ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The USPTO issued patent number 9,854,101 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Methods and Apparatuses for Echo Cancellation with Beamforming Microphone Arrays,” among other things, describes a method to perform beamforming and echo cancellation using a direction of arrival determination to select which beamformed signals to transmit.
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.