Great Systems receives U.S. patent for portable power generator

PEORIA, Ariz., 10 March 9, 2006. Great Systems Inc., a division of CyberKnight International Corp., has been issued U.S. Patent 7,009,350 for its Energy Generation And Storage system (EGAS). EGAS is said to be the first power generator that produces no emissions because it does not use a combustible fuel to generate power. EGAS uses body kinetics to charge a spring system that slowly unwinds and spins a generator that can deliver up to 1000 watts of electric power on demand.

PEORIA, Ariz., 10 March 9, 2006. Great Systems Inc., a division of CyberKnight International Corp., has been issued U.S. Patent 7,009,350 for its Energy Generation And Storage system (EGAS). EGAS is said to be the first power generator that produces no emissions because it does not use a combustible fuel to generate power. EGAS uses body kinetics, or leg muscle power, to charge a spring system that slowly unwinds and spins a generator that can deliver up to 1000 watts of electric power on demand.

"Five minutes of step-down leg effort can produce 30 minutes of useable power" says Robert Gold, inventor of the EGAS and CEO of GSI. "EGAS is designed for use in emergency situations where fuel is scarce and there is an immediate need for portable power."

The EGAS design incorporates an "intelligent battery system" that enables continuous energy output while the user recharges its spring system.

Gold notes, "Without the need for fuel ,the EGAS is infinitely rechargeable in the field and can not only power lights, computers, and space heaters, but can also recharge cell phones and rechargeable batteries."

Under development since 2004, EGAS holds potential in situations that are regularly handled by Homeland Security, FEMA, and the Department of Defense.

Roughly the size of a small suitcase and portable at about 40 pounds, the EGAS could quickly be distributed to locations in need of immediate personal power. EGAS could be a practical device for use in areas of natural disaster (i.e. hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunami) or war (i.e. Iraq) where the centralized power grid has been destroyed and the basic power for households and small businesses may take weeks or months to be re-established.

EGAS is the latest in a long line of products developed by Gold, who has worked in the innovation and new product development field since 1976. He has created, patented and marketed law enforcement, military and consumer devices.

GSI is currently in discussions with a variety of interested parties who have proposed applications for the EGAS in military, disaster, commercial and camping scenarios.

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