US Patent No. 10,798,805

LOCATION-BASED CONFIGURATION OF A LOAD CONTROL DEVICE


Patent No. 10,798,805
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Location-based Configuration Of A Load Control Device
Inventorship Dragan Veskovic, Allentown, PA (US)
Assignee Lutron Technology Company LLC, Coopersburg, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,805

1. A load control system for controlling power delivered from a power source to a lighting load, the load control system comprising:a load control device adapted to be electrically coupled in series between a power source and the lighting load for controlling an intensity of the lighting load, the load control device configured to receive a first message including an identifier from an identifier-transmitting device when the load control device is mounted in close proximity to the identifier-transmitting device, wherein the identifier transmitted by the identifier-transmitting device is representative of a location of the identifier-transmitting device, the identifier-transmitting device adapted to be installed in a fixture in which the load control device is installed, the load control device configured to transmit a second message including the identifier via a communication link; and
a controller configured to receive the second message from the load control device via the communication link, and to subsequently transmit a third message including a configuration setting associated with the identifier to the load control device via the communication link.