05699494 is referenced by 196 patents and cites 18 patents.

Bidirectional communications between a host computer and a printer connected to the host, either locally or by way of a network, are used to provide a user of the host with access to a substantially real-time, visual and functional replica of the operator panel of the printer. The user may view the replica to access all data available through the printer operator panel. Using a mouse or other input device, the user of the host computer can also effectively actuate any pushbuttons or other operator panel control devices depicted as part of the replica.

Title
Remote replication of printer operator panel
Application Number
394086
Publication Number
5699494
Application Date
May 1, 1996
Publication Date
December 16, 1997
Inventor
Lloyd Phillip Young
Lexington
KY, US
John Neil Wellman
Lexington
KY, US
Jeffrey Keith Wedinger
Lexington
KY, US
James Francis Webb
Lexington
KY, US
Gail Marie Songer
Lexington
KY, US
Francis Darrell Rafferty Jr
Lexington
KY, US
Peter Stewart Davidson Jr
Lexington
KY, US
Carl Lee Colbert
Louisville
KY, US
Agent
John J McArdle Jr
Ronald K Aust
Assignee
Lexmark International
KY, US
IPC
G06K 15/00
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