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System and method for identifying, validating, weighing and characterizing moving or stationary vehicles and cargo

United States Patent

December 4, 2007
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An asset identification and information infrastructure management (AI3M) device having an automated identification technology system (AIT), a Transportation Coordinators' Automated Information for Movements System II (TC-AIMS II), a weigh-in-motion system (WIM-II), and an Automated Air Load Planning system (AALPS) all in electronic communication for measuring and calculating actual asset characteristics, either statically or in-motion, and further calculating an actual load plan.
Beshears; David L. (Knoxville, TN), Batsell; Stephen G. (Oak Ridge, TN), Abercrombie; Robert K. (Knoxville, TN), Scudiere; Matthew B. (Oak Ridge, TN), White; Clifford P. (Seymour, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
10/ 998,305
November 24, 2004
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded to UT-Battelle, LLC, by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.