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August through December 2000:
August through December: JPEG2000 Part I (the core system) in final stage of becoming an International Standard. Put out to all interested national bodies in ISO for vote. Should result in acceptance as a full International Standard in December 2000.
August 2000:
Accepted as Final Draft International Standard.
July 2000:
Part 6 extension JPM for document image compression added.
March 2000:
The committee Draft was elevated to Final Committee Draft.
December 1999:

Agreement was reached on the first Committee Draft of the JPEG2000 standard.
Significant milestone in the standardization process.
File extension was changed from .j2k to .jp2 for fear of y2k negative associations.

Through 1999:
Experiments to optimize the working draft.
JPEG2000 working draft defined.
File extension named J2K.
Call for proposals and contributions to the standard made.
Algorithm and architecture decided.
Wavelet compression chosen as core.
November 1996:
Test mode agreed
Febuary 1996:
Original Proposal
September 2000:
First Companies to announce JPEG2000 commitment. MGI and LuraTech forge partnership on JP2 development.
June 2000:
JPEG2000 hits the airwaves. ZDTV (TechTV) covers JP2. See the video...
January 2000:
JPEG2000 makes it big time. NY Times technology section features JP2. See article...
December 1999:
The Hype begins. EE Times runs an article.

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