Itron Inc. – A Leading Provider of Smart Grid Solutions
Itron is an American technology company that offers end-to-end smart distribution and smart grid solutions to electric, water, and gas utility customers across the globe. The company is headquartered in Washington D.C. Itron was founded in 1977 and currently serves more than 8000 customers in over 100 countries.
In 2017, Itron strengthened its position in the smart grid and industrial IoT markets by acquiring Silver Spring Networks, another leading provider of grid networks, smart meters, and software and services. This report takes a closer look at the patents in Itron’s portfolio that are currently in force. It includes a portfolio taxonomy and provides insights into various aspects of the overall portfolio.
The report also analyzes the IP impact of the acquisition of Silver Spring Networks on Itron’s overall portfolio with a side-by-side comparison across various technology categories, of Itron’s patent holdings prior to the acquisition with the patent assets acquired from Silver Spring Networks.