US Patent No. 10,509,061

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE DETECTION IN ELECTRIC METERS


Patent No. 10,509,061
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Method And System For High Temperature Detection In Electric Meters
Inventorship Michael R. Brown, Mandeville, LA (US)
Assignee Sensus Spectrum, LLC, Raleigh, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,509,061

1. A system for responding to an electrical meter alarm, comprising:a processor at a meter or at a utility;
an alarm chronical encoded in memory of the processor, the alarm chronical comprising,
an alarm level correlating to a degree of risk associated with a state of the meter,
a time stamp including a date and a time of when the alarm level triggered,
a meter identification, and
performance data of the meter,
wherein the degree of risk is correlated by cross-checking records at the utility for meters operating under similar external conditions and under similar power loads.