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MPEG LA Planning DASH Patent Pool

MPEG LA, LLC announced a call for patents essential to the MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) standards.

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Technicolor Reports Q2 2015 Results, Discs Decline

Technicolor SA announced financial and production results for its second quarter 2015.

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CyberLink Unveils Media Suite 13

CyberLink announced its new Media Suite 13 multimedia software bundle, which is available in Ultimate ($149.95) and Ultra ($129.95) editions.

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ASTI Promotes Magneto Optical Library Alternatives

Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) announced it offers several upgrade options for organizations that still employ Magneto Optical (MO) storage libraries.

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Technicolor Buys Cisco’s STB Business

Technicolor announced that it will acquire Cisco’s customer premises equipment (CPE) business for €550 million in a cash and stock transaction.

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HEVC Advance Readies H.265 Patent Pool

Behind schedule but plugging along, HEVC Advance announced that it continues to make progress it its efforts to establish a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)/H.265 patent pool.

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Blue Skies for Verbatim Optical Storage Media

As its competitors fall by the wayside, Verbatim Europe announced that it is upbeat about the market for optical storage media.

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Rimage Celebrates Ten Years in Japan

Rimage Corporation announced that it is celebrating ten years of operations in Japan.

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Denon Unveils Two Atmos AV Receivers

Denon Electronics announced its new AVR-X4200W ($1,499) and AVR-X3200W ($999) A/V receivers.

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Imation Schedules Q2 2015 Financial Results

Imation Corp. announced that it will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on August 11, 2015.

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TV Academy Drops DVD Screeners for Chromecast

The Television Academy announced that it is replacing its watermarked DVD screeners with distribution over Google’s Chromecast.

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Rovi Vows to Appeal Netflix Decision

Rovi Corporation announced that it will appeal a court decision to invalidate five of the company’s patents and judgment in favour of Netflix.

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8K Ultra HDTV On the Horizon

IHS Inc. announced it reckons that shipments of 8K Ultra High-Definition (7680×4320) TVs will increase from 2,700 units worldwide in 2015 to 911,000 in 2019.

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MPEG LA Updates AVC Patent License

MPEG LA announced that it has updated its AVC Patent Portfolio License to be consistent with the latest version of the specification.

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Rovi and VIZIO Renew Patent License Agreement

Rovi Corporation announced that it has renewed its patent licensing agreement with VIZIO.

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