US 9,811,990 B2
Virtual enhancement of security monitoring
Daniel Kerzner, McLean, VA (US)
Assigned to Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed by Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed on Oct. 21, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/299,609.
Application 15/299,609 is a division of application No. 15/069,611, filed on Mar. 14, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/132,496, filed on Mar. 12, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0039829 A1, Feb. 9, 2017
Int. Cl. G08B 13/196 (2006.01); H04N 5/04 (2006.01); H04N 5/232 (2006.01); H04N 7/18 (2006.01); G06T 19/00 (2011.01); G08B 25/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/0481 (2013.01)
CPC G08B 13/19682 (2013.01) [G06T 19/006 (2013.01); G08B 13/19645 (2013.01); G08B 25/009 (2013.01); H04N 5/04 (2013.01); H04N 5/23216 (2013.01); H04N 7/181 (2013.01); G06F 3/04817 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A monitoring system, comprising:
a virtual reality headset;
a plurality of cameras;
a plurality of sensors located at different locations in a property, wherein the plurality of sensors include a first sensor;
a monitoring control unit, wherein the monitoring control unit includes:
a network interface;
one or more processors; and
one or more storage devices that include instructions that are operable, when executed by the one or more processors, to cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:
receiving data from the first sensor that is indicative of an event;
transmitting a notification that includes data used to initiate generation of a prompt, for display on a user interface of the virtual reality headset, that is indicative of one or more objects moving within a vicinity of the one or more sensors;
providing for display on a user interface of the virtual reality headset a graphical icon that corresponds to a first camera of the plurality of cameras that is associated with the one or more sensors;
receiving a selection of the particular graphical icon; and
in response to receiving the selection of the particular graphical icon, transmitting one or more instructions to the first camera that is associated with the one or more sensors to stream a first live video feed of a portion of the property that is within a vicinity of the one or more sensors to the user interface of the virtual reality headset, wherein the virtual reality headset is configured to transition from outputting the first live video feed from the first camera for display on the user interface of the virtual reality headset to outputting a second live video feed from a second camera for display on the user interface of the virtual reality headset in response to one or more movements of a head of a user wearing the virtual reality headset.