07627825 is referenced by 38 patents and cites 14 patents.

The present invention relates to a control apparatus and method, an information processing apparatus and method, a recording medium and a program, and enables them to control a device more efficiently and reliably. If a remote controller 1 executes a search and detects a plurality of information processing apparatuses, respective operation panel information of the detected plurality of information processing apparatuses is requested. In response to the request, the operation panel information transmitted from the device is acquired by the remote controller 1 and the editing of the operation panel information is performed. Based on the operation panel information obtained by editing, the operation panels of the detected plurality of devices is displayed on the remote controller 1. The present invention is applicable to an information processing apparatus that is capable of controlling a variety of AV (Audio Visual) equipment and a home electrical appliance and the like through wireless communication.

Title
Control device and method, information processing device and method, recording medium, and program
Application Number
10/509557
Publication Number
7627825 (B2)
Application Date
December 19, 2003
Publication Date
December 1, 2009
Inventor
Hiroshi Kakuda
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L
Assignee
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
G06F 3/00
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