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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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Fred Bould: Watchstrap. Strokz Digital Sports, Gardere & Wynne L L C, May 4, 1999: US05899370 (33 worldwide citation)

An integrally formed watch band with a circular-shaped flexible harness having two strap portions extending from opposite ends therefrom. The harness has an a top opening through which a timepiece, when inserted, is made visible. The bottom of the harness has two oppositely extending flexible tab po ...


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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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David Sloo, Anthony Michael Fadell, Matthew Lee Rogers, Michael Plitkins, Michael James Matas, Fred Bould: User friendly interface for control unit. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 23, 2014: US08918219 (30 worldwide citation)

A user-friendly programmable thermostat is described that includes a central electronic display surrounded by a ring that can be rotated and pressed inwardly to provide user input in a simple and elegant fashion. The current temperature and setpoint are graphically displayed as prominent tick marks. ...


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Fred Bould: Drawout switchgear apparatus with retractable shutter mechanism for terminal stabs. Westinghouse Electric, Johns, January 21, 1986: US04565908 (29 worldwide citation)

Drawout switchgear apparatus characterized by a cell having a plurality of spaced fixed terminal stabs therein, an insulating shutter structure extending across the terminal stabs, a switchgear unit removably disposed in the cell and including terminal means for detachably engaging with the terminal ...


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Fred Bould, Peter M Kowalik: Dual spring circuit interrupter apparatus. Westinghouse Electric, M J Moran, July 24, 1979: US04162385 (20 worldwide citation)

A circuit breaker operating mechanism is disclosed having the opening spring thereof disposed within the closing spring thereof. The closing spring has one end thereof affixed to the operating mechanism support base while the other end thereof is movable relative to the support base for being charge ...


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Brian Huppi, John B Filson, Fred Bould, David Sloo, Matthew L Rogers: System and method for integrating sensors in thermostats. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, February 24, 2015: US08961005 (17 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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Fred Bould: Circuit breaker apparatus including jack shaft support. Westinghouse Electric, M J Moran, July 31, 1979: US04163133 (17 worldwide citation)

A circuit breaker apparatus is taught having a jack shaft for actuating linkages to open and close the contacts of a three phase electrical system. There is provided an operating mechanism for transferring movement to the jack shaft for accomplishing the previously mentioned opening and closing oper ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael Plitkins, Shigefumi Honjo, John B Filson, Michael J Matas, Fred Bould, Brian Huppi: Round thermostat with flanged rotatable user input member and wall-facing optical sensor that senses rotation. Google, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, April 7, 2015: US08998102 (12 worldwide citation)

A sleek, low-profile wall-mountable thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described. The thermostat includes a ring-shaped controller that rotates about a central axis, and an optical sensor directed away from the central axis and toward a radially inward-facing surface of the ring-shaped con ...