Shipping Container Monitoring Based On Door Status

  • Published: Jan 15, 2009
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Remotely monitorable shipping container assembly including a shipping container including at least one door, a door status sensor for monitoring the open or closed status of the door(s) and a communications device mounted on the container and wirelessly transmitting information to one or more remote facilities including the status of the door(s) as monitored by the door status sensor. The remote facility may be for example, a facility interested in ensuring the integrity of the contents of the container, a facility which is charged with preventing theft of the contents of the containers, a law enforcement facility which is responsible for preventing transport of illegal cargo, and the like. A positioning system may be arranged on the container for determining a position thereof. The communications device is coupled to the positioning system and transmits the determined position of the container with the open or closed status of the door(s).

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  • Publication: Jan 15, 2009
  • Application: Oct 25, 2007
    US US 92412107 A
  • Priority: Oct 25, 2007
    US US 92412107 A
  • Priority: Oct 1, 2007
    US US 86536307 A
  • Priority: Aug 23, 2007
    US US 84393207 A
  • Priority: May 30, 2007
    US US 75519907 A
  • Priority: Jan 4, 2007
    US US 61986307 A
  • Priority: May 25, 2006
    US US 42029706 A
  • Priority: Apr 27, 2006
    US US 38057406 A
  • Priority: Apr 7, 2006
    US US 27897906 A
  • Priority: Sep 13, 2004
    US US 94088104 A
  • Priority: Aug 31, 2004
    US US 93128804 A
  • Priority: Jun 9, 2003
    US US 45723803 A
  • Priority: Jun 11, 2002
    US US 38779202 P

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