US Patent No. 10,117,314

AUTOMATIC AND DECENTRALIZED COMMISSIONING OF REPLACEMENT LIGHTING UNITS


Patent No. 10,117,314
Issue Date October 30, 2018
Title Automatic And Decentralized Commissioning Of Replacement Lighting Units
Inventorship Jurgen Mario Vangeel, Beerse (BE)
John Andre Van Beurden, Tilburg (NL)
Robbert Martinus Andreas Driessen, Hegelsom (NL)
Bas Marinus Johannus Van Berkel, Veghel (NL)
Wicher Ido-Jan Gispen, Waalre (NL)
Assignee PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,117,314

1. A system for commissioning one or more luminaires in a physical structure, the system comprising:a memory configured to store information about the one or more luminaires;
a commissioning module configured to: (i) localize a luminaire to be commissioned to a location within the physical structure; and (ii) associate the localized luminaire with one or more other luminaires in the physical structure, wherein the associated luminaires are configured to operate according to one or more parameters; and
a commissioning tool in communication with the commissioning module and configured to: (i) associate a controller or sensor to the localized luminaire; (ii) link the associated luminaires together in the memory, wherein the linked associated luminaires are configured such that operation of the localized luminaire affects operation of another luminaire of the associated luminaires; and (iii) configure the one or more parameters.