Alphabet gives some Loon patents to SoftBank, open sources flight data and makes patent non-assertion pledge

Published Sep 30 2021 at 11:00 AM GMT
  • Alphabet’s Loon was a stratospheric moonshot that saw the company fly high-altitude balloons to provide cellular network coverage to target areas.
  • The project broke a lot of new ground, including developing technology that enabled balloons to navigate autonomously and stay in one area for long stretches of time, but ultimately came to an end.



  • Published Sep 30, 2021 11:00 AM GMT