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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Smart light bulb. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, March 4, 2003: US06528954 (564 worldwide citation)

A smart light bulb is provided which may include a housing, an illumination source, disposed in the housing, and a processor, disposed in the housing, for controlling the illumination source. The housing may be configured to fit a conventional light fixture. The illumination source may be an LED sys ...


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William Lark Jr, Ann Claire Lim Chi Cheung: Intelligent lighting control apparatuses, systems, and methods. Noon Home, Fish & Richardson P C, December 5, 2017: US09839099 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides light switch modules and methods of implementing a light switch module for a lighting control system. The light switch modules include a light switch actuator including an actuation surface. The light switch actuator is movable to connect an electrical flow path and t ...


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William Lark Jr, Ann Claire Lim Chi Cheung, Nicholas David Pennycooke: Modular interface of intelligent lighting control apparatuses, systems, and methods. Noon Home, Fish & Richardson P C, December 5, 2017: US09838008 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides modular lighting control system interfaces and method of implementing modular lighting control system interface for a lighting control system. The lighting control system includes a light switch module including a light switch actuator coupled to an actuator circuit b ...


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Mueller George G, Lys Ihor A, Morgan Frederick Marshall, Blackwell Michael K: Systemes et procedes declairage a commande numerique, Digitally controlled illumination methods and systems. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, June 24, 1999: CA2314163 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods and systems for illumination. The methods and systems may include LED systems associated with a processor. Various environments and applications of processor-controlled LED systems are provided, including kinetic illumination, precision illumination, a smart light bulb, a ...


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Alexis Ander Kashar: System and method for alerting a user. James E Walton, June 20, 2017: US09685052 (2 worldwide citation)

The alarm monitoring system provides various alerts of events that are not readily discernable to those individuals that are deaf or hard of hearing. The system generates visual, vibratory, and high decibel alerts separately or in combination to alert the user to a wide variety of events in combinat ...


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Francis Michael Kelly, Jon Plummer, Ryan Yong Kim, Li ter Chen: Light switch controlling light source via wireless transmission. Belkin International, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 18, 2017: US09713231 (2 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates in general to a networked light switch. More specifically, the disclosure relates to a light switch that, in response to detecting a local input or motion, transmits a communication that causes another light switch to change a state of a light. This disclosure further relates ...


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Ian Henry Stuart Cullimore, Jeremy Walker: Ultra-small, ultra-low power single-chip firewall security device with tightly-coupled software and hardware. IOTA Computing, Carr & Ferrell, July 11, 2017: US09705848 (1 worldwide citation)

A firewall security device, system and corresponding method are provided that includes an operating system of an entirely new architecture. The operating system is based fundamentally around a protocol stack (e.g., TCP/IP stack), rather than including a transport/network layer in a conventional core ...


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George Horkan Smith, Bernard Anthony McCarthy III: Easy-install home automation light switch. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L L C, Seed IP Law Group, January 31, 2017: US09557043 (1 worldwide citation)

A light switch plate includes a wireless transmitter for transmitting control signals to a smart light assembly. The light switch plate is placed over a conventional light switch and prevents a user from further manipulating the conventional light switch. The light switch plate includes a further sw ...


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Aaron Ganick, Daniel Ryan: Self-indentifying one-way authentication method using optical signals. ABL IP HOLDING, RatnerPrestia, May 15, 2018: US09973273

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a self-identifying optical transmitter for broadcasting a one-way authentication code using light-based communication. The transmitter may include a memory for storing an identifier of the transmitter, a processor for generating a data signal includin ...


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Daniel Ryan, Aaron Ganick, Kelby Edward Green: Method and apparatus for switching between cameras in a mobile device to receive a light signal. ABL IP HOLDING, RatnerPrestia, March 13, 2018: US09918013

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a method for a method for hiding a camera preview feed of a mobile device application. The method may proceed by the mobile device application enabling an imaging sensor of the mobile device, where the software of the mobile device requires the mobile ...