Doorbell chime systems and methods

  • US 9,160,987 B1
  • Filed: 06/11/2015
  • Issued: 10/13/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/26/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of using a doorbell system comprising a doorbell and a chime, wherein the doorbell system is configured to be coupled to a building, the method comprising:

  • coupling communicatively the chime to a wireless network of the building, to the doorbell, and to a remote computing device;

    detecting, by the doorbell, a trigger of a button of the doorbell;

    sending a visitor alert from the doorbell to the chime; and

    sending the visitor alert from the chime to the remote computing device such that the chime communicatively couples the doorbell to the remote computing device.

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