1
Mark K Eyer, Michael Field: Hypertext markup language protocol for television display and control. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, November 9, 1999: US05982445 (266 worldwide citation)

Textual and graphical displays are provided on a television screen using a hypertext markup language (HTML). On-screen display devices allow a user to invoke hyperlinks to different pages of HTML-coded data in addition to functions calls for controlling television and non-television appliance functi ...


2
James M Massara, Glenn A Davis: Apparatus and method for controlling distribution of electrical energy to a space conditioning load. Scientific Atlanta, Jones & Askew, October 31, 1995: US05462225 (230 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for controlling energy supplied to a space conditioning load and for overriding a load control operation in response to measuring certain space temperatures within a closed environment. The load control apparatus includes a control device connected to an electrical distributi ...


3
Keith J Coulling, Jonathan D Pearson, Dennis J Hegyi: Multi-function light sensor for vehicle. Control Devices, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, July 4, 2000: US06084519 (225 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for controlling the operation of the windshield wipers of a vehicle in response to the deposition of water on the exterior of the windshield; the operation of the air conditioning system in response to the formation of water condensation on the interior of the windshield of t ...


4
Toyohiro Kobayashi, Nobuo Otsuka, Peter Thompson, Larry J Stratton: Air conditioning system. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Alan B Samlan, August 14, 1990: US04948040 (193 worldwide citation)

A duct type air conditioning system with a variable capacity blower in which the maximum blower capacity is established at initialization of the system at the optimum blower capacity. The optimum capacity is established by varying the capacity of the blower and measuring the air flow volume and air ...


5
Steven D Dushane, Kenneth K Anderson, Grant E Bohm, Wayne Simoni: Dwelling heating and air conditioning system. Steven D Dushane, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, September 20, 1994: US05348078 (187 worldwide citation)

A retrofittable heating and air conditioning system for a single family dwelling including a heater and air conditioning furnace system connected to individual zones of a building by a series of output ducts. Each opening of a duct to an individual zone may have a unique, fully sealing, controllable ...


6
Custis L Stamp Jr, Rollie R Herzog: Automatic fault diagnostic apparatus for a heat pump air conditioning system. Trane CAC, April 26, 1983: US04381549 (177 worldwide citation)

Microprocessor controlled apparatus is provided for automatically diagnosing faults in a heat pump system. Temperature sensors located at strategic points in the system are read periodically in accordance with a preprogrammed diagnostic routine. Temperature measurements preferably representing compa ...


7
David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E Duvall: Vehicle interior identification and monitoring system. Automotive Technologies International, Samuel Shipkovitz, November 3, 1998: US05829782 (176 worldwide citation)

This invention is a system to identify and monitor contents and/or parts of the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, such as an automobile or truck, by processing the signal received from the contents or parts using one or more techniques, including neural networks or other pattern recognition ...


8
Greg S Uptegraph: Programmable thermostat with rotary dial program setting. Lux Products Corporation, Austin R Miller, October 7, 1997: US05673850 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed towards a programmable thermostat which includes a programming device for generating programs and a temperature comparison device to operate a temperature-modifying device, such as a furnace or air-conditioning system. This programming device may include a microprocessor wh ...


9
Michael R Levine: Electronic thermostat with repetitive operation cycle. Krass Young & Schivley, June 22, 1982: US04335847 (149 worldwide citation)

An electronic multiple-setback thermostat for residential and commercial use includes an internal clock having a week-long cycle. The thermostat is programmed by the operator, usually manually actuable input devices, to control the furnace/air conditioning system to achieve a schedule of temperature ...


10
Takeshi Yoshinori, Yuichi Kajino, Hikaru Sugi, Shinji Aoki, Yoshimitsu Inoue, Hajime Ito: Vehicle seat air-conditioning system. Denso Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 9, 2000: US06059018 (133 worldwide citation)

An air-conditioning case (2d) of a front air-conditioning unit (2) includes therein a branching duct (2c) for dividing the flow of the air-conditioned air to the seat (3) of occupants, and a cool/warm air switch (10) for switching the cool air (7) and the warm air (8) of the air-conditioned air and ...