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Data collection system having EIR terminal interface node

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A network accessible node that facilitates management of a fleet of portable communication devices (EIR terminal), including portable data terminals and/or barcode readers, by directing performance of software upgrade and/or configuration update actions by one or more members of the fleet of EIR terminals.

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Patent Owner(s)

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HAND HELD PRODUCTS, INC.SKANEATELES FALLS, NY365

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Caballero, Aldo Mario Charlotte, NC 24 125
Kosecki, James - 15 34

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PIONEER CORPORATION (1)
2004/0148,600 Software download system, communication apparatus, download center, and information recording medium on which communication program is computer-readably recorded 12 2004
 
Dell USA, L.P. (4)
5,552,959 Notebook computer docking station having floating connector interface structure 78 1994
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6,049,454 Computer monitor stand and docking method 33 1998
6,188,572 Movable docking station electrical connector 31 1998
 
NETAPP, INC. (1)
6,584,499 Methods and apparatus for performing mass operations on a plurality of managed devices on a network 115 1999
 
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. (2)
5,261,044 Network management system using multifunction icons for information display 313 1991
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THOMSON LICENSING (1)
6,832,082 Initialization of handsets in a multi-line wireless phone system for secure communications 38 2000
 
INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,442,639 Docking station for environmental monitoring instruments 36 2000
 
DELL PRODUCTS L.P. (1)
2005/0223,373 Method for updating the firmware of a device 19 2004
 
KYOCERA CORPORATION (1)
7,194,526 Network device management method, and network devices 21 2001
 
KRONE DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INC. (1)
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TELEWARE, INC. (1)
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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
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MAQUET CRITICAL CARE AB (1)
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RPX CORPORATION (1)
6,725,260 Method and apparatus for configuring configurable equipment with configuration information received from a remote location 153 2000
 
PATCHLINK.COM (1)
6,990,660 Non-invasive automatic offsite patch fingerprinting and updating system and method 151 2001
 
ALCATEL (1)
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THERMOPLASTIC PROCSSES, INC. (1)
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UNISYS CORPORATION (1)
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AT&T CORP. (1)
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HAND HELD PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 8,925,818 Data collection system having EIR terminal interface node 0 2013
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
8,621,123 Device management using virtual interfaces 0 2011
8,539,123 Device management using a dedicated management interface 0 2011
8,868,803 Managing data communication between a peripheral device and a host 0 2013
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