CPC Definition - Subclass G08C

Last Updated Version: 2016.11
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 place covers:

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

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Fluid pressure transmission system

F15B

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

G01D 5/00

Mechanical control systems

G05G

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

H04Q 9/00

Informative references

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

Remote-control arrangements specially adapted for toys

A63H 30/00

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

G06F 3/00

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

G07C 9/00182

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

G07C 9/00309

Handheld casings, especially adapted for remote control

H01H 9/0235

Details of transmission systems, by remote contro

H04B 1/202

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

H04B 10/00

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

H04L 12/12

Home automation networks

H04L 12/2803

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

H04L 12/2816

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

H04L 12/2823

Telephone substation equipment for remote control of appliances

H04M 1/72533

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

H04N 5/44582

Power saving techniques per se

H04W 52/02

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

H05B 37/0272

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)
References
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

G01D 1/00

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

G05D 3/00

Arrangements characterised by the use of multiplexing for the transmission of a plurality of signals over a common path (multiplex transmission in general H04J)
References
Informative references

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

Multiplex transmission in general

H04J

Arrangements for transmitting signals characterised by the use of a wireless electrical link
Definition statement

This place 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

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

G08C 2201/00

Transmission systems of control signals via wireless link

G08C 2201/10

Power supply of remote control devices

G08C 2201/11

Energy harvesting

G08C 2201/112

Mechanical energy (vibration, piezoelectric)

G08C 2201/114

Solar power

G08C 2201/12

Power saving techniques of remote control/controlled devices

G08C 2201/20

Binding and programming of remote control devices

G08C 2201/21

Programming remote control devices via third means

G08C 2201/30

User interface

G08C 2201/31

Voice input

G08C 2201/32

Remote control based on movements, attitude of remote control device

G08C 2201/33

Remote control using macros, scripts

G08C 2201/34

Context aware guidance

G08C 2201/40

Remote control systems using repeaters, converters, gateways

G08C 2201/41

Remote control of gateways

G08C 2201/42

Transmitting/receiving remote control signals via a network

G08C 2201/50

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

G08C 2201/51

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

G08C 2201/60

Security, fault tolerance

G08C 2201/61

Password, biometric

G08C 2201/62

Rolling code

G08C 2201/63

Redundant transmissions

G08C 2201/70

Device selection

G08C 2201/71

Directional beams

G08C 2201/90

Additional features

G08C 2201/91

Remote control based on location and proximity

G08C 2201/92

Universal remote control

G08C 2201/93

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

G08C 2201/94

Smart cards

Electric signal transmission systems (G08C 17/00 takes precedence)
Definition statement

This place covers:

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

using pulse code
Definition statement

This place 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
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Optical analog/digital converter

G02F 7/00, G01D 5/26

Analogue/digital converters

H03M 1/00

using dynamo-electric devices (operated by pulses G08C 19/20; dynamo-electric machines per se H02K)
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Operated by pulses

G08C 19/20

Dynamo-electric machines

H02K

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

G06K 11/00

Non-electrical signal transmission systems, e.g. optical systems
Definition statement

This place covers:

Non-electrical signal transmission systems for transmitting control signals.

using infrasonic, sonic or ultrasonic waves
Definition statement

This place 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 place covers:

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

References
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

H04B 10/00