US 11,658,841 B2
Location-based device automation
David J. Shoemaker, Redwood City, CA (US); Michael I. Ingrassia, Jr., San Jose, CA (US); and Nathaniel P. Hramits, San Jose, CA (US)
Assigned to Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Dec. 21, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/128,874.
Application 14/542,800 is a division of application No. 13/493,823, filed on Jun. 11, 2012, granted, now 9,071,453, issued on Jun. 30, 2015.
Application 17/128,874 is a continuation of application No. 16/853,494, filed on Apr. 20, 2020, granted, now 10,873,475.
Application 16/853,494 is a continuation of application No. 16/143,570, filed on Sep. 27, 2018, granted, now 10,659,248, issued on Apr. 29, 2020.
Application 16/143,570 is a continuation of application No. 15/587,516, filed on May 5, 2017, granted, now 10,142,123, issued on Nov. 27, 2018.
Application 15/587,516 is a continuation of application No. 14/542,800, filed on Nov. 17, 2014, granted, now 9,647,850, issued on May 9, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2021/0184883 A1, Jun. 17, 2021
Int. Cl. H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.01); H04W 4/02 (2018.01); H04L 67/125 (2022.01); H04W 4/021 (2018.01); H05B 47/19 (2020.01); H05B 47/115 (2020.01); H05B 47/105 (2020.01); H04L 67/306 (2022.01); H04W 4/33 (2018.01)
CPC H04L 12/2818 (2013.01) [H04L 12/2829 (2013.01); H04L 67/125 (2013.01); H04W 4/021 (2013.01); H04W 4/023 (2013.01); H04W 4/027 (2013.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.02); H05B 47/105 (2020.01); H05B 47/115 (2020.01); H05B 47/19 (2020.01); H04L 67/306 (2013.01); H04W 4/33 (2018.02)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
identifying, by a network device, presence of a plurality of mobile devices at a particular geographic location;
obtaining, by the network device, information corresponding to automation settings for a security control system at the geographic location;
comparing, by the network device, the obtained information corresponding to the automation settings;
based on the comparison, determining, by the network device, a change to an automation setting for the security control system to be performed based on an absence of a particular mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices; and
in response to a determination of the absence of the particular mobile device at the geographic location, updating an automation setting for the security control system.