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Erin M Defosse: Wide area network operation's center that sends and receives data from vending machines. Isochron Data Corporation, Baker Botts L, September 24, 2002: US06457038 (232 worldwide citation)

A remote data acquisition and transmission system and method are disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with remote equipment from which operation data is acquired by the application controllers. The application controllers communicate with an application host via a local a ...


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Erin M Defossé, James M Canter, Bryan W Godwin: System, method and apparatus for vending machine wireless audit and cashless transaction transport. Isochron, Baker Botts L, January 23, 2007: US07167892 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for collecting, storing and communicating vending machine transaction data. The system preferably includes an embedded data collection and storage device that, when placed inside a vending machine, will collect both DEX and MDB data using ...


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Erin M Defossé: Remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment. Isochron, Baker Botts L, February 20, 2007: US07181501 (62 worldwide citation)

A remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment to obtain operational data and the status of remote machines is disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with the remote machines from which operation data is acquired by the app ...


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James Alan May, Miguel A Cortes, William I Needel: Real-time alert mechanism for monitoring and controlling field assets via wireless and internet technologies. Isochron, Baker Botts L, August 2, 2005: US06925335 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and system are disclosed for the real-time monitoring and control of field assets. The monitoring device, operable to couple to a field asset, may be designed to leverage one or more technologies included in the field asset or as a stand-alone unit and is preferably operable to detect o ...


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Erin M Defossé: System and method for monitoring and control of beverage dispensing equipment. Isochron, Baker Botts L, March 28, 2006: US07020680 (45 worldwide citation)

A remote data acquisition and transmission system and method are disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with remote beverage dispensing equipment from which operation data is acquired by the application controllers. The application controllers communicate with an applicatio ...


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Erin M Defossé, Arif Pathan, James L Chaput: Method and system for the optimal formatting, reduction and compression of DEX/UCS data. Isochron, Baker Botts L, March 14, 2006: US07013337 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and system for communicating data between a network operations center and a remote device is described. Vending machine state information is communicated between a vending site and a network operations center using a delta scheme. A database, maintained by the network operations center, mai ...


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Erin M Defosse: Remote data acquisition and transmission system and method. Isochron, Baker Botts L, January 30, 2007: US07171451 (17 worldwide citation)

A remote data acquisition and transmission system and method are disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with remote equipment from which operation data is acquired by the application controllers. The application controllers communicate with an application host via a local a ...


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Erin M Defossé, Bryan W Godwin, William A English, Jizhi Wu: Method and system for interfacing a machine controller and a wireless network. Isochron, Baker Botts L, January 16, 2007: US07164884 (14 worldwide citation)

A wireless interface module interfaces a machine control system, such as a vending machine controller, with one of plural wireless networks through one of plural removably coupled wireless transceivers. Communication between geographically distributed vending machines and a desired wireless network ...


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Erin M Defossé: System using environmental sensor and intelligent management and control transceiver for monitoring and controlling remote computing resources. Isochron, Baker Botts L, March 7, 2006: US07010594 (14 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides a system and apparatus for the remote monitoring and control of a computing component. An intelligent management and control transceiver (IMCT) is preferably attached to a computing component to be monitored and controlled. The IMCT preferably operates independently o ...


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Bryan W Godwin: Method and system for predicting the services needs of remote point of sale devices. Isochron, Baker Botts L, April 21, 2009: US07523182 (12 worldwide citation)

A method, system and apparatus for identifying malfunctioning remote devices, such as point of sale devices, are disclosed. In operation, a performance history for one or more remote devices is built and a normal operating day is determined from the performance history. Also extracted from this perf ...



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