Sunovia Receives Patent Approval for Smart LED Light Bulb Concept
Wireless Controls Enable Dimming Capabilities, Additional Energy Savings and Battery Back-up
SARASOTA, Fla., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV), a global leader in the development and commercialization of high performance LED lighting systems, has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,018,161 B2 relating to the wireless control and battery backed operation of LED lighting systems. Sunovia has been issued nine patents to date, and has more than twenty patents pending that are related to LEDs, LED lighting systems and LED internal controls.
The issuance of patent no. 8,018,161 B2 provides additional protections for Sunovia's proprietary brand of EvoLucia Aimed Optics™ products, and fortifies the company's strategic initiatives to further advance the controls and monitoring side of Sunovia's LED lighting business. Sunovia's "Smart Light" features include wireless, power-line and power-over-ethernet communications with internally automated sensing and battery back-up switching in the event of power failure. These unique features are embedded directly into the luminaire and facilitate remotely controlled switching that assists utilities in providing uninterrupted service while saving additional energy during peak demand cycles.
Sunovia intends to license this technology as well as integrate the proprietary controls into its utility and commercial product lines.
Sunovia CEO, Mel Interiano, stated, "The '161 B2 patent further strengthens the foundation and propriety of our brand, and is an important building block in the electronics controls division of the company. The growth and protection of our intellectual property portfolio will remain a priority as we design and integrate new features and controls into our product lines."
About Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc.
Sunovia Energy Technologies is an industry pioneer in the design, engineering, manufacture and marketing of high performance LED lighting systems to the global lighting markets. Sunovia received the United States Department of Energy's highest award for lighting within the LED category, and has installed thousands of its fixtures at military bases, universities, municipalities, and large commercial entities. Sunovia's LED lighting products are sold under the brand, EvoLucia Lighting (www.evolucialighting.com).
All EvoLucia products offer highly energy efficient, durable, commercial-grade LED lighting for both indoor and outdoor applications. The company's award winning cobra head and shoe box fixtures employ EvoLucia's proprietary Aimed Optics™ technology, which increases light levels and visibility by strategically directing light to the target area. EvoLucia fixtures require 50%-80% less energy than traditional lighting, and last for approximately 12 years without maintenance.
More information about Sunovia Energy and its EvoLucia LED lighting subsidiary is available in the company's Securities and Exchange filings, which can be found at www.sec.gov or at www.sunoviaenergy.com.
Some of the statements made by Sunovia in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Sunovia believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: development and maintenance of strategic acquisitions; domestic and international acceptance of our product lines; defending our intellectual property and proprietary rights; development of new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully completing commercial testing of new technologies and systems to support new products and services; and attracting and retaining qualified management and other personnel. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Sunovia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors.
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