US Patent Application No: 2012/0078,968

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO MANAGE PROCESS DATA

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

Example methods and apparatus to manage process control data are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a request for process data associated with a field device, searching a database for a descriptor file that includes the requested process data, and accessing the descriptor file to retrieve the process data to display within an application, wherein the process data is retrieved using a schema that specifies that the process data is located at an object referenced by a file entry that is part of a section of a file body included within the file. In the example method, the object may include at least one of an expression to calculate a value using the process data in a mathematical formula or a display transformation to instruct how the process data is to be displayed.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC.AUSTIN, TX425

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nixon, Mark Round Rock, US 46 2403

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2011/0022,978 INTELLIGENT DEVICE FRAMEWORK 1 2009
 
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
* 2007/0075,916 Generic utility supporting on-demand creation of customizable graphical user interfaces for viewing and specifying field device parameters 59 2005
 
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
* 2007/0061,786 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING PROCESS CONTROL DATA 31 2006
* 2011/0022,187 PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEM WITH INTEGRATED EXTERNAL DATA SOURCES 2 2009
 
VEGA GRIESHABER KG (2)
* 8,205,022 Generating of a device description for a measuring device 4 2009
* 2010/0121,999 Generating of a Device Description for a Measuring Device 14 2009
 
DASSAULT SYSTEMES AMERICAS CORP. (1)
* 6,826,555 Open format for file storage system indexing, searching and data retrieval 6 2001
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
* 9,038,004 Automated integrated circuit design documentation 0 2013
* 2015/0113,487 AUTOMATED INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DESIGN DOCUMENTATION 0 2013
 
APPLE INC. (2)
* 8,930,324 Guarded file descriptors 0 2012
* 2013/0339,313 GUARDED FILE DESCRIPTORS 0 2012
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (4)
9,069,781 Techniques to automatically manage file descriptors 0 2012
* 9,047,300 Techniques to manage universal file descriptor models for content files 0 2012
8,775,385 Techniques to modify file descriptors for content files 0 2012
* 2013/0318,133 TECHNIQUES TO MANAGE UNIVERSAL FILE DESCRIPTOR MODELS FOR CONTENT FILES 1 2012
 
CODEWRIGHTS GMBH (1)
* 2012/0166,609 METHOD FOR PROVIDING DEVICE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION OF A FIELD DEVICE OF AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY AND/OR METHOD FOR SERVICING A FIELD DEVICE 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner