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Ronald A Nordin, Jack E Caveney: Patch field documentation and revision systems. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, June 26, 2007: US07234944 (128 worldwide citation)

A communication network device and corresponding patch field system are disclosed. The device includes a port module, ports, and an appliqué attached to a face of the port module. The appliqué includes a printed circuit board (PCB) with conductive pads. A patch cord connects the device with an intel ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Method and apparatus for patch panel patch cord documentation and revision. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, November 20, 2007: US07297018 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for monitoring and reporting cable connectivity such as patch panel port-level connectivity on a real-time basis. For patch panel systems, the approach is based upon a distributed architecture that may be modularly scalable and may reduce, if not eliminate, the ne ...


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James F Wiemeyer, Ronald A Nordin, Jack D Tison, Andrew J Stroede, Timothy M Nitsch: Building automation system controller. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Christopher K Marl, June 8, 2010: US07734572 (84 worldwide citation)

A building control system is provided that receives information from devices of different subsystems. A trigger causes a zone controller to store the information in a database. The stored data is used to generate customized reports based on sequences or sets of related events. The information from m ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Patch panel with a motherboard for connecting communication jacks. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, April 24, 2007: US07207846 (75 worldwide citation)

An active jack, which is a powered device, is installed as the network connection at a workstation which provides the capability to determine the physical location of a destination device, such as a VOIP phone, in real time. Uninterruptible power supplies may be used to provide power to network comp ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin, Michael V Doorhy, Elizabeth Farrimond, Kenneth C Kozicki, Richard J Conneely, Masud Bolouri Saransar, Alan Farrimond, Steven A Jacks: Systems and methods for managing a network. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Christopher K Marlow, April 14, 2009: US07519000 (67 worldwide citation)

A system for managing and documenting a local area communications network is provided which deploys power sourcing equipment and powered devices by the use of active electronic modules, having an Ethernet controller and Power over Ethernet forwarding capabilities, as integral, managed components wit ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Smart cable provisioning for a patch cord management system. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Christopher K Marlow, October 12, 2010: US07811119 (55 worldwide citation)

A network documentation and revision system is presented that includes first and second devices connected by a patch cord. The first device has provisioning and signal ports with corresponding contact assemblies. The second device has a switch port without a contact assembly. The patch cord has sign ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin, Brian D Leshin, Satish I Patel: Method and apparatus for patch panel patch cord documentation and revision. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Christopher K Marlow, May 19, 2009: US07534137 (45 worldwide citation)

Intelligent patch panels support patch cord management in communications networks. Modular patch panels can be connected to one another for the purposes of sharing power and also for the purposes of monitoring patch cord connections and reporting the status of patch cord connections to a network man ...


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Ronald A Nordin, Masud Bolouri Saransar, Michael V Doorhy: Powered patch panel. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, November 25, 2008: US07455527 (33 worldwide citation)

A powered communications patch panel is adapted to power network devices connected to the communications patch panel. Power is supplied to the network devices by the powered communications patch panel over the communication cabling. The powered communications patch panel may be provided with a manag ...


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Jak E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Method and apparatus for patch panel patch cord documentation and revision. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Christopher K Marlow, April 14, 2009: US07517243 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for monitoring and reporting cable connectivity such as patch panel port-level connectivity on a real-time basis. For patch panel systems, the approach is based upon a distributed architecture that may be modularly scalable and may reduce, if not eliminate, the ne ...


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Nagesh R Basavanhally, D Bruce Buchholz, Anthony F J Levi, Ronald A Nordin: Optical laser connector. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Dwight A Marshall, May 18, 1993: US05212754 (27 worldwide citation)

Connector apparatus for coupling an optical fiber cable with laser devices. The apparatus comprises a receptacle terminating aligned fibers of the optical cable in a planar surface perpendicular to a central axis of the receptacle. A plug mounts a plurality of laser devices each having an electrical ...