by | Norsam Tasli Mohd Razali, email@example.com
Patent is a way to protect inventions for the benefit of its creator. Utilising patent documents in bibliometric analysis helps in understanding the past and present and ultimately help in anticipating future inventions.
In shipbuilding & ship repair industry, there are movers that are already embarking on inventions that is related to fourth industrial revolution technologies. Bibliometric analysis on the patent documents filed have identified future technologies that are being developed in shipbuilding & ship repair industry. The analysis indicates technologies like big data, IoT, cloud computing, robotics, virtual reality & augmented reality and 3D printing are slowly being adopted.