|| List of recent Light Guide-related patents
| Light guided assembly system and method|
A guide system and method of projecting visual indicators onto a physical object to guide actions of an individual comprises providing a guide system having a guide system controller and a projector, with the guide system controller including a plurality of addressed display features. An input signal is provided to the guide system controller whereby an addressed display feature is selected based on the input signal and the projector projects a visual indicator corresponding to the selected addressed display feature onto a physical object.
| Light-beam therapeutic apparatus|
A light-beam therapeutic apparatus used for a therapy for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is disclosed, which includes an apparatus body portion having a light source; a light guide rod that guides light from the light source, a connecting socket, a cooling fan, an electronic component that performs control required for a therapy, and a control display panel that displays the contents of therapy; a therapeutic portion including a light guide portion including a plurality of bundled optical fibers, and a pad portion formed of the optical fibers spread out adjacently to one another into a flat-panel shape, and the therapeutic portion is formed into a light-receiving plug insertable into a connecting socket of the apparatus body portion, and the optical fibers positioned on the pad portion are subjected to exposing processing and have a protecting surface layer portion formed of a bag member filled with transparent and highly flexible high-molecular gel.. .
| Backlight module|
A backlight module includes an outer cover, a heat dissipation plate, a frame, a light guide plate, a back plate, and a light source. The outer cover includes a side wall.
| Backlight module|
The present invention provides a backlight module, which includes a backplane, a backlight source arranged inside the backplane, a light guide plate arranged inside the backplane, and an optic film assembly positioned on the light guide plate. The optic film assembly is connected to the backplane through snap fitting.
| Backlight module|
The present invention provides a backlight module, which includes a backplane, a backlight source arranged inside the backplane, a light guide plate arranged inside the backplane, an optic film assembly arranged on the light guide plate, and a split mold frame arranged inside the backplane. The split mold frame includes a plurality of spaced corner pieces respectively set on the optic film assembly.
| Backlight module|
The present invention provides a backlight module, which includes a backplane, a light guide plate arranged inside the backplane, and a first backlight source arranged inside the backplane. The backplane includes a main body and a first bracket connected to the main body.
| Edge lit lighting assembly with spectrum adjuster|
A lighting assembly comprises a light source and a light guide having a light input edge and a light output surface. Light from the light source enters the light input edge and is propagated within the light guide by total internal reflection.
| Display device|
A display device includes a display panel having an active display area, an optical film set, a light source module, and a frame. The light source module includes a light guide plate (lgp) and a light source adjacent to a side surface of the lgp.
| Side-edge backlight module|
The present invention provides a side-edge backlight module, which includes a backplane, a backlight source arranged inside the backplane, and a light guide plate arranged inside the backplane. The backplane includes a main body and a bracket connected to the main body.
| Optical unit for signaling and/or lighting device|
The optical unit being characterized in that the board is borne by the light guide.. .
| Vehicle lamp|
Disclosed is a vehicle lamp, including a reflector reflecting light of a light guide, wherein the reflector includes a first reflection surface and a second reflection surface forming an inner circumferential surface, together with at least a part of a light emitting surface of the light guide and the inner circumferential surface is converged in a direction opposite to an irradiation direction to form a convergent point. By this configuration, it is possible to reduce manufacturing costs and manufacturing man hour of the vehicle lamp while increasing aesthetic appearance of the vehicle..
| Light guide casing|
A light guide casing is used for transmitting a light beam from an indicating lamp. The light guide casing includes a light inputting surface, a light outputting surface, and a first reflective surface.
| Light bulb with planar light guides|
A light bulb includes light guides extending in a direction having a radial component with respect to a longitudinal axis, each light guide including a light input edge, opposed major surfaces, and light extracting elements at least one of the opposed major surfaces. In one embodiment, the light guides are disposed about an axial heat sink, and for each light guide, a respective light source is mounted to the axial heat sink to edge light the light guide such that light from the light source propagates in the light guide by total internal reflection.
| Building sunshade with integral electric generator|
A sun shade or light guide generates electricity via a wind-driven movable element, such as a turbine, which drives an electrical generator/alternator. The turbine and/or a fan may be interposed between shade elements for driving one or more generators.
| Light guide and image reading apparatus|
A light guide includes an incidence surface configured to allow light from a light emitting unit to enter the light guide, a light guide portion configured to propagate the light entering via the incidence surface, a reflection portion configured to reflect the propagated light, an exit surface configured to allow light reflected on the reflection portion to exit, and a protrusion portion configured to position the light guide, wherein the protrusion portion is provided downstream of the reflection portion.. .
| Backlight module and liquid crystal display|
A backlight module includes a light guide plate and a light source. The light guide plate includes a light incident surface, a bottom surface adjacent to the light incident surface, and a light emitting surface opposite to the bottom surface.
| Backlight module and liquid crystal display using same|
A backlight module includes a light source, a light guide plate, and a reflector. The light guide plate includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and a circumferential side surfaces.
| Segmented edge-lit backlight assembly for a display|
An edge-lit backlight assembly is provided for backlighting a display. The backlight assembly may include: a light guide having a first segment and a second segment disposed within a common plane; a first light emitting diode disposed along an edge of the first segment of the light guide such that light emitted from the first light emitting diode propagates through the first segment; and a second light emitting diode disposed along an edge of the second segment of the light guide such that light emitted from the second light emitting diode propagates through the second segment.
| Light guide with embedded fresnel reflectors|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an optical system including a light guide and a plurality of angled slots. The angled slots are defined by undercuts in the light guide and are filled with a filler material having a refractive index that is mismatched with the refractive index of the light guide material by about 0.3 or less.
| Optical touch input device with embedded light turning features|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for optical touch detection systems. In one aspect, the optical touch detection systems include a light detector and a light guide including a plurality of angled slots.
| Drop detection|
A drop detector assembly is provided including an ejection element to eject a fluid drop, a light guide to selectively receive light scattered off of the fluid drop, and a light detector formed in the light guide to detect light received by the light guide.. .
| Photovoltaic power generating window|
This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus including a light collector having a plurality of micro-lens and a plurality of multi-cone light redirecting structure that is optically coupled to one or more photovoltaic cells. In one aspect, the light collector includes a micro-lens array having a plurality of micro-lens that focus incident light onto a light guide including a plurality of multi-cone light redirecting structure.
|Led light bulb concurrently serving as night light|
Disclosed is an led light bulb that also serves a night light, including a reflection structure, a cover, a circuit board, a heat dissipater, a power connector, and a light guide bar. The heat dissipater is mounted between and coupled with a cover and a power connector, the reflection structure is mounted to a top of the cover, the light guide bar has one end connected to the reflection structure, the multiple led elements mounted on the circuit board which is attached to the heat dissipater, and the led elements emits light that gets incident to the light guide bar..
|Automotive headlamp assembly|
A headlamp assembly includes a bezel defining a first surface and a second surface inclined with respect to the first surface and located at an outboard periphery, a series of fingers separated by slots, each slot extending through the first surface and the second surface, light sources, and light guides, each light guide fitted into one of the slots, for transmitting light from one of the light sources, along and through one of the slots.. .
An instrument includes a substrate; first and second light-emitting parts provided on the substrate; a light guide plate having a first illumination part that is illuminated by first light of the first light-emitting part, and that guides the first light of the first light-emitting part incident thereinto to the first illumination part, which is separated from the first light-emitting part; and a design plate having a second illumination part.. .
|Light emitting device|
A light emitting device including a light guide pillar, a reflective layer, and a point light source is provided. The light guide pillar has a light incident terminal surface and includes a first portion and a second portion located between the first portion and the light incident terminal surface.
|Vehicle lighting unit|
A vehicle lighting unit can include leds and at least two long light guide bodies arranged adjacent to each other. At least two light transmitting lenses can be disposed in front of the at least two light guide bodies.
|Light guide and electrophoretic display apparatus switchable between black-white mode and color mode|
Disclosed herein is a light guide, which includes a light-receiving surface and a light-emitting surface. The light-emitting surface includes a plurality of gratings spaced apart from each other by a spacing interval.
To provide an illumination device in which there is no variation in light intensity distribution of the illumination device, and in which illumination spots, particularly light intensity spots, are not prone to occur in a read image in an image reading device, by maintaining a constant gap between a light source and an end face of a light guide. The illumination device includes: a light guide having an end face for taking in light, a diffuse reflecting surface for diffusely reflecting the light taken in from the end face, and a light exit surface for emitting the light that is diffusely reflected at the diffuse reflecting surface towards an irradiation surface.
|Full range gesture system|
This disclosure relates to an interactive display, having a front surface including a viewing area, and providing an input/output interface for a user of an electronic device. A planar light guide (plg) disposed substantially parallel to the front surface, has a periphery at least coextensive with the viewing area.
An optoelectronic device is disclosed. The optoelectronic device may be employed as a single or multi-channel opto-coupler that electrically isolates one circuit from another circuit.
|Multi-gap interferometric sensors|
An apparatus for estimating a property includes a hollow core tube and an input light guide disposed at least partially within hollow core tube. The apparatus also includes a second gap disposed within the hollow core tube and separated from the input light guide by an air gap width.