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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.8

Advanced Video Coding for Generic Audiovisual Services
Advanced Video Coding for Generic Audiovisual Services Standard or Specification

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Description: Advanced Video Coding for Generic Audiovisual Services (H.264) is designed to enable the use of the coded video representation in a flexible manner for a wide variety of network environments. The use of this coding standard allows motion video to be manipulated as a form of computer data and to be stored on various storage media, transmitted and received over existing and future networks and distributed on existing and future broadcasting channels.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v21.4
Decision Date: 04/14/2021
Aliases: H.264
Introduced By: TRMSP
Standards Body: ITU
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/14/2021).