Alarmcom had two patents in metaverse during Q4 2023. The patent filed by Holdings Inc in Q4 2023 relates to methods and systems for generating a placement of a camera by analyzing monitoring information of a property, creating a virtual model, determining initial placement location for a virtual camera, analyzing image data, and providing the placement location for a physical camera based on the analysis. 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 metaverse as a theme is 50% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Virtual reality assisted camera placement (Patent ID: US20230394741A1)

The patent filed by Holdings Inc. describes methods, systems, and apparatus for generating a placement of a camera. This involves maintaining monitoring information of a property, creating a virtual model of the property, determining an initial placement location for a virtual camera in the virtual model, obtaining image data from the virtual camera, analyzing the data to identify an updated placement location, and providing this information for a physical camera at the property to a device based on the analysis results. The system also includes obtaining monitoring information, adjusting distance thresholds, generating rules for a monitoring system based on image analysis, and determining placement locations using coverage scores and elapsed time between actions.

The patent claims detail a method, system, and computer program for implementing the camera placement process. It involves steps such as obtaining monitoring information, generating virtual models, analyzing image data, and determining placement locations based on various factors like mounting locations, distance thresholds, and coverage scores. The system also includes instructions stored on computer storage media for executing these operations. Overall, the patent focuses on a comprehensive approach to camera placement using virtual models and image analysis to optimize surveillance and security systems.

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