ClearOne Awarded New Patent for IOT Devices by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 7, 2017  — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to smart devices for the Internet of Things (IOT).

On August 29, 2017, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent number 9,749,072 entitled, “Endpoint Parameterization Management of Generic Devices”, enables a system to use, manage, and control smart devices for the “Internet of Things” by describing key configuration parameters for those devices in a common format like a comma separated values (CSV) text file format or some other format that is equally simple.

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 networked communication technologies.  This ongoing development of new patents continues ClearOne’s market leadership position, strong history of product innovation, and development of cutting edge technologies.