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Bernard A McCarthy III, Charles Y Thomason IV, Henry Caughman, Thomas P Olley: Home monitoring and control. Echostar Technologies International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 26, 2017: US09772612 (13 worldwide citation)

Various arrangements for monitoring and control applications are presented. A television receiver may be configured to monitor sensor reading and or provide signals to control units for monitoring and home automation applications.


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Christopher Boyd Tirpak: Home automation control based on individual profiling using audio sensor data. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 24, 2017: US09798309 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods, systems, and non-transitory, machine-readable media that facilitates home automation control based on individualized audio differentiation of carbon monoxide detectors. Audio characteristics may be determined based on first sensor data. Attributes may be defined based on the a ...


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George Horkan Smith, Eric Holley: Home automation bubble architecture. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 5, 2017: US09838736 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling a plurality of devices in a home automation system may include providing a device proxy for a device connected to the home automation system and setting a new value in a value box of the device proxy, whereby the value box corresponds to at least one of a sensor, ...


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David Burton, Martyn Ward: Home automation control using context sensitive menus. EchoStar Technologies International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, November 21, 2017: US09824578 (9 worldwide citation)

Various arrangements for presenting contextual menus are presented. A mobile device may be configured to provide contextual menus for control or monitoring of components. Different menus and interfaces are presented based the position of the mobile device or objects being pointed at using the mobile ...


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David B Lett: Remote sound generation for a home automation system. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 30, 2018: US09882736 (8 worldwide citation)

Various arrangements for sound generation based on remotely-enforced rules are presented. A rule definition for a rule may be received that defines a sound event to be remotely output in response to an occurrence of a home automation event. A home automation host system may monitor home automation d ...


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Eric Holley: Maintaining up-to-date home automation models. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 20, 2018: US09900177 (7 worldwide citation)

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 automatio ...


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Bernard Anthony McCarthy III, David Kummer: Detection and mitigation of water leaks with home automation. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 6, 2018: US09912492 (5 worldwide citation)

Automation control for water leaks is provided. First sensor readings from first sensors disposed about water supply lines at a home to detect a first type of metrics indicative of water flow may be received and recorded over a first time period. Second sensor readings may be received from a second ...


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Dale Llewelyn Mountain: Mapping and facilitating evacuation routes in emergency situations. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 29, 2018: US09983011 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for indicating an emergency exit path upon detection of a fire in a building structure. The systems and methods may include detecting a signal indicating presence of the fire in the building structure and determining an evacuation situation is present based on a risk assessment. ...


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Bernard A McCarthy III: Alert suspension for home automation system. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 8, 2018: US09967614 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for suspending alert notifications at an electronic device may include receiving an instruction to suspend alerts for an event at the electronic device. The electronic device may access a separate information source including information associated with the event. The electronic ...


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Dale Llewelyn Mountain: Fitness overlay and incorporation for home automation system. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 22, 2018: US09977587 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and non-transitory, machine-readable media for displaying fitness information with an electronic device may include receiving multimedia content at an input of the electronic device. The electronic device may provide the audiovisual content to a display device. The electronic device may also ...