US Patent No. 10,772,176

IMAGE-BASED LIGHTING


Patent No. 10,772,176
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Image-based Lighting
Inventorship Berent Willem Meerbeek, Veldhoven (NL)
Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,176

1. A method of searching an image database for images to be used in rendering lighting scene in an environment by multiple luminaires within the environment, the method comprising:receiving a search trigger comprising at least one indication of a user preference;
identifying at least a position of two or more of the multiple luminaires relative to each other; and
responsive to receiving said search trigger, searching the image database to identify the at least one image as having at least one image feature which corresponds to the relative position of the two or more of the luminaires relative to each other for use in rendering the lighting scene by the two or more luminaires,
wherein said searching comprises determining an infrastructure keyword from the identified position, and searching the image database based on the user preference and the infrastructure keyword.