Siemens had 72 patents in internet of things during Q4 2023. Siemens AG filed patents in Q4 2023 for building configuration, building automation system for managing causal chains, determining operational performance of rotating electric machines, context-aware building automation system for customized actions based on occupant data, and seamless transition of a runtime system from a controller device to a digitalization platform. These patents focus on improving efficiency and customization in building automation and machine performance. 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 internet of things as a theme is 50% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Configuration and commission of a building (Patent ID: US20230421435A1)

Siemens AG has filed a patent for a method of configuring a building site with multiple devices, including controllers, sensors, and appliances. The method involves selecting devices, generating descriptor data, applying rules from an ontology database to establish relationships between devices, and configuring devices based on these relationships. The method also includes transmitting configuration data to the respective devices and applying this data for operation. Additionally, the patent includes a configuration controller designed to facilitate the configuration process by selecting devices, generating descriptor data, applying rules from the ontology database, establishing relationships, and configuring devices accordingly.

The patent claims outline a detailed process for configuring a site by selecting devices, generating configuration data, and establishing relationships between devices based on an ontology database. The method involves configuring appliances and sensors separately, applying proportional and integral parameters for site control, and utilizing a configuration controller to streamline the process. The patent emphasizes the importance of data-driven configuration and relationship establishment for efficient building management. Overall, the patent aims to provide a systematic approach to configuring building sites with multiple devices, ensuring optimal functionality and control through data-driven processes and relationship establishment.

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