The format is designed for Kodak cameras to store uncompressed RAW images in their original form without auto color and white balance correction. The file has a TIFF-structure that allows you to edit the color temperature and exposure of the finished image without losing information and quality, which is something that cannot be done with JPEG format images.
JP2 is a bitmap image format JPEG 2000. This can be a picture, an image from a surveillance camera, digital fax and other. In JPEG 2000 to compress the file using the technology of wavelet transform. This allows for a smoother and sharper image and the file size compared to JPEG for the same quality is lower.