ClearOne® Awarded New Patent for Spatial Audio Conferencing by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), the leading global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent relating to ClearOne’s spatial audio rendering technology for conferencing.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent number 9,843,455 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Conferencing System with Spatial Rendering of Audio Data,” relates to conferencing systems that, among other things, transmit and receive audio with spatial information, which improves intelligibility and reduces listener fatigue in a conference.

This new patent is part of ClearOne’s growing patent portfolio that currently includes over 100 patents and pending patent applications covering multiple new technologies in the fields of audio and video processing, audio and video streaming, and innovative communication technologies. ClearOne’s patents reinforce and protect its market leadership position, and demonstrate ClearOne’s ongoing ability to develop cutting-edge products and technologies.