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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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Raj Vaswani, Jana van Greunen, Alexander Gostrer: Determining electric grid endpoint phase connectivity. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, June 26, 2012: US08207726 (18 worldwide citation)

The service phase of the electrical connection to a customer endpoint device located within a power distribution system is determined by various techniques. At the feeder level, the system may be programmed to induce momentary power interruptions, thereby causing missed zero crossings at the custome ...


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Raj Vaswani, Jana van Greunen, Aditi Dubey, Kunal Pankaj Shah: System, method and program for detecting anomalous events in a utility network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, April 16, 2013: US08423637 (9 worldwide citation)

A utility network communication device is provided to detect whether anomalous events occur with respect to at least one node in a utility network. The communication device has recorded therein threshold operating information and situational operating information. The threshold operating information ...


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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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James Pace, Jana Van Greunen, Sterling Hughes, George H Flammer III, William E San Filippo III: System and method for convergence and automatic disabling of access points in a wireless mesh network. Silver Spring Networks, Artegis Law Group, October 27, 2015: US09173111 (4 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present disclosure sets forth a technique for convergence and automatic disabling of access points in a wireless mesh network. Specifically, an access point within a wireless mesh network computes one or more network metrics to determine whether the metrics are unfavorable or f ...


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Raj Vaswani, Jana Van Greunen, Aditi Dubey, Kunal Pankaj Shah: System, method and program for detecting anomalous events in a utility network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, February 24, 2015: US08966069 (4 worldwide citation)

A communication device detects whether anomalous events occur with respect to at least one node in a utility network. The communication device has recorded therein threshold operating information and situational operating information. The threshold operating information includes data indicative of c ...


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Sterling Hughes, James Pace, Jana van Greunen, William E San Filippo III: Powerline carrier zero-crossing transformer mapping with asymmetric RF return path. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, June 17, 2014: US08755303 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques are disclosed by which RF mesh networks can identify utility distribution topologies by using power line communication combined with wireless networking to identify the mapping of transformers and other distribution equipment at a back office system server. At a specified time, an item of ...


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James Pace, Jana Van Greunen, Sterlings Hughes, George H Flammer III, William E San Filippo: System and method for convergence and automatic disabling of access points in a wireless mesh network. Silver Spring Networks, Artegis Law Group, September 13, 2016: US09445289 (2 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present disclosure sets forth a technique for convergence and automatic disabling of access points in a wireless mesh network. Specifically, an access point within a wireless mesh network computes one or more network metrics to determine whether the metrics are unfavorable or f ...