07249353 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 9 patents.

A method of one embodiment of the invention is disclosed that includes providing an image-formation device having firmware with a modular upgrade capability. The method also includes providing a user-accessible manner by which to install further capabilities within the firmware of the image-formation device, via the modular upgrade capability of the firmware.

Title
Image-formation device firmware having modular upgrade capability
Application Number
10/420038
Publication Number
7249353 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2003
Publication Date
July 24, 2007
Inventor
Maria F Zarco
Boise
ID, US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Development Company
TX, US
IPC
G06F 9/44
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