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Reference EN 61937-6:2006
Title Digital audio - Interface for non-linear PCM encoded audio bitstreams applying IEC 60958 - Part 6: Non-linear PCM bitstreams according to the MPEG-2 AAC and MPEG-4 AAC formats
Project Number 16783
Abstract/Scope specifies the method for IEC 60958 to convey non-linear PCM bitstreams encoded in accordance with the MPEG-2 AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) and MPEG-4 AAC formats.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-07-14
Current Stage code deadline 2007-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61937-6:2006 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.60 - Multimedia systems and teleconferencing equipment
35.040 - Character sets and information coding
Keywords Digital audio; Non-linear; PCM encoded; Bitstream
Note Supersedes EN 61937-6:2002
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6060 2006-07-14 2007-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-07-01 2006-11-01  
5060 2006-06-06 2006-06-20 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-03-31 2006-06-02 export to doc file  EN
4099 2006-03-01 2006-03-25  
4060 2006-01-13 2006-02-28 export to doc file  EN
4099 2005-11-04 2005-12-31  
4020 2005-03-18 2005-09-02  
3099 2005-03-15 2005-03-18  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-07-14
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-07-01


Supersedes EN 61937-6:2002
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC 13818-7:2004
ISO/IEC 14496-3:2001
EN 60958-1:2004
EN 61937-1:2003
EN 61937-1:2007
EN 61937-2:2003

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