Patent Landscape Report on Autonomous Car-Control Mechanism/Driverless-Car

Introduction

This patent landscape report categorizes and graphically analyzes research trends around the mechanisms, anti-collision system and braking technologies used by a driverless car from various perspectives and highlights the key companies involved.

IP Analysis

This Patent Landscape/Analysis Report on Autonomous Car-Control Mechanism / Driverless car will showcase the filing trend, top companies, research activity around the world, technology landscape and much more. Details report can be found on Patent iNSIGHT Pro websites reports section.

Filing Trend

What has been the publication trend for Driverless car?

The chart below shows number of filings for driverless cars during the last 30 years. The number of filings has steadily increased since 2000 with a minor fall in the number of filings during 2008-2009.

The overall trend has seen constant rise in the number of filings with sudden rise from the year 2011. From 40 filings in the year 1986 to nearly 700 in 2013, driverless cars have seen tremendous increase.

It’s clear the current activity around these technologies is likely to continue seeing more innovation in the near future.

Patent Filing Trend_Driver-less Car

Top Companies

The top companies in Autonomous Car-Control Mechanism are:

1. TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
2. NISSAN MOTOR CO LTD
3. ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
4. HONDA MOTOR CO LTD
5. DENSO CORP
6. GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES
7. HYUNDAI MOTOR CO
8. MANDO CORP
9. MAZDA MOTORS
10. DAIMLER AG

11. FORD GLOBAL TECH LLC
12. HYUNDAI MOBIS CO LTD
13. AISIN SEIKI CO LTD
14. VOLKSWAGEN AG
15. CONTINENTAL TEVES AG
16. BMW AG
17. FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES
18. MITSUBISHI MOTORS
19. HITACHI LTD
20. VALEO SCHALTER UND SENSOREN GMBH

The complete Assignee table is available in the Excel file here.

Research activity around the world

The below map represents the geographical filing of patents relating to driverless car technology. The table below ranks top priority countries and helps provide an indication of where innovation in this area is originating.
Toyota which is the leading entity in driverless car technology makes Japan the leading country in this field with 3089 families followed by Germany (1432) and US (915). The strength of the coloring represents the proportion of patent publications.

Research_activity_acrossworld_driverless_car

Technology Landscape

The contour map below represents key concepts for different companies across various mechanisms used in a driverless car.

Clusters for Cruise Control and Propulsion and the records relating speed of the vehicle namely Wheel Speed Sensor and Steering are close to each other as there is high degree of relevance between the records present in those types of methods. The patents represented by dots were coloured by company.

Contour

The entire report is available for download here: Patent Landscaping – Biochips

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