Alarmcom had six patents in internet of things during Q4 2023. The patent filed by Holdings Inc in Q4 2023 relates to methods and systems for identifying water dispensing appliances in use by analyzing water consumption data and appliance signatures from sensors installed at a property. The technology aims to generate output data based on the identified appliances for monitoring and control purposes. GlobalData’s report on Alarmcom gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Alarmcom grant share with internet of things as a theme is 66% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Disaggregation of water consumption data (Patent ID: US20230358588A1)

The patent filed by Holdings Inc. describes methods, systems, and apparatus for identifying water dispensing appliances currently in use by obtaining a dispensing appliance signature and water consumption data from sensors. The method involves analyzing this data to identify the specific appliance in use and generating output data based on the identified appliance. Additionally, the patent outlines a method for determining if a property is unoccupied, monitoring water consumption, and sending notifications if a water-consuming appliance is active while the property is vacant. The system uses various data sources such as motion sensors, water usage profiles, and sensor data to accurately identify the appliance in use and send notifications to the user's device.

The patent also includes claims related to determining property occupancy, requesting and analyzing water consumption data, and identifying specific water-consuming appliances. It outlines methods for detecting property vacancy using geofencing or motion sensor data, as well as analyzing water usage profiles to identify appliances in use. The system can send notifications to the user's device based on the identified appliance's activity during vacancy. Overall, the patent focuses on efficient monitoring of water usage in properties, especially when unoccupied, to ensure appliance efficiency and water conservation.

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