08059011 is referenced by 43 patents and cites 180 patents.

The present technology relates to protocols relative to utility meters associated with an open operational framework. More particularly, the present subject matter relates to protocol subject matter for advanced metering infrastructure, adaptable to various international standards, while economically supporting a 2-way mesh network solution in a wireless environment, such as for operating in a residential electricity meter field. The present subject matter supports meters within an ANSI standard C12.22/C12.19 system while economically supporting a 2-way mesh network solution in a wireless environment, such as for operating in a residential electricity meter field, all to permit cell-based adaptive insertion of C12.22 meters within an open framework. Cell isolation is provided through quasi-orthogonal sequences in a frequency hopping network. Additional features relate to Outage notification system features, and corresponding methodology and apparatus subject matters, both at the network and device level.

Title
Outage notification system
Application Number
11/900198
Publication Number
8059011 (B2)
Application Date
September 10, 2007
Publication Date
November 15, 2011
Inventor
Jerome Bartier
Montrouge
FR
Fabrice Monier
Boissy saint Leger
FR
Hartman Van Wyk
Mont Louis sur Loire
FR
Agent
Dority & Manning P A
Assignee
Itron
WA, US
IPC
H04B 7/185
G08C 19/10
G08C 19/04
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