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A sensor network for monitoring utility power lines comprises a sensor disposed for monitoring utility power lines, the sensor capable of acquiring data related to the utility power lines and communicating sensor data; a first remote sensor interface (RSI) comprising a data communications device capable of receiving the sensor data communicated from the sensor, and transmitting data relating to the received sensor data; and a data communications device capable of receiving the data transmitted by the first RSI and transmitting data related to the sensor data directly or indirectly to a network external to the sensor network. The sensor network comprises a common designation network.

Title
Sensor networks for monitoring pipelines and power lines
Application Number
11/465796
Publication Number
7705747 (B2)
Application Date
August 18, 2006
Publication Date
April 27, 2010
Inventor
Robert W Twitchell Jr
Cumming
GA, US
Agent
Jeremy C Doerre
Chad D Tillman
Tillman Wright PLLC
Assignee
Terahop Networks
GA, US
IPC
G08C 17/00
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