US Patent No. 10,772,178

ADAPTIVE LIGHTING AUTOMATION


Patent No. 10,772,178
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Adaptive Lighting Automation
Inventorship Marjolein Dimmie Van Der Zwaag, Eindhoven (NL)
Dzmitry Viktorovich Aliakseyeu, Eindhoven (NL)
Jonathan David Mason, Waalre (NL)
Philip Steven Newton, Waalre (NL)
Remco Magielse, Tilburg (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,178

1. A lighting control system for controlling one or more luminaires of a lighting system to illuminate an environment, the lighting control system comprising:an interface for sending control commands to the luminaires;
an automation component configured to:
automatically control, via the interface, the luminaires according to a set of one or more automation rules stored in a memory accessible by the lighting control system and
a suppression component configured to:
process data pertaining to a user in the environment from at least one data source to monitor activity exhibited by the user in the environment;
detect a condition of increased user stress based on the activity monitoring;
identify at least one of the automation rules as a potential cause of the increased user stress;
suppress or modify the identified automation rule for at least one of the luminaires based thereon; andwherein the data source is a control device arranged to control one or more of the luminaries and wherein said data from the control device is user input provided by the user using the control device.