The latest company to join the One-Blue Blu-ray Disc (BD) product licensing program is Taiwan-based
U-Tech Media Corp.
U-Tech Media signed a BD-ROM Movie Disc and/or Data Disc License Agreement that grants the company access to important patents essential to the Blu-ray Disc standard from licensors including CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, JVC Kenwood, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden and Yamaha.
Located in Taiwan, U-Tech Media is dedicated to the research, development and manufacture of pre-recorded optical discs, including CD, DVD, HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
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.
One-Blue operates a pool of more than 10,000 essential BD patents and to date has executed 72 Registration and/or License Agreements.