06882299 is referenced by 128 patents and cites 50 patents.

A remote control uses IR (infrared) commands to control various consumer appliances made by various manufactures. The remote control is low-cost, consumer-friendly, programmable, has its own graphical display so it does not interfere with a TV or other viewing screen, and is capable of interacting with the internet or other data source to provide a rich set of functionality.

Title
Portable internet-enabled controller and information browser for consumer devices
Application Number
9/483577
Publication Number
6882299 (B1)
Application Date
January 14, 2000
Publication Date
April 19, 2005
Inventor
David E Allport
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Micah P Goldsmith
Steve A Wong
Keiji Masaki
Assignee
Research Investment Network
CA, US
IPC
G08C 019/12
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