April 26, 2002

Real Networks: licenses could kill MPEG-4

From CNet News: "Proposed licensing fees for MPEG-4, a next-generation video compression standard, could mean its early death on the personal computer,
RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser said in a press conference Wednesday.

"The licensing structure is putting the technology on a path to become irrelevant in the PC industry," Glaser said after giving a keynote speech at
the Streaming Media West conference here."

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