Kontrol Technologies Provides Update on BioCloud Patent Filing
Kontrol Technologies Corp. (NEO:KNR) (OTCQB:KNRLF) (FSE:1K8) (“Kontrol” or the “Company”), a leader in smart buildings and cities has received a Notice of Allowance for its U.S. Patent Application No. 17/105,804.
“We continue to advance our proprietary technology and will seek to develop new patent applications to create further value in our smart buildings platform,” says Paul Ghezzi, CEO of Kontrol Technologies.
The Notice of Allowance allows for claims relating to an Air Sampling System having, among other features, an air intake unit defining an inlet and an air inflow channel; a fan configured to cause air in a sampling environment to flow into the air inflow channel via the inlet; a cooling unit for cooling air in the air inflow channel; a collection chamber for collecting liquid water condensed from air in the air inflow channel, the collection chamber being removably coupled to the air intake unit and including an active target substrate having a surface that is coated with bioreceptors; a flow column that is centrally disposed inside the collection chamber, the flow column being fluidly connected to the air inflow channel and defining a plurality of apertures through which fluid flows into the collection chamber; and an optical detection unit including a light source, the optical detection unit being configured to illuminate the active target substrate with the light source, wherein the collection chamber includes: a plurality of glass beads disposed in an annular space between the flow column and an inner wall of the collection chamber, wherein surfaces of the plurality of glass beads are exposed to liquid that collects in the collection chamber; and a permeable stopper that supports the plurality of glass beads above and in spaced relation to a bottom wall of the collection chamber, wherein the active target substrate is disposed in a reaction compartment defined by the stopper and the bottom wall of the collection chamber.
Following the receipt of the Notice of Allowance the Company anticipates a Patent to be issued in Q1, 2023.
Kontrol Technologies Corp.
Kontrol Technologies Corp., a Canadian public company, is a leader in smart buildings and cities through IoT, Cloud and SaaS technology. Kontrol provides solutions and services to its customers to improve energy management, monitor continuous emissions and accelerate the sustainability of all buildings.