Controlling of a lighting system

Sandeep Shankaran Kumar (Inventor), Ashish Vijay Pandharipande (Inventor)

Research output: PatentPatent publication


The disclosure relates to a lighting system which can be controlled from a wireless device in dependence on complying with an access rule that the wireless device is determined to be within in a spatial region associated with the lighting system. The disclosure provides apparatus for securing against the lighting system being controlled from a device located outside the relevant region via a rogue relay device located in that region. The apparatus comprises a user location module configured to determine user location information indicative of whether a user is accompanying the wireless device in the region associated with the lighting system, and an access module which is configured with a further access rule: that it does not allow the control of the lighting system by the wireless device if the user location information is indicative of the wireless device being unaccompanied by a user.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2016205746
IPCH05B 37/ 02 A I
Priority date23/07/14
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2016


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