US Patent No. 10,485,079

CENTRALIZED CONTROLLER INTERFACE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING DEVICES IN A LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,485,079
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Centralized Controller Interface, System, And Method For Configuring Devices In A Lighting Control System
Inventorship John Cavacuiti, Burnaby (CA)
Arif Hossain, Burnaby (CA)
Russell Kramer, Burnaby (CA)
Tony Lee, Burnaby (CA)
Rob Mahaffey, Burnaby (CA)
Assignee Douglas Lighting Controls, Burnaby, British Columbia (CA)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,079

1. A method of configuring a device of a lighting control system, the method comprising:providing a configuration interface by a centralized controller of the lighting control system;
receiving device configuration information via the configuration interface, wherein the device configuration information comprises a device type;
placing a communication network of the lighting control system into a programming mode, wherein one or more elements are caused to flash for each of one or more devices coupled to the lighting control system and matching the received device type;
detecting a programming request received from a first device of the one or more devices coupled to the lighting control system and matching the received device type; and
transmitting configuration data representing at least a portion of the received device configuration information from the centralized controller to the first device.