Sunday, April 22, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung QLED TVs Receive '100 Percent Color Volume' Certification
GSMA Delays eSIM Technology as U.S. DoJ of U.S. Probes Coordination With AT&T and Verizon
Apple to Replace Some MacBook Pro Laptop Batteries
ZTE's Nubia Red Gaming Phone Released
LG Display's OLED Smartphone Screens Still Not Ready For Apple
Nintendo Labo Kits Now Available
June's VLSI Symposium Focuses on Next Generation Transistor Technology and MRAM
Samsung Not Interested in Nokia's Health Unit
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Philips...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 13, 2003
Philips and Sony release the “Non-Standard Multi-Session CD-Audio Disc Patent License Agreement”.


Philips and Sony have created a license program for a new type of optical disc, under a new license agreement, called “Non-Standard Multi-Session CD-Audio Disc Patent License Agreement”.

An increasing number of audio CDs are being published as multi-session discs. The first session of these discs contains audio that can be played back by a consumer CD-Audio player and the second session contains music, video, and/or other data that can be played back by the CD-ROM drive of a PC. The manufacture of these multi-session discs is not licensed by Philips and Sony under the CD Disc Patent License Agreement. The multi-session discs, however, necessarily use a number of Philips and Sony patents on the multi-session and CD-ROM technologies. The expiration of these patents is still many years away, contrary to the patents on CD-Audio which have expired in many countries. Philips and Sony have created a license program for these new disc types, under a new license agreement, called “Patent License Agreement for the Manufacture of Non-Standard Multi-Session CD-Audio Discs”.

Not a CD-Extra disc

These new types of multi-session discs differ significantly from the CD discs for which Philips and Sony offer patent licenses (e.g. CD-Audio, CD-ROM, and CD-Extra). The CD Disc Patent License Agreement comprising the essential patents of Philips and Sony defines a.o. the CD-Extra disc, which is also a multi-session disc. The new types of multi-session discs, however, do not conform to the mandatory features of the CD Extra standard as defined in the “Enhanced Music CD Standard Specifications”, such as the mandatory presence of certain directories and files. Hence, these new discs cannot be called CD-Extra discs. More information about the new licensing program can be found here.


Previous
Next
Philips releases DVD-Video Verifier v1.5.0        All News        Philips releases DVD-Video Verifier v1.5.0
Philips releases DVD-Video Verifier v1.5.0     Optical Storage News      Philips releases DVD-Video Verifier v1.5.0

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony's DPT-CP1 Paper E Ink Tablet Coming Early June
Sony's Xperia XZ2 Premium Brings Ultra-high Sensitivity Dual Camera, 4K HDR Movie Recording and Display
New Sony a7 III 24MP Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Retails For Less Than $2,000
Sony's New Xperia XZ2 Supports 4K HDR Video Recording
Sony to Build Taxi-hailing System
New Sony Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor Enables Global Shutter Function
Sony Announces Pricing for X900F and X850F Series 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs
Music and TV Sales Fuel Sony's Record Third Quarter Profit, Hirai to Step Down
Sony to Showcase New Creative and Technological Concepts at SXSW 2018
CES: Sony Presents New OLED TVs, Audio Products, Robot Car Image Sensors
Sony Unveils new Selfie Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra Smartphones
Sony Revives the AIBO Robot Dog

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .