NeoMedia Awarded Patent for its Mobile Barcode Management and Infrastructure Technology

NeoMedia Awarded Patent for its Mobile Barcode Management and Infrastructure Technology


Boulder, March 6, 2012 - NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM.OB), the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded NeoMedia a patent pertaining to the resolution of mobile barcodes, a market that has recently experienced explosive growth.


Patent No. 8,131,597, entitled, “System And Method For Using An Ordinary Article Of Commerce To Access A Remote Computer”, generally covers systems and methods for providing users of mobile barcodes automatic access to remote computers.  These patented systems and methods allow faster and easier implementation of new applications and services in the mobile marketing and advertising space.


The recently issued patent is part of an intellectual property portfolio that includes more than fifty issued and pending patent applications in this space.


“We are delighted that the USPTO has issued the ‘597 patent, which combined with our already formidable patent portfolio continues allowing us to realize the potential of our innovations and the first class services we offer our partners.” said Laura Marriott, Chief Executive Officer of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.


Full details of the allowance are detailed in the Issue Notification Certificate issued by the PTO. To learn more about NeoMedia’s product portfolio visit


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About NeoMedia:
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. is the global market leader 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 practical and engaging applications including consumer oriented advertising, mobile ticketing and couponing, and business-to-business commercial track and trace solutions. 


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 code solution. NeoMedia’s current customers include handset manufacturers, platform providers, brands and agencies looking to offer pioneering mobile barcode solutions to their customer base.
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