US Patent Application No: 2005/0088,275

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Method for matching bidirectional objects

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A method for pairing a bidirectional object acting as a command receiver with a bidirectional object acting as a command transmitter, includes the stages of: (a) temporary allocation of at least one bidirectional object acting as a command receiver to a bidirectional object acting as a command transmitter; (b) selection of a bidirectional object acting as a command receiver from among the temporarily assigned objects; and (c) pairing of the selected object.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SOMFY SASCLUSES145

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Autret, Capucine Marnaz, FR 6 30
Maistre, Valerie Thyez, FR 4 22
Valoteau, Francis Annecy, FR 3 14

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SOMFY SAS (2)
* 7,724,687 Method for transmitting information between bidirectional objects 3 2005
7,860,679 Method of testing and installing a home automation remote control unit 5 2007
 
NICE SPA (1)
8,228,165 Radio receiver and transmitter apparatus for radio-controlled automation systems for opening/closure 0 2007
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
* 8,850,031 Pairing system, pairing management device, pairing method, and program 0 2008
* 2010/0262,696 PAIRING SYSTEM, PAIRING MANAGEMENT DEVICE, PAIRING METHOD, AND PROGRAM 2 2008
 
APPLE INC. (9)
8,086,332 Media delivery system with improved interaction 19 2006
7,643,895 Portable media device with workout support 24 2006
7,913,297 Pairing of wireless devices using a wired medium 9 2006
* 7,813,715 Automated pairing of wireless accessories with host devices 58 2006
7,698,101 Smart garment 33 2007
8,060,229 Portable media device with workout support 3 2009
8,099,258 Smart garment 4 2010
8,275,924 Smart dock for chaining accessories 5 2010
8,181,233 Pairing of wireless devices using a wired medium 1 2011
 
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES SAS (2)
* 8,519,833 Method for coupling/uncoupling between a transmitter and a receiver 0 2009
* 2010/0297,951 METHOD FOR COUPLING/ UNCOUPLING BETWEEN A TRANSMITTER AND A RECEIVER 0 2009
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (1)
* 2008/0208,627 Securing Pairing of Electronic Devices 44 2006
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 8,281,144 Ownership sharing method and apparatus using secret key in home network remote controller 2 2007
 
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. (4)
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* 2010/0328,132 AUTOMATIC CHANGE OF ASSOCIATION OF A REMOTE CONTROL DEVICE WITH AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE 5 2009
* 8,786,413 Assisting use of control devices with different electronic devices 1 2011
* 2013/0106,587 Assisting use of control devices with different electronic devices 1 2011
 
TRAXXAS LP (3)
8,995,927 Communication between a receiver and a transmit controller 0 2010
9,004,977 Auxiliary user interface for a transmit controller 0 2010
9,062,820 Holder mechanism for a multi-function electronic device 0 2011
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