Sunday March 17, 2013

Apple Sued by THX for Speaker Tech Infringement

THX has taken issue with Apple’s alledged infringement on the company’s patents regarding ‘narrow profile speakers’. THX has held the patent on the technology since 2008 and is seeking monetary damages from lost profits resulting from the use by Apple. Thanks to forum member Ocean for the linkage. cool

Best known for its theater sound technology, THX was founded in 2002 and holds numerous patents relating to speaker hardware and acoustics technology. With the company's compalint against Apple, THX is leveraging a specific property covering a system that delivers quality audio from a speaker disposed in a confined area.