Linked Remote Action by Using Non-Traditional Triggers Determined by Linked Behavior
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-01
The IP.com Prior Art Database
A way to automate powering on/off or control of home theater components (such as TV) by linkage of normally un-related actions such as TV power on triggered by garage door opener. This linkage may be done by communication between appliance and TV, learning of TV remote codes in garage remote, etc.