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Kenneth Schofield, Mark Larson: Automatic rearview mirror, vehicle lighting control and vehicle interior monitoring system using a photosensor array. Donnelly Corporation, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 2, 1999: US05877897 (663 worldwide citation)

A system apparatus, and method for controlling a plurality of variable reflectance mirrors (or mirror segments), including a rearview mirror and side view mirrors, which change their reflectance level in response to a plurality of drive voltages applied thereto, for controlling the vehicle lighting ...


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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 (454 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 ...


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Niall R Lynam, John O Lindahl: Vehicle interior LED lighting system. Donnelly Corporation, VanDyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, March 27, 2007: US07195381 (451 worldwide citation)

A vehicle lighting system for a vehicle includes an accessory module assembly that is adapted for attachment to an interior portion of a vehicle and configured to illuminate, for example, an area inside the vehicle. The module assembly includes a single high-intensity power light emitting diode that ...


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Herbert F Börner, Wolfgang Busselt, Thomas Jüstel, Hans Nikol, Cornelis R Ronda, Gerard Harbers: Lighting system. U S Philips Corporation, Dicran Halajian, May 22, 2001: US06234648 (442 worldwide citation)

A lighting system includes at least two light-emitting diodes each emitting, in operation, visible light in a preselected wavelength range. A converter converts part of the visible light emitted by one of the diodes into visible light in a further wavelength range so as to optimize the color renditi ...


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James M Bornhorst: Computer controlled lighting system having automatically variable position, color, intensity and beam divergence. Vari Lite, Jerry W Mills, July 5, 1983: US04392187 (299 worldwide citation)

A lighting system (10) is disclosed which includes a control panel (12) for operating a plurality of lights (14) by means of a single two conductor signal cable (18) and a power cable (20). Two embodiments (30, 110) of lights (14) are provided for use in the present lighting system. In the first emb ...


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Ihor A Lys, Kevin Dowling, Eric Schanberger, Christian P Blanc: Automotive information systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, April 6, 2004: US06717376 (285 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of this invention relates to an intelligent lighting device that can receive signals and change the illumination conditions as a result of the received signals. The lighting device can change hue, saturation, and brightness as a response to received signals. One example of using such a ...


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Ihor A Lys, Frederick M Morgan: Methods and apparatus for controlling devices in a networked lighting system. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi, August 17, 2004: US06777891 (282 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for computer-based control of light sources in a networked lighting system. In one example, a plurality of LED-based lighting systems are arranged as computer controllable “light strings.” Applications contemplated for such light strings include, but are not limited to, decorat ...


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Brooks W Taylor, Thomas E Walsh, Mikell D Nelson, Charles H Reese: Computer controlled lighting system with distributed control resources. Vari Lite, Morgan & Finnegan, June 23, 1998: US05769527 (280 worldwide citation)

A stage lighting system is comprised of a plurality of lamp units which may have diverse communication protocols, functions and data parameters. The stage lighting system is controlled by a modular control system comprised of a modular controller mainframe interconnected with a plurality of control ...


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Ihor A Lys, Alfred Ducharme: Packaged information systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Lowrie Lande & Anastasi, May 24, 2005: US06897624 (268 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of this invention relates to an intelligent lighting device that can receive signals and change the illumination conditions as a result of the received signals. The lighting device can change hue, saturation, and brightness as a response to received signals. One example of using such a ...


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James Allan Baker: Energy management control system. Negawatt Technologies, Davis and Bujold, October 5, 1999: US05962989 (257 worldwide citation)

An energy saving lighting control system for operating fluorescent light fixtures is provided with means for controlling the light level according to the light required for the task being done in the area. Ambient light available from sources outside of the controlled area such as daylight can be ha ...