Patents Examined by Arman B Fallahkhair
  • Patent number: 11683625
    Abstract: A light adaptor is provided that can be installed between the base and the head of a microphone and is controllable by communications between the base and the adaptor. The light adaptor may assist in the control of speaker queuing and other functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Shure Acquisition Holdings, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Kaiser
  • Patent number: 11674001
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a backlight unit and a display device, and more particularly, may provide a backlight unit and a display device including the backlight unit having a thin thickness while having excellent optical performance and reliability by including a first protective layer including a first silicone polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jaeyeong Kim, Junha Hwang
  • Patent number: 11667231
    Abstract: A vehicular vision system includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle, a light source disposed at the vehicle and operable to emit light, and a control. Light emitted by the light source, when operated, illuminates a field of illumination exterior of the vehicle, with the field of view of the camera encompassing at least a portion of the field of illumination. The control, responsive to data processing by a processor of the control of image data captured by the camera, determines a change in the field of illumination provided by the light source. Responsive to the determined change in the field of illumination, the control at least one selected from the group of (i) adjusts the light source to accommodate the determined change, (ii) adjusts the camera to accommodate the determined change and (iii) generates an alert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Inventors: Martin Solar, Stefan Graf, Julian Baker, Matthäus Artmann
  • Patent number: 11662069
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a camping lamp, comprising: a main shell, a light strip, a light-emitting assembly, a battery and a protective cover, the battery is installed inside the main shell, and the light strip is detachably wound on the outer peripheral wall of the main shell, the light-emitting assembly is arranged at the bottom of the main shell, the battery is respectively electrically connected to the light strip and the light-emitting assembly, and the protective cover surrounds the light strip. The present disclosure can be charged by solar energy and direct current power supply, and has a variety of usage modes, which brings great convenience to users, satisfies the needs of users in different application scenarios, and improves user experience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Inventor: Weiping Huang
  • Patent number: 11662071
    Abstract: The present application belongs to the technical field of a lamp, and, relates to a 3D-pattern waving projecting lamp. The 3D-pattern waving projecting lamp includes a lamp shell assembly, a control circuit board, a first rotating assembly, and a 3D-pattern projecting assembly. A 3D-pattern imaging assembly includes a first light source, a first convex lens, a second convex lens, a third convex lens, and a first pattern sheet. The first pattern sheet forms a light spot and forms a light pattern. The second convex lens is arranged on the first rotating assembly and located on a side of the first pattern sheet towards the first convex lens. The second convex lens receives the light pattern and generates an analog 3D pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Inventor: Zhengyu Wang
  • Patent number: 11662517
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a lamp and a lamp system. The lamp includes two opposing side covers, a light guide plate, at least one light source and an electrical connecting assembly. The light guide plate has a light incident surface and a light emitting surface connected to the light incident surface, and the light emitting surface of the light guide plate is a curved surface. The light source is disposed in one of the side frames, and the light source is disposed near the light incident surface of the light guide plate. The electrical connecting assembly is connected to the light source to form an electrical loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Inventors: Chih-Hung Ju, Cheng-Ang Chang
  • Patent number: 11659636
    Abstract: A display device that can display an image along a curved surface is provided. In the display device, a first display panel and a second display panel overlap each other with a light-transmitting layer provided therebetween. The light-transmitting layer is positioned on a display surface side of the first display panel, and on a side opposite to the display surface of the second display panel. The light-transmitting layer has an average transmittance of 80% or more with respect to light in the wavelength range of 450 nm to 700 nm and a refractive index higher than that of air. A display region of the first display panel overlaps a region transmitting visible light of the second display panel with the light-transmitting layer provided therebetween. It is preferred that the display region of the first display panel not overlap with a region blocking visible light of the second display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hisao Ikeda, Nozomu Sugisawa, Yuichi Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 11654820
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for a laterally extendable backup light system for placement on the trailer of the 18-wheeler tractor trailer truck. The backup light would be mounted underneath an outer edge of the trailer of the tractor-trailer so that it would be extendable laterally away from the edge of the trailer so that the light portion would extend far enough outwardly to travel beyond the outer edge of the trailer so that the beam of light emanating therefrom would illuminate the area behind the rear of the trailer. A linear actuator controlled wirelessly or via hardwire by the driver of the truck would actuate the light portion of the device so that the light portion would extend from an enclosure beyond the edge of the trailer of the truck-trailer or would be retracted back into the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Inventor: James C. Smith
  • Patent number: 11644189
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a multifunctional LED lamp, which includes: a main lamp body; one or more LED light-emitting modules connected with the main lamp body; a face recognition module disposed on the main lamp body; an infrared sensing module disposed on the main lamp body; a photosensitive module disposed on the main lamp body; and a control module in communication connection with the face recognition module, the infrared sensing module, and the photosensitive module. The multifunctional LED lamp includes multiple working modes, and the control module controls working states of the face recognition module, the infrared sensing module, and the photosensitive module to switch the working modes. By installing different sensors, the LED lamp of the present disclosure integrates various functions such as lighting, security warning, entertainment, lighting, health, etc., and can realize different working modes by combining different sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignees: Shanghai Sansi Electronic Engineering Co. Ltd., Shanghai Sansi Technology Co. Ltd., Jiashan Sansi Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd., Pujiang Sansi Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Xing Wen, Shan Li, Xiaobai Li, Yongchao Xing, Xiaoyong Wang
  • Patent number: 11640067
    Abstract: A laser projecting device and a light-combining lens are provided. The light-combining lens is a one-piece structure, and has a difference of refractive indexes less than 0.2. The light-combining lens includes collimation surfaces, reflection surfaces, and a light emergent surface. Each collimation surface defines a collimation path inside the light-combining lens. The reflection surfaces respectively located at the collimation paths are parallel to each other and arranged along an arrangement direction. The light emergent surface is located at the arrangement direction. Each reflection surface and the corresponding collimation path have an acute angle therebetween to define a reflection path. The reflection paths are overlapped in the light-combining lens to define a light-combining path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: MEGA1 COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Masuda, Han-Chiang Wu
  • Patent number: 11623560
    Abstract: The present invention may include a replaceable vehicle light including a lamp body, a printed circuit board (pcb) supported by the lamp body, and the pcb may include a plurality of individual lights arranged in a radial pattern. A controller chip may be included on the pcb, the controller chip may provide electrical energy to each of the individual lights, thereby enabling selective illumination of each of the individual lights. The controller chip may provide a lighting designation, wherein some of the individual lights are designated as primary lights being illuminated at a first brightness, which may illuminate in a radial pattern. The radial pattern may provide a more visible pattern which may be more distinguishable from other roadway lighting, thereby increasing visibility of the replaceable vehicle light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: XKGLow, Inc.
    Inventors: Danial Julian, Zhongren Zhang, Alek Cappelletti
  • Patent number: 11622066
    Abstract: A distributed light source couple-able to a mobile device, comprising, a distributed array of light emitting points and a mount connected to the distributed array and couple-able to the mobile device, the distributed array capable of light emission from a plurality of areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Black Sesame Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Chao Wang, Donghui Wu, Jizhang Shan
  • Patent number: 11619376
    Abstract: An illumination assembly includes a polymeric substrate, an electrical circuit including two conductors supported by the polymeric substrate, an LED electrically coupled to the two conductors, and a heat spreader thermally coupled to the LED. The two conductors can be printed on the polymeric substrate, embedded within the polymeric substrate, or lie atop the polymeric substrate. The illumination assembly may be fabricated in three-dimensional form factors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Innotec, Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Veenstra, Russell Alan Malek
  • Patent number: 11619365
    Abstract: A light source unit includes: a first light emission point from which a first beam is emitted; a second light emission point from which a second beam is emitted and which is disposed apart from the first light emission point in a second direction perpendicular to a first direction; a deflection element that deflects the first and/or second beam; and a first condensing optical element that focuses, on a light collection surface, the first and second beams. The first beam at the first light emission point overlaps the second beam at the second light emission point in a third direction, and on the light collection surface, the first and second beams overlap each other in the second direction and are separate from each other in the third direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Inventors: Masahiko Nishimoto, Kazuhiko Yamanaka, Masayuki Hata
  • Patent number: 11614214
    Abstract: A method is provided for operating a motor vehicle (100) having a headlight (1) with a projection module (2). The projection module (2) is moved into a projection position by a motor (3) to regulate a beam width of the headlight (1). The motor (3) is controlled to move the projection module (2) into the projection position and to reach a motor setpoint value. The motor setpoint value is stored in a non-volatile memory (4) of the headlight (1) and, when a voltage supply to the headlight (1) is activated following deactivation of the voltage supply, the projection module (2) is moved, starting from the stored motor setpoint value, into a leaving-home position so as to illuminate an environment adjacent to the motor vehicle (100). A headlight (1) and a motor vehicle (100) also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG
    Inventors: Dominik Walter, Benjamin Hummel, Marinko Tuka, Steffen Swoboda, Maximilian Bossler
  • Patent number: 11614579
    Abstract: A closure for an apparatus comprises: a plurality of light sources; a lightguide to distribute light from the plurality of light sources, the lightguide having a first primary surface opposite a second primary surface, wherein the first primary surface has a first surface treatment, and wherein light emitted from the lightguide indicates a status of the apparatus; and a frame supporting the plurality of light sources and the lightguide for selective movement of the closure vertically or horizontally relative to the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Illumina, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Wright, Erik Allegoren, Erik Williamson
  • Patent number: 11614209
    Abstract: This invention provides a decorative light bulb including a lampshade, a lamp holder, a light source component, a power supply component, a lampshade base and a lamp holder base; a mounting part is inserted into the lampshade base, and the lamp holder base is inserted into the lamp holder; the power supply component comprises a pair of wires; a through hole is provided on the lampshade base and the lamp holder base for the wires to pass through. A decorative light string comprising a main cable, a plurality of bulb sockets and a plurality of decorative light bulbs is also provided, and the decorative light bulbs and the bulb sockets are correspondingly provided. The decorative light bulb of the present invention replaces conventional auxiliary cables with the wire, so that when the decorative light string is stored, the entanglement of the auxiliary cables and the main cable can be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Inventor: Qingbiao Wu
  • Patent number: 11608977
    Abstract: The present invention provides a visual experience in the bathtub setting. A bathtub overflow cover, which may be removably affixed to an inner wall of a bathtub, with a dedicated portion of a housing to secure a lighting device below a bathtub waterline, is described herein. The lighting device illuminates bathtub water and produces a bathtub glow. Embodiments described for the present invention comprise a bathtub overflow valve cover, a power source, a housing, which attaches to an inner wall of a bathtub, where the housing provides a watertight seal around a bathtub overflow valve preventing water from escaping a bathtub overflow port, and one or more LED lights. The embodiment may further comprise one or more RGB LED lights with color changing capability. Embodiments may further comprise one or more pushbuttons to adjust one or more integrated features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Jasco Products Company, LLC
    Inventors: Phil Cascia, Adele Fischman, Nathan Moran
  • Patent number: 11603034
    Abstract: A lighting ECU determines whether or not a road sign relating to an urban area or a residential area is detected, while it is performing an automatic high beam control. When the detected road sign is a road sign indicating a start point of the urban area or of the residential area, the lighting ECU terminates the automatic high beam control, and maintain a light distribution pattern to a pattern corresponding to low beam. The lighting ECU restarts the automatic high beam control, when the detected road sign is a road sign indicating an end point of the urban area or of the residential area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Inventors: Tomonari Sawada, Trenton Boyd Lindholm, Arab Kroubi, Michael Shin Hong
  • Patent number: 11590883
    Abstract: Various examples are provided related to boat loaders for trailers. In one example, a boat loader includes a primary tube extending between a first end and a second end and a light tube that can move within the primary tube. The light tube can include light elements extending along a portion of the light tube at a first end and a float attached to the light tube at a second end. The primary tube can be coupled to a trailer at the second end and the first end of the light tube can extend outward from the first end of the primary tube exposing the light elements as the primary tube is submerged in water and can retract into the primary tube as the primary tube is removed from the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventor: Daniel Corey Ratliff, Sr.