The Diversified Computer Systems Industry has a total of 1,522 granted patents and 1,306 patent applications distributed into 468 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are USA, Canada and European Patent Office. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, coin-freed or like apparatus and data processing for administrative, commercial, financial, managerial or forecasting purposes. The top companies in this industry are DIEBOLD, DIEBOLD SELF SERVICE SYST A DIV OF DIEBOLD and CRAY.
By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 1,229 patents.
Canada comes in 2nd with a total of 145 patents.
European Patent Office rounds up the top 3 with a total of 119 patents.
Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|1||US7156296||Cash dispensing automated banking machine with uniform transaction ergonomic patterns|
|2||US7185740||Cash dispensing automated banking machine deposit accepting system and method|
|3||CA2642600C||AUTOMATED BANKING MACHINE CURRENCY DISPENSER ARRANGEMENT|
|4||US6874682||Automated banking machine which dispenses, receives and stores notes and other financial instrument sheets|
|5||EP1779310B1||AUTOMATED BANKING MACHINE MULTIPLE SHEET DETECTOR APPARATUS AND METHOD|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.