Andrea Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Toshiba, Lenovo And Acer
BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrea Electronics Corporation (OTCBB: ANDR - News), a leading developer of hardware and software microphone technologies, announced today that it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America, Inc., Toshiba America Information Systems, Lenovo Group Ltd., Lenovo Holding Company, Inc., Lenovo (United States) Inc., Acer Inc., and Acer America Corporation, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Andrea is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent numbers 6,483,923 ("System and Method for Adaptive Interference Cancelling"), 5,825,898 ("System and Method for Adaptive Interference Cancelling"), 6,363,345 ("System, Method and Apparatus for Cancelling Noise"), and 6,049,607 ("Interference Canceling Method and Apparatus").
According to the Complaints, the named defendants offer in the United States products, such as desktop and laptop computers, that use the patent protected audio enhancement technology. The suits seek, among other things, monetary damages and injunctive relief prohibiting the defendants from using the patented technology in their products.
An American Innovator
Since 1934, Andrea Electronics has been an American-owned business on the leading edge of innovation. In the early 1940's, Andrea was one of the very first elite U.S. television manufacturers. In the 60's the company designed the capsule's intercom communication system used in the first manned Mercury space flight and military intercoms for F16 fighter jets and helicopters. Andrea's microphone array and other advanced noise cancellation technologies have been embedded into hundreds of millions of computers and other devices. The SuperBeam Stereo Array Microphone headsets and DA- 250 digital microphone stand alone solution for OEMs are among the latest innovations from Andrea Electronics.
About Andrea Electronics
Andrea Electronics Corporation designs, develops and manufactures audio technologies and equipment for enhancing applications requiring high performance quality voice input. The company's patented Digital Super Directional Array (DSDATM), PureAudioTM and EchoStopTM far-field microphone technologies enhance a wide range of audio products to eliminate background noise and ensure the optimum performance of voice applications. Visit Andrea Electronics' website at www.AndreaElectronics.com or call 1-800-442-7787.
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