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
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.
, the licensing and patent pool group responsible for MPEG-2 and H.
, the licensing group that administers the largest H.
Just before the show, MPEG LA
, which manages the H.