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Multi-channel lamp system and method with mixed spectrum

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Composite light sources and methods use a low-blue component light source emitting first substantially white light and a high-blue component light source emitting second substantially white light. The second substantially white light has a greater correlated color temperature than the first substantially white light. The first and second substantially white light combine to provide substantially intermediate warm-white light.



CONTROL BOX FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Some embodiments in the present disclosure relate to a control box for an electric vehicle charger that may provide enhanced manipulation convenience and an improved waterproof function. According to an embodiment, the control box may include a case having a circuit board therein, the circuit board may include a light emitting unit and a switch, a cover member attached to an upper portion of the case and may be configured to allow light emitted from the light emitting unit to be transmitted therethrough, the cover member may include a press protrusion to press the switch, and an exterior member attached to an upper portion of the cover member.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A DECORATIVE LIGHTING DISPLAY

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A decorative lighting display system and method are described for providing a halo lighting effect around one or more three-dimensional figures. A panel has a recess formed in a front portion thereof and an aperture formed in a portion of the recess. A lens and an associated mask having a predetermined pattern are mounted in the recess in the panel. A decorative laminate is applied on the front portion of the panel. One or more three-dimensional figures are mounted to the panel over the lens, associated mask and decorative laminate. The one or more three-dimensional figures have a two-dimensional cross-section, in a plane parallel to the front portion of the panel, which is slightly smaller than the predetermined pattern of the mask. A light source is mounted on the rear portion of the panel over the aperture and includes light elements which direct light through the lens and associated mask.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes: a display panel; a light source unit, which irradiates the display panel; a frame, which supports the display panel and the light source unit; and a protective plate, which is disposed on a front surface of the display panel, wherein the protective plate provided with: an adhesive member disposed in a peripheral area of the frame and; a fixing member that is supported by the adhesive member at a position corresponding to the adhesive member disposed in the peripheral area of the frame and is fixed to a fitting portion formed in the frame to be fixed to the frame, and wherein the fixing member includes a fall-prevention structure portion to suppress the protective plate from falling from the frame.



DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display apparatus that includes a display panel, a plurality of light sources disposed in upper and lower side directions and in left and right side directions at a rear side of the display panel while spaced apart from one another, a reflective sheet to reflect light generated from the plurality of light sources to the display panel, and a middle holder to support a periphery of the reflective sheet, wherein the middle holder includes a plurality of concave parts each provided at a position corresponding to each of the light sources that is positioned at an outer side among the plurality of the light sources. Most of the light incident from the light sources positioned at the outer side toward the middle holder is reflected while diffused by an inner surface of the concave part, and thus occurrence of a light portion and a dark portion at a periphery of a display panel can be reduced.



METHOD AND BACKLIGHT MODULE THAT ACHIEVE HIGH COLOR SATUATIONOF LCD (LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY) DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a method and a backlight module that achieve high color saturation of an LCD device. The backlight module that achieves high color saturation of the LCD device includes a notch filter. Light of backlighting of the backlight module is subjected to light filtering by the notch filter and then enters a liquid crystal cell of the LCD device. The notch filter has a cut-off central wavelength of 500-640 nanometers. The half peak width of the cut-off wave band is 10-120 nanometers. The notch filter has a thickness of 0.3-15 millimeters. The present invention also provides a method for achieving high color saturation of an LCD device. The present invention proposes a novel high color saturation technique that allows the color saturation to be increased at different extents in different backlighting and that may have NTSC reach 100% when used with an RG LED.



Light Mixing Lenses And Systems

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Lighting modules and lighting systems containing one or more lighting modules, and associated methods, are provided that receive light from one or more light sources for projecting it to a target surface, e.g., in a uniform, patterned, or other controlled manner. In various embodiments, the lighting modules and lighting systems can be used to mix the light generated by one or more sources.



BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure provides a backlight module and a display device. The backlight module comprises a light guide plate having a first surface and a second surface intersecting with the first surface, a first light bar, a second light bar, and first positioning columns. First positioning holes is formed on the first surface. The first light bar comprises a first substrate arranged close to the first surface, first blue emitting diodes arranged on the first substrate, and first quantum dot fluorescent tubes arranged close to the first surface. The second light bar comprises a second substrate arranged close to the first surface, second blue light emitting diodes arranged on the second substrate, and second quantum dot fluorescent tubes arranged close to the second surface. The first positioning columns are arranged between the first quantum dot fluorescent tubes and the first surface such that a first space is formed there between.



BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A backlight module and a display device. The backlight module comprises a back plate, a light guide plate, and inwardly folded structures folded towards the light guide plate at the periphery of the back plate. At least an inwardly folded structure on a side of the back plate has a protruding step, and the light guide plate is arranged between the protruding step and a base surface of the back plate.



LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE, BACKLIGHT UNIT, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein are a light emitting device package, a backlight unit, and a method of manufacturing a light emitting apparatus capable of being used for a display application or an illumination application. The light emitting device package includes: a substrate, a light emitting, a reflection molding member, an upper cover, and an interval maintaining part.



LIGHT GUIDE DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LIGHT GUIDE DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light guide device is provided. The light guide device includes a light guide member and a reflective member. The light guide member includes a junction surface, a first light incident member, a second light incident member, a contact surface, and a reflective curve surface. The reflective member includes a reflective surface adapted to the reflective curved surface and the contact surface of the light guide member. The first light receiving member and the second light receiving member respectively aligned to a first light-emitting element and a second light-emitting element, and are used to receive light emitted by the first light-emitting element and the second light-emitting element and guide the received light out.



BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A backlight unit includes: a lower case including a bottom portion and a side portion on an edge of the bottom portion, a light guide plate accommodated in the lower case, and a light source module including a circuit board between the light guide plate and the side portion of the lower case and a light source on the circuit board, where the light guide plate includes a first light collecting pattern on a lower surface of the light guide plate, and a second light collecting pattern on the lower surface of the light guide plate and between the light source module and the first light collecting pattern.



TEXTURED SURFACES FOR DISPLAY APPLICATIONS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A substrate with a textured surface is disclosed. The substrate may be, for example, a light emitter comprising a light guide, for example a backlight element for use in a display device, wherein a surface of the light guide, for example a glass substrate, is configured to have a textured surface with a predetermined RMS roughness and a predetermined correlation length of the texture. A plurality of light scatter supressing features can be provided on the textured surface. Textured surfaces disclosed herein may be effective to reduce electrostatic charging of the substrate surface. Methods of producing the textured surface are also disclosed.



LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND TRANSPARENT DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to a light guide plate and a display apparatus having the same. The light guide plate includes a transparent light guide plate body and a plurality of microstructures. The transparent light guide plate body has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, wherein the first surface has a surface roughness of less than or equal to 100 nm. The microstructures are disposed on the first surface. A light beam from the transparent light guide plate body is reflected by the microstructures, and another light beam from the transparent light guide plate body passes through the first surface between the microstructures.



CONDUIT FOR COUPLING LIGHT SOURCE INTO THIN WAVEGUIDE FILM

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for increasing the efficiency of frontlight systems using thin waveguides. In one aspect, a narrowing reflective conduit can be used to condense light from a light source which is thicker than the waveguide, and inject it into the waveguide. A phosphor strip at the exit aperture of the narrowing reflective conduit can inject light with a diffuse directional profile independent of the directional profile of light within the narrowing reflective conduit.



ILLUMINATION STRUCTURE FOR USE WITH FRONTLIGHT

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for increasing the uniformity of illumination provided by frontlight systems using multiple discrete light sources. In one aspect, a phosphor material can be disposed between the discrete light sources and a light-turning waveguide, so that at least some of the light emitted by the discrete light sources is absorbed and re-emitted by the phosphor material. The light re-emitted by the phosphor material can have a more diffuse directional profile than the light emitted by the discrete light sources, and injecting this more diffuse light into the waveguide can reduce optical effects which provide non-uniform illumination across the waveguide.



INTEGRATED LIGHT SOURCE IN RECESS OF HOUSING

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A device may comprise a housing, wherein the housing comprises one or more recesses; a display panel; a backlight; one or more light sources, wherein within each of the one or more recesses of the housing, one or more of the one or more light sources reside and are configured to emit light into the backlight; and a printed circuit board, wherein each of the one or more of the one or more light sources are connected to the printed circuit board, wherein each of the one or more recesses comprises at least one wall that comprises an electrical attachment area for the one or more of the one or more light sources.



LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND LIGHT SOURCE MODULE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light guide plate and a light source module are described. The light guide plate includes a main body, first stripe microstructures and second stripe microstructures. The main body includes a light incidence surface, a light-emitting surface and a light reflective surface opposite to the light-emitting surface. The light incidence surface is connected between the light-emitting surface and the light reflective surface. The light-emitting surface includes a first microstructure region and a second microstructure region arranged sequentially, and the first microstructure region is near the light incidence surface. The first stripe microstructures are disposed in the first microstructure region and extending along a direction from one side near the light incidence surface to the other side away from the light incidence surface. The second stripe microstructures are disposed in the second microstructure region along the direction. A gradient of each second stripe microstructure is gradually varied along the direction.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display device is disclosed, which comprises: a display panel; a light guide plate disposed on a side of the display panel and having a light-incident surface and a thickness; and a light-emitting unit disposed adjacent to the light-incident surface of the light guide plate, wherein at least one rough region is formed on the light-incident surface, and a surface of the rough region has roughness in a range from 0.18 μm to 0.7 mm.



BACKLIGHT MODULE, DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A backlight module (100), a display panel and a display device are disclosed. The backlight module (100) includes a light guide plate (3), a light source (11) disposed on a side of the light guide plate, and at least one of a flexible printed circuit board (8) and a backplate (1). An end of the light guide plate (3) which is close to the light source (11) is fixed on the flexible printed circuit board (8) and/or the backplate through segmented double-sided adhesive tapes (10), and each of the segmented double-sided adhesive tapes (10) includes a plurality of double-sided adhesive blocks (101) being spaced apart from each other.



LIGHTING DEVICE WITH LIGHT GUIDING SIDE-EMITTING FIBER BUNDLE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting device having a side-emitting fiber bundle is provided. The fiber bundle is inserted in a sleeve that has an extension, which is effective as a light mixer.



OPTICAL FIBER LIGHT-GUIDE DEVICE AND BACKLIGHT MODULE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An optical fiber light-guide device for a backlight module includes an optical fiber. The optical fiber includes a core and a cladding layer surrounding the core. The optical fiber defines an inclined groove through an outer surface of the cladding layer, the inclined groove has at least one first end and a second end located along a length of the optical fiber, a depth of the groove gradually increases from each first end to the second end.



Cable Identifier

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A continuous length of side emitting optical fiber is secured to a cable's jacket or imbedded into the jacket along the cable's entire length. When a light source is coupled to one or both ends of the side emitting fiber its entire length lights up. This instantly identifies the entire cable length and enables the cable to be quickly and accurately located along the entire cable route. Cables with side emitting fiber are installed and operated without light sources coupled to the cables. Light sources are only coupled to the cable's side emitting fiber when the cable needs to be identified.Different colored light sources can be coupled to different side emitting fiber cables, which allow the identification of multiple cables at one time by color distinction.The side emitting fiber can be secured to the cable in various patterns along the cable length.



USING A WAVEGUIDE TO DISPLAY INFORMATION ON ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic device includes an instrument panel that includes a display opening, where the instrument panel is located in a first plane; a circuit board located inside the electronic device, where the circuit board includes a display device that includes a display area, and where the display area is located in a second plane that is different from the first plane; and a waveguide that couples the display area to the display opening and guides light, and/or an image displayed in the display area, from the display area to the display opening.



Refrigeration Appliance Having A Light

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A refrigeration appliance includes a body having a cooling chamber which can be closed at a door opening by a door attached to the body. The refrigeration appliance has a light and storage shelves in the cooling chamber which are spaced apart from the door opening by a spacing leaving a clear space between the door opening and the storage shelves. A drawer disposed underneath the storage shelves projects into the clear space when pushed in and the drawer has side walls and a front edge. The light is a spotlight for emitting light within a cone of light so that the center of the front edge of the drawer is located within the cone of light and the side walls of the drawer are located outside the cone of light.



VENTILATION ILLUMINATION DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A ventilator illumination device, including a light-emitting module for housing a light-emitting unit and a power box module for housing a power supply supplying direct current for the light-emitting unit, wherein an anti-reversal installation structure is provided on the light-emitting module and the power box module, the anti-reversal installation structure limiting the light-emitting unit to be installed only in a state that the light-emitting unit faces towards one predetermined direction. The illumination device is easy to install and prevents inversion of the light-emitting unit, thus ensuring proper brightness of the light irradiated by the light-emitting unit into the room.



INFLATABLE DISPLAY WITH DYNAMIC LIGHTING EFFECT

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An inflatable display with dynamic lighting effect has an inflatable body, an air pump inflating the inflatable body, and a lighting assembly mounted inside the inflatable body for providing dynamic lighting variations. The lighting assembly has a light housing, a power supply, a lighting module, and a refracting module mounted in the light housing. The lighting module and the refracting module rotate relative to each other. As light beams emitted from the lighting module pass through the refracting module, the light beams are mixed and refracted. With relative rotation of the lighting module and the refracting module, the light beams can project outwards to further penetrate through the inflatable body at different angles covering a large area to form the dynamic lighting variations and to exhibit the dynamic lighting effect.



ILLUMINATED VEST

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An illuminated vest comprises an enclosure including a light-emitting diode and control electronics that control the light emitting diode. Coupled to the enclosure is a belt made of passive material. A limb loop is created by an optical fiber structure that includes a first end and a second end. The light-emitting diode is optically coupled to the first end of the fiber optic structure. The optical fiber structure is also independent of passive material, such that the optical fiber structure forms a structure for the vest.



PRESSURE ACTIVATED ILLUMINATING WRISTBAND

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for illuminating an area of interest of a user and a method of illuminating an area of interest in the hand of a user is provided. The apparatus is received by the user's wrist and oriented such that the area of interest is illuminated when pressure is applied to the apparatus. The apparatus includes a band with a power source, a light source, and a pressure sensor. The user may maneuver the apparatus and apply pressure to the pressure sensor to enable the illuminating device to illuminate the area of interest and release the pressure sensor to disable the illuminating device.



ACCENT LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR DECKS, PATIOS AND INDOOR/OUTDOOR SPACES

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting apparatus includes a housing with a front surface member that has a rectangular opening. A light refracting member is installed within the rectangular opening, and the light refracting member includes a flat front face that is mounted substantially flush with the front surface member of the housing. A lighting source is installed within the housing and is configured to emit light towards the light refracting member. The lighting source includes a support body with an aperture within which one or more light emitters are installed. The light refracting member also includes a rear face that is defined by a convex lens structure that rearwardly extends into the aperture of the support body and extends longitudinally parallel to a longer dimension of the rectangular opening.



LIGHT EMITTING DIODE BRACKET

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An LED bracket includes a first metal sheet, a second metal sheet and a casing. The casing covers the first and second metal sheets and includes a receiving slot. The casing partially covers the first and second metal sheets. The first metal sheet has a first pin terminal and a first carrying end. The second metal sheet has a second pin terminal and a second carrying end. The non-bent first and second pin terminals are opposite to each other and extended outwardly from the casing. The first and second carrying ends are disposed in the receiving slot and respectively have at least one first support portion and at least one second support portion to enhance the strength of fixing the first and second metal sheets with the casing. The non-bent pins improve the degree of freedom of the design of the casing and the light emission efficiency of LEDs.



Optical Tilt Mechanism For Wall Mount Light

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light assembly according to an embodiment has a body with an inside volume. A light panel is rotatably supported in the inside volume such that the light panel is configured to tilt about an axis A. The light assembly further includes a thread rod rotatably coupled to the body such that the thread rod is configured to rotate about an axis B different from the axis A. The light assembly also includes a direction converter engaged with the thread rod at a first end and the light panel at a second end such that the direction converter is configured to translate a rotational movement of the thread rod about the axis B to a tilting movement of the light panel about the axis A.



FLASHLIGHT MOUNT

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A flashlight mounting system includes a first elastomeric mount portion, a second elastomeric mount portion, and a fastener having a shaft that secures the first and second elastomeric mount portions to each other. The first and second elastomeric mount portions are able to rotate relative to each other about the shaft. The flashlight mounting system further includes a first strap that passes through the first elastomeric mount portion to secure the first elastomeric mount portion to a flashlight, and a second strap that passes through the second elastomeric mount portion to secure the second elastomeric mount portion to a support structure.



OUTER CASING FOR A RECESSED LIGHTING FIXTURE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The recessed lighting fixture includes a light source module and a driver housed within a unified casting, and within a shared outer casing. The outer casing may be coupled to a hangar holder that is movably coupled to a corresponding hangar bar. The outer casing, including the light source module and driver installed therein, may move both 1) in the length direction of the hangar bar and 2) perpendicular to the length direction of the hangar bar. The recessed lighting fixture may have less bulk and size than traditional recessed lighting fixtures. Other embodiments are also described and claimed.



CONTROLLED CONNECTING METHOD BETWEEN LUMINAIRE AND AUXILIARY DEVICE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

According to some embodiments, a system and method provide a lighting fixture including at least one socket, wherein each socket is operative to receive an auxiliary device; and a fixture authentication module operative to authenticate each received auxiliary device. Numerous other aspects are provided.



Light Bulb Replacement Apparatus and System

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting apparatus includes an elongated housing defining an elongated chamber. The housing is mountable at first end to a structure. A fixture includes a receptacle that receives a light bulb. The fixture is configured to be slidably inserted into the housing from inside the structure and positioned within the elongated chamber of the elongated housing outside the structure. An alternate lighting apparatus includes a mounting apparatus having a housing including a receptacle for receiving a light bulb and a body portion connected to the housing. The mounting apparatus is positionable in a first position inside the structure and configured for receiving a light bulb inside the structure, and the mounting apparatus is postionable in a second position wherein the mounting apparatus with the housing and the received light bulb is slidably inserted through a bore in a wall of the structure and the housing is positioned outside the structure.



LED Socket Assembly

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A socket assembly is disclosed. The socket assembly includes a light emitting diode (LED) package having an LED printed circuit board (PCB), a base frame, an isolator frame, and an electrical contact. The base frame has a base mounted to a support structure and a spring finger extending from the base, the spring finger applying a clamping force to the LED PCB that acts in a direction toward the support structure. The isolator frame is mounted to the support structure. The electrical contact is electrically connected to the LED PCB and disposed within the isolator frame, such that the isolator frame electrically isolates the base frame from the electrical contact.



LIGHT FIXTURE DEVICE MOUNTING PLUG

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light fixture includes a housing enclosing a light source. The housing defines an opening therethrough. A plug, which is receivable within the opening, includes a face having a central knockout portion. A perimeter of the knockout portion defines an opening size smaller than an opening size of the opening. According to alternative configurations, the plug may be removed from the opening or only the knockout portion may be removed from the plug while leaving a remainder of the plug in the opening. As such, different sized openings through the light fixture housing may be provided for installation of various light fixture accessories.



ROTATING DECORATIVE LAMP WITH OVERLAPPING IMAGES

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An illuminated lamp with rotating film imagery is provided with improved integrated circuitry that is powered by parallel and equal DC power sources and that includes a LED light source and motor that may be controlled by the integrated circuitry to operate together or independently.



LIGHT EMITTING MODULE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light-emitting module is disclosed. The light-emitting module includes a condensing lens for condensing incident light into a space, a light source for providing first light to pass through the condensing lens, a first optical path conversion member for reflecting the first light to provide first reflected light to pass through the condensing lens, a second optical path conversion member for reflecting the first reflected light to provide second reflected light to pass through the condensing lens and a wavelength conversion unit for receiving the second reflected light, converting a wavelength of the received second reflected light, and radiating light the wavelength of which has been converted.



Integrating Cone for an Illumination Device

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A device for increasing the optical power of a solid state light source in the green and/or yellow bands, is disclosed. The device has an integral body having an ingress surface configured to receive light from an emitting portion of the solid state light source, an egress surface substantially opposite the ingress surface, and a recess formed within the body. The recess has an input opening in the ingress surface, an output opening in the egress surface, and a recess surface within the body extending between the input opening and the output opening. The recess surface is configured to reflect visible light with Lambertian scatter characteristics.



OPTICAL ELEMENT FOR A PLURALITY OF LEDS, AND ARRANGEMENT FOR LIGHT EMISSION

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An optical element for influencing light emitted by a plurality of LEDs, which has a light entrance region for entrance of the light, and a light exit region situated opposite the light entrance region and serving for exit of the light. An arrangement for light emission comprising such an optical element and the LEDs are also disclosed. An axis (A) running both through the light entrance region and through the light exit region is defined by the shape of the optical element; the light exit region is subdivided by a ring-shaped indentation into a central middle region and an edge region arranged around the middle region. The light entrance region and the light exit region are shaped in such a way that, as viewed in a direction along the axis (A), they have an n-fold rotational symmetry, wherein n is a natural number greater than 2.



LIGHT EMITTING MODULE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light emitting module is disclosed. The light emitting module includes a condensing lens for condensing incident light into a space, a light source for providing first light to pass through the condensing lens, a first optical path conversion member for reflecting the first light to provide first reflected light to pass through the condensing lens, a second optical path conversion member for providing the first reflected light as second reflected light to pass through the condensing lens, and a case for receiving at least the condensing lens, the light source, the first optical path conversion member, and the second optical path conversion member.



TOTAL INTERNAL REFLECTION LENS WITH STEP-SHAPED FRONT SURFACE AND CENTRAL CONVEX REGION

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A total internal reflection (TIR) lens can have a back surface tapered to provide total internal reflection of light toward the front surface. The front surface can have a stepped shape defining a cavity that extends into the lens body, with a width of the cavity increasing toward a front side of the lens. The front surface can further have a convex central surface segment that extends from the front surface within a central portion of the cavity. A peripheral cover member can be formed integrally with the lens body, with a front surface extending laterally outward from an outer edge of the front surface of the lens body and a back surface extending laterally outward from an outer edge of the back surface of the lens body.



Lighting Apparatus and Lens Structure Thereof

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting apparatus includes a circuit board, a lighting element and a lens structure. The lighting element is disposed on the circuit board. The lighting element includes a lighting top surface and a lighting lateral surface adjoined to the lighting top surface and the circuit board. The lighting top surface has a center and an optical axis passing through the center. The lens structure covers the lighting element to receive a light from the lighting element. The lens structure includes an outer surface having a total reflection portion and a light outgoing portion surrounding the total reflection portion. The optical axis passes through the total reflection portion. The total reflection portion is configured to totally reflect a portion of light from the center. The light outgoing portion is configured to allow another light emitted from the center to leave away from the lens structure.



GALVANICALLY DECORATED DECORATIVE ELEMENT WITH CONTOUR LIGHT

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A galvanically decorated decorative element with contour light is produced from at least two plastic components in a material-fit composite, wherein a first plastic component is galvanigable and forms the decorative element. At least one second plastic component is galvano-inert. Consequently, it is uncoated and passes through the electroplating process unchanged. It represents a transilluminable contour light region.



LIGHTING DEVICE WITH A LIGHT CONDUCTOR FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING SYSTEM

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a lighting device (10) according to the invention for a motor vehicle external light having a light conductor (12), which extends along a longitudinal extension direction (14) and has two end faces (16, 18), at least one first light source (20) for coupling light into one of the two end faces (16, 18) of the light conductor (12), a plurality of second light sources (22) for coupling light into the light conductor (12) vertically with respect to the longitudinal extension direction (14) of the light conductor (12), and a control unit for separate actuation of the at least one first light source (20) and of the plurality of second light sources (22).



VEHICLE LAMP

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a vehicle lamp. In the vehicle lamp, a light emitting surface of a light transmitting member includes five light emitting areas and one light emitting area that are arranged to be positioned at the front side toward the outer periphery. Accordingly, the light from the light source may be emitted toward the front side without partially and extremely increasing the thickness of the light transmitting member. The five light emitting areas are divided into multiple rectangular shapes when viewed from the front side of the lamp, and each of the light emitting areas is divided into a plurality of light emitting elements. Accordingly, the mutual boundaries of the respective light emitting elements may be set in straight line shapes when viewed from the front side of the lamp so that the accuracy in diffusion-controlling the light emitted from each of the light emitting elements is improved.



VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A vehicle lighting fixture can reduce the parts number to reduce the cost as well as achieve weight reduction. The vehicle lighting fixture can include an LED having an optical axis, an ADB reflector configured to hold the LED, and a bracket configured to hold and fix the ADB reflector so that the ADB reflector can rotate around a boss of the bracket parallel to the optical axis of the LED. The ADB reflector can include a hook, and the bracket can have a guiding hole formed therein, so that the hook is engaged with the guiding hole. The ADB reflector can have an elongated screw-insertion hole formed therein, and the bracket can include a screw boss formed therein. The ADB reflector can be fixed to the bracket by screwing, into the screw boss of the bracket, a screw to be inserted to the screw-insertion hole.



HEADLIGHT MODULE AND HEADLIGHT APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A headlight module includes a light source, a condensing optical element, and a projecting optical element. The light source emits light as projection light. The condensing optical element collects light emitted from the light source and forms an intermediate image with the collected light. A plurality of light sources is included. The projecting optical element magnifies and projects the plurality of intermediate images formed by light emitted from the plurality of light sources. The condensing optical element has a function of refracting passing light.