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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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George Flammer, Sterling Hughes, Daniel McKernan, Raj Vaswani: Method and system for providing network and routing protocols for utility services. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P C, August 3, 2010: US07769888 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises discovering a utility network, wherein a utility device (for example, a constant powered meter) sends network discovery messages to find the ...


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Raj Vaswani, James Pace, Sterling Hughes: Methods and system for utility network outage detection. Silver Spring Networks, Michael Best & Friedrich, December 14, 2010: US07853417 (10 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system including a utility network including a product distribution pathway for delivering a product, a plurality of electronic utility devices associated with the utility network to monitor at least one parameter associated with the product distribution pathway, and ...


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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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George Flammer, Sterling Hughes, Daniel McKernan, Raj Vaswani: Method and system for providing routing protocols in a frequency hopping spread spectrum network. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, December 6, 2011: US08072951 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises discovering a utility network, wherein a utility device (for example, a constant powered meter) sends network discovery messages to find the ...


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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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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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George Flammer, Sterling Hughes, Daniel McKernan, Raj Vaswani: Method and system for providing network and routing protocols for utility services. Silver Spring Networks, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, March 6, 2012: US08130700 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a network and routing protocol for utility services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises discovering a utility network, wherein a utility device (for example, a constant powered meter) sends network discovery messages to find the ...