US Patent No. 10,342,103

CONTROL DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE FEEDBACK TYPES


Patent No. 10,342,103
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Control Device With Multiple Feedback Types
Inventorship Robert C. Newman, Jr., Emmaus, PA (US)
Shan Shi, Hellertown, PA (US)
Jaykrishna A. Shukla, Mays Landing, NJ (US)
Assignee Lutron Technology Company LLC, Coopersburg, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,103

1. A remote control device comprising:a status indicator configured to be illuminated by three or more light sources; and
a control circuit configured to:
receive device information regarding one or more devices that are responsive to the remote control device, wherein the device information comprises at least one of an address or a device type of each of the one or more devices;
select, based on the device information, a feedback type of a plurality of feedback types to be provided via the status indicator, wherein the plurality of feedback types comprise at least one simple feedback type that is provided in response to a user interface event on the remote control device and at least one advanced feedback type provided in response to a status of one or more load control devices; and
provide feedback according to the selected feedback type via the status indicator by illumination of one or more of the three or more light sources, wherein the control circuit is configured to provide a different illumination configuration of the three or more light sources for different feedback types.