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1. (WO2018054968) FLOODING LOCALIZATION AND SIGNALLING VIA INTELLIGENT LIGHTING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/054968    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/073765
Publication Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 21 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01W 1/00
H05B 37/02
H05B 37/03
G01W 1/14
Applicants: PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V.
Inventors: RAJAGOPALAN, Ruben
BROERS, Harry
Title: FLOODING LOCALIZATION AND SIGNALLING VIA INTELLIGENT LIGHTING
Abstract:
A method (300) for detecting a dangerous environmental condition within a lighting environment (100) includes the steps of: providing (310) a lighting network (200) having a plurality of lighting units (10) each with a light source (12), at least some of the plurality of lighting units including a range sensor (32); obtaining (330), by the range sensors, range information; determining (360), based at least in part on the obtained range information, a depth of precipitation or accumulation at a first lighting unit; and determining (370), based on the determined depth, a dangerous environmental condition at the first lighting unit.