Patent Number: 8,819,968

Title: Modular solar powered illuminated alphanumeric identification system

Abstract: A modular solar powered illuminated alphanumeric identification system which incorporates solar power or other alternative power sources to illuminate light emitting diodes. The invention includes a plurality of self-powered aligned modules which is secured to a suitable surface in order to provide for visual alphanumeric identification either nonelectronically or electronically during hours of daylight and during the hours of darkness, respectively. The self-powered modules include a plurality of photovoltaic cells which charges one or more battery packs for the subsequent illumination of arrangements of alphanumerically arranged light emitting diodes during periods of darkness.

Inventors: Van Beek; Allen L. (Edina, MN)


International Classification: G09F 13/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018