Electric tile modules

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7854095
APP PUB NO 20090266405A1
SERIAL NO

12501362

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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 97

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NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
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SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
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ORIONSOLAR LTD. (1)
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Pioneer Electronic Corporation (1)
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ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
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WAVIN UK (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (1)
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BP SOLAR INTERNATIONAL INC. (2)
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KOPIN CORPORATION (1)
6636185 Head-mounted display system 116 2000
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
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SCHEUTEN SOLAR TECHNOLOGY GMBH (1)
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LAFARGE BRAAS GMBH (1)
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United Solar Systems Corporation (4)
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AMP Incorporated (1)
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SUNPOWER CORPORATION (1)
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BIOMICROARRAYS, INC. (1)
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HERITAGE POWER LLC (1)
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FIRST SOLAR, INC. (1)
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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (8)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SAINT-GOBAIN CENTRE DE RECHERCHES ET D'ETUDES EUROPEEN (2)
* 8671630 Photovoltaic roof covering 6 2008
* 2010/0180,523 Photovoltaic Roof Covering 25 2008
 
SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE (1)
* 9021752 Solar panel 1 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
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (3)
* 8586855 Solar cell module 1 2010
* 2011/0220,168 SOLAR CELL MODULE 4 2010
8835744 Solar cell module 1 2013
 
MIASOLE (6)
9231123 Flexible connectors for building integrable photovoltaic modules 2 2011
9112080 Electrical connectors of building integrable photovoltaic modules 3 2011
9577133 Flexible connectors of building integrable photovoltaic modules for enclosed jumper attachment 0 2011
* 2013/0169,056 MULTI-MODULE INVERTERS AND CONVERTERS FOR BUILDING INTEGRABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES 1 2011
* 8613169 Electrical routing structures for building integrable photovoltaic arrays 4 2012
* 2013/0174,885 ELECTRICAL ROUTING STRUCTURES FOR BUILDING INTEGRABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAYS 0 2012
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