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 (389 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 ...

Robert L McMahan, Maureen Martinez: Computer system chassis having a selectively extendible support assembly for conversion between desktop and tower patforms. Dell USA, Haynes and Boone L, May 12, 1998: US05749637 (18 worldwide citation)

A computer chassis with an affixed support assembly on one side, wherein the computer chassis is configurable between desktop and tower configurations. The chassis includes a first side which corresponds to the lower side of a desktop-type chassis and a second side which corresponds to the lower sid ...