What is the objective of One-Blue and who is behind it? And when will the program launch?

About One-Blue

Objective

One-Blue, LLC is a company which has been established for the purpose of administering a one-stop shop licensing program for patents essential to Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) products. This one-stop shop license for BD hardware and software products covers BD, DVD and CD essential patents and for BD disc products covers BD essential patents.

History

The one-stop shop license concept was first announced in February 2009 by Panasonic, Philips and Sony. After several rounds of meetings with potential licensors, One-Blue, LLC was established in October 2009. One-Blue launched its licensing program in September 2011.

Investors

One-Blue is an independent licensing entity. The companies that invested in One-Blue are Cyberlink, Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung and Sony.

Launch date

One-Blue launched the BD product licensing program on July 1st, 2011.

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