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Date/App# patent app List of recent Remote Control-related patents
07/21/16
20160212576 
 Sensor having an integrated zigbee® device for communication with zigbee® enabled appliances to control and monitor zigbee® enabled appliances patent thumbnailSensor having an integrated zigbee® device for communication with zigbee® enabled appliances to control and monitor zigbee® enabled appliances
A sensor device integrates zigbee® technology into power switch device to provide monitoring and control of power usage, as well as operational control of connected devices. The sensor device uses a power line communication (plc) network to transfer collected data and to provide remote control capability to connected appliances.
Asoka Usa Corporation


07/21/16
20160212492 
 Systems and methods for automatically modifying functionality of an actuator patent thumbnailSystems and methods for automatically modifying functionality of an actuator
Systems and methods are described herein for enabling a viewer to quickly toggle through related media assets without having to remove their attention from any given media assets. For example, if a user is watching a soccer game but wants to switch between two or more other soccer games the user is interested in, the user's remote control device may be automatically reprogrammed to allow the user to switch between soccer games at the touch of a numbered button on the remote control that corresponds to a different soccer game, rather than having to open up a program guide to learn what channel the different soccer game is playing on.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212490 
 Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection patent thumbnailDynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection
Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.


07/21/16
20160211576 
 Two-way antenna mounting bracket and assembly with independently adjustable electromechanical antenna tilt and azimuthal steering for beam reshaping patent thumbnailTwo-way antenna mounting bracket and assembly with independently adjustable electromechanical antenna tilt and azimuthal steering for beam reshaping
An assembly for a mobile communications antenna system includes a bracket assembly onto which an antenna array is mounted. The bracket assembly includes a steering arrangement configured to provide angular adjustment of an antenna beam azimuth, and an electromechanical tilting arrangement configured to adjust a tilt position of the antenna array.
Outthink Technologies Llc


07/21/16
20160210157 
 Multimedia terminal for vehicle and data processing method thereof patent thumbnailMultimedia terminal for vehicle and data processing method thereof
A data processing method of a multimedia terminal for a vehicle includes booting, by an integration micom, a guest operation system according to a wakeup command received from a modem included in the multimedia terminal for the vehicle. The integration micom is physically independent from a main central processing unit (cpu).
Hyundai Motor Company


07/21/16
20160209733 
 Holder for mobile devices to take self-portraits or selfies remotely patent thumbnailHolder for mobile devices to take self-portraits or selfies remotely
A holder for mobile devices with camera including phones or tablets for taking self-portraits or selfies remotely. The holder device comprises of a receptacle to insert and clamp securely a mobile device, where the clamping also establishes an electronic connection between the holder device and the mobile device.

07/21/16
20160209185 
 Remote control target and  use patent thumbnailRemote control target and use
A remote control target and method of using same is provided. A remote control target is used outdoors or at an indoor shooting range and guided over terrain by a remote control.

07/21/16
20160209073 
 Air-conditioning remote controller and air-conditioning system patent thumbnailAir-conditioning remote controller and air-conditioning system
An air-conditioning remote controller allowing a user to intuitively grasp a setting status of an air-conditioner and to use the controller commonly between a plurality of models of the main body of the air-conditioners, the air-conditioning remote controller including an input unit to input setting values for setting items relating to air-conditioning control, and a display unit having a predetermined area to display a plurality of icons thereon and displaying setting values and icons depending on the number of taps, wherein the display unit changes the number of displayable icons depending on the number of taps for the main body of the air-conditioner controlled using the setting values, and also displays the icons with the larger size per tap as the number of the icons in the air-conditioner is getting smaller.. .
Hitachi Appliances, Inc.


07/21/16
20160208470 
 Automatic popup device patent thumbnailAutomatic popup device
An automatic popup device assembly that electromechanically opens and closes a sink drain stopper plug. The device operates from within a waterproof capsulated cartridge that seamlessly attaches to a standard water drain pipe assembly.

07/21/16
20160206809 
 Patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods patent thumbnailPatch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods
A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid.
Deka Products Limited Partnership


07/21/16
20160206808 

Patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods


A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid.
Deka Products Limited Partnership


07/21/16
20160205921 

Remote controlled battery powered duck decoy


A remote control decoy having a hollow shell in the shape and appearance, when viewed above a waterline, of a waterfowl. A boat-like hull with an open top and blunted front end is affixed to an underside of the hollow shell such that the boat-like hull rides below the waterline..
Xxtreme Waterfowl R/c Llc


07/14/16
20160205745 

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.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


07/14/16
20160205440 

Information processing apparatus, television receiver, information processing method, program, and information processing system


There is provided an information processing apparatus including an operation section which performs remote control of a television receiver, and a content information acquisition section which acquires content information related to content provided by the television receiver, and causes a storage section to store the content information.. .
Sony Corporation


07/14/16
20160204952 

Method, control terminal, and system for controlling electronic device


A method for controlling an electronic device. The method comprises: a control terminal starting a service of a self-organizing network, and initializing and displaying an information table of electronic devices currently on the self-organizing network; sending, based on an electronic device selected from the electronic device information table by a user, an update request to the electronic device through a network route of the self-organizing network; receiving device function information fed back by the electronic device according to the update request, and establishing a function calling table according to the device function information; and displaying a control ui of the remote control terminal according to the function calling table and sending an execution instruction to the electronic device according to a function item selected by the user.
Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Co., Ltd


07/14/16
20160204859 

Efficient address assignment in coded lighting positioning systems


Remote controllers, positioning systems, and methods configured for the efficient assignment of addresses in a coded lighting positioning system are proposed. Particularly, a proposed remote controller comprises a receiver for receiving coded light from a light source in a coded lighting positioning system, where the coded light comprises an initial light source identifier of the light source.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/14/16
20160203710 

Remote control device


A remote control device includes a housing and an upper element. The top surface of the upper element can be partitioned to include different frictionally engaging surfaces.
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160203708 

Apparatus, systems, and methods for configuring devices to accept and process remote control commands


A particular device may configure one or more of other devices to accept and execute remote control commands from the particular device's remote control unit. This may be performed via one or more various communication links between the devices on that enables the devices to communicate with each other.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


07/14/16
20160203707 

Remote control using passive components


A remote control for one or more technical devices includes: a passive or active radiofrequency identification (rfid) transponder, configured to be triggered by a switching contact physically touched by a user, in order to transmit data to control the one or more technical devices.. .
Deutsche Telekom Ag


07/14/16
20160203705 

Remote control device and controller


The present invention relates to a remote control device (10), comprising one or more command buttons, each of which, when operated, directly or indirectly generates a command signal. The device includes a determination module (20) for determining a button-held-time parameter associated with the operation of a command button; and a transmitting module (18) that is configured to transmit the button-held-time parameter in association with the command signal..
Automatice Technology (australia) Pty Ltd


07/14/16
20160203343 

Secured kvm system having remote controller-indicator


A secure peripheral switching system comprises a secure peripheral switch remotely coupled to a secure remote controller-indicator, wherein the secure peripheral switch is capable of interfacing with at least two coupled host computers while ensuring data isolation among said at least two coupled host computers, said secure peripheral switch comprising a first interface circuitry to securely link the secure peripheral switch with said secure remote controller-indicator; and a secure remote controller-indicator. The secure remote controller-indicator comprises a second interface circuitry to securely link said secure remote controller-indicator with said secure peripheral switch; a control function capable of enabling a remote user control of said coupled secure peripheral switch; an indication function capable of providing a remote user indications of coupled secure peripheral switch; and an anti-tampering circuitry to detect physical tampering event and report such event to said secure peripheral switch..
Hige Sec Labs Ltd.


07/14/16
20160201389 

System and manual and motorized manipulation of an architectural covering


An architectural covering is presented that can be manually moved as well as moved through motorized manipulation. The system includes a header, a bottom bar and shade material and suspension cords extending therebetween.
Qmotion Incorporated


07/14/16
20160199865 

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.
Woodstream Corporation


07/14/16
20160199245 

Rehabilitation device


The invention pertains to a device for rehabilitating patients especially with peripheral nervous system paralysis. The rehabilitation device comprising a remote control terminal, a base, an arm mounted to a column with adjustable height containing an motor propelling the arm and at least two electrodes of the electromyography (emg) sensor according to the invention is characteristic in that the actuator (7) enables the extension (4) to move within the angular range of 360°, while the emg signal from the sensor connected to the muscle or muscles of the patient is transmitted to the network of the motor controlling module (2) and then further by radio or cable connection to a remote control terminal (1)..
Egzotech Spolka Z O.o.


07/07/16
20160198547 

Intelligent light control system and light switch apparatus with function of power meter


An intelligent light control system has an electronic device and a light switch apparatus with a function of a power meter. The electronic device generates a remote control command or a read command based on a user's operation.
Luxul Technology Incorporation


07/07/16
20160198235 

Message processing method, device, gateway, stb and iptv


Provided are a message processing method, a device, a gateway, a set-top box (stb) and an internet protocol television (iptv) system. The gateway is connected with a network where the stb is located and connected with a network where a terminal is located, can communicate with the stb and the terminal, and is configured to forward a message between the stb and the terminal.
Zte Corporation


07/07/16
20160198224 

Television system, television set and remote controller


In response to an operation such as power-on or power-off, channel change and sound volume change, a television set combined with a personal computer automatically makes e-mail with information in a predetermined format indicative of the operation attached. The e-mail is automatically sent to another television set to inform the other television set of operation of the own television set.
Nl Giken Incorporated


07/07/16
20160198213 

Display providing enhanced electronic program guide and controlling the same


A network device can include a tuner configured to receive audio and video data of at least one broadcast program, a network interface configured to receive at least one thumbnail image corresponding the at least one broadcast program, a user interface configured to receive a first command for executing an electronic program guide from a remote controller, and a controller configured to output a signal for displaying the electronic program guide in response to the first command. Also, the electronic program guide can include the at least one thumbnail image within a designated time zone..
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/07/16
20160198211 

Ir pairing for rf4ce remote controls


Systems, apparatus, and methods for pairing information appliance devices, such as set-top boxes and/or set-back boxes (the “set-top/back boxes”), to wireless remote control devices. The systems, apparatus, and methods allow the pairing between a set-top/back box and a remote control device to be made to be stateless, thereby facilitating the arbitration of subsequent pairings of the remote control device with one or more set-top/back boxes on a communications network, by a server computer communicably coupled to the respective set-top/back boxes over the communications network..
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


07/07/16
20160198081 

Method and system for providing remote control from a remote client computer


A method and system for remotely controlling a device via a computer network is provided. A client computer generates a client difference program indicative of a change of a state of the device last received from a server computer and transmits the same to the server computer.
Calgary Scientific Inc.


07/07/16
20160197932 

Vehicle module update, protection and diagnostics


Updating, protecting, diagnosing and/or otherwise managing a server, module or other analogous device(s) included on a vehicle for the purposes of facilitating a vehicle related operation is contemplated. A local controller physical connected or otherwise associated with to the vehicle may be employed to implement the contemplated processes, optionally at the direction of a remote controller or other master controller having capabilities sufficient to provide corresponding instructions thereto..
Movimento Group


07/07/16
20160197772 

System and implementing internet of things (iot) remote control applications


A platform, apparatus and method for internet of things implementations for controlling electronic equipment. For example, one embodiment of a system comprises: an internet of things (iot) hub comprising a network interface to couple the iot hub to an iot service over a wide area network (wan), and at least one iot device communicatively coupled to the iot hub over a wireless communication channel, the iot device comprising an infrared (ir) or radio frequency (rf) blaster to control specified electronics equipment via ir or rf communication with the electronics equipment, the iot device further comprising at least one sensor to detect current conditions associated with the operation of the electronics equipment, the iot device to transmit an indication of the current conditions to the iot hub over the wireless communication channel; and the iot hub comprising a remote control code database to store remote control codes usable to control the electronics equipment, the iot hub further comprising control logic to generate remote control commands using the remote control codes, the remote control commands selected by the control logic in response to the current conditions and input from an end user provided via a user device, the iot hub to transmit the commands to the iot device over the wireless communication channel; and the iot device to responsively transmit the commands to the electronics equipment to control the electronics equipment..
Kiban Labs, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196938 

Remote controlled switch cover


A light switch cover for converting a standard toggle switch into a remote-controlled toggle switch. In one embodiment, the light switch cover comprises a switch toggle member for acting upon a toggle light switch member to place the toggle light switch member into either an on position or an off position, a gear train coupled to the switch toggle member that causes the switch toggle member to act upon the toggle light switch member, an electric motor, coupled to the gear train, for driving the gear train in a first direction to cause the switch toggle member to place the toggle light switch member into the on position, and for driving the gear train in a second direction to cause the switch toggle member to place the toggle light switch member into the off position, motor driving circuitry coupled to the electric motor, a receiver for receiving signals that cause actuation of the standard toggle switch, and processing circuitry coupled to the receiver and the motor driving circuitry that causes the light switch cover to receive a signal to turn the toggle switch into the on position and, in response, causing the electric motor to rotate in a direction to cause the switch toggle member to place the toggle light switch member into the on position..
Ecolink Intelligent Technology, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196741 

Remote control system


Provided is a remote control system with which leakage current flowing in a switch can be reduced so that power consumption can be reduced. The remote control system includes a portable information terminal, a server, and an electric device.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196740 

Apparatus and auto-pairing of remote controller using nfc tag


Provided are an apparatus and a method for auto-pairing of a remote controller using an nfc tag. In the nfc tag, a flag indicating whether to pair the nfc tag, identification information of the remote controller and security information are stored and transmitted to an nfc receiver of a controlled device upon tagging.
Pachem Korea Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160195881 

System and implementing internet of things (iot) remote control applications


A platform, apparatus and method for internet of things implementations for controlling electronic equipment. For example, one embodiment of a system comprises: an internet of things (iot) hub comprising a network interface to couple the iot hub to an iot service over a wide area network (wan), and at least one iot device communicatively coupled to the iot hub over a wireless communication channel, the iot device comprising an infrared (ir) or radio frequency (rf) blaster to control environmental control equipment via ir or rf communication with the environmental control equipment, the iot device further comprising at least one sensor to measure current environmental conditions capable of being controlled by the environmental control equipment, the iot device to transmit an indication of the current conditions to the iot hub over the wireless communication channel; and the iot hub comprising a remote control code database to store remote control codes usable to control the environmental control equipment, the iot hub further comprising control logic to generate remote control commands using the remote control codes, the remote control commands selected by the control logic in response to the current environmental conditions measured by the sensor and input from an end user provided via a user device indicating a desired environmental condition, the iot hub to transmit the commands to the iot device over the wireless communication channel; the iot device to responsively transmit the remote control commands to the environmental control equipment to attempt to control the environmental control equipment; wherein the iot hub is configured to continually or periodically monitor the current environmental conditions measured by the sensor and wherein, if the desired environmental condition is not achieved after a specified period of time, then generate a notification from the iot hub indicating that the environmental control equipment may not be functioning properly..
Kiban Labs, Inc.


07/07/16
20160194014 

Vehicular data communication systems


A remote control device includes a controller having one or more processors configured to generate a control signal for remotely controlling operation of a vehicle. The remote control device also can include a cellular modem configured to wirelessly communicate a cellular signal with a communication device disposed onboard the vehicle and a wireless modem configured to wirelessly communicate a non-cellular signal with the communication device disposed onboard the vehicle.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160193906 

The four side shades


A remote controlled four piece system that adheres to each window area of a vehicle with the use of magnets to keep out the harmful rays and heat of the sun. Uses the sun to power it's automated functions with the use of a remote and is held to any vehicle with the use of magnets.

07/07/16
20160192623 

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.
Woodstream Corporation


06/30/16
20160192011 

System and networked communication of information content by way of a display screen and a remote controller


A social media content communication system includes a display device; a remote controller providing at least one social media communication input element; a remote content server from which content is network accessible; and a set top box coupled to the display device and the remote content server. The set top box is configured for: presenting a graphical user interface (gui) responsive to remote controller input on the display device; managing content presentation on the display device; presenting a social media sharing interface corresponding to a set of social media services on the display device during content presentation thereon or while such content presentation is paused; receiving by way of the remote controller user input corresponding to a user social media response to content presented on the display device; and automatically communicating by way of the set top box the user's social media response to a user social media account..

06/30/16
20160191987 

Method and system for preselecting multimedia content


A method and system for remote control at a client of a multimedia content distribution network (mcdn) enables a user to add desired multimedia program listings to a user collection. The user collection may be saved at an mcdn server for subsequent retrieval.

06/30/16
20160191838 

System and optimized appliance control


A device receives a request from a controlling device, such as a remote control, smart phone, or the like, where the request is intended to have one or more target devices perform one or more functional operations. The device responds to the request by applying the optimum methodology to propagate one or more commands to each intended target appliance to cause each intended target appliance to perform the intended one or more functional operations..

06/30/16
20160191835 

Remote controller


A remote controller includes a shell which includes a front shell and a back shell. A holding cavity is formed between the front shell and the back shell.

06/30/16
20160191751 

Mobile terminal capable of reducing battery exhaustion risk and control method thereof


Provided is a mobile terminal including a battery residual quantity detecting part that is configured to detect a battery residual quantity of the battery, and a remote control operation processing part that is configured to cause the data conversion part to create monochrome print data by converting the color print data into the monochrome data when it is determined that transmission of the color print data cannot successfully be completed based on the battery residual quantity detected by the battery residual quantity detecting part and data volume of the color print data, and to transmit the created monochrome print data to the image forming apparatus.. .

06/30/16
20160191729 

Remote control apparatus, remote control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote control program


A remote control apparatus includes a communication unit that communicates with a remote operation device and an apparatus-side controller. The apparatus-side controller includes an operation screen determining portion configured to determine an operation screen transmitted to the remote operation device, a page display information producing portion configured to produce page display information including a description to describe a display of an operation screen with a display mode of contents being capable of changing when the operation screen includes the contents of which the display mode is capable of changing in a predetermined variable region, a first transmitting portion configured to transmit the image of the operation screen to the remote operation device when the operation screen does not include the variable region, and a second transmitting portion configured to transmit the produced page display information to the remote operation device when the determined operation screen includes the variable region..

06/30/16
20160190838 

Modular object holder


An object holder adapted to hold a wide variety of objects including beverage holders such as cups, bottles, mugs, and tumblers; electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets; remote controls; eating and writing utensils; and books. The device preferably includes a base, an upright extending upward from the base, and a receiver near the top of the upright.

06/30/16
20160189701 

Networked sound masking system


A sound masking system for shaping the ambient noise level in a physical environment. The sound masking system comprises a networked and distributed system having a number of master units coupled together and to a control unit.

06/30/16
20160189538 

Control system, control method, electrical apparatus, control device, and program


Upon receiving a command signal transmitted from a remote controller (100), based on contents of the received command signal, a setter of an electrical apparatus sets a time interval for prohibition of operation from an operation terminal. During the time interval set by the setter, an operation controller of the electrical apparatus does not control based on the received command signal, even if a command signal transmitted from the operation terminal is received via a hems controller..

06/30/16
20160189537 

Device and transmitting remote control signal, device and receiving remote control signal and remote control equipment


The present invention discloses a device and a method for transmitting a remote control signal, a device and a method for receiving a remote control signal, and remote control equipment. The device for receiving the remote control signal is disposed on a remote control model side and comprises a sensor for determining a current azimuth angle of the remote control model, a receiver for receiving a remote control signal, and a processor for determining manipulation information and azimuth angle information included in the remote control signal; and the azimuth angle information is used for representing the current azimuth angle of a remote control signal transmitting side, and the processor is used for correcting the direction represented by the manipulation information according to the current azimuth angle of the remote control model and the current azimuth angle of the transmitting side and determining the actual movement direction of the remote control model, wherein the actual movement direction is equidirectional with the movement direction represented by the manipulation information.

06/30/16
20160188264 

Image forming system and image forming method which allow image forming apparatus to print documents even when battery exhaustion attacks on mobile communication terminal


Provided is image forming system wherein an image forming apparatus (ifa) being able to print a document even when a battery exhaustion attacks on a mobile communication terminal (mct). A battery residual electric charge detection part of the mct is configured to detect a residual electric charge of the battery.

06/30/16
20160187862 

Systems and methods for home automation via a media device


A home automation system stores, at a media device, configuration data including an identifier associated with a remotely controllable device. remote control information is received over a network.

06/30/16
20160187243 

Measuring apparatus with remote control


A test system includes a measuring apparatus for measuring a property of a device under test and a test hammer for carrying out a strike on a section of the device. The test hammer includes a motion sensor and a transmission module for transmitting a signal if the motion sensor detects the start of the strike, and/or for transmitting a signal if an impact is detected.

06/30/16
20160187020 

Device for controlling air conditioner


A device for controlling an air conditioner has a remote controller which receives an alternating current voltage from a secondary side of a first transformer, a full-wave rectifier connected to a secondary side of a second transformer, and a processor which receives a current rectified by the full-wave rectifier. One of output nodes of the full-wave rectifier is connected to one terminal of the secondary side of the first transformer.

06/30/16
20160186971 

Sequential and coordinated flashing of electronic roadside flares with active energy conservation


Electronic light emitting flares and related methods. Flares of the present invention include various features such as self-synchronization, remote control, motion-actuated or percussion-actuated features, dynamic shifting between side-emitting and top-emitting light emitters in response to changes in positional orientation (e.g., vertical vs.

06/30/16
20160185359 

Working machine and operating said working machine


This disclosure relates to a working machine having a vehicle which comprises a chassis, a traction motor and a monitoring unit, which is fixed to the vehicle, for outputting operating information and also warning and interference messages for the operation of the traction motor, having a working assembly, in particular concrete pump, which can be transported on the chassis and is supplied with drive energy from the traction motor in a working mode, and having a mobile remote control device, which can be operated remotely from the chassis, for the working assembly. The remote control device comprises a mobile monitoring unit which is designed to output warning and interference messages for the operation of the traction motor..

06/30/16
20160185253 

Method for starting a vehicle


A method for starting a motor vehicle with a fuel cell system for providing electrical drive power in the vehicle is disclosed. A starting procedure can be started by a remote control unit independently of the presence of the user in the immediate vicinity of the vehicle.

06/30/16
20160184990 

Robot and control method thereof


A robot and a control method thereof are provided. The method includes the following steps: receiving a manual control command from a remote control device, and accumulating a duration of issuing the manual control commands; estimating an estimated moving velocity corresponding to the manual control command; detecting a surrounding environment of the robot and generating an autonomous navigation command based on the surrounding environment; determining a first weighting value associated with the manual control command based on the duration, the estimated moving velocity and the distance to obstacles; determining a second weighting value associated with the autonomous navigation command based on the first weighting value; linearly combining the manual control command and the autonomous navigation command based on the first weighting value and the second weighting value to generate a moving control command; and moving based on the moving control command..

06/23/16
20160182950 

Identification of a user for personalized media content presentation


One embodiment provides a method, including: detecting, using a sensor, one or more user characteristics; identifying, using the one or more user characteristics, a user currently handling a remote control device; associating, using a processor, a media device setting with the user currently handling the remote control device; and implementing, using a processor, the media device setting. Other aspects are described and claimed..

06/23/16
20160182938 

System for controlling electronic devices by means of voice commands, more specifically a remote control to control a plurality of electronic devices by means of voice commands


A remote control for generating output signals apt at controlling one or more electronic device, characterized in that said remote control includes a sound transducer, a speech recognition unit for recognizing voice commands, a memory for storing information relative to available content of said one or more electronic device and a control signal generating and receiving unit for generating control signals corresponding to said voice commands, for controlling said one or more electronic device.. .

06/23/16
20160182733 

Method for automatically responding to a call


A method for automatically answering a voice-over-ip call comprises inserting an object code in a 3rd party communication application before installing it on a mobile device. The new object code detects incoming voice-over-ip calls, and activates the answering button of the 3rd party communication application.

06/23/16
20160182574 

Method and supporting facility control of terminal


A method and an apparatus for supporting facility control of a terminal are provided. The method includes a sensor device receiving facility-related information from a remote control device of a facility to which the sensor device is attached, driving at least one sensor in accordance with the facility-related information, determining a kind of the facility based on a result of detecting through the at least one driven sensor, and transmitting a registration request for the facility of which the kind has been determined to a gateway.

06/23/16
20160182179 

Apparatus for optical signal amplification


Apparatus for amplifying signal such as a burst mode signal in an optical network. A doped fiber, for example an erbium-doped fiber is placed in a preferably passive module along an optical data transmission path.

06/23/16
20160181770 

Method for remote installation or removal of circuit breakers


A method is presented for remote installation or removal of circuit breakers using a remote racking tool outside the arc flash zone of the circuit breakers. The remote racking tool has a drive assembly, remote control assembly, and radio remote pendant station.

06/23/16
20160180809 

Apparatus, video output brightness adjustment


Systems and methods are operable to increase brightness output from a display. An exemplary embodiment detects a predefined user action of a remote control, and then increases brightness of a currently presented image that is being presented on the display in response to detecting the predefined user action so that an ambient lighting level in the vicinity of the display is increased..

06/23/16
20160180721 

System and tracking, surveillance and remote control of powered personal recreational vehicles


A system for tracking and remote control of a personal recreational vehicle has at least two sensors. Each sensor senses at least a respective and distinct one of temperature, pressure, acceleration, geoposition orientation relative to a horizontal plane and communication signal strength.

06/23/16
20160180134 

Histological sample tracking system


There is provided a histological sample tracking system, comprising a plurality of tracking stations (ts1, ts2) and controllers (cnt_i, cnt_r1, cnt_r2), each tracking station incorporating a scanner (scn1, scn2) and one of the controllers (cnt_r1, cnt_r2). The scanner (scn_1, scn_2) is configured to scan identifiers of carriers of histological samples, and the controller (cnt_r1, cnt_r2) is configured to receive the identifiers and send messages based on the identifiers to other ones of the controllers (cnt_i, cnt_r1, cnt_r2).

06/23/16
20160180046 

Device for intermediate-free centralised control of remote medical apparatuses, with or without contact


A device (1) for the remote control, with or without contact, of at least one medical apparatus (2), including a device (5) for projecting a graphical user interface (8) onto at least one receiving surface (9), an object tracking device (6) for detecting a movement of at least one object (10) in at least one capturing area (11), and a device (7) for communicating with at least one medical apparatus (2) in order to transmit a predefined command to the at least one medical apparatus upon detection of the movement. The at least one receiving surface (9) is a physical surface separating a first working area (100) from a second working area (200), the first working area (100) including at least one capturing area (11)..

06/23/16
20160179463 

User interface navigation assistance systems and methods


An exemplary method includes a user interface navigation assistance system detecting user input representative of an impending selection of a button of a remote control device associated with a media content processing device while a navigable user interface is being displayed by the media content processing device on a display screen, determining a current position of a selector object within the navigable user interface, and providing, based on the current position of the selector object, audio feedback that indicates an action that will occur if the user selects the button of the remote control device while the selector object is in the current position. Corresponding methods and systems are also disclosed..

06/23/16
20160179197 

Method and system for integrating smart tv program channels with applications


A method and a system for controlling operation modes of a mobile device may include a wearable device that acquires current vital sign data of a user, and transmits the current vital sign data to a mobile device. The mobile device may receive the vital sign data and may determine a current motion state of the user according to the vital sign data.

06/23/16
20160178239 

Automatic set point detection for water heaters operating in a demand response


An electric water heater that includes a thermostat is retrofitted for remote control as follows. A relay is installed on an electrical feed to the electric water heater.

06/23/16
20160176630 

Smart garbage bin


A container (e.g., a garbage bin or document disposal bin) includes a sensor for sensing a quantity indicative of the amount of items deposited into the container, and a local controller capable of wireless communication with a remote controller for sending the sensed data to the remote controller. The sensor may be mounted on the cover or at the bottom of the container.

06/23/16
20160176520 

Self-enclosed air vehicle


Vehicles such as unmanned air vehicles that are capable of movement from an open, flight configuration to an enclosed configuration in which all major flight components can be protected by an outer shell are disclosed. In the enclosed configuration, the vehicles can take on standard geometric shapes such as a rectangular prism, sphere, cylinder, or another shape, so as to not be recognizable as an unmanned air vehicle.

06/23/16
20160176494 

Self-righting frame and aeronautical vehicle


An aeronautical vehicle that rights itself from an inverted state to an upright state has a self-righting dome shaped vehicle body has an apex/protrusion preferably at a top of a central vertical axis. The apex/protrusion provides initial instability to begin a self-righting process when the vehicle is inverted on a surface.

06/23/16
20160176424 

Systems and methods for remotely controlling locomotives


A locomotive system includes a first locomotive having a first locomotive controller configured to control the operation of the first locomotive and a first transceiver and a second locomotive having a second locomotive controller configured to control the operation of the second locomotive and a second transceiver configured to communicate second locomotive operation data to the first transceiver. The system includes a remote control system including a remote transceiver communicatively connected to the first transceiver and a remote controller configured to receive an operation data signal indicative of an operation condition of the second locomotive from the first transceiver.

06/23/16
20160175626 

Fire retardation missile system and method


A fire retarding missile and method of use having a unitary construction and containing a propulsion system as well as fire treatment materials. Dispersal of the materials can be initiated both actively and passively, with passive dispersal allowing for a fail safe mode of operation.

06/23/16
20160175408 

Direct application the delivery of bioactive compositions and formulations


The embodiments relate to improved skin quality, health and appearance using a new delivery method and certain bioactive compositions and formulations. The system incorporates microneedle delivery technology with unique compositions and formulations.

06/16/16
20160174391 

Remote controller


Disclosed is a remote controller. The remote controller comprises a first panel and a second panel.
Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173843 

Projection display system, and remote controller for controlling projector


A projection display system includes a projector to project an image onto a projection surface, and a remote controller to control the projector. The remote controller includes a first sensor to measure a current value of horizontal distance to the projection surface, a second sensor to measure a current value of vertical distance to the projection surface, and a processor to obtain, from a memory, preset values of horizontal distance and vertical distance corresponding to a screen size selected by a user, and to control a display to display a screen including the obtained preset values of horizontal distance and vertical distance, the current value of horizontal distance measured by the first sensor, and the current value of vertical distance measured by the second sensor..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173806 

Systems and methods for saving and restoring scenes in a multimedia system


Systems and methods for saving and restoring scenes in a multimedia system with minimal configuration are provided. The techniques of the present invention can allow the states of the components in the multimedia system to be captured in a scene.
Apple Inc.


06/16/16
20160173474 

Method, device and system for network-based remote control over contactless secure storages


A typical system environment comprises a terminal device, a secure storage subsystem, and an interconnectivity component. The terminal device has a network connectivity subsystem enabled for data connectivity with a wireless communications network.
Nokia Technologies Oy


06/16/16
20160171880 

Led lighting device, and smart home control system and method


An led lighting device, and a smart home control system and method are provided. A smart terminal is configured to send a control instruction to an led lighting device and to receive at least one sound pulse signal from the led lighting device to remotely control one or more household electrical appliances that have an infrared remote control function.
Sengled Optoelectronics Co., Ltd


06/16/16
20160171879 

Method and remote control


A method of an electronic device comprising: determining at least one object; associating at least one control signal with the object; and outputting the control signal corresponding to the object.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170581 

Interface display application product platform and intelligent terminal equipment


The present invention discloses an interface display method of application product platform and intelligent terminal equipment. The method comprises the following steps: acquiring starting instructions of the application product platform, opening a display window comprising category labels and a view currently corresponding to the category labels, and placing a focus on one item in the view; acquiring item switching instructions of a first set of input mechanism from remote control equipment, and focus is moved from current item to next; acquiring category-switching instructions of a second set of input mechanism, switching the current view to next.
Shenzhen Skyworth-rgb Electronic Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160170494 

Method and device for remote control of a function of a vehicle


A method and a device for the remote control of a function of a vehicle is disclosed. A wireless communication connection is established between a portable operating device and the vehicle.
Daimler Ag


06/16/16
20160170409 

Device for the remote control of a motorized underwater surface cleaning apparatus and apparatus thus controlled


The invention concerns a device and a method of remotely controlling a motorized submerged surface cleaning apparatus (1) comprising a body and a drive device, said remote control device comprising a control terminal (15) having a housing, a device (16) for transmitting control signals for the drive device, characterized in that the housing comprises an orientation detector furnishing at least one orientation parameter of the housing, and in that said device comprises a unit for processing orientation parameters, producing a first command for the drive device for an orientation parameter that is within a first interval of values, and a second command for the drive device for an orientation parameter that is within a second predetermined interval of values.. .
Zodiac Pool Care Europe


06/16/16
20160169638 

Target actuation system


A target actuation system is provided. The target actuation system includes a housing having a target actuation mechanism, remote control unit, actuation power source, and a mechanism guard plate.

06/16/16
20160168906 

Remote controlled motorized wand for controlling blinds


A motorized wand system is presented for connecting to conventional horizontal and vertical blinds. The motorized wand system includes a housing that houses a motor, a gear box and a motor controller.
Qmotion Incorporated


06/16/16
20160167653 

Autonomous ready vehicle


A system and method for interfacing an autonomous or remote control drive-by-wire controller with a vehicle's control modules. Vehicle functions including steering, braking, starting, etc.
Polaris Industries, Inc.


06/16/16
20160167002 

Efficient in-situ catalyst sulfiding methods and systems


A system and method is disclosed for efficiently sulfiding metal catalyst resident in a reactor vessel comprises a sulfiding module and a hydrogen sulfide detection module and a remote computer all arranged and configured to communicate wirelessly and to allow remote control and monitoring of the modules and sulfiding process.. .
Reactor Resources, Llc


06/16/16
20160166764 

Patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods


A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid.
Deka Products Limited Partnership


06/09/16
20160165294 

Remote control for remotely controlling an receiving television signals, connecting to the internet and functioning as a multimedia center, and related system thereof


A remote control for remotely controlling an apparatus capable of working in different operative modes—namely receiving broadcasted signals, connecting to the internet and functioning as a multimedia center. The remote control is able to cooperate with said television apparatus and comprises rotary means and actuating means.
Saronikos Trading And Services, Unipessoal Lda


06/09/16
20160165170 

Augmented reality remote control


An augmented reality (ar) device, places manual controls and virtual displays onto a surface of a controllable electronic device (ced) or next to the ced as viewed through the ar device allowing the user to manipulate the controls and view feedback via the virtual displays associated with the controllable device. The ar device overlays an image on a surface of the ced with virtual control objects and virtual feedback image(s) are displayed on a surface of the ced or adjacent to the ced.
Vizio Inc.


06/09/16
20160165026 

Remote controller utilized with charging dock for controlling mobile device


Provided is a console unit for controlling a mobile device. The console unit includes a remote control unit and a tower section.
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164923 

Method for data routing in networks


An integrated security system integrates broadband and mobile access and control with conventional security systems and premise devices to provide a tri-mode security network having remote connectivity and access. The integrated security system delivers remote premise monitoring and control functionality to conventional monitored premise protection and complements existing premise protection equipment.

06/09/16
20160164731 

Configuration responsive to a device


Various features described herein may include updating settings on a device in response to a themed cover being placed on a device (e.g., a remote control) associated with the device. The settings may be updated to correspond to a theme of the themed cover.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


06/09/16
20160163190 

Terminal device and remote control method


A terminal device and a remote control method having high usability are provided. In a terminal device having a function for remote control of electric equipments, the current position and the current height of the terminal device are detected.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.


06/09/16
20160163189 

Streaming and gaming universal remote controller


Disclosed is a universal remote controller for streaming multimedia content and gaming content to a multimedia device. The remote controller includes a display, a browser module to select the content or identification data associated with the content, a streaming module to arrange and stream the content, and a control module to control the streaming of the content and to control the multimedia device during the streaming.
Tekoia Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162035 

Remote controller for controlling mobile device


Provided is a remote control for controlling a mobile device. The remote control includes a communications transceiver configured to communicate with the mobile device and an actuator for receiving a user input while the remote control is communicatively coupled to the mobile device.
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc.


06/09/16
20160160607 

Swift multi-cycle ball-activated circulation sub


Aspects of the present invention generally relates to downhole drilling operations. Particularly, the present invention relates to methods and apparatus to provide remote control of flow communication between inner passage flow and annulus depending on the circumstances where it might be needed.

06/09/16
20160159463 

Remote control method and terminal


The present application discloses a remote control method and apparatus for controlling the state of a movable object and/or a load carried thereon. The remote control method comprising: receiving, via an apparatus, a state signal that corresponds to a user's position; remote-controlling the state of the a load being carried on a movable object based on the state signal; wherein the state of the load is the result of combining the movement of the load relative to the movable object and the movement of the object relative to its environment.
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd


06/09/16
20160159321 

Access control system for a motor vehicle


An access control system for activating functionalities of a motor vehicle using a remote control includes: the remote control; an access control unit located in the motor vehicle, configured to communicate wife the remote control via radiofrequency signals; one or more components for locating a user via a location of the remote control by determining the position of the remote control in an environment, close to the motor vehicle or inside the motor vehicle, the environment being divided into a plurality of predetermined zones; and one or more components for associating the determined position of the remote control with a single zone of the plurality of predetermined zones. The remote control includes a detection unit, the detection unit being configured to detect different movements of the remote control for activation of at least one functionality of the motor vehicle..
Johnson Controls Automotive Electronics Sas




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