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9215281 Method and apparatus for setting programmable features of an appliance  
An interactive interface facilitates the setting of preferences and other programmable parameters of an appliance. The interface is hosted by a server on a global computer network. The appliance...
8811580 Method and apparatus for setting programmable features of an automotive appliance  
An interactive interface facilitates the setting of preferences and other programmable parameters of an automotive appliance. The interface is hosted by a server on a global computer network. The...
8621377 Configurable HVAC controller terminal labeling  
A configuration tool for a programmable HVAC controller is provided. The configuration tool may accept user input, and may generate a corresponding configuration profile based on the user input....
8442802 Method of diagnosing air conditioner and mobile terminal equipment for performing method  
A method of diagnosing an air conditioner and mobile terminal equipment for performing the method are provided. The method of diagnosing the air conditioner using mobile terminal equipment...
8218738 Facilities management system  
A technique is disclosed that enables the managing of environmental conditions within an enterprise workplace and, in doing so, provides an improvement in facilities cost management over some...
8208611 System for remote control of apparatuses, in particular of industrial apparatuses  
A system for control of apparatuses, in particular of industrial apparatuses, comprising a plurality of interfaces (20), each dedicated to a connection with a respective apparatus (10) to be...
7885272 Remote control of device by telephone or other communication devices  
A communication device, such as a telephone or a personal computer, controls one or more remotely controlled devices solely over a signaling path, without necessarily establishing an audio path,...
7627098 Intelligent management apparatus and method of digital home network system  
Provided is an intelligent management apparatus and method of a digital home network system. The intelligent management apparatus includes: a context aware portion for extracting context aware...
7421247 Wireless switch  
A wireless switch comprising: a sensor for sensing a change of a state of a barrier; a selector positionable between a first position and a second position; a transmitter operatively coupled to...
7403838 Messaging system based building control  
An arrangement using an Instant Messaging (“IM”) chat-type interface for monitoring and controlling devices in an automated home is provided. The automated home is arranged to be accessible as an...
7379541 Method and apparatus for setting programmable features of a motor vehicle  
An interactive interface facilitates the setting of preferences and other programmable parameters of a motor vehicle. The interface is hosted by a server on a global computer network. The motor...
7242688 Telephone interface for communicating with embedded devices through a gateway and allowing access from a remote service provider  
A telephone network interface is disclosed for facilitating communications through use of a telephone with an embedded device through a gateway and for facilitating communications between a remote...
7216017 Central control system for airconditioner and method for operating the same  
A central control system for airconditioner(s) and a method for controlling the same. The central control system can centrally control a plurality of airconditioners connected to the same...
7068765 External bilateral telephone interface remote control system  
An external bilateral phone interface remote control system is disclosed. The external bilateral phone interface remote control system includes an external remote control host and a separate...
6970539 Remote operation system for air conditioning apparatuses, remote operating method for air conditioning apparatuses and base station for performing remote operation of air conditioning apparatuses  
Connection is established from a communication device having a plurality of platforms, such as a push-button-type telephone 13, a personal computer 14 and a cellular phone 15, to a base station 12...
6957111 Automated system for cooking and method of use  
The present invention comprises an improved device and method for automated cooking foods with a liquid such as water. In a preferred embodiment, the system comprises a cooking chamber (46); a...
6940421 Method and apparatus for efficient use of communication channels for remote telemetry  
A remote telemetry system utilizing dual communication pathways comprising low-cost remote communications devices operating on existing wire-based communications systems, wireless communications...
6874691 System and method for energy management  
A building automation system having: a plurality of wireless remote devices, each wireless remote device including a wireless transceiver for transmitting and receiving digital information and an...
6854660 Air conditioner control system using a public switched telephone network and method for operating the same  
An air conditioner control system and method uses a PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network). The system allows a remote control operator to control a plurality of air conditioners through the...
6789739 Thermostat system with location data  
A thermostat system includes a temperature sensor, an LCD for selectively displaying an alphanumeric message and a processor having a memory for storing program and data information. In one...
6512820 Distant remote-control device of electric appliance  
The present invention provides a distant remote-control device of electric appliance, wherein an infrared signal of an electric appliance to be remotely controlled is learnt using a signal...
6496575 Application and communication platform for connectivity based services  
Open, horizontal service platforms are described. Service providers can, via network operators, load software associated with a service onto a dedicated, service platform server. The service...
6480586 Remote initiation of communications for control of multiple appliances by telephone line  
To control multiple electronic devices in homes and other buildings through telephone lines, a user may establish communication by utilizing Caller ID supplied by a local telephone service...
6400956 Method and apparatus for a wireless telecommunication system that provides location-based action services  
A wireless telecommunications system uses location or position information to initiate actions on behalf of travelers. As position information of a wireless mobile unit is received, it is compared...
6389122 Method and system for controlling and switching power source associated with electrical devices  
The present invention relates to a switching system which can control a corresponding load by means of manipulating a manual switch and a remote control switch, and optionally turn on/off any load...
6385510 HVAC remote monitoring system  
An electronic HVAC monitoring computer continuously monitors the general condition and efficiency of an HVAC system and notifies a central station computer via modem link or other signal...
6260765 Remotely controllable thermostat  
A thermostat system for controlling activation of a temperature management system is operable in an energy-savings mode for enhancing energy savings and in a comfort mode for enhancing comfort,...
5838776 Power controller for a heating/air conditioning unit  
A power controller for a powered device such as a heating/air conditioning unit that monitors and controls the supply of power to an individual heating/air conditioning unit and shuts off power to...
5386461 Telephone operated heating, ventilating and/or air conditioning  
A unit for providing heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (HVAC, 15) is controlled by one or another thermostat (17a, 17b) in response to a switch (21) the setting of which is controlled...
5318224 Method and apparatus for heating and cooling control  
The present invention provides a system for controlling heating and cooling equipment in an energy efficient manner. The system comprises a microcontroller, a temperature sensor, a motion...
5200987 Remote supervisory monitoring and control apparatus connected to monitored equipment  
A monitoring and control system has a programmable apparatus connected to equipment to be monitored. The apparatus receives inputs from the monitored equipment, detects alarm conditions when the...
4845773 Method and a system for remotely switching an electrically operated device by the use of signals generated by a telephone  
A switching system and a method of remote switching an electrically operated device by using calling signals generated by a telephone. A switching element is actuated by the system upon detecting...
4748654 Remote supervisory monitoring and control system  
A supervisory monitoring and control system is described which provides for responding to a push-button telephone output from another location for changing operating parameters at the supervised...
4713837 Communication network  
A communication network advantageously uses existing broadcast channels to instruct remote receivers and eventually use automatic dial-up capability for forming a telephone communication link with...
4665544 Home control system and interphone system  
A home control system includes a pair or plural pairs of home information transmission path (referred to as home bus); information outlets provided at the home bus which serve as connection nodes...
4578540 Telecommunications systems  
A telecommunications system is disclosed which is user programmable permitting inter and intrapremises communications from existent two-wire telephone extension sets at a customer's premises. The...
4551832 Telephone based control system  
A telephone based control system comprises a central control console, a digital time division multiplexed (TDM) telephone system incuding a PBX matrix switch with signal ports adapted for direct...
4438295 Remote temperature control activation apparatus  
The invention presented herein comprises apparatus and method for remote activation of heating and cooling systems in homes or other buildings. A user may wish to turn the heat on before returning...
4353502 Remote controlling  
A temperature controlling system (10) is normally controlled by a thermostat that is superseded by a remotely controlled thermostat (21) in response to a remote control signal transmitted over...
4348669 Load energizing and de-energizing control system and method  
A system operates to control the energizing and deenergizing of energy-utilizing loads at facilities remote from each other. A transmitter, remote from each of the facilities, transmits signals...
4304967 Remote control apparatus  
An apparatus for remote control applications comprises a detection device which is responsive to input signals for generating countable signals. A counting device is responsive to the countable...
4267406 Apparatus utilizing portions of a conventional telephone installation for selectively controlling electrically operated, temperature regulating equipment  
Energy saving apparatus for selectively controlling the heating and/or cooling equipment in rooms of hotels, motels or the like permits automatic, thermostatically regulated deactivation of such...
4266097 Device control system  
The disclosed energy control system employs the serving electronic stored program PBX to regulate the operation of energy consuming devices located throughout a hotel/motel or office building in...
4174064 Energy control system providing selective control of remote zone heating or cooling from a central location  
An energy control system for selectively controlling permissible temperature ranges in a plurality of remote zones from a central control location where the zones each have a heat transfer unit...
4107466 Individual room energy control system  
An individual room energy control system for selectively disconnecting and connecting electrical load means associated with a room to and from an electrical power source where the system includes...

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