3D-image processing and business solutions specialist Sensio Technologies has agreed a patent licensing deal with Samsung Electronics with gives the consumer electronics firm the right to implement Sensio S2D Switch in its 3DTVs. The financial terms of the licence agreement will remain confidential.
“After licensing other manufacturers last year, signing this agreement with Samsung Electronics constitutes another major milestone and validates our S2D Switch patent licensing strategy on which we have worked for a long time now,” said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO at Sensio.
Routhier added that the company expected the agreement to have a positive influence on its on-going negotiations with other TV manufacturers who have deployed or are considering integrating S2D switch technology.
The proprietary Sensio S2D Switch, which is protected by US and international patents, enables users to switch viewing mode of a 3D feed from 3D to 2D or between different 3D view modes. It supports the most popular frame-compatible formats covered by HDMI 1.4a, and is used by service providers supporting 3D today: side-by-side (SbS), top-and-bottom (TaB), checkerboard and Sensio Hi-Fi 3D.