Key Takeaways

Qualcomm, AT&T, Verizon and Veniam continue to develop network technology applicable to UAVs. Hanwha Land Systems and Coastal Steel Manufacturing are developing drone surveillance. Capital One and GE are managing UAV fleets.…

Qualcomm is prioritizing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication messages based on threat level estimation.

Qualcomm is prioritizing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication messages based on threat level estimation, and reducing power consumption and read errors in cache memory.  Qualcomm is utilizing an array of mobile devices to…

Samsung is developing a touch sensing method for controlling a device.

Samsung is developing a touch sensing method for controlling a device.

Capital One is managing UAV service providers based on capacity.

Capital One is managing UAV service providers based on capacity.

BAE Systems is developing range estimation methods.

BAE Systems is developing methods for range estimation mapping.

Coastal Steel Manufacturing is adding drones to security systems.

Coastal Steel Manufacturing, located in Cocoa FL, is adding drones to security systems.

Etak Systems is developing a waypoint directory in UAV air traffic control systems and anti-UAV flight protection.

Etak Systems, founded in 1997 and headquartered in Charlotte NC, is developing a waypoint directory in air traffic control systems for UAVs and anti-drone systems.

Facebook is developing wireless communication that utilizes post-amplification carrier aggregation.

Facebook is developing wireless communication that utilizes post-amplification carrier aggregation.

Hitachi is developing edge processing for network data transmission.

Hitachi is developing edge processing for network data transmission.

Intel doing reverse DRM geo-fencing for UAVs

Intel is developing reverse DRM geo-fencing management to enforce reverse DRM geo-fence policies on operation of UAV sensors while a UAV operates over/near a geographic area.

Verizon is controlling usage of priority access in networks.

Verizon is controlling usage of priority access in networks.

DJI is generating flight headings for UAVs.

DJI,  founded in 2006 and headquartered in Shenzhen China, is generating flight headings for UAVs.

Zerotech Intelligence Robot is developing UAV landing control methods.

Zerotech Intelligence Robot, founded in 2007 and located in Shenzhen China, is developing UAV landing control methods.

Panasonic Navigates Autonomous Vehicles on the Blockchain

Panasonic, the Japanese electronics conglomerate, has been active in both autonomous vehicles and blockchain developments. From this week’s patent data, we see that Panasonic is combining these two areas by utilizing blockchain to…

Equus Global is monitoring animals for distress.

Equus Global is detecting biometric and behavioral parameters of animals to determine distress.

Apple is calibrating calories with sensor fusion.

Apple is calibrating fitness calorie expenditure with sensor fusion.

L.I.F.E. Corporation is developing garments including a plurality of sensors.

L.I.F.E. Corporation, located in Milan, Italy, is developing garments including a plurality of sensors having multiple sensing modalities (e.g., movement, respiratory movements, heart rate, ECG, EEG, etc.).

Neuronetrix Solutions is developing a neuromuscular testing controller.

Neuronetrix Solutions, founded in 2003, located in Louisville KY, and DBA Cognision, is developing a neuromuscular testing controller.

Zoll Medical is identifying shockable or non-shockable rhythms in ECG data,

Zoll Medical, founded in 1980 and located in Chelmsford MA, is identifying shockable or non-shockable rhythms in ECG data to identify whether it would be beneficial for a caregiver to administer an electric shock to the heart in an effort…

Harman is interpreting emotion to modify voice.

Harman is interpreting emotion to modify acoustic characteristics of a voice sample.

Jason McKeown predicts that neurostimulation will go mainstream in 2019.

Jason McKeown, CEO of Neurovalens, predicts that neurostimulation will go mainstream in 2019. Neurostimulation can be used to relieve stress and anxiety, help weight-loss, improve sleep, and boost learning.

Fitbit launched a Sleep Score Beta version in November that works via a website dashboard.

Fitbit is using the peripheral capillary oxygen saturation sensor on the Ionic, Versa, and Charge 3 to provide better information about user's sleep. A Sleep Score Beta version was launched in November that works via a website dashboard.

Garmin has partnered with ActiGraph to use Garmin’s wearables and ActiGraph’s CentrePoint data analytics platform.

Garmin has partnered with ActiGraph to create health and activity monitoring systems to use Garmin's wearables and ActiGraph's CentrePoint data analytics platform for academic research, clinical trials, and remote patient monitoring.

Key Takeaways

Eight Sleep is adjusting a bed frame based on biological signals. DP Technologies is pairing a body-worn device with a host device to monitor and provide feedback to a user. Samsung is controlling a home device using biometric…

Fuji is using a wearable device to determine a sleep period of a user.

Fuji is using a wearable device to determine a sleep period of a user.

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