US 10,292,225 B2
Methods and apparatus for adaptable lighting unit
Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Eindhoven (NL); Dirk Valentinus René Engelen, Heusden-Zolder (BE); Tim Dekker, Eindhoven (NL); Dzmitry Viktorovich Aliakseyeu, Eindhoven (NL); and Ramon Antoine Wiro Clout, Eindhoven (NL)
Assigned to SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
Filed by SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
Filed on Oct. 2, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/722,574.
Application 15/722,574 is a continuation of application No. 14/415,678, granted, now 9,801,244, previously published as PCT/IB2013/055482, filed on Jul. 4, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/673,814, filed on Jul. 20, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2018/0027623 A1, Jan. 25, 2018
Int. Cl. H05B 33/00 (2006.01); H05B 33/08 (2006.01); H05B 37/02 (2006.01)
CPC H05B 33/0845 (2013.01) [H05B 37/0245 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An adaptable LED-based lighting unit, comprising:
a plurality of LEDs producing a light output having at least one adaptable light output characteristic;
a controller electrically coupled to the plurality of LEDs and controlling the at least one adaptable light output characteristic in accordance with received lighting configuration data comprising light distribution or color temperature data; and
an RFID reader to receive said lighting configuration data and transmit said lighting configuration data to said controller;
wherein said lighting configuration data is selected from a set of predefined lighting configuration data comprising light distribution or color temperature data, is received in response to integration of said LEDs within a particular lighting implementation, and is specific to said particular lighting implementation.