Video Quality Experts Group (VQEG)

Project Main


Besides validation of objective measurement methods, VQEG conducts subjective studies of multimedia and 3DTV and provides a place for collaborative model development to take place.

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Active Working Groups

Subjective Methods

Collaborative efforts to improve subjective video quality test methods.

  • Audiovisual HD (AVHD)
  • Quality Assessment for Health Applications (QAH)
  • Statistical Analysis Methods (SAM)

Objective Metrics

Developing and validating objective video quality metrics.

  • Audiovisual HD (AVHD)
  • Computer Generated Imagery (CGI)
  • No Reference Metrics (NORM)
  • Implementer's Guide for Video Quality Metrics (IGVQM)
  • JEG-Hybrid
  • Quality Assessment for Computer Vision Applications (QACoViA)

Industry and Applications

Seeking improved understanding of new video technologies and applications.

  • 5G Key Performance Indicators (5GKPI)
  • Emerging Technologies Group (ETG)
  • Immersive Media Group (IMG)

Support and Outreach

Support for VQEG's activities.

  • eLetter
  • Human Factors for Visual Experiences (HFVE)
  • Joint Qualinet-VQEG team on Immersive Media
  • Tools and Subjective Labs Setup
  • Video Archives Support
  • VQEG Administration and Web Support

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Completed Validation Tests

  • FRTV Phase I - completed June, 2000
  • FRTV Phase II - completed August 25, 2003
  • Multimedia Phase I - completed September 12, 2008
  • RRNR-TV - completed June 22, 2009
  • HDTV Phase I - completed June 30, 2010
  • Hybrid Perceptual/Bitstream - completed September 12, 2014
  • AVHD-AS / P.NATS Phase 2 - completed January 2020