Explore the timeline of our patented innovations
Innovation is in our DNA.
For decades, our inventions have been helping people to connect and communicate.
Our interactive innovations gallery showcases a selection from our rich and strong patent portfolio. It highlights our contribution to the development of the communications industry. Many of the innovations featured here are also fundamental to areas beyond cellular communications, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), consumer electronics, machine learning and augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR).
In 2020 alone, we filed patents on more than 1,500 new innovations across several categories, including Connectivity; Services, applications and multimedia; Fixed and optical networks; and Emerging technologies & hardware.
Research and development is – and always has been – at the heart of Nokia.
Source: PatBase & Innography