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Date/App# patent app List of recent Remote Control-related patents
02/04/16
20160037251 
 Communication system and method patent thumbnailCommunication system and method
A communication system and method provides a communication device that fits on the ear and responds to audible commands. The communication system is sufficiently independent to initiate and receive communications without requiring a mobile phone, since contact information is stored in the communication device.

02/04/16
20160037207 
 Content-sensitive user interface for an intelligent television patent thumbnailContent-sensitive user interface for an intelligent television
An intelligent television, methods for displaying content, and methods for user interaction between the intelligent television and the user are provided. In general, a user is provided with a side menu allowing for navigation, selection, additional content, display, and search options that enable one or more functions associated with the intelligent television.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037203 
 Commercial television-interfacing dongle and  use of same patent thumbnailCommercial television-interfacing dongle and use of same
A commercial television-interfacing dongle and system and method for use of the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless transceiver is located within a housing, which also interconnectively includes a television input, television output, a processor, memory, a control interface, and a universal serial bus (usb) interface.
Enseo, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035310 
 Display device and its working method patent thumbnailDisplay device and its working method
The disclosure discloses a display device comprising a display unit; a support unit for supporting the display unit; a plurality of sensors, each of which is used for sensing a signal emitted by a signal source to identify the distance between the signal source and the sensor; a positioning unit for determining the position of the signal source according to a plurality of identified distances; and a control unit for adjusting the form and/or azimuth of the display unit according to the determined position of the signal source. The display device of the disclosure can automatically regulates the form and/or azimuth of the display screen according to the position of a viewer or a signal source such as an infrared remote controller, thereby realizing a best viewing angle and a best viewing effect for the user..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035212 
 Location system for a misplaced item patent thumbnailLocation system for a misplaced item
A mechanical or capacitive switch and an illuminated button are provided on the exterior surface of a control unit comprises a location system for a misplaced item. The switch selects whether an audible beacon, a visible beacon, or both will be provided, and the button pages a beacon unit when pressed.

02/04/16
20160034183 
 Projection screen, remote control terminal, projection device, display device, projection system and remote control  projection system patent thumbnailProjection screen, remote control terminal, projection device, display device, projection system and remote control projection system
The projection screen includes signal lines, photosensitive sensors and a signal processor. The photosensitive sensor is configured to sense a light beam for determining a remote control region from a remote control terminal.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034036 
 Oled multi-use intelligent curtain and method patent thumbnailOled multi-use intelligent curtain and method
An intelligent architectural curtain system includes a foldable, retractable curtain which has two fabric portions separated by a flexible oled display screen portion, which is used when deployed against the wall of an interior space. A controllable motor is used to controllably retract and deploy the foldable, retractable curtain to change between a folded state and a taut state.
Umm Al-qura University


02/04/16
20160033963 
 Remote autonomous driving system based on high accuracy of localization by indoor infrastructure map and sensor and method thereof patent thumbnailRemote autonomous driving system based on high accuracy of localization by indoor infrastructure map and sensor and method thereof
Provided is a remote autonomous driving system based on position recognition using an indoor infrastructure map and a sensor device and a method thereof. The server device for remote autonomous driving based on position recognition includes a first network interface unit configured to receive sensing information obtained by a movable infrastructure sensor device sensing a remotely controlled vehicle and transmit a control command for the movable infrastructure sensor device to track the remotely controlled vehicle, a remote controller unit configured to generate a driving route of the remotely controlled vehicle and a driving control command corresponding to the driving route using the sensing information, and a second network interface unit configured to transmit the driving control command to the remotely controlled vehicle..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


02/04/16
20160033156 
 Remote control device for air-conditioning apparatus patent thumbnailRemote control device for air-conditioning apparatus
A remote control device includes a flat, plate-like display to display a state of settings of the air-conditioning apparatus or a control command; a touch panel provided on or under the display to receive input of a control command for the air-conditioning apparatus through detection of a change in an electric signal, the change occurring when a display position of the display is touched; a transmitter to transmit to the air-conditioning apparatus a signal of the control command input through the touch panel; and a start/stop button provided at a position different from the touch panel and configured to trigger start of operation of or stop of operation of the air-conditioning apparatus.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160031085 
 Robot system that operates through a network firewall patent thumbnailRobot system that operates through a network firewall
A remote controlled robot system that includes a robot and a remote control station that communicate through a communication network. Communication with the robot is limited by a firewall coupled to the communication network.
Intouch Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160030178 

Penile prosthesis


A male impotence treatment apparatus comprises an adjustable prosthesis device (2) implanted in an impotent patient. The prosthesis device engages the corpus cavernosum or penile tissue of the patient to provide flaccid or erect state of the penis.

01/28/16
20160029216 

Peer to peer remote control method between one or more mobile devices


Described herein is a method for providing peer to peer remote control management between a helper and a beneficiary mobile device. The method includes registering, by the helper and beneficiary mobile devices, with a secure server.
Aetherpal Inc.


01/28/16
20160029101 

System and set-top box call connection


A system for initiating a voice call includes a set-top box operable to control a selection of a television channel for display on a television. The set-top box is further operable to initiate a voice call between a first telephone and a second telephone.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc


01/28/16
20160029094 

Enabling interaction between social network users during synchronous display of video channgel


The current subject matter describes displaying multimedia data on a graphical user interface of a user device (for example, a smart television set) during a display of a video channel in accordance with an aesthetic display design and based on effective interaction between the user device and an input device (for example, remote control device) configured to interact with the user device. Related methods, apparatuses, systems, techniques and articles are also described..
Liverelay Inc.


01/28/16
20160029092 

Method and system for processing interactive user operation information of digital tv


A method, a system, and a related device for processing interactive user operation information of a digital tv are provided, which are used to safely store the user operation information, prevent the user operation information from being captured or attacked, improve convenience of the user operation, and obtain desirable user experience. The method according to the embodiments of the present invention comprises: sending an information request message to a matching remote control, the information request message comprising first operation information, so that the matching remote control searches, according to the first operation information, for second operation information matching the first operation information; and receiving the second operation information matching the first operation information and sent by the matching remote control..
Shenzhen National Engineering Laboratory Of Digital Television Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029065 

Set top/back box, providing a remote control device


A set top/back box and system and method for providing a remote control device are disclosed. In one embodiment, one or more wireless transceivers are located within a housing, which also interconnectively includes television input/output, a processor, and memory.
Enseo, Inc


01/28/16
20160028987 

Electronic equipment, control information transmission and reception methods having bidirectional communication using predetermined lines


Electronic equipment and methods for permitting quick control of the operating state of a source equipment side from sink equipment. A television receiver (sink equipment) 100 and an amplifier (repeater equipment) 200 are interconnected over an hdmi cable 610, and the amplifier 200 and a dvd recorder (source equipment) 300 are interconnected over an hdmi cable 620.
Sony Corporation


01/28/16
20160028874 

Method and device for the wireless control of a medical device


A device and a method for the wireless control of a medical device (30) by means of a remote control (10, 60, 70, 80), in which via at least one first input unit (12) provided via a touchscreen of the remote control (10, 60, 70, 80) at least one control information for activating and/or deactivating a control function for controlling the device (30) is input. At least one release information is input via a second input unit (18, 84) of the remote control (10, 60, 70, 80) which is independent of the first input unit (12).
Maquet Gmbh


01/28/16
20160027539 

Systems and methods of remote control rod drive decoupling


Systems join with a control rod drive and expand or contract to displace elements necessary for decoupling. Joining structures affix to on sides of the control rod drive allow discriminatory jacking by a powered drive also in contact with the control rod drive.
Ge-hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas Llc


01/28/16
20160026260 

Television-and-computer all-in-one machine, method, and computer storage medium for performing remote control on external computer


A television-and-computer all-in-one machine for performing remote control on an external computer, method thereof and a computer storage medium storing the method are disclosed. The television-and-computer all-in-one machine includes a television module, a control module and a switching module, the television module being connected to the switching module via the control module, wherein the television module is configured to receive a remote control signal; when the remote control signal contains a computer control signal and a switching signal, the television module is configured to transmit the computer control signal to the control module, the control module is configured to simulate a signal of a keyboard or mouse with the computer control signal and the switching module is configured to receive the switching signal and switch between a connection between the control module and an internal computer and a connection between the control module and an external computer.
Guangzhou Shirui Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160023357 

Remote control scheduler and autonomous robotic device


A method of scheduling a robotic device enables the device to run autonomously based on previously loaded scheduling information. The method consists of a communication device, such as a hand-held remote device, that can directly control the robotic device, or load scheduling information into the robotic device such that it will carry out a defined task at the desired time without the need for further external control.
Irobot Corporation


01/28/16
20160023048 

Weighted handheld electronic device


The present invention is directed to a weighted hand held electronic device that is ergonomically shaped to fit one's hand. The device has the ability to control another device such as a television using built in remote control capabilities and the ability to control an auxiliary device such as a phone, music player, or other device that can be attached to this handheld device.

01/28/16
20160022052 

Methods and systems of an adjustable bed


Aspects of this invention relate to an adjustable bed that may include one or more articulating portions, and may include one or more components, including an air inflatable mattress associated with the adjustable bed frame, a programmable logic controller, a remote memory storage facility, a remote storage location of user preferences, a cell phone remote control, a modular control device, an air purification facility, a power outlet controller, a bluetooth remote control, an ultra wide band remote control, a wireless usb remote control, and the like.. .

01/28/16
20160021848 

Automated animal feeder


An automated animal feeder is disclosed having a storage area with a top at one end and the second feeding into a dispensing module containing a dispensing tube. An auger, connected to a support and motor, extends into the second opening of the storage area.

01/21/16
20160021506 

Wireless animal training, monitoring and remote control system


A method of updating firmware on a wireless animal communication system and communicating by the system including locating and downloading new firmware and wireless transferring to a device for the animal and send message in real time from the device for the animal to external devices.. .

01/21/16
20160021485 

Systems and methods for managing network devices


Methods and systems for pairing two or more devices, such as a remote control and a display device, are described. The controlling and managing can occur utilizing one or more network connections or communication paths.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


01/21/16
20160021416 

System and retrieving information while commanding operation of an appliance


Media rendering system including a remote control device and associated docking station. The remote control device interfaces with a remote server to stream media content for local and/or external playback.
Universal Electronics Inc.


01/21/16
20160021327 

Controlling one or more source terminals based on remote control information


Embodiments of the present application relate to a method, apparatus, and system for controlling one or more source terminals. The method includes acquiring remote control code information submitted via a remote control terminal, the remote control code information specifying an operation to be performed, determining among one or more source terminals a target source terminal corresponding to the remote control code information, and sending to the target source terminal control instruction information corresponding to the remote control code information and causing the operation to be performed on the target source terminal..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


01/21/16
20160021191 

Remote control of dialysis machines


This disclosure relates to remote control of dialysis machines. In certain aspects, a method includes receiving a request for a network connection from a dialysis machine and establishing the network connection with the dialysis machine.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021168 

Remote user interface


Target electronic devices can be remotely controlled using a personal electronic device are disclosed. The personal electronic device can identify target devices that are responsive to remote control.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160021140 

Method and apparatus to facilitate message transmission and reception using different transmission characteristics


Upon providing (101) message content (such as a remote control instruction) to be transmitted, and in conjunction with provision (102) of a plurality of different transmission characteristics (as correspond, for example, to different types of transmission) and a corresponding plurality of correlated recovery identifiers (103), a particular transmission characteristic is selected (104) and used to transmit (105) a joint message. In particular, in a preferred approach, the selected transmission characteristic (106) is used when transmitting at least a portion of the message content portion of the joint message while another part of the joint message carries the recovery identifier to thereby facilitate selection of an appropriate reception technique by a receiver when receiving the joint message..
The Chamberlain Group, Inc.


01/21/16
20160019779 

Command set selection in a handheld remote control


Systems and techniques for command set selection in a handheld remote control are described herein. An initiation input for programming the handheld remote control can be received.
Universal Remote Control


01/21/16
20160019761 

Wireless eyewear locating device and use


The present invention and method relates to a wireless locating device which can be used to locate objects such as pieces of eyewear. The tracking apparatus of present invention can be embedded within, or attached to objects such as a piece of eyewear or a eyewear frame, which can be located through the use of at least one software application in conjunction with at least one control device, such as a remote control, a mobile device, smart device, and/or a stationary device..
Global Specs., Inc.


01/21/16
20160019746 

System and remote control gaming sessions using a mobile device


Various embodiments directed to systems and methods that enable remote play of a game hosted by a gaming machine using a mobile device are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system includes a network in communication with the gaming machine and the mobile device, and the network includes a first wireless access point located in a first area and a second wireless access point located in a second area of a venue.
Bally Gaming, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018821 

Remote control apparatus and remote control system utilizing the apparatus


A remote control apparatus uses wireless communication to control driving of a control object such as a vehicle. When the drive condition is changing, as when the vehicle is being steered to follow a curve in a travel route, while also the vehicle speed exceeds a specified threshold value, processing is executed for reducing a communication delay between the remote control apparatus and the control object, to thereby ensure sufficient speed of control response..
Denso Corporation


01/21/16
20160018816 

Scalable motion control system


A control system includes a clustered architecture having a master controller, a central control section including one or more first remote controllers under direct control of the master controller, and a distributed control section including a cluster controller controlled by the master controller. The cluster controller controls the activities of one or more second remote controllers.
Brooks Automation, Inc.


01/21/16
20160016079 

Storage medium, input terminal device, control system, and control method


An input terminal device of one example includes a cpu, and the cpu transmits operation data to a game apparatus executing game processing in response to an operation by a user. Furthermore, when a tv remote control button provided to the input terminal device is operated, the cpu sets a tv control mode capable of operating a television, to thereby display a tv remote controller image on an lcd of the input terminal device.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160015006 

Wireless animal fitness training, monitoring and remote control system


An animal fitness monitoring system and an animal-worn device that is capable of receiving and sending various inputs and outputs, respectively, from/to a wireless mobile device. The wireless mobile device has a software application that allows a human user to wirelessly communicate with the animal-worn transceiver via direct, networked or cellular wireless protocols.

01/21/16
20160015004 

Wireless animal training, monitoring and remote control system


An animal training and/or monitoring system and an animal-worn device that is capable of receiving and sending various inputs and outputs, respectively, from/to a wireless mobile device. The wireless mobile device has a software application that allows a human user to wirelessly communicate with the animal-worn transceiver via direct, networked or cellular wireless protocols.

01/14/16
20160014448 

Communication interface system and method


An interface system for facilitating the communication between a fitness device having a television system and a cable/satellite set top box is provided, wherein the interface system includes a first interface article and a second interface article. The first interface article is in signal communication with the television system and the second interface article is in signal communication with the first interface article and the cable/satellite set top box.
Mye Entertainment, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014447 

Communication interface system and method


An interface system for facilitating the communication between a fitness device having a television system and a cable/satellite set top box is provided, wherein the interface system includes a first interface article and a second interface article. The first interface article is in signal communication with the television system and the second interface article is in signal communication with the first interface article and the cable/satellite set top box.
Mye Entertainment, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014446 

Touch-screen remote controller and remote control method thereof


The present invention provides a touch-screen remote controller and a remote control method thereof, relates to the field of remote control technology, and can solve the problem of limited functions of the existing touch-screen remote controller. The touch-screen remote controller of the present invention comprises a microprocessor module, a touch-control module, a power supply module, a storage module and a program classification module, wherein, the power supply module provides power for the microprocessor module, the touch-control module achieves a touch-control function under the control of the microprocessor module, the storage module stores tv listings therein and is connected with the microprocessor module, and the program classification module is used for classifying tv programs contained in the tv listings stored in the storage module under the control of the microprocessor module..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014445 

Remote control device signal distribution


Signals from a remote control device may be received in a first viewing area and retransmitted to a second viewing area to control customer premises equipment (cpe) devices in the second viewing area. In some embodiments, signals are translated for compatibility with the cpe devices in the second viewing area.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/14/16
20160014444 

Parental control of content viewing by children using a remote smart phone


A method and apparatus for providing remote control of content rendered by a set top box is described including transmitting a state request message by a user to the set top box via a server, receiving a state reply message by the user from the set top box via the server, determining by the user if the user needs to control the set top box responsive to information in the state reply message and transmitting a remote control command to the set top box via the server. Also described are a method and apparatus including recording information of events by the set top box, receiving a state request message via a server, generating a state reply message including the recorded information, transmitting the state reply message via the server, receiving a remote control command via the server and performing an action specified by the remote control command..
Thomson Licensing


01/14/16
20160012718 

Remote operation system and remote controller


In one aspect, when a user directs a remote controller (13) toward a television set (11), causing the remote controller (13) and the television set (11) to enter the wireless communication region of each other, the remote controller (13) and the television set (11) establish a wireless link to each other. When the user directs the remote controller (13) toward an air conditioner (12), causing the remote controller (13) and the air conditioner (12) to enter the wireless communication region of each other, the remote controller (13) and the air conditioner (12) establish a wireless link to each other.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160012717 

Remote control device, server, method, and computer program


A mobile terminal 1a is configured to communicate with a remote control server 4a that transmits a remote control signal to operate an operation object apparatus via a particular local area network nw2 or a wide area communication network nw1. A permission/rejection information storage part 102 stores whether execution of remote control operation based on the operation instruction information is permitted or rejected when each operation instruction information has gone through any communication network.
Glamo, Inc.


01/14/16
20160011679 

Digital broadcast receiver controlled by screen remote controller and space remote controller and controlling method thereof


A method is described for controlling a television. While receiving and displaying a broadcast signal on a screen of the television, the television receives a first signal from a remote controller and displays a control icon corresponding to the remote controller on the screen.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160011676 

High fidelity remote controller device for digital living room


Described herein is an intelligent remote controlling device (e.g. A mobile phone).
Invensense, Inc.


01/14/16
20160011660 

Handheld and wearable remote-controllers


An apparatus and method for the remote control and/or interaction-with one or more electronic-devices. A remote-controller that contains motion sensors (e.g., accelerometers; inertial sensors; mems sensors) may be held-by or worn-by a user.

01/14/16
20160011596 

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.

01/14/16
20160009506 

Bale loading method and apparatus


An apparatus for loading a container with stacks of bales comprising biomass. Conveyors are driven from a mid-point between the ends of the container, thus reducing the strain on the conveyor material.

01/07/16
20160007074 

Apparatus and remote control of digital video recorders and the like


A system stores a first permission parameter associated with a first user of a set of digital video recorders (dvrs) and at least a second permission parameter associated with a second user of the set. The second permission parameter defines a different level of permission for controlling the set than the first permission parameter.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


01/07/16
20160007070 

Remote control processing method, device and system


Provided are a remote control processing method, device and system. The method comprises: a mobile terminal acquires the address of an stb which is unable to directly communicate with the mobile terminal; and the mobile terminal sends control information for controlling the stb to a push server, wherein the control information comprises the address, the push server forwards the control information to the stb according to the address, and the stb executes control processing according to the forwarded control information, so that the problem that the mobile terminal is unable to control the stb if the mobile terminal fails to directly communicate with the stb in the related arts is solved, and the effect that the mobile terminal can control the stb even the mobile terminal is unable to directly communicate with the stb is achieved..
Zte Corporation


01/07/16
20160004414 

Display apparatus and controlling the same


A display apparatus includes: a display unit configured to display a preset number of units divided from each other, such that some of a plurality of sequentially-arranged content is output; a remote controller configured to receive a control command for outputting others of the plurality of content; a wireless communication unit configured to receive a wireless signal corresponding to the control command; and a controller configured to control the display unit to decrease a size of each unit and to increase the number of units when the wireless signal is consecutively received.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/07/16
20160004348 

Method and device for navigating in a display screen and apparatus comprising such navigation


A method is provided for navigating in a display screen by way of a control surface including a step of measuring:—a data item, termed position, relating to a position targeted, on the control surface, by a remote control object positioned opposite the control surface, and—a data item, termed vertical distance, relating to the distance between the at least one remote control object and the control surface; and a drive step, carrying out, as a function of the vertical distance measured:—a displacement, and/or—an adjustment of a parameter relating to a displacement; of at least one part of a zone and/or of a symbol displayed on the display screen and chosen as a function of the target position.. .
Fogale Nanotech


01/07/16
20160004334 

Advanced wireless pointing device


The described technical solution represents a huge leap forward in wireless devices, where it is important to know where the user is pointing the device. There are numerous possible practical applications.

01/07/16
20160004301 

Contextual user interface


Embodiments of the present invention analyze a context in which a user interacts with a computer interface and automatically optimizes the interface for the context. The controller or control mode the user selects for interaction may define the context, in part.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/07/16
20160003400 

Remote control for valve and hose reel system


An apparatus includes a handheld element and a remote control. The handheld element has a proximal end, a distal end, and an internal flow conduit.
Great Stuff, Inc.


01/07/16
20160001741 

Apparatus and bypassing wireless vehicle immobilizers


A remote start immobilizer bypass system records signals of an authorized key transponder and emulates the key transponder signals in response to receipt of a remote start command from a remote controller. To extend the range and facilitate placement of the remote start immobilizer bypass system within a vehicle, the emulated signals are reinforced by emitting the emulated signals in-phase and out-of-phase relative to the immobilizer coil signal used for inductively-coupled communications between the key transponder and the immobilizer coil.
Directed, Llc


01/07/16
20160001330 

Integrated automotive system, nozzle assembly and remote control cleaning an image sensor's exterior or objective lens surface


An external lens washing system has an aiming fixture configured to support and constrain an external lens which is exposed to the elements and apt to become soiled with debris. A nozzle assembly is configured to be supported and aimed toward the external lens by the aiming fixture and has at least one laterally offset washing nozzle projecting from the aiming fixture to a spray washing fluid toward the external lens surface, spraying at a shallow, glancing spray aiming angle to impinge upon and wash the lens external surface.

01/07/16
20160000956 

Controlled intermittent fragrance delivery devices and cartomizer cartridge for use therein


Fragrance delivery devices, consistent with embodiments of the present disclosure, may be controlled to deliver a fragrance intermittently and/or selectively. A fragrance delivery device generally includes a housing containing a cartomizer for producing a fragrance vapor from a fragrance liquid, and control circuitry for controlling the production of the fragrance vapor in response to a user input.
W. Mcjames, Llc


01/07/16
20160000021 

Cultivation control system, cultivation control program, and cultivation control method


There are provided a cultivation control system, a cultivation control program, and a cultivation control method that can independently set growth conditions in a plurality of divided cultivation spaces and that can perform control by changing growth environments in the individual cultivation spaces. In a cultivation apparatus 300, each of the internal environments of a plurality of shielded spaces is shielded from the internal environments of the shielded spaces adjacent thereto and from an external environment of the cultivation apparatus 300.
Brilliantservice Co., Ltd


12/31/15
20150382438 

Coded light detector


A coded lighting system comprises a set of light sources and a remote control unit or an arrangement. The set of light sources emits coded light.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


12/31/15
20150382072 

Method of displaying image by using remote controller and apparatus performing the same


An image display method is provided. The image display method includes displaying a plurality of images on a screen that includes a plurality of sub-screens, displaying a first indicator indicating a first point located at a boundary of the plurality of the sub-screens, displaying second indicators on a plurality of second points which are different from the first point, receiving an input selecting one of the second indicators, and moving a boundary at which the first point is located, so that the first point is located at a second point corresponding to the selected second indicator..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382066 

Contextual remote control interface


Embodiments of the present invention provide a contextual remote control interface, which is a companion application that allows a user to use a companion device to control experiences generated by an application running on a primary device. Web browsers, games, and streaming media applications are examples of applications running on a primary device that may be controlled using the companion device.
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150382048 

Intelligent remote control


An intelligent remote control as disclosed herein provides enhanced functionality by providing bi-directional communication with a multimedia handling device such as a set-top box. An intelligent remote control may provide.
At&t Intellectul Property I, L.p.


12/31/15
20150381920 

Signal emitting apparatus, signal receiving apparatus, signal processing method and display system


Provided are a signal emitting apparatus, a signal receiving apparatus, a signal processing method and a display system, wherein a remote controller can be deformed by applying a force to it, and a remote controlling signal is transmitted to a display apparatus to perform image displaying. The signal emitting apparatus comprises: a first receiving unit configured to receive a deformation operation input by a user, wherein the signal emitting apparatus is deformed under the deformation operation to generate a deformation quantity; a signal generating unit configured to generate a control signal according to the deformation quantity; and a signal transmitting unit configured to transmit the control signal to the signal receiving apparatus..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150381795 

Method and system for providing remote monitoring and control of a bathing system


A network-enabled controller for a bathing unit is provided. The controller includes a network interface and a memory storing operational setting information associated with the bathing unit.
Gecko Alliance Group Inc.


12/31/15
20150381076 

Electrical architecture for converting dc voltage into ac voltage, and vice versa


An electrical architecture (1) for converting dc voltage into ac voltage, and vice versa, comprising: a dc/ac voltage converter (2), comprising a plurality of arms mounted in parallel, each arm comprising two controllable switching cells (12), in series and separated by a mid-point, the arms being paired in h-bridges (11), for each h-bridge (11), a dedicated control member (13), such that all of the switching cells (12) of said h-bridge (11) can be controlled by this control member (13), each control member (13) being intended to communicate with a same remote control unit (14) through a potential barrier (15).. .
Valeo Systemes De Controle Moteur


12/31/15
20150379880 

Device for training behavior


A wearable or other portable device in the form of a module, bracelet, necklace, anklet, ring, watchband, part of watchband, necklace, or part of a garment, is worn or carried by a user in order to assist in behavioral training and subconscious learning of a user. The device produces one or more stimuli: for example, it may display words on an led screen, emit a sound, shine a light, vibrate, induce a warming or cooling sensation, or induce an electric stimulus.

12/31/15
20150379868 

Programming a universal remote control using an identifying device mark


A method and system for programming a universal remote control (urc) to operate with a new remote controlled device having a digital mark is disclosed. A digital representation of the mark is generated and sent to a multimedia content distribution network (mcdn) server, along with mcdn account information.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


12/31/15
20150379866 

Remote control of a mobile computing device with an auxiliary device


An auxiliary device that remotely controls a mobile computing device is described herein. The auxiliary device can be wirelessly coupled with the mobile computing device.
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150379658 

Control device and remote controller


The storage unit prestores element image data presenting an element image contained in a display image in an image data region that is a continuous storage region, and prestores draw command data containing data for creating display data presenting the display image in which the element image is placed in a draw command region that is a continuous storage region. The central processing unit makes reference to a screen management table when a predetermined drawing condition is satisfied to identify and output the draw command identification data corresponding to the satisfied drawing condition.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/31/15
20150379361 

Image-assisted remote control vehicle systems and methods


Systems and methods for an image-assisted remote control vehicle are provided. An image-assisted remote control system may include a motion controlled device such as an image-assisted remote control vehicle and a remote control device.
Flir Systems, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378356 

Control remote control of hardware components


A control system comprises first and second hardware components and a server which is remote from the hardware components. The server is a server in the cloud which is connected via the internet to the hardware components.

12/24/15
20150373796 

Multifunctional universal led driver


A multifunctional universal led driver is disclosed that can be configured to match the voltage and/or current requirements of various led loads such as led lighting fixtures. The disclosed led driver replaces the existing wall switch to drive an led lighting fixture with no need for making changes to the existing wires.

12/24/15
20150373769 

Connection switching method applicable to remote controllable system and mobile device, remote controllable system using the same, and mobile device using the same


The disclosure is directed to a remote access method and related devices using the same. In one of the exemplary embodiments, the method would include not limited to initiating a first connection between a first wireless interface of a first mobile device and a first wireless interface of a third mobile device; activating a first wireless access point by using a second wireless interface of a second mobile device; detecting the first wireless access point by using a second wireless interface of the third mobile device; disconnecting the first connection by the third mobile device in response to the first wireless access point being detected; and initiating a second connection between a first wireless interface of the second mobile device and a first wireless interface of the third mobile device..
Htc Corporation


12/24/15
20150373408 

Command source user identification


A sensor-based system may detect users in a space who are consuming content, such as watching a television program. The system may capture images of the users, recognize features such as their faces and bodies to identify them, and capture a control signal, such as an infrared flash from a remote control device.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


12/24/15
20150373401 

Server, home device access server, terminal, and home device remote control system including the same


The server includes a first interface unit to exchange data with a terminal, a second interface unit to exchange data with a home device access server, a third interface unit to receive product information and network information of at least one home device, a storage unit to store the product information and the network information of the at least one home device, and a processor to control network information of the server to be transmitted to the home device access server via the second interface unit and, upon receiving an access request for the at least one home device from the terminal based on a web screen displayed in response to a web browser operated by the terminal, to control the network information of the at least one home device to be transmitted to the terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/24/15
20150373393 

Display device and operating method thereof


An operating method of a display device is provided. The method includes: recognizing, by the display device, a user's function control voice for controlling a function of a peripheral device; controlling, by the display device, the peripheral device to perform a function corresponding to the recognized function control voice in the peripheral device through a remote control device; and providing, by the display device, a control state of the peripheral device representing that the function corresponding to the recognized function control voice is performed in the peripheral device..
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/24/15
20150373294 

Method for detecting rotation angle of remote controller in television system and television system


There is provided a method for detecting a rotation angle of a remote controller(21) in a television system(30,40) in order to realize a detection for the rotation angle of the remote controller(21) with respect to the television(20), which extends an application prospect of the television system. The television system (30,40) includes a television (20) and a remote controller (21), and the method comprises: collecting(s101), by the remote controller (21), an image of preset infrared sensors on the television (20) and imaging the collected image to a preset plane as a standard image, in a case in which the remote controller(21) does not rotate with respect to the television(20); collecting(s102), by the remote controller(21), an image of the infrared sensors on the television(20) and imaging the collected image to the preset plane again, in a case in which the remote controller(21) rotates with respect to the television(20); and calculating(s103) a rotation angle in a case in which the remote controller(21) rotates with respect to a screen of the television(20) by comparing the image with the standard image.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150371536 

Universal remote control device


A universal remote control device includes a housing, an ir signal generator positioned in or on the housing, a user interface positioned in or on the housing, a control unit positioned in the housing and connected with the ir signal generator and the user interface, a rechargeable battery positioned in the housing and connected with the control unit, and first and second power contacts each connected with the rechargeable battery. Each power contact includes an external contact surface that is parallel, at least flush with, or outwardly offset from an unrecessed flat external surface of the housing..
Ray Enterprises Inc.


12/24/15
20150371535 

Remote controller with keypad protector


This utility model relates to a remote controller for televisions, video recorders/players, air conditioners and the like with keypad protector comprising an elongated generally flat housing being defined by a pair of upper and lower shells, provided on said upper 5 shell, a keypad having different sizes of push buttons being received by the plurality of different kinds of slots of said upper shell, said keypad being intended for changing channels and for setting up of different kinds of program activities, such as on/off button, mute button or for accessing the menu options thereof, characterized in that said housing further provided with keypad protector being defined by a flat rectangular support disposed at the back portion thereof, a pair of opposing raised members extending outwardly from the rear end of said rectangular support, and a protecting block being provided at the opposing forward end of said rectangular support, said protecting block having chamfered corners to provide a way to roll said remote controller in a lying position should it be laid down in an upside down position thereof.. .

12/24/15
20150371534 

Battery-powered retrofit remote control device


A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a load control device. The remote control device may include a base portion and a rotating portion supported by the base portion so as to be rotatable about the base portion.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


12/24/15
20150371533 

Universal remote control user interface for discrete control of multiple devices


A universal remote control device and methods for controlling multiple devices with a universal remote control device are provided. The method includes receiving a boot completed notification from a control unit of the universal remote control device and displaying a troubleshooting icon on a display of the universal remote control device.
Ray Enterprises Inc.


12/24/15
20150371532 

System and applying over the air updates to a universal remote control device


A method and system for applying over the air updates to a universal remote control device. The method and system include determining a group associated with the universal remote control based on a remote profile stored on at least one of: a memory of the universal remote control device, and a universal remote database hosted on an external server infrastructure.
Ray Enterprises Inc.


12/24/15
20150371531 

Universal remote controller for replacing exclusive remote controllers of electronic devices


A universal remote controller includes a card and a housing. The card includes an information tag.
Leadot Innovation, Inc.


12/24/15
20150371530 

Remote controller having one shot automatic mapping of learned function


A learning remote controller for learning functions received from a source controller. The learning remote controller includes a memory and a processor that executes a program stored in the memory.
Smk Electronics Corporation


12/24/15
20150371529 

Audio systems and related methods and devices


A wearable remote control device can be beneficially incorporated into an audio system to provide for added functionality. For example, a wearable remote control device may help to enable, among other things, voice control functionality, predictive playback functionality, voice control functionality, gesture input functionality, and transitioning audio among a plurality of audio playback devices..
Bose Corporation


12/24/15
20150371467 

Lock control method


An activate signal is sent out from a remote controller via a first channel. An authorization process is activated after the activate signal is received by an access control terminal.
Leadot Innovation, Inc.


12/24/15
20150370282 

Remote control device movable structure


A sliding portion of a slider slides on a sliding surface of a base. This slider is biased toward the base by a stabilizer formed by an elastic, small-diameter, rod-shaped member.
Denso Corporation


12/24/15
20150370256 

Ground vehicle-like control for remote control aircraft


A hand-held radio transmit controller for remotely controlling an aircraft, and a method for controlling a remote control aircraft offering ground vehicle-like control.. .
Traxxas Lp


12/24/15
20150369508 

Method and apparatus providing safety improvement for thermostat devices that provide remote control features


An improvement in operation of a thermostat with regard to overall safety, efficiency, comfort, cost of operation or other such items is disclosed in which limits or restrictions are placed on remote control features of the thermostat based upon detection of occupancy, or locality of people or devices owned by people identified as potential occupants or the locality of a device utilized in attempting to send commands to the thermostat.. .

12/24/15
20150369001 

Gate valve rotary actuator


A subsea system includes a subsea manifold comprising a plurality of well connections, the subsea manifold configured to be in fluid communication with a plurality of wells through the plurality of well connections and a plurality of valves, each corresponding to one of the plurality of well connections, to control fluid flow through the corresponding well connections. The subsea system further includes a valve actuator comprising a transmission and a motor, the valve actuator coupled to at least one of the plurality of valves to move the valve between an open position and a closed position and a remote controller configured to communicate with and control the valve actuator..
Cameron International Corporation


12/24/15
20150366748 

Stimulation remote control and digital feedback system


A system for sexual interaction is provided. The system includes a phallic device for sexual interaction having a sensor for sensing its movement and a transmitter for transmitting data to a processor connected to said phallic device.
Thika Holding Llc


12/24/15
20150366419 

Toilet seat controller


An apparatus capable of moving a toilet seat from one position to another in a number of ways including, but not limited to, a switch, voice recognition software, infrared remote control, a motion detector, and a mobile device application. A lifting structure is attached under the seat and is connected to a housing containing a motor and/or a microprocessor..

12/24/15
20150366418 

Toilet seat controller


An apparatus capable of moving a toilet seat from one position to another in a number of ways including, but not limited to, a switch, voice recognition software, infrared remote control, a motion detector, and a mobile device application. A lifting structure is attached under the seat and is connected to a housing containing a motor and/or a microprocessor..

12/24/15
20150366360 

Methods and systems of an adjustable bed


Aspects of this invention relate to an adjustable bed that may include one or more articulating portions, and may include one or more components, including an air inflatable mattress associated with the adjustable bed frame, a programmable logic controller, a remote memory storage facility, a remote storage location of user preferences, a cell phone remote control, a modular control device, an air purification facility, a power outlet controller, a bluetooth remote control, an ultra wide band remote control, a wireless usb remote control, and the like.. .

12/17/15
20150365987 

Wireless speaker for receiving from a mobile phone directions to receive and render a playlist from a content server on the internet


An apparatus for playing media includes a network transceiver for communicating with a remote control device and a server. The apparatus provides a device identifier to the remote control device, receives a playlist from the device, sends a media item identifier to a server, and receives a media item from the server.
Black Hills Media, Llc


12/17/15
20150365432 

System and out-of-band exploitation of portable wireless systems


In certain embodiments, virtualization mechanisms used to defend against spying can also be used by attackers as a means to execute spying attacks more effectively. In certain embodiments, attack methods may use the virtualization mechanisms to surreptitiously activate input peripherals without the user's knowledge or authorization.
Green Hills Software, Inc.


12/17/15
20150364278 

Remote control device for toilet device


According to one embodiment, a remote control device for a toilet device includes an operation button and a power generator. The operation button is capable of a push operation and is configured to operate an equipment in response to the push operation.
Toto Ltd.


12/17/15
20150364274 

A remote controllable switch operating device


A remote controllable switch operating device many household and workplace electrical appliances must be connected to a power supply. They are turned on and off by electrically connecting them to and disconnecting them from a power supply.
Den Automation Limited


12/17/15
20150364036 

Remote control system, device control apparatus and program


A device control apparatus acquires information on the environment surrounding devices from an environment acquisition sensor. The device control apparatus determines, on the basis of the acquired environment information, whether the devices can be remotely controlled safely.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/17/15
20150364034 

Customizable and upgradable devices and methods related thereto


A customizable and an upgradable remote control is provided which may be customized or upgraded via a web site or through other remote, and preferably interactive, processes. A database is provided which includes a plurality of functions of a consumer electronic device, such as a tv and/or a dvd player.
Universal Electronics Inc.


12/17/15
20150364028 

Detecting a premise condition using audio analytics


Methods and systems are described for detecting a premise condition. According to at least one embodiment, a method for detecting a premise condition includes detecting a sound with a security system component, determining with the security system component whether the sound belongs to a recognized class of sounds, sending the recognized class to a remote control unit, and causing with the remote control unit a predetermined response to occur based on the recognized class..
Vivint, Inc.




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