-6493
E-mail: watanabe @

Draft Agenda
01 Opening of Meeting (09:00 am)
01.01 Opening Remarks Mr. Kohtaro Asai
01.02 Welcoming Remarks Host
02 Roll Call of Participants
  • SC 29 SA 01 (Attendance List)

03 Appointment of Drafting Committee
04 Adoption of Agenda
  • SC 29 SA 02 (3rd Draft Agenda)

05 Approval of Previous Meeting Report

SC 29 Secretariat
06 Reports and Review: JTC 1
06.01 JTC 1
  • SC 29 N 13888 (Resolutions, 28th JTC 1 Plenary meeting)
  • SC 29 N 13766 (Recommendations, JTC 1 SWG-Directives Meeting, 2013-08-28/30)
  • SC 29 N 14262 (Recommendations, JTC 1 SWG-Directives Meeting, 2014-05-15/16)
  • SC 29 N 14197 (Communication from the JTC 1 Chair and Secretariat)
Mr. Kohtaro Asai
07 Reports and Review: SC 29
07.01 SC 29 Chairman Mr. Kohtaro Asai
07.02 SC 29 Secretariat
  • SC 29 SA 03 (Status of P-members participation 1: Meeting)
  • SC 29 SA 04 (Status of P-members participation 2: Ballot)
SC 29 Secretariat
07.03 SC 29/WG 1 Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi
07.04 SC 29/WG 11
Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione
07.05 SC 29/Maintenance Task Force on ISO/IEC 13522 Series Prof. Wataru Kameyama
07.06 SC 29/Advisory Group on Management (AGM)
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi
07.07 National Body Contribution
08 Reports and Review: ISO and Liaisons
08.01 Liaison
  • SC 29 SA 06 (List of Liaisons)

08.02d Request for New Liaison
08.03 Liaison Representatives
08.04 Liaison Report
09 Programme of Work
09.01 Modifications to the Programme of Work
  • SC 29 SA 05 (Modification list)
  • SC 29 N 14337 (Subdivision: JTC (23001-12))
  • SC 29 N 14328 (Minor enhancement: JTC (13818-1/AMD4))
  • SC 29 N 14329 (Minor enhancement: JTC (13818-1/AMD5))
  • SC 29 N 14330 (Minor enhancement: JTC (13818-1/AMD6))
  • SC 29 N 14331 (Minor enhancement: JTC (14496-4/AMD44))
  • SC 29 N 14332 (Minor enhancement: JTC (14496-5/AMD38))
  • SC 29 N 14333 (Minor enhancement: JTC (14496-10/AMD1))
  • SC 29 N 14334 (Minor enhancement: JTC (14496-15/AMD1))
  • SC 29 N 14335 (Minor enhancement: JTC (14496-5/AMD37))
  • SC 29 N 14336 (Minor enhancement: JTC (23001-9/AMD1))
  • SC 29 N 14337 (Minor enhancement: JTC (23002-5/AMD2))
  • SC 29 N 14338 (Minor enhancement: JTC (23008-3/AMD1))

09.02 Progression of Work Items/Target Dates
09.03 Project Editors
09.04 Collaborative Project with SC 24

09.05 Collaborative Project with ITU-T

09.06 Systematic Review
09.07 ISO/IEC Certificates
  • SC 29 SA 08 (Nomination list)

10 Appointment of SC 29 Officers
10.1 WG 1 Convener Switzerland
10.2 WG 11 Convener Italy
11 Meeting Schedule
12 Any Other Business
13 Resolutions
14 Close of Meeting