Encyclopedia > MJPEG

  Article Content


Motion JPEG (MJPEG) is a video codec where each frame is separately compressed into a JPEG image.

The resulting streams quality is independent from the motion into the image, different from MPEG video, where quality often decreases when small images move rapidely.

Data rate is between so called uncompressed formats like RGB (compression 1:1) and YUV (compression 1:1.5...1:2.5) and MPEG (which uses similarities between images).

For typical data rates (29 Mbit/s) quality is very high, files are very large.

Beside YUV it's mainly used by high-end frame grabber[?] PC boards, like the AV Master[?]. It is also used by digital video cameras DVC.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
User:Egil Sandbox

... in 1893 for purposes of taxation. Old plate gauge for iron Manufacturers Standard Gage A special gauge is used for zinc sheet metal. Notice that larger ...