A Basic Guide to Transport StreamsTransport Stream Structure
IntroductionA transport stream is a container which can carry multiple audio, video, subtitle streams as well as other data streams
OriginsThe transport stream standards were produced by the MPEG committe initially to carry MPEG 1 and 2 streams.
Transport streams have been widely adopted by the Broadcast and Movie industry and the standard has been extended to allow for many new Audio and Video codecs including the very latest high definition formats found on Blu-Ray.
The official standard is called ISO-13818-1.