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1. (WO2018011963) COMMUNICATION ADAPTER, ELECTRIC APPARATUS, ELECTRIC APPARATUS SYSTEM, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION ADAPTER, AND PROGRAM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/011963    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2016/070940
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 16 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H04L 29/06
Applicants: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
三菱電機株式会社
Inventors: HIGUMA, Toshiyasu
樋熊 利康
Title: COMMUNICATION ADAPTER, ELECTRIC APPARATUS, ELECTRIC APPARATUS SYSTEM, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION ADAPTER, AND PROGRAM
Abstract:
A communication adapter (2) for connecting a home electrical appliance (4) to a network (8) comprises a first interface unit (12) constituted so as to connect to the network (8), a second interface unit (14) constituted so as to connect to the home electrical appliance (4), and a control device (16). The control device (16) is constituted so as to transmit first data given from the network (8) via the first interface unit (12) to the home electrical appliance (4) via the second interface unit (14) in accordance with a first communication protocol, and constituted so as to receive second data given from the home electrical appliance (4) via the second interface unit (14) in accordance with a second communication protocol that is different from the first communication protocol.