Patents by Inventor Alexander Bitz

Alexander Bitz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10536564
    Abstract: A automation system, a computer and method for communicating includes exchanging data, between a first computer, a second computer and at least one automation device over a wide area network via an application-specific protocol, wherein one of the computers has a local network connection to the automation device, the application-specific protocol has an application layer, and the first and second computers execute respective first and second automation programs such that a transparent connection is provided for the automation programs and their application-specific protocol beyond local network boundaries which can be it efficiently, where signaling functions from lower communication layers that are missing are simulated by introducing event loops on both sides of the communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Alexander Bitz, Andreas Baer, Wolfgang Fuesslein, Igor Milovanovic
  • Publication number: 20170310795
    Abstract: A automation system, a computer and method for communicating includes exchanging data, between a first computer, a second computer and at least one automation device over a wide area network via an application-specific protocol, wherein one of the computers has a local network connection to the automation device, the application-specific protocol has an application layer, and the first and second computers execute respective first and second automation programs such that a transparent connection is provided for the automation programs and their application-specific protocol beyond local network boundaries which can be it efficiently, where signaling functions from lower communication layers that are missing are simulated by introducing event loops on both sides of the communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Alexander Bitz, Andreas Baer, Wolfgang Fuesslein, Igor Milovanovic