User interface device for controlling consumer load and lighting system using said user interface device

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a user interface device for controlling an electrical consumer, particularly a lighting system. The invention further relates to a lighting system using said user interface device. To provide a user interface device for controlling a lighting system which can be easily controlled and enable recognition of the selected presetting in all areas of a display device, the invention discloses a user interface device for controlling a consumer load which comprises: an input device; and a display device, the input device and the display device being arranged connected to each other in one common layer or in two layers respectively stacked on each other. The display device is adapted to display at least a first colour scale indicating a first range of values adjustable by a user input on the first colour scale and to display a first feedback indicator within the first colour scale indicating the current value of the first range of values output by the user interface device to a consumer load.

EFFECT: simple user interface adapted to recognise a selected setting.

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The technical field

The present invention relates to a device user interface for managing energy consumer, in particular a lighting system. Additionally, it relates to a lighting system using such a device user interface.

Prior art

In the areas of technology management electricity human interface devices, such as switches or dimmer, used to regulate the amount of power provided from the power source to the load of the electricity consumer. Load electricity consumer can be a lamp in the lighting system, which includes many different lamps, an electric motor in a household appliance, for example kneading machine, or vacuum cleaner or electric heating unit. In the simplest case, the switch is a hard switch for simple on/off power supply to the load of the electricity consumer. When switched on, the maximum available electric power is supplied to the load of the electricity consumer, and in the disabled state, the electric power is not supplied to the load of the electricity consumer. Device user interface or soft switches, such as dimmer switches, which may be applied, to continuously regulate the power supply to the load of the electricity consumer. Such dimmer become popular in the management of lighting devices.

Lighting fixtures are some of the most important creators of the environment. People use lighting to create a different environment for different moods or activities. Studies show that people also like to use the multicolor light to further enhance this environment. Therefore, the lighting devices includes a full-color light sources to provide people the opportunity to create this environment.

More advanced lighting instruments are flexible and integrated. Such lighting devices contain several full-color light sources, light sources with variable color temperature and normal functional light sources. In some cases, these lighting fixtures additionally interact with other loads of consumers, such as hi-Fi device, the electric heating unit or air conditioning to further improve the formation of the environment. In other words, modern lighting p is ibori contain not only traditional lighting function, but also the function of creating the environment to influence the mood in the room. First, these functions are simply used in professional environments in offices and shops. However, this kind of create the environment becomes more popular for the average user.

Because these advanced lighting devices include many different lamps and, in particular, several full-color light sources and/or sources of light with variable color temperature, this advanced lighting instrument is very complex. The device user interface to control the lighting system requires a separate switch for each function you create the environment. This not only leads to the need to have significant space for the entire lighting controller, but also complicates the use of the device of the user interface for the average user. These explained the disadvantages are also valid for other loads loads that must be controlled by a switch, for example multiple indoor units of air conditioners in the house.

WO 2007/072315 serves to connect the user interface and the light source, which Dol is Yong electrically controlled through the user interface with the electronic controller. The electronic controller receives instructions from the user interface and controls the electric power to the light source based on the user manual.

WO 2007/105151 A1 describes a control device for controlling the hue of the light emitted by the light source containing surface tone selection, allows the display of one or more shades available for the light of the above-mentioned light source, and a means of detecting interaction to detect the interaction between the surface tone of choice and user control device when choosing a shade for the light of the above-mentioned light source.

WO 2006/134529 A2 describes a lighting device containing three light source, providing red, green and blue light respectively, the color and/or light power generated by the three light sources may be regulated together by points of regulation.

However, the application of traditional control devices for load control of the electricity consumer becomes more complex or unmanageable with increasing complexity of the whole system. This complicates the use of traditional control devices specially for the average user.

When using complex user interface devices to control the compliance with the electricity consumer is difficult to provide relevant information reverse or direct communication about what preset is selected in the device UI. When using a color display device, the user interface is difficult to recognize the indicator feedback representing the selected value, because all the colors are present on the display, which leads to a problem when the led feedback is invisible in the areas of a display device having a color identical or similar to the color of the indicator feedback indicating the selected preset.

A brief statement of the substance of the invention

The present invention is the provision of a device of a user interface for load management of electricity consumer, which is easily operated and provides an opportunity to recognize the selected pre-setting in all areas of the display device.

The problem is solved by the features of independent claims.

The invention is based on the idea that the light output by the device user interface may be used to provide information reverse or direct communication about what is chosen preset. In addition, the module of the device to display a user interface is and can provide the full range of colors to provide feedback on the color temperature setting, daylight, color level, or level of saturation, etc.

In view of the range of values of appropriate scale incorporating a lot of colors, it is proposed to use the indicator feedback indicating what values currently set in the lighting system or the consumer's load. Preferably the indicator feedback is a point or region having at least one color, whereby the color of the indicator feedback is preferably set depending on the color of the color scale.

It is proposed to display on the display device of the first color scale, which indicates the first range of values, which are adjustable by user input. The user interface includes an input device and a display device, which are placed on top of each other as two layers or which are combined with each other in the same layer. Thus, by pressing the input device is a predetermined interaction, which is displayed on the display device and simultaneously driving the connected load of the consumer. Thus, by moving or pressing finger n the first color bar connected load of the consumer must be managed by its color temperature, brightness setting daylight, the color level or level of saturation, respectively.

The main problem will be illustrated by example. If the full color scale is illustrated on the display device, sharp color may be used to indicate the current value, which is set in the connected load of the consumer. If a small yellow dot is used as an indicator of feedback to indicate the current values are displayed via the device user interface to the consumer load, the yellow dot is almost invisible if it is or moves in the field level orange and yellow colors. Thus, preferably serves to influence the color of the indicator feedback, implemented as a small point of light, to indicate the position of the current settings on the first color scale.

According to the alternative implementation of the present invention, it is proposed to place the color layer in front of the display device. The color layer can be placed between the display device and the input device or in front of the input device. In the case of using a common layer for placing the input module and the display module color layer is placed before the General layer.

The color layer may include the impact of the first or second scale, as shown in the first embodiment. The scale may be a colored ring or have another form that can be printed in the color layer. Thus, the user can recognize possible areas of regulation values of the lighting system through the use of the first or second scale. In this embodiment, it is impossible to change the range of the first or second scale. Also, the first and/or second background region are of a fixed color. However, the indicator feedback to indicate the position settings can easily be displayed by the display device in the appropriate position at the rear of the scale. Thus, stimulating the scheme is less complex. In addition, different colors can be used by inserting the respective color layers in the control unit. Also in this embodiment, it is necessary to change the color of the indicator feedback, if the indicator feedback moved to an area that has a color identical to the color, which is usually an indicator feedback.

Preferred embodiments of explained on the basis of the dependent claims.

According to preferred variants of the implementation, the input device is implemented as a touch screen, has many sensory elements stored is, placed in front of the display device, the display device includes many full-color LEDs, which are arranged in a matrix form.

By placing the device touch input before display device can recognize the position of the user input due to the presence of the indicator feedback and you can change the picture on the display device according to the moved position of the user's finger.

The use of full color solid state led is advantageous because it does not require complex and expensive full color LCD display with large power consumption and requires a complex scheme of excitation. When using matrix LEDs just to illustrate the color information on the display device. Thus, the led array can generate the display low-resolution. In particular, each led is independently addressable. Thus, there is a full-color led matrix, which can illustrate many different scales, indicators, feedback or background areas.

Preferably, the display device configured to display the second scale in the display area that indicates a second range of values, to the which can be adjusted by user input in the second scale. Thus, the display device provides first and second scales. Each scale represents a physical parameter that can be adjusted in the consumer's load. The second scale also includes a second indicator feedback, preferably implemented as a small point or area light having at least one color that is within the second scale to indicate the current second value, which is displayed by the device user interface to the consumer's load.

Thus, at least two different parameter can be controlled via the device user interface of the present invention in that the display device illustrates the possible range of values that can be selected. The display device additionally illustrates the current selection is displayed in the load of the consumer, by moving the indicator feedback to the position on the scale that represents the current selection.

The consumer's load is preferably a lighting system that can adapt its color temperature, color level, the level of saturation or brightness.

Through this adjust color/light connected consumer load is presented to the user in one or more scales, with et the m position of the current settings in the scale is indicated by the indicator feedback as a small point of light.

In addition, it is proposed to adapt or change the color of the first and/or second indicator feedback depending on the position within the first and/or second scale.

Thus, no indication of the position of the current settings through a small yellow dots in the yellow region of the first or second color scale. Thus, it is possible to illustrate the current setting in one of the scales through the use of color, which can easily be recognized depending on the background color of the first or second scale.

In addition, the light incident on the display device, may be considered when determining the color of the first or second indicators feedback.

Additionally, you can use at least two colors to indicate the current setting with the indicator feedback. Thus, it is possible to have color on the edges and the color in the center for the first and/or second indicator feedback. The colors on the edges and in the center can be selected on the basis of position within the first or second scale.

In addition, the display device includes preferably the first and/or second background region. The background region is variable in colour, depending on the activation time, the light falling on the device user interface. For detection of the light falling on the device is about the user interface, is the daylight sensor.

Also, the color in the background area is regulated on the basis of the position of the first or second indicators feedback in the first or second scale.

Through this it is also possible to improve the contrast and readability of the current settings, to specify the position indicators feedback within these scales. If the led feedback is within the blue, you can improve the contrast by switching the first and/or second background regions in white. When the led feedback is within the green, you can switch the first and/or second background areas in light green, to further increase the contrast. The same applies to the position indicator feedback in the yellow and orange areas and/or red areas.

Preferably, it is proposed to change the color of the indicator feedback indicating the current setting, each time out of a certain segment of flowers. This means that in the segment of blue is yellow indicator feedback in the segment red color is used the green indicator feedback, while in the segment of yellow and orange colors used blue dot as an indicator of feedback, while in the segment of the green line is facilitated by the small red dot as an indicator of feedback. Thus, to specify a small point to provide feedback use a contrasting color compared to the base color of the scale, the indicator feedback is to specify the current position.

In an additional embodiment, it is possible to change only the color of the indicator feedback in the area of the color scale, which has a color identical or similar to the color of the indicator feedback. This means that usually the yellow indicator feedback turns blue, if the current setting is placed in the segment yellow or a similar color. In all other segments of the color yellow indicators feedback are recognizable without color change indicator feedback. Thus, the volume control is reduced.

When using the invention it is possible to illustrate the scale of the forces of light, with a small point, providing feedback on current setup, should have the opposite effect of light. Thus, at 100%light intensity at the first scale point must be switched off, when the power of the light in the 0% point must be fully included. For color temperature point of light may have a color that matches the color temperature, but is more intense. Thus, when configuring the warm light point should have the us is on red, this is in contrast cold light point must have a deep blue color. By this point will be more visible if it has a contrasting color. When configuring the warm light point can be saturated color, while setting white point can have a rich orange color.

For scale settings of light from sunrise until noon, and sunset point light can be changed from blue to yellow and back to blue or other suitable colors.

If the display scale saturation on the display device point feedback can have the opposite level of saturation. Thus, at 100%saturation point may be white, when light intensity in the 0% point may be fully saturated in color, which sets the level of saturation.

The user interface preferably includes a touch input. However, can use other means for receiving user input. Thus, it may be possible accommodation mechanism of the slider within the first or second scale, the slider mechanism includes a small button that can be instantiated in a certain color, and color a small button changes based on the position within the first or second scale. Thus, the button can be the t easily recognized as an indicator of feedback to provide information on the current settings in the connected lighting system.

In addition, the control device includes a Central processing module and the control port to control the lighting system, respectively.

The objective of the invention is additionally solved by a lighting system having at least one full-color light source and/or one or more light sources with variable color temperature, which can be controlled via the device user interface, as mentioned above.

The objective of the invention is also solved by a method of controlling the load of the consumer and provide feedback information to the user, and the method containing the steps to: receive user input module input, display on the display device, at least the first color scale indicating the first range of values, display the first indicator feedback within the first color scale indicates the current value of the first range of values displayed by the device user interface to the consumer's load.

Brief description of drawings

The invention is further explained in the description of the preferred variants of the invention with reference to the accompanying drawings, in which:

Fig. 1 depicts an exemplary design of the device polzovateli the second interface according to the present invention;

Fig. 2 depicts a layout of a display device according to the present invention;

Fig. 3, 4 and 5 depict examples of compositions according to the present invention;

Fig. 6 depicts the components of the device user interface according to the present invention;

Fig. 7 depicts a block diagram of the sequence of operations how to display the indicator feedback on the device display and light settings corresponding to the user action;

Fig. 8 depicts an alternative implementation of the device user interface according to the present invention.

A detailed description of the preferred options

for carrying out the invention

Fig. 1 depicts the mechanical design of the invented device, the user interface having three layers. The first layer includes a layer 112 of the display having a set of LEDs 120 placed in the form of a matrix. Before device 112 display module provides 111 input, which may be implemented as a touch panel having a region for detecting positions of the user input. In addition, the protective layer 140 may be positioned before the module 111 input to protect the underlying first and second layers. The protective layer 140 may have a light diffusing function, that is s diffuse light, displayed via led matrix.

Fig. 2 depicts a schematic layout, which can be displayed via led matrix 120 on the device display 112. Can be provided by the first color scale 210 illustrating a color scale beginning with scale yellow in the first quadrant and the scale of the green color in the second quadrant, followed by the scale of blue in the third quadrant and the scale of the red color in the fourth quadrant. In the framework of the four color scales begin, for example, with light-green with a transition to dark green before exiting the scale of the green color, and a transition in scale blue with the beginning with light blue, which then goes to dark blue to purple, from purple scale shifts in the scale of the red color through dark red to light red to orange-yellow colors on the dial yellow. Thus it seems full color scale. In this first scale 210 as rings illustrated indicator 215 feedback, which indicates the position of the current setting. This indicator 215 feedback is illustrated in a predetermined color. As already explained above, when the location indicator 215 feedback with yellow color in the scale of blue, yellow dot 215 should be easily recognized. However, when placed in a yellow t is his 215 the scale of yellow color in the first quadrant, the yellow indicator 215 feedback is detected with great difficulty. In addition, Fig. 2 includes a second scale 220, also illustrating the range of possible values that can be adjusted in the connected load of the consumer. The second scale includes a second indicator 225 feedback. Additionally, the module 112 display includes a first background region 230 outside of the ring and the second background region 235 inside the ring first scale 210.

In Fig. 3, 4 and 5 depict various examples for placement module display. In Fig. 3 illustrates a constant presence yellow indicator 215, 225 feedback in the first or second scale 210 and 220, the feedback 215 is practically invisible in the third illustration in Fig. 3, if it is placed in the range of the dial yellow color.

In addition, the illustrated adaptation of the background region 230 outside of the ring 210 to increase the contrast and readability of the indicator 215, 225 feedback.

In Fig. 4 shows the constant presence of a contrasting color relative to the base color within the first scale 210. This means that on the scale of the blue color indicator 215 feedback has a yellow color, scale green indicator 215 feedback is red, and on the scale yellow indicator 215 feedback has a blue color, while n is the scale of the red color indicator 215 feedback is green.

In addition, illustrates the change background color background regions 230, 235. When the indicator 215 feedback is on the scale of the green color in the second image in Fig. 4, the background region 230, 235 switches to a light green color to enhance the contrast. If the indicator 215 feedback is on the scale of the yellow color of the indicator feedback is blue, while the background color selects the color orange, to further increase the contrast. In Fig. 5 is illustrated to change the color of the indicator 215 feedback only if the indicator 215 feedback is in the color scale, which corresponds to a normal color. The indicator 215 feedback in Fig. 5 usually has a yellow color. Only if the indicator 215 feedback is within the scale of a yellow color, as illustrated in the third image of Fig. 5, the color of the indicator 215 feedback changes to blue, to increase the readability.

In addition, as can be understood from the second and third images in Fig. 4 and the third image in Fig. 5, you can use the 216 color on the edges and the color of 217 in the center to illustrate the indicator 215 feedback to further improve the contrast.

With reference to Fig. 6 explains the design of the user interface according to n the present invention. The user interface includes a Central module 510 control or computation that accepts user input 550, entered on the device 111 input, such as touch screen, through the interpreter 512 user input, the interpreter 512 user input determines the position of the user input and provides the position to the Central module 510. The Central module 510 of the control unit is connected to the led controller 511, which is connected to the led matrix 540. In addition, the module 510 controls can connect to a storage device 520 to save code, control functions, pre-defined color indicators feedback, etc. of the Central module 510 is additionally connected to the interface 530 lighting control, managing port 540 to control the connected system 545 lighting.

With reference to Fig. 7 depicts the steps that are performed after taking steps 701 user. User input 701 take a specific position on the device 111 input. The interpreter 512 user input 702 determines the position on the corresponding scale. This position provides led controller 511 and the Central module 510. The Central module 510 determines at step 703 configuring contractng the light indicator 215, 225 feedback, and it additionally determines the setting of the light, at step 704, which should be routed interface 530 lighting control to control the connected lighting system, respectively, at step 707.

After defining the settings of the contrast of light on the stage 703 indicator 215, 225 feedback changes its color depending on the position within the scale stage 706.

In addition, led controller 511 sets the position of the indicator 215, 225 feedback after receiving the item from the interpreter 512 user input at step 705. Thus, relative to the device 112 of the display there are two important stages. The first stage 705 is to change the position of the indicator 215, 225 feedback in the framework of the scale, while the second stage 706 is to determine the location of the indicator 215, 225 feedback, and then check whether or not to change color based on the position of the indicator 215, 225 feedback within the scale.

Fig. 8 illustrates an alternate implementation of the present invention. To reduce the effort for the excitation led matrix, you can insert a color layer 115 having printed the first and/or second scale. The color layer 115 is at least translucent. The device 112 display is placed behind C is ecologo layer 115 and may display a certain color through the color layer 115. By placing the color layer 115 before device 112 display to a display device it is only necessary to illustrate the indicator 215, 225 feedback. Thus, the led controller 511 and the Central processing module 510 should only change the position of the indicator 215, 225 feedback and change the color of the indicator 215, 225 feedback depending on the position in the color layer 115 and the color of the first scale in the color layer 115. In addition, the control device according to Fig. 8 includes a touch panel 111 and the protective coating 140 to protect the other layers.

When using the present invention on the basis of inventing designs you can change the position and/or color of the indicator 215, 225 feedback, since the display module includes a set of LEDs. Depending on user input to the Central processing module 510 may determine the position on the scale 210, 220, and the processing module 510 knows what the setting of the light (color) must be connected in the system 545 lighting and can manage the system 545 lighting, respectively. In addition, the processing module 510 may determine the configuration of a contrasting color or light for the indicator 215, 225 feedback and to ensure that small dot appears in the correct position on the scale is at the correct setting of the light.

Invent the control device can be applied to the lighting system. It is, in particular, is applicable to light or lighting systems with advanced control, for example, color management, timers, control fluorescent light, etc. Such lighting systems are available in professional fields, such as retail and consumer sector, such as hotel rooms or homes.

1. The device user interface to control the load of the consumer, containing:
device (111) input; and
the device (112) of the display and the device (111) and input device (112) display placed combined with each other in one layer or in two layers, respectively, placed on top of each other, and
the device (112) display configured to display at least the first color bar (210)indicating the first range of values, adjustable through the user input device (111) is input through the first color bar (210), and display the first indicator (215) feedback within the first color range (210)that indicates the current value of the first range of values displayed by the device user interface to the load (545) consumer,
characterized in that
the mouth of austo user interface is made with the ability to change the color of the first indicator (215) feedback in the first color scale (210) depending on the position of the first indicator (215) feedback within the first scale (210) and make it different from the current values in the first scale (210).

2. The device user interface to control the load of the consumer, containing:
device (111) input; and
the device (112) of the display and the device (111) and input device (112) of the display are combined with each other in one layer or in two layers, respectively, placed on top of each other, and
the color layer (115) before the device (112) display and is at least translucent;
moreover, the color layer (115) is configured to display at least one first color scale (210), printed on the color layer (115) and specifies the first value range, adjustable by user input on the device (111) is input through the first color bar (210)and the device (112) display configured to display the first indicator (215) feedback within the first color range (210)that indicates the current value of the first range of values displayed by the device user interface to the load (545) consumer
characterized in that
the device user interface is made with the ability to change the color of the first indicator (215) feedback in the first color scale (210) depending on the position of the first indicator (15) feedback within the first scale (210) and make it different from the current values in the first scale (210).

3. The device user interface according to claim 1 or 2, in which the device (112) display includes a set of LEDs (120)placed in the form of a matrix.

4. The device user interface according to claim 1, in which the device (112) display or a color layer (115) is configured to display the second scale (220)indicating a second range of values, controlled by user input in the second scale (220)and the device (112) display configured to display a second indicator (225) feedback within the second scale (220)that indicates the current second value that is output by the device user interface to the load (545) of the consumer.

5. The device user interface according to claim 4, which is made with the ability to change the color of the second indicator (225) feedback in the second color scale (220) depending on the position of the second indicator (225) feedback within the second scale (220).

6. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which the device (112) display includes a first background region (230) display and/or the second background area (235) display, which are adjustable in their colors based on time and/or the light falling on the device user interface, or the positions of the first or second indicators (215, 225) feedback on the first and/or second scales (210, 220).

7. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which the first color scale (210) and/or the second scale (220) includes a variety of colors.

8. The device user interface according to claim 5, in which the color of at least one of the first and/or second indicators (215, 225) feedback controlled so as to have a color contrasting with the color of the corresponding first and/or second scale (210, 220) and/or with adjacent background color background region (230, 235) display.

9. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which at least one of the first and/or second indicator (215, 225) feedback is shown as the area having a first and a second color (216, 217).

10. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which one of the first or second scale (210, 220) represents the scale of the forces of light, with the respective first and/or second indicator (215, 225) feedback is displayed when the opposite force of light relative to the light intensity selected by the device (111) enter in the appropriate position in the respective first or second scale (210, 220).

11. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which one of the first or second scale (210, 220) represents the scale of C is Etowah temperature, moreover, the corresponding first and/or second indicator (215, 225) feedback is displayed when matching the color temperature, but is more intense.

12. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which one of the first or second scale (210, 220) is the scale saturation and the corresponding first and/or second indicator (215, 225) feedback is displayed at the opposite level of saturation.

13. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, in which the first and/or second indicator (215, 225) feedback is displayed based on the scale preferences of daylight.

14. The device user interface according to any one of claim 2 or 4, containing:
controller (510) for control device (111) and input device (112) of the display; and
port (540, 530) control to output the control signal to the load (545) of the consumer based on the value selected from the range selected in the first and/or second scale (210, 220).

15. Lighting system having at least one full-color light source and/or light source with variable color temperature and having a device user interface according to any one of claims 1 to 13.

16. The method of load control (545) of the consumer and providing feedback information to a user, comprising stages, the cat is ryh:
take user input device (111) input
display at least the first color bar (210)indicating the first range of values on the device (112) display or printed color layer (115),
display the first indicator (215) feedback within the first color range (210)that indicates the current value of the first range of values displayed by the device user interface to the load (545) consumer,
characterized in that:
the color of the first indicator (215) feedback in the first color scale (210) change depending on the position of the first indicator (215) feedback within the first scale (210) and make it different from the current values in the first scale (210).

17. The recording medium containing computer program code means, which when executed causes a computer to perform the steps of the method of controlling the load of the consumer and provide feedback information to the user in item 16.

18. The computer is programmed to implement the method according to item 16.



 

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15 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: invention is referred to a lighting device adapted for installation into a respective socket. The lighting device has a base or a body which embodies an organic light-emitting diode (LED) at least partially and an electronic circuit diagram which influences on electric power passage from the external terminal to the organic LED. The electronic circuit diagram can include a memory module, a communication module, a sensor, etc. for intelligent controlling of the LED and making the lighting device adapted to potential changes in excitation standards.

EFFECT: possibility of long-term use in standardised media.

10 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of lighting equipment. Technical result is improvement of lighting efficiency for portable lighting devices. The claimed lighting device has a scrolling function that provides lighting of the observed area at which the user is concentrated at present and the lighted area is scrolled forward and backward during reading. The lighting device contains two varieties of light-emitting units, an illuminating substrate, a controller and a selector. The selector controls one variety of the light-emitting units which illuminate a part of the illuminating substrate capable to deflect light to a part of the observed surface.

EFFECT: selector is intended to select an operating mode for the lighting device in manual control mode and preset scrolling mode.

10 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to electronic engineering. The driver configurations (100) drive first circuits (1) of organic light-emitting diodes (OLED), connected to leads (10) for a reference signal source and first output leads (11), and drive second circuits (2) of OLEDs, connected to first output leads (11) and second output leads (12). The driver configurations (100) comprise first/second elements (21/22), connected to first/second output leads (11) and leads (10) for a reference signal source, and first/second switches (31/32), connected to leads (14) for a power supply and first/second output leads (11, 12) for individual control of multi-level circuits (1, 2) of OLEDs. The switches (31, 32) and first elements (21) comprise transistors, and second elements (22) comprise transistors or diodes. The first/second elements (21/22) and first/second switches (31/32) are connected to each other and through first/second inductance coils (41/42) to first/second output leads (11/12).

EFFECT: simplification of the device.

15 cl, 27 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of lighting equipment. Layout (1) of the circuit for light-emitting device includes the first branch (2) of the circuit for alternating voltage receipt which contains the first circuit (3) of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) connected in-series with the first phase-shifting element (4), the second branch (12) of the circuit connected in parallel to the first branch of the circuit, at that the second branch of the circuit contains the second LED circuit (13) connected in-series with the second phase-shifting element (14) in revere order in comparison with LED circuit and phase-shifting element in the first branch of the circuit, and the third branch (22) of the circuit containing the third LED scheme (23) connected in-between the first and second branches. With such circuit design current can be phase-shifted through the first and second LEDs in comparison with current passing through the third LED circuit so that the first and second LED circuits emit light within one period of time while the third LED circuit emits light within second period of time.

EFFECT: reducing blinking effect.

10 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: methods and apparatus for adjusting the colour or colour temperature of combined light emitted by one or more light-emitting diodes (LED) driven by a single pulsed stabilising circuit are disclosed. Properties of the light output are changed by intentionally varying a source voltage provided as an input to the stabilising circuit. The connection of different coloured LEDs in various branches of the pulsed stabilising circuit facilitates adjustment of the respective drive currents provided to the LEDs, and hence the colour or colour temperature of the resulting combined light, merely by adjusting the level of the source voltage of the stabilising circuit.

EFFECT: enabling change of colour or colour temperature of LEDs, which are part of a voltage stabiliser.

21 cl, 11 dwg

FIELD: mechanics, physics.

SUBSTANCE: device to excite electroluminescence consists of input unit connected in series with microprocessor unit, sinusoidal oscillation generator, amplitude-frequency response corrector, step-up transformer and exciting electrodes furnished with plates for the specimen to be placed there between. Note that the said exciting electrodes are optically coupled with the photo receiver connected with the ADC which, in its turn, is connected with the microprocessor unit. The latter is connected to the display unit and amplitude-frequency response corrector, while the sinusoidal oscillation generator is connected via a feedback loop with the microprocessor unit.

EFFECT: simpler design, smaller sizes, brightness correction in wide frequency range.

3 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: fluorescent tube fitting device has a light-emitting diode element (4) which includes at least one electric starter element (4.1) connected to at least one phase conductor and also connected to at least one neutral wire at least through one conductor (4.2) having at least one light-emitting diode (4.3).

EFFECT: reduced need to replace fluorescent tubes in fittings and reduced electrical power consumption.

3 cl, 2 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a light-emitting device (1) having an exciter (10) and a flat light-emitting element (20), where the exciter (10) is connected to a source (2) and a the light-emitting element (20), and where the light-emitting element (20), which has internal capacitance (21), is connected to the said exciter (10) so that the internal capacitance (21) serves as the passive output filter of the exciter (10).

EFFECT: design of a light-emitting device with smaller thickness.

10 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: proposed illuminator 10 built around LEds comprises assemblage of LED different-colour light sources 14 to produced mixed-colour light and LED source control device to control said sources in compliance with preset values. Note here that first control data are generated by, at least, one colour transducer 22. Illuminator differs from known designs in that its incorporates device 30, 32 designed to determine the temperature of each LED light source and device 26 to compensate for preset values in compliance with second control data including LED light source temperature.

EFFECT: higher stability of operation.

20 cl, 2 dwg, 1 tbl

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a device for powering luminous elements, having an energy supply unit (12), a first luminous element (30), having a first colour, preferably white, a second and a third luminous element (34, 38), having a second and a third colour, preferably for adjusting the colour of the first luminous element, and a controlled switch (42), connected in series to the said third luminous element (38). Said serial connection from the said third luminous element (38) and said switch is connected in parallel to the said second luminous element (34). The energy supply device is characterised by that the said energy supply unit (12) has a third and a second output (20, 22). The said first luminous element (30) is connected to the said first lead (20) and the said second and third luminous elements (34, 38) are connected to the said second led (22), the said energy supply unit (12) is configured to provide controlled, preferably independently controlled, output signals on the said first and second leads (20, 22), and the said second and third luminous elements (34, 38) and the said energy supply unit (12) are configured in such a way that, the said third luminous element (38) emits light when the switch (42) is closed. The invention also relates to a method of powering the luminous elements.

EFFECT: fewer switches.

20 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: circuit (1) with light-emitting diodes is provided with first subcircuits, having first light-emitting diodes (11) and second subcircuits having second light-emitting diodes (13) and switches (14), in conducting states, for switching on the second light-emitting diodes (13) and switching off the first light-emitting diodes (11), and, in non-conducting states, for switching off the second light-emitting diodes (13) and switching on the first light-emitting diodes (11). Also, the first and second subcircuits have different signal characteristics, such as different minimum threshold voltage values, so as to be realised by different types of light-emitting diodes (11, 13) or using a different total number of serial light-emitting diodes (11, 13) or by adding elements with threshold voltage to the first subcircuits. The light-emitting diodes (11, 13) have different colours and can be used backlight.

EFFECT: simplification.

16 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: illumination device (1) comprises, for example, diodes LED (L1, L2, L3, L4) with separate emission spectra. Detectors D1, D2, D3, D4) can generate a vector of measurement signals (S1, S2, S3, S4) which represent light output of one active light emitter. Further, based on a linear relationship obtained during the calibration procedure, the characteristic value of the light output of that light emitter (L1, L2, L3, L4) is calculated using the measurement vector, wherein said characteristic value is based on the decomposition coefficient of an individual emission spectrum on basic functions.

EFFECT: improved method.

25 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: illumination system (100) comprises: a set (14) of lamps; a controller (115); a user input device (19); memory (120) which determines discrete colour points containing an ID table (121) of hue, an ID tale (122) of saturation, an ID table (123) of brightness and boundary memory (124) which determines the boundary of the colour space. Based on data (x1, x2, x3) received from the user input device and information in the memory, the controller generates colour control signals (ξ1, ξ2, ξ3) for the set of lamps. The controller compares user input data with information in the boundary memory. If the controller detects that the said point lies beyond the boundaries of the colour space, the controller calculates the replacement point on the boundary of the colour space which was determined in the boundary memory (124), and generates is control signals based on the replacement point.

EFFECT: reduced volume of memory space required.

3 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: physics.

SUBSTANCE: switched array of light elements has first, second and third light-emitting elements and first and second switches. The first light-emitting element has first and second leads, and the second light-emitting element has a first lead and a second lead connected to the second lead of the first light-emitting element. The third light-emitting element has a first lead connected to the first lead of the first light-emitting element, and a second lead. The first switch has a first lead connected to the first leads of the first and third light-emitting elements, and a second lad connected to the first lead of the second light-emitting element. The second switch has a first lead connected to the second lead of the third light-emitting element, and a second lead connected to the second leads of the first and second light-emitting elements.

EFFECT: fewer circuit components.

13 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: matrix of luminous elements (100) includes the first (LEE1), the second (LEE2) and the third (LEE3) light-emitting elements and the first (140) and the second (150) controlled current sources. The first light-emitting element differs with the first operating voltage VOpi at which or over which it can essentially emit the light. The second light-emitting element includes the first output (120a) and the second output (120b) connected to the second output of the first light-emitting element; at that, the second light-emitting element differs with the second operating voltage Vop2. The third light-emitting element includes the first output (130a) connected to the first output (110a) of the first light-emitting element and the second output (130b); at that, the third light-emitting element differs with the third operating voltage Vop3. The first controlled current source is connected between the first output of the first light-emitting element and the first output (120b) of the second light-emitting element, and the second controlled current source is connected between the second output (110b) of the first light-emitting element and the second output of the third light-emitting element.

EFFECT: reducing the number of circuit components.

15 cl, 5 dwg

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