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Command of a device by gesture emulation of touch gestures

Movea

Command of a device by gesture emulation of touch gestures

Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature

United Video Properties

Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature

Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature

Konica Minolta

Image forming apparatus, remote operation device, remote control method, remote operation method, non-transitory…

Date/App# patent app List of recent Remote Control-related patents
01/29/15
20150033281
 On-screen television input management patent thumbnailnew patent On-screen television input management
A television system that provides an on screen display menu system that allows a user to select from available input source using a graphical user interface. The television system also automatically adapts to the type on input signal selected for display.
Robotarmy Corporation
01/29/15
20150033273
 Method and system for performance metric analysis of video assets patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for performance metric analysis of video assets
A method and system for monitoring video assets provided by a multimedia content distribution network (mcdn) includes an expert test monitoring platform (etmp) configured to emulate mcdn client systems at a facility of an mcdn service provider. The etmp may be used to obtain remote control response metrics, along with internal performance data, for client systems in the etmp.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
01/29/15
20150033267
 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with scan feature
An electronic program schedule system which utilizes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores in a memory television program schedule information for a plurality of television programs to appear on the plurality of television channels.
United Video Properties, Inc.
01/29/15
20150033139
 Communication with on-calls and machines using multiple modalities through single historical tracking patent thumbnailnew patent Communication with on-calls and machines using multiple modalities through single historical tracking
A unified communication (uc) application integrates support actions with client communications. In response to receiving an escalation of an issue from a support technician, the uc client application initiates a communication between a responder and a target device associated with the issue.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150032736
 Direct service launch on a second display patent thumbnailnew patent Direct service launch on a second display
Apparatus and methods to implement a technique for using a second display with a network-enabled television. In one implementation, this feature allows the native application on the second display to directly launch the second display application with a requested search term so that the user is immediately brought to a search page with relevant search results.
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc
01/29/15
20150032293
 System and  remote control of unmanned vehicles patent thumbnailnew patent System and remote control of unmanned vehicles
An open architecture control system is provided that may be used for remote and semi-autonomous operation of commercial off the shelf (cots) and custom robotic systems, platforms, and vehicles to enable safer neutralization of explosive hazards and other services. In order to effectively deal with rapidly evolving threats and highly variable operational environments, the control system is built using an open architecture and includes a high level of interoperability.
01/29/15
20150031350
 Method and system for remote controlling and viewing mobile phones patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for remote controlling and viewing mobile phones
A method of improving a session in which a remote terminal is linked to a mobile device, the method comprising determining a performance profile for each of said remote terminal and said mobile device, said performance profiles including a set of parameters which determine performance of a session when said remote terminal is linked to a mobile device to receive and display an image of data currently displayed on said mobile device; estimating performance of a session between the remote terminal and the mobile device whilst there is no live connection; identifying a change to a parameter from said set of parameters; changing said identified parameter; re-evaluating said estimate based on the changed parameter; including said identified parameter change in said appropriate performance profile if performance is improved; reiterating, if necessary, said estimating, identifying, changing, re-evaluating and adopting steps until termination; and storing said changed performance profiles for said mobile device and said remote terminal.. .
Realvnc Ltd
01/29/15
20150031268
 Toy vehicle with telemetrics and track system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Toy vehicle with telemetrics and track system and method
A remote control vehicle is presented that has a telemetry sensor, which detects wheel rotation, and a track sensor that reads track indicators found on a track over which the vehicle is driven. The vehicle receives commands from a mobile device to control its operation.
01/29/15
20150029529
 Image forming apparatus, remote operation device, remote control method, remote operation method, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote control program, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote operation program patent thumbnailnew patent Image forming apparatus, remote operation device, remote control method, remote operation method, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote control program, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with remote operation program
An image forming apparatus includes: a setting information transmitting portion to transmit setting information including a setting screen stored in a screen storage area, screen identification information thereof, and a setting value stored in a setting value storage area to a remote operation device; a remote setting portion to, in response to remote operation information being received after transmission of the setting information, update the setting value stored in the setting value storage area with a setting value included in the remote operation information; and a remote setting screen update portion to generate a setting screen based on the setting value stored in the setting value storage area and update the setting screen stored in the setting screen storage area, after the setting value is updated. An operation is specified based on positional information included in the remote operation information in the updated setting screen..
Konica Minolta, Inc.
01/29/15
20150029402
 Remote controller, system, and  controlling remote controller patent thumbnailnew patent Remote controller, system, and controlling remote controller
A remote controller includes a touch module, a main processing unit, a communication module, and a motion sensing module. The touch module includes a touch panel and a touch signal processing unit.
Tianjin Funayuanchuang Technology Co.,ltd.
01/29/15
20150029300
new patent

Systems and methods for room system pairing in video conferencing


Systems and methods for the pairing of room systems, and other systems that lack portability and a convenient user interface, to videoconferences are disclosed herein. In one embodiment of the disclosed subject matter, a user initiates room system pairing from his or her device.
Vidyo, Inc.
01/29/15
20150029109
new patent

Remote controller with touch panel


A remote controller with touch panel comprises a case, a circuit board, a power supply, and signal emitter. The circuit board, the power supply, and the signal emitter are accommodated in the case.
Tianjin Funayuanchuang Technology Co.,ltd.
01/29/15
20150029095
new patent

Command of a device by gesture emulation of touch gestures


A user to machine interface emulates a touch interface on a screen. The interface is configured for operating in a touch emulation mode based on a triggering event.
Movea
01/29/15
20150029057
new patent

Antenna apparatus, antenna system, and antenna electrical tilting method


Embodiments of the present invention provide an rcu (remote control unit), an antenna apparatus, an antenna electrical tilting method and an antenna system. The rcu includes a reading device and a driver.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029006
new patent

Receiver of remote control device


A receiver of a remote control device includes a receiver configured to receive by wireless communication, a packet including a count value of edges of pulse signals, which are output from an encoder, per a predetermined period and to obtain the count value from the received packet, a register configured to retain the count value based on a write signal input from the receiver, and a pulse regenerating circuit including a counter in which the count value of the register is set based on the write signal input from the receiver, and configured to regenerate the pulse signals at an edge period that corresponds to the count value set in the counter in the predetermined period that corresponds to the write signal. In a case where a new write signal is input before an end of the predetermined period that corresponds to a write signal input most recently, the pulse regenerating circuit is configured to reset the counter, to set in the counter, a count value newly set in the register, and to regenerate the pulse signal at an edge period that corresponds to the new count value..
Murata Machinery, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150028843
new patent

Method for remote control of a power converter module and a device


The present disclosure relates to methods, systems and a module for operating a power converter module, the power converter module comprises a voltage source, a remote control terminal configured to be connected to a voltage potential for remote control of the power converter module. A voltage converter is configured to send an alarm signal, determine the voltage potential of the remote control terminal, and control an output voltage of the voltage converter at an output terminal of the power converter module based on the determined voltage potential of the remote control terminal.
Telefonaktiebolaget L.m. Ericsson (publ)
01/29/15
20150027808
new patent

Warning and message delivery and logging system utilizable in a fall arresting and prevention device and same


A fall arresting/prevention safety protection device for aerial lifts that delivers notifications and warnings to individuals who are subject to accidental falls or other safety hazards when performing construction or the like or when operating elevating construction machinery such as aerial lift work platforms, bucket trucks and similar type elevating work platforms. The invention further provides a load sensor that when activated transmits an emergency signal to operators, supervisors and emergency personnel.
01/29/15
20150027740
new patent

Method for automatically leveling a farm implement


A method and apparatus for automating some of the tasks that heretofore required operator action at headland turns or similar events are provided. The present invention automates operation of lift assist wheels and/or gull wings, such as those found on a stack-fold implement, based on the position of the tractor hitch to which the implement is coupled.
Cnh Industrial Canada, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150027112
new patent

Hydraulic drive system for construction machine


Pressure compensating valves not fully closing at the stroke end are employed, and upon the operators operation for the traveling, pilot primary pressure is reduced and supplied to remote control valves 34c-34h of non-travel operating devices. Thus, the inflow of the hydraulic fluid into non-travel actuators is suppressed and a necessary amount of hydraulic fluid for travel motors is secured in travel combined operation.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150026896
new patent

System and adjusting settings of a bed with a remote control


A method may include presenting a user interface on a display of a remote control to label a first air chamber of a plurality of air chambers; receiving a label from a user for the first air chamber; presenting a prompt to the user on the display to enter a pressure setting for the first air chamber, the prompt including the label received from the user; receiving a pressure setting for the first air chamber from the user; and transmitting a control signal to instruct the first air chamber to adjust pressure to the pressure setting.. .
Select Comfort Corporation
01/22/15
20150026745

System and effectively performing a remote control configuration procedure


A system and method for effectively performing a remote control configuration procedure includes a settop box that receives electronic programming from a program source and a television that is configured to reproduce the electronic programming. A remote control device controls various functionalities of the television over an rc-tv communications link.
Sony Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150026709

Audience measurement systems, methods and apparatus


Example method disclosed herein to determine source information for media presented by a media device include identifying successive media segments of the presented media from an audio signal received from the media device, respective media segments corresponding to respective durations of uninterrupted presentation of the media by the media device. Disclosed example methods also include identifying a first group of remote control commands detected wirelessly in a first time interval prior to a start of a first one of the media segments.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
01/22/15
20150026025

Remote control for online banking


Disclosed is a system and associated method of using a customer's mobile device as an online banking remote control for another customer device. The system typically includes a processor, a memory, and an online banking module stored in the memory.
Bank Of America Corporation
01/22/15
20150025759

Method for automatically folding a farm implement


A method and apparatus for automating some of the tasks that heretofore required operator action at headland turns or similar events are provided. The present invention automates operation of lift assist wheels and/or gull wings, such as those found on a stack-fold implement, based on the position of the tractor hitch to which the implement is coupled.
Cnh Industrial Canada, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150025758

Farm implement having a frame supported by a lift wheel assembly and a pair of gull wings


A method and apparatus for automating some of the tasks that heretofore required operator action at headland turns or similar events are provided. The present invention automates operation of lift assist wheels and/or gull wings, such as those found on a stack-fold implement, based on the position of the tractor hitch to which the implement is coupled.
Cnh Industrial Canada, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150025710

Method and returning moving body


A method for returning a moving body in a moving body returning apparatus includes detecting a remote control signal from a remote controlling apparatus; acquiring data corresponding to a reference direction to return the moving body when the control relevant to the remote control signal is not feasible; and carrying out a returning control to return the moving body to an initial starting location using the data relevant to the reference direction. Further, the method includes stopping the returning control and activating the remote control signal of the remote controlling apparatus when the moving body arrives at the initial starting location..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
01/22/15
20150025587

Jawbone distraction system and a control method thereof capable controlling operation using a remote control


A jawbone distraction system, including a micro-actuator and an actuator controller controlling the micro-actuator, being formed to include a jawbone distractor installed to an upper bone and a lower bone connected to the upper bone and configured to adjust an interval between the upper and lower bones, and a monitor generating and wirelessly transmitting an actuator control signal to the jawbone distractor, is further comprised of: a remote controller including a forward shift key and a reverse shift key that set the micro-actuator to shift each in a forward direction and a reverse direction, in which the monitor is configured to include an arithmetic processor generating an actuator control signal in response to a forward shift key signal and a reverse shift key signal that are received from the remote controller. The actuator controller includes an actuator state detector detecting a voltage of a device serially coupled to the micro-actuator or a current signal of an input node of the micro-actuator as a state detection signal..
01/22/15
20150024694

Device and a the testing of electronic equipment with a spatially separate control unit


A device for testing electronic equipment comprising a measuring unit with a connection unit for the input and output of signals to a device under test, and a first processor, and a control unit, spatially separate from the measuring unit, that includes a second processor. The first processor and/or the second processor implement the control of the measurement procedure and the evaluation of the measured signals.
Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg
01/22/15
20150022724

Remote controller and remote controller set applied to display device


A remote controller applied to a display device includes a wireless communication element, a voice receiving and transmitting element and a control unit. The wireless communication element is utilized for performing a wireless communication with a set-up box of the display device.
Browan Communications Inc.
01/22/15
20150022328

Garment with remote controlled vibration array


A communication system and method are provided for remotely reproducing a touch pattern or gesture as a vibrotactile output. At a touch screen, a first user device receives a touch pattern by a first user, characterizes the touch pattern as a touch pattern data based upon time and intensity of touch at a plurality of array points of the touch screen, and communicates the touch pattern data to a network.
01/22/15
20150022325

Detection using transmission notification


A remote controller is arranged for selecting a light source among a plurality of light sources. The remote controller has an omnidirectional transmitter and is arranged to instruct, by means of the omnidirectional transmitter, the light sources to transmit a directional signal comprising a code, which is unique for each light source.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
01/22/15
20150022123

Remote control of light source


A lighting system comprises a set of light sources and a remote control unit. The remote control unit comprises a user interface through which a user may identify an area in an image and a light source.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
01/22/15
20150021057

Farm implement having a frame supported by a lift wheel assembly and a pair of gull wings


A method and apparatus for automating some of the tasks that heretofore required operator action at headland turns or similar events are provided. The present invention automates operation of lift assist wheels and/or gull wings, such as those found on a stack-fold implement, based on the position of the tractor hitch to which the implement is coupled.
Cnh Industrial Canada, Ltd.
01/15/15
20150020110

Contextual commerce for viewers of video programming


An apparatus and method for enabling a viewer to watch television in the usual manner, while providing the viewer with an opportunity to indicate interest in products contextually associated with, but not necessarily displayed, in the television programs viewed, are described. Viewer interest might be indicated, for example, by launching a widget from an icon located on the tv video receiver using a handheld remote controller in communication with a set-top box during the program.
Delivery Agent, Inc.
01/15/15
20150020098

Electronic device system


An electronic device system includes: a set-top box which causes a display unit to display an image; and a remote control which is capable of bidirectionally communicating with the set-top box, for remotely operating the set-top box, wherein the remote control includes: a gyro sensor which detects a motion of the remote control; and a power supply unit switchable between (i) a normal mode in which power is supplied to the gyro sensor and (ii) a power save mode in which power supply to the gyro sensor is stopped, the set-top box transmits a first signal to the remote control, when determining that a first condition is satisfied for the set-top box, and the power supply unit of the remote control is switched from the normal mode to the power save mode, according to the first signal from the set-top box.. .
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150019783

System and accessing a user interface via a secondary device


An adapter provides a link between a digital media player having a memory on which is stored digital media files, a display device, and a remote control. The adapter receives from the digital media player data which is used to generate a representation of a user interface which is provided to the display device for display.
Universal Electronics Inc.
01/15/15
20150017973

Proximity-enabled remote control


The invention relates to systems and methods that enable a mobile device to be approximated with an object in order to enable control of the object. In one possible embodiment of a method of the invention, a mobile device is brought in physical proximity with an object, the identity of the object is determined wirelessly, based on such determination, a remote control user interface is presented by the mobile device, the mobile device receives input relating to a desired control action for the object, and the mobile device wirelessly communicates with a remote computer to facilitate control of the object.
01/15/15
20150017062

Sanitization apparatuses, kits, and methods


Sanitization apparatuses, kits, and methods, such as, for example, for pens, styluses, handles, remote controls, and pagers.. .
Cleanint Llc
01/15/15
20150016665

Mail box indicator system


A system for indicating a contents change and transmitting a related wireless signal, the signal including a movement detecting and signal transmitting member for mounting on or proximate to the object whose movement is to be detected, a signal receiving and alarm generating member for receiving a signal from the movement detecting and signal transmitting member and producing a response, a remote control for actuating and deactuating the signal receiving and transmission generating member, an environmental monitoring member for sensing an environmental condition inside the mailbox and providing a signal to the signal receiving member, a visual information gathering member for gathering visual information and location identifying data and providing a signal to the receiving and signal interpreting member, an output member for receiving a signal from the signal receiving and generating member and generating a selected output, and components for delivering an object movement data notification to remote recipients.. .
01/15/15
20150016228

Remote control signaling using audio watermarks


A system for using a watermark embedded in an audio signal to remotely control a device. Various devices such as toys, computers, and appliances, equipped with an appropriate detector, detect the hidden signals, which can trigger an action, or change a state of the device.
Verance Corporation
01/15/15
20150016095

Garment with illuminate safety features


A garment with illuminate safety features and a power source which allows the wearer to selectively set the frequency of the illuminate safety features so as to identify the location of the wearer and serve to warn other individuals or vehicles as to the wearer's location, the illuminate safety features in the form of removable led strips positioned within channels secured to the garment and which allow for the removal thereof for the cleaning of the garment, the activation of such illumination device can be accomplished by remote control.. .
01/15/15
20150015482

Low interference synchronization, identification and tracking of visual and interactive systems


A visual system includes one or more units, where each unit is a displaying unit or a video camera, or a combination of both, and each unit has a receiver. The unit has a transmitter which starts transmitting infrequent, short repetitive bursts if no bursts are received by the receiver; and otherwise transmits a delayed short burst synchronized to the infrequent, short repetitive bursts by the transmitter, in order to synchronize all units in the visual system to each other, while the infrequent, short repetitive bursts will not interfere nor will be interfered by the general use of remote controllers for other purposes..
Epson Norway Research And Development As
01/15/15
20150015378

Remote control device


A remote control device (1) for remotely controlling an appliance (a) is provided. The remote control device (1) comprises a contact sensing facility (10), a control mode selection facility (20), an input facility (30), a processor facility (40) and a transmission facility (50).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
01/15/15
20150015369

Method and controlling a movable barrier system


In one embodiment, a method conducted by a movable barrier gateway device is disclosed for controlling a movable barrier, comprising receiving, by a communication interface, a remote command from a remote control device to move the movable barrier, the remote command sent over a network, delaying transmission of a signal to a movable barrier controller to move the movable barrier, by a processor, for a predetermined time period after the remote command is received, detecting movement of the movable barrier within the predetermined time period by a barrier movement detector, and ignoring the remote command by the processor in response to detecting movement of the movable barrier within the predetermined time period.. .
Ecolink Intelligent Technology, Inc.
01/15/15
20150015362

Remote control unlocking and locking system


A portable, temporary removable system for locking and unlocking a door knob, door lever or locking deadbolt without the requirement of using keyed entry. Several manners of automated locking and unlocking are introduced and the instant system is designed for quick installation and removal.
01/15/15
20150013227

Method and controlling a movable barrier system


In one embodiment, a method conducted by a movable barrier gateway device is disclosed for controlling a movable barrier, comprising receiving, by a communication interface, a remote command from a remote control device to move the movable barrier, the remote command sent over a network, delaying transmission of a signal to a movable barrier controller to move the movable barrier, by a processor, for a predetermined time period after the remote command is received, detecting movement of the movable barrier within the predetermined time period by a barrier movement detector, and ignoring the remote command by the processor in response to detecting movement of the movable barrier within the predetermined time period.. .
Ecolink Intelligent Technology, Inc.
01/08/15
20150012948

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.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
01/08/15
20150012863

Control method


A control method is used in a remote control system including apparatuses and an information terminal that controls the apparatus(es) via a network. The control method includes: determining whether or not communication currently performed by the information terminal via the network is secure; displaying, for each apparatus, an icon for displaying control menus of a corresponding apparatus on a user interface region of a display unit in the information terminal in a display mode determined according to the determined security; displaying, on the user interface region, the control menus for controlling the corresponding apparatus, if the icon is selected; generating a control signal for causing the corresponding apparatus to perform an operation according to control corresponding to a first control menu, if the first control menu s selected from the displayed control menus; and transmitting the control signal to the corresponding apparatus via the network..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
01/08/15
20150012154

Aircraft


A vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (101) for transporting persons or loads, including a plurality of preferably equivalent and redundant electric motors (3) and propellers (2), substantially arranged in one surface, wherein each propeller is assigned an individual electric motor to drive the propeller, the aircraft being characterized in that at least one attitude sensor is provided for attitude control of the aircraft (101) in an active signal connection to at least one signal processing unit which is designed or set up to automatically perform the attitude control based on measurement data from the attitude sensor by regulating the speed of at least some of the electric motors (3), preferably with signal actions of the speed controller assigned to each electric motor such that the aircraft (101) is positioned in space with the surface defined by the propeller (2) substantially horizontal at all times, without control input by a pilot or a remote control.. .
E-volo Gmbh
01/08/15
20150012136

Mobile tele-presence system with a microphone system


A remote controlled robot system that includes a robot and a remote control station. The robot includes a binaural microphone system that is coupled to a speaker system of the remote control station.
Intouch Technologies, Inc.
01/08/15
20150012134

Adaptable integrated energy control system for electrosurgical tools in robotic surgical systems


A method for a minimally invasive surgical system is disclosed including reading first tool information from a storage device in a first robotic surgical tool mounted to a first robotic arm to at least determine a first tool type; reading equipment information about one or more remote controlled equipment for control thereof; comparing the first tool information with the equipment information to appropriately match a first remote controlled equipment of the one or more remote controlled equipment to the first robotic surgical tool; and mapping one or more user interface input devices of a first control console to control the first remote controlled equipment to support a function of the first robotic surgical tool.. .
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.
01/08/15
20150011208

Remote control application for wireless booster


A remote control application for remotely a wireless signal booster is located on a remote device, such as a mobile telephone, tablet or computer. The remote control application utilizes a short-range communication interface, such as bluetooth.
Wireless Extenders, Inc.
01/08/15
20150010309

System for use in remote controlling controlled device


An objective of the present invention is to provide a system for remotely controlling a controlled device. The system comprises 1) emitting means comprising a light-emission source for sending a control signal; 2) detecting means comprising a camera unit for acquiring imaging information of the control signal in the camera unit; 3) computing means for determining location information of the emitting means based on the imaging information acquired by the detecting means; 4) controlling means for determining a control instruction corresponding to the location information so as to control a controlled device connected to the system.
Jeenon, Llc
01/08/15
20150010189

Cooler with integrated audio system


A combination cooler and audio system device is described which is configured to insulate foods and beverages while simultaneously emitting audio from at least one onboard speaker. The device is equipped with a bluetooth radio configured to interface with an audio device such as a cell phone or mp3 player over conventional bluetooth wireless frequencies.
01/08/15
20150010167

System and controlling device location determination


A controlling device such as a remote control has programming for transmitting a signal response to a plurality of control environments, each environment including a signaling device. Each signaling device in receipt of the signal request sends a signal response having a unique id which is chosen to be characteristically attenuated by the surroundings of the environment.
Universal Electronics Inc.
01/08/15
20150009405

Display apparatus and display method


A display apparatus and a display method are provided. The display apparatus includes: a receiver configured to receive a broadcasting signal; a display unit configured to display a content included in the received broadcasting signal on a full screen; a control signal receiver configured to receive a control signal from a remote controller; and a controller configured to, if it is determined that a screen dividing signal has been input through the remote controller, divide the full screen into a plurality of divided screens to add a new screen.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150009142

Information processing device, operating information processing device, and information processing system


An stb that receives (i) a selection button operation corresponding to a press of one of selection buttons of a remote control and (ii) a cursor operation corresponding to a tilt of a case of the remote control, the stb including: a display control unit that displays a pointer on a display screen according to the cursor operation and displays, if the pointer is on an object displayed on the display screen, a plurality of input items assigned to the object; and an input item receiving unit that receives one of the input items displayed by the display control unit, according to the selection button operation.. .
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150009137

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system


An information processing apparatus includes: an operating information obtaining unit which receives, from a remote control, button-press information indicating that an enter button has been pressed; a display control unit which displays, on a display screen, one or more objects each associated with an executable function, and a pointer at a position designated by the remote control; and an executing unit which executes a function associated with a first object out of the objects when the operating information obtaining unit receives the button-press information during a period that starts when a predetermined first period lapses from a first time point at which the pointer enters a region of the first object, and ends when a predetermined second period lapses from a second time point at which the pointer deviates from the region.. .
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150009022

Remote control home appliances


A remote control method and an apparatus for home appliances, wherein a remote controller performs situation recognition using sensors and automatically controls home appliances without a control message from a portable device when communication with the portable device is not possible, are provided. The remote control method is designed for a remote controller managing home appliances installed in a home.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150009020

User terminal apparatus, display device and control method thereof


The control method of a user terminal apparatus includes receiving control information from a remote controller which is capable of performing a near field communication (nfc) to remotely control a plurality of electronic devices by using the nfc; determining whether the remote controller is a remote controller meeting predetermined conditions; connecting the remote controller to at least one of the electronic devices and a display device based on the received control information if it is determined that the remote controller is the remote controller meeting the predetermined conditions; receiving a control command from a user for the at least one of the electronic devices and the display device; and transmitting the received control command to the at least one of the electronic devices and the display device. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150008876

Wireless power transmitter and wireless power transmission


The present disclosure relates to a wireless power transmitter capable of reducing standby power in the wireless power transmitter, and a method thereof, and the wireless power transmitter according to the present disclosure may include a power supply unit configured to supply a voltage; a receiving unit configured to receive a power-on signal or power-off signal from a remote controller; a power transmission controller configured to generate a drive signal to supply power for the operation of the electronic device based on the power-on signal; and a power transmission unit configured to form a wireless power signal based on the supplied voltage and the drive signal to transmit wireless power to the wireless power receiver.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/08/15
20150008832

Led light strings with remote controlling device for growing plants


A led lighting apparatus for growing plants includes a remote controlling device for sending wireless signals; and at least one lighting device each including a receiver and transmitter for receiving the wireless signals sent from the remote controlling device, a first power source electrically connected to the receiver and transmitter and being capable of supplying electricity to four downstream first led groups connected in series, and a second power source electrically connected to the first power source via the first led groups and being capable of supplying electricity to four downstream second led groups connected in series.. .
Formolight Technologies, Inc.
01/01/15
20150007232

Grid remote control


A remote control system and related method for controlling a video device are presented. The remote control system contains a plurality of buttons arranged in a grid pattern that correspond to user selectable options displayed on a display screen arranged in the same grid pattern.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
01/01/15
20150006398

Remote account control system and method


A computer-implemented remote control method and system are disclosed for providing financial account security to prevent unauthorized use of the financial account. The method may include providing, for an account holder device, a graphical user interface for facilitating automatic activation and deactivation of the financial account and receiving over a network from the account holder device, an account holder command entered through the provided graphical user interface.
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.
01/01/15
20150005986

Vehicle security locking system having a driving function locking device


A vehicle security system has a driving function locking device movable between a locked position for disabling a driving function of a vehicle and an unlocked position. The vehicle security system includes a controller, a remote control and a chip card.
01/01/15
20150005703

Drug infusion device with safety interlock


Described is novel system for delivering medication to a patient via an infusion pump. The infusion pump includes mechanical means for delivering medication that are locked and unlocked via a remote control device.
Animas Corporation
01/01/15
20150002748

Television apparatus and remote controller


According to one embodiment, a television apparatus includes a reproduction processor configured to perform signal processing on stream and to reproduce video and audio, a power source configured to supply power to reproduction processor when television apparatus is in an operation state, and not to supply power to reproduction processor when television apparatus is in a standby state, a mhl terminal comprising a power supply bus configured to supply first power to an external device, and a controller configured to supply first power to external device by power supply bus when television apparatus is in operation state, and to determine whether to supply first power to external device by power supply bus when television apparatus is in standby state.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
01/01/15
20150002426

Mobile device and managing input signals of display device


Method of managing input signals of a first display device includes determining a specified electronic device to be an input signal source of the first display device, and displaying a specified virtual remote controller of the specified electronic device on a second display device of a mobile device. In response to detecting touch signals on the second display device, a virtual remote controller is determined.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/01/15
20150002311

Active beacon for vulnerable road users


There is described a combined central locking and collision protection device for an automotive vehicle. The described device comprises (a) an rf receiver adapted to receive a remote control signal from a remote control device and a beacon signal from a portable protection device, and (b) a processing unit, wherein the processing unit is adapted to generate a control signal for an automotive central locking system in response to receiving the remote control signal and to generate a warning signal in response to receiving the beacon signal.
Nxp B.v.
01/01/15
20150002295

Locatable remote control and associated content consumption devices


Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with content consumption are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a presentation engine configured to receive and present content on a display unit.
01/01/15
20150002277

System and 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.
Universal Electronics Inc.


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