US Patent No: 6,519,632

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Method and apparatus for configuring imaging system to communicate with multiple remote devices

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A computerized imager is programmed with software that allows properly formatted image frames (objects) to be sent to one or more remotely located devices selected from a list of configured remote devices. The imager is programmed with multiple configurable DICOM tasks, each task being configurable in accordance with configuration data of a respective remote device entered on a Device Configuration menu. Configuration of a DICOM task occurs only after a configured remote device has been activated. Each remote device can be activated by clicking on an activation field on a respective page of the Device Configuration menu. Alternatively, all configured remote devices can be activated and de-activated from a Device Activation menu having a respective activation field for each configured device.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANYSCHENECTADY, NY17786

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brackett, Charles C Waukesha, WI 8 287
Lehouillier, James S Waukesha, WI 7 307
Stratton, Gregory C Wauwatosa, WI 10 294

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