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Title:
IMPROVED AUTOMATION OF FLOTATION DEVICES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/041010
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to improved personal flotation devices and their methods of use. Advantageously, the devices and methods of the invention eliminate the need for a pyrotechnical firing mechanism, and compared to current devices, are less apt to be spontaneously activated by deterioration that is caused by storage in a humid environment or the passage of time. Instead, the devices and methods of use of the present invention incorporate electronic circuitry to activate automatic operation.

Inventors:
ECKSTEIN MICHAEL (US)
BAINTER JAMES (US)
HENDRICKS WILLIAM (US)
WALTON STEVEN (US)
GUERRA LAWRENCE (US)
HUISENGA JOSHUA (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2020/045558
Publication Date:
April 15, 2021
Filing Date:
August 09, 2020
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Assignee:
ECKSTEIN MICHAEL (US)
BAINTER JAMES (US)
HENDRICKS WILLIAM (US)
International Classes:
B63C9/00; B63C9/125; B63C9/18; B63C9/19; F17C1/00; F17C7/00; G05D7/06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SCOTT, Julie (US)
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