|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||700/009; 700/065; 700/083; 700/079; 700/231|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 7 인용 특허 : 151|
An apparatus and system are disclosed for real-time monitoring and control of field assets. A monitoring device may be coupled to a field asset to determine the occurrence of one or more error conditions. Error conditions may be detected either as they occur or by testing the field asset at timed intervals. Upon detection of one or more error conditions, the monitoring device may initiate one or more corrective sequences to resolve the error condition. Alternatively, the monitoring device may notify a network operations center of the detected error condi...
What is claimed is: 1. A field asset operable as a vending machine, comprising: an embedded monitoring device within the field asset, the monitoring device having at least one processor, memory operably coupled to the at least one processor, and a wireless network interface; a diagnostic module operably coupled to the monitoring device; the diagnostic module operable to monitor at least one characteristic of the field asset for an error condition; the monitoring device operable to determine if the error condition is manageable at the field asset; and t...