US Patent No. 10,117,316

ROTATING IDENTIFICATIONS IN LIGHT-BASED POSITIONING SYSTEMS


Patent No. 10,117,316
Issue Date October 30, 2018
Title Rotating Identifications In Light-based Positioning Systems
Inventorship Barry Stout, Beverly, MA (US)
Reiner Windisch, Pettendorf (DE)
Nitin Kumar, Munich (DE)
Claus Diener, Wolnzach (DE)
Klaus Ziemssen, Starnberg (DE)
Assignee OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc., Wilmington, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,117,316

1. A light-based communication system, comprising:a plurality of luminaires, wherein each of the plurality of luminaires is configured to transmit light-based communication (LCom) signals; and
a server communicatively coupled to the plurality of luminaires and configured to:
assign an identifier to each of the plurality of luminaires;
transmit the assigned identifier to each of the plurality of luminaires, wherein each of the plurality of luminaires transmits the assigned identifier via LCom signals;
rotate, in response to receiving a trigger signal, the assigned identifier for each of the plurality of luminaires; and
transmit the rotated identifier to each of the plurality of luminaires, wherein each of the plurality of luminaires transmits the rotated identifier via LCom signals.