US Patent No. 10,219,356


Patent No. 10,219,356
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Automated Commissioning For Lighting Control Systems
Inventorship Ross A. Barna, Northvale, NJ (US)
Michael Theodore Case-Hayes, Northvale, NJ (US)
Ankit Sanghvi, Northvale, NJ (US)
Jason Lawrence Oliver, Northvale, NJ (US)
Assignee RAB Lighting Inc., Northvale, NJ (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,356

1. A method for commissioning a wireless lighting control system with a server, comprising:powering a gateway, wherein the gateway establishes communication with the server over a wide area network upon powering;
registering the gateway with the server;
configuring the gateway via a user interface application to selectively permit one or more lighting control devices to establish wireless communication with the gateway during a predetermined period of time;
powering a lighting control device during the predetermined period of time, the lighting control device configured to control the illumination level of a light emitting device, wherein the lighting control device automatically initiates wireless communication with the gateway after powering the lighting control device; and
establishing a wireless mesh network between the lighting control device and the gateway, wherein the gateway automatically registers the lighting control device.