09900177 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 452 patents.

Embodiments detailed herein may involve a first status update of a home automation device installed as part of a home automation system in a home being received. An entry of a plurality of entries in a master home automation model may be updated based on the first status update of the home automation device. The master home automation model may be maintained by the home automation host system. The plurality of entries may correspond to home automation device characteristics of the plurality of home automation devices. A numerical identifier used to track status updates related to the home automation system in the home may be incremented. Within the master home automation model, the incremented numerical identifier may be assigned to the updated entry in the master home automation model.

Title
Maintaining up-to-date home automation models
Application Number
14/475252
Publication Number
9900177 (B2)
Application Date
September 2, 2014
Publication Date
February 20, 2018
Inventor
Eric Holley
Atlanta
GA, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Assignee
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
CO, US
IPC
E05B 47/00
H04N 21/4363
H04N 21/436
G05B 15/02
G05B 11/01
H04N 21/422
G07C 9/00
H04N 21/61
H04N 21/478
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/426
H04N 21/41
H04L 12/28
G06F 17/00
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