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Scott Simon, Gordon Hope, William R Blum: Central station monitoring with real-time status and control. Honeywell International, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, February 27, 2007: US07183907 (73 worldwide citation)

A number of different security systems, such as in home or business locations, periodically transmit status data to a remote facility such as a central monitoring station so that it is continuously informed of the security systems' status. The status may relate to an alarm status, armed status, or t ...


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William R Blum: Distributed supervisory control and data acquisition system. Itron, Townsend and Townsend, December 12, 1995: US05475867 (60 worldwide citation)

A SCADA communication and control system is used for controlling power distribution. The system includes a master controller, a master ratio and a plurality of remote terminal units (RTUs). A communication link between the master controller and the master radio has two channels. A first channel is f ...


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Scott Simon, Robert J Orlando, William R Blum: Method and apparatus for interfacing security systems by periodic check in with remote facility. Honeywell International, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, November 6, 2007: US07292142 (45 worldwide citation)

Security systems, such as in a home or other building, periodically transmit status data to a remote facility so that the remote facility is continuously informed of the security systems' status. A user interface device at one security system, or a web browser at a personal computer, can obtain info ...


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Steven J Winick, William R Blum, Piotr Romanczyk: Method for permitting two parties to establish connectivity with both parties behind firewalls. Honeywell International, Husch Blackwell, August 2, 2011: US07992199 (28 worldwide citation)

A communications scheme enables a central communications station to assist two communications systems located behind firewalls that prevent communication initiated from an external data network to establish direct communication with each other. In one embodiment, the systems separately establish com ...


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William R Blum, Christopher E Beach, Chris Coleman: Using caller ID for service based two-way voice hybrid data and voice reporting. Honeywell International, Husch Blackwell Welsh Katz, December 14, 2010: US07853200 (16 worldwide citation)

A method is presented for providing alarm notification and two-way voice communication for a hybrid data/voice system. In one embodiment, the method comprises sending an alarm notification from a communication device to an alarm forwarding service, recognizing an ID of the communication device, usin ...


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Scott Simon, Robert J Orlando, William R Blum: Method and apparatus for interfacing security systems by periodic check in with remote facility. Honeywell International, Husch Blackwell Sanders Welsh & Katz, December 15, 2009: US07633388 (8 worldwide citation)

Security systems, such as in a home or other building, periodically transmit status data to a remote facility so that the remote facility is continuously informed of the security systems' status. A user interface device at one security system, or a web browser at a personal computer, can obtain info ...


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William R Blum: Alarm signaling with hybrid data and two-way voice channel. Honeywell International, Husch Blackwell Welsh Katz, December 14, 2010: US07853199 (7 worldwide citation)

A method is presented for providing alarm notification and two-way voice communication for a hybrid data/voice system by sending an alarm from a communication device to a central station receiver via a data transmission method, associating the alarm with a telephone number operating with a voice tra ...


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Philip J Ferro, Chris Coleman, William R Blum: Security cellular radio activation and registration via SMS. Honeywell International, Husch Blackwell, May 10, 2011: US07941182 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for activating and registering a security system with a cellular provider using SMS messages is provided. The SMS messages used for activating and registering the security system are generated in a format that is predetermined by the processing station in order to provide a unifo ...


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David S Zakrewski, William R Blum, Kenneth L Addy: Instant messaging applications in security systems. Honeywell International, Barkume & Associates P C, November 30, 2010: US07843322 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a security system by generating an instant message at a first location, the instant message including security system data, then transmitting the instant message from the first location over a computer network to a second location via an instant message server computer. The ins ...


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Steven J Winick, William R Blum: Dual site supervision for a control channel cellular radio used in a fire alarm reporting system. Honeywell International, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, February 13, 2007: US07177639 (5 worldwide citation)

Dual site supervision is provided for a control channel cellular radio for a fire alarm reporting system that uses logic that causes a control channel cellular transceiver to operate in a nonstandard manner and to use a different and second cellular base station or site that the unit would not norma ...