Wireless communication enabled meter and network

DC
  • US 8,700,749 B2
  • Filed: 09/08/2011
  • Issued: 04/15/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/31/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A self-configuring wireless network, comprising:

  • a group of virtual network nodes, wherein each node of the group of virtual network nodes determines, via messaging, a respective node of the group of network nodes to connect with, and wherein the group of virtual network nodes is capable of self-configuring into an organized network; and

    a gateway communicatively coupled to the group of virtual network nodes to provide a communication access point between the group of virtual network nodes and an external network, wherein access by an additional virtual network node to the external network is facilitated by a route that comprises a path from a first node of the group of virtual network nodes to the gateway defined by the organized network.

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