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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
 
 
522
2. Pure Storage, Inc.
 
 
279
3. IBM
 
 
245
4. Cisco Systems
 
 
156
5. Verizon
 
 
132
6. Akamai Technologies
 
 
127
7. At&t Inc
 
 
125
8. Apple Inc.
 
 
125
9. Amazon
 
 
123
10. Samsung Display Co., Ltd.,
 
 
109




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Communications
  •  
    2090
    1005 Communications - Bandwidth , 816 Communications - Latency , 269 Communications - Geo/location
  • Platform Blockchain
  •  
    268
    242 PB-General , 26 PB-Metering
  • Platform Non-Blockchain
  •  
    2715
    2618 PNB-General , 97 PNB-Metering


    Recent Published Activity in Smart Cities: Edge Computing as of July 12, 2024