SAN DIEGO, California, April 9, 2013 – Parametric Sound Corporation (Nasdaq: PAMT), a leading innovator of audio products and solutions, responds to inquiries regarding the Company’s initiatives:
· What is the status of the Company’s licensing activity?
o The Company has received substantial licensing proposals for its HyperSound™ technology addressing key market verticals.
o The Company has been approached by several industry leaders in key target verticals to pursue strategic discussions and as a result retained investment bank Houlihan Lokey.
o The Company is deferring decisions to execute licenses as it assesses strategic opportunities.
o The Company is actively pursuing strategic discussions regarding the Company and its technology.
· What is the status of commercial pilot projects?
o The Company continues to perform successfully on multiple pilot programs.
o Several pilots have been expanded based on successful results.
o Commercial efforts are expected to produce broad-based rollouts during the balance of 2013 and in 2014.
o The Company has a growing pipeline of global applications for its directed audio solutions.
· Is the Company considering a discounted private placement commonly referred to as a PIPE?
o The Company is not considering a PIPE financing.
The Company is focused on the global commercialization of its HyperSound technology.
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