System and method for monitoring and controlling remote devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7053767
APP PUB NO 20020125998A1
SERIAL NO

10139492

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The present invention is generally directed to a system for monitoring a variety of environmental and/or other conditions within a defined remotely located region. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a system is configured to monitor utility meters in a defined area. The system is implemented by using a plurality of wireless transmitters, wherein each wireless transmitter is integrated into a sensor adapted to monitor a particular data input. The system also includes a plurality of transceivers that are dispersed throughout the region at defined locations. The system uses a local gateway to translate and transfer information from the transmitters to a dedicated computer on a network. The dedicated computer, collects, compiles, and stores the data for retrieval upon client demand across the network. The computer further includes means for evaluating the received information and identifying an appropriate control signal, the system further including means for applying the control signal at a designated actuator.

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HUNT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.ATLANTA, GA13
SIPCO, LLCATLANTA, GA43

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Huff, Richard M Conyers, GA 21 3044
Petite, Thomas D Douglasville, GA 1 309

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7392310 Method and system for using data structures to store database information for multiple vendors and model support for remotely monitored devices 36 2002
7289995 Method and system for using internal data structures for storing information related to remotely monitored devices 40 2002
* 2004/0139,183 Method and system for using data structures to store database information for multiple vendors and model support for remotely monitored devices 3 2002
* 2004/0128,365 Method and system for using vectors of data structures for extracting information from web pages of remotely monitored devices 24 2002
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7533167 Method for efficiently extracting status information related to a device coupled to a network in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 15 2003
7447766 Method for efficiently storing information used to extract status information from a device coupled to a network in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 13 2003
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7383359 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to a resource manager 19 2003
8676957 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control, and information collection based upon a connection or connectionless communication method for sending messages to the resource manager 3 2003
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7519698 Method and system for extracting information from networked devices in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 12 2003
* 2005/0071,483 Method and system for supporting multiple protocols used to monitor networked devices in a remote monitoring system 32 2003
* 2005/0071,444 Method and system for extracting information from networked devices in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 25 2003
7610372 Method and system for managing vendor and model information in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 14 2004
7606894 Method and system for determining the type of status information to extract from networked devices in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system 14 2004
7296079 Method and system for initializing protocol information used to extract status information from networked devices 29 2004
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7617311 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of multiple formats and multiple protocols with intelligent protocol processor 2 2004
7359969 System and method to provide integrated device, user, and account information to users 7 2004
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7610374 Method of initializing a data processing object associated with a communication protocol used to extract status information related to a monitored device 14 2004
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7502848 Method of creating a data processing object associated with a communication protocol used to extract status information related to a monitored device 14 2004
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7581000 Monitoring device having a memory containing data representing access information configured to be used by multiple implementations of protocol access functions to extract information from networked devices 2 2005
7467195 Method and system for extracting status information from networked devices using the SNMP protocol 4 2005
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7822817 Method and system of data collection and mapping from a remote position reporting device 2 2005
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7725880 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library 2 2005
7650233 Method and system of remote position reporting device 2 2005
8204997 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of multiple formats and multiple protocols with restriction on protocol 4 2005
7596749 Method and system for script processing in script implementation of HTTP to obtain information from devices 12 2005
7526546 Method and system for use of abstract classes for script implementation of HTTP to obtain information from devices 5 2005
7512681 Database for multiple implementation of HTTP to obtain information from devices 3 2005
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8635329 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using multiple formats and multiple protocols with delegating protocol processor 6 2006
7359970 Method and system of remote diagnostic control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of multiple formats and multiple protocols 9 2006
7353273 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to users 14 2006
7363627 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using multiple formats and multiple protocols with verification of formats and protocols 7 2006
7664886 System, method, and computer program product using an SNMP implementation to obtain vendor information from remote devices 6 2006
7574489 System, method, and computer program product for extracting information from remote devices through the HTTP protocol 8 2006
7552111 System, method, and computer program product for identification of vendor and model name of a remote device among multiple network protocols 3 2006
7533086 System, method, and computer program product for obtaining vendor identification of a remote device of merged companies 4 2006
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* 2008/0126,530 System, method, and computer program product for identification of vendor and model name of a remote device among multiple network protocols 3 2006
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7447770 Method and system for diagnosing, collecting information and servicing a remote system 8 2006
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7656293 Verification scheme used for email message containing information about remotely monitored devices 2 2007
7447790 Method and system for initializing protocol information used to extract status information from networked devices 7 2007
7620717 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to a resource manager 12 2007
7801977 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to a resource manager 10 2007
8819146 System, method, and computer program product for transferring remote device support data to a monitor using E-mail 1 2007
7519706 Method and system of remote monitoring and support of devices, including handling email messages having message types specified within the e-mail message 6 2008
7689691 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to users 7 2008
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CUFER ASSET LTD. L.L.C. (2)
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