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Title: Multi-sensor agent devices

Abstract

Apparatus, methods, and systems implementing multi-sensor agent devices are described herein. The agent devices can each include a plurality of sensors for measuring parameters of interest to an entity such as an electric power utility. The sensors can be organized in individually-IP-addressable sensor clusters, with each sensor cluster including an associated microcontroller. The agent devices can be controlled by a control center of the entity to operate in a coordinated manner, such as to gather and transmit data regarding parameters of interest. The agent devices can be transported to desired areas for data collection by unmanned aerial systems such as drones, and the collected data can be stored in a distributed blockchain ledger.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1840373
Patent Number(s):
11099539
Application Number:
16/405,855
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B64 - AIRCRAFT B64C - AEROPLANES
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B64 - AIRCRAFT B64D - EQUIPMENT FOR FITTING IN OR TO AIRCRAFT
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 05/07/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Fuhr, Peter L., Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., and Rooke, Sterling S. Multi-sensor agent devices. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Fuhr, Peter L., Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., & Rooke, Sterling S. Multi-sensor agent devices. United States.
Fuhr, Peter L., Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., and Rooke, Sterling S. Tue . "Multi-sensor agent devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1840373.
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