Rivian Automotive had five patents in cybersecurity during Q4 2023. Rivian Automotive Inc filed patents in Q4 2023 for a control system that pairs accessories with vehicles and customizes the user interface accordingly, a vehicle with electronic control units that determine data protection settings and generate diagnostic indicators, and a system that generates pairing data bundles for access control devices and sensors in a vehicle for pairing them together. GlobalData’s report on Rivian Automotive gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Rivian Automotive grant share with cybersecurity as a theme is 0% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: In-vehicle control system for vehicle accessory integration (Patent ID: US20230388803A1)

The patent filed by Rivian Automotive Inc. describes a control system for a vehicle that allows for seamless pairing of accessories with the vehicle. The system involves receiving a request to pair an accessory, determining if the accessory is preconfigured for communication with the vehicle, and customizing the user interface of the vehicle accordingly. If the accessory is preconfigured, it is paired with the vehicle, and the display shows a user interface tailored to the accessory. In cases where the accessory is not preconfigured, identification and configuration information is requested, and the pairing process is completed based on this information.

The system also allows for user inputs to request operations from the accessory, such as performing specific tasks or adjusting settings. The patent covers various types of accessories that can be paired with the vehicle, ranging from camping and sporting gear to towing and cargo accessories. Additionally, the patent includes claims for a computer-readable medium with instructions for pairing accessories and a method for pairing accessories with a vehicle based on preconfigured communication settings. Overall, the patent outlines a comprehensive system for integrating accessories with a vehicle's control system for enhanced user experience and functionality.

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