Units Have Common Housing Patents (Class 362/240)
  • Patent number: 11904178
    Abstract: A light therapy wearable includes a fabric panel and a side-emitting light tube affixed to or held against the fabric panel. The side-emitting optical light tube includes a side-emitting optical fiber and a jacket surrounding the side-emitting optical fiber. The side-emitting optical fiber includes a core and cladding surrounding the core. The core is made from a synthetic polymeric material. The jacket is made from a transparent or translucent material and has a durometer of at least 65 A and an outer diameter at least seven times a core diameter of the side-emitting optical fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: BIOTHREAD LLC
    Inventors: Jay Tapper, Daniel Bish, Daniel Shuter, Kristien Del Ferraro
  • Patent number: 11903498
    Abstract: A free standing display case with a product display system capable of displaying product and delivering multiple different messages with the illumination of the product and the illumination of a product display panel separable from each other with the information on the illuminated product display panel generated from a backlit panel and either conspicuous or inconspicuous changes in illumination from LED strip lights drawing a customers attention to products on the product display stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Inventor: Brian Walker
  • Patent number: 11906131
    Abstract: A tension-mounted support lighting system provides visually stimulating flexile, lighting housed within an unconventional silicone lens. The system offers flexible installation and conceptual yet functional design. The lighting strip bends up and down giving it the unique ability to traverse open spaces wall to wall, wall to ceiling, or floor to ceiling. Various optional components allow customization and control for an ideal outdoor lighting system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: PureEdge Lighting LLC
    Inventor: Gregory L. Kay
  • Patent number: 11898729
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes a driver module, a light source, a main housing and an optical plate. The driver module converts an external power to a driving current. The light source includes multiple LED chips. The light source is coupled to to the drive module to emit a light. The main housing is used for disposing the driver module and the light source. The optical plate is detachably inserted into a sliding track of the main housing via a lateral opening of the main housing so that the optical plate is replaceable. The optical plate changes a light direction of the light emitted by the light source to a light opening. A first surface of the light opening is substantially perpendicular to a second surface of the lateral opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: LEEDARSON LIGHTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yunfei Ou, Aijun Cheng, Bin Yi, Chengliang Liang, Hongxian San, Zongyuan Liu, Haiyan Chen, Yongjun Bao
  • Patent number: 11892127
    Abstract: An LED filament includes a plurality of LED chips arranged in an array substantially along an axial direction of the LED filament and electrically connected with one another; two conductive electrodes disposed corresponding to the array, each of the two conductive electrodes being electrically connected to a corresponding LED chip at an end of the array; an enclosure coated on at least two sides of the array and the two conductive electrodes, and a portion of each of the two conductive electrodes being exposed from the enclosure; a surface of the enclosure defines a surface extending direction along the axial direction of the LED filament, a long side of each of the LED chips defines an LED extending direction, and the surface extending direction and the LED extending direction of at least one of the LED chips define an included angler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventor: Tao Jiang
  • Patent number: 11835217
    Abstract: A power tool includes a housing containing a motor, an output member configured to be driven by the motor to perform an operation on a workpiece, and a handle having a first end portion coupled to the housing and a second end portion. A base is coupled to the second end portion of the handle. A light emitting assembly is pivotably coupled to the base. The light emitting assembly is configured to be operable in a first mode to illuminate a workpiece and a second mode to indicate a condition of the power tool responsive to the power tool signaling the condition to the light emitting assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: BLACK & DECKER INC.
    Inventors: Brian E. Friedman, Joseph Patrick Kelleher, David Irwin, Richard Dizon, Heather Schafer, Michael Sikora, Abraham Lozier
  • Patent number: 11794921
    Abstract: An aircraft lamp includes a light source unit, a lamp housing that houses the light source unit, and a power supply control unit that has a casing and includes a control circuit structure configured to control light emission of the light source unit. The control circuit structure is housed in the casing. The casing is disposed outside the lamp housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Mukai, Hiroto Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11788719
    Abstract: A water-proof modularized lighting device includes a light source module and a frame. The light source module includes a housing and two end caps disposed at the two ends thereof respectively. Each end cap includes a base having an accommodating space and two connecting sheets fixed at the bottom thereof. The frame includes two electrical connecting modules. Each electrical connecting module includes an installation base and two clamping structures. The installation base has an installation space, a central drainage channel and two lateral drainage channels. The clamping structures are disposed at the bottom of the installation space. The central drainage channel and the lateral drainage channels surround the installation space. The end caps are detachably installed at the electrical connecting modules respectively, such that the connecting sheets of each end cap are inserted into the clamping structures of the electrical connecting module corresponding thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2023
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Shinegrow (Xiamen) Lighting Technology Co., LTD.
    Inventor: Fuxing Lu
  • Patent number: 11781717
    Abstract: A lighting unit (100) for a medical luminaire (150) has a number of groups of LEDs (110, 110?, 110?) that are connected to a common planar printed circuit board (115). Each LED (112, 112?) of at least one of the groups (110, 110?) is associated with a respective optic (122, 122?) by which a respective LED-optic pair (120, 120?) is formed. The respective optics, based on the structure (328), specify a tilt angle (125) of a central light beam axis (124, 124?) of an emitted light beam of the LED optics pair in a tilt direction (627) of the respective LED optics pair. The tilt direction is defined such that the respective light beam axes of the emitted light beams of the LED optics pairs from the at least one group of LEDs are at least partially skewed in pairs with respect to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hanno Kretschmann, Georg Spielberger
  • Patent number: 11774069
    Abstract: A light fixture system with auto-adjustable inclination angle of a lens includes a case, a supporting arm pivotally connected to the case and rotatable in a first dimension, and a light head pivotally connected to the supporting arm and rotatable in a second dimension. The light head is provided with a light source, a light-transmitting lens, and at least three driving mechanisms for driving the light-transmitting lens to move along an outgoing direction of the light source, and the driving mechanisms are independent from each other and not located in the same line. An angle detector is used to monitor an included angle of the light-transmitting lens with respect to the outgoing direction of the light source, when the light-transmitting lens is not perpendicular to the outgoing direction of the light source, the light-transmitting lens is controlled to be perpendicular to the outgoing direction of the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: GUANGZHOU HAOYANG ELECTRONIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Weikai Jiang
  • Patent number: 11774085
    Abstract: An LED lighting device, comprises a first portion, comprising a lamp cap; a second portion, connected with the first portion, comprising a case and a power supply, and the power supply is disposed in the case; and a third portion, connected with the second portion, comprising a heat exchange unit and a light emission unit connected with each other, and the light emission unit and the power supply are electrically connected. A distance b from a junction face of the first portion and the second portion to a plane where a center of gravity of the LED lighting device is located satisfies: (L2+L3)/5<b<3(L2+L3)/7, wherein L2 is a length of the second portion, L3 is a length of the third portion, and both the junction face and the plane are parallel and perpendicular to a first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Mingbin Wang, Tao Jiang
  • Patent number: 11767971
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a light emitting assembly and a lamp, the light emitting assembly includes a base portion, a conductive portion, a light source and a transparent insulating layer, the base portion is a rigid structure; the conductive portion is arranged on a surface of the base portion, and is insulated from the base portion; the light source is installed on the surface of the base portion where the conductive portion is located, and is electrically connected to the conductive portion; the transparent insulating layer covers the conductive portion and the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignees: SUZHOU OPPLE LIGHTING CO., LTD., OPPLE LIGHTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yinglong Sun, Yu Mao, Songjing Jiang
  • Patent number: 11761597
    Abstract: A downlight, comprising: a back cover; light source components, provided on an aluminum substrate; a surface ring, which is a transparent supporting component and supports the aluminum substrate so that the aluminum substrate can be fixed to the back cover, and is fastened to the back cover; a light diffusing cover, mounted on a bottom of the surface ring for transmitting light emitted from the light source components. In the downlight of the present disclosure, light is transmitted to a ring-shaped panel of the surface ring through a truncated cone structure of the surface ring, and is then transmitted out of the ring-shaped panel, to achieve light emission with a new angle, solving the problem that in conventional downlights, light can only be emitted from a single angle. The present disclosure improves the angle of light emission from the light source while also improving its light emission effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: ZHENG, Hongbing
    Inventor: Hongbing Zheng
  • Patent number: 11762237
    Abstract: Disclosed a backlight lamp panel, a backlight module and a liquid crystal display. The backlight lamp panel includes a substrate body and at least one light-emitting unit, wherein at least one side edge of the substrate body is disposed with at least one splicing tooth and at least one splicing groove for accommodating a splicing tooth on other substrate body, the splicing tooth and the splicing groove are alternately disposed; and at least one light-emitting unit is arranged on a first surface of the substrate body in a matrix, and disposed on the splicing tooth. The substrate body is divided into at least one sub-region, each sub-region includes the light-emitting unit of at least one splicing tooth, and brightness of each sub-region is independently adjusted. A bottom of the splicing groove has a larger size than a notch of the splicing groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xin Wang, Deli Fang, Fan Yang
  • Patent number: 11762425
    Abstract: A display unit is supported by the mobile and stationary mounts that are rotatable with respect to each other about a common support. The mounts include undulating pattern between them that enables to move relative to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Art Guild, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Roan, Konrad Giersz, Ivan Letinic
  • Patent number: 11740449
    Abstract: A lighting device comprising a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an optical axis is disclosed wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) and are arranged at a non-parallel angle to an optical axis of the lighting device, wherein the emitted light is directed towards a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point. A second lighting device is disclosed, wherein the lighting device comprises a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an inner circumference of the lighting device, wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) onto a lighting director device that redirects the emitted light toward a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Carl A. Giordano
  • Patent number: 11719413
    Abstract: Disclosed are lighting arrangements that provide, when in operation, more uniform angular light distribution emissions into an environment. The lighting arrangements use LED light sources, a light scattering optical element and partial reflectance from a light transmissive sheet or reflective layer to produce direct and indirect illumination with improved angular light distribution and uniformity onto targeted illumination surfaces such as ceilings, walls, and floors. The present disclosure provides a solution to problems of non-uniform angular distribution of light causing visual discomfort and spatial discontinuity in output. Energy savings are achieved with high optical efficiency utilizing compact, durable, robust, and aesthetically appealing optical composites and lighting arrangements capable of providing an assortment of configurable angular light distributions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Fusion Optix, Inc.
    Inventors: Terence Yeo, John Montminy, Michael Demas, Lee Mantha, Timothy Kelly
  • Patent number: 11719422
    Abstract: LED related lighting methods and apparatus are described. Various features relate to water tight light fixtures. Some of the fixtures are spotlights while other fixture are intended for in ground use. The light fixtures in at least some embodiments include power control features. In spotlight embodiments beam angle and power or light output can be controlled without opening the light assembly or compromising the water tight seals which also protect against dirt. In ground embodiments support tilt angle setting which allow a user to set the light fixture to one or more tilt angles. Beam angle can also be changed in some embodiments as well as power control. Beam angle, power control and tilt angle adjustments are supported in some embodiments but need not be supported in all embodiments with some embodiments using one or more of the described features but not all features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Wangs Alliance Corporation
    Inventors: Basar Erdener, Voravit Puvanakijjakorn
  • Patent number: 11709392
    Abstract: A display device including a light source member including a plurality of light emitting units emitting a first color light, an optical member disposed on an upper side of the light source member, and a liquid crystal display panel disposed on an upper side of the optical member. The optical member includes a base substrate, a color conversion layer disposed on the base substrate and including a quantum dot for converting the first color light into a second color light and a third color light, a filter layer disposed between the base substrate and the color conversion layer and transmitting the first color light and reflecting the second color light and the third color light, and an optical path changing layer disposed on at least one of an upper surface and a lower surface of the filter layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Donghee Lee, Seung-won Park, Baek Hee Lee
  • Patent number: 11703190
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light emitting module is provided. A plurality of light-emitting diodes are aligned on an elongated base board. By a dispenser, an uncured paste of sealing material is continuously applied on a plurality of light-emitting diodes aligned on the elongated base board. The applied paste of sealing material is cured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: SATCO PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Takeuchi, Tsugihiro Matsuda, Hideo Nagai, Masahiro Miki, Yoshitaka Kurimoto
  • Patent number: 11703627
    Abstract: An integrated optically functional multilayer structure includes a flexible, substrate film arranged with a circuit design including at least a number of electrical conductors on the substrate film; and a plurality of top-emitting, bottom-installed light sources provided upon a first side of the substrate film to internally illuminate at least portion of the structure for external perception via associated outcoupling areas, wherein for each light source of the plurality of light sources there is optically transmissive plastic layer, produced upon the first side of the substrate film, said plastic layer at least laterally surrounding the light source; the substrate film at least having a similar or lower refractive index therewith; and reflector design including at least one material layer, provided at least upon the light source and configured to reflect the light emitted by the light source and incident upon the reflective layer towards the plastic layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: TACTOTEK OY
    Inventors: Antti Keränen, Tero Heikkinen, Pasi Korhonen, Pälvi Apilo, Mikko Heikkinen, Jarmo Sääski, Paavo Niskala, Ville Wallenius, Heikki Tuovinen, Janne Asikkala, Taneli Salmi, Suvi Kela, Outi Rusanen, Johanna Juvani, Mikko Sippari, Tomi Simula, Tapio Rautio, Samuli Yrjänä, Tero Rajaniemi, Simo Koivikko, Juha-Matti Hintikka, Hasse Sinivaara, Vinski Bräysy, Olimpia Migliore, Juha Sepponen
  • Patent number: 11686897
    Abstract: A light mixing module, a display device having the light mixing module, and a design method for the light mixing module are provided. The light mixing module includes a main substrate with a printed circuit, and at least one chip-level light emitting unit arranged on the main substrate. The chip-level light emitting unit includes a LED chip, a backlight bracket, a shading element and a supporting element. The backlight bracket is mounted on the main substrate, and the backlight bracket has a cup-shaped reflecting surface surrounding the LED chip. The shading element is suspended right above the LED chip by the supporting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: DURA-CHIP (NANTONG) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhijiang Sun, Shuchang Wang, Yang Shen
  • Patent number: 11686442
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus includes a driver, a light source, a light holder, a first switch and a second switch. The driver has a power converter and a controller. The light holder is used for fixing the light source. The holder bottom of the light holder defines a light opening. The light source emits a light from the light opening. The light holder is placed in an installation cavity. The rim structure is connected to the holder bottom. The rim structure has a rim edge concealing the installation cavity. The first switch is provided for users to operate to adjust a setting. The second switch is provided for users to operate to adjust the setting. The first switch is concealed in the installation cavity. The second switch is placed on the rim edge exposed outside the installation cavity. The first switch and the second switch are coupled to the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Huiyong Huang, Zhenyu Tang, Shuxing Gao
  • Patent number: 11677057
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a first group of light emitting diode (LED) structures, a second group of LED structures, and a connection port is provided. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first group of LED structures is disposed on one side of the first surface. The second group of LED structures is disposed on another side of the first surface opposite to the first group of LED structures. The connection portion includes at least an opening, and a first connection pad and a second connection pad electrically coupled to at least a part of the LED structures. The connection port is adapted to be coupled to other device through the opening. A light emitting module and an illuminating apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tzu-Hsiang Wang, Chi-Chih Pu, Chen-Hong Lee
  • Patent number: 11668458
    Abstract: An integrated-lighting-module may have a driver cap, a heat sink module, a LED light chip, an optical reflector, and a holder/trim. The driver cap may be configured to hold a driver within the driver cap to power the LED light chip. The driver cap may attach to a top of the heat sink module. The heat sink module may be finned at various locations. The holder may attach to the heat sink module with the optical reflector and the LED light chip disposed between elements of the holder and elements of the heat sink module. Trim, such as MR16 sized trim, a lamp, and/or a lens holder, may attach to bottom flanges of the holder. The integrated-lighting-module may be adjusted without interfering with the trim. The holder may be trim in some embodiments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: AMP Plus, Inc.
    Inventor: Brandon Cohen
  • Patent number: 11655973
    Abstract: An illumination apparatus, including: a light source assembly, a circuit board, a fin assembly, and a fan. The fin assembly includes a plurality of fins arranged at intervals. The plurality of fins each has a first thermal connection end and a second thermal connection end arranged oppositely to each other, as well as a first thermal dissipation end and a second thermal dissipation end arranged oppositely to each other. The light source assembly is in thermal connection with the first thermal connection end, and the circuit board is in thermal connection with the second thermal connection end. The airflow generated by the fan is enabled to pass through the fins and flow out from the first thermal dissipation end and the second thermal dissipation end to drive a heat of the first thermal connection end and the second thermal connection end out of the fin assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: APUTURE IMAGING INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yongquan Lin
  • Patent number: 11649949
    Abstract: Luminaires are described herein comprising a single fixture operable for providing multiple lighting distributions. The multiple lighting distributions can be employed for independently lighting spatially unrelated areas and/or objects in an environment. In some embodiments, a luminaire comprises a lighting assembly including a primary body providing a primary lighting distribution, and at least one secondary body extending from the primary body and providing a secondary lighting distribution. The secondary body is adjustable to at least partially orient the secondary lighting distribution outside of the primary lighting distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING LLC
    Inventors: Corey Goldstein, Nathan Snell
  • Patent number: 11644167
    Abstract: A light system comprising: (a) one or more bezels; (b) an internal lens located within and in communication with the one or more bezels, wherein the internal lens has a height; and (c) a light source that directs light from the light system to a location outside of a vehicle that is configured to house the light system, wherein some of the light is directed to the location outside of the vehicle directly through the internal lens; wherein the one or more bezels include a reflector surface located outside of the height of the internal lens and some of the light from the light source is redirected by the internal lens to the reflector surface of the one or more bezels so that the light is redirected outside of the height of the internal lens to the location outside of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Valeo North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Colby Darlage, Brant Potter, Damien Cabanne, Drew Haywood, Jean Sebastien Delfosse, Gaurav Bhutani
  • Patent number: 11634067
    Abstract: A rear liftgate assembly with at least one rear lamp applique assembly and process for manufacturing same. The lamp applique assembly includes a rear lamp applique housing with at least one attachment surface for attaching to an outer panel of the liftgate assembly. A plurality of integrated snap attachment features are provided to connect the lamp applique assembly to the outer panel, thereby eliminating additional bonding and fasteners. A self-sealing wire harness connected accepts an integrated lamp connector, thereby eliminating the need for access openings, to further minimize water intrusion, and eliminate gaskets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Magna Exteriors Inc.
    Inventor: Brian M. Cobb
  • Patent number: 11635174
    Abstract: An LED light module comprises an emitting portion; at least one LED package; a back cover; and an end cap. The emitting portion defines a first curved surface. The first curved surface extends a first length along a cylindrical axis defined by the LED light module. The back cover defines a second curved surface extending the first length along the cylindrical axis. The first curved surface and the second curved surface define a perimeter of the LED light module. In a cross-section of the LED light module taken in a plane substantially perpendicular to the cylindrical axis, the perimeter is substantially ovular, elliptical and/or tear-drop shaped. The end cap is substantially ovular, elliptical and/or tear-drop shaped, and comprises a coupling element configured to electrically and/or mechanically couple the LED light module to a subsequent LED light module or to a fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Feit Electric Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Gerardo Cisneros, Hoang Pham
  • Patent number: 11629850
    Abstract: A light emitting apparatus includes a light source, a unitary formed heat sink with a plurality of heat dissipating fins, a lensed enclosure that retains a light source and at least one power consuming device other than the light source. The lensed enclosure includes a recessed opening having at least a first wall that terminates at a substantially perpendicular second wall. The plurality of heat dissipating fins are disposed on at least one adjacent exterior side of the walled enclosure, the fins extending outwardly. At least one fin coupled to the heat sink extends beyond the light source, and the heat generated by the light source travels by conduction laterally through the heat sink to the at least one coupled fin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: LIGHTING DEFENSE GROUP, LLC
    Inventor: Daniel S. Spiro
  • Patent number: 11628726
    Abstract: An indoor display apparatus of a vehicle may include a vehicle state inputter configured to receive a vehicle state, a front detector configured to detect an object ahead of a vehicle, a flip-dot display installed at a top of a cockpit module, and being configured to implement a pixel by rotating a flip disk, an illuminator installed around the flip-dot display, and being configured to illuminate the surface of the flip-dot display, and a controller configured to receive an operation mode of the vehicle from the vehicle state inputter, to receive a distance to the object and a direction of the object from the front detector, and to operate the flip-dot display and the illuminator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Hyung Kim, Tae Kyoung Jin, Moo Kwan Kim
  • Patent number: 11629920
    Abstract: An example sensor bracket assembly can include one or more cold plates forming a core bracket structure, wherein the core bracket structure and the one or more cold plates provide structural support for the sensor bracket assembly; a housing enclosing the core bracket structure; one or more sensor mounts for mounting one or more sensors on the sensor bracket assembly; and one or more attachment portions for attaching the sensor bracket assembly to a body of a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: GM Cruise Holdings LLC.
    Inventors: Robert Cao, Zoran Stefanoski
  • Patent number: 11624488
    Abstract: A lighting assembly for use with a vehicle includes a light bar having a one or more circuit boards positioned within one or more housings wherein each circuit board includes light emitting diodes (LEDs) mounted to a surface thereof. The light bar may be divided into portions wherein each portion has its own housing. The light bar is operationally connected to an electronic control unit (ECU), wherein the ECU controls operation of the light bar and its components. The ECU is operationally connected to an electrical system of the vehicle such that the ECU can receive signals, commands, and/or information from the vehicle. The ECU is adapted to control the light bar, including illumination of LEDs thereon, based on the signals, commands, and/or information from the vehicle. The ECU is further adapted to emit and/or control audio output based on the signals, commands, and/or information from the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: Putco, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Sugiyama, Parker Freeman, Conner Schramm, James P. Elwell
  • Patent number: 11589434
    Abstract: A portable lighting device includes a housing, a light source supported by the housing, and an alkaline battery positioned within the housing and coupled to the light source. The alkaline battery is configured to provide a drive current to the light source, and an intensity of the light source is dependent on the drive current. The portable lighting device also includes an electronic processor positioned within the housing and coupled to the light source and the alkaline battery. The electronic processor is configured to monitor a voltage of the alkaline battery, and execute a ramp-up algorithm to control the drive current based on the voltage of the alkaline battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Li Zhang, Hao Cui, DanJun Guo
  • Patent number: 11565828
    Abstract: An exterior aircraft light cover with integrated illumination includes a mounting portion, configured to be mounted to an exterior aircraft light housing; a light transmissive pane, supported by the mounting portion. The mounting portion and the light transmissive pane are configured to jointly close the exterior aircraft light housing. The cover also includes at least one photovoltaic device, which is configured for generating electric energy when illuminated; at least one electric storage device, which is configured for storing the electric energy generated by the at least one photovoltaic device; and at least one ancillary light source, which is operable with electric energy supplied by at least one of the at least one photovoltaic device and the at least one electric storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: GOODRICH LIGHTING SYSTEMS GMBH
    Inventors: Andre Hessling-Von Heimendahl, Jens Leuschner
  • Patent number: 11550133
    Abstract: The invention provides a lighting system (100) comprising: —a plurality of n light sources (10), wherein each of the n light sources (10) is configured to generate light source light (11); —a plurality of n first beam shaping elements (20), wherein each of the n first beam shaping elements (20) is configured downstream of a respective light source (10); —k arrays (300) of optical elements (310), wherein each of the k arrays (300) comprises nk optical elements (310), wherein each of the nk optical elements (310) is configured downstream of a respective first beam shaping element (20) from a subset (250) of the n first beam shaping elements (20); wherein the optical elements (310) are configured to influence one or more of (i) a beam direction of the light source light (11), (ii) a beam shape of the light source light (11), (iii) a spectral distribution of the light source light (11), and (iv) an intensity of the light source light (11); and wherein n?2, k?1, and 1?nk?n.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Signify Holding B.V.
    Inventors: Anthonie Hendrik Bergman, Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis
  • Patent number: 11549661
    Abstract: An illumination device includes a box body, a LED module, and a light homogenizing plate. A variety of different color temperatures are set in different chips controlling the LEDs in the LED module. The homogenizing plate converts light, such that the illumination device can generate light beams of various color temperatures. The test requirements applicable to different lenses or in relation to different color temperatures of the same lens at different periods can thus be met.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: TRIPLE WIN TECHNOLOGY(SHENZHEN) CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng Xiang, Yen-Sheng Lin
  • Patent number: 11549662
    Abstract: An illumination apparatus includes a main light source, a half mirror, and a diffusion plate. The main light source emits main light. The half mirror is spaced apart from the main light source. The half mirror reflects a first light travelling in a first direction among the main light source. The half mirror has a reflective surface reflecting the first light to travel in a second direction. The diffusion plate is disposed between the main light source and the half mirror not overlapping the reflective surface. The diffusion plate has a first horizontal surface and a second horizontal surface. The second horizontal surface is a rear surface of the first horizontal surface. The diffusion plate transmits a second light incident on the first horizontal surface among the main light. The diffusion plate scatters the second light from the second horizontal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jungmin Lee, Dongwoo Kim, Boyoung Kim
  • Patent number: 11536431
    Abstract: A lamp (1) includes: a light source; a substrate (50) on which the light source is disposed; a housing (10) in which the substrate (50) is disposed; an electric cable (20) connected to the substrate (50), the electric cable (20) extending outward from the housing (10); and a thermally conductive sheet (40) having elasticity, the thermally conductive sheet (40) being sandwiched by a region in which the light source is disposed on the substrate (50) and the housing (10), in which the housing (10) has a recess (16) as a storage space in which the electric cable (20) is housed, at a position overlapping part of the substrate (50) out of the region in which the light source is disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroto Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11530543
    Abstract: A movie theater auditorium is disclosed with reclining or reclined seats, whereby patrons are viewing a screen that is elevated and tilted toward the viewing audience. Comparative to traditional movie theaters with vertical screens with fixed or reclining chairs, exemplary embodiments provide a more natural viewing angle and line of sight for the viewing audience. Some embodiments are disclosed which employ repurposed shipping containers as structural elements of a cinema.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: WAREHOUSE CINEMAS LLC
    Inventors: Richard E. Daughtridge, Gregory L. Mills
  • Patent number: 11530796
    Abstract: A light emitting diode (LED) lighting device includes a frame having a substantially consistent cross-sectional profile and an inner surface; a front panel having a front surface sized and shaped to substantially correspond to the inner surface of the frame, a rear surface having a shape substantially corresponding to the shape of the front surface and a size smaller than the front surface, an edge profile extending from the front surface to the rear surface; and an adhesive positioned between the edge profile adjacent the rear surface of the front panel and the inner surface of the frame; a rear panel sized and shaped to correspond to the frame and spaced apart from the front panel a distance about the thickness of the frame; and at least one LED mounted on the rear panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: Bitro Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Ketak An
  • Patent number: 11525564
    Abstract: A luminaire is configured to be removably coupled to a fixture, the fixture being removably coupled to a splice box, the luminaire including a housing including a first end and a second end, the first end including a coupling mechanism configured to couple to the fixture; a printed circuit board coupled adjacent the second end; at least one LED physically and electrically coupled to the printed circuit board; a lens couple to the housing over the printed circuit board; an adapter in electrical communication with the printed circuit board, the adapter configured to electrically and physically couple to a socket of the fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: Hubbell Incorporated
    Inventors: Ray Lazalier, Sean Rogers
  • Patent number: 11525547
    Abstract: An LED light bulb includes a bulb shell, a bulb base, two conductive supports, a stem, and an LED filament. The bulb base is connected with the bulb shell. The two conductive supports are disposed in the bulb shell. The stem extends from the bulb base to inside of the bulb shell. The LED filament includes a plurality of LED chips and two conductive electrodes. The LED chips are arranged in an array along an elongated direction of the LED filament. The two conductive electrodes are respectively disposed at two ends of the LED filament and connected to the LED chips. The two conductive electrodes are respectively connected to the two conductive supports. The LED filament is curled to satisfy symmetry characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Yi-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 11519582
    Abstract: A backup light apparatus provides a somewhat uniform distribution of light intensity in an area within the view of a backup camera of a vehicle. The backup light apparatus may satisfy various governmental and manufacturer safety rules. The backup light apparatus has a pillow lens array, a first collimator, a prism lens array, and a second collimator. The first collimator directs light in the direction of its optical axis to the pillow lens array. The second collimator directs light in the direction of its optical axis to the prism lens array. The pillow lens array has an array of pillow lenses facing away from the first collimator. The prism lens array has an array of prism lenses facing away from the second collimator. The prism lenses direct light at varying angles relative to the optical axis of the second collimator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Linsheng Chen
  • Patent number: 11514789
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing illumination-based object tracking information within a host vehicle. In some embodiments, the system may comprise a remote object detection module and an illumination display pattern within the vehicle comprising one or more light sources defining a pattern. The illumination display pattern may be configured to dynamically change in accordance with one or more objects being detected and/or tracked by the remote object detection module to convey visible information to vehicle occupants regarding such object(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Arriver Software LLC
    Inventors: Stefan Andersson, Annika Frida Linnea Larsson, Carl-Johan Palsson
  • Patent number: 11506345
    Abstract: A lamp for an automobile and the automobile. A lamp for an automobile includes: a substrate part; a plurality of light sources provided in close contact with a top surface of the substrate part and configured to emit light; a fluorescent layer spaced upward from the substrate part and the plurality of light sources and including a fluorescent material; and an inner lens provided in close contact with a top surface or a bottom surface of the fluorescent layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Seok Ho Jeong
  • Patent number: 11500142
    Abstract: An integrated optically functional multilayer structure includes a flexible, substrate film arranged with a circuit design including at least a number of electrical conductors on the substrate film; and a plurality of top-emitting, bottom-installed light sources provided upon a first side of the substrate film to internally illuminate at least portion of the structure for external perception via associated outcoupling areas, wherein for each light source of the plurality of light sources there is optically transmissive plastic layer, produced upon the first side of the substrate film, said plastic layer at least laterally surrounding the light source, the substrate film at least having a similar or lower refractive index therewith; and reflector design including at least one material layer, provided at least upon the light source and configured to reflect the light emitted by the light source and incident upon the reflective layer towards the plastic layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: TACTOTEK OY
    Inventors: Antti Keränen, Tero Heikkinen, Pasi Korhonen, Pälvi Apilo, Mikko Heikkinen, Jarmo Sääski, Paavo Niskala, Ville Wallenius, Heikki Tuovinen, Janne Asikkala, Taneli Salmi, Suvi Kela, Outi Rusanen, Johanna Juvani, Mikko Sippari, Tomi Simula, Tapio Rautio, Samuli Yrjänä, Tero Rajaniemi, Simo Koivikko, Juha-Matti Hintikka, Hasse Sinivaara, Vinski Bräysy, Olimpia Migliore, Juha Sepponen
  • Patent number: 11500246
    Abstract: A light source module includes a substrate, a reflective sheet, a plurality of light-emitting elements, an adhesive layer, and a frame. The reflective sheet is disposed on the substrate and has a side wall, a protrusion and a plurality of openings. The protrusion is protruded in a direction away from the substrate and has a mesh structure to define a plurality of dimming areas. The plurality of openings respectively correspond to the plurality of dimming areas. The plurality of light-emitting elements are disposed on the substrate, and the plurality of light-emitting elements are respectively disposed to pass through the plurality of openings. The adhesive layer is disposed between the substrate and the reflective sheet. The frame surrounds the reflective sheet and the plurality of light-emitting elements. The side wall of the reflective sheet is disposed on the frame. A display device of the invention is further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Han-Yuan Liu, Shih-Yen Cheng, Chun-Chien Liao, Chun-Wei Lee, Yung-Lung Liu
  • Patent number: 11500477
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods that include or otherwise leverage an artificial intelligence system and/or provide user interface mechanisms particularly suited for interacting and/or interfacing with an artificial intelligence system. A computing system can include a camera, a light-emitting device, and an artificial intelligence system that comprises one or more machine-learned models. The computing system can include a processor and one or more non-transitory computer-readable media that stores instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to obtain an image of a scene captured by the camera; generate an attention output that describes at least one region of the scene that includes a subject of a processing operation performed by the artificial intelligence system; and control the light-emitting device to emit light onto or adjacent a region of the scene that includes the subject of the processing operation performed by the artificial intelligence system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Robert Marchant, David Matthew Jones, Henry John Holland, Alexander George Hulme, Fiona Paula O'Leary, Julie Mareva Arrive