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Richard R Sharpe Jr, Craig R Tielens, Jon Westbrock, Gene H Olson, Robert Bruck: System and method for managing a transaction database of records of changes to field device configurations. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, July 25, 2000: US06094600 (135 worldwide citation)

A computer-based database management method permits management of a configuration database associated with one of a plurality of devices. Each device has a variable configuration which includes at least one adjustable parameter. The method includes the steps of selecting a particular device, selecti ...


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Gene H Olson: Technique for acknowledging packets. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, September 14, 1993: US05245616 (117 worldwide citation)

A plurality of message packets are individually acknowledged in a communications network. The acknowledgement includes multiple types of status information including ACK, NAK and BUSY. Each message packet is assigned a sequence number. Acknowledgements are sent in response to receiving a message pac ...


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Gene H Olson: Network terminal server with full API implementation. Digi International, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA, April 4, 2000: US06047319 (81 worldwide citation)

A terminal server for providing communication between a host computer and a synchronous, asychronous or parallel communications port across a general purpose network is provided utilizing a unique device driver interface and multiplexing communication protocol. The server communicates data and contr ...


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Gene H Olson, Dennis A Quy: Communication system with subdivided transmission cycles. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, June 30, 1987: US04677612 (50 worldwide citation)

A data communication system allocates use of a common data communication medium shared by a plurality of stations. During each transmission cycle, the communication medium carries data packets of varying priority which each station receives. The stations are allocated use of the communication medium ...


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Gene H Olson, Dennis A Quy: Alternating communication channel switchover system. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, December 2, 1986: US04627045 (49 worldwide citation)

A redundant common communication system for a distributed process control or data processing system has multiple stations which are coupled to at least two redundant communication channels (such as communication busses). Each station includes a transmitter for transmitting data packets and a receive ...


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Gene H Olson, Dennis A Quy: Multipriority communication system. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, April 8, 1986: US04581734 (49 worldwide citation)

A data communication system allocates use of a common data communication medium shared by a plurality of stations. During each transmission cycle, the communication medium carries data packets of varying priority which each station receives. The stations are allocated use of the communication medium ...


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Gene H Olson: Time synchronization of control networks. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, July 3, 1990: US04939753 (45 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer network is synchronized as to time provided to each peerway and its associated stations or nodes. Highway interface adapters (HIAs) serve as time references for each node on a peerway and as communication links between peerways. At periodic intervals, each HIA transmits a Time ...


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Gene H Olson, Dennis A Quy: Communication system with slot time error detection. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, February 11, 1986: US04570257 (35 worldwide citation)

A data communication system allocates use of a common data communication medium shared by a plurality of stations. During each transmission cycle, the communication medium carries data packets of varying priority which each station receives. The stations are allocated use of the communication medium ...


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Gene H Olson: Method for supplying data to a buffered UART. Digi International, Faegre & Benson, September 21, 1993: US05247617 (8 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved method for transmit polling of buffered UARTs. For each polling interval, the method predicts the minimum number of characters needed to keep the transmitter from going idle before the next polling interval and places exactly that many characters in the transmit fifo.


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Gene H Olson, Ralph E Richardson: Apparatus and method for input data loss prevention with a buffered UART. Digi International, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA, January 4, 2000: US06012110 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for handling data at two or more ports is described. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises an apparatus for receiving data at multiple ports, each port having a buffer capable of holding B units of received data and being serviced by a processor resource. The apparatus has software ...