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Remote data acquisition and processing system

Patent Number: 6,208,266

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Abstract
A remote data acquisition and processing system is provided. One embodiment of the system of the present invention for use in monitoring utility operation includes at least one optical imaging device for generating computer-readable image data of a visual representation, generated by a utility meter, of utility operation-related data. A host processor, which is remotely located from the optical imaging device and the utility meter, is also provided in this embodiment of the present invention for generating the utility operation-related data from the image data and for storing the image data.
Patent Number: 6,208,266
Issue Date: 2001-03-27

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