|| List of recent Lighting-related patents
| Combination controller|
The present invention is an interactive control device that combines both functions of lighting and temperature control in one device. The interactive control device includes a thermometer and has power connections compatible to the line voltage wiring (typically 110-120 vac) so that it may be connected to the electrical wiring in the same manner as a standard light switch.
| Video display with window opening|
A video display having a window opening includes a graphic display portion configured to display graphical indicia, one or more light sources, and a light guide. The light guide is configured to receive light from the one or more light sources and provide the light as backlighting to the graphic display portion.
| Method of treating spinal problems in humans|
A medical non-invasive treatment of humans for treating spinal disorders, such as spinal curvature, osteochondrosis, scoliosis, and other related problems. The treatment includes formation of stable synaptic connections in the patient's mind by means of forming patient's conditional reflexes to the ideal way of performing an exercise, as shown by the expert.
| Transmitter, receiver, and method|
A feature of the present invention pertains to a transmitter for transmitting data by video, the transmitter including a transmission data control unit that distributes the data to multiple colors constituting the video, and a display unit that converts the distributed data into a sequence of a predetermined color value with respect to each of the multiple colors and lighting the multiple colors in a communication area on a display in accordance with the sequence of the color value.. .
| Photographic synchronization optimization system and method|
A system and method for synchronizing a photographic lighting device to image acquisition by a camera using light emission profile information to position a light emission profile at a desired location in an image acquisition window. A light energy balance point of a light emission profile can be used to position the balance point at a desired location in an image acquisition window..
| Object detection apparatus|
An object detection apparatus mounted in a vehicle for detecting a target object in various changing environmental conditions. In the apparatus, a storage prestores plural image recognition dictionaries each describing reference data for the target object, and plural image recognition techniques each used to detect the target object from an input image with use of one of the plural image recognition dictionaries.
| Lighting module and lighting apparatus including the same|
Wherein at least one of the first and the second extension parts has an opening such that the driving driver is inserted into the first and the second extension parts.. .
| Led candle lamp with flame lighting effects|
A led candle lamp by controlling the coil to generate a magnetic attractive force to attract the magnet set, the translucent flame-shaped blade is vibrated when the emitted light of the led lamp is guided by the light guide tube toward the blame-shaped blade body of the translucent flame-shaped blade, causing flame lighting effects. Subject to the arrangement that two magnets of a magnet set are bonded together by an adhesive with the same magnet poles thereof abutted against each other, magnetic field lines can be compressed into a dish, enhancing the effects of magnetic attraction and oscillation of a translucent flame-shaped blade..
| Mounting device for a sanitary element|
A mounting device (26) for a sanitary element comprises a mounting frame (30) to hold the sanitary element and a lighting unit (b) connected to the mounting frame, which comprises a first optical means (1) having at least one light source (3) for providing a first glow of light (5) and at least one second optical means (2) having at least one light source (4) for providing a second glow of light (6), wherein the said glows of light (5, 6) can be output from the mounting device (26).. .
| Illuminated chromatic emblem assembly with micro leds|
An illuminated emblem assembly is provided that includes a power source, a backing member, and a light-producing assembly coupled to the power source and supported by the backing member. The light-producing assembly includes a plurality of light-emitting diode sources.
| 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, and a light emitting device disposed on the substrate; and a power supply unit which is disposed within the second heat radiation part and supplies power to the light source module. The second heat radiation part includes an inner portion receiving the power supply unit therewithin, an outer portion enclosing the inner portion, and a first receiver disposed between the inner portion and the outer portion.
| Led lighting device|
The present invention relates to an led lighting device comprising: a power case main body wherein one side is opened to form a receiving space inside, and a lamp terminal is provided to be electrically connected to a lamp socket on an end of the other side; a main body heat sink which surrounds a part or most of an outer circumference of the power case main body, and is combined to one side of the open power case main body; a plurality of lamp heat sinks which are protruded and combined to contact one side of the main body heat sink to conduct heat with the main body heat sink and forms a radiation structure around a central shaft formed according to a protruded direction; and a main led module which contacts and is combined to an outer side end in a radiation direction of the lamp heat sink to conduct the heat with the lamp heat sink.. .
| Ambient lighting jig assembly and method|
An ambient lighting jig assembly generally includes a support assembly, a trim panel, an insert panel, and a light source. The support assembly defines an inner support cavity.
| Light emitting diode light bulb and incandescent lamp conversion apparatus|
Apparatus and methods separate the functions of light emission, heat dissipation, and power conversion in led lighting. Doing so may facilitate cost-effective led lighting and enable the conversion of existing incandescent lamps to led service.
| Supplemental, backup or emergency lighting systems and methods|
A supplemental lighting system includes a charging circuit having a reference voltage for the charging circuit set through changes to reference resistances, and/or having an output voltage, current or power set through a connector configuration. In one example, a battery storage connector can be used to select a particular resistance for setting the reference voltage.
| Luminous water wall display|
A water display is described having a lighting array emanating light that travels through a wall. Water flows down the wall to vary the appearance of the light that shines through the wall.
| Strip lighting device|
A strip lighting device includes a main body having front and rear sides extending along a length of the main body. The front side is disposed towards a viewer of the device and the rear side includes a light scattering layer for scattering light from a source of illumination towards the viewer when the device is illuminated.
| Lighting structure of liquid crystal panel in gauge for vehicle|
A lighting structure of a liquid crystal panel in a gauge for a vehicle includes a dial, a pointer member, a liquid crystal display panel, a pointer, and a pointer illuminating light source. The lighting structure further includes an illuminating light dividing and output part, and a luminance adjusting part.
| Heterogeneous thermal interface|
An electronic apparatus, such as a lighting fixture, includes a substrate, an electronic device such as a chip-on-board light emitting diode and a thermal interface located between the substrate and the electronic device. The thermal interface includes at least two distinct materials, including a dielectric material and a thermally conductive material.
| Real-time measurement of relative position data and/or of geometrical dimensions of a moving body using optical measuring means|
A real-time measurement of relative position data and/or of geometrical dimensions of a moving body by lighting unit and a detector unit, wherein the moving body is movably guided relative to both of the units. Light beams are transmitted from the lighting unit towards the detector unit; the moving body protrudes between the lighting unit and the detector unit into the volume flooded by the light beams, so that the shadow border of the shadow thrown by the moving body extends over the detector unit.
| Display device, television device, and method of manufacturing display device|
A liquid crystal display device (a display device) 10 includes a liquid crystal panel (a display panel) 11 displaying an image, a backlight unit (a lighting unit) 12 irradiating light to the liquid crystal panel 11, a plurality of leds (light sources) 17 that are a light emission source of the backlight unit 12, and a led board 18 included in the backlight unit 12 and on which the leds 17 are mounted. The leds 17 are classified into at least three color regions 50 that are arranged in adjacent to each other in a cie 1931 chromaticity diagram based on chromaticity of emission light.
| Sensor lighting with image recording unit|
Disclosed herein is a sensor lighting which is installed in a building such as a dwelling. The sensor lighting according to the present invention is provided with an image recording unit that includes a sensor module, a camera module and a recording module.
| Low-power display and corresponding lighting apparatus and methods of operation|
A display (201) includes a light guide (314) defining a first major face (501), a second major face (502), and one or more edge surfaces (503,504). One or more light sources (315,316) are disposed along the one or more edge surfaces.
| System and method for calculation and display of performance driving information|
An electronic display comprises a graphical lap information display portion that comprises a lap time differential indicator and an illuminated portion. The lap time differential indicator is configured to display a differential time value.
| Programmable devices for alerting vehicles and pedestrians and methods of using the same|
Programmable devices and associated methods for alerting pedestrians and vehicle operators are provided. In accordance with various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, programmable devices for alerting pedestrians and vehicle operators are provided, the programmable device for alerting pedestrians and vehicle operators comprising: a housing having an attachment mechanism and an actuator disposed thereon, the attachment configured for engagement with a portion of a bicycle on a location proximate to at least one hand of a user while the user is in a riding position on the bicycle; a data input component disposed along the housing and configured to receive at least one audio file; a speaker in electrical communication with the data input and operably coupled with the actuator, the speaker configured to produce sound corresponding to the at least one audio file upon engagement of the actuator by the user; and at least one light source operably coupled with the actuator, the at least one light source configured to produce at least one lighting projection configuration upon engagement of the actuator by the user..
| Lighting control system and method for controlling the same|
A lighting control system and a method for controlling the same are provided. The lighting control system includes at least one lighting device transmitting a wireless communication signal having unique identification information and controlled by a received wireless communication signal, and a user terminal receiving the wireless communication signal transmitted from the at least one lighting device, sorting and registering the at least one lighting device according to a strength of the wireless communication signal transmitted from the at least one lighting device, and pairing the user terminal with the registered lighting device to control the lighting device.
| Bleeder circuit having current sense with edge detection|
A bleeder circuit for use in a power converter of a lighting system includes a current sense circuit coupled between first and second terminals of an input of a driver circuit to be coupled to drive a load. The current sense circuit is coupled to output a current sense signal in response to an input current through an input of the power converter coupled to the input of the driver circuit.
| Dynamic light emitting device (led) lighting control systems and related methods|
Dynamic light emitting device (led) lighting adjustment systems and related methods are disclosed. In one aspect, a method can receive, at an led lighting fixture, a lighting adjustment signal corresponding to a target lighting level and determine a delta value that represents a difference between a current lighting level of the led lighting fixture and the target lighting level and a step time value associated with the determined delta value.
| System for generating non-homogenous light and associated methods|
A lighting apparatus comprising a plurality of luminaires, each luminaire comprising a controller configured to operate the luminaire and positioned in communication with a computerized device. Each luminaire may be selectively operable to emit source light characterized by a dominant source light wavelength within a range from 390 nanometers to 750 nanometers.
| Intelligent lighting apparatus|
The present invention teaches self-contained lighting units which may be ac or dc powered, for example led bulbs, and wherein the operation of said lighting units may be configured by a user through touch events or gestures, or through the use of switches or buttons. For example, operational parameters such as colour of light emitted, colour temperature, light level and an auto-off period, amongst others, may be adjusted, and stored in nvm.
| Load control device having automatic setup for controlling capacitive and inductive loads|
A load control device, such as an led dimmer switch, for example, may be configured to automatically determine whether to provide a forward or reverse phase control signal to a load. As disclosed herein, such a load control device may provide a plurality of different control signals to the lighting load, for example, during an initial set-up procedure.
| Led lighting device using ballast|
An led lighting device using a ballast may be provided that includes: an led unit which includes at least one led device; a rectifier which rectifies a current power signal output from the ballast; and a current driving unit which receives an output current of the rectifier and controls the power which is transmitted from the ballast to the led unit. The current driving unit transmits current which has a magnitude greater than that of the output current of the rectifier to the led unit..
| Power conversion and control systems and methods for solid-state lighting|
A solid-state lighting system comprises a plurality of light-emitting devices (e.g., light-emitting diodes) and an alternating current to direct current (ac-dc) converter that converts ac power to dc power for powering the plurality of light-emitting devices. The ac-dc converter is configured to perform ac-dc conversion directly, without the need for or use of a bridge rectifier or step-down transformer.
| Power conversion apparatus and system for solid state lighting|
Exemplary embodiments provide for power conversion for solid state lighting coupled to a first switch, such as a dimmer switch. An exemplary apparatus includes a switching power supply and a first adaptive interface circuit.
| Dim to warm lighting module|
The present invention is a lighting module, in particular, a lighting module that emits warmer color light as it dims. The lighting module preferably has a dimmable power source and a printed circuit board having at least two series of leds.
| Led controlling circuit with high power factor and an led lighting device|
The present invention is suitable for an led controlling field, and provides an led controlling circuit with high power factor and an led lighting device. In the present invention, by using an led current controlling circuit with high power factor comprising a plurality of output current controlling modules, a resistor re and a reference voltage generating module, the led groups is driven accordingly in a piecewise manner to be on and a current flows through the led groups according to the input voltage of the led strip, without sampling the input voltage of the led strip by a sampling circuit and without increasing the number of high cost component, which increase the utilization of the led, the power factor of the whole led controlling circuit and the efficiency of the system, thereby solving the problem of low power factor and low efficiency system existing in the prior art..
| Lighting control method, computer program product and lighting control system|
According to an aspect of the invention, a lighting control method is conceived for controlling the illumination of a working area, wherein an rfid-enabled light sensor attached to said working area measures incident light on the working area, and wherein an rfid-enabled luminary periodically reads the measured incident light from said rfid-enabled light sensor and adapts its light level in dependence on the measured incident light, such that a predefined illumination level on the working area is maintained.. .
| Occupancy sensor with modular disconnect|
A system has a lighting fixture has a first connector electrically coupled to a power supply, the first connector being separately electrically coupled to a load, an occupancy sensor having a second connector adapted and configured to engage the first connector, the occupancy sensor being capable of detecting a presence of a person within a monitored space, the first and second connectors forming a disconnect for the lighting fixture, and a switch located in the occupancy sensor arranged to electrically couple the power supply and the load when the first connector is coupled to the second connector and when the occupancy sensor detected a person's presence within the monitored space.. .
| Sustainable outdoor lighting system for use in environmentally photo-sensitive area|
Provided herein are systems and methods for outdoor lighting, which generally include two or more light sources. One light source is a monochromatic light source producing a light with a peak wavelength of about 580 nm or above.
| Lighting system for accentuating regions of a layer and associated methods|
A lighting system for accenting a region of a target surface comprising a color matching engine, a plurality of light sources, a color capture device configured to measure light reflected by a target surface, and a computerized device configured to operate the plurality of light sources to emit an analysis light so as to be incident upon the target surface and identify a region of the target surface that reflects two or more wavelength ranges of light using a pattern recognition algorithm, defining a detected pattern having wavelength ranges. The color matching engine is configured to perform a matching operation that operates to determine dominant wavelength(s) of the wavelength ranges and polychromatic lights including or excluding dominant wavelength(s).
| System and method for occupancy sensing with enhanced functionality|
A system and method are disclosed for providing fail-safe operation of a lighting system. A lighting level detector is used to obtain a baseline lighting level for a low-intensity light.
| Lighting control system and method for controlling the same|
Lighting control systems and a method of control the same are provided. For example, the lighting control system includes at least one lighting device transmitting and receiving a wireless communication signal and controlled by a received wireless communication signal, a lighting device authentication code including unique identification information assigned to the lighting device, and a user terminal having an image recognition unit, the user terminal configured to recognize the lighting device authentication code using the image recognition unit, extract the unique identification information from the lighting device authentication code recognized by the image recognition unit, pair the user terminal with the lighting device based on the extracted unique identification information, and control the at least one lighting device..
| Method and system for controlling lighting operation|
The invention provides a method and system for controlling a streetlight lighting operation. The system includes a plurality of streetlights, pole controllers associated with one or more streetlights and segment controller for a set of streetlights.
| Devices and systems having ac led circuits and methods of driving the same|
A lighting device and system having at least one circuit, the circuit having at least two leds connected in series, parallel or anti-parallel configuration and at least one current limiting diode. The device or system may be driven with ac or dc power and may further include a sensor and polarity switching circuit to utilize all leds within the circuit when drive by dc power..
| Glare-reactive lighting apparatus|
A system includes at least one lighting device, e.g., at least one led luminaire, and a control circuit configured to control a spectral output produced by the at least one lighting device responsive to environmental information about an area illuminated by the at least one lighting device. The control circuit may be configured to control a color temperature of the illumination responsive to the environmental information.
| Solar-powered lighting device and charging system|
A freestanding solar-powered charging system includes a baseplate, a substantially vertical frame member having a first end and a second end, the first end coupled to and extending from the baseplate, one or more panels coupled to the second end of the vertical frame member, each of the panels having an upper surface with a photovoltaic cell, an energy storage device electrically coupled to the photovoltaic cell, and one or more electrical connectors supported by the vertical frame member and electrically coupled to the energy storage device, the electrical connectors configured to engage any one or more of a plurality of consumer electronic devices for charging the consumer electronic devices.. .
| Safety and construction trailer|
A safety trailer has semi-tractor hitches at both ends and a safety wall that is fixed to one side of the trailer. That side, however, can be changed to the right or left side of the road, depending on the end to which the truck attaches.
| Semiconductor light device including a lens having a light deflection structure|
A semiconductor lighting device may include at least one semiconductor light source and a lens, wherein the lens has a light entrance surface at the underside, said light entrance surface facing the at least one semiconductor light source, and a light exit surface at the top side, the light entrance surface has a light deflection structure in the form of a tir structure, at which entering light can be deflected in the direction of the light exit surface by means of total internal reflection, and the lens is fitted to the semiconductor lighting device in a detachable fashion.. .
| Led lighting systems with phosphor subassemblies, and/or methods of making the same|
Certain example embodiments relate to improved lighting systems and/or methods of making the same. In certain example embodiments, a lighting system includes a glass substrate with one or more apertures.
| Light emitting device and lighting device including same|
A light emitting device includes a base that has an element mounting surface, a light emitting element that is mounted on the element mounting surface and that has maximum light intensity in a directly upward direction, and a coating member that contains a fluorescent body that is excited by light from the light emitting element, and that is constituted by a single layer that coats an upper part of the light emitting element. The fluorescent body exists at a position other than directly above the light emitting element..
| Lighting device, backlight module and illumination module|
Various examples of a lighting device, backlight module and illumination module are described. A lighting device includes a carrier component, an led chip, a thermistor, and a plurality of metal wires.
| Organic electronic device for lighting|
There is provided an organic electronic device including an anode, a hole transport layer, an emissive layer, an electron transport layer, and a cathode. The emissive layer includes at least one first electroluminescent material and the electron transport layer includes at least one electron transport material and at least one second electroluminescent material.
| Organic electroluminescent element, compound, and light emitting device, display device and lighting system, using said element|
Wherein q, ar, l, and n are as defined in the application.. .
| Method of evaluating luminance of light source and lighting apparatus|
Embodiments provide a method of evaluating luminance of a light source, including acquiring first data including a plurality of luminance values by measuring luminance of the light source, converting the first data into second data corresponding to a plurality of unit cells, acquiring a moving average of the second data, and acquiring a ripple factor. The ripple factor is represented by (draw-ma)/ma, where draw is the second data and ma is the moving average..
| Interactive entertainment apparatus and system and a method of interacting with water to provide audio, visual, olfactory, gustatory or tactile effect|
An interactive entertainment apparatus and system and a method of interacting with water to provide audio, visual, olfactory, gustatory and/or tactile effects are provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus and system comprise one or more imagery multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output device(s), one or more sound multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output device(s); one or more camera and/or motion multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications input device(s); one or more nozzle assemblies for spraying and/or emitting liquid and/or vapour and/or gas that can produce lively and entertaining liquid and/or vapour and/or gas screen and/or middle drop(s)/screen(s)and/or other arena-like and/or skyscreen-like arrangement(s) located at or near the centre(s) or focal zone(s) of the theatrical arrangement(s) for the entertainment apparatus and system, on to which liquid and/or vapour and/or gas screen and/or contour arrangement(s) can be projected and/or augmented by harmonized and/or sychronized light and/or laser source for entertaining lighting and/or laser shows; one or more sound generating and/or broadcasting device(s); one or more light and/or laser source(s); one or more tactile stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output device(s) and/or one or more heating and/or cooling device(s) adapted to provide a tactile sensation of three-dimensional movement(s), motion(s) and/or tilting and/or temperature alteration(s) or variation(s); one or more olfactory stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output device(s); one or more gustatory stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output device(s), according to the occurrence of one or more events (random, reconfigurable and/or pre-set) and/or the multilevel channel communications input from one or more user-interface device(s), when activated automatically or on the demand(s), option(s) and/or desire(s) of the user(s); one or more device(s) modulator and/or controller which modulates and/or controls one or more of the above devices and/or one or more parameters of the features of the invention; and one or more interactive microprocessing, computing and/or data-transmission system(s) and/or device(s) to capture, animate, digitize, vary, modify and co-ordinate light emissions, sound or musical note and/or tune broadcasting, tactile stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output, olfactory stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output, gustatory stimulus multilevel channel communications input and/or multilevel channel communications output, and/or dancing water trajectories with random, reconfigurable and/or pre-set motions and/or sound multilevel channel communications inputs and/or multilevel channel communications output, produced and/or caused by and/or through interaction of human, animal and/or objects, into control multilevel channel communications inputs, data and/or signals delivered automatically or on the demand(s), option(s) and/or desire(s) of the user(s) to one or more device controllers for controlling the trajectory(ies) of liquid and/or vapour and/or gas emitted from the nozzle assembly(ies), the sound generating and/or broadcasting, the mood, soft or hard lighting changes and/or laser renditions to produce life-like, integrated, artistic and featured entertaining performances automatically or on the demand(s), option(s) and/or desire(s) of the user(s)..