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ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB TYPE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

[Object] To provide electric light bulb type light source apparatuses capable of ensuring high receiver sensitivity and achieving downsizing without sacrificing light distribution characteristics for lighting. [Solving Means] An electric light bulb type light source apparatus includes a light source unit with void area; a casing, with a conductive outer case and a translucent cover opposed thereto, which houses the light source unit; a circuit substrate, with at least an antenna mounted for receiving radio signals from outside the casing, housed in the casing; and a base, disposed on a side of the conductive outer case opposite to the translucent cover, for supplying power to the light source unit. The conductive outer case forms first area in the casing; the translucent cover forms second area opposed thereto. The circuit substrate penetrates through the void area so that the antenna is in the second area.



LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE AND BACKLIGHT UNIT HAVING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Provided are a light emitting device package in which lens tilting is prevented to reduce luminance and color deviations and a backlight unit having the same. The light emitting device package includes an encapsulation material disposed on a substrate to surround a light emitting device and a guide member disposed on the encapsulation material to guide an assembly path of a lens. The guide member includes a first inclined surface having a first inclination to guide a light incident part of the lens and a second inclined surface having a second inclination greater than the first inclination to further guide the light incident part of the lens.



LIGHT CONVERSION PLATE, AND LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE PACKAGE, BACKLIGHT UNIT, AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE PLATE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light conversion plate including a first glass substrate; a light conversion layer disposed on the first glass substrate and including quantum dots that convert incident light into light having a specific wavelength range; and a second glass substrate disposed on the light conversion layer. Further, a surface of at least one of the first glass substrate and the second glass substrate includes a plurality of protrusion patterns.



Method of Uniformly Illuminating a Billboard

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Visual media content on a billboard display surface can be illuminated using a lighting assembly that includes a lighting unit that includes a circuit board, LEDs arranged on the circuit board, and optical elements overlying the LEDs. The method includes directing light from the lighting unit toward a portion of the billboard display surface such that the light from the lighting unit illuminates the visual media content on the portion of the billboard display surface with an illumination level and a uniformity. The optical elements are configured so that failure of one or more LEDs of the lighting assembly will cause the illumination level of light impinging the portion of the billboard display surface to decrease while the uniformity of light impinging the portion of the billboard display surface remains substantially the same.



THIN LED FLASH FOR CAMERA

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A thin flash module for a camera uses a flexible circuit as a support surface. A blue GaN-based flip chip LED die is mounted on the flex circuit. The LED die has a thick transparent substrate forming a “top” exit window so at least 40% of the light emitted from the die is side light. A phosphor layer conformally coats the die and a top surface of the flex circuit. A stamped reflector having a knife edge rectangular opening surrounds the die. Curved surfaces extending from the opening reflect the light from the side surfaces to form a generally rectangular beam. A generally rectangular lens is affixed to the top of the reflector. The lens has a generally rectangular convex surface extending toward the die, wherein a beam of light emitted from the lens has a generally rectangular shape corresponding to an aspect ratio of the camera's field of view.



DISPLAY MODULE AND INSTALLATION METHOD OF THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display module has therein a light board, an installation frame and multiple function plate securely received inside the installation frame. The installation frame is composed of multiple installation strips interconnected together and each one of the installation strips is provided with an installation device through which the function plate is secured inside the installation frame. The light board is detachably mounted on an installation face of the installation frame.



LAMP PROVIDING DIFFERENT LIGHT PATTERNS TO DIFFERENT VIEW ANGLES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lamp providing different light patterns to different view angles, including: a plurality of light sources; and a hybrid optical diffraction element, including at least two layers of optical diffraction elements to provide a hybrid diffraction effect on incident light beams emitted from the plurality of light sources, so as to form an amplified light pattern and enable a viewer to see different forms of the amplified light pattern at different view angles.



MODULAR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

At least some aspects of the present disclosure feature a modular distribution system including a plurality of ducts connected in sequence and an attachment device configured to attach two adjacent ducts. At least one of the plurality of ducts includes a longitude axis, a plurality of coated panels, a plurality of rails disposed parallel to the longitude axis, each of the plurality of rails configured to receive the coated panels, and an end frame disposed generally perpendicular to the longitude axis and proximate one of the two ends of a coated panel.



Edge-Lit Light Guide Panel

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An edge-lit light guide panel includes a gripper and one or more light emitting diodes (LEDs) positioned within the gripper. The edge-lit light guide panel further includes a light guide having a narrow edge positioned within the gripper. The narrow edge is positioned proximal to the one or more LEDs. The light guide is to receive light from the one or more LEDs through the narrow edge and to emit a portion of the light through at least one broad side of the light guide.



LIGHT GUIDING PLATE, BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure provides a light guiding plate comprising a main body and an extending plate. The main body comprises an incident surface, an illuminating surface adjacent with the incident surface, and a bottom surface opposite to the illuminating surface. The extending plate extends from the incident surface toward the direction away from the main body. The disclosure also provides a backlight module and a display device.



ILLUMINATION APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An illumination apparatus includes a first light-guide plate, a second light-guide plate and a base. Each of the first and second light-guide plates and the second light-guide plate includes a light-emitting surface, a side surface connecting the corresponding light-emitting surface, a micro-structure pattern, a circuit layer integrated with the corresponding side surface, and a color light source disposed on the corresponding side surface and electrically connecting the corresponding circuit layer. The region where the light from the color light source of first light-guide plate orthogonally emitting from is different from the region of where the light from the color light source of second light-guide plate orthogonally emitting from. The base includes a cavity for accommodating the side surfaces of the first and second light-guide plates and electrically connecting the corresponding circuit layers.



FLUORESCENT FILMS HAVING ADJUSTABLE COLOR LOCATION AND COLOR GAMUT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

This invention relates to fluorescent films having adjustable color location and color gamut and uses of these fluorescent films. The fluorescent film comprises a transparent base layer and an adhesive layer; the adhesive layer is bond to the one surface of the transparent base layer; the adhesive layer comprises adhesive and fluorescent powder, the fluorescent powder is uniformly dispersed in the adhesive.



LIGHT GUIDE PLATE, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The invention discloses a light guide plate, a manufacturing method thereof, a backlight module and a display device. The light guide plate comprises a main body, a transparent material layer is arranged on a surface of the main body, and a scattering structure is arranged in the transparent material layer. The scattering structure can change the outgoing direction of first light entering the scattering structure, so that the first light has different outgoing directions, and thus a display panel can achieve normal display even in a dark environment.



LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND BACKLIGHT MODULE USING THE LIGHT GUIDE PLATE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure is related to a light guide plate having a light-emitting surface, wherein a plurality of V-shaped grooves is formed on the light-emitting surface; each of the V-shaped grooves extends along a curved path. The V-shaped grooves of the light guide plate extend along the curved path to avoid the light guide plate from collecting light in a single direction. The interference fringes of the light guide plate are reduced, thereby improving the uniformity of light emission of the light guide plate.



Backlight Structures for an Electronic Device With Sensor Circuitry

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display may be mounted within an electronic device housing. The display may deflect inwardly when pressed by a user. A sensor formed from a flexible printed circuit may measure capacitance changes associated with inward deflection of the display. A backlight for the display may have a backlight plate on which the printed circuit is mounted. The backlight plate may be formed from a fiber-composite material such as carbon fiber. Multiple carbon-fiber layers may be sandwiched together to form the backlight plate. An electromagnetic shield layer may be used to electromagnetically the printed circuit. The backlight plate may have an opening in which conductive material is placed to short the electromagnetic shield layer to a ground pad on the printed circuit.



BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure provides a backlight module and a display device. The backlight module includes: a light guide plate; a monochromatic light source arranged at a light-entering side of the light guide plate; an optical grating arranged at a side of a light-exiting surface of the light guide plate, wherein monochromatic light from the monochromatic light source is diffracted by the optical gating and directed in a direction perpendicular to the light guide plate; and a quantum dot plate arranged at the side of the light-exiting surface of the light guide plate and configured to convert the diffracted monochromatic light into white light.



A LIGHT GUIDING PLATE AND LCD DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention discloses a light guiding plate and LCD device. The light guiding plate comprises a main body and multiple quantum dot fluorescent powder formed uniformly in the main body. According to the light guiding plate, the colour saturation can be improve while no using quantum bars, the cost can be reduced and the assembly process can be simplified.



2D DEGLARING DIFFUSERS INCREASING AXIAL LUMINOUS INTENSITY

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light transmissive structure includes a light transmissive substrate having first and second opposing faces and an array of microprism elements on the first face, with a respective microprism element comprising a plurality of concentric microprisms. The light transmissive structure is configured to receive light from a light source facing the second face and reduce high-angle luminous intensity of the light emerging from the first face



LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR AN OVEN APPLIANCE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An oven appliance including a cabinet and a lighting system is provided. The cabinet defines a cooking chamber and includes a first wall and a second wall spaced along a lateral direction. The first wall defines a central plane (extending in a vertical direction and a transverse direction) and a protrusion. The protrusion extends outwardly from the central plane in a direction away from the second wall. The lighting system includes a portion positioned adjacent to a near section of the protrusion, the near section of the protrusion being closer to a cooking chamber opening than a far section of the protrusion. The lighting system may thus be obstructed from view generally along the central plane of the first wall as viewed from the cooking chamber opening.



LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR AN OVEN APPLIANCE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An oven appliance including a cabinet having a first wall at least partially defining a cooking chamber configured for receipt of items to be cooked is provided. The oven appliance also includes a lighting system positioned adjacent to an opening defined by the first wall of the cabinet. The lighting system includes an optical feature and a light source positioned outside the cooking chamber and spaced from the opening in the first wall. The optical feature extends between the light source and the opening defined by the first wall to direct light from the light source into the cooking chamber when the lighting system is activated.



PORTABLE LIGHTING APPARATUS AND CARRYING RACK

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A portable lighting apparatus is disclosed. The portable lighting apparatus includes a shaft, a lighting assembly coupled to a first end of the shaft, and a base coupled to a second end of the shaft. The lighting assembly includes a housing, a bulb coupled to an outer surface of the housing, and a cover coupled to the housing and overhanging the bulb. An inner surface of the cover facing the bulb is adapted to reflect light emitted from the bulb. The portable lighting apparatus also includes a rechargeable battery coupled to the bulb.



SCALEABLE SOLID STATE LIGHTING APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting apparatus includes a front enclosure and a back enclosure including guide slots formed thereon. A mounting plate including a plurality of LEDs mounted thereon is attached to the back enclosure. A circuit board is attached to the mounting plate. A center extrusion is attached to the back enclosure. A plurality of spaced fin extrusions are attached to the mounting plate and positioned in the guide slots of the back enclosure. Side rails are attached to the mounting plate and back enclosure and spaced from the fin extrusions. The plurality of spaced fin extrusions and side rails allow passage of air in an upward direction between the spaced extrusions and side rails transferring heat generated from the lighting apparatus to the air.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCAPSULATING A LIGHT SOURCE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus and method for encapsulating a light source within a water-tight, robust encapsulating bulk for use, among other things, as a walk paver. The apparatus and method provides a strong, durable, waterproof illuminated paver that includes an array of individually addressable light sources, having the aesthetic appearance of a conventional stone material. A light guide is provided having a light receiving end and a light transmissive end. A light source is provided having a selective on state and a selective off state. The light source is optically coupled to the light receiving end of the light guide to form a light engine comprising the light source and the light guide. The optically coupled light guide and light source are encased within an encapsulating bulk, wherein the encapsulating bulk includes at least one viewable surface, and where the light transmissive end of the light guide is viewable at said at least one viewable surface. An obscuring layer is formed on one or more of the at least one viewable surface for obscuring the transmissive end of the light guide from view when the light source is in the selective off state.



BLUB LAMP STRUCTURE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A bulb lamp structure includes a base, a seat, a circuit board, and a bulb housing, and further includes a plurality of chips on which LEDs are mounted, a heat dissipater, and a double-sided board. The seat has a lower rim in which an air inlet opening is formed. The heat dissipater has a lower portion forming an annular hood that has an upper end on which a plurality of plate-like substrates is arranged to circumferentially delimit a chamber in communication with the air inlet opening of the seat. The chips are respectively mounted on outside surfaces of the substrates. The bulb housing has a top end having a central portion in which a ventilation hole is formed to correspond to an air outlet opening formed in a top of the heat dissipater. A large illumination angle can be effectively realized and automatic production can be facilitated.



AREA LUMINAIRE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A luminaire includes a housing having a top wall and a sidewall. A first fin extends from the top wall and a second fin extends from the side wall. A light emitter assembly having a heat sink includes a third fin extending from the heat skink configured to mate with the first and second fins. The luminaire can also include a light emitter assembly that can be selectively connected to the housing in multiple orientations.



LED LIGHT APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Provided are an illumination device and a light fixture including the illumination device. The illumination device includes a body formed of a thermally-conductive material that includes a planar heat transfer surface and a fastener that is compatible with a base that couples the body to the light fixture. A substrate formed, at least in part from a dielectric material supports an array of light emitting diodes and a plurality of contacts electrically connected to the light emitting diodes. A thermally-conductive planar surface is provided to the dielectric material of the substrate to be placed in thermal communication with the heat transfer surface and conduct heat generated by the light emitting diodes to the body.



SOLID STATE LIGHTING FIXTURES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure provides a solid state lighting fixture that can be used in outdoor and indoor recessed lighting applications. The solid state lighting fixture has a recessed housing configured to be installed in a recess, and a solid state light assembly capable of being secured to the housing outside the recess. The solid state light assembly is at least partially made of a heat dissipating material capable transferring heat generated by the solid state light assembly to ambient air.



HEATSINK FOR LIGHTING DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a heat sink for a lighting device, which radiates the heat generated from the lighting device, comprising: an outer case coupled to the lighting device; an inner case accommodated into the outer case in such a manner as to be spaced apart therefrom to form a filling space between the inner case and the outer case; and a cooling medium vaporized on a portion of the outer case coupled to the lighting device by means of the heat generated from the lighting device to cool the lighting device.



REFRIGERATING APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A refrigerating apparatus includes a cabinet body having an open top; a door body (2) disposed at the top of the cabinet body pivotably around a pivot shaft (421) so as to open and close the cabinet body; and a light assembly (3), disposed at a side of the door body (2) facing the cabinet body (2) and arranged adjacent to the pivot shaft (421), wherein the light assembly (3) includes a PCB (31), an LED light (32) and a gravity switch (33), both the LED light (32) and the gravity switch (33) are connected onto the PCB (31), and the gravity switch (33) is configured to be switched on to light the LED light (32) so as to light an interior of the cabinet body when the door body (2) opens the cabinet body, and switched off to extinguish the LED light (32) when the door body (2) closes the cabinet body.



LIGHT-EMITTING KNOB ASSEMBLY

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light-emitting knob assembly is disclosed. The light-emitting knob assembly is disposed on a device for providing a heat source or a fire and includes a knob, a light-sensing plate, an axial bush, a base, and a light generating unit. The knob is utilized for being rotated to control the strength of the heat source or the strength of the fire of the device and driving the light-sensing plate and the axial bush to be rotated relative to the light generating unit. The light generating unit generates different brightnesses and/or different colors of lights to correspondingly display the strength of the heat source or the strength of the fire after the light-sensing plate is rotated. A user can distinguish the strength of the heat source or the strength of the fire via the light-emitting knob assembly from a distance.



LED LIGHTING DEVICE AND SYSTEM, AND RESET BUTTON ARRANGEMENT METHOD

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light emitting diode (LED) lighting device is provided. The device includes a lamp shell which is a heat sink including a heat sink covering and a heat sink body and an LED light source assembly installed on top of the heat sink body. The device also includes a control module configured to control the LED light source assembly and an LED driving and power supply unit configured to drive the LED light source assembly and provide electrical power for the LED lighting device. Further, the device includes a reset button electrically connected to the control module, wherein the reset button is set inside the lamp shell and a control push-button of the reset button is set at the sidewall of the lamp shell.



FLAT PANEL LIGHTING DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The light fixture includes a frame, a substantially flat light emitting diode (LED) panel disposed within the frame, power circuitry disposed within at least one of a number of channels within the frame, and a central wire-way. The frame includes a bottom assembly and a top assembly coupled to the bottom assembly. The bottom assembly and the top assembly cooperate to form the channels within the frame. The bottom assembly has a back surface. The power circuitry is configured to electrically couple the substantially flat LED panel to an external AC power supply. The central wire-way is disposed adjacent the back surface of the bottom assembly and configured to route wiring to or from the power circuitry disposed within at least one of the channels within the frame.



ELECTRONIC FABRIC

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic fabric can include a first fabric layer, a second fabric layer, and a plurality of electronic devices. The first fabric layer can include a first set of conductive wires extending longitudinally in a first direction. The second fabric layer can define a plurality of apertures, can include a second set of conductive wires extending longitudinally in a second direction, and can be coupled to the first fabric layer such that each of the first set of conductive wires is arranged at a location of one of the plurality of apertures. Each electronic device can have a first terminal electrically coupled with one of the first set of conductive wires and a second terminal electrically coupled to one of the second set of conductive wires. The first terminal can be electrically coupled with the one of the first set of conductive wires through one of the plurality of apertures.



FLEXIBLE HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR SSL LIGHT FIXTURES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure provides solid state lighting fixtures and housing assemblies for solid state lighting fixtures. The housing assemblies according to the present disclosure include multiple joints to permit manipulation of the housing assembly relative to its mounting structure so that a single solid state lighting fixture can be used with different mounting structures, and adjusted so that the light emitted by the solid state lighting fixture is in a desired direction.



MODULAR AREA LUMINAIRE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A luminaire includes a housing having a rear section, a middle section removably connected to the rear section and, a front section removably connected to the middle section. A control component is positioned in the rear section. A light emitter assembly is operably connected to the control component.



Lamp or Display Comprising at Least One Light Panel on a Carrier Plate

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a lamp or a display, comprising at least one light panel (10), in particular an OLED panel, lying on or against an at least partially light-permeable carrier plate (13) in a planar manner, wherein according to the invention a liquid or viscous adhesive medium (11) is arranged between the adjacent surfaces of the light panel (10) and of the light-permeable carrier plate (13). In this way, lamps or displays in which one or more light panels (10) lie on an at least partially light-permeable carrier plate (13) can be created, wherein a full-area connection between the light panel (10) and the carrier plate (13) having minimized light losses is achieved and at the same time the connection between the light panel (10) and the carrier plate (13) can be undone. For example, a clear, oil-like liquid having an index of refraction deviating from glass only slightly can be used as the adhesive medium (11).



POT LIGHT ACCESSORY ADAPTOR

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a pot light accessory adapter having a perimeter rim, a flange having an aperture and having means for connecting the adapter to a pot light.



LIGHT FIXTURE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light fixture includes a housing, a light-emitting element, and a lens extending over the light-emitting element. The housing includes a support surface, and the light-emitting element is coupled to the support surface. The lens includes a refractor portion having an inner surface and an outer surface. The inner surface is positioned proximate the light-emitting element. The inner surface is oriented at an angle such that the light generated by the light-emitting element exhibits total internal reflection within the lens until the light reaches the outer surface.



Mechanical Attachment For Adjustable LED Light Engines

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting device includes a heat sink and a swivel band having a groove around an outer surface of the swivel band. The lighting device further includes a light source attached to the heat sink. The light source is oriented to emit light through an area surrounding by the swivel band. The lighting device also includes a tilt bracket attached to the heat sink and to the swivel band. The heat sink and the heat sink are tiltable relative to a vertical axis.



LIGHT EMISSION DEVICE AND LAMP UNIT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lamp unit has an organic EL panel in which an organic EL light emission portion is formed on a substrate, the organic EL panel being flexible, and a frame that fixes the light emission device so as to cover a light emission area of the organic EL, panel. The frame has a window or a transparent portion at least in a part of a portion, overlapping the light emission area, of the frame. The frame is formed with recess portions at both ends thereof to house both end portions of the organic EL panel.



DIRECTIONAL ACCENT LUMINAIRE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A luminaire includes a front housing having an interior portion and a back wall. A rear housing having a front opening is connected to the front housing. A gasket is positioned between the front housing and the rear housing to seal the front opening.



OPTICAL ELEMENT, AND ASSEMBLY FOR EMITTING LIGHT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An optical element for influencing a light emitted by a light source, having a front side facing away from and a rear side facing the light source. A recess for the input of the light is formed on the rear side, and a deflecting surface region is formed. On the front side, a frontside surface region is formed. First light beams (L1) entering the optical element via the recess, are totally reflected at the deflecting surface region and exit the optical element via the front-side surface region. The front-side surface region causes the second light beams (L2) of the light, which enter the optical element via the recess and then hit the front-side surface region directly, to undergo total reflection. High intensity light beams from the light source can be distributed onto a larger region reducing the maximum luminance of the light emitted via the front-side surface region.



SAFETY LANTERN

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lantern (1) comprising a light emitter (3), a housing (5) circumferentially located around the light emitter (3) and defining a central axis (7), and a collimator (9) located along the central axis, wherein the housing (5), at its circumference, is capable of modifying the visible spectrum of the emitted light.



LIGHTING SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lighting system comprises a light source having an exit window and an electrically controllable light processing arrangement, in the form of a grid of cells lying in a plane parallel to the exit window. Each cell has a cell wall formed as electrically switchable element which is switchable between at least two processing modes. The cell wall surrounds an opening, such that light emitted in a normal direction from the light source exit window is not processed, and light passing at an angle to the normal direction greater than a threshold angle is processed by the cell wall for color and/or intensity control.



RECESSED WALL WASH LIGHT FIXTURE WITH GLARE CONTROL

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A recessed wall wash light fixture includes a light source and a hollow light guide. The hollow light guide has a reflective internal surface and forms upper and lower apertures along its upper and lower boundaries. The lower aperture is slanted upwardly in the forward direction. The hollow light guide includes a forward section and a rear section having respective centerlines and wall surfaces. Both of the centerlines are concave with respect to one another, and the wall surfaces extend laterally from the centerlines and curve toward one another. The forward and rear wall surfaces substantially meet one another at midlines that extend downwardly from the upper aperture to the lower aperture.



LIGHT DIFFUSION DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light diffusion device is described that provides uniform light output from a surface. One embodiment uses a short ratio of device height to width of the surface. The diffusion device comprises a reflector with a light entry window, a reflective baffle, a novel shaped reflector, and a diffusion layer for light to exit through. Light travels primarily from the source to the baffle to the reflector, then to the diffusion layer. The reflector has a 3D diffuse reflector surface that is a typically evolved form near its center then smoothly morphs to a non-revolved, preformed shape near its corners. The diffusion device is free of refractive elements. In some embodiments the devices are placed adjacently, in an array, to form a tile or panel of programmable light sources. The baffle and reflector may be manufactured from a flat sheet. Multiple devices may have elements manufactured from monolithic material.



LUMINAIRE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a luminaire (100) comprising a chamber delimited by a body (110) defining a light exit surface of the luminaire; and an optical cavity (135) inside the chamber such that the chamber comprises a volume (112) delimited by the body and the optical cavity, wherein the optical cavity is delimited by a first parabolic mirror (120) and a second parabolic mirror (130) facing the first parabolic mirror, the second parabolic mirror comprising an aperture (132) facing the volume, the optical cavity comprising a light source (140) mounted inside said cavity; wherein the first parabolic mirror and the second parabolic mirror are shaped to create an image (12) of the light source in the volume.



Uplight Reflector for Luminaires

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light fixture assembly includes a light fixture and one or more reflectors having a curved cross-sectional profile. The light fixture includes a housing that is configured to house one or more electrical components of the light fixture. Further, the light fixture includes a heat sink that is coupled to the housing, and a plurality of light sources coupled to a bottom surface of the heat sink such that they emit light in a first direction. At least one of the one or more reflectors is coupled to the heat sink and disposed in the first direction of at least a portion of the plurality LEDs such that the light emitted by the portion of the plurality of LEDs is reflected by a substantially concave shaped inner surface of the respective reflector towards a second direction that is substantially opposite to the first direction.



Optic and Apparatus for Making an Optic

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An optic can manage light emitted by a light emitting diode. The optic can comprise a backside that faces the light emitting diode and a front side opposite the backside. The front side can be convex. The backside can have a central region that is adjacent the light emitting diode and that is either concave or convex. One or more grooves can extend peripherally about the central region. An injection molding system can produce optics in which the backside comprises the concave central region as well as optics in which the backside comprises the convex central region. The molding system can utilize one molding member shaped according to the front side of the optic. That molding member can be compatible with two other molding members that are shaped according to the different backsides of the optic. Thus, two different optic forms can be produced with three molding members.



Light Beam Controlling Member and Light-Emitting Component

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light beam controlling member covers an optical device, and the optical device emits light. The light beam controlling member has a body. The body has an optical axis, and the body has a bottom surface, a light-entering surface, and a light-exiting surface. The bottom surface is connected to the light-entering surface and the light-exiting surface. The light-exiting surface is located on an outer side of the body, and the light-entering surface is located on an inner side of the body. The light-entering surface defines a cavity, and the cavity accommodates the optical device. The light-entering surface is divided into a first light-entering region and a second light-entering region. The first light-entering region is a concave surface. The second light-entering region is connected to the first light-entering region and the bottom surface, and the second light-entering region is an inwardly inclined surface.



REDUCED GLARE LED LIGHT DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A device for providing light including: a housing; an array of a plurality of LED lights mounted to the housing, wherein, when active, each LED emits a highest intensity beam of light along a primary axis and emits a lower intensity beam of light along a secondary axis; a lens mounted to the housing, the lens including an optic element corresponding to each of the plurality of LED lights, each optic element intersected by the primary axis of the corresponding LED light; and a translucent edge-light diffusing layer located between two or more of the plurality of LED lights, the edge diffusing layer is not intersected by the primary axis and is intersected by the secondary axis of the LED lights.



Illuminated rail

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An internally illuminated transparent rail, such as a handrail, is disclosed. The rail is fabricated from polycarbonate or the like, and contains one or more series of lighting elements such as LEDs. The LEDs are connected to a programmable controller which stores preloaded programming control sequences and features, and which can also receive commands wirelessly from e.g. a hand held user interface such as a cellular telephone. The rail includes stanchions for mounting to an environmental object such as a transport vehicle or a static structure.



Light Shielding Structure for LED Lamp

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light shielding structure for an LED lamp contains: a lamp holder, a light cover, and a light shade. The lamp holder includes an LED light disc mounted on a top surface thereof and a support frame fixed proximate to an outer peripheral side of the top surface of the lamp holder. The light cover includes a connecting rack disposed in a top end thereof and connected with the support frame. The light shade is made of translucent material and is fitted with the LED light disc. Thereby, lights emit gently and evenly form the LED light disc via the light shade, and a light shadow of the connecting rack does not project upwardly. Preferably, the light shielding structure prevents insects or objects from dropping into the LED lamp.



LAMP SHADE KIT AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLY

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A lamp shade kit may be assembled by forming a lamp shade into a drum shape by attaching two vertically oriented Velcro® strips to each other, said strips being arranged on opposite edges of the lamp shade; inserting a plain ring into a lower bead formed along a lower periphery of the lamp shade; and inserting a spider ring into an upper bead formed along an upper periphery of the lamp shade; whereby the lamp shade kit is assembled and ready to be secured in place. Preliminarily, the lamp shade may be opened up into the drum shape from an initially rolled-up condition. Also, the spider ring may have either a swag ring or a finial ring in its center.



VEHICLE LAMP

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A vehicle lamp according to an aspect of the present invention includes a light source, a metal light-source stage including a light-source mounting portion, and a lens member that emits light from the light source toward the front of the lamp. The light-source stage includes a support portion for the lens member. The lens member includes a leg projecting toward the light-source stage and having an end that is supported by the support portion. The support portion includes three projections that abut the leg in a state in which the leg is supported by the support portion and position the lens member in a direction of an optical axis. The three projections are positioned relative to one another such that at least a portion of the light source lies in an extension range of a triangle with vertices given by the three projections.



LIGHT SOURCE UNIT AND VEHICLE FRONT LAMP USING THE LIGHT SOURCE UNIT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light source unit including: a first light source module; a second light source module; and a light source arrangement portion between the first light source module and the second light source module. The first light source module and the second light source module are staggered in at least one of a front-and-back direction and a left-and-right direction.



Motor Vehicle Accent Lamp and Methods of Use Thereof

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A method of providing accent ornamental illumination to a lamp of a motor vehicle comprising providing an accent lamp comprising a housing and a light-emitting device disposed within the housing; mounting the housing to an exterior surface of the lens cover of the vehicle lamp; and arranging the light-emitting device such that, when the housing is mounted to the exterior surface of the lens cover of the lamp, light emitted from the light-emitting device passes through the lens cover from outside the lens cover towards a lamp reflector of the vehicle lamp and illuminates the reflector. A motor vehicle lamp combination comprising, in combination, a motor vehicle lamp and an accent lamp also provided wherein, when the accent lamp is mounted on a lens cover of the motor vehicle lamp, light emitted from the light-emitting device is directed towards the reflector.



Systems for Detachably Mounting Lighting Components and for Covering Wiring

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A system can comprise tabs and notches or a twist-and-lock mount for detachably mounting components adjacent a light emitting diode that is utilized for illumination, for example in a luminaire. Representative mounted components can include protective covers and optics for managing light emitted by the light emitting diode. The tabs and notches can be located rear of an aperture in a recessed lighting fixture or in a cover of a luminaire, for example. That cover, or another cover that may not utilize a releasable mount, can extend circumferentially about a periphery of a light emitting diode to cover and protect wiring for the light emitting diode and to hide the wiring from view by people occupying an illuminated space.



RECESSED WALL WASH LIGHT FIXTURE WITH GLARE CONTROL

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A recessed wall wash light fixture includes a light source and a hollow light guide. The hollow light guide has a reflective internal surface and forms upper and lower apertures along its upper and lower boundaries; the lower aperture is slanted upwardly in the forward direction. The hollow light guide includes a forward section and a rear section having respective wall surfaces. The forward and rear wall surfaces substantially meet one another at midlines that extend downwardly from the upper aperture to the lower aperture.



NON-ROUND RETROFIT RECESSED LED LIGHTING FIXTURE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A light emitting diode (LED) light fixture for attachment to a recessed electrical connection enclosure includes a luminaire with a frame having a non-round form. The light fixture includes a luminaire rotatably joined to a mounting member at a rotary connector. The mounting member has least one fastener for attaching the mounting member to a mounting fixture of the recessed electrical connection enclosure. The luminaire may be rotated relative to the mounting member attached to the mounting fixture of the recessed electrical connection enclosure, to orient the non-round frame of the luminaire in a desired orientation. The mounting member may be a mounting bar, and may include first and second fasteners at opposite ends of the mounting bar. Various types of fasteners may be employed for attachment to the mounting fixture of the recessed electrical connection enclosure, such as torsion springs, tension clips, J-box bracket clips, and twist-and-lock fasteners.



MULTIFUNCTIONAL MODULE-TYPE LIGHT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A multifunctional module-type light includes a light-emitting module and a supporting assembly. The light-emitting module includes at least one LED module, and a plurality of the LED modules is connected via a connecting assembly. The supporting assembly includes a supporting frame and a positioning assembly. The supporting frame is installed on the light-emitting module in the manner that the angle thereof is adjustable via the positioning assembly, and the supporting frame has installation feet for connecting the light-emitting module and a supporting plate for connecting the two installation feet. The supporting plate has a flat surface or an inclined surface, and the light-emitting module is secured on a surface via the supporting plate. Such multifunctional module-type light uses a modularized designed unit structure, which breaks the power constraints that a conventional lamp has only a single-housing.



EL SPOOL AND DOLLY

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A device includes a reel or spool; a dolly having the reel and having two handles for pushing the reel along the ground; an EL wire or tape which can be wound and unwound from the reel; and a battery pack having a battery and an inverter. The device can be used in several ways: by using the handles to push the reel along the ground to wind/unwind the EL wire; by laying the reel on its side and using a handle disposed on the reel for rotating the reel to wind/unwind the EL wire; and by supporting the reel above the ground atop its two handles to wind/unwind the EL wire. The battery pack is portable, and is connected to one end of the EL wire that passes through a side opening in the reel.



SOLID STATE LIGHTING COMPONENTS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Solid state lighting components are provided with improved color rendering, improved color uniformity, and improved directional lighting, and that are suitable for use in high output lighting applications and can be used in place of CDMH bulb lighting. Exemplary solid state lighting components include a substrate comprising a light emitter surface and or more light emitters disposed on and/or over the light emitter surface. Exemplary components include a light directing optic and/or a diffusing optic for mixing light. The light directing optic may be disposed at least partially around a perimeter of the light emitter surface. The diffusing optic may be disposed between portions of the light directing optic and spaced apart from the light emitter surface.



SOLID-STATE WHITE LIGHT GENERATING LIGHTING ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDING PHOTOLUMINESCENCE WAVELENGTH CONVERSION COMPONENTS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A white light photoluminescence wavelength conversion component comprises at least one blue light excitable green to yellow light (510 nm to 570 nm) emitting yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) type phosphor material and at least one blue light excitable orange to red light (585 nm to 670 nm) emitting organic fluorescent dye.



COLOR MIXING OUTPUT FOR HIGH BRIGHTNESS LED SOURCES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A mixing optic combines a variety of features to enhance the brightness and uniformity of the light emitted from a combination of different color light emitting sources. The mixing optic may include a parabolic reflector that redirects low-angle emissions, a reflective waveguide that mixes the light spatially, and a diffuser plate that mixes the light angularly. In an embodiment, the output of the mixing optic exhibits a substantially Lambertian output pattern of a substantially uniform mix of colors, exhibiting, for example, the light output pattern of a single white light source.



LED MODULE WITH UNIFORM PHOSPHOR ILLUMINATION

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The generally Lambertian LED die emission is modified by an optical structure formed over the LED die that reduces the light emission along a normal axis and enhances the light emission at an angle with respect to the normal axis, producing a certain light emission profile. A phosphor layer is provided overlying the optical structure, such as in a reflective light-mixing chamber. The light emission profile results in more uniform flux from the LED die impinging across the surface of the phosphor. Some of the LED light passes through the phosphor and some of the light is converted to light of a different wavelength. The light emission profile results in more uniform color and temperature across the phosphor. The light emission profile may be created by a lens, a patterned layer over the LED die, a semi-reflective layer over the LED die, an optical sheet, or other technique.



Lighting Device for Accent Lighting and Method

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of invention are directed to a lighting device for use in accent lighting applications. In one embodiment, the lighting device includes a coherent light source, such as a laser, and a diffractive optical element. The diffractive optical element may be, for example, a holographic optical element. The lighting device may be adapted to retrofit into a pre-existing light fixture. In one application, the lighting device may project a static or movable star field and/or static or movable clouds.



LOW AND HIGH BEAM LED LAMP

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An LED bulb (10) includes a metal lead frame (50) on which is directly mounted a low beam set of first LED dies (14), a high beam set of second LED dies (16), and a high beam set of third LED dies (16). The lead frame (50) is bent so that the first LED dies (14) face upwards and the second and third LED dies (16) face sideways and in opposite directions. A thermally conductive opaque plastic body is molded around the lead frame and exposes the LED dies. The body includes light-blocking features (26, 32, 40) to cause the light emission pattern of the first LED dies (14) to be limited in lateral and vertical directions for a low beam of a headlight. The light-blocking features also cause the light emission pattern of the second and third LED dies (16) to be less limited in the lateral and vertical directions for a wider high beam of the headlight.



LAMP WITH OPTOELECTRONIC LIGHT SOURCE AND IMPROVED ISOTROPY OF THE RADIATION

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to an optoelectronic lamp with improved omi-directionality by using a reflector cap having an opening.



LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING APPLIANCE INCLUDING THE LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

In a first aspect of the present inventive subject matter, a light-emitting device includes a substrate; a light-emitting element electrically connected to the substrate and arranged in a light-emitting area that is positioned on an upper surface of the substrate; and an electronic part that is electrically connected to the substrate and arranged outside the light-emitting area on the upper surface of the substrate, the electronic part obliquely protruding from an edge of the upper surface of the substrate.



MODULAR LED RETROFIT LAMP SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The modular LED retrofit lamp system includes a high-power LED light engine, together with an integrated optics mount, an integrated yet serviceable LED dimmable driver, and a point of attachment on the center area of the engine for mounting the LED engine. Different mounts for the engine can include, but are not limited to, PAR56, PAR46, PAR64, PAR38, Mini Candelabra, Intermediate Screw Base, Mogul Screwbase, and Fresnel-based Theatrical Fixtures. One LED light engine can replace a wide range of tungsten lamps ranging up to 500 watt equivalents in output performance, as well as dimming performance. Additional brackets and lamp sockets easily retrofit into an existing lighting fixture, while dimming capabilities are retained.



BLINKER DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The elastic member (60) is enabled, by temporarily elastically deforming a part thereof, to be fitted with and removed from the fixing portion (24a), and is provided with a tabular fixing member (80) that prevents elastic deformation of the elastic member (60) by being fixed to the elastic member (60), and a fastening member (90) that integrally fixes the blinker housing (51), the elastic member (60), and the fixing member (80). In the fixing member (80), a fastening hole portion (86) through which the fastening member (90) is inserted and a wiring hole portion (83) through which a wiring (92) that supplies electricity to the light source (54) is inserted are disposed side by side to each other, and in the wiring hole (83), a cut-away (83a) to open a part of the wiring hole (83) is provided.



Pocketbook Light Device

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A pocketbook light device for illuminating a low light area is provided. The pocketbook light device comprises an openable carrying accessory and a housing having a front side and a rear side. The housing is mountable within the carrying accessory. A plurality of lights is mounted in the front side of the housing. An activation mechanism activates the plurality of lights. Upon activation of the plurality of lights, the plurality of lights illuminate the interior of the carrying accessory.



CONTACT LENS CASE HAVING INTEGRATED LENS DATA STOWAGE COMPARTMENTS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A contact lens case having integrated lens data stowage compartments is provided. The contact lens case includes a left and a right bowl section in an upper portion of a case body for storing a pair of contact lenses, and two lens data stowage compartments in a lower portion of the case body. Each of the bowl section has a closed bottom and an open top detachably closed by a closure cap. Each lens data stowage compartment is positioned underneath one bowl section, and is assessable from a side or a lower base of the contact lens case. The height of the compartments is proportioned for receipt of a lens data sheet having thereon lens data corresponding to a contact lens located in the bowl section thereabove. The lens data stowed in each compartment can be viewed or accessed from the contact lens case.



HELMET LIGHTING SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A helmet including a lighting system integrated into said helmet, the lighting system comprising a first layer; light emitting means mounted to said first layer; controller means mounted to said first layer for controlling said light emitting means; wiring means for linking said light emitting means to said controller means; a second layer fixably attached to said first layer thereby providing an area between said first and second layer for said light emitting means, controller means, and wiring means; power means fixably attached to said second layer for powering said controller and light emitting means; and operating means functionally linked to said controller means for operating said controller means. The application also discloses lighting system contained in a shell that that can be attached to an existing helmet. This application also discloses a lighting system contained in a flexible material that can be fitted onto an existing helmet.



Spectator Celebration System

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A spectator celebration system includes a plurality of celebration devices, each having a belt selectively attached to a user's waist and an emblem mounted to the belt. An electronics compartment coupled to the emblem defines an interior area for holding a battery and a controller electrically connected to the battery is programmed with light and sound data. A plurality of lights in data communication with the controller is spaced apart on the belt. A speaker is operatively coupled to one of the emblem or belt and electrically connected to the controller such that the speaker emits sound data when actuated by the controller. A toggle switch is in data communication with the controller and electrically connected to the plurality of lights for manual control over light actuation. A receiver is in data communication with the controller for selectively receiving an activation signal from a remote transmitter.