One-Blue today announced that Hewlett-Packard, the world?s largest
technology company, has joined the One-Blue product licensing program as a licensor.
HP has been a contributor to the development of the Blu-ray Disc standard
and joins current licensors Cyberlink, Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips and Sony.
"We are very pleased that HP has joined our licensing program as a licensor.
HP has made significant contributions to the Blu-ray DiscTM standard and
therefore adds valuable essential patents to the program. We hope that this
important step also encourages other industry leaders to follow and join our
program", says Roel Kramer, CEO of One-Blue.
One-Blue administers the licensing program for patents essential to Blu-ray
Disc products and is the joint licensing agent of its licensors. For
hardware and software products, the product license covers Blu-ray Disc, DVD
and CD essential patents; for disc products, the product license covers
Blu-ray Disc essential patents.