Monitoring and tracking of assets by utilizing wireless communications

  • US 6,972,682 B2
  • Filed: 12/20/2002
  • Issued: 12/06/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A system for monitoring assets, the system comprising:

  • identification (ID) tags each related to an asset to be monitored, wherein each ID tag is capable of wirelessly communicating with other ID tags such that a communication path exists between an RMS and any ID tag in the system, either directly or via other ID tags; and

    an RMS that originates or is the end-destination, either directly or indirectly, of all communications transmitted by any ID tag in the system.

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