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TOGGLED® Awarded 21 New LED Lighting Patents In 2013

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Altair's LED lighting subsidiary expands patent portfolio in lamps, controls, circuitry and optics

TROY, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOGGLED, developer and producer of next-generation solid-state lighting technology, reported today that in 2013 it was awarded 16 new LED lighting patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and 5 new LED lighting patents by international patent offices. With a total of 47 patents issued and more than 40 patents pending, the company continues to invest heavily in research and development, design, engineering, and manufacturing automation.  These investments have globally positioned TOGGLED as an intellectual property leader and competitive producer of commercial-grade LED lighting solutions.

"We are very excited to continue expanding the depth and breadth of our patent portfolio with technologies important to TOGGLED, our licensees, and the lighting market," said Dave Simon, president of TOGGLED. "Businesses and consumers can look forward to many years of continued progress in what their lighting systems can deliver in terms of energy efficiency, controllability, cost effectiveness, and quality of light."

U.S. Patent numbers and titles issued to TOGGLED in 2013: 
8,360,599             Electric Shock Resistant LED Based Light 
8,362,710             Direct AC-to-DC Converter for Passive Component Minimization and Universal
                           Operation of LED Arrays 
8,382,327             Light Tube and Power Supply Circuit 
8,421,366             Illumination Device Including LEDS and a Switching Power Control System 
8,444,292             End Cap Substitute for LED-Based Tube Replacement Light 
8,454,193             Independent Modules for LED Fluorescent Light Tube Replacement 
8,482,212             Light Sources Incorporating Light Emitting Diodes 
8,523,394             Mechanisms for Reducing Risk of Shock During Installation of LED Light Tube 
8,540,401             LED Bulb with Internal Heat Dissipating Structures 
8,541,958             LED Light with Thermoelectric Generator 
D691750               LED Light Tube 
8,556,452             LED Lens 
8,571,716             Integration of LED Lighting with Building Controls 
D692597               LED Light Tube 
8,573,813             LED-Based Light with Supported Heat Sink 
8,596,813             Circuit Board Mount for LED Light Tube

International Patent numbers and titles issued to TOGGLED in 2013:

GB 2472345                            Electric Shock Resistant LED Based Light 
GB 2474158                            Fluorescent Tube Replacement having Longitudinally Oriented LEDs
CHN ZL200880120176.3           Light Distribution using a Light Emitting Diode Assembly 
CHN ZL201230294927.2           LED Light Tube 
JP 5396401                             Light Distribution Using a Light Emitting Diode Assembly

In addition to advancing TOGGLED's own commercial LED lighting solutions, the company has developed an attractive licensing program around its patent portfolio for emerging and established LED lighting companies. The program allows LED lighting companies to leverage TOGGLED's intellectual property to develop, market, and sell world class LED lighting products. To learn more about TOGGLED's licensing program and to become a TOGGLED licensee, please visit

About TOGGLED (TOGGLED is the DBA name for ilumisys, Inc.)

TOGGLED is a Michigan manufacturer of LED products for the replacement of fluorescent lighting.  With innovations recognized by more than 45 issued patents, TOGGLED has invested in the capital infrastructure to automate the manufacturing of commercial-grade solid-state lighting products.  Our US-based factory positions TOGGLED as a global leader in manufacturing efficiency, capable of producing UL Classified, LM79-tested, FCC-compliant products at high volumes with impeccable quality.  TOGGLED lighting solutions significantly reduce facility lighting costs, enhance the quality of light in work environments and are locally made and supported ensuring the highest levels of customer service. To learn more, please visit

About Altair

Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates more than 40 offices throughout 20 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. To learn more, please visit

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