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Gregory A Pascucci, David E Rasmussen, Gaylon M Decious, James R Garbe, Susan M Hyzer, Karen L Woest, Vairavan Vairavan, David L Koch, Donald A Gottschalk Jr, Dennis E Burkhardt, Darrell E Standish, Paul W Madaus, Dan J Spacek, Clay G Nesler, James K Stark, Otto M Mageland, Robert R Singers, Michael E Wagner: Networked facilities management system. Johnson Controls Technology Company, George E Haas Esq, Quarles & Brady, September 5, 2000: US06115713 (199 worldwide citation)

A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in processing nodes. The levels include a "features" processing level which communicates requests for data to a software object level containing datab ...


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Jeffrey J Gloudeman, Donald A Gottschalk, C Richard Kraemer, David E Rasmussen: Common object architecture supporting application-centric building automation systems. Johnson Controls Technology Company, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, October 31, 2000: US06141595 (189 worldwide citation)

An object-oriented building automation system architecture allows complex building automation applications to be developed and deployed as distributed objects across a network. Applications are distributed in the form of objects that may in turn be made up of other application objects, assembly obje ...


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John E Seem, William A Huth, Robert J Fraune, Anita M Lewis, Tri V Ky: Method and apparatus for assessing performance of an environmental control system. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, April 18, 2006: US07031880 (170 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for assessing performance of control applications in an environmental control network and for diagnosing performance problems. The apparatus includes a performance assessment and diagnostic display comprising a facility navigation tree, a system navigation tree an ...


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Thomas R Olson: Method and apparatus to maintain compass heading with a moveable sensor mounting. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, July 9, 2002: US06418376 (158 worldwide citation)

An electronic compass system for use in an adjustable fixture in a vehicle such as an automobile including a sensor for detecting a magnetic field and for providing electrical signals representative of the direction of the vehicle with respect to the magnetic field. Relative position sensors provide ...


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Jeffrey J Gloudeman, Donald A Gottschalk, David E Rasmussen, Barrett G Wainscott Jr: Software components for a building automation system based on a standard object superclass. Johnson Controls Technology Company, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, September 12, 2000: US06119125 (157 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented building automation system provides a computer software architecture that supports object-oriented system development. An application engineer designs an application to perform a building automation function that solves a problem or customer need in the context of a building a ...


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Gregory Ralph Harrod, Bradley A Beers, Grant E Carmichael, Jedidiah O Bentz: Indoor air quality controllers and user interfaces. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder, July 10, 2012: US08219249 (154 worldwide citation)

Controllers for controlling heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and cooling (HVAC) systems are provided. The controllers include graphical user interfaces for user adjustment of system settings. The controllers also include communication interfaces for receiving climate data. In certain embodime ...


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Sheri L Meyer: Internet access to a facility management system. Johnson Controls Technology Company, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, December 5, 2000: US06157943 (148 worldwide citation)

Information about a facilities management system for a building can be obtained by a remote computer accessing a Web server at the facilities management system via the Internet. The Web server employs a generic Web page layout and an active server pages program to create a Web page that displays inf ...


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Todd R Witkowski, Kurt A Dykema, Steven L Geerlings, Mark L Zeinstra: Wireless communications system and method. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, March 25, 2008: US07349722 (142 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating information facilitates wireless communication between electronic devices. The system includes a transceiver provided in a vehicle. The transceiver communicates with an electronic device located external to the transceiver using a Bluetooth communications standard.


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Todd R Witkowski, Kurt A Dykema, Steven L Geerlings, Mark L Zeinstra: Wireless communications systems and method. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, August 14, 2007: US07257426 (138 worldwide citation)

A wireless communications system and method adapted for use in automotive applications for enabling automatic, high-speed, wireless voice and/or data communications link to be established between a wide variety of external devices and various electronic subsystems of a vehicle. The apparatus include ...


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Brennon L White, Mary J Lumbard, Anne P Liss, William G Reed: Ventilated seat. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, March 22, 2005: US06869140 (135 worldwide citation)

A ventilated vehicle seat includes a bag formed from impermeable materials enclosing a spacer material. The latter preferably includes upper and lower netting sheets and fibers extending between the netting sheets, the fibers being sufficiently resilient to prevent total collapse of the spacer mater ...