US Patent No. 10,219,355

LUMINAIRE FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHT OUTPUT OF A LIGHTING MODULE COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE LIGHT SOURCE


Patent No. 10,219,355
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Luminaire For Controlling A Light Output Of A Lighting Module Comprising At Least One Light Source
Inventorship Ramon Antoine Wiro Clout, Eindhoven (NL)
Jochen Renaat Van Gheluwe, Lommel (BE)
Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Eindhoven (NL)
Philip Steven Newton, Waalre (NL)
Assignee PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,355

1. A luminaire for controlling a light output of a lighting module comprising at least one light source, the luminaire comprising:a housing,
a plurality of connectors for interfacing with the lighting module, wherein each connector has a position defined by a location relative to the housing and an orientation relative to the gravitational field, and wherein at least two connectors have different orientations, and
a processor for detecting the lighting module at a connector for accessing information indicative of the position of the connector, for identifying the lighting module based on a signal received from the lighting module, and for controlling the light output of the lighting module based on the identification of the lighting module and the position of the connector.