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US20130241745 ELECTRODYNAMIC FIELD STRENGTH TRIGGERING SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for automatically triggering wireless power and data exchange between an external reader and an implanted sensor. The implanted sensor may measure the strength of an...
US20110285543 COMMODITY METER  
A commodity meter. The meter includes a power/meter circuit board, a communication circuit board, and an antenna. The power/meter circuit board is configured to electrically sense a plurality of...
US20100176968 Power Line Communication Apparatus and Method of Using the Same  
The present invention provides a communication device for use with a power line communication system. One embodiment of the present invention forms a communication device that comprises a first...
US20080238714 Utility Network Communications Using Meter Identifiers  
An electronic electric meter for use in a networked automatic meter reading environment. The meter includes a meter microcontroller, a measurement microcontroller, a communication microcontroller...
US20110193719 DISCOVERY PHASE IN A FREQUENCY HOPPING NETWORK  
The present technology relates to protocols relative to utility meters associated with an open operational framework. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to protocol subject...
US20100228601 Method and System of Applying Environmental Incentives  
Information relating to electrical energy usage for a given account is associated with a time segment that corresponds to a period when the electrical energy was received from an electrical energy...
US20090135851 TRANSPORT LAYER AND MODEL FOR AN ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) NETWORK  
Mesh networks, network devices, and computer program products for implementing a transport layer. The transport layer is operable to provide connection oriented transport layer services to at...
US20080024320 ELECTRONIC ELECTRIC METER FOR NETWORKED METER READING  
An electronic electric meter for use in a networked automatic meter reading environment. The electric meter retrofits into existing meter sockets and is available for new meter installations for...
US20060220903 Modular wireless fixed network for wide-area metering data collection and meter module apparatus  
A scalable and modular fixed-base wireless network system for wide-area metering data collection, composed of at least one of each of the following components: meter modules, which monitor, store,...
US20120215725 ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
An energy management system includes a controller located at a site and configured to establish at least one network capable of communicating with at least one of a smart meter and at least one...
US20120176253 DATA COMMUNICATION PROTOCOL IN AN AUTOMATIC METER READING SYSTEM  
Automatic meter reading (AMR) systems and methods in which readers communicate with endpoints interfaced to utility meters. In operation, the reader and the endpoint communicate with one another...
US20100141474 ELECTRONIC ELECTRIC METER FOR NETWORKED METER READING  
An electronic electric meter for use in a networked automatic meter reading environment. The electric meter retrofits into existing meter sockets and is available for new meter installations for...
US20100102987 Power Line Communication Device having Virtual Local Area Network Functionality  
A power line based communication system includes a power line termination module, a plurality of power line gateways, and a plurality of power line nodes. The power line termination module manages...
US20060158347 Automated meter reader having time synchronization circuit  
An automated meter reading (AMR) device adapted to be synchronized by a signal provided by a remote device. The AMR device may be synchronized to a standardized clock, such as the automatic clock...
US20130300577 COLLECTING UTILITY DATA INFORMATION AND CONDUCTING RECONFIGURATIONS, SUCH AS DEMAND RESETS, IN A UTILITY METERING SYSTEM  
In a data collection system having a utility data collector configured for remotely collecting utility data, a system includes one or more endpoints. Each endpoint has a utility meter, memory for...
US20120242499 NETWORK INTERFACE CONTROLLER FOR A UTILITY METER  
Systems and devices are disclosed for enabling communication by and between meters and networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a device includes: a network interface controller configured to be...
US20050212689 Utility meter power arrangements and methods  
An arrangement for providing power in an RF transmitter includes a first power supply and a bank of capacitors. The RF transmitter is operably connected to receive commodity consumption...
US20140062719 USING SMART METERS AS RELIABLE CROWD-SOURCING AGENTS  
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for using a smart meter as a reliable crowd-sourcing agent are presented. In some embodiments, a smart meter installed at a location may...
US20080074285 Interface between meter and application (IMA)  
Disclosed are apparatus and methodology subject matters for providing an interface between a meter in an advanced metering system and an application running on such a system. The interface...
US20140062721 MODULAR WIRELESS FIXED NETWORK FOR WIDE-AREA METERING DATA COLLECTION AND METER MODULE APPARATUS  
A method of encoding interval consumption values transmitted by a meter module in a metering data collection system includes collecting consumption values at selected intervals, and compressing...
US20120218122 PARKING ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A parking enforcement system and method. The system and method may employ mobile technology and, in particular, a mobile device. From the perspective of the mobile device, a parking identifier is...
US20110063126 COMMUNICATIONS HUB FOR RESOURCE CONSUMPTION MANAGEMENT  
The subject disclosure provides a communications architecture for managing/relaying utility information, such as energy, water or gas information. In one aspect, the system includes a hub having a...
US20080012724 Power line communications module and method  
A device and method for communicating user data and utility metrology data over a power line is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes measuring a utility parameter to provide the...
US20060103549 User-installable power consumption monitoring system  
A system and method for remotely monitoring power usage from a watt-hour meter or power meter. The system may include a sensor, sensor terminal, and data collection unit. The sensor may be...
US20150256907 APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A DRYING PROCEDURE  
An apparatus, system, and method provide drying procedure information through a user interface. A monitoring device transmits drying procedure data measured by sensors within a structure...
US20130135116 METHOD FOR PROCESSING DATA IN A DOMESTIC APPLIANCE, DOMESTIC APPLIANCE AND SYSTEM HAVING A DOMESTIC APPLIANCE AND AT LEAST ONE EXTERNAL UNIT  
In a method for processing data from a domestic appliance, appliance data from the domestic appliance is determined and at least part of the determined appliance data is incorporated in a user...
US20170134182 Wireless Power Control, Metrics and Management  
A device (200) for linking a personal controller (10) to a smartmeter (300) and a home automation device (24) which includes a wireless communications module (202) configurable to communicate with...
US20130069796 ROOM ELECTRICAL USAGE MEASUREMENT ARRANGEMENTS FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND BUILDING ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS  
A system and method for gathering room electrical usage measurement data and transmitting it to a network location. The system comprises a plurality of magnetic field current sensors for sensing...
US20110004350 RENEWABLE THERMAL ENERGY METERING AND CONTROLS SYSTEM  
A system and method for metering and controlling a renewable energy HVAC system. The system and method includes the steps of: receiving a measured value of a parameter of a renewable energy HVAC...
US20090102680 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...
US20070257813 Secure network bootstrap of devices in an automatic meter reading network  
A method and/or a system of a secure network bootstrap of devices in an automatic meter reading network is disclosed. A method of a network interface card in an automatic meter reading network...
US20150365737 Wireless transfer station with display  
A technology for a wireless transfer station that is operable to display information. The wireless transfer station can include a wireless transfer station housing with an outer surface, wherein...
US20120176252 Apparatus and Method for Determining Load of Energy Consuming Appliances Within a Premises  
Disclosed herein are exemplary embodiments of apparatus and methods for determining load of energy consuming appliances within a premises. An exemplary embodiment includes a thermostat operable...
US20110254697 Utility Monitoring  
Novel tools and techniques that can allow utility customers, utility providers, and/or other parties to more effectively monitor utility usage at a customer premises utilizing utility monitoring...
US20090140880 Endpoint Event Processing System  
An endpoint processor includes a processor block, a timer block, a memory block, and analog-to-digital converter. The timer block is arranged to provide a time based signal to the processor block....
US20080143554 Remote access energy meter system and method  
A remote energy meter system and method is provided having a meter server and a client module located remotely from the meter server. The meter server communicates with the client via a wireless...
US20070194949 Systems and methods for electricity metering  
In one aspect, the invention comprises a system comprising: a master data clock source; one or more transponders; and a plurality of remote power line transceivers; wherein all of said plurality...
US20140028465 RF METER READING SYSTEM  
The automatic meter reading (AMR) systems and methods of the present invention facilitate meter reading utilizing one-way and two-way communication with utility meter endpoint devices while at the...
US20090115626 Electronic meter for networked meter reading  
An automatic meter reading (AMR) data communication network for relaying meter commodity information includes a commodity provider node, a gateway node configured to communicate with the commodity...
US20090058676 Automated meter reading, billing and payment processing system  
The present invention includes an automatic commodity or services billing and metering system that when installed does not damage any existing meters or gauges, will fit virtually all known meters...
US20080180274 Method and apparatus for collecting and displaying consumption data a from a meter reading system  
A method and an apparatus for collecting and displaying real-time utility consumption data and an estimate of utility costs from various utility metering modules upon request by the consumer...
US20070103335 Automatic detection of unusual consumption by a utility meter  
A utility meter endpoint measures consumption of a commodity such as water, gas, or electricity, includes a configurable function for detecting the presence of an abnormality in consumption such...
US20060290530 Control unit with variable visual indicator  
A system for controlling an apparatus (11, 21, 31), which system comprises a control unit (13, 23, 33) adapted to transfer control signals to the apparatus dependent on the control data. Said...
US20140368354 CENTRAL ALARM (CA) UNIT IN A GAS MONITORING SYSTEM INCLUDING GAS SENSORS AND GAS SENSOR CONTROLLERS  
A central alarm (CA) unit in a gas monitoring system including gas sensors and gas sensor controllers operatively connected to respective gas sensors comprises a communications module configured...
US20120068854 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROGRAMMING AND MONITORING ENERGY USE AND COST  
The present invention can provide a method, apparatus, and system for providing energy usage information to a user. One embodiment displays, on a display interface of a display device, a virtual...
US20100188257 IN-HOME DISPLAY  
Generally described, the disclosed subject matter is directed to providing enhanced features regarding the consumption of utility services. In accordance with one embodiment, a method is provided...
US20090179770 Meter with Irda Port  
A meter is provided of the type used for recording data primarily related to power and/or energy use. The meter includes an IrDA port for wirelessly transmitting and receiving data to and from the...
US20150130628 NFC OR RFID BASED BIO SENSOR MEASUREMENT DEVICE AND MEASURING METHOD USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are an NFC or RFID based bio sensor measurement device and a measuring method using the same capable of measuring components by being linked with a wireless communication device...
US20140176340 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR POWERLINE TO MESHED NETWORK FOR POWER METER INFRA-STRUCTURE  
A transparent networking system for meter infrastructure within a network. The system has a single transparent meshed communication network comprising a first ZigBee network provided within a...
US20130314248 Signal Converting Cradle for Medical Condition Monitoring and Management System  
A monitoring apparatus is disclosed which includes a receiver unit for receiving data and outputting a first alert signal based on the received data; and a docking unit comprising a converter unit...

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