Exploring MPEG-4 BIFS features for creating multimedia games

S.M. Tran, M. Preda, F.J. Preteux, K. Fazekas
2003 2003 International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. ICME '03. Proceedings (Cat. No.03TH8698)  
This paper explores the new features of the recent MPEG-4 standard, namely the description and the composition of an interactive multimedia scene. Providing with such advanced facilities, the MPEG-4 standard is no longer considered only as an efficient compression tool for conventional video / audio application. It is now granted the power of computing mechanism as any other programming languages to facilitate the creation of high interactive multimedia contents. Game-applications therefore can
more » ... tions therefore can be also considered as a new output-feature of the MPEG-4 standard. The work describes in detail how game can be created within the MPEG-4 framework. The process of making game with MPEG-4 is studied comprehensively to demonstrate the compatibility as well as the advantages of the MPEG-4 standard regarding to Flash technology, a well-known tool for making games over the Internet.
doi:10.1109/icme.2003.1220946 dblp:conf/icmcs/TranPPF03 fatcat:dem5elabzrgnxl5qkmcgwj7wym