Patent Number: 7,133,729

Title: Pattern-and model-based power line monitoring

Abstract: Power line monitoring is disclosed. The monitoring can be performed in conjunction with an automation system designed to control and monitor devices and sensors. Model-based power line monitoring uses a model of acceptable power line activity. Activity that does not conform to the model is tagged as indicating a potential problem. Pattern-based power line monitoring uses patterns of unacceptable power line activity. Activity that matches one of the patterns is also tagged as indicating a potential problem.

Inventors: Wang; Yi-Min (Bellevue, WA), Russell; Wilf G. (Redmond, WA), Arora; Anish K. (Columbus, OH)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G05B 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00