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Wireless device monitoring methods, wireless device monitoring systems, and articles of manufacture

United States Patent

8,175,578
May 8, 2012
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Wireless device monitoring methods, wireless device monitoring systems, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one embodiment, a wireless device monitoring method includes accessing device configuration information of a wireless device present at a secure area, wherein the device configuration information comprises information regarding a configuration of the wireless device, accessing stored information corresponding to the wireless device, wherein the stored information comprises information regarding the configuration of the wireless device, comparing the device configuration information with the stored information, and indicating the wireless device as one of authorized and unauthorized for presence at the secure area using the comparing.
McCown; Steven H. (Rigby, ID), Derr; Kurt W. (Idaho Falls, ID), Rohde; Kenneth W. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, OH)
11/ 745,319
May 7, 2007
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT The United States Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC07-05ID14517 between the United States Department of Energy and Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC.