05609560 is referenced by 299 patents and cites 11 patents.

A communication port of a concentrated controller for performing concentrated control, and a communication port of each of a plurality of operation devices having respective peculiar ID codes are connected to each other by a signal transmitting cable or the like. An ID code of an operation device intended to be accessed from the concentrated controller is transmitted, whereby each of the operation devices judges whether or not the transmitted ID code is in agreement with one's own ID code. Access is made only to the operation device when the ID code is in agreement with one's own ID code. The operation of such device is capable of being controlled by transmitted information; and such operation is preferably related to a medical environment.

Title
Medical operation device control system for controlling a operation devices accessed respectively by ID codes
Application Number
107172
Publication Number
5609560
Application Date
April 10, 1995
Publication Date
March 11, 1997
Inventor
Kouji Tanikawa
Hachioji
JP
Satoshi Takemoto
Oume
JP
Yoshito Ichikawa
Ogose-machi
JP
Agent
Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
G05B 23/00
G06F 15/82
A61B 1/00
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