08571518 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 355 patents.

According to an aspect of the disclosure, a method of managing a site in a mobile environment, which includes detecting an availability of a thermostat wherein the thermostat has an operating condition; detecting a location of a mobile device associated with the site; providing a proximity control selector within a user interface of the mobile device to manage a proximity detection module disposed on the thermostat, wherein the proximity control selector has an enabled setting of the proximity detection module and a disabled setting of the proximity detection module; enabling the proximity detection module in response to the enabled setting of the proximity control selector to allow for the modification of the operating condition of the thermostat based on the detected location of the mobile device relative to the site; and disabling the proximity detection module in response to the disabled setting of the proximity control selector.

Title
Proximity detection module on thermostat
Application Number
13/662663
Publication Number
8571518 (B2)
Application Date
October 29, 2012
Publication Date
October 29, 2013
Inventor
James Hollister
Round Rock
TX, US
Kevin R Imes
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Assignee
Allure Energy
TX, US
IPC
G05B 23/02
G05D 23/00
G05B 15/00
G05B 13/00
G01M 1/38
H04W 24/00
H04M 11/04
H04M 11/00
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