|| List of recent Remote Control-related patents
|Method and apparatus for qam modulator channel duplication|
A content distribution system allows multiple channels to be played on multiple tv sets without the need to separately tune the tv sets using a remote control, which would potentially interfere with the channels being broadcast on nearby tv sets in an environment. A modulator dynamically duplicates the output of channels, thereby allowing multiple tv sets to be statically tuned to a fixed channel.
|Radio remote control system for controlling vehicle functions of a motor vehicle|
A radio remote control according to the invention is used to control at least one first vehicle function that is relevant for functional safety, and also used to control further vehicle functions not related to functional safety. The remote control comprises input means for the user selection of vehicle functions and for obtaining a user input corresponding to the selected vehicle function.
|Remote control system|
A control hub and method of operating the control hub are presented. The hub/method receives instructions remotely, and for each instruction, identifies one of a plurality of appliances as an intended recipient of the instruction, translates the instruction into a format readable to the one of the plurality of appliances, and sends the translated instruction to the one of the plurality of appliances identified as the intended recipient of the instruction via one of one or more communication mechanisms of the control hub..
|Sanitizing remote controls and handheld devices|
An ultraviolet sanitizer for non-contact sanitizing of handheld devices includes a device receptacle moveable adjacent a uv light source within a housing. The receptacle and a housing closure are moveable in response to detection of receipt of a handheld device in the receptacle..
|Electronic device having remote control functions|
The present invention provides an electronic device having remote control functions, comprising a baseband circuit, a pwm circuit, and an external wireless transmitting circuit. The external wireless transmitting circuit includes a second i/o port and a wireless transmitting unit.
|Reactor measurement-pipe maintenance clamp apparatus|
A reactor measurement-pipe maintenance clamp apparatus includes a first clamp mechanism and a second clamp mechanism. The first clamp mechanism includes clamps to fix the measurement pipe between the clamps, first clamp operation bolts that are allowed to be turned by remote control from above a reactor core, and wedge mechanisms to convert the turning of the clamp operation bolts to displacement of the clamps in a radial direction of the diffuser to generate clamping forces for securing the measurement pipe.
|System and method for coordinated remote control of network radio nodes and core network elements|
An embodiment method of routing network traffic includes configuring flow tables of a virtual switch using an openflow protocol. The virtual switch is disposed at a network radio node.
|Display arrangement change|
A remote control device sends an arrangement change to a display device. The display device responsively changes an arrangement of video feeds displayed thereon.
|Remote control system for pointing robot|
There is provided a remote control system including a controlled device and a remote device. The controlled device has a light source and moves according to a control signal from the remote device.
|Conference room mode of a media device|
Techniques for automatically configuring and controlling a conference room mode setting of a digital media device are described. A digital media device can be programmed to enter a conference room operating mode upon a trigger event.
|Spherical remote control|
A spherical remote control, including: a spherical shell; a surface sensor to detect a contact on the spherical shell; an accelerometer to detect a movement of the remote control; a circuit to transmit a signal based on the detected contact, orientation and movement; and a first induction coil to receive power for charging a battery in the circuit. The spherical remote control can be placed on a cradle which includes: a power supply; and a second induction coil for providing power to the first induction coil..
|Object detection system|
An object detection system 1 includes a sensor section 10 configured to detect an object within a detection area a; and an adjuster (remote controller) 20 configured to interactively communicate with the sensor section 10. The adjuster 20 includes; a transmission unit 13 configured to transmit a setting signal for setting an operating condition of the sensor section 10 to the sensor section 10; an adjustment notification unit 23 configured to receive a completion signal of operating condition setting from the sensor section 10 and give notification of the operating condition, setting of which has been completed; and a target selection unit 25 configured to arbitrarily select a target sensor section 10 intended for the operating condition setting..
|Object detection system|
An object detection system 1 includes a sensor section 10 configured to detect an object within a detection area a; and an adjuster (remote controller) 20 configured to interactively communicate with the sensor section 10. The sensor section 10 includes a driving machine 6 configured to adjust the detection area a.
Provided is a construction machine with valves and hoses whose routing operations are simplified. The construction machine includes an upper frame, a control valve assembly, remote control valves, an operation-pattern selector valve, remote control hoses, pilot hoses, and actuator hoses.
|Canister woodworking filter cleaner|
A cleaner for a canister woodworking filter of a dust collector includes a vibrating unit magnetically attached to the top of a canister woodworking filter. The vibrating unit may have a sufficiently compact profile (i.e., low height) to avoid interference with the existing handle.
|Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, remote operation device and remote operation method|
From a remote control device, a pairing command including an authentication key is transmitted to a slave device by an infrared ray remote control signal by first depression of a push button. The slave device transmits an authentication key, which is generated based on the received authentication key, through a wireless lan.
|Operating method of image display apparatus|
Disclosed is an operating method of an image display apparatus. The operating method includes displaying a first image on a display, displaying a first pointer on the display, the first pointer being linked to a first remote control device, displaying a second pointer on the display, the second pointer being linked to a second remote control device, the second pointer having a different shape than the first pointer, receiving a first user screen view command from the first remote control device, displaying a second image, the second image being a demagnified version of the first image, and displaying a first user screen on an area of the display where the second image is not displayed..
|Adaptive robotic interface apparatus and methods|
Apparatus and methods for training of robotic devices. A robot may be trained by a user guiding the robot along target trajectory using a control signal.
|External device for an implantable medical system having accessible contraindication information|
Disclosed is a remote controller for an implantable medical device having stored contraindication information, which includes information which a patient or clinician might wish to review when assessing the compatibility of a given therapeutic or diagnostic technique or activity with the patient's implant. The stored contraindication information is available through a display of the remote controller or via a wired, wireless, or portable drive connection with an external device.
|Portable electronic apparatus|
A portable electronic device for providing a plurality of operation modes, emits light to an object to be sensed via a light source and senses reflected light from the object to be sensed via an optical sensor to generate a sensing signal. Based on this sensing signal, various functions can be performed, for example, remote control, proximity sensing, gesture sensing, hear rate sensing, blood oxygen saturation sensing, exhaled gas alcohol concentration sensing.
|Method and system for hydrocarbon release management|
Method and system is described to enhance operations for managing the hydrocarbon release. The system utilizes remote controlled devices equipped with herder delivery components.
|Interactive display device for a vehicle|
An interactive display device for a golf vehicle comprises at least one display screen, image capturing device, a position and orientation determination device, and a support structure for securing same to the golf vehicle. The interactive display device also comprises a database of stationary or moving elements linked to the position and orientation parameters.
|Electronic device and storage medium with remote control function, and remote control method|
An infrared control method is configured to remotely control a plurality of terminals via a remote control of an electronic device. The electronic device includes a first communication unit, a second communication unit, a storage unit storing an id code of each terminal.
|Battery-powered wireless audio device and a method of operating such a wireless audio device|
A wireless audio device includes an audio streaming unit to wirelessly transmit an audio signal to a remote hearing device such as a hearing aid or a cochlear implant. A remote control unit to wirelessly controls the remote hearing device, a battery monitor determines a power level of a battery and provides a battery state signal indicative of the power level of the battery.
|Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote operation program, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote control program|
An information processing apparatus remotely controls an image forming apparatus having an operating state changeable. The information processing apparatus includes a remote operation accepting portion to accept a user operation, and a remote control portion to remotely control the image forming apparatus on the basis of a remote operation accepted by the remote operation accepting portion.
|Remote monitoring systems|
According to one embodiment, a remote monitoring system includes a remote apparatus to be remotely controlled according to a specified control signal, and a remote control apparatus to communicate with the remote apparatus by specified communication and to remotely control the remote apparatus, in which the remote apparatus includes a holding part to hold location information of a location where the remote apparatus is installed, a detection part to detect specified information, and a communication part which associates the specified information detected by the detection part with the location information held by the holding part and transmits the associated information to the remote control apparatus.. .
|Infrared emitting diode driving circuit and remote control|
An infrared emitting diode driving circuit includes a first resistor includes a first terminal and a second terminal, a second resistor, and a transistor with the emitter grounded via the second resistor. The circuit further includes an infrared emitting diode with the anode connected to a power source and the cathode connected to the collector of the transistor.
|Device and method for reading a machine-readable code printed on an object and system for reading and validating such a code|
A device and method for reading a machine-readable code printed on an object, the device includes a reading device intended for reading a machine-readable code printed on an object; a detection device intended for detecting whether the printed code read with the reading device has been altered; an alteration device for altering the printed code, which are configured and arranged for acting while using the reading device to perform a first reading of the printed code; and a control device including a processing system with a memory intended for storing information about read printed codes. The method includes altering the printed code during a first reading thereof or during operations associated therewith and storing information about read printed codes.
|Compositions and methods to modulate cell activity|
The present invention provides methods and compositions for the remote control of cell function based on the use of radiofrequency waves to excite nanoparticles targeted to specific cell types. The nanoparticles may be applied to the target cell extracellularly and/or expressed intracellularly.
|Infrared control device|
An infrared device configured to remotely control a remote controlled device includes an infrared emitter and a processor. The processor includes a pin connected to the infrared emitter, a generating unit, and a control unit.
|Production of molybdenum-99 using electron beams|
An apparatus for producing 99mo from a plurality of 100mo targets through a photo nuclear reaction on the 100mo targets. The apparatus comprises: (i) an electron linear accelerator component; (ii) an energy converter component capable of receiving the electron beam and producing therefrom a shower of bremsstrahlung photons; (iii) a target irradiation component for receiving the shower of bremsstrahlung photons for irradiation of a target holder mounted and positioned therein, the target holder houses a plurality of 100mo target discs.
|Control device, control method, and program|
A remote control, upon determining that a power-saving flag is on, or in other words, upon determining that the remote control is conducting power-saving operating behavior, decides on a monochrome image stored in a reduced image memory as image information to be read by a renderer. The monochrome image has ⅛ the amount of information compared to a color image stored in a normal image memory.
|Method used in a system for remotely controlling an appliance|
A method used in a remote control system for remotely controlling an appliance by execution of a remote control command contained in a control program stored in an operation terminal device, by which: a first identifier is acquired at a first time point (s801), the first identifier being unique to a portable medium located close to an operation terminal device serving as a remote controller for the appliance; the first identifier is embedded into the control program (s802); a second identifier is acquired at a second time point later than the first time point (s803), the second identifier being unique to a portable medium located close to the operation terminal device serving as the remote controller for the appliance; whether the first identifier matches the second identifier is determined (s804); and remote control of the appliance is prohibited when the first identifier does not match the second identifier (s805).. .
|Remote controlled motion activated water repellant system and method|
A motion activated water repellant sprinkler device for repelling animals that can be remotely controlled is provided. When the device is in on mode, the user can remotely adjust the sensitivity setting of the motion detector, set a time period for which the sprinkler will continually spray, and turn off the device so that the user can approach the device without being sprayed.
|Indoor unit and air conditioning system using the same|
An indoor unit and an air conditioning system using the same include a first communication module to communicate with a wired remote controller, a power switch connected to a power terminal of one or the other side of the first communication module, a ground switch connected to a ground terminal of one or the other side of the first communication module to constitute a pair with the power switch, and an indoor unit controller to turn on the power switch and the ground switch when an indoor unit supplies power to the wired remote controller, and to turn off the power switch and the ground switch when another indoor unit supplies power to the wired remote controller.. .
|Switch and control method thereof|
A switch and a method for controlling the switch, the switch including a movable touch piece configured to be turned by manual operation of an operation button, a movable contact that is provided in the movable touch piece and configured to be brought into contact with and separated from a fixed contact to close and open a contact, and a remote control unit configured to be able to operate the operation button by remote control, the remote control unit including a stepping motor, and a transmission member configured to transmit turning action of the stepping motor to the operation button to close and open the contact.. .
|Enhanced television services|
A method and system to permit tv viewers to interact with program content broadcast over a subscriber network, such as cable, satellite, internet, or cellular telephone. The details of the ability for the viewer to interact is embedded as data in the program signal.
|Remote control method and remote control system of image display apparatus|
A remote control method includes the steps of connecting an image display apparatus (100) with an external control device (200) so as to associate a display region (ap) of a display unit (101) with a detection region (sa) of a detection unit (201), displaying an operation image associated with an operation of the image display apparatus (100) on the display unit (101), and executing the operation associated with the operation image displayed in the display region corresponding to a region in which contact action of the pointer (p) is detected, when the detection unit (201) detects contact action of the pointer (p) operated by an operator.. .
|Wearable wireless remote control device for use with a materials handling vehicle|
A supplemental remote control system for a materials handling vehicle includes a wireless remote control device that is useable by an operator interacting with the materials handling vehicle. Actuation of a travel control on the remote control device causes a wireless transmitter on the device to transmit a travel request to the vehicle.
|Remote control system for drill|
Mobile drilling devices and systems, methods, and computer-readable media for controlling such devices are provided. One method includes receiving user input from a user of a mobile computing device.
|Electric mover for swing away conveyor|
An electric drive apparatus for attachment to a swing away auger assembly includes a bracket and drive wheel adapted to be attached to the assembly and configured to pivot an attached swing auger. An electric drive motor rotates the drive wheel, and a control circuit assembly is connected to the electric drive motor by drive wires.
|Hovering toy figure|
A remote controlled hovering toy figure having a propulsion system, a control system, a winged body, and a wing actuation assembly. The winged body is mounted to the propulsion system, which is controlled by the control system.
|Led bulb has multiple features|
The current invention make a big improvement than conventional market available all kind of led bulb which only can offer near-by areas illumination not like the current invention can use one led bulb to offer near-by and far-away illumination or image or both or any combination with other light effects and digital data display images. Also, the current invention may has more than one light beam emit out from led bulb which under more than one control means for the one of the light beam may selected from power failure, remote control, infra red controller, blue-tooth with mobile phone, motion sensor to trigger at least one of the light beam to offer the light beam for illumination or image to area(s)..
|Game apparatus having general-purpose remote control function|
A game apparatus is capable of controlling infrared radiation emitters for radiating infrared light. The game apparatus executes game processing using imaging information on the infrared light obtained from an input device.
|Interactive multi-touch remote control|
A remote controller adapted to interact with a system under control (suc) is described. The remote controller includes: at least one input adapted to receive data from a user; a command interpreter adapted to evaluate data received via the at least one input and determine whether the received data is associated with a remote command from among a set of remote commands associated with the suc; at least one communication element adapted to send remote commands to the suc; and at least one haptic feedback element adapted to provide feedback to the user.
|Method and apparatus for wireless remote control of an electric appliance|
An electric appliance remote control apparatus includes a wireless module, a memory unit, a connection unit, a controlling module, a power supply unit, and a power input end. The wireless module can receive a remote control signal and convert the remote control signal into an enabling signal.
|System and method for using an universal remote control to access extended operational functions of a device|
A system and method for using an universal remote control to access extended operational functions of a device. A consumer causes the universal remote control to transmit a code data value selected from the library to a target device while observing the effect of the transmitted code data value on the target device.
|Electronic device and method for starting electronic device through remote control|
An electronic device and a method for starting the electronic device through a remote control are disclosed. In the method, a processing circuit is set into a low power state, and whether a remote control data is received is detected.
|Remote control device and electronic equipment system|
A remote control device outputs a wireless signal to operate electronic equipment and includes an operating unit operated by a user, a wireless signal output unit including a first signal output unit and a second signal output unit and configured to output the wireless signal in accordance with the operation, and a determination unit configured to determine whether or not a specified determination condition pertaining to a degree of difficulty for the wireless signal to reach and be received by the electronic equipment is satisfied, and when the determination condition is satisfied, the remote control device transitions from a first operating mode in which the first signal output unit is caused to output the wireless signal and the second signal output unit is caused not to output the wireless signal to a second operating mode in which the first signal output unit and the second signal output unit are caused to output the wireless signal.. .
|Wireless control system|
In a lighting system, each lamp has a wireless circuit that realizes: a time measuring unit measuring the elapsed time period since the lamp is turned on by a wall switch; a specifying unit specifying a plurality of electrical devices wired to the wall switch according to the elapsed time period measured by each time measuring unit; an identification information assigning unit assigning same identification information to the plurality of lamps specified by the specifying unit as being wired to the same wall switch; and a registration unit registering a net-id of a remote control.. .
|Layout equipment and layout method|
Layout equipment for locating a plurality of positions at a construction site is provided. The layout equipment includes a laser target rod, a self-leveling laser transmitter, and a remote control device.
|Digital broadcast receiver controlled by screen remote controller and space remote controller and controlling method thereof|
A method is described for controlling a television. While receiving and displaying a broadcast signal on a screen of the television, the television receives a first signal from a remote controller and displays a control icon corresponding to the remote controller on the screen.
|System and method for configuring the remote control functionality of a portable device|
A system and method used to displaying advertising content. A first app installed on a first device functions to retrieve the advertising content and to then provide the advertising content to a second app installed on a second device.
|Bidirectional wireless controls for marine devices|
A marine device, such as a trolling motor, a trim tab, a downrigger or a sonar device, is operated based upon commands generated by a wireless remote control device. The marine device is connected to a controller that provides commands to the marine device.
|System and method for dynamic device discovery and address assignment|
A pool or spa system includes networked pool or spa devices that can be dynamically configured with network address by a controller. The controller can transmit a device discovery request on a network and can receive a discovery response from pool or spa devices that require a network address.
|Multifunction light controller equipped with localized control|
An apparatus and method allow end users to interactively create complex lighting patterns by remote control. Applications include decorative lighting, landscape lighting, signage, or advertising platforms.
|Power supply system including panel with safety release|
A power supply system for use with a power source. The system includes one or more power supply connections and an optional configuration with one or more remote control panels spaced from a safety circuit panel.
|Method and system for providing universal follow-me functionality|
A method and system includes a plurality of video players and a plurality of remote control devices for implementing follow-me functionalities. Each remote control device has a unique id and can control all the video players.
|Multifunction light controller|
An apparatus and method allow end users to interactively create complex lighting patterns by remote control. Applications include decorative lighting, landscape lighting, signage, or advertising platforms.
|Communication device and network, and method of communication|
A communication device includes a primary communication unit and an auxiliary communication unit. The primary communication unit is operable between an operational state in which a primary communication channel is able to be established for communication with a remote control station and a non-operational state in which the primary communication unit is unable to communicate with the remote control station and the auxiliary communication unit is configurable in an operational state for establishing an auxiliary communication channel for communicating with the remote control station.
|Method for setting time of display apparatus, method for setting time of display apparatus by remote controller, display apparatus and remote controller|
A method of setting time information of a display apparatus is provided. The method includes: receiving a turn-on signal from a remote controller; receiving time information from the remote controller in response to a determination that resetting the time information is necessary; and setting time information of the display apparatus based on the received time information..
|Remote control device, display apparatus, and method for controlling the remote control device and the display apparatus thereof|
A remote control device, a display apparatus and a method for controlling the remote control device and the display apparatus thereof are provided. A remote control device for controlling a display apparatus includes a user interface configured to receive a user interaction, a first communicator configured to communicate with the display apparatus and receive an image, a display, and a controller configured to, in response to a first interaction being input through the user interface, control the display to display at least one image of a plurality of images received from the display apparatus, and in response to an object included in the at least one displayed image being selected according to a second interaction input through the user interface and a graphic user interface (gui) being selected through the user interface, retrieve information related to the selected object, and display the information related to the selected object..
|Automatic configuration of a load control device|
A load control system for controlling an electrical load may include a sensor, a remote control, and a load control device. The remote control may comprise a button and may be configured to wirelessly transmit a digital message in response to an actuation of the button.
|Method and apparatus for wireless remote control communication of a welder|
A method and apparatus of communicating control signals to a welding power source from a remote location includes a welding system operated by control signals transmitted by a wireless remote control that can be remotely located from the welding power source. A plurality of welding parameters in the welding system are set and adjusted in response to wireless command signals transmitted to a controller including a control transceiver located on the welding power source.
|Streaming video network system|
A distributed, digital, network-based, streaming video allows users to view live streaming digital video from multiple video sources in operating rooms at any location connected to a network. One or more video sources in an operating room are connected to a streaming video encoder capable of converting the video to a network packet stream.
|Vehicle remote control system, server, and remote control terminal|
After start of pre-air-conditioning, when a preset set condition is satisfied, an in-vehicle terminal transmits information regarding a vehicle state and a screen display command for selection between continuation and termination of the pre-air-conditioning to a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives the screen display command and displays a notification indicating the vehicle state and a selection button for selection between the continuation and the termination of the pre-air-conditioning on a screen.
|Facility management device, facility management system, facility management method, and program|
A facility management device manages communication data that is transmitted and received between remote controllers and an outdoor unit and/or indoor units. A temporary-memory controller stores communication data that was received by a communicator, and transmission-waveform data that was acquired by a transmission-waveform data acquirer for a specified amount of time in a temporary memory.
|End effector and remote control apparatus|
An end effector includes a tip part having a deformation member that is physically changed due to contact with an object, a gauge display part configured to display gauge information according to a physical change of the deformation member, and a connecting rod part connected to the tip part and configured to operate the tip part. A manipulator including an end effector configured to display physical information, which varies according to an object making contact with a tip part, on a gauge display part, an endoscope configured to obtain an image of the tip part of the end effector and an image of the gauge display part, and a control part configured to control transmission of the image obtained by the endoscope, and to control operations of the tip part and the endoscope..
|Direct connection with side channel control|
A wireless computer that pairs with a remote audio-video presentation device, such as a television. As a result of the pairing, a communication channel is established for the computer to transmit audio-video content for presentation through that device.
The invention relates to a display system for a vehicle, comprising a display module and a connectivity module connected by an interface (4), wherein the connectivity module is arranged to transmit video data to be displayed via the interface to the display module, wherein a microprocessor arranged in the connectivity module is adapted to embed remote control data packets in the video data to be displayed thereby remotely controlling the display module. The invention also relates to a method for operating the display system..
|Universal remote control with object recognition|
Embodiments utilize a camera on a universal remote control to automatically detect which device the remote is pointed at by the user. The image captured by the camera is compared to a database of images of known or preconfigured devices that can be controlled by the universal remote control.
|Custom-shape wireless dog fence system and method|
A custom-shaped wireless fence system is provided that contains one or more dogs in a user-defined containment area without the need for a physical fence or underground wire. The system, which is easy to set up and use, includes at least three base units and at least one collar and, preferably, a remote controller.
|Interface, hardware remote controller and remote control system|
Disclosed is a display apparatus which is used so as to produce a hardware remote controller capable of operating a plurality of instruments. The display apparatus includes a first display part which displays remote control information including external shape information of a remote control of a target instrument to be operated, and a second display part which displays a custom remote control object to be generated on the basis of the external shape information.
|Designer control devices|
A control device configurable to couple to one or more devices having different control functions and a method of facilitating remote control of at least one device having different control functions includes a processor that receives an instruction for at least one of the control functions and additional information from the at least one device, the processor including a plurality of processing algorithms, the additional information received from the at least one device including at least a locally transmitted data signal. The processor selectably processes the additional information using at least one of the processing algorithms and controls a touch sensitive display reconfigurable for the different control functions, such that the at least one control function and the selectably processed additional information are presented on the touch sensitive display.
|Remote control system, and method for automatically locking and/or unlocking at least one movable panel of a motor vehicle and/or for starting a motor vehicle engine using a remote control system|
A remote control system and method are disclosed for automatically locking and/or unlocking at least one movable panel of a motor vehicle and/or for starting a motor vehicle engine. The remote control system includes a vehicle module to be installed inside the vehicle and a portable module to be carried by a user.