A wireless switch comprises a mechanical oscillator, a mechanical impulse deliverer, a first array of magnets positioned on a planar surface, a first conductor, and a power management circuit. The mechanical impulse deliverer delivers a mechanical impulse to the mechanical oscillator when the wireless switch is switched. The first array comprises a one dimensional or two dimensional …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Eri Takahashi, Jeffry Tola, Brian L. Bircumshaw, Stewart Carl, Shadrach Joseph Roundy
Assignees (initial): EcoHarvester, Inc. (Berkeley, US)
Agents: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Alexander Talpalatski (USPTO dept. 2837)


  • 1. A wireless switch comprising: …
  • 2. A wireless switch as in claim 1 , wherein the first array of magnets …
  • 3. A wireless switch as in claim 1 , wherein the first conductor comprises a plurality …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

Various embodiments of the invention are disclosed in the following detailed description and the accompanying drawings. FIG. 1A is a block diagram illustrating an embodiment of a portion of a power …


Background of the Invention

There are many sensor application areas where there is a clear need for innovative power solutions. The market for wireless sensor networks in industrial automation, supply chain management, construction, home …

Cross Reference to Other Applications

This application is a continuation of co-pending U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/855,848, entitled WIRELESS SWITCH WITH MULTIPOLAR ELECTROMAGNETIC GENERATOR filed Aug. 13, 2010 which is incorporated herein by reference …

Detailed Description

The invention can be implemented in numerous ways, including as a process; an apparatus; a system; a composition of matter; a computer program product embodied on a computer readable storage …

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Miscellaneous patent data

Located in Berkeley (US), the assignee organization is EcoHarvester, Inc., the grant publication date is Mar. 4, 2014, the known agent's company is Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP, particularly claims a wireless switch comprising…, the invention is named Wireless Switch With Multipolar Electromagnetic Generator, the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, the application number is 13/659,097 (U.S.), includes the following drawings: Wireless Switch With Multipolar Electromagnetic, Block diagram illustrating an embodiment, Block diagram illustrating an embodiment, block diagrams illustrating embodiments of suspension, illustrated by 20 drawings, the examination was conducted by Alexander Talpalatski (primary examiner, 2837 USPTO department), claims 1-24 comprise the invention scope, developed by Jeffry Tola et al., categorized under Plural magnets as a primary classification, the inventor's address - Concord, CA, the published inventor's name is Shadrach Joseph Roundy, similar patents are classified under Utilizing magnetostrictive elements, Rotary selector motion, armature latch means (e.g., means to retain armature in open or closed position, at least one insulator being rotatable about its own geometrical axis, Power reset mechanisms, Electrostatic relays, Electro-adhesion relays, specially adapted for actuation by ac, Rotary armature, Flux phase displacement or varying means, reset by lever, the assignee classification - a United States company, the application was published on Oct. 24, 2012, 41 figures depict the invention details, the grant publication number is 08665042.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Plural magnets, Details of switching devices, not covered by groups H01H 1/00-H01H 7/00. The designated search classifications include Plural magnets, Reciprocating.

Patent details
Publication number 08665042
Publication date Mar. 4, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/659,097
Application date Oct. 24, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 335/207
Total number of claims 24
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 20
Number of figures 41
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