Breathe with Comfort and Company

Whether for warmth, comfort, or simply a creature of habit, sharing a bed with a significant other has been the orthodox sleeping arrangement for centuries. Whereas some are indifferent to the bedtime routine, others can’t sleep without…

Bose and Resmed Sensor Technologies Sound Ready for License Agreement

Resmed provides various medical devices for sleep apnea and other sleep-related conditions and had revenue of $3.539 billion last year. A subsidiary of Resmed, Resmed Sensor Technologies (RST), is much smaller and only had revenue of $7.29…

Dissolving Intellectual Property Barriers: Why Kuraray and Kaneka May Enter Into a License Agreement

Two powerhouse chemical manufacturing companies may be set for a license agreement. Kuraray has a strong presence in the biodegradable Structures category, but is lacking in patent protection in the Process category to mass produce their…

Sleepbee: The Mask Buzzing the Consumer Sleep Industry

Once worn to merely blind light during rest, sleep masks are evolving with increased capabilities to parallel developing technology and consumer information. Light exposure is but one of a plethora of external factors that affect the…

Kyndryl Teams Up with Cisco

Kyndryl and Cisco are no strangers to the edge computing Patent Forecast® sector, Cisco holds the second most patents in the sector with a total of one hundred and seven (107) patent assets. Kyndryl’s patent activity in the edge computing…

Pixellot vs. Veo

The battle between Pixellot and Veo has been covered before in previous Patent Forecast® insights but both companies continue to make headlines in the sports analytics sector. Both companies produce similar products, quality cameras with…

Weighing Down Those Sleepless Nights

Among the bevy of products that advertise enhanced sleep quality, weighted blankets are coming back in force. There are numerous patent assets directed at controlling environmental stimuli, these include: mattress pressure, sound, light,…

Xanadu Brings Advantage to the Cloud

Xanadu, a Canadian based full-stack quantum computing company focusing on photonics, has officially become the first company to release a photonic quantum computer capable of computational advantage to the cloud for public use. Borealis,…

Scent Stimulation for Sweet Sleep

The essential oil market experienced a boost during the pandemic and demand is increasing. In 2020 alone, growth exceeded 10% compared to previous years. Consumers use these concentrated oils for various purposes including aromatherapy and…

Broadcom To Buy Out VMware For $61 Billion

Broadcom Inc. looks to acquire VMware for $61 billion in a cash and stock transaction and the Patent Forecast® patent data gives us an insight on the reason behind the acquisition. VMware has a strong presence in the Edge Computing Patent…

Is AR/VR The Future For Surgical Training?

Virtual reality and augmented reality have presented a lot of opportunities for various applications whether it be gaming, collecting virtual assets, or exercising, but there has not been a ton of buzz around the use of virtual reality and…

WIN Reality Secures A Big Win

Last time WIN Reality, a VR baseball and softball training company, was mentioned in a Patent Forecast® insight it had raised $3.75 million in debt funding and that was back in September of 2021. Fast forward nine months later and WIN…

Immersion vs. Meta: The Proof is in the Patents

  Immersion Corporation, a leading innovator in haptic touch feedback technology, has decided to take on another goliath by suing Meta Platforms Inc. for infringement upon six of their patents. The case, announced on May 27th, is…

Levi Strauss & Co. Poised for License Agreement

The Metaverse is a place where anything is possible. With Levi Strauss & Co. (Levi) expanding their patent assets in the virtual space, the dream of getting your favorite pair of jeans in the Metaverse is now a reality! But what does…

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