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Cesar Alvarado, Alex Louie, James N Conway Jr, Patrick H Hayes: Controlling device using cues to convey information. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, December 2, 2008: US07460050 (14 worldwide citation)

A controlling device, such as a universal remote control, that uses visual, audio, and/or tactile cues, such as sounds, color, patterns, shapes, vibrations, etc., to indicate relationships. Relationships may be between a function key and an intended target appliance for a command transmitted in resp ...


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Alex Louie, Cesar Alvarado, Patrick H Hayes: System and method for adaptively controlling the recording of program material using a program guide. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, August 28, 2012: US08255968 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program guide (“EPG”), the EPG allowing for the controlling of recording functionality of an appliance and/or playing of media. The displayable EPG includes a listing of playable media from which the user may select a program of interest for recording ...


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Alejandro Garfio, Cesar Alvarado: Controlling device with selectively illuminated user interfaces. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, April 3, 2012: US08149218 (3 worldwide citation)

A controlling device using a source of energy, such as light energy, to provide the controlling device with a user interface having multiple, different visual appearances.


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Marcel Hilbrink, Rex Xu, Cesar Alvarado, Paul D Arling, Patrick H Hayes: Graphical user interface and data transfer methods in a controlling device. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, December 23, 2014: US08918719 (2 worldwide citation)

A smart device is provided with a main remote control application that may be configured using information obtained from a QR code. The main remote control application may present images of original remote controls corresponding to devices which are controllable by the configured main remote control ...


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Alex Louie, Cesar Alvarado, Patrick H Hayes: System and method for adaptively controlling the recording of program material using a program guide. Universal Elecronics, Greenberg Traurig, January 17, 2017: US09547979

A system and method for displaying an electronic program guide (“EPG”), the EPG allowing for the controlling of recording functionality of an appliance and/or playing of media. The displayable EPG includes a listing of playable media from which the user may select a program of interest for recording ...


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Marcel Hilbrink, Rex Xu, Cesar Alvarado, Paul D Arling, Patrick H Hayes: Graphical user interface and data transfer methods in a controlling device. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, August 2, 2016: US09405447

A smart device is provided with a main remote control application that may be configured using information obtained from a QR code. The main remote control application may present images of original remote controls corresponding to devices which are controllable by the configured main remote control ...


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Jeffrey Kohanek, Lou Hughes, Cesar Alvarado, Rex Xu: Infrared repeater. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, June 27, 2017: US09692506

An IR repeater includes a receiver portion for receiving an IR light signal representing a coded command modulated by a modulating signal and a transmitter portion, electrically coupled to the receiver portion to generate an IR light signal corresponding to the coded signal received by the receiver ...


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Marcel Hilbrink, Rex Xu, Cesar Alvarado, Paul D Arling, Patrick H Hayes: Graphical user interface and data transfer methods in a controlling device. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, August 1, 2017: US09720580

A smart device is provided with a main remote control application that may be configured using information obtained from a QR code. The main remote control application may present images of original remote controls corresponding to devices which are controllable by the configured main remote control ...


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Joven Jubilo, Cesar Alvarado, Linh Do, Rex Xu: Features for use with a multi-sided controlling device. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, August 15, 2017: US09734707

A multi-sided controlling device automatically makes keys on one or more sides of the controlling device active as a function of an operating mode of the controlling device. One or more sides of such a multi-sided controlling device may also have at least one keycap behind which is positioned an IR ...


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Marcel Hilbrink, Rex Xu, Cesar Alvarado, Paul D Arling, Patrick H Hayes: Graphical user interface and data transfer methods in a controlling device. Universal Electronics, Greenberg Traurig, March 31, 2015: US08997002

A smart device is provided with a main remote control application that may be configured using information obtained from a QR code. The main remote control application may present images of original remote controls corresponding to devices which are controllable by the configured main remote control ...



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