Patent Number: 8,797,464

Title: Apparatus and method for controlling home network devices

Abstract: An apparatus and method for controlling home network devices is provided. The apparatus includes a display unit that displays a list of items corresponding to a plurality controlled devices arranged in a predetermined space, a receiving unit that receives a first image containing the controlled devices, the list, and information on light reflected from a controlled device of the controlled devices and the device list, and a control unit that maps the controlled devices and the items in the list according to the light information detected from the received image.

Inventors: Kim; Joo-hyun (Anyang-si, KR), Ko; Young-goo (Anyang-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 7/00 (20110101); H04N 5/445 (20110101); H04N 5/268 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018