Doorbell communication systems and methods

CAFC
  • US 9,055,202 B1
  • Filed: 02/12/2015
  • Issued: 06/09/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/26/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A doorbell system comprising a doorbell, wherein the doorbell system comprises:

  • a button configurable to enable a visitor to sound a chime;

    a visitor detection system having at least one of a camera assembly, a motion detector assembly, and an infrared detector assembly, wherein the visitor detection system is configurable to detect the visitor within a field of view of the visitor detection system;

    an outer housing coupled to the visitor detection system, wherein the visitor detection system comprises a first sensor configurable to detect a first indication suggestive of the visitor within the field of view, and a second sensor configurable to detect a second indication suggestive of the visitor within the field of view; and

    a wall that separates the first sensor from the second sensor, wherein the wall divides the field of view such that the first sensor is configured to detect the first indication within a first portion of the field of view and the second sensor is configured to detect the second indication within a second portion of the field of view, wherein the button, the first sensor, and the second sensor face outward towards the field of view,wherein an outer surface of the wall faces outward, and the outer surface of the wall is located further outward than an outer surface of the first sensor and an outer surface of the second sensor.

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