Molex has been granted a patent for a smart digital computer platform that analyzes and displays data from a sensor network-based emissions monitoring system in industrial facilities. The platform can identify gas plume detections, render potential source locations on a graphical user interface, and send alert notifications to remote devices. GlobalData’s report on Molex gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Molex, was a key innovation area identified from patents. Molex's grant share as of February 2024 was 73%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Smart digital computer platform for fugitive emissions monitoring

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Molex LLC

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11928304B2) discloses a smart digital computer platform designed for industrial facilities. The platform includes a computer display, data store, communications interface, computer processor, and computer-readable memory storing instructions for various functions. These functions include post-processing archived data to identify potential source locations of gas plume detections, generating graphical icons and color-coding on the interface, creating user-interactive dashboards, and sending alert notifications to remote devices. The platform allows users to visualize and manage plant operations efficiently, with features like a timeline graphic, sensor health indicators, hazard alerts, and customizable interfaces based on detection categories and sensor data. The system aims to enhance operational efficiency and safety by providing real-time monitoring and response capabilities.

Furthermore, the patent also covers a method and a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions for implementing the smart digital computer platform. The method involves post-processing archived data, translating it into potential source locations, generating graphical icons, color-coding components based on detection categories, and creating user-interactive dashboards with sensor health indicators and hazard alerts. The non-transitory computer-readable medium stores instructions for generating pop-up boxes displaying peak values and detection categories, as well as adjusting operating parameters based on alert notifications. Overall, the patent highlights a comprehensive system for monitoring and managing industrial facility operations, emphasizing real-time data visualization, alerting, and control features to optimize plant performance and safety.

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