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J Bradford Forth, Jordon M Dagg, Martin A Hancock, Markus F Hirschbold, Geoffrey T Hyatt, Simon H Lightbody: Systems for in the field configuration of intelligent electronic devices. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 1, 2006: US07085824 (114 worldwide citation)

A system for modifying the functionality of intelligent electronic devices installed and operating in the field is disclosed. Each of the intelligent electronic devices operates with a software configuration to monitor electrical energy. A copy of the software configurations may be maintained in a d ...


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Douglas S Ransom, David A Chivers, J Bradford Forth, David W Giles, Michael E Teachman, Jeffrey W Yeo, Chuen Shan Simon Ki: System and method for securing energy management systems. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 6, 2007: US07188003 (107 worldwide citation)

A power management architecture for an electrical power distribution system, or portion thereof, is disclosed. The architecture includes multiple intelligent electronic devices (“IED's”) distributed throughout the power distribution system to manage the flow and consumption of power from the system. ...


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Daniel A Cumming, J Bradford Forth, Arthur B Wynans, Eric K Haight, Douglas S Ransom, Martin A Hancock: Methods and apparatus for retrieving energy readings from an energy monitoring device. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 8, 2006: US07089089 (100 worldwide citation)

An energy monitoring device including procedures for secure communication of data from the device is disclosed. The energy monitoring device includes a public/private key pair used to encrypt and/or digitally sign communications by the device. This allows the receivers of these communications to aut ...


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J Bradford Forth, Martin A Hancock, Piotr B Przydatek: Systems for improved monitoring accuracy of intelligent electronic devices. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 30, 2003: US06671635 (91 worldwide citation)

A system for improving accuracy of an intelligent electronic device operable to monitor electrical energy using metering sensors is disclosed. The metering sensors may be tested to determine characteristic curves by simulating operating conditions. The characteristic curves may be developed and tran ...


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Douglas S Ransom, Andrew W Blackett, J Bradford Forth: Energy management device and architecture with multiple security levels. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 24, 2006: US06990395 (87 worldwide citation)

A power management architecture for an electrical power distribution system that includes multiple intelligent electronic devices (“IED's”) distributed throughout the power distribution system to manage the flow and consumption of power from the system is disclosed. The IED's are linked via a networ ...


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Colin N Gunn, Simon H Lightbody, J Bradford Forth, Martin A Hancock, Geoffrey T Hyatt: Body capacitance electric field powered device for high voltage lines. Power Measurement, Workman Nydegger, October 16, 2007: US07282944 (84 worldwide citation)

Devices that couple to high voltage transmission lines obtain power themselves using the body capacitance of an element of the devices. The devices generate a comparatively lower voltage from the current flowing between the high voltage line and the element of the device that generates the body capa ...


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J Bradford Forth, Peter C Cowan, Douglas Stephen Ransom, Thomas S Stevenson, Jeffrey W Yeo: Human machine interface for an energy analytics system. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 17, 2007: US07246014 (81 worldwide citation)

An Enterprise Energy Management (“EEM”) software system is disclosed that displays EEM data and allows a user to interact with the data to better understand and manage their electrical system. The EEM software system collects real-time, near real-time and historical input data from various data sour ...


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Douglas S Ransom, Martin A Hancock, Ronald G Hart, J Bradford Forth, Michael E Teachman, Andres W Blackett: Push communications architecture for intelligent electronic devices. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 8, 2007: US07216043 (74 worldwide citation)

A power management architecture for an electrical power distribution system, or portion thereof, is disclosed. The architecture includes multiple intelligent electronic devices (“IED's”) distributed throughout the power distribution system to manage the flow and consumption of power from the system ...


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J Bradford Forth, Martin A Hancock, Marcus Gasper, Peter M Van Doorn: System and method for manufacturing and configuring intelligent electronic devices to order. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 8, 2005: US06853978 (67 worldwide citation)

A system and method of specifying built and configured to order intelligent electronic devices (“IED's”) is disclosed. A customer interacts with an order processing interface to specify the type and model of IED they wish to purchase, any hardware options they wish installed and custom software to b ...


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Colin N Gunn, Martin A Hancock, J Bradford Forth, Simon H Lightbody, Jason Sheppard, Brian R Kingham: Power line sensors and systems incorporating same. Power Measurement, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 6, 2007: US07174261 (59 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for sensing the current in a power line of a power system and systems incorporating the apparatus are disclosed. The apparatus may comprise an enclosure providing a window operable to permit the passage of the power line therethrough. The apparatus may further comprise an active current ...