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Electric lamp and discharge devices: systems

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01/22/2015 > 44 patent applications in 27 patent subcategories.

20150022080 - Cathode assembly for use in a radiation generator: A cathode assembly is for use in a radiation generator and includes an ohmically heated cathode, and a support having formed therein a hole and a recess at least partially surrounding the hole. In addition, there is a mount coupled to the support. The mount includes a larger outer frame... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20150022081 - Organic electroluminescent display device having integrated nfc antenna: An organic electroluminescent display device having integrated an NFC antenna (9). The NFC antenna is arranged on a display screen of the organic electroluminescent display device, where the NFC interface is equipped with an output line of the display screen and is connected to a control mainboard of the display... Agent: Truly Semiconductors Ltd.

20150022082 - Dielectric barrier discharge lamps and methods: Electric lamps wherein material inside a bulb is excited using capacitive coupling through the bulb wall to external electrodes, forming plasma which emits light. Methods described include use of light-emitting material including sulfur and/or selenium, and a circuit for driving the external electrodes.... Agent:

20150022085 - Controllable high luminance illumination with moving light-sources: The present invention relates to an illumination device (1) for providing a controllable illumination configuration. The illumination device comprises a light-source unit (2; 20) comprising a plurality of individually controllable solid state light-sources (8); and an optical element (3) arranged to modulate light from the solid state light-sources through a... Agent:

20150022083 - Method for controlling a matrix beam headlamp with adaptive light functions: A method for controlling a matrix beam headlamp (M) with adaptive light functions in which using non-glare lighting and/or targeted lighting of objects (O) with segments (S1-Sn) of the light distribution of the matrix beam headlamp (M). Different switch-on and switch-off boundaries are defined for the individual segments (S1-Sn).... Agent:

20150022084 - Vehicular headlamp: A vehicular headlamp has a light source portion that provides a low beam lighting mode, a high beam lighting mode, and a dimming lighting mode, a light source power supply portion that supplies to the light source portion a lighting current having a current value according to lighting mode, a... Agent:

20150022086 - Plasma processing apparatus, abnormal oscillation determination method and high-frequency generator: Disclosed is a plasma processing apparatus including: a processing container; a plasma generating mechanism including a high-frequency oscillator, and configured to generate plasma within the processing container by using a high frequency wave oscillated by the high-frequency oscillator; an impedance regulator configured to adjust impedance to be applied to the... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited

20150022087 - Method and apparatus for providing supplemental power in a led driver: A DC current driver includes a DC current drive circuit configured to provide a DC supply current and receive a DC return current. A switch is coupled in series with the DC return current, and a supplemental power supply is coupled in parallel with the switch and configured to provide... Agent:

20150022088 - Led array member and thermally decoupled integrated control module assembly: A LAM/ICM assembly comprises an integrated control module (ICM) and an LED array member (LAM). In a first aspect, active circuitry is embedded in the ICM. The circuitry monitors LED operation, controls and supplies power to the LEDs, and communicates information into and out of the assembly. A thermal insulator... Agent: Bridgelux, Inc.

20150022089 - Light-emitting element driving device: Short circuit failures and open circuit failures of light-emitting elements used for the backlight in an LCD panel can be reliably and easily detected. The voltage at the node between each series-connected light-emitting element array and a drive circuit is detected as a monitored voltage. A maximum detector detects the... Agent:

20150022090 - Foldable display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: A foldable display apparatus, a method of manufacturing the same, and a controlling method of the same are disclosed. The foldable display apparatus includes a substrate including a metal thin film and an insulating layer provided on the metal thin film, an organic light-emitting unit formed on the substrate and... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20150022091 - Systems and apparatus for controlling lighting based on combination of inputs: Disclosed are lighting fixtures and lighting systems for controlling lighting based on a combination of inputs. The lighting fixtures may comprise a light source, inputs electrically connectable to sensors for sensing daylight, occupancy and environmental conditions, inputs electrically connectable to a group lighting controller output, a memory, and a lighting... Agent:

20150022092 - Optical sensor: Three light emitting elements and one light receiving element are provided on a surface of a substrate. The light receiving element is disposed within a first triangular region connecting the three light emitting elements. A first rectangle circumscribed around the triangular region is formed. In addition, a second rectangle circumscribed... Agent:

20150022093 - Led light controller and method of controlling led lights: A method controls the light exposure of an individual during a given time period. A control unit is provided for controlling lights. A first sensor is worn by the individual and gathers light exposure data including lighting intensity data and Kelvin temperature data experienced by the individual. Second sensors are... Agent:

20150022094 - Lighting system and method to control a lighting system: An LED lighting system is disclosed, which generally consists of an enclosure, one or more LED modules, one or more transformers, and one or more drivers. A lamp assembly is disclosed, which generally consists of one or more vertically oriented LED chips, thermally conductive shells, and a thermally dissipating means... Agent:

20150022096 - Methods and apparatus for controlling lighting based on combination of inputs: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting control based on a combination of inputs. Local inputs indicative of light levels, occupancy statuses, and environmental conditions near lighting fixtures are received, and group inputs to control the dimming state of lighting fixtures are also received. The group inputs may utilize manipulation... Agent:

20150022095 - Systems and methods for automatically driving art installations using partially complete real-time data: Systems and methods for automatically driving art installations using partially complete real-time data are disclosed. An activation server acquires real-time environment data. The real-time environment data is used by the activation server to generate an estimate of the state of the environment using an environment input model. The estimate of... Agent:

20150022097 - Wavelength sensing lighting system and associated methods: A lighting system includes a light source included in an array of light sources to emit illuminating light, a sensor Included in the array to sense environmental light from an environment, and a controller operatively connected to the sensor and the light source to analyze the environmental light sensed by... Agent: Environmental Light Technologies Corp.

20150022098 - Illumination devices and related systems and methods: Illumination devices and related systems and methods are disclosed that can be used for LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) backlights, LED lamps, or other applications. The illumination devices can include a photo detector, such as a photodiode or an LED or other light detecting device, and one or more LEDs of... Agent:

20150022099 - Touch activated low energy apparatus for illuminating personal portable carrying units: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a touch or close proximity activated low energy illumination apparatus. The illumination apparatus are configured to be positioned within personal portable carrying units such as purses, handbags, backpack, shoulder bags, computer bags, bags for communication devices or other container. The illumination apparatus... Agent:

20150022101 - Led array member and integrated control module assembly with built-in switching converter: A LAM/ICM assembly comprises an integrated control module (ICM) and an LED array member (LAM). The ICM includes interconnect through which power from outside the assembly is received. In a first novel aspect, active circuitry is embedded in the ICM. In one example, the circuitry monitors LED operation, controls and... Agent: Bridgelux, Inc.

20150022100 - Led driving device and control method: The invention is provided with an LED driving device and the control method. The driving device includes power converter, microprocessor and LED circuit. Wherein the power converter includes impulse transformer and switch control circuit. Primary winding at input side of the impulse transformer connects with rectifier filter circuit by the... Agent:

20150022102 - Omni voltage direct current power supply: A battery operated LED lighting apparatus including: a battery outputting a battery voltage; a light emitting diode or array of light emitting diodes; and a power supply including a boost regulating circuit. The power supply being in communication with the battery and the light emitting diodes such that a constant... Agent:

20150022103 - Light emitting diode driving apparatus and light emitting diode driving method: A light emitting diode (LED) driving apparatus and an LED driving method suitable for driving an LED load are provided. The LED driving apparatus includes a driving circuit, a feedback circuit, and a control chip. The driving circuit provides a driving voltage to one terminal of the LED load according... Agent: Beyond Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

20150022104 - Led lighting apparatus having improved flicker performance: Provided is a lighting apparatus using LEDs (light-emitting diodes having improved flicker performance. In general, in a direct-drive LED lighting apparatuses of the related art which use no switching-mode power supply (SMPS), percent flicker (hereinafter referred to as “% F”) is 100%. In contrast, the % F of the LED... Agent:

20150022107 - Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular a led unit: The present invention relates to a driver device (30) for driving a load (32), in particular an LED unit (32) having one or more LEDs, comprising input terminals (45) for receiving an input voltage (V14) from an external power source (12) for powering the load (32), a current path (46)... Agent:

20150022109 - Driving circuit with dimming controller for driving light sources: A driving circuit includes a power converter, a dimming controller and a current path coupled to the dimming controller. The power converter receives input power from a rectifier and provides output power to a light source. A power switch transfers power from an AC power source to the rectifier when... Agent:

20150022108 - Led light source: The invention relates to a dimmable LED light source comprising:—a rectifier having rectifier input terminals for connection to respective output terminals of a phase cut dimmer of the trailing edge type, input terminals of the phase cut dimmer being connected to the mains supply, and having rectifier output terminals,—a first... Agent:

20150022106 - Light-emitting diode driving apparatus and light-emitting diode illumination system using the same: A LED driving apparatus and a LED illumination system using the same are provided. The LED driving apparatus adapted to drive a LED load having at least one power specification includes a driving circuit, an output detecting circuit and an output adjusting circuit. The driving circuit provides an adjustable output... Agent:

20150022105 - Method and apparatus for extending the power output range of a power converter used for a lighting system: A method and system for extending the power output range of a power converter used for a lighting system is disclosed.... Agent: Supertex, Inc.

20150022110 - Controlled operation of a led lighting system at a target output color: A method for operating a LED lighting system has three or more LED emitters of different colors. The method allows finding the optimal drive setting for each LED emitter of the system, taking into account a specific target color. The method involves providing calibration data for each LED emitter at... Agent:

20150022111 - Led device with built-in fast self-test circuit: An LED device with built-in fast self-test circuit includes at least one LED unit, a data shift and latch register, a control unit, at least one multiplexer, and an LED driver unit. The data shift and latch register receives a serial data signal. The control unit receives the serial data... Agent:

20150022112 - Method for operating a circuit configuration with a control and/or regulating means for a light diode field: A method for operating a circuit configuration which includes a power source, a light diode field switched serially with the power source in which the light diode field comprises at least two serial circuits including at least one light diode and a switch, a control and/or regulating means for the... Agent:

20150022113 - Power factor controller based single-stage flyback driver and light-emitting system: Various embodiments relate to a power factor controller based single-stage flyback driver and a light-emitting system. The driver includes a primary-side circuit, a secondary-side circuit, a power factor controller, a current feedback circuit, a voltage feedback circuit, and a feedback signal generation circuit, wherein, in the secondary-side circuit, the output... Agent: Osram Gmbh

20150022116 - Led-based light bulb device: An LED light bulb device including a bulb body, a flex circuit leg, an LED, conversion circuitry and a cap.... Agent:

20150022115 - Lighting module and a corresponding lighting system: Various embodiments relate to a lighting module. The lighting module includes at least one light source, regulating means for regulating the brightness of the light emitted by the at least one light source, and a control unit configured for receiving a brightness control signal, and driving the regulation means as... Agent:

20150022114 - Tubular light-emitting apparatus: Provided is a light-emitting apparatus and a method of operating the same. The light-emitting apparatus includes: a light-emitting module having a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs); a cylindrical cover housing the light-emitting module, and transmitting light emitted from the plurality of LEDs; with a first socket at a first end... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150022117 - Current balancing circuits for light-emitting-diode-based illumination systems: A system including a plurality of switches and a comparator. The plurality of switches is configured to respectively supply a plurality of currents via respective terminals to a plurality of sets of light emitting diodes. The sets of light emitting diodes are configured to respectively output light having wavelengths in... Agent:

20150022120 - Light emitting diode apparatus with over current protection function and system having the same: A switchable constant current constant voltage supply unit outputs a constant current to drive a plurality of light emitting diode apparatuses when voltages of the light emitting diode apparatuses are not greater than a threshold voltage detected by a voltage detection unit. The switchable constant current constant voltage supply unit... Agent: Energy Pro Technology Co., Ltd.

20150022119 - Programmable light emitting diode (led) driver technique based upon a prefix signal: Provided is a light emitting diode (LED) driver. The LED driver includes a microcontroller for setting a level of an output current of the driver. The driver is configured to receive a prefix as an input, the prefix instructing the microcontroller to enter a programming mode. The microcontroller is responsive... Agent:

20150022118 - Programmable light emitting diode (led) driver technique based upon an input voltage signal: Provided is an LED driver including an amplifier configured to receive a negative voltage input signal and produce a positive voltage output signal in response thereto. Also included is a microcontroller configured for sensing a value of the positive voltage output signal. The microcontroller (i) enters a programming mode when... Agent:

20150022121 - Light-emitting control circuit and electronic device using the same: A light-emitting control circuit includes a light-emitting unit, a switch module, a driving unit, a first energy storage unit, and a second energy storage unit. The driving unit outputs a first signal to turn on the switch module, and outputs a second signal to turn off the switch module. The... Agent:

20150022122 - Backlight unit including a power transmitting wire: The present invention relates to a backlight unit. The backlight unit includes a light source unit, a power supply unit, and a power transmitting wire. The light source includes at least one light source. The power supply circuit is configured to supply a power voltage to the light source unit.... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20150022123 - Remote control of light source: A lighting system comprises a set of light sources and a remote control unit. The remote control unit comprises a user interface through which a user may identify an area in an image and a light source. The identified image area is linked with the light source and color information... Agent:

  
01/15/2015 > 29 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.

20150015139 - Microwave plasma processing apparatus and microwave supplying method: A microwave plasma processing apparatus includes a processing space; a microwave generator which generates microwaves for generating a plasma; a distributor which distributes the microwaves to a plurality of waveguides; an antenna installed in a processing container to seal the processing space and to radiate microwaves distributed by the distributor,... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited

20150015140 - Plasma generation device with microstrip resonator: A plasma generation device, a system comprising a plasma generation device, and a method of generating plasma and vacuum UV (VUV) photons are described. In a representative embodiment, plasma generation device, comprises: a substrate having a first surface and a second surface; a resonant ring-shaped structure disposed aver the first... Agent:

20150015141 - Igniter-less power supply for xenon lamps in an accelerated weathering test apparatus: A power supply for use in an accelerated weathering test apparatus can ignite the lamp without using a separate igniter and control both the xenon lamp radiated spectrum and its intensity in order to fully simulate the sun's daily cycle, improve the ultraviolet output, reduce the infrared radiation, and compensate... Agent:

20150015142 - Led light bulb with leds mounted on angled circuit board: An LED light bulb has a lamp base for a lamp socket, a heat sink, and a globe. Within the globe on the heat sink is a printed circuit board having tabs or legs projecting from the circuit board. The tabs or legs have one or more LEDs mounted thereon... Agent: Huizhou Light Engine Limited

20150015143 - Light-emitting-diode-driving device, lighting apparatus for vehicle and vehicle including the same: A light-emitting-diode-driving device includes a control circuit that is configured to perform constant current control with a DC-DC converter so that a value of a current detected by a current detection unit agrees with a prescribed reference current value to be supplied to a light source. The control circuit includes... Agent:

20150015144 - High efficiency ceramic lamp: Embodiments provide a ceramic metal halide (CMH) lamp and methods for making the same that provide or achieve, during lamp operation, a correlated color temperature (CCT) greater than 5000 K, a color rendering index (CRI) of 85 or greater, a lumen maintenance percentage (LM %) greater than 90%, and a... Agent:

20150015145 - Handheld device for controlling settings of a lighting fixture: A handheld device having a communication interface configured to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of lighting fixtures and control circuitry is described. In one embodiment, the circuitry is configured to effect selection of a first lighting fixture in a first group of lighting fixtures via the communication interface; identify the... Agent:

20150015146 - Image display device and control method thereof: An image display device including: a light-emitting unit; a display panel including color filters of a plurality of colors and pixels corresponding to the respective color filters; a sensor which detects light from the light-emitting unit and light incident from outside; an acquisition unit configured to acquire, in a state... Agent:

20150015147 - Illumination devices and related systems and methods: Illumination devices and related systems and methods are disclosed that can be used for LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) backlights, LED lamps, or other applications. The illumination devices can include a photo detector, such as a photodiode or an LED or other light detecting device, and one or more LEDs of... Agent:

20150015148 - Led backlight system and display device: The present invention discloses an LED backlight system and a display device. The LED backlight system includes an LED display module and an LED backlight control circuit. The LED display module includes LED string. The LED backlight control circuit includes a current module, a comparison unit, a control switch unit,... Agent:

20150015149 - Led control method and apparatus: An LED control circuit designed for providing stable voltage to LED loads, which is comprised of a bridge rectifier connected with the power supply, at least one LED branch circuit comprised of LED control units in series connection with a current-regulating element. Each LED control unit is comprised of a... Agent:

20150015153 - Circuit and method for driving led lamp with a dimmer: A driver circuit for an LED (light-emitting diode) lamp includes a transformer having a primary winding and a secondary winding, a dimmer circuit coupled to a power source for varying an input voltage to the primary winding, and an output rectifying circuit coupled to the secondary winding for providing an... Agent:

20150015150 - Light emitting diode (led) lamp replacement driver for linear fluorescent lamps: Provided is a driver circuit including an input port configured for coupling to a ballast and a transformer having a first side coupled to the input port. The driver circuit also includes a rectifier having an input portion coupled to a second side of the transformer and an output portion... Agent:

20150015151 - Lighting circuit and luminaire: A lighting circuit include a connecting section connected to a light source module to thereby form at least a first path and a second path, a power supplying section connected to the connecting section and capable of supplying first direct-current power and second direct-current power to the light source module,... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20150015152 - Lighting driver and housing having internal electromagnetic shielding layer configured for direct connection to circuit ground: An apparatus (200, 300, 400, 500) includes a lighting driver circuit (210, 310, 410, 510) and a housing (220, 420, 520) in which the lighting driver circuit is disposed. The lighting driver circuit is configured to receive an input voltage (10) between a pair of input terminals (305) and in... Agent:

20150015154 - Light-emitting diode light tube driving circuit: A light-emitting diode (LED) light tube driving circuit includes a LED driver and a rectifier unit. The LED driver is configured for receiving an operating voltage to drive at least one LED. The rectifier unit has a first input/output terminal and a second input/output terminal and is electrically coupled to... Agent: Lextar Electronics Corporation

20150015155 - Electronic device for driving light emitting diodes: The present invention relates to an electronic device for driving a light emitting diode, which includes a switch (Ts) being adapted to switch a switch-mode power converter, and controlling means (CNTL) being adapted for controlling the switch (Ts) in response to a sensing value (Vs) indicative of a current of... Agent:

20150015157 - Lcd display, a driving device for driving the lcd display, and a driving method for driving the lcd display: The present invention discloses an LCD display and related driving device and driving method. The driving method includes: obtaining an accumulated working time of the LCD display; obtaining a high reference voltage corresponding to the accumulated working time; utilizing the high reference voltage to drive the LCD display; making a... Agent:

20150015156 - Signal transmission method and related device: A method of operating an electrical power supply device having a primary side and a secondary side is provided. The method includes transmitting with an optocoupler arranged between the primary side and the secondary side a wide band control signal and a numerical information signal. The method further includes transmitting... Agent:

20150015158 - Apparatuses for bleeding current from a transformer of a solid-state light emitting diode: A system configured to provide current to power a solid-state light emitting diode in accordance with a dimming level, wherein the dimming level corresponds to an amount of light provided from the solid-state light emitting diode. The system includes a transformer and a switch. The transformer includes a coil. The... Agent:

20150015160 - Converter device: A converter, for feeding a load via an inductor with a current having a controlled intensity between a maximum and a minimum level, includes a switch to permit or prevent, respectively, current towards said inductor, a first current sensor sensitive to the current flowing through switch when the switch is... Agent:

20150015159 - Led driver capable of regulating power dissipation and led lighting apparatus using same: An LED driver having one end coupled with an LED module and another end coupled to a ground, being capable of generating a duty current and a duty in response to a dropout voltage across the LED driver in a way that, the duty current will increase and the duty... Agent:

20150015161 - Medical light-source device: A medical light-source device for securing a long illumination time required for operations in the medical field, has an LED illumination section including an LED element; a holder to put the LED illumination section on a head of the operator; a battery power supply section that supplies power to the... Agent: Acp Japan Co., Ltd.

20150015162 - Lighting device: A trigger-signal-output part sets a burst time cycle to a time period N (integer of two or more) times as long as a constant first cycle, and outputs a trigger signal M (positive integer of N or less) times during an operation period so as to synchronize it with the... Agent:

20150015163 - Dual-purpose lamp: Disclosed is a dual-purpose lamp, which comprises a power-converting module, a light-emitting module and a control unit. The power-converting module is used for generating a direct current. The light-emitting module is electrically connected with the power-converting module, the light-emitting module comprises an illuminative light-emitting body and a scenario light-emitting body,... Agent: Gunitech Corp.

20150015164 - Light-emitting diode lighting device having multiple driving stages: An LED lighting device includes multiple driving stages. A first driving stage includes a first luminescent device driven by a first current, a second luminescent device driven by a second current, a path-controller for conducting a third current, a first current controller for regulating the first current, and a second... Agent: Iml International

20150015165 - Methods and apparatus for configuration of control devices: Methods and apparatus for configuration of a physical control panel (120). In some embodiments at least one property (128) of a physical control panel (120) is detected at a mobile device (150); a plurality of events (122, 124, 126) that can be generated by the physical control panel (120) are... Agent:

20150015166 - Field emission cathode and field emission light using the same: A field emission cathode comprises at least one electron emitting parcel, and at least one ion absorbing parcel each being electrically connected with each of the at least one electron emitting parcel. The electron emitting parcel includes a first substrate and a nano emission component disposed on the first substrate... Agent:

20150015167 - Self-shielded vertical proton-linear accelerator for proton-therapy: A linear proton accelerator includes a plurality of accelerator components arranged after one another, and a proton source and a plurality of accelerating units. The accelerator further includes a reticular support structure for supporting the accelerator components. The support structure is shaped as a prism with a polygonal cross-section, and... Agent:

  
01/08/2015 > 27 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.

20150008822 - Variably controlled lighting mechanism for feeders: A variably controlled lighting mechanism, sometimes referenced as a hog light, may be attached to the underside of a feeder and used in non-daylight hours to provide selective illumination through more than one color of LED light that may be inset within the hog light. A wireless remote may include... Agent:

20150008823 - Apparatus and method for controlling taillight of vehicle, capable of brightness control and visible light wireless communication: An apparatus and method for controlling the taillight of a vehicle are disclosed. The apparatus includes a visible light wireless communication data generation unit, a brightness control unit, a variable pulse position modulation (VPPM) signal generation unit, and a light source. The visible light wireless communication data generation unit generates... Agent:

20150008824 - Led wattage reduction system for fluorescent light system: A system to reduce power consumption in a lighting fixture having one or more lamps is provided. The device includes a relay control module, a load control sensor, and a secondary light source. In certain embodiments, the invention includes a power supply to power the secondary light source. In a... Agent:

20150008825 - Microplasma jet devices, arrays, medical devices and methods: Preferred embodiments of the present invention include microplasma jet devices and arrays in various materials, and low temperature microplasma jet devices and arrays. These include preferred embodiment single microplasma jet devices and arrays of devices formed in monolithic polymer blocks with elongated microcavities. The arrays can be densely packed, for... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Iilinois

20150008826 - Ceiling lamp adopting non-separating driver circuit: A ceiling lamp adopting a non-separating driver circuit includes a conversion module and a control module. The conversion module converts an input voltage into an operating voltage to drive the LEDs and forming a driving current, and the control module monitors the operating voltage and the driving current to adjust... Agent: Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd.

20150008828 - Handheld device for merging groups of lighting fixtures: A handheld device for merging groups of lighting fixtures is disclosed. The handheld device includes a communication interface configured to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of lighting fixtures and control circuitry. In one embodiment, the control circuitry is configured to effect selection of a first lighting fixture or a first... Agent:

20150008827 - Handheld device that is capable of interacting with a lighting fixture: A handheld device having a light source, a communication interface, and control circuitry that is capable of interacting with a lighting fixture.... Agent:

20150008831 - Enhanced lighting fixture: A lighting fixture having a light source, a light sensor, a communication interface, and circuitry is described. In addition to controlling the light source, the circuitry is adapted to monitor for a light signal provided from a handheld device via the light sensor; upon receiving the light signal, measure a... Agent:

20150008830 - Lighting fixture control systems and methods: A lighting fixture system for lamps includes one or more lamps and one or more ballasts configured to provide controlled power to the one or more lamps. The lighting fixture further includes a controller wired to the lighting fixture. The controller includes one or more relays configured to turn power... Agent:

20150008829 - Systems and methods for providing high-mast lighting: Systems and methods of providing illumination may be provided in accordance with the invention. A lighting unit may be provided comprising a plurality of light sources, each light source of the plurality being at least partially surrounded by an optical element, and a support assembly configured to support the light... Agent:

20150008832 - Led light strings with remote controlling device for growing plants: A LED lighting apparatus for growing plants includes a remote controlling device for sending wireless signals; and at least one lighting device each including a receiver and transmitter for receiving the wireless signals sent from the remote controlling device, a first power source electrically connected to the receiver and transmitter... Agent:

20150008833 - Lighting control module: A lighting control module provides an enclosure for a circuit board, with the circuit board being mounted to and grounded to the enclosure. A primary power system is provided to receive and transmit voltage to lighting circuits, utilizing a terminal bus bar, a main switch, a voltage selection switch, and... Agent:

20150008834 - Lossless forward voltage matching network for led drivers: A lossless LED forward voltage matching network connected between an AC source and a driver of an LED array, where the LED array is series connected and sequentially activates as the output voltage of the LED driver exceeds the respective forward voltages of the LED arrays. The matching network reduces... Agent: Huizhou Light Engine Limited

20150008836 - Led fluorescent lamp driving device driven by being connected to lamp stabilizer and led fluorescent lamp having the driving device installed therein: Recently, there has been a growing emphasis on the importance of green industries for reducing energy consumption. As part of the reduction in energy consumption, LED lamps have been widely distributed and used, but conventional fluorescent lamps made of glass tubes have not been actively replaced with LED fluorescent lamps... Agent:

20150008835 - Light-emitting device, and light source for lighting and lighting apparatus using the same: A light-emitting device includes a first light-emitting element and a second light-emitting element. The first light-emitting element has a first LED, and emits a first spectrum. The second light-emitting element has a second LED and a constant voltage element connected in series, and emits a second spectrum different from the... Agent:

20150008837 - Driver circuit for light-emitting diodes: In one embodiment, a driver circuit for light-emitting diodes has a first DC/DC converter (DCDC1) with an input (IN) for feeding a supply voltage (VBAT) and with a first output (OUT), a second DC/DC converter (DCDC2), which is coupled on the output side to the first output (OUT) and is... Agent:

20150008838 - Method for operating an ignition device for an internal combustion engine: An ignition device for an internal combustion engine has an ignition coil disposed as a transformer, a spark plug connected to the secondary winding of the ignition coil, an actuatable switching element connected in series with the primary winding of the ignition coil, and a control unit connected to the... Agent: Continental Automotive Gmbh

20150008839 - Led backlight driving circuit, lcd device, and method for driving the led backlight driving circuit: A light emitting diode (LED) backlight driving circuit includes a power supply, an LED lightbar coupled to the power supply, and a constant current driving chip coupled to a control end of the power supply and coupled to a cathode of the LED lightbar. The constant current driving chip includes... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20150008840 - Method for generating a running light effect on an optical wave guide structure and optical wave guide structure: The invention relates to an optical wave guide structure (1) comprising at least one optical wave guide (2, 2′; 11, 12) and at least two light input positions (A . . . E), each of which is associated with a light source (3, 3′; 4, 4′, 4″; 22a . .... Agent:

20150008841 - Sensing circuit for external compensation, sensing method thereof and display apparatus: A sensing circuit for external compensation, a sensing method thereof and a display apparatus, the sensing circuit for external compensation comprises a differential amplifier (9), a first capacitor (4), a second capacitor (8) and an output voltage controlling circuit (10) for the first capacitor; a negative input terminal of the... Agent:

20150008842 - Led-based lighting control network communication: An LED based illumination device includes a receiver and a transmitter for communications adhering to a lighting control communications protocol and a high speed communications protocol. The LED based illumination device may be part of a lighting control network, wherein the data transmission rate of the high speed communications protocol... Agent:

20150008844 - Lighting power supply: Lighting power supply system (1) including a mains input converter (11) operable to provide power, a controller (17) operable to control at least one element of the lighting system, a controller bus (26) and a controller interface (25) operable to provide control signals from the bus to the lighting system.... Agent: Tridonic Uk Ltd

20150008843 - Systems and methods for power management in a beacon: A method for power management in a beacon includes determining a program density of a signaling program; determining an initial driving voltage using the program density; determining a current setting for an emitter using the initial driving voltage; adjusting the initial driving voltage to a start-up voltage; executing the signaling... Agent: Cejay Engineering, LLC

20150008845 - Lighting system and method of controlling the same: A lighting system according to the embodiment includes a lighting device; and a graphic user interface displayed on a touch screen of a lighting control device to control the lighting device. The graphic user interface includes a first region to display a map for an installation space of the lighting... Agent:

20150008847 - Camera flash systems and methods for adjusting flash exposure power: Camera flash systems and methods for data transmission between cameras and flash devices remote to the camera for remotely adjusting flash exposure power of the flash devices are disclosed. The camera flash systems include a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter receives camera output data from a camera that includes... Agent: Eternal Fortune (hk) Limited

20150008848 - Color-temperature-tunable device: A method of operating a color-temperature-tunable device is described. The method drives a first light emitting diode (LED) chip with a first driving current from a first power source. The first LED chip is configured to emit a first light having a first peak wavelength. The method also drives a... Agent:

20150008846 - Integrated wireless and wired light control system: A light control system includes a wired control device, a wireless control device, a communication module, and light devices. The wired control device includes a first user interface and a first wired communication protocol interface. The wireless control device includes a second user interface and a first wireless communication protocol... Agent: Lextar Electronics Corporation

  
01/01/2015 > 39 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories.

20150002015 - Headlight control device: A headlight control device automatically switches a light distribution pattern of a headlight for illumination ahead of a vehicle. The headlight control device including an imager that sequentially takes images of a view ahead of the vehicle in a predetermined frame rate, an another-vehicle recognizer that recognizes a light source... Agent: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20150002014 - Method for controlling a headlamp: A method is disclosed for controlling a headlight in a motor vehicle. The method includes providing a headlight configured to emit a light distribution in a selectively controlled manner, and controlling the headlight to generate a dynamic wave effect in at least one sub-region in front of the vehicle within... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20150002016 - Variable energy lamp control circuit and variable energy lamp control panel: The present disclosure provides a variable energy lamp control circuit, including a power supply management circuit, an alternating current detection and high-frequency signal transmission circuit, a manual switch, a high-frequency signal receiving circuit, a delay circuit working power input control circuit, a work delay circuit, an alternating current sensing circuit,... Agent: Shenzhen Hongguangcheng Industry Co., Ltd.

20150002018 - Controlling ion energy within a plasma chamber: Systems and methods controlling ion energy within a plasma chamber are described. One of the systems includes an upper electrode coupled to a sinusoidal RF generator for receiving a sinusoidal signal and a nonsinusoidal RF generator for generating a nonsinusoidal signal. The system further includes a power amplifier coupled to... Agent:

20150002017 - Gas diffuser unit, process chamber and wafer processing method: A gas diffuser unit for a process chamber includes at least one controllable diffuser, a power source, and a controller. The at least one controllable diffuser is configured to generate controllable forces acting in various directions on a gaseous material in a flow of the gaseous material introduced into the... Agent:

20150002019 - Isolation of microwave sources through bellows: A bellows which forms a flexible coupling between the lid of a processing chamber and an antenna feed through. One embodiment provides an apparatus comprising a chamber body having a chamber lid, a feed through extending through the chamber lid, an antenna coupled to and extending through the feed through... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20150002021 - Plasma source and methods for depositing thin film coatings using plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition: The present invention provides novel plasma sources useful in the thin film coating arts and methods of using the same. More specifically, the present invention provides novel linear and two dimensional plasma sources that produce linear and two dimensional plasmas, respectively, that are useful for plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. The... Agent: Agc Glass Europe S.a.

20150002020 - Rf/vhf impedance matching, 4 quadrant, dual directional coupler with vrms/irms responding detector circuitry: A physical vapor deposition system may include an RF generator configured to transmit an AC process signal to a physical vapor deposition chamber via an RF matching network. A detector circuit may be configured to sense the AC process signal and output a DC magnitude error signal and a DC... Agent: Comet Technologies Usa, Inc.

20150002022 - Trailing-edge-phase-controlled light modulating circuit: A single-pole (two-wire system) phase-controlled trailing-edge light-modulating circuit comprises a full-bridge rectification circuit, a power supply circuit, a light-modulating control circuit, and a voltage detection circuit. The light-modulating control circuit utilizes a CMOS chip and controls a field effect transistor by detecting specific voltage level to perform a trailing-edge phase... Agent:

20150002023 - Using an led die to measure temperature inside silicone that encapsulates an led array: A light-emitting diode (LED) device includes first and second LED dies with the same structure and that are both encapsulated by the same silicone layer. The first LED is supplied with sufficient drive current to illuminate the LED. Control circuitry supplies the second LED with a constant current, determines the... Agent:

20150002024 - Illumination device and fixture: Technologies are described herein for an illumination device and a corresponding fixture device. The illumination device includes a luminary module for the emission of light and an identification circuit containing identifying data, while the fixture device includes a driver module for supplying power to the illumination device and a controller... Agent:

20150002025 - Lighting assembly, apparatus and associated method for maintaining light intensities: In accordance with one embodiment, a lighting assembly is provided. The lighting assembly includes a first light unit configured to operate at a first duty cycle and a second light unit configured to operate at a second duty cycle. The second duty cycle is less than the first duty cycle,... Agent:

20150002026 - Method for detecting and controlling coded light sources: The present invention relates to a light source control method using a light detector (100) comprising an image sensor (104), a display (106), a user interface (114), and a decoder (103), the light source control method comprising: performing a capturing sequence, comprising capturing an image of a set of light... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20150002027 - Multi-function lighting system: A multi-function lighting system is provided. A design of multiplex configuration of a multi-diode lighting module and a design of optical time domain modulation of an electric controlling system are applied to a lighting system which senses environmental conditions to automatically or artificially change a color, a light intensity and... Agent:

20150002028 - Two-level led security light with motion sensor: A two-level LED security light includes a power supply unit, a motion sensing unit, a time setting unit, a loading and power control unit, an external control unit, and a lighting-emitting unit. The LED security light is turned on at dusk for generating a first level illumination and turned off... Agent:

20150002029 - Lighting system: A lighting system includes a lighting unit, a first detecting unit, and a control unit. The lighting unit lights a work plane on which a user performs work. The first detecting unit detects the brightness of an object plane in a predetermined range present in a predetermined direction from the... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20150002030 - Fipel panel light bulb with tunable color: A lighting device for use in creating light, e.g., for replacing a light bulb. The device is in a bulb shaped housing, having an element emitting light. That element can be a FIPEL element. The device has a signal generator, outputting a signal having a frequency. The element has a... Agent:

20150002031 - Multi-mode photo-controlled light with timer circuit: A photo-controlled light includes an electrical power input port configured to receive electrical power, a light emitting unit that is connected to the electrical power input port and a photosensitive timer module that connects the light emitting unit to the electrical power input port. The photosensitive timer module includes a... Agent: Cnl Lighting Corporation

20150002032 - Led converter with adaptive pfc and resonant converter: The invention provides an LED converter for operating a load comprising at least one LED series with at least one LED, preferably with multiple LEDs, wherein the LED converter on the primary side comprises a resonant converter supplied with a direct current voltage. Said converter has a half-bridge constructed of... Agent: Tridonic Gmbh & Co Kg

20150002033 - Driving device for illuminating device, illuminating device and luminaire, driving device having distributed inductance: A driving device for an illuminating device may include a plurality of sub illuminating units. The driving device may include a plurality of sub driving modules in series connected to an input voltage source to distributively store energy from the input voltage source. Each of the sub driving modules is... Agent:

20150002034 - Semiconductor light emitting devices having selectable and/or adjustable color points and related methods: Semiconductor light emitting devices are provided that include a first string of light emitting diodes (“LED”) that emit unsaturated light having a color point that is within at least eight MacAdam ellipses of one or more points within a first blue-shifted-yellow region on the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram, a second... Agent:

20150002035 - Direct drive led driver and offline charge pump and method therefor: In a second embodiment an offline charge pump utilizes a switching matrix to recombine capacitors in accordance with the voltage on the AC half wave and then in accordance with a desired output voltage to feed a load, such that said recombinations occur at a frequency much higher than the... Agent:

20150002038 - Driver circuit and driving method for led lighting device: Driver circuit and driving method for an LED lighting device are provided. The driver circuit includes an AC power supply, a dimmer, a transformer, and/or a dimming control circuit. The dimming control circuit includes a filtering unit, a rectifying unit, a boost converter unit, a control-signal conversion unit, and/or a... Agent:

20150002037 - Light emitting diode driving apparatus: There is provided a light emitting diode driving apparatus charging and discharging a valley fill power by comparing a voltage level of rectified power with a preset reference voltage. The light emitting diode driving apparatus includes a rectifying unit rectifying input AC power, a charging and discharging unit comparing a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002036 - Triac dimmable led driver circuit: A TRIAC dimmable light-emitting diode (LED) driver circuit is disclosed, compromising: An alternating-current (AC) voltage connected to a rectifier bridge; An LED load, which is connected to an inductor or a transformer, a power MOS transistor, a low voltage MOS transistor and a current sensing resistor. The LED driver also... Agent: Shanghai Bright Power Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20150002040 - Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular a led unit comprising one or more leds: The present invention relates to a driver device (60) for driving a load (12), in particular an LED unit comprising one or more LEDs, said driver device comprising input terminals (28, 30) for receiving an input voltage (V12) from an external power supply (16), output terminals for providing an output... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20150002039 - Hybrid constant current led lamp: The present invention relates to a hybrid constant current LED lamp. The LED lamp includes a rectifier unit, a filter circuit, a switching mode power supply, at least one main LED and a subsidiary LED. The main LED is electrically connected in series to the output terminal of the rectifier... Agent:

20150002041 - Voltage control circuit for dimmer and dimming method using the same: Disclosed herein is a voltage control circuit for a dimmer and a dimming method. In accordance with an embodiment, the dimming method using a voltage control circuit for a dimmer includes the steps of determining whether a current voltage value input to a constant dimming range maintainer is equal to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002042 - Power supply apparatus: There is provided a power supply apparatus supplying a power to an electronic device, especially, a light emitting diode, capable of stably supplying power to different loads with simple circuit configuration, and maintaining the balance of the current supplied to light emitting diodes.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002043 - Power supply apparatus and control circuit thereof: There are provided a power supply apparatus switching a power input to a primary side to supply the power to a predetermined load connected to a secondary side electrically insulated from the primary side and a control circuit thereof, the control circuit generating a predetermined PWM signal to apply the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002044 - Power supply device and control circuit thereof: There are provided a power supply device switching power input to a primary side to supply the power to a predetermined load connected to a secondary side electrically insulated from the primary side and a control circuit thereof. The control circuit generates a predetermined PWM signal to apply the PWM... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002045 - Light emitting diode driving apparatus and light emitting diode lighting apparatus: There are provided a light emitting diode driving apparatus and a light emitting diode lighting apparatus capable of absorbing a noise current generated according to power of a phase control of a dimmer. The light emitting diode lighting apparatus includes: a dimmer controlling a phase of an alternating current (AC)... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002046 - User interface using sounds to control a lighting system: A user interface, a method, and a computer program product are provided for enabling a user to voice control over at least one setting of an apparatus such as a lighting system. The user interface determines a characteristic of an audio signal converted from vocal input of a user. A... Agent:

20150002047 - Led lighting apparatus, control system, and configuration method: Apparatus and control systems for LED lighting, and methods for configuring the control systems are provided. An LED lighting apparatus includes: a primary LED lighting device containing a WiFi module and a Zigbee module; and at least one secondary LED lighting device containing a Zigbee module. An LED lighting control... Agent: Zhejiang Shenghui Lighting Co., Ltd

20150002051 - Converter device: A converter, for feeding a load via an inductor, includes a switch to permit or prevent the feeding of current towards inductor, and a current sensor with a resistor coupled to the converter output, adapted to sense the current through said inductor when switch is off. A further switch is... Agent: Osram Gmbh

20150002048 - Intensity control of leds interfacing three-way sockets: A light-emitting diode (LED) lighting fixture is configured to interface a three-way socket and provide three levels of output light intensity. A detection unit determines whether one or both input voltages lines of the three-way socket are active and provides a control signal to an LED controller indicating which input... Agent:

20150002049 - Light emitting diode driver with linearly controlled driving circuit: A driver circuit for a lighting apparatus includes a current regulator configured to supply a load current to a load, and a control circuit coupled to the current regulator and configured to receive a dimming control signal and to linearly vary an amplitude of the load current in response to... Agent:

20150002050 - Light emitting diode power supply apparatus: There is provided a light emitting diode power supply apparatus capable of limiting a rise in a voltage level of a power supplied to a light emitting diode even in the case in which driving of the light emitting diode is stopped for a long period of time. The light... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20150002052 - Automatic input impedence control: The present disclosure is directed to an input impedance control circuit. In one embodiment, the automatic input impedance control circuit includes a circuit controller that comprises a module for calculating an impedance and a control logic module, wherein the control logic module provides a current enable signal and a current... Agent:

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