|| List of recent Lighting-related patents
| Processing a video for respiration rate estimation|
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating a respiration rate by analyzing distortions in reflections of structured illumination patterns captured in a video containing a view of a subject's thoracic region. In one embodiment, a video of a target region of a body of a subject of interest is received.
| Minute ventilation estimation based on chest volume|
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating minute ventilation by analyzing distortions in reflections of structured illumination patterns captured in a video of a thoracic region of a subject of interest being monitored for respiratory function. Measurement readings can be acquired in a few seconds under a diverse set of lighting conditions and provide a non-contact approach to patient respiratory function that is particularly useful for infant care in an intensive care unit (icu), sleep studies, and can aid in the early detection of sudden deterioration of physiological conditions due to detectable changes in patient chest volume.
| Minute ventilation estimation based on depth maps|
What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating minute ventilation by analyzing distortions in reflections of structured illumination patterns captured in a video of a thoracic region of a subject of interest being monitored for respiratory function. Measurement readings can be acquired in a few seconds under a diverse set of lighting conditions and provide a non-contact approach to patient respiratory function that is particularly useful for infant care in an intensive care unit (icu), sleep studies, and can aid in the early detection of sudden deterioration of physiological conditions due to detectable changes in chest volume.
| Carbazole derivative, light-emitting element material, light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic device, and lighting device|
A carbazole derivative represented by the general formula (1) is provided. In the formula, ar1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms which form a ring; α and β independently represent a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms which form a ring; r1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms which form a ring; and r11 to r17 and r21 to r28 independently represent hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms which form a ring..
| Method of synthesizing pyrazine derivative, and light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic device, and lighting device|
A novel method in which a pyrazine derivative is synthesized without a synthetic pathway of a pyrazine halide derivative, which is a synthetic intermediate, whose pytazine skeleton is halogenated is provided. Furthermore, a light-emitting element, a light-emitting device, an electronic device, or a lighting device with high emission efficiency by using a pyrazine derivative obtained by the above synthesizing method as an el material is provided.
| Organometallic complex, light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic device, and lighting device|
Provided are a light-emitting element including a novel organometallic complex as an emission center, the organometallic complex, a light-emitting device, an electronic device, and a lighting device each using the light-emitting element. One embodiment of the present invention is a light-emitting element including, as an emission center, an organometallic complex in which a benzofuropyrimidine derivative is coordinated to a metal.
| Interaction of video projection and effects lighting with bowling scoring system and methods of use|
An interactive bowling system using scoring systems and/or other computer infrastructures which interact with visual and/or audio effects within the bowling center. The system includes a management system having stored therein instructions to provide special effects associated with one or more events to one or more special effects components.
| Organic material, light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic appliance, and lighting device|
A novel organic material with fewer impurities, a light-emitting element including the organic material, and a light-emitting device, an electronic appliance, and a lighting device each of which includes the light-emitting element are provided. The organic material is obtained by coupling an aryl halide and an aryl boronic acid or an aryl boronic acid ester.
| Lighting systems and methods of using lighting systems for in vitro potency assay for photofrin|
Presently disclosed is a lighting system and methods of using the lighting system for in vitro potency assay for photofrin. The lighting system includes a lamp housing, a first lens, an infrared absorbing filter, an optical filter, and a second lens.
| Dental apparatus, image acquisition method, and information processing apparatus|
A dental apparatus includes a light irradiation unit for emitting a light to irradiate an oral cavity, an image capturing unit for image-capturing the oral cavity light irradiated by the light irradiation unit, and an output unit for outputting data for highlighting and displaying at least one of a plaque site and a calculus site on an image of the oral cavity based on an image captured result by the image capturing unit.. .
| Lighting system for pedicure spa|
A light kit in combination with a pump system. The light kit includes a coil and a led, where power produce by the coil when exposed to a rotating magnetic field powers the leds.
| Optical fiber for a lighting device|
An optical fiber for a lighting device comprises: a coupling section that exhibits at least one coupling surface for coupling of light in the optical fiber; a fiber-optics section that extends along a main fiber-optics line that is limited by at least one main fiber-optics surface extending along the main fiber-optics line and such that the light can be conducted along the main fiber-optics line, starting from the coupling section, by internal total reflection at the main fiber-optics surface; and a plurality of decoupling components. Each decoupling component is disposed on the main fiber-optics surface such that light from the optical fiber can be fully decoupled by a respective light-emitting surface of the optical fiber assigned thereto.
| 3.5mm audio plug with built-in lighting source|
The invention relates to a 3.5 mm audio plug with built-in light source, particularly to a light-emitting element arranged in a hollow tube and two conductive portions and several insulating portions arranged on a predetermined position of a surface of the audio plug for acquiring power and supplying the power to the light-emitting element in order to form a laser pen. At the same time, the electronic products are able to maintain normal output sound from a speaker when the audio plug is inserted into the audio jack of the predetermined electronic product, avoiding missed calls.
| Light collimator and lighting unit comprising such light collimator|
The invention provides a light collimator (1) comprising (a) an elongated light waveguide (100) having a waveguide longitudinal axis (101), a waveguide length (wl), a waveguide width (ww) and a waveguide height (wh); the waveguide height (wh) defined by the height between a first waveguide surface (151) and a second waveguide surface (152), the waveguide (100) having an aspect ratio of the waveguide length (wl) and the waveguide width (ww) wl/ww>1; the waveguide comprising a plurality of elongated cavities (110); each cavity (110) comprises a cavity longitudinal axis (111), a cavity length (cl), a cavity width (cw) and a cavity height (ch); each cavity having an aspect ratio of the cavity length (cl) and the cavity width (cw) cl/cw>1, wherein the cavity longitudinal axes (111) of the plurality of cavities (110) are perpendicular to the waveguide longitudinal axis (101); and (b) a diffuse reflective layer (200) adjacent to the second waveguide surface. The invention further provides a lighting unit (2) using such collimator (1)..
| 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.
| Optical unit for signaling and/or lighting device|
The optical unit being characterized in that the board is borne by the light guide.. .
| Led lighting apparatus|
An led (light-emitting diode) lighting apparatus includes a lamp cover, a circuit board, a lighting window and a fastening cover. The lamp cover includes button holes.
| Collimator comprising a prismatic layer stack, and lighting unit comprising such a collimator|
The invention provides a collimator comprising a first collimator face, a second collimator face, and a stack region. The stack region comprises a first layer having a first prismatically shaped top face with a plurality of 1d arranged first prisms having first prism axes, and a second layer having a second prismatically shaped top face with a plurality of 1d arranged second prisms having second prism axes.
| Waterproof fairy light|
A waterproof fairy light has a housing, a socket and a lighting assembly. The housing has an assembling hole defined therein.
| Lighting device|
Alighting device includes a decoration frame, a light source unit, and a rotating ring. The decoration frame has a cylindrical shape in which a through-hole is formed.
| Modular light emitting diode (led) lighting fixtures|
A lighting fixture include a printed circuit board (pcb) and multiple light emitting diodes. Multiple connection terminals are electrically connected to the printed circuit board including alternating current (ac mains) connection terminals and communications connection terminals.
| Led lighting device|
An led lighting device at least comprises a base made of metal materials; a substrate which is disposed on a surface of the base and has one electrode and at least one led chip; and an insulation sheet which is disposed between the base and the substrate. The insulation sheet and the substrate satisfy the correlations l2+2×t≧l1+2×cr, w2+2×t≧w1+2×cr and cr≧1.6 mm.
| Light fixture with central lighting housing and peripheral cooling housing|
An illustrative light fixture includes a cylindrical lighting package housing surrounded peripherally by a cooling housing providing airflow cooling channels. The airflow cooling channels are defined in the space between the circumference of the cylindrical lighting package housing and a rim around the periphery of the light fixture.
| Low-cost multi functional heatsink for led arrays|
A lighting device having a cell structure (101) of polygonal cells (105), which is a heat sink, and light sources (103) arranged to be cooled by the cell structure. The light sources are arranged in at least some of the cells, one light source in each cell.
| Light fixture with selectable emitter and reflector configuration|
An illustrative lighting fixture provides a light housing, a thermally conductive inwardly facing annular surface, one of a selection of light reflectors, and an associated lens cover. Mounting pads defined by the annual surface and the light reflector together receiving a selected number of light emitters and associated heatsinks coupled to selected ones of the mounting pads.
| Light source assembly for portable lighting system|
A light source assembly for a portable lighting system includes a tube assembly. The tube assembly includes at least two lamps, tube supports, and a tube mounted between the tube supports, the tube at least partially surrounding the area between the two lamps to form a light pipe.
| Light emitting apparatus|
The present invention relates to a light emitting apparatus comprising at least one light emitting device and a support mechanism. The light emitting device includes a transparent substrate which light can pass through; at least one led chip emitting light omni-directionally is disposed on one surface of the substrate, and the light emitted by the led chip will penetrate into the substrate and at least partially emerge from another surface of the substrate.
| Ornament with enclosed water-proof battery capsule|
A decorative ornament capable of being completely illuminated about its surface including a hollow shell comprising a water-proof battery capsule is described. When the ornament is on display, the battery capsule is stored in a hollow shell of the ornament, in a manner such that only the removable lid of the battery capsule is visibly exposed.
| Solar retrofit lighting system|
A solar retrofit lighting system for light poles with a solar array panel assembly having semi-circular backing panels attached to adjustable internal mounting brackets or pole frames suitable to any size light pole and mounted in parallel with the longitudinal axis of the light pole with thin film photovoltaic laminate adhesively attached to the outer convex sides of the backing panels. A battery for storage of electrical energy from the thin film photovoltaic laminate will be provided along with a charge controller to regulate the charging of the battery, an inverter to convert dc to ac power and an led light fixture extending from the pole.
| Recessed lighting module with interchangeable trims|
A recessed lighting system is provided. The recessed lighting system a universal light module to emit light through a light transmissive cover, a plurality of trims wherein each trim has the same means for attaching to the light module and the same size opening that aligns with the light transmissive cover of the module, but have different flange widths; and a plurality of different size recessed lighting fixture housings that each include an annular cavity to receive the light module attached to one of the trims.
| Reflector apparatus with a multiple reflector arrangement|
A light shaping tool with a multiple reflector arrangement to produce varied light and diffused light. A combination of varied light sources that complement each other is configured in an apparatus to produce desirable lighting.
| Passive louver-based daylighting system|
A daylighting system for use in a building including a louver array having a first longitudinal element, and a second longitudinal element spaced therefrom. At least one of the first and second elements has an asymmetrical profile, each of the first and second longitudinal elements has a bottom profile including a parabolic surface, portions of opposing surfaces of the first and second longitudinal elements define a compound parabolic concentrator profile having a non-horizontal centerline that is tilted upwards, and the array prevents line of sight therethrough.
| Display device with watermark|
The present invention is directed to display devices comprising a watermark area and a non-watermark area. The watermark aims to protect against counterfeiting or to be used for decoration purposes.
| Lighting device, display device and television device|
The backlight unit 12 according to this invention includes a plurality of leds 24, an led board 25, a reflection sheet 29, a chassis 22, a first attachment member 31, and a second attachment member 32. The led board 25 has a first board insertion hole 25c and a second board insertion hole 25d.
| Monitor and control systems and methods for occupant safety and energy efficiency of structures|
Various systems and methods are disclosed for monitoring and controlling using small infrared imaging modules to enhance occupant safety and energy efficiency of buildings and structures. In one example, thermal images captured by infrared imaging modules may be analyzed to detect presence of persons, identify and classify power-consuming objects, and monitor environmental conditions.
| 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.
| Display device|
A liquid crystal display device (1), which is provided with a liquid crystal panel (display unit) (2) and a backlight device (backlight unit) (3), and which displays information by dividing one frame period into four sub-field periods. In the liquid crystal display device (1), a backlight control unit (23) controls a drive for lighting light-emitting diodes (4,4b) in such a manner that a first lighting period for emitting white light and a second lighting period for emitting blue light alternate in two sequential sub-field periods.
| Zonal illumination for high dynamic range projection|
A zonal illumination system for use in a projector, comprising a source of illumination; a first modulation stage for dividing light from the source of illumination into a plurality of zones having respective light intensities based on zonal lighting intensity of an image to be projected; and a second modulation stage for modulating light from the first modulation stage to generate the image to be projected.. .
| Lighting control system|
Lighting control system (100) for controlling luminaires (160) to enable illuminating a work surface (180) using the luminaires using the luminaires for rendering an image on the work surface, the lighting control system comprising a controller (120) for obtaining a dataset (102), the dataset comprising an input image (104) and illumination data (106), the illumination data being indicative of an illumination (162) of the work surface obtained by individual ones of the luminaires, a processor (140) for generating, independence on the dataset, drive data (144) for the luminaires for enabling a rendering (164) of the input image on the work surface, the processor being further configured for estimating, in dependence on the drive data and the input image, a rendering error (142) of the rendering, the controller being configured for obtaining a first dataset, the first dataset comprising a first input image and first illumination data, the controller being further configured for instructing the processor to estimate a first rendering error, the controller being further configured for establishing, in dependence on the first rendering error, a second dataset for enabling a second rendering having a lower rendering error than the first rendering error.. .
| System and method for highlighting a feature in a 3d map while preserving depth|
Systems and methods for rendering 3d maps may highlight a feature in a 3d map while preserving depth. A map tool of a mapping or navigation application that detects the selection of a feature in a 3d map (e.g., by touch) may perform a ray intersection to determine the feature that was selected.