Accession Number : ADD016505

Title :   Programmable Modular Network Interface.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 17 May 94,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Clayton, Terry R ; Lepp, Andrew W

Report Date : 17 May 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A modular system for interfacing between a Navy Standard UYK-43 computer and a plurality of workstation consoles connected to a control data bus is provided. A first conversion processor is functionally connected to the computer and functionally connected to a backplane. A second conversion processor is functionally connected to the computer and functionally connected to the backplane. The second conversion processor also includes memory for storing status and action information associated with each of the consoles. A system processor is functionally connected to the backplane and a local area network (LAN) processor is functionally connected to the backplane and to the consoles.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *COMPUTER NETWORKS, CONSOLES, CONVERSION, LOCAL AREA NETWORKS, STANDARDS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, INTERFACES, INPUT OUTPUT PROCESSING, MESSAGE PROCESSING, TACTICAL DATA SYSTEMS, COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS, SERIAL PROCESSORS, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Computer Systems
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE