Electric tile modules

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7681363
APP PUB NO 20080313977A1
SERIAL NO

12066259

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The electrically connectable tile module includes a porous substrate having a top side, a bottom side, and at least two side edges. At least one connector is integrated into the porous substrate allowing adjoining electrically connectable tile modules to be electrically connected to the porous substrate. At least one electrical element is disposed over the top side of the porous substrate and electrically connected to the at least one connector.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Banister, Mark 6550 E. Miramar Dr. 23 99

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
5022381 Barrel-shaped solar roofing element and method for its assembly 29 1990
5090167 Solar shed 5 1991
5338369 Roof-integratable photovolatic modules 96 1993
5573600 Solar power system 14 1995
5647915 Solar energy panel 52 1996
5990414 Photovoltaic solar roof 94 1998
6928775 Multi-use electric tile modules 43 2002
* 2005/0279,400 Electric tile modules 12 2005
 
NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
6921578 Low-reflection glass article 15 2001
 
SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
4860509 Photovoltaic cells in combination with single ply roofing membranes 133 1987
5590495 Solar roofing system 87 1995
5830779 Method of making photovoltaic module 29 1997
 
Pioneer Electronic Corporation (1)
5070431 Display board illuminating device for passive displays 124 1990
 
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5877874 Device for concentrating optical radiation 103 1997
 
WAVIN UK (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (1)
6092587 Heating/cooling systems 30 1997
 
BP SOLAR INTERNATIONAL INC. (2)
5011544 Solar panel with interconnects and masking structure, and method 51 1989
6111189 Photovoltaic module framing system with integral electrical raceways 203 1998
 
KOPIN CORPORATION (1)
6636185 Head-mounted display system 116 2000
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
2003/0140,961 Electric energy production and sun protection device for motor vehicles 5 2002
 
SCHEUTEN SOLAR TECHNOLOGY GMBH (1)
6075201 Photovoltaic solar module in plate form 22 1998
 
LAFARGE BRAAS GMBH (1)
6182404 Sub-roofing element, on a roof, for a flat, plate-shaped structural element 15 1998
 
United Solar Systems Corporation (4)
4419530 Solar cell and method for producing same 45 1982
5232518 Photovoltaic roof system 202 1992
5437735 Photovoltaic shingle system 101 1993
5575861 Photovoltaic shingle system 112 1995
 
AMP Incorporated (1)
4321416 Photovoltaic power generation 89 1980
 
SUNPOWER CORPORATION (1)
5316592 Solar cell roofing assembly 102 1992
 
HERITAGE POWER LLC (1)
2004/0000,334 Photovoltaic tiles, roofing system, and method of constructing roof 44 2003
 
FIRST SOLAR, INC. (1)
6617507 Photovoltaic array 117 2001
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (8)
6063996 Solar cell module and hybrid roof panel using the same 53 1997
6498289 Solar battery module and roofing material incorporating it 16 1997
5998729 Solar cell module having improved flexibility 25 1998
6311436 Solar roof member 60 1998
6245987 Solar cell module, enclosure with solar cells, enclosure installation method, and solar cell system 58 1998
6323478 Photovoltaic power generation roof and installation method thereof 60 1998
6093884 Solar cell module, solar cell array having the module, power generation apparatus using the array, and inspection method and construction method of the apparatus 127 1998
6606830 Solar cell-bearing roof and method for installing solar cell-bearing roof 37 1998
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
* 2010/0282,318 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE 4 2009
* 7854095 Electric tile modules 9 2009
* 2009/0266,405 ELECTRIC TILE MODULES 0 2009
8522493 Solar-power roof components and systems, and method of manufacturing same 0 2012
9428915 Heated roof drainage raceway with self adjusting heating cable cavity 0 2013
 
SAINT-GOBAIN CENTRE DE RECHERCHES ET D'ETUDES EUROPEEN (2)
* 8671630 Photovoltaic roof covering 8 2008
* 2010/0180,523 Photovoltaic Roof Covering 25 2008
 
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED (1)
* 2011/0290,304 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES ON A TEXTILE SUBSTRATE 9 2010
 
CERTAINTEED CORPORATION (4)
8168880 Shingle with photovoltaic element(s) and array of same laid up on a roof 20 2006
8404967 Photovoltaic module 1 2009
8513517 Photovoltaic module 0 2012
8835751 Photovoltaic module 0 2013
 
HOTEDGE LLC (3)
* 8782960 Method of securing a cable to a roof 1 2010
* 2011/0209,434 Method of Securing a Cable to a Roof 4 2010
9556973 System securing a cable to a roof 0 2014
 
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD (1)
* 2012/0305,309 PREWIRED PULSE VALVE WIRING HARNESS WITH DIODES 0 2011
 
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
9391223 Photovoltaic sheathing element with a flexible connector assembly 0 2012
 
AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION (2)
* 8806814 Photovoltaic array system, photovoltaic device thereof, and frame element of photovoltaic device thereof 1 2012
* 2013/0174,891 PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAY SYSTEM, PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE THEREOF, AND FRAME ELEMENT OF PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE THEREOF 2 2012
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