Mississippi Patent of the Month – November 2023

VIP Luxury Seating, LLC brings comfort and innovation to date nights with a dual motion sloped floor recline mechanism for theater seats. 

What sets this newly patented design apart is the interplay of components – the pair of rear pivot links, the back frame assembly, the chassis mounting plate, and a linear actuator. The linear actuator acts as the maestro, orchestrating the synchronized movement of the seat carrier chassis plate and the back frame assembly, ensuring a seamless transition between seated and reclined positions. The seat and its mechanism have been specially designed to operate smoothly in any theater, whether the floor is level or sloped. 

For theater enthusiasts or those who value ergonomic design, this patented recline mechanism presents an optimal viewing experience. With movies getting longer than ever (the 2023 release of Oppenheimer has a run time over 3 hours), being able to control and adjust your comfort can make or break an experience. This mechanism’s versatility extends beyond theater seats, offering applications in diverse settings—be it on buses, trains, or airplanes. The potential for enhancing passenger comfort across various modes of transport is immense.

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