04713780 is referenced by 165 patents and cites 4 patents.

A method and apparatus for the electronic delivery of a document, originated at a local site by a source which has a printer output that normally is connected to a printer, to one or more remote locations having printers or display devices which may differ from the printer normally connected to the printer output of the document generating source. Printer command signals which normally are provided at the printer output are converted to character and position data which represent the respective characters and their horizontal and vertical positions on each page of the document. The character and position data are transmitted to a remote location, either directly or via a distribution unit which transmits a document to one or more remote locations, whereat the data is reconverted to a form of driving a printer or other display device, resulting in a line-for-line conforming copy of the original.

Title
Electronic mail
Application Number
6/723053
Publication Number
4713780
Application Date
April 15, 1985
Publication Date
December 15, 1987
Inventor
Lois Mack
Union City
NJ, US
George D Shifrin
New York
NY, US
Barbara Pappas
Massapequa Park
NY, US
Andrew Gross
Bridgewater
NJ, US
Thomas G Schultz
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
William S Frommer
Fred A Keire
Assignee
Express Communications
NY, US
IPC
H04L 15/34
G06K 15/02
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