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Monday, July 30 2018 - 10:30
ONKYO Joins HEVC Advance to Expand HEVC/H.265 Video Compression Technology
BOSTON, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- HEVC Advance Announces the Addition of ONKYO Corporation as a Licensee to 
the HEVC Advance Licensing Program 

HEVC Advance and ONKYO Corporation ("ONKYO"), today announced that ONKYO has 
become a Licensee of the HEVC Advance HEVC/H.265 Licensing Program. As a 
Licensee, ONKYO gains access to a large portfolio of valuable patents essential 
to implementing the HEVC/H.265 video compression standard. 

HEVC/H.265 offers the next generation video compression that delivers twice the 
efficiency of AVC/H.264. ONKYO, specializing in premium home cinema and audio 
equipment and portable devices, is among those companies leading the effort to 
bring HEVC/H.265 video compression technology to the audio-video (AV) 

"We are excited that ONKYO, one of the most acclaimed and long-standing 
Japanese technology leaders for over seventy years, acknowledges the value of 
HEVC Advance's patent portfolio and is implementing HEVC/H.265 in their 
comprehensive line-up of AV products to meet customer demand for an 
ever-higher-quality viewing experience," stated HEVC Advance CEO, Pete Moller. 

ONKYO Corporation  (JASDAQ: 6628) is a Japanese consumer electronics 
manufacturer founded in Japan in 1946, specializing in premium home cinema and 
audio equipment, including receivers, surround sound speakers and other 
portable devices.  ONKYO has been passionately committed to developing 
audio-video products that deliver uncommon performance, quality and value.   
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About HEVC Advance
HEVC Advance is an independent licensing administrator company formed to lead 
the development, administration and management of an HEVC/H.265 patent pool for 
licensing essential patents. HEVC Advance provides a transparent and efficient 
licensing mechanism for HEVC patented technology. For more information about 
HEVC Advance, visit