Smart porous concrete slab

(10) US 2020/0363392 Al

(22) 06.02.2019

(43) 19.11.2020

(57) The present invention is directed to a smart porous concrete slab that utilizes sensors and electronic components to monitor the condition of the porous concrete slab. The smart porous concrete slab comprises a porous concrete slab having one or more sensors embedded within the porous concrete slab; at least one wire connecting the one or more sensors to a junction location; a junction box having a cap portion that flush fits with the surface of the porous concrete slab at the junction location; a power generation device located on the upper surface of the cap structure; and at least one electrical component capable of storing sensor data. Optionally, the smart porous concrete slab may also comprise at least one signaling device or at least ... (71) Porous Technologies, LLC, South Portland, ME (US)

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