US Pat. No. 9,066,404

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEVELOPING AND DISTRIBUTING ILLUMINATION DATA FILES

TeleLumen LLC, Saratoga,...

1. A system for the development of an illumination data file, comprising:
a luminaire development system instantiated on a first computer system and configured to download luminaire tools from a luminaire
management system instantiated on a second computer system, the second computer system communicatively coupled to the first
computer system, wherein

said luminaire tools including a set of illumination data file creation instructions, which when executed by the first computer
system instantiating the luminaire development system provide luminaire tools to a luminaire programmer for the creation of
an illumination data file that includes illumination data, the illumination data including a first set of instructions for
the projection of a spectral distribution of a desired illumination of a light source device, which first set of instructions,
when executed by a processor of the light source device, cause the light source device to produce the desired illumination
of the spectral distribution, and

the first computer system instantiating the luminaire development system being configured to upload the created illumination
data file to the second computer system instantiating the luminaire management system; and

said second computer system instantiating the luminaire management system being configured to store the luminaire tools, provide
the laminate tools to the first computer system instantiating the luminaire development system, receive the illumination data
file from the first computer system instantiating the luminaire development system.

US Pat. No. 9,345,117

LUMINAIRE EXECUTING SCRIPTS FOR DYNAMIC ILLUMINATION

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising a luminaire that includes:
a plurality of light channels that respectively produce different spectral distributions of light;
a drive circuit coupled to the light channels and programmable to control relative intensities of light output from the light
channels; and

an interpreter module that processes a script to generate operating parameters for the drive circuit, wherein the script comprises
a plurality of descriptors in a sequence that represents that a lighting scenario changes over time and wherein programming
the drive circuit with the operating parameters results in the light channels producing the lighting scenario.

US Pat. No. 9,974,141

LIGHTING SYSTEM WITH SENSOR FEEDBACK

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising:a plurality of light sources respectively having different emission spectra;
a sensing unit configured to measure a spectral content of light reflected from an object in an environment that the lighting system illuminates; and
a control system coupled to receive from the sensing unit a measurement of the light reflected from the object, wherein the control system is configured to select respective intensities for emissions from the light sources based on the measurement of the light reflected from the object and is coupled to independently control the light sources to emit the respective intensities.

US Pat. No. 9,574,747

SPECTRALLY CONTROLLABLE LIGHT VALVE

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A system for illuminating an environment, the system comprising:
a light valve exposed to incident light from an external light source that is outside the environment illuminated, the light
valve independently modulating a plurality of wavelength bands of the incident light transmitted through the light valve and
into the environment that the system illuminates; and

a control system connected to operate the light valve to control a spectral distribution of light transmitted through the
light valve, wherein

the light valve comprises a plurality of layers respectively corresponding to the plurality of wavelength bands, wherein each
layer transmits a controllable fraction of incident light in the corresponding wavelength band.

US Pat. No. 9,572,231

SYNTHESIZING LIGHTING TO CONTROL APPARENT COLORS

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A method of operating a lighting system that includes a plurality of light sources, the method comprising:
using a computing system to identify a plurality of intensities respectively for the lights sources, wherein identifying the
intensities includes determining a difference between target colors respectively of a set of samples and apparent colors of
the samples under a combined illumination that results from the light sources respectively operating at the intensities; and

operating the light sources respectively at the intensities to illuminate an environment.

US Pat. No. 10,045,417

SETTING LIGHTING BASED ON THE COLORS OF SAMPLES

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A method comprising:determining a set of target colors respectively for a set of samples; and
operating a device to find a plurality of settings for a plurality of light sources in a luminaire system, wherein the device selects the settings based on a merit function of the target colors of the samples and apparent colors of the samples under illumination that the luminaire system would produce with the settings selected.

US Pat. No. 9,820,360

ILLUMINATION CONTENT PRODUCTION AND USE

TELELUMEN, LLC, Saratoga...

1. An illumination content editing system comprising:
a frame processor implemented in a computing system to edit frames of illumination content and change illumination represented;
and

an encoder coupled to encode a sequence of frames into illumination content for playing by an illumination system.

US Pat. No. 9,534,956

RECORDING ILLUMINATION

TELELUMEN, LLC, Saratoga...

1. An illumination recording system comprising:
a light sensing system that measures a spectral distribution of lighting in an illuminated environment, wherein each measurement
of the spectral distribution includes measurements of respective amounts of light in more than three wavelength bands; and

a recording system that stores one or more of the measurements in an illumination recording representing the lighting.

US Pat. No. 9,635,728

METHOD OF LIGHT SPECTRUM REPLICATION

TELELUMEN LLC, Saratoga,...

1. A method of replication of light by a luminaire, the luminaire having a set of primary light sources, the method comprising:
providing at least one characteristic of a target light spectrum to the luminaire;
defining a light replication objective, the light replication objective being selected from the group consisting of accurate
replication of a target spectral shape, accurate replication of a color point, maximization of a color rendering characteristic
of the approximated light, maximized energy efficiency, maximized number of included primary light sources, and a combination
of two or more of the aforesaid replication objectives; and

setting driving conditions for each of the primary light sources.

US Pat. No. 9,888,539

LIGHTING SYSTEM USING SENSORS

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising:
a sensor; and
a processor executing an interpreter module that accesses the sensor and processes a script to generate operating parameters
for a plurality of light channels that operate to produce different spectral distributions of light, the interpreter module
processing the script based on reading data from the sensor to cause the light channels to collectively produce a lighting
scenario represented by the script, the script comprising one or more elements, each of the elements being selected from a
group consisting of:

a frame of illumination data representing a spectral distribution; and
a subroutine including program instructions that are executable by the interpreter module.

US Pat. No. 10,172,204

MULTI-EMITTER LIGHTING SYSTEM WITH CALCULATED DRIVE

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising:a plurality of emitters, each of the emitters having an emission spectrum that differs from the emission spectra of the other emitters;
a driver circuit connected to the emitters; and
a controller that determines drive levels for the emitters and informs the driver circuit to apply the drive levels to the emitters, the controller determining the drive levels using one or more of an age of the emitters and calibration data that characterizes the emission spectra of the emitters.

US Pat. No. 10,426,018

EDITING OF ILLUMINATION AND NON-ILLUMINATION CONTENT

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. An editing system comprising:an input device configured to receive a plurality of input tracks including one or more first input tracks representing electromagnetic emissions and one or more second input tracks representing information other than electromagnetic emissions; and
electronics configured to generate a plurality of output tracks from the first input tracks and the second input tracks, the plurality of output tracks including one or more first output tracks and one or more second output tracks,
the first output tracks representing time-varying spectral content of illumination to be reproduced by a lighting system that lights an environment,
the second output tracks representing a presentation other than illumination, and
the first and second output tracks being synchronized for simultaneous playing of the illumination and the presentation.

US Pat. No. 10,433,392

LIGHTING HAVING SPECTRAL CONTENT SYNCHRONIZED WITH VIDEO

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising:storage containing a file representing lighting including a spectral power distribution that changes over time, the file being associated with video content;
a plurality of light sources including at least five of the light sources respectively having different emission spectra; and
a control system configured to process the file while the associated video content is being displayed, the control system adjusting intensities of light emitted from the light sources to produce the spectral power distribution with changes over time synchronized with the video content.

US Pat. No. 10,339,591

DISTRIBUTING ILLUMINATION FILES

TeleLumen LLC, Saratoga,...

19. A method for a lighting system, the method comprising:providing, by an e-commerce server, information regarding one or more of a plurality of illumination data files stored on a data storage server to a client device using a communication interface communicatively coupled to the e-commerce server and the client device, wherein a portion of the information enables a customer to select and purchase one or more of the plurality of illumination data files;
receiving, by the e-commerce server, a selection of one of the plurality of illumination data files from the client device;
receiving, by the e-commerce server, an indication that the customer has purchased the selected illumination data file;
providing, by the e-commerce server, an encrypted version of the selected illumination data file to the client device responsively to the received indication;
providing, by the client device, the encrypted version of the selected illumination data file to a lighting and control player;
providing, by the lighting and control player, the encrypted version of the selected illumination data file to a light source;
decrypting, by a processor of the light source, the encrypted version of the selected illumination data file using a decryption key stored at the light source; and
directing, by the processor of the light source, the light source to illuminate light elements of the light source in accordance with the decrypted version of the selected illumination data file.