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Title: Wireless communication devices and movement monitoring methods

Abstract

Wireless communication devices and movement monitoring methods are described. In one aspect, a wireless communication device includes a housing, wireless communication circuitry coupled with the housing and configured to communicate wireless signals, movement circuitry coupled with the housing and configured to provide movement data regarding movement sensed by the movement circuitry, and event processing circuitry coupled with the housing and the movement circuitry, wherein the event processing circuitry is configured to process the movement data, and wherein at least a portion of the event processing circuitry is configured to operate in a first operational state having a different power consumption rate compared with a second operational state.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1175975
Patent Number(s):
7,130,583
Application Number:
10/439,149
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Skorpik, James R. Wireless communication devices and movement monitoring methods. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Skorpik, James R. Wireless communication devices and movement monitoring methods. United States.
Skorpik, James R. Tue . "Wireless communication devices and movement monitoring methods". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1175975.
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