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A highly distributed direct digital process control system for use in controlling a fully distributed process includes at least one device controller independently monitoring and controlling a plurality of external devices for performing a complete process. One or more data concentrator units are connected to the controllers for collecting information from each controller as well as directing updated control information to specific controllers. A central information processing system is connected to the data concentrator for displaying information received from the data concentrator. The central information processing system is capable of updating control information used by specific controllers.

Title
Reconfigurable controller for monitoring and controlling environmental conditions
Application Number
105804
Publication Number
5311451
Application Date
December 6, 1991
Publication Date
May 10, 1994
Inventor
Michael R Barrett
Barrington
IL, US
Agent
McAndrews Held & Malloy
Assignee
M T McBrian Company
IL, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
G06F 15/46
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