CASE BY CASE: Licensing and pricing for PlayMedia’s line of AMP® MP3 decoders, the AMPhibian® Framework and all other products and services is done on a case by case basis based on a quick economic and business analysis.

In the case of decoder deployment in a PC audio playback application, we principally determine the value-added of the AMP® engine to the aggregate value of the application and define a fair per unit royalty.

OBLIGATIONS TO PATENT-HOLDERS: Thomson Multimedia, the patent licensing authority for MP3 (found at www.mp3licensing.com), requires that a patent license be either in process or in place before licensing MP3 code from us (or anyone else).

Neither PlayMedia® nor any other MP3 codec developer, pays for the various patent rights that Thomson may levy for such usage.  Under ISO rules, the prices charged by Thomson must be fair.

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