US Patent No. 10,512,141

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING AN ENERGIZING STATE OF A LIGHT


Patent No. 10,512,141
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Method, System, And Apparatus For Detecting An Energizing State Of A Light
Inventorship Satoru Yamada, Kanagawa (JP)
Assignee Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,141

1. A method of remotely monitoring, comprising:receiving, from a terminal, identification information of one or more adapters that are connectable respectively between each of one or more lights in a residence, and a socket configured to receive each of the one or more adapters;
storing, in one or more memories, the identification information of the one or more adapters;
receiving, from the one or more adapters, an indication that an electric circuit of the one or more adapters is energized by a switch; and
updating information regarding an energizing state of the electric circuit of the one or more adapters for indicating that the electric circuit of the one or more adapters is energized.