Siemens had 86 patents in internet of things during Q1 2024. Siemens AG filed patents in Q1 2024 for methods related to operating rail vehicles in shared traffic networks, generating automation for remote terminal units, authenticating communication partners on devices, cryosurgical systems with graphical depth guides, and industrial control devices executing containerized control applications with time-deterministic behavior. These patents focus on improving communication, automation, authentication, surgical procedures, and control processes in various industrial and technological applications. GlobalData’s report on Siemens gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Siemens grant share with internet of things as a theme is 33% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Traffic network and method for operating rail vehicles in a traffic network (Patent ID: US20240067244A1)

Siemens AG has filed a patent for a method of operating rail vehicles in a traffic network shared with other traffic participants. The method involves communication between the rail vehicles and line elements in the shared operational area using a V2X standard, while in areas reserved for rail vehicles, a different communication standard is utilized. The patent also includes claims related to using specific line elements, replacing line elements, and modernizing operational areas for rail vehicles.

The method outlined in the patent involves the use of different communication standards for rail vehicles in shared operational areas and reserved areas, enhancing communication efficiency and safety. Additionally, the patent covers the replacement of specific line elements with modified ones, the configuration of processing units for converting messages into control commands, and the utilization of specific line elements in shared operational areas. Overall, the patent aims to improve the operation of rail vehicles within traffic networks shared with other participants through innovative communication methods and infrastructure upgrades.

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