US Patent No. 10,893,598

TRANSMISSION OF LUMINAIRE MAINTENANCE INFORMATION


Patent No. 10,893,598
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Transmission Of Luminaire Maintenance Information
Inventorship Barry Stout, Beverly, MA (US)
Henry Feil, Unterhaching (DE)
Nitin Kumar, Munich (DE)
Assignee OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc., Wilmington, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,598

1. A method for initiating maintenance of a light-based communication (LCom) enabled luminaire, comprising:transmitting, by the LCom-enabled luminaire, a maintenance trigger encoded in an LCom signal in response to detecting an error or maintenance condition in the LCom-enabled luminaire;
receiving, from a receiver device, an access request based on the maintenance trigger;
determining, by the LCom-enabled luminaire, whether the access request includes a second key, the second key generated by the receiver device based on the maintenance trigger;
granting, by the LCom-enabled luminaire, the receiver device access to the maintenance information in response to determining that the access request includes the second key;
transmitting, by the LCom-enabled luminaire, maintenance information to the receiver in response to the access request; and
receiving control commands to correct the error or maintenance condition.