09171184 cites 12 patents.

A transmission terminal includes an authentication unit that determines, when the transmission terminal is not connected to a network, whether authentication of a storage medium is confirmed based on authentication information stored in a storage unit and authentication information read from the storage medium, and transmits, when the transmission terminal is connected to the network, an authentication request containing the authentication information read from the storage medium to an authentication device connected to the network, and a maintenance unit that alters maintenance functions executable on the transmission terminal based on whether authentication of the storage medium is confirmed based on the authentication information stored in the storage unit or a notice indicating that authentication of the storage medium is confirmed is received from the authentication device.

Title
Transmission terminal, transmission system and recording medium
Application Number
14/48194
Publication Number
9171184 (B2)
Application Date
October 8, 2013
Publication Date
October 27, 2015
Inventor
Yoshinaga Kato
Kanagawa
JP
Hiroaki Uchiyama
Kanagawa
JP
Tatsuya Nagase
Kanagawa
JP
Agent
Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L
Assignee
Ricoh Company
JP
IPC
G06F 21/70
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