09513642 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 105 patents.

The current application is directed to an intelligent-thermostat-controlled environmental-conditioning system in which computational tasks and subcomponents with associated intelligent-thermostat functionalities are distributed to one or more of concealed and visible portions of one or more intelligent thermostats and, in certain implementations, to one or more intermediate boxes. The intelligent thermostats are interconnected to intermediate boxes by wired and/or wireless interfaces and intelligent thermostats intercommunicate with one another by wireless communications. Wireless communications include communications through a local router and an ISP, 3G and 4G wireless communications through a mobile service provider. Components of the intelligent-thermostat-controlled thermostat-controlled environmental-conditioning system may also be connected by wireless communications to remote computing facilities.

Title
Flexible functionality partitioning within intelligent-thermostat-controlled HVAC systems
Application Number
13/988435
Publication Number
9513642 (B2)
Application Date
January 3, 2012
Publication Date
December 6, 2016
Inventor
Isabel Guenette
Palo Alto
CA, US
David Sloo
Palo Alto
CA, US
Yoky Matsuoka
Palo Alto
CA, US
Shigefumi Honjo
Palo Alto
CA, US
Erik Charlton
Palo Alto
CA, US
Anthony Michael Fadell
Palo Alto
CA, US
Matthew Lee Rogers
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
F24F 11/00
G05D 23/19
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