Vaughn Iverson

Vaughn is a lead software architect and engineering manager within Intel Architecture Labs. He is currently leading the research and development of digital content management and distribution technologies. Vaughn has been a contributor to the MPEG-21 Multimedia Framework effort from its inception. During his 8 years at Intel, he has led efforts to develop a wide variety of digital media technology, including software products for the capture, compression, and distribution of digital video. Vaughn has been granted 13 U.S. patents and he received a M.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington in 1993. In his free time he enjoys SCUBA diving, underwater photography, snow skiing, backpacking and brewing (and occasionally drinking) beer.

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DIDL: Packaging Digital Content

Internet applications generally fall short in their ability to transfer multimedia content. This article describes an XML vocabulary for packaging digital content, breaking the one-to-one mapping between the notion of a content item and an individual file.