US Patent No: 7,860,968

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Hierarchical, multi-tiered mapping and monitoring architecture for smart items

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A service repository is used to store at least one service in association with service metadata describing service requirements of the service. The service repository also may store one or more platform-specific service executables. A service mapper is used to determine device metadata associated with each of a plurality of devices, where the device metadata provides device characteristics of the devices. The service mapper may thus map the service to a selected device of the plurality of devices for deployment thereon, based on a matching of corresponding elements of the service requirements and the device characteristics. The service mapper also may re-map the service between devices to maintain a quality and reliability of the service.

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SAP SEWALLDORF, DE4821

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Avanes, Artin Berlin, DE 5 490
Bornhoevd, Christof San Francisco, US 35 1292
Mo, Brian S Palo Alto, US 24 1932
Wiemann, Matthias M Seeheim-Jugenheim, DE 5 514
Ziekow, Holger Robert Berlin, DE 4 292

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