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1. WO2009137762 - PRINTER CONTROL DEVICE WITH PRINTER CONFIGURATION CONTROL FEATURES AND RELATED METHODS

Publication Number WO/2009/137762
Publication Date 12.11.2009
International Application No. PCT/US2009/043284
International Filing Date 08.05.2009
IPC
G06F 3/12 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit
CPC
G06F 21/608
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
21Security arrangements for protecting computers, components thereof, programs or data against unauthorised activity
60Protecting data
606by securing the transmission between two devices or processes
608Secure printing
G06F 3/1209
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit ; , e.g. line printer, chain printer
1201Dedicated interfaces to print systems
1202specifically adapted to achieve a particular effect
1203Improving or facilitating administration, e.g. print management
1209resulting in adapted or bridged legacy communication protocols, e.g. emulation, protocol extension
G06F 3/1222
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit ; , e.g. line printer, chain printer
1201Dedicated interfaces to print systems
1202specifically adapted to achieve a particular effect
1222Increasing security of the print job
G06F 3/1236
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit ; , e.g. line printer, chain printer
1201Dedicated interfaces to print systems
1223specifically adapted to use a particular technique
1236Connection management
G06F 3/1238
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit ; , e.g. line printer, chain printer
1201Dedicated interfaces to print systems
1223specifically adapted to use a particular technique
1237Print job management
1238Secure printing, e.g. user identification, user rights for device usage, unallowed content, blanking portions or fields of a page, releasing held jobs
G06F 3/1288
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
12Digital output to print unit ; , e.g. line printer, chain printer
1201Dedicated interfaces to print systems
1278specifically adapted to adopt a particular infrastructure
1285Remote printer device, e.g. being remote from client or server
1288in client-server-printer device configuration
Applicants
  • PHAROS SYSTEMS INTERATIONAL, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • STEWART, John, H. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • REDDY, Paul, James [NZ]/[NZ] (UsOnly)
  • SHARPE, Julian [NZ]/[NZ] (UsOnly)
  • SUN, Jacky [NZ]/[NZ] (UsOnly)
  • RIDDELL, Peter, James [NZ]/[NZ] (UsOnly)
  • PICKHARDT, Kevin [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • REDDY, Paul, James
  • SHARPE, Julian
  • SUN, Jacky
  • RIDDELL, Peter, James
  • PICKHARDT, Kevin
Agents
  • WOODSON, II, John, F.
Priority Data
61/051,37508.05.2008US
61/168,76613.04.2009US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) PRINTER CONTROL DEVICE WITH PRINTER CONFIGURATION CONTROL FEATURES AND RELATED METHODS
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE COMMANDE D'IMPRIMANTE À CARACTÉRISTIQUES DE COMMANDE DE CONFIGURATION D'IMPRIMANTE ET PROCÉDÉS ASSOCIÉS
Abstract
(EN)
A computer network may include a network server, a network printer having a printer identifier associated therewith, and a plurality of network computers coupled to the network server for generating print jobs to be directed to the printer based upon the printer identifier. Each print job may have a printing permission level associated therewith. Moreover, the computer network may further include a printer control device coupled between the network server and the network printer and configured to determine the printer identifier associated with the network printer based upon printer communications, identify the printer control device to the network server using the printer identifier to access the print jobs from the network computers, and selectively enable printing of the print jobs by the network printer based upon the respective printing permission levels associated therewith.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un réseau informatique qui comprend un serveur de réseau, une imprimante de réseau possédant un identificateur d'imprimante associé, et plusieurs ordinateurs de réseau couplés au serveur de réseau afin de réaliser des travaux d'impression destinés à être acheminés vers l'imprimante en fonction de l'identificateur d'imprimante. Chaque travail d'impression comporte un niveau de permission d'impression lui étant associé. Par ailleurs, le réseau informatique peut comprend un dispositif de commande d'imprimante couplé entre le serveur de réseau et l'imprimante de réseau et configuré de manière à déterminer l'identificateur d'imprimante associé à l'imprimante de réseau en fonction des communications d'imprimante, à identifier le dispositif de commande d'imprimante au serveur de réseau au moyen de l'identificateur d'imprimante afin d'accéder aux travaux d'impression des ordinateurs de réseau, et à permettre de manière sélective l'impression des travaux d'impression par l'imprimante de réseau en fonction des niveaux de permission d'impression respectifs y étant associés.
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