HEVC patent holder InterDigital makes peace with Huawei

Patent licensing body InterDigital has made peace with Chinese tech giant Huawei, with which it was battling in the courts over intellectual property violations and rate-setting, in a negotiated settlement that will see Huawei use InterDigital’s HEVC video compression patents, as well as patents covering mobile and WiFi technology. InterDigital, said that, with its patent […]

InterDigital to debut at IBC following Technicolor R&I acquisition

Following its €21 million purchase of Technicolor R&I, mobile technology research and development company InterDigital is set to make its debut at IBC 2019.  At the show, the company will showcase a range of streaming solutions and standards. These new solutions include its Home Experience Lab, Imaging Science Lab and Immersive Lab.  The InterDigital R&I […]

InterDigital completes takeover of Technicolor’s patent business

Mobile technology research and development company, InterDigital, has completed its acquisition of Technicolor’s patent licensing business. InterDigital paid Technicolor US$150 million in cash and under the terms of the deal Technicolor will receive 42.5% of future cash receipts, after operating expenses, from InterDigital’s patent licensing in the consumer electronics field. There is no revenue sharing […]

Technicolor sells patent licensing business to InterDigital

Technicolor has agreed to sell its patent licensing business to mobile technology research and development company, InterDigital, in a deal that values the business at US$475 million (€390 million). Technicolor said the deal will allow it to focus on its operating business, maintain its research and innovation (R&I) division while also entering into a funded […]