Patents Examined by Peggy A. Neils
  • Patent number: 11962125
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion device and a light source system, including: a substrate; a first light-emitting portion disposed on the substrate, wherein the first light-emitting portion includes a first light guide area and a counterweight area provided on the same layer as the first light guide area, the first light guide area being used for guiding first light, and the counterweight area being used for making the weight distribution of the wavelength conversion device substantially uniform; and a second light-emitting portion provided on the substrate on the same side as the first light-emitting portion, the second light-emitting portion including a conversion area, and the conversion area being used to convert at least a part of excitation light into excited light for emission when the excitation light is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: APPOTRONICS CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventors: Qian Li, Yingying Liu, Yangang Wang, Yi Li
  • Patent number: 11959622
    Abstract: An example electric lighting system includes a lighting device that includes a housing including a lighting element and a power device holding portion. The power device holding portion includes a cavity. The cavity includes a first and a second electrical contact disposed within the cavity. The power device includes a third and a fourth electrical contact. The power device includes a coupling component. The coupling component is removably couplable to the power device holding portion such that an electrical communication is established when the power device is inserted into the cavity at any rotational position relative to the lighting device about a shared central axis. The power device is operable to power the lighting device through the electrical communication. The electrical communication is established between the first electrical contact and the third electrical contact and between the second electrical contact and the fourth electrical contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: VOLTRA LIGHTING LTD.
    Inventors: Baptiste Robin Guedez, Timothy James Alexander Ross
  • Patent number: 11953187
    Abstract: Example embodiments relate to luminaire heads with interconnecting interfaces. One example luminaire head including an interconnected interface for an electronic device includes a support layer and a cover layer arranged over the support layer. The support layer includes a plurality of electrical tracks arranged on a surface of the support layer and connectable to a power supply of the luminaire head. The support layer also includes a first electrical connector. The first electrical connector is connected to at least one of the plurality of electrical tracks and is suited for connecting to the electronic device. Further, the support layer includes a second electrical connector. The second electrical connector is directly connected to the first electrical connector via the at least one of the plurality of electrical tracks. An upper surface of the cover layer includes a first opening and at least one retaining means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Schreder S.A.
    Inventors: Peter Budavari, Csaba Horvath, Peter Balázs Bedo, Attila Sápi
  • Patent number: 11953175
    Abstract: A lamp or lens assembly for a motor vehicle that includes electrically conductive traces for defogging or deicing the lens. Aspects include a light transmissive lens coupled to a lamp housing. The light transmissive lens may define a curved cross-section with a curvature extending across the length and/or the width of the lens. The lens may include one or more electrically conductive traces positioned on a surface of the lens, the electrically conductive traces optionally extending across and curving with the curvature of the light transmissive lens. One or more coatings may optionally cover the conductive traces and a portion of the lens surface leaving portions uncovered. The electrically conductive traces may extend outwardly away from the surface of the lens with height that is greater than their width.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Grote Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Jiabiao Ruan, Sankalp Pampattiwar, Ammar Ali, Cesar Perez-Bolivar
  • Patent number: 11946627
    Abstract: A warning device (100, 212, 301, 302, 510) for use in a luminaire (201, 410, 501), comprising a housing (110, 210, 310) accommodating a drive module (115, 215, 401, 402, 520) arranged to be coupled to a luminaire and to a mains voltage (260, 560). The drive module comprises a light source (120, 420) coupled to a switch (180, 380, 491, 492) and an electrical interface (140, 240) configured to electrically connect the drive module and the mains voltage to a light element (530) of the luminaire. The housing comprises a lid (130, 230, 330) operably coupled to the switch of the drive module and configured to activate the switch upon an opening of the lid for switching on the light source upon a current of the mains voltage passing in the electrical interface and deactivate the switch module upon a closing of the lid for switching off the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING, B.V.
    Inventors: Liang Zhou, Liwen Zhou, Miner Zhang, Hai Tao Liu
  • Patent number: 11940141
    Abstract: The present utility model discloses a wake-up lamp, including: a housing, where the housing is annular, a mounting cavity is formed in the housing, a first mounting opening is provided in an inner side of the housing, and the first mounting opening is in communication with the mounting cavity; a first lampshade, where the first lampshade is mounted at the first mounting opening, and a shape of the first lampshade is adapted to that of the housing; a light-emitting component, where the light-emitting component is arranged in the mounting cavity and includes at least one first light bar, a shape of the first light bar is adapted to that of the first lampshade, and the first light bar emits light towards the first lampshade; a main control board, where the main control board is arranged in the mounting cavity and electrically connected to the light-emitting component so as to control a light-emitting mode of the light-emitting component; and a timing component, where the timing component is arranged in the mount
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Inventors: Huazhu Zheng, Yunyun Lu, Caijian Zheng, Wenzhen Ouyang
  • Patent number: 11927328
    Abstract: A multifunctional lamp mounting box includes a mounting plate defining a plurality of mounting holes; a connecting member, wherein one end of the connecting member is connected to the mounting holes, and the other end of the connecting member is connected to a mounting base; a housing, wherein an upper part of the housing is detachably connected to the mounting plate, and a lower part of the housing defines an accommodating cavity; and a lamp holder detachably mounted in the accommodating cavity and configured to connect a lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Inventor: Ziang Liu
  • Patent number: 11927339
    Abstract: An illumination apparatus (1) for producing structured light and flood illumination, the illumination apparatus comprising a microlens array (4) comprising microlenses which are arranged at a pitch P in at least a first direction, and a first array (18) of first light sources (9) and a second array (19) of second light sources (10), the first light sources (9) being configured to emit light at a wavelength L, wherein the first light sources (9) are located at a distance D from the microlens array (4), wherein P2=2LD/N and N is an integer, and wherein a size of the second light sources (10) is greater than a size of the first light sources (9), such that the light sources of the first array (18) produce structured light and the light sources of the second array (19) produce a continuous area of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: ams Sensors Asia Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Maryam Yousefi, Toralf Scharf, Markus Rossi
  • Patent number: 11927337
    Abstract: A lighted mirror relates to a technical field of mirrors and includes a mirror body, a light-transmitting plate defining a first middle hole, a frame body, and an LED light strip structure. The first middle hole is defined on a middle portion of the light-transmitting plate. A rear portion of the mirror body is attached to a front surface of the light-transmitting plate and seals the first middle hole. The frame body is disposed on the rear portion of the mirror body and disposed in the first middle hole. The LED light strip structure is disposed on an outer side face of the frame body and disposed in the first middle hole. A first light-transmitting structure is disposed on the outer side surface of the light-transmitting plate. Second light-transmitting structures disposed around the mirror body are disposed on the front surface of the light-transmitting plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: ZHONGSHAN JINGXIAN PHOTOELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jingchuan Tang
  • Patent number: 11920772
    Abstract: A universal junction box includes an upper body having a first connecting feature. A lower body releasably connects to the upper body having a second connecting feature configured to mate with the first connecting feature. The upper body and lower body forming a housing to receive an electrical connection. A first mounting feature is configured to selectively secure the housing to an associated frame or to an unassociated frame or other support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: HLI SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventor: Eric Stephen Miller
  • Patent number: 11913631
    Abstract: A cooktop includes a knob assembly controls a heating part. The knob assembly includes: a knob body disposed at a front surface of a control panel and rotating around a rotation shaft extended in a front-rear direction, a light diffusing part disposed at a rear side of the knob body and diffusing light, and a light source part disposed at a rear side of the light diffusing part and including one or more light sources. The light diffusing part includes a light source corresponding part disposed at a position corresponding to one of the light sources, and a thickness of the light diffusing part along a first straight line that passes from a center of the light diffusing part through the light source corresponding part is greater than a thickness of the light diffusing part along a straight line that does not pass through the light source corresponding part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventor: Dae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 11906148
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a novel three-dimensional modeling lamp and a manufacturing method thereof. The lamp comprises a lamp shell and a light source arranged in the lamp shell, wherein the lamp shell forms a preset three-dimensional modeling by connecting a plurality of sheets with different shapes through connectors, and the sheets comprise a light-transmitting PET layer and a colorful film layer, the colorful film layer refracts light emitted by the light source, so that the lighting effect of the three-dimensional modeling lamp is better; and a plurality of indentations are formed on the sheets, and the indentations guide users to splice and shape the sheets more conveniently. The manufacturing method comprises the following steps: selecting corresponding sheets according to the preset size and external shape of the three-dimensional modeling lamp, and carrying out indentation treatment on the sheets to facilitate the installation of users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Inventor: Linbin Wang
  • Patent number: 11898719
    Abstract: A lamp or lens assembly for a motor vehicle that includes electrically conductive traces for defogging or deicing the lens. Aspects include a light transmissive lens coupled to a lamp housing. The light transmissive lens may define a curved cross-section with a curvature extending across the length and/or the width of the lens. The lens may include one or more electrically conductive traces positioned on a surface of the lens, the electrically conductive traces optionally extending across and curving with the curvature of the light transmissive lens. One or more coatings may optionally cover the conductive traces and a portion of the lens surface leaving portions uncovered. The electrically conductive traces may extend outwardly away from the surface of the lens with height that is greater than their width.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Grote Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Jiabiao Ruan, Sankalp Pampattiwar, Ammar Ali, Cesar Perez-Bolivar
  • Patent number: 11892702
    Abstract: An optical device comprises a printed circuit board (PCB) comprising an image capture electronic circuit, a lens holder and a heating element. The lens holder extends along the optical axis of the optical device from its top to bottom extremities and comprises a top optical element arranged on its top extremity. The lens holder is mounted on the PCB so as to align, along the optical axis, the image capture electronic circuit and the top optical element. The heating element comprises a heating part arranged in contact with the top optical element and first and second electrical conductive wires. Each wire extends from the heating part to their bottom extremity which is directly attached in electrical contact with the PCB. The optical device also comprises first and second wire insertion guide elements. The first and second wires are respectively arranged in the first and second guide elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: APTIV TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Arkadiusz Rafalowski, Miroslaw J. Zurowsk, Witold Poreda
  • Patent number: 11892151
    Abstract: An apparatus for a lighting device with a rotatable support includes a lamp body, the lamp body is provided with the support capable of rotating relative to the lamp body, the support is provided with a magnetic block, and a lighting port of the lamp body is arranged on the side wall of the lamp body toward the direction of the rotation center line of the support. When the adjustable lighting device is used, the support is fixed on a metal object in a place to be illuminated through the magnetic block and the side face direction of the lighting port of the lamp body can be adjusted by adjusting the lamp body to rotate relative to the support, and therefore the side face lighting angle of the lighting port is adjusted, and due to the fact that the lamp body can rotate relative to the support at any angle, stepless adjustment of the side lighting angle of the lighting port can be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Inventors: Jing-xiang Wu, Liang-bin Ling, Rong-fu Li
  • Patent number: 11892670
    Abstract: A light emitting module including: a light guide member including: an emission region defined by a sectioning groove, a light source placement part located in the emission region, and a light adjusting hole; and a light source disposed in the light source placement part. In the schematic top view: the light adjusting hole is not positioned on a first straight line connecting (i) a center of the light source and (ii) a point in the sectioning groove that is farthest from the center of the light source, and a first lateral face of the light adjusting hole has a first region, and a line normal to the first region is oblique to a second straight line connecting (i) the center of the light source and (ii) a point in the sectioning groove that is closest to the center of the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Nakabayashi, Toru Hashimoto, Keiji Emura
  • Patent number: 11879614
    Abstract: Luminaires including a charging base and a rechargeable illuminating personal ornament. The charging base includes a power cable connectable to an external power source and a power connector. The rechargeable illuminating personal ornament is connected to the charging base and has a shell, a light source attached to the shell, a rechargeable power source located in the shell and connected to the light source, and a corresponding power connector defining an opening in the shell and coupled to the rechargeable power source. The power connector of the charging base is coupled to the corresponding power connector of the rechargeable illuminating personal ornament.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Inventor: Eleftheria Deko
  • Patent number: 11879622
    Abstract: A driver for driving a light engine of a luminaire is provided. The driver comprises a driver assembly with a driver circuit for converting an input current provided by a power supply into an output current for driving the light engine, a housing for receiving the driver assembly, and a driver interface being detachably engageable with a driver bracket. The driver interface comprises a mechanical interface for mechanically coupling the driver to a mechanical interface of the driver bracket and an electrical interface for electrically coupling the driver to an electrical interface of the driver bracket in such a way that the input current from the power supply to the driver circuit and the output current from the driver circuit to the light engine can flow via the driver interface. Further, a driver bracket and a luminaire are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: LEDVANCE GMBH
    Inventors: Tianzheng Jiang, Yonggang Xiao
  • Patent number: 11879634
    Abstract: An illumination device includes a frame forming part that is provided at at least one position on an end part of a light-emitting panel having a light emission surface or in a vicinity of the light-emitting panel and includes a bright part region and a dark part region, a light source that emits light to be incident upon the frame forming part, and a light amount regulation part that makes intensity of light heading for a space facing the light emission surface from the dark part region weaker than intensity of light heading for the space from the bright part region in the light entering the frame forming part from the light source, or makes the intensity of the light from the bright part region stronger than the intensity of the light from the dark part region in the light entering the frame forming part from the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoru Okagaki, Yusuke Fujii, Haruka Yamazaki, Muneharu Kuwata, Kuniko Kojima
  • Patent number: 11873989
    Abstract: A lighting device (1) is provided. The lighting device (1) comprises a cavity (10). The cavity (10) is extending along a longitudinal axis (L) of the lighting device (1). Further, the cavity (10) is defined by an interior surface (11) configured to reflect light impinging upon the interior surface (11) of the cavity (10). The cavity (10) has an opening (12) permitting light inside the cavity (10) to exit the cavity (10). The lighting device (1) further comprises an optical module (20). The optical module (20) is arranged in or at the opening (12) of the cavity (10), and is configured to transmit light impinging upon a surface (21) of the optical module (20) through the optical module (20). The light transmitted through the optical module (20) is emitted from the lighting device (1). The lighting device (1) further comprises a plurality of light emitting elements (31).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Michel Cornelis Josephus Marie Vissenberg, Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Leendert Teunis Rozendaal, Marcellinus Petrus Carolus Michael Krijn