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Inventor:
Kline; Paul A.
Address:
Gaithersburg, MD
No. of patents:
28
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8131993 System and method for a commercial multimedia rental and distribution system March 6, 2012
A system and method for securing intellectual property rights in distributed intellectual property. Rights are granted and policed in electronically distributed intellectual property. Use limitations are established by agreement by the content provider and the client. The use limitat
7675408 Power line communication system, device and method March 9, 2010
A signal is received from a first portion of a power line via a connection to the power line and at least a portion of the signal is converted to a non-electrically conducting signal. The non-electrically conducting signal may be communicated to a non-electrically conductive communicatio
7525423 Automated meter reading communication system and method April 28, 2009
An automated meter reading power line communications system is provided, which may include, in one embodiment, measuring the utility usage of a first customer premises to provide first utility usage data, storing the first utility usage data in memory of a first device, wirelessly tr
7453352 Data communication over a power line November 18, 2008
Data signals are communicated between a power line and a computer, wherein the power line provides power to the computer via a distribution transformer and the computer is in communication with a wireless communication path. A first data signal is communicated with the power line. A
7414518 Power line communication device and method August 19, 2008
A signal is received from a first portion of a power line via a connection to the power line and at least a portion of the signal is converted to a non-electrically conducting signal. The non-electrically conducting signal may be communicated to a non-electrically conductive communicatio
7307511 Power line communication system and method December 11, 2007
The last portion of the electrical distribution system is used to provide high-speed communications to residential homes. An aggregation point interfaces a medium voltage power line with a point-of-presence, and a power line bridge enables flow of communications signals between the m
7248158 Automated meter reading power line communication system and method July 24, 2007
An automated meter reading power line communications system is provided, which may include measuring the utility usage of a first customer premises to provide first utility usage data, storing the first utility usage data in memory of a first device, wirelessly transmitting the first
7248148 Power line coupling device and method of using the same July 24, 2007
The invention provides a method and a device for communicating a signal over a power line. One embodiment may comprise a length of power cable that comprises a center conductor substantially surrounded by an insulator. A concentric conductor is disposed external to the insulator over
7245212 Power line communication apparatus and method of using the same July 17, 2007
A communication device for use with a power line communication system is provided. One embodiment forms a bypass device and comprises a low voltage coupler, a low voltage signal conditioner, a controller, a medium voltage modem, a first medium signal conditioner, an isolator, a second
7245201 Power line coupling device and method of using the same July 17, 2007
The invention describes a method and a device for communicating a signal over a power line. One embodiment may comprise a length of MV power cable that comprises a center conductor substantially surrounded by an insulator. A first concentric conductor is disposed external to the insu
7233668 System and method for a commercial multimedia rental and distribution system June 19, 2007
A system and method for securing intellectual property rights in distributed intellectual property. The present invention grants and polices rights in electronically distributed intellectual property. Use limitations are established by agreement by the content provider and the client
7218219 Data communication over a power line May 15, 2007
Data signals are communicated between a power line and a computer, wherein the power line provides power to the computer via a distribution transformer and the computer is in communication with a wireless communication path. A first data signal is communicated with the power line. A
7187276 Power line communication system and method of using the same March 6, 2007
The fiber optic isolator of the present invention transports data signals between high voltage power lines and a communications interface device, bypassing a step down transformer to low voltage power. The communication interface device includes a low voltage power line as well as te
7176786 Method of isolating data in a power line communications network February 13, 2007
The present invention provides isolation between a power line local area network and another network such as a power line wide area network. In one embodiment of the present invention, a filter device is installed on the power line supplying power to a structure in which a power line loc
7103240 Method and apparatus for providing inductive coupling and decoupling of high-frequency, high-ban September 5, 2006
The present invention is drawn to an electrically "closed" method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data signals over a high voltage power line. Inductive coupling is employed for coupling and decoupling the data signal directly on to and off of a single power line wire. An
7050755 Targeted mobile terminal communication blocker May 23, 2006
A selective blocker for targeted mobile terminals. A signal monitor determines when a targeted mobile terminal is transmitting a signal to a base station. A signal analyzer identifies characteristics of the terminal signal and a processor produces a blocking response based on one or
7046882 Power line communication system and method May 16, 2006
The present invention is drawn to an electrically "closed" method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data signals over a high voltage power line. Inductive coupling is employed for coupling and decoupling the data signal directly on to and off of a single power line wire. An
7042351 Data communication over a power line May 9, 2006
Data signals are communicated between a power line and a computer, wherein the power line provides power to the computer via a distribution transformer and the computer is in communication with a wireless communication path. A first data signal is communicated with the power line. A
6998962 Power line communication apparatus and method of using the same February 14, 2006
A communication device for use with a power line communication system is provided. One embodiment forms a bypass device and comprises a low voltage coupler, a low voltage signal conditioner, a controller, a medium voltage modem, a first medium voltage signal conditioner, an isolator, a
6980089 Non-intrusive coupling to shielded power cable December 27, 2005
The invention describes a method and a device for transporting a signal over a power line. The inventive method includes inducing an alternating current (AC) voltage from the power line, powering a transceiver device with the induced AC voltage, communicating the signal with the transcei
6977578 Method of isolating data in a power line communications network December 20, 2005
Isolating data in a power line communications system. Although plural subscribers receive electric power distributed from a common distribution transformer, it is desirable to isolate their branch lines from one another when those branch lines are used to conduct data communications as
6965302 Power line communication system and method of using the same November 15, 2005
The communication system of one embodiment is for communicating data through a power distribution system having a medium voltage power line and low voltage power line and comprises a first device comprising a first wireless transceiver, a first modem in communication with the first w
6958680 Power line communication system and method of using the same October 25, 2005
The last portion of the electrical distribution system is used to provide high-speed communications to residential homes. An aggregation point interfaces a medium voltage power line with a point-of-presence, and a power line bridge enables flow of communications signals between the m
6950567 Method and apparatus for providing inductive coupling and decoupling of high-frequency, high-ban September 27, 2005
The present invention is drawn to an electrically "closed" method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data signals over a high voltage power line. Inductive coupling is employed for coupling and decoupling the data signal directly on to and off of a single power line wire. An
6933835 Data communication over a power line August 23, 2005
A signal is received from a first portion of a power line and at least a portion of the signal is converted to a non-electrically conducting signal. The non-electrically conducting signal may be communicated to a non-electrically conductive communication path. In this manner, the non
6931235 Method and apparatus for co-channel interference measurements and base station color code decodi August 16, 2005
Co-channel interference in a wireless network is identified and quantified. Rather that using color code identification, a more reliable identification property of each co-channel component of the received composite signal is used, namely, the time of arrival of a known part of a sig
6609001 Apparatus and method for providing signal quality measurements in drive test systems for wireles August 19, 2003
An apparatus and method for assessing the signal strength, quality and sources of interference in a wireless network. A drive test is performed using a receiving scanner in a geographic area that contains a plurality of base stations within a carrier's wireless network. The receiver and
6496104 System and method for communication via power lines using ultra-short pulses December 17, 2002
Bipolar Gaussian pulses are utilized to modulate digital data to communicate information via standard power lines. The pulses are sent in a pulse train, at set intervals. Modulation is accomplished without use of a sinusoidal wave as a carrier. Data is transmitted via power lines while










 
 
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