Patent Number: 7,787,981

Title: System for reliable collaborative assembly and maintenance of complex systems

Abstract: A system and method of tracking location and orientation of power tools utilized in the assembly and maintenance of complex systems is disclosed. The system can facilitate collaboration between maintenance and alert maintenance personnel to complete complex system activities.

Inventors: Austin; Paul R. (Webster, NY), Weselak; Gregory F. (Rochester, NY), Weber; Scott David (Canandaigua, NY)

Assignee: Xerox Corporation

International Classification: G06F 19/00 (20060101); G01C 17/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018