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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael J Matas, Fred Bould, Shigefumi Honjo, Brian Huppi, John B Filson: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 2, 2012: US08280536 (122 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael J Matas, Fred Bould, Shigefumi Honjo, Brian Huppi, John B Filson: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 5, 2012: US08195313 (121 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Alastair Robert Gourlay, David A Bourne, Grant M Erickson, Richard J Schultz, David Sloo, Jonathan Solnit: Updating control software on a network-connected HVAC controller. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, November 26, 2013: US08594850 (48 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for providing software updates to client devices. A client device (such as a thermostat) executes software to perform one or more functionalities of the device. Upon receiving an indicating that a software update is available, ...


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Sophie Le Guen, David Sloo, Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, Shigefumi Honjo, Jay Logue, Grant Erickson, Nick Webb, Jeffrey A Boyd, James B Simister, Jesse W Boettcher, Timo A Bruck, Kevin Coppock, Shiney Rossi: Hazard detection unit facilitating user-friendly setup experience. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 2, 2015: US09049567 (45 worldwide citation)

A method for establishing a pairing between a hazard detector and an online account may include instantiating an application on a mobile computing device and receiving a first code from a central server. The application may receive a second code from printed material associated with the hazard detec ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael J Matas, Michael Plitkins: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 16, 2013: US08489243 (40 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Anthony Michael Fadell, Yoky Matsuoka, Matthew Lee Rogers, David Sloo: Computational load distribution in a climate control system having plural sensing microsystems. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 2, 2013: US08478447 (36 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and related computer program products for controlling one or more HVAC systems using a distributed arrangement of wirelessly connected sensing microsystems are described. A plurality of wirelessly communicating sensing microsystems is provided, each sensing microsystem including a ...


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David Sloo, Kevin Peterson, Michael Dixon: Smart-home hazard detector providing sensor-based device positioning guidance. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 28, 2015: US09019111 (36 worldwide citation)

A particular smart hazard detector may itself function as a guide during a process of installation of the same at an installation location. Additionally, the installation location of the particular smart hazard detector may play a central role in how various settings of the smart hazard detector are ...


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Brian Huppi, John Benjamin Filson, Fred Bould, David Sloo, Matthew Lee Rogers, Anthony Michael Fadell: System and method for integrating sensors in thermostats. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 20, 2014: US08727611 (32 worldwide citation)

Provided according to one or more embodiments is a thermostat having a housing, the housing including a forward-facing surface, the thermostat comprising a passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor disposed inside the housing for sensing occupancy in the vicinity of the thermostat. The PIR motion sensor ...


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Anthony Michael Fadell, Matthew Lee Rogers, David Sloo, Michael James Matas, Michael Plitkins: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 22, 2014: US08706270 (32 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Yoky Matsuoka, David Sloo, Michael Plitkins, Michael James Matas, Matthew Lee Rogers, Evan J Fisher: Dynamic device-associated feedback indicative of responsible device usage. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 30, 2014: US08850348 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for controlling a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system by a thermostat are provided. Input can be received from a user via a thermostat, the input being indicative of an adjustment of an HVAC-related setting. On a real-time basis, the HVAC-related setting that ...