[asterisk-users] Using g729 now that patents have expired
mad at madpilot.net
Wed Feb 8 01:29:06 CST 2017
On 02/08/17 07:51, Bertrand LUPART - Linkeo.com wrote:
>> AFAIK g729 patent is expiring sometime in 2019-2020.
> From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.729
> G.729 includes patents from several companies and is licensed by Sipro Lab Telecom. Sipro Lab Telecom is the authorized Intellectual Property Licensing Administrator for G.729 technology and patent pool.
> As of January 1, 2017 the patent terms of most Licensed Patents under the G.729 Consortium have expired, the remaining unexpired patents are usable on a royalty-free basis. Thus, G.729 can be used free-of-charge.
A better source is from the consortium which has been upholding the patents:
Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net>
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