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Samsung Grabs 2nd Position in Global Application of 5G-Related Patents

In August, Samsung announced it will invest 180 trillion won or $152 billion over the next three years to promote its new growth engines

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Samsung has been ramping up its efforts in the 5G market as Huawei, the world's largest telecom equipment maker, has faced setbacks in the global market following the US ban on its equipment. Wikimedia Commons

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of smartphones, ranked second in global applications of 5G-related patents, according to a recent report.

Samsung made 2,846 5G patent applications to global organisations, with China’s Huawei leading the pack with 3,325 patent applications, according to the report by German market research firm IPlytics, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday.

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics Inc came in third place with 2,463 patent applications, the report showed.

Other telecom equipment makers, including Finland’s Nokia, China’s ZTE and Sweden’s Ericsson, were among the top 10 companies on the list.

Samsung has been ramping up its efforts in the 5G market as Huawei, the world’s largest telecom equipment maker, has faced setbacks in the global market following the US ban on its equipment.

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Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of smartphones, ranked second in global applications of 5G-related patents, according to a recent report. Pixabay

In August, Samsung announced it will invest 180 trillion won or $152 billion over the next three years to promote its new growth engines.

The massive investment centres on building up its artificial intelligence, 5G network, bio and automotive operations.

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Analysts say 5G mobile networks will enable networks to handle far larger volumes of data with very low latency, which smooths the way for everything from streaming high-definition videos to autonomous driving and precise remote control of robots in factories. (IANS)

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Apple Updates its Video Creation App With Animoji and Memoji Support

Clips 2.1 is available as a free update on the App Store and is compatible with iPhone 6s and iPhone SE or later, iPad Air 2 or later and iPod touch (7th generation)

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The Clips app by Appe is a video editing app that lets users combine video clips, images, and photos with voice-based titles, stickers, music and more to create unique videos that can be shared on social media platforms. Pixabay

Free video creation app of Apple named “Clips” has been updated for the iPhone and the iPad with new Animoji and Memoji support.

This update includes animated stickers and emoji that can “follow the movements of a user’s face” in videos captured with device front-facing cameras.

“Users can now easily share personal video messages, slideshows, school projects and mini movies with more personality than ever. Animated stickers and emoji can now follow the movements of a user’s face for fun selfie videos using the front-facing camera on iPhone and iPad,” the company said in a statement on Thursday.

The new update also introduces new stickers featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, along with a new winter-themed poster. Using Animoji and Memoji in Clips requires a device with a TrueDepth camera.

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Free video creation app of Apple named “Clips” has been updated for the iPhone and the iPad with new Animoji and Memoji support. Pixabay

The Clips app is a video editing app that lets users combine video clips, images, and photos with voice-based titles, stickers, music and more to create unique videos that can be shared on social media platforms.

Clips 2.1 is available as a free update on the App Store and is compatible with iPhone 6s and iPhone SE or later, iPad Air 2 or later and iPod touch (7th generation), running iOS 13 or later and iPadOS 13 or later.

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New Animoji and Memoji features, along with the Selfie Scenes feature, require iPhone or iPad Pro with TrueDepth camera. (IANS)