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  • December
    In December 2022, the 20th anniversary reportage of AVS, Shadow of China, was published in the documentary edition of the 12th issue of Chinese Writer in 2022. The author is Li Chunlei, a national first-class writer.
  • Nov. 14
    On November 14, 2022, China Mobile Migu Corporation will launch the large-scale commercial version of Migu Video on AVS3 mobile terminals. The special section of "Celebrating Classic Eyes" and the dual Vivid live broadcast perspective (Audio Vivid&HDR Vivid) of "Jingcai Audiovisual" under this version, through the national owned AVS3 Audio Vivid encoding and decoding standard presents users with the wonderful pictures of the World Cup's 100 classic competitions and the live visual+auditory feast of the 2022 Qatar World Cup with many "eye color and eye color".
  • Oct. 26
    On October 26, 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology officially issued a document approving the establishment of a national ultra-high definition video innovation center under the leadership of Sichuan Xinshi Chuangwei Ultra High Definition Technology Co., Ltd. (Sichuan Ultra High Definition Video Innovation Center) and in cooperation with Guangdong Bohua Ultra High Definition Innovation Center Co., Ltd. (Guangdong Ultra High Definition Video Innovation Center), focusing on tackling common key technologies and promoting the application of independent standards.
  • Sept. 30
    On September 30, 2022, the Sixth Research Group of the Radio Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-R SG6) formally accepted the revised proposal on ITU-R BT.2074-1 (Service Configuration, Media Transmission Protocol and Signaling Information Based on MMT Broadcasting System) jointly submitted by Shanghai Jiaotong University, China Central Radio and Television and the National Engineering Research Center for Digital Television, It is agreed to include China's intelligent media transmission technology standard (GB/T 33475.6 Information Technology Efficient Multimedia Coding Part 6, referred to as SMT standard) into the ITU-R standard. This is the first time that China's intelligent media transmission technology has achieved ITU international standardization breakthrough, which is of great significance for China to continue to increase its international technical competitiveness in the era of network intelligence.
  • August 24
    On August 24, 2022, the "New Generation Audio Video Standard Ecological Innovation Consortium" (hereinafter referred to as "NAVIC Innovation Consortium") was launched. AVS Industry Alliance (Zhongguancun Audio visual Industry Technology Innovation Alliance) is the leading construction unit, and Pengcheng Laboratory, China Telecom Digital Life Company, Huawei Technology Co., Ltd., Shanghai Haisi, Bohua Ultra HD Innovation Center and other units are the first batch of co construction members.
  • July 7
    On July 7, 2022, the Steering Committee of the Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) officially approved AVS3, a video codec standard originating in China, to become one of the next generation video codec standards in the DVB standard system, aiming to promote the application and development of ultra high-definition video industry.
  • Feb.-March
    During the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, Peking University, Migu Corporation, Shanghai Jiaotong University and other units cooperated to apply the AVS3 video standard to the live broadcast of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Users enjoyed the wonderful Winter Olympic Games anytime and anywhere through Migu video. The 4K live broadcast of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 8K broadcast of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games were supported by surpassing international standards.
  • March 18
    At the closing ceremony of the 80th meeting of the AVS Working Group held on March 18, 2022, the selection results of the AVS Industrial Technology Innovation Award in 2021 were announced: Zheng Jianhua from Peking University and Zhao Haiwu from Shanghai University of Engineering Technology won the Individual AVS Industrial Technology Innovation Award in 2021, and Beijing ByteDance Network Technology Co., Ltd. won the Unit AVS Industrial Technology Innovation Award in 2021.
  • Jan. 25
    On January 25, 2022, the 8K UHD channel of China National Radio and Television Corporation will be broadcast using AVS3 video standard.
  • Jan. 24
    On January 24, 2022, CCTV-8K UHD channel of AVS3 video standard will be launched by China Central Radio and Television Corporation, and the public large screen project of "100 cities and 1000 screens" will be launched at the same time.
  • Jan. 1
    The Winter Olympics Documentary Channel of Beijing TV Station will broadcast by AVS3 video standard.
  • December 31
    The 8K Ultra-high-definition Test Channel using AVS3 for Olympic Winter Games Documentary was officially launched by Beijing Radio & Television Station.
  • November 3
    The State Science and Technology Awarding Meeting 2020 was held in the Great Hall of the People. The "Key Technology of Ultra HD Video Polymorphic Primitive Encoding and Decoding" project led by Academician Gao Wen, leader of the AVS Workgroup, won the first prize of the National Technology Invention Awards 2020. The project broke through the traditional video coding and computing framework, formed a completely independent coding and decoding technology system, led the formulation of the ultra-high-definition video coding standard GB/T 33475.2-2016 of China and other AVS series standards, which was adopted as international common format by the Global UHD Alliance. It has the significant right of speech in the formulation of VVC/H.266 and other international standards, developed its own ultra-high-definition real-time encoder and decoding chips, and formed a complete industrial chain of "Technical Standards-Chip Terminal-System Application". It has supported the successful launch of CCTV-4K, China's first ultra HD channel, and provided live coverage for major events including the Military Parade Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China and the Spring Festival Gala of the China Media Group 2020, etc.
  • October 25
    The Olympic channel and digital platform of China Media Group were launched in Beijing. It is the only communication platform in Mainland China that has been authorized by the International Olympic Committee to use the Olympic name and the five-ring logo. The Olympic channel CCTV-16 is a 4K and HD simulcast channel, where 4K is AVS2, and HD is AVS+.
  • February 1
    China Media Group held the "8K Ultra HD TV Channel Broadcasting Test Launch Ceremony" in Beijing. As a key link of the event, the "8K Ultra HD TV Test Channel Launching Ceremony and Full-Link Live Experiment Opening Ceremony" was successfully held simultaneously in Shenzhen. At 12:00 noon, CCTV-8K, China’s first 8K TV ultra-high-definition channel, was successfully broadcast experimentally. It adopts the AVS3 video standard jointly formulated by Peking University, Peng Cheng Laboratory, Huawei and other units, and is the world's first live broadcast of major events on 8K ultra-high-definition TV channel. On February 11, the New Year's Eve, China Media Group will broadcast the Spring Festival Gala live through the 8K ultra-high-definition TV test channel.
  • January 21
    China Media Group issued the Technical Requirements for the Production and Broadcasting of 8K Ultra-High-Definition TV Programs of China Media Group (Interim), which stipulates that AVS3 shall be adopted for video coding standard.
  • April 3
    At the online closing ceremony of the 72nd Meeting of AVS Workgroup, the selection results of the AVS Industrial Technology Innovation Award 2019 were announced. After selected by a jury composed of 15 industry experts, 4 winning teams/units won the AVS Industrial Technology Innovation Award 2019: Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School AVS3 Open Source Codec R&D Team, AVS2 Audio Project Team, HiSilicon (Shanghai) Technologies Co., Ltd., and ByteDance Ltd.
  • Early 2020
    The AVS3 open source encoder was launched, and both the AVS3 encoder and decoder were open for the developers to download.
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