Vibrologger is patented now

In 2011 we developed Vibrologger. The firm Bruel & Kjaer Vibro (BKV) with which we had a contract for development instruments with Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and which was also the exclusive seller of our instruments, refused to put Vibrologger on the market.

We wanted to make Vibrologger even more attractive and because it had been able to do everything, it remained to significantly reduce Vibrologger’s size. We wanted to do this by integrating discrete components of our connection on chip.

This is the work for a specialized microelectronics team. Their specialists do not have to know anything about vibration and they do not even need and do not have an internal DSP program. Six members of the Institute of Microelectronics at Brno University of Technology (including, inter alia, Associate Professor F. and Associate Professor H.) began (on a contract for work) reworking of the electronics scheme on the chip and the development of the chip itself. When it was clear to us that the development of the special chip will be very expensive, we wanted BKV‘s co-financial. BKV refused it. This refusal, among other things, confirmed what we already suspected, namely that BKV wanted to liquidate our company.

Then we (with Brno university of technology) sought the financial support in the grant application TAČR (TA02010603).

Viditech submitted (for sure) a patent application PV 2011-528 before applying for a grant. This patent application is schematically shown in the figure and it is valid and concerns application TA02010603.

Grant TA02010603 was refused.

The next year we (with Brno university of technology (BUT) – but with another institute and another people (doc. B, Ph.D. H,…) and another topic, Ph.D. H was our long-time external co-worker with whom we signed a contract of confidentiality and he was crucial for us) applied for a grant TA03011279. There we should solve together with BUT identification of machines failures directly by our instruments (not on a PC as competition does). This request was granted, but there was a PROBLEM:

The Institute of Microelectronics (BUT) applied for a grant TE02000202 again. In simple terms to the Viditech’s patent.

BUT received grant TE02000202 and the completed Viditech‘s part (to which Viditech had been invested at that time at least 50 million CZK) BUT replaced by their own future development that will be finished probably in 2019. BUT transferred Mr. Ph.D. H. from project TA03011279 to project TA??????? without any clarification. For approximetaly 3 milion CZK, which Viditech transferred (within a grant TA03011279) to BUT, BUT received the work that can be valued at no more than 0.4 million CZK. Thus BUT started on the finished Viditech‘s project a competitive project.

And the worst thing at the end: When the BUT in this project missed (probably practical) experience, it did not contact Viditech, but contacted the competition of Viditech, the firm Profess (and thus probably the American firm Emersona and the Swiss firm MCM, which both cooperates with Profess). BUT also invited other companies and universities to the project. Of course, they all are conspicuously showing what a great instrument they are preparing. And that I know they cannot invent anything other than what long ago Viditech has, the customer is not interested and it does not help Viditech.

Everyone who is participating in this (in my opinion unfair) project, does not respect patent application (Viditech’s PV 2011-528, I know it, I entrusted (without success) AK with sending an offer of selling this patent), nor the newer paten application for Vibrologger’s program improvement of the year 2015.

The leaflet is showing contemporary Vibrologger with identification of failures that is the subject of the new patent application of 2017.

Contemporary Vibrologger (except of securing in ISO band) is signalizing warnings by LEDs: unbalancing, misalignment, bearing condition and other cases. If the relevant LED lights up (warning), you can read detailed records of all quantities (vibration velocity, vibration acceleration, temperature of the bearing (Pt100 at the tip of the screw) including analysis) from the intelligent recorder via Bluetooth by your smartphone.