HEVC Advance

HEVC Advance freezes royalty rates on patent pool

Independent licensing administrator HEVC Advance has announced that the royalty rates offered by its HEVC/H.265 Pool License will be unchanged until at least the end of 2025. The body has ownership of more than 10,000 patents and counts the likes of Dolby, Warner Brothers, Toshiba and Huawei among its partners. It provides customers access to […]

Technicolor leaves HEVC Advance patent pool

Technicolor has left the HEVC Advance patent pool, deciding instead to license its HEVC IP portfolio directly to device manufacturers. The company, which was a founding member and important contributor to the independent licensing administrator, said that it believes licensing direct to partners will “accelerate adoption of the standard” and that it now plans to […]

New HEVC patent pool outlines royalty pricing, names CEO

HEVC Advance, the new patent pool for intellectual property rights holders that have contributed to the new H.265 compression standard, has announced royalty pricing and a new CEO. 4K TV makers would pay HEVC Advance royalties of US$1.50  a unit, while makers of other devices including set-top boxes and Blu-ray players would pay US$1.10 a […]