Patents Examined by Omar Rojas Cadima
  • Patent number: 12044377
    Abstract: The object is to improve degree of freedom in design for the cross-sectional shape of a region of light guided by the lens structure. A lens structure for a vehicle light body guides at least part of the light in the Z+ direction to both sides of the X direction, and then guides in the Y+ direction. The first reflective surface includes a first reflective surface sub part projecting from the first reflective surface main part to the X+ direction. The second reflective surface includes a second reflective surface sub part projecting from the second reflective surface main part to the X? direction. The first reflective surface sub part and the second reflective surface sub part are arranged in the Y direction in a plan view seen in the Z direction, and intersect in a plan view seen in the Y direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Go Shimizu, Shunsuke Iwao, Hiroya Ohkubo
  • Patent number: 12038140
    Abstract: To provide a technology capable of improving efficiency in a mounting process of disposing a large number of identical parts such as LED elements on a circuit board. An optical light emitting device includes: packages of a plurality of regular polyhedra each having a light emitting element; and a board having a plurality of mounting holes fitted with three surfaces of the regular polyhedral packages. In the optical light emitting device, the exterior of each of the regular polyhedra in the regular polyhedral packages is comprised of a transparent member. Each of the regular polyhedral packages includes: first electrodes each provided at each top; and second electrodes each provided on a straight line connecting the two tops, each of the first electrodes is connected to one electrode of the light emitting element, and each of the second electrodes is connected to the other electrode of the light emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Ishihara
  • Patent number: 12025285
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lamp module for a vehicle including a first light source that outputs light, a light guide part provided on a front side of the first light source, and a first optic member provided between the first light source and the light guide part, to which the light output from the first light source is input, and that outputs the light input from the first light source to the light guide part, a first recessed area having a shape that is recessed upwards is formed on a lower surface of the light guide part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hyun Soo Lee
  • Patent number: 12019262
    Abstract: A dual view zone backlight and dual-mode display employ a first backlight region to provide directional emitted light toward a first view zone and a second backlight region to provide broad-angle emitted light toward the first and a second view zone in a first mode. The dual-mode display includes a second backlight to provide broad-angle light toward both the first view zone and the second view zone in a second mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2024
    Assignee: LEIA INC.
    Inventors: David A. Fattal, Andre Krebbers
  • Patent number: 12013610
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light emitting device includes a light guide plate with a plurality of first protrusion parts arranged along a first direction and extending along a second direction which crosses the first direction, and a prism sheet, wherein a cross-sectional shape of each of the first protrusion parts along the first direction has an apex angle between 55 degrees and 65 degrees, inclusive, the light guide plate includes a plurality of second protrusion parts which extend along the first direction and are arranged along the second direction, and a cross-sectional shape of each of the second protrusion parts along the second direction has a base angle between 1 degree and 3 degrees, inclusive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masafumi Okada, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 12013093
    Abstract: A light unit is configured in such a manner that a light guide is placed between a light source and a projection lens, and includes a first exit surface for emitting light for a low-beam light distribution pattern and a second exit surface for emitting light for an additional light distribution pattern that is added to form a high-beam light distribution pattern. The light guide is configured to be provided with a mirror surface portion on a connection surface extending toward the back of the unit from a lower edge of the first exit surface to an upper edge of the second exit surface. As a result, light from a light-emitting element that has been emitted through the second exit surface and reached the connection surface is reflected by the mirror surface portion to be used as the light for forming the additional light distribution pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Teppei Muramatsu, Yuta Ugajin
  • Patent number: 12013092
    Abstract: Provided is an automotive lamp optical element and an automotive headlamp. The automotive lamp optical element includes a light-incident portion, a light-passing portion and a light-emitting portion sequentially connected and integrally formed. The light-incident portion is configured to focus and emit light from a light source into the light-passing portion. The area of a longitudinal section of the light-passing portion gradually increases in an optical axis direction. The light-emitting portion protrudes in a direction facing away from the light-incident portion and is configured to refract light emitted through the light-passing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: HASCO VISION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: He Zhu, Dapan Zhang, Zhiping Qiu, Wenhui Sang
  • Patent number: 12013091
    Abstract: An LED retrofit lamp includes a centering ring with alignment features, which define: a mounting position of the lamp within a vehicle reflector, a reference axis, a reference direction along the reference axis from a base to a top end of the lamp, and a tolerance box intersecting the reference axis and extending axially along the reference direction from a tolerance box base-side end to a tolerance box top-side end. The lamp also includes an arrangement that emits light transversal to the reference axis and has a light-emitting area that extends axially from an LED base-side end to an LED top-side end. The LED base-side end has an axial distance of at least 0.1 mm from the tolerance box base-side end in the reference direction, and the LED top-side end has an axial distance of at most 1.5 mm from the tolerance box top-side end in the reference direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: LUMILEDS LLC
    Inventors: Lukas Kuepper, Dirk Niederste-Werbeck
  • Patent number: 12013108
    Abstract: A lighting device (1) is provided. The lighting device (1) comprises a light-transmissive enclosure (10) and alight source (30). The light-transmissive enclosure (10) has an outer surface (11) and an inner surface (12) opposite to the outer surface (11). The inner surface (12) at least in part forming a cavity (20). The light-transmissive enclosure (10) has an opening (15) lying in a transverse plane (P1). The light source (30) is arranged on the transverse plane (P1), or on a side of the transverse plane (P1) opposite of the light-transmissive enclosure (10), and configured to emit light into the cavity (20). The light-transmissive enclosure (10) is arranged around a longitudinal axis (L), the longitudinal axis (L) lying in a longitudinal plane that is perpendicular to the transverse plane (P1). The light-transmissive enclosure (10) has a first part (101) and a second part (102) separated from each other by the longitudinal plane (P2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING, B.V.
    Inventors: Johannes Petrus Maria Ansems, Stephan Certain, Michel Cornelis Josephus Maria Vissenberg, Olexandr Valentynovych Vdovin, Joris Jan Vrehen
  • Patent number: 12007089
    Abstract: In an embodiment a reflector optical system includes a reflector body having a rotational symmetry about a longitudinal axis and including a first reflector optic portion having a substantially concave shape and a second reflector optic portion extending along the longitudinal axis, the first reflector optic portion facing the second reflector optic portion, wherein the first reflector optic portion includes a plurality of first reflective surfaces and the second reflector optic portion includes a plurality of second reflective surfaces in spaced light-receiving relation to the plurality of first reflective surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Seichter, Kevin Bayer, Hans Guenter Mayer, Ralf Lindner
  • Patent number: 12001044
    Abstract: A light emitting module includes a light source, a light guide member, and first and second light reflective members. The light guide member is configured to transmit light from the light source. The light guide member having an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to the upper surface. The first light reflective member is arranged on a lower surface side of the light guide member. The first light reflective member has a lower surface. The first light reflective member includes a first resin, and a first reflective body having a refractive index higher than a refractive index of the first resin. The second light reflective member is arranged on a lower surface side of the first light reflective member. The second light reflective member includes a second resin, and a second reflective body having a refractive index lower than a refractive index of the second resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Nakabayashi, Daisuke Iwakura, Yoichi Bando, Yasunori Shinomiya, Satoshi Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 11993334
    Abstract: An optical device (10) for a motorcycle headlamp, the optical device (10) comprising: a primary optics (100) having a base body (110) and a plurality of light guiding elements (120) for forming a light distribution in a main direction (X), wherein each light guiding element (120) has a common light output surface (130) having an optically relevant area (131), a holder (300), a cover element (400), which is attachable to the holder (300), wherein the cover element (400) in combination with the holder (300) is configured to fix the position of the primary optics (100) between the holder (300) and the cover element (400), when the cover element (400) is attached to the holder (300), wherein the primary optics (100) comprises a stabilizing structure (200), wherein the stabilizing structure (200) is built as a protrusion projecting from the common light output surface (130) in the main direction (X), wherein the stabilizing structure (200) having a first support surface (210), and wherein the cover element (400
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: ZKW Group GmbH
    Inventor: Jaroslav Kyselica
  • Patent number: 11988348
    Abstract: A lamp for a vehicle includes a light source configured to emit light; a light guide provided in front of the light source and into which the light is incident; and a heat dissipation unit provided in close contact with one side of the light guide. The light guide includes a first recessed region formed on a bottom surface of the light guide and having an upward recessed shape, and the heat dissipation unit is provided in close contact with the first recessed region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyun Soo Lee
  • Patent number: 11988349
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lamp for a vehicle including a light source that outputs light, a light guide provided on a front side of the light source, and an inner lens provided on a front side of the light guide, the light guide includes an input area, into which the light is input from the light source, a reflection area connected to the input area, extending in one direction, and that totally reflects the light input from the input area, and an output area formed in an opposite direction to the input area with respect to the reflection area, connected to the reflection area, and in which the light reflected by the reflection area travels in a direction that faces the inner lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sun Kwon Mun
  • Patent number: 11965631
    Abstract: A vehicle lamp includes a sensor disposed behind a cover lens and detecting an object around the vehicle; and a light irradiation unit disposed near one side end of the sensor to generate light. The sensor reflects at least some of the light irradiated from the light irradiation unit to allow the at least some of the light irradiated from the light irradiation unit to be transmitted through the cover lens and to proceed forward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: SL Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Luketich, Arun Kumar Pesala
  • Patent number: 11957249
    Abstract: A headboard pouch that provides easy access to reading materials and eliminates clutter from nightstands is provided. The pouch includes first and second holders, with the second holder attached to an exterior surface of the first holder. The first holder is larger than the second holder, and the first holder is intended to receive and hold reading materials, while the second holder is intended to receive and hold smartphones or like devices. The pouch includes an attachment means that releasably secures the pouch to a headboard. The pouch also includes a light attached to an articulated arm extending from a battery and power module attached to the first holder to allow the light to be manipulated into a desired angle or position. The pouch may also include a charging port in the battery and power module to allow for smartphones or like devices to be charged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventor: Anthony Atterbury
  • Patent number: 11953162
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lampwick plug assembly, including an LED lampwick, a plug and a plug body; the plug body is plugged in the inner side of a through hole and is configured to fix the LED lampwick on the plug, the LED lampwick includes LED filament, and the LED filament is packaged with a conductive wire matching the resistance value. The lampwick plug assembly provided in the present disclosure can simplify the plug structure and reduces the production cost through a simple plug and plug body structure. The LED lampwick is fixed on the plug through the plug body, which facilitates the installation and mass production. In the structure, the resistor is packaged inside the LED filament, eliminating relevant structure and process of fixing the resistor, such that the structure can be widely used in the manufacturing process of existing LED bulbs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventor: Bing Zhao
  • Patent number: 11940111
    Abstract: A lamp for a vehicle includes a board device including a first mounting part and a second mounting part bent and extending from the first mounting part, a light source device mounted on the first mounting part and including a plurality of light sources, and a light source controller mounted on the second mounting part, and electrically connected to the plurality of light sources to control a current flowing through the plurality of light source. The board device further includes a bending device formed at a portion at which the first mounting part and the second mounting part meet each other, and formed to be bent, such that a specific angle is formed between the first bending part and the second bending part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd.
    Inventor: Han Seong Yu
  • Patent number: 11933459
    Abstract: A lamp including electrical leads extending into a supporting stem that are in communication with a base electrode for engagement to a light fixture; and a light engine comprising light emitting diode filaments that are in electrical communication with the electrical leads. The light emitting diode filaments including a circuit having a plurality of contact pads arranged along a length of a substrate. The light emitting diode filaments further include light emitting diode (LED) chips engaged to the contact pads along the length of the substrate to provide that the light emitting diode (LED) chips are electrically connected in series. In some embodiments, each light emitting diode (LED) chip includes at least a light transmission surface that is in contact with an individual portion of phosphor for the LED chip. In other embodiments, a phosphor layer extends over an island of LED chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: LEDVANCE LLC
    Inventors: Xingrong Wang, Tianzheng Jiang, Ming Li
  • Patent number: 11933465
    Abstract: A lighting device (10) for vehicle headlamps, comprising: —at least one light source (50), —a light guide (200) comprising an end section (210) with a light entry surface, —a light guide adapter (300) configured to secure the end section (210) and to hold the light entry surface in a position with regard to the light source (50), the light guide adapter (300) comprises a base-section (310) and a securing-section (320), and —a support frame (400), on which the light guide adapter (300) is mounted, wherein the securing-section (320) comprises a first engaging-element (320a), the base-section (310) comprises a first fastening-opening (311), the support frame (400) comprises a mounting-opening (410) for the securing-section (320) of the light guide adapter (300) and a second fastening-opening (411), wherein the mounting-opening (410) having a second engaging-element (410a) corresponding to the first engaging-element (320a), wherein the light guide adapter (300) can be brought into an end position (P2) by insertin
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: ZKW Group GmbH
    Inventor: Andrej Zubaj