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Reference EN 61966-2-4:2006
Title Multimedia systems and equipment - Colour measurement and management - Part 2-4: Colour management - Extended-gamut YCC colour space for video applications - xvYCC
Project Number 16867
Abstract/Scope is applicable to the encoding and communication of YCC colours used in video systems and similar applications by defining encoding transformations for use in defined reference capturing conditions. If actual conditions differ from the reference conditions, additional rendering transformations may be required. Such additional rendering transformations are beyond the scope of this standard. The contents of the corrigendum of November 2006 have been included in this copy.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-09-15
Current Stage code deadline 2007-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61966-2-4:2006 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Multimedia; Colour measurement; Colour management; YCC colour space; Video
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6060 2006-09-15 2007-06-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2006-09-01 2007-01-01  
5060 2006-07-31 2006-08-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-05-26 2006-07-28 export to doc file  EN
3090 2005-12-01 2006-06-01  
4020 2005-05-06 2005-10-07  
3099 2005-05-03 2005-05-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-09-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-09-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-R Recommendation BT.601-5:1995
ITU-R BT.709-5:2002
IEC 60050-845:1987

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