New Proposed H.265 Licensing Agreement Means Content Creators Will Never Pay Royalties. By Joe Marine

Posted: 01/21/2014 in Uncategorized

Posted by Joe Marine on January 21, 2014 • 

“What might seem like a boring announcement on the surface, is very important for the future of the web, and more specifically, 4K video. MPEG LA, the group that handles licensing for H.264 — and now the HEVC codec — have worked with major companies on a new licensing agreement to settle any royalty issues for using the codec. While the agreement isn’t 100% final yet, at least there are now guidelines going forward about who will be asked to pay for the usage of the codec. Click through for more on this announcement and how it may affect you.”

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