Countries OK Standard for Microsoft's JPEG XR

Susan Hall

Countries involved in the international Joint Photographic Experts Group have approved Microsoft's bid to provide a higher-end sequel to the JPEG image, reports


Member countries in the group, which created the JPEG standard, OK'd as a standard Microsoft's JPEG XR. The XR stands for "extended range," for the format's ability to show an expanded range of tonal gradations and richer color palette.


The international body now must complete the process; standardization takes about a year.

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