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 Controlling light intensity at a location patent thumbnailnew patent Controlling light intensity at a location
A mobile device that is configured for wireless communication may be configured to operate as a remote control device in a lighting control system, controlling one or more lighting control devices of the lighting control system. The remote control device may control the light intensity in a space, for instance at a location of the remote control device, in response to an ambient light intensity measured at the remote control device.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


 Methods and  creating directional lighting effects patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and creating directional lighting effects
Disclosed is a lighting fixture (10) that illuminates a presentation object or surface. The lighting fixture includes a first member (18) that at least partially surrounds or encompasses the presentation object and has a plurality of led-based light sources (12) which can create a variety of lighting effects based on one or more characteristics of the presentation object.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


 Lighting fixtures with adjustable output based on spatial orientation patent thumbnailnew patent Lighting fixtures with adjustable output based on spatial orientation
Disclosed is a lighting unit (14a, b) that includes a housing that can be rotated around an axis. Each lighting unit has at least one light source (16a,b/18a,b) mounted on the housing, and the intensity of light emitted from the light source is adjustable.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


 Systems, apparatus, and methods for converting a bi-level lighting system to a dimmable lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, apparatus, and methods for converting a bi-level lighting system to a dimmable lighting system
A dimmable lighting system may replace a bi-level lighting system without having to modify or supplement the existing wiring between a bi-level control unit and one or more light fixtures. The dimmable lighting system may include a dimming controller that may be configured to replace a bi-level control unit in situ (i.e., e.g., in a wall-mounted dual-gang switch box).
Abl Ip Holding, Llc


 Systems, apparatus, and methods for converting a bi-level lighting system to a dimmable lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, apparatus, and methods for converting a bi-level lighting system to a dimmable lighting system
A dimmable lighting system may replace a bi-level lighting system without having to modify or supplement the existing wiring between a bi-level control unit and one or more light fixtures. The dimmable lighting system may include a dimming controller that may be configured to replace a bi-level control unit in situ (i.e., e.g., in a wall-mounted dual-gang switch box).
Abl Ip Holding, Llc


 Led lighting  constant current control in various operation modes patent thumbnailnew patent Led lighting constant current control in various operation modes
System and method for providing at least an output current to one or more light emitting diodes. The system includes a control component configured to receive at least a demagnetization signal, a sensed signal and a reference signal and to generate a control signal based on at least information associated with the demagnetization signal, the sensed signal and the reference signal, and a logic and driving component configured to receive at least the control signal and output a drive signal to a switch based on at least information associated with the control signal.
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


 Ac led driving circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Ac led driving circuit
The present invention relates to an ac led driving circuit that can greatly improve flicker-free characteristics and implement an excellent power factor. The ac led driving circuit according to the present invention includes an led lighting unit connected to an output terminal of a power supply unit, a current channel switching unit connected to an output terminal of the led lighting unit to form a current supply channel for the led lighting unit, a voltage charging unit connected in parallel with a connection line between the power supply unit and the led lighting unit and configured to charge a voltage from the power supply unit, and have a switching function for the led lighting unit to selectively supply a charged voltage to the led lighting unit, and a charged voltage switching control unit for controlling a switching function of the voltage charging unit..
Merlot Laboratories Inc.


 Phase-cut dimmer device and  phase-cut dimming for a lighting unit controlled by a rocker-type user interface patent thumbnailnew patent Phase-cut dimmer device and phase-cut dimming for a lighting unit controlled by a rocker-type user interface
A device (500) and method (600) control a dimming level of one or more lighting units (130) in response to a user interaction with a reference-free user interface (410), such as a rocker-type interface. A bidirectional triode thyristor (460) supplies an ac input voltage (110) to the lighting unit(s) when it is triggered.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Dimming circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Dimming circuit
A dimming circuit is disclosed herein. The dimming circuit includes a control voltage receiving module and a driving module.
Lextar Electronics Corporation


 Camera system, imaging apparatus, lighting device, and control method patent thumbnailnew patent Camera system, imaging apparatus, lighting device, and control method
A camera system includes a lighting device comprising a movable unit including a flash unit, an imaging apparatus, a setting unit, an operation unit, and a control unit. The setting unit sets an irradiation position which is to be irradiated with light from the flash unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


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Adaptable multi-mode wireless power, light and automation


A device and method for remotely controlling the supply of electricity to a lighting element. The device (200) includes a wireless communications module (202) configured for peer-to-peer communications and a microcontroller (208).
Kortek Industries Pty Ltd


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Light emitting diode structure and manufacturing the same


An edge lighting light emitting diode (led) structure and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The edge lighting led structure includes a substrate, an electrode pattern, a chip, an encapsulation layer and a fluorescent layer.
Genesis Photonics Inc.


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Field sequential color liquid crystal display device and color control method thereof


A field sequential color liquid crystal display (fsc-lcd) device and a color control method thereof are provided. The fsc-lcd device includes: a liquid crystal display panel which includes a color filter of first color sub-pixel and a color filter of second color sub-pixel, and a color field period thereof is sequentially divided into a first sub-color-field period and a second sub-color-field period; and a backlight module for providing a backlight source to the liquid crystal display panel and including a red backlight and a cyan backlight.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technolgy Co., Ltd.


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Field sequential color display device and color control method thereof


A field sequential color (fsc) display device is provided. The fsc display device includes a liquid crystal display (lcd) panel and a backlight module.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


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Combining sampling arrangements and distributions for stochastic integration in rendering


Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for sampling visual characteristics of a three-dimensional scene. Embodiments include collecting a plurality of samples within the three-dimensional scene.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


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Scanner, image forming apparatus, and scanning method


A scanner includes: an acquiring unit that acquires determination result information based on a determination result of whether a target dot of a target pixel of a plurality of pixels constituting image data is a first dot or a second dot; a light source control unit that, if the target dot is the first dot, causes a light source to emit a light beam during a corrected lighting time with a light source characteristic time based on a characteristic of the light source being added to a predetermined lighting time that is preliminarily determined with respect to the target dot, and if the target dot is the second dot, causes the light source to emit a light beam during the predetermined lighting time; and a deflecting unit that deflects the light beam in the main scanning direction.. .

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Method for providing selection overlays on electronic consumer content


Disclosed is a method and system for applying summaries to electronic content by generating an essence layer file which includes user generated annotations highlighting important parts of given electronic content. The essence layer file is applied on top of and is anchored to the electronic content rather than editing the saved file that the electronic content is stored as.
C. Kleinferchner Consulting Kg


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Optical writing control device, image forming apparatus, and optical writing control method


An optical writing control device controls emission or lighting of a light source onto a photoconductor surface in a latent image forming process and a discharge process, by either setting a light emission time longer in the discharge process or setting a resolution in a sub-scanning direction lower in the discharge process, compared to the latent image forming process.. .

new patent

Lighting device and operating a lighting device


A lighting device includes a carrier, in which a laterally extended cavity is formed, a light source arranged alongside the cavity and serving for generating light that propagates from the light source through the cavity, a fluid reservoir for receiving a fluid, and a microfluid pump, which is designed for shifting the fluid received in the fluid reservoir between the fluid reservoir and the cavity.. .
Osram Oled Gmbh


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Lighting device, display device and television receiving device


A backlight device 24 includes: a light-guide plate 20 that has a rectangular plate-like shape, of which one long-side end face is a main light-entering face 20a and both short-side end faces are auxiliary light-entering faces 20b; a plurality of main leds 28a that are disposed in a line along the main light-entering face 20a, and that emit light that is subsequently received by the main light-entering face 20a; and a plurality of auxiliary leds 28b that are disposed in a line along each auxiliary light-entering face 20b, and that emit light that is subsequently received by the auxiliary light-entering faces 20b. The auxiliary leds 28b are configured such that a ratio of an area of light-emitting surfaces of the auxiliary leds 28b to an area of the auxiliary light-entering faces 20b is less than a ratio of an area of light-emitting surfaces of the main leds 28a to an area of the main light-entering face 20a..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


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Plant-growing lamp capable of effecting change in local environment


A plant-growing lamp capable of effecting a change in local environment includes a container, a lampshade with a fixing space, a lighting unit, a water supply unit, a power supply unit, and a sensor. The container is provided with a receiving space, a water storage space, and a loudspeaker.

new patent

Connector and led lighting device including the connector


The present invention comprises a type of connector used to electrically connect a light source board and a driver board in led lighting equipment, and the led lighting equipment that uses this connector. The connector is mounted on the light source board, and comprises two or more conduction terminals, each of which comprises at least one flexible arm whose points of contact with the driver board can achieve an electronic connection between the light source board and the driver board.
General Electric Company


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Shelf height adjusting flippers having an integrated electrical contact


A height-adjustable shelving system for an appliance includes an appliance having a plurality of walls that define an interior cavity. The appliance has an electrical system that extends into at least one of the walls of the appliance.
Whirlpool Corporation


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Chip-on-board design with color mixing


Some embodiments of the disclosure provide for a lighting system including a substrate. The lighting system includes several blue light emitting diodes (leds) supported by the substrate.
Bridgelux, Inc.


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Lighting apparatus


Embodiments provide an illumination device comprising an elongated base and a pivotable elongated illumination unit. Said pivotable elongated illumination unit is mounted to be pivotable about a longitudinal axis by means of at least one joint.
Glp German Light Products Gmbh


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Universal mounting system for mounting a lighting fixture to a pole


A universal mounting system according to some embodiments of the disclosure is used to mount a lighting fixture to a pole, which may be an outdoor pole. The universal mounting system includes a bracket attached to the pole by a mounting fastener, and which is attached to the lighting fixture.
Energy Bank Incorporated


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Detachable led lighting device


The present invention relates to a detachable led lighting device, comprising: a lighting module unit which emits light by receiving a power supply, the lighting module unit comprising a substrate including a plurality of leds; a connector unit coupled to the lighting module unit, the connector unit having a hitch protrusion on the upper part and having a lower connector for supplying power to the substrate; and a frame unit provided with a connector and a power connector, the connector fixed by being hitched to the hitch protrusion of the connector unit that is inserted into the bottom surface, and the power connector supplying power from an embedded power supply unit to the lower connector. The present invention comprises a frame unit having a power supply unit embedded therein and a lighting module unit which can be easily separated from the frame unit by manipulation of a push button exposed to both ends, with the both ends being fitted and fixed into the frame unit so that the lighting module unit can be more easily detached, thereby reducing the time and cost required for maintenance..
Kmw Inc.


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Systems and methods for a ladder with integrated lights


Embodiments disclosed herein describe systems and methods for a lighting device that is configured to couple with the end of a ladder. The lighting device may be configured to illuminate a room within a building with different types of light being projected in different, predetermined directions.

new patent

Automotive lamp


An automotive light is provided that includes a light-guide plate extending inside the rear body of the light remaining substantially parallel to the light reference optical axis close up to the front lenticular hemi-shell of the light with its front side edge facing the strip-shaped transparent or semi-transparent portion of the front lenticular hemi-shell, and a linear-extending light source directing emitted light towards the inside of the light-guide plate through the rear side edge of the same light-guide plate. The rear side edge of the light-guide plate includes a serrated profile with teeth substantially triangular in shape oriented so that a first inclined edge of the tooth is arranged locally substantially perpendicular to the optical reference axis.
Automotive Lighting Italia S.p.a.


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Illuminating and/or signaling module for an automotive vehicle


A lighting and/or signaling module for an automobile vehicle, the module comprising a light source e, a reflecting surface and a toroidal lens. The reflecting surface is calculated in such a manner that the rays coming from the module, reflected then transmitted by the lens, are perpendicular to and encounter a circular arc a.
Valeo Vision


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Lighting device for a motor vehicle headlight


The invention relates to a lighting device (500) for a motor vehicle headlight, wherein the lighting device comprises at least one optical body (1) and at least one mounting device (100) for the at least one optical body (1), wherein the at least one optical body (1) has a number of adjacently arranged ancillary optics (11, 12, 13, 14, 15), wherein each ancillary optics (11 - 15) is formed from a light-guiding material and each ancillary optics (11-15) has a light-coupling face (11a-15a) and a light-decoupling face (11b-15b), wherein the at least one mounting device (100) has at least one receptacle (111, 112, 113, 114, 115) for each ancillary optics (11-15), and wherein receptacles (111-115) are delimited by delimiting walls (111′, 112′, 113′, 114′, 115′), wherein the delimiting walls (111′, 112′, 113′, 114′, 115′) have boundary edges (111a′, 112a′, 113a′, 114a′, 115a′) on the light exit side, which boundary edges (111a′, 112a′, 113a′, 114a′, 115a′) are imaged, in a light distribution produced by means of the at least one optical body (1), as light-dark edges between the partial light distributions produced by the individual ancillary optics (11-15), and wherein a projection arrangement, preferably a projection lens (501), is arranged downstream of the at least one optical body (1) in the light exit direction, and wherein the ancillary optics (11-15) are arranged and/or configured in such a way that the light-decoupling faces (11b-15b) of the ancillary optics (11-15) protrude in the light exit direction beyond the boundary edges (111a′, 112a′, 113a′, 114a′, 115a′) of the delimiting walls (111′, 112′, 113′, 114′, 115′).. .
Zizala Lichtsysteme Gmbh


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Multimode color tunable light source and daylighting system


Described herein are day lighting systems that utilize a combination of at least one natural light source with at least one multimode artificial light source. Also disclosed are methods for designing and operating such systems..
Osram Sylvania Inc.


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Daylight collectors with diffuse and direct light collection


lighting devices and methods for providing daylight to the interior of a structure are disclosed. Some embodiments disclosed herein provide a daylighting device including a tube having a sidewall with a reflective interior surface, a light collecting structure, and a light reflector positioned to reflect daylight into the light collector.
Solatube International, Inc.


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Daylighting film


A daylighting film (1) according to one aspect of the present invention includes a base member (10) having optical transparency, first projections (11) having optical transparency and formed on an inner surface (10a) of the base member (10), a second projection (12) formed on the inner surface (10a) and having a height from the inner surface (10a) higher than a height of the first projections (11), a protective base member (13) arranged in an opposite relation to the inner surface (10a) of the base member (10), a bonding layer (14) for bonding the second projection (12) and the protective base member (13), and gaps (15) defined between the first projections (11) and between the first projection (11) and the second projection (12), wherein the first projections (11) include reflective surfaces (11c2) at which light incoming from an outer surface (13b) side of the protective base member (13) or the base member (10) is totally reflected.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


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Lighting system


A lighting system has a recessed panel (light source or window) and a side wall or a set of side walls around the recess. The side wall (or at least one of the side walls), is provided with a lighting arrangement for controlling the color of illumination and/or shape from which light is emitted from the side wall or side walls.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


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Power over ethernet emergency lighting system


A system for providing power over ethernet emergency lighting is disclosed. The system includes a rechargeable battery pack that is charged without interfering with data signals present on a power over ethernet link that provides normal lighting.
Iota Engineering Llc


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Lighting unit, especially for road illumination


A lighting unit comprising a tapering cavity surrounded by a circumferential reflective wall and extending between a light emission window and a light entrance surface where a light source is (to be) mounted. An optical plate having a light outcoupling structure is provided at the light emission window for redirecting and issuing light as a uniform lighting unit light beam.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


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Barrier with integrated self-cooling solid state light sources


An integrated barrier or partition (e.g. Suspended ceiling, wall, etc.) containing lightweight solid state light sources wherein the light emitting surface of the light sources are the primary heat dissipating surfaces of the light sources.
Goldeneye, Inc.


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Flexible substrate lighting fixtures


A lighting fixture can comprise a flexible substrate and an array of light emitting diodes (leds) coupled to the flexible substrate. In various embodiments, the array of leds can be disposed at one region of the flexible substrate, with another area of the flexible substrate free from leds.
Cooper Technologies Company


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Led spherical lamp


An led spherical lamp includes a base, a power supply unit, a substrate and a cover. The power supply unit is installed inside the base, and the substrate has plural led light emitting elements and is coupled to a side of the base, and the cover is fixed to the base for covering the substrate.
Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd.


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Lightning protection device, direct-drive wind turbine generator system and lightning protection method thereof


A lightning protection device includes a lightning arrester arranged on a nonmetallic blade and configured to receive a lightning current, and a blade down lead electrically connected to the lightning arrester. The lighting protection device further includes: a first lightning current conducting component, electrically connected to the blade down lead and connected to an outer surface of a generator rotor in an insulation manner; a second lightning current conducting component, connected to the outer surface of the generator rotor and an insulated nacelle cover in insulation manner, and electrically connected to the first lightning current conducting component via a metal conductor; and a lightning protection down lead, configured to electrically connect the second lightning current conducting component and a grounding component arranged inside a tower, to discharge the lightning current to ground through the tower..
Beijing Goldwind Science & Creation Windpower Equipment Co., Ltd.


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Flame retardant led for indoor lighting


The present invention relates to light emitting diode (led) devices featuring outstanding reflectivity and flame resistance. The led according to the present invention comprises at least a part comprising a polymer composition (c) comprising at least one polymer (p) selected from the group consisting of a polyamide, a polyester, an epoxy and a silicon resin; a flame retardant and magnesium oxide..
Solvay Specialty Polymers Usa, Llc


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Smart saddle apparatus


There is provided a saddle apparatus comprising a saddle housing comprising external walls, an internal cavity defined by the external walls and a seat portion for seating an animal rider; a container compartment defined within the internal cavity of the saddle housing; a fluid container adapted to be removably mounted inside the container compartment, the fluid container being adapted to store fluid; and a fluid dispenser in fluid communication with the fluid container adapted to allow flow of fluid from the fluid container on the animal when the saddle apparatus is mounted on the back of the animal. The saddle apparatus optionally comprises at least one of a thermometer, a gyroscope, a proximity detector and a camera, a light detector and a lighting device, a weighting device, a heart pulse reader, a user interface and a transmitter.

new patent

Emergency vehicle lighting and video system


A modular video assembly is mounted on an exterior surface of a vehicle and includes an elongated housing and a camera. The housing presents spaced apart housing ends and a chamber between the housing ends.
Halcore Group, Inc.


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Warning light used in lane change of a vehicle


The present invention relates to a warning light used in lane change of a vehicle, in which the light is installed in a side of a rearview mirror’ housing where the rearview mirror is connected to the vehicle, or the lights are installed in the two sides of the vehicle's front doors, so that the lighting emitted by the light can fire at the driver's eyes in the vehicle; the light comprises a housing, a light guide, at least one led light, a circuit board and a mask which is sealed by mold welding disposed on a side of the housing; there are cavities arranged in the rearview mirror or the two sides of the vehicle's front doors, the light is inserted in the cavity; the light is detachably installed in a side of a rearview mirror's housing where the rearview mirror is connected to the vehicle by bolts, or the lights are detachably installed in the two sides of the vehicle's front doors by bolts. Using such structure of the warning light used in lane change of a vehicle, of which design is reasonable and structure is compact, can effectively remind the safe road environment around the vehicle, therefore giving the driver and passengers in the vehicle a high visibility, and it is suitable for large-scale application..
Magna Mirrors (taicang) Automotive Technology Co., Ltd.


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Linear flexible led fixture for lift trucks


The present invention relates to a linear, substantially semi-rigid flexible aimable light fixture removably mountable on lift trucks, the fixture comprising: a linear strip of light emitting diodes (led) affixed to a backing support member. The led lights are disposed within a flexible/arch-able, water-submergible and shatter proof housing member comprising a lens pipe made of an extruded pvc material.

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Light disinfection system and method


A lighting system includes a light source configured to generate light toward one or more surfaces or materials to inactivate one or more pathogens on the one or more surfaces or materials. The light includes an inactivating portion having wavelengths in a range of 280 to 380 nanometers..
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc


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Solar powered systems and devices for improved shopping cart corral


A solar power system that generates a power supply for features of a shopping cart corral is provided. In particular, a shopping cart corral has a self-contained solar power system for powering, directly by the corral or indirectly by the shopping carts, at least one of a personal device recharging system, lighting system, and advertising system..
Renewable Edge Llc


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An eye-friendly green-blue mixed led lighting chicken houses


Implementations of the present disclosure relate to eye-friendly green-blue mixed led lighting methods and systems for chicken houses. In a chicken house, an evenly-distributed cyan light environment may be created for rearing broiler chickens.
Zhejiang University


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Open throat intake for a baler


An open throat intake for a baler, includes a pickup unit with tines for picking up crop material from the ground and carrying the crop material towards a lower roller located across a baler inlet. Above the lower roller is an upper roller both of which include auger fighting on outward sides thereof, which can overlap with the inlet.
Kuhn-geldrop Bv


Led lighting assemblies with thermal overmolding


One or more light emitting diode diodes (leds) are attached to a printed circuit board. The attached leds are connectable with a power source via circuitry of the printed circuit board.
Ge Lighting Solutions Llc


Mobile terminal and device control system


A mobile terminal includes: an image capturer which captures a video of one or more lighting devices each transmitting identification information of the lighting device through visible light communication; an input device which obtains an indication from an operator; a wireless communicator which wirelessly communicates with lighting devices; and a controller which controls the image capturer, the input device, and the wireless communicator, wherein the controller detects, by analyzing a video obtained by the image capturer, identification information of a lighting device included in the video, and if the input device obtains an operation indication directed to the lighting device, transmits a control signal corresponding to the operation indication via the wireless communicator to the lighting device (at least one of the lighting devices) having the detected identification information.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Attachable lighting control apparatus


Disclosed is an attachable apparatus (100) and related methods for controlling one or more properties of light emitted by a light source. In various embodiments, the attachable lighting control apparatus may be secured to a surface (632), which in some instances may be on or near the light source (630).
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


A lighting device and a protecting a lighting device


A lighting system (100) and a method of protecting a lighting device of a lighting system against theft are provided. The lighting system comprises a lighting device (110) and at least one other device (170).
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


Lighting control apparatus and method thereof


A lighting control apparatus according to some exemplary embodiments includes: a touch screen configured to display a first graphic user interface in order to provide a vlc (visible lighting communication) service; and a controller configured to perform visible lighting communication with at least one lighting in order to provide the vlc service selected through the first graphic user interface, wherein the vlc service may include a lighting registration service, and wherein the controller may receive unique address information of a first lighting transmitted through the visible lighting communication from the first lighting to be registered, and may register the first lighting using the received unique address information.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


Microcontroller-based multifunctional electronic switch


A microcontroller based multifunctional electronic switch using a detection circuit design to convert external motion signals into message carrying sensing signals readable to the microcontroller. Based on the time length of sensing signals and the format of the sensing signals received in a preset instant period of time the microcontroller through the operation of its software program codes written in the otprom is able to recognize the working modes chosen by the external signal generating user and thereby selecting the appropriate loops of subroutine for execution.

Illumination system


An illumination system includes a light projection device, an illuminance measurement unit, a lighting device, and a control device. The light projection device projects an image to a space.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Battery powered lighting system


There is provided a battery powered lighting system having illuminating units and a battery module with rechargeable batteries for providing electrical power to the illuminating units. A temperature sensor is arranged to measure a temperature of the battery pack.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


Led tube lamp


An led tube lamp includes a lamp tube, having a first pin and a second pin for receiving an external driving signal; a first rectifying circuit for rectifying the external driving signal; a filtering circuit for producing a filtered signal; an led lighting module configured for emitting light; and a ballast-compatible circuit, coupled to the first rectifying circuit, and containing a metallic electrode, a bimetallic strip, and a heating filament in an inert gas. A spacing is configured between the bimetallic strip and the metallic electrode, and the bimetallic strip includes two metallic strips with different temperature coefficients.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd


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Light unit for emitting light and driving a light unit


A light unit (10) is disclosed including a plurality of lighting devices (22, 24, 26), in particular a plurality of leds, for emitting light. The light unit comprises connection terminals (12, 14) for connecting the light unit to an external power supply (16) and for receiving an input voltage (v10) and/or an input current (it) from the external power supply.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


Lighting control device and lighting control method


A lighting control device includes: a candidate color selector; a candidate color adjuster; and a color controller. The candidate color selector selects, in accordance with the indication obtained by the indication obtainer, a plurality of candidate colors to be used for color control of lighting devices, from an image obtained by an image obtainer.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Lighting nodes having a core node and sensor pods


A method and a system of lighting nodes having a core node and sensor pods is described. A core node, representing a master device, is positioned within a luminaire housing to enable lighting control for the luminaire.

Lighting device and luminaire


A lighting device that supplies current to light-emitting units includes: a dc-to-dc converter; a switch unit connected to the light-emitting units; and a control circuit which controls the dc-to-dc converter and the switch unit. The dc-to-dc converter includes: an inductor through which current from the dc-to-dc converter is provided to the light-emitting units; and a first switch element connected in series with the inductor and which switches on/off.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Lighting circuit, luminaire, and illumination system


A lighting circuit which supplies current to a solid-state light-emitting element module (led module) including: a solid-state light-emitting element (led); a first connection terminal connected to one end of solid-state light-emitting element; a third connection terminal connected to another end of the solid-state light-emitting element; and a second connection terminal, includes: a characteristics detector that detects one of open and short circuits between the third connection terminal and the second connection terminal; and a power controller that adjusts current that is supplied between the first connection terminal and the third connection terminal of the solid-state light-emitting element module, to a predetermined value greater than zero, when the characteristics detector detects one of the open and short circuits between the third connection terminal and the second connection terminal.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Solid-state light-emitting element module and lighting assembly


An led module includes: an led disposed on a substrate; an input terminal and an output terminal for supplying current to the led from a lighting circuit; an identification terminal for outputting to the lighting circuit an electric signal representing identification information for identifying electrical characteristics of the led; and an identification information setter that is connected between the output terminal and the identification terminal and variably sets the identification information.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Lighting circuit and illumination system


A lighting circuit which supplies current to a solid-state light-emitting element module (led module) including: a solid-state light-emitting element (led); a first input terminal connected to one end of the solid-state light-emitting element; a second input terminal connected to another end of the solid-state light-emitting element; and a rectifying element (diode) connected in inverse-parallel connection with the solid-state light-emitting element, includes; a power supplier that supplies current to the solid-state light-emitting element module selectively in one of a forward direction and a reverse direction of the solid-state light-emitting element; a voltage detector circuit that detects voltage that is applied between the first input terminal and the second input terminal, when the power supplier supplies current in the reverse direction of the solid-state light-emitting element; and a control circuit that controls an output current of the power supplier based on the result of the detection by the voltage detector circuit.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Light source module, power supply unit for operating a light source module of this kind, and lighting system


A light source module may include at least one led cascade with a plurality of leds, a supply line, wherein at the input side the led cascade is coupled thereto, and a ground line. The light source module further includes a communications line for coupling to a control device for the current to be provided by the current source, a thermal derating unit coupled between a first voltage source and the communications line and including a temperature-sensitive element, wherein the thermal derating unit applies a temperature dependent current component determined depending on the temperature-sensitive element, to the communications line, at least one current measurement resistor connected in series between the led cascade and the reference potential, wherein the conductance of the current measurement resistor is proportional to the current requirement of the led cascade, and at least one coupling resistor coupled between the coupling point and the communications line..
Osram Gmbh


Light emiting diode (led) tube lamp capable of adapting to different driving environments


An led tube lamp includes a lamp tube having a first pin and a second pin for receiving an external driving signal; a first rectifying circuit for rectifying the external driving signal to produce a rectified signal; a filtering circuit for filtering the rectified signal to produce a filtered signal; an led lighting module configured to receive the filtered signal for emitting light; and a ballast detection circuit coupled to the first pin or the second pin, and coupled to the first rectifying circuit. The ballast detection circuit includes a switching circuit, and is for detecting whether the external driving signal comes from a ballast.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd


Light emitting diode (led) tube lamp


An led tube lamp includes a first rectifying circuit, a second rectifying circuit, an led lighting module, a mode determination circuit and a mode switching circuit. The first rectifying circuit is coupled to a first pin and second pin and is configured to rectify an external driving signal transmitted from the first pin and/or the second pin.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd


Light emitting diode (led) tube lamp


A light emitting diode (led) tube lamp includes a lamp tube having four pins for receiving an external driving signal; a first rectifying circuit coupled to two of the four pins to rectify the external driving signal; a second rectifying circuit coupled to another two of the four pins to rectify the external driving signal; a filtering circuit coupled to the first and the second rectifying circuits to filter rectified signal; and an led lighting module coupled to the filtering circuit to receive filtered signal to emit light. The first rectifying circuit further includes a terminal adapter circuit for providing four terminals correspondingly coupled to the four pins.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd


Light emitting diode (led) tube lamp


An led tube lamp includes a lamp tube having two pins to receive an external driving signal; a rectifying circuit coupled to the two pins to rectify the external driving signal; a filtering circuit coupled to the rectifying circuit to filter rectified signal; and an led lighting module coupled to the filtering circuit to receive the filtered signal to emit light. The led lighting module further has a driving circuit and an led module, the driving circuit includes a controller and a conversion circuit coupled to the filtering circuit to receive and convert filtered signal into driving signal to drive the led module.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd


Surge-protection arrangement


The invention describes a surge-protection arrangement (1) for an electronic device (3) comprising a heat-dissipating load (10) thermally connected to a heat sink (107) of the load (10), which surge protection arrangement (1) comprises at least one high impedance arrangement (zhi, zhi_n, zhi_p) connected in series with the load (10); at least one low impedance arrangement (zlo, zlo_n, zlo_p) connected in parallel with the load (10); and a ground connection (fe) arranged to electrically connect the heat sink (107) and a low impedance arrangement (zlo, zlo_n, zlo_p); wherein the high-impedance arrangement (zhi, zhi_n, zhi_p) is realized to discourage a common-mode surge current (is) from entering the load (10), and the low-impedance arrangement (zlo, zlo_n, zlo—p) is realized to encourage a common-mode surge current (is) to bypass the load (10) into a ground connection (fe). The invention further describes an electronic device (3) comprising a load (10) with a number of heat-dissipating components (100) thermally connected to a heat sink (107) of the load (10); a driver (20) realized to drive the load (10); and such a surge protection arrangement (1).
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


Multi-area white-balance control device, multi-area white-balance control method, multi-area white-balance control program, computer in which multi-area white-balance control program is recorded, multi-area white-balance image-processing device, multi-area white-balance image-processing method, multi-area white-balance image-processing program, computer in which multi-area white-balance image-processing program is recorded, and image-capture apparatus


A multi-area white-balance control device includes a component that divides an inputted image into a plurality of division areas, a component that estimates a lighting-source color temperature for each division area, a component that calculates out color information of an areal image for each division area, and a component that acquires information for white-balance processing on the basis of the lighting-source color temperature and the color information of the areal image for each division in such a manner as to weight, in the information for white-balance processing, a multi-area white-balance factor as more significant in reference to a single-area white-balance factor in a case where the color information has a value higher than a predetermined value, than in a case where the color information fails to have the predetermined value. Thereby, an image with natural color reproduction can be generated..
Olympus Corporation


Linear dlp pico-projector


The invention provides a linear dlp pico-projector including a light supply device, the light supply device including: a first led light source and a corresponding vertical collimation lens group thereof, a second led light source and a corresponding horizontal collimation lens group thereof, and a spectroscope group; a light path switching device, the light path switching device including a fly-eye lens or an optical wand; a lighting optical system, the lighting optical system including: a first freeform surface optical component or a lens group including a first right angle prism and a second freeform surface optical component, and a second right angle prism; a dlp light modulator, and a projection lens group. The linear dlp pico-projector employs the combination of the freeform surface optical component and the right angle prism to replace the conventional reflection mirror and cemented prism to redirect the beam, thereby simplifying the optical components and enabling them to be almost linearized.
Iview Limited


Cascaded camera motion estimation, rolling shutter detection, and camera shake detection for video stabilization


An easy-to-use online video stabilization system and methods for its use are described. Videos are stabilized after capture, and therefore the stabilization works on all forms of video footage including both legacy video and freshly captured video.
Google Inc.


Video photography system


A video photography system includes a video camera system and a background lighting system. The video camera system is configured to capture photographs of a subject positioned between the video camera system and a background.
Lifetouch Inc.


Method and system for achieving communication between mobile device and electronic device


A method and a system for achieving communication between a mobile device and an electronic device are disclosed. The system includes a mobile device, having a lighting unit, which modulates light beams therefrom with a message signal by a communicating mode; a light beam receiver, connected to or embedded in an electronic device, for receiving the modulated light beams and transforming the modulated light beams into an electric signal; and a demodulator, equipped in the electronic device, for demodulating the electric signal to get the message signal.
Noveltek Semiconductor Corp.


Laser light-emitting apparatus


The disclosed subject matter relates to a reliable laser light-emitting apparatus. The laser light-emitting apparatus can include a laser chip, which is sealed by a first base board having an opening, a second base board and a wavelength converting board.
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.


Organic electroluminescent element, lighting device, and lighting system


According to one embodiment, an organic electroluminescent element includes a first electrode, a first insulating layer, an organic layer, a second electrode, and a second insulating layer. The first insulating layer is provided on the first electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Light-emitting element, display module, lighting module, light-emitting device, display device, electronic appliance, and lighting device


An object of one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a multicolor light-emitting element that utilizes fluorescence and phosphorescence and is advantageous for practical application. The light-emitting element has a stacked-layer structure of a first light-emitting layer containing a host material and a fluorescent substance, a separation layer containing a substance having a hole-transport property and a substance having an electron-transport property, and a second light-emitting layer containing two kinds of organic compounds that form an exciplex and a substance that can convert triplet excitation energy into luminescence.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Light-emitting element, display device, electronic device, and lighting device


A light-emitting element containing a fluorescent material and having high emission efficiency is provided. The light-emitting element contains the fluorescent material and a host material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Light-emitting element, display device, electronic device, and lighting device


A light-emitting element containing a fluorescent material and having high emission efficiency is provided. The light-emitting element contains the fluorescent material and a host material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Embedded white light led package structure based on solid-state fluorescence material and manufacturing method thereof


The present invention discloses an embedded white light led package structure based on a solid-state fluorescence material. In the present invention, the high power blue light chip is directly embedded into and bonded with a groove of the solid-state fluorescence material, and blue light emitted by the chip and yellow and green light obtained by conversion and emitted by the solid-state fluorescence material are blended by using the principle of lenses, to obtain white light.
Shanghai Fudi Lighting Electronic. Co., Ltd.


Display device


A non-breakable display device, electronic appliance, or lighting device is provided. A bendable display device in which a first flexible substrate and a second flexible substrate provided with transistors overlap each other with a bonding layer therebetween is fabricated.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Active matrix organic light-emitting diode panel and producing cross


An amoled panel and a method for producing the amoled panel. The amoled panel includes a touch control cover with a detecting function.
Everdisplay Optronics (shanghai) Ltd.


Display device and electronic device


A bendable display device, lighting device, or electronic device which is unlikely to be broken when handled. The display device, lighting device, or electronic device includes two flexible substrates, and at least one of the two flexible substrates contains a plurality of glass fibers extending in one direction.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Subdermal lighting apparatus with enhanced biological compatibility and safety


A subdermal lighting apparatus with enhanced operational longevity, safety and biological compatibility with a user is provided. The subdermal lighting apparatus includes a housing unit to store a radioactive isotope, a phosphor layer affixed to an interior surface of the housing unit to interact with radiation emitted by the radioactive isotope to generate visible light, a radiation shielding layer disposed around the housing unit and able to permit the generated visible light to pass through, and a biologically safe layer disposed around the radiation shielding layer able to permit the generated visible light to pass through.



Lighting topics:
  • Semiconductor
  • Semiconductor Substrate
  • Electronic Device
  • Scattering
  • Homogeneous
  • Distributed
  • Control Unit
  • Lighting Fixture
  • Transceiver
  • Modulation
  • Notification
  • Led Lighting
  • Computing Device


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