Steven W Goldstein: Programmable remote control device for interacting with a plurality of remotely controlled devices. Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, April 25, 1995: US05410326 (1096 worldwide citation)

A universal remote control device which is programmed to operate a variety of consumer products is disclosed. The device is connected over a bidirectional link to either a cable converter or a telephone interface for receiving programming information. A touch screen display is employed on the progra ...

Paul V Darbee, Richard E Ellis, Louis S Jansky, Avram S Grossman: Universal remote control device. Universal Electronics, Thomas R Vigil, September 25, 1990: US04959810 (274 worldwide citation)

The universal remote control system comprises data processor, input device including a keyboard and a keyboard circuit connected to the data processor, signal output device including circuitry for generating infrared light codes connected to the data processor means, a memory including a battery bac ...

Paul V Darbee, Richard E Ellis, Louis Steven Jansky, Avram S Grossman: Universal remote control device. Universal Electronics, Mark R Galis, Michael G Kelber, Gary P Jarosik, September 28, 1999: US05959751 (146 worldwide citation)

The universal remote control system includes input means, signal output means for supplying a signal to a controlled device and a central processing unit coupled to the input means and the signal output means, no ROM, and a single non-volatile, read-write RAM coupled to said central processing unit.

Pierre Michel Combaluzier: Remote smart battery. IC TV Interactive Cyber Television, Goudreau Gage Dubuc & Martineau Walker, October 26, 1999: US05973475 (61 worldwide citation)

A remote smart battery for supplying a cellular telephone comprises a series of electric energy storage cells, a set of supply contacts connected to the storage cells for supplying electric energy from the storage cells to the cellular telephone, a connector having a plurality of female contacts arr ...

Eugene M O&apos Donnell, Lori Rene Bolduc: Programming a universal remote control device. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert D Shedd, Reitseng Lin, November 18, 2003: US06650248 (49 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system for allowing a user to program a universal remote control transmitter device by presenting interactive display menus or voice prompts within a first synchronized remote controllable appliance such as a television, whereby a user can easily program the remote control d ...

Amand Frank: Universal remote control device with touch screen. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Amand Frank, VERDONK Peter L F M, May 12, 2005: WO/2005/043484 (22 worldwide citation)

A universal remote control device (2) is provided for replacing original remote control devices for remote controlling different appliances. The universal remote control device (2) comprises a remote control signal emitter (8) and receiver (16), a memory component (106), a touch screen (6) and a cam ...

Stanley D Martin: Universal remote control device for cameras. January 25, 1994: US05281988 (16 worldwide citation)

A wireless remote controlled, adjustable and programmable freestanding mount and shutter release assembly for various styles of cameras. An enclosure body with adjustable legs houses a microcomputer which directs an electrically controlled piston which delivers its shutter releasing energy through a ...

Lisa Yi Shui, Nathan William Andrews: Signal distribution apparatus with learning function. Thomson Licensing, Joseph S Tripoli, Paul P Kiel, September 18, 2001: US06292230 (15 worldwide citation)

A signal distribution apparatus having a learning feature for recognizing a remote control device code associated with a particular signal source and coupling the associated signal source to an output in response to receipt of the device code. The remote control device code may be transmitted using ...

Johan Agnes Emiel Wouters: Programming of a universal remote control device. Koninklijke Philips, May 5, 2015: US09024733 (14 worldwide citation)

A universal remote control device (10) is programmed by determining layout properties of an existing remote control device (12) that must be replaced by the universal remote control device (10). Information identifying at least part of said layout properties is input into a selection system (14, 18) ...

William Herz: Method and apparatus for updating universal remote databases through TV VBI processing. ZiLOG, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, October 18, 2005: US06956496 (11 worldwide citation)

Universal remote control device database is updated through television video blanking interval (TV VBI) or sub-picture signal processing. As relayed through TV receiver, remote control database(s) is placed in VBI or sub-picture of video signal of specialized program. Data is decoded by VBI slicer o ...