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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 (21 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 (5 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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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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Kurt S Wilcox, John W Durkee, Craig D Raleigh, Joseph P Chobot: Optical waveguides. Cree, McCracken & Gillen, December 13, 2016: US09519095 (2 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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Paul K Pickard, Joseph P Chobot, Mark D Edmond: Temperature responsive control for lighting apparatus including light emitting devices providing different chromaticities and related methods. Cree, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, December 2, 2014: US08901845 (1 worldwide citation)

A lighting apparatus may include a plurality of light emitting devices, a temperature sensor, and a compensation circuit. The plurality of light emitting devices may include a first light emitting device configured to emit light having a first chromaticity, a second light emitting device configured ...


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Brian Carrigan, John J Trainor, Joseph P Chobot, Matthew Deese, Keith Bryan: Handheld device for merging groups of lighting fixtures. Cree, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, August 1, 2017: US09723673 (1 worldwide citation)

A handheld device for merging groups of lighting fixtures is disclosed. The handheld device includes a communication interface configured to wirelessly communicate with a plurality of lighting fixtures and control circuitry. In one embodiment, the control circuitry is configured to effect selection ...