09466198 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 316 patents.

A power distribution box includes a power input configured to receive power from an external power source, an alternating current (AC) output electrically coupled to the power input, a power-line adapter and a gateway device. The power-line adapter is coupled to the power input and configured to receive power via the power input and communicate with an external network. The gateway device is coupled to the power-line adapter and is configured to communicate with the external network. The gateway device includes a wireless network module configured to communicate with at least one power tool device in a wireless network, and a translation controller configured to enable communications between the wireless network module and the external network through the power-line adapter.

Title
Wireless tracking of power tools and related devices
Application Number
14/185594
Publication Number
9466198 (B2)
Application Date
February 20, 2014
Publication Date
October 11, 2016
Inventor
Leslie J Reading
Lakeside
CA, US
Jeffrey M Zeiler
Pewaukee
WI, US
Wade F Burch
Wauwatosa
WI, US
Agent
Michael Best & Friedrich
Assignee
MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORPORATION
WI, US
IPC
G08B 13/14
B25F 5/00
H04W 64/00
G06Q 10/06
G06Q 10/08
G08B 21/02
G08B 1/08
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