Metadata Working Group
The Metadata Working Group (MWG) is a consortium of leading companies in the digital media industry, focused on the following goals:
- Preservation and seamless interoperability of digital image metadata
- Interoperability and availability to all applications, devices, and services
The MWG publishes technical specifications that describe how to effectively store metadata into digital media files. These royalty-free specifications are made available to software developers, manufacturers and service providers so that they may create products that use metadata in a consistent way, and that allow consumers to better describe, organize and find their media. Where possible, these specifications rely on existing standards, and aim to create a unified and cohesive approach to applying these standards.
Guidelines For Handling Image Metadata version 2.0 available now - click here for more details!