US 10,485,078 B2
Smart phone controlled wireless light bulb
Michael V. Recker, Gaithersburg, MD (US); and David B. Levine, Pepper Pike, OH (US)
Assigned to A9.Com, Inc., Palo Alto, CA (US)
Filed by A9.com, Inc., Palo Alto, CA (US)
Filed on May 21, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/985,496.
Application 15/985,496 is a continuation of application No. 14/164,548, filed on Jan. 27, 2014, granted, now 10,015,866.
Application 14/164,548 is a continuation of application No. 11/847,509, filed on Aug. 30, 2007, granted, now 8,669,716, issued on Mar. 11, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2018/0270936 A1, Sep. 20, 2018
Int. Cl. F21V 23/04 (2006.01); H05B 37/02 (2006.01)
CPC H05B 37/0272 (2013.01) [F21V 23/04 (2013.01); Y02B 20/48 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A lighting device comprising:
a light source;
a lighting fixture configured to electrically couple to an alternating current (AC) power source;
a direct current (DC) power source;
a wireless transceiver;
one or more processors; and
one or more computer-readable media storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:
determining a period of time has elapsed;
after the period of time has elapsed, causing the wireless transceiver to monitor for a command signal;
receiving, using the wireless transceiver, the command signal from a remote control;
causing the light source to operate in an illumination state after receiving the command signal; and
sending, using the wireless transceiver and to the remote control, data indicating the illumination state of the light source.