Patents Examined by Elmito Breval
  • Patent number: 10386031
    Abstract: A light device, notably for a motor vehicle including at least one laser light source emitting a laser light beam, a wavelength conversion material capable of converting one part of a laser light beam, diffusing another part of the laser light beam and combining the diffused and converted parts into a resultant primary light beam, a movable scanning means for scanning the laser light beam onto the wavelength conversion material, an optical means of projection of the primary light beam, an optical fiber arranged for receiving on an input face the laser light beam emitted by the laser light source and for directing the laser light beam toward the movable scanning means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: VALEO VISION
    Inventor: Pierre Albou
  • Patent number: 10386030
    Abstract: A light fixture, preferably for stage, includes a source assembly, configured to emit at least one light beam along an emission direction and a mixing assembly arranged downstream of the source assembly along the emission direction and being configured to mix at least one light beam emitted by the source assembly. The light fixture further includes a color assembly comprising at least one color device configured to selectively color the light beam passing through it. The color assembly is arranged between the source assembly and the mixing assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: CLAY PAKY S.P.A.
    Inventor: Francesco Campetella
  • Patent number: 10371327
    Abstract: A portable rechargeable lighting device uses software in a microcontroller to turn on a charger protection circuit when a charging circuit is activated, to monitor at least one electrical characteristic relative to a rechargeable battery, to control at least one charging parameter of the charging circuit, and to alert a user of a low battery condition before light emitted from the device terminates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: MAG INSTRUMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Anthony Maglica, Benny M Osorio, Stacey H West
  • Patent number: 10358079
    Abstract: A support for at least one illumination means for a motor vehicle that includes a base for securing to a structural element of the vehicle and at least one support module configured in order to form a housing for receiving said illumination means. At least a part of the support module is produced from a transparent or translucent material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: VALEO ILUMINACION
    Inventors: Juan-Antonio Rubia, Leandro Rodriguez, Ramon Sanchez, Juan-Francisco Moreno, Damien Cabanne, Ricardo Fernandez, Eric Moisy
  • Patent number: 10355427
    Abstract: A light pipe is for an EV charging handle. The EV charging handle includes a housing having a thru hole, and a light source coupled to the housing. The light pipe includes a body structured to be coupled to the light source in order to transmit light from the light source through the thru hole of the housing, the body having a first side portion having a first interior surface having a first surface roughness, and a second side portion extending from the first side portion, the second side portion having a second interior surface having a second surface roughness greater than the first surface roughness in order to increase a visibility range with which the light is transmitted through the thru hole of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: EATON INTELLIGENT POWER LIMITED
    Inventors: Xianzhen Zhang, Lili Du, Haidong Zhang, Lin Yang
  • Patent number: 10352553
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention generally relate to an apparatus that combines a light source, a speaker, and other electrical components in a single unit to produce lighting and sound effects. The apparatus may be sized and configured for use in a number of applications. Further, the apparatus may have a number of operating states that may include light and sound effects that correspond with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason B. Penrod, Douglas L. Krivanek, Ivan B. Helmirch, Christopher J. Shields
  • Patent number: 10353136
    Abstract: A planar illumination apparatus according to an embodiment includes a light guide plate that outputs light entered into the light guide plate through a side face of the light guide plate, a plurality of light sources that are arranged on the side face side, and emit light to be entered into the side face, a substrate having a mounting surface where the light sources are mounted, and first wiring that is formed on an opposite surface opposite to the mounting surface of the substrate, and connects serially the light sources with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventor: Makoto Furuta
  • Patent number: 10353131
    Abstract: A device, a system, a backlight module and a test method for simulating a light guide plate, the device for simulating a light guide plate includes: a light guide substrate layer; and an electroactive polymer layer, wherein the electroactive polymer layer is formed on the light guide substrate layer and is configured to produce a deformation according to a layout signal of dot-patterns to simulate the dot-patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE DISPLAY LIGHTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yejia Qian, Dejun Li, Yinyan Xue, Yang Yang, Zhi Zhu, Zhi Yang, Shanzhi Hu, Fei Wei
  • Patent number: 10351050
    Abstract: A light bar has a circuit board positioned within a housing and having a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) configured to transmit light from an outward facing surface of the circuit board. The housing has wiring electrically connected to a controller. The controller is configured to receive signals from the electrical system of the vehicle, interpret the signals received from the electrical system of the vehicle, and in response automatically control illumination of independently controllable segments of the vehicle light bar. An override mechanism within the controller allows an operator to manually override the automatic response to control illumination of the independently controllable segments with a selected strobing pattern. The override mechanism may be tied into the electrical system of the vehicle such that both the LEDs on the vehicle light bar and the external lights of the vehicle are synced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Putco, Inc.
    Inventor: James P. Elwell
  • Patent number: 10344964
    Abstract: A lighting structure for a ceiling fan includes a substrate. The substrate has a top surface and a bottom surface. At least a lamp is disposed on the bottom surface. A plurality of fins and an upright wall are disposed on the top surface. The upright wall extends upward and extends around an enclosure to form therein a receiving chamber for receiving a ceiling fan control device. A first connection portion is disposed near the top end of the upright wall and connected to the ceiling fan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Inventor: Chao Chin Yao
  • Patent number: 10348975
    Abstract: Motor vehicle light system including an acquisition device for acquiring the scene in front of the vehicle, including an image sensor, a first lighting device including a light source suitable for emitting a first light beam lighting up the scene so as to increase the contrast of the images captured by the image sensor, a second lighting device including a light source emitting a second light beam performing a regulatory signalling and/or lighting function in front of the vehicle, a control unit which switches on the first lighting device when a first contrast value referred to as raw contrast C0 of the images captured by the image sensor is lower than a predefined threshold contrast Cs, the light source of the first lighting device being configured to generate modulated lighting, the modulation of which is imperceptible to the driver of the vehicle or an external observer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: VALEO VISION
    Inventors: Vanesa Sanchez, Kostadin Beev, Eric Landiech
  • Patent number: 10347668
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a plurality of subpixels disposed adjacent each other and forming one pixel which forms a unit for formation of a color image; the plurality of subpixels including a first subpixel which emits light of the shortest wavelength and a second subpixel disposed adjacent the first subpixel; the second subpixel having a light blocking member disposed between the second subpixel and the first subpixel and having a width greater than a channel length or a channel width of a transistor which forms the second subpixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuro Yamamoto, Katsuhide Uchino
  • Patent number: 10345503
    Abstract: A display device includes a light guide plate, and light sources allowing light to be incident on a first side surface and a second side surface of the light guide plate. First incidental side surface light from the first light source is reflected to an upper surface side by first reflection parts formed on a bottom surface to display a first pattern, and second incidental side surface light from the second light source is reflected to the upper surface side by second reflection parts formed on the bottom surface to display a second pattern. Slopes are provided at parts of the first side surface and the second side surface of the light guide plate, and light reflected on a facing reflection surface and propagating in the light guide plate again is reduced by the slopes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazumasa Takata, Kenji Takamoto, Wahei Agemizu
  • Patent number: 10337697
    Abstract: An indoor light source emits light having an emission spectrum including a first peak in a wavelength region of 440 to 460 nm, a second peak in a wavelength region of 540 to 560 nm, and a third peak in a wavelength region of 610 to 630 nm. When the highest one of intensities at the first peak, the second peak, and the third peak is 1 in terms of relative intensity, the emission spectrum includes a lowest light intensity of 0.7 or higher in terms of relative intensity in ?1 to ?2 in nm, and a lowest light intensity of 0.8 or higher in terms of relative intensity in ?2 to ?3 in nm, where ?1 is a peak wavelength at the first peak in nm, ?2 is a peak wavelength at the second peak in nm, and ?3 is a peak wavelength at the third peak in nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tamio Kusano, Daisuke Sakumoto
  • Patent number: 10337700
    Abstract: A bolt locking structure for a waterproof LED lamp contains: a first casing and a second casing. The first casing includes multiple first protrusions and multiple first recesses which are arranged on each of four peripheral walls thereof respectively. The second casing includes multiple second protrusions and multiple second recesses which are arranged on each of four peripheral walls thereof respectively. The multiple first protrusions retain with the multiple second recesses, and the multiple first recesses retain with the multiple second protrusions. Multiple through holes are coaxial and form on each peripheral wall of each of the first casing and the second casing respectively, wherein each of the multiple through holes passes through each of the multiple first protrusions and the multiple second protrusions, such that each of multiple connection bolts inserts into the multiple through holes, thus locking the first casing and the second casing together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Inventor: Feng Li
  • Patent number: 10330281
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing comprising a lower plate and a side plate; a substrate arranged on the lower plate; a light-emitting module comprising light sources arranged on the substrate and spaced from each other; and a lens array unit comprising lenses arranged so as to correspond to the light sources. The light sources have different magnitudes of quantity of light, and the sizes of the lenses are proportional to the magnitudes of quantity of light of the corresponding light sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Min Soo Kang
  • Patent number: 10334686
    Abstract: A light emitting module (100), a lamp and a luminaire are provided. The light emitting module is for illuminating an object and comprises a first light emitting module (102) and a second light emitting module (104). The first light emitting module emits first light (L1). The first light has a color point of white light. The second light emitting element emits a peak of blue light (L2). The peak of blue light has a peak wavelength in a range from 440 nanometer to 470 nanometer and has a spectral width that is smaller than 70 nanometers, the spectral width being expressed as a full width half maximum value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Rifat Ata Mustafa Hikmet, Ties Van Bommel
  • Patent number: 10330292
    Abstract: A remote follow spot system includes a remote controller that has separately movable parts that are movable in two orthogonal directions, and a display attached to one of said two separately movable parts. The display receives a video feed from a controlled light, that is controlled to move in the same directions as remote controller. The display hence shows the field of view where the light is pointing. In this way, an operator of the follow spot can control the light without physically being near the light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Production Resource Group LLC
    Inventors: Christopher D Conti, Ian Clarke, Dale Polansky, Diane Miller
  • Patent number: 10324248
    Abstract: A film, a backlight module and a display device are provided. The film includes: a first body having a platy structure, a protrusion protruded from an edge of the first body in a plane where the first body is located, and a positioning structure intersected with one surface of the protrusion wherein the positioning structure includes a second body and one or more openings; the second body includes a blocking portion and a connecting portion; the blocking portion is connected with the protrusion through the connecting portion; and the one or more openings are disposed between the blocking portion and the protrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE DISLAY LIGHTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jitai Xia, Qiping Zhang, Wenbo Sun
  • Patent number: 10323811
    Abstract: An LED and/or laser light device having a plug-in AC power source, an interchangeable power source, or a USB power source incorporates more than one optical-lens which having more than one reflective or refractive area or sections or surfaces, and at different positions, distances, and/or orientations relative to the LEDs and/or laser light source of the LED or laser light to cause light beams to reflect and/or refract before passing through the top optical-lens and create or project an image, message, time, geometric art, nature scene, galaxy, milky way, sky, cloud, starts, moon, water-wave, aurora light, animal, characters, cartoon, sign, logo, commercial to at least one surface surrounding and/or away-from the light device. The optical-lens may have a predetermined texture and/or shaped openings, windows, cutouts, or variable thicknesses and further may incorporate parts and accessories such as a motor to provide moving image effects with a wide viewing angle and variable colors or patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Inventor: Tseng-Lu Chien