NeoMedia Awarded New Patent

NeoMedia Awarded New Patent


Boulder, August 8, 2012 – NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded a NeoMedia patent application that reduces the errors for scanning a code at a terminal, such as with mobile couponing and mobile ticketing.


The patent, entitled SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGE AND DATA UPLOAD BY MEANS OF A TERMINAL (US Patent number: 8,238,885), covers a system that has a mobile terminal, a server computer and two machine-readable markers applied to or on articles.  The mobile terminal includes a reading unit which can be used to read the markers from the articles, a camera for taking pictures and means for sending pictures to the server.  This configuration addresses problems with erroneous or incorrectly attributed comments in picture-assisted documentation systems.


The recently issued patent is part of an intellectual property portfolio that includes more than 70 issued and pending patent applications. 




About NeoMedia:
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. is the pioneer in 2D mobile barcode technology and infrastructure solutions that enable the mobile barcode ecosystem world-wide. Its technology platform transforms mobile devices with cameras into barcode scanners, enabling a range of applications including mobile marketing, consumer oriented advertising and mobile ticketing and couponing.
NeoMedia’s suite of products, services and extensive IP portfolio means it is the only provider able to offer customers a comprehensive end-to-end mobile barcode solution. NeoMedia’s current customers include handset manufacturers, platform providers, brands and agencies. 


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