US Patent No. 10,925,127

DISCHARGE LAMP DRIVE DEVICE, LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, PROJECTOR, AND DISCHARGE LAMP DRIVE METHOD


Patent No. 10,925,127
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Discharge Lamp Drive Device, Light Source Device, Projector, And Discharge Lamp Drive Method
Inventorship Masaru Kono, Shimoina-gun (JP)
Junichi Suzuki, Matsumoto (JP)
Shun Sato, Matsumoto (JP)
Yuichiro Iwama, Azumino (JP)
Assignee SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,925,127

1. A discharge lamp drive device comprising:a discharge lamp driver configured to supply a drive current to a discharge lamp having a first electrode and a second electrode;
a storage section configured to store a plurality of drive patterns of the drive current; and
a control section configured to:
control the discharge lamp driver;
perform a machine learning evaluation of the plurality of drive patterns;
select one drive pattern of the plurality of drive patterns based on the machine learning evaluation; and
execute the selected drive pattern.