Digital TV News: MPEG LA

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, Streaming

Technicolor Q2 2011 revenues and H1 2011
Jul 27, 2011 – The Board of Directors of Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) met today to review the Group's first half 2011 results. Digital Delivery revenues declined by 14.6% YoY at constant rates as a result of an unfavorable overall product mix.
News categories: Technicolor, Cable TV, Gateway, IPTV, Results, Satellite, Set Top Box

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.
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Streaming

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, Metaverse

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.
News categories: MPEG LA, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Streaming

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.
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, Licensing, Patent, Streaming

ULDAGE to package MPEG LA patents with ARIB 1-seg patent licence in Japan
Sep 15, 2009 – MPEG LA and ULDAGE have announced a cooperation under which ULDAGE will offer MPEG LA's MPEG-2 Systems License along with ULDAGE's ARIB license to companies based in Japan that sell mobile TV handsets for One-Seg mobile terrestrial broadcasting.
News categories: ULDAGE, MPEG LA, Japan, Licensing, Mobile, Patent

MPEG LA Reduces MPEG-2 Royalty Rates
Jul 6, 2009 – MPEG LA has announced the offering of a new MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License that will provide uninterrupted coverage for the life of the MPEG-2 essential patents at reduced royalty rates beginning January 1, 2010.
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, DVD, Licensing, Patent, Set Top Box, Smart TV

MPEG LA Updates AVC Patent Portfolio License
Feb 2, 2009 – MPEG LA has announced that the coverage of its AVC Patent Portfolio License has been updated to conform with recent revisions to the AVC/H.264 Standard as defined in ISO/IEC 14496-10:2008, 4th Edition (2008-09-15).
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, Licensing, Patent