ZTE had 129 patents in digitalization during Q4 2023. ZTE Corp filed patents in Q4 2023 for data processing on blockchain in wireless communication networks, point cloud data processing for efficient rendering, wireless communication with QoS and QoE policies, and pedestrian tracking using multi-modal identification. These patents aim to improve data security, decoding efficiency, user experience, and pedestrian tracking accuracy 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 digitalization as a theme is 24% 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 and putting terminal application layer information on the blockchain based on the received information. The claims detail various aspects of the method, including generating an information on-chaining success indication, sending configuration information to a terminal application layer, and defining parameters for application layer blockchain on-chaining auxiliary information. The patent also covers data processing devices and storage mediums implementing the described methods.

Overall, the patent focuses on facilitating communication and interaction among nodes in a blockchain network by providing detailed configuration information and auxiliary parameters. The method aims to streamline the process of putting terminal application layer information on the blockchain and includes features such as activation indications, stop indications, and recovery indications. The patent covers both the data processing method itself, as well as the devices and storage mediums necessary for its implementation, showcasing ZTE Corp.'s innovation in blockchain technology within network elements like blockchain service trigger servers, core network elements, and base stations.

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