Lighting configuration

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to lighting engineering. Configuration of lighting for representation of the first object contains the directed lighting assembly and decorative lighting assembly. The directed lighting assembly is designed with a possibility to provide lighting of the first object, has at least one directed lighting characteristic and contains at least one directed lighting generation device. The decorative lighting assembly is designed with a possibility to provide background lighting of the first object, has at least one decorative lighting characteristic and contains at least one decorative lighting generation device. The configuration also contains at least one sensor designed with a possibility to detect a distance between the sensor and the second object and to generate the value of a distance signal, and the controller designed with a possibility to accept a signal value from at least one sensor and to match the directed lighting characteristic and the decorative lighting characteristic on the basis of the signal value.

EFFECT: increase of lighting dynamism.

15 cl, 14 dwg

 

Area of technology

The present invention relates, in General, to the field of lighting layouts and to the use and management of such layouts. More specifically, it relates to a lighting layouts and to the use and management of such series.

Prior art

When presenting the product, for example, the consumer or potential buyer, parameters that are not directly related to the product itself, can create visible effects associated with the performance of the product. For example, a certain color or picture background can improve the color of the product and make the product stand out from the environment. Another example is that the light having certain wavelengths and/or having a certain angle of incidence relative to the product, can create the effects of a product display.

The problem associated with the performance of the product, is that the setting of parameters, which is optimal to attract the attention of distant observers of the product on the display may not be optimal for product presentation, observers near, and Vice versa.

Thus, there is a need for improved and more dynamic lighting layouts (i.e. systems) to introduce the product.

Summary of the invention

The object of the invention is to eliminate at least some of the above disadvantages and to provide improved and more dynamic lighting layouts for the presentation of products. Accordingly, embodiments of the present invention, preferably, oriented to reduce, mitigate, or eliminate one or more of the above disadvantages in the field of engineering and adverse conditions one by one or in any combination and at solving at least some of the above problems by providing a lighting layout for presentation of products, together with the corresponding application, method and computer program product, in accordance with the attached claims.

In accordance with the first aspect of the invention, this is achieved by using the lighting layout for the submission of the first object containing the Assembly accent lighting, decorative lighting Assembly, at least one sensor and the controller. The directional lighting Assembly has at least one characteristic of the directional lighting, contains at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide the highlight of the first object. The decorative lighting Assembly has at least about�well feature decorative lighting, contains at least one device generating decorative lighting and is arranged to provide the background lighting of the first object. At least one sensor is arranged to detect the distance between the sensor and a second object and to generate a signal value representing the distance, and the controller is arranged to receive the signal from at least one sensor and to agree on a characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting on the basis of the signal values.

Feature accent lighting may in some embodiments contain at least one of: hue, saturation, lighting direction, the beam angle, a picture light and the dynamics of light.

Feature decorative lighting may in some embodiments contain at least one of: intensity, hue, saturation, lighting direction, area of illumination, a picture light and the dynamics of light.

In some embodiments, at least one device generating directional lighting may contain at least one of: lamps, spotlights, light - emitting diode LED, a halogen light source, a fluorescent light source and the light source turns out to�CSOs as a result of the filament.

In some embodiments, at least one device generating decorative lighting may contain at least one of: led LED-display, spotlights, lamps, plasma screen, RGB lighting, LED panel, pixel LED panel, light guide, electronic display, LCD LED display, three-dimensional 3D display and LCD projection.

The lighting layout can contain many sensors in some embodiments. In such embodiments, the controller may be configured to: take appropriate value of the signal from each of the plurality of sensors and agree on the characteristics accent lighting and decorative feature lighting on the basis of one value of signal selected from the corresponding signal values. In some embodiments, the controller may be configured to coordinate the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting on the basis of the respective values of a signal representing the shortest distance.

In some embodiments, the controller may be arranged to compare the signal value to a threshold value. If the value of the signal does not exceed the threshold value, the controller m�can install the feature accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the first predetermined setting, but if the signal value exceeds the threshold value, the controller may set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the second predetermined setting.

In accordance with some embodiments of implementation, at least one sensor may be arranged to detect the movement and/or the temperature of the second object and to generate a signal value representing the distance, on the basis of the detection of motion and/or temperature. In some embodiments, the value of the signal representing the distance, is generated only if the detection of motion and/or temperature indicates that the second entity is a person.

In some embodiments, the controller may be arranged to compare the value of the signal with first and second threshold values. If the signal value exceeds any of the first and second threshold values, the controller can set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the first pre-defined installation. If the value of the signal exceeds the first and second threshold values, the controller can set the characteristic accent lighting and product�characteristic decorative lighting in accordance with the second predetermined setting. If the signal value exceeds the first threshold and does not exceed the second threshold, the controller may set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with a third predetermined setting, and a third pre-defined setting is a function of values of a signal, wherein the function is such that if the signal value is gradually shifting from the first threshold to the second threshold value, the third pre-defined setting is gradually shifting from the first predetermined setting to a second pre-defined installation.

A second aspect of the invention is the use of lighting layout according to the first aspect for the submission of the first object.

The third aspect of the invention is a method of controlling a lighting layout for the submission of the first object. The method includes the steps at which detects (on the sensor layout lighting) the distance between the sensor and a second object, generate (on the sensor) signal values representing the distance, and accept (on the controller layout lighting) the value of the signal from the sensor. The method also includes the steps agree on which (by generating a controller, at measures�, one control signal based on the value of the signal) characterization of directional lighting directional lighting Assembly and characterization of decorative lighting decorative lighting Assembly. The directional lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide the highlight of the first object. The decorative lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating decorative lighting and is arranged to provide the background lighting of the first object.

The fourth aspect of the invention is a computer program product containing computer program medium containing a computer program containing program commands, and the computer program can be loaded on the processing unit and configured to induce a processing unit to manage the configuration of lighting for the submission of the first object by performing at least the following steps when the computer program is started by the processing unit, in which: take the value of the signal from the sensor, and the value of the signal represents the distance between the sensor and a second object; and agree (by generating on the controller, Myung�Shea least one control signal based on the value of the signal) characterization of directional lighting directional lighting Assembly and characterization of decorative lighting decorative lighting Assembly. The directional lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide the highlight of the first object. The decorative lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating decorative lighting and is arranged to provide the background lighting of the first object.

In some embodiments, second, third and fourth aspects of the invention may additionally have features that are similar to or corresponding to any of the various features as described above for the first aspect of the invention.

Additional embodiments of the invention are defined in the dependent claims.

An advantage of some embodiments of the invention is that the illumination parameters of the presentation of the product may be agreed on the basis of the observation distance display of the product.

Another advantage of some embodiments of the invention is that directional lighting and background lighting may be agreed on the basis of R�of stoane observer to display the product.

Another advantage of some embodiments of the invention is that, if there are several observers product display, settings, lighting product, may be agreed on the basis of the distance to the observer, located closest to the display of the product.

Another advantage of some embodiments of the invention is that available a smooth transition between settings of lighting, suitable for remote observers, and installation of lighting options suitable for observers near.

Another advantage of some embodiments of the invention is that the presentation style of the product can be changed quickly and automatically.

These and other aspects of the invention will become better understood and explained with reference to the implementation options described below.

Brief description of the drawings

The invention is further illustrated by a description of preferred embodiments with reference to the accompanying drawings, in which:

Fig.1 schematically depicts a display of the product with exemplary layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention and the observer of the display;

Fig.2A and Fig.2B schematically depict two razlichayuttkani approximate layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention;

Fig.3A and Fig.3B schematically depict two different settings of the approximate layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention;

Fig.4 depicts a block diagram of an exemplary layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention;

Fig.5A-D depict a block diagram of steps of an exemplary method in accordance with some embodiments of the invention, and

Fig.6A-D depict exemplary functions, used in accordance with some embodiments of the invention.

Description of preferred embodiments of the invention

Several embodiments of this invention will be further described in more detail with reference to the accompanying drawings in order that the specialists in the art could implement the present invention. The invention may, however, be implemented in other various forms and should not be construed as limited implementation options below. More precisely, these implementation options provided so that this disclosure will be full and complete and will fully convey the scope of the invention for specialists in the art. Implementation options do not limit the invention, the invention is limited only ADJ�by the claims. In addition, the terminology used in the detailed description of specific embodiments depicted in the attached drawings, is not intended to imply limitation of the invention.

When the product is displayed for advertising or other purposes (for example, in the store or in the window), it may be advantageous to have a display that adapts to different situations, such as the proximity of the observer. For example, sellers of fashion products may desire to present their products and accessories in such a way as to attract potential buyers when they are far away from the display of the product (which can be achieved, for example, by allocating a stand for the display from the environment, for example, by using protruding decorative effects or mysterious light, to awaken curiosity), and whimsical and realistic way, when a potential buyer is within close with the display (which can be achieved, for example, by using close to daylight illumination without projecting decorative effects). Such different ways of presenting the product can be called a presentation styles.

Next will be described embodiments of the in which the characteristics of light (for example, in the form of various parameters) of the directional lighting Assembly and Assembly of decorative� lighting may be agreed depending on the distance between the sensor and the object.

This arrangement of lighting (for example, in the form of instantly changing the color of the display - ICD) may be part of a display of the product, which may, for example, have the shape of a cube, shelf or rear wall of groceries in front of her.

Directional lighting is defined as lighting, is arranged to illuminate the product, and is characterized by light sources directed at the product. In some embodiments, directional lighting can ensure the performance of the product on the display directed by highlighting thus, to make the product to be more of a contrast regarding the environment of the product. The directional lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating light, which may be, for example, lights or other light sources that use a lamp (for example, LED (led) type), halogen, fluorescent or incandescent. Lamps and lights can be used in combination with color filters and/or structural filters. In accordance with some embodiments of the implementation may be preferable to use light sources that may be obscured, and easy to change color, such as LED lighting.

Decorative lighting is defined as lighting, are designed to provide background lighting �product (ie. lighting all around, in and/or close with the product), and is characterized by light sources, which illuminate not the product and surrounding environment of the product. It should be emphasized that the background lighting may include (but not limited to) any lighting of the display surface of the product; for example, a horizontal surface such as the floor or ceiling, and/or a vertical surface, such as a wall. The decorative lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating light, which may be, for example, one or more LED displays, LED panels, pixel LED-panels, lights, lamps, integrated waveguides (for example, in the surface space representation of the product, such as a shelf), and/or electronic displays, such as plasma screens, LCD screens (liquid crystal displays), 3D displays or LCD projection. Coloured lighting can be made at (or near) the product by, for example, the application of LED panel as the back wall or other surface, or by coating the back of the wall or other surface RGB (red/green/blue) lighting elements. Decorative lighting may include a light source that creates a halo (for example, on a product). Lamps and lights can be used in combination with the color Phi�trami, structural filters and/or more permanent colored/shaped decoration (for example, paint, coating) display surfaces.

Light features may include, but not limited to, the intensity of light, direction of light, the angle of light propagation (i.e. the angle of direction of the beam), the color/hue of light (i.e. a combination of wavelengths), saturation, structure of light (color or structure for, for example, LED-display), the area coverage and/or dynamics of light (for example, how many changes in the structure of the background or how often the color of the directional light is changed in the attract mode (mode for a remote observer), if you are using pulsating colors).

Conventional variable directional characteristics of illumination may include: the direction of the light (the change is implemented, for example, through the use of a plurality of directional spotlights lighting with different directions with respect to the product), hue, saturation (for example, when using RGB LED-floodlight), structure (for example, when using pixel LED-spotlight - searchlight, which includes a set of LEDs that can be controlled individually) and dynamics (for example, when using a liquid crystal cell opposite to the light source and/or the regulation of any other parameter depending on time�EIW).

The usual customizable decorative lighting may include: hue, saturation, intensity, structure (for example, when a structure or other image displayed on a pixel LED-panel) and the level of dynamics (for example, when regulating any other option depending on time).

In some embodiments, each light source can be controlled separately. For some installations of one or more of the light sources can be turned off in accordance with some embodiments of the implementation.

One or more sensors may be arranged to detect the distance between the sensor and the object (for example, an observer of the display of the product). Each sensor generates a signal that represents detektirovanie the distance, and a corresponding signal is transmitted to the controller.

The controller coordinates the characteristics of the light assemblies accent lighting and decorative lighting Assembly in accordance with the signal(s) received(bubbled). For this purpose, the controller may generate one or more control signals that are transmitted to each of the elements of the Assembly accent lighting and decorative lighting Assembly.

In some embodiments, there may be several distance sensors. Et� sensors can be oriented at different distance, in order to detect the approach of observers from different directions or one direction (for example, if there is only one real direction in which the observer can move closer to the display).

In the case of multiple sensors to the controller, you must decide how to use appropriate signals representing the distance. In some embodiments, the controller uses the signal representing the shortest distance to match the characteristics of the illumination. In some embodiments, can be applied to other criteria, such as the use of intermediate or average value of the distance or the signal representing the shortest distance from those distances that are beyond the minimum threshold distance. The latter option can be used in order to avoid a situation where a blocked sensor will cause the lighting layout in view mode (mode for an observer located close).

In some embodiments, one or more sensors include a motion sensor and/or temperature. For example, each sensor may be a sensor that detects a moving infrared radiation (emitted by people). In some vari�nth implementation signals, representing the distance, are generated only if the object temperature is in the interval, which coincides with the normal temperature of the human body. In some embodiments, the signals representing the distance, are generated only if the detected motion of the object. In some embodiments, the signals representing the distance, are generated only if the object temperature is in the interval, which coincides with the normal temperature of the human body and is detected movement of the object. In some embodiments, the sensor may be configured to detect the presence of people only over a certain range of distances from the display of the product. Thus, in some embodiments, the external appearance of the product (as accent lighting and decorative lighting) depends on the distance between the observer and sensor(s). When the observer is located at a great distance, the appearance may be set in such a way as to attract the attention of potential buyers and to make them interested that they came closer. When the observer is close to the display, the appearance may be set so�m, the products were presented so that you can see all the details and to encourage the observer to the purchase of the product.

An example of the technical characteristics of lighting modes can be following.

The attract mode:

Directional lighting:

Direction = up

Saturation = 50%

Dynamics = average

The structure of the light = a particular form (for example, block structure or spot light)

Decorative lighting:

Saturation = 100%

The dynamic level = 80%

Build = no

Intensity = 80%

Performance mode:

Directional lighting:

Direction = down

Saturation = 3%

Dynamics = 0%

The structure of the light = homogeneous

Decorative lighting:

Saturation = 30%

The dynamic level = 0%

Structure = none

Intensity = 50%

The lighting installation can gradually be agreed depending on another distance. Alternatively, two or more different modes can be set according to the threshold distance. For example, two different modes can be set one for the situation where the observer is located at a certain distance (for example, >3 m) from the display, and one for the situation when the observer approached (for example, <3 m) to the display. Two options (gradual change and different dir�we) can also be combined. One example of such embodiment is one in which the attract mode is used when the observer is located at a certain distance (for example, >4 m) from the view, the view mode is used when the observer is close (for example, <2 m) to the display, and the separation between them is applied to the gradual change of attraction between the regime and the regime of representation.

Fig.1 is a schematic view of the product display 150 and the observer of the display 160. Display product contains the approximate layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. The lighting layout contains a directional light sources, namely floodlights 130A-e, and LED display 140, which serves as a source of decorative lighting. Layout lighting also contains sensors 110A-from a distance, installed in the front of the product display, and the sensor 11 distance, aimed in the direction different from the one in which directed sensors 110A-C.

At the moment the observer 160 is located at a distance from 170 display product that is detected by the sensor 110A. The sensor 110A in this regard, generates a signal that represents the distance 170, and this signal is fed to the controller (not shown). The controller responds to this si�nal, adjusting the parameters of accent lighting and decorative lighting on the basis of another range. The controller may, for example, to coordinate the hue or saturation of floodlights 130A-C, turn off the lights 130d-e and change the structure and dynamics of the image 141 on the LED display.

In some embodiments, the mode directional lighting (for example, colored light) is used when the observer is located at a great distance. The mode can then gradually change the view mode (for example, white light) as the distance to the observer decreases.

In some embodiments, the distance to the observer controls the size of the area of illumination. For example, when the observer is located at a great distance, a large area around the product can be illuminated decorative lighting, while when the observer is located at a short distance of the focused small area around the product can be illuminated decorative lighting.

In some embodiments, dynamics and/or the effects of coloured light are used when the observer is far away from the display. In such embodiments, the lighting effects may vary for non-irritating pure lighting when approaching the observer.

p> Fig.2A and Fig.2B depict various settings exemplary layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. The lighting layout with Fig.2A and Fig.2B is used to display product 250. The lighting layout contains a directional light sources, namely floodlights 210A-d, and LED display 240, which serves as a source of decorative lighting.

Fig.2A depicts an exemplary setting of attraction, which can be used when detektirovanie the distance from the sensor (not shown) to the observer more than a predetermined value. In this exemplary mode of attracting decorative lighting LED display, can have an intense and rich color. Directional lighting can use the lighting from below (i.e. spotlights 210b-d) or, mainly, to the bottom, as shown in Fig.2A, where spotlights are used 210A and s (spotlight 210A may have a lower intensity than the spotlight s, in this mode).

Fig.2B depicts an exemplary mode of representation that can be used when detektirovanie the distance from the sensor (not shown) to the observer less than a predetermined value (which may be or may not be the same as described above for the attract mode). In this �remeron view, decorative lighting, implemented LED display, can be softer, for example when using a low intensity and a smaller saturation compared with the regime of attraction. Directional lighting can use the lighting from above, as shown in Fig.2B, where it is used spotlight 210A. The direction angle of the beam of a searchlight 210A has also been increased to achieve a realistic representation.

The spotlights can also be used different color filters (or other effects of changing color) in different modes, and the direction of light can change (the position of the floodlights 210b and 210d in Fig.2A and Fig.2B, respectively).

For example, in the mode of attracting purple bag can be highlighted with a purple light that makes her really stand out and glow in the distance. When the observer comes closer, directional lighting can switch to white light (for example, to the extent possible, close to daylight) so that the product can be viewed in its natural colors. The transition from the regime of attraction to the mode of presentation can be gradual. For example, a change in the interval between the modes of involvement and representation may be proportional to the distance to the observer.

In the real attraction of fully saturated colors can be used�Vanir as accent lighting. Alternatively, less saturated colors that are closer to the line of a blackbody (but, preferably, does not coincide with it), can be used to create impressions gobernaciones product colors in the display. The use of lights, RGB color mixing, can be through the implementation of such embodiments.

Color(s) decorative background lighting can match the color of the product in the display. To implement such embodiments the color of the product may be determined by the sensor. For example, a monochromatic color harmony, color harmony or color other laws of harmonics can be used to create a variety of colors for use with this line.

Fig.3A and Fig.3B represent two different settings of the approximate layout of lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. The lighting layout in Fig.3A and Fig.3B is used to represent product 350. Layout lighting include directional light sources (not shown) and the surface of the rear wall 340 with RGB lighting elements that serve as a source of decorative lighting.

Fig.3A depicts an exemplary setting of attraction, which can be applied when detected�nd the distance from the sensor (not shown) to the observer more than a predetermined value. In this example, the mode of attracting decorative lighting, implemented using RGB lighting elements 340 may include illumination of a large area around 341 350 product (possibly with the use of intensive(s) color(s) structure(s) and/or speakers).

Fig.3B depicts an exemplary installation of a view mode that can be applied when detektirovanie the distance from the sensor (not shown) to the observer less than a predetermined value (which may be or may not be the same as described above for the attract mode). In this exemplary view, decorative lighting, implemented using RGB lighting elements to illuminate a smaller area around 342 350 product (possibly with the use of increased brightness and/or lesser intensity, or without color(s) structure(s) and/or speakers).

Again, the change between modes may be gradual, which is manifested in the fact that the size of the field of view may be gradually reduced as it approaches the observer.

Alternatively, RGB lighting elements 340, decorative lighting can be realized through the use of LED panels, where each LED can be managed separately, as the back panel behind the product. In some embodiments be implemented thr�of the rear wall may consist of a variety of LED panels, for example one located behind the center of the product, and others around her. In such embodiments, all panels can be included in the attract mode, while in the view mode can only be activated Central(s) panel(s).

In some embodiments, the attract mode is created using lighting effects (e.g. brightness, intensity, color, hue, saturation, lighting) and/or by using dynamic panel lighting surface, for example by changing the color, structure). Numerous light sources and/or operated directional spotlights can be used to create the effect of moving light effects in the display area. In such embodiments, the mode of presentation can be created without changing the net highlighting product.

Fig.4 shows a block diagram depicting an exemplary arrangement 400 lighting in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. Layout 400 lighting contains one or more sensors 410a-n distances, the controller 420, the directional lighting Assembly comprising one or more sources a-k accent lighting, and decorative lighting Assembly comprising one or more sources a-m decorative lighted�I.

Sensors 410a-n is arranged to detect (measure) the distance from the respective sensor to the object (for example, observer). Each sensor generates a signal representing detektirovanie the distance, and the signals are fed to the controller 420. The sensors can generate such signals continuously, through repeated intervals or upon detecting the change of the distance.

The controller 420 receives signal(s) generated(s) sensor(s), and agrees, on the basis of the value(s) of signal(s) at least one light characteristic directional lighting Assembly and at least one characteristic of the light Assembly of decorative lighting. Coordination is carried out by generating one or more control signals. The control signal may adjust one or more light sources and/or one or more characteristics of light.

The controller 420 evaluates adopted(s) signal(s) and determines which specific mode (such as an attract mode or performance mode) should be used for accent lighting and decorative lighting. In some embodiments, the controller may, in some situations, to determine what should be applied is not one of the preset modes, and transitional setting between the two modes (for example, to finished�Xia gradual change from one mode to another mode depending on the distance).

An exemplary arrangement 400 of illumination may, for example, to carry out the steps of the method, as will be explained with reference to Fig.5A-D, and the controller may, for example, use of the transition function, as will be explained with reference to Fig.6A-D.

Fig.5A-D are block diagrams depicting exemplary steps of a method in accordance with some embodiments of the invention.

Fig.5A depicts an exemplary method 500 in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. Method 500 is applicable to lighting layouts, including one distance sensor. In step 510, the sensor detects the distance between the object (for example, the observer) and the sensor. Sensor, respectively, generates a signal representing detektirovanie the distance in step 520. As indicated previously, such a signal may be generated continuously, through repeated intervals or when a change is detected distance. The generated signal is fed to the controller which receives the signal in step 530. In step 550, the controller generates one or more control signals in dependence on the received signal. One or more control signals can be generated continuously, through repeated intervals or when it is desirable to change the setting for lighting features. In step 560, one or more signals upravleniemoeda for matching characteristics(and) light Assembly, accent lighting and decorative lighting Assembly.

Fig.5B depicts an exemplary method 500' in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. Method 500' applies to the layout of lighting, including a plurality of distance sensors. In step 510,' each of the sensors detects the distance between the object and the sensor. Note that the object, which is determined by the distance of each sensor can be the same object for multiple sensors or can be different objects (for example, different observers) for some or all of the sensors. Each sensor, respectively, generates a signal representing detektirovanie the distance in step 520'. Signals can be generated continuously, through repeated intervals or upon detecting the change of distance. The generated signals are fed to the controller which receives signals in step 530'. In step 540' the controller determines which of the signals is the smallest distance, and selects the signal for further exposure to the lighting layout. As mentioned above, another criterion may, alternatively, be used to select the signal, or the combination of signals to be used to further influence on the layout of lighting. In step 550' controller generates one or more control signals depending on the selected signal� (or combination of signals). One or more control signals can be generated continuously, through repeated intervals or when it is desirable to change the setting for lighting features. In step 560' one or more control signals are used to coordinate characteristics(and) light Assembly, accent lighting and decorative lighting Assembly.

Fig.5C depicts the sub-steps of a method that may be implemented as part of any stage 550 or 550 sposobu, when the generated one or more control signals. At sub-step 551, the value (selected) signal representing the distance is compared with the threshold value t. If the signal value exceeds the threshold value (YES from the sub-551), the first setting (for example, an installation that creates an attract mode) is used for the characteristic(s) of coverage, as specified in sub-step 552. If the value of the signal does not exceed the threshold value (NO of sub-551), the second setting values of parameters (for example, setting that creates the view mode is used for characteristics and lighting, as shown in the sub-step 553.

In some embodiments, can be used more than two modes (and, as a consequence, more than two units or more than two threshold values).

Fig.5D also shows the sub-steps.�and, which can be implemented as part of any stage 550 or 550' method, when the generated one or more control signals. This implementation option uses two thresholds, two installation modes and the transient feature. At sub-step 554, the value (selected) signal representing the distance is compared with a first threshold value of t1. If the value of the signal does not exceed the first threshold value (NO of sub-554), the first setting (for example, setting that creates the view mode is used for characteristics and lighting, as shown in the sub-step 555. If the signal value exceeds the first threshold value (YES from the sub-554), then the value (selected) signal representing the distance is compared with a second threshold value of t2at sub-step 556. If the signal value exceeds the second threshold value (YES from the sub-556), the second setting (for example, an installation that creates an attract mode) is used for the characteristic(s) of coverage, as specified in sub-step 557. If the value of the signal does not exceed the second threshold (NO of sub-556), the third set of parameters is used for characteristics and lighting, as shown in the sub-step 558. The third setting is determined as a function of� distance to create a transition between the first and second units. The transition function can be the same for all parameters lighting features or parameters may have different transition functions. The estimated transition functions that are suitable for the method of Fig.5D shown in Fig.6A-B.

Fig.6A-D depict exemplary transition functions in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. The x axis displays the value (selected) signal representing the distance, and it marked the threshold value.

Fig.6A depicts the saturation value of the light source as a function of signal values. When the signal value is below the first threshold (which corresponds to the smallest distance to the observer), saturation is set at a relatively small level with a value of f1. When the signal value is higher than the second threshold value (which corresponds to a large distance to the observer), saturation is set at a relatively high level with a value of f2. If the signal value is between the first and second value, saturation follows a straight line (affine) transition function through the points (t1, f1) and (t2, f2).

Fig.6B depicts the values of the intensity of the light source as a function of signal values. When the signal value is below the first threshold, the intensity of the set�recover it at a relatively high level with a value of f 1. When the signal value is higher than the second threshold value, the intensity is set at a relatively low level with a value of f2. If the signal value is between the first and second value, the intensity should transition function (for example, a polynomial function) having the zero value of the derivative at the points (t1, f1) and (t2, f2).

Fig.6C depicts the values of the lighting direction of the light source as a function of signal values. In this embodiment of the first threshold value is set to zero. Therefore, there is no view for this particular embodiment, as compared to the sub-step 554 of Fig.5D is not applicable. When the signal value is greater than the second threshold value, the lighting direction is set equal to f2(for example, so that the light source is indicated directly on the product). If the signal value is between zero and the second threshold value, the direction of illumination should transition function (for example, a polynomial function) with the zero value of the derivative at the point (t2, f2) and passing through (t1, f1).

Fig.6D depicts the angle of the beam of the light source as a function of signal values. In this embodiment, the implementation has three threshold value�Oia and three modes. When the signal value is below the first threshold (which corresponds to the smallest distance to the observer), the angle is set at a relatively small level with a value of f1. When the signal value is between the first threshold and the second threshold value, the angle is set at some higher level with a value of f2. When the signal value is higher than the second threshold value (which corresponds to a large distance to the observer), the angle is set at a relatively high level with a value of f3. If the signal value is between the second and third value, the angle should be a straight line (affine) transition function through the points (t2, f2) and (t3, f3). Note that in this embodiment, the implementation is uneven transition between the first and second modes, while between the second and third modes gradual transition.

It should be understood that the transition functions, settings and threshold values shown in Fig.6A-D are presented only as describing examples and that numerous variations are possible for the various embodiments of the invention. For example, in some embodiments, no pre-defined modes and no threshold (first threshold value is equal to zero, and the second threshold� value is equal to infinity), but only a transition function (for example, the square root function, logarithmic function, exponential function or a polynomial function).

Instant transition between the two modes when a certain threshold has the advantage of simplicity. However, in some situations, this option will be perceived by observers as a stimulus, especially if the observer re-crosses the threshold value.

Function gradual transition between the two modes has the advantage that is associated with a less abrupt change in lighting. However, linear interpolation (i.e. affine transition function) can have a drawback in some embodiments, namely, that when linear interpolation is done between two values of saturated colors that are far from each other in xy color space according to CIE 1931 (established by the international Commission on illumination in 1931), this will lead to the use of a large number of intermediate colors while reducing another distance that can be perceived as a stimulus. An alternative to linear interpolation can be created, first, by reducing the saturation (in the direction of the color close to the line of a black body), without changing the tone, then, changing hue, and, finally, increased�traveler saturation while maintaining the hue constant (see also WO 2008/068713 A2). If this approach is used in conjunction with a discrete table of values of hue, saturation and brightness (for example, with discrete stages, which are similar, WO 2008/068713 A2) used table values can be selected so as to be linearly dependent on another range.

In embodiments where the controller (or other item data associated with the controller calculates a linear interpolation or other transitional function between lighting set for the two modes, a gradual transition is possible, despite the fact that the user layout of lighting (for example, the lighting designer, the designer's perception of the store, specialist visualization of goods in trade or store Manager) need only ask the installation of lighting parameters for the two modes. In other embodiments, the user may also be able to specify the type of interpolation algorithm (i.e. the transition function).

In some embodiments, the lighting layout can be pre-programmed with a specific number of pre-defined settings and/or transition functions, and the user can choose between pre-defined settings and functions.

In some embodiments, the OS�span may be the option of choice or download new installations from a remote source (for example, from a remote server, for example, in the main office of the trade network).

Some implementation options can offer a combination of selection/load pre-defined units/functions and the user's ability to determine his or her own setup/function.

In order to make possible the selection/definition of units and/or functions, the layout of the lighting can be equipped with a user interface associated with the controller. In order to make possible loading units and/or functions, the layout of the lighting can also be equipped with a communication interface associated with the controller. The communication interface may also provide the ability to load new settings/options on the remote media (for example, the remote server).

Calibration may be an advantage when you define a new setup/function, and proper tuning can be beneficial when selecting a pre-defined setup/function.

In some embodiments, the sensor of the color rendering index can be used in the layout of the lighting. Sensor color rendering index measures the spectrum of light and calculates (based on measured values) the value of the color rendering index, which represents the color quality of this light. For example, day�th light (sunlight) has a maximum color rendering index, transmitting color, by definition, the most natural. In some embodiments, the high value of the color rendering index preferably has in view to ensure high quality realistic display of the product. This is especially applicable to the display of products related to fashion.

Although embodiments of the invention have been described above with reference to the demonstration of products in the field of sales or advertising, it should be noted that the invention is not limited to these fields. On the contrary, implementation options can be used in any display of the product/object. Examples of presenting products in other conditions include the display of prizes and awards (in a home or community setting), the display of art objects (in a home or community setting), the exhibition in museums, etc. Note also that the display of product is not limited to displaying a single product, but may include displaying one or more products.

The described embodiments of the invention and their equivalents can be implemented in a suitable manner, for example, using software or hardware or a combination thereof. They can be implemented using the circuits of General application, such as a digital signal processor� (DSPS), Central processing unit (CPU), a coprocessor, a field programmable gate array (FPGA) or other programmable hardware, or using specialized circuits such as, for example, a specialized integrated circuit (SIM). It is assumed that all of these species are within the scope of the invention.

The invention can be implemented using the layout that contains the diagram/logic or carrying out methods in accordance with any of the embodiments of the invention.

In accordance with some embodiments of the invention a computer software product includes computer software media, such as floppy disk or CD-ROM. Computer program medium may store a computer program containing program commands. A computer program can be loaded into the processing unit, which, for example, may be included in the controller. When loaded on a processing unit of a computer program may be stored in the memory associated or integrated with the processing unit. In accordance with some embodiments of the implementation of a computer program may, when loaded into and run on the processing unit, cause the processing unit to perform the steps of the method according, e.g.�, with the methods depicted in any of Fig.5A-D.

The invention has been described herein with reference to various implementation options. Nevertheless, a specialist in the art will find numerous variations of the described embodiments that are within the scope of the invention. For example, here described embodiments of the methods describe exemplary methods through the stages of the methods that are executed in sequence. Nevertheless, it is clear that these sequences of events can be performed in a different order without departing from the scope of the invention. Moreover, some steps of the methods can be executed in parallel, although they have been described as carried out consistently.

Likewise, it should be noted that in the description of the embodiments of the invention the separation of the functional blocks on the individual elements does not limit the invention. On the contrary, these divisions are given just as examples. The functional blocks described here as a single element, can be divided into two or more elements. Similarly, functional blocks, which are described here as two or more elements, can be applied as a single element, without departing from the scope of the invention. Thus, although they are listed separately, many environments�TV, elements or steps of the methods may be implemented using, for example, a single element or processor.

Elements and components of the embodiment of the invention may be physically, functionally and logically used by any suitable method. Indeed, the functionality can be applied in the same element in multiple element or as part of other functional elements. Thus, the invention can be applied as a separate element or may be physically and functionally distributed between different elements and processors.

Therefore, although this invention was described above with reference to individual embodiments of the, you should understand that constraints opasnyh embodiments done only with a descriptive purpose, and not for purposes of limitation. On the contrary, the scope of the invention defined by the attached claims and not by the description, and it is understood that all variations that fall within the interval of the scope of the claims, are included here. Thus, embodiments of the non individual, described above, are possible within the scope of the applied claims.

It should also be stressed that the term "contains/includes" when used in the description or in the claims prima�makes for the purpose of determining the presence of these signs, whole, steps or components but does not preclude the presence or addition of one or more of the other signs, of the whole, steps, components or groups thereof.

Although individual features may be included in different claims, they may can advantageously be combined, and the inclusion in different claims does not imply that the combination of features is not feasible and/or unprofitable. In addition, links to a single integer not exclude a plurality. The use of the terms "first", "second" etc., does not exclude a plurality. Reference symbols in the claims is given simply as an illustrative example and should not be construed as limiting in any way the scope of the claims.

1. The layout of lighting for the submission of the first object containing:
Assembly (a-n) directional lighting having at least one characteristic of a directional light comprising at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide illumination of the first object;
Assembly (a-n) decorative lighting, having at least one characteristic decorative lighting, comprising at least one device generating decorative lighting and arranged to provide�display background lighting of the first object,
characterized in that it further contains
at least one sensor (410A-n), is arranged to detect the distance between the sensor and a second object and to generate a signal value representing the distance;
controller (420), is arranged to receive the signal from at least one sensor and to agree on a characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting based on the value of the signal; and
Assembly (a-n) decorative lighting designed primarily to illuminate the first object.

2. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which the characteristic of directional lighting, negotiated controller contains at least one of the following:
color;
saturation;
direction of light;
the beam angle;
build lighting and
dynamics of light
accent lighting.

3. The layout of lighting according to claim 2, in which the feature decorative lighting, negotiated controller contains at least one of the following:
intensity;
color;
saturation;
direction of light;
lighting;
build lighting and
dynamics of light
decorative lighting.

4. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which at least one device generating directional lighting contains�, at least one of the following: a lamp, a lamp, a light emitting diode LED, a halogen light source, a fluorescent light source and the light source, the resulting filament.

5. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which at least one device generating decorative lighting contains at least one of the following: led LED display; spotlight; lamps; plasma screens; RGB lighting elements; LED panel; a pixel LED-panels; fiber; an electronic display; LCD LED-display stereoscopic 3D display and LCD projection.

6. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which at least one sensor includes a plurality of sensors.

7. The layout of lighting according to claim 6, in which the controller is arranged to:
take the corresponding value of the signal from each of the plurality of sensors and
agree on the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting based on the selected one value from the corresponding signal values.

8. The layout of lighting according to claim 6, in which the controller is arranged to:
take the corresponding value of the signal from each of the plurality of sensors, and each corresponding value of the signal represents the corresponding distance and one is suitable� values of the signal represents the shortest distance; and
agree on the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting on the basis of the respective values of a signal representing the shortest distance.

9. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which the controller is arranged to:
to compare the value of the signal with the threshold value;
if the value of the signal does not exceed the thresholds set feature accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the first predetermined setting; and
if the signal value exceeds the threshold value, set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the second predetermined setting.

10. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which at least one sensor configured to:
to detect the movement and/or the temperature of the second object, and
to generate the value of the signal representing the distance, on the basis of the detection of motion and/or temperature.

11. The layout of lighting according to claim 10, in which at least one sensor configured to:
to generate the value of the signal representing the distance only if the detection of motion and/or temperature indicates that the second object JW�makes a man.

12. The layout of lighting according to claim 1, in which the controller is arranged to:
to compare the value of the signal with first and second threshold values;
if the signal value exceeds any of the first and second threshold values, set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the first pre-defined installation;
if the value of the signal exceeds the first and second threshold values, set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with the second predetermined installation;
if the signal value exceeds the first threshold and does not exceed the second threshold, to set the characteristic accent lighting and decorative feature lighting in accordance with a third predetermined setting, and a third pre-defined setting is a function of the signal values and the function is such that if the signal value is gradually shifting from the first threshold to the second threshold value, the third pre-defined setting is gradually shifting from the first predetermined setting to a second pre-defined installation.

1. The use of lighting layout according to claim 1 for the submission of the first object.

14. A method of controlling a lighting layout for the submission of the first object containing phases in which:
detects (510, 510') on the sensor layout lighting distance between the sensor and a second object;
generate (520, 520') on the sensor signal values representing the distance;
accept (530, 530') on the controller layout lighting signal values from the sensor and
agree (560, 560') by generating (550, 550') on the controller, at least one control signal based on the value of the signal:
the characteristic of directional lighting directional lighting Assembly, and the directional lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide the highlight of the first object; and
feature decorative lighting decorative lighting Assembly, the decorative lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating decorative lighting and is arranged to provide the background lighting of the first object and the first to illuminate the first object.

15. Computer software media containing a computer program containing program commands, and computer�NSS program may be downloaded to the processing unit and configured to induce a processing unit to control the lighting layout for the submission of the first object by executing, at least the following steps when the computer program is started by the processing unit, in which:
take the value of the signal from the sensor, and the value of the signal represents the distance between the sensor and a second object; and
agree by generating at least one control signal based on the value of the signal:
the characteristic of directional lighting directional lighting Assembly, and the directional lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generation accent lighting and is arranged to provide the highlight of the first object; and
feature decorative lighting decorative lighting Assembly, the decorative lighting Assembly comprises at least one device generating decorative lighting and is arranged to provide the background lighting of the first object.



 

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