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Velos Media Signs CommScope as HEVC Patent Licensee

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Velos Media announced that CommScope, a global leader in solutions for communications networks, is the latest licensee on its platform. Velos Media offers a simple, one-license solution for product manufacturers, spanning high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) patents from six leading technology companies.

“We are delighted to welcome CommScope as a Velos Media licensee,” said Greg Weiss, SVP Licensing at Velos Media. “We continue to expand our licensing program with leading product creators.”

The Velos Media platform offers a single license to a substantial and strong portfolio of HEVC standard essential patents for devices such as televisions, digital video cameras and set-top boxes. The Velos Media platform includes patents from leading innovators, including BlackBerry, Ericsson, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Sharp and Sony, responsible for many of the most significant contributions to the HEVC standard, including adopted contributions to the Main and Extension profiles of the HEVC standard.

CommScope is one of more than 40 licensees on the Velos Media platform. Velos Media licensees account for a substantial portion of global HEVC capable set-top box sales and HEVC capable TV sales, enabling consumers to enjoy richer video experiences.

About Velos Media

Video will continue to be the preferred medium for sharing the content we care about the most – the people, the stories and a world of possibilities. To make this a reality, companies must have simplified access to high-efficiency video coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, a video compression technology that delivers vibrant, high-quality video more efficiently. Velos Media’s independent licensing platform offers device manufacturers direct access to the entire standard-essential HEVC patent portfolios of leading HEVC technology innovators in one single license. Velos Media was founded in 2016 and is based in Dallas, TX.

About CommScope

CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) is pushing the boundaries of technology to create the world’s most advanced wired and wireless networks. Our global team of employees, innovators and technologists empower customers to anticipate what’s next and invent what’s possible. Discover more at

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