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TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS FOR MEASURED VALUES, CONTROL OR SIMILAR SIGNALS (fluid pressure transmission systems F15B; sensing members for specific physical variables, see the relevant subclasses, e.g. of G01 or H01; indicators or recorders, see the relevant subclasses, e.g. G01D, G09F; mechanical means for transferring the output of a sensing member G01D 5/00; means for converting the output of the sensing member into a different variable G01D 5/00; self-balancing bridges G01R; position control in general G05D 3/00; mechanical control systems G05G; systems for transmitting "on/off" signals only, systems for transmitting alarm conditions G08B; order telegraph systems G08B 9/00; generating electric pulses H03K; coding, decoding or code conversion H03M; transmission of digital information H04L; selective calling from one station to another H04Q 9/00)
Definition statement
This subclass covers:

This group covers mainly systems for the transmission of control signals for remotely controlling devices.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass does not cover:

Fluid pressure transmission system

Mechanical means for transferring the output of a sensing member into a different variable

Mechanical control systems

Transmission systems of measured/sensed values (telemetry, remote monitoring)

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer

Handheld casings, especially adapted for remote control

Circuit arrangements for electric light sources in general, linked via wireless transmission

Remote-control arrangements specially adapted for toys

Telephone substation equipment for remote control of appliances

Home automation networks

Details of television systems, whereby additional information being controlled by a remote control apparatus

Electronic locks operated with unidirectional data transmission between data carriers and locks.

Electronic locks operated with bidirectional data transmission between data carriers and locks

Details of transmission systems, by remote contro

Transmission systems employing electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. light, infra-red

Power saving techniques per se

Arrangements for remote connection or disconnection of substations or of equipment thereof

Controlling appliance services of a home automation network by calling their functionalities

Reporting information sensed by appliance or service execution status of appliance services in a home automation network

Arrangements for influencing the relationship between signals at input and output, e.g. differentiating, delaying, (transferring the output of a sensing member to an indicating or recording part not yielding momentary value G01D 1/00; systems for control of position involving comparison between actual and desired values G05D 3/00; computing G06)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Transferring the output of a sensing member to an indicating or recording part not yielding momentary value

Systems for control of position involving comparison between actual and desired values

Arrangements characterised by the use of multiplexing for the transmission of a plurality of signals over a common path (multiplex transmission in general H04J)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Multiplex transmission in general

Arrangements for transmitting signals characterised by the use of a wireless electrical link
Definition statement
This group covers:

This group covers mainly systems for transmitting control signals via a wireless link, without specifying what kind of wireless link (IR, radio, ultrasonic, etc.) is being used.

Special rules of classification within this subgroup

The following features should be allocated the CPC codes for additional information below:

Transmission systems of control signals via wireless link

Power supply of remote control devices

Energy harvesting

Mechanical energy (vibration, piezoelectric)

Solar power

Power saving techniques of remote control/controlled devices

Binding and programming of remote control devices

Programming remote control devices via third means

User interface

Voice input

Remote control based on movements, attitude of remote control device

Remote control using macros, scripts

Context aware guidance

Remote control systems using repeaters, converters, gateways

Remote control of gateways

Transmitting/receiving remote control signals via a network

Receiving/transmitting feedback (replies, status updates, acknowledgements) from the controlled devices

Remote controlling of devices based on replies, status thereof, whereby the remote control device and the controlled device communicate via short range communication means

Security, fault tolerance

Password, biometric

Rolling code

Redundant transmissions

Device selection

Directional beams

Additional features

Remote control based on location and proximity

Universal remote control

Remote control using other portable devices (mobile phone, PDA, laptop)

Smart cards

Electric signal transmission systems (G08C 17/00 takes precedence)
Definition statement
This group covers:

This group covers mainly systems for transmitting signals via wires/cables.

using pulse code
Definition statement
This subgroup covers:

This group covers wireless control systems in which the remote control device or the controlled device is learning/teaching the code libraries/code sets.

using optical means to convert the input signal (analogue/digital converters per se H03M 1/00); {optical analogue digital converters G02F 7/00; contains no documents, see G01D 5/26}
References relevant to classification in this group
This subgroup does not cover:

Analogue/digital converters

Optical analog/digital converter

using dynamo-electric devices (operated by pulses G08C 19/20; dynamo-electric machines per se H02K)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subgroup does not cover:

Operated by pulses

Dynamo-electric machines

Systems for transmitting the position of an object with respect to a predetermined reference system, e.g. tele-autographic system (converting the pattern of mechanical parameters, e.g. force or presence, into electrical signals G06K 11/00)
References relevant to classification in this group
This group does not cover:

Converting the pattern of mechanical parameters, e.g. force or presence, into electrical signals

Non-electrical signal transmission systems, e.g. optical systems
Definition statement
This group covers:

Non-electrical signal transmission systems for transmitting control signals.

using infrasonic, sonic or ultrasonic waves
Definition statement
This subgroup covers:

This group covers non-electrical control signal transmission systems using infrasonic, sonic or ultrasonic waves

using light waves, e.g. infra-red
Definition statement
This subgroup covers:

This group covers systems for transmitting control signals via light waves, infra-red.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Transmission systems employing electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. light, infra-red

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