• Filing Date: 2018-03-29
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Mar. 28, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Registrant Name PARKERVISION INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000914139    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,806,746  
Entity Public Float     $ 30,366,337
Trading Symbol prkr    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No