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SIPCO, LLC Signs Five New Licensees to Wireless Mesh Portfolio
Feb 02, 2011 (05:02 PM EST)

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce the new licensing agreements of its Wireless Mesh™ (EWM™) Patent Portfolio with five major corporations, including CentraLite Systems, Inc., Mueller Systems and SimpleHomeNet. SIPCO, a certified Native American Independent Inventor Owned Business, provides leading edge innovative wireless technology solutions. 

The new license agreements in the fields of energy management, home area networking, water infrastructure systems and commercial and hotel building automation will help encourage environmental benefits and deliver real savings and value as part of the smart grid.

"We're thrilled to have these companies join our growing list of licensees," said T. David Petite, founder and CEO of SIPCO.  "The key to the success of the smart grid is having leading companies, such as these, with products available in key fields.  We look forward to continuing to work hard to promote our licensees' products and welcome these new companies to the EWM™ network."

CentraLite Systems, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing energy management and lighting control systems since 1997.  The company's design philosophy is to create excellent control products that enhance living and reduce energy consumption. This concept includes an open system design that makes it easy to integrate complementary, third-party devices with CentraLite products.

Mueller Systems offers a full line of residential, fire line and commercial meters, AMR / AMI systems and related products. Mueller Systems provides Smart Metering solutions to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water.

SimpleHomeNet focuses on providing an ecosystem for both independent residential energy management and home area networks. The company is among the top suppliers of ZigBee certified products.


SIPCO, LLC ( was formed by renowned inventor and successful entrepreneur T. David Petite.  Mr. Petite, a Native American, has been active in the wireless industry for over a decade and has developed many leading edge solutions, including over 30 issued U.S. patents to his name dating from the early 1990s.  A list of his patented inventions can be found at  Mr. Petite is also the founder and chairman of the Native American Inventors Association (, an organization specifically aimed at supporting and encouraging Native American inventors and entrepreneurs. The Native American Inventors Association works to provide patent, legal and business consulting support to inventors in the Native American community.