US Patent No. 9,967,958

LIGHT UNIT WITH BUILT IN ANTENNA


Patent No. 9,967,958
Issue Date May 08, 2018
Title Light Unit With Built In Antenna
Inventorship Henricus Mathijs Maria Creemers, Eindhoven (NL)
Lambertus Adrianus Marinus De Jong, Eindhoven (NL)
Roger Henri Denker, Eindhoven (NL)
Dirk Jan Van Kaathoven, Eindhoven (NL)
Marijn Geels, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,967,958

1. A lighting unit comprising:a solid state lighting element;
a base part which houses driver circuitry for the solid state lighting element;
an upper housing which forms a light mixing chamber over the solid state lighting element; and
a loop-shaped antenna,
wherein the upper housing comprises retaining members which hold the loop-shaped antenna, wherein the upper housing comprises a reflective inner wall at least where it defines the mixing chamber and said solid state lighting element is inside said reflective inner wall.