ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Beamforming Microphone Array Technology

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ClearOne just announced Wednesday that it has been awarded another new patent relating to beamforming microphone array technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ClearOne’s new patent, US Patent No. 10,728,653 (the “’653 Patent”), is entitled “Ceiling Tile Microphone.” It describes a ceiling tile microphone that includes beamforming, acoustic echo cancellation and adaptive acoustic […]

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ClearOne Promotes Ashanti Long to Associate VP for Strategic Partners

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ClearOne has promoted Ashanti Long to associate vice president, strategic partners. According to ClearOne, this promotion will enable Long to further develop business opportunities with the aforementioned partners. “Ashanti has proven himself as a trusted consultative resource for strategic relationships,” said Zee Hakimoglu, ClearOne president and CEO. “As ClearOne advances its growth plan, offering enhanced […]

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ClearOne Now Shipping COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT

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ClearOne announced it’s shipping the COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT, featuring a USB-audio enabled Beamforming Ceiling Tile Microphone Array (BMA CTH). This room solution is designed as an audio solution for cloud-based video collaboration applications such as COLLABORATE Space, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Webex, without the need for a DSP mixer. The system includes the company’s […]

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ClearOne Defeats Shure’s Groundless Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order

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SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a leading global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, today comments on the Report and Recommendation issued by the Honorable Christopher J. Burke of the U.S. District Court of Delaware recommending the denial of Shure Incorporated’s (“Shure’s”) emergency motion for a temporary restraining order (“Motion”) to […]

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UPDATED: Shure Denied Emergency Motion for Restraining Order Over ClearOne BMA CTH

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Update: Shure sent rAVe the following response to this story: “Attempting to confuse the market, ClearOne continues to publicize every play by play of this litigation, like this recent decision, no matter how inconsequential. Of importance here is Shure’s track record of innovation and market leadership, and ClearOne’s efforts to unlawfully imitate Shure’s products.  Shure’s request […]

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ClearOne Intros UNITE 20 Pro Webcam for Bringing Professional Video to Personal Collaboration Spaces

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Specified to bring pro-quality video collaboration options to personal spaces, ClearOne today introduced the new UNITE 20 Pro Webcam. The UNITE 20 Pro Webcam mounts on a PC or laptop and is native 1920×1080 at 30fps with an ultra wide-angle field-of-view up to 120°. As it’s USB and USBC, the UNITE 20 Pro Webcam works […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Strategic Patent for Power over Ethernet Systems

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SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a strategic new patent relating to power transmission for Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems by the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Awarded on April 14, 2020, the patent describes a simple […]

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ClearOne Receives Patent for PoE Method That Eliminates 100-Meter Distance Constraint

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a strategic new patent relating to power transmission for Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Awarded on April 14, 2020, the patent describes a simple method for providing power to multiple devices in a “daisy-chain” series connection using PoE. Use of […]

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ClearOne CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager Now Available to Consumers

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ClearOne announced the availability of its CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager on Wednesday. It’s a unified AV network management platform to monitor, control and audit ClearOne Pro Audio and Video products and services. A beta version was available to AV pros for their evaluation prior to this release. The new AV management system provides remote real-time […]

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Updated: ClearOne Wins Another Patent Judgment Against Shure

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This story has been updated with a statement from Shure. ClearOne has announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) issued a judgment last Friday affirming a January 2019 decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) confirming the patentability […]

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ClearOne Enables Seamless Collaboration in Newly Renovated Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (FMTC) Tech Center

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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, February 18, 2020 – When Farmers Mutual Telephone Company, an Iowa-based fiber optic internet, video, and phone services provider, wanted to redesign and reconfigure their main conference room as part of a whole building renovation, they knew that they needed to work with a company that could offer a complete audio […]

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ClearOne Announces Zoom Certification for UNITE 200 PTZ Camera

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ClearOne announced its third Zoom Certification for its camera lineup, now for the UNITE 200 PTZ, its top-of-the-line model. The UNITE 200 PTZ professional conferencing camera is optimized for a wide range of applications and environments requiring professional-quality visual collaboration at an affordable price. The UNITE 200 provides four network connectivity options, supporting USB 2.0, […]

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ClearOne Announces Pricing Availability and Ship Date for COLLABORATE® Versa Room CT and COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT Industry-Forward Solutions

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SALT LAKE CITY, February 26, 2020 — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) today announces that COLLABORATE Versa Room CT and COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT will ship the first week of May. These two new industry-forward room solutions enhance the audio experience for any cloud-collaboration application such as COLLABORATE® Space, Zoom™, Microsoft® Teams, and Webex™, without the need for an external DSP mixer. Pricing for […]

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ClearOne Showcases New Touch-Panel Controller at ISE 2020

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The newest Touch-Panel Controller from ClearOne will be showcased at ISE 2020 at Booth #11-D130 in the RAI Centre in Amsterdam. The 10-inch touch-screen device, designed for ClearOne’s CONVERGE Pro 2 audio DSP mixers as well as COLLABORATE Live video conferencing room systems, is aimed at UCC applications. Paired with CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP mixers, […]

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ClearOne Intros COLLABORATE Versa Room CT

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ClearOne just introduced COLLABORATE Versa Room CT, aimed at making cloud-based conferencing easier. At the heart of the system, is the USB audio-enabled Beamforming Mic Array Ceiling Tile (BMA CTH). The BMA CTH performs acoustic echo cancellation, noise cancellation and beam selection, so no external DSP mixer is required. The array’s adaptive steering (think of […]

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Collaborate Versa Lite CT Microphone Array Introduces Collaborate Versa Lite CT Microphone Array

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ClearOne has introduced the COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT, a USB audio-enabled Beamforming Ceiling Tile Microphone Array (BMA CTH). This room solution enhances the audio experience for any cloud-collaboration application without the need for a DSP mixer. Versa Lite CT will be showcased at ISE 2020 on stand 11-D130 in the RAI Centre in Amsterdam. It’s […]

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ClearOne Receives Zoom Certification for UNITE Videoconferencing Cameras

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ClearOne has received Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”) certification for its UNITE professional videoconferencing cameras. The Zoom-certified UNITE 50 4K camera is USB plug-and-play ready with a 120-degree field-of-view, digital zoom and the ability to pair with any microphone/speaker combination. The camera’s ultra-wide-angle field-of-view is ideally suited for visual communication and collaboration in huddle spaces […]

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Updated: ClearOne Says Shure’s Redesigned MXA910 Still Infringes Patent

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Update: See below for Shure’s response to ClearOne’s statement. ClearOne, in a statement sent to rAVe Monday, said it’s confident that Shure’s redesigned MXA910, the MXA910W-A released in December 2019, still infringes ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). ClearOne has added the MXA910W-A as an accused product to its currently pending lawsuit against […]

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Almo Professional A/V Acquires NewComm Distributing

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Almo Professional A/V detailed its acquisition of NewComm Distributing (also known as NewComm Technologies). As a result of the acquisition, Almo Pro A/V is now sourcing all of NewComm’s ClearOne inventory. The company is also giving former NewComm customers access to Almo Pro A/V’s more than 60 AV brands, nine warehouse locations, Sound Options dedicated […]

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Almo Professional A/V Acquires NewComm Distributing

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Philadelphia, PA — December 12, 2019 — Almo Professional A/V today announced it has acquired certain assets of NewComm Distributing, the distribution arm of manufacturing representative, NewComm Technologies. As a result of the acquisition, Almo Pro A/V is now sourcing all of NewComm’s ClearOne inventory, while giving former NewComm customers access to Almo Pro A/V’s […]

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Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo Empowered with Conferencing Capabilities from ClearOne

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The ClearOne Beamforming Mic Array Ceiling Tile and CONVERGE®Pro 2 48V help to deliver justice for all. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, December 10, 2019 – Established in 1912 and serving more than 20,000 individuals annually, the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo is the largest and oldest provider of legal services to the indigent in Western […]

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ClearOne Ships COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI Software

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ClearOne today said that its COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT and CONSOLE AI configuration software are both available globally. COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT is a room solution for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) collaboration using any cloud-based service such as COLLABORATE Space, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Zoom and more. The simple CONVERGE Huddle audio DSP and the […]

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ClearOne Now Shipping CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager

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ClearOne is shipping its new CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager, an AV network-management platform to monitor, control and audit ClearOne Pro Audio and Video products and services. The cross-platform server runs on Windows and Linux OS for seamless IT integration, and remote real-time system access provides at-a-glance and all-inclusive dashboard views. CONVERGENCE is designed to support […]

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ClearOne Intros CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager

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ClearOne today announced the release of its new CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager, an AV network management platform-to-monitor control, and audit ClearOne pro audio and video products and services. Remote real-time system access provides network administrators at-a-glance and dashboard views. Two levels of access are available — a secure administrator level for full access and a […]

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New CONSOLE AI From ClearOne Helps Users Design CONVERGE Pro Audio System

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ClearOne announced this week the release of the new CONSOLE AI configuration software to help design a CONVERGE Pro Audio system. A new AI workflow checklist guides you as you build a system, and an AI project audit checks your design and reports errors and warnings to alert for potential problems. Enhanced visualization streamlines routing, […]

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ClearOne Announces COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT Ceiling Tile

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ClearOne announced the release of the new COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT, a ceiling tile that includes the Huddle DSP mixer for small to medium-sized rooms. The system also comprises ClearOne’s BMA CTH Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile with built-in AEC. The COLLABORATE Versa Pro CT system also includes mic/line inputs with AEC, line outputs, four […]

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ClearOne UNITE 50 4K ePTZ Camera for UCC Applications Ships

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ClearOne today announced the immediate availability of its new wide-angle (120-degree), USB video conferencing camera, the ClearOne UNITE 50 4K ePTZ camera. The UNITE 50 4K camera’s wide-angle field-of-view is designed for PC-based video conferencing, web conferencing and unified communications, and other collaboration experiences in huddle spaces and small conference rooms. The camera also supports […]

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Almo Pro A/V Adds ClearOne, Yamaha UC and MXL to Sound Options Audio Group

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Almo Pro A/V today announced ClearOne, Yamaha Unified Communications and MXL as the newest brand additions to its Sound Options dedicated audio sourcing and technical engineering group. All three are showcasing the latest audio products in the “Sound Options Experience” live demo room during the Almo Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro […]

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ClearOne Awarded Another Patent, This One Covering Augmented Beamforming Microphone Arrays

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to a band-limited beamforming microphone array by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. On August 27, 2019, the USPTO issued patent number 10,397,697 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Band-Limited Beamforming Microphone Array,” describes a method, among other things, of making or using a […]

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Registration Opens for Fall Almo Pro AV E4 Experiences

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Almo Pro AV today officially announced that registration is open for the Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro Area on September 25 and Atlanta on October 15. Almo to offer AV courses and certifications worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) to E4 Experience attendees thanks to their longstanding partnership with AVIXA. This […]

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ClearOne Adds Classroom Functionality to COLLABORATE Space

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ClearOne has added new features to COLLABORATE Space, the company’s cloud collaboration platform. The new features include classroom functionality, multiple screen support and more. The new classroom functionality now found within COLLABORATE Space provides Q&A participation, giving each user electronic “hand raise” capability. There’s also new moderator control over audio and video for all participants, […]

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Updated: Court Orders Shure to Stop Selling the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone in ClearOne Preliminary Injunction Win

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ClearOne today got word that the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois granted ClearOne’s request for a preliminary injunction preventing Shure Incorporated from manufacturing, marketing, and selling the Shure MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone for use in its “drop-ceiling mounting configuration.” The Court determined that such sales are likely to infringe ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). […]

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