US Patent No. 10,243,756


Patent No. 10,243,756
Issue Date March 26, 2019
Title Lighting Control
Inventorship Remco Magielse, Tilburg (NL)
Dzmitry Viktorovich Aliakseyeu, Eindhoven (NL)
Jonathan David Mason, Waalre (NL)
Sanae Chraibi, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,243,756

1. An apparatus comprising:a transmitter for controlling one or more luminaires which illuminate at least part of an environment occupied by a user, and/or controlling one or more domestic or office appliances available in said environment; and
a controller configured to provide control functionality for controlling the luminaires and/or appliances via the transmitter;
wherein the controller is configured to receive an altitude measurement from an altimeter disposed about the user's person and to perform an assessment, based on said measurement, of a proximity of an altitude of the user to an altitude of each of the luminaires and/or appliances, and based on the assessment to provide said control functionality in dependence on the altitude of the user relative to the altitude of each of the luminaires and/or appliances.