US Patent No. 10,433,386

TRACKING AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A VEHICLE


Patent No. 10,433,386
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Tracking And Lighting Systems And Methods For A Vehicle
Inventorship Charissa Quinlan, Mayville, WI (US)
Bradley William Kay, Mequon, WI (US)
Assignee J.W. SPEAKER CORPORATION, Germantown, WI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,386

1. A method of illuminating a movable portion of a vehicle, the method comprising the steps of:using a height module, determining a height data of the movable portion of the vehicle to be illuminated;
communicating the determined height data of the movable portion from the height module to a stationary lamp coupled to a part of the vehicle other than the movable portion through a wireless connection, the stationary lamp including a microprocessor and a plurality of light sources, each light source controllable to illuminate an area at a predetermined height; and
illuminating at least one of the plurality of light sources to correspond to the determined height data to illuminate the movable portion.