Mobile Technology Patent and Expansion Plans Revealed by Cherple at 2012 CES
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Cherple, a technology-enabling firm powered by Globaltel Media, made big waves in the electronic consumer pool on January 9 when company CEO and President Robert Sanchez announced the issuance of a patent for a technology method that allows for the wireless delivery of any web-based electronic content.
This patent, "System and Method for Delivering Web Content to a Mobile Device," U.S. Patent 8073895, allows for the delivery of any web-based electronic content - such as pictures, video clips, apps, music, documents, files and other rich media - to any cellular mobile device.
"With cellular devices numbering in the billions worldwide and trillions of text and multimedia messages being sent through wireless networks annually, this patent could greatly affect the way social media and advertisers reach out to cellular users," explained Sanchez at a press conference at the 2012 International CES.
According to Sanchez, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Google, Microsoft and hundreds of other Internet-based companies all potentially infringe on this patent hundreds of millions of times every day. The implications of this possible infringement were not immediately disclosed.
In addition to this recent patent, three other mobile patent applications are pending, all of which have significant market value, said Sanchez. Intellectual property rights behind the technology for mobile-to-mobile payments, delivery of Web content to a mobile network, and computer-to-mobile two-way chat has been filed and are awaiting patent issuance.
While Sanchez was mum about the estimated net worth of Cherple's intellectual property rights, data and solutions, he did disclose the company had raised more than $10 million in private funding in recent months and has approximately 25 million active Cherple users in more than 160 countries.
Sanchez also detailed the company's plans for further global expansion. Localized versions of Cherple's Web-based SMS chat application, known as Cherple Passport, was introduced for use in Brazil, Mexico, Philippines and India last November; localized expansion into China, Korea and Vietnam is slated for the first quarter of 2012. Cherple is actively seeking international business partners to facilitate its global growth and expanding solutions.
To support its international and domestic growth, Sanchez introduced the company's latest acquisition - CHE, a public relations, marketing and digital consultancy will exclusively use Cherple services to activate mobile and online marketing campaigns as a turnkey solution. As a business unit of Cherple, CHE will be headquartered in San Diego.
For more information, visit Cherple at CES, exhibit 35703, or at Cherple.com.
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