Apparatus and method for confirming remote control command response

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5945921
SERIAL NO

08508688

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A remote control command response confirming apparatus which includes a remote control command reception device for performing an operation corresponding to a received command signal in response to reception of a first remote control command signal, and for transmitting a second remote control command signal in response to the received remote control command signal. The apparatus also includes a remote controller having at least one or more operable function keys and an light emitting diode (LED) lamp for each function key, for transmitting to the remote control command reception device, the first control command signal according a selected function key, and for turning off the lamp corresponding to the key in response to reception of the second remote control command signal.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.SUWON-SI GYEONGGI-DO58321

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Jeon, In-Taek Suwon, KR 1 14
Seo, Seong-Jun Suwon, KR 1 14

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