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Raj Vaswani, Sterling Hughes, Jana van Greunen, William E San Filippo III, George Flammer III: Load management in wireless mesh communications networks. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, July 31, 2012: US08233905 (104 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or m ...


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George Flammer III, Raj Vaswani: Method and system of routing in a utility smart-grid network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, June 14, 2011: US07961740 (24 worldwide citation)

A wireless network has a server that includes a server controller that controls the receipt and transmission of packets via a server radio. The server controller selects a route to nodes in the wireless network, and provides communication between the wireless network and at least one other network. ...


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George Flammer III, Raj Vaswani: Method and system of routing in a utility smart-grid network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, October 2, 2012: US08279870 (11 worldwide citation)

A wireless utility network contains a plurality of utility nodes that communicate within a wireless utility network. A gateway to the wireless utility network communicates with the utility nodes in the wireless utility network, and connects the wireless utility network to at least one other network. ...


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Raj Vaswani, Sterling Hughes, Jana Van Greunen, William E San Filippo III, George Flammer III: Load management in wireless mesh communications networks. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, August 20, 2013: US08515433 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or m ...


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Raj Vaswani, Sterling Hughes, Jana van Greunen, William E San Filippo III, George Flammer III: Route and link evaluation in wireless mesh communications networks. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, May 10, 2011: US07940669 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or m ...


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Raj Vaswani, Sterling Hughes, Jana van Greunen, William E San Filippo III, George Flammer III: Network utilities in wireless mesh communications networks. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, May 29, 2012: US08189577 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. A method includes discovering a utility network. Neighboring nodes are discovered and the node listens for advertised routes for networks from the neighbors. The node is then registered with one or m ...


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Raj Vaswani, George Flammer III, James Pace, Jay Ramasastry: Method and system of providing IP-based packet communications with in-premisis devices in a utility network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, January 29, 2013: US08364846 (2 worldwide citation)

One example embodiment provides a method and system where a node in a utility network assigns an IP network address to an in-premise device which communicates to the utility node over an in-premise network which is not IP based. The utility node proxies the assigned IP address to the utility network ...


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George Flammer III: Transparent routing in a power line carrier network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, December 4, 2012: US08325060 (2 worldwide citation)

Meter nodes in a power line carrier (PLC) network may reliably communicate with an access point by alternate routes using additional media where available. A utility network may include one or more subnetworks. Each subnetwork may include one or more meter nodes and an access point configured to com ...


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George Flammer III: Multi-channel mesh nodes employing stacked responses. SILVER SPRING NETWORKS, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, March 15, 2016: US09288712 (1 worldwide citation)

Rather than using a large number of transceivers (transmitter/receiver pairs) operating in parallel, Access Points with multiple channels are used to aggregate, or stack, transmitted response communications, e.g., transmitting multiple acknowledgements (ACKs) in a single packet to one or more source ...


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Raj Vaswani, Jana van Greunen, William San Filippo III, Sterling Hughes, George Flammer III: Power outage notification and determination. SILVER SPRING NETWORKS, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, June 27, 2017: US09689710 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for identifying and targeting power outages are provided. Electric meters of a system receive electric power from power distribution equipment in a power distribution network and information that identifies the respective power distribution equipment from which the meters receive ...