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 Intelligent lighting system with predictive maintenance scheduling and  operation thereof patent thumbnailIntelligent lighting system with predictive maintenance scheduling and operation thereof
A lighting system which includes at least one controller which is configured to: obtain lighting logging information related to operation of a lighting system including a plurality of lamps from a lighting logging data portion; model lamp failures in the lighting system in accordance with the lighting logging information in the lighting system and maintenance cost, the model having a time range; predict failures in the lighting system at future times at least in part in accordance with the prediction model; form a graphical user interface (gui) which includes a graphical depiction of the model; and render the gui on a rendering device.. .
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


 Method for providing direct current to wireless dimmer, and apparatus and system therefor patent thumbnailMethod for providing direct current to wireless dimmer, and apparatus and system therefor
A wireless dimming apparatus operatively associated with a driving power apparatus operating with ac power includes a controller, a non-insulting type dc-dc converter for receiving dc power ac-dc converted by the driving power apparatus and converting the dc power into a predetermined operation voltage of the wireless dimming apparatus, a wireless communicator for demodulating an rf signal received through an installed antenna and transmitting the rf signal to the controller, a dimming circuit for receiving a predetermined lighting control signal corresponding to the demodulated rf signal from the controller and transmitting the predetermined lighting control signal to the driving power apparatus, and a dc power switch for supplying the operation voltage to the dimming circuit according to a predetermined control signal of the controller. Accordingly, the wireless dimming apparatus has a small size and high cost efficiency..
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


 Distributed electric lighting architecture for motor vehicle patent thumbnailDistributed electric lighting architecture for motor vehicle
An electric power supply system using a single converter of the boost type for supplying a plurality of lighting modules of a motor vehicle with electric voltage. Each module comprises a dedicated converter of the buck type in order to ensure the regulation of the electric current in such a way as to meet the needs of the light sources of the lighting module in question.
Valeo Vision


 Sound responsive lighting system patent thumbnailSound responsive lighting system
A lighting system adjustable in response to a musical sound input is provided, where the color properties of the lights and the intensity of the lights are varied according to the variation of the sound frequency and the volume. The sound frequency signal is correlated within a controller to a first light property setting; and the sound amplitude signal is correlated to a second light property setting.

 Two-level detection lighting fixture patent thumbnailTwo-level detection lighting fixture
The present invention provides a two-level detection lighting fixture, comprising: a lighting module, comprising a primary lamp and a secondary lamp; a detection module, comprising an environment detector for detecting an ambient light level and generating a first signal, and a human motion detector for detecting human motion within a predetermined area surrounding the lighting module and generating a second signal; and a control module for controlling the secondary lamp of the lighting module to turn on or off, receiving the first signal and the second signal generated by the detection module, and driving the primary lamp of the lighting module to turn on by using the first signal or the second signal. Conventional motion sensing lights have a common drawback that a light is only turned on when a person passes through the surrounding area of the light.
Test Rite International Company, Ltd.


 Linear solid-state lighting with galvanic isolation patent thumbnailLinear solid-state lighting with galvanic isolation
A linear light-emitting diode (led)-based solid-state lamp comprising an led driving circuit, led arrays, at least one pair of electrical contacts, and a controller, is used to replace a fluorescent tube or a conventional led tube lamp in an existing lamp fixture. The controller and the at least one pair of electrical contacts are configured to perform galvanic isolation between the controller and the led driving circuit connecting with led arrays.
Aleddra Inc.


 Low voltage lighting power supply systems and methods patent thumbnailLow voltage lighting power supply systems and methods
The present application discloses systems and methods for providing low voltage power for low voltage lighting sources, e.g., so-called landscape lighting. A low voltage lighting power supply includes an enclosure and a power circuit enclosed in the enclosure.
The L.d. Kichler Co.


 Emergency lighting driver with programmable output power patent thumbnailEmergency lighting driver with programmable output power
An emergency lighting driver (100, 200, 400) includes: a power translation circuit (120, 220, 421/423/425) which receives input power from an emergency power source (10) and supplies output power to a load (20); and a programmable control device (140, 240) which controls the power translation circuit in response to a voltage feedback signal and a current feedback signal to cause the output power supplied to the load to have a programmed power output profile (302, 304), wherein the programmed power output profile is a function of time, temperature, the type of energy source employed for the emergency power source, the amount of remaining energy stored in the emergency power source, and/or the occupancy of an area in which the emergency lighting driver is located.. .
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


 Led lighting module and lighting assembly having led lighting modules patent thumbnailLed lighting module and lighting assembly having led lighting modules
A led lighting module comprising a substrate and multiple led light sources housed on the substrate, the led light sources including: a phosphor-converted amber source; a phosphor-converted green source; a direct emission red source; a direct emission green source; a direct emission blue source; and a direct emission cyan source.. .
Clay Paky S.p.a.


 Systems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems patent thumbnailSystems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems
Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


Led lighting system

A system, in some embodiments, comprises: multiple light emitting diode (led) strings configurable in series or in parallel depending on a supply voltage provided in the system; and multiple current regulators, a different one of the multiple current regulators coupled to each of the multiple led strings and configured to regulate current passing through a respective led string, wherein at least one of the multiple current regulators is bypassed when the multiple led strings are configured in series.. .
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Solid-state lighting structure with light modulation control

A solid-state light source (ssls) with light modulation control is described. A ssls device can include a main p-n junction region configured for recombination of electron-hole pairs for light emission.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Led driver

The invention relates to an operating device (1) for operating lighting means, in particular leds, comprising: a potential-isolated clocked converter (3), having a transformer (t), which has a primary winding (n1) and a seconding winding (n2), and having a controllable switch (m1) arranged on the primary side, wherein the converter (3) can be supplied with a supply voltage converter (3); means (4) for directly or indirectly sensing the output voltage (vout); and a control unit (st) for controlling the switch (m1), wherein the secondary current (i2) through the secondary winding (n2) linearly drops, starting from a position value (i2max), which the switch (m1) is switched off, wherein the control unit (st) is designed to adaptively sense a discharge duration (tdischarge) between a switch-off of the switch (m1) and a subsequent drop in the secondary current (12) to zero in order to control the secondary current (i2).. .
Tridonic Gmbh & Co Kg

Systems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems

Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Primary side controlled led driver with ripple cancellation

Described herein are methods and circuits for improving the performance of an ac to dc power supply. The methods and circuits achieve high power factor (pf) at the ac side and at the same time, reduce or substantially eliminate ripple in the dc output power.
Queen's University At Kingston

Method and system for unsynchronized structured lighting

A system and method to capture the surface geometry a three-dimensional object in a scene using unsynchronized structured lighting is disclosed. The method and system includes a pattern projector configured and arranged to project a sequence of image patterns onto the scene at a pattern frame rate, a camera configured and arranged to capture a sequence of unsynchronized image patterns of the scene at an image capture rate, and a processor configured and arranged to synthesize a sequence of synchronized image frames from the unsynchronized image patterns of the scene.
Brown University

Optimizing drive schemes for multiple projector systems

Light projection systems and methods may comprise combining light from two or more projectors. Each projector may be controlled so that the combined light output of the projectors matches a target for the projected light.
Mtt Innovation Incorporated

Device with a camera and a screen

A device has a camera and a screen for displaying an image captured by the camera. A user specifies desired modification to an image displayed on the screen to produce a desired modified image.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Sensor nodes with multicast transmissions in lighting sensory network

An embodiment method for communicating data within a lighting sensory network may include configuring a first plurality of lighting nodes to operate as sensor nodes, configuring a second plurality of lighting nodes to operate as listening nodes, generating, by a sensor node using an encryption key, a sensor message associated with sensor data and including at least a timestamp, calculating an interval for transmitting the sensor message, wherein the interval is randomized and exponentially increasing, determining whether to transmit the sensor message based on the calculated interval, transmitting the sensor message in response to determining to transmit the sensor message based on the calculated interval, receiving, by a listening node, the sensor message at a listening node, determining whether the received sensor message is useful based on the timestamp and a predefined age threshold, and performing a lighting action in response to determining the received sensor message is useful. .
Sensity Systems Inc.

Information presenting method, server, and information presenting system

In an information presenting method, visible light including unique information, which is unique to a passenger carrier and specific to a location of the carrier, is emitted. The light is received in the passenger space and the unique information is obtained.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Panel board emergency lighting system

An emergency lighting system includes an electrical panel board having a phase layout that includes consecutively arranged phases wherein one or more pairs of consecutively arranged phases are of the same phase. A 2-pole branch circuit breaker may be electrically connected to a consecutive pair of same phases, and a 1-pole remotely-operated-relay may be electrically connected to one pole of the 2-pole branch circuit breaker.
Siemens Industry, Inc.

Light-emitting device and lighting device

A highly reliable light-emitting device which includes an organic el element and is lightweight is provided. The light-emitting device includes a first organic resin layer; a first glass layer over the first organic resin layer; a light-emitting element over the first glass layer; a second glass layer over the light-emitting element; and a second organic resin layer over the second glass layer.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Organic light emitting display device and lighting vehicles using the same

Discussed is an organic light emitting display device. The organic light emitting display device according to an embodiment includes a first emission part between a first electrode and a second electrode and a second emission part on the first emission part.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Phosphor converted white light emitting devices and photoluminescence compounds for general lighting and display backlighting

A phosphor converted white light emitting device comprises a solid-state light emitter (led) operable to generate blue light with a dominant wavelength in range 440 nm to 470 nm; yellow to green-emitting phosphor operable to generate light with a peak emission wavelength in a range 500 nm to 550 nm; and a red-emitting manganese-activated fluoride phosphor such a manganese-activated potassium hexafluorosilicate phosphor (k2sif6:mn4+). The yellow to green and red-emitting phosphors are incorporated as a mixture and dispersed throughout a light transmissive material with an index or refraction of 1.40 to 1.43.
Intematix Corporation

Light-emitting device package containing oxynitride-based phosphor and lighting apparatus containing same

An embodiment provides a light-emitting device package comprising: a first lead frame; a second lead frame; a light-emitting device electrically connected to the first lead frame and the second lead frame; a molding unit arranged to surround the light-emitting device; and an oxynitride-based phosphor represented by chemical formula lxmyoanbacbd:zr (1≦x≦3, 3≦y≦7, 0.001≦z≦1.0, 0≦a≦5, 0.1≦b≦9, 0.001≦c≦0.3, 0.001≦d≦0.3), and the light-emitting device package of the present embodiment can implement a white color light having excellent luminance and color rendering index.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Solid-state lighting structure with integrated short-circuit protection

A solid-state light source (ssls) with an integrated short-circuit protection approach is described. A device can include a ssls having an n-type semiconductor layer, a p-type semiconductor layer and a light generating structure formed there between.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Lighting device including a thermally conductive body and a semiconductor light emitting device

A lighting device including a body (10). The body (10) includes a mounting area (11) with a plurality of conductive pads (50, 52) and an elongate member (16) extending from the mounting area (11).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Semiconductor component, lighting device and producing a semiconductor component

The invention relates to a semiconductor component (1) comprising: a plurality of semiconductor chips (2), each having a semiconductor layer sequence (200) with an active region (20) for generating radiation; a radiation output side (10) that runs parallel to the active regions (20); a mounting side surface (11) which is provided for securing the semiconductor component, and which runs in a transverse or perpendicular direction to the radiation output side; a moulded body (4) which is shaped in places on the semiconductor chips, and which at least partially forms the mounting side surface; and a contact structure (50) which is arranged on the moulded body, and which connects at least two semiconductor chips of the plurality of semiconductor chips in an electrically conductive manner. The invention also relates to a lighting device (9) and to a method for producing a semiconductor component..
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh

Enhancement for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device..
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Display device

A display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a two dimensional matrix, wherein each of the pixels includes a plurality of sub-pixels, each of the sub-pixels includes a self-luminous layer. The display device includes a low-density region including low-density pixels each including a first number of the sub-pixels, a high-density region including high-density pixels each including a second number of the sub-pixels, wherein the second number is greater than the second number, and a lighting drive circuit configured to light up the self-luminous layer..
Japan Display Inc.

Pattern detection and location in a processed image

The present invention is a method of processing a video image in an electronic video processor including the steps of receiving an input image having an input field of view, generating a processed image from the input image, and having an output field of view smaller than the input field of view, searching for a predetermined pattern within the input image, providing an indication when the predetermined pattern is found in the input image, and zooming the processed image to the input field of view and highlighting the predetermined pattern in the processed image in response to the indication.. .
Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

Portable vehicle monitoring system

The invention is related to a portable vehicle monitoring system that is to be mounted on mobile objects such as police cars for security purposes and ambulances which have right of way; characterized in that it comprises a camera placed on the front right and front left and both sides of the system which enables the system to capture images and recognize faces, led lighting located around the cameras which are directed towards visual direction and which enable capturing of legible images even at night time police lights placed at the front and rear faces of the base which can flash on and off when necessary, an alarm control device, ethernet connection forming the network, a cooling device which eliminates the heat formed inside the apparatus, a control card which operates the police lights, modem which continuously provide wireless communication and a top cover which encloses the entire system.. .
Ekin Teknoloji Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi

System and mobile robot teleoperation

Example implementations include a system and method for remotely controlling the motion of a robot. In example implementations, the user is presented with a display having video from a camera on the robot augmented with abstract sensor data, and facilitates the user to draw motion path commands directly on the camera view.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Distributed building control system

An example of a building automation system utilizes intelligent system elements, some of which are lighting devices having light sources, and some of which are utility building control and automation elements. Some utility building control and automation elements include a controllable mechanism for use in control of some aspect of the building other than lighting.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Optic panel, led lighting system, and luminaire

An optic panel, an led lighting system including the optic panel, and a luminaire including the led lighting system are described. The optic panel includes an optic disposed within a cut out of a base plate, and one or more supports fixedly couple the optic with the base plate.
Kenall Manufacturing Company

Illuminating device

Disclosed is a lighting device which comprises: an optical member comprising a protruding optical pattern forming a gap with an adjacent layer; at least one light emitting unit inserted into the optical member; and a resin layer formed on the optical member and the at least one light emitting unit, whereby it is possible to obtain an effect that the shapes of light change depending on the viewing angle when viewing the light source by producing various protruding optical patterns, an effect that the whole thickness can be reduced, and an effect that the degree of design freedom can be enhanced when designing products thanks to an enhanced flexibility.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Lighting device for headlights with a phase modulator

There is provided a lighting device arranged to produce a controllable light beam for illuminating a scene. The device comprises an addressable spatial light modulator arranged to provide a selectable phase delay distribution to a beam of incident light.
Two Trees Photonics Limited

Illumination device and bio-information measurement device having the same

According to one embodiment, the illumination device includes a lighting unit and a control unit. The lighting unit emits light at the intensity to be emitted toward the region to be irradiated in a two-dimensional region of a measurement device.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Power distribution system for led lighting

A wiring and connection management system is disclosed. The system comprises a set of power distribution members that are attached to a substrate and are connected together, forming a power grid to distribute power across the substrate.
Elemental Led, Inc.

Light fixture comprising interchangeable lighting modules

The invention relates to a light fixture (1) comprising an elongated carrier element (5), a number of lighting modules (20), which can be detachably secured to the carrier element (5), and means for supplying power to the lighting module (20), said means comprising an operating device (100) and contacting means (40, 41) which are connected to said operating device (100) and to which the lighting modules (20) can be electrically connected. In said light fixture, the operating device (100) and the contacting means (40, 41) are arranged on a device carrier (50) that can be detachably secured to the carrier element (5)..
Zumtobel Lighting Gmbh

Dual-mode lighting fixture

An optical switch (14) is provided that switches between a wash mode and a beam mode. A set of two parallel lenticular lenses (16, 18) with the same focal length are separated by a first distance (24) and are configured to adopt a beam configuration and a wash configuration.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

System and controlling light output in a led luminaire

Described is a method for controlling the beam angle of individual lighting devices in luminaires, specifically to a method relating to providing the coordinated control of the beam spread of led modules in a wash light. The leds may be mounted in a plurality of modules.

Lighting apparatus

A lighting apparatus includes a light source unit having a light source portion configured to mount a light source thereon, and a light distribution angle adjusting means coupled to the light source portion and configured to change an irradiation range of the light source. The light distribution angle adjusting means includes a reflector provided with a spiral guide portion in a peripheral surface thereof and configured to reflect a light emitted from the light source, a movable body having an engaging portion configured to slidably engage the guide portion and a control portion configured to limit a direction of a movement to a rotation axis direction of the reflector, a support configured to support a movement of the movable body in the rotation axis direction of the reflector, and an optical component secured to the movable body and configured to change a light path of the light..
Minebea Co., Ltd.

Stage lighting optical system having spot and beam effects

The present invention relates to a stage lighting optical system including spot and beam effects simultaneously, comprising a light source assembly from which condensed light can be emitted, an object assembly, and a zoom lens assembly, which are located in a same primary optical axis direction. The light from said light source assembly is cast by the object assembly and the zoom lens assembly.
Guangzhou Haoyang Electronic Co., Ltd.

Submersible solar lighting system

The invention comprises a submersible solar lighting source, which incorporates photovoltaic panels, batteries, a lighting system and control in one and the same sealed, thin planar unit that allows illumination of the swimming pool during the night, and which has a slim design such that it can be adhered or fastened to the wall, steps or bottom of the swimming pool, allowing convenient wiring-free installation that does not interfere with the use of the pool.. .

Led lighting systems and methods of installation

A lighting system for a grid ceiling that includes a plurality of t-bar sections interconnected at an intersection region of the grid ceiling, and includes a lighting module and a connection module. The lighting module and connection module are constructed and arranged to be disposed proximate a first t-bar section of the plurality of t-bar sections and the intersection region of the grid ceiling, respectively.

Light fixture comprising a carrier element and detachably securable lighting module

The invention relates to a light fixture (1) comprising an elongated carrier element (5), at least one lighting module (20), which can be detachable secured to the carrier element (5), and means for supplying power to the lighting module (20), said means comprising contacts arranged on the carrier element (5) or on one of the device carriers (50) held by the carrier element (5). In said light fixture, spring contacts (41) constitute at least some of the contacts..
Zumtobel Lighting Gmbh

Methods and color mixing via angular light output modification

A method (1000) for far field illumination using modified optical elements that normalize the angular distribution of light of different colors. A lighting unit (400) includes a plurality of light sources (410) emitting light of different colors, where each of the light sources is associated with a respective optical element (470, 480, 490).
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

System and generating perceived white light

A system and method of generating perceived white light by laser. The system comprises a laser, a phosphoric substrate, and optionally a diffraction grating.
Parhelion Incorporated

Systems and methods for promoting biological responses in incubated eggs

A system and method to promote biological responses within incubated eggs using lighting devices within an incubation chamber. A light supporting device is installed within the incubation chamber in spaced relation to an incubation device housing a plurality of eggs.
Once Innovations, Inc.

Lighting device

A lighting device includes a heat sink including a first heat radiation part and a second heat radiation part, a light source module including a substrate disposed on the first heat radiation part of the heat sink, and a light emitting device disposed on the substrate; and a power supply unit which is disposed within the second heat radiation part of the heat sink and supplies power to the light source module.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Led bulb lamp

An led lamp bulb, comprising: an led lamp substrate (5) having at least one led light source (51) mounted thereon; and an electrical isolation assembly (6a) disposed on the led lamp substrate (5), wherein, the electrical isolation assembly (6a) electrically isolates the led lamp substrate's charged part from outside of the led lamp substrate (5). The led lamp bulb can protect user from contacting the charged part inside the lamp housing (7) when the led lamp bulb is broken and thereby avoid electric shock accidents.
Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd

Optical sensor, in particular for a cylinder, and application

A sensor (s) is provided for determining the stroke of the piston rod (6) of a fluid cylinder, particularly a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder. The sensor includes a lighting unit for illuminating a code applied on the surface of the piston rod and differing from said surface by color, a first camera unit with a first lens system for recording a first image of the illuminated code in a first scanning window, an evaluation unit for evaluating output signals of the first camera unit, and an interface for issuing the evaluated output signals as information regarding the position of the piston rod.
Weber-hydraulik Gmbh



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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