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US20090179789 Electronic device control based on user gestures applied to a media headset  
An electronic device including an interface for receiving a control signal from a peripheral control device via a wired communications channel where the control signal is derived from a user...
US20080169957 Integrated remote control unit for operating a television and a video game unit  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for a control unit. A keypad has a plurality of keys on a housing arranged for receiving an input. A CPU generates control signals to control multiple...
US20070200658 Apparatus and method for transmitting control commands in home network system  
A control command transmission apparatus for controlling devices in a home network system environment is disclosed. A control command transmission apparatus includes a key input unit for inputting...
US20070277215 CONTACT LIST FOR A HYBRID COMMUNICATOR/REMOTE CONTROL  
A hybrid communicator/remote control includes an integrated display screen configured to display a contact list. Each contact in the contact list includes an address, such as a network address,...
US20050088333 Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices  
A remote control uses IR (infrared) commands to control various consumer appliances made by various manufactures. The remote control is low-cost, consumer-friendly, programmable, has its own...
US20110302607 HOSPITALITY MEDIA SYSTEM OPERATED BY MOBILE DEVICE  
A hospitality media system includes a media system controller and a plurality of controllable devices operable by the media system controller, each of a plurality of rooms having one or more...
US20080036642 Remote Control Multimedia Content Listing System  
A remote control multimedia content listing system for providing an updated content listing of various media within a remote control. The remote control multimedia content listing system includes...
US20050143681 Integrated remote control and sound recording device  
An integrated remote control and sound recording device includes a housing, a remote control input interface for enabling a user to control at least one electronic entertainment device, and a...
US20090303097 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CHANGING AN OPERATIONAL MODE OF A REMOTE CONTROL  
Various embodiments of systems, methods and apparatus are provided for changing an operational mode of a remote control for a controlled device. A remote control queries a controlled device to...
US20110248877 SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING REMOTE USER SELECTION OF A DEVICE  
A system and method providing remote user selection of a device, substantially as shown in and/or described in connection with at least one of the figures, as set forth more completely in the...
US20080129579 UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL UNIT  
A universal remote control unit for controlling the operation of a plurality of devices such as a cable box, a television, a video device, and an audio device, includes a processor having a...
US20080303707 WIRELESS REMOTE  
Various embodiments include apparatus, systems, and methods including an apparatus comprising a remote operable to receive a non-radio frequency beacon signal, the non-radio frequency beacon...
US20080062033 State-Based Remote Control System  
A state-based remote control system for providing efficient and simple operation of a plurality of electronic devices as a coordinated system based upon an overall task. The state-based remote...
US20080001773 PROGRAMMABLE REMOTE CONTROL AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
The present invention provides a remote control, a system for programming the remote control, and methods of programming or using the remote control. The remote control is configured to be...
US20080136700 Intuitive based control elements, and interfaces and devices using said intuitive based control elements  
The present invention relates to intuitive based control elements and interfaces and devices using said intuitive based control elements. In certain embodiments, machine interfaces such as remote...
US20060061503 Electronic apparatus operating device, recording medium, and electronic apparatus  
The present invention aims to share such a unit for controllably operating a wide variety of electronic apparatuses to be uniformly compatible with each of them. Concretely, such data pictures...
US20070241929 MODULAR REMOTE CONTROL DEVICE  
A modular remote control device (10) is described, said remote control device comprising at least one transmission unit (20a; 20b; 20c; 20d; 20e; 20f), provided with at least one pushbutton (30),...
US20060187079 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LEARNING MACRO ROUTINES IN A REMOTE CONTROL  
A remote control for learning a macro routine of optical signals is provided. An optical receiver is arranged to receive optical signals from one or more original equipment remote controls. The...
US20110156944 DEVICE CONTROL BUS COMMAND TRANSLATION FOR NONCOMPLIANT AND INCOMPATIBLE DEVICES  
A method of facilitating consumer device control bus functionality in an entertainment system is presented. In the method, a consumer device control bus command is received from a first electronic...
US20070200684 RFID Device Configured for Data Entry  
Various switchable RFID devices are disclosed. These switchable RFID devices may include one or more RFID tags and one or more switches. In various embodiments, the switchable RFID devices include...
US20060287851 Electronic device and method of keypad function guidance for remote controller used therefor  
An electronic device that performs several types of operations under control by a remote controller equipped with a plurality of function keypads, has a power supply to supply power to the...
US20140049417 WIRELESS MOTION ACTIVATED COMMAND TRANSFER DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD  
A device, system or method may optionally control a function of a secondary device and include a body-wearable user device including a wireless transmitter configured to communicate directly with...
US20090315751 ADAPTIVE VEHICLE SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) RECEIVER/CONTROL UNIT(S)  
A vehicle system for controlling at least one radio frequency (RF) receiver/control unit is provided. The system comprises a global positioning system (GPS) receiver, a vehicle controller, and a...
US20080198059 ONLINE REMOTE CONTROL CONFIGURATION SYSTEM  
An online remote control configuration system for efficiently programming a remote control to recognize a plurality of external electronic devices. The online remote control configuration system...
US20060227034 Wireless communication device including a universal keypad  
The present invention provides a multifunctional input device. The input device includes a functional mode which defines the mode of operation of the input device. Each functional mode includes...
US20120127012 DETERMINING USER INTENT FROM POSITION AND ORIENTATION INFORMATION  
In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for controlling a receiving device, the method comprising: detecting a position of a control device operated by a user; detecting...
US20090138910 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING AND ENABLING SHORTCUT KEY OF REMOTE CONTROLLER  
Provided are a method and apparatus for setting/enabling a shortcut key of a remote controller. The method includes executing an application including device control software, requesting selection...
US20080042891 FAVORITE CHANNEL REMOTE  
A remote control and methods of configuring the remote control are provided. The remote control includes a plurality of favorite channel buttons, an icon holding member having at least one surface...
US20060132325 Transmitter  
A transmitter transmits a wireless signal such as a request signal for a smart entry system by modulating a rectangular carrier wave with a base band signal from an antenna. A control unit is...
US20050174253 Universal remote control for effecting the same function on a plurality of different devices  
A universal remote control device effects a same function on a plurality of different remotely controlled devices. The device has a housing, an actuator within the housing, a database of encoded...
US20090243791 Mini fob with improved human machine interface  
A remote control device for a vehicle remote access system includes the housing, an input switch for selecting a vehicle control function, a control, a transmitter for transmitting a wireless...
US20090231179 ARRANGEMENT, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE WIRELESS CONTROL OF AN APPARATUS  
The invention relates to an arrangement, a system as well as methods for the wireless control of a device, in each of which a device (10) having at least one transponder (40a to 40m) and at least...
US20090002218 DIRECTION AND HOLDING-STYLE INVARIANT, SYMMETRIC DESIGN, TOUCH AND BUTTON BASED REMOTE USER INTERACTION DEVICE  
A remote control unit selectively transmits a control signal for remotely controlling an electronic device. The unit defines an imaginary cut plane that substantially bisects the unit. The unit...
US20090160694 Interaction with autonomous consumer electronics devices  
Interaction with autonomous consumer devices involves representing, on a mobile device, a target entity that is commonly accessible by applications of the mobile device. The target entity is...
US20090040091 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROGRAMMING A REMOTE CONTROL  
Systems and methods are provided for programming a remote control to remotely operate a media device. The remote control is configured to communicate with and remotely control a media unit that is...
US20060092038 Chameleon button universal remote control with tactile feel  
A remote control device has A/V component select buttons corresponding to respective A/V components, and one or more depressible multifunction buttons each serving multiple functions. The...
US20100107029 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method  
A wireless communication system includes a transmitting side equipped with a microcomputer for control, for transmitting data and also includes a receiving side for receiving data. To prevent the...
US20080122675 UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL PROGRAMMING AND OPERATIONS PLATFORM  
Described is a modular software- and web-based system for creating a single control interface whereby multiple hardware devices, regardless of compatibility, may be controlled by the user. A...
US20070080845 Universal remote control device with touch screen  
A universal remote control device (2) is provided for replacing original remote control devices for remote controlling different appliances. The universal remote control device (2) comprises a...
US20090058707 DUAL MODE REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A remote control system includes a plurality of devices located in a plurality of zones in an operational area. A controller is coupled to and controls the plurality of devices. A handheld control...
US20080247757 METHOD OF CONTROLLING DEVICE BY USING UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL  
A method of controlling a device with a universal remote control includes obtaining and storing an image of an operation panel of a remote control that controls the device, assigning a control...
US20070171091 Environmental control system  
System for allowing a user, by use of a remote controller, to control the operation of appliances located in different sub-environments of an environment, that comprises a plurality of...
US20080158038 UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL FOR EFFECTING THE SAME FUNCTION ON A PLURALITY OF DIFFERENT DEVICES  
A universal remote control device effects a same function on a plurality of different remotely controlled devices. The device has a housing, an actuator within the housing, a database of encoded...
US20140225756 WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A wireless control system and method is disclosed. The system includes a controlled device having a wireless communication system, the wireless communication system including a source of an...
US20120229320 Nine-square virtual input system using a remote control  
A nine-square virtual input system includes a nine-square virtual keyboard having multiple subsidiary nine-square grids. There is a main-location subsidiary nine-square grid, and each subsidiary...
US20080174467 UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL PROGRAMMING  
An apparatus and method for programming a universal remote control. The method includes receiving a transmitted signal of unknown modulation technique from a native remote control and...
US20070236381 APPLIANCE-OPERATING DEVICE AND APPLIANCE OPERATING METHOD  
An appliance-identifying unit identifies an appliance to be operated, by referring to room information and position information of the appliance stored in a room-information database, based on an...
US20060227032 Apparatus and method to facilitate universal remote control  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a universal remote control, which includes a display screen and a user input mechanism. The universal remote control also includes a processing...
US20060109138 Apparatus and method for interactive touch screen remote control  
A remote control apparatus with an acknowledge requesting signal button is provided, which sends an acknowledge requesting signal to a target appliance when pressed. The control circuit of a...
US20070290881 Wireless remote control, system and method  
Wireless remote control may omit batteries. A carrier wave from an external carrier wave source may be modulated and backscattered with information identifying a user selection. The backscattered...

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