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 Electronic apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus for processing a network communication operation includes a covering module including a lighting unit and at least one input unit; a base module including a heat-dissipation unit; a plurality of vertical electronic modules; a frame module including a plurality of connecting units for connecting the covering module and the base module to form a trapezoid column body, and the plurality of vertical electronic modules disposed to an edge of the trapezoid column body to form a column-shape wind channel; and a housing configured to cover the column-shape wind channel for protecting the plurality of vertical electronic modules.. .
Compal Broadband Networks Inc.


 Systems, methods, and devices for networked lighting patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, methods, and devices for networked lighting
Systems, methods, and devices for a networked lighting system are described herein. One system includes a controller for a networked lighting system, comprising, a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive, from an image sensor, positions of a number of luminaires in a networked lighting system of a building.
Honeywell International Inc.


 Light reflectance based detection patent thumbnailnew patent Light reflectance based detection
A lighting system comprising one or more lighting devices mounted on a pole and operable to illuminate an outdoor environment; a photosensor, wherein a sensing region associated with the photosensor is directed onto a surface of the pole to detect light reflected off said surface; and a controller comprising an input for receiving a signal output from the photosensor. The controller is configured to: detect an object in the outdoor environment based on detecting a change in the light reflected off the surface in response to receiving said signal; and control the one or more lighting devices in response to detecting the object..
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


 Systems and methods for optimizing power and control of a multicolored lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for optimizing power and control of a multicolored lighting system
Embodiments of the present invention are related to a lighting system comprising a control unit that manages a lighting device with an led board within an optical chamber. The led board includes a first string of leds and a second string of leds.
Lighting Science Group Corporation


 Semiconductor device, lighting device, and vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Semiconductor device, lighting device, and vehicle
A novel semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a first resistor and a second resistor.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


 Lighting control device, lighting apparatus and luminaire patent thumbnailnew patent Lighting control device, lighting apparatus and luminaire
A lighting control device includes: a power supply circuit and a first controller. The first controller includes a first control circuit, a signal output circuit and a first interface.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


 Methods, apparatus, and systems for providing occupancy-based variable lighting patent thumbnailnew patent Methods, apparatus, and systems for providing occupancy-based variable lighting
A presence or an absence of an occupant is detected, and an occupancy sensor signal is generated representative of an active state in which the presence of the occupant is detected, and an inactive state in which the absence of the occupant is detected. An ambient light sensor detects the ambient light level and generates an ambient light sensor signal representative of the ambient light level.
Digital Lumens, Inc.


 Modular integrated lighting circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Modular integrated lighting circuit
A light emitting diode (led) circuit board includes a power input configured to supply power, a driving circuit configured to convert power, and a light emitting circuit configured to generate light. The power input is configured to supply power to the driving circuit.
Cooper Technologies Company


 Apparatus and system for providing power to solid state lighting patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and system for providing power to solid state lighting
An apparatus and computer readable storage medium are disclosed for supplying power to a load such as a plurality of light emitting diodes. A representative apparatus comprises a primary module, a first secondary module couplable to a first load, and a second secondary module couplable to a second load.
Chemtron Research Llc


 Mobile real-time video recording and transmission mirror/hairbrush/lipstick patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile real-time video recording and transmission mirror/hairbrush/lipstick
A mobile real-time video recording and transmission mirror/hairbrush/lipstick includes a mirror holder holding a webcam, a processing circuit assembly consisting of an image processing circuit and a wireless transmission circuit, a battery, a usb charging jack for the connection of a usb charging cable to charge the battery with an external power source, white leds for lighting enhancement, infrared leds for giving off infrared light when space appears dark or at night, and a control switch for switching on/off the webcam.. .

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Electroluminescent device,lighting apparatus, and manufacturing electroluminescent device

An electroluminescent device includes a light scattering layer. The light scattering layer contains a binder provided on a side of a transparent substrate and a plurality of light scattering particles bonded by the binder and provided on a side of a smooth layer.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

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

Provided is a light-emitting element having a light-emitting layer which contains at least a host material and a plurality of guest materials, where the host material has a lower t1 level than that of at least one of the plurality of guest materials. The emission of the one of the plurality of guest materials exhibits a multicomponent decay curve, and the lifetime thereof is less than or equal to 15 μsec, preferably less than or equal to 10 μsec, more preferably less than or equal to 5 μsec, where the lifetime is defined as a time for the emission to decrease in intensity to 1/100 of its initial intensity..
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

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Interactive instruments and other striking objects

Systems, methods, and devices for providing interactive striking objects (e.g., drumsticks) and performing actions in response to striking motions of the striking objects are disclosed. In some embodiments, the systems and methods provide an interactive drumstick, which includes a lighting display located at a tip portion of the interactive drumstick, a motion detector contained at least partially within the drumstick, a processor and memory contained at least partially within the drumstick, and an interactive system stored within the memory of the drumstick.
Muzik Llc

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Systems and methods to provide configuration data to a software configurable lighting device

An example of a virtual luminaire store allows a user to select an image or the like for a luminaire appearance and a set of performance parameters related to a virtual luminaire. Based on the user selection, a configuration information file is obtained and transmitted to a software configurable lighting device.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

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Arrangements for a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a single software configurable lighting device, installed as a panel, that offers the capability to appear like and emulate a variety of different lighting devices. Emulation includes the appearance of the lighting device as installed in the wall or ceiling, possibly both when lighting and when not lighting, as well as light output distribution, e.g.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

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Software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, installed as a panel, that offers the capability to appear like and emulate a variety of different lighting devices. Emulation includes the appearance of the lighting device as installed in the wall or ceiling, possibly, both when lighting and when not lighting, as well as light output distribution, e.g.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

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Interactive commercial billiard lighting fixture with integrated wi-fi connected to content managed digital signage

The present invention is a device which comprises an illuminating lamp that provides lighting for the top of a pool or other game table. The invention also comprises a processor that provides content to be displayed or otherwise broadcast by embodiments of the invention using graphics displays that are configured to provide nearby users with the promotional or entertainment content.

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Liquid crystal display device

A display device may include a lighting unit, a transparent substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a polarizer, and a plurality of fillers. The liquid crystal layer may be positioned between the lighting unit and the transparent substrate.
Samsung Display Co. Ltd.

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Image projection apparatus

An image projection apparatus includes an optical modulation element, a lighting optical unit, a projection unit, and a shifting unit. The optical modulation element generates an image from light emitted from a light source.

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Heating appliance with light and sound and corresponding method

A heater includes: a controller; a user input operatively connected to the controller; and a lighting system operatively connected to, and controlled by, the controller, the lighting system configured to illuminate outside the heater along a length of the heater. A method of displaying light includes: attaching a lighting system to a heater; operatively connecting the lighting system to a controller; operatively connecting a user input device to the controller; and configure the controller to illuminate the light system to provide indirect lighting to a room in which the heater is located..
Marley Engineered Products Llc

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Clip on mailbox lighting apparatus

A clip on mailbox lighting apparatus for providing mailbox door responsive illumination element for a mailbox comprises a device housing which includes an attachment clip, solar panel, a lighting element, a lighting switch, and an internal battery. The attachment clip and lighting element positioned on the bottom side of the device housing for use to attach to an edge of the mailbox and illuminate the interior of the mailbox, respectively, and the solar panel positioned on the top side of the device housing where it can be exposed to the sky.

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Luminous shoe

A luminous shoe of the disclosure includes a sole and a light-emitting device located at the sole. The light-emitting device includes a control box, a controller located in the control box, and a light belt exposed out of the control box and electrically connected with the control box.
Terry Electroncs (s.z) Co., Ltd.

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Modular lighting, detection and control system for an industrial construction or vehicle service construction, and suspension rail and system modules therefore

The invention is directed at a modular lighting, detection and control system (1) for an industrial construction or a vehicle service construction comprising an assembly of one or more suspension rails (3) and one or more system modules (7), wherein the suspension rails (3) are arranged for receiving the system modules (7), and the system modules (7) are arranged for mounting thereof on the suspension rails (3) for suspending therefrom, and wherein the system is arranged conveying electric signals to and/or from the modules (7) via the suspension rails (3), said electric signals including a power signal for powering the system modules (7), wherein the system further comprises a low voltage power supply unit for providing the power signal, the power signal being a low voltage electrical power signal, and wherein for conveying the electric signals the suspension rails (3) comprise one or more conductor sections (12,13,14,15), wherein the conductor sections (12,13,14,15) are formed of a conductive material substantially comprising aluminum.. .
Triled Cvba

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Lighting apparatus

The present invention discloses a lighting apparatus which includes a body and a lighting assembly. The lighting assembly includes a mounting frame and a light-emitting body disposed thereon.

new patent

Low profile clamp

A luminaire includes a body including a lighting compartment and a bezel rim around at least a portion of a perimeter of the body. The luminaire also includes clamping plates that extend a length of the luminaire.
Cooper Technologies Company

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Lighting units with reflective elements

Apparatus and methods are described herein for lighting control. A lighting unit (100, 200, 300, 400, 500) may include a base (104, 204, 304, 404) adapted to be inserted into a socket (106, 206, 306) of a luminaire/lighting fixture.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

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Sky-dome lighting system

A lighting system comprises a chromatic reflective unit (606), and a light source (602), wherein the chromatic reflective unit (606) is shaped as a rotational paraboloid or a portion of a rotational paraboloid, and the light source (602) is positioned close to or at the paraboloid focal position.. .
Università Degli Studi Dell'insubria

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Server computing device lighting for maintenance

A light source unit may be disposed at a first posterior side location of a server computing device. The light source unit may be configured to at least provide lighting to a posterior side of the server computing device via one or more light emitting diodes.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Retrofit lighting assembly

A lighting assembly (100) adapted to be mounted in a lighting fixture is provided. The lighting assembly comprises at least four sidewall parts (110, 112, 114, 116), a fastening arrangement (122, 124) adapted to secure the sidewall parts to each other, and at least one light emitting element (130).
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

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Omni-directional lighting led bulb lamp

The present invention discloses an omni-directional lighting led bulb lamp, which comprises a led module, a power-driven unit electrically connected with the led module and a bulb intended for enclosing and sealing the led module. The led module comprises at least one led lamp panel, and the positive end and negative end of the led module are electrically connected with the power-driven unit through the conductive posts.
Dongguan Bright Led Ellectronics Ltd.

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Supertetrahedron phosphor for solid-state lighting

The invention provides a lighting unit (100) comprising a light source (10), configured to generate light source light (11) and a luminescent material (20), configured to convert at least part of the light source light (11) into luminescent material light (51), wherein the luminescent material (20) comprises a phosphor (40), wherein this phosphor comprises an alkaline earth aluminum nitride based material having a cubic crystal structure with t5 supertetrahedra, wherein the t5 supertetrahedra comprise at least al and n, and wherein the alkaline earth aluminum nitride based material further comprises a luminescent lanthanide incorporated therein.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

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Led structure and luminaire for continuous disinfection

A led structure, a lighting fixture and a method of providing white light illumination. The led structure comprises a substrate; a light emitting area defined on the substrate as a cavity; a first type of light emitting semiconductor source with bactericidal characteristics mounted in the cavity; a second type of light emitting semiconductor source mounted in the cavity with ability to excite the wavelength conversion material to generate white light; and a wavelength conversion material layer formed on top of the light emitting semiconductor sources.

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Illuminating drinking cup with audio playback

An illuminating sippy cup with audio playback for providing entertainment for a child and for improving the ability to locate it once misplaced. The illuminating sippy cup with audio playback is embodied as either a conventionally styled sippy cup with an electronics housing built in or as a conventional sippy cup with a discrete electronics housing attached to it.

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Aquarium housing for viewing aquatic life including systems and methods associated therewith

An aquarium structure for the housing and display of aquatic life, particularly jellyfish, adapted to provide a beneficial flow of fluid within it, such as a rising or suspending current. The aquarium structure includes a bottom surface, at least one sidewall, and a barrier disposed within in spaced apart relation to the bottom surface by a predetermined distance to form a gap therebetween.

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Plant illumination device and dark growth chambers

An improved method to produce artificial light for plant cultivation, an illumination device with a semiconductor light emission solution and device suited for plant cultivation in a greenhouse and/or dark growth chamber environment are described. The best mode is considered to be a lighting device with leds that produces an emission spectrum similar to the photosynthetically active radiation (par) spectrum in a dark growth chamber.
Valoya Oy

Method of controlling lightng devices

A method of controlling lighting devices (4) via input from a mobile device (1), involving the operations of:—upon movement of the mobile device, while being wirelessly connected with an influencing lighting device, obtaining movement direction data generated by the mobile device (1); and—providing the movement direction data for determining a next lighting device to be controlled.. .
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Security light with lifestyle solutions

A lifestyle lighting solution using microcontroller technology for controlling nighttime illumination is disclosed wherein the night time illumination is divided into two stages with the first stage being a high power illumination for a preset time period and the second stage being an energy saving/security illumination. The time period of the first stage high power illumination is managed by a virtual timer which is programmable and dynamically variable according to the home owners' living habits and needs.

Security lighting fixture

A lighting system includes a control unit for controlling brightness level of a light source based on a photosensor output signal and a motion sensor output signal. The control unit may increase the brightness level of the light source as ambient light level decreases, or decreases the brightness level as the ambient light level increases.
Hampton Products International Corporation

Circuit device, lighting device, and vehicle using the same

In a circuit device, a plurality of protection circuits are disposed between a plurality of first power supply connecting terminals and a first input terminal of a load circuit. A switching element of each of the plurality of protection circuits is connected between a first power supply connecting terminal and a first input terminal, and is turned on when a dc power supply is connected with a normal polarity to the first power supply connecting terminal.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Lighting system including a protection circuit, and corresponding protecting light sources from electrostatic discharges

Various embodiments may relate to a lighting system including a string of light sources connected in series between a first terminal and a second terminal, wherein at least one electrical contact of the string of light sources is accessible. The system further includes a protection circuit that protects the light sources from an electrostatic discharge applied to the electrical contact that is accessible.
Osram Gmbh

Solid-state lighting operable with compact fluorescent ballasts and ac mains

A light-emitting diode (led)-based solid-state lamp using an led driving circuit with an electric current control operates normally for a regulated power from either a compact fluorescent (cfl) electronic ballast or ac mains. The led driving circuit together with a matching circuit is configured to optimize resonant characteristics of the cfl electronic ballast used and enhance lamp compatibility without flickering, which in turn reduces possibility of overheating and fires due to incompatibility.
Lightel Technologies, Inc.

Light modulation controller, lighting system, and equipment instrument

A control circuit is configured to convert a dc voltage that is outputted from a dc power supply to a square wave voltage by switching the switching element according to a pwm signal having a duty ratio that corresponds to a light modulation level of the light source unit, and cause the square wave voltage to be outputted to the light source unit. The control circuit includes a voltage controller configured to control an operating voltage for operating the switching element such that at least one of a rising time and a falling time of a current that flows through the switching element is 1 microsecond or more..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Lighting device and luminaire

A lighting device includes: a signal converting circuit which receives a dimming signal that is a rectangular voltage signal, and converts the dimming signal to a dc voltage signal corresponding to a duty ratio of the dimming signal; and a power supply circuit which receives an ac voltage and outputs dc current having a current value corresponding to the dc voltage signal. The signal converting circuit includes a resistor-capacitor (rc) circuit which integrates a signal corresponding to the dimming signal by way of charging and discharging to produce the dc voltage signal, and a time constant of the rc circuit during charging is greater than a time constant of the rc circuit during discharging..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Lighting device and lighting fixture

The lighting device includes a converter circuit including a switching device, a first inductor, and a second inductor. The first inductor and the second inductor have winding directions such that a magnetic field of the first inductor and a magnetic field of the second inductor have a canceling effect on each other.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Power supply device and lighting fixture

The power supply device includes a converter including a pair of input terminals, a pair of output terminals, a transformer, a capacitor, and a switching device, and a controller for controlling the switching device. The capacitor is electrically connected between the pair of input terminals.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Laser local dimming for projectors and other lighting devices including cinema, entertainment systems, and displays

Light from an array of laser light sources are spread to cover the modulating face of a dmd or other modulator. The spread may be performed, for example, by a varying curvature array of lenslets, each laser light directed at one of the lenslets.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation



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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