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e.Digital Granted Key Patents for Context and Interpersonal Awareness Systems Technologies
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 13, 2012 11:00 AM
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- e.Digital Corporation (OTCQB: EDIG), a long standing source of innovation and future-defining patented technologies, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company U.S. patents 8,311,522; 8,306,514; 8,311,523; and 8,311,524. The Company also received Issue Notifications from the USPTO for two additional U.S. patents 8,315,618 and 8,315,619.
"We are extremely pleased with the grant of our first set of patents teaching context and interpersonal awareness systems," said Fred Falk, president and CEO of e.Digital Corporation. "These patents are foundational of the larger Nunchi patent portfolio that we expect to play an important role in the future of mobile communications. Additional Nunchi patent applications are in progress that we expect to add value to our portfolio."
The Nunchi patent portfolio describes foundational technologies of mobile devices, cloud computing and adaptive computing enabling mobile devices to function introspectively, adaptively, and anticipatorily, providing new user experiences, new revenue models and adding value for mobile communications. The technology behind e.Digital's Nunchi, gathers sensor and user data from enabled mobile devices. Cloud based advanced signal processing is used to combine sensor and user information, interpret surroundings, activities, conditions and the social situation of the user and act on that understanding. The greatest impact of e.Digital's technology is achieved when all of the layers of local sensor, historic data, group interaction and world information are integrated together to deliver greater levels of social, business, lifestyle, personal safety, and market intelligence functionality.
The Nunchi technology enables applications in the areas of health, wellness, emergency response, personal safety, social and professional networking, user diaries, communication screening and time management. The Nunchi technologies enable enhanced levels of privacy protection by reacting to context changes in a manner providing the best privacy and security for users.
These new technologies apply to smartphones and tablets as they are currently fielded and take advantage of existing communication infrastructures and network systems.
About e.Digital Corporation: For more than 20 years, e.Digital's ideas and inventions have impacted the evolution of consumer products. Today, e.Digital innovations, including its Flash-R portfolio of flash memory-related patents, are essential to many portable consumer electronic products. The Company pioneered dedicated portable in-flight entertainment systems and more than 30 airlines have made e.Digital powered products their in-flight entertainment choice. For more information about e.Digital, please visit: www.edigital.com.
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