B63C 9/18, B63C 9/1255
In one embodiment, a personal flotation device that can be worn by a user includes an inflation system including an inflatable bladder and a gas-generating component, the gas-generating component being configured to generate gas using a chemical reaction and inject the generated gas into the bladder to inflate it, and an inflation control system configured to control activation of the gas-generating component.
Sunol, Aydin Kemal; Ticknor, Evan James; Guardiano, Selina Kyle; Jacobson, Timothy Warren; Rogers, Everett David; Cogswell, Kyle Louis; Frisina, Robert Dana; and Passaglia, Christopher Lawrence, "Gas-inflatable personal flotation devices" (2019). USF Patents. 1024.
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