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Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling remote devices are provided. In an embodiment, a system can comprise one or more remotely controlled sensors and actuators. The remote sensors/actuators can interface with uniquely identified remote transceivers that transmit and/or receive data. The embodiment can also comprise a plurality of transceivers each having a unique address, and a controller adapted to communicate with at least one of the transceivers in a preformatted message. A sensor can be associated with at least one transceiver to detect a condition and output a data signal to the transceiver, and an actuator can be associated with a transceiver to receive a control signal and activate a device. Other embodiments are also claimed and described.

Title
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling remote devices
Application Number
11/159768
Publication Number
7697492 (B2)
Application Date
June 23, 2005
Publication Date
April 13, 2010
Inventor
Thomas David Petite
Douglasville
GA, US
Agent
Filip A Kowalewski
James H Yancey Jr
Troutman Sanders
Assignee
Sipco
GA, US
IPC
H04W 4/00
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