US 10,485,079 B1
Centralized controller interface, system, and method for configuring devices in a lighting control system
John Cavacuiti, Burnaby (CA); Arif Hossain, Burnaby (CA); Russell Kramer, Burnaby (CA); Tony Lee, Burnaby (CA); and Rob Mahaffey, Burnaby (CA)
Assigned to Douglas Lighting Controls, Burnaby, British Columbia (CA)
Filed by Douglas Lighting Controls, Burnaby (CA)
Filed on Oct. 1, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/148,850.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/565,619, filed on Sep. 29, 2017.
Int. Cl. H05B 37/02 (2006.01); H05B 39/04 (2006.01); H05B 41/36 (2006.01); H05B 33/08 (2006.01)
CPC H05B 37/0272 (2013.01) [H05B 33/0845 (2013.01); H05B 37/0227 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of configuring a device of a lighting control system, the method comprising:
providing a configuration interface by a centralized controller of the lighting control system;
receiving device configuration information via the configuration interface, wherein the device configuration information comprises a device type;
placing a communication network of the lighting control system into a programming mode, wherein one or more elements are caused to flash for each of one or more devices coupled to the lighting control system and matching the received device type;
detecting a programming request received from a first device of the one or more devices coupled to the lighting control system and matching the received device type; and
transmitting configuration data representing at least a portion of the received device configuration information from the centralized controller to the first device.