US Patent No. 11,071,182

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO CONTROL LIGHTING EFFECTS


Patent No. 11,071,182
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Methods And Apparatus To Control Lighting Effects
Inventorship Markus Kurt Cremer, Orinda, CA (US)
Robert Coover, Orinda, CA (US)
Zafar Rafii, Berkley, CA (US)
Aneesh Vartakavi, Emeryville, CA (US)
Andreas Schmidt, San Pablo, CA (US)
Todd Hodges, Oakland, CA (US)
Assignee GRACENOTE, INC., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,182


1. An apparatus to adjust device control information, the apparatus comprising:a light drive waveform generator to obtain metadata corresponding to media and generate device control information based on the metadata, the device control information to inform a lighting device to enable consecutive light pulses;
an effect engine to:initialize an envelope with predetermined specifications based on the metadata, the predetermined specifications including an attack parameter and a decay parameter; and
apply the attack parameter and the decay parameter to consecutive light pulses corresponding to the device control information, the attack parameter and the decay parameter to affect a shape of the consecutive light pulses; and

a color timeline generator to generate color information based on the metadata, the color information to inform the lighting device to change a color state.