ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Array Finalist for 11th-Annual Utah Innovation Award

ClearOne Beamforming Microphone Array Finalist for 11th-Annual Utah Innovation

Beamforming Microphone Array Breaks New Ground in the Professional Audio

PR Newswire

SALT LAKE CITY, April 3, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO)
Beamforming Microphone Array has been announced as a finalist in the
11^th-Annual Utah Innovation Awards, 2013, in the "Computer
Hardware/Electrical Devices" category. Innovations from all industries and all
areas of technology were entered for consideration.

The Utah Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah
Technology Council, is the state's first and premier innovation awards
program, designed to recognize innovations and the companies that created
them. A selection committee comprised of approximately 70 professionals from
Utah business, technology and academic communities narrowed the focus to those
companies best exemplifying the ingenuity and inventive spirit of the awards.
Winners will be announced at a luncheon on April 17, 2013 at the Salt Lake
City Marriott City Center.

ClearOne's entry is the first of its kind for the Professional-Audio
industry. The Beamforming Microphone Array is the first professional-grade
microphone array with beamforming and adaptive steering technology, ClearOne's
next-generation Acoustic Echo Cancellation, and a sleek form-factor, to fit
into a variety of conferencing environments.

"Over 107 nominations were submitted last year," said Durai Ramichandiran,
Senior Director of Product Line Management for Pro Audio, Streaming & Signage,
"which demonstrates the amount of technological innovation that exists in
Utah. To be a finalist among this group shows how cutting-edge the
Beamforming Microphone Array really is. We are more energized than ever to
continue our forward-thinking goals of innovation in audio and visual

Utah is home to nearly 6,000 technology companies, according to the Utah
Technology Council. Recently named the #1 state for business and careers by
Forbes, two years in a row, and dubbed the #3 in the nation for its healthy
job market. Utah's tech-related exports (computers and electronic products)
have comprised nearly 12% of its total merchandise exports, continuing to be
the second highest export category for the state, according to the World Trade
Center Utah, a partner of the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

About ClearOne
ClearOne is a global company that designs, develops and sells conferencing,
collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for audio and visual
communications. The performance and simplicity of its advanced comprehensive
solutions offer unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability and
scalability. More information about the company can be found at

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Brent Johnson
Investor Relations


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