Information technology - Coding of audio-visual objects - Part 18: Font compression and streaming (Adopted ISO/IEC 14496-18:2004, first edition, 2004-07-01)
Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the Canadian Advisory Committee (CAC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
At the time of publication, ISO/IEC 14496-18:2004 is available from ISO and IEC in English only. CSA will publish the French version when it becomes available from ISO and IEC.
This Standard has been formally approved, without modification, by the Technical Committee and has been approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada.
This part of ISO/IEC 14496 specifies functionalities for the communication of font data as part of the MPEG-4 encoded audio-visual presentation.
More specifically, it defines:
1. Font format representation that is utilized for font data encoding (OpenType);
2. Font compression technology for TrueType and OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines; and
3. The coded representation of information in font data streams.
Amendment 1:2021 to CAN/CSA-ISO/IEC 14496-18:05, Information technology - Coding of audio-visual objects - Part 18: Font compression and streaming - Amendment 1: Updated semantics of decoderSpecificInfo and font data description for ISOBMFF (Adopted amendment 1:2014 to ISO/IEC 14496-18:2004)