Patents Examined by Peggy A. Neils
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11873967
    Abstract: A stand light includes a body having a main center shaft and a sleeve movably supported on the main center shaft. The stand light additionally includes a head assembly supported by the main body and including a light source, and a plurality of legs pivotally coupled to the body. The plurality of legs is movable with the sleeve from a collapsed position to an extended position, in which distal ends of the plurality of legs are moved away from the body. A first leg of the plurality of legs includes a first handle portion and a second leg of the plurality of legs includes a second handle portion. When the plurality of legs is in the collapsed position, the first handle portion and the second handle portion are positioned adjacent to each other to form a handle configured to be grasped by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Josh Adams, Emily C. Doberstein, Ross McIntyre, David Proeber, Duane W. Wenzel
  • Patent number: 11867386
    Abstract: This document describes techniques directed to active thermal-control of a floodlight and associated floodlights. As described, an example floodlight includes a first heat-transfer subsystem that uses a fully enclosed heat sink to transfer heat from an array of LEDs to a first housing component of the floodlight. The floodlight further includes a second heat-transfer subsystem to transfer heat from one or more PSUs to a second housing component of the floodlight. Described techniques include using thermistors located throughout the floodlight to actively monitor a temperature profile within the floodlight and, if one or more operating-temperature thresholds are violated, reducing power consumption within the floodlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Ihab A. Ali, Duen Hsing Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11867379
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes: a lamp body assembly, including a support base, a lampshade mounted on the support base, and a light-emitting body, a power supply module and a first connector that are connected to the support base, wherein the light-emitting body is electrically connected to the power supply module; a display assembly, including a carrier, a second connector connected to the carrier and facing the support base, and a display screen connected to the carrier, wherein the display screen is electrically connected to the power supply module; and a support assembly, connected to the first connector and the second connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbin Wang, Lei Cao, Yunpeng Wu, Yanjun Chen, Sijia Guo
  • Patent number: 11857252
    Abstract: A port module removably coupleable to an energy module of a module energy system is disclosed. The port module includes a light pipe and a receptacle defined by the light pipe. The receptacle is configured to receive a plug of an electrosurgical instrument therein. A seal is defined between the light pipe and the receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Cilag GmbH International
    Inventors: Stephen D. Geresy, Stephen M. Leuck, Madeleine C. Jayme, Ryan M. Asher, John A. Weed, III, Kristen G. Denzinger
  • Patent number: 11860401
    Abstract: An input apparatus includes a reflection layer, a light guide plate, a first light source, a second light source and a light absorption member. The light guide plate is disposed on the reflection layer and includes a first light guide region and a second light guide region connected with each other by a junction, a first area of the first light guide region is different from a second area of the second light guide region. The first light source corresponds to the first light guide region. The second light source corresponds to the second light guide region, the light guide plate has a first opening structure disposed between the first light source and the second light source. The light absorption member is disposed at a position corresponding to the first opening structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignees: LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED, Lite-On Technology Corporation
    Inventor: Yi-Wen Chen
  • Patent number: 11859950
    Abstract: A non-lethal dazzling device includes a laser operable in the visible spectrum. The laser can be a relatively low-powered laser, such as a laser having a maximum output power of 2.5 mW, or it can be a higher-powered laser with a drive circuit that lowers the maximum output power to a safe level based on the range of the hostile target from the laser. In certain embodiments, the disclosed non-lethal dazzling device can be coupled to the bridge of a binocular device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Inventor: Daniel Poplawski
  • Patent number: 11852317
    Abstract: A multi-operational landscape lighting device is provided. An example multi-operational landscape lighting device includes a lighting device housing, a lighting device installation arm mechanically coupled to the lighting device housing, and a plurality of landscape lighting LED packages. The landscape lighting LED packages are configured to emit one or more of decorative lighting or pathway lighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: FEIT ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Brian Halliwell, Gerardo Cisneros
  • Patent number: 11852319
    Abstract: The present invention is a torch lamp for use during festive occasions having a proximal end that is capable of supporting a flame, a distal end that is open, a central axis extending from the proximal end to the distal end, a plurality of walls about the central axis defining a chamber and being radially spaced about the central axis, and one or more flame control devices. The walls substantially enclose the chamber and at least one wall is offset with respect to the central axis as to another wall such that the edge of one wall is offset from the edge of an adjacent wall forming a gap. The flame control device comprises a filter portion and a handle portion. The filter portion may be planar or nonplaner and contains one or more cutouts. The handle portion extends away from the filter portion and is used to maneuver the flame control device over the flame. One or more flame control devices may be positioned over the flame through gaps formed between the offset walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Inventor: Armando Parra
  • Patent number: 11852321
    Abstract: Example embodiments relate to movable lens luminaires. One example luminaire head includes a first support that includes a plurality of light sources. The luminaire head also includes a second support that includes a plurality of lens elements associated with the plurality of light sources. A lens element of the plurality of lens elements has an internal surface facing a light source of the plurality of light sources and an external surface. Further, the luminaire head includes a moving means configured to move the second support with respect to the first support, such that a position of the plurality of lens elements geometrically projected on a surface of the first support is changed. The lens element has a varying profile seen in a movement direction of the moving means. The lens element includes a prismatic portion, a collimator portion, or a diffusor portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Schreder S.A.
    Inventors: Vincent Lang, Michel Delvaux, Roxane Caprara
  • Patent number: 11852331
    Abstract: An all-inclusive silicone waterproof lighting mechanism includes an all-inclusive silicone wrapping layer, and a lighting assembly. The all-inclusive silicone wrapping layer and the lighting assembly are integrally formed and manufactured. The lighting assembly is arranged in the control mechanism sleeve. A circuit board, a battery, a lighting lamp, and a magnetic charging head are fixedly installed inside the control mechanism sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Inventor: Liuqing Bei
  • Patent number: 11852326
    Abstract: The connection device (100) is for an electrified guide (200) lighting system; the electrified guide (200) provides one longitudinal groove (210) and the connection device (100) is adapted to be inserted into the electrified guide (200); the device comprises a mobile command device (150, 160) and at least a mechanical element (22, 145, 147) and/or at least an electrical contact (148); an actuation of said mobile command device (150, 160) causes the exit of said at least a mechanical element (22, 145, 147) and/or of at least one electrical contact (148) from a side of a casing (130) of the connection device (100); the mobile command device comprises a sliding slider (150) and preferably a plate (152) with one or more slotted holes (153).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: A.A.G. STUCCHI S.R.L.
    Inventor: Aristide Stucchi
  • Patent number: 11846410
    Abstract: A support accessory is provided for an LED lamp, and the support accessory includes a frame and a supporting leg. The frame is configured to be detachably coupled to the LED lamp, and the supporting leg is configured for supporting the frame on at least one certain support surface when the LED lamp is installed. Wherein, in a first state, the supporting leg is fixed to the frame, and in a second state, the supporting leg is slidably coupled to the frame and can slide relative to the frame to adjust length of the supporting leg between the frame and the at least one certain support surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: HLI SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Yong Li, Edward John Thomas, Shuyi Qin, Min Fang, Honghao Wu
  • Patent number: 11841135
    Abstract: A light emitting module includes: 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 that, in a schematic top view, is located between the sectioning groove and the light source placement part; and a light source disposed in the light source placement part. A refractive index of an inside of the light adjusting hole is lower than a refractive index of the light guide member. In the schematic top view, the light adjusting hole is positioned to intersect with a first straight line connecting a center of the light source and a farthest point in the sectioning groove, the farthest point being farthest from the center of the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Nakabayashi, Toru Hashimoto, Keiji Emura
  • Patent number: 11841115
    Abstract: An LED filament lighting device comprising, at least one LED filament, each including a plurality of LEDs mounted on an elongated substrate, at least one light scattering element, each including a light scattering shell surrounding a transparent volume, each light scattering element being arranged to encompass at least one LED of at least one LED filament, and configured to scatter light emitted from the encompassed LED(s), thereby forming a first LED set including at least one LED encompassed by said at least one scattering element, and a second LED set including a plurality of LEDs not encompassed by said at least one scattering element, wherein a light distribution from said first LED set combines with a light distribution from said second LED set to provide an improved total light distribution from said LED filament lighting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Ties Van Bommel, Rifat Ata Mustafa Hikmet
  • Patent number: 11835209
    Abstract: A lighting system includes a light source, a light redirection element, and a movement mechanism coupled to the light source and the light redirection element. The movement mechanism is configured to simultaneously or stepwise move the light source and the light redirection element between a top lighting position and an interlighting position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Michel Doss, Alin Ionut Petrescu, Bruno D'Amico, Eden Dubuc
  • Patent number: 11828441
    Abstract: Provided is an LED lamp manufactured by an injection molding process, including a strip-shaped LED lamp, wherein the strip-shaped LED lamp includes a first strip-shaped conducting wire and a least one LED luminous body disposed on the strip-shaped conducting wire, and each of the LED luminous bodies includes a first chip and a second chip connected to the first chip via a second conducting wire; the LED lamp manufactured by the injection molding process further includes an injection molding body, and the first strip-shaped conducting wire penetrates into the injection molding body; the injection molding body is further formed, in an injection molding manner, with a fixing portion for fixing the LED lamp manufactured by the injection molding process in a hole to be penetrated; the first chip in each of the LED luminous bodies is an LED chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Chongyi Jingyi Lighting Product Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Yaoquan He
  • Patent number: 11828443
    Abstract: A tool-free light box is provided. Specifically, a top profile, a bottom profile, and vertical rod profiles are spliced on the periphery to form a closed frame. Each profile is provided with two or more hollow cavities, and each end portion of the profile is provided with two or more round holes. An inner wall of the profile is provided with a notch connected to a wiring profile, and a wire passes through a hollow cavity of the wiring profile. Two ends of the wire are connected to a conductive insertion hole, and the conductive insertion hole is embedded into an end portion of the wiring profile. A connector is arranged between the profiles, and the connector is provided with a protruding end. The protruding end is inserted into the hollow cavity of the profile, and a lug boss is arranged on the protruding end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: CHANGZHOU LINTEL DISPLAY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Xiaofeng Cheng, Zhantao Liang