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Raymond H Kelley, Richard Christopher Carpenter, Robert H Lunney, Maureen Martinez: Automated meter reading system. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 11, 2000: US06088659 (370 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading (AMR) server having an open, distributed architecture that collects, loads, and manages system-wide data collected from energy meters and routes the data automatically to upstream business systems. The AMR server includes a repository of metering data, and additionally pro ...


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Richard Christopher Carpenter: Mapping interface for a distributed server to translate between dissimilar file formats. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, March 6, 2001: US06199068 (262 worldwide citation)

A mapper to translate an input file from an input domain to an output domain. The mapper includes a canons utility which builds a canon, the canon being a tree relating all data attributes within a domain of information, and the domain being a collection of data that has a same data format, a maps u ...


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David G Hart, William L Peterson, David Uy, W Michael Egolf: Method and system for monitoring and controlling an electrical distribution network. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, December 21, 1999: US06005759 (195 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and controlling an electrical distribution network comprises an electrical distribution substation having a local area network (LAN), a feeder subsystem and a gateway. The feeder subsystem is coupled to the substation and receives electrical energy therefrom for distribution ...


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Guntram Scheible, Bernd Smailus, Martin Klaus, Kai Garrels, Lothar Heinemann: System for wirelessly supplying a large number of actuators of a machine with electrical power. ABB Patent, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, Ralph E Locher, July 22, 2003: US06597076 (189 worldwide citation)

A configuration for supplying a large number of actuators with electrical power without using wires includes at least one primary winding that is fed from a medium-frequency oscillator. Each actuator has at least one secondary winding that is suitable for drawing power from a medium-frequency magnet ...


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Sasan H Ardalan, David E Van den Bout: Remote access to electronic meters using a TCP/IP protocol suite. ABB Automation, Woodcock Washburn, May 28, 2002: US06396839 (185 worldwide citation)

An electronic meter incorporates a TCP/IP protocol suite and an HTTP server to provide two-way access to the meter data. Alternatively, the TCP/IP protocol suite may be incorporated into a gateway serving multiple meters connected through a power line or wireless two-way network. The gateway may inc ...


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Kenneth C Shuey, Kathryn J Smith, Rodney C Hemminger, Arnold W Bragg: RF repeater for automatic meter reading system. ABB Power T & D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 23, 1999: US05874903 (180 worldwide citation)

An automatic meter reading system utilizes repeater technology to access hard to read meters within a fixed network structure. The components of the radio system that are needed for two-way communications are employed without adding significant cost to the meter. Using this approach, each meter in t ...


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Steven C Ellis, Allan C Sharp, Stephen Reid, Richard P Rubbo: Metal seal well packer. ABB Vetco Gray, James E Bradley, November 11, 1997: US05685369 (170 worldwide citation)

A well packer has a metal seal which seals between the packer mandrel and the casing. The metal seal includes a seal sleeve located on the exterior of the mandrel. The sleeve has an inner wall and an outer wall radially separated by a channel. The inner channel is initially separated from the exteri ...


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Sasan H Ardalan, David E Van den Bout: Remote access to electronic meters using a TCP/IP protocol suite. ABB Automation, Woodcock Washburn, March 26, 2002: US06363057 (168 worldwide citation)

An electronic meter incorporates a TCP/IP protocol suite and an HTTP server to provide two-way access to the meter data. Alternatively, the TCP/IP protocol suite may be incorporated into a gateway serving multiple meters connected through a power line or wireless two-way network. The gateway may inc ...


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Per Anders Kristian Lof, Lars Gustaf Ingolf Gertmar, Lars Anders Tommy Andren: System, method and computer program product for enhancing commercial value of electrical power produced from a renewable energy power production facility. ABB, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, January 28, 2003: US06512966 (163 worldwide citation)

A method, system and computer program product enhance the commercial value of electrical power produced from a wind turbine production facility. Features include the use of a premier power conversion device that provides an alternative source of power for supplementing an output power of the wind tu ...


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Aaron M Jungreis: Uninterruptible power supply. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 6, 2001: US06184593 (156 worldwide citation)

An electronic circuit, such as a UPS, interfaces a main ac power source and at least one secondary power source to a load. The secondary power source(s) may include one or more auxiliary generators, a flywheel motor generator or microturbine with high speed motor generator, and/or any of a variety o ...



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