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System and method using a gated retro-reflector for visible light uplink communication

A device uses gated retro-reflectors to transmit uplink data in a visible light communication (vlc) system. The gated retro-reflector includes a retro-reflector and a gating shutter between the retro-reflector and a light source. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Simultaneous wide lighting distribution and display

A luminaire includes a light waveguide grid including an array of waveguides coupling respective illumination light source emitters of a general illumination device with respective gaps between respective pixel light emitters of an image display device. Each waveguide has a housing that includes an input interface optically coupled to the respective illumination light source emitter to steer illumination lighting from the illumination light source emitter. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Simultaneous display and lighting

The examples relate to various implementations to enable simultaneous controllable lighting distribution and a wide angle image light output from areas of a luminaire. An example of such a luminaire includes image light emitters and an array of general illumination light emitters for general illumination. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

System and method to assist users having reduced visual capability utilizing lighting device provided information

A lighting device obtains data related to objects and boundaries in an area in the vicinity of the lighting device, and a user wearable device provides a display (e.g. An augmented reality display based on the data related to the objects and the area boundaries) for a user/wearer. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Lighting system with cellular networking

Disclosed are examples of lighting devices and other devices that are equipped with a cellular transceiver that is configured to communicate using cellular radio frequency spectrum in both a small-scale cellular network and a large-scale cellular communication network. By utilizing a short-range, low-power cellular transceiver setting, a lighting device facilitates communication, within the space in which the lighting device is installed, of messages between the lighting device and other types of user devices. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Light fixtures with integrated features

A light fixture includes a housing, an optic, and a wing. The housing is configured to house at least one light source of the light fixture. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Lighting element-centric network of networks

A lighting system utilizes intelligent system elements, such as lighting devices, user interfaces for lighting control or the like and possibly sensors. The system also has a data communication network. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Low profile adapter for recessed track

An adapter for mounting a luminaire to a track of a track lighting system includes a main body and a head having axes that are angled with respect to each other. The head is configured to be insertable into the track and rotatable to align the adapter body with the track ant to make electrical contact with conductors within the track. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Intelligent control of backlighting or other pilot lights on wall switch or the like

A method includes retrieving a current lighting state of at least one luminaire. The lighting state includes light intensity of the at least one luminaire. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Independent beacon based light position system

Systems and methods are provided that disclose providing a positioning service for devices based on light received from one or more light sources. This light based positioning service uses light information transmitted by each light source to determine the position of the device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Self-identifying one-way authentication method using optical signals

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a self-identifying optical transmitter for broadcasting a one-way authentication code using light-based communication. The transmitter may include a memory for storing an identifier of the transmitter, a processor for generating a data signal including an identifier of the transmitter, a modulator for receiving the data signal and generating an electrical signal, the modular generating the electrical signal by modulating the data signal. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Luminaire and lighting system, combining transparent lighting device and display coupled to output image via the transparent lighting device

Examples of a lighting and display type luminaire use relatively transparent lighting devices. In such a luminaire, a light transmissive element of the lighting device is coupled to an output of a display device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Power line communication system and method of auto-commissioning system nodes

A power line communication system and method permit auto-commissioning of multiple device control modules on a dc power line during the power up of the system. Device control modules associated with the peripheral devices are powered up sequentially and a unique address is assigned to each device controller when it is powered up. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

Intelligent self-healing of electrowetting devices

The disclosed examples relate to methods and systems facilitate self-healing of regions of electrowetting devices. Electrowetting devices may be coupled to a switchable ac/dc electrical power supply that provides ac power to the electrowetting device to control electrowetting device operation and dc power to promote self-healing of the electrowetting device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/26/18 / #20180209625

Cassette for holding a planar light source with a thermally isolated driver board

A loadable cassette holds a planar light source, such as a flat oled panel, along with a companion driver board in a manner that allows both the light source and driver board to be operatively and replaceably connected to a luminaire or lighting system. The cassette maintains an air gap between the light source and driver board so as to prevent heat produced by the driver board from damaging the light source.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/19/18 / #20180206315

Use of position data to determine a group monitor

A method for selecting a lighting control group monitor does not require special device network configuration steps during manufacturing. The selected lighting control group monitor is determined based on a location of the lighting control group monitor relative to other lighting system elements within the lighting control group. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/19/18 / #20180205458

Modulation of natural lighting for visible light communication (vlc)

A system for modulating passive optical lighting or natural light for visible light communication (vlc) in a non-enclosed space to obtain precise location information or broadband data transmission. The system includes an optical modulator having a framing structure that is at least substantially transmissive with respect to visible light and that has a modulating layer attached thereon.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/19/18 / #20180202637

Mounting system for light fixture

A mounting system includes a housing, a mounting bracket, and a mounting plate for retaining the housing on a mounting surface, such as a wall or ceiling. The housing includes an inner surface and an outer surface. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/19/18 / #20180202581

Sectional guide pole for wiring

A sectional guide pole for wiring includes a first support, a second support, and a joiner assembly. The first support includes a body having a first end and a second end opposite the first end. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/12/18 / #20180196972

Asset tracking using active wireless tags that report via a local network of connected beacons

A tag is configured to provide information that enables a processor or other computing device to locate the tag and any asset associated with the tag in an area. The tag incorporates a motion sensor responsive to movements of the tag above a predetermined rate and a predetermined magnitude. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/12/18 / #20180194089

Silicone optics

Silicone-containing light fixture optics. A method for manufacturing an optical component may include mixing two precursors of silicone, opening a first gate of an optic forming device, moving the silicone mixture from the extrusion machine into the optic forming device, cooling the silicone mixture as it enters the optic forming device, filling a mold within the optic forming device with the silicone mixture, closing the first gate, and heating the silicone mixture in the mold to at least partially cure the silicone. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/28/18 / #20180180256

Electrowetting cellular array and luminaire incorporating the array

A cellular electrowetting array, e.g. For a luminaire, includes a liquid container having opposing transparent windows. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/07/18 / #20180160510

Lighting device incorporating a hyperspectral imager as a reconfigurable sensing element

Disclosed are examples of hyperspectral imager-equipped lighting devices that provide general illumination supplied by artificial or natural light, and that also detect environmental conditions in the environment around the lighting device. The hyperspectral imager detects light within a contiguous data from the environment in the vicinity of the lighting device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/31/18 / #20180153015

Method for controlling a tunable white fixture using a single handle

A system allows a light fixture to have a wider range of color temperatures (cct) while limiting the warmest temperature reached at full intensity. The cct of the light output may be controlled independently of intensity across a certain range of cct and dependent on intensity across another range. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180146533

Interlaced data architecture for a software configurable luminaire

The examples relate to various representations of data utilized for control of a software configurable lighting device. The software configurable lighting device includes an image display device and a general illumination device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180145749

Light fixtures and/or light fixture installations with differing visible light communication capabilities

Lighting installations having improved visible light communication capabilities. A lighting installation includes a plurality of led segments. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180145536

Dual-distribution lighting device for lighting systems

Aspects are described for dual-distribution lighting devices. For example, a dual-distribution lighting device includes a forward-throw module with a first lighting element that can provide directional light, a wide-throw module with a second lighting element that can provide light with a wide distribution, an interface element that can to receive input, and a processing device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180142965

Heatsink

A heat sink comprising pin fins extending from a base plate of the heatsink. Some of the pin fins are angled outwardly towards an outer edge of the base plate such that the tips of some of the pin fins may extend beyond the outer edge of the base plate. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180142964

Heatsink

A heatsink that is sized and shaped to permit positioning multiple adjustable luminaires in close proximity to one another without the heatsinks on the adjustable luminaires contacting one another or otherwise impeding luminaire adjustment. The size and shape of the heatsink of the adjustable luminaire can be determined based on the center-to-center distance desired between the adjustable luminaires and the angle of tilt desired for the adjustable luminaires.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/24/18 / #20180142876

Light fixture with adjustable connector

Light fixtures for a wide range of installations that can be interconnected to each other in different orientations to permit easy scaling up or down of an installation without requiring renovation or disruption of the surrounding environment. More specifically, embodiments of the light fixtures include an adjustable power connector that can be oriented differently depending on the desired configuration of the installation.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/17/18 / #20180135838

Led board retention

Retention members for securing led boards to substrates while permitting light from the leds to be emitted unobstructed. The present retention members may be in the form of clips that are designed to span an led board and attach to a substrate so as to trap the led board between a retention member and the substrate. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/03/18 / #20180124896

Digital control for lighting fixtures

A processing device can digitally control lighting fixtures by receiving a request to generate light at a correlated color temperature (“cct”) level in an environment. The environment can include a first lighting fixture having a first range of generatable cct values and a second lighting fixture having a second range of generatable cct values. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/19/18 / #20180106443

Photo-voltaic powered wireless sensor for passive optical lighting

A daylighting device includes a photo-voltaic (pv) device that is mounted in or proximate to the daylighting device that provides sunlight to a service area. The pv device generates a power signal from incident sunlight. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/05/18 / #20180098402

Systems and methods for generating drive conditions to maintain perceived colors over changes in reference luminance

A method of generating drive conditions for light sources to maintain a desired color of a light emitted by the light sources, as perceived by a human observer, over a change in a reference luminance, includes determining a corrected color that produces perception of the desired color, by the human observer, in the presence of the reference luminance; and determining light source drive conditions to produce the corrected color. A light fixture includes multiple illumination panels and control electronics. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/05/18 / #20180095142

Test configuration for emergency lighting fixtures

Aspects are described for a test configuration for emergency lighting fixtures. In one example, a light fixture includes a lighting element, a battery, a clock, and a processor. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/22/18 / #20180084628

System for and method of commissioning lighting devices

A lighting system for and method of commissioning led light fixtures is disclosed. The led light fixtures include a controller unit that is programed with lighting firmware and an on-board 5 light sensor that is responsive to visible light signals from a light source. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077781

Led luminaire assemblies with bluetooth capability

A bluetooth beacon for a luminaire assembly includes a module and an antenna associated with the module. The bluetooth beacon is monted such that the antenna is communicatively visible from a light emitting side of the luminaire assembly. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/15/18 / #20180077779

Control modules having integral antenna components for luminaires and wireless intelligent lighting systems containing the same

A sensor and control module is provided that includes an antenna formed as an integral component of a lens fastener or a housing of the module. A lens may be attached to the housing by the lens fastener. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/15/18 / #20180074151

Led luminaire assemblies with bluetooth capability

A bluetooth beacon for a luminaire assembly includes a module and an antenna associated with the module. The bluetooth beacon is monted such that the antenna is communicatively visible from a light emitting side of the luminaire assembly. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/08/18 / #20180070420

Method for controlling a tunable white fixture using a single handle

A system allows a light fixture to have a wider range of color temperatures (cct) while limiting the warmest temperature reached at full intensity. The cct of the light output may be controlled independently of intensity across a certain range of cct and dependent on intensity across another range. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/08/18 / #20180066813

Light engine retrofit kit and method for installing same

Retrofit kits for retrofitting led light engines into existing light fixture housings. The retrofit kit includes a hook bracket that may be mounted in the housing and from which an end of the led light engine can be suspended so as to permit an installer to electrically connect the led light engine. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/01/18 / #20180063391

Lighting devices configurable for generating a visual signature

A lighting device includes a light source, an image sensor, a controller, a memory, and a wireless transceiver. The light source is configured to emit light for general illumination. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/01/18 / #20180058930

Reconfigurable optical fiber spectrometer in a lighting device

A spectrometer-equipped lighting device detects substances in an environment around the device. A fiber detector is optically coupled to receive light from a light source. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/01/18 / #20180058929

Fixture that provides light incorporating a reconfigurable spectrometer

Disclosed are examples of spectrometer-equipped devices that provide general illumination supplied by artificial or natural light, and that also detect substances in the environment around the device. In some examples, light may be emitted by a spectrometer light source. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/22/18 / #20180054876

Out of plane sensor or emitter for commissioning lighting devices

Determining respective locations of lighting devices in a service area includes a sensing device that receives light signals emitted by a number of lighting devices that are configured in a common plane. The sensing device is located outside the common plane, e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/22/18 / #20180054706

System for auto-commissioning of luminaires and asset tracking

A system includes luminaires at a premises, where each luminaire has a light source, processor and radio frequency (rf) transceiver. The processor is configured to control the rf transceiver of the respective luminaire to transmit ranging signals to neighboring luminaires and receive response signals from neighboring luminaires. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049297

Multi-mode control device

A multi-mode control device is provided for controlling an external load device. The control device includes a high-power interface, a low-power interface, and a control module. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/15/18 / #20180049288

Emergency lighting system

Battery charge function may be in an led driver which eliminates the duplication of line interface circuitry. A single line interface circuit provides the input power conversion for both the battery charge function and normal operation of the led driver. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/15/18 / #20180045385

Luminaires with transition zones for glare control

A luminaire includes a housing, a luminous zone coupled with the housing, and one or more transition zones coupled with the housing and disposed adjacent to the luminous zone. The luminous zone provides a first light to an illuminated area, and the one or more transition zones provide a second light to the illuminated area. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/08/18 / #20180042064

Scheduling failure

A lighting control system of networks and devices designed to allow scheduled events to continue to operate in the case of partial or full network operation and failure. The lighting control system can rely on any network controller to act as a schedule master that evaluates a schedule of time-based lighting control events. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/08/18 / #20180039070

Configurable optical transducers using an optical modulator and one or more lenses

A configurable optical device may include an optical transducer, a multi-lens arrangement, and a controllable optical modulator. The optical transducer is configured to convert light to electrical signals or to convert electrical signals to light. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/08/18 / #20180038576

Configurable lighting device using a light source, optical modulator, and one or more lenses

A configurable lighting device may include a light source, a first lens, one or more second lenses, and a controllable optical modulator. The first lens is coupled to receive and redirect light output from the source. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/08/18 / #20180038573

Light shield

A light shield that may be used to help prevent light contamination between vlc and non-vlc light sources (such as leds) in a light fixture. The light fixture houses a first led segment that emits modulated light invisible to the human eye (i.e., vlc leds) and a second led segment adjacent to the first led segment and that emits un-modulated light (i.e., non-vlc leds). ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/01/18 / #20180035519

Protocol for lighting control via a wireless network

A monitor lighting control device receives a state change event message that includes a payload specifying: (i) a state change event of an occupancy, audio, or daylight sensor, or a switch to turn lighting on/off, dim up/down, set scene or the like; (ii) an identifier of a member lighting control device that detected the state change event; and (iii) a lighting control group identifier of a lighting control group that includes the member lighting control device and the monitor lighting control device. The monitor lighting control device transmits an acknowledgement of receipt of the state change event message to the member lighting control device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/01/18 / #20180031216

Light fixture

A light fixture that can be built upon itself to scale up or down the lumen output. More specifically, embodiments of the light fixture include an electronic housing flanked on each side with one or more light modules. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027636

Wireless lighting control system

A networked lighting control system includes a variety of lighting control devices, including intelligent luminaires, standalone intelligent control nodes, plug load controllers, and power packs that communicate over a wireless control network and a commissioning network. Each lighting control device includes a dual-band wireless radio communication interface system. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027635

Low power battery mode for wireless-enabled device prior to commissioning

The wireless lighting control device examples conserve battery power before installation and/or commissioning. To save battery life, such a device remains in a low power mode and is awakened for commissioning, for example, by a button press (e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027633

Use of position data to determine a group monitor

A method for selecting a lighting control group monitor does not require special device network configuration steps during manufacturing. The selected lighting control group monitor is determined based on a location of the lighting control group monitor relative to other lighting system elements within the lighting control group. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027632

Low power battery mode for wireless-enabled device prior to commissioning

The wireless lighting control device examples conserve battery power before installation and/or commissioning. To save battery life, such a device remains in a low power mode and is awakened for commissioning, for example, by a button press (e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027631

Protocol for lighting control via a wireless network

A monitor lighting control device receives a state change event message that includes a payload specifying: (i) a state change event of an occupancy, audio, or daylight sensor, or a switch to turn lighting on/off, dim up/down, set scene or the like; (ii) an identifier of a member lighting control device that detected the state change event; and (iii) a lighting control group identifier of a lighting control group that includes the member lighting control device and the monitor lighting control device. The monitor lighting control device transmits an acknowledgement of receipt of the state change event message to the member lighting control device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027628

Interactive user interface functionality for lighting devices or system

An example of a lighting system includes intelligent lighting devices, each of which includes a light source, a communication interface and a processor coupled to control the light source. In such a system, at least one of the lighting devices includes a user input sensor to detect user activity related to user inputs without requiring physical contact of the user; and at least one of the lighting devices includes an output component to provide information output to the user. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180027598

Out of band diagnostics and maintenance

A method for performing out of band diagnostics and maintenance of lighting system elements. An out of band connection is established via a wireless out of band channel with one of the lighting system elements and the mobile device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180026836

Protocol for out of band commissioning of lighting network element

A method for commissioning a wireless lighting control system for network connectivity does not require special device network configuration steps during manufacturing. Network configuration happens dynamically and automatically during commissioning of a lighting control group. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180026358

Rf connector and antenna assembly for control devices, for example, for control of or inclusion in a luminaire

An antenna assembly includes a radio frequency (rf) connector having a connector plug electrically connected to an antenna receptacle. The connector plug has a central terminal configured for connection to a wireless transceiver, and an end of the wire antenna is inserted in the antenna receptacle. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/25/18 / #20180026329

Thin wire antenna for control devices, for example, for control of or inclusion in a luminaire

An antenna assembly includes a radio frequency (rf) connector connected to a first end of a coaxial cable and a wire antenna attached to a second end of the coaxial cable. The wire antenna may be made of a shape memory alloy, such as nitinol. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/18/18 / #20180020531

Building line power adapter and a device incorporating the same

Disclosed are examples of a device that is mountable on a surface of an occupiable space in a building. The device may include an input interface plate that protrudes from the surface into the occupiable space of the building, while a portion of the device remains within the interior space of the building's surface. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/18/18 / #20180019605

Lighting control device with removable power supply charge state indication and a method therefor

Examples of methods and devices provide a charge level indication of a removable power source of a lighting control device. An example method may include receiving an input indication. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/18/18 / #20180018749

Multi-processor system and operations to drive display and lighting functions of a software configurable luminaire

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device having a multi-processor system including a central processing unit and a parallel processing unit. The software configurable lighting device utilizes the multi-processor system to efficiently transform and/or modify control data. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/18/18 / #20180017242

Wall mounted battery-powered wireless device

A battery-powered wireless electronic device includes a housing defining an interior space including a battery compartment in which one or more batteries are removably mounted. A wireless transmitter is positioned within the interior space of the housing and is electrically connected to obtain power from the one or more batteries for transmitting a wireless signal. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/11/18 / #20180011458

Distributed building control system

An example of a building automation system utilizes intelligent system elements, some of which are lighting devices having light sources, and some of which are utility building control and automation elements. Some utility building control and automation elements include a controllable mechanism for use in control of some aspect of the building other than lighting. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/11/18 / #20180011310

Microled with integrated controllable beam steering and/or shaping

The disclosed examples relate to various implementations of a micro-light emitting diode upon which is built a controllable variable optic to provide a chip-scale light emitting device. An example of the controllable variable optic described herein is a controllable electrowetting structure having a leak-proof sealed cell with a first fluid having a first index of refraction and a second fluid having a second index of refraction. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/11/18 / #20180011167

Method and system for dynamic reassignment of an identification code in a light-based positioning system

In a positioning system, a mobile device can detect a transmission from one of a number of lighting devices to obtain an identification (id) label or code of each lighting device. The mobile device uses the detected id code for a lookup in a self-stored or remotely stored table that associates lighting device location information with id codes, to obtain an estimate of mobile device position. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/04/18 / #20180007247

Modulating passive optical lighting

A modulated passive optical lighting device includes a passive element, such as a window, a sun-room roof, or a skylight. The device also has an optical modulator associated with or incorporated in the device, to modulate light supplied to an interior space to carry data.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/04/18 / #20180005590

Enhancements of a transparent display to form a software configurable luminaire

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

12/21/17 / #20170364348

Mesh over-the-air (ota) luminaire firmware update

A lighting system includes lighting devices and a controller. An over-the-air (ota) update of lighting device programming is delivered via point-to-point connections between the controller and some number of lighting devices and/or between the lighting devices. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

12/21/17 / #20170364046

Integrated lighting and building management control gateway

The examples herein offer an improved, more integrated implementation of lighting control and building management control, e.g. Within the same gateway or cloud computing/control element(s), via an integrated software architecture. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

12/21/17 / #20170363859

Variable total internal reflection electrowetting lens assembly for a detector

Disclosed are examples of optical/electrical devices including a variable tir lens assembly having a transducer, an optical lens and an electrowetting cell coupled to an exterior wall of the lens. The electrowetting cell contains two immiscible liquids having different optical and electrical properties. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

12/21/17 / #20170363270

Variable total internal reflection electrowetting lens assembly

Disclosed are examples of optical/electrical devices including a variable tir lens assembly having a transducer, an optical lens and an electrowetting cell coupled to an exterior wall of the lens. The electrowetting cell contains two immiscible liquids having different optical and electrical properties. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

12/07/17 / #20170353240

Use of very high frequency switching power converters for also modulating light output from solid state emitter to communicate data

An example of a power and modulation circuit utilizes a very high frequency switching power converter to supply drive current power to cause a solid state light source to emit light. The power converter is configured to convert power from a power source to direct current to supply via the output to the light source, at least in part by a switching function of the power converter at a very high frequency rate. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

11/30/17 / #20170347432

Learning capable lighting equipment

A lighting device or system is configured to control of one or more parameters of light output, such as on/off status, intensity when on, color characteristics and position or orientation of light output (e.g. Via a motorized luminaire control). ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

11/30/17 / #20170347006

Method and system for configuring an imaging device for the reception of digital pulse recognition information

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a method for configuring one or more imaging sensors of an imaging device to capture digital images for digital pulse recognition demodulation. In some embodiments, the method includes initializing one or more imaging sensors of the imaging device, determining a subset of the one or more imaging sensors to configure, setting a configuration for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset by defining a region of interest as a metering area for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset and automatically adjusting a setting for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset, and adjusting input parameters of a demodulation function based on a device profile of the imaging device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

11/30/17 / #20170346387

Powering an auxiliary circuit associated with a luminaire

An auxiliary power system for powering an auxiliary circuit is connected to the same power source that powers the lighting element within a luminaire. The auxiliary power system may be connected to the output of the power source in series or in parallel with the lighting element. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339766

Method for controlling a tunable white fixture using a single handle

A system allows a light fixture to have a wider range of color temperatures (cct) while limiting the warmest temperature reached at full intensity. The cct of the light output may be controlled independently of intensity across a certain range of cct and dependent on intensity across another range. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/26/17 / #20170307190

Luminaires with multiple illumination panels

In one embodiment, a design system based on luminaires having multiple illumination panels includes first and second luminaires. Each of the first luminaires includes three illumination panels arranged in a row. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/12/17 / #20170294964

System and method for communication with a mobile device via a positioning system including rf communication devices and modulated beacon light sources

A light source emits a modulated light, and a radio-frequency transceiver disposed therewith emits a radio-frequency signal. A mobile device may receive either or both signals and determine its position based thereon. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/12/17 / #20170294488

Luminaire utilizing a transparent organic light emitting device display

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable luminaire and a transparent display device for use in such a luminaire. The luminaire is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the luminaire is installed and provide an image display. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/12/17 / #20170292874

Combinatorial light device for general lighting and lighting for machine vision

A system with a machine and a lighting device. The machine includes an image capture device and a machine vision processing system configured to detect a characteristic of a subject in a space for an operation of the machine. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/12/17 / #20170292681

Luminaire utilizing a transparent organic light emitting device display

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable luminaire and a transparent display device for use in such a luminaire. The luminaire is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the luminaire is installed and provide an image display. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/05/17 / #20170288774

System and method for communication with a mobile device via a positioning system including rf communication devices and modulated beacon light sources

A light source emits a modulated light, and a radio-frequency transceiver disposed therewith emits a radio-frequency signal. A mobile device may receive either or both signals and determine its position based thereon. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

10/05/17 / #20170286041

System and method for displaying dynamic information from a remote information source at locations within a premises

Disclosed is a system for displaying dynamic information from a remote information source at one or more locations within or outside a premises. The system includes a lighting network configured to enable communication of data to and from a plurality of lighting devices and at least one information display node positioned within or outside the premises and connected to the lighting network. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

08/31/17 / #20170248296

Rotatable and tiltable luminaire

In one arrangement, a luminaire, for example a luminaire for outdoor lighting, includes a main portion, a pivot member, a swivel member, and a light head. The pivot member and swivel member cooperate to allow the light head to be positioned in any of a number of rotational positions about a first axis and in any of a number of rotational positions about a second axis. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

08/10/17 / #20170231059

Systems and methods for providing a preview bar of a light show

A lighting management system for managing a light show displayed by at least one lighting fixture. The lighting management system includes a controller configured to receive at least one input related to a light show via one or more input devices coupled to the controller. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

08/03/17 / #20170216977

Systems, apparatus, and methods for converting a bi-level lighting system to a dimmable lighting system

A dimmable lighting system may replace a bi-level lighting system without having to modify or supplement the existing wiring between a bi-level control unit and one or more light fixtures. The dimmable lighting system may include a dimming controller that may be configured to replace a bi-level control unit in situ (i.e., e.g., in a wall-mounted dual-gang switch box). ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206658

Image detection of mapped features and identification of uniquely identifiable objects for position estimation

A collection of defining features of an object uniquely identify the object. The defining features individually and the collection as a whole are humanly imperceptible. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206644

Light fixture fingerprint detection for position estimation

Defining features of a light fixture collectively form a light fixture fingerprint and uniquely identify the light fixture. The light fixture fingerprint is humanly imperceptible. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

07/20/17 / #20170205237

Passive marking on light fixture detected for position estimation

An identification marking is incorporated into a light fixture to provide a uniquely identifiable light fixture. The identification marking is humanly imperceptible. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/15/17 / #20170171933

Color mixing for solid state lighting using direct ac drives

Techniques are described to allow a low-cost light fixture to produce light with a relatively high color rendering index (cri) across a range of color temperatures. A rectified ac voltage may be provided to multiple groups of light-emitting diodes (leds) having characteristics related to a range of color temperatures and a target cri level. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/15/17 / #20170167699

Luminaire junction box housing

A junction box housing system includes a housing, a first hanger connected to a first side of a sidewall of the housing, and a second hanger connected to a second side of the sidewall distal from the first side. In various examples, the housing is movable along the first hanger and the second hanger in a horizontal direction.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/15/17 / #20170167690

Dynamic optic

A dynamic optic includes at least one optic having a reservoir that is at least partially filled with a liquid and at least one light source disposed adjacent to the at least one optic. The upper surface of the liquid creates a total internal reflection surface that totally internally reflects light emitted by the at least one light source.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/15/17 / #20170167672

Lighting assembly with light fixture mounted in electrical box

A light fixture includes a body with a first section at a first end and a second section at a second end and a light source disposed inside the body at the first end. In an installed configuration, the body is at least partially located inside an electrical box such that the first section and the first end are disposed inside the electrical box. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

06/08/17 / #20170163946

Projection and/or waveguide arrangements for a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device utilizing a projection and/or waveguide-based lighting system that offers the capability to present an image display and/or provide general illumination lighting of a space according to an image display selection and/or general illumination distribution selection. A controller generates control signals that cause the projection and/or waveguide-based lighting system to output the selected images and general illumination.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/18/17 / #20170139033

Method and system for dynamic reassignment of an identification code in a light-based positioning system

In a visual light communication (vlc) or other light based positioning system, a mobile device can detect modulated light emitted by one or more localized artificial lighting devices to obtain an identification (id) label or code of each lighting device, e.g. That is visible in an image captured by the mobile device camera. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/18/17 / #20170138572

Light fixture with photosensor-activated adjustable louver assembly and color temperature control

A light fixture includes a housing with a skylight aperture, and one or more louver blades spanning the skylight aperture. When open, the one or more movable louver blades block little of the light passing through the skylight aperture; in intermediate positions, the louver blades block a portion of the light; when closed, the louver blades block most light from passing through the skylight aperture. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/04/17 / #20170127489

Lighting control system for independent adjustment of color and intensity

A lighting control system allows user control of the color features of controllable light fixtures. Controlled color features may include the color, color temperature, tint, or other qualities related to the color of the light. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

05/04/17 / #20170124861

Visible light programming of daylight sensors and other lighting control devices

A lighting control system includes a daylight sensor configured to receive visible light control signals to set or adjust one or more parameters of the daylight sensor including, e.g., a set point (i.e., an acceptable lighting level). The lighting control system also includes a non-transitory computer program product that includes programming instructions that may be downloaded to, e.g., a mobile device and/or may be executed by a processor or like device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/27/17 / #20170118817

Modular light-emitting diode fixtures

A master lighting fixture and a satellite lighting fixture can each include an led board including multiple leds that can emit visible light. A power supply and a led regulator can be connected to the led board in the master lighting fixture to provide power to operate the led board. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/27/17 / #20170116962

Ambient light probe

The examples relate to a method and apparatus to measuring ambient light information that is used in the manipulation or augmentation of an image presented on a display. The apparatus measures ambient light characteristic information from at least one direction in an environment in which the apparatus is located. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/27/17 / #20170114969

Low-profile light fixture integrated with an architectural panel

A lighting unit includes an architectural panel having an overall thickness that is measured between a first surface that is configured to be exposed to light output by the lighting unit and a second surface that is opposite the first surface, and a light fixture embedded in the architectural panel. The light fixture includes a solid state light source, an optic, a power supply and a driver circuit that at least partially embedded in the recess of the panel. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/13/17 / #20170105271

Lighting device and apparatus with multiple applications for processing a common sensed condition

A lighting device or an apparatus for use with a light source has one or more sensors, intelligence in the form of programmed processors and communication capabilities. Each sensor is configured to monitor one or more conditions external to a lighting device not directly related to operational performance of the respective lighting device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/13/17 / #20170104669

Multicast message translation in a network device

Disclosed are various embodiments for translating multicast messages in a network device. The network device obtains a configuration for translating a destination address of a specified type of multicast message to a different destination address. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

04/13/17 / #20170104605

Broadcast message translation in a network device

Disclosed are various embodiments for translating broadcast messages in a network device. The network device obtains a configuration for translating a destination address of a specified type of broadcast message to a different destination address. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/23/17 / #20170086276

Lighting for biomechatronically enhanced organism

Examples of lighting equipment provide services to and on behalf of a biomechatronically enhanced organism and/or a biomechatronic component of the organism. Such services include charging, communications, location-related services, control, optimization, client-server functions and distributed processing functionality. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/23/17 / #20170085391

Lighting element-centric network of networks

A lighting system utilizes intelligent system elements, such as lighting devices, user interfaces for lighting control or the like and possibly sensors. The system also has a data communication network. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/23/17 / #20170082253

Lighting fixtures and methods for grid ceiling systems

A luminaire configured for mounting to a grid ceiling system includes first and second portions. The first portion includes a first housing, one or more first mating elements, and a light engine coupled with the first housing that generates light from electrical power, and is oriented to emit the light away from the first housing. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/16/17 / #20170076677

Enhancement for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/16/17 / #20170075325

Distributed building control system

An example of a building automation system utilizes intelligent system elements, some of which are lighting devices having light sources, and some of which are utility building control and automation elements. Some utility building control and automation elements include a controllable mechanism for use in control of some aspect of the building other than lighting. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/09/17 / #20170070287

Lighting element-centric network of networks

A lighting system utilizes intelligent lighting system elements, such as lighting devices, user interfaces for lighting control or the like and possibly sensors. The system also has a data communication network. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/02/17 / #20170061905

Enhancements for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/02/17 / #20170061904

Enhancements for use of a display in a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, having an enhance display device that is able to generate light sufficient to provide general illumination of a space in which the lighting device is installed and provide an image display. The general illumination is provided by additional light sources and/or improved display components of the enhanced display device.. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/02/17 / #20170059151

Luminaire utilizing display device and associated illumination component(s)

A luminaire includes a display oriented for image output in a first direction and one or more lighting device components oriented for emission of illumination light, for use in a different second direction. The light source may output the illumination light in a second direction or illumination light from the source may be directed into the second direction (e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

03/02/17 / #20170059139

Led luminaire

An led luminaire includes a reflector, a channel, and a printed circuit board (pcb) onto which leds are mounted. Each of the reflector, the channel, and the pcb includes a feature(s) that permit their attachment to each other without the need for separate fasteners and tools. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/16/17 / #20170045209

Adjustable mounting torsion spring receiver assembly for led retrofit

A retrofit assembly for inserting led luminaries into previously recessed lighting fixtures has a horizontal bridge adjustable for various existing opening diameters of ceiling holes. The horizontal bridge carries two vertically adjustable brackets at its opposing ends. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/16/17 / #20170045203

Configurable lighting device using a light source and optical modulator

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device. Such a device, in the examples, includes a light source and an optical modulator and may include a programmable controller. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041071

System and method for communication with a mobile device via a positioning system including rf communication devices and modulated beacon light sources

A light source emits a modulated light, and a radio-frequency transceiver disposed therewith emits a radio-frequency signal. A mobile device may receive either or both signals and determine its position based thereon. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041070

System and method for communication with a mobile device via a positioning system including rf communication devices and modulated beacon light sources

A light source emits a modulated light, and a radio-frequency transceiver disposed therewith emits a radio-frequency signal. A mobile device may receive either or both signals and determine its position based thereon. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/09/17 / #20170035645

System and method to assist users having reduced visual capability utilizing lighting device provided information

A lighting device obtains data related to objects and boundaries in an area in the vicinity of the lighting device, and a user wearable device provides a display (e.g. An augmented reality display based on the data related to the objects and the area boundaries) for a user/wearer. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

02/02/17 / #20170034891

Adaptive optical distribution system

A luminaire may include a plurality of different light engines. Light engines having different light distributions can be included in a single luminaire and a subset of the light engines selectively driven to dynamically change the light distribution of the luminaire. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026119

Auto-discovery of neighbor relationships and lighting installation self-mapping via visual light communication

Networked intelligent lighting devices may utilize visual light communication to perform autonomous neighbor discovery, for example, as part of a map generation process. Individually, each intelligent lighting device within an installation transmits a series of packets via visual light communication for receipt by one or more of the other intelligent lighting devices. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/26/17 / #20170025835

Wall plate system

A wall plate and system for covering an electrical component in an electrical box. The wall plate includes a base plate having a central aperture, and two trim pieces that join at the sides of the base plate to complete the wall plate. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/19/17 / #20170018256

Systems and methods to provide configuration data to a software configurable lighting device

An example of a virtual luminaire store allows a user to select an image or the like for a luminaire appearance and a set of performance parameters related to a virtual luminaire. Based on the user selection, a configuration information file is obtained and transmitted to a software configurable lighting device. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/19/17 / #20170018215

Arrangements for a software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a single software configurable lighting device, installed as a panel, that offers the capability to appear like and emulate a variety of different lighting devices. Emulation includes the appearance of the lighting device as installed in the wall or ceiling, possibly both when lighting and when not lighting, as well as light output distribution, e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/19/17 / #20170018214

Software configurable lighting device

The examples relate to various implementations of a software configurable lighting device, installed as a panel, that offers the capability to appear like and emulate a variety of different lighting devices. Emulation includes the appearance of the lighting device as installed in the wall or ceiling, possibly, both when lighting and when not lighting, as well as light output distribution, e.g. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc

01/05/17 / #20170002998

Optic for a light source

Optics over a light source, such as, but not limited to, an led on a circuit board. The optic does not entirely encapsulate the led but rather includes an inner surface such that an air gap exists between the optic and the led. ... Abl Ip Holding Llc








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