When most of the smartphone companies are engaged in developing bendable screen or durable glass enclosures, it seems like Motorola is working on a screen that can repair itself. A recently published patent application reveals the power of shape memory polymers that are capable to recover large deformation/stain through thermal cycling. The patent discloses an
Snapchat has been upping the game every now and then with their new innovations in the messaging industry. Last year, it bought Bitstrips, a company that allowed users to turn themselves into Emojis. Recently, USPTO published an interesting patent assigned to Snapchat. It discloses an automated process to create user facial avatar. There are companies
Since Samsung first displayed its flexible display at CES 2013, there have been never-ending rumors that it is working on foldable smartphones as well. Earlier this year the rumor reignited when Samsung was granted a patent related to a mobile device with a flexible display. This flexible display is designed to provide various user interface
Tesla is on a constant quest to reduce its electrical vehicle’s charging time. Tesla’s supercharging stations usually take more than an hour to fully charge one of its electric vehicles. Not every user wants to wait for more than an hour. Considering this, Tesla has now come up with a new innovative technique to replenish
IBM – a word synonymous with innovation and patent leadership, has always been a front-runner when it comes to patents issued year-on-year. For the past 24 years it has lead the way in terms of patent filings in the United States and is usually a distant first from other innovating companies. What’s even more amazing
It’s no news that Amazon is heavily vested in drone deliveries. Several trials already happened in Britain and US only confirms this focus. Amazon has come up with another intelligent technology which allows drones to be efficient. A U.S. Patent No. 9,676,477 titled ‘Adjustable unmanned aerial vehicles’, describes how to play around with the rotor
The AIA is a United States federal statute that closely resembles previously proposed legislation in the Senate, i.e. Patent Reform Act of 2009. Named after its lead sponsors, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), the Act is a United States federal statute that closely resembles previously proposed legislation in the Senate, i.e.
These days every flagship smartphone is IP67 minimum certified which ensures the smartphone stays waterproof for up to 30 minutes if submerged in 1 meter deep water. Most of the smartphones use oleo phobic coating to keep the ports water free. However, Apple in its new patent application 2017/0127163 titled, ‘Hydrophobic Mesh Cover’ describes how