Method for matching bidirectional objects

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7639115
APP PUB NO 20050088275A1
SERIAL NO

10503697

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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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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Autret, Capucine Marnaz, FR 6 99
Maistre, Valerie Thyez, FR 6 61
Valoteau, Francis Annecy, FR 3 49

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