Microsoft licenses technology for pointing-based mobile local Search from GeoVector


Microsoft has entered into a licensing agreement with
GeoVector Corporation, a provider of Augmented Reality and pointing-based local
search solutions for mobile devices.


The non-exclusive multi-year agreement gives Microsoft
rights to use concepts covered by GeoVector’s patents.


We are thrilled to have Microsoft join the growing
number of GeoVector licensees,” said John Ellenby, president and CEO of


This agreement further validates GeoVector’s
industry-leading patent portfolio and enables us to focus on additional
licensing opportunities as we bring our location-based technology to market
through our partners and licensees.”


The patents included in the agreement cover Augmented Reality,
pointing-based local search and other aspects of spatially aware mobile
computing. Other terms of the agreement were not released.


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