1380909-A2 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 6 patents.

An object of the present invention is to provide a control device and the like that controls home electrical appliances via a communication line by using function codes which are set without being specialized for specific home electrical appliances. This object is achieved by a home electrical appliance control device that controls a home electrical appliance connected via a communication line, comprising: a memory section for storing a function table for mapping function identifiers, which identify function types allocated with the focus on the function itself to functions with which the home electrical appliance is equipped, with attributes of the functions; and a control section for controlling the home electrical appliance via the communication line on the basis of the function table.

Title
Home electrical appliance control device, control method, control program and home electrical appliance
Application Number
EP20030014836 20030630
Publication Number
1380909 (A2)
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
January 14, 2004
Inventor
Matsumoto Norihisa
JP
Nagamitsu Sachio
JP
Shimba Noriko
JP
Assignee
Matsushita Electric
JP
IPC
G05B 19/042
H04Q 09/02
H04Q 09/00
H04M 11/00
H04L 12/28
G05B 19/04
G06F 13/00
H04Q 09/02
H04Q 09/00
H04M 11/00
H04L 12/28
G05B 19/042
G06F 13/00
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