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7876225 Methods and apparatus for switching a transponder to an active state, and asset management systems employing same  
A transponder that may be used as an RFID tag includes a passive circuit to eliminate the need for an “always on” active RF receiving element to anticipate a wake-up signal for the balance of the...
7873441 System for execution of a load operating plan for load control  
A system uses an intelligent load controller for managing use of a consumable resource at an associated load. The controller has a resource measuring component for measuring the rate of use of the...
7868781 Encoder  
In an encoder constituted from a detection part (a light-emitting part, rotating disk, and light-receiving part), which detects a signal corresponding to the state of a specimen, and calculates...
7843359 Fault management system using satellite telemetering technology and method thereof  
A fault management system using a satellite telemetering technology and a method thereof are provided. The fault management system includes: a telemetering sensing unit for collecting telemetering...
7840383 Operationalizing a power usage monitoring system  
A monitoring system capable of being operationalized. Power consumption is electrical devices is monitored by the use of new and innovative consumption power monitoring device in accordance with...
7821420 Signal transmission system for a measurement device  
A transmission system for a measurement device on a coordinate positioning apparatus comprises a station (18) mounted on the measuring device (10) and a station (20) mounted on the coordinate...
7817039 Dynamic display of RFID and sensor data  
Systems, methods and computer program products, implementing techniques for automatic data acquisition and the real-time display of automatically acquired data. A system implementing the...
7797009 Method and system for providing a network protocol for utility services  
A method and system for providing a network protocol for utility services are disclosed are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises discovering a utility network,...
7786893 Battery saving two-way communication circuit and system and method for automatic meter reading  
A battery-powered two-way long range automatic meter reading system and method that increases battery longevity. The system includes a meter side unit (MSU) transceiver that acquires utility data,...
7782188 System and program product for signal transmission between a sensor and a controller in a wireless sensor network  
A wireless sensor network includes a controller connected with multiple antennas for sending out a beacon signal at different instants into different directions and for receiving a sensor signal....
7777623 Wireless sensor system  
A sensor system has a least one voltage generator for conversion of non-electrical energy to electrical energy. At least one energy store is connected downstream from the voltage generator. At...
7774139 Weather collection system  
A method of collecting weather data includes determining probable occurrences of weather events. Contact information corresponding to a plurality of users is maintained. Weather collection devices...
7769888 Method and system for providing network and routing protocols for utility services  
A method and system for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises discovering a utility network,...
7743151 System and method for providing digital data communications over a wireless intra-body network  
A system and method for providing digital data communications over a wireless intra-body network is presented. A physical protocol layer is logically defined with an identifier uniquely assigned...
7738999 System for controlling electrically-powered devices in an integrated wireless network  
An intelligent network demand control system provides a system and method for controlling demand in an energy delivery system. The intelligent network demand control system employs a transceiver...
7738442 Communication control unit and filtering method in communication control unit  
Origination and incoming are regulated for each service in user units. An origination filter table stores contract service information indicating whether or not each service can be used and the...
7711522 Systems and methods for monitoring a machine  
Systems and methods are provided for monitoring a machine. In one implementation, a system for monitoring the machine includes a monitoring server in communication with a machine. The monitoring...
7705747 Sensor networks for monitoring pipelines and power lines  
A sensor network for monitoring utility power lines comprises a sensor disposed for monitoring utility power lines, the sensor capable of acquiring data related to the utility power lines and...
7703389 Cooking apparatus with cooking characteristic monitoring system  
A cooking apparatus with an information exchange system that involves an assembly featuring a cooking apparatus such as a smoker or an electric turkey fryer and an information exchange system that...
RE41236 Method and apparatus for multiple patient parameter variability analysis and display  
A method and apparatus (100) for providing continuous analysis and display of the variability of multiple patient parameters monitored by multiple beside monitors (106a-106c) for each patient...
7702594 System and method for automated configuration of meters  
A number of meters to be configured according to a particular billing rate. Multiple billing rates may be defined, named, and stored for use. Each such billing rate may include time of use (TOU)...
7668600 System and method for telemetry with an implantable medical device  
An implantable medical device (IMD) includes a telemetry module to communicate with an external device according to a given protocol. To establish a communication session, the IMD will extend...
7649473 Physically segmented logical token network  
Token authorized packet exchange between a plurality of store-and-forward nodes in a downhole networking environment and respective applications for data processing and communication are described...
7647202 Method for exception-based notification of the condition of an apparatus  
A system (30) includes an analysis engine (34) and a notification engine (38) for selective notification of a condition (72) of an apparatus (26) monitored by a monitoring device (28). A method...
7643796 System and method for process control using wireless devices with multiple transceivers and at least one process element  
An apparatus includes at least one process element and a first transceiver configured to communicate with the at least one process element. The apparatus also includes a second transceiver...
7626511 AMR transmitter and method for both narrow band and frequency hopping transmissions  
The invention provides a method and circuitry for transmitting signals in both a narrow band, mobile-receiver type of AMR network and also for operation in the frequency-hopping, spread-spectrum,...
7609170 Interactive interface within a monitoring and control device  
A power monitoring device in a power utility system having an interactive display that allows an end user of the power monitoring device to communicate voice and optionally video data over the...
7606681 System and method for process monitoring  
Systems and methods are provided that allow a user to monitor, diagnose, and configure a process. A user interface may be presented that displays data received from process monitors, sensors, and...
7590499 Recording and conveying energy consumption and power information  
Aspects of the invention provide apparatuses, methods, and systems that support measuring and conveying energy consumption by an electrical device. An apparatus includes an energy sensor that...
7577548 Integrated framework for diagnosis and prognosis of components  
Described is a system for diagnosis and prognosis of a component. The system is configured to receive a signal from a component. The signal is representative of a current health observation of the...
7551988 Method of software defined radio (SDR) waveform/function management  
A designated function or “golden” slot for implementing and managing re-configurable SDR modules is provided. In an embodiment, the slot includes at least one radio frequency (RF) front end for...
7548171 Wireless sensors for system monitoring and diagnostics  
A plurality of wireless sensors can be placed within a large system in various locations to monitor critical elements of that system. Each wireless sensor can include sensor elements usable to...
7546128 System and method for characterizing traffic conditions by analyzing operational data of a wireless network  
Characterizing traffic conditions by analyzing operational data taken from a wireless communication network to generate traffic information. Location estimates can be made based on processing the...
7539581 System and method for on-line monitoring and billing of power consumption  
The present invention comprises systems and methods related to monitoring of energy usage on a power line. In a preferred embodiment, this system comprises (a) an electronic...
7528737 Temperature responsive indicators for process control instruments  
A process transmitter includes a temperature responsive indicator to indicate an operating condition of the process transmitter. The operating condition may represent a level of a sensed process...
7519508 Method and system for setting and analyzing tubing target pressures for tongs  
A target pressure value is determined during the learning mode. Subsequent pressure values are then compared to the target value. For example, a first connection is tightened in a conventional...
7502707 Field bus distribution unit  
A field bus distribution unit (VE) designed for use in process automation technology involving several field devices. The unit is equipped with a microcontroller μC, which is connected to a field...
7496059 Energy-efficient medium access control protocol and system for sensor networks  
An energy efficient MAC protocol for a sensor network that extends the battery life of remotely located wireless nodes by employing MAC operations involving transmission of a wake-up signal with...
7495578 Multipurpose interface for an automated meter reading device  
An improved automated meter reading (AMR) device includes only a single electrical connection rather than multiple electrical connections, thereby reducing potential paths of exposure to natural...
7496477 System and method for efficient and collective adjustment of sensor reporting ranges for long-lived queries  
A system and method for providing energy-efficient support of continuous aggregate queries in a sensor network by efficiently orchestrating the collection and transmission of data gathered by a...
7492280 Wireless remote control systems  
Wireless remote control system for engine piston with in-piston circuit (50) and an external processing unit mounted on the exterior of the crank case (51). A carrier signal generated in the...
7486782 Multifunction data port providing an interface between a digital network and electronics in residential or commercial structures  
A multifunction data port is located in or attached to the utility meter or the meter box. The installation or removal of the data port requires opening the meter seal. The data port interface can...
7482947 Camouflaging business-activity information in a telemetry signal through randomization  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that camouflages business-activity information in telemetry signals from a computer system. During operation, the system monitors...
7482946 Method and apparatus for camouflaging business-activity information in a telemetry signal  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that camouflages business-activity information in telemetry signals from a computer system. During operation, the system monitors...
7483816 Length-of-the-curve stress metric for improved characterization of computer system reliability  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system that characterizes the reliability of a computer system. The system first collects samples of a performance parameter from the computer...
7467094 System and method for accounting and billing patients in a hospital environment  
A system and method for accounting and billing patients in a hospital environment. A hospitalized patient is associated with a patient identifier. Billable services provided to the hospitalized...
7460972 Methods and systems for performing real-time wireless temperature measurement for semiconductor substrates  
A monitor device includes a substrate and a plurality of temperature sensors disposed in the substrate. The monitor device also includes a processor coupled to the substrate and adapted to receive...
7443313 Water utility meter transceiver  
A water meter transceiver coupled to a water meter has a head portion that houses a processor having a transceiver. The transceiver transmits water utility consumption data received from the water...
7439867 Environmental sensor network  
A environmental sensor network having at least two environmental sensor units and a central display unit. Each sensor unit includes a sensor adapted to measure a condition and a transmitter...
7440530 Circuit for and method of optimizing the transmission of data on a communication channel  
A circuit for optimizing the transmission of data on a communication channel is disclosed. According to one embodiment of the invention, a circuit comprises a transmitter circuit having a...
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