I-O Data Device joins licensing program for Blu-ray disc

One-Blue LLC said that I-O Data Device, Inc. of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan has joined the One-Blue Blu-ray Discâ„¢ product licensing program as a licensee.

I-O DATA signed the License Agreement for Manufacturer of Aftermarket BD Drive Bundled with BD-PC Software which grants I-O DATA access to important patents essential to the Blu-ray Discâ„¢ standard from leading licensors.

One-Blue administers the licensing program for patents essential to Blu-ray Discâ„¢ products and is the joint licensing agent of its licensors. For hardware and software products, the product license covers Blu-ray Discâ„¢, DVD and CD essential patents; for disc products, the product license covers Blu-ray Discâ„¢ essential patents.

One-Blue, LLC, is the one-stop shop for patents essential to the Blu-ray Discâ„¢ standard from leading licensors, including Columbia Technology Ventures, CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., JVCKENWOOD, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden and Yamaha.