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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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William C Russell, George A Kalwitz, Lorraine F Barrett: Method and apparatus for remotely altering programmable firmware stored in an interactive network board coupled to a network peripheral. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 22, 1997: US05623604 (152 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for remotely altering programmable firmware stored in a PROM disposed on a target interactive network board having a local area network interface comprises activating a local area network communication program. The communication program operates to broadcast an inquiry through t ...


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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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Lorraine F Barrett, William C Russell: Outputting a network device log file. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 10, 1999: US05935262 (120 worldwide citation)

A network device which interfaces between a local area network (LAN) and an image forming apparatus and which can output a log file. The network device includes a LAN interface for receiving image forming jobs and command signals from the LAN, and a peripheral interface for outputting image forming ...


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William C Russell: In an Interactive network board, a method and apparatus for storing a media access control address in a remotely alterable memory. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 24, 1998: US05841991 (107 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for storing a Media Access Control (MAC) address in an EPROM disposed on a target interactive network board having a local area network interface comprises the step of activating a LAN communication program. The communication program operates to broadcast an inquiry through the ...


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Lorraine F Barrett, William C Russell, Daniel A Danknick: Interface device connected between a LAN and a printer for outputting formatted debug information about the printer to the printer. Canon Information Systems, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 27, 1998: US05828863 (81 worldwide citation)

A network device which interfaces between a local area network (LAN) and an image forming apparatus and which can output debug information. The network device includes a LAN interface for receiving image forming jobs and command signals from the LAN and a peripheral interface for outputting image fo ...


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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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William C Russell: Extender for universal serial bus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 24, 2003: US06584519 (52 worldwide citation)

Cable length extension of universal serial bus (USB), through the provision of a transmitter hub coupled to a receiver hub over a non-USB data transport connection.


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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 ...