US Patent No. 10,219,356

AUTOMATED COMMISSIONING FOR LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEMS


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.