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Whyte Ian A: Distribution network power line carrier communication system. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Lackey D R, October 7, 1975: US3911415 (211 worldwide citation)

A power line carrier communication system for linking individual power customers with a central station includes the power distribution network between a distribution substation and the customer locations. Frequency translating and signal reconditioning repeaters are connected to intermediate locati ...


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Paul Shala Henry, George Blandino, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Backhaul link for distributed antenna system. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, August 18, 2015: US09113347 (155 worldwide citation)

A distributed antenna and backhaul system provide network connectivity for a small cell deployment. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave communications and existing power line infra ...


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Paul Shala Henry, George Blandino, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel Jr, Thomas M Willis III: Backhaul link for distributed antenna system. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, August 25, 2015: US09119127 (145 worldwide citation)

A distributed antenna and backhaul system provide network connectivity for a small cell deployment. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave communications and existing power line infra ...


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Takeshi Saito, Eiji Kamagata, Yukio Kamatani, Yoshiaki Takabatake: Power supply control method, power supply control system and computer program product. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, January 25, 2000: US06018690 (145 worldwide citation)

In supplying power to a plurality of electric apparatuses connected to a power line having a predetermined maximum consumable power, a power consumption of the power line is measured as a first power consumption. When a second power consumption predetermined in each of the electric apparatuses is to ...


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Blose John B: Communications system for electric power utility. November 7, 1972: US3702460 (142 worldwide citation)

An electric power utility communication system is disclosed comprising a plurality of geographically distributed group control units and groups of terminal processor units, with each such terminal processor unit within a group coupled to a respective group control unit through the neutral conductor ...


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COUSINEAU Kevin L, DEHLSEN James B: Disjoncteur à compteur intégré et communications sans fil, Circuit breaker with integral meter and wireless communications. Levelation, COUSINEAU Kevin L, DEHLSEN James B, LAMB Owen, January 19, 2012: WO/2012/007831 (134 worldwide citation)

A remote data collection for a circuit breaker panel is disclosed. Circuit panel current and/or time data is collected from one or more intelligent circuit breakers having built in data acquisition. The data are communicated to a host computer. Simultaneously the line voltage is measured and specifi ...


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Raymond W Simpson, Donald G Chandler, John Bowers: Remote control system, components and methods. Hillier Technologies Partnership, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 5, 1989: US04864588 (126 worldwide citation)

A remote control system utilizing spread-spectrum techniques. The system is particularly suitable for control of electrical wiring devices in a building and/or appliances.


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Baarman David W: Adaptive inductive power supply with communication. Access Business Group International, Baarman David W, DANI William P, August 26, 2004: WO/2004/073166 (122 worldwide citation)

An adaptive inductive ballast is provided with the capability to communicate with a remote device powered by the ballast. To improve the operation of the ballast, the ballast changes its operating characteristics based upon information received from the remote device. Further, the ballast may provid ...


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Jeffrey M Hammer, Thomas J Olson: Method and apparatus for power load shedding. Honeywell, Charles G Mersereau, August 17, 1982: US04345162 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention contemplates a method and apparatus for load-shedding duty cycling which overrides the normal thermostat control in a space conditioning system, upon receipt of an external signal as from the power company, in a manner such that the consumed power does not rise above the level ...


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Veronica Kertesz, Don Whitehead, James Burke, Harshad Tanna, Subhash Garg, A Rajeshwar Rao, S S Lakshmi, S Mishra, J Lakshminarayana, Pradeep Kumar Tamanna, B Ravi Kumar, M Kailashnath: Dynamic data exchange server. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton, Hanh T Pham, June 9, 1998: US05764155 (116 worldwide citation)

A dynamic data exchange (DDE) server which allows external programs to access power management data is presented. The DDE server provides a mnemonic cross reference between register items and standardized, alphanumeric parameter names. This mnemonic interface allows the user to retrieve data from a ...