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A method and apparatus for measuring use of a commodity and for transmitting the measurement over a global computer information network to a remote location. The apparatus comprises a data acquisition and reporting device and an automatic meter reading device operatively arranged to measure use of a commodity and transmit the measurement over a global information network to the data acquisition and reporting device.

Title
Automatic meter reading system
Application Number
8/807235
Publication Number
5897607
Application Date
February 28, 1997
Publication Date
April 27, 1999
Inventor
Carl A Potaczala
Buffalo
NY, US
Richard D Ferguson
Williamsville
NY, US
Lawrence G Szydlowski
Cheektowaga
NY, US
William P Jenney
Elma
NY, US
Agent
Simpson Simpson & Snyder
Assignee
Jenney Systems Associates
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/640
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