Monday, April 15, 2024

ProSlide granted second US patent for FlyingSAUCER water ride

ProSlide Technology Inc.® announces that on July 7, 2020, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted ProSlide a second United States Utility Patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,702,783 B2) related to its award-winning FlyingSAUCER® Water Ride. This adds to ProSlide’s expansive portfolio of 17 FlyingSAUCER® patents in 8 countries worldwide.

The FlyingSAUCER® is an innovative high-speed feature that has redefined how to turn in a water ride. To date, the FlyingSAUCER® has been installed at over 40 water parks world-wide, including SeaWorld, Six Flags, OCT, Siam Park, Holiday World, and Splashway – the 2019 IAAPA IMPACT award-winner (Sheridan, Texas).

“FlyingSAUCER®’s innovative features are seen (and felt) from its first installation — SINGHA at Siam Park, in 2015”, says Ray Smegal, Chief Commercial Officer. “At ProSlide, we are relentless in our focus on transforming water parks with innovative water ride technology. The FlyingSAUCER® patents underscore our commitment to research and development and ensure our trusted clients will be differentiated and protected in their market”.

ProSlide has long recognized the importance of intellectual property and how it helps their customers future-proof their water parks. By shoring up their intellectual property, ProSlide will bring greater security, return on investment, and differentiation to all its protected water rides and parks.

“Protecting our IP is all about protecting our client’s investment in value and innovation,” says Greg White, ProSlide’s Director of Product Line Management and R&D. “The innovative FlyingSAUCER® patents represent many years of FlyingSAUCER® development and add to our industry-leading patent portfolio”.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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