ClearOne Awarded New Strategic Patent for Power over Ethernet Systems

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearOne (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 method for providing power to multiple devices in a “daisy-chain” series connection using PoE. Use of the new method can eliminate the 100-meter Ethernet distance constraint for power and data transmission.

ClearOne’s innovative technology disclosed in this patent brings powerful benefits for at least two important applications. First, it is extremely useful for devices such as audio products including microphones and speakers, security and conferencing cameras, remote sensors, smart home technologies like thermostats and alarm systems, as well as computers and displays, all of which can be freely deployed anywhere within the reach of an Ethernet cable. […]

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