US Patent No. 10,219,357

LED LUMINAIRE ASSEMBLIES WITH BLUETOOTH CAPABILITY


Patent No. 10,219,357
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Led Luminaire Assemblies With Bluetooth Capability
Inventorship Forrest Starnes McCanless, Oxford, GA (US)
Stephen Haight Lydecker, Snellville, GA (US)
Albert Tran, Lawrenceville, GA (US)
Stephen Barry McCane, McDonough, GA (US)
Assignee ABL IP Holding LLC, Atlanta, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,357

1. A luminaire assembly comprising:a housing;
a light source provided with the housing such that the luminaire assembly comprises a light emitting side and a non-light emitting side; and
a Bluetooth beacon on the luminaire assembly, the Bluetooth beacon comprising a module and an antenna associated with the module, wherein the antenna is communicatively visible from the light emitting side of the luminaire assembly, and wherein the Bluetooth beacon is configured to provide a signal extending a predetermined distance from the luminaire assembly such that a Bluetooth receiver on a user device can receive a signal from the Bluetooth beacon.