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April 30th, 2013

Motion Metrics Awarded Patent for Payload Monitoring

On March 26, 2013, Motion Metrics International was awarded patent #8,405,721 titled “Method, system, and apparatus for monitoring loading of a payload into a load carrying container” by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This patent was co-invented by Dr. Shahram Tafazoli Bilandi, Mr. Farshid Tafazoli Bilandi, and Mr. Arya Ohadi Esfahani.

Regarding the issuance of this patent, Dr. Tafazoli commented, “this patent covers an important invention by Motion Metrics as it concerns low-range wireless video and signal transmission in between mining equipment and, in particular, between mining shovels and the haul trucks around them”. He continued, “there are several more patent applications in the pipeline to protect valuable intellectual property developed by our hardworking staff at Motion Metrics and the relevant news will be announced as we hear from the patent offices”.