US Patent No. 10,015,898

MODULAR GARAGE DOOR OPENER


Patent No. 10,015,898
Issue Date July 03, 2018
Title Modular Garage Door Opener
Inventorship J. Porter Whitmire, Greenville, SC (US)
Todd Zimmerman, Simpsonville, SC (US)
Mark Huggins, Anderson, SC (US)
Michael Preus, Greenville, SC (US)
Parke Pleasants, Anderson, SC (US)
J. Luke Jenkins, Anderson, SC (US)
Robert E. McCracken, Anderson, SC (US)
Kenneth M. Brazell, Piedmont, SC (US)
Taku Ohi, Greer, SC (US)
C. Eric Lagman, Anderson, SC (US)
Assignee TTI (MACAO COMMERCIAL OFFSHORE) LIMITED, Macau (MO)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,015,898

1. A modular garage door opener system comprising:a garage door opener including a motor that is configured to be coupled to a garage door to open and close the garage door;
an accessory port disposed on the garage door opener, the accessory port including an accessory mounting interface;
a first accessory device including a first mounting interface configured to engage the accessory mounting interface to couple the first accessory device to the accessory port; and
a second accessory device including a second mounting interface configured to engage the accessory mounting interface to couple the second accessory device to the accessory port,
wherein the first accessory device is a different type of accessory device than the second accessory device.