Axis has repeatedly warned about H.265 licensing, most recently:
[The H.265 license model] includes a royalty on revenues generated on the content developed by any HEVC-enabled device. This royalty on content has prompted strong backlash
Is this true?
We spoke with the CEO of HEVC Advance, Peter Moller [link no longer available], the licensing company representing H.265 patent holders, to better understand H.265 licensing for security devices.
In this report, we examine why Axis is wrong, and break down the details of how H.265 licensing will apply to the video surveillance industry.