KR100936023B1 - Apparatus and method for managing remote equipment - Google Patents

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KR100936023B1
KR100936023B1 KR20030010380A KR20030010380A KR100936023B1 KR 100936023 B1 KR100936023 B1 KR 100936023B1 KR 20030010380 A KR20030010380 A KR 20030010380A KR 20030010380 A KR20030010380 A KR 20030010380A KR 100936023 B1 KR100936023 B1 KR 100936023B1
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The present invention relates to a device and a method for managing a remote device, and to a device and a method for managing a peripheral device. Peripheral device state inspection request unit for requesting a test for the state of the peripheral device; Peripheral device status information receiving unit for receiving the status information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management device receiving the test request; A user interface transmission request unit for requesting transmission of a user interface of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus when the received state information indicates that the peripheral device is started; A user interface receiving unit which receives a user interface from the peripheral device management apparatus that has received the transmission request; A peripheral device storage request unit configured to request a storage device for the peripheral device using the received user interface; And a content transmitter configured to transmit the first content to be stored in the peripheral device for which the storage is requested, to the peripheral device management apparatus.
According to the present invention, outside a home, access various peripheral devices (for example, home appliances) in the home, start the peripheral device, transmit and store the content to the started peripheral device, stored in the started peripheral device There is an effect that the content can be received and played.

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Apparatus and method for managing remote equipment}

1 is a diagram illustrating a conventional home network environment.

2 is a diagram illustrating a home network environment according to an embodiment of the present invention.

3 is a block diagram of a remote device management apparatus and a peripheral device management apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a flowchart of a remote device management method according to an embodiment of the present invention.

5 is a flowchart of a peripheral device management method according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for managing a remote device and to an apparatus and method for managing a peripheral device.

1 is a diagram illustrating a conventional home network environment.

Conventionally, in order to view the contents stored in the external IP holding terminal 11, which is a terminal having an IP (Internet Protocol) address at home, as an external terminal, a terminal having an IP address, which is a terminal having an IP address, in the home Using (12), the user was able to access the Internet, download the necessary content from the external IP holding terminal 11 via the Internet, and view the content through the display panel.

In addition, in order to store the contents stored in the external IP holding terminal 11 in the indoor IP holding terminal 12 outside the home, the contents may be stored in the indoor IP through the Internet through an e-mail operation or the like in the external IP holding terminal 11. After the transmission to the possession terminal 12, the contents transmitted by the in-house IP possession terminal 12 were stored in the storage device.

However, in the case of the first home IP non-terminal terminal 13 and the second home IP non-terminal terminal 14 which do not have an IP address conventionally, the above operation itself is impossible unless an IP address is given. There was a problem. However, in the case of the first non-domestic IP terminal 13 connected to the indoor IP possession terminal 12, a virtual IP address that is a valid address only on the home network is assigned to the indoor IP possession terminal 12 and the first. The indoor IP non-holding terminals 13 could communicate with each other. However, when viewed from the external network of the home network, since the virtual IP is not a public IP address, it cannot be recognized, and even a terminal connected to the home network, even if the terminal does not have an IP address, smoothly from the outside. Was difficult to access.

In particular, in the case of the second home IP non-terminal 14 in the other room apart from the home IP possession terminal 12 in the living room, it is difficult to form a home network due to space constraints. Since access is completely blocked through the terminal 12, there is a problem that it is impossible to start up from the outside and perform a recording operation or the like. In addition, a solution for accessing the contents of the first non-home IP terminal 13 and the second non-IP home terminal 14 outside the home and transmitting the accessed content to the external IP possession terminal 11 is supported so far. There was a problem that was not.

The technical problem to be solved by the present invention is to access various peripheral devices in the home, start the peripheral device, transmit and store the contents to the started peripheral device, and receive and play the content stored in the started peripheral device outside the home. It is to provide a device light method.

Peripheral device management apparatus according to the present invention for solving the above technical problem is a peripheral device management device that is a remote device, the peripheral device state inspection request unit for requesting the inspection of the state of the peripheral device connected to the peripheral device management device ; Peripheral device status information receiving unit for receiving the status information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management device that receives the inspection request of the peripheral device status inspection request unit; A user interface transmission request unit for requesting transmission of a user interface of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus when the status information received by the peripheral device state information receiving unit indicates that the peripheral device is started; A user interface receiving unit configured to receive the user interface from a peripheral device management apparatus that receives the transmission request of the user interface transmission requesting unit; A peripheral device storage request unit which makes a request for storing the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus by using the user interface received by the user interface receiving unit; And a content transmitter configured to transmit, to the peripheral device management apparatus, first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored in the peripheral device storage request unit.

Peripheral device management apparatus according to the present invention for solving the another technical problem, when receiving a test request for the state of a predetermined peripheral device from a remote device management device in the remote area, the peripheral device for checking the state of the peripheral device An apparatus state inspecting unit; A peripheral device state information transmitter configured to generate state information of the peripheral device based on the result of the test by the peripheral device state inspecting unit and transmit the state information of the peripheral device to the remote device management apparatus; A user interface transmitter that transmits the user interface to the remote device management apparatus when a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral apparatus is received from the remote device management apparatus that has received the state information transmitted by the peripheral apparatus state information transmitter; ; A content receiver configured to receive first content to be stored in the peripheral device from the remote device management device when receiving a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management device that has received the user interface transmitted by the user interface transmitter; When the first content is received by the content receiving unit, the content transmitting unit for transmitting the received first content to the peripheral device.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a remote device management method according to the present invention. ; (b) receiving status information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management apparatus that receives the inspection request of step (a); (c) when the state information received in step (b) indicates that the peripheral device is in a started state, requesting a transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus; (d) receiving the user interface from the peripheral device management apparatus receiving the transmission request of step (c); (e) making a request for storing the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus using the user interface received in step (d); And (f) transmitting, to the peripheral device management apparatus, first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored in the step (e).

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing a peripheral device according to the present invention. (A) When receiving a test request for a state of a predetermined peripheral device from a remote device management device located at a remote location, Inspecting; (b) generating the state information of the peripheral device based on the result checked in step (a) and transmitting the generated state information to the remote device management apparatus; (c) transmitting the user interface to the remote device management apparatus when receiving a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus that has received the state information transmitted in step (b); ; (d) when receiving a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus that has received the user interface transmitted in step (c), receives the first content to be stored in the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus. Making; (e) if the first content is received in step (d), transmitting the received first content to the peripheral device.

Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings.

2 is a diagram illustrating a home network environment according to an embodiment of the present invention.

The remote device management apparatus 21, which is an external terminal and has a IP address, is connected to the peripheral device management apparatus 22, which is a terminal having an IP address, as a terminal in the home via the Internet. This peripheral device management device 22 in the living room is connected to the first storage device 23, the first audio device 24, and the first video device 25 in the living room, and via a serial cable, The second storage device 26, the second audio device 27, and the second video device 28 in the other room are connected. The peripheral device management apparatus 22 includes a first storage device 23, a first audio device 24, a first video device 25, a second storage device 26, and a second audio device 27, which are peripheral devices. The second video device 28 is started, and the input / output for the content is controlled. At this time, the first storage device 23, the first audio device 24, the first video device 25, the second storage device 26, the second audio device 27, the second video device 28, A virtual IP address is assigned, allowing peripheral device management device 22 to communicate with them on the home network. In addition, the serial cable connecting the peripheral device management device 22 and the second storage device 26, the second audio device 27, and the second video device 28 in another room is the standard of the serial interface of IEEE 1394. Will follow. IEEE 1394 specifies the standard for the interface between PCs as well as computer peripherals, as well as video cameras, audio products, televisions, and VCRs (Video Cassette Recorders).

Therefore, when the content is to be stored in the first storage device 23 and the second storage device 26 in the home outside the home, the content to be stored in the peripheral device management device 22 is transmitted via the Internet. In this case, the peripheral device management apparatus 22 starts up the first storage device 23 and the second storage device 26 and transmits the first storage device 23 and the second storage device 26 to be started. The stored content. In addition, when the user wants to view the contents stored in the first storage device 23 and the second storage device 26 in the home, the remote device management device 21 selects the desired content, and the peripheral device management device ( The peripheral device management device 22 starts the first storage device 23 and the second storage device 26 by simply transmitting a request for transmission of the selected content to the selected content. The content stored in the second storage device 26 is transmitted. By receiving and playing the content, the content can be viewed outside the home.

In particular, a peripheral cable in accordance with the standard of the IEEE 1394 serial interface to manage the peripheral devices in other rooms, that is, the second storage device 26, the second audio device 27, the second video device 28 By connecting to the device 22, a system capable of managing home appliances distributed in various rooms can be inexpensively and easily constructed.

3 is a block diagram of a remote device management apparatus and a peripheral device management apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention.

The remote management device 31 and the peripheral device management device 32 are connected via the Internet. In general, the remote management device 31 and the peripheral device management device 32 has an external network interface at an input / output terminal, which may be connected to a modem or a digital subscriber line (DSL) to communicate with the external network. Make sure The peripheral device management apparatus 32 and the peripheral devices in the home are directly connected to each other or connected by a serial cable according to the IEEE 1394 standard, thereby forming a home network. Such peripheral devices include a storage device 33, an audio device 34, a video device 35, and the like.

First, the configuration of the remote device management apparatus 31 will be described.

The remote device management apparatus 31 may include a peripheral device state check request unit 311, a peripheral device state information receiver 312, a peripheral device start request unit 313, a user interface transmission request unit 314, and a user interface receiver 315. ), A peripheral device storage request unit 316, a content transmitter 317, a content selector 318, a content transmission requester 319, a content receiver 3110, and a content playback unit 3111.

The peripheral device state inspection request unit 311 is a peripheral device management device 32 located at a remote place, and performs a request for inspection of a state of the peripheral device connected to the peripheral device management device 32. In order to determine whether the peripheral device is in a power-on state or a power-on state, the peripheral device state check request unit 311 is a peripheral device management device 32 to determine whether the peripheral device is in a state of normal operation. Request an inspection.

 The peripheral device state information receiving unit 312 receives the state information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management apparatus 32 that receives the inspection request of the peripheral device state inspection request unit 31. When the peripheral device management device 32 receives a test request for the peripheral device from the remote device management device 31, the peripheral device management device 32 inspects the state of the peripheral device, transmits the status information of the peripheral device which is information according to the test result, The device state information receiving unit 312 receives this.

The user interface transmission request unit 314 transmits the peripheral device management device 32 to the peripheral device management device 32 when the state information received by the peripheral device state information receiving unit 312 indicates that the peripheral device is in a started state. Make a request. In order to control a peripheral device from a remote location, the user interface of the peripheral device must be downloaded. To this end, the user interface transmission request unit 314 requests the peripheral device management device 32 to transmit the user interface of the peripheral device when the state information of the peripheral device indicates that the device is started.

When the information received from the peripheral device status information receiving unit 312 indicates that the peripheral device is not started, the peripheral device start request unit 313 requests the startup of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management device 32. . At this time, the peripheral device state inspection request unit 311 is a peripheral device management request unit 313 when the start-up request for the peripheral device is made, the peripheral device management device 32, the request again for the state of the peripheral device do. That is, since no operation can be performed when the peripheral device is not started, the start request and the inspection request are repeatedly made until the peripheral device is started.

The user interface receiving unit 315 receives a user interface from a peripheral device that has received a transmission request of the user interface transmission requesting unit 314. When the peripheral device management device 32 that has received the request for transmission of the peripheral device's user interface transmits the user interface, the user interface receiving unit 315 receives this.

Outside the home, a mechanism for storing content on the storage device 33 in the home is implemented as follows. The peripheral device storage request unit 316 makes a storage request for the peripheral device to the peripheral device manager 32 using the user interface received by the user interface receiver 315. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, a storage request is made to the storage device 33 using the storage device user interface. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, the user of the storage device 33 is used. A storage request is made to the storage device 33 using the interface. When a memory is installed in the audio device 34 and the video device 35, a storage request may be made to the audio device 34 and the video device 35. The content transmitter 317 transmits the first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored by the peripheral device storage request unit 316 to the peripheral device management apparatus 32.

Outside the home, the mechanism for viewing the content stored in the storage device 33 in the home is implemented as follows. The content selector 318 selects the second content stored in the peripheral device by using the user interface received by the user interface receiver 315. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, the user interface of the storage device 33 may be used to remotely view a list of contents stored in the storage device 33. The user sees this and chooses what they want. When a memory is installed in the audio device 34 and the video device 35 and the content is stored in the memory, a list of contents stored in the audio device 34 and the video device 35 can be remotely viewed. You can also choose one.                     

The content transmission request unit 319 transmits a request for transmission of the second content selected by the content selection unit 318 to the peripheral device management apparatus 32. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, when the peripheral device management apparatus 32 receives the request for transmission of the second content, the peripheral device management device 32 makes a request for transmission of the second content to the storage device 33 again, and the storage device ( When the second content is received from 33, it is transmitted to the remote device management apparatus 31. The content receiver 3110 receives the second content from the peripheral device management apparatus 32 that receives the request of the content transmission requester 319. The content reproducing unit 3111 reproduces the second content received by the content receiving unit 3110 so that the user can watch the second content.

First, the configuration of the peripheral device management apparatus 32 will be described.

The peripheral device management apparatus 32 may include a peripheral device state inspecting unit 321, a peripheral device state information transmitting unit 322, a peripheral device starting unit 323, a user interface transmitting unit 324, a content receiving unit 325, and a content transmitting unit ( 326, the content transmission requesting unit 327, the content receiving unit 328, and the content transmitting unit 329.

When the peripheral device state inspecting unit 321 receives a test request for the state of the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus 31 at the remote place, the peripheral device state inspecting unit 321 inspects the state of the peripheral device. When the peripheral device state inspecting unit 321 receives a test request for the storage device 33, the audio device 34, and the video device 35 connected to the peripheral device management device 32, the storage device 33 is received. ), The audio device 34 and the video device 35 are in a power-on state or a power-on state. The peripheral device state information transmitter 322 generates the state information of the peripheral device based on the result of the inspection by the peripheral device state inspecting unit 321 and transmits the state information of the peripheral device to the remote device management apparatus 31.

If the state information of the peripheral device indicates that the peripheral device is not started, the remote device management apparatus 32 will request a startup of the peripheral device. The peripheral device starter 323 starts the peripheral device when receiving the start request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus 31. In this case, when the peripheral device state inspecting unit 321 starts the peripheral device in the peripheral device starter 323, when the peripheral device management device 31 receives a test request for the state of the peripheral device, the peripheral device Check the condition of That is, since no operation can be performed in the state where the peripheral device is not started, starting and inspecting are repeatedly performed until the peripheral device is started.

When the user interface transmitter 324 receives a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device from the remote device management device 31 that has received the status information transmitted from the peripheral device status information transmitter 322, the remote device management device. The user interface is sent to 31. In general, the peripheral device management apparatus 32 has a user interface of a peripheral device in order for a user to control the peripheral device from the peripheral device management apparatus 32. Therefore, in order to control the peripheral device in the remote device management apparatus 31, it is necessary to have a user interface of the peripheral device to be controlled. The user interface transmitter 324 transmits this user interface to the remote device management apparatus 31. If the peripheral management device 32 has a plug and play function, the new peripheral device is automatically connected to the peripheral device management device 32 and the user interface of the new peripheral device is automatically added to the user interface block. Will be added.

Outside the home, a mechanism for storing content on the storage device 33 in the home is implemented as follows. When the content receiving unit 325 receives a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management device 31 that receives the user interface transmitted by the user interface transmitter 324, the content receiving unit 325 receives the request for storage of the peripheral device from the remote device management device 31. Receive the first content to be stored. When the content receiver 326 receives the first content, the content transmitter 326 transmits the received first content to the peripheral device. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, the content receiver 325 receives the first content to be stored in the storage device 33 from the remote device management device 31, and the content transmitter 326 receives the received content. 1 The content is transmitted to the storage device 33. When a memory is installed in the audio device 34 and the video device 35, the first content to be stored may be transmitted to the audio device 34 and the video device 35.

Outside the home, the mechanism for viewing the content stored in the storage device 33 in the home is implemented as follows. When the content transmission request unit 327 receives the transmission request for the second content stored in the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus 31, the content transmission request unit 327 makes a request for transmission of the second content to the peripheral device. The content receiver 328 receives the second content from the peripheral device that has received the transmission request of the content transmission requester 327. The content transmitter 329 transmits the second content received from the content receiver 325 to the remote device management apparatus 31. When the peripheral device is the storage device 33, the content transmission requesting unit 327 receives a request for transmission of the second content to be stored in the storage device 33 from the remote device management apparatus 31, and the content receiving unit 328. ) Receives the second content, and the content transmitter 329 transmits the second content to the remote device management apparatus 31. When the memory is installed in the audio device 34 and the video device 35 and the second content is stored, the audio device 34 and the video device 35 may request to transmit the second content. .

4 is a flowchart of a remote device management method according to an embodiment of the present invention.

A peripheral device management device located at a remote location makes a request for inspection of a state of a predetermined peripheral device connected to the peripheral device management device (41). Subsequently, state information of the peripheral device is received from the peripheral device management apparatus that receives the test request (42). If the received state information indicates that the peripheral device is not started (43), the peripheral device management device makes a request for starting the peripheral device (44), and at this time, a start request for the peripheral device is made. In operation 41, the peripheral device management apparatus requests a test about the state of the peripheral device. If the received state information indicates that the peripheral device is in a startup state (43), the peripheral device management device makes a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device (45). Subsequently, the user interface is received from the peripheral device management apparatus that has received the transmission request (46). Here, peripheral devices include storage devices, audio devices, and video devices.

If the content is stored in a storage device outside the home, a storage request for the peripheral device is requested to the peripheral device management apparatus using the received user interface (47). Subsequently, the first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored is transmitted to the peripheral device management apparatus (48).

Outside the home, when viewing the content stored in the storage device in the home, using the received user interface, the second content stored in the peripheral device is selected (49). Subsequently, the peripheral device management apparatus makes a request for transmission of the selected second content (410). Subsequently, the second content is received from the peripheral device management apparatus that receives the transmission request (411). Next, the received second content is played (412).

5 is a flowchart of a peripheral device management method according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

When a test request for a state of a predetermined peripheral device is received from a remote device management apparatus at a remote location (51), the state of the peripheral device is inspected (52). Subsequently, based on the result of the inspection, state information of the peripheral device is generated and transmitted to the remote device management apparatus (53). Subsequently, when receiving a start request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus (54), the peripheral device is started (55). At this time, when the peripheral device is started, when a test request for the state of the peripheral device is received from the remote device management apparatus (51), the state of the peripheral device is inspected (52). Subsequently, when receiving a transmission request for the user interface of the peripheral device from the remote device management device that has received the transmitted state information (56), the user interface is transmitted to the remote device management device (53). Here, peripheral devices include storage devices, audio devices, and video devices.                     

Outside the home, if the content is stored in a storage device in the home, when receiving a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management device that received the transmitted user interface (58), the remote device management device from the remote device management device Receive 59 the first content to be stored. Subsequently, when the first content is received, the received first content is transmitted to the peripheral device (510).

If the content stored in the storage device in the home is viewed outside, if a request for transmitting the second content stored in the peripheral device is received from the remote device management apparatus (511), the transmission request for the second content to the peripheral device is received. (512). Subsequently, the second content is received from the peripheral device receiving the transmission request (513). Subsequently, the received second content is transmitted to the remote device management apparatus (514).

Meanwhile, the above-described embodiments of the present invention can be written as a program that can be executed in a computer, and can be implemented in a general-purpose digital computer that operates the program using a computer-readable recording medium.

The computer-readable recording medium may include a magnetic storage medium (eg, ROM, floppy disk, hard disk, etc.), an optical reading medium (eg, CD-ROM, DVD, etc.) and a carrier wave (eg, the Internet). Storage medium).

So far, the present invention has been described with reference to preferred embodiments. Those skilled in the art will appreciate that the present invention can be implemented in a modified form without departing from the essential features of the present invention. Therefore, the disclosed embodiments should be considered in descriptive sense only and not for purposes of limitation. The scope of the present invention is shown in the claims rather than the foregoing description, and all differences within the scope will be construed as being included in the present invention.

According to the present invention, outside a home, access various peripheral devices (for example, home appliances) in the home, start the peripheral device, transmit and store the contents to the started peripheral device, stored in the started peripheral device There is an effect that the content can be received and played. That is, regardless of time and place, the content obtained from the outside can be stored in a device that you want to store among the devices in the house, and by providing the user with a service solution for viewing the content stored in the device from the outside, It is effective to provide a convenient content sharing environment.

Furthermore, by providing contents sharing solution as well as contents sharing in the home as well as an extended concept, it is possible to create various business cases, which can lead to the creation of new markets.

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  1. A peripheral device management device located at a remote location, the peripheral device status checking request unit configured to request a test of a status of the peripheral device connected to the peripheral device management device;
    Peripheral device status information receiving unit for receiving the status information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management device that receives the inspection request of the peripheral device status inspection request unit;
    A user interface transmission request unit for requesting transmission of a user interface of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus when the status information received by the peripheral device state information receiving unit indicates that the peripheral device is started;
    A user interface receiving unit configured to receive the user interface from a peripheral device management apparatus that receives the transmission request of the user interface transmission requesting unit;
    A peripheral device storage request unit which requests a storage of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus using the user interface received by the user interface receiving unit;
    A content transmitter configured to transmit, to the peripheral device management apparatus, first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored in the peripheral device storage request unit; And
    When the state information received by the peripheral device status information receiving unit indicates that the peripheral device is not started, the peripheral device management device, including a peripheral device start request unit for making a start request for the peripheral device,
    The peripheral device state check request unit, when the start-up request for the peripheral device is made by the peripheral device start request unit, manages a remote device, wherein the peripheral device management device requests a test of the state of the peripheral device. Device.
  2. The apparatus of claim 1, wherein the peripheral device comprises a storage device, an audio device, and a video device.
  3. The method of claim 1,
    A content selection unit for selecting second content stored in the peripheral device by using the user interface received by the user interface receiving unit;
     A content transmission request unit which transmits a request for transmission of the second content selected by the content selection unit to the peripheral device management apparatus;
    A content receiving unit receiving the second content from the peripheral device management apparatus that receives the request of the content transmitting request unit; And
     And a content reproducing unit reproducing second content received by the content receiving unit.
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  5. A peripheral device state inspecting unit that inspects a state of the peripheral device when receiving a test request for a state of a predetermined peripheral device from a remote device management device at a remote place;
    A peripheral device state information transmitter configured to generate state information of the peripheral device based on the result of the test by the peripheral device state inspecting unit and transmit the state information of the peripheral device to the remote device management apparatus;
    A user interface transmitter that transmits the user interface to the remote device management apparatus when a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral apparatus is received from the remote device management apparatus that has received the state information transmitted by the peripheral apparatus state information transmitter; ;
    A content receiver configured to receive first content to be stored in the peripheral device from the remote device management device when receiving a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management device that has received the user interface transmitted by the user interface transmitter;
    A content transmitter configured to transmit the received first content to the peripheral device when the first content is received by the content receiver; And
    A peripheral device starter configured to start the peripheral device when receiving a start request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus;
    The peripheral device state inspecting unit checks the state of the peripheral device when receiving the test request for the state of the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus when the peripheral device starting unit starts the peripheral device. Peripheral device management apparatus comprising a.
  6. 6. The device of claim 5, wherein the peripheral device includes a storage device, an audio device, and a video device.
  7. The method of claim 5, wherein
    A content transmission request unit which sends a request for transmission of the second content to the peripheral device when the remote device management device receives the transmission request for the second content stored in the peripheral device;
    A content receiving unit which receives the second content from a peripheral device that has received the transmission request of the content transmitting request unit; And
    And a content transmitter for transmitting the second content received from the content receiver to the remote device manager.
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  9. (a) requesting an inspection of a state of a peripheral device connected to the peripheral device management device to a peripheral device management device located at a remote location;
    (b) receiving status information of the peripheral device from the peripheral device management apparatus that receives the inspection request of step (a);
    (c) when the state information received in step (b) indicates that the peripheral device is in a started state, requesting a transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus;
    (d) receiving the user interface from the peripheral device management apparatus receiving the transmission request of step (c);
    (e) making a request for storing the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus using the user interface received in step (d);
    (f) transmitting, to the peripheral device management apparatus, first content to be stored in the peripheral device requested to be stored in the step (e); And
    (k) if the state information received in step (b) indicates that the peripheral device is not started, requesting a start-up request for the peripheral device to the peripheral device management apparatus,
    The step (a) is a remote device management method, characterized in that when the start request for the peripheral device is made in the step (k), the peripheral device management device, the request to check the state of the peripheral device.
  10. 10. The method of claim 9, wherein the peripheral device comprises a storage device, an audio device, and a video device.
  11. The method of claim 9,
    (g) selecting second content stored in the peripheral device using the user interface received in step (d);
    (h) making a request for transmission of the second content selected in the step (g) to the peripheral device management apparatus;
    (i) receiving the second content from the peripheral device management apparatus that has received the request of step (h); And
    (j) reproducing the second content received in the step (i).
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  13. (a) checking a state of the peripheral device when receiving a test request for a state of a predetermined peripheral device from a remote device management device at a remote location;
    (b) generating the state information of the peripheral device based on the result checked in step (a) and transmitting the generated state information to the remote device management apparatus;
    (c) transmitting the user interface to the remote device management apparatus when receiving a request for transmission of the user interface of the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus that has received the state information transmitted in step (b); ;
    (d) when receiving a storage request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus that has received the user interface transmitted in step (c), receives the first content to be stored in the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus. Making;
    (e) if the first content is received in step (d), transmitting the received first content to the peripheral device; And
    (k) starting the peripheral device when receiving a start request for the peripheral device from the remote device management apparatus,
    In the step (a), when the peripheral device is started in step (k), when the test request for the state of the peripheral device is received from the remote device management apparatus, the state of the peripheral device is checked. Peripheral device management method comprising a.
  14. The method of claim 13, wherein the peripheral device comprises a storage device, an audio device, and a video device.
  15. The method of claim 13,
    (f) if the remote device management apparatus receives a request for transmission of the second content stored in the peripheral device, making a request for transmission of the second content to the peripheral device;
    (g) receiving the second content from a peripheral device receiving the transmission request of step (f); And
    (j) Peripheral device management method comprising the step of transmitting the second content received in the step (g) to the remote device management apparatus.
  16. delete
  17. A computer readable recording medium having recorded thereon a program for executing the method of any one of claims 9 to 11 and 13 to 15 on a computer.
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