US Patent No. 9,883,568

PROGRAMMABLE EMERGENCY LIGHTING DEVICE INCLUDING NEAR-FIELD COMMUNICATION


Patent No. 9,883,568
Issue Date January 30, 2018
Title Programmable Emergency Lighting Device Including Near-field Communication
Inventorship Lei Han, Greenville, SC (US)
John Lane, Greenville, SC (US)
Assignee Hubbell Incorporated, Shelton, CT (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,883,568

1. An emergency lighting unit comprising:
a light source;
an antenna operable to receive a wireless communication signal;
a near-field communication (“NFC”) module connected to the antenna, the NFC module operable to write, to a memory, information
associated with the wireless communication signal;

a controller connected to the NFC module, the controller configured to
read the information associated with the wireless communication signal from the memory,
set one or more system parameters of the emergency lighting unit based on the information associated with the wireless communication
signal, and

control the illumination of the light source based on at least one system parameter based on the information associated with
the wireless communication signal.