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Fullpower Awarded Patent Critical for Wearable Devices

(from Fullpower website)

Fullpower® announced on December 8, 2014, that it has been awarded another key sensor-fusion patent for motion and gesture control in wearable devices with a 2007 priority date. Motion and gesture control are crucial for wearable devices such as the Jawbone UP24™ and UP MOVE™ wearables.

“Fullpower’s wearable patent portfolio is growing by leaps and bounds with early priority date IP,” said Philippe Kahn, CEO of Fullpower. “As the technology leader for wearable, our IP portfolio represents a sizable strategic advantage for Fullpower partners embedding the MotionX technology platform in their solutions such as Nike, Jawbone and others.”

These patents are part of an intellectual property portfolio from Fullpower that includes more than 45 issued patents with more than 75 patents pending. Broad coverage for the MotionX® Technology Platform and Sleeptracker® technology introduces a new and necessary approach for continuous activity and sleep monitoring and analysis, with applications spanning a variety of health and fitness, medical, business, lifestyle and navigation applications. Fullpower’s ongoing innovation translates into continually broadening and deepening of this patent portfolio.

The patent for invention number 8,902,154 relates to gesture and user current activity recognition. This patent supplements the Fullpower patent portfolio for the MotionX Sensor-Fusion technology.

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