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Reference EN 62448:2014
Title Multimedia systems and equipment - Multimedia e-publishing and e-books - Generic format for e-publishing
Project Number 24556
Abstract/Scope IEC 62448:2013 specifies a generic format for multimedia e-publishing employed for e-book data interchange among data preparers and publishers, satisfying a number of publishers requirements: revisable, extensible and heterogeneous logical structure. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2009 and constitutes a technical revision. It includes the following changes: - Addition of Annex C; - Related minor changes in Clause 6; - Updates in Annex B.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2014-04-18
Current Stage code deadline 2014-10-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 62448:2013 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.60 - Multimedia systems and teleconferencing equipment
35.240.30 - IT applications in information, documentation and publishing
Note 2014-01-07 - Publication editing allocate to Will supersede EN 62448:2009
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2014-04-18 2014-10-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2014-01-01 2014-01-29  
5060 2013-02-25 2013-03-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-11-16 2013-02-22  
1090 2012-11-13 2012-11-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2014-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2014-04-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-07-18
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-10-18
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2017-01-01


Supersedes EN 62448:2009
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 639-1
ISO 3166-1
ISO/IEC 19757-2:2008

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(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.