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Command Audio  Acquired by iBiquity Digital Corp. (2002)

203 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Redwood City, CA 94065
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Manny Krakaris (Command Audio Former CFO) Eugene Eidenberg (Granite Ventures co-Founder) Greg Johnson (Franklin Resources);  Dick Mattern (Seimens ICN SVP Business Development) John O Ryan (Command Audio co-Founder) John Balen (Canaan Partners)

Business description: Command Audio owns and licenses a portfolio of U.S. and foreign patents critical to the transmission, navigation and playback of stored media for a variety of devices and services. These devices and services enable consumers to receive broadcast programming and store it for playback whenever and wherever they want. Command Audio pioneered the development of on-demand interactive audio. Its intellectual property covers the broadcast, storage and consumer playback of the audio elements of programming for television (via personal video recorders), radio (satellite and terrestrial), personal computer and cellular telephone applications.
Customers include: iBiquity;  Scientific Atlanta
Partners include: Motorola;  MXR;  XM Satellite Radio

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 85.0M
Ownership: Acquired by iBiquity Digital Corp. (2002)
Corporate investors: TiVoFranklin ResourcesMotorola Ventures;  TI Ventures

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Record updated: Feb 2008
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1995
Headcount: 11-25 as of Sep 1998
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 85.0M
Ownership: Acquired by iBiquity Digital Corp. (2002)