US 11,657,690 B2
Nanosatellite-based property monitoring
Michael Kelly, Washington, DC (US); Matthew Daniel Correnti, Newtown Square, PA (US); and Robert Nathan Picardi, Herndon, VA (US)
Assigned to Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed by Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed on Mar. 24, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/703,044.
Application 17/703,044 is a continuation of application No. 17/075,021, filed on Oct. 20, 2020, granted, now 11,315,403.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/925,341, filed on Oct. 24, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2022/0215730 A1, Jul. 7, 2022
Int. Cl. H04N 5/44 (2011.01); G08B 13/24 (2006.01); G08B 15/00 (2006.01); G01S 19/16 (2010.01); G01S 19/06 (2010.01)
CPC G08B 13/2494 (2013.01) [G01S 19/06 (2013.01); G01S 19/16 (2013.01); G08B 15/001 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for monitoring a property, comprising:
receiving, by one or more computers, sensor data from a sensor of a monitoring system;
determining, by the one or more computers, that the property is at risk from a threat based on the sensor data;
transmitting, by the one or more computers and to a satellite, a request for satellite data related to the threat;
receiving, by the one or more computers, the satellite data from the satellite, wherein the satellite data includes data depicting people entering and exiting the property;
determining, by the one or more computers and using the data depicting people entering and exiting the property, an occupancy of the property; and
based on the occupancy of the property, performing, by the one or more computers, one or more monitoring system actions.