Advanced Television


Nokia, Samsung sign 5G patent licence agreement

Nokia has signed a new cross-licence patent agreement with Samsung following the expiry of the previous agreement at the end of 2022. Under the agreement, which covers Nokia’s fundamental inventions in 5G and other technologies, Samsung will make payments to Nokia for a multi-year period which started on January 1st 2023. The terms of the […]

January 23, 2023

Ericsson, Apple sign global patent ‘peace’ agreement

Ericsson and Apple have reached a multi-year, global patent licence agreement between the two companies. The agreement includes a cross-licence relating to patented cellular standard-essential technologies and grants certain other patent rights. Furthermore, Ericsson and Apple have mutually agreed to strengthen their technology and business collaboration, including in technology, interoperability and standards development. This settlement […]

December 9, 2022

SSIMWAVE granted patent for image and video banding detection

SSIMWAVE, a specialist in Viewer Experience QC and Automation, has been awarded a patent for image and video banding detection. US Patent No. No.63/008, 257, ‘Image and Video Banding Assessment,’ is intended to help live and VoD streaming services detect and eradicate one of the most difficult-to-solve video quality impairments in OTT streams. The solution […]

August 23, 2022

New OpenVault patent accelerates data retrieval, processing

OpenVault, a source of revenue and network improvement solutions and data-driven actionable insights for the broadband industry, today announced that it recently was awarded a patent for techniques that enable faster retrieval and processing of data. U.S. Patent No. 11,275,594, “Intelligent data storage and processing using FPGA devices,” is intended to remove bottlenecks that increasingly […]

April 20, 2022

Nielsen sues TVSquared on patent  

Nielsen has filed a patent-infringement suit against TVSquared alleging a technique for measuring audience exposure across platforms while protecting personal information has been infringed. Nielsen is seeking to recover damages, including lost profits. TVSquared was acquired last month about $160 million (€146.1m) by Innovid, to build “a new currency-grade standard for cross-platform TV measurement”. “We […]

March 11, 2022

Comscore granted ad effectiveness patent

Cross-platform media evaluation specialist Comscore has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on its ‘System and Method for Analyzing the Effectiveness of Content Advertisements’. This covers Comscore’s process of determining the effectiveness of Connected TV (CTV), over-the-top (OTT) and other video advertisements by correlating exposure to presented advertisements with […]

February 24, 2021

Comcast denied TiVo patents review

The US Supreme Court has denied a review requested by Comcast over its long-running patents argument with TiVo/Rovi. The Comcast appeal request was seeking to overturn the decision by a Federal Court in March that endorsed the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC) opinion which ruled that Comcast could not import its X1 set-top boxes – […]

June 26, 2020By Chris Forrester