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1. (WO2012125803) MOTION ACTUATED FIXTURE ILLUMINATOR
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Claims

What I claim is:

1. A motion actuated fixture illuminator configured to control the illumination of a proximal area of a fixture after a user is detected, comprising:

a motion detecting device configured to detect motion from a user, the motion detecting device comprising a housing, the housing comprising a detection surface, the detection surface comprising at least one lens, the housing further comprising a mounting surface, the housing further comprising a sensory control member for detecting motion, the housing further comprising at least one switch member, the housing further comprising at least one socket member, the housing further comprising at least one power source; and

at least one light stream operatively connected to the motion detecting device for illuminating the proximal area of a fixture, wherein upon sensing the user, the motion detecting device actuates the light stream.

2. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 1, wherein the fixture comprises an outdoor fixture.

3. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 1, wherein the fixture comprises a plumbing fixture.

4. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 3, wherein the plumbing fixture comprises a toilet, a sink, a bathtub, a bidet, a urinal, a water fountain or a shower.

5. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 1, wherein the motion detecting device comprises an acoustic sensor, an optical sensor, an infrared sensor, a video image processor, a magnetic sensor, a magnetometer, an infrared laser sensor, a microwave radar sensor, an inductive-loop detector, a triboelectric sensor, a seismic sensor, or an inertia-switch sensor.

6. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 5, wherein the infrared sensor is sensitive to activation by detection of a temperature of about 93 degrees Fahrenheit.

7. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 5, further comprising a light sensor, wherein the light sensor is configured to subdue activation of the light stream upon sensing a predetermined level of light.

8. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 1, further comprising a source of sound, wherein activation of the sound source is controlled by the sensory control member.

9. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 8, wherein the motion detecting device further comprises a sensor configured to receive remote signals, wherein the motion detecting device yet further comprises a programmable processor responsive to remote signals received by the sensor to control the sensory control member to be turned on or turned off; to program the amount of time of illumination of the light stream; to program the play of music or other sounds under control of the sensory control member, wherein the sensor receives remote signals by way of wireless technology.

10. The motion actuated fixture illuminator of claim 1, wherein the light stream is configured to turn off after it has been active for a predetermined amount of time.

11. A method of illuminating the proximal area of a fixture, comprising:

detecting motion by a motion detecting device;

activating an illumination device upon detection of motion by the motion detecting device;

thereupon illuminating the proximal area of a fixture; and

thereafter turning the illumination device off after it has been activated for a predetermined amount of time,

wherein the motion detecting device comprises a housing, wherein the housing comprises a detection surface, wherein the detection surface comprises at least one lens,

wherein the housing further comprises a mounting surface, a sensory control member configured to detect motion, at least one switch member, at least one socket member, and at least one power source; and

wherein the light stream is operatively connected to the motion detecting device to be activated upon the detection of motion.

12. The method of claim 11, wherein the fixture comprises an outdoor fixture.

13. The method of claim 11, wherein the fixture comprises a plumbing fixture.

14. The method of claim 13, wherein the plumbing fixture comprises a toilet, a sink, a bathtub, a bidet, a urinal, a water fountain or a shower.

15. The method of claim 11, wherein the motion detecting device comprises an acoustic sensor, an optical sensor, an infrared sensor, a video image processor, a magnetic sensor, a magnetometer, an infrared laser sensor, a microwave radar sensor, an inductive-loop detector, a triboelectric sensor, a seismic sensor, or an inertia-switch sensor.

16. The method of claim 15, wherein the infrared sensor is sensitive to activation by detection of a temperature of about 93 degrees Fahrenheit.

17. The method of claim 15, further comprising a light sensor, wherein the light sensor is configured to subdue activation of the light stream upon sensing a predetermined level of light, wherein the light stream is configured to turn off after it has been active for a predetermined amount of time.

18. The method of claim 11, further comprising a source of sound, wherein activation of the sound source is controlled by the sensory control member.

19. The method of claim 18, wherein the motion detecting device further comprises a sensor configured to receive remote signals, wherein the motion detecting device yet further comprises a programmable processor responsive to remote signals received by the sensor to control the sensory control member to be turned on or turned off; to program the amount of time of illumination of the light stream; to program the play of music or other sounds under control of the sensory control member, wherein the sensor receives remote signals by way of wireless technology.

20. A motion actuated fixture illuminator configured to control the illumination of a proximal area of a fixture after a user is detected, comprising:

a motion detecting device configured to detect motion from a user, the motion detecting device comprising a housing, the housing comprising a detection surface, the detection surface comprising at least one lens, the housing further comprising a mounting surface, the housing further comprising a sensory control member for detecting motion, the housing further comprising at least one switch member, the housing further comprising at least one socket member, the housing further comprising at least one power source;

at least one light stream operatively connected to the motion detecting device for illuminating the proximal area of a fixture, wherein upon sensing the user, the motion detecting device actuates the light stream;

a timing unit configured to turn off the light stream after the light stream has been activated for a predetermined amount of time; and

a light sensor configured to prevent activation of the light stream upon sensing a predetermined level of light;

wherein the motion detecting device comprises an acoustic sensor, an optical sensor, an infrared sensor, a video image processor, a magnetic sensor, a magnetometer, an infrared laser sensor, a microwave radar sensor, an inductive-loop detector, a triboelectric sensor, a seismic sensor, or an inertia-switch sensor;

wherein further the light stream comprises a plurality of interchangeable covers

configured to display various patterns upon illumination;

further comprising a light sensor, wherein the light sensor is configured to subdue activation of the light stream upon sensing a predetermined level of light;

wherein further the motion detecting device comprises a source of sound, wherein activation of the sound source is controlled by the sensory control member;

wherein further the motion detecting device comprises a sensor configured to receive remote signals, wherein the motion detecting device yet further comprises a programmable processor responsive to remote signals received by the sensor to control the sensory control member to be turned on or turned off; to program the amount of time of illumination of the light stream; to program the play of music or other sounds under control of the sensory control member; or any combination thererof, wherein the sensor receives remote signals by way of wireless technology.