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Investment in commercialization of autonomous and semi-autonomous automobiles using machine vision technology has been on the increase for recent years. Market growth and consumer and business appetite for using machine vision in these vehicles has spurred the investment directly and through M&A activity. Notably, these trends have been evidenced by patent data long before the present market information implies. The Automobile Vision 2018 Report includes expert analyst opinion and insights, the full underlying dataset or all granted and published patents, plus access to the patent radar visualization.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Pending Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. Toyota Motor Corporation
 
 
368
2. Magna Electronics
 
 
347
3. Denso Corporation
 
 
312
4. Honda Motor
 
 
309
5. Mobileye
 
 
243
6. ; Robert Bosch GmbH
 
 
226
7. Ford Motor Company
 
 
224
8. Hyundai Motor Group
 
 
207
9. General Motors
 
 
199
10. Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
 
 
180




Category and Tag Distribution

Category and Tags Patents and Published Applications
  • Data Processing
  •  
    1336
    714 Image Processing, 374 Analytics, 184 Classification, 64 Learning
  • Devices
  •  
    1610
    623 Cameras, 405 Display, 358 LIDAR, 224 Device Calibration
  • Recognition
  •  
    2325
    954 Object, 429 Lanes, 221 Signs, 203 Lights, 201 Driver Behavior, 159 Road Profile, 158 Egomotion
  • Vehicle Operation
  •  
    2128
    945 General Navigation, 533 Collision Avoidance, 304 Communication, 139 Headlight Control, 137 Geolocation, 39 Junctions, 31 Trailer


    Recent Published Activity in Automobile Vision as of November 20, 2019