US Patent No. 10,798,803

LIGHTING COMMUNICATIONS GATEWAY


Patent No. 10,798,803
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Lighting Communications Gateway
Inventorship Gerard Harbers, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assignee Xicato, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,803

1. An LED based illumination device comprising:an LED based light engine configured to emit an amount of light in response to an electrical current received by the LED based light engine;
a light control and communications gateway (LCCG) electrically coupled to the LED based light engine, the LCCG comprising:
a lighting control network interface communicatively coupled to a lighting control network, wherein one or more light control commands for a plurality of LED based illumination devices is received on the lighting control network interface; and
one or more processors configured to:
receive a request to join the lighting control network from a mobile electronics device via the lighting control network interface;
authenticate the mobile electronics device is allowed to join the lighting control network; and
communicate an indication to the mobile electronics device using the lighting control network interface that the mobile electronics device is allowed to access the lighting control network.