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Andrea gets patent to protect its beam forming technology

Andrea Electronics Corp. (OTC: ANDR) said it has announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,767,973 covering an audio enhancement technique known as beam forming.

Cutting edge electronics manufacturers generally utilize three techniques for audio input enhancements: noise reduction, stereo microphone beam forming and acoustic echo cancellation. The techniques are used in different combinations to complement each other as necessary to achieve a flexible audio input system for a growing number of user applications. Andrea was the original architect of this system and has developed a patent portfolio around the three different types of algorithms that provide the functionality.

Andrea Electronics Corp. 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), patented PureAudioTM and patented EchoStopTM far-field microphone technologies enhance a wide range of audio products to eliminate background noise and ensure the optimum performance of voice applications. Its website is at


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