Driven by the trends of saving energy, major countries around the world, including the United States, Japan, and European countries, have taken measures to build infrastructure and introduce related regulations. This report provides an overview of smart home energy management, examines strategic and patent deployment of established players in the industry such as Bosch, General Electric, Honeywell, Toshiba, Google, Nest Labs, and Samsung, to name a few. Also included are R&D intensity ranking of 30 major assignees and the analysis of the 10 most important smart home energy management patents.
List of Topics
Overview of the smart home energy management technology which covers three architectural layers: sensor layer, network layer, and application layer
Major technology fields and sectors of 3,495 smart home energy management patents identified using data mining technique; also included are top 30 assignees with relative strong R&D intensity and their patent deployment analysis
A brief examination of deployment strategies of major assignees from the United States, Europe, Japan, and Korea; also included is a matrix analysis of the 10 most import patents by Patent Index Analysis