US Patent No. 9,968,018

COMMISSIONING OF A BUILDING SERVICE SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,968,018
Issue Date May 08, 2018
Title Commissioning Of A Building Service System
Inventorship Lorenzo Feri, Eindhoven (NL)
Ashish Vijay Pandharipande, Eindhoven (NL)
Ying Wang, Eindhoven (NL)
Tim Corneel Wilhelmus Schenk, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,968,018

1. Method of adjusting at least one sensor of installed building service sensors of a building service system, the method comprising the step of:automatically adjusting a sensor coverage area of said at least one sensor, the adjusting of the sensor coverage area of each sensor of said at least one sensor being based on information on a position of the sensor relative to at least one other sensor of the installed building service sensors,
wherein each of said at least one sensor comprises at least one switchable element comprising a plurality of liquid crystal display elements, said plurality of liquid crystal display elements disposed between an input sensing element of said sensor and the sensor coverage area of the sensor, for masking sensor input of said sensor, and the step of automatically adjusting a sensor coverage area comprises controlling the at least one switchable element of each of said at least one sensor in order to adjust the sensor coverage area of the sensor, and
wherein in each sensor of said at least one sensor, the plurality of liquid crystal display elements are arranged in at least a two-dimensional pattern.