All posts tagged "patent"

  • Google
    This week Google was granted 8 design patents and 51 Utility patents.

    Utility Patents 1. Among the utility patents granted to Google this week, one of the notable patents US 9,060,108 is for a mobile phone accessory that can turn your simple camera into an omnidirectional, panaromic camera. The accessory, which fits onto the lens of the camera, has mirrors oriented in different directions. This...

  • American Inventor
    Industrial Robots are coming to the streets. A vehicle charger robot.

    Affordable battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people. They are expected to start replacing oil based vehicles in next 1-2 decades. Tesla is one of the main players in this market. When customers buy Tesla they get a lifetime free recharge. Tesla has installed its charging stations across US...

  • American Inventor
    Boeing patents anti-skid system for aircrafts

    Planes often skid while landing on icy or snowy runways. This causes considerable damage to the planes and may often lead to loss of lives. Here are two aeroplanes that skid this year. Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31754912 Source: http://woodtv.com/2015/01/29/fedex-plane-slides-off-ford-airport-taxiway/ Boeing has patented a method of increasing the friction between a tire of a vehicle and an...

  • Latest Patents
    Microsoft patents technology to quickly generate 3D models of real life objects

    This week we got a futuristic patent for you. This patent is from Microsoft. The patent mentions the names of 8 inventors. And I am really excited to show you how this works. The patent discloses a depth camera that captures depth images of a real-life object. We got a toy cat...

  • Apple
    Apple patents technology to make everyone look cute in all photographs!

    Ever been annoyed by the fact that you look so picture perfect in some photos but look bad in many others. Well, there isn’t much you could do other than hope and pray while gazing at the camera. That’s until now. Enter Apple’s latest patent that can put you in complete control of...

  • This Day in Patent History
    Serendipitous Invention (TEFLON): This Day in Patent History – On February 4, 1941 Roy Plunkett received a patent for TEFLON

    Serendipitous Invention – TEFLON On February 4, 1941 Roy Plunkett received a patent for “tetrafluoro-ethylene polymers” (TEFLON)....