OPTICOM and OPTIMUM to settle Trademark Dispute
Erlangen, 24. Oct. 2007
OPTICOM GmbH and Walter Van Hooff, operating as Opticom Instruments, Inc. and Optimum Holding, Inc., have amicably resolved the legal dispute between them over trademarks and copyrights. Optimum Holding, Inc. was never associated with OPTICOM GmbH, and Opticom Instruments, Inc. has not been associated with OPTICOM GmbH since July 1, 2005. Mr. Van Hooff’s companies will henceforth be known as QOE Systems, Inc.
OPTICOM GmbH is the leading vendor for voice, audio and video quality measurement technology and OEM products for mobile and IP based network testing. With PSQM, PESQ, PEAQ and P.563, the pioneers in perceptual quality testing have been providing by now four international world-class standards for voice and audio quality measurement since the foundation of OPTICOM as a spin-off from Fraunhofer’s MP3 development team in 1995.
After the great success with PESQ the International Standard for voice quality testing, the experts from Germany now also source PEVQ, the new industry standard to measure a perceptual video quality KPI for streaming, conferencing and messaging applications. PEVQ has been adopted under license by major vendors in the industry. OPTICOM’s proven OEM technology can be found in most state-of-the-art products of leading T&M vendors, see also www.opticom.de/company/customers-licensing.html
OPTICOM is a privately held company located in Erlangen, Germany.
PEXQ, PEAQ, PEVQ, PEDQ and the OPTICOM logo are registered trademarks of OPTICOM GmbH; PESQ is a registered trademark of OPTICOM GmbH and Psytechnics Ltd.; the ‘Single-sided Speech Quality Measure’ and ‘The Perceptual Quality Experts’ are trademarks of OPTICOM GmbH. This information may be subject to change. All other brand and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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