TCL Enters into MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License

by Artem Alekseenko

MPEG LA announced that TCL Electronics Holdings Limited (“TCL”) has become a Licensee to MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License (“AVC License”). As a result of this agreement, all legal disputes related to patent …

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V-Nova LCEVC Licensing Terms Announced

by Artem Alekseenko

V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions announced licensing terms for V-Nova LCEVC, a software development kit and a wide range of reference integrations that add MPEG-5 Part 2 LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement …

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Discussions with Apple Regarding License Agreement

by Isaac Oburu

Imagination Technologies Group plc a leading multimedia, processor and communications technology company, has been notified by Apple Inc. (“Apple”), its largest customer, that Apple is of a view that it will no longer use …

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One-Blue Calls For UltraHD Blu-ray Patents

by Bob Raikes

One-Blue LLC said that it is working to expand its Blu-ray Disc products license programs to include Ultra HD Blu-ray products, with respect to patents essential to the following Ultra HD Blu-ray standards issued …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 11


Sharp Rethinks TV Licensing

by Tom Allen

Sharp has said that it will review its TV brand licensing in Europe and the Americas, in an effort to raise its global presence. Sharp licensed its brand to Slovakia’s UMC in Europe in …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| North America| sharp| TV Set Market| Vol 23 - Issue 33

MPEG Expands Licence Coverage

by Tom Allen

MPEG LA has updated its HEVC and DisplayPort patent licences, to reflect recent revisions. The HEVC Patent Portfolio License now conforms with recent updates to the HEVC standard, as defined in Recommendation ITU-T H.265 …

Tags:DisplayPort| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| MPEG| Vol 22 - Issue 16

Huawei Challenges Tier One Phone Makers

by Tom Allen

Huawei’s new phones, created in collaboration with camera manufacturer Leica, are said to set ‘a new standard in smartphone photography’. They are the P9 and P9 Plus, and were launched at an event in …

Tags:Cameras| Huawei| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 13

NAB is All About Codecs

by Tom Allen

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2016 show will take place in Las Vegas between the 16th and 21st April. There will be a renewed focus on traditional broadcasting, using the ATSC 3.0 platform, …

Tags:Broadcast| HEVC (H.265)| Interface Extenders| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| NAB 2016| NEC| SOCs| Switchers| Testing| TFT| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 23 - Issue 13