WIPO Technology Trends

WIPO/PUB/1055/2021/EN

WIPO Technology Trends 2021
Assistive technology

Author(s): World Intellectual Property Organization; Publication year: 2021

This groundbreaking report looks at patenting and technology trends in innovation in assistive technology. It identifies the prominent technologies, top players and markets for patent protection across seven domains – mobility, cognition, communication, hearing, the built environment, self-care and vision. Using a scale of technology readiness, it reveals which of the identified assistive products filed for patent protection are closest to commercialization.

Find out more: Technology Trends - Assistive Technology | Press release

WIPO/PUB/1055/2021/EXEC-SUMMARY/EN

WIPO Technology Trends 2021 - Executive Summary
Assistive technology

Publication year: 2021

This groundbreaking report looks at patenting and technology trends in innovation in assistive technology. It identifies the prominent technologies, top players and markets for patent protection across seven domains – mobility, cognition, communication, hearing, the built environment, self-care and vision. Using a scale of technology readiness, it reveals which of the identified assistive products filed for patent protection are closest to commercialization.

WIPO/PUB/1055/EN

WIPO Technology Trends 2019 – Artificial Intelligence

Publication year: 2019

This report is the first in a new series from WIPO tracking the development of technologies through the analysis of data on innovation activities. It reveals trends in patenting of artificial intelligence (AI) innovations, the top players in AI from industry and academia, and the geographical distribution of AI-related patent protection and scientific publications. Its findings are accompanied throughout by commentary and industry perspectives from more than 20 of the world’s leading experts in AI, making it of particular interest to business leaders, researchers and policymakers.

Find out more: Technology Trends – Artificial Intelligence home page | Press release | Social media kit

WIPO/PUB/1055/EXEC-SUMMARY EN

WIPO Technology Trends 2019 - Artificial Intelligence
Executive summary

Publication year: 2019

WIPO Technology Trends 2019: Artificial Intelligence documents how AI-powered technologies are rapidly entering global markets and brings together viewpoints from experts at the cutting edge of AI. It is a contribution that aims to provide decisionmakers in the public and private sectors with an improved knowledge base for discussions on the future of AI and the policy and regulatory framework for this fast-moving area.