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Head covering or clamp

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362 - Illumination

362103000 - WITH WEARING APPAREL OR BODY SUPPORT

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
362105000 Head covering or clamp 89
20090154143HEAD BAND FOR DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS COMPRISING LIGHT SOURCE AND BATTERY - A head band for diagnostic instruments comprising a light source and a battery has, at its back support part (06-18-2009
20090129064Convertible flashlight/headlight - A convertible light device useable as a flashlight and a headlight, comprising a body portion having an enlongated tube and a head portion, said head portion having a removeable light section with a lighting element and a battery bay for receiving batteries for powering the lighting element, said removeable light section having a strap adapted to be worn on a user's head, wherein the body portion defines a hollow interior for storing the strap, whereby the light device may be used as a hand held flashlight when the light section is connected to said body portion, and may be used as a handlamp when the light section is mounted to a user's head with the strap.05-21-2009
20090303698ILLUMINATED HELMET - The present invention provides an illuminated helmet with a plurality of lamps positioned in at least one recess in the helmet to reduce the risk of damage to the lamps and prevent the lamps from injuring a user during an accident. The illuminated helmet also provides specific recesses for the lamps and other components located in a non-impact area of the helmet to further reduce the risk of injury from the components and lamps in an accident. Furthermore, the illuminated helmet provides a proximity sensor mounted within the helmet that lacks mechanical parts and automatically activates the lamps when the helmet is worn by a user, improving the safety and reliability of the proximity sensor and overall helmet. The lamps are arranged in such a manner as to be visible to a viewer from any angle, and the flashing patterns of the lamps are uniquely programmed to draw the attention of the human eye.12-10-2009
20110013383LED LAMP WITH AIR-COOLED HEAT SINK - A LED lamp (01-20-2011
20090009986Headlamp That may Be Dismantled - This invention relates to an illuminating tool and particularly to a headlamp that may be worn on a human head for use and may be dismantled. In a skill of this invention, the headlamp that may be dismantled comprises a fixture with a head strap, and a floodlight. The floodlight comprises a lamp body and a lamp receptacle, being characterized in that the head body and lamp receptacle of the floodlight is an all-in-one unit. The fixture mount may be dismantled from the floodlight or inserted to match with each other. In the manner, the floodlight may be taken apart from the fixture mount to serve as an ordinary flashlight for an extra use of the headlamp.01-08-2009
20080298048HEADLAMP WITH DETACHABLE LED FLASHLIGHT - The present invention relates to a headlamp having a detachable LED flashlight and having a strap and a main body made of a flexible material and is designed to fit easily and comfortably over a user's head. The main body of the headlamp has a housing with a cavity formed therein, and the detachable flashlight is configured to have a snug-fit in the cavity. The flashlight comprises a body and a cap, the cap being attached to the body by a flexible strap. The body of the flashlight has a battery compartment and a circuit board.12-04-2008
20080266838Illuminated helmet - An illuminated helmet has a body, an illuminating device and a shell. The body is plastic foam and has an outer surface. The illuminating device is mounted on the outer surface of the body and has a flexible ribbon cable, multiple LEDs, a battery cartridge, and a switch. The switch is mounted on the body and is connected with the multiple LEDs and the battery cartridge by using the flexible ribbon cable. The shell is a plastic sheet and has an inner surface. The ribbon cable is flexible and thin, allowing the ribbon cable to be mounted smoothly on the outer surface of the body without breaking so the shell caps the body well and will not break.10-30-2008
20090207591PERSONAL HEADLAMP - In a personal headlamp, a housing, containing both an illumination source and a power source, is mounted in cantilever fashion on a bracket that comprises a back part and a collar fastened to, and extending forward from, the back part. A resilient pawl, which extends from the back part through a slot in the collar, is engageable with any selected one of a series of circumferentially spaced notches formed on a ring-like protrusion on the housing that fits rotatably into the collar.08-20-2009
20120195026PORTABLE ELECTRIC LIGHTING LAMP WITH IMPROVED FIXING - A lamp comprises a lighting module mounted on a front housing, an electric power supply device connected to the lighting module, a rear pressing part, and means for fixing. The latter comprise a flexible link fixed to the rear pressing part, a securing device having gripping means, means for tensioning, and sliding means of the link designed to move the front housing and the rear pressing part towards one another. The flexible link is formed by a cord, a lace, or a flexible wire, and the gripping means of the securing device are centralized on the rear pressing part.08-02-2012
20110170280SHROUD PLATE WITH LIGHTING SYSTEM - A light for headgear includes a shroud plate having a shell configured to receive a goggle mount, the shell having a periphery generally conforming to a contour of the headgear; and a lighting system on the shell having at least one light. The light further includes a power unit electrically coupled to the lighting system.07-14-2011
20100277895SOLAR-CHARGED WARNING DEVICE - The present invention discloses a solar-charged warning device, mounted on a helmet, including at least one light-emitting element, a solar photovoltaic panel, a voltage amplifier circuit, a sensor circuit, a charge/discharge circuit, and a secondary battery. The solar photovoltaic panel mounted on the helmet is used to absorb the solar energy and transform thereof into the electricity, and then the electricity is inputted into the sensor circuit, the charge/discharge circuit and the secondary battery, for storing the electricity in the secondary battery. When there needs the electricity, it can be discharged by the charge/discharge circuit and then amplified by the voltage amplifier circuit to reach the required voltage, so as to drive the light-emitting element to shine. When there exists the light source, the secondary battery will be charged. When in the dark, the electricity stored in the secondary battery will be discharged to drive the light-emitting element to shine.11-04-2010
20100277894LIGHTING DEVICE WITH REMOVABLE CRADLE - Various lighting devices and related methods are provided. In one example, a lighting device includes a cradle comprising two support members. The lighting device also includes a main body comprising a light source, a housing, and two mounting members attached to substantially opposite sides of the housing. The main body is adapted to be selectively connected to the cradle in response to a user inserting the mounting members in the support members. The main body is adapted to be selectively disconnected from the cradle in response to the user removing the mounting members from the support members. The mounting members are adapted to rotate relative to the support members while the mounting members are in the support members to permit the main body to rotate relative to the cradle to adjust an angle of light emitted by the light source.11-04-2010
20120293986HEAD LAMP COMPRISING ARCH-SHAPED HEAD BAND LOCATED ON SAGITTAL SUTURE PLANE - The present invention relates to a head lamp used for mounting a light source on the head, wherein the head lamp comprises a bow-shaped bent head on the sagittal suture plane of a wearer. The head lamp is lightweight, ruins the hairstyle of the wearer less, does not impede the circulation of blood and causes less headaches.11-22-2012
20110199755LIGHT EMITTING DIODE HEAD-MOUNTABLE LIGHT - A head-mountable light can include a support structure configured to be secured to a mounting structure that is configured to be secured to a person's head, and a light emitting diode supported in the support structure. The light can also include a lens supported in the support structure. A focal point of the lens can be located a focal distance from a surface vertex of the lens closest to the diode. Additionally, the diode can be positioned from 72 to 99 percent or from 101 to 104 percent of the focal distance from the surface vertex.08-18-2011
20080310145Personal Lighting Apparatus - A personal lighting apparatus (12-18-2008
20090190332FLASHLIGHT HAVING BACK LIGHT ELEMENTS - A flashlight for mounting on a helmet is provided. The flashlight includes a mount that is configured to be readily attachable to the brim of a variety of helmets. The flashlight includes a forward facing light to provide illumination and a rearward facing light for identifying the user.07-30-2009
20090161348Lighting Device Having Forward Directed Heat Sink Assembly - A headlamp lighting device is provided that allows for the adjustment of the size of the light beam and forward heat dissipation. The lighting device includes a housing, a light source provided on the housing for generating a light beam, an inner thermally conductive heat sink, and an outer heat sink member. The inner thermally conductive heat sink is disposed in thermal relationship with the light source. The outer heat sink member is in thermal heat transfer relationship with the inner heat sink and disposed generally forward of the rear end of the housing for directing thermal energy generated by the light source towards the front end of the housing.06-25-2009
20080316734LIGHTING DEVICE HAVING FORWARD DIRECTED HEAT SINK ASSEMBLY - A headlamp lighting device is provided that allows for the adjustment of the size of the light beam and forward heat dissipation. The lighting device includes a housing, a light source provided on the housing for generating a light beam, and an optical focus lens disposed in the path of the light beam for focusing the light beam. The lighting device also includes a lens ring supporting the optical focus lens to move the focus lens relative to the light source to adjust size of the light beam. The lens ring also serves as an outer heat sink in thermal conductive relationship with an inner heat sink.12-25-2008
20080316733LIGHTING DEVICE HAVING ADJUSTABLE SPOT BEAM - A headlamp lighting device is provided that allows for the adjustment of the size of the light beam and forward heat dissipation. The lighting device includes a housing, a light source provided on the housing for generating a light beam, and an optical focus lens disposed in the path of the light beam for focusing the light beam. The lighting device also includes a lens ring supporting the optical focus lens to move the focus lens relative to the light source to adjust size of the light beam. The lens ring also serves as an outer heat sink in thermal conductive relationship with an inner heat sink.12-25-2008
20090257217ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM FOR CRASH HELMETS - An electrical power system for crash helmets is described, including a storage cell configured to provide electrical energy to a power system, the storage cell being coupled to a processor and sealed within a lining of a helmet, and a pocket formed within the lining of the helmet, the pocket being configured to house the system. Also described is a connector configured to couple the storage cell to a power source, the power source being configured to charge the storage cell, and a distribution system configured to deliver electrical current from the storage cell to the power system.10-15-2009
20100165605Iluminating headlamp providing substantially uniform illumination - An illuminating headlamp consisting of a headband and at least one optical device providing illumination at a known distance from said optical device attached to said headband. Each optical device consists of a housing having an open first end and an open second end. There is a light emitting device attached to a mounting which is attached to the second end causing said light emitting device to be orientated at a known angle to an axis of said housing. At least one optically transparent lens is incorporated into said first end, and a means for adjusting said optically transparent lens in order to cause a focal point of the lens to be positioned behind said light emitting device, wherein a zone of substantially uniform illumination is projected at said known distance.07-01-2010
20100259922Equestrian Light Apparatus - The present invention is an equestrian light device comprised of a plurality of lighting elements which can be secured to the bridle, saddle, stirrups and other pieces of tack, and which provides a rider with the ability to view a path before the turning of a horse to go down the path, in addition to illuminating a zone of safety to provide a rider with adequate visibility to discern obstacles that may impede the progress of a horse on a path, or which may startle or injure the animal or rider.10-14-2010
20100177503LED rechargeable headlamp - A LED rechargeable headlamp includes a light head, a rechargeable power source, a head mount and a rechargeable dock. The light head includes a light housing having a light window, and a LED light source supported in the light housing to align with the light window. The head mount is movably coupled with the light housing to selectively adjust a light projecting orientation of the LED light source through the light window. The rechargeable dock, which is adapted for electrically connecting with an external power supply, has a docking cavity detachably receiving the light to charge the rechargeable power source.07-15-2010
20100177504Rotatable headlamp - A rotatable headlamp includes a light head, a rechargeable power source, a mounting arrangement and a rechargeable dock. The light head includes a light housing having a light window, and a LED light source supported in the light housing to align with the light window. The mounting arrangement is movably coupled with the light housing to selectively adjust a light projecting orientation of the LED light source through the light window. The rechargeable dock, which is adapted for electrically connecting with an external power supply, has a docking cavity detachably receiving the light head to charge the rechargeable power source. A rotating member is further provided for detachably mounting to the mounting panel for selective adjusting the light projecting angle in three-dimensional manner.07-15-2010
20090116226Carry-on light emitting decoration - The present invention relates to a carry-on light emitting decoration in which a light emitting device is provided on a base and an ornament section is correspondingly combined with the base. An appearance design matching with the event theme is formed on the ornament section. Further, a wearing member is abutted and combined with the base so as to be worn conveniently on a user's hand, head, and arm or fixed on the hat body. According to this structure, when the carry-on light emitting decoration is worn on the body of the user, the event theme is highlighted by the appearance design provided on the ornament section so as to raise the advertisement effect of event. Furthermore, the light emitting device emits light at night to construct the bustling atmosphere making effect of the activities.05-07-2009
20090116225Illumination assembly - An assembly for providing illumination to a selected incident area includes a support; a first illumination device coupled to the support, the first illumination device including a first light emitting device and a first lens positioned for focusing light emitted by said first light emitting device; a second illumination device coupled to the support, the second illumination device including a second light emitting device and a second lens positioned for focusing light emitted by said second light emitting device; the first and second lenses projecting defocused images of the respective first and second light emitting devices to the selected incident area.05-07-2009
20110242799LIGHTING APPARATUS - The invention describes a hat or cap comprising a light or a plurality of lights within a visor portion of the hat or cap so as to improve the quality of light offered by such devices while maintaining the aesthetics and comfort of a standard hat or cap. In some embodiments, the hat or cap comprises an activation switch that adjusts the light in a number of different settings and may also include a solar panel located within the visor portion.10-06-2011
20100177502LED utility light - A LED utility light includes a light head and a light head carrier for supporting the light head, wherein the light head has a light housing, a power source, and a LED light arrangement. The light arrangement includes at lest a light source provided within the light housing, wherein the light head is rotatably and detachably coupling with the light head carrier, so that light source having different light effects is selectively and rotatably adjusted by rotating the light head.07-15-2010
20090323317Headlight Devices and Methods - A lighting device includes a head assembly, a battery pack, and a light housing. The light housing includes at least one light source and a diffuser lens. The diffuser lens is pivotably coupled to the light housing. The diffuser lens is configured to pivot between a first position in which the diffuser lens diffuses light emitted by the at least one light source and a second position in which a substantial amount of the light emitted by the at least one light source is not diffused by the diffuser lens.12-31-2009
20110069476HELMET LIGHTING SYSTEM - A helmet including a lighting system integrated into said helmet, the lighting system comprising a first layer; light emitting means mounted to said first layer; controller means mounted to said first layer for controlling said light emitting means; wiring means for linking said light emitting means to said controller means; a second layer fixably attached to said first layer thereby providing an area between said first and second layer for said light emitting means, controller means, and wiring means; power means fixably attached to said second layer for powering said controller and light emitting means; and operating means functionally linked to said controller means for operating said controller means. The application also discloses lighting system contained in a shell that that can be attached to an existing helmet. This application also discloses a lighting system contained in a flexible material that can be fitted onto an existing helmet.03-24-2011
20080253109Automotive headlamp with strap-receiving compartment - A light housing member and a generator housing member configured and dimensioned to be mechanically attached to the light housing member in a first closed light emitting apparatus configuration is disclosed. The generator housing member defines a cavity. A strap assembly is configured to extend around the head of a user. The strap assembly is attached to the light housing member. A rechargeable battery is mechanically associated with the light housing member. An electrically driven light source is mechanically associated with the light housing member. The light source is positioned to output light from the light housing member. A generator is mechanically associated with the generator housing member. A crank is mechanically coupled to the generator. A generator housing member electrical connector is electrically coupled to the generator. A light housing member electrical connector is electrically coupled to the electrically driven light source. The light housing member electrical connector mates with and electrically couples to the generator housing member electrical connector when the light housing member and the generator housing member are mechanically attached to each other.10-16-2008
20080205036SINGLE AXIS HEADLAMP - A headlamp (08-28-2008
20100214766HEADLAMP LIGHTING DEVICE - Various lighting devices are provided which may be used to advantageously illuminate areas of interest in a secure, convenient manner. In one example, a lighting device includes a headlamp. The headlamp includes a base, a body, and a light source. The base includes two support members and an aperture in each of the support members. The body is secured to the base through the apertures and is adapted to rotate relative to the base. The light source is in the body and positioned substantially between the two support members. The light source is adapted to rotate with the body relative to the base to adjust an angle of light emitted by the light source. As another example, related methods are also provided.08-26-2010
20110261556LIGHTING DEVICE WITH THERMAL MANAGEMENT - A lighting device with thermal management may be, for example, a headlamp device that includes a light source and a housing. The housing includes a first portion comprising a first set of external surfaces adapted to operate as a first heat sink to dissipate heat from within the first portion. The light source is disposed within the first portion. The housing also includes a second portion comprising a second set of external surfaces adapted to operate as a second heat sink to dissipate heat from within the second portion. Substantially all external surfaces of the of housing are adapted to be exposed to ambient air when the headlamp device is in use and are included in the first and second sets of external surfaces. Methods and other lighting devices are also provided.10-27-2011
20110305007LED ILLUMINATOR WITH IMPROVED BEAM QUALITY - An improved illuminator with an adjustable beam pattern to be worn by medical and dental professionals includes a housing, a light-emitting diode (LED) disposed in the housing outputting light through a distal opening in the housing, an achromatic doublet lens mounted in the opening in the housing, and a singlet lens disposed between the LED and the achromatic lens. The distance between the singlet lens and the doublet lens may be adjustable, and/or distance between the LED and the singlet lens may be adjustable, through a threaded connections, for example. In the preferred embodiment, the achromatic doublet lens, the singlet lens, or both the singlet and the doublet lens have a planar surface.12-15-2011
20110075400Clip light - A clip light includes a light head, a power source, and a mounting arrangement. The light head includes a light housing having a light window, and a light source supported in the light housing to align with the light window. The power source is supported in the light housing to electrically link to the light source for providing electricity to generate light beam from the light source. The mounting arrangement adapted for detachably mounting the light head at a desired object, wherein the mounting arrangement is movably coupling with the light housing to selectively adjust a light o projecting orientation of the light source through the light window with respect to the desired object.03-31-2011
20120008309Headlamp and Lantern System - A combination headlamp and lantern adapted to allow multiple uses of the same equipment in a variety of ways. In some aspects, the system performs as a lantern, such as a small lantern which may be used when camping, and which may be used suspended in a tent. In some aspects, the system performs as a headlamp, which may be used worn on the head when walking at night, for example. In some aspects, the lantern is mounted on a tripod.01-12-2012
20120057331Lighting Apparatus with Detachable Clip Mount - In a lighting apparatus comprising a light source housing is pivoted on a clip that can attach alternatively to a head strap adapter or to an adapter secured to a night vision goggle mounting plate. The clip includes a horizontal member having a bracket on the light source housing is rotatable, a pair of spaced, upwardly extending, tabs, and a vertical member extending upward from a location between the tabs. The upwardly extending tabs enter slots on the bottom of the adapter or mounting base, and a rib on the top of the adapter or mounting base is received by a snap fit in a downwardly facing slot on a horizontal part at the upper end of the vertical member of the clip.03-08-2012
20120120636User-Wearable Illumination Assembly - In one aspect, a user-wearable illumination assembly 05-17-2012
20120120635WEARABLE HEADLIGHT DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS - Wearable headlight devices and related methods are provided and can include a luminaire that can include a housing having a luminaire vent therein for receiving cooling air and a light source contained within the housing. An air moving device can be located outside of the luminaire for facilitating cooling air intake through the luminaire vent. An exhaust tube can be connected to the luminaire and the air moving device to facilitate air flow of the cooling air between the luminaire and the air moving device.05-17-2012
20120250295PORTABLE ELECTRIC LAMP INCLUDING A SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION CONNECTOR - A portable lamp includes a front lighting device, a power supply unit including an accumulator (10-04-2012
20100271810Head light - A head light includes a light core, an assembling accessory and a hear gear. The light core includes a light source for generating light. The assembling accessory includes a front casing and a back casing and defines a core cavity within the front and back casings to receive the light core, wherein the front casing has a light window aligning with the light source such that when the light core is supported within the core cavity, the light source is controllably activated to generate the light through the light window, wherein the assembling accessory is a building part that the assembling accessory is adapted for not only being pieced together with the light core for creating a particular ornamental design and light effect of the head light, but also being disassembled to mix and match with an alternated light core for producing different light effects.10-28-2010
20090016045Surgical headlamp - A surgical headlamp containing lamp housings, each containing multiple LED light sources is featured wherein the LEDs cooperate together to produce a light engine. The lamp housings may be adjusted so that light beams emitted by each LED be selectively converged through a focusing lens at a spot a predetermined distance in front of the lamp housings. Each lamp housing typically contains in addition to the LEDs, one or more focusing lenses to gather and direct the light generated by the LEDs forward to an illuminated work area. Batteries, preferably rechargeable, are mounted in a waist pack external to the headband, and are used to poser the LEDs. A cooling system for cooling the heat generated by the LED's is provided which utilizes a swirling effect of fluid adjacent a heat sink to transfer the heat to the swirling fluid.01-15-2009
20120320568MEDICAL/DENTAL HEADLIGHT SYSTEM WITH IMPROVED COLOR RENDITION - A head-mounted light source particularly suited to medical and dental applications includes a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The LEDs include at least one cool white LED; at least one warm white LED; and at least one red LED. By combining a cool white, warm white and red LED, a more natural spectrum is produced. In one preferred embodiment, the system includes a single cool white LED, a single warm white LED, and a single red LED. In an alternative embodiment, the system includes 3 warm white LEDs, 2 cool white LEDs and 2 red LEDs which may be arranged in a hexagonal close-packed pattern.12-20-2012
20120327635Flashing light safety helmet12-27-2012
20100202135Headgear light - Light apparatus particularly a headgear light comprising a light body removably securable to a headgear. The preferred embodiment of the light includes a mount assembly including a docking base that is removably attachable to a helmet or other headgear, and provides visible light, invisible light, and friend-or-foe light signals. The light body is compact for easy storage and handling, and can be quickly and easily installed on and removed from the headgear with one hand and without visual reference.08-12-2010
20080239707Iluminating headlamp providing substantially uniform illumination - An illuminating headlamp consisting of a headband and at least one optical device providing illumination at a known distance from said optical device attached to said headband. Each optical device consists of a housing having an open first end and an open second end. There is a light emitting device attached to a mounting which is attached to the second end causing said light emitting device to be orientated at a known angle to an axis of said housing. At least one optically transparent lens is incorporated into said first end, and a means for adjusting said optically transparent lens in order to cause a focal point of the lens to be positioned behind said light emitting device, wherein a zone of substantially uniform illumination is projected at said known distance.10-02-2008
20130094188SHROUD PLATE WITH LIGHTING SYSTEM - A light for headgear includes a shroud plate having a shell configured to receive a goggle mount, the shell having a periphery generally conforming to a contour of the headgear; and a lighting system on the shell having at least one light. The light further includes a power unit electrically coupled to the lighting system.04-18-2013
20080310144Pragmatic Portable LED light - The LED mount with a built-in circuit and a new design element allows the unit to receive interchangeable attachments (i.e. suction cup, headband, and clip) and significantly extends the use of LED lighting to more locations.12-18-2008
20120275140Remote Control of Illuminating Headlamp - A remote control operation of an illuminated unit attached to a headset consisting of a headband and at least one optical device providing illumination at a known distance from said optical device attached to said headband is disclosed. The remote control unit incorporates a sensing unit that causes power to be switched on and off by the detection of motion in front of the sensing unit. In addition, the illumination may be increased or decreased based on a signal strength of a detected remote sensing signal.11-01-2012
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20080266839HEADWEAR AND HEADWEAR BILL WITH INTEGRATED LIGHT ASSEMBLY - A lighted hat as disclosed herein includes a light assembly that is integrated into the bill section of the hat. The bill section includes a rigid substrate that has features for accommodating the light assembly. The light assembly includes at least one light element, a power supply for the at least one light element, and a control element that controls activation of the at least one light element. The substrate and the entire light assembly (other than the light-emitting portion of the light element) is covered by the outer material of the bill section. The integrated nature of the light assembly results in a clean and streamlined appearance for the lighted hat.10-30-2008
20130077290Brake Light System for a Helmet - A system comprises a brake light housing comprising a flat front surface and a concave rear surface being configured to conform to a shape of a helmet. A flexible base member is joined to the rear surface. The flexible base member is configured to form a seal with the helmet to mitigate wind from dislodging the brake light housing from the helmet. A light source is disposed within the brake light housing to emit an illumination toward the front surface. A receiver is disposed within the brake light housing to receive a signal indicating an application of a brake of a vehicle and to active the light source for a duration of the signal. A transmitter is configured to be joinable to the vehicle, to be in communication with the vehicle's braking system, and to communicate the signal to the receiver for a duration of the application of the brake.03-28-2013
20130039038SAFETY HELMET OR HEADPIECE WITH IMPROVED SAFETY FEATURES - A safety helmet or head piece having an incident light source disposed on the top or the crown of the helmet or head piece, means for controlling the orientation of the light source, wherein light emanates as a beam substantially vertically and upwardly irrespective of the orientation of the helmet or head piece. The light beam is a single or collimated beam comprised by one or more laser light sources of any colour or colour mix. The light source is mounted on the helmet or head piece so that the beam always emanates in substantially a vertical upwards direction irrespective of the orientation of the helmet or head piece. The invention being directed to the location and rescue of injured workers in poor visibility conditions and to the reduction and prevention of accidents in general.02-14-2013
20130033852Hat with Solar System - A hat with a solar system comprises: a body, a power supply device, a lighting device, and a solar panel, wherein the power supply device is disposed on the body and has a control unit and a battery, the control unit has a charging circuit and at least one external charging connector that is electrically connected to an electronic device, the battery is able to charge the electronic device; the lighting device has a switch and at least one LED lighter and is electrically connected to the battery of the power supply device and turns on or shuts down the LED lighter; and the solar panel is electrically connected to the battery and transforms absorbed light into electric power, which is stored in the battery. Therefore, the present invention continuously provides power, lighting and safety reminder while the present invention is being applied in an outdoors.02-07-2013
20120224356ILLUMINATED PROTECTIVE HARD HAT - An illuminated protective hard hat includes at least one work light and plurality of safety lights. The hat provides a hands-free illumination. The safety lights are set to flashing for higher visibility in dangerous work zones. This illuminated protective hard hat can be used by anyone working in a construction zone, such as flaggers or road workers. It can also be utilized by miners, utility personnel, or anyone else working in dimly lit or dark environments. The hat is worn like a standard hard hat but has a power switch connected to a power source to selectively turn on or turn of the safety lights and the work light.09-06-2012
20090237917Illuminated Headgear - An illuminated headgear (09-24-2009
20120236544HELMET ATTACHMENT BAND - The current invention is directed to an attachment band for secure interconnection with a conventional safety helmet that allows the helmet to be accessorized to a user's taste and need, including the inclusion of functional features, such as, lighting accessories.09-20-2012
20120236543Flashclip - A device for holding an independently introduced flashlight to the visor of a common baseball cap or its facsimile. The purpose is to provide a convenient and simple means for carrying on one's person, a hands-free and directed light source by interfacing a cap and flashlight. It is more for use on a soft cap with a stiff visor or brim than a hard hat. Said flashlights normally contain light emitting diodes (LEDs) or incandescent bulbs. The device is comprised of two clips that are permanently fastened together. One clip holds the flashlight which is snapped into position, the other attaches to the cap.09-20-2012
20100033958Interchangeable illuminated ornament - A simple, low-cost wearable ornament system is disclosed that allows the user to easily interchange ornaments and may be used on wearable items such as garments, footwear, belts, hats, helmets, purses, backpacks, tote bags, scarves and other items. The system generally comprises a reinforced opening, grommet or eyelet in the garment, headwear or other item, an extended base, a screw cap, bottom housing and a decorative item or ornament member. A user desiring to change the design on the ornament system can easily interchange an existing ornament member with a new ornament member without damaging the wearable item and, if desired, without having to remove the garment or other wearable item.02-11-2010
20090086468BICYCLE HELMET MOUNTED SAFETY LIGHT - A bicycle helmet includes lights providing illuminating beams toward a rider's upper torso. The lights reside on a downward and rearward facing surface of an elongated rear portion of the bicycle helmet. A light assembly unit is mounted to the elongated rear portion of the bicycle helmet. The light assembly unit includes one or more light elements, a power source, and a switch. The light elements are preferably Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) providing long battery life.04-02-2009
20100128468SAFETY HELMET - An illuminator device that attaches to a safety helmet for providing illumination when a user is moving. The safety helmet includes an exterior surface. The illuminator device includes a fiber optic cable having two ends and adapted for mounting on the safety helmet so as to illuminate an exterior of the safety helmet. The illuminator device includes a light source coupled to a light interface, the light interface connected to one end of the fiber optic cable, the light source being activateable. A motion detector detects motion or motion of a preselected type or amount and provides a signal to activate the light source upon detection of motion or the preselected motion.05-27-2010
20100142191Cap with Illuminated Rear Strap - An illuminated cap in one embodiment includes a crown comprising a visor and a nonrigid arc member around a bottom edge of an inner surface of the crown; a light source assembly comprising a circuit board, light emitting members connected to the circuit board, a switch connected to the circuit board, and at least one cell on the circuit board; a transparent member on a rear strap of the crown and comprising a groove with the light emitting members mounted therein wherein the transparent member is lit when the light emitting members are activated; and a translucent member on an outer surface of the transparent member and comprising openings arranged as a predetermined shape wherein emitted light is adapted to pass through the transparent member and further pass through the openings to show the predetermined shape as a warning to the rear incoming vehicles in the night.06-10-2010
20080212311Portable Lighting System - A portable lighting system including a light housing carrying at least one light emitter and a power source powering at least one light emitter. At least one portion of an interface is disposed on the light housing for securing an attachment having a corresponding mating portion of the interface. The interface includes a male portion having multiple protrusions and a female portion configured to receive and releasably retain the corresponding protrusions of the male portion. In another aspect, the interface for releasably secures a fastener to an attachment. At least one portion of the interface is disposed on the attachment and at least one mating portion of the interface is disposed on the fastener.09-04-2008
20080232092LED cap light - The LED cap light has a housing with an arcuate top surface. LED's on the housing front surface are disposed at intervals along a laterally extending arc. A power switch is on the housing bottom. A battery is inside the housing. Electronic circuitry in the housing is responsive to the power switch to select at least one central LED for illumination while the remaining LEDs are powered off, and to select the remaining LEDs for illumination while the at least one central LED is powered off, and to power off all LEDS. The at least one central LED is designed to emit a substantially monochromatic primary color. Two steel spring clips are attached to the housing and extend above the top surface of the housing. Spring clip surfaces contact the housing top surface to provide a resilient frictional force for attachment to a hat visor.09-25-2008
20090190333LIGHT EMITTER TO BE ATTACHED TO CAPS - A light emitter to be attached to caps includes a case having several second lamps formed at a front surface thereof, a power switch attached to an outer surface of the case, a battery installed inside the case to provide power, a guide channel formed at a center of the case, a mounting clip formed at the outer surface of the case, a sub-body having a first lamp at a front surface thereof and being coupled to the guide channel, and a switch unit for controlling on/off operation of the first lamp. A user may move the sub-body back and forth to activate the first lamp, and may rotate the sub-body to alter the illumination angle of the first lamp.07-30-2009
20090180279POWER CORD MOUNTED ELECTRONIC MODULE FOR PORTABLE LAMP - A cap lamp system features a battery pack, a cap lamp housing containing a cap lamp bulb and a power cord connected between the battery pack and the cap lamp housing. The power cord provides power to the cap lamp bulb from the battery pack. An electronic module includes a housing defining a chamber and electronic circuitry is positioned within the chamber of the housing. The electronic module is positioned in circuit with the power cord. The electronic module may receives power from the battery pack and the electronic circuitry of the electronic module may includes a battery that powers the module.07-16-2009
20080316735CLIP TYPE LIGHT EMITTER - The present invention relates to a clip type light emitter, and in particular to a clip type light emitter capable of enhancing a visual field at night by detachably engaging a clip type light emitter to a leisure cap (including hat) generally used for a mountain climbing or fishing or travel or various sports. The clip type light emitter comprises a casing forming a body; a plurality of lamps provided at a front side of the casing at regular intervals; a switch part provided in one side of the casing; a battery provided in the interior of the casing; and a clip provided in an upper side of the casing and having one side end integrally engaged with the casing and having a certain elastic force, wherein the clip type light emitter is detachably engaged to a leisure cap (including hat) used for a mounting climbing, a fishing or various outdoor leisure and sports.12-25-2008
20100142192Illuminated Cap - An illuminated cap in one embodiment includes a crown comprising a visor, a folding member on an inner surface of the crown proximate an ear portion thereof; a light source assembly comprising a circuit board, two light emitting members connected to the circuit board, a switch on the circuit board, and at least one cell mounted on the circuit board; a receiving assembly with the circuit board mounted therein, the receiving assembly being fastened on the crown by the folding member which is adapted to separate the head of a wearer from the receiving assembly; and a flexible optical fiber strand disposed on the visor and/or along at least one stitch of the crown and having both ends electrically connected to the light emitting members respectively. The light emitting members (e.g., LEDs) are adapted to light or flash for warning surrounding persons or vehicles.06-10-2010
20090168408Responsive luminous pad - A responsive luminous pad includes a luminous module (07-02-2009
20100309651Portable Light Source - A portable light source for connection to a hardhat. The portable light source has a battery housing with an LED light mounted in a swivel portion that is connected to the battery housing. The housing also has a mounting post that engages an aperture on the side of the hardhat for holding the portable light source in place.12-09-2010
20090034238Omnidirectionally illuminated helmet - An omnidirectionally illuminated helmet emits light along a substantial portion of the helmet surface. An interior cushion is provided for comfort and safety of the wearer's head, while an outer shell is provided for protection from impacts. This outer shell includes a plurality of transparent displays intermingled with opaque sections or regions throughout the entire surface. An electroluminescent light source substantially covers the interior cushion. The outer shell is then placed upon the electroluminescent light source in a manner that aligns the plurality of transparent displays with the light source so that the transparent displays emit light therefrom. Transparent displays are located on the entire hemispherical constructs of the outer shell, including the sides, back, front, and top, so that light is emitted from virtually the entire helmet and can be seen from any vantage point. The margin of safety provided during dusk or night-time hours when vehicles may be approaching is substantially increased by illuminating the wearer's head from all angles.02-05-2009
20120243210Multi Purpose Illuminated Helmet Shell - A multiply purpose helmet shell that has more than one light emitting diodes that is embedded in the shell. The helmet shell is designed and constructed in such a way to give visual identification to the wearer. The multiply purpose helmet shell lighting system is powered by battery and other lithium-ion or dry cell batteries that can be mounted within or on the helmet shell; and the lighting system can be turned on and off manually or automatically.09-27-2012
20120243211HELMET MOUNTED LIGHTING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - Helmet mounted lighting apparatus and method of manufacture. May utilize LED light source and battery power unit designed for mounting for example on a fire-fighting helmet. May couple with helmet or to an ornamental leather shield typically mounted on the front of a fire-fighting helmet. Enables enhanced visual field at night for benefit of the user. Apparatus is made of material suitable for the harsh conditions encountered by fire suppression and emergency personnel and is mounted in such a fashion as to not conflict with the typical physical features of the helmet or shield. The apparatus includes at least one lamp provided at a front side of the casing, a switch part provided remote to or in one side of the casing, a battery or series of batteries provided remotely or in the interior of the casing and optional time-out, power level adjustment, voltage and/or current control circuitry.09-27-2012
20080198579Hat Light - A hat has a first part of a hook and loop fastener defining a large patch along the underside of its brim. One or more flashlights have stiff plastic housings, each of which has a patch of a second part of the hook and loop fastener. The hook and loop fastener patches allow the flashlights to be positionably connected to the underside of the brim, providing adjustable illumination for the wearer of the hat.08-21-2008
20100177505Light-emitting warning device of a safety helmet - A light-emitting warning device of a safety helmet, including a helmet main body, a light guide element and a light source control mechanism. An annular locating groove and a receiving cavity are formed on an outer face of the helmet main body. Two end sections of the locating groove communicate with the receiving cavity via two through holes formed in the helmet main body. An elongated flexible strip body is received in the locating groove. Two end sections of the light guide element extend through the through holes into the receiving cavity to connect with the light source control mechanism. The light source control mechanism project light into the light guide element, and emit as a lighting ring along the periphery of the helmet main body. The characteristic is at least partial of the said light guide element communicating with an interior of the helmet main body to avoid dropping.07-15-2010
20100214767LIGHTED HAT - There is provided hands-free lighting, components thereof, and other accessories combined with the hands-free lighting. The hands-free lighting is preferably lighted headgear including hats or visors or other headgear. The hands-free lighting may include multiple light sources positioned at the brim of a lighted hat and configured to provide beams of illumination along different axes thereby illuminating distances both near and far from the wearer at the same time while maintaining natural and streamlined appearance of the lighted hat.08-26-2010
20110051400HELMET MOUNTED LIGHTING SYSTEM - A helmet lighting system includes a housing configured for attachment to a helmet wherein a lighting module includes a power source, plurality of light sources, signal receiving means configured to receive operational signals from one or more associated vehicles and a controller configured to selectively control the plurality of light sources responsive to said signal receiving means receiving said operational signals. In this manner, the lighting module may mimic brake lights and strobe lights associated with a motorcycle for example thereby rendering the motorcycle and rider more visible. Flexible ends of the housing allow the housing to attach securely to different helmet styles. Alternatively the lighting module may be integrated with the helmet. An emergency mode allows the helmet to be used as a warning device.03-03-2011
20090180278Safety helmet with solar power-operated headlight and warning signal light - A safety helmet includes a helmet body, a solar panel on the surface of the helmet body, a headlight at the front side of the helmet body, a warning signal light at the rear side of the helmet body, a control circuit and a rechargeable battery on the inside of the helmet body, and a switch on the outside of the helmet body. When the switch is off, electric energy generated by the solar panel is stored in the rechargeable battery subject to the control of the control circuit; when the switch is on, the loop of the control circuit and the headlight and the warning signal light is closed, causing the headlight to emit light for illumination and the warning signal light to flash for giving a visual warning signal to vehicles from behind to assure safety when riding a bicycle or working at night.07-16-2009
20110317402Attachable Illumination System - This invention relates generally to an illumination system and, more particularly, to an illumination system that is configured for attachment to the frame portion of a pair of eyeglasses. The illumination system includes a light source and a multi-axis pivot assembly to permit directional adjustment and focus of a beam of light. An adapter clip is provided to facilitate attachment to the temple arm portion of the eyeglasses. The adapter clip includes a plurality of grooves positioned between two flexible side portions to allow the clip to be slid along the temple arm to a desired position and snapped into a locked position. The illumination system is fully adjustable in terms of light intensity and direction of the light beams.12-29-2011
20110157874Attachable Portable Lighting Device and Methods of Operation - A lighting device includes a housing, one or more light sources, one or more lenses and an attachment mechanism or clip. The housing includes a front end, a lower surface, and an upper surface. The one or more light sources are positioned at a front end of the housing. The one or more lenses are positioned proximate to the light sources. The clip or the attachment mechanism is coupled to the lower surface of the housing.06-30-2011
20130182414PROTECTIVE MODULAR HELMET WITH INTEGRATED LIGHTING SYSTEM - The disclosure relates to a protective modular helmet with an integrated lighting system, for example for use by a rider/driver of a vehicle such as a snowmobile, a motorcycle, or an all-terrain vehicle. A light source is mounted at chin level in the helmet. A moveable chin bar covers or conceals the light source when lowered. When the chin bar is raised, the light source is exposed and can be used for illumination.07-18-2013
20120081885ILLUMINATED CLOTHING ACCESSORY - Illuminated clothing accessories are disclosed. A glove includes a glove, light emitting elements disposed proximate finger tips of the glove, a controller coupled to the light emitting elements to control illumination thereof, a power supply coupled to the controller, and light reflecting elements disposed on a top surface of the glove. A headpiece includes a front panel on a top portion of the headpiece. The headpiece includes a top portion having a plurality of light emitting elements arranged thereon. A rim is connected to a bottom end of the top portion. A controller is coupled to the light emitting elements to control illumination thereof. A power supply is coupled to the controller and the plurality of light reflecting elements are disposed on the top portion and the rim of the headpiece.04-05-2012
20110122601ILLUMINATED HEADGEAR HAVING SWITCH DEVICES AND PACKAGING THEREFOR - There is provided hands-free lighting, components thereof, and other accessories for being combined with the hands-free lighting. The hands-free lighting is preferably lighted headgear including hats and includes various accessories for use therewith, such as lighted headgear having two switch or actuator devices mounted thereto. The two switch devices can include a temporary switch device and a maintained switch device. The lighted headgear can further include a switch guard associated therewith. The lighted headgear can alternatively or also include a switch cover. The switch guard and/or the switch cover can be associated with packaging configured to mount to the lighted hat to substantially prevent inadvertent activation while still allowing intentional actuation thereof, or substantially prevent activation thereof, respectively.05-26-2011
20120320569WARNING LAMP ASSEMBLY FOR SAFETY HELMET - A warning lamp assembly for use in a safety helmet is disclosed to include a watertight housing having a part thereof transparent, a circuit board mounted inside the housing and carrying a control circuit, a direction and speed sensor and a warning lamp set that are electrically connected together, a battery pack mounted inside the housing and electrically connected to the circuit board to provide battery power to the components at the circuit board, and a mounting device located on the outside of the housing and detachably connectable to a safety helmet. Thus, the warning lamp assembly has the characteristics of simple structure and ease of installation and is detachably connectable to a safety helmet.12-20-2012
20110235311BI-DIRECTIONAL LED SAFETY WEAR - An apparatus and method of protecting a pedestrian or cyclist from accidental collision with a vehicle wherein a first strip is directly or indirectly mounted on the rear of a user; the first strip including a plurality of light emitting devices that emit red light upon activation by a power means; and a second strip that is directly or indirectly mounted on the front of a user; the second strip including a plurality of light emitting devices that emit white, near white light upon activation by a power means; the first and second strips preferably forming an integral part of a garment worn by the user.09-29-2011
20130114247METHOD FOR LIGHTING UP A LUMINOUS SAFETY ACCESSORY - A method for lighting up a luminous safety accessory includes separating the two sets of luminous sources such that they are each visible based on a different direction; separately lighting up the two sets of luminous sources; lighting up the first set of luminous sources in response to a positive acceleration, with the lighting involving the varying of the luminous intensity of the sources based on the measured acceleration; and lighting up the second set of luminous sources in response to a negative acceleration of which the absolute value exceeds a pre-determined threshold value, with the lighting involving the varying of the luminous intensity of the sources based on the measured acceleration.05-09-2013
20130201664Portable LED Lighting Helmet To Illuminate a Cyclist Or A Subject While Riding Or Otherwise in Motion - This invention describes a “Portable LED Lighting Helmet To Illuminate A Cyclist Or A Subject While Riding Or Otherwise In Motion”. This Portable LED lighting Apparatus in this application describes one embodiment where a partial ring of LED lights integrated into a bicycle helmet serve to illuminate the bicycle rider while the rider is in motion. Unlike other portable lighting helmet devices the illumination is directed downwards at the rider and the cyclist in motion rather than ahead or behind the rider in order to solve the depth perception and clarity problem in viewing riders in low light conditions. In another embodiment, this invention provides for a detachable portable LED lighting strip to achieve the same purpose.08-08-2013
20130155656PORTABLE LIGHT SOURCE - A portable light source for connection to a hardhat. The portable light source has a battery housing with an LED light mounted in a lamp holder that is connected either directly to or via a boom or wires to the battery housing. The housing or the lamp holder also has a mounting post that engages an aperture on the side of the hardhat for holding the portable light source in place. The lamp housing may be rotatably connected to the battery housing.06-20-2013
20130242544Hat with Angle Adjustable Solar Powered Lamp - A hat is provided with a crown; a bill including a front recess; a lamp assembly including a hollow seat releasably secured to the recess, the seat including two side wings each having a through hole, two gears each around a portion of the hole, two guide grooves each on an outer surface of the wing, and two rear projections at both ends respectively wherein the guide grooves are slidably secured onto both sides of the recess and the projections are fitted in both ends of the cavity respectively; a mounting unit in the seat and including a receptacle and two hollow cylinders extending laterally to dispose in the holes respectively, each cylinder having an outer protrusion in gear engagement with the gear; and a lamp unit releasably secured to the mounting unit and including light emitting members; and a power supply electrically connected to the light emitting members.09-19-2013

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