US Patent No. 9,967,957

WIRELESS RAIL WITH DYNAMIC LIGHTING


Patent No. 9,967,957
Issue Date May 08, 2018
Title Wireless Rail With Dynamic Lighting
Inventorship David R. Hall, Provo, UT (US)
Jerome Miles, Spanish Fork, UT (US)
Joseph Duncan, Provo, UT (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,967,957

1. A system comprising:one or more channels mounted to a stud, joist, ceiling or structural wall member forming a rail comprising two vertical side walls joined by horizontal wall, the respective vertical side walls comprising inwardly projecting mounting flanges forming a longitudinal opening between the respective mounting flanges;
a removeable inner bracket mounted on an inner surface of the respective mounting flanges forming an internal busway comprising side walls joined by an inwardly projecting upper wall, the side walls comprising a plurality of opposed inwardly projecting compartments housing electrical conductor bus lines running parallel along the length thereof;
the electrical conductors comprising an electrical contact surface;
a first power supply feeding the one or more of the electrical conductors within the removable inner bracket busway within the rail;
a controller and memory comprising one or more electrical contact surfaces removably attached to the removable inner bracket busway through the longitudinal opening within the rail, the one or more electrical contact surfaces being in contact with the electrical contact surface of the one or more electrical conductors;
a wireless communication module comprising an electrical contact surface removably attached to the removable inner bracket busway within the rail and in contact with the one or more electrical conductor bus lines; and
two or more addressable lights comprising an electrical contact surface removably attached to the removable inner bracket busway through the longitudinal opening and removably in contact with the electrical contact surface of the electrical conductor bus lines within the respective compartments within the removable inner bracket busway within the rail.