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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 (832 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 (648 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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Alfred D Ducharme, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, George G Mueller: Systems and methods for generating and modulating illumination conditions. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag, March 21, 2006: US07014336 (442 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods for generating and/or modulating illumination conditions to generate high-quality light of a desired and controllable color, for creating lighting fixtures for producing light in desirable and reproducible colors, and for modifying the color tempe ...


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Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan: Methods and apparatus for providing power to lighting devices. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag, May 2, 2006: US07038399 (414 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing power to devices via an A.C. power source, and for facilitating the use of LED-based light sources on A.C. power circuits that provide signals other than standard line voltages. In one example, LED-based light sources may be coupled to A.C. power circuits that are ...


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Colin Piepgras, George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan: Light emitting diode based products. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, November 15, 2005: US06965205 (399 worldwide citation)

Various exemplary implementations of light emitting diode (LED) based illumination products and methods are disclosed including, but not limited to, glow sticks, key chains, toys, balls, various game accessories, light bulbs, night lights, wall lights, wall switches, wall sockets, wall panels, modul ...


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George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys: Multicolored LED lighting method and apparatus. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, September 7, 2004: US06788011 (385 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 A Lys, Frederick M Morgan, Michael K Blackwell, Alfred D Ducharme: Systems and methods for controlling illumination sources. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Boley Hoag, December 13, 2005: US06975079 (337 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods and systems for controlling the conversion of data inputs to a computer-based light system into lighting control signals. The methods and systems include facilities for controlling a nonlinear relationship between data inputs and lighting control signal ouputs. The nonlinear rel ...


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Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, George G Mueller, Kevin J Dowling, Timothy Holmes, John Warwick: Methods and apparatus for controlling illumination. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, November 22, 2005: US06967448 (317 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for controlling illumination. In one example, one or more multi-color light sources are controlled based on one or more interruptions of power supplied to the light source(s). In another example, a pool or spa is illuminated by one or more multi-color light sources that may be ...


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Kevin J Dowling, George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys: Systems and methods for color changing device and enclosure. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, May 3, 2005: US06888322 (305 worldwide citation)

A color-changing device which includes an enclosure at least a portion of which is material which is desired to change color. There is also included an illumination device, such as an LED or collection of LEDs which can illuminate the material. There can also be included a controller which can take ...


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Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Michael K Blackwell, Alfred Ducharme, Ralph Osterhout, Colin Piepgras, George C Mueller, Dawn Geary: Light-emitting diode based products. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Foley Hoag, June 20, 2006: US07064498 (296 worldwide citation)

High-brightness LEDs, combined with a processor for control, can produce a variety of pleasing effects for display and illumination. A system disclosed herein uses high-brightness, processor-controlled LEDs in combination with diffuse materials to produce color-changing effects. The systems describe ...