Hierarchical communications system using microlink, data rate switching, frequency hopping and vehicular local area networking

  • US 5,696,903 A
  • Filed: 04/29/1994
  • Issued: 12/09/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/11/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A hierarchal communication system for linking portable and mobile computer devices, comprising:

  • a first local area network, said first local area network including an infrastructure network comprising at least two radio base stations wherein said radio base stations are interconnected by at least one of wired and wireless communication, and said first local area network further including at least one of said portable and mobile computer devices;

    first communication means for controlling communication between said portable and mobile computer devices and said infrastructure network;

    a second local area network, said second local area network including one or more peripheral devices and at least one of said portable and mobile computer devices; and

    second communication means for controlling communication between said peripheral devices and at least one of said portable and mobile computer devices.

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