Representatives of startup Keyssa, which is funded by one of the creators of the iPod Tony Vadella, accused Essential in trade secret theft. This is with reference to the documents according to the publication Reuters.
Startup Keyssa specializiruetsya on the development of new technologies for wireless data transmission. The company said that for 10 months they were in negotiations with Essential. Representatives of the companies discussed the use of technology Keyssa the Essential mobile Phone accessory. After the termination of negotiations, Essential announced a technology Lattice semiconductor.
Keyssa’s lawyers claim that the developers stole their Essential technology. They also point out that this information was protected by confidentiality agreement. In Keyssa reported that they had tried to solve the issue of compensation with the Essential, but they failed to reach agreement.
Along with the Essential mobile Phone was presented a camera filming 360-degree video. The accessory is attached to the back of the smartphone with a magnet, and connected via wireless technology, without affecting Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.