CN102221830A - Electric appliance control equipment, device and system - Google Patents

Electric appliance control equipment, device and system Download PDF

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CN102221830A
CN102221830A CN2011100202368A CN201110020236A CN102221830A CN 102221830 A CN102221830 A CN 102221830A CN 2011100202368 A CN2011100202368 A CN 2011100202368A CN 201110020236 A CN201110020236 A CN 201110020236A CN 102221830 A CN102221830 A CN 102221830A
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The invention provides electric appliance control equipment, comprising a first wireless communication module, a second communication module and an electric appliance control module, wherein the first wireless communication module is used for carrying out communication with indicating equipment so as to receive an electric appliance control instruction; the second communication module is used for carrying out communication with other electric appliance control equipment so as to receive and/or send the electric appliance control instruction; and the electric appliance control module is used for controlling a specified electric appliance according to the electric appliance control instruction for the electric appliance control equipment when the first wireless communication module or the second communication module receives the electric appliance control instruction for the electric appliance control equipment.

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Electrical apparatus control equipment, device and system
Technical field
The present invention relates to electrical apparatus control equipment, device and system.
Background technology
Commercial or home central electrical apparatus control system is by the centralized control of assemblies such as console, control panel, dedicated remote control, control bus realization to multiposition point light units.Common communication mechanism comprises line of electric force, control line, radio frequency etc.Most schemes are defined in by console or dedicated remote control to be controlled; Most of scheme need concentrate construction install in control or dispose control bus.Fig. 1 is common central electrical apparatus control system structure.
In addition, also can realize simple light distant control function by the simple and easy light telechirics of family expenses, this scheme is made up of dedicated remote control (transmitter) and light modulator (receiver).The user is by controlling the infrared or radiofrequency signal of telepilot emission, the one or more controlled light source in the control small distance.Fig. 2 is the simple and easy light telechirics of a family expenses structure.
The existing system that carries out electrical equipment control by mobile phone as shown in Figure 3, wherein mobile phone is gone up the application program of moving by certain computing machine in the Wi-Fi network in Wi-Fi router (or access point) the institute coverage and the LAN (Local Area Network) (or internet) specialized equipment of corresponding function (or possess) and is communicated, this application program is responsible for the mobile phone steering order is forwarded on the control signal transmitter that is connected to this computing machine USB interface (or other interface), and this control signal transmitter is controlled some light modulators (receiver) by modes such as line of electric force, control line, radio frequencies.This scheme needs extra computation machine, computer software and control signal transmitter to reach the function of controlling light in the certain limit by mobile phone.
The defective that above-mentioned prior art scheme exists comprises:
● realize man-machine interaction by uniset console, panel, dedicated remote control, be difficult to control with mobile phone.
● the existing network of need (as wireless network, comprise Wi-Fi, cellular network etc., or wired network, comprise control bus, line of electric force etc., or network infrastructure, comprise network base station, router etc.) support.
● need construction wiring or installation central control system (power line communication requires while cloth live wire and zero line in the embedding shingle nail, increases the engineering complexity).
● when central control equipment or control bus fault, whole electrical equipment control networks states that paralyses.
● remote control distance, while opertaing device limited amount; It is low to control response speed.
Along with development of Communication Technique, existing handset processes ability significantly promotes, and people not only are confined to voice and conventional data business to the expectation of cell-phone function.Several data concatenation ability (cellular network, Wi-Fi, bluetooth, infrared etc.) has promoted mobile phone with abundant sensor (GPS location, image sensor, light sensor, gravity accelerator, three-dimensional gyroscope, proximity transducer, microphone etc.) and real world carries out the mutual ability of physics.
Therefore, people wish to come direct control apparatus by consumption electronic product such as widely used mobile phone or other radio communication device, and are of the prior art above-mentioned and other is not enough to overcome.
Summary of the invention
Consider the defective of prior art, the present invention proposes a kind of electrical apparatus control equipment, device and system, and it can allow the user directly to control a plurality of electrical equipment by handheld devices such as mobile phones, and does not need other special central control unit.
Provided general introduction of the present invention below, its detailed description and more specifically beneficial effect in embodiment, further provide.
A kind of electrical apparatus control equipment according to the embodiment of the invention comprises: first wireless communication module is used for and instruction equipment and communicates to receive the electrical equipment control instruction; Second communication module is used for communicating to receive and/or to send the electrical equipment control instruction with other electrical apparatus control equipment; And electrical control module, be used for when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive the electrical equipment control instruction that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment, instruct according to the described electrical equipment control that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment and control appointment electrical equipment.
According to an aspect, the electrical equipment control instruction that described second communication module is further used for receiving when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module is not when being used for the described electrical equipment control instruction of described electrical apparatus control equipment, sends the described electrical equipment control instruction that described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive to described other electrical apparatus control equipment.
According to another aspect, described second communication module can be further used for sending to described other electrical apparatus control equipment by the mode of broadcasting the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module; Perhaps, described second communication module can be further used for sending to described other electrical apparatus control equipment according to the network routing plan of appointment the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module.
According to another aspect, described electrical control module is further used for the control password of the control password that comprised when the described electrical equipment control instruction that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment and described electrical apparatus control equipment when identical, and just the basis described electrical equipment control that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment is instructed and controlled described appointment electrical equipment.
According to another aspect, described first wireless communication module also is used to detect whether have described commander equipment in the preset range of described electrical apparatus control equipment periphery, wherein, described electrical control module is further used for controlling described appointment electrical equipment according to preassigned mode when having described commander equipment in the described preset range at described electrical apparatus control equipment periphery.
According to another aspect, described commander equipment is mobile phone or controller.
For realizing purpose of the present invention, a kind of system that is used for control apparatus according to the embodiment of the invention, comprise: a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments, wherein, each electrical apparatus control equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment further comprises: first wireless communication module is used for and instruction equipment and communicates to receive the electrical equipment control instruction; Second communication module is used for communicating to receive and/or to send the electrical equipment control instruction with at least one other electrical apparatus control equipment of described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments; And electrical control module, be used for when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive the electrical equipment control instruction of the electrical apparatus control equipment that is used for described electrical control module place, instruct according to the described electrical equipment control of the described electrical apparatus control equipment that is used for described electrical control module place and control appointment electrical equipment.
According on the other hand, the electrical apparatus control equipment of described commander equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments sends the electrical equipment control instruction, and a described electrical apparatus control equipment other electrical apparatus control equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments is transmitted described electrical equipment control instruction.
For realizing purpose of the present invention, a kind of device that is used for sending to electrical apparatus control system the electrical equipment control instruction according to the embodiment of the invention comprises:
Memory module, the information that is used to store a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments;
Control module is used to generate at least one electrical equipment control instruction, and wherein, each in described at least one electrical equipment control instruction is instructed at one of them of described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments; And
Wireless communication module is used for setting up the electrical equipment control instruction that direct-connected electrical apparatus control equipment sends described generation to described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments and described commander equipment.
According to one side, it is one of following setting up direct-connected described electrical apparatus control equipment with described commander equipment: the electrical apparatus control equipment of received signal intensity indication reading the best that commander equipment communicates with described in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments, the electrical apparatus control equipment of at first being found in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment by described commander equipment, and in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment with the electrical apparatus control equipment of communication quality the best of described commander equipment.
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Fig. 1 is the structural representation of common central electrical apparatus control system.
Fig. 2 is the structural representation of the simple and easy light telechirics of family expenses.
Fig. 3 is the existing structural representation that carries out the system of electrical equipment control by mobile phone.
Fig. 4 is the system construction drawing that is used to illustrate one embodiment of the present of invention.
Fig. 5 is used for the indicative flowchart of the process of control apparatus for electrical apparatus control equipment according to an embodiment of the invention.
Fig. 6 is the system architecture synoptic diagram of electrical apparatus control equipment according to an embodiment of the invention.
Fig. 7 is the system architecture synoptic diagram of electrical apparatus control equipment in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention.
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Below, will describe each embodiment of the present invention in conjunction with the accompanying drawings in detail.Should be noted that scope of the present invention is not limited to embodiment described below.
Background technology partly is primarily aimed at lighting control technology of the prior art and is described.As long as it should be understood that to meet other related request, these lighting control technologies are equally applicable to electrical equipment is controlled.To come below that embodiments of the present invention is described in detail at electrical equipment control.
Fig. 4 is the system construction drawing that is used to illustrate one embodiment of the present of invention.There is shown 1 mobile phone and 6 electrical apparatus control equipments.In Fig. 4, circular P represents mobile phone, octagon D 0-D 5The expression electrical apparatus control equipment wherein has the communication capacity of point-to-point between the electrical apparatus control equipment, can set up data path each other, can carry out radio communication between mobile phone and the electrical apparatus control equipment.Solid line among the figure represents to exist between the electrical apparatus control equipment data path of direct point-to-point, and dotted line is represented the wireless data pathway between mobile phone and the electrical apparatus control equipment.Communication between the electrical apparatus control equipment can be wired (for example passing through line of electric force), also can be wireless (for example below will describe in detail).
In practice, because factors such as distance is excessive, buildings obstruction, do not require between any two electrical apparatus control equipments and all have direct data path, but the present invention only requires all electrical apparatus control equipments to be controlled and can be directly or indirectly forms the network that is communicated with by the communication capacity of above-mentioned point-to-point, and mobile phone at least and have direct data path between one of them electrical apparatus control equipment.
In the embodiment show in figure 4, electrical apparatus control equipment D 0And D 1Between have data path L 0_1, electrical apparatus control equipment D 0And D 2Between have data path L 0_2, electrical apparatus control equipment D 2And D 3Between have data path L 2_3, electrical apparatus control equipment D 3And D 4Between have data path L 3_4, electrical apparatus control equipment D 3And D 5Between have data path L 3_5, mobile phone P and electrical apparatus control equipment D 2Between have wireless data pathway L.
It should be understood that the quantity of electrical apparatus control equipment shown in the figure and mobile phone and between them the concrete situation of annexation only be in many examples one, the present invention is not limited to the situation shown in the figure.
In operating process, mobile phone P at first (is D in the present embodiment to the electrical apparatus control equipment that has wireless data pathway with it 2) sending the set that one or more electrical equipment control are instructed, these one or more electrical equipment control instructions are respectively applied for electrical apparatus control equipment D 0-D 5In one or more electrical apparatus control equipments control.
Fig. 5 is used for the indicative flowchart of the process of control apparatus for electrical apparatus control equipment according to an embodiment of the invention.In step 501, electrical apparatus control equipment D 2Receive the set of electrical equipment control instruction, and then each the electrical equipment control instruction in this set is handled respectively.At first, in step 502, judge whether this electrical equipment control instruction is used for this electrical apparatus control equipment D 2Self.If just instruct control apparatus opertaing device D according to this electrical equipment control in step 503 2The electrical equipment of being controlled.If not, just this electrical equipment control instruction is sent to other electrical apparatus control equipment in step 504; Wherein, can send by the mode of broadcasting this electrical equipment control instruction is sent to other electrical apparatus control equipment, also can this electrical equipment control instruction be sent to other electrical apparatus control equipment according to the network routing plan of appointment.
Below each technical characterictic of the present invention and beneficial effect will be described in further detail.
Electrical apparatus control equipment
Fig. 6 is the system architecture synoptic diagram of electrical apparatus control equipment 100 according to an embodiment of the invention.As shown in FIG., electrical apparatus control equipment 100 is made up of electrical control module 110, peer-to-peer communications module 120 and wireless communication module 130.But in specific implementation, one or more above-mentioned modules can be combined in the individual module and realize.For example, as described below, if the communication mechanism of peer-to-peer communications module 120 and wireless communication module 130 is identical, then they can merge in the module.
The mode of appearance of electrical apparatus control equipment 100 and function can be encased switch panel, socket, switching socket and other various suitable patterns, also can with integration such as controlled light fixture, incandescent lamp, electricity-saving lamp, or require the mode of appearance and the function of selected existing electrical equipment control product according to the practical application scene.
Electrical control module 110 can comprise the function with mode control apparatus switches such as controllable silicon and/or relay and other numeral, simulation, machinery and/or brightness, or various existing electric control function, assembly and structure.Realize control by electrical control module 110 to electrical equipment.These details are known to those skilled in the art, therefore no longer describe in further detail.
Electrical apparatus control equipment 100 carries out communicating by letter between device node by other electrical apparatus control equipment in peer-to-peer communications module 120 and the network, is used for receiving and/or sends the electrical equipment control instruction.Above-mentioned communication between the electrical apparatus control equipment both can be wired, for example finishes by power line communication, and also can be wireless, for example bluetooth, ZigBee, Wi-Fi, WiMAX or the like.
As an example that communicates with wireless mode, peer-to-peer communications module 120 can utilize short-distance wireless (Short Range Wireless) digital communication scheme to realize that a kind of scheme of communicating by letter between device node is: finish modulation, communication link (can select to use ISM band low-power short-distance wireless communication schemes such as 433MHz, 2.4GHz) such as phase-locked by radio frequency (RF) transponder chip, electrical control module 110 is realized the internodal communication mechanism of electrical apparatus control equipment by control peer-to-peer communications module 120.
Electrical apparatus control equipment 100 communicates by wireless communication module 130 and mobile phone, to receive the electrical equipment control instruction.A kind of implementation of wireless communication module 130 is: adopt Bluetooth technology, electrical control module 110 by wireless communication module 130 (being bluetooth module) realize with mobile phone between communicate by letter.This bluetooth module and mobile phone adopt certain common Bluetooth protocol (Profile) of supporting to communicate (for example, SPP, HID, AVRCP etc.).It is apparent that for those skilled in the art the realization of this wireless communication module 130 is not limited to Bluetooth technology, stipulate requirement according to application scenarios is different with relevant laws and regulations, the technician can select other wired or wireless communication mechanism.
When (for example all adopting the Bluetooth protocol of wireless mode), above-mentioned two functional modules can be carried out fully integrated when the communication mechanism of above-mentioned peer-to-peer communications module 120 and wireless communication module 130 is identical; When above-mentioned two communication mechanism parts identical (for example Physical layer/link layer mechanism is identical), above-mentioned two functional modules can be carried out part and be integrated.
The electrical equipment control network
Return Fig. 4.Electrical equipment control Network Design purpose of the present invention is that any apparatus node all can carry out data communication with all the other device nodes in this network in this network of permission, so that the user reliably and in time is delivered on the corresponding controlled device node by setting up direct-connected one or more opertaing device node with mobile phone that the user holds the data such as steering order of any apparatus node in this network, be responsible for the specified steering order of the concrete user of execution by corresponding controlled device node.As previously described, the electrical equipment control instruction that receives when peer-to-peer communications module 120 or wireless communication module 130 is when being used for this electrical apparatus control equipment, just instructs according to the electrical equipment control that is used for this electrical apparatus control equipment and controls appointment electrical equipment.Otherwise, the electrical equipment control instruction is sent to other electrical apparatus control equipment according to predetermined scheme.
Provide the method that realizes above-mentioned purpose by the broadcasting relaying below: the original equipment node that receives steering order from mobile phone is to the whole instructions of armamentarium node transmission except being used for this device node, receive that successfully the device node of instruction handles the instruction be used for this device node, continue then to be used for whole instructions beyond this device node to what the armamentarium node sent that it receives.By that analogy, finish after termination condition can be set to repeat at most N time, perhaps all instruct all successfully to pass to reach afterwards and finish.According to different requirements such as required coverage of network and corresponding speeds, when practical application, adjust the value of N.Provided below and adopted the broadcasting trunking scheme, broadcasted each step (in conjunction with the example of Fig. 4) of an instantiation of the whole networks of relay and control by 3 times:
S101 user need control 6 device node (D in this network 0-D 5).The user holds mobile phone P and device node D 2Set up directly and connect.The user will (be designated as C to the steering order of 6 device nodes 0-C 5) set pass through the mobile phone of holding and device node D 2Between communication channel all be sent to device node D 2
S102 device node D 2At first handle steering order C to himself 2Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S103 device node D 2Will whole all the other instruction C 0, C 1, C 3, C 4, C 5Set is to device node D 0, D 1, D 3, D 4, D 5Send.
S104 is because device node D 2Network coverage restriction, only device node D 0With D 3Can receive this steering order set.
S105 device node D 0With D 3Handle in this instruction set steering order C respectively to himself 0With C 3Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S106 device node D 0With all the other instruction C 1, C 3, C 4, C 5Combination send to all the other device node D 1, D 3, D 4, D 5
S107 is because device node D 0Network coverage restriction, only device node D 1Equipment can receive this instruction set.
S108 device node D 3With all the other instruction C 0, C 1, C 4, C 5Combination send to all the other device node D 0, D 1, D 4, D 5
S109 is because device node D 3Network coverage restriction, only device node D 4, D 5Can receive this instruction set.
S110 device node D 1In this instruction set of device processes to self steering order C 1Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S111 device node D 1With all the other instruction C in this instruction set 3, C 4, C 5Send to all the other equipment D 3, D 4, D 5
S112 is because device node D 1The network coverage restriction, device node D 3, D 4, D 5All can't receive this instruction set.
S113 device node D 4Handle in this instruction set steering order C to himself 4Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S114 device node D 4With all the other instruction set C in this instruction set 0, C 1, C 5Set sends to corresponding device node D 0, D 1, D 5
S115 is because device node D 4The network coverage restriction, device node D 0, D 1, D 5All can't receive this instruction set.
S116 device node D 5Handle the steering order C of receive in the instruction set to himself 5Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S117 device node D 5With all the other instruction set C in this instruction set 0, C 1, C 4Set sends to corresponding device node D 0, D 1, D 4
S118 is because device node D 5The network coverage restriction, device node D 0, D 1, D 4All can't receive this instruction set.
Whole controlled device nodes successfully received and carried out corresponding user's steering order S119 this moment, and this takes turns network service and completes successfully.
Communication may take more equipment, the higher network bandwidth and network occupancy between the network equipment node of broadcasting trunking scheme, but allow in the simplification communication of algorithms and conceptual design complexity, guarantees the getatability of steering order preferably.
Can also adopt between the network equipment node of routing mode and communicate by letter, can select relevant method for routing of existing wireless Mesh netword or self-organizing network or technology to realize identical purpose.At this, provide an instantiation (in conjunction with Fig. 4) of the network service of adopting routing mode:
S201 user need control 6 device node (D in this network 0-D 5).The user holds mobile phone P and device node D 2Set up directly and connect.The user will (be designated as C to the steering order of 6 device nodes 0-C 5) set pass through the mobile phone of holding and device node D 2Between communication channel all be sent to device node D 2
S202 device node D 2At first handle steering order C to himself 2Abandon this instruction afterwards.
S203 device node D 2According to its this network routing table (seeing Table 1) of having stored in advance, with C 0, C 1Set sends to D 0C 3, C 4, C 5Set is to device node D 3Send.
S204 device node D 0Handle in this instruction set steering order C to himself 0According to this network routing table (seeing Table 2) of storage in advance, will instruct C 1To device node D 1Send.
S205 device node D 3Handle in this instruction set steering order C to himself 3According to this network routing table (seeing Table 3) of storage in advance, will instruct C 4Send to device node D 4To instruct C 5Send to device node D 5
S206 device node D 1Execution command C 1
S207 device node D 4Execution command C 4
S208 device node D 5Execution command C 5
Whole controlled device nodes successfully received and carried out corresponding user's steering order S209 this moment, and this takes turns network service and completes successfully.
Table 1 device node D 2The routing table of storage
Destination node Next node
D 0 D 0
D 1 D 0
D 3 D 3
D 4 D 3
D 5 D 3
Table 2 device node D 0The routing table of storage
Destination node Next node
D 1 D 1
D 2 D 2
D 3 D 2
D 4 D 2
D 5 D 2
Table 3 device node D 3The routing table of storage
Destination node Next node
D 0 D 2
D 1 D 2
D 2 D 2
D 4 D 4
D 5 D 5
The implication of above-mentioned routing table is: for the instruction that receives, receive the destination node of the device node of this instruction according to this instruction, this instruction is transmitted to next node corresponding in its routing table.According to the principle of network route, the routing table of above-mentioned routing table and other node can be constructed according to the system construction drawing shown in Fig. 4 at an easy rate.
In the above-mentioned routing to communicate mode, the routing table of presetting and storing in each device node can design in several ways, and for example, system optimizes generation, user by software interface formulation etc. by signal strength metric between device node.In use, the user can be as required, by routing table adjustment being improved the network control quality.
Generally, the device node installation site of electrical equipment control network is relatively stable, utilize hardware RSSI (indication of the received signal intensity) function of some wireless transmission integrated circuit or utilize the communication quality measure of realization that firmware is simulated in the device node, allow to set up in actual applications the more routing plan of high-quality (packet loss is low, delay is low).
In the design and evolutionary process of network routing plan, at first by gathering point-to-point communication performance data between each device node of electrical equipment control network, go up at mobile phone (or other contain network routing plan design and tuning algorithm and the suitable equipment of computing power resource) and to generate the network routing plan, and by mobile phone with (or) the electrical equipment control network with the final route plan implementation in all or part of network equipment node.
Adopt the electrical equipment control network equipment node of routing mode to be responsible for received data is decomposed according to the various objectives address, and be sent to next neighbor device node in the corresponding routed path.
Preferably, the present invention can select for use hub-and-spoke network topology to realize communicating by letter between electrical apparatus control equipment.Fig. 7 is the system architecture synoptic diagram of electrical apparatus control equipment in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the electrical apparatus control equipment node that wherein is connected with mobile phone is as the center of Star Network, communicate with other electrical apparatus control equipment, the steering order that mobile phone sent is transmitted in the device node of (in the mode of distribution or broadcasting) required control.As shown in Figure 7, mobile phone P and device node D 0Directly connect D 0With mobile phone to device node D 1, D 2, D 3, D 4Steering order be transmitted to (with the distribution or broadcasting mode) device node D 1, D 2, D 3, D 4
As known from the above,, expanded the overlay area of wireless mode control apparatus, improved the availability and the dirigibility of system by the network of forming by electrical apparatus control equipment.Simultaneously, owing to can directly communicate between the electrical apparatus control equipment, do not need special-purpose remote control or middle control equipment or computing machine to come the concentrated area to control each electrical apparatus control equipment respectively, this will reduce manufacturing cost, system complexity and difficulty of construction.
Mobile phone end software
The front adopts mobile phone to be described to various aspects of the present invention as commander equipment.It is apparent that for those skilled in the art, any handheld device or other wired or wireless communication equipment with radio communication function, as long as it can send the electrical equipment control instruction to electrical apparatus control equipment, can replace mobile phone to be used as the commander equipment of user's control apparatus.These equipment include but not limited to: palmtop computer, notebook, desktop PC, net basis, personal digital assistant, handheld device, MP3 or MP4 player, or the like.Continue below further to be described as an example with mobile phone.
Mobile phone end software is stored all or part of information of the control password relevant electrical apparatus control equipments such as (below will further being described) of the desired control apparatus opertaing device of user title, device address, this electrical apparatus control equipment.
The user uses under the sight normal, and when starting or switching to this software, this software search can be set up one or more electrical apparatus control equipments that best in quality is connected with mobile phone that the user holds.According to selected communication technology difference, can judge by some standards, include but not limited to:
If a. selected concrete wireless connections mechanism is supported received signal intensity indication (RSSI) function, one or more equipment of received signal intensity indication reading the best in the electrical apparatus control equipment of then selecting to connect.
If b. this wireless technology has the ability with discovery (search) network-termination device, and specifically being found property of electrical apparatus control equipment has been enabled in system design, can earlier found one or more equipment be best equipment then.
If c. the wireless technology that adopts does not contain received signal intensity (RSSI) indication, do not have the ability of discovery (search) network-termination device, mobile phone can attempt connecting all or part of electrical apparatus control equipment that software write down concurrent or in proper order, for the equipment that can connect, tests such as packet loss, delay are transmitted in simulation, select one or more equipment of communication quality the best directly to connect.
Mobile phone end software all is passed to the user with it the steering order of device node to be controlled in the controlled electric appliance Control Network and sets up on direct-connected one or more electrical apparatus control equipment node, this device node is passed to corresponding controlled electric appliance opertaing device according to the set that foregoing broadcasting relaying or network routing plan will instruct or instruct, and is responsible for carrying out user instruction by concrete controlled electric appliance opertaing device.
Mobile phone end software can be selected existing modes such as touch-screen, button to carry out man-machine interface to design alternately, or any man-machine interaction mode that is applicable to application-specific scene demand.This software can select to support gesture identification; Can select to support by coordinating electrical equipment control with various kinds of sensors that mobile phone is connected (for example image sensor, light sensor etc.); Can select to support by the geographic position with (or) mutually neighbour's electrical apparatus control equipment sign (for example MAC Address, device name etc.) realize the automatic switchover of software interface, to reflect the residing diverse location of user (for example company or family) etc.
By making full use of the customization dirigibility of software, mobile phone end software can design different interfaces scheme or allow the user according to its demand (or preference) controlled electric appliance opertaing device node dynamically to be recombinated in software interface, renamed or change various associated custom such as control mode; Or provide any suitable electrical equipment control effect that reaches by mobile phone end software and prior art (include but are not limited to regularly, flicker, make up and control etc.).
Control each electrical equipment by the existing mobile phone of carrying of most consumers or other hand-held digital equipment, and do not need mobile phone is carried out change on any hardware, this will promote user's experience, facility and work efficiency in life.
Telepilot
The front has been described by mobile phone and has been controlled electrical apparatus control equipment of the present invention or network, clearly, as long as the user needs or wishes, can select for use independent dedicated remote control to finish described control function fully.For this reason, only need with this remote configuration be have with electrical apparatus control equipment in the function that communicates of wireless communication module, make it have basic user input apparatus simultaneously and display device gets final product.Wherein with electrical apparatus control equipment in the realization and the wireless communication module in this electrical apparatus control equipment of the function that communicates of wireless communication module similar, no longer repeat herein.This telepilot and electrical apparatus control equipment of the present invention or internetwork communication mechanism both can and the controlled electric appliance control network devices between communication mechanism identical, also can be identical with mobile phone and controlled electric appliance opertaing device or inter-net communication mechanism.Its specific implementation no longer repeats.
Safety Design
In system design, can guarantee only to have the real owner of this electrical apparatus control equipment to have authority that it is initiated control by selecting following security mechanism for use:
A. electrical apparatus control equipment includes the control password, and this control password need transmit (no matter expressly or encrypt) in all or part of steering order, can initiate control to this controlled device.This password (by forms such as bar code, two-dimensional bar, digital watermarking or plaintexts) is printed in the product appearance or the packing of product.
B. being defaulted as can not Discovery Status (for example bluetooth, Wi-Fi network), and its sign (for example MAC Address, SSID, device name etc. or can represent the sign of its existence arbitrarily) (by forms such as bar code, two-dimensional bar, digital watermarking or plaintexts) is printed in the product appearance or the packing of product.
C. all or part of steering order is carried out encrypted transmission: the encryption function private key is stored in this electrical apparatus control equipment internal flash, erasable read-only memory or other the non-volatile space, or by online the obtaining of any existing mode; Encryption function PKI (by forms such as bar code, two-dimensional bar, digital watermarking or plaintexts) is printed in the product appearance or the packing of product.
When electrical apparatus control equipment comes control apparatus according to the steering order that receives, judge whether the control password in the steering order is identical with the control password of electrical apparatus control equipment earlier, only just come control apparatus after identical according to steering order when definite.
When enabling certain electrical apparatus control equipment for the first time, the user takes by the embedded in mobile phone camera and is printed on bar code, the two-dimensional bar in the product appearance or the packing of product or contains digital watermarking graph image content, obtains contents such as the control password that wherein comprises, device address, encrypted public key.For not having built-in camera or, allowing the user to preserve this facility information equally with artificial input mode for some application scenarios.Then this equipment is added and be saved to mobile phone end software can the opertaing device node listing in.
By said method, increased the security and the reliability of system.
Application scenarios
Except mobile phone was controlled the application scenarios of controlled electric appliance in electrical apparatus control equipment of the present invention or the network, the application scenarios that the present invention can be suitable for also comprised:
Mobile phone existence within its radio communication coverage area of wireless communication module active detecting in the electrical apparatus control equipment, as with the mobile phone list of its internal reservoir in match (for example judging) by mechanism such as device address, titles, then light the electrical equipment relevant with user neighbour's controlled light or ON/OFF, start timed sequence or other program etc., these and other various operations can be specified in advance or be set arbitrarily as required.For example, this scene can be applicable to the automatic illumination of user's approach place light at night etc.
Owing to can customize flexibly by application and the software to mobile phone, this application has improved the adaptability of electrical apparatus control system for the different application scene, has improved user experience.
Simultaneously, come perception mobile phone wireless signal intensity, can automatically close or turn down the unwanted light in depopulated zone, thereby can save energy and reduce the cost by equipment.
It will be appreciated by those skilled in the art that each embodiment of the present invention can make various modification and change under the situation that does not depart from invention essence, and these modification fall within protection scope of the present invention all with changing.Therefore, protection scope of the present invention is defined by appending claims.

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1. electrical apparatus control equipment comprises:
First wireless communication module is used for and instruction equipment and communicates to receive the electrical equipment control instruction;
Second communication module is used for communicating to receive and/or to send the electrical equipment control instruction with other electrical apparatus control equipment; And
Electrical control module is used for when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive the electrical equipment control instruction that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment, instructs according to the described electrical equipment control that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment and controls appointment electrical equipment.
2. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 1, wherein
The electrical equipment control instruction that described second communication module is further used for receiving when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module is not when being used for the described electrical equipment control instruction of described electrical apparatus control equipment, sends the described electrical equipment control instruction that described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive to described other electrical apparatus control equipment.
3. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 2, wherein
Described second communication module is further used for sending to described other electrical apparatus control equipment by the mode of broadcasting the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module.
4. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 2, wherein
Described second communication module is further used for sending to described other electrical apparatus control equipment according to the network routing plan of appointment the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module.
5. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 1, wherein
Described electrical control module is further used for the control password of the control password that comprised when the described electrical equipment control instruction that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment and described electrical apparatus control equipment when identical, and just the basis described electrical equipment control that is used for described electrical apparatus control equipment is instructed and controlled described appointment electrical equipment.
6. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 1, wherein, described first wireless communication module also is used to detect whether have described commander equipment in the preset range of described electrical apparatus control equipment periphery, and
Described electrical control module is further used for controlling described appointment electrical equipment according to preassigned mode when having described commander equipment in the described preset range at described electrical apparatus control equipment periphery.
7. electrical apparatus control equipment as claimed in claim 1, wherein
Described commander equipment is mobile phone or controller.
8. system that is used for control apparatus comprises:
A plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments,
Wherein, each electrical apparatus control equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment further comprises:
First wireless communication module is used for and instruction equipment and communicates to receive the electrical equipment control instruction;
Second communication module is used for communicating to receive and/or to send the electrical equipment control instruction with at least one other electrical apparatus control equipment of described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments; And
Electrical control module, be used for when described first wireless communication module or described second communication module receive the electrical equipment control instruction of the electrical apparatus control equipment that is used for described electrical control module place, instruct according to the described electrical equipment control of the described electrical apparatus control equipment that is used for described electrical control module place and control appointment electrical equipment.
9. system as claimed in claim 8, wherein
The electrical equipment control instruction that described second communication module is further used for when described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module is not when being used for the instruction of the electrical equipment control of described electrical apparatus control equipment, sends the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module to described at least one other electrical apparatus control equipment.
10. system as claimed in claim 9, wherein
Described second communication module is further used for sending to described at least one other electrical apparatus control equipment by the mode of broadcasting the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module.
11. system as claimed in claim 9, wherein
Described second communication module is further used for sending to described at least one other electrical apparatus control equipment according to the network routing plan of appointment the described electrical equipment control instruction of described first wireless communication module or the reception of described second communication module.
12. system as claimed in claim 8, wherein
Described electrical control module is further used for the control password of control password that the described electrical equipment control instruction when the electrical apparatus control equipment that is used for described electrical control module place comprised and the electrical apparatus control equipment at described electrical control module place when identical, and just the basis described electrical equipment control that is used for the electrical apparatus control equipment at described electrical control module place is instructed and controlled described appointment electrical equipment.
13. system as claimed in claim 8, wherein, described first wireless communication module also is used to detect in the preset range of the electrical apparatus control equipment periphery at the described first wireless communication module place whether have described commander equipment, and
Described electrical control module is further used for controlling described appointment electrical equipment according to preassigned mode when having described commander equipment in the described preset range at described electrical apparatus control equipment periphery.
14. system as claimed in claim 8, wherein, the electrical apparatus control equipment of described commander equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments sends the electrical equipment control instruction, and a described electrical apparatus control equipment other electrical apparatus control equipment in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments is transmitted described electrical equipment control instruction.
15. a device that is used for sending to electrical apparatus control system the electrical equipment control instruction comprises:
Memory module, the information that is used to store a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments;
Control module is used to generate at least one electrical equipment control instruction, and wherein, each in described at least one electrical equipment control instruction is instructed at one of them of described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments; And
Wireless communication module is used for setting up the electrical equipment control instruction that direct-connected electrical apparatus control equipment sends described generation to described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments and described commander equipment.
16. device as claimed in claim 15, wherein,
Each instruction in described at least one electrical equipment control instruction comprise its at the control password of electrical apparatus control equipment.
17. device as claimed in claim 15, wherein,
It is one of following setting up direct-connected described electrical apparatus control equipment with described commander equipment: the electrical apparatus control equipment of received signal intensity indication reading the best that commander equipment communicates with described in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipments, the electrical apparatus control equipment of at first being found in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment by described commander equipment, and in described a plurality of electrical apparatus control equipment with the electrical apparatus control equipment of communication quality the best of described commander equipment.
18. device as claimed in claim 15, wherein,
Described commander equipment is mobile phone or controller.
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