4.37 0.05(1.13%) Jun 19, 4:00PM EDT
11 Holland Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4S1
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Wi-LAN Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, development, and licensing of technology intellectual properties, which are utilized in products in the communications and consumer electronics markets. The company holds and licenses a portfolio of patents that implement a wide range of technologies, including wireless access, wireline access, and digital television, as well as patents pertaining to semiconductor, digital storage, and antennae technologies. It has approximately 3,000 issued or pending patents, and 260 licensees. The companys wireless access portfolio consists of 3G cellular, 3G cellular, and wireless LAN; and wireline access comprises cable modem and digital subscriber line. Its digital television portfolio consists of V-Chip, a technology that allows users of multimedia devices to block programming; video processing; display technologies encompassing a range of applications, including LCD and plasma; and Internet protocol television. The company licenses its patented inventions to companies that manufacture or sell a range of communication and consumer electronics products, including 3G and 4G handsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi and broadband routers, xDSL infrastructure equipment, cellular base stations, and digital television receivers. Wi-LAN Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.