US Pat. No. 9,930,760

COMMISSIONING MECHANISM FOR CREATING FUNCTIONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING GROUPS

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for creating functional lighting groups, the apparatus comprising:a commissioning device, configured to identify, locate, and record a plurality of wireless devices during commissioning of said plurality of wireless devices, said plurality of wireless devices comprising a common circuit and a legacy line voltage switch, and configured to direct said plurality of wireless devices over a wireless network to enter a grouping mode and to send messages indicating that said plurality of wireless devices has been power cycled by said legacy line voltage switch; and
a gateway, coupled to said wireless network, configured to receive said messages, and configured to create a functional lighting group comprising said plurality of wireless devices.

US Pat. No. 9,924,581

SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS COMMISSIONING AND HARVESTING OF FUNCTIONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING GROUPS

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for creating functional lighting groups, the apparatus comprising:
a multimode wireless switch, coupled to one or more wireless devices via a line voltage, configured to enter a grouping mode
responsive to commands sent over a wireless network, and configured to switch said line voltage off and then back on, wherein
said one or more wireless devices send messages over said wireless network indicating that they have been power cycled; and

a gateway, coupled to said one or more wireless devices over said wireless network, configured to send said commands, and
configured to receive said messages, and configured to create a functional lighting group comprising said multimode wireless
switch and said one or more wireless devices.

US Pat. No. 9,197,842

VIDEO APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING AND COMMISSIONING DEVICES

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for concurrently identifying and commissioning a plurality of devices, the apparatus comprising:
a video recording device, configured to record and process a plurality of video images of the plurality of devices, and configured
to determine identification information and a geolocation corresponding to each of the plurality of devices, wherein said
geolocation is determined by combining known coordinates and dimensions of an object within said plurality of video images,
and a location of said each of the plurality of devices relative to said video recording device, and wherein said plurality
of video images comprises unique encoded luminous transmissions simultaneously transmitted from said each of the plurality
of devices; and

a gateway device, coupled to said video recording device and the plurality of devices, configured to receive said identification
information, and configured to commission said each of the plurality of devices onto a network.

US Pat. No. 9,289,776

MILLING DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE MILLING OPERATION

FREWITT FABRIQUE DE MACHI...

1. A milling device for performing a milling operation comprising:
a milling unit comprising a housing defining a milling chamber that can be filled with a material to be milled, a rotor assembly
rotatably mounted in the housing, and a screen assembly extending below the rotor assembly, wherein the screen assembly serves
for fractionating the material milled by the rotor assembly in movement;

a drive unit adapted for controlling the movements of the rotor assembly relative to the screen assembly during the milling
operation;

a sensor configured to measure properties of the material being milled during the milling operation; and
a control module adapted to determine and adjust milling parameters during the milling operation in accordance with the properties
of the material measured by the sensor, such that said controlling the movement of the rotor assembly is performed during
the milling operation in accordance with the properties of the material.

US Pat. No. 9,560,727

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CREATING FUNCTIONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING GROUPS

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for creating functional lighting groups, the apparatus comprising:
a plurality of wireless devices, configured to enter a grouping mode responsive to commands sent over a wireless network,
and configured to send messages over said wireless network indicating that they have been power cycled, wherein said plurality
of wireless devices comprises one or more wireless lighting fixtures and one or more wireless switches, and wherein said one
or more wireless lighting fixtures are power cycled via activation of a corresponding legacy line voltage switch; and

a gateway, coupled to said plurality of wireless devices over said wireless network, configured to send said commands, and
configured to receive said messages, and configured to create a functional lighting group comprising said plurality of wireless
devices, wherein, subsequent to formation of said functional lighting group for said one or more wireless lighting fixtures,
an operator toggles said one or more wireless switches, and said gateway receives said messages and adds said one or more
wireless switches to said functional lighting group.

US Pat. No. 9,197,843

CONCURRENT COMMISSIONING AND GEOLOCATION SYSTEM

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for concurrently identifying, locating, and commissioning a plurality of devices, the apparatus comprising:
a geolocation device, configured to provide a positional datum indicating a position of said geolocation device;
a video recording device, coupled to said geolocation device, configured receive said positional datum, and configured to
record and process a plurality of video images of the plurality of devices and configured to determine identification information
and a geolocation corresponding to each of the plurality of devices, wherein said geolocation is determined by combining said
positional datum, known dimensions of items within said plurality of video images, and a location of said each of the plurality
of devices relative to said video recording device, and wherein said plurality of video images comprises unique encoded luminous
transmissions simultaneously transmitted from said each of the plurality of devices; and

a gateway device, coupled to said video recording device and the plurality of devices, configured to receive said identification
information, and configured to commission said each of the plurality of devices onto a network.

US Pat. No. 9,930,761

GROUPING OF WIRELESS DEVICES DURING COMMISSIONING

FABRIQ, LTD., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for creating functional lighting groups, the apparatus comprising:a plurality of wireless devices having a common circuit and legacy line voltage switch, configured to enter a grouping mode responsive to commissioning commands sent over a wireless network, and configured to send messages over said wireless network indicating that they have been power cycled by said legacy line voltage switch; and
a gateway, coupled to said plurality of wireless devices over said wireless network, configured to receive said messages, and configured to create a functional lighting group comprising said plurality of wireless devices.

US Pat. No. 10,212,791

MULTIMODE SWITCH FOR COMMISSIONING OF FUNCTIONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING GROUPS

Fabriq, Ltd., Boulder, C...

1. A multimode switch, comprising:a wireless transceiver, configured to transmit and receive messages over a wireless network;
a line voltage switch, coupled to a line voltage and to one or more wireless devices; and
a switch controller, responsive to first messages received over said wireless network, configured to direct said line voltage switch to provide said line voltage to, and subsequently remove line voltage from, said one or more wireless devices, and configured to receive first identifying information and functional group designation for said one or more wireless devices in second messages over said wireless network, and configured to thereafter control said one or more wireless devices according to said identifying information and functional group designation via transmission of third messages over said wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,212,792

COMMISSIONING MECHANISM FOR WIRELESS LIGHTING GROUPS

Fabriq, Ltd., Boulder, C...

1. An apparatus for creating functional lighting groups, the apparatus comprising:one or more wireless devices coupled together via a line voltage, configured to enter a grouping mode responsive to commands sent over a wireless network, and configured to send messages over said wireless network indicating that they have been power cycled via said line voltage; and
a commissioning device, coupled to said one or more wireless devices over said wireless network, configured to send said commands, and configured to receive said messages, and configured to create a functional lighting group comprising said one or more wireless devices.

US Pat. No. 10,926,271

GRINDING DEVICE FOR A HIGH GRINDING RATE AND FOR A VARIABLE DISTRIBUTION OF GROUND PARTICLE SIZES

FREWITT FABRIQUE DE MACHI...

1. Grinding device for implementing a grinding operation, the device comprising:a grinding chamber designed to receive matter to be crushed having an average initial size;
a rotor, mounted in the chamber in rotational manner around an axle and comprising a plurality of blades extending radially relative to the axle; and
a sieve comprising a plurality of openings and configured for classifying and/or splitting the matter crushed by the rotor;
the sieve being mounted around the rotor so as to turn around the axle in the direction opposite the direction of rotation of the rotor;
each of the openings having a height extending parallel to the axle and a width extending perpendicular to the axle and comprised between 1 mm and 20 mm;
and the rotation of the rotor and that of the sieve being adjustable so as to supply a difference in peripheral speed between the rotor and the sieve comprised between 100 m/s and 400 m/s, so as to reduce the average initial size of the crushed matter by a factor of 5 to 20.

US Pat. No. 11,116,065

GROUND LEAKAGE CURRENT POWER SUPPLY

Fabriq, Ltd., Boulder, C...


1. A ground leakage current power supply, comprising:a hot node that is coupled to a hot wire of an AC power source, and an earth ground node that is coupled to an earth ground, wherein a neutral wire of said AC power source is not present;
an energy storage component, coupled to a return node and coupled in series to a current limiter that is coupled to receive rectified power from said AC power source, wherein said current limiter enables said energy storage component to charge to a voltage value at a rate that limits ground leakage current to a prescribed leakage value; and
a low voltage power supply comprising a linear voltage regulator, coupled to said energy storage component and to a return node, said return node providing a return reference voltage, and configured to receive said voltage value, and configured generate a regulated output voltage that is referenced to said return reference voltage.