Updated: Barco Again Instructs Bailiffs to Remove Product from ISE Show Floor for Patent Infringement, This Time from Kindermann

Update: The Klick & Show was shown at ISE 2018 on Kindermann’s stand. A new story is here.

Today, on the opening day of ISE, Barco instructed bailiffs to approach the booth of Kindermann and collect evidence of its Klick & Show wireless presentation system present at the show. Barco will now use this evidence for patent infringement lawsuits against Kindermann in the Netherlands, Germany and any other jurisdiction where Kindermann commercializes its Klick & Show wireless presentation system. The bailiffs have also collected evidence of other wireless presentation systems exhibited at ISE.

In April 2012, Barco launched ClickShare, a wireless presentation and collaboration system allows any meeting participant to share content on the central meeting room screen with the use of ClickShare buttons. Barco says it has shipped more than 350,000 units worldwide.

At last year’s ISE show, Barco had bailiffs come in the first day and seize examples of the MyTurn wireless presentation system from KanexPro for use as evidence in a patent infringement lawsuit against that company. The lawsuit was later settled, with KanexPro ceasing sale of the products in the U.S. and Europe.

For now, Kindermann’s Klick & Show is here. Barco ClickShare is here.


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  • Jens Zechmeister

    Dear AV community.
    This article is simply a hoax – a bad and misinterpreted copy of an official Barco press release. The truth is: Barco sent a bailiff to the Kindermann booth to „collect evidence“ of the Kindermann Wireless Presentation System Klick & Show. This simply means that he took notice that is being showcased. BUT – the product was NOT removed, because the bailiff was actually able to witness that no Barco patents were infringed. Kindermann respects other party’s intellectual properties and did intensive R&D and patent research before launching the Klick & Show product to the market.
    It should be mentioned that the Barco press released was issued in the morning of the first day of the ISE show, even before the bailiff arrived at the Kindermann booth… So there seems to be much „wishful thinking“ in this article?

    For further information for this powerful product please also visit http://www.klickandshow.com.
    The product can be seen at ISE 2018 at the Kindermann booth R30 in hall 5.

  • Sigi Riedelbauch

    Klick & Show is still on exhibition on the Kindermann Booth in Hall 5 – come along and take a look.

  • Edward Russo

    Not surprised they publish Fake News, I hear the owner/founder/publisher is an avid Trump supporter.