Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC today announced their patent licensing agreement with Star Micronics that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for Star Micronics’ Android-based commercial printers and computing devices.
“The addition of Star Micronics to our Android licensing program demonstrates the global value this portfolio continues to hold for companies of all sizes,” said Nick Psyhogeos, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing. “Building upon Microsoft innovation allows our partners to deliver state-of-the art technology for customers around the world.”
“Star Micronics has a reputation for innovation and leadership within the industries in which we operate. This patent agreement will allow us to continue to provide high-quality products to our customers, as well as develop new solutions that build upon Microsoft intellectual property,” said Takayuki Aoki, Director and Executive officer, Special Products Div. at Star Micronics.
Contents of the agreement will not be disclosed.