NX Prenatal Gets Competition from Ultrasound AI as Sector Heats Up

Ultrasound AI is a startup, founded in 2018, which focuses on improving women's health. Its first patent was issued on March 8th, 2022. The patent is related to the software behind the company’s Preterm AI technology, which works by…

Eight Sleep Acquires Span Health, Who Has No Patents. We Have A Better Idea…

In late March of 2022, Eight Sleep acquired Span Health as part of Eight Sleep’s plan to improve its health-coaching services. Span Health provides personalized health insights relating to sleep, nutrition, and exercise.  While this…

Dell Technologies Chooses SK Telecom As 5G Partner. All Those Patents Helped.

On Wednesday March 30, 2022, Dell Technologies and SK Telecom have agreed on a partnership that will combine their resources to deliver 5G mobile edge computing services for self-driving cars, immersive media, and smart factories…

States, Licensed Growers Push Back On THC Derived From Legally Grown Hemp

All around the country, THC derived from legally grown hemp is being sold in gas stations, smoke shops, and the like - with absolutely no oversight. Different forms of THC including, Delta-8 and Delta-10 THC, which are synthesized from CBD…

Neurolens Grows its Patent Portfolio; Larger Players Should Take Note

Neurolens has been granted 3 patents in February and March of 2022. The patents are directed to a guided lens design exploration method and an integrated progressive lens simulator. Since patent data precedes market data and Neurolens is…

Why Patent Data Matters

At first glance, patents may seem like long, intimidating, technical documents and it can be difficult to distinguish one patent from another. To simplify the complexity of patents, Patent Forecast provides a Patent Radian® for different…

Kyndryl and Lenovo Expand Partnership To Deliver Edge Computing Services

Kyndryl and Lenovo have been in an active partnership since September 8, 2021, in which Lenovo supplies their PC and server hardware to Kyndryl to support Kyndryl’s IT infrastructure. Both Kyndryl and Lenovo have shown recent patent…

Genius Sports and Pixellot Expand Partnership To Provide Quality Sports Broadcasting

It is well known that many sports leagues around the world lack the infrastructure necessary to record and broadcast quality video of all their sporting events, this is where Pixellot comes in. Pixellot specializes in high quality cameras…

Aurora Cannabis to Acquire TerraFarma (Thrive Cannabis)

Aurora Cannabis is a large Canadian cannabis company that has only begun incorporating patent assets in its business since 2017 although it was founded in 2006. Compared to other industry giants like Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis’ patent…

The NHL Wins Alpha Award At The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is where researchers and industry leaders come together to discuss cutting edge sports technology and present awards for those who are pushing the edge of sports analytics technology. It comes with…

DGS Is Getting Serious About Edge Computing

Digital Global Systems has been active in the Edge Computing sector recently with nine patent assets over the past 3 years and it begs the question of what its strategy is. Digital Global Systems specializes in real-time RF spectrum…

SpaceX Starlink Keeps Ukrainian Government in Communication

As Russian forces invaded, hackers disrupted satellite Internet communication in Ukraine. Four days later, Starlink dishes arrived, putting the Ukrainian government back in communication. Starlink is SpaceX’s megaconstellation of nearly…

Radient Technologies Innovations Rushes to Patent Cannabis Technologies

It’s not every week you see a new cannabis entrant looking to disrupt competition. The last time Patent Forecast spotted a disrupter was back in June 2021 when Nicoventures Trading Ltd. had 29 patent applications published at once.…

Bryte Continues To Grow Its Patent Portfolio

Bryte, Inc. is a known competitor in the Consumer Sleep Patent Forecast®.  First mentioned by Patent Forecast in 2019, Bryte has launched a retail store, received $24 million in funding, has a new CEO, and is partnering with major hotels…

What features will the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 have? Let’s examine the patent data.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is going to be launched in August 2022. Many rumors and predictions have been circulating about what new features the watch will include. Most notable is the prediction that the watch will include a skin…

Keya Medical Appears to be Filling its Patent Gap

Keya Medical, founded in 2016, is a company focused on the development and commercialization of deep learning based medical devices. The company currently offers 9 AI based diagnostic solutions related to cardiology, neurology,…

WSC Sports Seems to Have the Connections but It Needs Patents

WSC Sports is an automatic highlight generation company based out of Israel that has been on a roll, securing both high-value partnerships and funding. In February 2022, the company closed on a $100M Series D Funding Round and, as…

What is Bose Up To?

Surprisingly absent from Bose’s sleep products page is a sleep system for altering a user’s breathing pattern. It can be found on Bose’s recent patent publication for a “Dynamic Target Rate for Guided Breathing.” Here’s a representation of…

Limelight Acquires Edgecast

For the second time Edgecast has been acquired by another company but this time it might have found its permanent home. Edgecast provides content delivery network (CDN) services to its client with an emphasis on reducing latency for…

Small Pharma Is On A Patenting Streak

Last week, Patent Forecast highlighted London-based Small Pharma’s Phase I Trial Results for its DMT-assisted therapy for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) treatment. With Phase II Trials on the horizon, two more patent applications (U.S.…

Breathe and Relax: CBD Aerosolizer

Inventors from the Moreau Consultant group envision a new way of consuming cannabinoids - just breathing as usual. U.S. Patent Publication 20220062569 published in early March 2022 describes a device that aerosolizes nano-emulsified…

Senseonics – The New Dexcom?

As Patent Forecast has highlighted previously when analyzing patent data related to glucose measuring technology, the field is dominated by Dexcom and Medtronic. However, as of February 2022, Senseonics received FDA approval for its…

HoneyNaps The Next Contactless Sleep Solution?

In the middle of February 2022, Patent Forecast highlighted some major players in contactless sleep tracking - Google and Resmed. It looks like there may be another competitor entering the space in the near future. HoneyNaps, a South…

Patent Data Shows Meredian’s Hand

Meredian Bioplastics, also known as Danimer Scientific, had a patent publication (US Patent Pub. No. 20220056643) published for antimicrobial biodegradable compositions for food contact articles. The application was filed under Meredian…

Kognia Sports Intelligence- New Player On The Pitch

Kognia Sports Intelligence is a new player in the sports analytics sector having received its first two US Patent Publications on February 3, 2022. Kognia Sports Intelligence’s products specializes in video overlaying to augment, analyze,…

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