Nippon Telegraph and Telephone had 26 patents in big data during Q1 2024. The patents filed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp in Q1 2024 include a beam selection method for communication networks, an information processing device for task allocation, a data processing apparatus for wireless communication, a learning program for secure computation in logistic regression models, and a learning model data for evaluating player actions in video data. GlobalData’s report on Nippon Telegraph and Telephone gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone grant share with big data as a theme is 42% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Beam selection method and network element (Patent ID: US20240088973A1)

The patent filed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. discloses a beam selection method and network element for a communication network. The network element includes a receiving unit to gather measurement results of a terminal for first information transmitted via first beams, a processing unit to determine a preferred beam from a set of second beams based on the measurement results, and a transmitting unit to communicate information about the preferred beam. The method involves receiving measurement results, selecting a preferred beam based on these results, and transmitting information regarding the chosen beam.

The claims detail the specific functionalities and configurations of the network element, including utilizing correlations between beams, historical measurement results, and the positioning of the network element within the communication network. The method involves determining the preferred beam by considering the correlation between first and second beams, showcasing an intelligent analysis element within the network element, and providing a wireless intelligent controller for centralized or core network use. Overall, the patent focuses on optimizing beam selection in a communication network through intelligent analysis and historical data utilization.

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