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.