Mitsubishi Electric had 46 patents in internet of things during Q4 2023. Mitsubishi Electric Corp’s Q4 2023 patents include an I/O module for signal control, an appliance control system with wireless connectivity, a maintenance support system with translation capabilities, a VRU application server for V2X communication, and a device management system for identifier conversion and device management. GlobalData’s report on Mitsubishi Electric gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Mitsubishi Electric grant share with internet of things as a theme is 39% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Input/output module and control system (Patent ID: US20230418253A1)

The patent filed by Mitsubishi Electric Corp describes an I/O module that includes an input terminal and an output terminal. The module receives setting information from a host controller to set conditions for the output signal based on input signal values. It can switch between modes and control the output signal based on the stored setting information. The module can also receive setting information from a device other than the host controller in a startup mode. Additionally, the patent includes claims related to the input-output module's functionality, mode switching, and interaction with external devices.

The I/O module's processing circuitry allows for the reception of setting information from a host controller or other devices, enabling the output terminal to produce signals based on the specified conditions. The module can switch between different modes, such as a startup mode where setting information is received from a device other than the host controller. The patent also covers the connection of terminal devices to receive setting information and the display of input and output signal values through a connected display tool in a control system setup. Overall, the patent outlines a versatile I/O module with advanced functionality for signal processing and control in various operating modes.

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