04597058 is referenced by 331 patents and cites 11 patents.

A cartridge programming system is provided for loading selected computer programs into a reprogrammable plug-in cartridge memory. A host computer controls a plurality of remote programming terminals. The terminals contain a library of programs. The consumer can select one and have it loaded into a blank cartridge. The terminal verifies the integrity of the copy and records the transaction. The host can send new programs to the terminals via dial-up telephone lines and can request data on copying-transactions. Various security measures help assure accurate accounting of copies made, thereby assuring authors and their assignees that proper royalties can be billed.

Title
Cartridge programming system
Application Number
493000
Publication Number
4597058
Application Date
June 3, 1983
Publication Date
June 24, 1986
Inventor
Devender R Beravol
Santa Clara
CA, US
Hideki D Izumi
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Romox
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
G06F 3/08
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