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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/group 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/group 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 characterized by the use of a wireless electrical link
Definition statement
This subclass/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
Electrical signal transmission systems (G08C 17/00 takes precedence)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

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

using pulse code
Definition statement
This subclass/group 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); [N: optical analogue digital converters G02F 7/00; contains no documents, see G01D 5/26]
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group 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 subclass/group 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 subclass/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 subclass/group covers:

Non-electrical signal transmission systems for transmitting control signals.

using infrasonic, sonic or ultrasonic waves
Definition statement
This subclass/group 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 subclass/group 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
Arrangements for preventing or correcting errors; Monitoring arrangements
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