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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 (599 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 (422 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 (391 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 (380 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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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 (305 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 (297 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 (278 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 ...


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Alfred D Ducharme, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, George G Mueller: Methods and apparatus for generating and modulating illumination conditions. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 14, 2007: US07255457 (266 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for generating essentially white light. In one example, a white light generating apparatus comprises at least one first white LED characterized by a first spectrum, and at least one second white LED characterized by a second spectrum, wherein the first spectrum is substantially ...


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George G Mueller, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Edward Nortrup: Thermal management methods and apparatus for lighting devices. Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 18, 2008: US07344279 (262 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for providing active and passive thermal or cooling facilities for LED lighting systems, including radiating and convective thermal facilities, including fans, phase change materials, conductive polymers, potting compounds, vents, ducts, and other thermal facilities.


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Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan, Ihor A Lys, Michael K Blackwell: Universal lighting network methods and systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 18, 2007: US07309965 (247 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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