AYI Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc.
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GRANT
Utility
Modular lighting application
23 Jun 20
A modular system includes an LED driver, including a switched mode power converter configured to output a supply current and a first control unit configured to control a switch of the switched mode power converter, and a light engine, including an LED assembly configured to receive the supply current, the LED assembly including a plurality of LEDs and one or more switches arranged in series or in parallel with one or more LEDs of the plurality of LEDs, and a second control unit configured to control the one or more switches of the LED assembly.
Marc Saes, Tijs Versteegde, Stephen Haight Lydecker
Filed: 13 Mar 17
GRANT
Utility
Power converter for led fixture
19 May 20
Marc Saes, Willem Johannes Maria Verbeek
Filed: 8 Dec 16
GRANT
Utility
Method for changing the identification code of a light source in visible light communication systems
19 Nov 19
The invention relates to a method for changing the identification code of a light source in a visible light communication system, which visible light communication system comprises the light source, a driver system to drive the light source, and a server that is not able to communicate directly with the driver system, and which method makes use of a first mobile device comprising an image sensor, a processing unit, a network adapter, and a transmitter, wherein the processing unit is configured to process an output of the image sensor, wherein the processing unit is configured to communicate with the server via the network adapter, and wherein the processing unit is configured to send signals to the driver system using the transmitter, said method comprising the following steps: a. receiving a signal from the server by the network adapter of the first mobile device, said signal comprising a command to change the identification code of the light source from a first ID code to a second ID code; and b. transmitting, by the transmitter of the first mobile device, a signal to the driver system, said signal comprising a command to change the identification code of the light source to a second ID code.
Marc Saes, Stephen Haight Lydecker
Filed: 3 May 16
APP
Utility
Light Source Power Supply
7 Nov 19
Xiaohong CHEN
Filed: 20 Dec 17
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