US Patent No. 10,716,195

LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING AN LED ARRAY


Patent No. 10,716,195
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Lighting System For Controlling An Led Array
Inventorship Berent Willem Meerbeek, Eindhoven (NL)
Markus Jozef Maria Kurvers, Eindhoven (NL)
Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Eindhoven (NL)
Bas Driesen, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,195

1. A lighting system for controlling a lighting device, the lighting system comprising:the lighting device comprising a plurality of individually addressable light sources each having an individual address,
a processor configured to divide the plurality of individually addressable light sources into a plurality of segments of light sources by assigning segment addresses to the segments of light sources, wherein each segment comprises a unique set of one or more light sources,
wherein the lighting device further comprises a receiver configured to receive a plurality of lighting control signals via a network wherein each lighting control signal is addressed to one of the segment addresses, and
wherein the lighting device further comprises a controller configured to control at least one of the individually addressable light sources of each segment according to the lighting control signal addressed to the respective segment, and
wherein the processor is configured to receive an instruction signal from a lighting control device, which instruction signal comprises instructions for dividing the plurality of individually addressable light sources into the plurality of segments of light sources, and to divide the plurality of individually addressable light sources into the plurality of segments of light sources based on the instruction signal.