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US20140107810 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROL USING CONTROL DEVICES THAT PROVIDE A VIRTUAL MACHINE ENVIRONMENT AND THAT COMMUNICATE VIA AN IP NETWORK  
The invention provides improved methods and apparatus for control using field and control devices that provide a virtual machine environment and that communicate via an IP network. By way of...
US20060276912 System for motion control, method of using the system for motion control, and computer-readable instructions for use with the system for motion control  
A motion control system and method that includes a central controller configured to generate first and second demand control signals to be used to define actuation motion of respective first and...
US20110106276 Building Automation System  
A building automation system is provided in which a controller is connected to remote modules through a zone enclosure using RS-485 cables. Branches of modules extending from the zone enclosure...
US20060161270 Distributed wireless home and commercial electrical automation systems  
A central controller (FIG. 1B, FIG. 2, FIG. 4) is disclosed to enable home and commercial automation for automatic, remote control of a wide variety of lights, appliances, HVAC (FIG. 3, FIG. 5)...
US20140172123 USER TERMINAL APPARATUS, NETWORK APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A network apparatus including a communicator to perform communication with a plurality of devices and a user terminal apparatus to control the plurality of devices is provided. A controller...
US20100241245 Building Automation System Controller  
A building control system is provided that receives information from devices of different subsystems. A trigger causes a zone controller to store the information in a database. The stored data is...
US20050192683 Selecting a target device in a device network  
A device network to process signals has target devices, selecting devices that are movable relative to the target devices, and controllers. The controllers are in communication with the target...
US20060271204 Hot Reprogrammability of Building Automation Devices  
Systems and methods for implementing hot reprogrammability of building automation devices are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment a method to soft-update a building automation device may...
US20080058964 Modular and Expandable Irrigation Controller  
Described herein are several embodiments relating to modular irrigation controllers. In many implementations, the irrigation controllers are modular in that various functional components of the...
US20060212136 Method of controlling plurality of home devices using single controller and system thereof  
A method of controlling a plurality of home devices using a single controller in a home network system, including a home server detecting home devices on a home network where the home server is...
US20130131840 SCALABLE AUTOMATION SYSTEM  
An automation control and monitoring system is provided that includes a common framework for components of the control and monitoring system through a resource oriented architecture (ROA). The ROA...
US20050125083 Automation apparatus and methods  
A system and associated components for providing substantially automated operation and control of various functions within a premises, such as a residence. In one embodiment, the system comprises...
US20050119767 Configuration application for building automation  
Implementations described and claimed herein provide systems (e.g., a computer program product) and methods of configuring automation devices in a building automation system. An exemplary method...
US20050228509 System, device, and method for adaptively providing a fieldbus link  
Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a method in a process control system, comprising: sensing a communications protocol of a communication arriving at a gateway from a fieldbus, the gateway...
US20050267605 Home entertainment, security, surveillance, and automation control system  
A system and method of home entertainment, security, surveillance, and automation control includes a plurality of remote devices, a display device, and various user input devices capable of...
US20060058923 Building control system configurator  
Building automation systems are dynamically configured according to rules for identifying building automation equipment. The rules define allowable configurations for a system based first on...
US20060052884 User interface builder application for building automation  
Implementations described and claimed herein provide a computer program product encoding computer programs for executing a drag-and-drop computer process of generating a custom user interface for...
US20050055106 Positive station module locking mechanism for expandable irrigation controller  
A modular expandable irrigation controller has controls for manual entry or selection of a watering program and a memory for storing the watering program. A processor executes the stored watering...
US20060009863 Building automation system  
A building automation system including user interface units with touchscreens, power drivers, and a controller, all connected to a common trunk conductor. The power drivers are connected to the...
US20150005900 DEVICES AND METHODS OF FUNCTION-BASED CONTROL IN AUTOMATION SYSTEMS  
The present disclosure is generally directed to automation systems and methods of use thereof to control devices. More particularly, the present disclosure includes systems including...
US20140130874 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VALIDATING A FIELD DEVICE IN A CONTROL SYSTEM  
A system and method for validating the availability and operability of a field device in a process plant is provided. A diagnostic apparatus includes a processor coupled to the field device...
US20140121786 SMART GATEWAY, SMART HOME SYSTEM AND SMART REMOTE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A remote controlling method applied to a smart home system for controlling a number of home appliances of the smart home system is provided. A remote controller sends a controlling command to a...
US20170153631 METHOD, NODES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM OF A TOOL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK  
A method performed by a tool communications network for remote control of power tools includes: determining control data and arranging the control data in a message structure by a tool server. The...
US20060229746 Modular controller for an environmental management system  
A controller is provided for an environmental management system. The system includes a transceiver for transmitting signals to and receiving signals from at least one environmental sensor or...
US20050154475 Control device  
A control device for controlling a system having a processor for executing control programs, memory means for storing data and control programs, and interface modules which can be used to transfer...
US20060253205 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TABULAR PROCESS CONTROL  
The invention discloses methods and apparatus based on tabular concepts which greatly simplify the configuration, maintenance and run-time operations of a broad range of electronic equipment...
US20070156256 Home automation system and method utilizing outdoor environmental conditions  
A home automation system includes one or more electronic appliances for performing home automation operations in response to inputted operation control commands, a smart communicator for inputting...
US20060009862 Method and apparatus for accessing a building system model  
A software interface is disclosed for a model of a building system stored in a memory, wherein the model comprises a plurality of building space objects. The software interface comprises: (a)...
US20110238188 ENGINEERING TOOL  
An engineering tool is provided with a first connector that connects to a first field device, a second connector that connects to a second field device, a controller, and, switch that switches the...
US20110077751 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING APPLIANCES VIA A NETWORK  
A remote control device (140, 600) controls the operation of an appliance. The remote control device (140, 600) includes a receiver (320) or transceiver (620), a controller (330, 630), and a...
US20080300696 Environment Adaptation for Schizophrenic User  
An environmental controller (100) includes a detector (120) configured to detect and select a master (155) from multiple identities (170, 175, 180) of a person in an environment, which may be a...
US20060142878 System for virtual process interfacing via a remote desktop protocol (rdp)  
The invention relates to a system and a method for virtual on line process interfacing for distributed engineering systems in automation technology based on a remote desktop protocol. A...
US20050049725 Synchronous system for virtual reality frame and real objects  
A synchronous system for a virtual reality frame and real objects is disclosed. A virtual reality system is installed to a mainframe with display frame. Objects in a room are installed with...
US20150081043 System for Control Logic Management  
A system for control logic management may include a first control element and a second control element in communication over a network. The first control element and the second control element may...
US20130197674 AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF SELF-CONFIGURABLE ENVIRONMENTS  
A user's portable electronic device can learn configuration preferences from a first environment, such as the user's car, and when the user visits another similar environment, such as a rented...
US20120095925 System and Method of Federated Workflow Data Storage  
A system is provided comprising a first and second computer system, a first and second memory, and a first and second application. The first application executes a first workflow that receives a...
US20140379099 CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROL OF ELECTRICAL DEVICES  
A control device and a corresponding control method for controlling one or more electrical devices, each having a device profile including energy usage-related information of the device. The...
US20140324192 USER ACTIVITY-BASED MODE CREATION IN AN AUTOMATION SYSTEM  
Method, device, and storage medium for receiving a request to change a state of one or multiple elements of an automation system; changing the state of the one or multiple elements based on the...
US20100204806 Automation System Having A Programmable Matrix Module  
An automation system for controlling a technical process having an electronic processing unit, input/output (I/O) modules for inputting and outputting process signals to operating means of the...
US20170131691 GROUP CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT AMONG ELECTRONIC DEVICES  
In a method of group control and management among electronic devices, wherein the electronic devices is in communication with a control device, a projectable space instance is provided for the...
US20060069452 Configuration of modules in automation systems  
The invention relates to an automation system consisting of a plurality of modules and to a method for configuring the modules within the automation system. In order to achieve a simple and...
US20110046751 HOME NETWORK SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME  
The home network system includes an input device to send a command set, and a control device to control in order entirely at least two devices to be controlled. With the home network system,...
US20060155389 Method of controlling an electronic device  
The method of the invention detects (1) a state of a user, determines (3) whether, based on this state, the user is asleep, and switches (5) the electronic device to a mode of reduced power...
US20150051715 DEVICE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A heterarchical device control system is provided, comprising a plurality of computer-implemented cells. At least one cell is a control cell having software arranged to communicate instructions to...
US20160116910 Method and Process Automation System With a Central Computing Unit  
A method for operating a process automation system that is configured to control an industrial process and/or traffic-control signals, wherein the process automation system includes field devices...
US20070198100 HYBRID FIELD DEVICE CABLING WITH INDUSTRIAL NETWORK AND OPERATING POWER  
The disclosed principles provide for a digital industrial network and related method of maintaining and operating a system. An industrial network constructed according to the disclosed principles...
US20070032888 Control apparatus, communication device, and communication method  
A control apparatus receives, from a device to be controlled, information concerning the device and related to time, obtains specific-time information concerning the device to be controlled, on...
US20060229739 Device control method and device control system  
A storage section stores various sensor signals obtained in an input section together with operation contents instructed in an output section. A signal discrimination section references the...
US20100125344 CENTRAL SUBASSEMBLY FOR A FLEXIBLE EXPANDABLE AUTOMATION DEVICE  
A central subassembly for a flexible expandable automation device includes a housing, at least one external expansion module connectable via an input/output bus, a first, a second and a third...
US20060149395 Routine and urgent remote notifications from multiple home comfort systems  
A system to notify a concerned or responsible party of a change in system status of one or multiple home comfort systems includes a web server connected to the Internet. The web server is...

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