Patrick Industries. has filed a patent for speaker systems designed for vehicles like off-road vehicles, ATVs, UTVs, watercraft, and motorcycles. The system includes a linear array of speakers, a housing encasing the backside, and a mounting clamp. It can be coupled to a vehicle’s main battery but operates independently. GlobalData’s report on Patrick Industries gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Patrick Industries, was a key innovation area identified from patents. Patrick Industries's grant share as of January 2024 was 69%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Vehicle speaker system operationally independent from vehicle's main battery

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Patrick Industries Inc

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240025350A1) describes a vehicle with a unique speaker system that is independent of the vehicle's operation. The speaker system includes one or more speakers, an amplifier, and an audio signal source encased in a housing that can be suspended from a roll-over cage or windshield frame. Additionally, the system may incorporate RGB light emitting diodes with a controller to change colors, all powered by a single electrical cable.

Furthermore, the patent application details a speaker system that can be mounted on a sliding track along the exterior of the housing, allowing for easy installation and adjustment. The system includes linear arrays of speakers arranged side by side, with the front sides of the speakers aligned in a Euclidean plane. The housing of the speaker system has a uniform depth and receptacles for mounting brackets, providing versatility in installation. Overall, the patent application outlines a novel speaker system design suitable for vehicles, offering a customizable audio experience with integrated lighting features.

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