Patents by Examiner Alexander Garlen
  • Patent number: 9752737
    Abstract: An LED lighting module having a plurality of first LEDs for generating a first light, a first optical element for influencing the first light, wherein the first optical element is designed to influence the first light such that it is emitted in a concentrated manner by the LED lighting module in a direction, at least one second LED for generating a second light and a second optical element for influencing the second light, wherein the second optical element is designed to influence the second light such that it is emitted diffusely by the LED lighting module in the direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH
    Inventors: Sascha Skergeth, Matthias Menke
  • Patent number: 9752732
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transparent electronic display board and a method of manufacturing the same. More particularly, the transparent electronic display board uses front light-emitting elements and rear light-emitting elements and/or both-sided light-emitting elements, whereby the number of light-emitting elements that can be installed in the transparent electronic display board can be increased. Thereby, the quality of an image displayed on the transparent electronic display board can be markedly improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: G-SMATT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ho Jun Lee
  • Patent number: 9743790
    Abstract: Illumination assembly for providing a Christmas tree impression, comprising at least two bands which in a set up condition of the illumination assembly, seen in side view of the illumination assembly, bound a triangular area. At least one string of lights extends zigzag in the associated triangular area and is connected via light string fastening elements with the bands. With the aid of band fastening elements and top fastening means, the bands are positioned and kept in a tensed condition relative to a fixed external object, such as a pole, a wall, a door and/or a tree. The illumination assembly is arranged to be brought from a packaged condition to the set up condition and vice versa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: HEMSSON HOLDING B.V.
    Inventor: Herman Johan Achterhuis
  • Patent number: 9746171
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an illumination device (100). The illumination device (100) comprises a light source (110) arranged to generate light, a carrier (120) arranged to support the light source and an envelope (130) enclosing the light source and the carrier. The envelope comprises at least two enveloping parts which, when joined together, form the envelope. Further, the carrier is arranged in thermal contact with at least one of the enveloping parts for dissipating heat out of the illumination device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Antonius Adrianus Maria Marinus, Omke Jan Teerling, Bastiaan Uitbeijerse
  • Patent number: 9732932
    Abstract: A lighting assembly includes an assembly body. A first lighting unit is attached to the assembly body. The first lighting unit includes a number of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and optical elements arranged over the LEDs such that each optical element overlies only one associated LED. The first lighting unit is configured to illuminate a substantially rectangular region. A second lighting unit is attached to the assembly body and spaced from the first lighting unit. The second lighting unit includes a number of LEDs and optical elements arranged over the plurality of LEDs such that each optical element overlies only one associated LED. The lighting assembly is configured to illuminate the region so that the region can be illuminated without additional lighting and so that areas beyond edges of the region of the substantially rectangular region receive minimum illumination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Ultravision Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: David Siucheong Auyeung, William Y. Hall, Simon Magarill
  • Patent number: 9732939
    Abstract: Provided are an optical member capable of implementing optical images having desired shapes through a pattern design, and a lighting device using the optical member, the optical member including: a base substrate; multiple patterns sequentially arranged on a first surface of the base substrate and having inclined surfaces with an inclination angle with respect to the first surfaces; and a reflective portion on the base substrate or the multiple patterns, wherein the multiple patterns implement a line shaped beam of a first path crossing at right angles to respective pattern extension directions of the multiple patterns by guiding a first incident beam into a first surface direction toward which the first surface looks or a second surface direction toward which a second surface of the base substrate opposite to the first surface looks, through refraction or reflection from the inclined surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jong Baek, Jin Su Kim, Dong Hyun Lee, Jae Hyuk Jang
  • Patent number: 9732941
    Abstract: A diffuse light source, for use in energy efficient lighting, as well as for visual disorientation or disruption systems, is configured with a single solid torus (15) or rotating dual cylinder (35a, 35b) diffuser of transparent refracting material into which light (13, 33) from a laser or LED beam source (11, 31) is coupled. Light (19, 39) emerges radially outward in all directions from the diffuser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LIGHTHOUSE TECH PTE. LTD.
    Inventor: Nathan Christopher Maier
  • Patent number: 9732938
    Abstract: Illumination panel comprises: (1) a receiver substrate assembly including: (a) a rigid sheet of light transmissive material having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a conductor pattern attached to the first surface; and (b) at least one receiver assembly affixed to the rigid sheet, each receiver assembly including a light source in electrical communication with the conductor pattern; and (2) at least one light-guide optic attached to and supported by the receiver substrate assembly, each light-guide optic in optical communication with the photovoltaic cell of an associated one of the at least one receiver assembly for guiding light for output via the rigid sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: MORGAN SOLAR INC.
    Inventors: John Paul Morgan, Michael Sinclair, Nigel Morris, Pascal Dufour, Stefan Myrskog, Brett Barnes, Philip Chang, Stephen Caelers
  • Patent number: 9733412
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a light guide and a lighting device with parallel light source. The light guide comprises a body with a light incident side and a light emergent side. The body comprises: a light incident surface; light emergent surfaces; and a light guide surface group provided with a plurality of light guide surfaces and used for guiding at least a part of the rays of light guided into the body via the light incident surface by total reflection, and determine out-emitting positions of the part of the light rays guided by total reflection by the light guide surface group, on the light emergent surfaces, so that the body is formed with bright areas with guided-out rays of light and dark areas without guided-out rays of light on the light emergent surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BOE OPTICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hongyun Wang, Feng Zhou
  • Patent number: 9736899
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a main body from which light is emitted; and a stand supporting the main body. The main body includes: an inner body connected to an end of the stand; an outer body disposed to surround the inner body at a position that is spaced apart from an outer circumferential surface of the inner body; and a light emitting module disposed inside the outer body. The outer body is rotatable in a state where the outer body is connected to the inner body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sunjung Park, Ilsoo Yeom, Yoonyoung Cho, Chulmin Lim
  • Patent number: 9733414
    Abstract: Illumination systems are described for illuminating a target area, e.g., a floor of a room, using active illumination devices in optical communication with passive illumination devices. The active and passive illumination devices of the illumination system are configured and arranged relative to each other in a variety of ways so a variety of intensity distributions can be provided by the illumination system. Such illumination system is implemented to provide light for particular lighting applications, including office lighting, garage lighting, or cabinet lighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Quarkstar LLC
    Inventors: Hans Peter Stormberg, Louis Lerman, Robert C. Gardner, Ingo Speier, Allan Brent York
  • Patent number: 9734737
    Abstract: A billboard includes a support structure and first and second lighting assemblies. Each lighting assembly includes a number of circuits boards arranged in a common orientation. Each circuit board of the first lighting assembly is planar and has a number of LEDs and optical elements attached thereto. The LEDs are thermally coupled to a first heat sink. The LEDs are arranged in rows on each circuit board, with each row including a number of LEDs mounted so that all of the LEDs are arranged in a common orientation. Each optical element is disposed over only one associated LED. The optical elements are arranged to direct the light across a portion of the display surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Ultravision Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: David Siucheong Auyeung, William Y. Hall, Simon Magarill
  • Patent number: 9733413
    Abstract: Disclosed are an optical member and a display device. The display device includes a light source; a light conversion layer to convert a wavelength of light emitted from the light source; and a display panel into which the light is incident from the light conversion layer, wherein the light conversion layer includes a plurality of concave surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Soung Kyu Park
  • Patent number: 9734738
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a display surface having a substantially rectangular region with a width of twenty-four feet. The region of the display surface has visual media content displayed thereon. A first lighting unit includes a number of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and optical elements arranged over the plurality of LEDs such that each optical element overlies only one associated LED. The first lighting unit is configured to illuminate the region of the display surface so that the visual media content on the region of the display surface can be viewed without additional lighting. A second lighting unit is laterally spaced from the first lighting unit along the width of region of the display surface. The second lighting unit includes a number of LEDs and optical elements arranged over the plurality of LEDs such that each optical element overlies only one associated LED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Ultravision Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: David Siucheong Auyeung, William Y. Hall, Simon Magarill
  • Patent number: 9731646
    Abstract: A light source module of a lamp for a vehicle is capable of realizing a three dimensional pattern image when light sources are turned on by using a plurality of inner lenses combined stepwise and by turning a first light source and a second light source of the light sources on or off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Jik Soo Shin, Keon Soo Jin, Jin Ho Na, Ki Hong Lee, Byoung Suk Ahn
  • Patent number: 9732912
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lighting device (11) comprising a light emitting portion with at least two solid state light sources, SSL (18). The light emitting portion includes a first cover member (12a) with a first light source carrier (13a) and a first light transmitting portion (14), a second cover member (12b) with a second light source carrier (13b) and a second light transmitting portion (14). The first and second cover member are arranged such that a first light transmitting portion is aligned with the second SSL to allow transmission of light emitted from the second SSL through the first cover member, and a second light transmitting portion is aligned with the first SSL to allow transmission of light emitted from the first SSL through the second cover member. According to this design, light emitted from an SSL on one cover member will be transmitted through the other cover member. Dissipation of heat from each SSL may be provided in the other direction, i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Peter Johannes Martinus Bukkems, Peter Rijskamp, Simon Eme Kadijk, Johannes Petrus Maria Ansems
  • Patent number: 9733411
    Abstract: A light guide is provided. The light guide includes a first major surface comprising an array of Z-shaped extraction elements. Each Z-shaped extraction element includes: a first face; a second face adjoining the first face, wherein the first face and an upper portion of the second face define an indentation projecting inwardly from a plane defined by the first major surface; and a third face adjoining the second face, wherein the third face and a lower portion of the second face define a protrusion projecting outwardly from the plane defined by the first major surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: FLUXWERX ILLUMINATION INC.
    Inventor: Scott Santoro
  • Patent number: 9702534
    Abstract: An illumination system comprises a single mounting bracket that fits across the front of a safety helmet and terminates on each end in a holding fixture that secures a flashlight in a removable arrangement. The mounting bracket is configured such that the pair of flashlights will be positioned on either side of, and against, the sides of the helmet. The mounting bracket includes one or more centrally-located apertures that accommodate pre-existing fasteners used, for example, to attach a shield to the front of the helmet (the shield carrying insignia identifying the emergency organization).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Light Shield Products LLC
    Inventor: Stephen Lee Brion
  • Patent number: 9671088
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a lens for an illumination device, including an incident surface, an emergent surface, and a reflective surface connected between the incident surface and the emergent surface. The lens includes a first axis as an optical axis of the lens, a second axis perpendicular to the first axis and extending in a longitudinal direction of the lens, the first axis and the second axis defining a symmetrical surface of the lens, and a third axis perpendicular to the symmetrical surface, a first portion of light from a light source is incident upon the incident surface, refracted by the emergent surface, and then emerges to form a first light beam, and a second portion of light from the light source is incident upon the incident surface, reflected by the reflective surface, refracted by the emergent surface, and then emerges to form a second light beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Yusheng Ming, Zhijun Ou, Guangwei Chi, Jing Lin
  • Patent number: 9671080
    Abstract: The invention relates to a lighting device (1) for a motor vehicle headlight, wherein the lighting device (1) has at least one reflector (10, 11, 12, 13), and assigned to the at least one reflector (10, 11, 12, 13) is at least one light source (20, 21, 22, 23), and light from the at least one light source (20, 21, 22, 23) is radiated into a region in front of the lighting device (1) by means of the reflector (10, 11, 12, 13) in order to form a light distribution or a part of a light distribution. The lighting device (1) has at least one, preferably exactly one reflector support (30), and the at least one reflector (10, 11, 12, 13) is fixedly attached to the at least one reflector support (30), and the at least one light source (20, 21, 22, 23) is arranged on at least one light source support (40, 41, 42, 43), and the at least one light source support (40, 41, 42, 43) is movably mounted on the reflector support (30) and can be fixed in a defined position relative to the reflector support (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: ZKW GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Christian Seyrlehner, Christoph Zeller