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Echelon receives patent for self-installation technology

Echelon announced that its Interoperable Self-Installation technology was awarded U.S. Patent number 8,374,104. Echelon has implemented ISI in its products, and Echelon customers have created commercial offerings based on the now-patented technology. ISI simplifies the configuration tasks associated with creating 'communities of devices' - including everyday digital devices that are interconnected over a network and that perform common tasks.