Via Licensing Adds xHE-AAC To Patent Pool License at No Extra Cost

The Via Licensing Corporation has announced that it has added Extended High Efficiency AAC (xHE-AAC) to the patent pool licence agreement at no extra cost. The xHE-AAC is the first MPEG audio codec to combine speech and general-purpose audio coding in a unified system allowing for high quality delivery of any type of audio content at virtually any bit rate. Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) was the first global broadcast standard to adopt the MPEG xHE-AAC.  Read more