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1. (WO2017189134) SYSTEMS, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTERACTING WITH A SECURITY SYSTEM USING A TELEVISION REMOTE CONTROL

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/189134    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/024059
Publication Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 25 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G05B 23/02
Applicants: ECOLINK INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Inventors: LAMB, Michael
BLACK, Jeremy
THIBAULT, Thomas
Title: SYSTEMS, METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTERACTING WITH A SECURITY SYSTEM USING A TELEVISION REMOTE CONTROL
Abstract:
A method and apparatus is described for interacting with a security system using a television remote control. Commands sent by the remote control are received by an auxiliary interface device, which then provides the commands to a security system controller either directly, via a local-area network, or via a wide-area network and server. Status and acknowledgement messages are transmitted from the security system controller to the auxiliary device, whereupon they are provided to and displayed by a television in the form of a security dashboard