(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 14 July 2020 (14.07.2020)

Information valid as of: 29 January 2021 (29.01.2021)

Report generated on: 22 June 2021 (22.06.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2021/02743618 February 2021 (18.02.2021) Chinese (ZH)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/CN2020/10033806 July 2020 (06.07.2020) Chinese (ZH)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
201910740041.7 (CN)12 August 2019 (12.08.2019) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
G05B 15/02 (2006.01); G05B 19/418 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES, INC. OF ZHUHAI [CN/CN]; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN) (for all designated states)
ZHUHAI LEAYUN TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD [CN/CN]; Room 601, No. 8, Lianshan Lane, Jida Jingshan Road Zhuhai, Guangdong 519015 (CN) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
ZHEN, Zhijian; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN)
XIAO, Chen; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN)
SONG, Dechao; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN)
WANG, Yuanzhao; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN)
ZHAO, Huizi; West Jinji Road, Qianshan Zhuhai, Guangdong 519070 (CN)

(74) Agent(s):
BEIJING XURUN LAW FIRM; Room B-1605, Caizhi International Building No. 18 Zhongguancun East Road, Haidian District Beijing 100083 (CN)

(54) Title (EN): METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DEVICE, AND SERVER
(54) Title (FR): PROCÉDÉ DE COMMANDE DE DISPOSITIF, ET SERVEUR
(54) Title (ZH): 一种控制设备的方法及服务器

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A method for controlling a device, and a server, wherein same can reduce the probability of failure of a controlled device that may be caused when multiple users simultaneously control the device. The method involves: a server receiving control information from a client (S21), wherein the control information is used to enable a first device to execute a first operation; the server determining whether the first device is in a controlled state (S22), wherein the controlled state refers to the first device being in the process of operating according to control information of other clients; and when the first device is not in a controlled state, the server forwarding the control information to the first device (S23).
(FR): Procédé de commande d'un dispositif, et serveur, dans lequel celui-ci peut réduire la probabilité de défaillance d'un dispositif commandé qui peut être provoquée lorsque de multiples utilisateurs commandent simultanément le dispositif. Le procédé implique : un serveur recevant des informations de commande en provenance d'un client (S21), les informations de commande étant utilisées pour permettre à un premier dispositif d'exécuter une première opération ; le serveur déterminant si le premier dispositif est dans un état commandé (S22), l'état commandé se rapportant au premier dispositif qui est en cours de fonctionnement en fonction d'informations de commande d'autres clients ; et lorsque le premier dispositif n'est pas dans un état commandé, le serveur transmettant les informations de commande au premier dispositif (S23).
(ZH): 一种控制设备的方法及服务器,可以减少在多用户同时控制设备时可能导致被控设备故障的概率。服务器接收来自客户端的控制信息(S21),控制信息用于令第一设备执行第一操作。服务器确定第一设备是否处于被控制状态(S22),被控制状态是指第一设备处于根据其他客户端的控制信息进行操作的过程中。当第一设备未处于被控制状态时,服务器将控制信息转发给第一设备(S23)。

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 29 September 2020 (29.09.2020) [CN]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

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European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM