US Patent No. 10,419,114

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TARGETED DATA COMMUNICATION


Patent No. 10,419,114
Issue Date September 17, 2019
Title System And Method For Targeted Data Communication
Inventorship Bjorn Christiaan Wouter Kaag, Heerlen (NL)
Mark Thomas Johnson, Arendonk (BE)
Frederik Jan De Bruijn, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,419,114

1. Method for directing communication traffic to and from a communication unit within an application control system, wherein the application control system comprises a plurality of application control components, the application control components being capable of transmitting data to the communication unit using light waves, the method comprising:determining the positions of the application control components within the application control system;
determining respective first and second position information of a first communication unit within the application control system at subsequent instants;
computing an area of interest for the first communication unit based on changes between at least the first and second position information;
identifying a first subgroup of one or more application control components from the plurality of application control components located within the area of interest of the first communication unit; and
programming data paths through the application control system to communicate data with the communication unit using the identified subgroup of application control components.