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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
362509000 Light modifier 481
362487000 Automobile 278
362538000 Projection-type headlamp 111
362464000 Condition responsive (e.g., position) 105
362473000 Bicycle or motorcycle 90
362546000 Housing 75
362543000 Plural light sources 71
362523000 Adjustable lamp or lamp support 61
362470000 Aircraft 61
362549000 Specific lamp mounting or retaining 25
362540000 Visual identification light 24
362485000 Truck, trailer, or wagon 22
362460000 Including headlamp beam measuring or indicating (e.g., headlamp beam leveling, aiming, inclination detecting) 10
362477000 Marine 9
362478000 Bus or railway rolling stock 5
20090237950LOW GLARE LIGHTING FOR A TRANSIT VEHICLE - A low glare overhead lighting fixture for a transit vehicle comprises a lighting fixture base assembly for mounting one or more light sources (e.g., LEDs or fluorescent tubes), and a light permeable cover adapted to reduce glare. The light permeable cover may include a light guide embodied as a grid-like structure with holes or perforations for directing the light from the light source in a manner reducing light spread. The light guide may be disposed between a front and rear lens covers. The lighting fixture may also utilize a light permeable cover having an anti-glare surface element, such as a privacy filter screen or mesh which may be formed using microlouver technology. The lighting fixture base assembly may have separate compartments, each lined with a highly reflective coating, housing one or more deeply set LEDs.09-24-2009
20090021955CONTROL NETWORK FOR LED-BASED LIGHTING SYSTEM IN A TRANSIT VEHICLE - A transit vehicle lighting system has a plurality of LED-based lighting fixtures for providing interior illumination. A control network comprises a plurality of slave nodes for controlling the LED-based lighting fixtures, and a master node for controlling the slave nodes. The master node may be connected to the slave nodes by a combined power/communication bus in a daisy chain fashion. The slave node may include a power regulator and a controller for providing a target current command to the power regulator, and may adjust the target current based upon temperature measurements or a recorded age of the LEDs. An optical sensor may provide automatic dimming. A reduced number of LEDs may be used in an emergency mode. The lighting fixture may include a ceiling panel fixture and a riser panel attachable by way of a hinge mechanism.01-22-2009
20130141925LOW GLARE LIGHTING FOR A TRANSIT VEHICLE - A low glare overhead lighting fixture for a transit vehicle comprises a lighting fixture base assembly for mounting one or more light sources (e.g., LEDs or fluorescent tubes), and a light permeable cover adapted to reduce glare. The light permeable cover may include a light guide embodied as a grid-like structure with holes or perforations for directing the light from the light source in a manner reducing light spread. The light guide may be disposed between a front and rear lens covers. The lighting fixture may also utilize a light permeable cover having an anti-glare surface element, such as a privacy filter screen or mesh which may be formed using microlouver technology. The lighting fixture base assembly may have separate compartments, each lined with a highly reflective coating, housing one or more deeply set LEDs.06-06-2013
20100103688VEHICLE LIGHT - Lights for attachment to a vehicle including a first illuminating means directed substantially perpendicular to a surface plane of the light and a second illuminating means directed substantially parallel with the surface plane of the light. The second illuminating means may be mounted solely within a lower hemisphere of the light. The light may also include a covering hood.04-29-2010
20130051045Locomotive LED/Optics Headlight Assembly - A headlamp assembly comprising a housing forming an internal chamber and forming an opening to one side, at least a first light source having a first illumination axis, the first light source mounted in a central portion of the internal chamber substantially at a first depth, at least a second light source having a second illumination axis, the second light source mounted in a circumferential portion of the chamber substantially at a second depth wherein the first depth is greater than the second depth, a first aspherical lens formed about a first optic axis, the first aspherical lens mounted within the opening with the first optic axis aligned with the first illumination axis and a second aspherical lens formed about a second optic axis, the second aspherical lens mounted within the opening with the second optic axis aligned with the second illumination axis.02-28-2013
362508000 Adjustable source (e.g., bulb filament) 3
20090168444MOTOR AND GUIDING STRUCTURE THEREOF - A guiding structure includes a base and a guiding unit. The base has an opening, and an inner wall of the base, facing the opening, is formed with at least one first guiding element and at least one first restricting element disposed adjacent to the first guiding element. The guiding unit is inserted into the opening and has at least one second guiding element and at least one second restricting element. The second guiding element is correspondingly coupled to or separated from the first restricting element by deforming, bending, rotating or displacing. The first guiding element is disposed corresponding to the second guiding element.07-02-2009
20080198614VEHICULAR LAMP - A vehicular lamp has a lamp unit structured so as to irradiate light forward and provided tiltable rightward, leftward, upward, and downward within a lamp housing; right-left driving means for moving the lamp unit so as to tilt in a right-left direction; and up-down driving means for moving the lamp unit so as to tilt in an up-down direction, wherein the right-left driving means and the up-down driving means are provided within a single actuator housing, with an output portion of the right-left driving means structured as a rotational shaft that rotates rightward and leftward, and an output portion of the up-down driving means structured as a retractable shaft that moves in a front-back direction, and wherein an axial direction of the rotational shaft and an axial direction of the retractable shaft are positioned within an identical plane, with the rotational shaft connected to the lamp unit and the retractable shaft connected to a support member that supports the lamp unit.08-21-2008
20120300483Luminaire Assembly - A luminaire assembly, in particular a bi-halogen headlight for a motor vehicle, having at least one light source, which has at least two lighting functions, characterized in that the light source has a different operating voltage in each case with regard to the at least two lighting functions.11-29-2012
362486000 Portable 3
20100073947LED EMERGENCY LIGHT SAFETY APPARATUS FOR A VEHICLE - According to one embodiment, an LED emergency light apparatus for use with a motorized vehicle includes a foldable substrate that is formed of a plastic material and a plurality of light emitting diodes arranged about and coupled to the substrate such at a portion thereof protrudes beyond one face of the substrate. The apparatus also includes a controller in electric communication with the light emitting diodes and a power source. In addition, means for releasably attaching the substrate to a support surface is also provided.03-25-2010
20130208491STEM LIGHT - In one embodiment of the invention, a stem light includes: a housing configured for removable attachment to a tire stem; a light-emitting component removably coupled to the housing and configured to emit a light signal, wherein the light-emitting component includes a reflective material to increase a light signal output efficiency; and a cap coupled to the light-emitting component.08-15-2013
20120182749Work Light - A lighting assembly for illuminating a work area, such as the area underneath the hood of a vehicle or the area underneath the body of a vehicle. The lighting assembly has a light, support rod having an adjustable length and two clasping members, the two clasping members being able to attach the lighting assembly to the hood or body of a vehicle07-19-2012
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20080259617Transportation system and method or methods for the restoration,re-manufacturing and re-conditioning or any combination thereof,of a vehicle headlight fixture or headlight fixture lens or any combination thereof - A transportation system and method or methods for the restoration, re manufacturing, reconditioning or any combination thereof, a vehicle headlight fixture or vehicle headlight fixture lens; where the system is comprised of using any mode of transportation as a service, combined with or without the application of any method for the, restoration, re manufacturing, reconditioning or any combination thereof, on a vehicle headlight fixture or vehicle headlight fixture lens or any combination thereof, or any service for communicating the aforementioned system and method or methods or any combination thereof using any telecommunication configuration. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since the embodiments may deviate from any content.10-23-2008
20130077328CHARGE PORT ILLUMINATION SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE - A charge port illumination system for an electric vehicle includes a charge port at an electric vehicle for electrically connecting to a charging source to charge a power source of the electric vehicle. A self-contained sealed module is disposed at or proximate to the charge port and includes at least one illumination source. The illumination source, responsive to an activating event associated with an electric charging event of the electric vehicle, is activated to provide illumination at the charge port. The activating event may include detection of touch at or movement of a cover panel and/or a signal from a remote transmitting device or a passive entry device or a motion detection device. The illumination source may be automatically deactivated after at least one of a period of time after activation, plugging in a charging source at the charge port and closing a cover panel at the charge port.03-28-2013
20090154180HEAT-DISSIPATING APPARATUS - A heat-dissipating apparatus for a vehicle lamp includes: a heat-dissipating apparatus including: an LED-mounting block having an LED mounted thereon; a thermally conductive material disposed adjacent to the LED-mounting block for transmitting heat generated by the LED; and a heat sink disposed adjacent to the thermally conductive material for dissipating the heat transmitted by the thermally conductive material, wherein at least one concave portion is formed in one side of the LED-mounting block which is adjacent to the thermally conductive material, one side of the heat sink which is adjacent to the thermally conductive material, or both. The thermally conductive material is inserted in the concave portion or portions.06-18-2009
20110013408COMBINATION LIGHT AND SWITCH ASSEMBLY - A combination light and switch assembly for a panel of a vehicle is provided. The assembly includes a circuit board having an LED contact and a latch contact. The latch contact is configured to electrically couple to a latch of the panel. A LED is joined to the LED contact. The LED is configured to illuminate at least a portion of the panel. An actuator assembly is moveable toward the circuit board so that the actuator assembly engages the latch contact to operate the latch of the panel when the latch contact is engaged by the actuator assembly.01-20-2011
20110032715PIECE OF MOTOR VEHICLE INTERIOR EQUIPMENT AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - This piece includes a rigid support frame (02-10-2011
20100195337ELECTROLUMINESCENT ARRANGEMENT ON TEXTILE MATERIALS - An electroluminescent arrangement is described, which comprises at least one flexible electroluminescent element and at least one flexible textile carrier material.08-05-2010
20100128493ILLUMINATED INTERIOR TRIM COMPONENT - A lighting system is provided that includes an interior trim component having a light transmissive element. The interior trim component is configured to move between a first position and a second position. The vehicle lighting system also includes a light source optically coupled to the light transmissive element at least while the interior trim component is located in the first position. The light source is configured to illuminate a region of a vehicle interior.05-27-2010
20090310376INTERIOR ILLUMINATION APPARATUS - An interior illumination apparatus includes a design member fixed to an interior side of a member of a vehicle, and which has a switch operating portion disposed movably on a housing of the design member, a function attaching member attached to an exterior side of the design member, and a function member attached to the function attaching member by an attaching unit, and which has a switch portion connected to the switch operating portion. The design member has a positioning portion which positions the function member.12-17-2009
20120106178LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, VEHICLE HEADLAMP, ILLUMINATION DEVICE, AND LASER ELEMENT - A light emitting device of the present invention includes a light-emitting section for generating fluorescence by receiving a laser beam, and a light irradiation unit for irradiating a light irradiated surface of the light emitting section with a laser beam that increases regularly in beam diameter in a direction in which the laser beam travels.05-03-2012
20090262544ILLUMINANT DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An illuminant device and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method includes the following steps of providing a body with a plurality of connecting members, disposing a plurality of lamps on the connecting members, respectively, dividing the body with the lamps into a plurality of assembling units, installing the assembling units on a carrier, and assembling the carrier with a holder.10-22-2009
20080273342Track-Movable Lighting System - A lighting system freely moving along a track having trolley bars. The track-movable lighting system includes the track (11-06-2008
20080291685Vehicle-purpose lighting tool - A vehicle-purpose lighting tool is featured by comprising: a light-conducting member having a front light-emitting plane, a rear plane having a concave/convex shape, and a side edge plane; and a light source arranged at a position opposite to the side edge plane; in which within external light which is entered via the front light-emitting plane into the light-conducting member, a portion of the external light which is directly traveled to the side edge plane is totally reflected on a boundary plane of the side edge plane portion; a plurality of reflecting portions are formed on the rear plane and are coupled to each other via a coupling portion in such a direction that the reflecting portions are separated apart from the side edge plane side; and distances between the plurality of reflecting portions and the front light-emitting plane are changed in a discontinuous manner along the separating direction.11-27-2008
20090080206Marker lamps with camera - The present invention provides a marker lamp with camera, which is installed on motor vehicle and comprises a power wire, a signal wire, a marker lamp unit and a camera; wherein the camera is installed within the said marker lamp. The camera is connected electrically with the power source through the said power wire, and with a display device through the said signal wire. The present invention renders the driver to see the scene behind the vehicle through images transmitted by the camera, so as to minimize the risk in driving and reduce potential traffic accidents.03-26-2009
20090129104Floor mat - A conventional room lamp or foot lamp has a problem that the place where user's feet are is difficult to see and poor in visibility, and on the other hand, when the lamp is made unnecessarily bright to cause luminance distribution in the field of view to be discontinuous, an unpleasant phenomenon called glare occurs. A surface EL light emitting body is entirely coated with a transparent waterproof sheet and then it is sandwiched and bonded between upper and lower sheets to form on mat. At least a part of the upper sheet is formed transparent, a lead wire is fixed to the EL light emitting body, and a connector to be connected to a power supply outlet in a vehicle is provided at the forward end of the lead wire. A light control circuit for altering the emission intensity of the EL light emitting body and a circuit for automatically turning off the power upon disconnection of the lead wire are provided in the middle of the lead wire, and the EL light emitting body is made to emit light at a luminance of 0.5-4.0 cd/m05-21-2009
20090257237SAFETY SYSTEM UTILIZING LIGHTING INCORPORATED INTO APPAREL - A safety system and apparatus which incorporates an illumination member into an article of apparel where the illumination member is capable of being activated so that it simultaneously corresponds to the illumination of a lighting system of a motor vehicle. A safety device kit includes an illumination member capable of being illuminated that can be contained within, or attached to, a wearable article that can be worn by a user and a separate activation device capable of activating an illumination member.10-15-2009
20110096558MULTI-ENERGY VEHICLE ILLUMINATING SYSTEM AND METHOD - A vehicle multi-energy illuminating system is disclosed. The system having at least one multi-energy source module configured to collect waste energy from a vehicle headlamp, the at least one a multi-energy source module having at least one photovoltaic device configured to collect infrared energy and at least one photovoltaic device configured to collect visible light energy from the vehicle headlamp: at least one solar energy source module configured to collect visible light energy not generated from the vehicle headlamp bulb; a rechargeable battery coupled to the least one multi-energy source module and the at least one solar energy source module, the rechargeable battery being configured to collect and store the waste energy from the headlamp bulb and the visible light energy not generated from the vehicle headlamp bulb; a safety light; a light sensor; and a microcontroller coupled to the rechargeable battery, the safety light and the light sensor, wherein the microcontroller illuminates the safety light by coupling the safety light to the rechargeable battery when the light sensor provides a signal to the microcontroller indicating that detected light is below a predetermined value.04-28-2011
20110063859VEHICLE LIFT SYSTEMS WITH LIGHTING - A vehicle lift system includes a support structure having a top surface for supporting a vehicle supported by the vehicle lift system, and at least one lighting module. The lighting module is mounted to the top surface of the support structure. The lighting module is configured to illuminate a region of the vehicle, for example, but not limited to, the underside of the vehicle. The lighting module can be mounted generally flush relative to the top surface of the support structure. In a vehicle wheel alignment lift system, the lighting module can be disposed adjacent a movable support surface of the wheel runway apparatus to provide illumination during wheel alignment procedures.03-17-2011
20120307508SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND VEHICLE - The present invention makes it possible to inhibit an SOA (Safe Operating Area) in a vertical-type bipolar transistor from narrowing. A p-type base layer 12-06-2012
20110075434ILLUMINATING DEVICE - An illuminating device includes a light source body and a lens array. The light source body includes a plurality of light sources. The lens array includes an opposed surface, a reverse surface, a plurality of lenses, a recess, and a projection. The plurality of lenses corresponds respectively to the plurality of light sources. The plurality of lenses includes a first lens and a second lens, which is located adjacent to the first lens. The recess is formed at an end portion of the first lens adjacent to the second lens. The projection is formed at an end portion of the second lens adjacent to the first lens. The projection is coupled with the recess, so that at least a part of a boundary line between the first lens and the second lens is formed in a concave-convex shape as a result of a combination of the recess and the projection.03-31-2011
20120155097ILLUMINABLE BABY STROLLER - An illuminable baby stroller having embedded light sources and means for controlling the lights, the light sources preferably comprising light emitting diodes (LEDs) embedded in the frame of the stroller in translucent sections of the frames making the stroller visible in dim lighting and in the dark wherein the stroller includes a forward light source that illuminates the path in front of the stroller and a rear light source for providing illumination behind the stroller and includes at least one red light source, the light sources being powered by a rechargeable battery that is permanently concealed in a tray to prevent access by the child and powered by an electric circuit and switch that are secured in the frame or a tray of the stroller to provide convenient access for the caretaker while keeping it out of reach from the child.06-21-2012
20100246198Illuminated Bezel of Charge Port for Electric Vehicle - A pocket assembly is provided for mounting at a recess of a vehicle body where a charge port of the vehicle is located, the pocket assembly has a body mountable to a vehicle, wherein the body has a base portion and a bezel portion, at least one outer layer established at an outer surface of said bezel portion, wherein the at least one outer layer is viewable at the side of the vehicle when the charge port is being accessed by a user of the vehicle and an illumination source disposed at or behind said bezel portion, and an illumination source being operable to illuminate indicia established at or on the bezel portion.09-30-2010
20120170294Housing for a ballast - In various embodiments, a housing for a ballast for operating a discharge lamp provided as a light source for a vehicle headlamp includes a housing forming an inner chamber to accommodate electrical components of the ballast, the housing configured such that it has an annular circumferential recess on its exterior, in which is arranged a sealing ring and on which fasteners are provided for the ballast, the fasteners being arranged outside the area on the exterior of the housing enclosed by the annular recess and the sealing ring.07-05-2012
20110235348STRUCTURE FOR CONNECTING CONNECTOR, AND HEAD LAMP LIGHT SOURCE LIGHTING DEVICE USING THE STRUCTURE - A tin-plated surface 09-29-2011
20120287655HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE - The present invention relates to a heat dissipation device, which comprises: a fluid, a fluid delivery device, and a circular pipe. The fluid delivery device is for propelling and delivering the fluid, the circular pipe is connected with the fluid delivery device, at least a portion of the circular pipe itself contacting with a heat generation device for conducting heat to the portion of the circular pipe, so as letting the fluid to be delivered by the fluid delivery device for delivering heat to the rest portion of the circular pipe, and to dissipate the heat generation device.11-15-2012
20120140496WAVELENGTH CONVERSION MEMBER, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, ILLUMINATING DEVICE, VEHICLE HEADLAMP, AND PRODUCTION METHOD - A headlamp according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a laser diode which emits a laser beam and a light emitting section which emits light upon receiving the laser beam. The light emitting section has heat-resistant (heat-tolerant) fluorescent material dispersed inside heat-resistant transparent sealing material. Accordingly, the headlamp is capable of functioning as a small-sized light source having high luminance and high luminous flux and which can be used for a long period of time.06-07-2012
20130135880Vehicle Article Carrier With Integrated Camera And Solar Powered Lighting - A vehicle article carrier system is disclosed for carrying articles above an outer body surface of a vehicle. At least one support rail is secured to the outer body surface. The support rail uses a support foot at each of its opposite ends, with each support foot being adapted to be secured to the outer body surface of the vehicle. A solar panel is used for collecting solar energy. A battery is used for storing electrical energy created using the collected solar energy. A light is powered by the battery, with the light forming an integral portion of the support rail.05-30-2013
20130114276INSERT SHEET FOR AN AUTOMOBILE INTERIOR MATERIAL, AND A PRODUCTION METHOD FOR THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing an insert sheet for an automobile interior material. The method includes: forming a surface treatment layer on a carrier film; forming a pattern-printed layer by printing a heat-resistant and light-resistant resin on the surface treatment layer to a thickness of 2 to 5 microns; forming an adhesive layer by laminating an acrylic adhesive on the pattern-printed layer to a thickness of 1 to 3 microns; laminating the adhesive layer such that the adhesive layer is placed on the surface of a base layer to which a transparent ABS sheet is applied, and heating the adhesive layer to combine the adhesive layer with the base layer; and removing the carrier film.05-09-2013
20130094231LED Sports Board - An illuminated sports board has: a top sheet having a board top surface; a core layer having an optional longitudinal groove; an LED strip can be mounted at least partially within the longitudinal groove; a battery housing mounted on a top surface of the board. A switch is mounted to the battery housing. A first terminal is formed as an aperture mounted to the board top surface. The LED strip is mounted below the top sheet. A first terminal conductor is electrically connecting the first terminal to the LED layer. A second terminal is formed as an aperture mounted to the board top surface. A second terminal conductor electrically connects the second terminal to the LED layer. A first bolt makes electrical connection between the first terminal and the battery housing. A second bolt makes electrical connection between the second terminal and the switch.04-18-2013

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