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 Wireless proximity aware remote control lighting system patent thumbnailWireless proximity aware remote control lighting system
Aspects of the present invention further include a lighting system comprising a lighting source, a connector in electrical communication with the lighting source and an external power source, an energy storage device, an input device, and a controller. The controller may be configured to identify the presence of a load indicator signal received via the input device, determine whether the load indicator signal indicates a load-reducing state, and when the load indicator signal indicates the load-reducing state, discharge the energy storage device to maintain an intensity of the lighting source..
Wireless Environment, Llc


 Connection setting device and a method thereof patent thumbnailConnection setting device and a method thereof
A system connection setting device, for setting a connection between a household appliance and a mobile device connected to an internet, comprises a wireless communication unit mounted and electrically connected to the household appliance and having a unique identity data, a communication unit connected to a server via the internet and a remote controller for sending a wireless input signal. The wireless communication unit responds to the wireless input signal, establishes a connection with the communication unit and transmits the unique identity data to the communication unit, so that the communication unit transmits the unique identity data to the server, and the server stores the unique identity data and an identity code corresponded to the mobile device uniquely as a pairing information related to the wireless communication unit and the mobile device.
Aifa Technology Corp.


 Apparatus and  conflict resolution in remote control of digital video recorders and the like patent thumbnailApparatus and conflict resolution in remote control of digital video recorders and the like
At least one server is queried to obtain program data. Dvr data is obtained from a digital video recorder, substantially in real time, over a content-based network.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


 Dynamic video image synthesis using multiple cameras and remote control patent thumbnailDynamic video image synthesis using multiple cameras and remote control
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, at a broadcast image processor, from a single broadcast event, a plurality of camera feeds, wherein the camera feeds each comprise an image of the single broadcast event from a different angle, providing, by the broadcast image processor, a summary of the plurality of camera feeds to a media processor, receiving, by the broadcast image processor, a request to select a requested angle from among the plurality of camera feeds from the media processor, and creating, by the broadcast image processor, a custom view from the plurality of camera feeds according to the request for the media processor. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


 Portable electronic card system and verifying method thereof patent thumbnailPortable electronic card system and verifying method thereof
A portable electronic card system and a verifying method thereof are provided. The portable electronic card system includes: a portable personal electronic device, a rewritable card, and a writing device.

 Indoor autonomous navigation system patent thumbnailIndoor autonomous navigation system
A system for autonomous navigation within an enclosed area is provided. The system can have a remote control station having a route management system operable to determine a flight plan.
Droneventory Corporation


 State-based auxiliary display operation patent thumbnailState-based auxiliary display operation
Described is a technology by which routing of data may be automatically modified based on detected state data of a computing system. For example, user input may be routed from an actuator set to a host computer system when the host computer system is in an online state, or to an auxiliary computing device when the host computer system is offline.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Virtual moving safety limits for vehicles transporting objects patent thumbnailVirtual moving safety limits for vehicles transporting objects
Example systems and methods are disclosed for implementing vehicle operation limits to prevent vehicle load failure during vehicle teleoperation. The method may include receiving sensor data from sensors on a vehicle that carries a load.
X Development Llc


 Method and  controlling unmanned aircraft patent thumbnailMethod and controlling unmanned aircraft
An unmanned aircraft may be configured to avoid restricted areas by storing a database defining restricted areas in a memory of the aircraft and/or in a memory of a remote controller apparatus. Processor circuitry on the unmanned aircraft and/or in the remote controller apparatus receives an input command from to maneuver the unmanned aircraft.

 Return path configuration for remote controlled aerial vehicle patent thumbnailReturn path configuration for remote controlled aerial vehicle
Disclosed is a configuration to control automatic return of an aerial vehicle. The configuration stores a return location in a storage device of the aerial vehicle.
Gopro, Inc.


Use of a dedicated remote control as an intermediary device to communicate with an implantable medical device

Systems and methods are disclosed in which an external device such as a consumer mobile device (e.g., smart phone) is used as an external controller to bi-directionally communicate with an implantable medical device (imd) using a dedicated patient remote control (rc) as an intermediary device to translate communications between the two. The dedicated rc contains a graphical user interface allowing for control and monitoring of the imd even if the mobile device is not present in the system, which is useful as a back-up should the mobile device experience problems.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Remote assistance for managed mobile devices

According to some aspects disclosed herein, a system for remote assistance and control of user devices subject to one or more remote assistance policies may be provided. In some embodiments, an administrator may request remote control of a managed user device.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Set-top box with enhanced content and use of same

A set-top box with enhanced content 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, and memory.
Enseo, Inc.

Voice operated remote control

A remote control device controls content on a display device by transmission, to a wireless entertainment controller, of a voice command to change programming on the display device. The voice command may be detected by a sound detection device.
Rateze Remote Mgmt Llc

Systems and methods for remote control of computers

Systems and methods for remote control of computers and computing devices, such as tablets and mobile phones, including control software run on a control device, and a client application running on one or more controlled devices in network communication with the control device. The control device can be used to selectably lock or otherwise control the controlled device from further usage.

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 via wireless communication. 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.

Tractor remote control

Described embodiments relate to a receiver device for controlling agricultural machinery. The receiver device comprises a receiver module for communicating with an external device; throttle control circuitry in communication with the receiver module, configured to override a built-in throttle control mechanism of the machinery and allow for control of a throttle function of the machinery; ignition control circuitry in communication with the receiver module, configured to override a built-in ignition control mechanism of the machinery and allow for control of an ignition function of the machinery; and auxiliary apparatus control circuitry in communication with the receiver module, configured to override a built-in auxiliary apparatus control mechanism of the machinery and allow for control of an auxiliary apparatus function of the machinery.
Central Machinery Services Pty Ltd

Radio controlled aircraft, remote controller and methods for use therewith

A radio controlled (rc) vehicle includes a receiver that is configured to receive an rf signal from a remote control device. The rf signal contains command data in accordance with a first coordinate system that is from a perspective of the remote control device.
Synergy Drone, Llc

Ceiling fan system with brushless motor

A fan system includes a motor, a rotatable hub, and a plurality of fan blades. The motor is coupled with the hub by a hollow drive shaft, such that the drive system of the fan system is gearless.

Remote controlled aerial reconnaissance vehicle

A remotely controlled or autonomously controlled uav is disclosed. The uav has both wings and a deployable parachute to enable both fixed wing flight and paraglider flight.

Internal bone lengthener device and use thereof

An extramedullary bone lengthener and use thereof that is an internal device that does not require nailing. The invention includes a telescoping plate that attaches to the upper and lower portions of the bone via screws; a small motor affixed on or within the plate.
The Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas Syst Em

System, a method and a computer program product for automated remote control

A method enables automated remote control of a remote device from a local device connected to the remote device over a network. The method includes executing a set of one or more commands on the remote device by invoking a macro on the local device.
Communitake Technologies Ltd.

Panel 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 an application panel allowing for navigation, categories, favorites, and search options that enable one or more functions associated with the intelligent television.
Flextronics Ap, Llc

Remote controlled (rc) air based communication

Remote controlled (rc) air based communication systems and methods for aircraft such as airplanes, helicopters, unmanned vehicles (uv), balloons and other objects in air based devices. Air based communication devices receive modulated signals from gps satellites, or other satellites or from land based or in or on water or air based transmitters and demodulate and process these signals into location finding information.

Advanced telemedicine system with virtual doctor

A telemedicine system with intelligent triage that replaces a remote doctor with a virtual doctor in some cases is disclosed. The telemedicine system may include: a triage procedure that employs a local attendant and software to determine if the patient should be seen by a human doctor or can be satisfactorily served by the virtual doctor ai system—the triage process is done at the start and throughout the consultation to ensure that the patient is handled appropriately, with several exit options for care to be provided by a human doctor if warranted; an ai system (e.g., an expert or knowledge-based system) comprising a knowledge-base, an inference engine, input module, output module, central/monitoring module, and learning module; and a remote control or operations center where the operation of the virtual doctors can be monitored by a set of human doctors who can choose to intervene if/when necessary..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

System and self-contained self-calibrating modular manufacturing tool

A system and method for a self-contained self-calibrating modular manufacturing device having modular tools and parts configured to collectively accomplish a specific task or function. The modular device includes a housing that has a mount configured to engage a robotic arm or other form of maneuvering actuator (such a crane or gantry).
Mobile Tool Management, Inc.

History-based key phrase suggestions for voice control of a home automation system

In one embodiment, history-based key phrase suggestions are provided for voice control of a home automation system. A host controller builds a history database that maintains a history of events, each event indicating one or more services activated, one or more scenes activated or one or more types of media content presented by the home automation system.
Savant Systems, Llc

Smart pet-crate with interactive features

A smart pet-crate is disclosed. The smart pet-crate provides a den-like habitat for an animal and is configured with electronics that include sensors to detect aspects of the animal's environment and environmental conditioners to adjust the environment within the pet crate in response to the detected aspects.
Plug And Play Robotics, Llc

Neutral atmosphere and sanitization storage apparatus, method and system

Disclosed herein are an apparatus, method and system for storing perishable items that degrade in the presence of oxygen and/or humidity and that are frequently accessed by a consumer. The apparatus comprises an openable vessel, which becomes airtight when closed, and an uv light source and fan within the airtight enclosure, which converts ambient oxygen trapped within the airtight enclosure into ozone by circulating the enclosed volume of air around the uv light source after the vessel is opened and then closed.

Self-contained modular manufacturing tool responsive to locally stored historical data

A system and method for using locally stored historical performance data with a self-contained modular manufacturing device having modular tools and parts configured to collectively accomplish a specific task or function. In an embodiment, the modular device includes an interface configured to communicate with a remote control system capable of control the robotic arm.
Mobile Tool Management, Inc.

System and self-contained independently controlled modular manufacturing tools

A system and method for a self-contained modular manufacturing device having self-contained modular tools configured to collectively accomplish a specific task or function. In an embodiment, the modular device includes a housing that has a mount configured to engage a robotic arm or other form of maneuvering actuator (such a crane or gantry).
Mobile Tool Management, Inc.

Self-contained modular manufacturing tool

A system and method for a self-contained modular manufacturing device having modular tools and parts configured to collectively accomplish a specific task or function. In an embodiment, the modular device includes a housing that has a mount configured to engage a robotic arm or other form of maneuvering actuator (such a crane or gantry).
Mobile Tool Management, Inc.

Method and harvesting produce

A system for harvesting produce from a tree has a drone capable of hovering, a video camera gathering visual data of movement, a cutting implement, a remote control station with a display screen, wireless circuitry, and input mechanisms to control movement of the drone and operation of the cutting implement, and circuitry in the body of the drone enabling two-way communication with the remote control station, transmission of video data from the video camera, and response to commands from the remote control station. The video data from the camera on the drone is displayed on the display screen of the remote control station, and an operator viewing the display screen operates the input mechanisms, maneuvering the drone to position the cutting implement relative to produce in the tree, and triggers the cutting implement by command, severing a stem to separate the produce, causing the produce to fall from the tree..
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Variable lumen output and color spectrum for led lighting

An adjustable led lighting system may allow for a variable lumen output, an estimation of remaining life expectancy, and/or control of lighting intensity, color temperature, and/or wavelength distribution. An led lighting system may be capable of mimicking externally monitored, remote controlled, pre-defined, user-selected, or other lighting conditions.
Dynotron, Inc.

Wireless visual notification car charger for mobile device

Disclosed herein is a car charger comprising a visual notification device capable of wirelessly connecting to a mobile device to provide visual and/or audible notification to users of status changes on their mobile device, such as receipt of sms, mms, phone calls, voice mails, calendar appointments, and battery status in a location different from that of the mobile device. In operation a user can plug the device into an automobile charging port so that the device is in a location different than the user's mobile device the user can visually and/or audibly notified of status changes by simply glancing at the device.
Incipio, Llc

Unmanned aerial vehicle intrusion detection and countermeasures

A system detects unmanned aerial vehicles (uavs) and deploys electronic countermeasures against one or more uavs that are determined to be a threat. A signal detector detects radio signals communicated between a remote control unit and uav.
Department 13, Llc

System and controlling home network devices using multicast enabled remote controls

A system, method, and article of manufacture for controlling home network devices using a multicast enabled remote control. The system includes a plurality of home network devices capable of receiving and/or transmitting multicast input and/or output signals and a home gateway to receive audio/video signals generated outside of the home and to transform the audio/video signals into multicast output signals.
Intel Corporation

Method and system for user interface for interactive devices using a mobile device

A software application and system that enables point-and-click interaction with a tv screen. The application determines geocode positioning information for a handheld device, and uses that data to create a virtual pointer for a television display or interactive device.
Remote Telepointer, Llc

Remote control system

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

Electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus, and control method thereof

An electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus that controls the electronic apparatus, and control method thereof. The remote control apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with the electronic apparatus; a user input unit which receives a user button selection indicating an input button; a sensing unit which senses movement of the remote control apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to transmit information about the user button selection to perform a function corresponding to the input button if the remote control apparatus is in a button input mode, and to transmit information about the movement of the remote control apparatus to the electronic apparatus to control the electronic apparatus by the movement if the remote control apparatus is in a motion recognition mode.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

User interface for a remote control application

A hand-held electronic device having a remote control application user interface that functions to displays operational mode information to a user. The graphical user interface may be used, for example, to setup the remote control application to control appliances for one or more users in one or more rooms, to perform activities, and to access favorites.
Universal Electronics Inc.

Remote controller capable of remotely controlling plurality of devices

Disclosed herein is a remote controller capable of remotely controlling a plurality of devices. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the remote controller includes a transmitter to transmit a transmitting signal, a receiver to receive a reflective signal from a first reflection pattern, an image projector to project an image outward, an input unit provided with a plurality of buttons, and a controller to perform a control operation to enter a remote control mode for a first device corresponding to the first reflection pattern based on the reflective signal from the first reflection pattern and to perform a control operation to project a remote control window for remote control of the first device outward through the image projector.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Surface treatment robotic system

A surface treatment robotic system configured to determine direction references by providing different direction sensors in different surface treatment robots, the surface treatment robotic system comprising a surface treatment robot and a remote control; the surface treatment robot comprises a control unit and a drive unit; the control unit receives remote control instructions of the remote control and controls the drive unit to execute corresponding actions; the surface treatment robot is provided with a direction sensor for determining a reference direction; the direction sensor is coupled to the control unit; and the direction sensor transmits the determined reference direction to the control unit, and the control unit determines a walking direction of the robot by referring to the reference direction and according to the remote control instructions inputted by the input terminal of the remote control.. .
Ecovacs Robotics Co., Ltd.

Ceiling fan system with brushless motor

A fan system includes a motor, a rotatable hub, and a plurality of fan blades. The motor is coupled with the hub by a hollow drive shaft, such that the drive system of the fan system is gearless.

Vehicle key apparatus

A vehicle key apparatus, mounted on an outer wall of a vehicle and a driver dashboard of the vehicle and the surroundings, including an electronic cipher keyboard, an rfid reader/writer (20), a biological features recognizer, wherein a portable electronic key comprises multi-functional appliances such as a mobile phone, a watch and the like, and an anti-theft system lock extension switch (5) is set beside an engine switch (3) of the vehicle; the door lock of the vehicle, the anti-theft system lock, the engine, the air-conditioner and the cargo hold are opened and closed and recorder data is read and so forth by means of the cipher, rfid, biological features, remote control, radio induction and the like. Due to the convenient use of the apparatus, there is no need or less need to carry keys, which enhances the performance of key management..

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

An image processing apparatus capable of being remotely operated by a remote operation device includes an operation acceptor, and a hardware processor, wherein the hardware processor executes a process corresponding to the operation accepted by the operation acceptor, in the case where a cooperation mode is set, executes a process in accordance with a command received from the remote operation device, acquires a type of a first medium used by the remote operation device, in the case where the cooperation mode is not set, notifies the user by using a second medium when an operation is accepted by the operation acceptor, and in the case where the cooperation mode is set, if the second medium is different from the first medium, notifies the user by using the first medium when an operation is accepted by the operation acceptor.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Remotely control devices over a network without authentication or registration

A method, apparatus and system related to zero-configuration remote control of device(s) coupled to a networked media device through a client side device communicatively coupled with the networked media device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a client device includes determining that an internet protocol address and a port from an unannounced device is associated with a networked media device.

Data manager

A system and approach that provides a basis for monitoring, control, and communications among many remote controller sites and building equipment. A system architectural goal may be to distribute a workload of a supervisor across multiple processing units while maintaining a seamless and integrated workflow for a user experience..
Honeywell International Inc.

Gesture-enabled remote control signal generation

Gesture-enabled remote control is implemented using a portable device having motion sensors and a wireless transmitter. An activation signal is received when the motion sensors detect a first prescribed motion of the portable device.
College Of William And Mary

System and limiting remote control between a portable electronic device and one or more vehicle systems

A method and system for limiting remote control between a portable electronic device and one or more vehicle systems in a vehicle. The method and system include connecting the portable electronic device to the vehicle.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Real-time cost management for utilities

Example methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture (e.g., physical storage media) to perform real-time cost management for utilities are disclosed. Disclosed example methods for real-time utility cost management include displaying, on a display associated with an appliance, utility pricing data received via a network.
Intel Ip Corporation

Digital display system and method

Embodiments of the invention provide a billboard display method and system configured for at least partial, remote control by a viewing user using a messaging application. The viewing user can be a user positioned within a viewing distance and line of sight of the billboard and actually physically observing at least a portion of the billboard display by looking at or towards the billboard display.
Selectasign Llc



Remote Control topics:
  • Remote Control
  • Smart Grid
  • Local Control Panel
  • Control Panel
  • Troubleshooting
  • Ip Address
  • Appliances
  • Network Communication
  • Ultrasonic
  • Input Device
  • Synchronization
  • Bit String
  • Control Unit
  • Wind Turbine Assembly
  • Wind Turbine


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