ISO/IEC 15928 Multimedia Content Description Interface
Comprehensive set of audiovisual description tools.
Enabled by key Internet standards:
W3C: XML, XML Schema
IETF standards: URI, URN, URL for resource naming and location
Harmonized with other emerging metadata standards:
Dublin Core, MPEG-21, NewsML, SMPTE Metadata Dictionary, TV-Anytime, and more.
Text and compressed binary encodings
Both encodings have streaming add, delete, update features for delivery over real-time transports: MPEG-2, MPEG-4, IP, etc.
International Standard in October 2001
Ballot period begins 14 March 2001