Kyocera had 38 patents in artificial intelligence during Q1 2024. The patents filed by Kyocera Corp in Q1 2024 relate to an optical circuit board with alignment marks for optical components, an electronic device with heat map estimators for concentration levels based on images and line of sight, and an electronic device that assesses the reliability of images for estimating the concentration level of a subject based on line of sight. GlobalData’s report on Kyocera gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Kyocera grant share with artificial intelligence as a theme is 36% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Optical circuit board and electronic component mounting structure using the same (Patent ID: US20240094485A1)

The optical circuit board described in the patent filed by Kyocera Corp includes a wiring board with a mounting region for an optical component and an optical waveguide adjacent to this region. The optical waveguide consists of a lower cladding layer, multiple cores, and an upper cladding layer, with alignment marks on the lower cladding layer. The cores are sandwiched between two second regions of the lower cladding layer, and the end surfaces of the cores are exposed on the first surface of the optical waveguide, which is flush with the second surfaces in the first region.

Additionally, the patent includes claims related to the structure of the optical circuit board, an electronic component mounting structure using the board, and a method for manufacturing the board. The method involves layering the lower cladding layer, cores, and upper cladding layer on the wiring board, forming alignment mark members, and creating a linear groove to expose the end surfaces of the cores. The cores and alignment mark members are made of the same material in this manufacturing process. The patent also specifies the use of a silicon photonics device as the optical component in the electronic component mounting structure, where the silicon waveguide faces the cores of the optical waveguide on the board.

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