Different Wavelengths Patents (Class 362/231)
  • Patent number: 11118752
    Abstract: A flexible cover for a linear lighting channel is described, as are enclosures and luminaires using this kind of flexible cover. The flexible cover has sufficient flexibility to be bent or coiled to a bend radius of 6 inches (15.2 cm) or smaller, and can thus be coiled for shipping and uncoiled for installation. Typically, the cover is made of a polymer that is at least translucent. Covers may be made in various shapes, including lens and prism shapes, and channels may be made with sidewalls that make complementary shapes in order to engage with and retain the covers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Elemental LED, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L Pruitt, Andrew McAleavey
  • Patent number: 11118755
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an outdoor lighting fixture, and a light body of the outdoor lighting fixture includes: a light-emitting component and a front cover, where the front cover includes a front cover housing and an annular lens, and the annular lens is provided with a light entry extremity attached to the light-emitting component, and a light exit extremity coupled with the front cover housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Opple Lighting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mantang Hong, Aiqin Huang, Jianguo Li
  • Patent number: 11112093
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a light emitting diode (LED) lighting fixture and methods of installing the same. In various embodiments, an LED lighting fixture may comprise: at least one socket comprising a socket opening; at least one LED positioned substantially within the socket opening; at least one shield member positioned adjacent the at least one socket such that the shield substantially encloses the socket opening; at least one decorative light shade; at least one cover comprising a neck portion having an internal surface, the internal surface defining a cover opening. The cover opening is configured to receive there-through at least a portion of a socket and substantially engage the socket. At least a portion of the cover is configured to substantially engage the decorative light shade. Also, at least a portion of the cover is configured to substantially enclose the LED and shield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Feit Electric Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Alan Feit
  • Patent number: 11099314
    Abstract: Optical system including a lightguide; a turning film, including a first smooth surface perpendicular to a display axis and a first structured surface including a plurality of first microstructures defining a first plurality of parallel grooves, where the turning film is optically coupled to the lightguide, where the turning film outputs light collimated in a first plane parallel to the display axis; and a lenticular diffuser, including a second smooth surface perpendicular to the display axis and a second structured surface comprising a plurality of second microstructures defining a second plurality of parallel grooves extending along a plane perpendicular to the display axis, where the lenticular diffuser is optically coupled to the turning film, where the lenticular diffuser reflects or refracts collimated light toward a second plane perpendicular to the first plane; where the first plurality of parallel grooves is perpendicular to the second plurality of parallel grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Kenneth A. Epstein, Nicholas A. Johnson, Robert M. Emmons
  • Patent number: 11096256
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus comprising: a support substrate; a plurality of subsets mounted on the support substrate, said plurality of subsets comprising at least a first subset having a plurality of LEDs and a second subset having at least one LED; a corresponding plurality of lens elements mounted such that each subset is covered by a lens element of the plurality of lens elements; wherein LEDs of the plurality of subsets are divided in a plurality of groups; wherein the plurality of groups comprises at least, a first group of LEDs comprising at least one LED of the first subset and at least one LED of the second subset, and a second group of LEDs comprising at least one LED of at least the first subset; a drive and control means configured to drive selectively the plurality of groups of LEDs wherein LEDs of the same group are driven simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Schreder S.A.
    Inventors: Roxane Caprara, Michel Delvaux
  • Patent number: 11094857
    Abstract: Provided is a lighting device that emits light of a color that approximates the color of the surface of an object or the like. Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a lighting device, including the steps of: spectroscopically measuring a spectrum that constitutes a color of a measurement target; and adjusting a color of a light source such that an emission spectrum approximates the spectrum that constitutes the color of the measurement target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: ASAHI RUBBER INC.
    Inventors: Eiji Ishiguro, Takashi Kanahira, Masutsugu Tasaki, Naoya Mashiko
  • Patent number: 11081084
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic apparatus in which an illuminance sensor is arranged on the back side of a display unit, and which can perform the appropriate luminance adjustment. The electronic apparatus includes a display unit, an illuminance sensor, a luminance control unit, and an operation judgement unit. The illuminance sensor is disposed on back side of the display surface of the display unit. The luminance control unit controls the luminance of the display unit based on the information related to light detected by the illuminance sensor. The operation judgement unit judges reliability of the information related to light detected by the illuminance sensor. The luminance control unit controls the luminance of the display unit when reliability is judged to be high. The luminance control unit suppresses control of the luminance of the display unit when reliability is judged to be low.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuhei Uchida, Keiichi Nomura
  • Patent number: 11060702
    Abstract: According to at least one aspect, a lighting device is provided. The lighting device comprises a circuit board, an LED mounted to the circuit board that is configured to emit light with an angular CCT deviation, a lens assembly mounted to the circuit board over the LED and configured to receive the light emitted from the LED and reduce the angular CCT deviation of the light received from the LED to make a color temperature of the light received from the LED more uniform, and an elastomer encapsulating at least part of the circuit board that is separate and distinct from the lens assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC.
    Inventors: Ariel Meir, Noam Meir, Rina Meir
  • Patent number: 11060680
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a lighting display device, including: a light source module, a light shield module, and a projection lens module; the light source module includes a light source array unit, a first light shield array unit, and a light receiving lens array unit; the light source array unit includes a plurality of light sources which are independently controlled, the first light shield array unit includes first light shields disposed outside each light source, the light receiving lens array unit includes a plurality of light receiving lenses; the light shield module includes a light-transmitting substrate having a plurality of light-transmitting parts, a light-shielding pattern is disposed on the light-transmitting parts; the projection lens module includes a second light shield array unit, and a projection lens array unit; the second light shield array unit contains multiple second light shields, the projection lens array unit contains multiple projection lenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: HASCO VISION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Niu, Juejing Yang
  • Patent number: 11047534
    Abstract: An optical cup which mixes multiple channels of light to form a blended output, the device having discreet zones or channels including a plurality of reflective cavities each having a remote light converting appliance covering a cluster of LEDs providing a channel of light which is reflected upward. The predetermined blends of luminescence materials provide a predetermined range of illumination wavelengths in the output. The remote light converting appliances may be provided as frustoconical elements directly adjacent to the LEDs within frustoconical reflective cavities. An index matching compound can be disposed between the light converting appliances and the associated LEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: EcoSense Lighting, Inc.
    Inventors: Raghuram L. V Petluri, Paul Kenneth Pickard, Robert Fletcher
  • Patent number: 11047535
    Abstract: An optical cup which mixes multiple channels of light to form a blended output, the device having discreet zones or channels including a plurality of reflective cavities each having a remote light converting appliance covering a cluster of LEDs providing a channel of light which is reflected upward. The predetermined blends of luminescence materials provide a predetermined range of illumination wavelengths in the output. The remote light converting appliances may be provided as frustoconical elements directly adjacent to the LEDs within frustoconical reflective cavities. An index matching compound can be disposed between the light converting appliances and the associated LEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Ecosense Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Raghuram L. V. Petluri, Paul Kenneth Pickard, Robert Fletcher
  • Patent number: 11035533
    Abstract: A bendable lamp that includes an open topped base with an upwardly projecting LED lighting source. A translucent accordion bellows sleeve is attached at one end to the open topped base. The sleeve can be vertically extended or retracted by the user. The nature of the pleats of the accordion sleeve allow the resulting structure to remain in the position that the user pulled, compressed or bent it to. The sleeve can be bent to an inverted J or inverted U shape, and its height can be adjusted. A weight in the lamp's base keeps the lamp from falling over. The LED lights can be programmed by a microprocessor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventor: Paul J Rojas
  • Patent number: 11035979
    Abstract: A device is provided. The device includes one or more of a plurality of sensor/light source groups, each including a sensor, a first light source of a first color, and a second light source of a second color, arranged in sequence along an expected direction of travel of an object. The device also includes a device to track objects, coupled to the plurality of sensor/light source groups, and configured to drive first light sources in response to playback of a stored sequence and drive second light sources in response to received active sensor outputs from sensors of the plurality of sensor/light source groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventor: Christopher James Hahn
  • Patent number: 11028970
    Abstract: An light bulb, comprising: a lamp housing with inner surface and outer surface opposite to the inner surface of the lamp housing, the lamp housing includes a layer of luminescent material, which is formed on the inner surface or the outer surface of the lamp housing or integrated in the material of the lamp housing; a bulb base connected to the lamp housing; a stem connected to the bulb base and located in the lamp housing; and a single filament, disposed in the light housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 11032489
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for camera normalization. Images may be normalized after they are captured to conform to previously captured images. Images may also be preemptively adjusted (prior to capture) to conform to previously captured images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: CERNER INNOVATION, INC.
    Inventors: Robert A. Neff, Madelyn McGillin
  • Patent number: 11028977
    Abstract: The invention provides a light emitting module (100) which comprises a light mixing chamber (101). The light mixing chamber comprises a base (102), at least one partly light transmissive side wall (103), an at least partly light transmissive-semi-reflective light exit window (104), a carrier (107), and at least one light emitting diode (105). The base (102) has a reflective inner surface (114). The at least one partly light transmissive side wall (103) extends from the base (102) towards the at least partly light transmissive, semi-reflective light exit window (104) which is arranged opposite to the base (102). The carrier (107) carries at least one light emitting diode (105) and is positioned at a distance (D1) from a nearest portion (108) of the at least one partly light transmissive side wall (103).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Ties Van Bommel, Robert Jacob Pet, Alexander Henricus Walterus Van Eeuwijk
  • Patent number: 11024667
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes an inner light-emitting element having an n-sided polygonal shape (n is an integer of 3 or more) in a plan view with a peak emission wavelength in a range of 490 nm to 570 nm; m (m is an integer of 3 or more) outer light-emitting elements with a peak emission wavelength of 430 nm or greater and less than 490 nm; and a first phosphor with a peak emission wavelength in a range of 580 nm to 680 nm covering the inner light-emitting element and the m outer light-emitting elements. Each of n lateral surfaces of the inner light-emitting element faces a corresponding one of the m outer light-emitting elements in a top view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Miki, Naoki Matsuda
  • Patent number: 11015764
    Abstract: An LED light bulb, comprising: a bulb shell with inner surface and outer surface opposite to the inner surface of the bulb shell, the bulb shell includes a layer of luminescent material which is formed on the inner surface or the outer surface of the bulb shell or integrated in the material of the bulb shell; a bulb base connected to the bulb shell; a stem connected to the bulb base and located in the bulb shell, the stem comprises a stand extending to the center of the bulb shell; and a single LED filament, disposed in the bulb shell, the LED filament comprising: a plurality of LED chip units, each of the LED chip units comprises at least two LED chips; a plurality of conductors respectivity located on opposite sides of the LED chip units; wherein a Cartesian coordinate system having an x-axis, a y-axis is oriented for the LED filament where the x-axis is parallel to the length direction of the LED filament, the conductors are parallel to the x direction and at least one of the plurality of conductors is ele
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 11003022
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Donghyun Kim, Yanghyun Kim, Myungwhun Chang, Jonggon Shin
  • Patent number: 11002425
    Abstract: An optical cover for a linear light source includes a portion of an optical material that forms a cross-section transverse to an axial direction. The cross-section curves so that its inner surface is substantially concave and its outer surface is substantially convex. The outer surface is substantially smooth, and the inner surface forms facets. Each of the facets refracts light, and connects with an adjacent facet. Each of the facets defines a peak height from the outer surface, and each pair of adjacent facets defines a valley height from the outer surface. The peak heights of all facets exceed the valley heights between adjacent pairs of facets, and the peak height of each selected facet does not exceed twice the valley height between the selected facet and a facet adjacent to the selected facet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: ABL IP Holding LLC
    Inventors: Jie Chen, Melissa Ricketts
  • Patent number: 10989378
    Abstract: The LED or-and Laser light string has more than one light performance functions has LED or-and Laser light bulb which has built-in LED or Laser or both to offer one or more LED or-and Laser light performance or functions select from (I) illumination, (2) projection, (3) party light, (4) lighted patterns, (5) light beams, (6) lighted image, (7) flood light, (8) color changing light (9) garden torch light, (10) garden landscape light string or other light string and all these functions has circuitry and controller built-in only light string or each of light-unit to make LED or-and laser light source(s) to turn on and turn-off or fade-in and fade-in or sequential or flashing or market available light performance which controller is one or more of the following parts including all parts & accessories selected from (i) sensor or photo sensor, motion sensor, (ii) detector or moving detectors, (iii) wireless or remote or IR or RF controller, (iv) switch, manual switch, automatically or timer switch (v) each ligh
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Inventor: Tseng-Lu Chien
  • Patent number: 10982820
    Abstract: An LED filament light including a bulb, a support bar, at least two electrode wires and at least two LED filament strips. Each LED filament strip including a base, an LED chip is set on the base and an electrode is fixed at both ends of the base. One end of the electrode is electrically connected with an LED chip on the base, the other end of the electrode is electrically connected with an electrode of another LED filament or electrically connected to one end of the electrode wires so that the support bar is fixed to the bulb, and the other end is connected with at least one. As the support bar is set to replace the existing LED filament light core and metal wire, and creatively the LED filament electrodes directly is connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Minghao Wu, Yanzeng Gao, Feng Wu, Fuwen Li
  • Patent number: 10982817
    Abstract: An light bulb, comprising: a bulb shell, a bulb base connected to the bulb shell; a stem connected to the bulb base and located in the bulb shell; and a flexible LED filament, disposed in the bulb shell, further comprising a plurality of supporting arms respectively comprising two ends, an end of each of the supporting arm is connected to the stem and another end of each of the supporting arm is connected to the flexible LED filament, wherein the stem comprises a stand extending to the center of the bulb shell, the stand supports the supporting arms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Al-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 10982818
    Abstract: An light bulb comprise a lamp housing filled with gas which doped with a golden yellow material or coated with a yellow film on its surface; a bulb base, connected with the lamp housing; a stem with a stand extending to the center of the lamp housing, disposed in the lamp housing; a LED filament disposed in the lamp housing, at least a half of the LED filament is around a center axle of the LED light bulb, where the center axle of the LED light bulb is coaxial with the axle of the stand, two conductive supports, respectively connected with the stem and the LED filament; a driving circuit, electrically connected with both the conductive supports and the bulb base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 10982819
    Abstract: An LED light bulb, consisting of: a lamp housing with inner surface and outer surface opposite to the inner surface of the lamp housing, the lamp housing includes a layer of luminescent material which is formed on the inner surface or the outer surface of the lamp housing or integrated in the material of the lamp housing; a bulb base connected to the lamp housing; a stem connected to the bulb base and located in the lamp housing, the stem comprises a stand extending to the center of the lamp housing; and a single filament, disposed in the light housing, a plurality of supporting arms, each of the supporting arms comprises a first end and a second end opposite to the first end of the supporting arms, the first end of each of the supporting arms is connected with the stand while the second end of each of the supporting arms is connected with LED filament.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 10982816
    Abstract: An LED light bulb, comprising: a lamp housing, doped with a golden yellow material or coated with a yellow film on its surface, a bulb base, connected with the lamp housing, a stem with a stand extending to the center of the lamp housing, disposed in the lamp housing, LED filament disposed in the lamp housing, at least a half of the LED filament is around a center axle of the LED light bulb, where the center axle of the LED light bulb is coaxial with the axle of the stand. two conductive supports, connected with the stem and the LED filament, a driving circuit, electrically connected with both the conductive supports and the bulb base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 10976618
    Abstract: A transparent display panel and a transparent display device are provided. The transparent display panel includes multiple display regions arranged in an array along a first direction and a second direction. Each of the display regions includes a non-transmissive region, a first light transmissive region and a second light transmissive region. In a same display region, the non-transmissive region and the first light transmissive region are arranged sequentially in the first direction, and the non-transmissive region and the second light transmissive region are arranged sequentially in the second direction. Lengths of the display regions in the first direction change non-periodically among multiple display regions arranged along the first direction; and/or, the first light transmissive regions of any two adjacent display regions are misaligned in the first direction among multiple display regions arranged along the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jialing Li
  • Patent number: 10978620
    Abstract: Provided are a light emitting device and an illumination device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mika Amiya, Kazushige Fujio, Tomokazu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10976009
    Abstract: An LED filament light bulb, comprising: a lamp housing with inner surface and outer surface opposite to the inner surface of the lamp housing, the lamp housing includes a layer of luminescent material, which is formed on the inner surface or the outer surface of the lamp housing or integrated in the material of the lamp housing; a bulb base connected to the lamp housing; a stem connected to the bulb base and located in the lamp housing; and a single filament, disposed in the light housing, the LED filament comprising: a plurality of LED filament units, wherein each of the plurality of LED filament units includes a single LED chip with an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to the upper surface. The LED filament light bulb further comprising a plurality of supporting arms, connected with and supporting the LED filament, wherein the stem comprises a stand extending to the center of the lamp housing, the stand supports the supporting arms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Wei-Hong Xu, Yukihiro Saito, Hayato Unagiike, Ai-Ming Xiong, Jun-Feng Xu, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 10976654
    Abstract: An illuminator includes a first light source unit that includes a first light source region, a second light source unit, and a light ray flux adjusting system. The first light source region outputs parallelized first color light. The first light source unit outputs first light containing the first color light. The second light source unit outputs parallelized second light thicker than the first light. The second light is formed of second color light having a color different from the color of the first color light. The light ray flux adjusting system is in the optical path of the first light. The difference in thickness between the first light and the second light on the downstream of the light ray flux adjusting system is smaller than the difference in thickness between the first light and the second light on the upstream of the light ray flux adjusting system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi Akiyama, Wataru Yasumatsu
  • Patent number: 10976017
    Abstract: A decorative light can include: a housing defining an interior space and having an open front; a cover mounted to the open front of the housing, the cover including a beam-splitter light lens shade and a substantially planar lens portion disposed around the beam-splitter light lens shade; a motor located in the interior space of the housing, the motor including an output shaft; a first light module located in the interior space and including first light units disposed about the output shaft of the motor, where the output shaft is rotatable with respect to the first light units; a second light module located in the interior space and including second light units disposed about the output shaft of the motor, wherein the output shaft is rotatable with respect to the second light units; and a rotating lens module connected to the output shaft of the motor for rotation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: GEMMY INDUSTRIES CORP.
    Inventors: Lio Yenwei Chang, Cheng-Chun Zhang
  • Patent number: 10971084
    Abstract: Disclosed are a display device and a method control of the display. The method includes: selecting an initial duty and a target initial brightness which generate a color shift is less than or equal to a preset color shift value; calculating a corresponding initial grayscale according to the initial duty and the target initial brightness; searching for an initial data voltage corresponding to the initial grayscale according to a gamma curve, where the initial data voltage is associated with the initial duty and the target initial brightness; and performing a brightness adjustment, where the brightness adjustment comprises either a segmented or a mixed pulse width modulation dimming technique and power modulation dimming technique, where the brightness adjustment is performed in a brightness interval from the target initial brightness to maximum brightness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Shanghai Tianma AM-OLED Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qing Bian, Bojia Lv, Xiangzi Kong
  • Patent number: 10962176
    Abstract: An LED light source device includes an LED light source dot at least emitting light of one color and a light emission portion emitting light of different colors. The light emission portion includes a light emission portion for a main illumination and for emitting a white light and a light emission portion for a scene illumination and for emitting a colored light. The light emission portion for the main illumination emits the white light and the light emission portion for the scene illumination emits the colored light simultaneously. The LED light source device is a bulb lamp, a candle lamp or other lamps of which a front side and a lateral side both emits light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Opple Lighting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chaobo Liu, Hongbo Wang, Kun Bai, Liang Cao
  • Patent number: 10966301
    Abstract: A lighting device including a light emitting module, a light pattern determination module, and a controller is provided. The light emitting module is configured to emit an illumination light. The light pattern determination module includes a first lens and a second lens. The first lens corresponds to a first light pattern, the second lens corresponds to a second light pattern, and the first light pattern is different from the second light pattern. The controller is configured to adjust at least one of the light emitting module and the light pattern determination module, so as to control an illumination light pattern of the illumination light passed through the light pattern determination module. In addition, a lighting method of the lighting device and a lighting system using the lighting device are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED, Lite-On Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Yao-Chi Peng, Kuo-Hui Chang, Ming-Hung Chien
  • Patent number: 10957867
    Abstract: A display device includes a display module, a protective member under the display module, and an adhesive member between the display module and the protective member. The display module includes a folding area foldable along a folding axis, a first non-folding area, and a second non-folding area, and the folding area is between the first and second non-folding areas. A first thickness of the protective member overlapping with the folding area is less than a second thickness of the protective member overlapping with the first non-folding area and a third thickness of the protective member overlapping with the second non-folding area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Gyeongho Jeong
  • Patent number: 10955674
    Abstract: A method of signaling includes receiving a first type of energy at a beacon device, converting the first type of energy into a second type of energy, and transmitting the second type of energy to indicate a position of the beacon device in a real-world environment to a hybrid reality (HR) system. A beacon device includes a receiver to receive a first type of energy, a conversion apparatus to convert the first type of energy into a second type of energy, and a transmitter to transmit the second type of energy to a hybrid reality (HR) system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Inventors: Anthony Mark Jones, Jessica A. F. Jones, Bruce A. Young
  • Patent number: 10959304
    Abstract: A lighting control system includes: a light fixture including a first light emitting device configured to emit light having a correlated color temperature in the range of ±100 K from a prescribed value, a second light emitting device configured to emit light having a correlated color temperature in the range of ±100 K from the prescribed value, and an emission controller configured to cause the light fixture to irradiate illumination light by controlling irradiation percentages of the light emitted from the first light emitting device and the light emitted from the second light emitting device; and an information processing apparatus communicably connected to the light fixture, the information processing apparatus comprising a dimming controller configured to change the irradiation percentages of the light emitted from the first light emitting device and the second light emitting device in accordance with a time of day by transmitting dimming instructions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Haraguchi, Kenji Asai, Munetake Fukunaga, Yasuo Fujikawa
  • Patent number: 10948168
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus includes a container housing, a light source module, and a lens module. The lens module is moved by a user along a movable spacing defined by a bracket of the container. The lens module has different types of lens areas. By moving the lens module at a relative position with respect to a light source module mounted in the container housing, the output light is produced with a desired light pattern and parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Jinhui Liang, Yongzhe Dong, Xiaoliang Wen, Shouqiang Hou
  • Patent number: 10941927
    Abstract: A grow light has a frame that includes a first frame rail and a second frame rail. The frame includes a first reflector. The first reflector extends from the first frame rail to the second frame rail. The frame has a second reflector. The second reflector extends from the first frame rail to the second frame rail. The frame has a right outside crossbar extending from the first frame rail to the second frame rail, and a left outside crossbar extending from the first frame rail to the second frame rail. Tube lights are elongated and extend from the frame. The tube lights have a vertical mode and a horizontal mode. The tube lights include a first tube light and a second tube light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: LONGHORN INTELLIGENT TECH CO., LTD
    Inventors: Haitao Yang, Feng Zhu, Xingwei Huang, Zhiqing Zhu, Lin Yang
  • Patent number: 10942350
    Abstract: An outdoor image irradiation apparatus (1) includes an image light emission device (3) and a polarizer (4) for image light, and further includes a light attenuation member (5) to attenuate sunlight that comes from outside the outdoor image irradiation apparatus and enters therein. The light attenuation member (5), the polarizer (4) and the image light emission device (3) are sequentially located on an optical path for the sunlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshinori Kubo
  • Patent number: 10933809
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle lamp lighting control device which ensures proper lighting control of a lamp even when an abnormality occurs in the lamp or a camera. The vehicle lamp lighting control device includes a plurality of lamps (L-HL, R-HL) mounted on a vehicle, and each of the lamps includes a lamp unit (2) for illuminating a required region, an imaging unit (4) for imaging the required region, and a lamp control unit (5) for controlling lighting of the lamp unit (2) based on a captured image. When one lamp of the plurality of lamps is abnormal, the lamp control unit (5) of another lamp controls lighting of at least one normal lamp unit (2) of the plurality of lamps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takenori Wama, Mitsuharu Mano, Takanori Namba
  • Patent number: 10929647
    Abstract: A face identification camera module includes a circuit board, a camera device, at least one infrared LED light-emitting unit, an image processor and a connector. The respective units are disposed on a first side of the circuit board and electrically connected with the circuit board. The infrared LED light-emitting unit is disposed on left and right sides of the camera device. The infrared LED light-emitting unit serves to enhance the brightness, uniformity and contrast of the image so that a higher identification ratio can be achieved and a higher-definition face feature identification effect can be obtained by the camera device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: ASIA VITAL COMPONENTS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Wei-Chuan Wang, Xin-Lian Cheng, Ting-Yu Lin, Chih-Liang Yeh
  • Patent number: 10928022
    Abstract: According to an aspect of this disclosure, a ventilation and lighting system including a main housing having an inlet opening and a discharge opening, a blower and motor assembly disposed within a housing and operable to move air through the inlet and outlet, a grille configured to be located at the inlet opening, the grille having a cavity and a plate defining a plurality of apertures through which air may move, and one or more lighting elements arranged within the cavity and an optical component covering the cavity. The system is arranged such that light developed by the one or more lighting elements mixes within the cavity and transmits through the optical component covering the cavity, and the system further includes a controller that coordinates operation of the blower and motor assembly and the one or more lighting elements from a remote location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Broan-NuTone LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin Puffer, Bernard Krauska, Colin Norton, Jason Asmus, Julie Stange, Lauren Weigel
  • Patent number: 10928035
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a phosphor plate and a lighting device including the phosphor plate, the phosphor plate according to an embodiment of the present invention has a light incident region on which light generated from a light source is incident and a light emitting region which converts a wavelength of the incident light and then outputs the light, wherein a ratio of a diameter of the light incident region and a diameter of the light emitting region ranges from 1:3 to 1:9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won Jin Kim, Ju Yeon Won, In Jae Lee
  • Patent number: 10928671
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel including a first sub-display area and a second sub-display area and an illumination device which illuminates the display panel, the illumination device including a first light guide opposing the first sub-display area, a second light guide opposing the second sub-display area, and a light diffusion layer disposed between the display panel and each of the first light guide and the second light guide, the light diffusion layer exhibiting a first diffusion degree in a first direction along which the first light guide and the second light guide are arranged, which is higher than a second diffusion degree in a second direction crossing the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Yata, Shigenori Aoki
  • Patent number: 10920975
    Abstract: Controlled environment light fixture configurations include an LED light source. The light fixtures can be installed and removed from below the ceiling. The light fixture can be installed and removed without opening the lens frame of the light fixture. The light fixture includes a sealed housing and seals to the ceiling when installed. The light fixtures are provided in exterior dimension sizes that allow the fixtures to be installed in a variety of controlled environment ceilings in recessed configurations. The lower surface exposed to the controlled environment is free of welds and grinds in order to provide a corrosion resistant surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Autronic Plastics, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel A. Lax, George B. Ryder, Agjah I. Libohova
  • Patent number: 10920962
    Abstract: A method for generating uniform light with a tailored spectrum using one or more light sources, an integrating space, and one or more selected phosphors to build stable absolute irradiance calibration light sources for fiber and cosine correctors is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Ocean Optics, Inc.
    Inventor: Kirk Clendinning
  • Patent number: 10923640
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component includes a carrier, and a housing material arranged above a top side of a carrier, wherein a cavity is configured in the housing material, a top side of a first optoelectronic semiconductor chip is arranged in the cavity, the first optoelectronic semiconductor chip has a first electrical connection pad arranged at the top side of the first optoelectronic semiconductor chip, and electrically conductively connects by a bond wire to a first contact pad arranged at the top side of the carrier, a first section of the bond wire is arranged in the cavity and a second section of the bond wire is embedded the housing material, a covering material is arranged in the cavity and covers at least one part of the top side of the first optoelectronic semiconductor chip, and the first section of the bond wire is embedded in the covering material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Schwarz, Stefan Listl, Björn Hoxhold, Frank Singer
  • Patent number: 10918021
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a plant light supplement lamp and lamp group and a light configuration system and method therefor, the plant light supplement lamp comprising: a mounting main body, which comprises a mounting main beam and an LED driver control box, wherein the LED driver control box is disposed on the mounting main beam and is provided with at least one LED driver and a plurality of interfaces; two dimming assemblies, which is disposed in the LED driver control box and correspondingly electrically connected to the LED driver; and a plurality of LED lamp tubes, which are correspondingly connected to the interfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Dongguan City CLED Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dehua Chen, Xinhai Li, Guangxin Xiao
  • Patent number: 10909902
    Abstract: Display systems with a single plate optical waveguide and independently adjustable micro display arrays and related methods are provided. A method includes coupling: a first light portion received from the first micro display array to a first input grating region of the optical waveguide, a second light portion received from the second micro display array to a second input grating region of the optical waveguide, and a third light portion received from the third micro display array to a third input grating region of the optical waveguide. The method further includes directing: a first diffracted portion of the first light portion to a first expansion grating, a second diffracted portion of the second light portion to a second expansion grating, and a third diffracted portion of the third light portion to a third expansion grating. The method further includes using a single output grating outputting combined light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventor: David D. Bohn