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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. 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. Akamai Technologies
 
 
73
2. Cisco Systems
 
 
62
3. Itron
 
 
46
4. Intel
 
 
46
5. Level 3 Communications, Llc
 
 
41
6. Limelight Networks
 
 
39
7. Red Hat
 
 
39
8. Microsoft
 
 
38
9. IBM
 
 
37
10. Verizon Digital Media Services Inc.
 
 
31




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Communications
  •  
    381
    182 Communications - Bandwidth , 117 Communications - Latency , 82 Communications - geo/location
  • Platform Blockchain
  •  
    48
    41 Platform Blockchain , 7 Blockchain Platform - Metering
  • Platform Non-Blockchain
  •  
    491
    447 Platform Non-Blockchain , 44 Platform - Metering
  • Smart Street Lights
  •  
    29
    29 Smart Street Lights


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    February 13, 2020

    Cisco wants in on blockchain


    February 6, 2020

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    Recent Published Activity in Edge Computing as of February 27, 2020