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The present invention is directed to a system and method for accessing home monitoring devices remotely via a distributed wide-area network (WAN). More specifically, the present invention is directed towards smoke detector system, which monitors for the presence of smoke and communicates the smoke condition to a remote location. The smoke detection system comprises a smoke detection device connected to a communication device. The smoke detection device outputs a signal or a change in a signal upon detection of smoke. This signal or change in signal is monitored by the communication device. The smoke condition is then communicated to the remote central location via a message system.

Title
System and method for accessing residential monitoring devices
Application Number
9/811076
Publication Number
6914533 (B2)
Application Date
March 16, 2001
Publication Date
July 5, 2005
Inventor
Thomas D Petite
Douglasville
GA, US
Agent
James E Schutz
Ryan A Schneider
Troutman Sanders
Assignee
StatSignal IPC
GA, US
IPC
G08B 017/10
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