Distributed interface architecture for programmable industrial control systems

  • US 5,975,737 A
  • Filed: 07/09/1998
  • Issued: 11/02/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A control system capable of interacting with a remotely located computer, the system comprising:

  • a. means for gathering data relevant to a control function, the data being retrievable by the remotely located computer;

    b. computer storage means comprising instructions retrievable and executable by the remotely located computer, the instructions being associated with the data and causing the remotely located computer to present the data in a predetermined format; and

    c. means for transferring the instructions to the remotely located computer.

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