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MPEG LA

(MPEG LA, LLC, Denver, CO, www.mpegla.com) The organization that offers joint licenses and collects royalties for patents necessary for MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and other technologies. For example, in the MPEG-2 license, 23 companies hold more than 600 essential patents. In 2004, more than 700 hardware and software companies were current MPEG-2 licensees. See MPEG.
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According to the terms of the contract, SIPCO has chosen MPEG LA as its Licensing Administrator.
Now that the agreement with the MPEG LA has been concluded, mobile phone makers will step up efforts to develop cell phones to receive terrestrial digital broadcasts.
The situation is curious, as the companies that many assume contributed the most intellectual property to the DASH standard--Microsoft, Cisco, and Qualcomm--are not in the MPEG LA patent pool.
264, there was the threat of this, though MPEG LA ultimately demurred, with MPEG LA CEO Larry Horn commenting, "The patent holders wanted to align the royalty obligation with the actual receipt of revenue, as we do with title by title or subscription licenses" (go2sm.
Helping tackle critical challenges to advance the world's most important goals is not beyond the reach of this licensing model," said MPEG LA President and CEO Larry Horn.
AN UNHAPPY SURPRISE: MPEG LA IS FORMING A PATENT POOL FOR DASH
Some were surprised by the announcement since MPEG LA already offers licensing for HEVC patents, but it's not unusual for multiple patent pools to emerge.
In case you hadn't heard, MPEG LA has announced its proposed royalties for HEVC, which includes a $0.
Our submission and acceptance into the MPEG LA patent portfolio is further evidence of Vidyo's pro-active role in promoting interoperability, sharing our continued investment in R & D, and of our long-term leadership in this field.
Just before the show, MPEG LA, which manages the H.