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A communication control device capable of realizing a uniform service providing environment without relying on a particular network is disclosed. A communication control device connected with first and second networks has a collecting unit for collecting service information of service providing devices connected with the first network, according to a first protocol depending on the first network, and a notifying unit for notifying the service information to a device connected with a second network, according to a second protocol not depending on the first network.

Title
Communication control device for realizing uniform service providing environment
Application Number
9/73140
Publication Number
6523696 (B1)
Application Date
May 6, 1998
Publication Date
February 25, 2003
Inventor
Mikio Hashimoto
Chiba
US
Yoshiaki Takabatake
Kanagawa
US
Takeshi Saito
Tokyo
US
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C
US
Assignee
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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