Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG and Samsung Add Swarovski Crystals on Their Products
Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 Allows You To Mix Tracks from Spotify or iTunes
Apple's iCloud Could Have Allowed Celebrity Nude-Photo Leak
Google To Launch New Budget Phone In India
Asus ZenWatch To Have Voice Control Features
Miraisens Showcases Touchable 3D Tech
Nintendo's Figurines Coming Later This Year
ASUS and G.Skill Take Overclocking Records
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 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 PSN Back Online
Sony Offers New Smart Tennis Sensor
Sony Debuts Ultra-Compact a5100 Interchangeable Lens Camera
Sony, Huawei, Microsoft To Announce New Smartphones at 2014 IFA
Sony And Best Buy To Jointly Boost 4K Content
Sony Bravia S90 TV With Curved Screen Coming In Europe
Sony Releases The AS20 Action Cam, New Cyber-shots
Sony Reports First Quarter Profit
Sony Settles 2011 PSN Hacking Case
Sony Xperia Z3 Specs Leaked
Sony Invests in Image Sensor Production
Sony Failed To Pay Web Hosting Bills

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .