A system and method in a building or vehicle for an actuator operation in response to a sensor according to a control logic, the system comprising a router or a gateway communicating with a device associated with the sensor and a device associated with the actuator over in-building or in-vehicle networks, and an external Internet-connected control server associated with the control logic implementing a PID closed linear control loop and communicating with the router over external network for controlling the in-building or in-vehicle phenomenon. The sensor may be a microphone or a camera, and the system may include voice or image processing as part of the control logic. A redundancy is used by using multiple sensors or actuators, or by using multiple data paths over the building or vehicle internal or external communication. The networks may be wired or wireless, and may be BAN, PAN, LAN, WAN, or home networks.

Title
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVER-BASED CONTROL
Application Number
15/657163
Publication Number
20170331899 (A1)
Application Date
July 23, 2017
Publication Date
November 16, 2017
IPC
G07C 5/00
G08G 1/00
B60K 31/00
G01C 21/00
B60K 31/18
H04L 29/08
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