|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||G01N-027/00 H04L-012/42 G08C-019/16 G08B-017/00 G08B-026/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||73/0232 ; 73/040..5R ; 34/063.2 ; 34/060.5|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 56 인용 특허 : 9|
A gas detector system comprises a controller and one or more remote gas sensors. The controller may be a standard personal computer running software for detecting the operational status of the gas sensors and signaling an alarm if the gas sensors indicate an alarm condition. The gas sensors may be connected to the controller by way of a universal serial bus. This architecture provides a gas detection system which can be very flexible and full-featured and yet inexpensive. The gas detectors may include detachable portable units which may be removed from t...
[ I claim:] [1.] A gas detection system for detecting hazardous gases within a facility by way of a number of gas detectors situated at various locations in the facility, the system comprising:a) a monitoring station comprising a programmed computer having a universal serial bus interface, the programmed computer comprising a universal serial bus port or hub;b) one or more remote gas detectors electronically communicating with the monitoring station on a data connection, the data connection having a length exceeding five meters and comprising: a universa...