A-Lock: A Bicycle Lock for Bicycle Sharing

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2020-LAND-68939
Purdue University Industrial Design student has developed a new bicycle lock which ensures security more so than traditional locking mechanisms. The design features a spring coil system, which is activated similarly to a tape measuring device and locks a bicycle to a post or bike rack in zip-tie fashion. In addition, there is an alert given to the bicycle owner in the event of tampering or theft. The technology is intended to encourage bicycle sharing through an application.

Advantages:
-Secure
-Convenient

Potential Applications:
-Bicycles
-Security/Locking
Aug 2, 2021
Utility Patent
United States
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Aug 3, 2020
Provisional-Patent
United States
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