US Patent No. 10,798,804

HOME MONITORING AND CONTROL SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,798,804
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Home Monitoring And Control System
Inventorship Anthony M. Fadell, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Matthew L. Rogers, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Yoky Matsuoka, Palo Alto, CA (US)
David Sloo, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Maxime Veron, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Isabel I. Guenette, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Shigefumi Honjo, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Assignee GOOGLE LLC, Mountain View, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,804

1. A home monitoring and control system, comprising:a doorbell installed at a door of a home including:
a button configured to, upon being touched, depressed or activated, wirelessly initiate a first communication to indicate presence of a person at the door;
a plurality of electronic components including a processor, a communication component, and a camera configured to capture video data within a field of view; and
a rechargeable battery electrically coupled to a housing wire and the plurality of electronic components, wherein the doorbell charges the rechargeable battery via the housing wire during first time intervals, and discharges the rechargeable battery to power and enable operations of the plurality of electronic components during second time intervals, the first and second time intervals being determined based on power usage of the doorbell;
wherein the processor is configured to cause the communication component to enable the first communication and wirelessly stream via a remote server the video data captured by the camera to a monitoring device associated with an occupant of the home.