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Rapid deployable global sensing hazard alert system

United States Patent

April 28, 2015
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A rapid deployable global sensing hazard alert system and associated methods of operation are provided. An exemplary system includes a central command, a wireless backhaul network, and a remote monitoring unit. The remote monitoring unit can include a positioning system configured to determine a position of the remote monitoring unit based on one or more signals received from one or more satellites located in Low Earth Orbit. The wireless backhaul network can provide bidirectional communication capability independent of cellular telecommunication networks and the Internet. An exemplary method includes instructing at least one of a plurality of remote monitoring units to provide an alert based at least in part on a location of a hazard and a plurality of positions respectively associated with the plurality of remote monitoring units.
Cordaro; Joseph V. (Martinez, GA), Tibrea; Steven L. (Aiken, SC), Shull; Davis J. (Batesburg, SC), Coleman; Jerry T. (Augusta, GA), Shuler; James M. (Germantown, MD)
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
14/ 037,949
September 26, 2013
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC09-085R22470, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.