Canon had 49 patents in internet of things during Q1 2024. Canon Inc’s patents filed in Q1 2024 cover various innovative technologies such as an electronic component with unique electrode arrangements, a control device that can prioritize input operations from wearable devices or hand tracking, a medical imaging system with tracking systems for devices and markers, a glasses-type wearable device that transfers notifications to other terminals when not in use, and an image capture apparatus that adjusts framing based on the gaze of users wearing wearable devices. GlobalData’s report on Canon gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Canon grant share with internet of things as a theme is 61% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Electronic component, display apparatus, and imaging apparatus (Patent ID: US20240107670A1)

The patent filed by Canon Inc. describes an electronic component with first and second electrodes connected by a connection member on first and second substrates. The height of the connection member is greater than that of the electrodes, and an intermediary body is placed between the second electrode and the connection member. The design ensures efficient connection and spacing between the electrodes and substrates, enhancing the component's performance and durability.

Furthermore, the patent includes various claims related to the electronic component, such as the use of conductive particles in the intermediary body, a curved second electrode design, and the application of the component in photoelectric conversion apparatus, display units, illumination apparatus, moving objects, and wearable devices. The manufacturing method outlined in the patent involves forming the connection member, arranging the structures, and applying pressure and heat to ensure proper assembly. Overall, the patent showcases innovative design elements and applications for electronic components in various devices and systems.

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