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Bishop Ascendant Granted United States Patent for Spark Modular Support Platform

U.S. Patent was issued on June 4th for comprehensive capabilities of the Spark system

West  Caldwell, NJ, June 4th ,2021 – Bishop Ascendant, a multi-arena  innovator in advanced engineering, today announced that the United  States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) has issued a patent, with all  claims allowed, for its Spark modular support platform. Spark is a  multi-faceted solution to address the global water scarcity crisis,  combining technologies for water filtration, power generation, and  networked internet, satellite and cellular communications, into one  modular, portable and self-sustaining system.

The  patent covers elements of the construction of the Spark the modules,  use of a central core, mounting various technologies and sensors,  filtering, communications equipment and power equipment within modules  making up one integrated structure, and coupled with air mobility and  parachute insertion of the units. Spark’s system is designed  specifically for deployment in remote and rural locations, disaster  zones and other areas requiring humanitarian relief.

Lightweight and easily deployed, a single Spark unit can provide 7,570 liters of  clean, filtered, potable water per day, enough for up to 1,860 people.  Multiple Sparks can sustain a region of significant size and population.  Additionally, a Spark generates between 60kWh and 120kWh per day,  enough energy to power 40-90 rural households with an average  electricity demand of 39kWh per month. Spark can also provide satellite,  cellular, or Local Area Network (LAN)-powered communications to provide  high-speed internet and phone service anywhere it is needed. One Spark  can support up to 254 connected ethernet devices.

By adopting a modular approach, Spark is tailor-made for re-use and  re-design to any specification. Units are constructed from  military-grade components that have a 15-year life span, making them  durable, long-term solutions.

Bishop Ascendant CEO Justin Bishop stated that “We are thrilled to reach this  milestone in our journey to assure clean water, power and communications  availability anywhere it is needed. Achieving this patent elevates  Spark to the next phase of market readiness. We are proud to create this  innovative yet reliable platform that will make a difference to those  in need of reliable, sustainable resources.”

About Bishop Ascendant, Inc.

A multi-arena advanced engineering, manufacturing, and services firm,  Bishop Ascendant solves the global water scarcity crisis by transforming  polluted water into drinkable water. We provide water and energy where  it’s needed. And we enable digital communication for people in even the  most remote locations— sustainably, at scale, anywhere. ​Spark, our integrated, modular and portable platform, combines tested and proven  technologies in an innovative, reliable and mass-producible system that  helps people everywhere survive and thrive.

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