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7555282 Methods and systems for retrieving data stored in a database  
A computer-implemented, transaction-making, municipal bond trading system having a capability to conduct a private electronic auction of bid wanteds between a central brokers' broker and multiple...
7511619 Vehicle locating method and system  
A method and service that uses radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to track and monitor vehicles that are being service is presented. Each vehicle has an attached RFID tag that contains...
7474214 Method and system for locating tires using RFID  
A method and system for locating tires is disclosed. According to the invention, an RFID reader antenna is positioned at a predetermined location such that the distances between the reader antenna...
7471186 Radio remote control system  
It is an object of the invention to provide a radio remote controller system that, when power saving for a radio remote controller is realized by intermittently setting a data receivable period in...
7417556 Wireless addressable lighting method and apparatus  
An improved technique of utilizing a centralized control protocol for lighting devices such as DALI. A technique is disclosed for utilizing such protocols in a wireless environment. The first step...
7408439 Method and apparatus for accessing medical data over a network  
A method and apparatus for retrieving, accessing, and storing medical data relating to a patient during a medical procedure. The invention provides a single interface to many disparate forms of...
7403839 Water shut-off system  
A moisture monitoring and control system comprising: 1) a plurality of moisture sensors; 2) one or more local or remote control stations capable of monitoring and controlling each of the individual...
7400241 Monitoring device, monitoring method, and monitoring system  
The present invention provides a monitoring device configured to automatically associate devices forming a multifunctional device with support-contract information. A monitoring device configured...
7382272 System, a tool and method for communicating with a faulted circuit indicator using a remote display  
Provided is a system, a tool and a method for communicating with a faulted circuit indicator (FCI), the faulted circuit indicator including a detection circuit for monitoring an electrical...
7332997 Remote control device for vehicle  
A door lock drive controller, after outputting a drive signal to a drive circuit of a door lock actuator based on a signal from a remote control terminal, outputs an answer back signal in the form...
7302301 Method for monitoring an automation system  
A method and a system for monitoring and determining preceding states of at least one terminal of an automation system are provided. The automation system includes one or more terminals (1, 2),...
7262683 System for controlling starting and stopping of engine  
A system for controlling starting and stopping of an engine that prevents a user from erroneously determining that the system is not functioning properly. The system includes an electronic key that...
7259652 General purpose distributed operating room control system  
The present invention pertains to control systems and provides a run time configurable control system for selecting and operating one of a plurality of operating room devices from a single input...
7193503 Electronic lock system and method for its use with a secure memory card  
An improved electronic lock system is provided for use with real estate lock boxes. Each user has an identification card with a non-volatile secure memory for exchanging data with the lock box, and...
7124184 Home networking system having alive and connection termination messages and method for operating same  
A home network system for controlling one or more home appliances connected to a network and a method for operating the same. If an alive message or a connection termination message is normally...
7110836 Controllable appliance arrangement  
A transmission/reception device is provided merely as an embedded system, and a domestic appliance control program and/or an industrial appliance control program is/are transferred from the...
7049938 Intra-vehicle LAN system combining electric power supply  
An intra-vehicle LAN system combining electric power supply includes a main controller having control signal generation device for generating a control signal used to control each of on-vehicle...
7043310 Device and process for operation of automation components  
The operation of automation components is to be configured conveniently. Consequently, use is made of generally available IT units, for example PDA or mobile radio telephones, as simple HMI (Human...
6989732 Electronic lock system and method for its use with card only mode  
An improved electronic lock system is provided for use with real estate lock boxes where there is the need for many people to access the secured compartment of the lock box in a controlled manner....
6911904 System and method for adaptive variable magnetic field generator  
A system for controlling a magnetic field strength includes a magnetic field generator for generating a magnetic field for receipt by a responsive device and a controller in communication with the...
6906617 Intelligent appliance home network  
The instantaneous power consumption of an appliance is used to determine the status of the appliance, from which further actions may be taken. This invention is premised on the observation that...
6895369 Method for monitoring an automation unit  
A method for monitoring an automation unit with a control unit (3) and several terminals (1,2), whereby the terminal can adopt at least two status values. At least some of the previous status...
6882267 Device controller  
A device controller is provided which allows a vehicle occupant to confirm a device to be operated without looking an operation section. When a controller of a microswitch indicates a device such...
6856236 RF home automation system comprising nodes with dual functionality  
The present invention relates to a wireless home automation system having a controller for controlling a broad variety of functions via two ways communication with a plurality of devices. The...
6844807 Home electronics system enabling display of state of controlled devices in various manners  
A home electronics system enabling rapid execution of remote control of controlled devices includes a home server, a cellular phone connected to the home server via a public line network, and...
6727799 Communication control method and electronic equipments  
When a controller controls a target, a useless communication is eliminated, and control is made easier at the same time. When a personal computer sends a command demanding a VTR to execute...
6683529 Terminal device and method of setting a terminal device  
In the setting of a communication terminal, a message for setting the terminal is sent by radio and a command and data for setting the terminal, a text for indicating a successful setting, and a...
6538568 Emergency lighting remote monitoring and control system  
An emergency lighting monitoring and control system controls and monitors the emergency lights in a building. A central control unit automatically schedules self tests for each of the emergency...
6509834 Device having vehicle remote convenience control and interpersonal communication function abilities  
A device (10) is presented for controlling remote convenience function at a vehicle (32) and for interpersonal communication between two operators. The device (10) has components located in a...
6480762 Medical apparatus supporting system  
A plurality of pieces of medical equipment each of which includes a microcomputer and has a program used to control the microcomputer stored in a reproqrammable storage device such as an EEPROM is...
6377186 Industrial position sensor  
A sensor for determining the position of a movable object along a selected axis. The system includes a target positioned at a location aligned with the selected axis. An optical energy emitter is...
RE37571 Subscriber RF telephone system having distributed channel switching capability  
A radio communication system for processing information signals received from telephone trunk lines for transmission over a plurality of RF subscriber channels is disclosed. The system includes a...
6339373 Sensor device providing indication of device health  
A sensor device is provided for sensing a selected parameter such as pressure or temperature at a selected site, which is typically a remote site, and for generating outputs, normally to a control...
6317042 Automated emergency announcement system  
In response to an emergency event, an emergency announcement system (100) causes display of an escape route based upon a room location. A sensor (104) detects an emergency event. The sensor data...
6285917 Electric power system protection and control system and distributed control system  
An electric power system protection and control system, including, a plurality of protection controllers, each for executing protection and control of an electric power system by inputting a status...
6243018 Apparatus for multiplexing between on-board units in a vehicle  
A multiplexing apparatus multiplexes between processing units and a battery unit of a vehicle which are connected to one another by wire harnesses, by grouping a variety of on-board controlled...
6236332 Control and monitoring system  
A two-way wireless communications system for permitting the control, monitoring and collection of data from electrical apparatus includes a host computer, control and monitoring units remotely...
6169724 Egress network service monitor  
A method of recognizing a call failure related problem occurring at an egress network of a telephone system wherein information relating to call failures occurring at the egress network is provided...
6137794 Audio-visual projector control apparatus allowing selection among multiple input devices  
A method and apparatus for controlling a remotely located audio-visual projector. In preferred embodiments, the invention enables connection of any selected one of a number of input devices (such...
6107919 Dual sensitivity mode system for monitoring processes and sensors  
A method and system for analyzing a source of data. The system and method involves initially training a system using a selected data signal, calculating at least two levels of sensitivity using a...
6107930 Security system keypad illuminated by proximate motion  
A security interface device, such as a keypad, includes a proximity detector sensing a human approach and operating a light source to enhance illumination of the device in response to such...
6059439 System and apparatus for the pre-automation of the installations of a building  
6043461 Over temperature condition sensing method and apparatus for a domestic appliance  
A cooking appliance or an electronic control for a cooking appliance and method of controlling the same including a remote control unit which has a built-in temperature sensor, positional switch...
6034622 Location monitoring via implanted radio transmitter  
An open-loop internal monitoring system comprising (a) a plurality of internal radio transmitters, each being implanted in a human for transmitting a plurality of signal pulses, each pulse being...
6031453 Monitoring method and observation system for monitoring an automation system and a technical process  
When a technical process is monitored, messages from an automation system are continually transmitted to an operating and observation system. The messages are evaluated in the operating and...
5955946 Alarm/facility management unit  
An alarm/facility management unit including a housing having a front side and a rear side. The front side includes a liquid crystal display for displaying two lines of up to twenty alphanumeric...
5946373 Topology-based fault analysis in telecommunications networks  
A method and apparatus for detecting traffic-affecting failures in a telecommunications network; by inferring the most probable location of each such failure, given multiple alarm indicators along...
5946303 Automatic configuration of a remote communication interface via the alarm indication signal  
A method for communicating configuration information between two interface devices connected to a communication link in a system in which each device is capable of generating and recognizing an...
5939997 Detection method of bus termination  
A system for detecting whether a bus used to connect units in an in-flight entertainment system is properly terminated. A detection circuit generates a bus termination signal when a terminating cap...
5933077 Apparatus and method for detecting undesirable connections in a system  
An alarm system includes a controller (20), a plurality of transponders (23-26), and a transducer (50) connected to one of the transponders (23). A voltage reference which is preferably earth...
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