OPPO (a leading global technology brand specializing in consumer electronics and mobile communications, headquartered in Guangdong, China), has quite recently announced that it would be licensing its worldwide 3G and 4G standard-essential patents to the IoT (Internet of Things) industry along with the automotive markets via the leading Patent Licensing platform, Avanci. Over the past few years, the Chinese technology company has been at the leading position of innovation and creativity in the smartphone market and is continuing to diversify its portfolio for including frontier technologies, such as Augmented Reality (AR), 5G, and IoT to provide way more personalized and immersive technology experiences to the users across the globe.
OPPO has been putting in sincere efforts to strengthen its innovations and R&D capabilities for supporting its ultimate objective of offering cutting-edge smart devices and services for the age of intelligent connectivity. In queue with this endeavor, the company, as of 29th February 2020, has obtained even more than 43,000 worldwide patents with somewhere around 16,000 patents granted at a global level.
The Senior Director of Intellectual Property (IP) at OPPO, Adler Feng, stated that OPPO is very much committed and dedicated when it comes to the development of industry-leading technology innovations and inventions. He further said that the company is all set to license its Patent Portfolio to the industry as per reasonable, fair, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms.
Avanci is a patent licensing platform that offers a license to the plethora of 3G and 4G cellular standard-essential patents for the IoT products and other connected vehicles.
The Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Avanci, Kasim Alfalahi, said that Avanci holds immense pleasure in welcoming OPPO, a leader in the smartphone industry, to its platform. He further mentioned that Avanci allows companies like OPPO to earn a fair and reasonable return on their R&D investments, via a robust and efficient marketplace that enables continued innovation by proactively balancing the interests of the licensees and patent owners around the world.
OPPO shall soon be coming up with many brand new and unique IoT products such as the wireless headphones, which establish a personalized audio experience and serve as a crucial entrance to the world of smart voice searches.
The President of OPPO in the Middle East and Africa, Ethan Xue, said that the company very well understands the needs and demands of the tech-savvy customers in the Middle East and is eagerly looking forward to bringing exquisite audio products and world-class IoT devices to the region.
As a leading global technology brand, OPPO dedicatedly provides products infused with innovative technology and art in all aspects. The company has the aim of making the users experience and enjoy the beauty of technology. In the past ten years, OPPO has focused on coming up with camera phones, and now the company brings the aesthetics of technology in front of global customers through smart devices, ColorOS, and Internet services like OPPO+ and OPPO Cloud.
Today, OPPO has its business in 40 countries and regions. With six research institutes, an International Design Center in London, and four R&D centers across the globe, OPPO provides a brilliant smartphone photography experience to an exceeding number of young people worldwide.