Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 5,928,227

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

7-27-1999

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

08/827,996

Date Filed

1997-03-10

Total Pages

18 pages

Abstract

A remote control system and method for remotely controlling a supply of electrical power to an electrically powered device, the system comprising transmitting means for transmitting electromagnetic radiation, receiving means for receiving electromagnetic radiation, and first and second switching means. The remote control system and method provides for the hands-free operation of such an electrically powered device while allowing the operator the freedom of mobility in spatial relationship to the electrically powered device.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/215