Top Crazy Patents Filed by Google, Apple, Amazon and Tech Companies

Arijit Karan Arijit Karan
Nov 12, 2021 5 min read
Top Crazy Patents Filed by Google, Apple, Amazon and Tech Companies

Invention upgrades human life and makes it more comfortable. As the patenting methods are getting easier day by day, many people are coming to patent their innovations. In the US, they register more than 2 million patents in a year. Patent officials say that almost everything is invented. This statement will be further proved when you will see the different Crazy patents done by companies. Β Some of these will delight you while some of them are completely useless.

In this article, we will be looking at some of the craziest patents done by companies. If you are in the process of ideating any innovation these patents will also fuel your imagination and help you make unique ideation. The patents have come from companies like Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other tech companies. These patents will help you think out of the box. So without any further ado, let me talk about the various patents by the companies.

Here are some of the smart to crazy patents. A lot of them will actually lead you to think in a completely different way. These patents if successful will revolutionize their particular sector.

Delivery-drone Blimp by Amazon
Motorola Neck Tattoo
Apple Smart bike
Weather triggered ads by Google
Amazon Search Drone
Google Restaurant bill splitting software
Microsoft Augmented Reality Item finder
Apple Spiral Glass Staircases
Amazon Beehive like Tower
Google Comic Patent for Social Media
FAQ

Delivery-drone Blimp by Amazon

Amazon Delivery-drone Blip
Amazon Delivery-drone Blip

Amazon has designed a special kind of blimp-based delivery system. They would use this blimp-like drone to distribute Amazon packages. This drone operates in a unique way. It has many mini drones within it. When the delivery spot arrives, a number of mini-drones will come out carrying the goods with them and delivering them to their place. They will directly deliver it to the customer in case they are delivering it at a great event like a football match. This is a unique innovation that will redefine logistics and the supply chain of Amazon.

Motorola Neck Tattoo

Motorola Neck Tattoo
Motorola Neck Tattoo

Motorola has patented a neck-based tattoo by which you can communicate to your phone. This is a temporary tattoo through which you can do all the functions in the phone. It can also be used as a lie detector. The tattoo has a mic and has a power source attached to it.

Apple Smart bike

Apple is not only planning to design different iPhones and iPads. Apple has patented a smart bike. This smart bike has several features as it can communicate with other bikes. They can share things like speed, velocity distance traveled, heart rate, etc with the other bike. Β 

Weather triggered ads by Google

Weather Triggered Ads by Google
Weather Triggered Ads by Google

Google in 2012 developed a unique technology called weather-triggered ads. In this Google will be able to detect the weather of a place and then go on to advertise suitable products immediately. This can be a great way to improve sales as they are selling those things which you need at that time.

Amazon Search Drone

Amazon Drone
Amazon Drone

Amazon has designed a special drone that can help search a child. This drone is voice-operated and acts as an aerial voice assistant. There are a series of special commands which help you to search for somebody. Apart from that, this has many other utilities as well. It can also be used by traffic police for recording details of any car.

Google Restaurant bill splitting software

Google Restaurant Bill Splitting
Google Restaurant Bill Splitting

It is a shared experience that when you go to a restaurant, every other friend has an excuse for not paying the money. At the end of the day, you end up paying the bill thinking that the rest of them will pay the money back. But sometimes they forget to pay you. So Google has come up with an innovative restaurant bill splitting software that splits the bill amongst your friends.

Microsoft Augmented Reality Item finder

Microsoft AR Item Finder
Microsoft AR Item Finder

Microsoft has devised an Augmented Reality item finder that can help you find any missing item. This device keeps a track of the things which you are using. If you have forgotten some item which you were using then this device will help you find it back. They use the Microsoft Holo lens in this device and it identifies and records the items you are using. It also somewhat tracks its movement. Next, you lost something, it will tell you where you put that thing last and will take you to this place.

Apple Spiral Glass Staircases

Apple Spiral Glass Staircase
Apple Spiral Glass Staircase

Apple has designed and patented a glass staircase that can be used in any restaurant and hotel. This is a very common architecture structure but Apple has its own modifications in it. They patented their spiral form of the glass staircase in 2013. This was a more improved version of the previous patent. It was first put up in their Shanghai store.

Amazon Beehive like Tower

Amazon Beehive Tower
Amazon Beehive Tower

Amazon has patented a beehive-like Tower that can store and dispatch in a proper way. This is a very smart tower that can store items, sort strategically, and ship it. There are also drones that take the product and deliver them to their required destination.

Google Comic Patent for Social Media

Google has come up with comic-based social status sharing. In the olden days, we were sharing photos and videos of our present day. With the Google comic strip, we can share a cartoon that would tell about our current status. In this, the software would suggest an animation character that would be similar to the status you want to share. Now the user can also alter the comic and share it accordingly. Google patented this product in the year 2013.

Conclusion

These were some of the crazy patents done by companies. Hope you enjoyed reading through these unconventional inventions. As you must have also noticed that every innovation is very simple but the impact is huge. Now if you are also ideating something, you can definitely improve on it by taking ideas from here. Hope you are happy with the information you got from the article.

FAQ

Which company has filed the most patents?

Sony, Qualcomm, Amazon and BOE Technology are some of the companies that have filed the most patents in 2020.

What is the most valuable patent of all time?

The patent for the telephone was the most valuable patent of all time.

Why are there so many weird tech patents?

Companies file for patents to keep your competitors from developing something more than a way to make sure that companies can develop the particular product.

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