Innovators in Print Advertising Secure Patent for Video in Print®

Sep 07, 2011, 15:58 ET from Americhip, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americhip®, the leading designer and manufacturer of Multisensory® advertising and marketing technologies, is pleased to announce the first ever utility patent issued for its new invention, Video in Print®. The patent will issue September 6, 2011, and covers a wide range of current and planned Video in Print® cards, print collateral, brochures, magazine inserts, specialty packaging, point of sale and premiums. Americhip has already received numerous design patents on its new technology and has filed additional patent applications in numerous countries around the globe.

"We're ecstatic that the Patent Office has recognized our unique invention," noted Americhip CEO Tim Clegg. "This broad patent protection for Video in Print® ensures both our customers and the marketplace that the quality and innovation that defines Americhip's legacy is protected and guaranteed."  

With Americhip's Video in Print®, global brands are now able to deliver communication tools that integrate video, tablet, and mobile technologies into marketing communications and print advertising. The technology offers a broad array of features including up to 45 minutes of high quality video content, multiple screen sizes, rechargeable battery, ability to allow consumers to download their own video content through Americhip's proprietary conversion tool and a navigation system or chapter buttons to access the video content.

"We believe that Video in Print® is a brilliant hybrid of print and digital technologies.  The complementary relationship between print and digital is what our clients crave," added Clegg.

Americhip invented and commercialized the technology in late 2009 and produced the first ever Video in Print device for CBS and Pepsi Max for an Entertainment Weekly magazine insert. Since then, Americhip has produced Video in Print devices for some of the most recognizable brands in over 20 countries on 6 continents including Google, Nike, General Motors, Merck, LVMH, Estee Lauder, Bristol Myers, L'Oreal, Disney, Sony, Cisco, IBM and Versace.

About Americhip, Inc.:

Americhip, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is the nation's leader in the design, development and manufacture of Multisensory® advertising and marketing technologies. Americhip produces a full range of products that incorporate video, audio and lighted microchip technology and dimensional print for magazine inserts, print collateral, direct mail, packaging, shopper marketing, premiums and specialty gift cards. Americhip recently invented, commercialized and patented Video in Print® technology, an innovative marketing communication solution that delivers video directly into print, packaging and point of sale executions. The company has earned a reputation as an innovative partner who can help Fortune 500 companies reach and engage their target audiences in a wholly unique manner. Americhip has sales offices throughout the US , Europe, Asia and Australia and manufacturing facilities in California , Mexico and China . For more information about Americhip, call 888/702-3382 visit us at or contact

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