Control equipment, communication system and control method

Application Number: 00124232
Application Date: 2000.06.16
Publication Number: 1280422
Publication Date: 2001.01.17
Priority Information: 1999/6/16 JP 169147/99
International: H04B1/38;H04N9/00
Applicant(s) Name: Sony Corp.
Inventor(s) Name: Ogihara Yuji;Hiroyasu Yoshiko;Yamaguchi Hiroshi
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: wang zhongzhong
Abstract A controlling device for controlling a plurality of controlled devices connected to a data bus for data transmission based on a predetermined communication format comprises: an inputting element for inputting text information corresponding to each of the plurality of controlled devices; a device identification information acquiring element for acquiring device identification information from the plurality of controlled devices, the acquired device identification information being unique to each of the controlled devices; a storage controlling element for storing into a memory the text information input through the inputting element, in combination with the device identification information acquired by the device identification information acquiring element.