US Patent No. 10,317,055

LIGHTING DEVICE WITH CHANGING ILLUMINATION BASED ON LIGHTING DEVICE CONFIGURATION


Patent No. 10,317,055
Issue Date June 11, 2019
Title Lighting Device With Changing Illumination Based On Lighting Device Configuration
Inventorship Anika Nelleke Siepel, Eindhoven (NL)
Marjolein Dimmie van der Zwaag, Eindhoven (NL)
Anthonie Hendrik Bergman, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,317,055

1. A lighting device comprising;a first tubular part,
a second tubular part flexibly connected to the first tubular part so that the lighting device is configurable in at least two configurations,
a sensor for detecting the configuration of the lighting device,
wherein each of the first and second tubular parts comprises a first light source and a second light source, the first light source being configured to emit light in a first direction and the second light source being configured to emit light in a second direction different from the first direction, and
a controller for controlling the first and second light sources, wherein an output of the sensor is fed to the controller, and
wherein, based on the output, the controller selectively powers either the first light source, the second light source, or a combination of the first and second light sources.