Technical Trends Related to Glass Antennas

Patent applications from AGC, Central Glass, Nippon Sheet Glass



 This report created by MarkLines focuses on a number of recent technical topics surrounding the automotive industry and is based on patent information from the “Technology Information Distribution Service - swimy” obtained by the Toyota Technical Development Corporation (TTDC). The two business areas of TTDC are in the fields of intellectual property and measurement control solutions. The intellectual property (IP) side of TTDC is involved in the collection and analysis of information on automotive technology developments globally, and provides services such as consulting for research planning, applying for patents in foreign languages, and technical translation.

 Technology related to glass antennas has become a focal point as 5G and connected cars see more widespread use. This report covers trends related to glass antenna technology and developments from various glass manufacturers.

 AGC, Central Glass, and Nippon Sheet Glass have, in descending order, the most patent applications filed for glass antenna technology. However, other manufacturers such as WGR and Harada Industry are increasing their patent applications, while others are decreasing. Patent applications are trending toward technologies such as stability and noise reduction, size reduction, and increased reception sensitivity. AGC has many patent applications related to technologies for stability and noise reduction, Central Glass has filed many related to improving reception sensitivity, and Nippon Sheet Glass has many related to stability and noise reduction as well as improving reception sensitivity.


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