We present in this analysis a comparison between two patents issued to Google and Amazon Technologies, Inc. that relate to non-contact systems and methods for physiological parameter (e.g., heart rate) measurement. The two patents were granted relatively recently, with both their effective filing and grant dates being only within about...

Part of what makes the healthcare industry massive and daunting from a business standpoint is the industry stakeholders’ being not just your typical buyer-seller-supplier combo. The several enormous healthcare industry segments include patients, providers (e.g., hospitals, labs), prescribers (e.g., physicians, clinics and pharmacy clinics), pharmacy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment manufacturers,...

These are heady times. The recent years have been very productive in terms of scientific and technological advance. After so many decades, we’re no longer talking about the ascendance or preeminence of just one field such as biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, or engineering. Everything is now more tightly interwoven...

In our Top Christmas Patents post, we showed you just how weird and wonderful patented inventions for the holiday season can be.  From ball drop simulators, confetti sprayers to champagne towers, we're listing down our Top 5 New Year's Eve patents which make ringing in the new year a little...

This week, Magic Leap unveiled its first augmented reality (AR) goggles, Magic Leap One. The announcement comes three years after it promised to release a software development kit. On December 20th, the Florida-based mixed reality startup announced that it will release an SDK in early 2018, with the hardware projected...

From a Santa Claus detector to a reindeer feeding kit, the Christmas season is not spared from inventions ranging from weird to wonderful. Our compilation of top Christmas patents just shows that there are some who don't just dream it, they patent it! Or at least they try. Parola Analytics extends...