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8867918 Remote controller  
A remote controller includes: an operation unit including plural operation keys; a radio communication unit that performs bidirectional communication with a controlled apparatus; an infrared...
8832769 Remote control based output selection  
Remote control based output selection techniques are described in which an output to a display device is selected based on identification of a remote control device that is manipulated by a user....
8773246 Remote control macro instruction operation  
A remote control and method of programming a remote control for controlling components in an entertainment system are disclosed. The remote control may operate in multiple modes including a...
8552843 Universal remote controller having home automation function  
A universal remote controller having a radio frequency (RF) control mode for generating RF signals for controlling an RF based home automation system and having an infrared (IR) control mode for...
8543002 Controlling transmission power in an IrDA/RC transmitter circuit  
An infrared LED of an IrDA transceiver module is usable to transmit IrDA signals as well as RC control signals. When making an IrDA transmission, the IrDA LED is driven with a lower amount of...
8125984 Method, system, and computer program product for implementing stream processing using a reconfigurable optical switch  
A method, system, and computer program product for implementing stream processing are provided. The system includes an application framework and applications containing dataflow graphs managed by...
8077251 Photometry apparatus and camera  
This invention allows measuring the spectral state of an object more accurately even at low luminance, and implementing high-precision focus detection. A photometry apparatus includes a diffusing...
8068737 Remote control device, apparatus control device, and remote control method  
A remote control method for remotely controlling a plurality of electronic apparatuses connected to an apparatus control device using a remote control device includes the following steps. The...
8041221 Method and apparatus for coupling optical signal with packaged circuits via optical cables and lightguide couplers  
Method and apparatus for coupling electrical and communication circuits, included in a packaged semiconductor comprising photo receivers, photo transmitters and photovoltaic cells, through...
7952063 Method and system for operating a pointing device to control one or more properties of a plurality of other devices  
A method for controlling a plurality of devices, the method including the steps of aiming a pointing device having a camera at an object representing a property of the device to be controlled and...
7724654 Method for synchronized trunk failover and failback in a FC-AL switching environment  
The synchronization of trunk failover between two FC-AL switches when a primary trunk failure occurs is disclosed. If primary trunk T1 should fail, S1 bypasses the cascade port and sends a MaRK...
7684708 All-optical flip-flop and control methods thereof  
Embodiments of the invention pertain to remote optical control of holding beam-type, optical flip-flop devices, as well as to the devices themselves. All-optical SET and RE-SET control signals...
7620320 Fibre selective control switch system  
The present invention is directed to a Fiber Selective Control Switch system for simulating human intervention during a test process for fiber network environments. The Fiber Selective Control...
7493046 Remote control transmitter  
Light emitting diodes are placed side by side at a front end of the remote control transmitter in a manner that their maximum radiation directions, i.e. radiation directions each giving a maximum...
7423549 Digital control circuit for serial UART transmissions  
A digital control circuit enables/disables the feedback of serial transmissions of an UART receive signal when the G-LINK output port is short circuited in a particular operational mode. In a...
7302184 Data communication system  
A data communication system comprising a terminal unit for generating light signals responsive to status of switches and a control unit for receiving the signals spatially propagated and...
7263292 Methods and apparatus for controlling multiple infrared devices  
A method and apparatus for controlling a plurality of infrared devices (ICDs) is provided herein. A remote controller is used to generate an optical signal for controlling a plurality of ICDs. The...
7245798 Apparatus for redirecting optical signals in free space  
Apparatus for redirecting a plurality of optical beams emanating from a respective plurality of optical transmitters arranged in a pattern along a first dimension and a second dimension. The...
7215843 Optical switching apparatus and optical switching method  
An optical switching apparatus includes an optical switch having a plurality of input ports and output ports, optical amplifiers, monitor circuits, optical amplifiers monitor circuits, and a...
7197213 System and method for controlling deflection of optical beams  
A method of controlling deflection of an optical beam at a beam steering element. The method comprises receiving switching instructions indicative of a target one of a plurality of potential...
7132973 Universal soft remote control  
A universal remote control (10) is provided for wireless remote control of one or more devices (D1 . . . Dn) equipped for remote control by respective original remote controls having visual...
7062280 Space identification system  
System and method for identifying various types of room facilities to find out and take into account space information. A tag of a space (S2) is included in the fluctuation of the intensity of the...
7027736 Addressable system for light fixture modules  
An addressable system for light fixtures is described wherein a plurality of light fixture modules is individually or collectively addressable for programming by remote control. The remote control...
7024119 Addressable light fixture module  
An addressable light fixture is described wherein a light fixture module is individually addressable for programming by remote control. The remote control may individually select each light...
7024070 Electronic fiber optic switch with optical interconnect  
A large fiber optic switch system with a free-space optical interconnection configuration. The switch system comprises a plurality of individual switch units, each individual switch unit having a...
6965735 Method and apparatus for switching automatically and synchronously among optical channels  
A method and an apparatus for switching channel connection between multiple optical channels synchronously and automatically. The apparatus employs an optical switch to interface among a plurality...
6782201 Four fiber ring network optical switching circuit using branched inputs  
A four fiber ring network optical switching circuit capable of realizing the bridge function at times of the span switching and the ring switching economically by a very compact structure is...
6724339 System and method for controlling home appliances  
A hand-held remote control which can be configured to communicate command codes to one or more home appliances of different makes, models, and manufacturers and a relay unit that can communicate...
6710904 System for compensating polarization dispersion in an optical transmission system  
To increase the bit rate at which and the distance over which data can be transmitted by optical fiber, polarization dispersion is compensated by means of a polarization controller, a system for...
6697546 Optical node system and switched connection method  
A protection switch is configured for an input optical signal using an n×n optical switch. Furthermore, a signal to be added and dropped is also configured using an n×n optical switch. Especially,...
6674966 Re-configurable fibre wireless network  
A wireless communication system comprises a base station controller and a base station interface connected to the base station controller by a central optical fiber. The base station interface may...
6088143 Remote infrared password key system and methods for controlling the same  
A remote infrared password key system teaches entering a password with a remote control, conveniently entering a password by pressing one key utilizing a password hot key which also eliminates the...
6055079 Optical key system  
An optical key system comprises a battery-operated optical key and an isolated lock that derives both its operating power and unlock signals from the correct optical key. A light emitting diode or...
5889603 Optical drive away prevention security system  
The security system generally includes a key having an infrared transmitter and photocells which charge a power supply. The lock includes a pair of infrared receivers and a pair of light sources...
5847854 Filtered light signal control suitable for toys  
A toy method and apparatus is presented which utilizes a filtered signal to control a toy. A number of signal sources are filtered such that they each provide a signal of a specific wavelength(s)...
5654813 Infrared receiver and system for controlling a module  
The invention is directed to a low power infrared receiver system capable of battery operation for controling and operating a module, such as a gas fireplace valve. The system includes in one form...
5606443 Control circuit for entertainment system demonstration  
A method and apparatus for controlling a demonstration of home entertainment audio and/or video equipment. Upon receipt of a start signal from a switch, control signals are transmitted via...
5596437 X-ray device  
The invention relates to an X-ray device including a number of components to each of which is assigned a data transmission node working by the CAN protocol whose data input and data output are in...
5570220 Apparatus for transmitting lightwave  
Apparatus for achieving contact-less linking between a transmitting unit and a receiving unit when transmitting video signal, audio signal, control signal, or digital data therebetween. The...
5561543 Information input system by attitude detection of manual implement  
An information input system inputs pointing information by a slight movement of an input implement held in an operator's hand. The information input system is a combination of an input implement...
5555120 Cordless control system for an x-ray apparatus  
A cordless control system for actuating selected functions of a mobile X-ray unit. This cordless control system comprises a transmitter and a receiver. The portable transmitter is hand held and...
5506715 Lighting system having a remotely controlled electric lamp and an infrared remote controller with improved infrared filter  
A lighting system having an electric lamp controlled by an infrared remote controller. The remote controller incorporates a commercially available transmitter and receiver which reliably functions...
5483371 Lightwave distribution system for audio and video services and terminal equipment therefor  
The present invention provides a distribution system for audio and video services from a centralized source using lightwave signals generated from terminal equipment through an optical carrier to...
5383044 Systems, methods and apparatus for transmitting radio frequency remote control signals  
Systems, methods and devices are provided for remotely transmitting a control command to a device having a light sensor for receiving the control command in the form of a light energy signal. A...
5347386 Control apparatus  
Solid state optoelectronic control apparatus responsive to manual stimulus is presented. The control apparatus comprises: a transmitter (20) having a light source (38) for projecting a beam of...
5323256 Apparatus for controlling remote servoactuators using fiber optics  
A fiber optic servoactuator control system. The system includes an actuator optical interface having light controlled electric switches for servoactuator control and for control of a solenoid and...
5287210 Smart infrared controller  
An infrared controller device includes an infrared detector for detecting infrared signals from a remote control infrared transmitter and microprocessor circuitry responsive to the infrared...
5235414 Non-obtrusive programming monitor  
A meter for unobtrusively monitoring the tuning of a home entertainment center. The device is able to work with remote controls of components of the center. The present invention receives signals...
5233602 Switching system for computers with 2-bit condition-representing signals  
In a switching system, two electronic appliances, such as computers, operable under an on-line condition or a standby condition, and a single condition-switching controller capable of supplying...
5173795 Optically controlled radio  
A radio device (10) receives optical control signals from a remote control apparatus (22). In one embodiment, both the radio device and remote control apparatus include optical transmitters (58)...

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