Siemens had 585 patents in future of work during Q4 2023. Siemens AG filed patents in Q4 2023 for methods and systems related to configuring buildings, generating optimal robotic systems using generative modeling techniques, improving medical imaging processes using machine learning, and developing control devices for operating and monitoring without integrated facilities. These inventions aim to enhance efficiency and accuracy in various technical processes. GlobalData’s report on Siemens gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Siemens grant share with future of work as a theme is 40% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Planning a technical process having hierarchically structured tasks and parallelization options (Patent ID: US20230418249A1)

The patent filed by Siemens AG describes a computer-implemented method for executing a technical process involving hierarchically structured tasks that include the modification of physical units. The method involves providing dependency specifications for the tasks, deriving parallelization options from these specifications, generating an action sequence based on the parallelization options, and executing this sequence to implement the tasks. Additionally, the method includes receiving process data reflecting the actual state of the technical process, generating a second action sequence based on this data, and executing tasks based on this second sequence, which may replace, follow, or halt the first action sequence.

Furthermore, the patent details the execution of the technical process by a production unit, which can be in the form of a production machine, robot, or automation unit. The technical process can encompass various processes such as manufacturing, logistics, traffic management, or transport. Dependency specifications define tasks based on process sequence, causal dependencies, interaction relations, temporal information, required resources, simultaneously executed tasks, and necessary tools. The method also involves hierarchy specifications for tasks, user input for generating action sequences, and parallelization options for temporal parallelization of tasks. Overall, the patent outlines a comprehensive approach to efficiently executing complex technical processes with hierarchically structured tasks and physical unit modifications.

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