Chamber-View Receives US Patent, Trademarks Utility Patent on Empty Chamber Indicator

Chamber-View Product Line
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Merrimack, N.H. –-( Chamber-View, LLC, innovators behind highly visual firearms safety products, has received official notification from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that the Chamber-View Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) has been issued a non-provisional Utility Patent No. 8,857,092 on their innovative ECIs.

Chamber-View ECIsUtility Patent No. 8,857,092 issued on October 14, 2014, demonstrates that Chamber-View has invented a new and useful product.

“All of us at Chamber-View are extremely excited to have received this Utility Patent for our ECIs,” Ned Bitsack, CEO and Inventor of the Chamber-View ECI remarked.

“As a healthcare professional with 30 years’ experience of occupational health issues, the idea was conceived on a personal level to protect my family and friends on the sporting clays course and subsequently allow bystanders and range personnel to feel more comfortable by seeing a highly visible open action indicator in their firearm from a distance. During development, there was the realization that the concept could benefit public safety in the entire shooting sports community.”

He continued, “Chamber-View has also filed formal continuing applications that will broaden its intellectual property protection of the current and prototyped future ECI product line .We anticipate the continued issuance over the coming months as validation that our products aid and improve firearm safety.”

The Chamber-View ECI for handguns, shotguns and rifles enhance public safety by sending a highly visual, non-verbal and recognizable message to surrounding individuals that a firearm is being carried and used in a completely safe manner. Chamber-View ECIs are a recognizable symbol of safety that are ideal for safe firearm handling on the range, for transportation or even for storage purposes. There are presently four products available on the market today with six additional products in current development.

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About Chamber-View, LLC:
At Chamber-View, our goal is to enhance public safety by sending a highly visual and recognizable message to restore the confidence of safety in a firearm user and the surrounding individuals. See Safety Fast and Shoot Safe with Chamber-View.

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Ben Langlotz (

As a patent attorney specializing in firearms technology, I looked this up. It’s too recent for Google, but the Patent Office has it (see below). This patent doesn’t cover all chamber indicators, but only ones with the certain relative dimensions of the internal and external parts, and certain wavelengths or color of material. What’s actually protected is: 1. A chamber safety device for an opening in or proximate a breech in a weapon, said weapon including an action movable from an open non-armed position to a closed armed position, said chamber safety device comprising: an upper portion having a length… Read more »

Adam Fontaine

Chamber-View will soon be available on as the ONLY silicone, long lasting & durable Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI). Private label/color custom orders also available.

Phil Stone

Amazon hasseveral pages of solid plastic ones in orange or yellow.