On January 29, 2013, K-TOR was issued US Patent 8,362,628 B2 for the invention of a Portable Power Generator. The patent contains novel technology found in K-TOR products including the Pocket Socket hand crank generator and Power Box pedal power generator.
The recently issued patent contains 22 claims that identify the innovations featured in the portable power generator. The uses of high voltage DC at standard AC voltages as well as the use of standard AC interfaces are just a few of the groundbreaking features found in K-TOR products.
The issuance of this patent is an important milestone for K-TOR and validates the years of R&D it took to bring this technology to market.