Acer had three patents in digitalization during Q1 2024.A method for scoring webpages based on environmental rating information is disclosed, where search results related to a target webpage are presented with this information in a window interface. GlobalData’s report on Acer gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Acer grant share with digitalization as a theme is 33% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Webpage scoring method used with search engine and electronic device (Patent ID: US20240037169A1)

The patent filed by Acer Inc. describes a webpage scoring method to be used with a search engine and an electronic device. The method involves analyzing the content of a target webpage to obtain environmental rating information, conducting a keyword search, and presenting search results related to the target webpage along with the environmental rating information in a window interface. The environmental rating information can reflect the association between the webpage content and environmental protection, as well as the energy consumption of user equipment to display the webpage.

Furthermore, the electronic device described in the patent includes a display, storage circuit for the search engine, and a processor. The processor is responsible for analyzing the webpage content to obtain environmental rating information, performing keyword searches, and presenting search results with the environmental rating information. The device can detect environmental features in the webpage content, such as keywords related to environmental protection, and analyze energy consumption features like network traffic and multimedia files to determine the environmental rating. The search results are sorted based on the environmental rating information, ensuring a positive correlation between the search results and environmental considerations.

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