International Automated Systems (IAUS)

Solar Power Technology
Lens Design History




Original hexagon design -- 2004
Single unit design
   Honeycomb design





Rectangle design (demo unit) -- Mesquite, NV -- Feb 2005



Single pod in SAS (Scaffolding Assembly System) -- February 2007



Single pod -- Delta, UT -- April 2007



Two pods -- July 2007



Four pods -- November 2007 (Tower 10' too short)



Six pods -- May 2009



Seven pods - 2009 -- REDCO (never implemented)



Eight pods - 2009 -- REDCO (never implemented)





Louvered design -- 2010
Louvered design - closed


   Louvered design - open



Louvered lenses - June 2010 -- First louvered pod



Louvered lenses - Sept 2010 -- Pods installed on tower (wind damaged)



Braced lenses - Prototype -- July 2011 -- National Convention



Braced lenses - Installed -- November 2014




Lucite lens
2006
  2012