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315313000 Electric switch in the supply circuit 107
315324000 Plural discharge device loads 8
315323000 Sequential starting 2
20110089869METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SIGNALING, GUIDING AND ALERTING - A method for controlling guiding, signal or alert lights, particularly signal lights for an emergency escape route in a fire situation, in which method there are controlled sequentially arranged light sources, such as LED light sources. In the method, in the first step the sequentially arranged light sources (04-21-2011
20120133304DISCHARGE LAMP DEVICE - A discharge lamp device comprising a high pressure discharge lamp having a discharge space and a pair of main electrodes in an interior of said discharge space, a starting assistance light source adapted to radiate UV radiation towards said discharge space, and a power supply device to light the high pressure discharge lamp and the starting assistance light source, wherein said starting assistance light source contains at least a rare gas for starting and carbon monoxide (CO) as a light emitting substance, and said power supply device is adapted to generate a high starting voltage at a time lighting of said high pressure discharge lamp is started and afterwards switch to a voltage for steady-state lighting, such that said starting assistance light source radiates by means of said high starting voltage but does not radiate by means of said voltage for steady-state lighting.05-31-2012
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20130026953SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING POWER AND DATA TO LIGHTING DEVICES - Systems and methods are provided for lighting systems, including high output lighting systems for various environments. The lighting systems include a lighting controller for driving lighting modules and transmitting a data signal to the lighting modules. The data signal varies between logical states. The lighting controller provides a low loss rectified power signal. The lighting controller further provides data within the power signal by forming a positive polarity rectified power waveform corresponding to data in a first state and a negative polarity rectified waveform signal corresponding to data in a second state using substantially loss-less circuitry.01-31-2013
20090121657OPTICAL DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Optical display systems and methods are disclosed.05-14-2009
20090121656LIGHT SOURCE WITH OPTIMIZED ELECTRICAL, OPTICAL, AND ECONOMICAL PERFORMANCE - An optimized light source and a method of manufacturing the same. The light source is made up of an array of individual lighting elements and is optimized for electrical, optical and economic performance, as well as a method for configuring such an array. The a process for selecting individual lighting elements is based on characterizing and sorting individual lighting elements based on performance so that the performance of the overall array is improved by combing individual lighting elements whose individual performance might not otherwise meet the performance of the overall array.05-14-2009
20130076268ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a flexible substrate having a display region and a non-display region located at an outer region of the display region, the non-display region being folded with respect to the display region; at least one organic light-emitting diode (OLED) on the display region of the flexible substrate; and an encapsulation member encapsulating the display region.03-28-2013
20130033199INDEPENDENTLY CONTROLLED STACKED INVERTED ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODES AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - An OLED apparatus is provided that includes a first electrode having a first polarity, and an electrode arrangement spaced apart from the first electrode and having a second polarity. The OLED apparatus also includes a first organic emissive layer interposed between the first electrode and the electrode arrangement, and a second electrode spaced apart from the electrode arrangement in a direction opposite the first electrode. The second electrode has the first polarity. The OLED apparatus further includes a second organic emissive layer interposed between the second electrode and the electrode arrangement, and a drive circuit for providing a first energizing signal to the first electrode and the electrode arrangement and a second energizing signal to the second electrode and the electrode arrangement. A method for manufacturing an OLED array is provided.02-07-2013
20120206065LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AND USING THE SAME - An apparatus includes a load circuit operatively coupled to a controller circuit through a drive circuit. The drive circuit provides a drive signal to the load circuit in response to receiving a digital indication from the controller circuit. The load circuit includes first and second light emitting sub-circuits connected in parallel. The first and second light emitting sub-circuits provide first and second spectrums of light, respectively.08-16-2012
20100090620NOVEL OLED DISPLAY ARCHITECTURE - A device that may be used as a multi-color pixel is provided. The device has a first organic light emitting device, a second organic light emitting device, a third organic light emitting device, and a fourth organic light emitting device. The device may be a pixel of a display having four sub-pixels. The first device may emit red light, the second device may emit green light, the third device may emit light blue light and the fourth device may emit deep blue light.04-15-2010
20130038246LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE - A light-emitting device includes: a substrate; the metal film at the mounting region on the substrate; a light-emitting part including a plurality of light-emitting elements disposed on the metal film; metal members formed on the substrate, respectively including pad parts and wiring parts, forming a positive electrode and a negative electrode configured to apply a voltage to the light-emitting element through the wiring parts, respectively; and a plating wire connected to the metal film, extended to a side face of the substrate. The metal film and the metal members are independently disposed. The wiring part of the positive electrode and the wiring part of the negative electrode are formed at a circumference of the mounting region. The metal members are formed apart from the circumferential edge of the substrate on the side of the mounting region of the substrate.02-14-2013
20100109576GENERAL ILLUMINATION SYSTEM AND AN ILLUMINAIRE - A lighting system is presented. The lighting system comprises a light guide (05-06-2010
20100109577CASCADING ADDRESSABLE MASTERING PROTOCOL-BASED LIGHTING SYSTEM - A method of controlling one or more light fixtures and system thereof are described. Each light fixture is communicably coupled with a lighting control system. The method comprises determining a value of a non-zero portion of a control signal, comparing the determined value with a portion of a component identifier value, and controlling a component corresponding to the component identifier value if the determined value and the portion of the component identifier value are the same.05-06-2010
20100109575SINGLE CHIP LED AS COMPACT COLOR VARIABLE LIGHT SOURCE - The present invention relates to a color variable light-emitting device comprising an array of a plurality of LEDs formed on one highly resistive substrate, which array comprises a first, a second and a third set of at least one LED arranged to provide light of a first, a second and a third color, respectively. At least one of the sets is independently addressable. Further, each light-emitting diode in the array has a separate connection to a circuitry, and at least one of the sets comprises at least two LEDs, interconnected in series via the circuitry. Thus, all connections between separate LEDs, for example in the same set, can be done via the circuitry. This also allows for a very dense packing of the LEDs in the array, as no interconnects between different LEDs of the array need to be arranged in the array.05-06-2010
20130082625COLORIZER AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME - Systems and methods for controlling the output of a plurality of light sources. The system can include four or more light sources (e.g. light emitting diodes (“LEDs”)) and a controller. The light sources are included in, for example, a luminaire. The respective outputs of the plurality of light sources are controlled using a hue and purity (“HP”) control technique. The HP technique includes selecting a dominant hue (e.g., green, blue, red, etc.). The purity of the selected hue is then modified to include or remove wavelengths of light adjacent to the selected hue. For example, if the selected hue is green, gradually reducing the purity of the selected hue gradually increases the presence of cyan and amber in the output of the luminaire. As the purity is reduced further, additional wavelengths of light are included, but the output of the luminaire remains, in essence, green.04-04-2013
20100327780LED LIGHTING SYSTEM WITH OPTICAL COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONALITY - A lighting system (12-30-2010
20100327779ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE, EXPOSURE DEVICE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE - An organic electroluminescent device includes: a pair of electrodes; a first light-emitting region that is disposed between the pair of electrodes, and that emits light when a voltage is applied between the pair of electrodes such that one of the pair of electrodes serves as an anode; and a second light-emitting region that is disposed between the pair of electrodes, and that emits light when a voltage is applied between the pair of electrodes such that the other of the pair of electrodes serves as an anode.12-30-2010
20130049640MIRROR ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY PANEL - A mirror electroluminescent display panel includes an array substrate, a plurality of driving devices, a plurality of electroluminescent devices, and a cover substrate. The driving devices and the electroluminescent devices are disposed on the array substrate. Each electroluminescent device includes a first electrode electrically connected to the corresponding driving device, a light-emitting layer disposed on the first electrode, and a second electrode disposed on the light-emitting layer. The cover substrate and the array substrate are disposed oppositely. The cover substrate has a plurality of transmission regions, and a reflection region disposed between adjacent transmission regions, and each of the transmission regions is corresponding to each of the light-emitting layers, respectively.02-28-2013
20130069562SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE KEYBOARD ILLUMINATION - A keyboard may be generally illuminated while also providing for key-specific illumination of one or more particular keys. The keyboard may be generally illuminated using any configuration of any number of suitable illumination sources. The keyboard may selectively illuminate any key or keys together with or apart from the general illumination of other keys. The keyboard may also variably illuminate certain keys to aid the user in navigating the keyboard.03-21-2013
20120217901ORGANIC EL PANEL - Provided is an organic EL panel which is passively driven and is capable of preventing variations in wiring resistance of electrode wirings without restricting the degree of freedom for wiring design and improving evenness in brightness of an organic EL element. The organic EL panel is formed of a light-emitting display unit (08-30-2012
20130057181DISTRIBUTED CONTROL INTELLIGENT LIGHTING ARRAY - An array of lights in which a coordinator collects sensed lighting transition times from each light in order to determine and select a median transition time. The individual light having the selected transition time assumes control of the lighting array, controlling and synchronizing the light transitions of the array, until the coordinator collects another group of transition times and appoints a new synchronization leader.03-07-2013
20100090619LIGHT WAND FOR LIGHTING CONTROL - A lighting system (04-15-2010
20120223659Flexible printed circuit board assembly and flat panel display apparatus using the same - A flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) assembly including a plurality of FPCBs configured to be plugged into a single combination slot of a single connector, each of the FPCBs including a body, and a plug unit at an end portion of the body, wherein the plug units of the plurality of FPCBs are configured to be combinedly plugged together into the single combination slot.09-06-2012
20130063048ELECTRODE STRUCTURE WHICH SUPPORTS SELF ALIGNMENT OF LIQUID DEPOSITION OF MATERIALS - An improved two layer electrode structure is fabricated on a surface. According to one aspect of the invention, the first layer of the electrode structure is designed to provide electrical contact to a fluid electronic material and the second layer of the electrode structure is formed so as to constrain the fluid electronic material in a precise pattern. Alternatively, the second layer of the two-layer electrode structure includes a low surface energy material to further assist in constraining the fluid electronic material to the desired pattern. In another alternative, the first layer of the electrode structure includes a transparent electrode material, that is coupled to an electro-optical device. The second layer of this electrode structure includes a high conductivity material that is coupled to the first layer of the electrode structure in an area not directly over the electro-optical device to improve the conductivity of the transparent electrode structure.03-14-2013
20090237011Illumination Device and Fixture - Technologies are described herein for an illumination device and a corresponding fixture device. The illumination device includes a luminary module for the emission of light and an identification circuit containing identifying data, while the fixture device includes a driver module for supplying power to the illumination device and a controller module. When the illumination device is connected to the fixture device, the controller module communicates with the identification circuit of the illumination device to retrieve the identifying data and causes the driver module to supply the appropriate power to the luminary module of the illumination device.09-24-2009
20090237010End-to-End Lamp Assembly and Method of Manufacturing Same - Disclosed herein are systems and methods for a lamp assembly having a novel design for fitting two or more tube-shaped lamps end-to-end. Such an end-to-end structure may be constructed for use inside a single protective sleeve, such as one constructed of transparent quartz in embodiments where the assembly is used in a decontamination reactor equipment. In exemplary embodiments, the lamps are securely coupled, or otherwise fastened or linked, together end-to-end using any appropriate means for ensuring the integrity and longevity of the connection between the ends of the lamps. The integrity of this end-to-end connection would prevail under any and all circumstances, such as shipping or otherwise moving the assembly, or under normal or abnormal operating conditions, or even in the event that any equipment in which the lamp assembly is used fails during its operation.09-24-2009
20120235600METHOD OF OPTIMIZING LIGHT OUTPUT DURING LIGHT REPLICATION - A method of utilizing a light replication luminaire to match the spectral characteristics of light that is output from the luminaire to the spectral characteristics of a target light spectrum is provided. In one example, the method permits the user to assign a weight to one or more characteristics of the target light spectrum to be replicated. A best approximation of the target light spectrum is then determined, taking into account the weight assigned to each characteristic. In another example, the target light spectrum is provided to the luminaire by the user through the specification of various characteristics of the target light spectrum.09-20-2012
20120268042DISPLAY APPARATUS - Each pixel in a display apparatus includes a plurality of sub-pixels configured to emit light with different luminescent colors. Each of the sub-pixels includes an organic EL element. A high-refractive-index transparent layer having a refractive index higher than that of an organic compound layer in the organic EL element is provided on a light emitting side of the organic EL element. A light extraction structure is provided on a light emitting side of the high-refractive-index transparent layer. The light extraction structure is provided on the pixel, and a visible-light absorbing member is provided in an interpixel region.10-25-2012
20110133674BACKLIGHT UNIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - The present disclosure relates to a backlight unit for flat panel display device. The backlight unit according to the present disclosure comprises: a plurality of light sources; a cover bottom housing the plurality of light source; a PCB attached at outer surface of the cover bottom; an LED installed at back side of the PCB; and an LED hole formed at the cover bottom and introducing a light from the LED to the light sources. Supplying photoelectrons to all fluorescent light sources of the direct type backlight unit with an LED, the fluorescent light sources have an enhanced initial lighting property and can be turned on quickly without a time delay.06-09-2011
20120286701Light Emitting Diode Light Source With Layered Phosphor Conversion Coating - The LED (light emitting diode) light source that includes an LED chip or an array of LED chips that emit blue, or UV, violet, or other narrow wavelength light and a phosphor conversion coating that absorbs the radiation from the LED and re-emits lights of longer wavelengths and with wider spectrum of wavelength. The phosphor conversion coating includes a plurality of layered phosphor films wherein adjacent phosphor films are formed of different phosphor materials. A method of forming an LED light source includes soldering LED chip to an electrically insulating substrate and forming a phosphor conversion layer. Forming the phosphor conversion layer includes depositing a number of adjacent phosphor films directly on the surface of the LED chip or on the surface of an optically transparent substrate which may be of curved or flat surface.11-15-2012
20120286700HIGH EFFICACY LIGHTING SIGNAL CONVERTER AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - A signal adapting chromacity system to control that may include a signal conversion engine to receive a source signal designating a color of light defined by a two spatial plus luminance dimensional color space, such as the xxY color space. The signal conversion engine may convert the source signal to a three dimensional color space defined within a subset gamut of a full color gamut, such as an RGW, RBW, or GBW color space. The subset gamut may include a first color light, a second color light and a high efficacy light. The signal conversion engine may perform a conversion operation to convert the source signal to an output signal, using the output signal to drive light emitting diodes (LEDs). The conversion operation may be a matrix, angular or linear conversion operation.11-15-2012
20120235601Driver Method - The invention provides advances in the arts with useful and novel driver methods. The invention provides circuit driver and control methods for relatively high-current drivers, usable with relatively low-voltage battery power sources. Preferred embodiments include one or more high series resistance capacitors electrically connected with a power source. A low resistance driver circuit regulates power supplied from the capacitors to the load.09-20-2012
20110127931LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND ILLUMINATION APPARATUS - To provide a light source device and an illumination apparatus capable of reducing electric power loss. The parent module 06-02-2011
20100171444Colorizer and method of operating the same - Systems and methods for controlling the output of a plurality of light sources. The system can include four or more light sources (e.g. light emitting diodes (“LEDs”)) and a controller. The light sources are included in, for example, a luminaire. The respective outputs of the plurality of light sources are controlled using a hue and purity (“HP”) control technique. The HP technique includes selecting a dominant hue (e.g., green, blue, red, etc.). The purity of the selected hue is then modified to include or remove wavelengths of light adjacent to the selected hue. For example, if the selected hue is green, gradually reducing the purity of the selected hue gradually increases the presence of cyan and amber in the output of the luminaire. As the purity is reduced further, additional wavelengths of light are included, but the output of the luminaire remains, in essence, green.07-08-2010
20120112668LIGHTING ARRANGEMENT - A lighting arrangement for presentation of a first object is disclosed. The arrangement comprises an accent lighting assembly and a decoration lighting assembly. The accent lighting assembly is arranged to provide illumination of the first object, has at least one accent light characteristic, and comprises at least one accent light generating device. The decoration lighting assembly is arranged to provide background lighting of the first object, has at least one decoration light characteristic, and comprises at least one decoration light generating device. The arrangement also comprises at least one sensor, arranged to detect a distance between the sensor and a second object and to generate a signal value representing the distance, and a controller arranged to receive the signal value from the at least one sensor and to adapt the accent light characteristic and the decoration light characteristic based on the signal value. Corresponding use, method and computer program product are also disclosed.05-10-2012
20110285325LED DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING SYSTEM THEREOF - A light emitting diode (LED) driving device outputs a driving signal according to a select signal, an update data, and an update command. The driving device includes a buffer circuit, a display data storage, and a signal generating circuit. The buffer circuit includes register series and a bypass register. The buffer circuit selectively stores the update data in the register series and the bypass register according to the update command. The display data storage stores multiple display data. The display data storage updates the display data by using the update data stored in the register series according to the update command. The signal generating circuit outputs the driving signal according to the display data. When the update data is stored in the bypass register, the clock of the update data passing through the driver is reduced.11-24-2011
20120104977HIGH PERFORMANCE LED GROW LIGHT - High performance LED lights and methods of manufacturing high performance LED lights are disclosed. Features of a light may include, inter alia, LED elements with acute angle lenses, and LED distributions that optimize light intensity over a desired area. In grow light applications, a light may incorporate LED wavelengths that maximize photosynthesis, plant growth and flowering. The light may also optionally provide for visibility of plant growth and the work area.05-03-2012
20110285326DISPLAY DEVICE SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A display device substrate to be bonded to a driving substrate provided with a driving circuit for driving a plurality of organic electroluminescent elements, the display device substrate comprising a substrate main body; a plurality of organic electroluminescent elements provided on the substrate main body; a bank sectioning the plurality of organic electroluminescent elements on the substrate main body; a protruding pedestal provided on the substrate main body; and a first connecting electrode arranged so as to extend from the organic electroluminescent element and over the pedestal, wherein in a state where the display device substrate has been bonded to the driving substrate, the pedestal is arranged at a position where the first connecting electrode arranged on the pedestal is connected with a second connecting electrode that the driving circuit has, and the bank and the pedestal have the same height.11-24-2011
20110169428EDGE BAR DESIGNS TO MITIGATE EDGE SHADOW ARTIFACT - An edge bar having features that discriminate between light propagating in one direction versus the opposite direction may be configured so as to couple light into a light guide while significantly mitigating against edge shadow artifact.07-14-2011
20090102401SOLID-STATE LIGHTING NETWORK AND PROTOCOL - The present invention provides a solid-state lighting network with one or more master controllers and one or more nodes which are interconnected by an interconnect system. The one or more nodes and the one or more master controllers are configured to generate messages and exchange the messages via the interconnect system. Each message comprises a message code and optional parameters.04-23-2009
20080309259Lighting System and a Method For Controlling a Lighting System - This invention relates to method of controlling a lighting system including a plurality of polygonal lighting modules and a controlling device, which are able to communicate with each other. The lighting modules are arbitrarily arrange able, since each lighting module is able to communicate with neighboring lighting modules via communication units arranged at several sides of the lighting module. The method includes a learning procedure for defining a lighting module arrangement and a communication network for communication between the controlling device and the lighting modules. During the learning procedure a token is forwarded from lighting module to lighting module, while ensuring that all lighting modules are visited by the token; and geometric information about how the lighting modules are arranged in relation to each other is generated.12-18-2008
20110215739LED LIGHTING DEVICE - An LED lighting device includes a plurality of LED chips and a pair of side mounting faces. The distance between the side mounting faces becomes smaller from the base side toward the extremity side in the x direction. The side mounting faces face mutually opposite sides in the y direction. Also, the distance between the side mounting faces becomes shorter from the back side toward the front side in the z direction that is perpendicular to both the x direction and the y direction. The plurality of LED chips include LED chips mounted on the pair of side mounting faces. The LED lighting device illuminates an illumination target with a uniform illuminance distribution.09-08-2011
20090153078LED ARRAY CIRCUIT - The present invention relates to a LED array circuit having a plurality of LED units and each one of the LED units comprises a horizontal scanning line; a vertical scanning line; a first LED, which connects with the horizontal scanning line by the positive end and connects with the vertical scanning line by the negative end; and a second LED, which connects with the vertical scanning line by the positive end and connects with the horizontal scanning line by the negative end; wherein the LED units is aligned each other by the connected horizontal scanning line and vertical scanning line to form the LED array circuit.06-18-2009
20100295481ELECTRO-OPTICAL BASED LAMP/FIXTURE FOR CONTINUOUS CONTROL OF LED LIGHT BEAM POSITION AND FOCUS - A lighting system comprising a plurality of light units, wherein said light units are arranged in at least two groups forming concentric polygons or circles, wherein the light beams of substantially each pair of adjacent light units overlap each other, wherein the light beams of the inner group are directed substantially parallel to each other, wherein the light beams of the light units in the outer group diverge from the light beams of the light units in the inner group, and wherein the light system comprises a light control means which is arranged to adjust the intensity of each one of said plurality of light units individually.11-25-2010
20100084996NATURAL DAYLIGHT MIMICKING SYSTEM AND USER INTERFACE - A lighting interaction system (04-08-2010
20100084995DEVICE FOR GENERATING LIGHT WITH A VARIABLE COLOR - In an illumination system (04-08-2010
20110169429LIGHT BOX - A light box defined with a peripheral portion and a display portion is provided. The peripheral portion has four margins, and the opposing margins being defined with equal widths. The display portion is surrounded by the peripheral portion and is rectangular. The light box comprises at least two sets of electrode pads and an outer frame. The at least two sets of the electrode pads are disposed on at least two of the margins, respectively, and each set of the electrode pads comprises a connector electrode pad, disposed at the corresponding margin. With the arrangement of the at least two sets of the electrode pads, the light box can be panelized with one or more lighting panels.07-14-2011
20090284184Cooperative Communications with Multiple Master/Slaves in a Led Lighting Network - The present disclosure presents a relatively inexpensive yet intelligent solution for assigning a status to a lighting device over a connection used for transmissions of power and/or intensity for the lighting device. The system leverage and utilizes an existing connection that is available in many traditional lighting systems to provide intelligence between lighting devices, such as assigning a master or slave status to a lighting fixture or a device. For example, a typical lighting fixture may have existing connections such as for wiring and powering up the lighting fixture to modulate intensity of the light emitted. The present solution described herein provides systems and methods for utilizing the same wire to assign a status to the lighting fixture without interrupting the power supplied to the lighting fixture or the intensity emitted from the lighting device.11-19-2009
20090278479NETWORKED, WIRELESS LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTED INTELLIGENCE - A programmable lighting control system integrates time-based, sensor-based, and manual control of lighting and other loads. The system includes one or more groups of controlled lighting areas, which may be, for example, floors of a building. Each group may have one or more lighting zones, which may be, for example, individual rooms or offices on a building floor. Each lighting zone includes occupancy and/or daylight sensors that may be wirelessly coupled to a gateway of the group. Each gateway is coupled to a network, such as, for example, a local area network (LAN). Control software, residing on a computer (e.g., a personal computer or a server) coupled to the network and accessible via the network, remotely communicates with and controls the lighting zones either individually, groupwise, or globally. Each lighting zone can also be locally controlled at the gateway and can function independently of the control software and the gateway.11-12-2009
20110169430Lighting Control Desk With Encoders Surrounded by Color-Coded Visual Indicators - A lighting control desk includes a housing with a cavity provided within the housing and a control surface. The control surface includes digital displays, encoders, faders, pushbutton switches and a keyboard to assist in controlling different aspects of the light fixtures that are communicably coupled to the lighting control desk. A multitude of light-emitting visual indicators are positioned around one or more of the encoders. The visual indicators provide a visual indication of the color, hue, color saturation, or color intensity of the light fixtures being controlled by that particular encoder as well as the changes that will be effected to the color, hue, color saturation, or color intensity based on how the user may adjust the encoder. One or more light emitting diodes positioned in the cavity are optically coupled to each visual indicator to generate the color of light to be emitted through that particular visual indicator.07-14-2011
20110204824APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REMOTE CONFIGURATION OF COMMON OBJECTS ACROSS LIGHTING CONTROLLERS - A lighting system controller is provided that is adapted to configure a plurality of lighting controllers using a set of common configuration information referred to as a template. According to one example, the lighting system controller is configured to maintain a set of templates and to track associations between templates and elements of a lighting control system that are managed by the lighting system controller. Examples of managed elements include lighting controllers and configurable objects resident within the lighting controllers.08-25-2011
20100102759LIGHT SOURCE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A LIGHTING SYSTEM - The invention relates to a light source for generating light having a spectral emittance in at least a part of the range of 380 nm to 780 nm, the light having a spectral power distribution E(λ) as a function of the wavelength λ, and a general color-rendering index Ra, wherein the ratio of the integral spectral power distribution over a first range of 575 nm≦λ≦650 nm to that of a second range of 380 nm≦λ≦780 nm is given by the relation: and wherein B04-29-2010
20080238344Light Emitting Apparatus - A light emitting apparatus includes a light source block with semiconductor light sources connected in series to each other. A resistor is connected in parallel with one or more of the semiconductor light sources and is connected to two detecting target portions in portions linked to respective electrodes of the semiconductor light sources. A ground fault detecting circuit is connected to one of the two detecting target portions disposed on a ground potential side. The light source block has one of its terminals connected to a power supply and its other terminal grounded. By detecting a change in the voltage through the ground fault detecting circuit, a ground fault can be detected.10-02-2008
20080211429LED lamp - An improved LED lamp not suffering from excessive heat generation with bright illuminating property, includes an LED array having one or more of LED devices arranged, a mounting base for mounting the LED array thereon, and a light guide member extending to cover the LED array on the mounting base, the light guide member being made of white translucent acrylic resin having a transmittance from 60% to 88%. Where the light guide member has lens function and ultraviolet absorbing function, the light emitted from the lamp can be expanded well with containing less ultraviolet rays.09-04-2008
20100264851Control of Illumination Devices - A switch for generating short-term supply-line interruptions during switching-on with contact elements (10-21-2010
20100264850IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An object is to provide an image display device which exercises a function of adjusting a biological clock without changing a visibility of an image. An image display device (A) for displaying an image by radiating a light from a light source (10-21-2010
20100201288NVG Compatible Illumination Device Based on Light-Emitting Diodes - The general field of the invention is that of illumination devices compatible with the use of night vision goggles comprising a light intensifier. The device according to the invention comprises a carpet of three types of light-emitting diodes called green diodes, blue diodes and red diodes emitting in three different spectral bands centred respectively on a first wavelength situated in the green, a second wavelength situated in the blue and a third wavelength situated in the red. The device comprises an optical plate disposed above the carpet of diodes, the zones situated above certain of the red diodes comprising an interferential filter whose optical transmission has a cutoff wavelength situated in the red in the vicinity of 630 nanometres, the height of the interferential filter above the diode and the shape of the filter being chosen so as to filter in part the light emitted by the red diode so as to be compatible with the use of night vision goggles.08-12-2010
20130119896STRAIGHT TUBE LED LAMP, LAMP SOCKET SET, AND LIGHTING FIXTURE - A straight tube LED lamp includes: a straight tube in which a plurality of light emitting diodes is housed; a first cap for forming a power feeding connection to the plurality of light emitting diodes, provided on one axial direction end side of the straight tube; and a second cap for grounding, provided on another axial direction end side of the straight tube. A first terminal for forming an electrical connection to a power feeding terminal of a first lamp socket is provided in the first cap. A second terminal for forming an electrical connection to a grounding terminal of a second lamp socket is provided in the second cap.05-16-2013
20090128059CONTROL DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING THE COLOR OF LIGHT EMITTED FROM A LIGHT SOURCE - The invention relates to a control device (05-21-2009
20120104976LIGHTING SYSTEM COMPRISING INTERCONNECTABLE LIGHTING MODULES - This invention relates to a lighting system. The lighting system includes a plurality of interconnectable polygonal lighting modules, wherein each lighting module has a plurality of connection members each including at least one electrical terminal. The connection members are arranged rotationally symmetrically at the lighting module. The lighting system further includes bridge members. Each bridge member has bridge terminals and is mountable at neighboring connection members of different lighting modules, to form a bridge providing an electric connection between connection terminals of the different connection members.05-03-2012
20090160370ALTERNATING CURRENT LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - An alternating current (AC) light emitting device includes an AC light emitting diode (LED) module and a waveform modulation unit. The AC LED module includes at least two sets of micro-diodes. The waveform modulation unit coupled between the AC LED module and an AC voltage source modulates a waveform of the AC voltage source.06-25-2009
20090128060Extended Life LED Fixture with Central Controller and Multi-Chip LEDS - An LED fixture includes multiple LED drivers and a multi-chip LED package so that the lifetime of the fixture is a multiple of the lifetime of a conventional fixture that uses only a single LED driver. A central controller activates and deactivates the LED drivers so that different subsets of LEDs within the LED package are driven sequentially. An optional multi-chip LED driver concurrently drives multiple subsets of LEDs that were previously driven by the LED drivers.05-21-2009
20120139451LIGHTING DEVICE CONTROLLING CHIP, APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND ADDRESSING METHOD THEREOF - A lighting device controlling chip, an apparatus, a system and an addressing method thereof are provided. The lighting device has a trigger terminal for receiving a first setting voltage, an output terminal for outputting a second setting voltage and a signal receiving interface for receiving a data packet having a plurality of serially transmitted data slots. The lighting device controlling chip may automatically set an address thereof according to a voltage level of the first setting voltage and a counting signal corresponding to the number of the received data slots.06-07-2012
20120068628DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a display device in which one display screen is formed by a plurality of one-dimensional device structures is disclosed. Each of the one-dimensional device structures includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels arranged linearly, a first driving line group configured to drive the pixel array, a plurality of inter-pixel circuits arranged between a first pixel and a second pixel of the plurality of pixels to perform a sequential operation from the first pixel to the second pixel, and a second driving line group configured to drive the inter-pixel circuits.03-22-2012
20080315798User Interface For Lighting Systems - A user-friendly interface device (12-25-2008
20100264852Random Algorithmic Color Selection for Lighting - A method of using an algorithm to generate themed lighting selections suitable for use in holiday, themed, or party lighting. The algorithm using pseudo-random number generators to select values for a color-capable lighting system to generate animated scenes to fit a particular envisioned theme via defining parameters. Parameters to include such items as lists of light fixture selection within a zone, groups or single fixtures, also color selection from a list of color ranges, intensity selection, fade delay, and dwell delay. Lists and/or ranges can have an associated bias that is used to determine how probable it is to be selected.10-21-2010
20110227507ILLUMINATION APPARATUS - Embodiments relate to a illumination apparatus having a mechanical support, a light source, a heat absorption element, thermally coupled and mechanically connected with the light source, a heat dissipation element, which is mechanically connected within the mechanical support. Furthermore, the illumination apparatus has the flexible heat conducting element which is coupled on a first end to the heat absorption element and on a second end to the heat dissipation element, and wherein the flexible heat conducting element is configured to conduct heat from the heat absorption element to the heat dissipation element and to allow a relative movement between the heat absorption element and the heat dissipation element, and a bearing to support the light source so that the light source is movable relative to the mechanical support.09-22-2011
20090096392PULSE WIDTH MODULATION BASED LED DIMMER CONTROL - Methods and apparatus for implementing and operating pulse width modulation based LED dimmer controllers are described. A synchronization protocol is used to allow control information for the dimmer operations to be transferred to the PWM dimmer control clock domain from an external clock domain, such that visual artifacts are prevented when the control information is updated. Control information may be transferred to the LED dimmer controller via an I2C serial bus, and the synchronization protocol waits for an I2C STOP condition before updating control information across clock domain boundaries. The leading and trailing edges of an asserted group dimmer control signal are generated such that the active portion of the group dimmer control signal overlaps the active portion of individual LED pulse width modulated control signals. In this way, the pulse width modulation of the individual LED control signals is not cut off, or reduced in width by the group dimmer signal.04-16-2009
20130214704METHODS, LUMINAIRES AND SYSTEMS FOR MATCHING A COMPOSITE LIGHT SPECTRUM TO A TARGET LIGHT SPECTRUM - Methods, luminaires and systems for matching a composite light spectrum to a target light spectrum are disclosed. Method embodiments may be optimized for simultaneously maximizing luminous output with minimal chromaticity error. Method embodiments may further be optimized for simultaneously minimizing both chromaticity and spectral error. Embodiments of the present invention may be used with composite light sources having four or more distinct dominant colors within the visible spectrum.08-22-2013
20120194101ELECTRICAL CONNECTION AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - Electrical component assembly (08-02-2012
20100148703LED LIGHTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR THE SAME - It is provided an LED lighting device calibratable to 0 to 100% of wide range about a chromaticity and luminance of a illumination light by a simple configuration, and a driving method for the LED lighting device. The LED lighting device is provided with a first light-emitting unit and a second light-emitting unit differing a color temperature mutually, and a control circuit for executing a cyclic light/quench control of the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit, and for executing a light control of the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit by a PNM (Pulse Number Modulation) control in a fixed cycle so as to have a lighting period Ton for lighting/quenching the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit complementarily, and a quenching period Toff for quenching both the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit.06-17-2010
20090121658METHOD FOR GENERATING MIXED LIGHT COLORS - A method for avoiding physiological phenomena such as color separation or stroboscopic effects that occur under boundry conditions in the case of intermittent feeding in particular of light-emitting diodes, for additive superposition to form color-locus-variable mixed light, whereby the emission brightness that can be represented by a periodic duty ratio of a pulse-time-modulated constant current feeding—preferably within the respective period—is realized by changeover to other or between different constant current intensities in such a way that a brightness equivalent, namely once again the current-time integral of the predetermined, brightness-determining duty ratio, arises in the current area sum, which now preferably no longer exhibits gaps over the period.05-14-2009
20100188022METHODS, LUMINAIRES AND SYSTEMS FOR MATCHING A COMPOSITE LIGHT SPECTRUM TO A TARGET LIGHT SPECTRUM - Methods, luminaires and systems for matching a composite light spectrum to a target light spectrum are disclosed. Method embodiments may be optimized for simultaneously maximizing luminous output with minimal chromaticity error. Method embodiments may further be optimized for simultaneously minimizing both chromaticity and spectral error. Embodiments of the present invention may be used with composite light sources having four or more distinct dominant colors within the visible spectrum.07-29-2010
20100259197LIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY RENDERING A LIGHTING SCENE - The invention relates to the automatic rendering of a lighting scene with a lighting system, particularly the control of the rendering. A basic idea of the invention is to improve rendering of a lighting scene by automatically compensating interference, such as an alien light source or a dynamic perturbing event of a rendered lighting scene. An embodiment of the invention provides a light control system (10-14-2010
20100188023Emergency exit route illumination system and methods - A system and method that helps evacuees exit a building in the event of an emergency such as a smoke event, a fire, an earthquake, a security breach, and/or the presence of unsafe levels of hazardous gasses, using linear illuminators parallel to and near the floor of an interior room or hallway to provide floor-level identification and illumination of the exit route to be used in the event of such an emergency, with some linear illuminators having directional aspects along hallways to lead evacuees toward an exit, and other illuminators outlining the perimeter of windows or doors that are safe to exit through, the illuminators normally being hardly noticeable but having controllers and energizers linked to the alarm and security systems of hospitals, hotels, residences and other occupied building structures to light up the planned exit route when emergency conditions are detected.07-29-2010
20100188024METHOD OF CALIBRATING A LIGHTING SYSTEM, AND LIGHTING SYSTEM - In a calibration of a lighting system with at least one light source and a light source driver, and a light source driver controller controlling the light source driver, separate components are calibrated separately before combining them. For this purpose, the light source is coupled with a light source memory, the light source is calibrated by determining a light source operational relationship between a light source input parameter and a light source output parameter, and light source control data representative of the light source operational relationship are stored in the light source memory. The light source driver is coupled with a light source driver memory, the light source driver is calibrated by determining a light source driver operational relationship between a light source driver input parameter and a light source driver output parameter, and light source driver control data representative of the light source driver operational relationship are stored in the light source driver memory. After these separate calibrations, the light source is assembled with the light source driver, and the light source driver controller is calibrated on the basis of the light source control data and the light source driver control data read from the light source memory and the light source driver memory. If a sensor is used in the lighting system to sense the light produced by the light source, the sensor is coupled with a sensor memory, the sensor is calibrated by determining a sensor operational relationship between a sensor input parameter and a sensor output parameter, and sensor control data representative of the sensor operational relationship are stored in the sensor memory. After assembling the sensor with the light source and the light source driver, the light source driver controller is calibrated further on the basis of the sensor control data read from the sensor memory.07-29-2010
20100213877AMBIENCE LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR A DISPLAY DEVICE AND A METHOD OF OPERATING SUCH AMBIENCE LIGHTING SYSTEM - This invention relates to an ambience lighting system for use in conjunction with a display device including an image display region. A central control receives an incoming audio video stream (AVS) and to determines color information at the periphery of the image to be displayed. Light sources are disposed in a pre-fixed arrangement in relation to the periphery of the image display region, and local control units are coupled to open or more light sources selected from the multiple light sources for locally operating the at least one coupled light source. The central control unit is adapted to transmit the determined color information as a stream to each respective local control unit, which use a portion of the received color information to operate the at least one coupled light source, the portion being determined based on the position of the at least one coupled light source within the pre-fixed arrangement.08-26-2010
20100259198METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR SETTING A COLOR LOCUS, AND LUMINOUS SYSTEM - A method for setting a color locus of at least one luminous source is provided. The method may include determining a temperature, and setting the color locus of the at least one luminous source depending on the temperature determined.10-14-2010
20100237806Solid State Lighting Panels with Limited Color Gamut and Methods of Limiting Color Gamut in Solid State Lighting Panels - Methods of controlling a backlight unit including a plurality of solid state light emitting devices include receiving a request to set a color point of the backlight unit at a requested color point, and determining if the requested color point is within an acceptable range. In response to the requested color point being outside the acceptable range, a modified color point is selected in response to the requested color point, and a color point of the backlight unit is set at the modified color point. Corresponding solid state lighting units are also disclosed.09-23-2010
201002771041-WIRE COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL AND INTERFACE CIRCUIT - A 1-wire communication protocol and interface circuitry for communication between a host controller and a LED driver is provided. The 1-wire communication protocol is configured such that both PWM signals and DC current setting commands for programming the LED driver may be transmitted from the host controller to the LED driver via the same 1-wire interface. The 1-wire communication protocol uses the length of the pulses (pulse width), rather than the number of pulses, to distinguish between different modes of communication (PWM signal transmission mode or command pulse transmission mode) and different commands of the same type (specific DC current programming commands, or specific average PWM drive current for the LED, within each transmission mode). Because the same 1-wire interface is used for transmitting both PWM signals and DC current commands, integrated circuits for the host controller and the LED driver do not require an additional wire or pin.11-04-2010
20100277106SCENE SETTING CONTROL FOR TWO LIGHT GROUPS - A lighting system (11-04-2010
20100277105LIGHTING APPARATUS - A lighting apparatus is configured such that first luminous portions and second luminous portions having different light distribution characteristics are used, and respective luminous intensities of the first luminous portions and the second luminous portions are controlled by a control portion to change the amount of light in the wavelength range inhibiting melatonin secretion which is emitted in a predetermined direction from the first luminous portions and the second luminous portions. As a result, by changing the amount of light emitted in the direction (predetermined direction) toward the eyes of the user in a normal usage mode, the lighting apparatus regulates the amount of the light in the wavelength range inhibiting melatonin secretion which enters the eyes of the user to change the influence on the inhibition of melatonin secretion, and also perform adequate lighting in accordance with time or the lifestyle of the user.11-04-2010
20110101889METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING RELATIVE POSITIONS OF LED LIGHTING UNITS - Methods and apparatus for determining the relative electrical positions of lighting units (05-05-2011
20100244745LIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION OF LIGHT EFFECTS AVAILABLE FOR A HOME ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM - The invention relates to the automatic identification of light effects available for a home entertainment system with a light management system. According to an embodiment of the invention, a light management system (09-30-2010
20110115413CONFIGURING AND CONTROLLING CASINO MULTIMEDIA CONTENT SHOWS - A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include configuring a casino light show on a light show design map using lighting device objects that correlate to lighting hardware devices in a casino. The lighting hardware devices can present light effects using different lighting control formats. The operations can further include configuring the light effects for the lighting device objects, and generating lighting control instructions in a common data format. The operations can further include converting the lighting control instructions to individual sets of lighting control instructions that comply with the different lighting control formats. The operations can further use the sets of lighting control instructions to present the light effects on the lighting hardware devices according to the different lighting control formats required by the lighting hardware devices.05-19-2011
20110057582STOCHASTIC DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE - The invention concerns a lighting device for creating dynamic atmospheres, the lighting device comprising: a light source adapted to operate in a plurality of color states, the light source emitting differing colors for each color state; a controller for controlling the color state of the light source; the controller comprising a random generator to provide a transition between a previous and a subsequent state, wherein the controller is adapted to provide the transition based on probabilistic output provided by the random generator implementing a stochastic model, the probabilistic output depending on the previous color state. In addition, a method is provided for generating the stochastic model; and a method for creating dynamic atmospheres based on probabilistic output provided by the stochastic model.03-10-2011
20110057581Floor Plan Deduction Using Lighting Control and Sensing - An apparatus and method of deducing building floor plan information are disclosed. One method includes changing an intensity of light generated from a plurality of lights within a building. A plurality of light sensors senses an intensity of light received from at least one of the plurality of lights. A distance between at least one light sensor and at least one of the plurality of lights is estimated based on the sensed intensity of light.03-10-2011
20100134050METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY VERIFYING THE POSSIBILITY OF RENDERING A LIGHTING ATOMOSPHERE FROM AN ABSTRACT DESCRIPTION - The invention relates to automatically verifying the possibility of rendering a lighting atmosphere from an abstract description, for example from a lighting atmosphere specified in XML (Extensible Markup Language) independent of a specific lighting infrastructure and of a room layout. A basic idea of the invention is to create for each addressable light unit of a light infrastructure a so called light infrastructure capability that generally describes the effect, measures the maximum possible effect and relates the effect to a location in a semantic area of a target environment. This allows to automatically verifying the possibility of rendering a lighting atmosphere from an abstract description in a lighting infrastructure at an early stage of the lighting atmosphere design process.06-03-2010
20100127642Cluster control device of street lamp circuits - A cluster control device, which is provided for controlling street lamps, includes a plurality of control modules and at least one master controller. The control modules are respectively connected to the street lamps that are included in a power supply circuit. Each control module functions to control the respective street lamp in accordance with control parameters stored in a memory. The master controller is set in communication with each of the control modules to read and write control parameters stored in the memory of each control module for controlling all the street lamps in a clustered manner.05-27-2010
20130127373DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device including a pixel array having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, each of the pixels including a sampling transistor configured to sample a data potential from a video signal line which is insulated from and intersects a control line in response to the change in potential of the control line, and a light-emitting element configured to emit light at the brightness commensurate with the magnitude of the post-sampling data potential.05-23-2013
20100295483PROGRAMMABLE, PROGRESSIVE, DIRECTING LIGHTING SYSTEMS: APPARATUS AND METHOD - Systems and methods for providing guidance and entertainment to people within a structure, through sequentially activated illuminating devices. In some embodiments, the illuminating devices receive instructions to illuminate the perimeter of a structure in a sequence that indicates the exit of the structure. In other embodiments, the illuminating devices receive instructions to illuminate a surface of a structure, such as a wall of a corridor, to track the movement of at least one object or person walking or otherwise moving in the structure. The instructions to the illuminating devices are sent from sensing and detecting devices or alternatively, from a command and control center, in response to changes detected in the environment of the structure.11-25-2010
20100295482Power Management Unit with Multi-Input Arbitration - In embodiments of the present invention, a method and system is provided for designing improved intelligent, LED-based lighting systems. The LED based lighting systems may include fixtures with one or more of rotatable LED light bars, integrated sensors, onboard intelligence to receive signals from the LED light bars and control the LED light bars, and a mesh network connectivity to other fixtures.11-25-2010
20100301777Method and Device For Adjusting the Color or Photometric Properties of an Led Illumination Device - The invention relates to a method for the temperature-dependent adjustment of the color properties or the photometric properties of an LED illuminating device having LEDs emitting light of different colors or wavelengths or LED color groups emitting light of the same color or wavelength within a color group, the luminous flux portions thereof determine the color of light, color temperature and/or the chromaticity coordinates of the light mixture emitted by the LED illuminating device.12-02-2010
20100308751LED POWER SOURCE AND DC-DC CONVERTER - Isolated LED power sources and DC-DC converters therefor are presented in which the DC-DC converter includes a self-oscillating inverter driving an output rectifier for operating an LED array of one or more LEDs, where the inverter uses a control transformer with core having a Curie temperature set to a maximum operating temperature of one or more power supply components to reduce inductances of secondary windings in the inverter oscillation circuitry to lower the power supplied to the load so as to prevent the inverter from overheating.12-09-2010
20130134906NETWORK OF SYNCHRONOUS SELF-CONTAINED LIGHT BEACONS - System of beacons comprising a beacon (05-30-2013
20120242254LIGHTING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A lighting control system as disclosed herein may include a plurality of lighting apparatuses provided in a building, a display for displaying an image representing the plurality of lighting apparatuses, an input interface for selecting at least one region on the image that corresponds to one or more of the plurality of lighting apparatuses, a memory for storing the defined region of the image, and a controller configured to control the lighting apparatuses. One or more control groups may be configured based on the selected region and the image may be updated to display the control groups.09-27-2012
20100301776METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a location commissioning method for a lighting system, which comprises several lighting arrangements. Thus, an illuminated position, of for example a room, is selected for the performing the commissioning, which is then associated with that position. This commissioning is called Luxissioning™. The position is assigned a position id, and the light at the position is measured. Light data associated with each one of the lighting arrangements is derived from the measured light, and the light data is associated with the position id. Light transfer data is determined on basis of the light data and current drive data for the lighting arrangements and stored in a light effect setting array for the position id. A light effect setting method is also present, where there is requested a selected light effect at a selected position. For each such request data comprising a position id and a target light effect setting associated with the position is received. The associated initial light effect setting array is derived, for example by retrieving a stored one. Required drive data for the relevant light arrangements, for obtaining the target light effect setting, is determined by means of the light transfer data held in the array, and adjustments are made accordingly, if necessary. Devices and systems for performing the above methods are also addressed by this invention.12-02-2010
20130147397EMERGENCY LIGHTING DEVICES WITH LED STRINGS - Emergency lighting devices and methods are disclosed. An emergency lighting device includes a first group of solid state emitters configured to emit light of a first color. The emergency lighting device also includes a second group connected in series to the first group and configured to emit a second color. The groups are configured to receive a normal operation current from an LED driver at the input end of the first group and output the normal operation current at the output end of the second group. In an emergency, the first group receives an emergency operation current from an emergency LED driver at an emergency input and outputs the emergency operation current at an emergency output located.06-13-2013
20110241573LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND LIGHT SOURCE MODULE - A light guide plate includes a first surface, a second surface, at least a light incident surface, and a plurality of groove sets. The second surface is opposite to the first surface. The light incident surface connects the first surface and the second surface. The groove sets are separately disposed on the second surface. Each of the groove sets includes a plurality of curved grooves. Each of the curved grooves has a curved inclined reflective surface and a curved light-back-surface. The curved inclined reflective surface is inclined with respect to the first surface. The curved grooves of each of the groove sets curve towards a same curving direction. The curved inclined reflective surface of one of two curved grooves is connected to the curved light-back-surface of the other one of the two curved grooves. A backlight module is also provided.10-06-2011
20110109250METHOD AND COMPUTER IMPLEMENTED APPARATUS FOR LIGHTING EXPERIENCE TRANSLATION - The invention relates to the translation of lighting experience, particularly to the translation of scripts for describing lighting experiences and provided for controlling of lighting devices in a lighting system. An embodiment of the invention provides a method for lighting experience translation by means of a computer, comprising the acts of—receiving an effect based script, which describes one or more light effects of the lighting experience on one or more locations in a view in an environment (S05-12-2011
20110241574OPTICAL DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Optical display systems and methods are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110127930COLOR CONTROL SYSTEM, INTERFACE, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE OUTPUT OF LIGHT SOURCES - Systems, interfaces, and methods for controlling a luminaire. The luminaire includes a plurality of light sources or emitters corresponding to different characteristics of light. Color controls corresponding to pre-defined characteristics are set or modified by one or more dials, faders, or similar interface devices. Each of the color controls correspondingly controls the output of one or more of the light sources. A separation between the preset characteristic for each color control and the actual characteristic of each light source is calculated. An output value for each light source that is required to generate the selected characteristic is then calculated and stored in memory. When one or more color controls are selected, the output values of each light source required to reproduce the desired characteristic is determined, and the light sources in the luminaire are driven at the corresponding output values.06-02-2011
20100164409INTEGRALLY FORMED LIGHT EMITTING DIODE LIGHT WIRE AND USES THEREOF - Integrally formed LED light wires are provided, comprising a plurality of dynamically addressible LED modules, each LED module comprising one or more LEDs; a microcontroller; and one or more ports, said microcontroller being configured to: check a status of at least one of said one or more ports; if the status of the port corresponds to a predetermined state: assign the LED module to which said microcontroller belongs to a first display address, and send signals to said microcontroller of a neighboring LED module, said signals assigning respective further display address to the neighboring LED module. Such LED light wires can also include a display memory which stores current display information associated with each of said LED modules in said LED light wire, and a display controller, said display controller being configured to update the current display information stored in said display memory.07-01-2010
20110210683Controlling Information Presentation by an Apparatus - An apparatus including: an arrangement of light emitting elements; a memory for storing an activation pattern for the arrangement of light emitting elements; a movement detector; and a processor configured to traverse the activation pattern across the arrangement of light emitting elements in response to detected movement of the apparatus.09-01-2011
20110084628CONFIGURABLE LIGHTING DEVICES UNDER BROADCAST CONTROL - A control unit for controlling an illumination parameter of one or more light sources of a plurality of light sources is described. The control unit being arranged to—select the one or more light sources of the plurality of light sources, receive an input signal representing a required value of the illumination parameter for the selected one or more light sources, convert the input signal to a broadcast signal for the plurality of light sources; —enable the broadcast signal to be provided to the plurality of light sources thereby enabling the selected one or more light sources to comply with the required value of the illumination parameter.04-14-2011
20110084629LED LIGHTING DEVICE - LED lighting device (04-14-2011
20110101888ORGANIC EL DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC EL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An organic EL device includes a first organic EL element and a second organic EL element on an underlying layer that includes a first drive circuit unit for driving the first organic EL element and a second drive circuit unit for driving the second organic EL element. The organic EL device includes a partition on the underlying layer defining a first region including a first light-emitting layer of the first organic EL element and a second region including a second light-emitting layer of the second organic EL element. The partition defines the first film-forming region such that the first film-forming region includes the first drive circuit unit and the second film-forming region such that the second film-forming region does not include at least part of the second drive circuit unit. The first light-emitting layer is formed by a different method from that used for the second light-emitting layer.05-05-2011
20100231143OPTICAL INTEGRATING CAVITY LIGHTING SYSTEM USING MULTIPLE LED LIGHT SOURCES WITH A CONTROL CIRCUIT - A system to provide radiant energy of selectable spectral characteristic (e.g. a selectable color combination) uses an integrating cavity to combine energy of different wavelengths from different sources. The cavity has a diffusely reflective interior surface and an aperture for allowing emission of combined radiant energy. Sources of radiant energy of different wavelengths, typically different-color LEDs, supply radiant energy into the interior of the integrating cavity. In the examples, the points of entry of the energy into the cavity typically are located so that they are not directly visible through the aperture. The cavity effectively integrates the energy of different wavelengths, so that the combined radiant energy emitted through the aperture includes the radiant energy of the various wavelengths. The apparatus also includes a control circuit coupled to the sources for establishing output intensity of radiant energy of each of the sources. Control of the intensity of emission of the sources sets the amount of each wavelength of energy in the combined output and thus determines a spectral characteristic of the radiant energy output through the aperture.09-16-2010
20090026983Lighting Device and Display System with a Lighting Device - A lighting device (01-29-2009
20100244746LIGHTING SYSTEM AND REMOTE CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - Proposedis a remote control device (09-30-2010
20080203947Electron Emission Device, and Driving Method Thereof - Provided is a method of driving an electron emission apparatus used in displays, imaging devices, flat-surface light sources and the like which can restrain a change with time. The method drives the electron emission apparatus including a plurality of electron emission devices each having an electron supply layer formed of silicon, a silicon-based mixture or a compound thereof, an insulator layer formed on the electron supply layer and a thin film metal electrode formed on the insulator layer, the plurality of electron emission devices being sealed and comprises: a driving step for supplying power between the electron supply layer and the thin film metal electrode to cause electrons to be emitted from the electron emission device and a reactivating step for applying a reactivating voltage at a level equal to or higher than an applied voltage value which causes discontinuity in differential value of the device current flowing between the electron supply layer and the thin film metal electrode with respect to the applied voltage after the driving step.08-28-2008
20100320941MULTI-CORE LIGHT ENGINE ARCHITECTURE - The present invention relates to a LED lighting system (12-23-2010
20100320940Monitoring Device and Method of Monitoring Programmable Lamps - A monitoring device for programmable lamps (12-23-2010
20110080120 WIRELESS, REMOTELY CONTROLLED, DEVICE SELECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - The invention relates to a wireless remote controlled device selection system for selecting devices. Signal processing provides information for a remote control device. This information is indicative of the angle between the remote control device and the various devices from which a device should be selected. By comparing the angular deviations, the desired device can be selected.04-07-2011
20110260653STROBOSCOPE LIGHT FOR SUBWOOFERS AND LOW FREQUENCY SPEAKERS - A system, which forms a special signal for a light source to illuminate a moving speaker area audio source, by creating a visual stroboscope effect. The moving speaker area is illuminated with specially modulated light source pulses, which are created according to incoming audio signal source. The system creates visual virtual speaker moving effect.10-27-2011
20110260652WIRELESS LIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM WITH CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A wireless light control system with control apparatus for stage lights and method thereof are described. The light control apparatus in the wireless light control system communicates with the wireless receiver via a wireless connection. The wireless transmitter transmits the light control command, the scene control command and the procedure control command to the wireless receiver wherein the light control command includes a lighting parameter, a lighting duration parameter, a brightness parameter and light color parameters so that the stage light modules can switches the lighting status, the lighting duration, the brightness and the light colors based on Digital Multiplex 10-27-2011
20100213876LIGHTING CONTROL - The invention relates to a data tag (08-26-2010
20100213878METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING OPTICAL EMISSIONS IN AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - An integrated circuit is provided with first circuitry having first and second transistors which emit light during a change in state between states of low and high resistance and second circuitry having third transistors which emit light during a change in state. The third transistors are disposed near at least one of the first and second transistors so that light emissions from the third transistors hinder optical detection of a pattern of light emitted by the first and second transistors.08-26-2010
20110187290Color Control of Dynamic Lighting - This invention relates to a method of adjusting the fixture color emitted by a first and a second lighting fixture to a target color, each lighting fixture comprising at least a first and a second light source emitting light having different source colors, and said fixture color is obtained as a combination of said source colors, and said fixture color can be varied by varying the intensity of each light source; where the adjusting of said fixture color to a target color is performed by varying the intensity of said light sources based on both a first color gamut and a second color gamut respectively described by said source colors from said first lighting fixture and said second lighting fixture. The invention further relates to a light adapter and light system for adjusting the fixture color emitted by a first and a second lighting fixture to a target color and to a computer-readable medium having stored therein instructions for causing a processing unit to execute said method.08-04-2011
20110187291Lighting Control System - A method and system includes a set of lamps and programmable controller. The programmable controller can automate wavelength and intensity settings for the set of lamps in accordance with a user-defined sequence that is specifically suited to a plant type and a state of plant growth. The method and system give plants the optimum conditions for growth including the optimum wavelengths, light intensities, energy and timing for their particular stage of growth.08-04-2011
20110148327HIGH CRI ADJUSTABLE COLOR TEMPERATURE LIGHTING DEVICES - Solid state luminaires and light engines comprising a first group of solid state emitters comprising a first emitter emitting above the black body locus (BBL) in a CIE diagram, and a second emitter emitting below the BBL. The combination of light from the first and second emitters generates an emission color point within a standard deviation of the BBL. A second group of solid state emitters is included, the combination of light from the first and second groups of emitters causes emission within a standard deviation of the black body locus (BBL), wherein varying the intensity of the second group of emitters causes emission from the first and second groups of emitters to vary within a range of color temperatures while still emitting within the standard deviation of the BBL.06-23-2011
20110148328SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMBINING LASER ARRAYS FOR DIGITAL OUTPUTS - Embodiments comprise a device that can efficiently produce a highly resolved intensity profile that can be easily switched to various specific configurations with binary word strings defining output intensities that after summation will be combined to form a single colors intensity depth. Arraying these devices allows an image line of single color pixels to be efficiently produced without gross scintillation effects. The non-coherent output is desirable in this application as it reduces scintillation effects on the screen or final image.06-23-2011
20120098464LIGHT EMITTING DIODE CIRCUIT FOR AMBIENT LIGHT - A light emitting diode circuit (04-26-2012
20090174348Motion controlled lamp - A light or lamp comprises a plurality of light sources, each said light source for emitting light of different color upon activation; and an electrical circuit connected to the light sources for alternately activating each light source responsive to successive accelerations, such as changes in direction of movement or vibrations, of the lamp by a user. A lamp for sports fans emits the team's colors successively with each movement such that a group of fans synchronously moving the lamps produce a field of similar color and movement.07-09-2009
20090026982Structure for LED lamp and method for forming the improved structure - The present invention generally relates to an improved structure for an LED lamp and a method for forming the improved structure, more particularly to an improved LED lamp structure having a special figure so as to replace a traditional incandescent light bulb. The improved structure for the LED lamp is disclosed and comprises: a flexible PCB, which is shaped to form a three-dimensional structure and has at least one tier of LEDs mounted thereon, the LED being electrically connected to the printed circuits of the flexible PCB; and a rectifier, which is disposed on the end of the three-dimensional member and electrically connected to the three-dimensional member. The method for forming the improved structure of the LED lamp is disclosed and comprises the steps of: (1) providing a flexible PCB, which can be formed a three-dimensional structure and has a least one tier of LEDs thereon; (2) fabricating the flexible PCB to form the three-dimensional structure; and (3) electrically connecting a rectifier to the three-dimensional structure.01-29-2009
20110316451SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR THE LIGHT-BASED COMMUNICATION OF SERVICE ORDERS AND PERSONAL OBJECTS IDENTIFICATION - Light-based systems for communicating information associated with service orders and/or the identification of personal objects are disclosed. A personal mobile electronic communication device is used in conjunction with a communication network and a lighting controller to communicate service orders by lighting with one or more individually controllable luminaries in a lighting network. A personal mobile electronic communication device is, alternatively or additionally, used in conjunction with a communication network, a memory, and a lighting controller controlling to indicate by lighting whether there is an association between the personal mobile electronic communication device and a personal item.12-29-2011
20110316450BACKLIGHT DEVICE WITH ZONE CONTROL - A backlight unit usable in a liquid crystal display. In one embodiment, the backlight unit includes a substrate having an edge zone and a central zone surrounded by the edge zone, a first plurality of light emitting elements positioned in the central zone of the substrate, a second plurality of light emitting elements positioned in the edge zone of the substrate, and an electronic controlling means for controlling the light emitted from the first plurality of light emitting elements and the second plurality of light emitting elements such that in operation, the output power per unit area by the second plurality of light emitting elements in the edge zone is less than that by the first plurality of light emitting elements in the central zone.12-29-2011
20110156616ELECTRICALLY PIXELATED LUMINESCENT DEVICE - Electrically pixelated luminescent devices, methods for forming electrically pixelated luminescent devices, systems including electrically pixelated luminescent devices, methods for using electrically pixelated luminescent devices.06-30-2011
20120007525LIGHTING 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.01-12-2012
20120013272PRESSURE SENSITIVE AND LUMINOUS KEYBOARD - A pressure sensitive and luminous keyboard includes at least one key, a pressure detecting circuit, an illumination module and a controlling unit. When one of the plural keys is depressed in response to a first pressure, the pressure detecting circuit generates a pressure-strength sensing voltage. According to the pressure-strength sensing voltage, the controlling unit will judge the strength of the first pressure and control the illumination module to emit either the first light beam or the second light beam.01-19-2012
20120153870Lighting Control Desk with Removable Touch Screen Device - A lighting control desk having a removable touch screen device is provided. The lighting control desk includes a multitude of surface mounted control devices for adjusting attributes of lights and other devices. The touch screen device enables a user to configure, control, and monitor information associated with the lights and other devices controlled by the lighting control desk when attached to and when detached from the lighting control desk. The lighting control desk includes a receptacle for receiving the touch screen device in the form of a cavity in the lighting desk's control surface or in the form of a docking station. The touch screen device can communicate with the lighting control desk via multiple wireless technologies and via a wired connection, such as a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection.06-21-2012
20120025738Method for Controlling a Lighting System - A method for controlling a lighting system by means of an operating element and at least one color display, wherein the color display (02-02-2012
20120025740LIGHTING DEVICE - It is presented a lighting device (02-02-2012
20120025739LED ILLUMINATING DEVICE, AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THE LED ILLUMINATING DEVICE - In order to obtain an LED illuminating device which reduces the wire connection cost by reducing the number of wiring lines and which can also reduce the substrate cost even with a configuration in which the light-emitting surface is formed by combining a plurality of LED unit substrates and in order to obtain a display device which reduces the manufacturing cost by using this LED illuminating device, an LED illuminating device 02-02-2012
20120206067ORGANIC EL MODULE - Provided is an organic EL module wherein it is possible to prevent voltage drop by lowering the wiring resistance, and to improve the brightness of an organic EL element. The organic EL module is provide with: a light-emitting display unit (08-16-2012
20120062152MODULAR LIGHTING ARRAYS - Apparatus, systems, architectures, and methods provide interlocked modular lighting array units to operate as a single large light source. The modular lighting array units may be connected by a network, and the modular lighting array units may communicate and send and receive control or status signals. In some embodiments, the signals may correspond to status of light sources or LEDs, lighting functions, effects routines, and various other signals of communication.03-15-2012
20120153871Lighting Apparatus - A lighting assembly having a socket adaptor and a microprocessor for receiving user input and selectively actuating at least one LED based on that user input. The microprocessor is electrically connected to the socket adaptor. A processor-readable medium is in electrical communication with the microprocessor. An LED assembly comprising at least one plurality of LEDs is electrically connected to the microprocessor. A lens encloses the LED assembly and the microprocessor. An input device is electrically connected to the microprocessor to receive user input.06-21-2012
20120206066EL DISPLAY PANEL, EL DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH EL DISPLAY PANEL, ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING EL DISPLAY PANEL - An EL display panel 08-16-2012
20120153872LIGHT EMITTING MODULE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - There is provided a light emitting module and a method of manufacturing the same. The light emitting module includes a circuit board, and a plurality of light emitting devices disposed on the circuit board, wherein the plurality of light emitting devices include at least one light emitting device having a driving voltage less than an average driving voltage of the plurality of light emitting devices and at least one of light emitting devices adjacent thereto having a driving voltage greater than the average driving voltage. In the light emitting module, variations in driving voltages between light emitting modules that may be caused due to driving voltage dissipation in a light emitting device may be minimized.06-21-2012
20110074315DRIVER ARRANGEMENT WITH DIVISION CIRCUIT - Driver arrangements (03-31-2011
20120126722COMBINED LIGHTING AND VIDEO CONTROL SYSTEM - Disclosed is an abstracted lighting control system abstracted based on the lighting canvas rather than the mapping of the location of the luminaires or lighting fixtures.05-24-2012
20120126721GPS-BASED LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM - A GPS-based lighting system is provided. The lighting system includes at least one lighting fixture including a light source and a GPS microchip incorporated therein that is configured to detect the geographic location of the at least one lighting fixture, and a control capable of transmitting a signal comprising operating instructions to the at least one lighting fixture. The at least one lighting fixture is configured to respond to operating instructions specific to the geographic location of the at least one lighting fixture.05-24-2012
20120126723Lighting Device - A lighting device using an electroluminescent material, in which color mixing and dimming can be performed by a simple method, is provided. A lighting device including a first light-emitting element and a second light-emitting element which emits light having a wavelength longer than that of light emitted from the first light-emitting element and starts to emit light at a lower voltage than the first light-emitting element, is provided. The first light-emitting element and the second light-emitting element are connected in parallel, whereby a mixed color of emission colors of the first light-emitting element and the second light-emitting element is controlled by a voltage applied to the first light-emitting element and the second light-emitting element.05-24-2012
20120161669FLAG SUPPORT ASSEMBLIES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES - A flag support assembly for a vehicle, the flag support assembly includes a base attaching the flag support assembly to the vehicle and a stanchion comprising a first end and a second end, wherein the second end of the stanchion is attached to the base. An illumination source is at least partially positioned in the stanchion, wherein the illumination source is oriented to direct a divergent light beam substantially upwards and away from the base. An illumination circuit is electrically coupled to the illumination source and provides power to the illumination source.06-28-2012
20120212156METHOD FOR OPERATING A LIGHTING GRID AND LIGHTING UNIT FOR USE IN A LIGHTING GRID - A method of operating a lighting grid having lighting units the method including receiving an input signal from a sensor or a user interface by a first lighting unit, determining a control signal for controlling an LED driver and/or LED assembly of the first lighting unit based on the input signal, transmitting an output signal to a second lighting unit, the output signal being based on the input signal and enabling an identification of the first lighting unit, the sensor or the user interface, receiving the transmitted output signal from the first lighting unit by the second lighting unit, establishing an identification, based upon the received output signal, of the first lighting unit, the sensor or the user interface, and determining a further control signal for controlling an LED driver and/or LED assembly of the second lighting unit based on the output signal and the identification.08-23-2012
20120133303ASSEMBLING AND CONTROLLING LIGHT UNIT ARRAYS - A method and a system for assembling and controlling a lighting array including a plurality of lighting units by providing a representation of the lighting array having a unit entry for and corresponding to each lighting unit in the lighting array wherein each unit entry includes a physical location address field and a lighting unit identification field. The representation of the lighting array is mapped onto the array address space by entering a physical address in the array address space into the location address field of each unit entry and serializing the lighting unit by writing a unique unit identifier of a corresponding lighting unit into the lighting unit identification field of each unit entry.05-31-2012
20120313552ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic electroluminescent display device includes a display array and a microlens array. The display array includes an organic light emitting surface, a plurality of pixel regions, and a plurality of spacing regions. Each of the spacing regions is disposed between two adjacent pixel regions. The microlens array is disposed on the organic light emitting surface and includes a plurality of first microlenses overlapping the spacing regions in a vertical projective direction. Each of the first microlenses includes a body part and a cambered part. Each of the first microlenses includes a first height and a diameter. The first height is larger than the diameter and smaller than twice the diameter.12-13-2012
20110175553DISTRIBUTED LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM - The Distributed Lighting Control System (DLCS) is based upon a distributed lighting system, which imbeds luminaire devices in structural materials such as ceiling tiles and wallboard. Each luminaire device is attached to a power network, and each luminaire device includes, or is directly associated with, an electronic circuit component that controls the activation and operation of the luminaire. In normal operation the power network is energized based on signals conveyed to the circuit through wireless means or through signals imposed upon the power grid. Said signals are generated by the DLCS-controller, which is resident within the structure that contains the DLCS.07-21-2011
20120212155 LED LAMP MODULE WITH ADDRESS GENERATION FUNCTIONS - The present invention relates generally to a kind of LED lamp module with address generation functions, which comprises: At least one light-emitting diode (LED); a plurality of pins comprising one power pin, one grounding pin, one signal input pin and one Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input pin etc., in which, the said power pin is being electrically connected to one power supply, the said grounding pin is being electrically connected to one grounding; one Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), which is being electrically connected to the said ADC input pin; one control unit, which is being electrically connected to the said signal input pin, the said light-emitting diode as well as the said ADC; and wherein, the said ADC is capable of converting an analog voltage value at the said ADC input pin into a digital voltage value, and then delivering it to the said control unit, and in addition, while responding to the said digital voltage value, the said control unit will generate one specific address, so that the said control unit will be able to control the illumination of the said LED in accordance with the said address and one signal received by the said signal input pin.08-23-2012
20120212154CIRCUIT MODULE DEVICE WITH ADDRESSES GENERATED BY METHOD OF DIVIDED VOLTAGE - A circuit module device with addresses generated by a method of divided voltage, in particular a specific circuit module device that is able to connect a plurality of circuit modules having various resistances with varied divided voltage and under this circumstance, it will be able to utilize various resistances with varied voltage values to create various specific addresses for the circuit modules thereof08-23-2012
20120074872 AUTO-ADDRESSING METHOD FOR A TILED LIGHTING SYSTEM - This invention relates to a method of controlling a lighting system (03-29-2012
20100007292ILLUMINATION APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING COLOR TEMPERATURE AND BRIGHTNESS AND ILLUMINATION SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed are an illumination apparatus for adjusting a color temperature and brightness, which can determine duties of pulse width modulation (PWM) control pulses for driving two light sources having different color temperatures, and an illumination system including the same. The illumination apparatus includes first and second light source units emitting light of different color temperatures, first and second pulse width modulation (PWM) driving units respectively driving the first and second light source units by a PWM control method, and a duty control unit controlling respective duties of PWM control pulses of the first and second PWM driving units according to a color-temperature set value and a brightness set value input from the outside. The duty control unit controls the duties such that the color-temperature set value is reflected in the respective duties of the PWM control pulses of the first and second PWM driving units in a complementary relation.01-14-2010
20120256562DISPLAY APPARATUS - Each pixel in a display apparatus includes a plurality of sub-pixels configured to emit light with different luminescent colors. Each of the sub-pixels includes an organic EL element. A high-refractive-index transparent layer having a refractive index higher than that of an organic compound layer in the organic EL element is provided on a light emitting side of the organic EL element. A light extraction structure is provided on a light emitting side of the high-refractive-index transparent layer. The light extraction structure is provided on the sub-pixels, and is not in an interpixel region.10-11-2012
20110121762LED Mixture Control Device and Controlling Method Thereof - A light source mixture control device for controlling a light source emitting different spectrums is provided. A coordination conversion unit receives and converts a hue signal and a luminance signal into a first to a third undecoupled color light component. A first color light component decoupling control unit decouples a first color light component from the first to the third undecoupled color light component. A second color light component decoupling control unit decouples the first undecoupled color light component into a first decoupled color light component. A third color light component decoupling control unit decouples the second undecoupled color light component into a second decoupled color light component. A fourth color light component decoupling control unit decouples the third undecoupled color light component into a third decoupled color light component. The first to the third decoupled color light component respectively control the light source.05-26-2011
20110121761SYNCHRONIZED PHASE-SHIFTED PULSE WIDTH MODULATION SIGNAL GENERATION - A pulse width modulation (PWM) signal generator generates multiple output PWM signals from an input PWM signal. The output PWM signals are synchronized to synchronization events. Each output PWM signal has a duty ratio substantially equal to the duty ratio of the input PWM signal, and each output PWM signal has a fixed phase-shift in relation to the other output PWM signals. The PWM signal generator samples an input PWM cycle to determine sample parameters representative of its duty ratio. The sample parameters are then used to generate a corresponding output PWM cycle for each of the output PWM signals. In response to a synchronization event, the PWM signal generator prematurely terminates the current PWM cycle and initiates the next PWM cycle while ensuring that the portion of the current output PWM cycle completed by the leading output PWM signal up to the point of the premature termination is replicated for the corresponding output PWM cycles of the other non-leading output PWM signals.05-26-2011
20080297072Lighting System Comprising Interconnectable Lighting Modules - This invention relates to a lighting system. The lighting system includes a plurality of interconnectable polygonal lighting modules, wherein each lighting module has a plurality of connection members each including at least one electrical terminal. The connection members are arranged rotationally symmetrically at the lighting module. The lighting system further includes bridge members. Each bridge member has bridge terminals and is mountable at neighboring connection members of different lighting modules, to form a bridge providing an electric connection between connection terminals of the different connection members.12-04-2008
20080297071Addressable or Static Light Emitting or Electronic Apparatus - The present invention provides an addressable or static electronic apparatus, such as a light emitting display. An exemplary apparatus comprises a substrate having a plurality of cavities; a plurality of first conductors coupled to the substrate and at least partially within the cavities, with the plurality of first conductors having a first and substantially parallel orientation; a plurality of light emitting diodes or other electronic components coupled to the plurality of first conductors and having a second orientation substantially normal to the first orientation; and a plurality of substantially optically transmissive second conductors coupled to the plurality of light emitting diodes and having a third orientation substantially normal to the second orientation and substantially perpendicular to the first orientation. In an exemplary method, the plurality of electronic components in a suspending medium are deposited within the plurality of cavities, and the plurality of electronic components are oriented using an applied field, followed by a bonding of the plurality of electronic components to the plurality of first conductors.12-04-2008
20120319623LEAD LINE STRUCTURE AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A display panel having a display region and a non-display region is described. The display panel includes a pixel array, at least one driving device and a plurality of lead lines. The pixel array is disposed in the display region. The driving device is disposed in the non-display region. The lead lines are disposed in the non-display region and are electrically connected to the pixel array and the driving device. The lead lines are arranged into at least one fan-out structure between the pixel array and the driving device. In particular, the (n-1)th lead line has a pitch Pn-1=Wn-1+S, n is an integer larger than 1, Wn-1 represents a line width of the (n-1)th lead line, S represents a space between the adjacent lead lines, and the pitches P1˜Pn-1 of the plurality of lead lines are not completely the same.12-20-2012
20120268041LIGHTING SYSTEM - A lighting system includes a plurality of lights connected to a bridge, a gateway, a lighting controller, and an interface. A plurality of commands to control a corresponding light may be stored in a memory. A communication module may be provided to generate a packet for transmission to the gateway based on the plurality of stored commands. The packet may combine a plurality of the commands for controlling one or more of the lights.10-25-2012
20100231142DRY CELL HOLDER AND FLASHLIGHT HAVING THE SAME - A dry cell holder may include a cylindrical body, an anode terminal, a cathode terminal, a switching signal terminal, a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal. The cylindrical body may have a front plate and a rear plate. The anode terminal may be formed on the front plate. The cathode terminal may be formed on the front plate. The switching signal terminal may be formed on the front plate. The first electrode terminal may be formed on the rear plate. The first electrode terminal may be connected to the anode terminal. The first electrode terminal may be connected to the cathode terminal. The second electrode terminal may be formed on the rear plate. The second electrode terminal may be connected to the switching signal terminal.09-16-2010
20100225252NOVEL AMOLED DISPLAY ARCHITECTURE - A device that may be used as a multi-color pixel is provided. The device has a first organic light emitting device, a second organic light emitting device, a third organic light emitting device, and a fourth organic light emitting device. The device may be a pixel of a display having four sub-pixels. The first device may emit red light, the second device may emit green light, the third device may emit light blue light and the fourth device may emit deep blue light.09-09-2010
20120280639PLANAR LIGHTING MODULE - A planar lighting module comprises a substrate, at least one light guide device and a driver. A frame is located on the substrate for fastening the at least one light guide device and the driver. By manipulation and binding, the planar lighting module can be easily assembled or dismantled, no screws or welded joints are used, and it is also convenient to service.11-08-2012
20120326633DETECTOR CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A DETECTOR CIRCUIT - The invention relates to a detector circuit comprising a connection for a voltage supply (Vbat) and a connection for connecting a lamp (LED), said connection being connected to the connection for a voltage supply (Vbat) and to a first control component (I12-27-2012
20120091918PICTURE SELECTION METHOD FOR MODULAR LIGHTING SYSTEM - It is disclosed a method for associating pixels of visual content displayed on a display unit with pixels of lighting modules, where each lighting module comprises a plurality of pixels, and the lighting modules are adapted to be comprised in a lighting system comprising a plurality of lighting modules and a control device, wherein the control device is adapted to communicate control signals to the lighting modules. Each of the lighting modules may communicate control signals with neighboring lighting modules, and to any of the pixels of the lighting module. Pixels of the visual content may be selected by means of a visual representation of pixels associated with the lighting modules displayed onto the display unit, wherein each pixel of the visual representation corresponds to a pixel of the lighting modules. Pixel values of the visual content may be associated with respective pixels of the visual representation on the basis of positions of pixels of the visual representation relatively to positions of pixels of the visual representation, and pixel values of the visual content. By communicating controls signals, for each pixel of the visual representation associated with a pixel value, corresponding to the pixel value to the pixel of the lighting module that corresponds to the pixel of the visual representation associated with a pixel value, a user may in principle view a result of the pixel association on the lighting modules in real-time. It is further disclosed a system adapted to perform the method.04-19-2012
20120091917LED LIGHT FIXTURE WITH BACKGROUND LIGHTING - An illumination device with a number of light sources arranged in at least two groups of light sources that are individually controllable. The first group of light sources (04-19-2012
20120091916RADIATION SOURCE - An embodiment of the invention relates to a cascade semiconductor light source comprising:04-19-2012
20120326634INTEGRALLY FORMED LIGHT EMITTING DIODE LIGHT WIRE AND USES THEREOF - Integrally formed LED light wires are provided, comprising a conductive base comprising a support substrate, wherein the support substrate comprises a first plurality of wires, threads, or a combination thereof, wherein the plurality of wires, threads, or a combination thereof comprises at least one weft element arranged in a first direction and at least two warp elements, each arranged in a second direction such that the at least one weft element and each of the at least two warp elements form plural intersections therebetween, a first bus element and a second bus element, each adapted to distribute power from a power source, a third bus element adapted to distribute a control signal, wherein the first, second, and third bus elements are woven, stitched, or knitted into the support substrate; and a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) modules, each LED module comprising a microcontroller and at least one LED.12-27-2012
20100181939LIGHT OUTPUT CONTROL DEVICE FOR LASER LIGHT SOURCE - A light output control device for laser light sources for respective RGB colors includes, for each of RGB, three sets, each including: a semiconductor laser for one of the colors; light output detection unit for detecting a light output from the semiconductor laser; light output adjustment unit for updating a light output target value; light output control unit for controlling the semiconductor laser based on the updated light output target value; and division unit for dividing the light output by an output from the light output adjustment unit to obtain a ratio of the rising of the light output, and includes rising determination unit for determining, based on results obtained by the respective division unit, a semiconductor laser with a slowest rising and outputs light output adjustment values for the respective colors. The light output adjustment unit update their respective light output target values based on the light output adjustment values. The light output control unit causes their respective corresponding semiconductor lasers to operate in accordance with a semiconductor laser whose rising time is slowest, based on the updated light output target values to keep RGB color balance upon start-up.07-22-2010
20100181938COMPUTER-CONTROLLED LIGHTING SYSTEM - The invention relates to a computer-controlled lighting system which comprises an interface (07-22-2010
20120139450METHOD OF CONTROLLING LIGHTS AND CONTROLLER THEREFOR - A method of controlling respective intensity levels of each of N light units, from a first light unit to an Nth light unit. Each of the light units has respective intensity levels from a 0 level to an L level based on duration of illumination of each light unit, In the method, a control signal representing light intensities for each of the N light units, sequentially, in order, for the first light unit to Nth light unit is received and processed. Then, the light units are re-arranged in accordance with the light intensities into a re-arranged order, from level L to level 0. A predetermined time period is counted sequentially through L time intervals. The light units are turned on in the re-arranged order at respective time intervals corresponding to the light intensities; and all light units are turned off at the end of the predetermined time period.06-07-2012
20130020967ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is provided. The OLED display includes: a substrate; an organic light emitting element including a first electrode on the substrate, an organic emission layer on the first electrode, and a second electrode on the organic emission layer; and an encapsulation member encapsulating the organic light emitting element and including a first conductive layer on the organic light emitting element and electrically connected to the second electrode, an insulation layer on the first conductive layer, and a second conductive layer on the insulation layer and configured to electrically connect to the first electrode.01-24-2013
20120242255NEW IRIDIUM COMPLEX AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE CONTAINING SAME - There is provided a new iridium complex including phenylpyridine as a ligand, the iridium complex having a basic skeleton in which a triazine ring is bonded to a phenyl ring.09-27-2012
20080246420LIGHT SOURCE DRIVING DEVICE - A light source driving device is for driving a plurality of light sources of a light source module (10-09-2008
20130169192System and method for the control of a plurality of lasers - A laser light display system that includes a plurality of laser heads, a router controller and a plurality of transmission cables is disclosed. The system includes control signal receivers associated with the laser heads and a laser controller that includes a relay, signal output ports, and a programmable logic controller for providing output signals for the control of the laser heads each which emit a single static and motionless beam of radiation of visible light.07-04-2013
20110273114REMOTE LIGHTING CONTROL - A lighting system (11-10-2011
20130093359LIGHTING DEVICE - A lighting device includes a tube, an insulating body, a first circuit substrate and a plurality of first light emitting diodes. At least one portion of the tube is light-permeable. The insulating body is disposed in the tube, and has a first surface and a second surface which is opposite to the first surface. The first circuit substrate is disposed on the first surface. The first light emitting diodes are disposed on and electrically connected with the first circuit substrate.04-18-2013
20130093361Method for Operating a Semiconductor Lighting Device and Color Control Device for Carrying Out the Method - A method for operating a semiconductor lighting device, wherein the semiconductor lighting device comprises semiconductor light sources having at least two different colors and wherein, in order to adjust a color coordinate of the semiconductor lighting device, at least one brightness of the semiconductor light sources is set by means of a control and wherein the at least one brightness of the semiconductor light sources is adjusted by at least two controls, and wherein, upon reaching or exceeding at least one predetermined switchover point, a switchover is made between two of the controls.04-18-2013
20130093360LED Light Fixture With Background Lighting - An illumination device with a number of light sources arranged in at least two groups of light sources that are individually controllable. The first group of light sources (04-18-2013
20130113396CONTROLLER, OPERATION METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - A stick-type controller 05-09-2013
20110210684WIRELESS SUPPLYABLE LIGHTING MODULE - A light-emitting module may include at least one receiver configured to wirelessly tap off energy from an alternating field, and at least one light source, which is connected to the receiver for tapping off electrical power, wherein the at least one light-emitting module is surrounded at least partially by a protective housing, wherein the light-emitting module is self-aligning.09-01-2011
20080197790LIGHTING UTILIZING POWER OVER THE ETHERNET - A lighting system is disclosed in which an Ethernet computer network is used to provide power to one or more light sources that are connected directly to the Ethernet. The light sources may include LEDs, fluorescent lamps, HID lamps, and/or exit signs. The exit signs may incorporate cameras. By providing power to the light sources via the Ethernet, a separate connection to a power supply for the light is not necessary.08-21-2008
20130147395Dynamic Ambient Lighting - Systems, methods, software, and data structures that provide dynamic ambient lighting synchronized to a video program being watched in a premises are described herein. A video program may be associated with a predefined lighting scheme that specifies or identifies a time-sequenced set of lighting effects (e.g., flashing police lights, sunrise, explosion, etc.) that are to be performed by the dynamic ambient lighting system time-synchronously with the video program. Components of the dynamic ambient lighting system may extract the lighting scheme from video data, parse the lighting scheme into individual lighting effects, and then control a single-color or multicolor light source associated with each of a plurality of light channels (e.g., front right, rear right, front left, rear left, center, and burst channel, among others) based on time-sequenced lighting primitives defined by each lighting effect. Light sources may be wirelessly controlled, e.g., using an IEEE 802.15.4 or ZigBee-compliant wireless system.06-13-2013
20130147396Dynamic Ambient Lighting - Systems, methods, software, and data structures that provide dynamic ambient lighting synchronized to a video program being watched in a premises are described herein. A video program may be associated with a predefined lighting scheme that specifies or identifies a time-sequenced set of lighting effects (e.g., flashing police lights, sunrise, explosion, etc.) that are to be performed by the dynamic ambient lighting system time-synchronously with the video program. Components of the dynamic ambient lighting system may extract the lighting scheme from video data, parse the lighting scheme into individual lighting effects, and then control a single-color or multicolor light source associated with each of a plurality of light channels (e.g., front right, rear right, front left, rear left, center, and burst channel, among others) based on time-sequenced lighting primitives defined by each lighting effect. Light sources may be wirelessly controlled, e.g., using an IEEE 802.15.4 or ZigBee-compliant wireless system.06-13-2013
20130147398ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECT SYSTEM FOR THIN BODY STRUCTURES - An electrical interconnect system is comprised of at least one and suitably a plurality of thin body light sources, such as OLED panels, to be electrified. The thin body light source or sources have a thin profile and include a back side provided with surface contact electrodes for energizing the thin body light sources, which can be relatively large area electrodes for providing a relatively large contact surface area. A connector circuit supported by a thin body support structure is provided for making desired electrical connections between thin body light sources or to a voltage or current source when the thin body support structure is brought into engagement with the thin body light sources.06-13-2013
20120274240WHITE LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ILLUMINATION APPARATUS - There is provided a white light emitting device including: a blue LED emitting blue light; a red phosphor excited by the blue light, emitting red light, and including a nitrogen (N)-containing compound; a yellow phosphor excited by the blue light and emitting yellow light; a first green phosphor excited by the blue light, emitting first green light having a first full width half maximum, and including a nitrogen (N)-containing compound; and a second green phosphor excited by the blue light and emitting second green light having a second full width half maximum larger than the first full width half maximum of the first green phosphor.11-01-2012
20120274239METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INCLUDING ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE MANUFACTURED BY THE MANUFACTURING METHOD - Provided is a method of manufacturing an organic electroluminescence display device including an organic electroluminescence element, which has element characteristics comparable to those in the case of a vacuum in-situ process, while utilizing a patterning approach based on photolithography. The method of manufacturing an organic electroluminescence display device includes: an organic compound layer-forming step of forming an organic compound layer at least on a first electrode; a release layer-forming step of forming a release layer on the organic compound layer; a release layer-processing step of processing the release layer; and an organic compound layer-processing step of removing the organic compound layer in a region not covered with the release layer processed in the release layer-processing step, and at least the lowermost layer out of the release layer is a deposited film formed of a material soluble in a polar solvent.11-01-2012
20130154519LED LAMP WITH COLOR-MIXING CAVITY - A device for emitting white light includes, in certain embodiments, an ultraviolet and/or a blue LED having an emission surface, a conversion coating spaced away from but enveloping the emission surface to form a first mixing cavity, at least one secondary LED emitting a color different from ultraviolet and blue and spaced away from the conversion coating, and a diffuser spaced away from but enveloping the conversion coating and the secondary LED to define a second mixing cavity that is unfilled.06-20-2013
20110309774TEXTILE WITH LIGHTING EFFECT - A textile includes a plurality of opaque filaments, a plurality of transparent and light-guiding filaments, a lighting module and a printed colorful layer. The opaque filaments are spaced from each other in a first direction, and the transparent and light-guiding filaments are spaced from each other in a second direction. The opaque filaments and the transparent and light-guiding filaments are woven as a textile. The printed colorful layer is formed on the surfaces of the opaque filaments and the transparent and light-guiding filaments. When the lighting module provides light in the transparent and light-guiding filaments, the transparent and light-guiding filaments are lighted as a lighting area. Therefore, the printed colorful layer is also lighted, and the colors and patterns thereof are shown.12-22-2011
20110309773HOSPITAL LIGHTING WITH SOLID STATE EMITTERS - A solid state light emitting-based illumination system which, when energized, exhibits a correlated color temperature (CCT) in the range of between about 3300° K and about 5300° K, and exhibits a COI of less than 3.3 is provided. The system comprises two or more solid state elements, and is configured to provide a total light that appears white when energized, the combined light having preselected spectral fraction values such that when combined the emission meets the specified CCT and COI standards. A method for combining individual solid-state light emitters is also provided.12-22-2011
20130187572DRIVING CIRCUITRY FOR LED LIGHTING WITH REDUCED TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION - Conditioning circuits are provided for driving two or more LED groups using a rectified AC input voltage. The conditioning circuits uses analog circuitry to gradually and selectively activate the LED groups based on an instantaneous value of the rectified input voltage. The circuit includes a first series interconnection of a first LED group, a first transistor, and a first resistor, and a second series interconnection of a second LED group, a second transistor, and a second resistor. In one example, the second series interconnection is connected between a drain terminal and a source terminal of the first transistor, while in another example, the second series interconnection is connected between an anode of the first LED group and a source terminal of the first transistor. The first and second LED groups are selectively activated by the rectified voltage applied across the first series interconnection.07-25-2013
20120019171SYSTEM, METHOD AND PORTABLE CONTROLLER FOR PROGRAMMING AND CALIBRATION OF A PLURALITY OF LIGHT SOURCE UNITS FOR PHOTO-REACTIVE/CURING APPLICATIONS - A system, method, and portable or mobile controller are provided for network management of functions such as monitoring, control, programming, and calibration of a plurality of (UV) light sources, for photo-reactive and photo-curing applications. Beneficially, a reliable and controlled closed-loop feedback network is provided in which a dose of light, or exposure profile, for e.g. spot curing, can be programmed into a light source unit to perform a highly repeatable operation across a single or multiple work stations. The system is scalable up to 1000's of workstations.01-26-2012
20120062151BALL SHAPE LED LAMP - A ball shape LED lamp comprises a ball; a driving circuit being installed at a central portion of the ball; and an LED light assembly having a plurality of LED lamps which are retained on the surface of the ball; and all the LED lamps being electrically connected to the driving circuit. Or a retainer formed by a plurality of telescopic rods which are fixed at two ends thereof; each of two ends of the telescopic rods being retained to an inner side of a respective fixing disk; an outer side of each fixing disk being extended with a stud; and a plurality of flexible circuit strips; each of two ends of each retaining strip having a retaining hole; a plurality of LED lamps being retained to the flexible circuit strips and being spaced apart; a plurality of LED lamps being retained to the retaining flexible circuit strip.03-15-2012
20120086363Intelligent lighting management and building control system - A method of controlling and managing a plurality of system managers, a plurality of lights and devices, including human interfaces and building automation devices is disclosed. The method includes a system manager collecting data from the plurality of lights and devices. The system manager uses the collected data to determine an adjacency of lights and devices. The system manager dynamically places the plurality of lights and devices into zones and binding human interface devices to the zones, and a dynamically configures the devices to control the zones. The devices perform self-calibration and self-commissioning. The system manager and devices perform ongoing calibration and commissioning. The system manager and devices operate resiliently in case of failure of the system manager, other devices, or software or hardware failures in the devices. The system manager and the devices operate on the collected data to determine usage patterns, and to efficiently manage the plurality of lights and devices.04-12-2012

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