|| List of recent Lighting-related patents
|Image capture and lighting apparatus|
An apparatus for use in analysing microbial growth on a solid culture medium in a culture plate, the apparatus including an image capture device, a support for supporting the culture plate for the image capture device to capture an image of the solid culture medium and any microbial growth, a ring light between the image capture device and the support, for diffusely illuminating one side of the culture plate, and a frame for positioning the image capture device, support and ring light relative to each other.. .
|Adjustable system for supporting a structure using a pile|
The subject matter disclosed pertains to an adjustable system for supporting a structure using a pile. The system has a pile with a helical flighting.
|Recording apparatus, its control method and program, and imaging apparatus having the recording apparatus|
A imaging apparatus controls a lighting unit such that when the first recording medium is selected, the lighting unit is turned into a state different from a predetermined state in a state where recording into the first recording medium is stopped while recording into the second recording medium, and turned into the predetermined state in accordance with a recording start instruction of the first recording medium during recording into the second recording medium, and when the second recording medium is selected, the lighting unit is turned into the state different from the predetermined state in a state where recording into the second recording medium is stopped on recording into the first recording medium, and turned into the predetermined state in accordance with the recording start instruction of the second recording medium during recording into the first recording medium.. .
|Lighting device for a motor vehicle|
A lighting device for a motor vehicle, includes a light guide for total-reflective guiding of light along a direction of light propagation. The light originates from at least one light source and can be coupled-in via at least one coupling surface on one end face of the light guide.
A stroller light or headlight that attaches to the front of the stroller for lighting the path ahead of the stroller and for making the stroller more visible to people at night.. .
|Optical module with common part reference for motor vehicle lighting and/or signalling|
Application to motor vehicles.. .
|Optical system for an illumination device for vehicles|
An optical system for an illumination device for vehicles includes at least one light unit for generating a lighting function, semi-transparent mirrored surfaces, and reflective mirrored surfaces, characterized in that the reflective mirrored surfaces and the semi-transparent mirrored surfaces are oriented in the direction of a main direction of emission such that the sub light beam emitted by the light guiding element can be guided in the direction of the main direction of emission.. .
|Extruded light pipe carrier|
A lighting apparatus for a vehicle includes a light source and a light pipe. The light pipe has a first end coupled with the light source, a second end, and a side surface extending between the first and second ends for radially emitting light.
|Lighting device for a motor vehicle|
A lighting device for a motor vehicle includes one or more lighting units, herein during operation a respective lighting unit generates a point-shaped light source via laser light. In addition, optical device is configured and arranged with respect to the lighting unit or lighting units in such a way that a predetermined distribution of light composed of the light of the point-shaped light source is generated after it passes through the optical device..
|Led flat lighting device|
The present invention relates to an led flat lighting device which facilitates heat emission, while being used in a small and medium imaging device for taking a picture or an image, and which is also formed into a thin and small size. The led flat lighting device includes an led module which emits light toward the front side; a flat-shaped first housing which is spaced apart from the led module so as to form a convection part for discharging heat generated from the led module; a fixing member which couples the led module and the first housing to each other; and a circuit board which controls the led module and which is installed at the first housing spaced apart from the led module so that the convection part is interposed therebetween..
|Diffusion globe led lighting device|
Disclosed is a lighting fixture that provides approximately even illumination across a planar surface. Also enclosed is an led light for producing the same.
|Led lighting device|
A led lighting device comprises a lampshade, a thin aluminum heat dissipating plate, and a led lighting component. The lampshade has an opening portion.
|Triplet-triplet annihilation up-conversation for display and lighting applications|
Novel devices comprising a layer including compounds that are capable of triplet triplet annihilation up conversation (tta-uc) and techniques for operating the same are provided. In particular, the up-conversation layer absorbs light emitted by the oled device and emits up-converted light with shorter wavelength in response.
|Led light source|
Proposed is a lighting module 100 and an illumination device 200 comprising such a module. The lighting module comprises an array of leds 120 mounted on a substrate 110 and an optical structure 130 encompassing the led array for approximating in operation the led array as a single homogeneous light source.
|Smart led light device with light color automatically changeable|
A smart led lighting device with light color automatically changeable comprises a led lighting component, a driving motor, and a rotary light filtering member. The led lighting component has a light emitting surface.
|Led lighting device and method for making the same|
An led lighting device and a method for making the led lighting device are provided. A pcb board is configured over a cooling substrate provided on top of a metallic heat-dissipation lamp cup.
|Lighting device and lighting method|
A lighting device comprising first and second groups of solid state light emitters, which emit light having peak wavelength in ranges of from 430 nm to 480 nm, and first and second groups of lumiphors which emit light having dominant wavelength in the range of from 555 nm to 585 nm. In some embodiments, if current is supplied to a power line, a combination of (1) light exiting the lighting device which was emitted by the first group of emitters, and (2) light exiting the lighting device which was emitted by the first group of lumiphors would have a correlated color temperature which differs by at least 50 k from a correlated color temperature which would be emitted by a combination of (3) light exiting the lighting device which was emitted by the second group of emitters, and (4) light exiting the lighting device which was emitted by the second group of lumiphors..
|Led track lighting|
A light member includes a housing having a top side and a bottom side. The top side faces away from a space to be lit, and the bottom side faces the space to be lit.
|Linear led lamp tube with internal driver and interconnect to line voltage and methods of installing the same|
In various embodiments, a light emitting diode (led) lamp tube is provided along with a method of installing the led tube lamp into a lighting fixture. In various embodiments, the led tube lamp comprises: a tube; at least one led positioned within the tube; a driver circuit positioned within the tube, the driver circuit comprising a set of electrical connecting wires; and a passage formed through at least a portion of the tube, the passage configured to receive there-through the set of electrical connecting wires.
|Linear led lamp tube with internal driver and two- or three-prong polarized plug and methods of installing the same|
In various embodiments, a light emitting diode (led) tube lamp is provided along with a method of installing the led tube lamp into a lighting fixture. In various embodiments, the led tube lamp comprises: a tube; at least one led positioned within the tube; and a passage formed through at least a portion of the tube, the passage configured to receive there-through a set of electrical connecting wires, wherein a first end of the electrical connecting wires comprises at least one of a two- or three-prong polarized plug.
|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.
|Modular led lighting system|
This disclosure relates to led based lighting systems, such as surface mounted lighting systems and lighting systems that can connected to an existing grid structure. These lighting systems can be utilized in many settings, for example, as primary lighting systems for a commercial building and for retrofit lighting improvement purposes.
|Low voltage power supply for a merchandise display system|
A merchandise display system may include a low voltage power assembly may comprise a track that includes one or more conductive rods and one or more mechanical connections, wherein the track is powered from a power source; and a power connector assembly that connects to the track, wherein the one or more conductive rods connect to the power assembly providing a power connection, and further wherein the one or more mechanical connections connect to the power assembly providing a mechanical connection. The power connector assembly may be configured to provide low voltage power through the track to a low voltage power device.
|Helmet lighting system|
A helmet including a lighting system integrated into said helmet, the lighting system comprising a first layer; light emitting means mounted to said first layer; controller means mounted to said first layer for controlling said light emitting means; wiring means for linking said light emitting means to said controller means; a second layer fixably attached to said first layer thereby providing an area between said first and second layer for said light emitting means, controller means, and wiring means; power means fixably attached to said second layer for powering said controller and light emitting means; and operating means functionally linked to said controller means for operating said controller means. The application also discloses lighting system contained in a shell that that can be attached to an existing helmet.
|Led lamp with uniform omnidirectional light intensity output|
A light emitting apparatus comprises: an led-based light source; a spherical, spheroidal, or toroidal diffuser generating a lambertian light intensity distribution output at any point on the diffuser surface responsive to illumination inside the diffuser; and a base including a base connector. The led based light source, the diffuser, and the base are secured together as a unitary led lamp installable in a lighting socket by connecting the base connector with the lighting socket.
A lighting device may be provided that includes a housing; a coupling member coupled to the housing; a reflector disposed between the housing and the coupling member; a light source unit connected to the coupling member; and an optical member connected to the light source unit, wherein the optical member transmits a part of light emitted from the light source unit and reflects the other part of the light to the reflector.. .
|Multi-color in-dash lighting system for changing vehicle backlighting|
A vehicle interior lighting system for enabling a driver to control the intensity and color of interior lighting is presented. The system includes a controller that controls the color and intensity of interior lighting, a selector control that switches color and intensity controls to various groups of interior lights (such as instrument lights, indicator light), a color that controls light color and an intensity control that controls light intensity.
|Laser based display method and system|
The present invention is directed to display technologies. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide projection display systems where one or more laser diodes are used as a light source for illustrating images.
|Image pick-up device and pos system including the same|
An image pick-up device which photographs an object to generate an image signal representing the object, including: a housing including an opening; a transparent plate which covers the opening; an image detector arranged in the housing; an optical lens forming an image of the object on the image detector through the transparent plate; a lighting device arranged in the housing and placed both in an inner area in which an imaging area outside the housing is folded into the housing with reference to one surface of the transparent plate, and in an outer area of the imaging area; and an optical-path modifying element which causes an optical path of the light to be refracted such that the light is emitted from a virtual image of the lighting device, the virtual image being placed outside the inner area.. .
|Empty bottle inspection|
An inspection device for monitoring bottles includes a lighting unit, a color-sensitive camera, and a control-and-evaluation unit. The lighting unit is arranged above a transport path of bottles to be examined and has a light-source circuit-board having light sources that emit light having a light-source color.
|Method of controlling color lighting in vision system|
A method of controlling color lighting in a vision system is provided which is capable of rapidly searching for a voltage value which allows an optimal product image to be obtained in a vision system including a plurality of lightings. In accordance with an embodiment, a voltage value allowing an optimal product image to be obtained can rapidly searched for in a vision system including a plurality of lightings..
|Operating state warning device|
An operating state warning device (1) for visually and/or audibly indicating at least one operating state or, respectively, a number of different operating states of a technical device such as a machine, an installation, a vehicle or the like having at least one visual and/or audible warning element (2), wherein at least one adjusting unit (4) for setting and/or adapting at least one operating parameter of the warning element (2) such as lighting color, color intensity, luminous image, volume, melody, tone sequence or the like is provided, wherein the adjusting unit (4) comprises at least one interface (6, 16) for receiving setting information of the operating parameter, is proposed for improving the configuration or the setting of such devices. According to the invention, this is achieved by the fact that the interface (16) of the adjusting unit (4) is designed as a wave receiver (6) for receiving waves as wireless setting information of the operating parameters.
|System and method for controlling solar cell lighting apparatus|
The control system according to the present disclosure integratedly manages a plurality of solar cell lighting apparatuses, each solar cell lighting apparatus including a light emitting source to emit light by a discharge power of a secondary battery and a control unit to adjust a magnitude of the discharge power, and includes a main control unit to collect charge capacity information of each of the secondary batteries included in the plurality of solar cell lighting apparatuses from the control unit of each of the plurality of solar cell lighting apparatuses, determine at least one solar cell lighting apparatus needed to control a light intensity based on the charge capacity collected from the secondary batteries, and output a light intensity control signal to the control unit of the determined solar cell lighting apparatus, to achieve charge capacity balancing of the secondary batteries.. .
|Method of operating switch mode power converters, and controllers and lighting systems using such a method|
A method is disclosed of operating a controller for a switch mode power converter and having connection pins, the method comprising a mode-setting phase and an operational phase and comprising: in the mode-setting phase: polling connection pins to sense the presence and/or magnitude of a respective relatively high impedance connected between a respective connection pin and a predetermined electrical potential, and/or other connection pins to sense the presence and/or magnitude of a respective further impedance connected between the respective connection pin and a predetermined electrical potential, and selecting an operational mode from a plurality of possible operational modes; and in the operational phase: operating in the selected operational mode, comprising providing a respective drive signal having a relatively low output impedance from each of the first group of connection pins; and measuring a sense voltage on each of the second group of connection pins.. .
|Devices, systems, architectures, and methods for lighting and other building control applications|
The present invention provides, among other things, a reconfigurable, lighting and building control system. The system includes an area controller designed as a removable panel ceiling panel replacement positioned in or proximate an area being controlled.
|Gesture based lighting control|
Various gestures, or aspects of the situation, such as location, attitude and/or movement, of a handheld controller are used to control various parameters of lighting, such as brightness or color.. .
|Solid-state lighting apparatus for use with florescent ballasts|
A lighting apparatus includes a solid-state lighting circuit, at least one ballast connection port and at least one low-frequency blocking impedance coupling the at least one ballast connection port to the solid-state lighting circuit. In some embodiments, the at least one low-frequency blocking impedance may be configured to block a dc offset.
|Light-emitting diode tube|
A light-emitting diode (led) tube is applied to a lamp holder with a ballast, and has a lighting module, a first control module and a second control module connected to two ends of the lighting module, and a harmonic elimination module connected to the first and second control modules and parallelly connected to the lighting module. Each of the first control module and the second control module has a simulation circuit unit and a rectification unit.
|Wireless lighting system|
A wireless lighting system, which contains one or more sensor devices and one or more lighting clients. The sensor devices detect actionable events such as movement in a monitored zone and are capable of transmitting a message which is received by the lighting clients.
|Photo sensor-integrated tubular light emitting apparatus and lighting system using the same|
A photo sensor-integrated tubular light emitting apparatus includes a cylindrical cover unit, a light-emitting module and a pair of sockets. The cylindrical cover unit includes a heat dissipation member and a cover.
|Electric light and daylight control system with a dual-mode light sendor|
An electric light and external light control system for a space with a dual-mode light sensor is proposed. The dual-mode light sensor (106) measures and computes the amount of external light and electrical light incident on its sensing surface.
|Light emitting device (led) light fixture control systems and related methods|
Light emitting device (led) light fixture control systems and related methods are disclosed. A system and method in one aspect can include at least one led configured to emit light at an illumination output level and at least one light sensor configured to measure the illumination output level of light emitted by the led.
|Lighting control apparatus, lighting control system and lighting control method|
The lighting control apparatus has a memory unit, an operation input unit and a control unit. The memory unit stores an outer frame and addresses of luminaires and operating devices.
|Motion sensing dock lighting systems|
Motion sensing dock lighting systems are disclosed. An example lighting system for use at a loading dock where a material handling device is used to load or unload a vehicle parked at the loading dock includes a motion sensing system to be spaced apart from the material handling device.
|Driver assembly and method for detecting an error condition of a lighting unit|
A driver assembly (100) for a lighting unit (230) comprises a control unit (110). The lighting unit (230) comprises a plurality of strands (240, 250, 260), wherein each strand comprises a series circuit (242, 252, 262) of light-emitting diodes and a current source (243, 253, 263) with a first and a second terminal (246, 256, 266), and wherein the series circuit (242, 252, 262) of diodes is connected between a supply voltage input (231) of the lighting unit (230) and the first terminal of the current source (243, 253, 263) and the second terminal (246, 256, 266) of the current source is connected to a reference potential terminal via a resistor (245, 255, 265).
|Lighting device and lighting fixture|
The lighting device according to the present invention includes: a power source configured to supply power to a light source having a plurality of regions; a plurality of cooling devices arranged corresponding to the plurality of regions to cool the plurality of regions, respectively; and a cooling control circuit configured to control the plurality of cooling devices. The cooling control circuit includes: a plurality of output circuits configured to supply drive voltages to the plurality of cooling devices by use of power from the power source to drive the plurality of cooling devices, respectively; a plurality of temperature measurement circuits configured to respectively measure temperatures of the plurality of regions; and an output control circuit configured to regulate the drive voltages respectively supplied from the plurality of output circuits based on the temperatures respectively measured by the plurality of temperature measurement circuits..
|Lighting device and lighting fixture|
The lighting device of the present invention includes: a power source configured to supply power to a plurality of light sources; and a cooling control circuit configured to control a plurality of cooling devices for respectively cooling the plurality of light sources. The cooling control circuit includes a power supply circuit, a plurality of output circuits, a plurality of temperature measurement circuits, and an output control circuit.
|System and method for providing auxiliary power by regeneration power management in mobile mining equipment|
A method for operating an ultracapacitor system used in a mining excavator powered by an power source. The method includes detecting whether a power from the power source is present.
|Substrate for organic electronic device|
The present application relates to a substrate for an organic electronic device, an organic electronic device, a method of preparing the substrate or the device, and a lighting apparatus. The substrate for an organic electronic device of the present application may, for example, be used to fabricate an organic electronic device, to which foreign substances such as moisture and oxygen are not permeated, and which has enhanced durability and superior light extraction efficiency.
A security barcode is made up of modules that include optical disrupters that are too small to be deliberately placed in precise positions. The barcode is authenticated by a simple webcam including three-dimensional positioning means co-operating with a recognizable graphic structure referred to as a “marker”.
|Shelf power system|
A shelf lighting system, which includes a shelf power system, is herein disclosed. The shelf power system has a power track and a connecting plug.
|Image pick-up device and pos system including the same|
An image pick-up device, which photographs an object to generate an image signal, including: an opening formed to pass light therethrough; a transparent plate which covers the opening; an image detector arranged to generate the image signal; an optical lens forming an image of the object on the image detector through the transparent plate when the object is positioned in an imaging area; a lighting device arranged to illuminate the object and is placed both in an inner area in which the imaging area outside the housing is folded into the housing with reference to the transparent plate, and in an outer area of the imaging area in the housing; and an optical-path modifying element which modifies an optical path of a potential stray light.. .
|Handbag insert assembly and method|
A handbag insert assembly and method for using is disclosed. The insert is constructed from lightweight durable water resistant material that is transparent enough to allow a user to easily view stored within without have to access the interior of the insert.
|Multi-function medical room system|
A multi-function medical room having components, such as a treatment table, a lighting assembly, a power facility, a cleaning system, and a mobile dental unit, that may be configured in component sets housed within the room enclosure. Each component set may support the unique practice requirements of a medical discipline, the components sets including at least one component specifically applicable to the particular medical discipline, along with other components in common with those of component sets that support the practice of other medical disciplines.
|Integrated aquaponic aquarium system|
An inexpensive, complete integrated aquaponic aquarium system that uses air pressure to pump water and waste from the bottom of an aquarium into a planter where terrestrial plants are grown. Included in this system is an aquarium lighting system, unique undergravel funnel filter system, grow lights, aquarium heater, and a power regulation system that turns the grow light on and off in regular intervals..