US Patent Application No: 2002/0038,153

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Power socket incorporating power line carrier communications and physical asset tracking and management system using such socket

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A power line connection socket for use with a building power line circuit is disclosed. The power line connection socket includes connectors for connecting the power line connection socket to a building power line circuit, connectors for attachment of an asset, wherein the asset receives power from the building power line circuit through the power line connection socket. The power line connection socket also includes a power line modem for transmission of data via the building power line circuit and a unique identifier associated with the power line connection socket for transmission by the power line modem via the building power line circuit. An asset monitor, associated with an asset, is also disclosed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY77020

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Amodeo, Guillermo Largs, GB 1 40
Massey, Andrew L Le Vesinet, FR 3 41

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CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC. (38)
7,522,615 Addressable outlet, and a network using same 8 2003
7,867,035 Modular outlet 5 2004
8,243,918 Outlet add-on module 1 2004
7,466,722 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 1 2004
7,483,524 Network for telephony and data communication 19 2004
7,680,255 Telephone outlet with packet telephony adaptor, and a network using same 3 2004
7,397,791 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 2 2005
7,221,679 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 8 2005
7,965,735 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 1 2005
7,453,895 Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet 13 2005
7,197,028 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 1 2006
7,688,841 Modular outlet 7 2006
7,690,949 Modular outlet 9 2006
7,686,653 Modular outlet 4 2006
7,873,062 Modular outlet 4 2007
8,000,349 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 3 2007
7,986,708 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 2 2007
8,542,819 Outlet add-on module 1 2007
8,295,185 Addressable outlet for use in wired local area network 2 2007
7,593,394 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 0 2007
7,953,071 Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet 4 2008
7,873,058 Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet 5 2008
7,860,084 Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet 5 2008
7,911,992 Addressable outlet, and a network using the same 3 2008
8,611,528 Outlet add-on module 0 2008
7,990,908 Addressable outlet, and a network using the same 5 2008
7,756,268 Outlet add-on module 2 2008
8,565,417 Outlet add-on module 0 2008
7,881,462 Outlet add-on module 3 2008
8,223,800 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 0 2008
7,889,720 Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet 5 2008
8,351,582 Network for telephony and data communication 1 2008
8,092,258 Modular outlet 3 2011
8,235,755 Modular outlet 0 2011
8,360,810 Modular outlet 2 2011
8,582,598 Local area network for distributing data communication, sensing and control signals 0 2012
8,559,422 Telephone communication system over a single telephone line 0 2012
8,591,264 Modular outlet 0 2013
 
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (1)
7,876,776 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 0 2005
 
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8,867,523 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 0 2012