SecretariatMedical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA)
Luiza Kowalczyk,
Last strategy update2019-04-05
MinutesWG-04 minutes


  • WG-04 develops and maintains the compression Transfer Syntaxes used in the standard.

Current supplements, work and objective:

  • None

Challenges and opportunities (environment):

  • A recent spate of new video and still frame compression schemes raises the question of the need for new Transfer Syntaxes
  • Mobile device still frame compression schemes beyond JPEG need to be considered
  • Enterprise image encapsulation use cases need to be balanced against interoperability issues raised by proliferation of schemes

Future roadmap and objectives (commitee direction):

  • Undefined

Past work: