IST Muffins

IST Muffins

MUltimedia Framework For INteroperability in Secure (MPEG-21) environments

European IST 5th Framework programme


The key objective of the MUFFINS project is to investigate the problem of description, delivery and protection reach-media content, and propose a complete solution framework for sample scenarios of usage of that content. The scenarios will include the definition and search for the content, as well as the delivery and the related rights management handling. The MUFFINS project will:

  • Carry out a comprehensive research in the domain of location, delivery and protection of multimedia content.
  • Implement an integrated framework of multimedia retrieval, transport and consumption based on open standards.
  • Demonstrate the use of cutting-edge multimedia technology to best serve the interests of both artists and consumers.

The MUFFINS project will set up an experimental model for the newly emerged MPEG-21 standard and other related standards.