With Ventilating, Cooling Or Heat Insulating Means Patents (Class 362/294)
  • Patent number: 11411134
    Abstract: A light emitting apparatus is provided. The light emitting apparatus includes a frame structure having a bottom side and a reflective lateral side connecting to the bottom side; and a first light emitting element and a second light emitting element on the bottom side of the frame structure. The first light emitting element is configured to emit a first light having a first wavelength range along a first direction. The second light emitting element is configured to emit a second light having a second wavelength range along a second direction. The first direction and the second direction are substantially opposite to each other. The reflective lateral side of the frame structure is configured to reflect the first light having the first wavelength range into a first reflected light and reflect the second light having the second wavelength range into a second reflected light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chenchen Wu, Xiaona Liu, Yuqiong Chen, Mengjie Wang, Shuai Yuan, Ziyi Zheng, Rui Zhang, Yujia Sun
  • Patent number: 11385473
    Abstract: Modular 3D light field LED wall display composed of uniform panels (10), connected to each other mechanically and electrically, each of the uniform panels (10) comprising—a LED backplane (30) comprising pixels (P), each incorporating multiple LED emitters (20), —an optical means placed over the LED emitters (20) to direct multiple light beams into multiple directions from each pixel (P), —the panels further comprising LED driver electronics (34) and connectors (35), in which—the LED emitters are individually controlled LED emitters arranged in a predetermined pattern of LED emitters within a LED pixel, —the optical means is realized as a panel optics (40) having the same size and form as the panel, comprising multiple optical surfaces, forming a lens array, containing integer number of straight oriented lenslets (42) with straight edges, corresponding to the pixel (P) arrangement, forming a seamlessly tile-able array, —the light beam from each LED emitter (20) is directed into one direction by the panel optic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Inventor: Tibor Balogh
  • Patent number: 11378248
    Abstract: An IR illuminator used during the operation of autonomous vehicles, which provides improvement in the performance of cameras used in the vehicle at night time. An optical design of an outer lens of the IR illuminator is selected so that the outer lens forms a beam pattern for the output light from the IR light source, and also acts as a light guide for light emitted from a secondary visible light source, which is located in the same module as the IR light source, and which may be positioned on the same or a different printed circuit board as the IR light source. The material of outer lens is opalescent including scattering bodies. The optical design of the outer lens allows for improved field of view of the IR illuminator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Valeo North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Brant Potter, John Orisich
  • Patent number: 11353190
    Abstract: A system for electrically connecting at least one light source to a system for supplying electrical power, wherein the connecting system comprises a lead frame able to be electrically connected to a system for supplying electrical power, the lead frame including at least one connecting terminal and at least one connecting means allowing the connecting terminal of the lead frame to be electrically connected to the light source, the connecting terminal and the connecting means being able to electrically connect the light source to the lead frame, thereby allowing the light source to be placed away from the lead frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Valeo Vision
    Inventors: Marc Duarte, Eric Mornet, Sylvain Yvon, Jonathan Blandin
  • Patent number: 11353744
    Abstract: A backlight module and a display device are provided. The backlight module includes a glass back plate. The glass back plate includes a flat portion and at least one scattering portion disposed on the flat portion. An inner surface of the at least one scattering portion is provided with a diffusion layer. The backlight module and the display device can simplify a process of the backlight module and improve an assembly performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: HUIZHOU CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Linlin Fu, Dehua Li
  • Patent number: 11349375
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine includes an electronic module and a heat sink for dissipating heat produced by the module. The module includes a printed circuit, an electronic component having a base positioned on the printed circuit, a heat transfer device connected to the printed circuit and to the electronic component for transferring heat generated by the component to the heat sink. The heat transfer device includes an upper portion extending from the printed circuit towards the heat sink from the same side of the component and a base portion connected to the upper portion and positioned in the printed circuit at least partly under the component to form, at least partly, a preferential path for the heat, from the base of the electronic component to the heat sink. The electronic component is connected at least partly by its own base to the base portion of the heat transfer device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: SPAL AUTOMOTIVE S.R.L.
    Inventor: Pietro De Filippis
  • Patent number: 11314125
    Abstract: Provided is a LED backlight module, display screen and detection method of a LED backlight module. The LED backlight module includes a substrate and multiple LED chips arranged on the substrate, one first detection group is arranged on the substrate for each LED chip of more than one LED chip arranged at an interval of N LED chips connected in series, where N is greater than or equal to 0, the first detection group includes a first positive electrode detection point and a first negative electrode detection point, the first positive electrode detection point and the first negative electrode detection point of the first detection group are respectively connected to a positive electrode and a negative electrode of the each LED chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: FOSHAN NATIONSTAR OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qiang Zhao, Chuanbiao Liu, Kuai Qin, Heng Guo, Changqi Wang, Zongxian Xie, Kailiang Fan, Chungan Jiang
  • Patent number: 11306877
    Abstract: An example embodiment of a backlit lamp comprises a housing, a forward facing directional light source and a rear facing directional light source. The housing may comprise a bowl portion comprising a first joining end and a forward emitting end; and a neck portion comprising a second joining end. The bowl and neck portions are joined at the first and second joining ends. The forward facing directional light source is mounted within the housing and configured to emit light in the direction of the forward emitting end. The rear facing directional light source is mounted within the housing and configured to emit light in an opposite direction from the light emitted by the forward facing directional light source. In an example embodiment, the forward facing and rear facing directional light source comprise light emitting diodes (LEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Feit Electric Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Alan Barry Feit, Jose Mata
  • Patent number: 11299092
    Abstract: An indoor illumination lamp includes a housing to be attached to an interior ceiling of a vehicle and provided with an opening, an interior light lens arranged at the opening of the housing, a chamber provided in the housing and surrounding the opening where the interior light lens is arranged, a light emitting diode arranged at a corner of the chamber and capable of emitting light toward the interior light lens, and a reflector arranged on an inner face in the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Ikeda, Ken Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11284606
    Abstract: A lighting assembly includes a light guide having opposite first and second major surfaces and at least one edge surface extending between the first and second major surfaces, a solid-state light source arranged to emit light into the edge surface of the light guide, and a plurality of integrated optical elements associated with the first major surface to redirect the light emitted by the solid-state light source. The lighting assembly may further include an air circulation device and a heat transfer system configured to transfer heat generated by the solid-state lighting source to a flow of air generated by the air circulation device. The solid-state light source may include light-emitting diodes, laser diodes, and/or organic light emitting diodes configured to produce multiple colors. Also provided is a habitat including the lighting assembly, and related methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: EcoTech, LLC
    Inventors: Justin Lawyer, Mark Lindenmoyer, Christian Clough, Timothy Marks, Patrick Clasen
  • Patent number: 11277974
    Abstract: A light fixture includes a housing, a controller, and a lighting module. The housing includes a first portion and a second portion. The second portion of the housing defines a window. The controller is at least partially disposed within the first portion. The lighting module is at least partially disposed in the second portion and includes a submount and a plurality of light emitting diodes coupled with the submount. The plurality of light emitting diodes are configured to project light through the window. The housing defines a passageway that extends between the first portion and the second portion such that the lighting module and the controller are physically spaced from each other via the passageway. The passageway is configured to allow ambient air to flow through the housing between the first support portion and the second support portion to facilitate cooling of the lighting module and the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: HGCI, Inc.
    Inventor: Dengke Cai
  • Patent number: 11268674
    Abstract: A headlight for a vehicle with a cooling device for a semiconductor illuminant, wherein the cooling device comprises a fluid circuit with an evaporator, on or in which the semiconductor illuminant is arranged and a cooling medium can be evaporated, and wherein the cooling device further comprises a condenser on or in which the cooling medium can be condensed. The cooling medium comprises a first coolant, which has a first lower evaporation temperature and the cooling medium comprises a second coolant, which has a second higher evaporation temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Mathias Drueppel, David Duhme, Bernd Fischer, Marc Kaup
  • Patent number: 11272589
    Abstract: An integrated sensor assembly provides multiple sensing modalities to monitor an agricultural environment, and may be employed in or used with controlled environment agriculture (CEA) systems to control and maintain improved growth conditions for various plants. In one exemplary implementation, an integrated sensor assembly includes sensors to monitor parameters important to plant growth, such as a natural light sensor, an air temperature sensor, a relative humidity sensor, an air flow sensor, a carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor, and a remote infrared (IR) temperature sensor. The sensors are mounted onto a single circuit board, which is then placed inside a housing for protection from the ambient environment. The housing can include one or more openings and apertures to facilitate sensing with protective covers where appropriate. A USB port can be included to supply electrical power and transfer of data to and from the integrated sensor assembly (e.g., to provide plug-and-play functionality).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Agnetix, Inc.
    Inventors: Ihor Lys, Nicholas Maderas
  • Patent number: 11262062
    Abstract: An LED lighting device comprises a first portion provided with a lamp cap, a second portion provided with a case and a power supply, a third portion provided with a heat exchange unit and a light emission unit connected and forming a thermal conduction path. The light emission unit and the power supply are electrically connected. The lamp cap extends in a first direction. The light emission unit comprises an illuminator and a substrate, wherein the substrate having a mounting portion provided with the illuminator, the mounting portion parallel to the first direction, wherein the distance b from the beginning of the second portion to the plane where the center of the LED lighting device is located satisfies the following formula: (L2+L3)/5<b<3 (L2+L3)/7; L2 is the length of the second portion; L3 is the length of the third portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Mingbin Wang, Tao Jiang
  • Patent number: 11252795
    Abstract: A method is provided for removing a light-emitting diode (LED) module from a luminaire that has a controller and a housing. The housing encloses an optical system that includes the LED module and other optical devices. The method includes electrically uncoupling an LED circuit board of the LED module from the controller. The method further includes mechanically uncoupling the LED module from the luminaire without removing other optical devices of the optical system from the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Pavel Jurik, Tomas David, Jindrich Vavrik, Jan Vilem, Josef Valchar
  • Patent number: 11248751
    Abstract: A smart LED lighting apparatus with communication capabilities. The lighting apparatus includes a main body, a bulb body, a head body, a LED module for emitting light, and a communication module for providing wireless communication. The bulb body is connected to a first end of the main body. The head body is connected to a second end of the main body and configured to be connected to an electrical socket for receiving power. The lighting apparatus further includes a composite printed circuit board having a first sub-board and a second sub-board physically coupled to the first sub-board. The communication module is located on the first sub-board and the light LED module is located on the second sub-board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Liangliang Cao, Wei Liu, Feihua He, Fengyu Yan
  • Patent number: 11242979
    Abstract: An aurora borealis simulation device and an aurora generating method are provided, which relates to the technical field of light simulators and includes: a simulation device main body and an aurora simulation component. A projection window is provided on the simulation device main body. The aurora simulation component comprises: a light-emitting unit; a fixing frame fixedly mounted on an inner wall of the simulation device main body; a radiator arranged on the fixing frame and assembled corresponding to the light-emitting unit; a first light-transmitting component of which one part is provided on the fixing frame and the other part extends toward a side of the projection window and is located between the projection window and the light-emitting unit, and a second light-transmitting component fixedly mounted on the simulation device main body and located within the projection window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: SHENZHEN AIKESI OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Lijian Wang
  • Patent number: 11244585
    Abstract: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus comprises a display unit, a backlight module, an optical cavity and at least one sensing device. The optical cavity is formed between the display unit and the backlight module. The at least one sensing device is disposed on the periphery of the optical cavity for sensing the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: DYNASCAN TECHNOLOGY CORP.
    Inventors: Tsun-I Wang, Ching-Chun Wu, Chia-Liang Yang
  • Patent number: 11236901
    Abstract: A heat sink for use in a lighting assembly and including a hexagonal body extending a length. The body including an outer surface, an inner surface opposite the outer surface, a lumen defined by the inner surface, at least one hole extending through the hexagonal body from the inner surface to the outer surface, first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth body portions extending the length. The first, second, and third body portions including planar surfaces extending the length. Each of the first, second, and third body portions configured to support an LED strip thereon. The fourth, fifth, and sixth body portions including fins extending outward therefrom. The inner surface including a plurality of fins extending inward and positioned around a perimeter thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Luminet, LLC
    Inventors: Eric Gregory Young Holliger, Alice Stover Mayfield, Philip Graham Rowe, Dusty Raymond Terry
  • Patent number: 11226087
    Abstract: A recessed light fixture has a heat sink and a removable light engine assembly. A thermally conductive base of the light engine assembly has an LED and has a thermal interface adapted for thermal coupling to a thermal interface of the heat sink. A mechanical connector in the enclosure can connect the base of the light engine assembly to the heat sink and couple the thermal interfaces of the light engine assembly and heat sink. The base of the light engine assembly is insertable through an opening in the ceiling aligned and can be urged into connected and disconnected states, from within the room, where a clearance between the opening in the ceiling and the base is no more than about 0.05 inches, whereby the light engine assembly can be replaced or serviced from within the room without disturbing the ceiling and without the use of a large diameter trim.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: USAI, LLC
    Inventors: Timothy Wickham, Oriana J. Starr, Frank Cogliano
  • Patent number: 11226083
    Abstract: A non-glare luminaire includes a toroidal-shaped light engine having light emitting diodes (LEDs) disposed about the light engine in a radial pattern. The light engine has an axial direction that is at least substantially orthogonal to the surface of the light engine. An anti-glare ring is disposed proximate the light engine and includes reflectors arranged in a radial pattern. Each reflector is configured to reflect tangentially oriented light from at least one of the LEDs substantially along the axial direction. The luminaire also includes a toroidal integrated optic (TIO), which is made up of a total internal reflectance (TIR) lens that is coupled with a light guide. The TIO optic has a toroidal lens portion having a light entrance side that receives light from the LEDs and the reflectors. The optic collimates the light received from the LEDs and the reflectors and emit the light via a light exit side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: ABL IP Holding LLC
    Inventors: Etienne Vernier, Tahereh Ahmadi Tameh, Louis Thomas-Berube, Dirk Zylstra, Jerome Poulin
  • Patent number: 11226324
    Abstract: An egg identification system for determining viability of an avian egg is provided. Such a system includes an emitter assembly configured to emit electromagnetic radiation having a predetermined wavelength toward an egg. A detector assembly is spaced-apart from the emitter assembly and configured to detect electromagnetic radiation transmitted through the egg. A light controlling assembly is positioned proximate to the emitter assembly. The light controlling assembly includes an absorbing layer configured to absorb electromagnetic radiation at the predetermined wavelength. The absorbing layer defines an opening through which electromagnetic radiation emitted from the emitter assembly is capable of passing therethrough toward the egg. A processor is configured to process an output signal of the detector assembly to determine viability of the egg. An associated method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Zoetis Services LLC
    Inventors: William Dongwook Suh, Joel James Walukas
  • Patent number: 11215341
    Abstract: A light fixture includes a housing, a bezel, and an optic. The bezel is coupled to the housing such that the optic is positioned between at least a portion of the bezel and the housing. The bezel includes a drainage system, and the drainage system includes at least one drainage opening in the bezel proximate to a front side of the light fixture and at least one weep opening between the bezel and the optic. The drainage system also includes a drainage gap between the housing and the bezel proximate to a back side of the light fixture that is opposite the front side and a drainage channel in fluid communication with the at least one drainage opening, the at least one weep opening, and the drainage gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: ABL IP Holding LLC
    Inventor: Philip Sieczkowski
  • Patent number: 11199314
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a lighting apparatus and manufacturing method thereof, including a lampshade, a lamp holder, a light source component and an electronic component; the light source component and the electronic component are electrically connected with each other; the lampshade includes a lampshade body and a mounting part; the mounting part is inserted into the lamp holder; the mounting part is engaged with a lamp pole by interference fit; the lamp pole is provided with through holes for the electronic component or wire to pass through; each of the through holes passes from a first side of the lamp pole to a second side of the lamp pole. The electronic component of the lighting apparatus of the present invention passes through the through hole of the lamp pole, thereby effectively prevent displacement of the electronic component and decreasing attrition rate of the lighting apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Inventor: Qingbiao Wu
  • Patent number: 11187404
    Abstract: A lighting receptacle assembly includes a receptacle assembly housing having a base and a head with a cavity. The head has an upper surface defining a mating interface for mating with a sensor connector and a seal configured to be sealed against the fixture housing. An index mounting ring is coupled to the fixture housing from an interior of the fixture housing and includes indexing features interfacing with housing indexing features. A spring holder plate is coupled to the head and holds a spring biasing the receptacle assembly housing in a holding direction toward the index mounting ring to engage the housing indexing features and the indexing features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: TE CONNECTIVITY SERVICES GmbH
    Inventors: Edward John Howard, Matthew Edward Mostoller, Christopher George Daily
  • Patent number: 11180076
    Abstract: A lighting element includes a circuit board including at least one illuminator, a housing having an optical element in register with the at least one illuminator on the circuit board and the housing including a peripheral wall enveloping a periphery of the circuit board, a heat sink in alignment with the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Emergency Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas V. Baker, George Hulse, Weston Harness, Brandon Jacobsen
  • Patent number: 11172625
    Abstract: An integrated ceiling device (80, 120) includes an electronics assembly (56) and a mechanical arrangement (20). The mechanical arrangement includes a housing (22), a heat dissipating structure (24), and support arms (26). The housing is configured to retain the electronics assembly. The heat dissipating structure includes a lamp seat (50) for receiving a light source (54), and a central opening (34) surrounded by fins (36). The support arms extend between and interconnect the housing with the heat dissipating structure. The housing is positioned within the central opening and is spaced apart from the fins of the heat dissipating structure to enable a free flow of air in an air gap (42) between the housing (22) and the structure (24). The electronics assembly may include a plurality of elements (160, 162, 164, 166) retained in the housing which are spaced apart from the heat dissipating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: LIGHTING DEFENSE GROUP, LLC
    Inventor: Daniel S. Spiro
  • Patent number: 11175027
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes a driver configured to convert external power to a driving current, a light source connector with top and bottom portions separated by a distance, and a light source provided on a light source plate including a conductive patch. The light source plate is held between the top portion and the bottom portion, such that the driving current is supplied to the light source plate by the conductive path routed via the light source connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN LEEDARSON LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Digen Shen
  • Patent number: 11172626
    Abstract: An integrated ceiling device (80, 120) includes an electronics assembly (56) and a mechanical arrangement (20). The mechanical arrangement includes a housing (22), a heat dissipating structure (24), and support arms (26). The housing is configured to retain the electronics assembly. The heat dissipating structure includes a lamp seat (50) for receiving a light source (54), and a central opening (34) surrounded by fins (36). The support arms extend between and interconnect the housing with the heat dissipating structure. The housing is positioned within the central opening and is spaced apart from the fins of the heat dissipating structure to enable a free flow of air in an air gap (42) between the housing (22) and the structure (24). The electronics assembly may include a plurality of elements (160, 162, 164, 166) retained in the housing which are spaced apart from the heat dissipating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: LIGHTING DEFENSE GROUP, LLC
    Inventor: Daniel S. Spiro
  • Patent number: 11175000
    Abstract: There is provided a lighting device comprising an exhaust tube and a wireless communication antenna arranged inside the exhaust tube. There is also provided a method for producing such a lighting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Ties Van Bommel, Antonius Adrianus Maria Marinus, Yacouba Louh, Frank Jan Baas
  • Patent number: 11174997
    Abstract: An intelligent lamp includes a heat dissipation element, a cover element, a lamp holder, a light source module and a communications module. The heat dissipation element has a hollow structure inside. The cover element is disposed to cover a side of the heat dissipation element. The lamp holder assembly is disposed at another side of the heat dissipation element. The light source module is disposed in the heat dissipation element, is electrically connected to the lamp holder assembly, and includes a light source board disposed on in the heat dissipation element. The communications module is disposed through the light source module, is electrically connected to the lamp holder assembly, and includes an antenna and a radio frequency module disposed at two opposite sides of the light source board. A plurality of ground components are disposed on the radio frequency module and the ground components contact the light source board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Chihhsien Wu, Renhua Zhou, Maohua Lin, Ronglin Xu, Pofeng Peng
  • Patent number: 11168875
    Abstract: A downlight apparatus includes a rotation housing, a spherical housing, a light source and an elastic structure. The rotation housing has a spherical inner surface and a bottom opening. The spherical housing has a spherical outer surface corresponding to the spherical inner surface. The elastic structure presses the spherical housing to engage the rotation housing applying an elastic force to keep the spherical housing to stay at an engaged position with respect to the rotation housing. When an external force is applied to the spherical housing to deform the elastic structure, the spherical housing is escaped from the engaged position and rotatable with respect to the rotation housing until another engaged position is determined by releasing the external force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Shouqiang Hou, Jinfu Chen, Xiaoliang Wen, Yongzhe Dong
  • Patent number: 11162655
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to LED based lighting systems, such as surface mounted lighting systems and lighting systems that can connected to an existing grid structure. These lighting systems can be utilized in many settings, for example, as primary lighting systems for a commercial building and for retrofit lighting improvement purposes. Devices according to the present disclosure provide lighting systems capable of mounting to an existing surface, such as a T-bar ceiling structure. These devices can further comprise modular elements which facilitate connections of multiple lighting body components, allowing for multiple lighting arrangements and providing a cost effective and easily configurable lighting design. In some embodiments, multiple lighting components can be attached together by movable joints, allowing further user control over light distribution from the lighting systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Ideal Industries Lighting LLC
    Inventors: Nicholas William Medendorp, Jr., James Michael Lay, Randall Levy Bernard
  • Patent number: 11165006
    Abstract: The method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes: providing a first intermediate body, the first intermediate body including a temporary substrate including a base and a pair of first wirings, and a light emitting element including a pair of element electrodes, each of the pair of element electrodes connected to a respective one of the first wirings via a respective one of a plurality of solders; removing a portion of the temporary substrate to form a second intermediate body having a second lower surface in which a lower surface of each of the element electrodes and a lower surface of each of the plurality of solders are located; and forming a pair of external connection electrodes on the second lower surface such that each of the pair of external connection electrodes cover a respective one of the element electrodes and a respective one of the plurality of solders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Hashimoto, Yoichi Bando, Tadaaki Ikeda, Gensui Tamura
  • Patent number: 11160259
    Abstract: Arc modular light devices, systems, and methods. In at least one exemplary embodiment of a module system of the present disclosure, the module system comprises a plurality of LED modules, each LED module comprising an outer housing, a light source positioned within the outer housing, and a lens positioned so that light from the light source can be emitted through the lens; and a plate configured to couple to each of the plurality of LED modules; wherein the module system is configured to focus light from the LED modules inward when the plate has a concave curvature; and wherein the module system is configured to spread light from the LED modules outward when the plate has a convex curvature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: ABL Research Group, LLC
    Inventor: Robert Reynolds
  • Patent number: 11153951
    Abstract: A floodlight includes a light source, a support member that supports the light source, and a fan that cools the light source by generating an air flow on a surface of the support member. The light source is supported on a front face of the support member and emits light forward with respect to the support member. The fan is disposed rearward of the support member, at a position facing the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Tsuge, Koji Takahashi, Kosuke Komiya
  • Patent number: 11148590
    Abstract: A lighting unit for a vehicle has a light source carrier with an arrangement of data lines. The lighting unit also has a plurality of light sources positioned on the light source carrier, each of which has an integrated control unit and which are interconnected via the arrangement of data lines in order to exchange data according to a predefined protocol. The rear face of the light source carrier has a plurality of cavities. The front face of the light source carrier is light-conductive, at least in the region of the cavities. The arrangement of data lines is on the rear face of the light source carrier and the line ends of the data lines lead up to or into the number of cavities. At least one light source is fitted into each of the plurality of cavities, such that each light emission surface is oriented towards the floor of the cavity and the light source is electrically contacted and held in the cavity by electrical and mechanical contact with the line ends of the data lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Florian Altinger, Juergen Bruegl, Robert Isele
  • Patent number: 11149916
    Abstract: The lighting apparatus has a main housing, a first light source, a driver module and a top cover. The main housing has a ring part and a central part. The ring part has an external wall and an internal wall. The internal wall surrounds the central part. The external wall has a tilt curve side profile. A bottom of the external wall is connected to a bottom of the internal wall and forms a ring container space. The first light source is surrounded by the internal wall of the main housing. The drive module is disposed in the ring container space. The top cover at least partially conceals the ring container space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Yongzhe Dong, Xiaoliang Wen, Shouqiang Hou, Zhenyu Tang, Yu Zhai
  • Patent number: 11143394
    Abstract: An LED lamp includes: a lamp shell; a passive heat dissipating element having a heat sink connected to the lamp shell; a power source disposed in the lamp shell; and a light emitting surface connected to the heat sink of the passive heat dissipating element and comprising LED chips electrically connected to the power source. The power source includes a power board and a plurality of electronic components mounted thereon. The power board is divided into a first mounting zone and a second mounting zone by an axis X, total weight of the electronic components on the second mounting zone is greater than total weight of the electronic components on the first mounting zone, and a counterweight is provided on the first mounting zone to balance the two zones of the power board in weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Jiang, Mingbin Wang
  • Patent number: 11145229
    Abstract: A sign apparatus includes a front panel and a rear panel secured to the front panel. The rear panel includes a back portion, a side portion, and a rim. The side portion has an illumination panel step disposed between the back portion and the rim and the illumination panel step is configured to support a hue insert to modify one or more visible characteristics of light emitted by a light source. A cavity is defined between the rear panel and the front panel, and the hue insert is disposed within the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Inventor: Salim D. Haddad
  • Patent number: 11143367
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a down lamp, comprising a housing and a wiring terminal (1) disposed in the housing, and the housing comprises a front shell (2) and a rear cap (3), wherein the rear cap (3) has an opening (4) at the location corresponding to the wiring terminal (1) and the opening (4) is provided with a terminal cap (5) that is matched with the opening and is in detachable connection with the rear cap (3), which is convenient in wiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Ningbo Ganpe Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liu Yuan, Xiangjun Yu
  • Patent number: 11143903
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display apparatus including a display panel, a light guide plate disposed in the rear of the display panel, and at least one light source package disposed on one side of the light guide plate to supply light. The light source package includes a light source generating light, a package housing disposed to be spaced apart from a circumference of the light source, an encapsulation member disposed between the light source and the package housing and having an accommodation space on one side thereof, and a cover glass disposed in the accommodation space to face a light exit surface of the light source and configured to be equal to or larger than an area of the light exit surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kye Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 11143942
    Abstract: A projection apparatus includes a casing, a projection lens, a first fan, a second fan, and a heat sink assembly. The casing has an air inlet and an air outlet. The projection lens is disposed in the casing, and between the air inlet and the air outlet. The first fan is disposed in the casing, and between the projection lens and the air inlet. The second fan is disposed in the casing, and between the projection lens and the air outlet. The heat sink assembly is disposed in the casing and between the projection lens and the air inlet. The first fan has a first rotational speed, the second fan has a second rotational speed. The second rotational speed is larger than the first rotational speed. The projection apparatus has the advantages of low development cost and effectively lowering the influence of the heat on the image quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Jui Huang, Tsung-Ching Lin
  • Patent number: 11126036
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a backlight module assembly, structural adjustment method thereof and display device. The backlight module assembly includes a plastic frame, a film and an adjustment sheet. The plastic frame is presented in a box shape with an opening on the top, and has side walls and a bottom wall, and a space enclosed by the side walls and the bottom wall being a mounting groove. The film is arranged on the bottom wall and received within the mounting groove. The adjustment sheet is arranged on an inner side of the side wall of the mounting groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiang Zhu, Hongchao He, Jianghui Zhan, Rui Wang, Yuxi Dong, Changjun Zhang, Bo Zhang, Dan Liu, Tongmin Liu
  • Patent number: 11122667
    Abstract: A floodlight includes a light source, a support member that supports the light source, and a fan that cools the light source by generating an air flow on a surface of the support member. The light source is supported on a front face of the support member and emits light forward with respect to the support member. The fan is disposed rearward of the support member, at a position facing the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Tsuge, Koji Takahashi, Kosuke Komiya
  • Patent number: 11118777
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a lighting lamp, and the lighting lamp includes an interface base; a radiator, a lower end of the radiator being connected to the interface base; a side cover, disposed on a side of the radiator and located on an outer periphery of the radiator; a top cover, disposed on an upper end of the radiator; and a light source assembly, including a side light source installed between the radiator and the side cover and a top light source installed between the radiator and the top cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: Opple Lighting Co., Ltd., Suzhou Opple Lighting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wangbosheng Wu, Xianglan Li
  • Patent number: 11105474
    Abstract: The invention discloses a lighting lamp comprising strip lamp holder, circuit board, light source and strip lens; the strip lens comprises light incident surface, two first total reflection surfaces located outside the light incident surface and respectively disposed on both sides of the main optical axis, two first light emitting surfaces respectively disposed on both sides of the main optical axis and located between the light incident surface and the first total reflection surface, two second total reflection surfaces located outside the light incident surface and respectively disposed on both sides of the main optical axis, and two second light emitting surfaces respectively disposed on both sides of the main optical axis and located between the second total reflection surface and the first light emitting surface on the same side. The lighting lamp of the present invention obtains a larger illumination range on the illumination surface with more uniform lighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Self Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaoyun Liu, Zuping He, Jianguo Dong, Kai Xu
  • Patent number: 11099068
    Abstract: A system comprising a light source, and a retention device configured to receive and retain a sample for measurement. The system includes a detector. An optical path couples light between the light source, the sample when present, and the detector. An optical objective is configured to couple light from the light source to the sample when present, and couple reflected light to the detector. A controller is configured to automatically control focus and/or beam path of the light directed by the optical objective to the sample when present. The system includes a spatially variable filter (SVF) positioned in the optical path. The SVF is configured to have spectral properties that vary as a function of illuminated position on the SVF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: FILMETRICS, INC.
    Inventors: Scott A. Chalmers, Randall S. Geels, Matthew F. Ross
  • Patent number: 11092326
    Abstract: An integrated lighting module may have a driver cap, a heat sink module, a LED light chip, an optical reflector, and a holder. 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 its upper portions, the heat sink module may have a larger diameter than a non-finned bottom portion. The holder may screw upon the bottom portion of the heat sink module with the optical reflector and the LED light chip disposed between the holder and 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Inventor: Brandon Cohen
  • Patent number: RE48812
    Abstract: A light assembly that includes a cover, a housing coupled to the cover, and a lamp base coupled to the cover. The light assembly also includes a first circuit board disposed within the housing. The first circuit board has a plurality of light sources thereon. A heat sink is thermally coupled to the light sources and is disposed within the housing. The heat sink includes openings therethrough. Each of the outer edges is in contact with the housing. The light assembly also includes an elongated control circuit board assembly electrically coupled to the light sources of the first circuit board and the lamp base. The control circuit board extends through the openings. The control circuit board has a plurality of electrical components thereon for controlling the light sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: eLUMIGEN, LLC
    Inventor: Mahendra Dassanayake