Multi-functional general purpose transceivers and devices

  • US 8,908,842 B2
  • Filed: 12/17/2012
  • Issued: 12/09/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/14/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A device for communicating information, the device comprising:

  • a low-power transceiver configured to wirelessly transmit a signal comprising instruction data for delivery to a network of addressable devices;

    an interface circuit for communicating with a central location; and

    a controller coupled to the interface circuit and to the low-power transceiver, the controller configured to establish a communication link between at least one device in the network of addressable devices and the central location using an address included in the signal, the communication link comprising one or more devices in the network of addressable, the controller further configured to receive one or more signals via the low-power transceiver and communicate information contained within the signals to the central location.

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