Tags » Patent-Application

Microsoft’s Patent Application uses Augmented Reality to Help Find Lost Items

One of Microsoft’s latest patent applications, No. 20160373570, details technology which can identify inanimate objects and allow them to be selected as tracked objects. The system would keep its eye on that object and react when it’s moved, as well as track objects that leave the field of view and then return in some other location or at a different time.  33 more words

Patents

The Most and Least Inventive Cities in Europe

2011 data from the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that Europe is a hub of innovation.

The most innovative European cities include:

  • Eindhoven, the Netherlands: 250 patent applications per 100,000 people…
  • 54 more words
Patents

Amazon Patents Systems to Defend Drones from Attack

Amazon created a plan to protect its drones from attack from various sources, physical (natural such as lightening and manmade such as bows and arrows) and electronic (computer hacking) which is has now patented.  94 more words

Patents

Microsoft Patents Eye Tracking Technology

Microsoft has applied for the following patent “Capacitive Sensors For Determining Eye Gaze Direction”.

The device does not include any eye tracking sensors but relies on the position and orientation of your head to “detect” what you are looking at.  39 more words

Patents

Facebook’s Patent Application for Technology to Reduce Counterfeit Goods Sales

Facebook’s patent application for technology capable of recognising the content of images and the ability to flag them was recently published.

The patented technology has the ability to spot… 70 more words

Patents

General Motor’s Patent Calculates Travel Range of Electronic Vehicles

The time required for recharging vehicle batteries and the lack of available publicly accessible charging stations can cause electric vehicle drivers anxiety about whether they can complete their trips with the remaining charge.  97 more words

Patents

China Gets Patent World Record for 1m Filings in a Year

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently confirmed China had become the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a single year.  China is thus driving Asian-led growth in innovation worldwide: 78 more words

Patents