ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to integration of a beamforming microphone array and a ceiling or wall tile.
The USPTO issued patent number 9,813,806 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Integrated Beamforming Microphone Array and Ceiling or Wall Tile,” among other things, describes a beamforming microphone array integrated into a ceiling-tile form that is designed to be used in a drop ceiling.
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 technologies and products.