US Patent No. 11,032,891

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM


Patent No. 11,032,891
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Method For Controlling A Lighting System
Inventorship Carlotta Francesca Isolina Maria De Bevilacqua, Milan (IT)
Andrea Gallucci, Guanzate (IT)
Roberto Franzosi, Milan (IT)
Laura Pessoni, Milan (IT)
Assignee ARTEMIDE S.P.A., Milan (IT)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,891

1. A control method for controlling a lighting system and automatically adjusting the colour temperature of the lighting system, comprising:adjusting the colour temperature of the light emitted by the lighting system during one day according to a pre-set daily emission profile; wherein the colour temperature of the light emitted by the lighting system is progressively adjusted during the day according to a daily emission profile represented by a spline function comprising a plurality of spline function portions corresponding to respective pre-set time periods;
wherein the method further comprises acquiring a latitude of the controlled lighting system; acquiring a current date; and changing the daily emission profile depending on the acquired latitude and date; and
wherein the daily emission profile is determined by using a spline function specific for a certain day of the year and for a certain latitude.