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George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys: Multicolored LED lighting method and apparatus. Color Kinetics, Foley Hoag & Eliot, January 18, 2000: US06016038 (841 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods described herein relate to LED systems capable of generating light, such as for illumination or display purposes. The light-emitting LEDs may be controlled by a processor to alter the brightness and/or color of the generated light, e.g., by using pulse-width modulated signals ...


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Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Michael K Blackwell: Universal lighting network methods and systems. Color Kinetics, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 15, 2003: US06548967 (659 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to smart lighting devices bearing processors, and networks comprising smart lighting devices, capable of providing illumination, and detecting stimuli with sensors and/or sending signals. Sensors and emitters can, in some embodiments, be removed and added in a modular f ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller, Frederick Marshall Morgan, Michael K Blackwell: Illumination components. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag &Eliot, April 3, 2001: US06211626 (655 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a current control for a lighting assembly, which may be an LED lighting assembly, which may be a pulse width modulated (“PWM”) current control or other form of current control where each current-controlled unit is uniquely addressable and capable of receiving illumination color i ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Lighting entertainment system. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag & Eliot, December 26, 2000: US06166496 (649 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for combining an illumination control signal and an entertainment signal. At a decoder, the combined signal may be decoded into an entertainment signal that is delivered to an entertainment device, and an illumination control signal that is delivered to an illumination source. T ...


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George G Mueller, Ihor Lys: Multicolored LED lighting method and apparatus. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag & Eliot, November 21, 2000: US06150774 (613 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods described herein relate to LED systems capable of generating light, such as for illumination or display purposes. The light-emitting LEDs may be controlled by a processor to alter the brightness and/or color of the generated light, e.g., by using pulse-width modulated signals ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Smart light bulb. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, March 4, 2003: US06528954 (572 worldwide citation)

A smart light bulb is provided which may include a housing, an illumination source, disposed in the housing, and a processor, disposed in the housing, for controlling the illumination source. The housing may be configured to fit a conventional light fixture. The illumination source may be an LED sys ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller, Frederick Marshall Morgan, Michael K Blackwell: Illumination components. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 22, 2002: US06340868 (545 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a current control for a lighting assembly, which may be an LED lighting assembly, which may be a pulse width modulated (“PWM”) current control or other form of current control where each current-controlled unit is uniquely addressable and capable of receiving illumination color i ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller, Frederick Marshall Morgan: Precision illumination methods and systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 1, 2002: US06459919 (541 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for illuminating a material using an LED system, a processor for controlling the LED system and a positioning system for positioning the LED system in a spatial relationship with the material being illuminated. Furthermore, these methods and systems are available for ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Power/data protocol. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag & Eliot, September 18, 2001: US06292901 (502 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods and systems for powering a device, which include providing a data signal and extracting power from the data signal to power the device. The device may be either a device that responds to the data signal or another device. The data signal may vary between at least two data ...


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Frederick Morgan, Alfred Ducharme, Brian Chemel, Robert Laszewski, Kevin Dowling: Methods and apparatus for controlling devices in a networked lighting system. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 19, 2003: US06608453 (459 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for computer-based control of light sources and other devices in a networked lighting system. Conventional light sources may be controlled in combination with LED-based (e.g., variable color) light sources to provide enhanced lighting effects for a variety of space-illumination ...