US Patent No. 10,694,606

LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM COMMISSIONING USING LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM SENSORS


Patent No. 10,694,606
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Lighting Control System Commissioning Using Lighting Control System Sensors
Inventorship Richard Lee Westrick, Jr., Social Circle, GA (US)
Assignee ABL IP Holding LLC, Atlanta, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,606

1. A method for commissioning a lighting control system, the method comprising:selecting a control device for a lighting group in the lighting control system;
receiving, via the control device for the lighting group, a first instruction to the lighting control system, the first instruction causing devices in the lighting control system to enter a pairing mode;
selecting a first device to be associated with the control device based on motion of a person in a vicinity of the first device detected by a sensor;
associating the first device with the lighting group for a specified space based on the motion detected by the sensor; and
receiving, via the control device for the lighting group, a second instruction to the lighting control system and, in response to the second instruction, exiting the pairing mode by the devices in the lighting control system,
wherein entering the pairing mode comprises reducing a sensitivity of the sensor and changing a visible operating characteristic of the first device.