Patent Number: 6,298,069

Title: System and method for implementing self-device control modules in an electronic network

Abstract: A system and method for implementing self-device control modules in an electronic network comprises a first device that transmits an event communication to a second device across the electronic network in accordance with a first communications protocol. A self-device control module in a local set of network software on the second device responsively accesses and converts the received event communication into a translated communication that complies with a second communications protocol which is compatible with the local set of network software on the second device. In accordance with the present invention, the self-device control module also may provide the translated communication to sets of remote network software across the electronic network.

Inventors: Prabhu; Amal L. (Santa Clara, CA), Jensen, Jr.; Raymond L. (Sunnyvale, CA)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04L 12/64 (20060101); H04L 12/24 (20060101); H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04L 012/26 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018