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David P Merriam, Dale L Scott, Bryan F Scott: Remote meter reading method and apparatus. Sparton Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, May 10, 1994: US05311581 (64 worldwide citation)

A remote meter reading system has equipment at a telephone company office coupled by modems to a utility company computer which issues requests for customer data. Telephone test trunks are used to access individual meter sites and initiate meter readings using a number of single frequency bursts. Me ...


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David P Merriam, Dale L Scott, Bryan F Scott: Remote meter reading method and apparatus. Sparton Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, April 23, 1991: US05010568 (40 worldwide citation)

A remote meter reading system has equipment at a telephone company office coupled by modems to a utility company computer which issues requests for customer data. Telephone test trunks are used to access individual meter sites and initiate meter readings using a number of single frequency bursts. Me ...


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Bogaart Peter, Rowe Kenneth D: Remote meter reading method and apparatus. January 5, 1971: US3553376 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for reading at a central station a multidial meter such as a utility meter or similar device located at a remote station by transmitting coded pulses representative of the digits shown on the meter over a conventional telephone line and decoding the pulses at a central station. To obtai ...


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David P Merriam, Dale L Scott, Bryan F Scott: Remote meter reading method and apparatus. Sparton Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, November 3, 1992: US05161182 (16 worldwide citation)

A remote meter reading system has equipment at a telephone company office coupled by modems to a utility company computer which issues requests for customer data. Telephone test trunks are used to access individual meter sites and initiate meter readings using a number of single frequency bursts. Me ...


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Oscar Garcia, George Farmer: Remote meter reading method and apparatus. Tel Transfer Systems, J David Cabello, August 18, 1992: US05140351 (12 worldwide citation)

A new and novel apparatus and method for remotely reading a meter, and more specifically a utility meter, is disclosed. In the present invention an apparatus is provided which can be used to remotely read a utility meter which is not affected by electro-magnetic interference (EMI) or radio-magnetic ...


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Scott Bryan F, Scott Dale L, Merriam David P: Methode et appareil de telelecture, Remote meter reading method and apparatus. Sparton Corporation, FINLAYSON & SINGLEHURST, March 9, 1993: CA1314338 (1 worldwide citation)

P-363 REMOTE METER READING METHOD AND APPARATUS ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A remote meter reading system has equipment ata telephone company office coupled by modems to autility company computer which issues requests forcustomer data. Telephone test trunks are used toaccess individual meter sites an ...


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Kim Yeonmi, Lee Byungcheol: Automatic meter reading method and apparatus using pattern analysis for levels of output signals from multiple photoelectric sensors. Kim Yeonmi, Lee Byungcheol, PARK HeeJin, July 14, 2005: WO/2005/064563

Disclosed is an automatic remote meter-reading method and apparatus for a rotation needle type or rotation number wheel type metering device. The rotation frequency of the needle or number wheel is counted using a changing pattern in the output signal of plural photoelectric elements. The plural pho ...