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Lighting control device and method

Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Lighting control device and method

Apparatus and method for controlling zigbee wireless lighting

Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Apparatus and method for controlling zigbee wireless lighting

Apparatus and method for controlling zigbee wireless lighting

Airbus Operations

Lighting system and method for controlling a lighting system


Date/App# patent app List of recent Lighting-related patents
08/27/15
20150245452 
 Power-saving lighting apparatus patent thumbnailPower-saving lighting apparatus
A power-saving lighting apparatus is provided, and includes at least one light source, at least one driver, a controller and a memory. The driver is coupled with the light source.
Star-reach Corp.


08/27/15
20150245451 
 Lighting control device and method patent thumbnailLighting control device and method
A lighting control device and method are disclosed herein. The lighting control device includes a control unit and a control request unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/27/15
20150245450 
 Apparatus and  controlling zigbee wireless lighting patent thumbnailApparatus and controlling zigbee wireless lighting
A method and apparatus for controlling zigbee wireless lighting are disclosed. The apparatus for controlling zigbee wireless lighting includes an address management unit, a packet conversion unit, and a client unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/27/15
20150245449 
 Lighting system  and  controlling a lighting system patent thumbnailLighting system and controlling a lighting system
A lighting system includes at least one illumination device having a luminaire and a luminaire controller configured to control the operational state of the luminaire according to lighting control data, and a lighting controller configured to transmit the lighting control data to at least one illumination device. The lighting controller is configured to pre-format the lighting control data for the at least one illumination device in one or more color space representation matrices having matrix entries corresponding to color space representation values for the luminaire.
Airbus Operations Gmbh


08/27/15
20150245448 
 Encoded light-activated illumination patent thumbnailEncoded light-activated illumination
A method for controlling detached lighting units uses source light of a capable flashlight to communicate information. The capable flashlight encodes an id tag in modulated light, and the detached lighting units recognize the specific id tag and responds, for example by activating and creating illumination.

08/27/15
20150245446 
 Lighting  controlling lighting apparatus using ambient light levels patent thumbnailLighting controlling lighting apparatus using ambient light levels
The present invention is directed to lighting apparatus and methods for controlling lighting apparatus using ambient light levels. A controller within a lighting apparatus is used to activate and deactivate one or more light radiating devices within a duty cycle.
Arkalumen Inc.


08/27/15
20150245445 
 Method of self-calibrating a lighting device and a lighting device performing the method patent thumbnailMethod of self-calibrating a lighting device and a lighting device performing the method
A method of self-calibrating a lighting device, comprising: monitoring a calibration area, which encompasses at least a part of an area being illuminable by the lighting device; and calibrating the light output settings of the lighting device. The monitoring operation includes repeating: detecting any relevant change, out of a set of relevant changes comprising at least a light intensity change, in the calibration area during a monitoring time, while keeping the light output of the lighting device constant; and determining an amount of change within the monitoring time; until the amount of change is below a limit value.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/27/15
20150245442 
 Low-flickerlight-emitting diode lighting device having multiple driving stages patent thumbnailLow-flickerlight-emitting diode lighting device having multiple driving stages
An led lighting device includes multiple luminescent devices driven by a rectified ac voltage. The multiple luminescent devices are turned on flexibly in a multi-stage driving scheme using multiple current control units.
Iml International


08/27/15
20150245441 
 High-efficiency, wide dynamic range dimming for solid-state lighting patent thumbnailHigh-efficiency, wide dynamic range dimming for solid-state lighting
A solid-state lighting system includes a light-emitting device connected in series with a variable dim setting resistor, an adjustable regulator, and a current sensor disposed in a feedback loop between an adjust input of the adjustable regulator and the variable dim setting resistor. The voltage dropped across the variable dim setting resistor is forced to remain constant irrespective of the resistance setting of the dim setting resistor.

08/27/15
20150245440 
 Active flicker cancellation in lighting systems patent thumbnailActive flicker cancellation in lighting systems
Compensating for disturbances in light output by a light source includes sensing light output by a light source and generating a light-sense signal based thereon, detecting a disturbance in the light-sense signal, and generating an output signal to compensate for the disturbance. An led is driven in accordance with the periodic output signal to thereby compensate for the periodic disturbance..

08/27/15
20150245433 

Dimming and voltage protection solid-state lighting


A solid-state lighting (ssl) system includes a light-emitting device (led) driver, an led or plurality of leds, a transistor connected in series with the led or plurality of leds, and a current source that is connected in parallel with the transistor. The led driver generates a drive signal, which controls the transistor and the current that flows through the led or plurality of leds and the transistor.

08/27/15
20150245432 

Led lighting apparatus


An led lighting apparatus includes a dc power source vin, a series circuit connected to both ends of the dc power source and including an led, an inductor l1, a switching element q1, and a current detecting resistor r1, a regenerative diode d1 connected in parallel with a series circuit of the led and inductor, a capacitor c2 to be charged and discharged according to a differential current between a current passing when the switching element is on and a predetermined constant current, and a pwm control circuit 11 that carries out on/off control of the switching element and pwm control based on a voltage of the capacitor to keep a current average value in each on period of the switching element constant.. .
Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150245427 

Led driving apparatus and driving continuously driving led


Disclosed herein are a light emitting diode (led) driving apparatus and driving method for continuously driving an led. According to the present invention, an led driving apparatus and driving method for continuously driving an led capable of compensating for a light output of an led lighting using an energy chargeable and dischargeable element and/or circuit are proposed..
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150245043 

Display-side adaptive video processing


Adaptive video processing for a target display panel may be implemented in or by a decoding/display pipeline associated with the target display panel. The adaptive video processing methods may take into account video content, display characteristics, and environmental conditions including but not limited to ambient lighting and viewer location when processing and rendering video content for a target display panel in an ambient setting or environment.
Apple Inc.


08/27/15
20150244949 

Illumination methods and apparatus


Illumination methods and apparatus which are well suited for use with camera devices are described. The methods are well suited for use with a rolling shutter.

08/27/15
20150244915 

Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image correction method, and storage medium


An image processing apparatus useable for correcting an image includes an input unit to receive an input of an image; an area dividing unit to divide the image, input to the input unit, into a plurality of areas having different lighting conditions; a computing unit to compute a correction coefficient for each of the divided areas divided by the area dividing unit; a movement detector to detect a movement between the first image and the second image supplied from the input unit along the time line; a boundary determination unit to determine a boundary between the areas to which correction coefficients of each of the areas are blended based on the movement detected by the movement detector; and a setting unit to set image correction coefficient data for the image input to the input unit based on the boundary between the areas determined by the boundary determination unit.. .

08/27/15
20150244908 

Lighting methods and apparatus


Illumination methods and apparatus are described. In some embodiments a lighting device includes one or more lighting modules.
The Lightco Inc.


08/27/15
20150244850 

Intuitive computing methods and systems


A portable computing device (e.g., a tablet or smartphone) senses audio and/or imagery from a user's environment, and acts to fulfill inferred or requested user desires. In one arrangement, a portable tablet computing device comprising: a wireless communications interface; a touch screen display; a camera for capturing video imagery; a microphone for capturing audio; a device input for initiating a discovery mode, in which the discovery mode includes processing camera-captured video imagery or microphone-captured audio to obtain identification of an object depicted in camera-captured video imagery or to obtain identification of microphone-captured audio, an identification obtained through the wireless communications interface; one or more multi-core processors; and memory storing software instructions for configuring said one or more multi-core processors for: responsive to a request received via said device input, initiating a discovery mode including processing real-time video imagery captured with said camera; causing a sensor pane to be displayed on said touch screen display, in which real-time captured video imagery is displayed along with augmented reality graphics within the sensor pane, and causing user-selectable graphic icons to be displayed within a first area of said touch screen display; causing highlighting of an object represented in captured real-time video imagery that is displayed within the sensor pane; and causing a user-selectable graphic icon to be displayed on said touch screen display to facilitate switching discovery modes from image to audio.
Digimarc Corporation


08/27/15
20150244268 

Power conversion system with controlled neutral


Improved electrical power conversion system configured to transfer power between a dc voltage differential occurring between input dc terminals and lower dc voltage differential made up of the output differential voltages between a positive output dc terminal and a system neutral terminal and a negative output dc terminal and the system neutral terminal. The system actively controls the output differential voltages to account for variations in the electrical loading placed on the system.
Edison Dc Systems, Inc.


08/27/15
20150243927 

Organic el lighting panel substrate, manufacturing organic el lighting panel substrate, organic el lighting panel, and organic el lighting device


Provided is an organic el illumination panel substrate, and a manufacturing method therefor, that improves the manufacturing efficiency and reduces the cost for an organic el illumination panel substrate and that is capable of achieving an organic el illumination panel with superior yields and reliability. The organic el illumination panel substrate has a light transmitting substrate (11), a transparent electrode (12) and an auxiliary electrode (13).
Nec Lighting, Ltd.


08/27/15
20150243918 

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


A light-emitting element with a high current efficiency is provided. A low-power consumption light-emitting device is also provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150243899 

Fluorene compound, light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic device, lighting device, and organic compound


A substance having a hole-transport property and a wide band gap is provided. A fluorene compound represented by a general formula (g1) is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150243892 

Organic compound, light-emitting element, display module, lighting module, light-emitting device, display device, electronic device, and lighting device


A light-emitting element with high emission efficiency. The light-emitting element includes a pair of electrodes and an el layer between the pair of electrodes.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150243861 

Semiconductor lighting module package


A semiconductor lighting module package includes a substrate, a lead frame located on the substrate, and a semiconductor lighting element. The lead frame has a carrier portion and a connecting portion spaced from the carrier portion.
Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, Inc.


08/27/15
20150243852 

Led chip-on-board component and lighting module


An object of the present invention is to provide a light emitting diode (led) construction. It is an object of certain embodiments of the present invention to provide an led chip-on-board (cob) construction comprising, a thermally and electrically conductive substrate, at least one semiconductor light emitting die or diode and an electrically insulating material.
Lumichip Limited


08/27/15
20150243243 

Server-side adaptive video processing


Adaptive video processing for a target display panel may be implemented in or by a server/encoding pipeline. The adaptive video processing methods may obtain and take into account video content and display panel-specific information including display characteristics and environmental conditions (e.g., ambient lighting and viewer location) when processing and encoding video content to be streamed to the target display panel in an ambient setting or environment.
Apple Inc.


08/27/15
20150243224 

Display system with independently controlled transmissive and reflective subpixels and use


A device (100) includes a display (102, 800) that is suitable for use under widely ranging lighting conditions. The display includes separately operable transmissive light modulator subpixels (402, 404, 406, 502, 504, 506, 602, 604, 606, 702, 704, 706, 808, 810, 812, 1036, 1136, 1204, 1304, 1404, 1504, 1716, 1916) that can be provided in at least three colors to provide a full color display but also includes separately operable reflective light modulator subpixels (408, 508, 608, 708, 814, 1038, 1138, 1202, 1302, 1402, 1502, 1714, 1914) that provide basic readability when light levels are so high (e.g., bright summer day) that the image presented by the transmissive light modulators would be difficult to discern.
Motorola Mobility Llc


08/27/15
20150243143 

Multiple detection function modularized lighting device


A multiple detection function modularized lighting device includes a substrate on which a photographing module is mounted and also includes an indication module, a detection module, an alarm module, and an led module that are circumferentially arranged as an annular array along a circumference of the photographing module so that the number of all components can be simplified and integrated on the substrate. An opposite side of the substrate includes a control module mounted thereon to drive all the previous modules.

08/27/15
20150243141 

Motor vehicle


A motor vehicle includes an energy storage device which can be charged by connecting a charge cable to a vehicle-sided terminal device, and an optical lighting device which indicates the ongoing charging process or at least the complete charge status of the energy storage device. A blinker light provided on the side of the vehicle on which the terminal device is located, is used as lighting device..
Audi Ag


08/27/15
20150243024 

Device and making dimensional measurements on multilayer objects such as wafers


An imaging device is provided for localizing structures through the surface of an object such as a wafer, with a view to positioning a measuring sensor relative to the structures, includes: (i) an imaging sensor; (ii) an optical imager able to produce, on the imaging sensor, an image of the object in a field of view; and (iii) an illuminator for generating an illuminating beam and lighting the field of view in reflection, in which the illuminating beam and lighting the field of view in reflection, in which the illuminator is able to generate an illuminating beam the spectral content of which is adapted to the nature of the object, such that the light of the beam is able to essentially penetrate into the object. Also provided is a system and a method for carrying out dimensional measurements on an object such as a wafer..
Fogale Nanotech


08/27/15
20150242904 

Method of enabling a user to interact with content received from a remote server


A user interacts with content received from a remote server; content (e.g. Feeds from social networking sites, advertisements) is received over a wireless network at a mobile telephone, which then automatically displays a specific item of the content on the mobile telephone, without the user explicitly requesting the display of that specific item of content.
Critical Path Data Centre Limited


08/27/15
20150242445 

Device for optical time-stamping, and related image-sensing system and optical time-stamping method


Disclosed is an optical time-stamping device, including an optical instrument with a retina having a field of view and being able to produce on the retina images of the field of view, and a high accuracy reference clock signal receive. The time-stamping device also includes: a lighting source at a distance from the retina of an optical instrument, and configured to emit a light signal in the direction of the retina of an optical instrument and in the field of view of an optical instrument, and a control unit connected to the reference clock signal receiver by a first connection and to the lighting source by a second connection, and configured for controlling the lighting source for emitting a light signal in a synchronized way with the reference clock signal.
Centre National D'etudes Spatiales


08/27/15
20150241878 

Autonomous driving sensing system and method


A computer in a vehicle is configured to operate the vehicle in at least one of an autonomous and a semi-autonomous mode. The computer is further configured to detect at least one condition of a roadway being traveled by the vehicle, the condition comprising at least one of a restricted lane, a restricted zone, a construction zone, and accident area, an incline, a hazardous road surface.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150241725 

Display system with independently controlled transmissive and reflective subpixels and use


A device (100) includes a display (102, 800) that is suitable for use under widely ranging lighting conditions. The display includes separately operable transmissive light modulator subpixels (402, 404, 406, 502, 504, 506, 602, 604, 606, 702, 704, 706, 808, 810, 812, 1036, 1136, 1204, 1304, 1404, 1504, 1716, 1916) that can be provided in at least three colors to provide a full color display but also includes separately operable reflective light modulator subpixels (408, 508, 608, 708, 814, 1038, 1138, 1202, 1302, 1402, 1502, 1714, 1914) that provide basic readability when light levels are so high (e.g., bright summer day) that the image presented by the transmissive light modulators would be difficult to discern.
Motorola Mobility Llc


08/27/15
20150241634 

Double-flux lighting device including multiple optical fibres, and associated peroperative probe


In the field of lighting devices comprising two fiber sources of light and a light transport comprising a plurality of second multimode optical fibers, such devices are designed to be installed in intra-operative optical probes requiring a perfectly uniform visible illumination and fluorescence illumination. A lighting device is provided which comprises a single lens disposed between the fiber sources and the input of the light transport and an optical diffuser.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


08/27/15
20150241620 

Light guide and lighting device with parallel light source


The present invention discloses a light guide and a lighting device with parallel light source. The light guide comprises a body with a light incident side and a light emergent side.
Boe Optical Science And Technology Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150241616 

Lighting device for vehicles


Wherein the light input surface has a central input section disposed in the main beam direction in front of the light source, and an outer input section adjacent thereto, wherein the central input section and the outer input section are shaped such that a first sub-light bundle of the light striking the central input section strikes a central region of a sub-surface of the light output surface disposed in the main beam direction in front of the light input surface, after being subjected to total reflection at the flat sides, and that a second sub-light bundle of the light source, striking the outer input section, strikes an outer region of the same sub-surface, adjacent to the central region.. .

08/27/15
20150241609 

Optical device, lens, lighting device, system and method


An optical device comprising a first surface with a plurality of micro sized facets, each facet having a respective orientation. Said plurality of facets having an optical axis which extends parallel to the normal vector to an average orientation of all said respective orientations.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/27/15
20150241119 

Lighting units for refrigerator drawers and baskets


lighting units for refrigerator drawers and baskets are disclosed. An example refrigerator drawer assembly includes a shelf having a divider, the shelf defining at least a portion of a drawer compartment, first and second drawers disposed beneath the shelf, an elongated light source attached to a bottom surface of the divider, the elongated light source having a plurality of light-emitting diodes (leds) along the length of the elongated light source to provide a source of visible light for the first and second drawers..
Whirlpool Corporation


08/27/15
20150241051 

Led lighting fixture


A light fixture comprising a chamber, at least one power-circuitry driver within the chamber, at least one led module outside the chamber, and at least one air gap between the chamber and the at least one led module, the air gap permitting air/water-flow therethrough. The chamber is defined by a housing.
Cree, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241050 

Led light fixture


An led lighting fixture comprising a housing portion and a light-emitting portion supporting at least one illuminator, the housing portion and the light-emitting portion defining an open space therebetween permitting air/water-flow therethrough. In some embodiments, at least one wall extends within the open space and open for air/water-flow along at least two sides thereof..
Cree, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241045 

Dual polarity led lighting device


A lighting device is described that includes a voltage source, a substrate, a wiring, a first light emitting diode (led) and a second led, a first electrical conductive element (ece) and a second ece, and a transparent, conductive sheet material. The wiring is formed on the substrate, and is connected to the voltage source.
Grote Industries, Llc


08/27/15
20150241041 

Body treatment tools


Disclosed herein are tools and sets of tools that alleviate non-ergonomic positions of a practitioner, such as a body artist, cosmetician, or medical practitioner, and a subject to whom a treatment is being applied by the practitioner. These tools include body support devices, articulating and positionable trays that are designed to hold implements that will be used in the treatment, and positionable lighting systems..

08/27/15
20150241034 

Led linear lighting kit


An led lighting kit comprises an extrusion (300), an led strip (100), a tapered wedge (1500), and a mounting clip (1200). The extrusion itself may have a recessed linear groove of sufficient width and depth to seat the led strip.
Elemental Led, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241030 

Lighting apparatus and automobile including the same


A lighting apparatus includes: a base that is open toward a front and includes a low beam light-distribution pattern forming component; a lens body disposed forward of the base; a first light-emitting device; and a second light-emitting device. A refractive portion is provided in a lower portion of the lens body, and a non-refractive portion is provided in an upper portion of the lens body.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150241027 

Optical and mechanical assembly for wall wash lighting


A wall wash lighting assembly is provided for a recessed light fixture mountable on a ceiling. The lighting assembly includes an optical assembly and a trim face plate connected thereto.
Juno Manufacturing Llc


08/27/15
20150241026 

Lighting device, backlighting for a display or a television, and display or television


A lighting device includes a first semiconductor body, which has an active zone that produces blue light having a first emission spectrum during operation, and a second semiconductor body, which has an active zone that produces green light having a second emission spectrum during operation. The lighting device also comprises a luminescent substance that is suitable for converting blue light of the first semiconductor body partially into red light having a third emission spectrum.
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


08/27/15
20150241023 

Led lighting apparatus


The present invention relates to an led lighting apparatus, comprising: a case part which covers a residual part, excluding a light-emitting surface, to provide a reflective space and has a predetermined depth and in which an upper edge of the inside thereof has a slope; a receiving surface in which a lateral surface portion of the case part is bent toward the inside of the case; a substrate fixed on the receiving surface and in which a plurality of leds are provided; and a reflective part which is located in an upper center portion of the inside of the case part so as to reflect the light of the leds and enables reflection and diffusion of light within the reflective space provided from the case part. The present invention can easily provide a variety of purposes by simply replacing an existing reclamation type fluorescent lighting fixture and easily provide lighting having an illumination intensity required for a setting position by enabling an expansion into a plurality of led lighting apparatus as necessary..
Kmw Inc.


08/27/15
20150241021 

Led lensing arrangement


An led lensing arrangement for lighting fixtures includes (1) a rigid light-transmissive outer structure having an outwardly-facing light-exit surface and an outer-structure light-input surface, (2) an optically-clear molded polymeric inner structure having a light-entrance surface and a light-output surface which is adhered to the outer-structure light-input surface, the inner structure being of a material which is pourable upon molding, one example being a liquid silicone rubber (lsr) material, and (3) at least one led light source secured with respect to and optically coupled to the inner-structure light-entrance surface.. .
Cree, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241019 

Light assembly for providing substantially uniform illumination


A lighting assembly can be used for illuminating a predetermined area. The assembly includes a number of leds directed toward the predetermined area and a number of lenses.
Ultravision Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150241018 

Vehicle light fixture having internal heatsink for led lamp


A vehicle headlight includes a headlight housing including an external lens and an outer wall that define a headlight interior and a lighting element including a light-emitting diode lamp and an internal heatsink coupled to at least a portion of the lamp. The lamp is in thermal communication with the internal heatsink.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150241016 

Illuminated emblem


An emblem device includes a back plate, an emblem and a lighting device. The emblem overlies the back plate, and has a translucent portion and an opaque portion.
Nissan North America, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241015 

Illuminated emblem


A vehicle emblem device includes a back plate, an emblem and a lighting device. The emblem overlies the back plate, and has a predetermined pattern.
Nissan North America, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241007 

Lighting and/or signaling device for a vehicle comprising a lens and a light source


At least one colored element extending facing towards the inlet surface, the colored element being visible through the lens from the outside of the unit when the light source is switched off.. .

08/27/15
20150241006 

Modular led strip lighting apparatus


A led based lighting apparatus is disclosed. The light engine used in the lighting apparatus may use a multi-layer metal core printed circuit board and have a plurality of led groups that are independently controllable by a control unit.
Arkalumen Inc.


08/27/15
20150241004 

Lighting device


A lighting device has a carrier plate having a reflective assembly surface on which a plurality of light emitting semiconductor chips spaced apart from each other is arranged. A translucent or transparent emission plate is arranged downstream of the light emitting semiconductor chips in the emission direction and has a light decoupling surface facing away from the light emitting semiconductor chips.
Osram Gmbh


08/27/15
20150241000 

Retrofit led lighting system for replacement of fluorescent lamp


A retrofit light emitting diode (led) lamp is provided for replacement of ballast driven fluorescent lamps. The retrofit led lamp comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes.
Lunera Lighting, Inc.


08/27/15
20150239579 

Lighting and collision alerting system


A collision avoidance system includes a sensor adapted to detect at least one vehicle in the vicinity of a predetermined area and generate target data relating to the at least one vehicle. An awareness engine receives the target data and evaluates the target data for a threat of a collision.
Hughey & Phillips, Llc


08/27/15
20150239395 

Illumination system for the interior of a motor vehicle


An illumination system for an interior of a motor vehicle includes a sensor, with which an environmental lighting situation is able to be detected, as well as an illumination device for illuminating the motor vehicle interior. The illumination system has a controller that is subordinate to the sensor and is superordinate the illumination device.
Daimler Ag


08/27/15
20150239394 

Lighting structure


A lighting structure for a vehicle includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a retaining structure configured to retain an elongated lighting element, and a fastening structure configured to attach the lighting structure to an interior vehicle panel.
Nissan North America, Inc.


08/27/15
20150239390 

Illuminated emblem


An emblem device includes an emblem body, a lighting device and a controller. The emblem body is configured to be positioned on a portion of a vehicle, and has a translucent portion and an opaque portion.
Nissan North America, Inc.


08/27/15
20150238308 

High performance selective light wavelength filtering


A system may be provided that comprises a substrate and a selective light wavelength filter that selectively blocks between 5 and 50% of light having a wavelength at or near 400-460 nm. The system may comprise any one of, or some combination of: a window, automotive glass, a light bulb, a flash bulb, fluorescent lighting, led lighting, instrumentation, a display system, a visual system, a television, or a computer monitor..
High Performance Optics, Inc.


08/27/15
20150237890 

Symbiotic shrimp and algae growth system


A system for enhancing the growth of aquatic life that includes first and second raceways that both extend from an inlet to an outlet with a channel therebetween and hold water. The raceways are in side by side relation and are in fluid communication with one another.
Once Innovations, Inc.


08/27/15
20150237810 

System and growing a plant in an at least partly conditioned environment


A system for growing a plant (1) in an at least partly conditioned environment includes a cultivation base (11) for receiving a culture substrate (3) with a root system (4) of the plant therein. Root temperature control elements (12) are provided which are able and adapted to impose a predetermined root temperature on the root system, and lighting elements (20,21,22) which are able and adapted to expose leaves of the plant to actinic artificial light.
Plantlab Groep B.v.


08/20/15
20150237735 

Lighting apparatus


Of the various technological features disclosed in the present specification, a structure according to the one technological feature is as follows. A lighting apparatus changeable between an illuminating state and a non-illuminating state comprising: a non-contact motion sensor arranged to sense a movement of a hand near the lighting apparatus; and a controller arranged to control the lighting apparatus in the non-illuminating state to change from the non-illuminating state to the illuminating state in response to the movement of hand sensed by the non-contact motion sensor, and to control the lighting apparatus in the illuminating state to cause a change in illumination with the illuminating state kept in response to the same movement of hand sensed by the non-contact motion sensor..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237707 

Lighting apparatus


Provided is a lighting apparatus that may form and control a multi-zone of a plurality of lighting devices connected to a wireless network. The lighting apparatus may include a plurality of devices including a plurality of lighting devices included in a network set in advance, a coordinator to manage the network, a remote controller to control a multi-zone that is included in the network and that performs grouping of the plurality of lighting devices into a plurality of groups..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237703 

System and managing lighting systems


This invention discloses a method and system for managing artificial lighting sources to provide acceptable quality of lighting while reducing cost of operation of the artificial lighting sources. In one aspect of the invention, at least one color characteristic of the artificial light source is adjusted based on an illuminance of a natural light source and the at least one color characteristic of the artificial light source..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/20/15
20150237700 

Systems and methods to control color and brightness of lighting devices


Systems and methods are provided to control the color and brightness of led lighting. A control signal generator generates a hybrid control signal using pulse width modulation and analog control to drive an led driver with increased resolution to maintain color mixing while adjusting brightness of the led lighting..
Hunter Industries, Inc.


08/20/15
20150237699 

Lighting system and control circuit for the same


Disclosed herein are a lighting system for emitting light using power having a phase controlled by a dimmer and improving the light emission state of a light source and a control circuit for the same. Shimmer can be improved by performing charging and discharging using a current supplied to a load or a current flowing in the current path of a load and performing current control using a charging voltage generated by the charging and discharging..
Silicon Works Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237698 

Lamp and illumination apparatus


An led lamp is used being connected to an external switch for performing an on-off operation. The led lamp, when causing a light emitting module to emit light in a first lighting mode, controls a power supply circuit to cause the light emitting module to emit light at a first brightness for a predetermined time period from when a timer circuit is activated, and to cause the light emitting module to emit light at a second brightness lower than the first brightness, after passage of the predetermined time period.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237695 

Powerless bleeder


A power efficient method and system for ensuring a reliable operation of dimmers in conjunction with solid state lighting devices such as led or oled assemblies is presented. A controller for a driver circuit of a solid state light bulb assembly is described.
Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh


08/20/15
20150237693 

High voltage converter without auxiliary winding


The present document relates to driver circuits and/or power converters, e.g. For solid state lighting (ssl) devices, such as light emitting diodes (leds).
Dialog Semiconductor Inc.


08/20/15
20150237688 

Calibration led lighting systems


A method of operating a lighting fixture comprising a plurality of discrete illumination sources of distinguishably different color coordinates comprises determining target color coordinates and luminous flux at which to operate the lighting fixture, determining input electrical power values for each of the plurality of discrete illumination sources that substantially produce the target color coordinates and luminous flux by referencing a calibration data lookup table having calibration data based on measurements of the plurality of discrete illumination sources, determining a color mixing zone defined by three distinguishably different color coordinates of the plurality of discrete illumination sources within which the target color coordinates lie according to the calibration data, determining luminous flux ratios for each of the plurality of discrete illumination sources having one of the three distinguishably different color coordinates defining the color mixing zone that substantially produces the target color coordinates, and determining input electrical power levels for each of the plurality of discrete illumination sources that generate the determined luminous flux ratios.. .
B/e Aerospace, Inc.




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