Digital TV News: MPEG LA

Technicolor reports second half 2012 results
Feb 22, 2013 – Technicolor (Paris: TCH) has released its 2012 full year results. In the second half of 2012, Connected Home revenues totaled €671 million, up 29.9% at current currency and up 26.6% at constant currency compared to the second half of 2011.
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Technicolor reports first half 2012 results
Jul 25, 2012 – Technicolor (Paris: TCH) has released its first half 2012 results. Connected Home revenues were up 34.7% at constant currency, reflecting a strong recovery in volumes and product mix.
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MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to HEVC
Jun 26, 2012 – MPEG LA has announced a call for patents essential to the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard. HEVC (also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2) is intended to improve video coding efficiency.
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MPEG LA Offers MVC Patent Portfolio License
Feb 22, 2012 – MPEG LA has announced the availability of the MVC Patent Portfolio License. The joint license includes patents that are essential to the Multiview Video Coding ('MVC') standard for encoding and decoding 3D video.
News categories: MPEG LA, Blu-ray, Licensing, Patent, VR

MPEG ratifies draft standard for DASH; introduces MPEG-H
Dec 2, 2011 – The 98th MPEG meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland from the 28th of November to the 02nd of December 2011. ISO/IEC 23009-1, known as MPEG-DASH, has been ratified unanimously by positive votes from 24 national bodies in November 2011.
News categories: Moving Picture Experts Group, Digital TV, OTT

MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to VP8 Video Codec
Feb 10, 2011 – MPEG LA has announced a call for patents essential to the VP8 video codec specification used to deliver video images.
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MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to Multiview Video Codec (MVC)
Jan 12, 2011 – MPEG LA has announced a call for patents essential to the Multiview Video Codec (MVC) standard used to deliver 3D video images. MVC is currently used for storage and playback of 3D video content on Blu-ray Disc™ devices and optical discs.
News categories: MPEG LA, Blu-ray, Digital TV, VR

MPEG LA's AVC License Will Not Charge Royalties for Internet Video that is Free to End Users through Life of License
Aug 26, 2010 – MPEG LA has announced that its AVC Patent Portfolio License will continue not to charge royalties for Internet Video that is free to end users (known as 'Internet Broadcast AVC Video') during the entire life of this License.
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MPEG LA's AVC License Will Continue Not to Charge Royalties for Internet Video that is Free to End Users
Feb 2, 2010 – MPEG LA has announced that its AVC Patent Portfolio License will continue not to charge royalties for Internet Video that is free to end users during the next License term from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2015.
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