Accession Number : ADD017534

Title :   Programmable Modular Network Interface for Coupling a Computer and a Plurality of Workstation Consoles.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 17 May 93, patented 7 Feb 95

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 07 Feb 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 6

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. (KAR) P.1

Descriptors :   *LOCAL AREA NETWORKS, *INTERFACES, *SHIPBOARD, *WORK STATIONS, *CONSOLES, CONVERSION, COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE, PROCESSING EQUIPMENT, MESSAGE PROCESSING, NAVAL TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE