|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||315/291; 315/292; 362/800; 324/115|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 293 인용 특허 : 79|
The present invention relates to methods of creating eye-catching displays by taking advantage of color-changing illumination provided by LED systems disclosed herein. Displays can be made to appear to change color or to move simply by changing the color of the light illuminating them. Also, the use of such light in projected is described. A vending machine, an article of clothing, and a container lit by these LED systems are specifically provided.
What is claimed is: 1. An illumination method, comprising acts of: providing an LED system to generate light of a range of colors within a color spectrum; placing the LED system to affect an object with the light, the object being selected from the group consisting of a display case, a vending machine, a beverage container, and an advertising display; generating the light so as to illuminate at least a portion of the object; and varying the color of the generated light over a period of time so that an observer perceives a change in color associated w...