Patents Assigned to Inncom International, Inc.
  • Patent number: 8772982
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided and includes two or more sensor assemblies, each including a sensing unit at a front face thereof, and each being communicatively interconnected and power sharing, a cover plate, mounted adjacent to the front face of the sensor assemblies to entirely cover the sensing units, through which user commands are transmittable, and a wall box, onto which the sensor assemblies and the cover plate are mountable, including a housing in which a space is defined for housing of one or more devices, each device being controllable by the sensor assemblies in accordance with the user commands, and each device being disposed to fit within the space and to be in signal communication with at least one of the sensor assemblies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Rick Quirino
  • Patent number: 8610570
    Abstract: A system to detect a presence in a space is provided and includes a sensor to issue a signal at an instance when a door to the space closes, a detector to periodically issue packets that identify when a presence was last detected in the space, and a processing unit, coupled to the sensor and the detector, which is configured to receive the signal and the packets and which has executable instructions stored thereon that, when executed, cause the processing unit to identify when the door closes based on the signal and to judge the space to be unoccupied after a wait time if the packets indicate the presence was last detected prior to the closing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Inncom International, Inc.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 8368310
    Abstract: A system for distributed light control, including a light circuit, a first device associated with the light circuit, a second device associated with the light circuit, a network communicatively connecting the light circuit, the first device, and the second device, where the first device is configured to actuate the light circuit based upon a control command sent on the network and in accordance with configuration data stored at the first device, where the second device includes a shadow configuration comprising a copy of the configuration data, where the second device is configured to generate a shadow image of the light circuit based upon the control command and the shadow configuration, and where the shadow image comprises a computed status of the light circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Inncom International, Inc.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 8364319
    Abstract: A building automation system is provided and includes a wall box of a building, a control device configured to be mounted on the wall box, the control device including a micro controller and a memory, the memory having executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the micro controller to control an environmental condition within the building, and a configuration memory unit, mounted on the wall box and external from the control device, the configuration memory unit including information stored thereon for configuring the control device, wherein, when executed, the executable instructions further cause the micro controller to access the information when the control device is mounted within the wall box and to configure the control device in accordance with the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 8354914
    Abstract: An electronic lock system including an electronic lock disposed in a door and a device external to the door disposed for wirelessly providing power to the electronic lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Inncom International, Inc.
    Inventors: Duane W. Buckingham, Philipp A. Roosli, Gregory F. Scheurer
  • Publication number: 20120229278
    Abstract: A system to detect a presence in a space is provided and includes a sensor to issue a signal at an instance when a door to the space closes, a detector to periodically issue packets that identify when a presence was last detected in the space, and a processing unit, coupled to the sensor and the detector, which is configured to receive the signal and the packets and which has executable instructions stored thereon that, when executed, cause the processing unit to identify when the door closes based on the signal and to judge the space to be unoccupied after a wait time if the packets indicate the presence was last detected prior to the closing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 8242883
    Abstract: An electronic lock system including an electronic lock disposed in a door and a device external to the door disposed for wirelessly providing power to the electronic lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Duane W. Buckingham, Philipp A. Roosli, Gregory F. Scheurer
  • Patent number: 8184004
    Abstract: A system to detect a presence in a space is provided and includes a sensor to issue a signal at an instance when a door to the space closes, a detector to periodically issue packets that identify when a presence was last detected in the space, and a processing unit, coupled to the sensor and the detector, which is configured to receive the signal and the packets and which has executable instructions stored thereon that, when executed, cause the processing unit to identify when the door closes based on the signal and to judge the space to be unoccupied after a wait time if the packets indicate the presence was last detected prior to the closing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Publication number: 20120075064
    Abstract: A lock system including a gateway device for generating a wireless activation signal and an electronic lock in communication with the gateway device, the electronic lock being activated in response to the activation signal whereby the electronic lock becomes operable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Duane W. BUCKINGHAM, Philipp A. ROOSLI
  • Patent number: 7906873
    Abstract: A device is provided and includes an actuator, mounted to a wall box, including a power supply, a semi-conductor switch, an electrical load controller and a terminal coupled to the power supply and the controller, an actuator interface disposed to receive first commands relating to basic electrical load control by the controller and a separate interface, including a header to communicate with the terminal whereby the separate interface receives power and communicates with the controller, the separate interface being supportable at the wall box and, when the header and terminal communicate, configured to identify a type of the semi-conductor switch of the actuator and to receive second commands of a type unique to the identified actuator type and relating to the basic and enhanced electrical load control by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2011
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Rick Quirino
  • Patent number: 7822349
    Abstract: In an IR communication network, a method is described to optimize channel performance in the presence of strong and varying IR interference. The method controls of the channel gain based on quantitative measurement of the channel noise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Inncom International, Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ralph Giffone, Hazrat Shah
  • Patent number: 7821160
    Abstract: A device is provided and includes an actuator, mounted to a wall box, including a power supply, an electrical load controller and a terminal coupled to the power supply and the controller, an actuator interface disposed on the actuator to receive first commands relating to basic electrical load control by the controller and a separate interface, including a header to communicate with the terminal whereby the separate interface receives power and communicates with the controller, the separate interface being supportable at the wall box and, when the header and terminal communicate, configured to identify a type of the actuator and to receive second commands of a type unique to the identified actuator type and relating to the basic and enhanced electrical load control by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Rick Quirino
  • Publication number: 20100244586
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided and includes two or more sensor assemblies, each including a sensing unit at a front face thereof, and each being communicatively interconnected and power sharing, a cover plate, mounted adjacent to the front face of the sensor assemblies to entirely cover the sensing units, through which user commands are transmittable, and a wall box, onto which the sensor assemblies and the cover plate are mountable, including a housing in which a space is defined for housing of one or more devices, each device being controllable by the sensor assemblies in accordance with the user commands, and each device being disposed to fit within the space and to be in signal communication with at least one of the sensor assemblies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Rick Quirino
  • Publication number: 20100236824
    Abstract: A building automation system is provided and includes a wall box of a building, a control device configured to be mounted on the wall box, the control device including a micro controller and a memory, the memory having executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the micro controller to control an environmental condition within the building, and a configuration memory unit, mounted on the wall box and external from the control device, the configuration memory unit including information stored thereon for configuring the control device, wherein, when executed, the executable instructions further cause the micro controller to access the information when the control device is mounted within the wall box and to configure the control device in accordance with the information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Publication number: 20100188218
    Abstract: A system to detect a presence in a space is provided and includes a sensor to issue a signal at an instance when a door to the space closes, a detector to periodically issue packets that identify when a presence was last detected in the space, and a processing unit, coupled to the sensor and the detector, which is configured to receive the signal and the packets and which has executable instructions stored thereon that, when executed, cause the processing unit to identify when the door closes based on the signal and to judge the space to be unoccupied after a wait time if the packets indicate the presence was last detected prior to the closing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 29, 2010
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 7643908
    Abstract: A system is provided for use in a multi-unit building by which an occupant of a unit of the multi-unit building controls an appliance associated with the unit and includes an actuator which is accessible to the occupant, a processing unit to control the appliance, operative in the first mode, based on occupant instructions, to change the mode of the appliance based on an actuation of the actuator and to control the appliance, operative in the second mode, according to a preselected schedule, and a networking unit to inform, via communications, a monitor of the multi-unit building as to when the appliance operates in the second mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2010
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Richard N. Quirino, Gregory F. Schuerer, Philipp A. Roosli, Duane W. Buckingham
  • Patent number: 7548151
    Abstract: A power management lock system including an electronic lock unit configured to lock and unlock a door and further including at least one sensor in communication with the electronic lock unit, the sensor configured to sense an open condition of the door and a closed condition of the door, wherein the electronic lock unit is configured to receive door data pertaining to the open condition and the closed condition from the at least one sensor, and where the electronic lock unit is further configured to manage the provision of power within the electronic unit based upon the door data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2009
    Assignee: Inncom International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Eric Larson, Ravi Sagar
  • Publication number: 20090096623
    Abstract: A controls application where distributed wireless devices will be operated through a central processing device if the wireless network is reliably available and where the devices will operate with a local and configurable application during times when the wireless network is not available.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2008
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: PHILIPP ROOSLI
  • Publication number: 20090065598
    Abstract: A system is provided for use in a multi-unit building by which an occupant of a unit of the multi-unit building controls an appliance associated with the unit and includes an actuator which is accessible to the occupant, a processing unit to control the appliance, operative in the first mode, based on occupant instructions, to change the mode of the appliance based on an actuation of the actuator and to control the appliance, operative in the second mode, according to a preselected schedule, and a networking unit to inform, via communications, a monitor of the multi-unit building as to when the appliance operates in the second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Richard N. Quirino, Gregory F. Schuerer, Philipp A. Roosli, Duane W. Buckingham
  • Publication number: 20080283621
    Abstract: A system and a method for allowing an occupant of a single unit of a multi-unit building to select an operating state of the unit which consumes less energy than a normal operating state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2007
    Publication date: November 20, 2008
    Applicant: INNCOM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: RICHARD N. QUIRINO, GREGORY F. SCHUERER, PHILIPP A. ROOSLI, DUANE W. BUCKINGHAM