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Project Title

Digital Motion Imagery Applications



Project Status

All Tasks Completed

Project Phase

Project Completed

Document Number



6.08 Motion Imagery and Applications Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

Proscribe best practices for video and motion imagery applications over CCSDS links and other standards and protocols such as IP and DVB for space craft to space craft, space craft to ground, and ground to ground distribution scenarios.

Applicable Patents

There are no patent issues for this technology that are known by the CCSDS community

Patent Comments

The MIA documents will include patented technology. However the research from the WG at this time gives us confidence that no programs from space agencies will have to pay any license fees. This is largely because the MIA documents will specify the usage of commercial hardware and software, and license fees apply to those manufacturers, not to end users. Additionally, as far as this WG can determine, the cited technologies are already standardized, and have been verified by ISO as Reasonable and Non Discriminatory (RAND).

Survey of Similar Standards
Documents or Projects
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Legend for Schedule Milestones
Orange Bullet = Required for Orange Books
Green Bullet = Required for Green Books
Magenta Bullet = Required for Magenta Books
Blue Bullet = Required for Blue Books
Note - Red Books are Draft Blue/Magenta Books

Schedule Milestones
Orange BookGreen BookMagenta BookBlue Book
Original Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Estimated Completion Date
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Actual Completion Date
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(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/1/20095/1/20094/20/2009
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/20/20094/20/20094/20/2009
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/4/20106/1/20105/4/2010
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/31/20107/1/20107/1/2010
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/1/201010/1/20107/29/2010
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/1/201011/1/201011/1/2010
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/1/201012/31/20114/11/2012New book requirements require an additional draft to be developed
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/1/20111/1/20131/1/2013Edited schedule based on CESG ruling that book color is Blue
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/1/20116/17/20131/11/2013
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/1/201110/1/20138/9/2013
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet8/1/201112/31/201412/31/2014
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/1/201112/31/201412/31/2014
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/1/201212/31/201412/31/2014
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet9/16/20139/16/2013Col-CC to HOSC and return using HDSDI, MPEG-4, M2TS, etc.
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet11/15/201411/15/2014Utilize MJPEG-2000 & DTN
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/1/20124/1/20155/31/2015Approved via CMC Poll
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 261.0
Created at 3/31/2009 3:54 PM by Grubbs Rodney
Last modified at 6/3/2015 1:03 PM by CCSDS Tech Support