Mobile Data Communications Overview

Scope of Analysis: The sector limits its examination of mobile data communication technologies to those focusing on radio, voice, and WI-FI communication devices. The Mobile Data Communications Sector primarily concerns itself with patents…

Blickfield Debuts Full-Suite LIDAR

Munich-based LIDAR giant Blickfeld has stated that they will present their long-range, high-fidelity automotive sensing suite- including their Cube and Cube Range - as well as a live car demonstration at the Consumer Electronics Convention…

Enphase Energy has agreed to supplier relations with SunRun

Enphase, a California-based microinverter manufacturer, has agreed to supply to SunRun, a residential solar panel enterprise. Their keystone product is the IQ 7 or IQ 7+ microinverter, which integrates smart software architecture and…

Zeez obtains first patent for Sleep Pebble

Zeez, a UK-based company, obtained their first patent for a low power, low frequency portable electromagnetic device. The Zeez Sleep Pebble emits electromagnetic signals at frequencies that mimic a sleeping brain. The device is placed…

Bipartisan Bill is Bad News for Facebook

This week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill, titled "Managed Stablecoins are Securities Act of 2019," targeting Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. The bill would classify Libra as a security, encouraging increased regulation…

Intel pushing the boundaries

Intel is a household name in tech, and things are no different in the young field of Edge computing. Already a top 4 patent owner in the space, Intel has had 27 issued patents and applications published in 2019, of which eight of them were…

Sony and Power Storage Management

Sony has been issued a patent for a power storage management system, enabling users to better understand their energy needs. The system enables users, through a mobile device, to directly communicate with their power storage device and…

First-In-The-Nation 50-Mile Drone Corridor Finished

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced the completion of the state-supported 50-mile unmanned traffic management drone corridor, which runs from Central New York to the Mohawk Valley. The first-in-the-nation corridor is the most…

Google: Of Many Faces

Google's latest issued patent in the AI Cybersecurity sector focuses on hands free transactions using a facial profile. The system associates a facial template with an individual user, where the facial template describes the key features…

Could Zynerba Pharmaceuticals be the next GW Pharma?

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals received a patent (10471022) this week for their Zygel‚Ñ¢ transdermal CBD medication used in the treatment of Fragile X syndrome (FXS). Zygel‚Ñ¢ can also be used to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),…

Siemens to Unveil New Smart Grid Diagnostic Suite

Siemens is set to unveil its Grid Diagnostic Suite during the European Utility Week. It enables smart grid and electricity grid operators to quickly access information from devices connected anywhere in the smart grid. By employing both…

EDJX announces public beta

EDJX, a Raleigh, NC-based edge computing platform, has launched a public beta of the EDJX Serverless Edge. Coupled with its EDJX Nanoserver Infrastructure, the Serverless Edge will allow developers to write, test and deploy their own…

Track160 Raises $5 Million

Track160 is a an Israeli sports analytics company founded in 2017. The company uses deep learning techniques to track players in a soccer match, as well as track the ball, without using any body-worn or embedded sensors. The company relies…

Will CannaKorp’s Wisp Vaporizer Erupt Storz and Bickels’ Volcano Classic Market?

CannaKorp is a Massachusetts-based technology startup that was just granted a patent (10471223) for their product Wisp, an at-home herbal vaporizer. The vaporizer works much like the Storz & Bickel Volcano Classic; however, it takes…

Equity Shift Blockchains Tokenized Securities to Meet Regs

Equity Shift is creating a blockchain platform for offering and purchasing tokenized securities, where the platform meets current and future federal, state, and offering and holding entity rules and regulations. Users perform transactions…

UK government funds 18 projects to develop anti-drone technologies

The UK government has approved £2 million ($2.57 million) worth of funding for 18 projects that will develop anti-drone and drone detection technologies. Engineering firms and defense contractors were given six months to come up with new…

Convoy is truckin’ along

Convoy, an on-demand shipping network founded in 2015, recently raised $400 million in a Series D funding round, bringing their valuation to $2.75 billion. This round included T. Rowe Price, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity, and others. …

QuadSat has first patent published

QuadSat, a startup from the world-leading robotics cluster in Odense, Denmark, has a patent application on the board. The Odense cluster is a high-tech ecosystem consisting of robot and automation companies, suppliers, education and…

Whoop, there it (the money) is!

Whoop, a wearables company, has closed a $55 million Series D round. This brings the company's total funding to more than $100 million. Whoop's raise follows Google's recent $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit.   The company released…

Cannabis Compliance Made Easier

Orange Photonics' recently patented (10466216) LightLab cannabis concentration analyzer makes compliance a no-brainer. Packed into a rugged orange suitcase is your own portable lab comprising a chromatography and spectroscopy apparatus…

Canopy Growth Rolls Out Cone Filling Patent Family

Four new cone filling patent applications were published this past week assigned to leading Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth. One application provides methods for staging cones upright on a pallet to be filled with dried cannabis…

DARPA becomes acclaimed in the BMI market

Wearable brainwave-sensing devices have been exploding in the past several years, as consumers clamor for a new metric to assess (and improve) their cognitive health. Many distinguished tech giants have swooped in to take advantage of this…

V2X Breaks Into Mainstream Via Volkswagen Golf

Surrounding drivers with fast, reliable sensing and automated awareness of the environment stemming from their vehicles may be closer than we think. Utilizing NXP processor technology, Volkswagen's eighth model of their Golf hatchback has…

Eight Sleep raises $40 million in funding

Forbes has reported that Eight Sleep raised $40 million in a growth funding round, bringing their total funding to $65 million. The round was led by Founders Fund and included funding by Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Craft Ventures, 8VC,…

Innoplexus is Assessing the Value of Drug Discovery Research Using Cryptocurrency

Innoplexus, a global artificial intelligence (AI) company founded in 2015, has a recently published application for assessing the value of drug discovery research. A research project or document is assessed using two factors, status and…

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