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BACKLIGHT MODULE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a backlight module, a display device and a method for manufacturing the display device. The backlight module includes: a backlight module body and a conductive light-shielding adhesive for bonding the backlight module body and a display panel, the backlight module body is provided with a connecting wire for electrically connecting to the display panel circuit board arranged on the display panel, the display panel circuit board is provided with a ground terminal. According to the present invention, static electricity on the display panel may flow to the ground terminal through the conductive light-shielding adhesive, the backlight module body and the display panel circuit board, by providing the conductive light-shielding adhesive and the connecting wire on the backlight module, such that the effects of increasing the static electricity protection capability to the backlight module and the life of the display panel are achieved.



Quickly Charger has USB Charging-Ports for Desktop Power Station or Lighting Device

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Quickly USB Charging ports for power station or lighting related device has plurality of or combination of outlet or USB-hubs or digital-data delivery assembly, wireless device or adaptor or Video or audio or other electric device's receiving-port(s) has USB charging-ports which meet 2007 released specification has minimum 1.0 Amp to 5 Amp at DC 5 Volt range to safety and no overheat charging capacity to quickly charge DC current into energy-storage unit or assembly inside the other electric or digital product(s) and, optionally, additional outlet-units, to supply AC current to other electric or digital devices including smart phone, computer, communication, consumer electric products, people cosmetic kits or tools or others equipment. The USB-unit(s) or USB-Module(s) or Outlet-unit(s) fit within or install on anywhere of the device's housing including anywhere of the base, housing, walls. The said USB charging-port(s) only has charging function no any data transmit and only have one input power source not more than one and charging capacity minimum 1.0 Amp up for quickly charge from USB-Charging-ports by 2 male USB-plugs' USB-wire to the device's female USB-ports. The AC outlets for hair drier up to 1,850 Watt or 1,650 Watt or others watt. The said AC outlets has optional surge protection, leakage circuit, overheat circuit and device has add functions. Device has 2nd or more circuit-inside to get enough current for other function besides USB Charging-ports which need big Amperange for Plurality of LEDs for different color, Other light source, IP Cam and related IR photo diode, wireless communication, APP, Remote contontroller, motion sensor, Dimmer, PIR sensor, Motion sensors.



OPTICAL COMPONENT AND ITS METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND ITS MEHTOD OF MANUFACTURE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An optical component includes a support member having a through-hole, a second light-transmissive member disposed inside the through-hole, and having a light incidence face, a light emission face, and an outer peripheral side surface, and at least one functional film selected from a group consisting of a short pass filter, a long pass filter, and a heat dissipation member and disposed on a surface of the second light-transmissive member.



SMARTPHONE / TABLET STAND

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A mounting stand for a portable electronic device that includes: a base; a pedestal at one end of a top surface of the base; an arm extending from the pedestal; a cradle at a distal end of the arm; and a audio speaker on the top surface of the base abutting the pedestal. Preferably, the base is rectangular in shape and includes a LED light surrounding the perimeter of the base. In one particular embodiment, the cradle includes side supports, a bottom support and a back support. Preferably the arm is flexible allowing rotation of the cradle. The speaker connects to a portable electronic device, where the portable electronic device includes a smartphone or a tablet.



LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND PROJECTOR

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

In a light emitting device, a ridge section has first and second tapered sections respectively increasing in width from a center position toward first and second light exiting surfaces, and a connection area has third and fourth tapered sections respectively increasing in width from the center position toward the first and second light exiting surfaces. The outer edge angle of the connection area that specifies the third tapered section's width relative to the center line of an optical waveguide is greater than the outer edge angle of the ridge section that specifies the first tapered section's width relative to the center line. The outer edge angle of the connection area that specifies the fourth tapered section's width relative to the center line is greater than the outer edge angle of the ridge section that specifies the second tapered section's width relative to the center line.



BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING BACKLIGHT UNIT

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A backlight unit including a frame including a bottom and a sidewall extending from the bottom; at least one substrate located on the frame, and a plurality of light sources mounted on the at least one substrate; and a reflecting sheet located on the at least one substrate. The reflecting sheet comprises a first sheet part located on the bottom, the first sheet part including a plurality of holes corresponding to the plurality of the light sources; and a second sheet part extended from the first sheet part, the second sheet part including a horizontal dot area located along a long side of the reflecting sheet and a vertical dot area located along a short side of the reflecting sheet, and at least one of the horizontal dot area and the vertical dot area comprising first areas and second areas. In addition, the first areas correspond to outermost holes among the plurality of holes, and the second areas are located between the first areas, the first areas and the second areas include a plurality of dot areas, each of the dot areas includes a plurality of dots, a density of dots included in one of the plurality of dot areas is different from a density of dots included in another of the plurality of dot areas in the first area, a density of dots included in one of the plurality of dot areas is different from a density of dots included in another of the plurality of dot areas in the second area, the first and second areas comprise first dot areas, the first dot areas are positioned at the same distance between a first distance and a second distance from a line, the line being an imaginary line connecting the outermost holes along at least one of the long side and the short side of the reflecting sheet, and a density of dots included in the first dot area of the first area is different from a density of dots included in the first dot area of the second area.



PHOSPHOR WHEEL AND WAVELENGTH CONVERTING DEVICE APPLYING THE SAME

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A phosphor wheel includes a first optical unit, a second optical unit, and a clamping component. The first optical unit includes a substrate and an optical layer. The optical layer is disposed on the substrate. The second optical unit is stacked on the optical layer, in which the optical layer is configured to at least reflect light beams propagated from the second optical unit. The second optical unit includes a transparent substrate and a phosphor layer. The phosphor layer is disposed on the transparent substrate. The first optical unit and the second optical unit are fixed by the clamping component.



Illumination device for Magnifier

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An illumination device for a magnifier contains: a body, a light emitting assembly, a battery assembly, an electricity conducting sleeve, a cover, and an electric disc. The light emitting assembly includes plural LED elements, each having a first electricity contact point and a second electricity contact point. The battery assembly includes a first electrode connecting with the first electricity contact point of the light emitting assembly and includes a second electrode. The electricity conducting sleeve fits with the body and is electrically connected with the second electrode, and the electricity conducting sleeve includes a rib extending out of the body. The cover is joined with the body, and the electric disc includes a first electric transmitting portion for contacting with the second electrode and includes plural second electric transmitting portions arranged around the first electric transmitting portion to contact with the rib of the electricity conducting sleeve.



Wall Wash Luminaire With Light Guide and Optical Element Therefore

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light shaping article includes a solid optic having a cross-sectional profile including an input interface; a convex output surface opposite the input interface; a concave first side surface extending between the input interface and the convex output surface; and a second side surface opposite the concave first side surface extending from between input interface to the convex output surface. The concave first side surface and the convex output surface are configured such that, when the solid optic receives input light having an input angular range in a plane of the cross-sectional profile, the solid optic guides the light to and emits the light from the output surface in an output angular range in the plane. A prevalent propagation direction of output light in the output angular range is tilted toward the second side surface relative to a prevalent propagation direction of input light in the input angular range.



LIGHT BAR FOR BACK LIGHT UNIT CONTAINING RESISTANCE MODULATED LED STRINGS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light bar includes a plurality of first color light emitting LEDs including a first subset of first color light emitting LEDs and a second subset of first color light emitting LEDs, a plurality of second color light emitting LEDs, where the second color is different from the first color, and a plurality of third color light emitting LEDs, where the third color is different from the first and the second colors. The second subset of first color light emitting LEDs are electrically connected in series with a larger electrical load than the first subset of first color light emitting LEDs. This light bar electrical configuration allows compensation and correction for locations on the light guide plate used in back light units where imperfect mixing of the 3 primary colors provided by the individual LED emitters on the light bar occurs.



CURVED BACKLIGHT UNIT AND CURVED DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A curved backlight unit is provided. The backlight unit includes a curved light guide plate having a curvature, a first light source configured to provide a first illumination light to a first surface of the curved light guide plate, an array of a plurality of different grating elements disposed on a second surface of the curved light guide plate and configured to allow the first illumination light to exit the curved light guide plate from the second surface, and a second light source configured to provide a second illumination light to a third surface facing the second surface of the curved light guide plate. The curved light guide plate includes a first area configured to allow the second illumination light to exist at a first intensity and a second area configured to allow the second illumination light to exist at a second intensity that is less than the first intensity



Light Guide Plate and Optical Display with Backlighting

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light guide plate for guiding of visible light for the backlighting of a liquid crystal display is provided. The light guide plate has two parallel lateral faces and at least one edge face, which serves preferably as a light input face. The light guide plate is a glass that contains B2O3 and SiO2 as components, wherein the total content of B2O3 and SiO2 is at least 70 weight percent and the B2O3 content is greater than 10%. The total content of metal oxide of divalent metals in the composition of the glass is less than 3 weight percent. Al2O3 is contained between 1 weight percent and 5 weight percent in the composition.



LIGHT-EMITTING SIGNBOARD

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light-emitting signboard includes a light guide plate having a light-emitting region on a front surface thereof and a plurality of light diffusing portions located in the light-emitting region and configured to refract and diffuse light, and a light source configured to emit light into the light guide plate through one peripheral edge thereof. The total surface area of the light diffusing portions is larger than or equal to one half of the surface area of the light-emitting region, and, the density of the light-emitting regions in the light diffusing portion at the area adjacent to the light source is smaller than the density of the light-emitting regions at the area far from the light source.



BACKLIGHT MODULE AND LIGHT GUIDE PLATE THEREOF

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A backlight module includes a light source unit for providing light, a light guide plate including a plate body having a light entrance surface and extending along an X-Y plane and at least one opening in the plate body and extending along a Z axis, and an optical layer on one side of the light guide plate. The light enters the light guide plate from the light entrance surface and travels substantially along the X-Y plane. A cross section of the opening on the X-Y plane is a taper shape with a base region and a cone shape region extending from one side of the base region. The cone shape region is disposed between the light source unit and the base region. The optical layer has a through hole aligned and communicating with the base region. A projection of the cone shape region along the Z axis on the optical layer is at least partially outside the through hole.



SUBSTRATE FILM FOR OPTICLA SHEET, OPTICAL SHEET AND BACKLIGHT UNIT

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An object of the present invention is to provide a substrate film for an optical sheet, an optical sheet and a backlight unit capable of markedly enhancing utilization efficiency of rays of light and improving luminance. The present invention is characterized by being a substrate film for an optical sheet which is a made of a transparent resin and which is formed into a rectangular shape, which substrate film for the optical sheet having an optical anisotropy, and having an absolute value of the angle of the crystal orientation with respect to the short side orientation being π/16 or greater and 3π/16 or less. The crystal orientation preferably follows the phase advancing axial orientation. The substrate film for the optical sheet has a retardation value such that average intensity of transmitted beam IA becomes equal to or greater than 0.75 so as to be capable of converting polarization orientation of outgoing rays of light of the optical waveguide plate or the like to the transmission axial orientation of the polarizing plate or the like. The retardation value is preferably 140 nm or greater and 390 nm or less. The transparent resin is preferably polyethylene terephthalate or polycarbonate. The optical sheet of the present invention has the substrate film for the optical sheet, and an optical layer.



Display Device

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A display device includes a lower substrate, a light source, a polarized light activation layer, an inner polarizer layer, a light modulation layer, and an upper substrate. The lower substrate has a light entrance side, and a bottom surface and a top surface opposite to each other. The light source generates light entering the lower substrate through the light entrance side. The light entering into the lower substrate at least partially passes through the bottom surface to enter and excite the polarized light activation layer into generating a plurality of polarized color lights of different colors. The polarized color lights have their polarization levels increased by the inner polarizer layer before reaching the light modulation layer.



ILLUMINATION MODULE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Provided is an illumination module capable of preventing a light exit surface from being darker along peripheral edge portions as though having borders. An illumination module (1) includes: a light guiding plate (20), which has an end surface (21) and a first principal surface (23); a light source (30) configured to emit light that enters the end surface (21); and a diffusion plate (50), which has alight incident surface (55) and a light exit surface (56). The diffusion plate (50) includes a protruding part (51), which protrudes toward the light guiding plate (20) side and the light source (30), which is positioned so as to face a peripheral edge portion (26) on the end surface (21) side of the light guiding plate (20), and which has a light incident surface (52) into which light exiting the peripheral edge portion (26) enters.



Light Guide Illumination Device With Light Divergence Modifier

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An illumination device includes a light-emitting element (LEEs); a light guide extending in a forward direction from a first end to a second end to receive at the first end LEE light and to guide the light to the second end, such that divergence of the light received at the first end and divergence of the guided light that reaches the second end are substantially the same; a light divergence modifier optically coupled to the light guide at the second end to receive the guided light, to modify the divergence of the guided light, such that the light provided by the light divergence modifier has a modified divergence different from the divergence of the guided light; and an optical extractor optically coupled to the light divergence modifier, to output into the ambient environment light provided by the light divergence modifier as output light in one or more output angular ranges.



BACKLIGHT MODULES NAD DISPLAY PANELS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

The present disclosure relates to a backlight module and a display panel. The backlight module includes a light source, a QD tube and a light guiding plate, the light source being arranged at a lateral side of the light guiding plate, the QD tube being arranged between the light source and the light guiding plate. A light incident surface of the light guiding plate depresses toward an internal of the light guiding plate such that one side of the QD tube is embedded into the light guiding plate and the other side of the QD tube abuts against the light source. The structure is simple and may be easily assembled. In addition, such configuration contributes to the light and thin design.



DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A display apparatus includes a display panel including a display area with a curved surface, a backlight assembly which provides light to the display panel, and a bottom cover which accommodates the display panel and the backlight assembly. The bottom cover includes a bottom portion, a sidewall portion bent from a side portion of the bottom portion, and a ceiling portion bent from the sidewall portion to face the bottom portion. The backlight assembly includes a light source part disposed in an engaging space defined by the bottom portion, the sidewall portion, and the ceiling portion to emit the light, and a light guide part which guides the light emitted from the light source part to the display panel.



WATERPROOF LED LAMP AND LED LAMP SET

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A waterproof LED lamp includes a lamp body. The lamp body includes a heat dissipation housing having an opening slot, and a transparent outer cover enclosing a first sealed cavity with the heat dissipation housing. At least one set of LED modules are disposed in the first sealed cavity. Each LED module includes a cavity and a transparent inner cover enclosing a second sealed cavity with the cavity. Each transparent inner cover faces the transparent outer cover. The second sealed cavity is provided with a plurality of LED light sources and a PCB board having a control circuit. Each ED light source faces the transparent inner cover. Also provided is an LED lamp set including a plurality of waterproof LED lamps. Each LED light source of the waterproof LED lamp is disposed in the second sealed cavity, and the second sealed cavity is located in the first sealed cavity.



ILLUMINATING DEVICE WITH SEALED OPTICS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An illuminating device can include a housing having one or more sidewalls defining a housing interior. The device can include at least one light element and an optics assembly. The optics assembly can include an outer face and at least one lens. The at least one lens can be configured to allow light from the at least one light element to pass therethrough. The optics assembly can include a skirt extending from the outer face into the housing interior and surrounding the at least one lens. The skirt can have an interior surface defining a skirt interior and an outer surface facing the one or more sidewalls of the housing. Potting material can be positioned between the outer surface of the skirt and the one or more sidewalls to prevent water ingress into the skirt interior. In some cases, no potting material is positioned within the skirt interior.



LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LAMP

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light emitting diode (LED) lamp includes a lamp holder, a light source and a driver. The lamp holder includes a first receiving chamber, a second receiving chamber and a heat dissipating structure. The first receiving chamber and the second receiving chamber are separated by the heat dissipating structure. The light source is received in the first receiving chamber. The driver is received in the second receiving chamber. The lamp holder has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The heat dissipating structure defines a plurality of the air channels. The air channels are formed through the first surface and the second surface.



HEAT DISSIPATION STRUCTURE FOR LED AND LED LIGHTING LAMP INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A heat dissipation structure for an LED and an LED lighting lamp including the same are disclosed. The LED lighting lamp is constructed such that the heat generated by the LED module attached to the upper portion of the cylindrical body is rapidly dissipated to the outside in such a manner that the heat is transmitted to the radiating fins through the operational fluid, which flows to the upper portion through the fluid through space having flow paths therein, thereby remarkably improving heat dissipation efficiency.



LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light emitting device includes a heat dissipation casing and an LED module. The heat dissipation casing includes an upper cover, a lower cover and a plurality of side covers. The upper cover has a plurality of first holes. The lower cover and the upper cover are opposite to each other. The side covers are connected to the upper cover and the lower cover, wherein there are at least two chamfered surfaces between the at least two side covers and the upper cover, and the chamfered surfaces have a plurality of second holes. The LED module is disposed inside the heat dissipation casing and located on the lower cover. The LED module has a light emitting surface, and the light emitting surface and the first and the second holes are respectively located on opposite sides of the LED module.



CONNECTOR, LIGHT SOURCE MODULE INCLUDING THE CONNECTOR, AND LIGHT SOURCE MODULE ARRAY INCLUDING THE LIGHT SOURCE MODULE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A connector, a light source module including the connector, and a light source module array including the light source module array are provided. The connector includes a first connection part configured to connect to a first wire inserted thereto; a second connection part configured to connect to a second wire inserted thereto, the first and second connection parts being disposed to face in opposite directions; a housing covering the first and second connection parts; and a push button configured to be actuated by an external force applied thereto to release a connection of the first connection part to the first wire and a connection of the second connection part to the second wire.



CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY FOR MOUNTING LIGHTING FIXTURE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Provided is a lighting assembly comprising a pin end connector and a knuckle end connector. The pin end connector includes a protrusion having at least one wall and a rotational fastener configured to be received through and retained by the wall. The knuckle end connector includes a discontinuous seat having a first opening configured to receive the protrusion and a second opening configured to receive the rotational fastener. The pin end connector is configured to be received by the knuckle end connector and pivotally rotate to attach the first connector assembly with the second connector assembly. Also provided is a method for joining the pin end connector with the knuckle end connector.



Direct-type LED Backlight Module

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A direct-type LED backlight module includes a back bezel having opposite first and second surfaces, a daughterboard having opposite third and fourth surfaces, LED lightbars disposed on the first surface, and a local dimming control board disposed on the second surface. The first surface has a groove disposed thereon. The second surface has a through hole disposed thereon and communicating with the groove. The daughterboard is disposed in the groove. The third surface has first connectors disposed thereon and protruding out the groove. The fourth surface has a second connector disposed thereon and protruding out the second surface through the through hole. The first and second connectors are electrically connected. Each LED lightbar has a third connector disposed thereon and connected to the corresponding first connector. The local dimming control board has a fourth connector disposed thereon and connected to the second connector. It reduces wiring cost and assembly time.



Portable Lighting Devices

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A multi-mode flashlight includes a housing with a source of power, a light source located at a forward end of the housing, and a tail cap located at the tail end of the housing, the tail cap including a switch and at least two icons, each of which is associated with a mode of operation of the flashlight, wherein the mode of operation is selected by orienting the housing so that the icon associated with the desired mode of operation is positioned in a predetermined manner and the switch is depressed to turn the flashlight on and the switch is depressed for at least a predetermined amount of time.



POWER CABLE WITH MOTION-ACTIVATED LIGHT

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A cord assembly includes a first end including a Universal Serial Bus (USB) Type-C connector, a second end including a Universal Serial Bus (USB) Type-C connector, a flexible, electrically-conductive cord connecting the first and second ends, an LED light disposed at the first end, an accelerometer configured to generate a signal in response to a predetermined amount of movement of the accelerometer, and a controller coupled to the light and the accelerometer. The controller is configured to, when the second end is connected to a power source and when the first end is not connected to a device, in response to receipt of the signal generated by the accelerometer in response to movement of the accelerometer, control supply of power to the light to illuminate the light.



LIGHTING APPARATUS FOR RAISING NATURAL LAWN GRASS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A movable lighting apparatus for raising natural lawn grass includes a frame, main support legs supporting the frame, and casters attached to the lower ends of the main support legs. A movable beam is provided such that it can be advanced and retracted relative to the frame in a left-right direction. A stationary beam is fixed to the frame. A sub-support leg is provided at an advancement direction forward end portion of the movable beam so as to support a distal end of the movable beam when the movable beam is advanced. A caster is attached to the lower end of the sub-support leg. LED lamps are attached to the movable beam and the stationary beam. When the movable beam is retracted, the lower end of the caster of the sub-support leg is moved to a position above the lower ends of the casters of the main support legs.



TROFFER LIGHT FIXTURE RETROFIT SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A retrofitting kit for retrofitting an existing troffer light fixture having a troffer housing includes a door assembly and a retainer including a flange. The flange is deformable between a first position and a second position. The light source is within the housing. The retainer includes the flange coupled to the housing of the door assembly. The retainer is configured to engage at least one of the troffer housing and a T-bar of a ceiling system to thereby selectively secure the door assembly within the ceiling system when the flange is in the first position. The retainer is further configured to facilitate at least one of installation and removal of the door assembly when the flange is in the second position.



METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING A LAMP

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An apparatus for supporting a lamp is described. The apparatus includes a top plate for mounting to a structure. The top plate includes at least one protrusion. A housing includes at least one slot for accepting the at least one protrusion such that the housing and the top plate are capable of being removably coupled together. A socket is positioned at least partially within the housing and adapted to provide electrical current to the lamp when the lamp is connected to the socket.



SEALED AND SEALABLE LIGHTING SYSTEMS INCORPORATING FLEXIBLE LIGHT SHEETS AND RELATED METHODS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

In accordance with certain embodiments, lighting systems include flexible light sheets and one or more sealed regions containing light-emitting elements, the sealed regions defined by seals between a top housing and a bottom housing and/or the light sheet. The top housing defines a plurality of shaped regions each associated with a light-emitting element and spaced apart from and not in contact with the light-emitting element with which it is associated.



LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, ILLUMINATION DEVICE, AND PROJECTOR

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An illumination device includes a light source device, an attachment member to which the light source device is attached, and a first fixture inserted into the light source device to fix the light source device to the attachment member. The light source device includes a light source and a housing configured to house the light source on the inside. The housing includes a first housing and a second housing combined with each other to house the light source on the inside, and a second fixture inserted into the first housing and the second housing to fix the first housing and the second housing in a combined state. A removing direction of the first fixture and a removing direction of the second fixture with respect to the light source device are different.



STRUCTURED LIGHT MODULE WITH FASTENING ELEMENT

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A structured light module is combinable with a frame. The structured light module includes a housing, a light-emitting unit, at least one corresponding optical element, a circuit board, and at least one fastening element. The light-emitting unit is disposed on the circuit board and accommodated within the housing. The at least one fastening element is connected with one of the housing and the circuit board. When the at least one fastening element is combined with a frame, the structured light module is positioned on the frame.



End Cap for Light Fixture

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

End caps for light fixtures that can be used, for instance, to reduce light leaks along lens seams and gaps are provided. In one example embodiment, a light fixture can have a fixture body. The fixture body can have an end portion. The light fixture can further include a lens and a light source positioned within the fixture body so as to provide light through the lens. The light fixture can further include an end cap having a cover plate. The cover plate can have a shape adapted to cover at least a portion of the end portion of the fixture body. The end cap can further include a magnetic coupling element configured to removably secure the end cap to the fixture body. The end cap can have a top portion configured to overlap at least a portion of the lens when the end cap is secured to the fixture body.



LIGHTING SYSTEM

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A lighting system comprises a light source for providing a light beam of directed non-diffused light with a first correlated color temperature along a main light beam direction; and a lamp shade-like structure comprising a bottom unit to be illuminated from the light source at one side and a screen structure provided at an opposite side, the bottom unit and the screen structure defining a light passage. The bottom unit comprises a diffused light generator for generating diffused light at a second correlated color temperature, which is larger than the first correlated color temperature, is at least partially transparent for the directed non-diffused light of the light beam, and is configured such that at least a divergent light beam portion of the light beam enters the light passage; and the screen structure is spatially oriented with respect to the main light beam direction of the divergent light beam portion.



A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A CERAMIC LIGHT TRANSMITTING BARRIER CELL, AND A BARRIER CELL PRODUCED BY THAT METHOD

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A method 100 of manufacturing a ceramic light transmitting barrier cell for enclosing a luminescent material and such a ceramic light transmitting barrier cell are provided. A part of a pre-formed barrier cell is formed 102 by providing a material mix comprising a binder and inorganic particles in a first mold. On the part is provided 104 a sacrificial layer for defining a cavity. A remainder part of the pre-formed barrier cell is formed 106 by providing the material mix in a second mold which already comprises the part with the sacrificial layer. The sacrificial layer is at least partially removed 112 to obtain the cavity. Optionally, the pre-formed barrier cell is heated 114, 116 (and/or sintered) to obtain the ceramic light transmitting barrier cell. The method 100 of manufacturing is suitable for producing at large scale relatively cheap and accurately formed ceramic light transmitting barrier cells.



DEVICE FOR CLOSING A VEHICLE OPTICAL HOUSING OPENING, OPTICAL HOUSING EQUIPPED WITH SUCH A DEVICE AND CORD FOR THE DEVICE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A device for closing a vehicle optical housing opening, the device including a cap, the cap being configured to close the opening in response to a reversible movement. The device further includes flexible or articulated connecting means fixed to the cap and designed to be fixed to the housing so that, after opening, the cap remains attached to the housing- by the connecting means.



HEADLAMP TRANSPORT DEVICE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A motor vehicle front end having one, preferably two, headlamps, wherein the headlamp is intended and constructed so as to be fastened in an assembly position onto the motor vehicle, in particular onto the motor vehicle front end, and wherein the headlamp is fastened by means of a transport holder on the front end in a transport position, the transport position being different from the assembly position. The transport position is offset frontward and/or downward relative to the assembly position, in order to provide a front end, motor vehicle, and method that make it possible to create motor vehicle designs with which pre-assembly of the headlamps in the assembly position thereof is not possible, without thereby incurring additional logistical complexity on the assembly lines for the vehicle, or wherein this additional complexity is at least largely avoided.



Electrically Illuminated Flame Simulator

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An electrically powered flame simulator comprises at least two light sources, an integrated circuit electrically connected to the light sources for intermittently illuminating at least one of the light sources independently of other light sources such that the light sources together provide the effect of a flickering movement, and a power source for providing power to the integrated circuit. The flame simulator may be mounted in a decorative or ornamental device such as a candle or fire log, or used on decorative clothing, or may be part of a hazard or warning system. One or more solid state light sources may also be used.



DUAL GLOBE LIGHTING DEVICE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A lighting device for displaying liquid globules that float and change shapes within a liquid. The device has a base that supports a globe that contains a liquid. A second inner tube is supported in the globe and contains a second liquid and globules that when heated float and change shapes within the second inner tube. The globe may optionally have globules or other materials disbursed in the globe. Similarly the inner tube may have colorant or other matter disbursed in the second liquid. A light source provides the light and heat to make the device operational.



LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A light-emitting apparatus includes an excitation light source that emits first light; a light-emitting device on an optical path of the first light, the light-emitting device emitting second light having a wavelength in air; and a first converging lens on an optical path of the second light. The light-emitting device comprises: a photoluminescent layer that emits the second light by being excited by the first light; and a light-transmissive layer on the photoluminescent layer. At least one of the photoluminescent layer and the light-transmissive layer has a surface structure comprising projections or recesses arranged perpendicular to a thickness direction of the photoluminescent layer. At least one of the photoluminescent layer and the light-transmissive layer has a light emitting surface perpendicular to the thickness direction, the second light emitted from the light emitting surface. The surface structure limits the directional angle of the second light emittied from the light emitting surface.



INTEGRATED LIGHT SOURCE USING A LASER DIODE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

The embodiments described herein provide a device and method for an integrated white colored electromagnetic radiation source using a combination of laser diode excitation sources based on gallium and nitrogen containing materials and light emitting source based on phosphor materials. A violet, blue, or other wavelength laser diode source based on gallium and nitrogen materials may be closely integrated with phosphor materials, such as yellow phosphors, to form a compact, high-brightness, and highly-efficient, white light source.



SPECIALIZED INTEGRATED LIGHT SOURCE USING A LASER DIODE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

The present invention provides a device and method for an integrated white colored electromagnetic radiation source using a combination of laser diode excitation sources based on gallium and nitrogen containing materials and light emitting source based on phosphor materials. In this invention a violet, blue, or other wavelength laser diode source based on gallium and nitrogen materials is closely integrated with phosphor materials, such as yellow phosphors, to form a compact, high-brightness, and highly-efficient, white light source.



SEMICONDUCTOR-TUBULAR LAMP, TUBE THEREFOR, AND PRODUCTION METHOD

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

The invention relates to a tube (42) for a semiconductor tubular lamp (41), which tube has at least one holding projection for holding at least one printed circuit board (5) on the inside of the tube, wherein the tube (42) is a glass tube, and the at least one holding projection is an inwardly bulging, reshaped burling region (43-46) of the tube (42). A semiconductor tubular lamp (41) has a tube (42) and at least one printed circuit board (5) fitted with a semiconductor light source (6), which is accommodated in the tube (42) and is held transversely to a longitudinal direction (L) of the tube (42) by means of at least one burling region (43-46) in a form-fitted manner. A method serves to produce a tube (42), wherein the tube (42) is provided, locally heated, and pressed inwardly at the at least one locally heated point for generating the at least one burling area (43-46). The invention is in particular applicable to LED retrofit lamps for fluorescent lamps, in particular for replacing conventional tube lamps or flashlights of type T5 or T8.



OPTICALLY AND THERMALLY EFFICIENT HIGH BAY LIGHT FIXTURE

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

A heat dissipating and optically efficient LED high bay light bar which may be used as part of a complete retrofit system for a variety of linear fluorescent light fixtures. The LED high bay light bar comprises an elongate channel member which is preferably fabricated from extruded aluminum. In addition to the channel member, the LED high bay light bar comprises a high-efficacy set of LEDs, which are preferably provided in the form of an elongate LED printed circuit board (PCB) or strip mechanically bonded to the channel member. The channel member is outfitted with fins and other surface features uniquely configured to provide superior heat dissipation, thus allowing the channel member to effectively function as a heat sink for the LED strip cooperatively engaged thereto. The channel member is configured to define an air flow cavity under the LED strip as allows for the effective dissipation of heat during operation of the LED light bar. The channel member also includes a parabolic reflector portion which is itself uniquely configured to provide optimal light emission/distribution characteristics.



Light emitting diode lamps and related methods

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Generally disclosed may be an LED lighting module (including but not limited to lamps, light bulbs, or light fixtures) with (i) rapidly replaceable LED light source units, (ii) rapidly replaceable driver circuitry, and (iii) efficient heat transfer. An aspect of the rapid replaceability of the disclosed light source is self-registration of the source's light elements, electronic drive components, and heat sources respectively relative to the optical, power supply components, and heat sink components of a lamp or other lighting device.



LED LIGHT BULB AND LED FILAMENT THEREOF

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

An LED filament and an LED light bulb applying the same are disclosed. The LED filament includes LED chips, conductive electrodes disposed corresponding to the LED chips, and a light conversion coating. The LED chips are electrically connected together and the conductive electrodes are electrically connected with the LED chips. The light conversion coating includes an adhesive and a plurality of phosphors. The light conversion coating coats on at least two sides of the LED chips and the conductive electrodes. The light conversion coating exposes a portion of two of the conductive electrodes. Accordingly, the LED filament is capable of emitting light similar to that a point light source does and the LED light bulb may emit omnidirectional light.