US Patent No. 10,342,097

ILLUMINATION SYSTEM AND CONTROLLER


Patent No. 10,342,097
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Illumination System And Controller
Inventorship Mototsugu Kawamata, Mie (JP)
Assignee PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,097

1. An illumination system, comprising:a plurality of luminaires; and
a controller including a brightness sensor that is used for light intensity control on one or more luminaires among the plurality of luminaires and detects a brightness of the one or more luminaires and including a communicator that wirelessly communicates with the plurality of luminaires,
wherein the controller:
divides the plurality of luminaires into a plurality of groups to classify, into a same group, luminaires among the plurality of luminaires that are associated with a same address; and
performs the light intensity control in a first mode or a second mode for each of the plurality of groups,
the first mode is a mode in which the light intensity control is performed according to a result of detection by the brightness sensor, and
the second mode is a mode in which the light intensity control is performed according to an instruction on a light intensity rate provided from outside.