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8933785 Power conversion system and communication address setting method  
There is provided a power conversion system, and a photovoltaic inverter includes a communication unit that broadcast-transmits a setting request signal of a predetermined communication address....
8928459 Precision location methods and systems  
Systems and methods are described herein for determining the location of a transmitter by jointly and collectively processing the full sampled signal data from a plurality of receivers to form a...
8912893 Circuit monitoring device  
The circuit monitoring device is disclosed. The device is for monitoring circuit resistance. At configurable thresholds digital flags are triggered, the device can be used as a Security/Building...
8878644 Lighting control protocol  
A digital lighting control network protocol with forward and backward frames, each of the frames including an error check code. A no-acknowledgment (NAK) signal is sent from a receiving node to a...
8860554 Deterministic Method for efficiently querying and identifying multiple items on a communication channel  
Methods for efficiently querying and identifying multiple items on a communication channel are disclosed. The methods preferably use radio frequency identification with interrogation devices and...
8796958 Location-based addressing lighting and environmental control system, device and method  
Location-Based Addressing (LBA) is a method of controlling and commissioning networked lighting devices. The lighting devices communicate over a wireless network using radio frequency...
8782302 Method and apparatus for routing transactions through partitions of a system-on-chip  
A node having a node input is configured to receive a plurality of transactions intended for a plurality of different targets. The node has multiple node outputs. At least one target is provided,...
8779905 Method of establishing communication with wireless control devices  
The method of the present invention allows a first wireless control device that is operable to communicate on a predetermined one of a plurality of channels to establish communication with a...
8749351 System and method for determining location  
The present invention introduces a location determining system. The location determining system includes a reader array and a location determining engine server. The reader array includes three...
8751160 Method for providing electronic medical records utilizing portable computing and communications equipment  
Mobile clinicians conduct in-home patient visits utilizing on-site diagnostic and treatment equipment, where service is enhanced by the use of portable computing and communications equipment. A...
8633806 Two directional information flow in real time location sensing RFID networks  
An RFID system with a plurality of tags and base stations where transmission of information to a specific tag is carried out by one of the base stations, where said one of the base stations is...
8612072 System for automatically instancing marine engines  
The system herein disclosed automatically detects whether an engine control unit instance number of a multi-engine marine vessel needs changing. Each engine control unit is electronically paired...
8536980 Systems and methods for automatically programming pagers  
Systems and methods for addressing pagers are described. The pagers are reprogrammable and can be assigned identifiers as required. Pagers may be automatically assigned one of a plurality of...
8493179 Communication apparatus  
A communication apparatus for performing a communication with other communication apparatus by using identification information, includes a housing, a plurality of grounding terminals which are...
8368307 Method for replacing a load control device of a load control system  
The invention regards a system and method for using a handheld programming device to configure a lighting control system wirelessly. In one embodiment, at least one device configured with a...
8368530 Network directed cell broadcasts for emergency alert system  
Systems and methods for providing alerts to end users of networked enabled portable devices are provided so that the end users are made aware when broadcast emergency alerts are issued. The...
8350672 Method and system for wirelessly transmitting control commands for a controller for lifting gear  
Method for wirelessly transmitting control commands for a controller for lifting gear, wherein a wireless operating part has an unmistakeable address and a receiving part of the lifting gear has a...
8330609 Passenger detection system  
A passenger detection system includes a satellite sensor circuit; and a master determination unit. The satellite sensor circuit includes an antenna electrode which is provided in at least one of a...
8325010 Physical addressing for transient voltage surge suppressor modules  
A multidimensional addressing network for a power system comprising a number of substantially identical modules monitoring a plurality of surge suppressors. Each module may be uniquely selected or...
8314684 Systems and methods for automatically programming pagers  
Systems and methods for addressing pagers are described. The pagers are reprogrammable and can be assigned identifiers as required. Pagers may be automatically assigned one of a plurality of...
8249953 Methods and apparatus for determining the status of a device  
Methods and devices are provided for determining the status of a networked device, e.g., a networked RFID device. In some embodiments of the invention, a customized packet is used to transmit a...
8248213 Deterministic method for efficiently querying and identifying multiple items on a communication channel  
Methods for efficiently querying and identifying multiple items on a communication channel are disclosed. The methods preferably use radio frequency identification with interrogation devices and...
8207830 Network communication system  
A network communication system (2) for two-way communication comprises: —at least one group of network devices (11); —at least one command device (20) capable of issuing at least one command...
8205017 Systems and methods for addressing and synchronizing multiple devices  
This is generally directed to systems and methods for control of two or more devices through a shared control bus. For example, the devices can be coupled to a host system through the control bus....
8180652 Remote healthcare method for measuring physiological parameter and reporting self-perceived health status  
A remote healthcare method is applied to a healthcare server and includes the steps of receiving detected information from a physiological parameter detecting instrument, reading a patient...
8174359 Systems and methods for automatically programming pagers  
Systems and methods for addressing pagers are described. The pagers are reprogrammable and can be assigned identifiers as required. Pagers may be automatically assigned one of a plurality of...
8111185 Universal remote control device  
A universal remote control device (100) is provided which is able to operate different electronic devices such as television sets, recorders, set top boxes, and audio systems. The universal remote...
8026821 System for monitoring caregivers and equipment at a patient location  
A hospital monitoring system for monitoring hospital personnel, a plurality of patient locations for patients, and associated devices is configured to control the associated devices based on the...
7966438 Two-wire communications bus system  
A low-cost, two-wire, half-duplex high speed powered communications bus having a master/controller and one or more slave/sensor/interface units. The master/controller may have a current-limited...
7941567 Modular computer system and I/O module  
A modular computer system formed by connecting a processing module having a processor mounted thereon and a plurality of I/O modules in a stacked form via connectors, where differing ones of the...
7936264 Measuring conditions within a wireless sensor system  
A low cost, robust, wireless sensor that provides an extended period of operability without maintenance is described. The wireless sensors are configured to communicate with a base unit or...
7936281 Method and apparatus for maintaining device information in a lighting control system  
The invention regards a system and method for using a handheld programming device to configure a lighting control system wirelessly. In one embodiment, at least one device configured with a...
7893827 Method of measuring signal strength in a wireless sensor system  
A low cost, robust, wireless sensor that provides an extended period of operability without maintenance is described. The wireless sensors are configured to communicate with a base unit or...
7893812 Authentication codes for building/area code address  
A low cost, robust, wireless sensor that provides an extended period of operability without maintenance is described. The wireless sensors are configured to communicate with a base unit or...
7889055 IC tag, IC tag system, and method of executing command of the IC tag  
An IC tag according to an embodiment of the invention includes: a storage circuit having a plurality of memory cells; and a memory control circuit receiving commands by use of a radio signal to...
7880638 Distributed intelligence ballast system  
A ballast for use in a multi-ballast lighting system wherein the ballasts are coupled together by a digital communication network. The ballast comprises a power circuit portion for providing an...
7880639 Method of establishing communication with wireless control devices  
The method of the present invention allows a first wireless control device that is operable to communicate on a predetermined one of a plurality of channels to establish communication with a...
7859401 Addressing scheme for smart wireless medical sensor networks  
A wireless body network (8) for monitoring a patient (16, 32), the wireless body network (8) includes at least one wireless unit (10, 12, 14, 34, 36, 38, 40) coupled to the patient (16, 32)...
7852230 Method of communication and home automation installation for its implementation  
The method of communication is intended to be implemented in a home automation installation for motorized maneuvering of a moveable element for closure, for privacy or for solar protection or of a...
7843311 Network communication and message protocol for a medical perfusion system  
A network communication and messaging protocol for use in a medical perfusion system, provides the rules which govern how, among other things, information and data is conveyed between the various...
7834741 Data carrier circuit capable of supplying identification information to a communications arrangement  
Circuit for a data carrier, which circuit is capable of supplying identification information to a communications arrangement. A circuit (4) for a data carrier (3), which is able to communicate...
7761633 Addressable serial peripheral interface  
An addressable SPI bus and an associated communication protocol. The addressable SPI bus comprises a plurality of slaves each exhibiting a particular address and a shift register whose output is...
7707312 Printer discovery protocol system and method  
A protocol for discovering a silent device, such as a printer, attached to a mobile port of a switching node. A command is transmitted to the switching node for associating an IP address for the...
7656867 Serial bus identification circuit for a computer chip enclosed in a stainless steel can  
The invention is a serial bus identification circuit for a module that enables a microcontroller or microprocessor to identify one or many modules, each having an iButton digital device. The...
7638743 Method and system for controlling a lighting system  
A system is provided for automatically controlling a light level of an interior space. The system may include a light sensor, a transmitter, and a lighting system. The light sensor measures a...
7633406 Lighting control system  
The present invention is a lighting control system including at least one local device and a plurality of lighting devices. The communication transmission medium between the local device and the...
7548150 Method for the allocation of short addresses in illumination systems  
In a method for the allocation of short addresses in illumination systems, whose illumination components (DALI EB, Lp) are controlled via a DALI bus, the short address is determined and allocated...
7515159 Reconfigurable address generation circuit for image processing, and reconfigurable LSI comprising the same  
A reconfigurable address generation circuit for image processing is configured to an arbitrary state based on configuration data generates a read address for reading out image data of pixel units...
7430614 Use of IP address blocks with default interfaces in a router  
The use of IP address blocks with default interfaces in a router is described herein. According to one embodiment, an exemplary method includes in response to a request for a first IP address...
7375647 Method and apparatus for communicating data between a medical device and a central data repository  
Methods and devices are disclosed for transmitting medical and health-related data from self-monitoring diagnostic devices via an intermediate device to a central server or data repository where...