Autonomous vehicles or unmanned ground vehicles are vehicles that are capable of sensing their environment and navigating without human input. This IP report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to autonomous vehicles.
Parking assist systems help drivers park their vehicles in narrow spaces and reduced visibility, accurately and without hitting any obstacles. This IP landscape report provides insights into patents addressing various parking assistance technologies and applications.
Ridesharing offers a way to better utilize the empty seats in most passenger cars, thus lowering fuel usage and transportation costs. This IP landscape report studies patents that are currently in force, addressing the technologies related to ridesharing.
Fuel additives are materials that provide greater efficiency and power to fuels, improves their burn rate, acts as corrosion inhibitors or lubricants and reduce harmful emissions and more. This IP landscape report from covers all patents related to Fuel Additives.
Fuel cells have the ability to function as an off-grid power source in stationary, portable, & transportation applications. This IP landscape report studies patents which address the technologies & applications related to fuel cells.
Solid-state batteries (SSBs) use a solid electrolyte and solid electrodes to regulate the flow of current, as opposed to Li-ion batteries that use a liquid electrolyte. SSBs have smaller form factors, possess high energy densities and are safer than Li-ion batteries.
Smart metering refers to devices and infrastructure that can digitally send meter readings to your utility supplier (electricity, gas, water). This report covers patents related to Smart Meters published from 1997.
A blockchain is a public ledger of all cryptocurrency transactions that have ever been executed. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Blockchain, published in the last twenty years.
Contactless payment is a secure method for consumers to purchase products or services via cards or devices. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to contactless payments.
The term ‘FinTech’ is an amalgamation of financial services and technology. This IP landscape report provides insights into currently active patents addressing the technologies and applications related to FinTech.
A digital assistant is an intelligent device that can perform tasks when instructed by the user in a conversational manner. This IP landscape report includes patents addressing the relevant technologies and applications related to digital assistants.
Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are aircraft without a human pilot aboard. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to drones published in the past twenty years.
Manufacturers are nowadays using flexible electronic displays in e-readers, mobile phones, wearables, and other devices. This report covers patents addressing the technologies and applications related to flexible displays.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interworking of devices embedded with sensors and network connectivity that enables these devices to collect and exchange data. This IP report from Relecura covers all patents related to IoT published from 1996.
A modular phone is made using different components that can be independently upgraded or replaced. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Modular Phones, published from 1997.
Quantum Computing offers a massive increase in computing power and can store an enormous amount of information using less energy. This report studies patents which address the applications related to quantum computing.
Smart toys are toys that have their own intelligence by virtue of onboard electronics. This IP landscape report studies patents (published in the past twenty years) addressing the technologies and applications related to smart toys.
Social robots are autonomous mobile machines that are designed to interact with humans and exhibit social behaviors such as recognizing, following and assisting their owners as well as engaging in conversation. Provided in this report are insights into the patents addressing the technologies and applications related to social robots.
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are related technologies. Healthcare is one of the promising application areas for AR & VR. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing AR and VR applications in healthcare.
Coronary stents are expandable tube-shaped mesh devices placed in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. They are used in the treatment of coronary heart disease. This report covers patents related to Coronary Stents.
CRISPR is a simple yet powerful tool for editing genomes. It allows researchers to easily alter DNA sequences and modify gene function. This IP landscape report studies patent applications related to CRISPR technology.
Digital Health is the application of digital and genomic technologies in systems and applications for healthcare and human wellbeing. This IP landscape report studies patent addressing the applications related to Digital Health.
Medical robotics is a stimulating and modern field in medical science that involves numerous operations and extensive use of telepresence. This IP report from Relecura covers all patents related to Medical Robotics.
Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility, and control than conventional techniques. This report covers patents related to Robotic Surgery.
A smart drug delivery system (or targeted drug delivery system) is a method in which medication administered to a patient is concentrated more on some parts of the body than others. Their advantages over conventional drug delivery systems include increased treatment efficacy.
Stem cells are a class of undifferentiated biological cells that are able to differentiate into more specialized cell types and divide to produce more cells. This IP report from Relecura covers all patents related to Stem Cells.
A surgical adhesive is used to close wounds in humans and animals. It joins the edges of a wound together, while the wound starts to heal underneath. This IP report from Relecura covers all patents related to Surgical Adhesives.
A three-dimensional integrated circuit (3D IC) or a 3D chip package is manufactured by stacking silicon wafers or dies and interconnecting them vertically. The stacked dies act as a single device with an improved performance at a lower cost in terms of power consumption and physical footprint.
Nanosensors are devices that can sense nanoparticles and have made tremendous developments in a short period of time. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies & applications related to nanosensors.
Quantum Dots (QD) are very small semiconductor particles. They are of wide interest due to their tunable properties. This IP landscape report provides insights into currently active patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Quantum Dots.
A semiconductor sensor is a device that uses a semiconductor, usually silicon or germanium, to detect traversing charged particles or the absorption of photons. The important application areas for semiconductor sensors include medical, automotive and aerospace.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a way of making a computer, a computer-controlled robot, or a software think intelligently. This IP landscape report studies patents which address the technologies and applications related to AI.
Augmented Reality (AR) enhances the perception of the user’s immediate surroundings, by enriching it with digital information. This report covers patents related to Augmented Reality published in the last twenty years.
Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s physical and behavioral characteristics. This report focuses solely on patents related to Biometrics based on physiological characteristics like face & hand.
Face recognition identifies an individual’s face by comparing live capture or digital image data with the stored record for that person. This report looks at patents (that are currently in force) related to various aspects of face recognition.
Malicious software, “Malware” for short, is a class of software that is designed specifically with the intention of harming your PC or stealing sensitive information such as credit card details, passwords and the like. This report covers patents published from 1997.
Ubiquitous networks in the music industry has created an ecosystem that includes content creators, device manufacturers, and service providers. This IP landscape report studies patents related to different aspects of music technology.
Neural Networks are of great interest today because of the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in various applications. This report covers patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Neural Networks.
Speech recognition systems, also known as Automatic Speech Recognition or Speech-to-Text, refer to systems employing a computational linguistic technology that enables a device to recognize and understand spoken language and translate it into text.
Streaming media technology involves sending video and audio content in compressed form over the Internet. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to streaming media.
Smart Glasses are wearable computer glasses that add information alongside or to what the wearer sees. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Smart Glasses.
Smart textiles are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. This IP landscape report studies patents addressing the technologies and applications related to Smart Textiles.
Biopesticides are biologically derived pesticides that are used to combat pests, weeds, and pathogens in crops. They are obtained from natural materials such as plants, animals, certain minerals, fungi, and bacteria.
Fuel additives are materials that provide greater efficiency and power to fuels, improves their burn rate, acts as corrosion inhibitors and reduce harmful emissions. This IP landscape report from covers all patents related to Fuel Additives.
The advent of reusable rockets holds the promise of turning the dream of space tourism into reality. Reusable rockets are built with the purpose to be returned to earth intact and re-used for another flight.
Established in 1999, Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. This report provides insights into Alibaba’s patent portfolio.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American e-commerce and cloud computing company. In terms of total sales and market capitalization, Amazon is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world. This report provides insights into Alibaba’s patent portfolio.
Apple Inc. is an American MNC that designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. This report takes a closer look at the patents in Apple’s portfolio that are currently in force.
Arm Holdings is a leading semiconductor company that designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property (IP) and related technology and software. The company develops and licenses technology that forms the core of many digital electronic devices such as smartphones, servers and sensor-based products.
Popularly known as China’s Google, Baidu Inc. is one of the largest internet companies. It has the second largest search engine in the world. This report provides insights into different aspects of Baidu’s patent portfolio along with a portfolio taxonomy.
Founded in 1963, Biotronik is a multinational biomedical technology company that designs, manufactures, and markets medical devices for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia, vascular diseases, heart failure, and coronary and peripheral artery diseases.
Blackberry Limited is a Canadian company specializing in mobile communication solutions and enterprise software and services. Along with realigning its business strategy related to smartphones, Blackberry has shifted its defensive patent strategy to an aggressive one to generate revenue from its technologies that were patented years ago.
Bose Corporation is a privately-held American firm that engineers, researches, develops, and markets audio equipment worldwide. The company is best known in the industry as a producer of high-end audio products.
Cree, Inc. is a manufacturer of light-class LEDs (Light Emitting Diode), lighting products, and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. The company’s products are used for a wide variety of applications ranging from indoor and outdoor lighting to inverters and wireless systems.
Delphi Automotive PLC is a UK-based company that designs and engineers a variety of automotive systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. This report takes a closer look at the patents held by Delphi Automotive.
Dolby is best known for its noise reduction and surround sound technologies used in consumer electronics and entertainment systems. This report takes a closer look at the patents in Dolby’s portfolio that are currently in force.
Dropbox, Inc. is an American company that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. This report provides insights into various aspects of Uber’s patent portfolio along with a portfolio taxonomy.
CIncorporated in 2004, Facebook, Inc., is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking company. This report takes a closer look at the patents in Facebook’s portfolio that are currently in force.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is one of the largest providers in the world, of networking and telecommunications equipment and services. The company currently serves 45 of the world’s 50 largest telecom operators and its products and services have been deployed in more than 170 countries.
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. In 2017, Itron strengthened its position in the smart grid and industrial IoT markets by acquiring Silver Spring Networks.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Medtronic is one of the global leaders in medical technology. It provides innovative products and therapies for use by medical professionals worldwide. This report provides insights into Medtronic’s patent portfolio.
This report looks at Nokia’s patent portfolio and provides analytics and insights on some of its key facets. A portfolio taxonomy is provided which is used to study the publishing trends for various sub-categories within the portfolio.
Nuance Communications is a voice recognition and natural language processing technology company. Nuance, the tech force behind Apple Siri, is a leader in speech recognition, despite large players being present in the sector.
Nvidia Corporation is an American technology company that is primarily known for designing and manufacturing graphical processing units (GPUs) for the gaming industry. In addition to gaming, the company’s product line addresses markets such as professional visualization, data center, automotive, and recently, artificial intelligence.
Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source-based information technology (IT) solutions and is known for its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It owns a portfolio of more than three-thousand patent assets.
Salesforce.com, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software-as-a-service. Founded in 1999, the San Francisco based company became an industry pioneer by bringing cloud, social and mobile to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
This report looks at Samsung’s patent portfolio and provides analytics and insights into its various aspects. It takes a closer look at the publishing trends driving the growth of Samsung’s portfolio in different technology and sub-technology areas.
SAP is a German-based enterprise application software and service provider. SAP has shown a consistent growth over the years and in 2017, it was among one of the most valuable technology brands worldwide, with the value of the brand estimated at 55.37 billion USD globally.
Spotify is a music, podcast, and video streaming service that gives access to millions of songs. Amidst reports that it will pursue a direct listing on the NYSE later this year, we take a closer look at Spotify’s patent assets.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is an information technology (IT) services provider headquartered in Mumbai, India, and a subsidiary of the Tata Group. It has 67 subsidiaries and operates in 46 countries worldwide.
Tencent Holdings is a unique combination of investment corporation, Internet conglomerate, and gaming company. This report provides insights into the active patent assets held by Tencent Holdings along with a portfolio taxonomy.
Tesla Inc. designs and manufactures fully electric vehicles and battery-based energy storage systems. The results reported in this report are after grouping Tesla’s published patent documents by patent equivalents.
Uber is a global taxi technology company that develops, markets, and operates the Uber car transportation and food delivery mobile apps. This report provides insights into various aspects of Uber’s patent portfolio.
Xiaomi Inc. designs, develops and sells smartphones, mobile apps, laptops, and related consumer electronics. It’s the world’s 4th most valuable technology start-up. This report takes a closer look at the patents in Xiaomi’s portfolio that are currently in force.