ZTE had 40 patents in big data during Q4 2023. ZTE Corp filed patents in Q4 2023 for data processing methods and devices related to blockchain configuration, data encapsulation, point cloud processing, control channel monitoring, and data transmission. These inventions aim to improve efficiency, shorten decoding times, and enhance user experience in communication technology. GlobalData’s report on ZTE gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

ZTE grant share with big data as a theme is 7% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Data processing method, device, and storage medium (Patent ID: US20230388179A1)

The patent filed by ZTE Corp. describes a data processing method and device for blockchain technology. The method involves receiving configuration information of a blockchain from a second network element, which includes application layer blockchain auxiliary information, and putting terminal application layer information on the blockchain based on this auxiliary information. The claims detail various aspects of the method, such as generating an on-chaining success indication, sending configuration information to a terminal application layer, and defining parameters for the blockchain configuration and on-chaining process. The patent also covers the communication module, memory, and processors required for implementing the method, as well as the storage medium storing the computer program for execution.

Overall, the patent focuses on facilitating the integration of blockchain technology into data processing methods, particularly in terms of configuring and managing blockchain information within a network. The method outlined in the patent aims to enhance the efficiency and security of data processing by utilizing blockchain technology, with specific parameters and indications defined for different stages of the process. The claims provide a comprehensive overview of the method's implementation, including communication interactions among nodes, storage of programs, and execution by processors. This patent reflects ZTE Corp.'s innovation in leveraging blockchain for data processing applications, potentially offering improved reliability and transparency in network operations.

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