Carlsbad, CA – March 31, 2015 – Blast Motion, a leader in motion capture and analysis technology, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement complaint against Zepp Labs, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. The complaint asserts that Zepp Labs products and technology infringe on four Blast Motion patents and seeks injunctive relief to stop the further sale of the infringing Zepp Labs products and systems.
“Blast Motion has invested more than five years and over 10 million dollars in research and development. This investment has generated technology that we believe is fundamental to the future of motion data capture, analysis, and communication between mobile devices, networked sensors, and cloud solutions,” said Michael Fitzpatrick, CEO and co-founder of Blast Motion. “We welcome competition, but we are committed to protecting our intellectual property. Today’s filing is a response to safeguard our investment and to protect the advanced technology at the core of Blast Motion’s solutions, and to protect the advantages it provides for our customers and our partners.”
Blast Motion currently has 16 motion capture-related patents issued and 13 patent applications pending. Blast Motion offers a suite of natural motion capture solutions for sports and active life enthusiasts, including Blast Golf, Blast Baseball, Blast Basketball, Blast ActionCam, and Blast Athletic Performance.
The complaint asserts that the technology in the Zepp Labs products infringes one or more claims of Blast Motion patents: United States Patent Numbers 8,905,855; 8,941,723; 8,944,928; and 8,903,521.
About Blast Motion
Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is defining the future of personalized motion capture technology. By seamlessly identifying and integrating real-time motion metrics with auto-curated video highlights, Blast Motion’s innovations create a contextually rich user experience that enhances the way people capture, share and compare life’s actions. The implications of Blast Motion’s technology reach far and wide as the Blast Motion development team continues to create new and innovative ways to identify, capture, and analyze multi-dimensional motion information. For additional information about Blast Motion, please visit blastmotion.com.
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