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Joseph P Chobot, John J Trainor: Auto commissioning lighting fixture. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, September 9, 2014: US08829821 (24 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to lighting fixtures for use in a lighting network where the lighting fixtures and other elements are able to communicate with each other via wired or wireless communication techniques. When the lighting network is being formed or modified, the lighting fixtures may be ...


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Joseph P Chobot, Michael James Harris: Lighting fixture for distributed control. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, March 10, 2015: US08975827 (22 worldwide citation)

A lighting network where control of the lighting fixtures in the network may be distributed among the lighting fixtures. The lighting fixtures may be broken into groups that are associated with different lighting zones. Certain lighting fixtures will have or be associated with one or more sensors, s ...


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Joseph P Chobot: Lighting fixture for automated grouping. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, October 6, 2015: US09155165 (14 worldwide citation)

Control of lighting fixtures in a lighting network may be distributed among the lighting fixtures. The lighting fixtures may be broken into groups that are associated with different lighting zones. At least some of the lighting fixtures will have or be associated with one or more sensors. Within the ...


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Joseph P Chobot, John J Trainor: Commissioning for a lighting network. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, December 16, 2014: US08912735 (9 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to lighting fixtures for use in a lighting network where the lighting fixtures and other elements are able to communicate with each other via wired or wireless communication techniques. When the lighting network is being formed or modified, a lighting fixture is select ...


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Joseph P Chobot: Efficient routing tables for lighting networks. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, October 6, 2015: US09155166 (8 worldwide citation)

Control of lighting fixtures in a lighting network may be distributed among the lighting fixtures. The lighting fixtures may be broken into groups that are associated with different lighting zones. At least some of the lighting fixtures will have or be associated with one or more sensors. Within the ...


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Joseph P Chobot: Lighting devices including current shunting responsive to LED nodes and related methods. Cree, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, September 30, 2014: US08847516 (6 worldwide citation)

A solid state lighting device may include a power supply and a light emitting device electrically coupled between the power supply and a reference node, with the light emitting device defining a node. A control element may be provided in a current shunting path electrically coupled in parallel with ...


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Kurt S Wilcox, John W Durkee, Craig D Raleigh, Joseph P Chobot: Optical waveguides. Cree, McCracken & Gillen, December 13, 2016: US09519095 (4 worldwide citation)

An optical waveguide includes a coupling optic and a waveguide body. According to one embodiment, the body includes a first curved surface that extends between an input surface and an end surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The input surface has a first thickness disposed betwee ...


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Joseph P Chobot: Handheld device for communicating with lighting fixtures. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, August 30, 2016: US09433061 (4 worldwide citation)

Control of lighting fixtures in a lighting network may be distributed among the lighting fixtures. The lighting fixtures may be broken into groups that are associated with different lighting zones. At least some of the lighting fixtures will have or be associated with one or more sensors. Within the ...


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Brian Carrigan, John J Trainor, Joseph P Chobot, Matthew Deese, Keith Bryan: Handheld device for controlling settings of a lighting fixture. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, August 1, 2017: US09723696 (2 worldwide citation)

A handheld device having a communication interface configured to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of lighting fixtures and control circuitry is described. In one embodiment, the circuitry is configured to effect selection of a first lighting fixture in a first group of lighting fixtures via t ...


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Arnold Motley, Joseph P Chobot, Daniel J Pope, John J Trainor, Michael James Harris: Master/slave arrangement for lighting fixture modules. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, February 14, 2017: US09572226 (2 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a lighting fixture that includes a driver module and at least one other module that provides a lighting fixture function, such as a sensor function, lighting network communication function, gateway function, and the like. The driver module communicates with the othe ...