US 10,342,105 B2
Relay device with automatic grouping function
Michael James Harris, Cary, NC (US)
Assigned to Cree, Inc., Durham, NC (US)
Filed by Cree, Inc., Durham, NC (US)
Filed on Mar. 22, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/928,315.
Application 15/928,315 is a continuation of application No. 15/714,350, filed on Sep. 25, 2017, granted, now 10,172,218.
Application 15/714,350 is a continuation of application No. 15/416,764, filed on Jan. 26, 2017, granted, now 9,795,016, issued on Oct. 17, 2017.
Application 15/416,764 is a continuation of application No. 13/782,096, filed on Mar. 1, 2013, granted, now 9,572,226, issued on Feb. 14, 2017.
Application 13/782,096 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/589,899, filed on Aug. 20, 2012.
Application 13/782,096 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/589,928, filed on Aug. 20, 2012.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/738,749, filed on Dec. 18, 2012.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/666,920, filed on Jul. 1, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2018/0220514 A1, Aug. 2, 2018
Int. Cl. H05B 37/02 (2006.01); H05B 33/08 (2006.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); F21K 9/62 (2016.01); F21Y 115/10 (2016.01); F21V 5/04 (2006.01); F21V 7/00 (2006.01)
CPC H05B 37/0272 (2013.01) [H05B 33/0809 (2013.01); H05B 33/0842 (2013.01); H05B 33/0854 (2013.01); H05B 37/02 (2013.01); H05B 37/0218 (2013.01); H05B 37/0254 (2013.01); F21K 9/62 (2016.08); F21V 5/04 (2013.01); F21V 7/00 (2013.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); F21Y 2115/10 (2016.08); H05B 37/0245 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device comprising:
relay circuitry configured to selectively deliver alternating current (AC) power to a load; and
light sensor circuitry configured to detect one or more modulated light signals, wherein the device is configured to join a group including a plurality of devices based at least in part on the one or more modulated light signals.