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David Crawford Lawrence, Sergei Udin, Eugene Wilson Hodges IV, John Chalmers Sutton III, Edward John Beroset, Sean Michael Scoggins: Architecture neutral device abstraction layer for interfacing devices and applications. ABB Automation, Woodcock Washburn, May 21, 2002: US06393341 (91 worldwide citation)

An interface layer and method is provided that permits applications, without modification, to operate with any type of meter. The interface comprises an abstraction layer and library or repository of descriptions specific to each meter type. The abstraction layer provides the capability to communica ...


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Richard Christopher Carpenter, Raymond Kelley, Sean Michael Scoggins, Sasan Ardalan: Network-enabled, extensible metering system. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, May 16, 2006: US07046682 (85 worldwide citation)

To allow meter data users to have access to needed information and at the same time address the rapidly shifting requirements of the deregulated marketplace, a new business model, apparatus and system are provided. A common metering device measures raw data and a system composed of independent servi ...


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Richard Christopher Carpenter, Raymond Kelley, Sean Michael Scoggins, Sasan Ardalan: Network-enabled, extensible metering system. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, March 17, 2009: US07505453 (34 worldwide citation)

To allow meter data users to have access to needed information and at the same time address the rapidly shifting requirements of the deregulated marketplace, a new business model employs a common metering device that measures raw data and a system composed of independent services or applications tha ...


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Richard Christopher Carpenter, Raymond Kelley, Sean Michael Scoggins, Sasan Ardalan: Network-enabled, extensible metering system. Michael D Stein, Woodcock Wahburn Kurtz, November 8, 2001: US20010039537-A1

To allow meter data users to have access to needed information and at the same time address the rapidly shifting requirements of the deregulated marketplace, a new business model, apparatus and system are provided. A common metering device measures raw data and a system composed of independent servi ...


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Richard Christopher Carpenter, Raymond Kelley, Sean Michael Scoggins, Sasan Ardalan: Network-enabled, extensible metering system. Jonathan M Waldman, Woodcock Washburn, September 21, 2006: US20060209844-A1

To allow meter data users to have access to needed information and at the same time address the rapidly shifting requirements of the deregulated marketplace, a new business model, apparatus and system are provided. A common metering device measures raw data and a system composed of independent servi ...