Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Tri-Vision Signs Sanyo to U.S. V-chip License
Jan 4, 2007
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Tri-Vision International Ltd./Ltee today announced that it has licensed United States Patent number 5,828,402 (the '402 Patent) to Sanyo TV International Corporation of the United States. The license is valid through the expiration of the patent in 2016. Sanyo Electric Company Limited of Japan licensed Tri-Vision's Canadian V-chip Patent in September of 2002.

Sanyo is the 40th U.S. Patent license signed in the company’s licensing program. The company's licensing team has contacted all the major brands and is in varying stages of negotiations with them.

Companies who have been licensed to the U.S. and/or Canadian Patents include: Sony, Hitachi, Sanyo, Pioneer, Philips, JVC, Panasonic, Sharp, LG Electronics, Samsung, Funai, Orion, Apex, Korat Denki, World, Eastech, Toshiba, eRAE, Seiko Epson, Xiamen, Shenzhen KXD, NewLane, Konka, TTE, Optoma, Coretronic, ViewSonic, Syntax-Brillian, NEC, AKAI, Chunghwa, Humax,
Shinco, Jabil Circuit, LiteOn, Top Powersonic, Nakamichi, Emerson Radio, Esto, BenQ, Runco, Daewoo Tecwell, ProView, Redmond Group and more. A number of other major corporations such as Dell Inc. have committed to selling televisions under Tri-Vision's license.

As part of the transition to a digital television broadcast system in the United States, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has mandated phased-in rules to ensure that the V-chip can respond to any rating system changes in all digital television receiver products by March 1, 2007. Tri-Vision's open V-chip (also known as V-chip 2.0) is said to be the only known patented technology capable of accepting modified or new rating systems.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 21, 2014: Electrolux: new U.S. fridge efficiency requirements are more complex than anticipated

Nov 21, 2014: Whirlpool brand launches Perceptions of Care video

Nov 21, 2014: Hon Hai 3Q profit $1 billion

Nov 21, 2014: Environmental Product Declarations for aluminum product types released

Nov 20, 2014: Report: Drop in affluents' consumer confidence may foretell signal trouble ahead for some retailers

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows