Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Mar. 14, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name CLEARONE INC    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000840715    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,185,039  
Entity Public Float     $ 79,345,876
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY