Patent Number: 7,822,409

Title: Remote control system, remote control apparatus, remote control method, program for implementing the method, and electronic apparatus

Abstract: A remote control system which can reliably provide desired control while saving power. A remote control apparatus is capable of carrying out two-way wireless communication with an apparatus to be controlled. A control signal corresponding to a key switch for remote control is repeatedly transmitted while the key switch is being operated. Repeated transmission of the control signal is inhibited in accordance with reception of a predetermined signal from the apparatus to be controlled.

Inventors: Ishiwatari; Masumi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04B 1/02 (20060101); H04M 3/00 (20060101); H04B 1/06 (20060101); H04B 1/18 (20060101); H04N 5/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00