08386603 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 13 patents.

An information processing terminal device (1) is provided which is reliably connectable to a desired server on the Internet and includes: a cable interface (3) that requests connection to a predetermined server; a connection information obtainment unit (4) that obtains, from the server, connection information which includes an IP address and is necessary for the connection to the server; an obtained IP address obtainment unit (8) that obtains the IP address assigned to a communication interface (2) connected to a different network; an IP address scheme determination unit (7) that determines whether or not the obtained IP address and the IP address included in the connection information have the same address scheme; an IP address setting management unit (6) that determines a method of setting the IP address and the connection information for the cable interface (3) and the communication interface (2); and a connection information setting unit (5) that sets and releases the IP address and the connection information according to the method determined by the IP address setting management unit.

Information processing terminal device and network connection method
Application Number
Publication Number
8386603 (B2)
Application Date
September 11, 2009
Publication Date
February 26, 2013
Osamu Tanaka
Nobuhiko Arashin
Wenderoth Lind & Ponack
Panasonic Corporation
G06F 15/16
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