Patent Number: 7,711,814

Title: Method and system for remote monitoring of a power supply device with user registration capability

Abstract: A method for monitoring and reporting information regarding status of a power supply/management device operated by a user comprises detecting the status of the device using a monitoring device having an application interface configured to communicate over a communication network, generating a status update indication using a self-describing computer language and sending the status update indication over the communication network to a remote computer, and associating the user with the status update information for the remote device using the remote computer.

Inventors: Emerick; Gregory M. (O'Fallon, MO), Cowan; David S. (Ballwin, MO), Politte; Maureen C. (Lake St. Louis, MO), Denis; Arnaud J. R. (Castlegar, IE)

Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/173 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 7/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018