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Raymond H Kelley, Richard Christopher Carpenter, Robert H Lunney, Maureen Martinez: Automated meter reading system. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 11, 2000: US06088659 (389 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading (AMR) server having an open, distributed architecture that collects, loads, and manages system-wide data collected from energy meters and routes the data automatically to upstream business systems. The AMR server includes a repository of metering data, and additionally pro ...


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Kenneth C Shuey, Kathryn J Smith, David C Lawrence, Arnold W Bragg: Automatic meter reading system employing common broadcast command channel. ABB Power T&D Company, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 6, 2000: US06073169 (134 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading system is provided. The system includes a host server interfaced to a plurality of nodes where each node communicates with a number of utility meters. The system selects a group of noninterfering nodes and uses an RF broadcast from the host server to initiate the reading o ...


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Jon A Boaz: Automated meter reading system, communication and control network for automated meter reading, meter data collector program product, and associated methods. Energy Technology Group, Bracewell & Giuliani, December 4, 2007: US07304587 (95 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading network system to collect utility usage data from multiple utility meters having utility meter sensors is provided. The system includes multiple meter data collectors each in communication with one or more utility meters to collect utility usage data and forming a wireless ...


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Kenneth C Shuey, Kathyrn J Smith, David C Lawrence, Arnold W Bragg: Automatic meter reading system employing common broadcast command channel. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, January 27, 2004: US06684245 (79 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading system is provided. The system includes a host server interfaced to a plurality of nodes where each node communicates with a number of utility meters. The system selects a group of noninterfering nodes and uses an RF broadcast from the host server to initiate the reading o ...


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Robert T Mason Jr, Eugene W Hodges, Kathryn J Smith, Andrew J Borleske: Data collector for an automated meter reading system. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, December 25, 2007: US07312721 (48 worldwide citation)

The invention includes an electronic utility meter, a data collector/meter and a method for communicating data in an automated meter reading system. The inventive method includes communicating data with a network and a first electronic utility meter, and communicating the data with the first electro ...


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Tim Patterson, Erwin Holowick, Kenneth J Derry: Automated meter reading system. Datamatic, Jackson Walker L, Robert C Klinger, July 24, 2007: US07248181 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention achieves technical advantages as an AMR device and system adapted to couple to utility meters and operate under Part 15 of the FCC Rules. The device and system also includes a data profile module.


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Jon A Boaz: Automated meter reading system, communication and control network for automated meter reading, meter data collector, and associated methods. Energy Technology Group, Bracewell & Giuliani, July 15, 2008: US07400264 (35 worldwide citation)

An automated meter reading system, communication and control for automated meter reading, a meter data collector, and associated methods are provided. The system includes at least one utility meter, at least one meter sensor interfaced with the utility meter, a meter data collector positioned adjace ...


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Andrew J Borleske, Sean M Scoggins, David Uy: System and method for efficient configuration in a fixed network automated meter reading system. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, August 28, 2007: US07262709 (27 worldwide citation)

Meters are configured using either a program update method or a meter update method. In the program update method, meters associated with a specified configuration program are identified and configured with updated parameters. In the meter update method, a specified set of meters is configured with ...


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Satish Kathirisetti, Navnit Chachan, Dasari Uday Kumar Reddy: Automated meter reading system and method thereof. Tanla Solutions, Satish Kathirisetti, Navnit Chachan, Dasari Uday Kumar Reddy, VIJAY Gupta, November 22, 2007: WO/2007/132473 (26 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated meter reading system and method thereof. The automated meter reading system, comprises: a plurality of communication nodes (120) configuring an ad-hoc mesh network, the plurality of communication nodes (120) capable of collecting utility usage data from utility meters (110) ...


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Robert T Mason Jr, Andrew J Borleske: Method and system for configurable qualification and registration in a fixed network automated meter reading system. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, March 6, 2007: US07187906 (15 worldwide citation)

A dynamic self-configuring system for collecting metering data comprises a collector meter. The collector meter scans for meters that are operable to directly communicate with the collector and registers such meters as level one meters. The collector transmits instructions to the level one meters to ...