Allure Energy, Inc.
|Allure Energy, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140191848||HOME AUTOMATION USING NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION - A system includes a network device that is disposed at a site and configured to communicate with a wireless network. A controller is disposed at the site and is in communication with the wireless network, and a passive device is disposed at the site and includes a unique identifier disposed thereon. The system further includes a mobile device associated with the site and which includes a communication chip. The communication chip is configured to read the unique identifier when the mobile device is placed in close proximity to the passive device, and a mobile application disposed on the mobile device is configured to transmit the unique identifier to the controller for use in controlling the network device.||07-10-2014|
|20140128001||PROXIMITY CONTROL USING BLUETOOTH CONNECTION - A system includes a Bluetooth wireless network configured to enable altering an operating condition of a network device to manage energy use at a site. The system also includes a controller configured to detect a mobile device establishing or losing a wireless connection with the Bluetooth enabled wireless network, and then alter an operating condition at the site in response to detecting the mobile device establishing the Bluetooth enabled wireless connection and alter an operating condition at the site in response to detecting the mobile device losing the Bluetooth enabled wireless connection. A method includes detecting a mobile device establishing or losing a wireless connection with a Bluetooth enabled wireless network, and then altering an operating condition of a site in response to detecting the mobile device establishing the wireless connection and altering an operating condition of the site in response to detecting the mobile device losing the wireless connection.||05-08-2014|
|20140060876||TERMINAL CONNECTOR FOR A WALL MOUNTED DEVICE - A wall mounted device includes a housing having a rear surface that is intended to face a wall to which the device is to be mounted. The housing also has an interior portion and an opening formed therein to allow wires from the wall to pass therethrough for communication with the interior housing. The opening has a center point. At least one terminal block may be disposed in the interior portion of the housing and includes a plurality of terminals that are configured to engage a wire to form an electrical connection. Each of the plurality of terminals can be located equidistant from a point within the opening such that the lengths of wire in the housing are reduced.||03-06-2014|
|20130054863||Resource Manager, System And Method For Communicating Resource Management Information For Smart Energy And Media Resources - According to an aspect of the disclosure, a resource management platform, system and method of communicating resource management information for smart energy and media resources is provided. A resource management platform can include an interface configured to communicate media management information and energy management information. The resource management platform also includes a processor configured to detect an incoming communication to alter an operating condition in response to receiving the media management information or the energy management information. The processor can further be configured to initiate an output of media content in response to detecting media management information, and initiate altering an operating status of a device in response to detecting the energy management information. The processor can also initiate storing at least a portion of the media content and the energy management information within a memory.||02-28-2013|
|20130054758||CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM AND PORTAL HAVING MULTI-MEDIA CAPABILITIES - A system for managing a customer engagement portal associated with a site includes a media manager associated with the site and at least one network device associated with the site. The network device and the media manager are in communication to wirelessly transfer streams of media. The network device is configured to output streams of media. The site also has a mobile device associated therewith that is configured to initiate a change in an operating condition of the at least one network device for a location remote from the site. The network device is configured to output the streams of media simultaneously with the operating condition of the network deceive being changed.||02-28-2013|
|20120324119||Energy Management System And Method, Including Auto-Provisioning Capability Using Near Field Communication - According to an aspect of the disclosure, a provisioning system for a network includes a first device associated with a site. The first device includes an RFID reader associated therewith. The system also includes a second device including a device identifier associated therewith. The device identifier includes information about the second device to assist in joining it to the network. The RFID reader is configured to read the device identifier on the second device to obtain information about the second device. Based on the information about the second device it can then be joined to the network by the first device.||12-20-2012|
|20120064923||METHOD FOR ZONE BASED ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH SCALABLE MAP INTERFACE - A method of managing energy use of a network device located at a site with a mobile device is provided. The method proceeds by determining a plurality of zones about the site and detecting a current location of the mobile device relative to the plurality of zones. The method continues by altering the operating condition of the network device in response to detecting the mobile device changing zones. A graphical user interface (GUI) is displayed within the display screen of the mobile device. A map presenting the site location, the plurality of zones disposed about the site location, and the current location of the mobile device is displayed within the GUI along with a distance selector including selectable distance values. The method further includes automatically scaling the plurality of zones and the map in response to changing the selectable distance value using the distance selector.||03-15-2012|
|20120046859||MOBILE DEVICE WITH SCALABLE MAP INTERFACE FOR ZONE BASED ENERGY MANAGEMENT - According to an aspect of the disclosure, a mobile energy management system includes controlling at least one network device at a site using the proximity detection of a mobile device based upon the detection of a plurality of zones. Various features may be presented on a graphical user interface of the mobile device including a map which may present the location of the site, the current location of the mobile device, and the plurality of zones. The graphical user interface may further include a zone size setting presenting selectable distance values enabling the user to set the distance between the site and the boundary of each zone. In response to the selection of a distance value, the mobile device may automatically scale the map to simultaneously present the boundary of each zone and the current location of the mobile device within the display screen of the mobile device.||02-23-2012|
Patent applications by Allure Energy, Inc.