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Patent application: Protective gear and operating control method thereof

Ben Welter - Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. patent application 20180290044 (applicant Boe Technology Group Co. Ltd., Beijing, China):

Boe patent drawing"Protective gears and operating control methods thereof are provided. The protective gear includes at least one impact-resistant pad, containing a phase-change material and capable of at least partially wrapping a protected area; a phase-change controller, including a heating device and a cooling device configured to control the phase-change material; and a control circuit, configured to send a signal to the phase-change controller to control the phase-change material to be in a solid phase state after detecting a fall-down of the protected area, and send another signal to the phase-change controller to control the phase-change material to be in a liquid phase state after detecting an un-fall-down of the protected area."

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20180290044.pdf

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