FlashPoint, creators of the (recently unused) Digita digital camera operating system has today announced a new program designed to secure licenses with digital imaging providers to use their technology. "FlashPoint has made significant investments in establishing one of the industry's most extensive intellectual property portfolios,'' said FlashPoint President Stephen Saylor. "This license program represents an important opportunity for FlashPoint to capitalize on these investments while ensuring broad market availability of our patented innovations.''
FlashPoint Announces Digital Photography Patent License Program
FlashPoint Initiates Aggressive Program to Protect Broad Digital Camera and Internet Photography Intellectual Property Portfolio
PETERBOROUGH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2001-- FlashPoint Technology, Inc., the creator of Digita®, the platform technology for wireless and digital imaging, today announced an aggressive program designed to secure license agreements with the industry's leading digital imaging providers.
The license program is designed to protect FlashPoint's substantial investment in intellectual property and will make available FlashPoint's patented digital photography technology to the marketplace.
As a result of significant, early investments in research and development, FlashPoint owns a portfolio of 50 issued and allowed patents related to digital photography and Internet imaging systems, with an even larger number of patents pending. FlashPoint's patented technology is widely used by digital photography providers.
The FlashPoint patent portfolio specifically addresses:
- Digital camera operating systems and management of "digital film'' systems
- Digital camera to PC interface and control
- Digital camera to wireless Internet applications
- Internet photo-sharing
"FlashPoint has made significant investments in establishing one of the industry's most extensive intellectual property portfolios,'' said FlashPoint President Stephen Saylor. "This license program represents an important opportunity for FlashPoint to capitalize on these investments while ensuring broad market availability of our patented innovations.''
FlashPoint has already secured patent license agreements with leading digital camera manufacturers and expects to rapidly expand the number of licensees over the next several months.
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