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Lorraine F Barrett, William C Russell, Andrew J Kraslavsky, Robert D Wadsworth: Method and apparatus for obtaining and for controlling the status of a networked peripheral. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 21, 1994: US05323393 (164 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for controlling the same functions of a networked printer that can be manually selected from the front panel of the printer, but remotely through an interactive network board connectable to the printer via a bi-directional printer interface and connectable to a local area networ ...


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Robert D Wadsworth, Daniel A Danknick: Fail-safe flashing of EPROM. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 23, 1997: US05701492 (132 worldwide citation)

A fail-safe flash for an EPROM that is arranged into separately erasable sectors proceeds in a stepwise procedure. The EPROM is divided into at least three regions including a boot block region, a file region and a directory region. The boot block region stores at least two independently erasable bo ...


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Andrew J Kraslavsky, William C Russell, George A Kalwitz, Robert D Wadsworth, Lorraine F Barrett: Apparatus for coupling printer with LAN to control printer operation by transferring control parameters, printer status data and printer configuration data between printer and LAN. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 16, 1996: US05537626 (127 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for interfacing a printer to a local area network utilizes a circuit board coupled to the printer. A Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) is disposed on the board for transmitting print data to the printer and for receiving printer status data from the printer. A RAM is also d ...


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William C Russell, Lorraine F Barrett, Andrew J Kraslavsky, George A Kalwitz, Robert D Wadsworth: Interactive network board for logging peripheral statistics with logging level commands. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 16, 1996: US05537550 (59 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for logging status information of a printer using an interactive network board coupled between the printer and a Local Area Network, includes the use of a Small Computer Systems Interface coupled to the board and having a data channel and a status channel, for transmitting print ...


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Lorraine F Barrett, William C Russell, Andrew J Kraslavsky, Robert D Wadsworth, George A Kalwitz: Method and apparatus for managing access to a networked peripheral. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 8, 1997: US05647056 (51 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for interfacing a peripheral to a local area network with an interactive network board connected to the peripheral via a bi-directional peripheral interface and connectable to the local area network via a local area network interface. The interactive network board executes an ac ...


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Lorraine F Barrett, William C Russell, Robert D Wadsworth, Andrew J Kraslavsky, George A Kalwitz: Method and apparatus for advertising services of two network servers from a single network node. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 22, 1996: US05568612 (49 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for advertising two network servers from a single network node in a LAN communication system which supports advertising only a single network server from any one node. A surrogate server is configured at the network node to listen for network broadcasts to a proprietary socket a ...


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Robert D Wadsworth, William C Russell, Jefferson F Talbott: Remote diagnosis of network device over a local area network. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 23, 2000: US06067407 (44 worldwide citation)

Dump and debug utilities which provide mechanisms, for a network user from his or her workstation which is connected to a local area network, to remotely examine and control software executing on an interface board connected elsewhere to the network. The dump and debug facilities allow a network use ...


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Robert D Wadsworth, William C Russell, George A Kalwitz, Lorraine F Barrett, Andrew J Kraslavsky: System for an interactive network board remotely configurable by selecting from a plurality of functionality defining software, such as a printer server stored in prom. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 12, 1997: US05657448 (40 worldwide citation)

In an interactive network board, method and apparatus for forming an operational configuration of the board coupled to a LAN printer makes use of a RAM and an NVRAM disposed on the board. The NVRAM stores configuration information. Use is made of a PROM, also disposed on the board, for storing a loa ...


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William C Russell, Andrew J Kraslavsky, Robert D Wadsworth, Lorraine F Barrett, George A Kalwitz, Tony K Ip, Walter D Kuver: Method and apparatus for interfacing a peripheral to a local area network. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 11, 1997: US05611046 (38 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for interfacing a printer to a local area network includes the use of an interactive network board coupling the printer to the LAN. A bi-directional printer interface is disposed on the board and transmits print data to the printer, and receives printer status data from the prin ...


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Walter D Kuver, Osman Ozay Oktay, Gregory F Beck, Wei Zhou, Robert D Wadsworth, Elias Montenegro, Tony K Ip, Royce Earle Slick, Don Francis Purpura, Trent Lee England: Digital video network interface. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 20, 2002: US06438604 (35 worldwide citation)

A digital video network interface for transferring isochronous video data over an asynchronous local area network, including an isochronous interface for transmitting digital video data isochronously, a memory comprising first and second buffers for storing the isochronous video data, a network inte ...