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Smart Cities: Edge Computing

With the rise of the IoT and incoming use of 5G, the Edge Computing sector is poised to grow dramatically. Many companies have already begun investing in the Edge Computing future, as demonstrated by their patent portfolios. The Edge Computing Patent Forecast® focuses on edge computing for IoT devices, but does not consider IoT devices, edge devices or hardware within the analysis. Click here to view category descriptions and context.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. Intel
 
 
314
2. Pure Storage, Inc.
 
 
162
3. Cisco Systems
 
 
118
4. Verizon
 
 
111
5. Akamai Technologies
 
 
107
6. Apple
 
 
89
7. Inventor
 
 
87
8. IBM
 
 
71
9. AT&T
 
 
69
10. Lumen Technologies
 
 
61




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Platform Blockchain
  •  
    112
    103 PB-General , 9 PB-Metering
  • Platform Non-Blockchain
  •  
    1532
    1466 PNB-General , 66 PNB-Metering


    Recent Published Activity in Smart Cities: Edge Computing as of November 30, 2022