Core Technologies

OPTiM values the realization of innovation, and is proactive in research and development for new fields.
And that research results in acquiring patents, and in using those international patents, we aim to offer the world’s first of their kind products and services, and strive to give our users secure products and services.

  • LIGHTNING ENGINE

    Optimizing communication speed between a user and an operator LIGHTNING ENGINE is a real-time screen sharing technology. This technology optimally adjusts the quality of image and compressibility ratio based on bandwidth by OPTiM’s original algorithm. It also achieved the world fastest user to operator interaction speed. Optimal Remote
  • TIGER

    Identifying devices on a network accurately and collecting device statusTiger is a technology for managing devices on a network in an office or home by using scoring technology. It detects devices in high accuracy with OPTiM’s original technology, DIS (Device Identification by Scoring technology) scoring. Optimal Biz
  • AIC / AIA

    Optimizing known/unknown devices This technology is for initial configuration and diagnosis/repair of devices that have setting interface (ex. HTML). Regardless of discrepancy in interface originated by device makers or different models, it accurately configures devices. Optimal Diagnosis & Repair

【NEW】Secure Shield: The premier technology for preventing vulnerabilities in mobile security

※Patents were acquired in Japan, U.S.A. and Korea for the world’s first shield technology, “Secure Shield,” included standard in Optimal Biz. The patent is also under application in European countries and other countries.

OPTiM has a patent right on displaying a dummy settings screen instead of the regular one when detecting a request to show the settings screen of a smart device.

・Patent number (patent registration complete)

  • Japan: Patent no. 5714560
  • U.S.A.: US8793703
  • Korea: KR101505893

・Application number (patent pending)

  • Europe: EP2746933
  • China: CN103885671
Common MDM loopholes
With the constraints on Android OS, there is a security loophole due to the common setting that prevents an MDM’s API control, allowing illicit use of the device.

Secure Shield closes this loophole by bringing up a dummy settings screen so that no changes can be made to the common MDM API control settings.

【NEW】Smart UI: Fundamental patented technology for screen-sharing

■ About Smart UI, OPTiM’s fundamental patented technology (Japan Patent No.5756156, 5653301)

※Patents under application in European countries and others

OPTiM acquired two fundamental patent rights in a category of screen-sharing technology.

OPTiM has a patent right of screen-sharing technology that acquires dimensions of the host device’s displayable area and adjusts the screen display ratio of the sharing devices to be the same or near to the width/height acquired.

Moreover, OPTiM has another unique screen information display technology that allows a device performing remote control to judge whether a device displaying screen information is in vertical orientation or horizontal orientation and to display the screen accordingly.

These technologies allow the best experiences shared among host and sharing devices.

OPTiM considers that these are fundamental patents that affect a wide range of products. So, OPTiM will further develop services utilizing these patents and plan to provide the license including patent right use for other corporates.

■ Product examples using the patents

【NEW】Fundamental patented technology for securing vulnerabilities that could allow unauthorized remote control

※Patents have been acquired in Japan and Korea for this technology that blocks unauthorized remote control, included standard in Optimal Guard. Patents pending in U.S.A., China, and Europe.

■ Preventing unauthorized remote control (this technology evaluates the execution’s validity, and then blocks unauthorized remote control)

・Patent number (patent registration complete)

  • Japan: patent no. 5702352

・Application number (patent pending)

  • U.S.A.: US13/743428
  • Korea: KR20120149587
  • China: CN201310098864
  • Europe: EP13153104
■ Cross site request forgeries (CSRF) prevention (this technology evaluates suspicious text and blocks unauthorized writing)

・Patent number (patent registration complete)

  • Japan: patent no. 5727991
  • Korea: KR101399522

・Application number (patent pending)

  • U.S.A.: US13/751254
  • China: CN201310098826
  • Europe: EP13153102
■ Technology use examples

Unauthorized remote control of a network camera for taking pictures or video can be detected and stopped. Computers that contain “My Number” data (Japan’s Social Security and Tax numbering system) can be protected from unauthorized, malicious remote control from third parties.
(Individuals found to have leaked “My Number” data can be imprisoned for up to four years or fined up to 2 million yen.)

【NEW】1st place in the patent asset individual ranking

Shunji Sugaya, OPTiM CEO, has been ranked the number one Japanese in patent registration score in the telecommunications field!

[Telecommunications] Patents made in for the telecommunications field within all the patents made public by the Japanese Patent Office from 1993 to January 2015

1st place in the patent asset volume ranking※1

※1 The largest ratio of patent asset volume to number of registered patents

※Results based on the total “Patent Score” for each enterprise for patents registered between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012.
OPTiM had 19 registered patents considered in this ranking, resulting in 9th place.

※Source: News release by Patent Result Co., Ltd.
From October 9, 2012 news release http://www.patentresult.co.jp/news/2012/10/telecom.html

※”Patent Score” is an index that evaluates the attention level paid to a patent and traces a patent’s qualification history after application.
From http://www.patentresult.co.jp/about-patentscore.html

No. of applications and registered patents (as of Oct. 2015)

3rd place in the comprehensive domestic patent rankings for the IoT field

Source: “Comprehensive patent rankings for electronic device management,” Patent Result Co., Ltd. (October 2014)

1st place in the emerging market ranking

※1: Market capitalization was calculated from the market values taken on December 5, 2014.

※2: “Patent value market value index” is the value resulting from dividing market capitalization by patent asset volume. When patent asset volume is high, but the stock value is low, this figure will be low.

Patent List

OPTiM highly focuses on intellectual property strategy for customers to use our products with a sense of security. Here are part of our intellectual property. (“under application” included)

  • Patent No.4949534Diagnostic Server, diagnostic method, program for a diagnostic server
  • Patent No.4882036Information process equipment/method determining type of electric devices
  • Patent No.4912503Information process equipment/method, server for electric devices
  • Patent No.5084886Setting method and a system for electronic device configuration via a phone call
  • Patent No.5127896Method, devices, and programs for determining switching timing to a power saving mode
  • Patent No.4618619Remote control system and its process method
  • Patent No.4660856Remote control system and its process method
  • Patent No.5031864A system displaying belongings list and its method and programs
  • Patent No.5127852A system out putting recommendation and its method and programs
  • Patent No.4897899Ticket number issuing system/program
  • Patent No.4990987Configuration management system using mobile devices for electronic device and its management method, a server, and mobile devices
  • Patent No.4882008Information process equipment/system/method/program sending pages or program based on types of electric devices
  • Patent No.4898927Information process equipment/method/program sending pages or program based on types of electric devices.
  • Patent No.4803847Power-saving mode switching equipment/system/method/program
  • Patent No.4846016Consumed-power management equipment displaying consumed power based on types of electronic devices and its system, method, programs
  • Patent No.5107320Environment management method, system, and programs
  • Patent No.5117458Network equipment, power control method and programs
  • Patent No.4824100Network management method based on types of devices, network management equipment, programs
  • Patent No.4855499Information process equipment determining a type of electronic devices and its method, a server
  • Patent No.5084782Detection method for relaying devices
  • Patent No.4895405Security management method based on device reputation
  • Patent No.5107300Notifying user server, system, and server
  • Patent No.5009948Time zone notifying system
  • Patent No.4999196Answering customer system
  • Patent No.5020924Electronic device detection method and information process equipment
  • Patent No.4815481Network relay equipment, user information management system/method
  • Patent No.4914414Portable device and execution/control method
  • Patent No.5062901Web page displaying method
  • Patent No.5072664EC substitution system, and mehtod
  • Patent No.4629710Storage system/method, client device, contents playing method/computer program
  • Patent No.4664339Network connection method, network equipment
  • Patent No.4602312Device setting equipment/method, storage device/program
  • Patent No.4741301Information search system, Information search equipment and storage device/program
  • Patent No.4868728Information process equipment, method, and its programs
  • Patent No.4623497Remote control system and its process method
  • Patent No.4418190Media distribution system/method, media distribution equipment and computer program
  • Patent No.4355465Advertisement notice system
  • Patent No.4625592Advertisement notice system and advertisement notice method
  • Patent No.4418190Advertisement distribution method and equipment
  • U.S.
    Patent No.8301625
    Information process equipment for determining a type of electronic devices, and its method and a server
  • U.S.
    Patent No.7882206
    Information search system/equipment/method, storage device/program.
  • Korea
    Patent No.10-1209014
    Information process equipment for determining a type of electronic devices, and its method
  • Korea
    Patent No.10-1204276
    Mobile device changing user interface and its method and programs
  • Korea
    Patent No.10-0604359
    Advertisement notice system
  • and more.

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