Flexpoint Receives Patent for Bi-directional Bend Sensor

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:FLXT) announced the company received yet another patent protecting its latest development, the Bi-directional Bend Sensor. Flexpoint’s Bi-directional Sensor gives the ability to use one sensor to measure movement or flow in multiple directions. Reducing the need for two sensors, this cutting edge single layer Bend Sensor® product allows for the measurement of mechanical movement, air flow, water flow or vibration, in either direction, with just a single sensor. It can be used as a range of motion sensor or as a very durable, very reliable switch, and can be used in most harsh environments.

The company is applying this technology to several industries including development of a seat switch for the automotive industry, as well as, applications in the HVAC industry. Currently, multiple manufacturers and distributors are exploring uses for this technology. The advantages of this new technology include reduction of the need for additional sensors and materials which lowers customers overall cost, as well as the Bend Sensor’s durability, performance in harsh environments, and its ability to measure movement in a wide variety of materials.

“We are not aware of any competing technologies that can measure directional movement with just one sensor below our cost structure,” stated Flexpoint’s CEO Clark Mower. “What’s even more exciting is the vast potential for this technology and the countless number of applications these sensors can be adapted to whether it’s in automotive, industrial, metering, or medical the potential is unlimited; it can be used wherever it is desirable to measure or detect motion.”

Mr. Mower continued, “While we just recently received this patent, our engineers have been working for some time to commercialize this technology and bring these sensors to market. A number of these applications are in the advanced stages of testing and development with third parties which we expect will result in new orders for the company.”

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc.
Manufactures a patented cutting edge flexible sensor, that has also proven to be an extremely durable switch. The single layer Bend Sensor® product allows for the measurement of mechanical movement, air flow, water flow or even vibration. It can be used as a range of motion sensor, or as a durable, & reliable switch in most harsh environments. Flexpoint serves numerous industries including automotive, medical, industrial controls & more.