US Patent No. 10,253,930

LIGHTING DEVICE WITH FOLDABLE HOUSING


Patent No. 10,253,930
Issue Date April 09, 2019
Title Lighting Device With Foldable Housing
Inventorship Reinier Imre Anton Den Boer, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,253,930

1. A lighting device comprising:a lighting device housing formed of an optically transmissive material and including an assembly aid portion,
a light source arranged within said lighting device housing and mounted to a surface of the assembly aid portion,
driver electronics configured to drive said light source, arranged within said lighting device housing in a compartment formed by the assembly aid portion opposite from the surface and the light source,
wherein said lighting device housing comprises:
a first housing portion and a second housing portion connected to each other by a flexible connecting portion, said first housing portion being configured to be folded about said flexible connecting portion to enclose said light source and said driver electronics within said lighting device housing, and;
means for securing said first housing portion to said second housing portion to maintain said lighting device housing in a folded position,
wherein said lighting device housing is formed in one piece and the assembly aid portion is formed as a wall extending transversely with respect to a socket portion of the housing across the first housing portion.