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OPTICAL DISK MEMORY FOR COPIER, MFS ETC.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026002D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 52K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Normally the software/data to run a copier or other computer controlled machine is stored in solid state memory or on a floppy of hard disk. When memory requirements get very large this becomes ex ensive and limits the

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

OPTICAL DISK MEMORY FOR COPIER, MFS ETC.

Robert L. Kurtz Thomas Wall Craig A. Smith George P. Turner

Proposed Classification

U.S. C1.355114C Int. C1. G03g 15/00

Normally the software/data to run a copier or other computer controlled machine is stored in solid state memory or on a floppy of hard disk. When memory requirements get very large this becomes ex ensive and limits the

20 times as much data as required by even a large multi-function system. The system used is an optical disk memory. Many more functions can be accommodated by this type memory because it can combine digital and analogue information. It can provide:

information that can be provided. A system is propose

B which will store 10 to

1. Analogue full motion video, still frame video, stop motion video, and audio.

Digital data for machine operation. Digitally encoded video and audio as well as audio to accompany still frame video.

Mixes and overlays of the above. Interactive control and display functions for the user, the tech rep, the trainer, the salesperson, etc.

2. 3. 4.


5.

The richness of this extensive multi-media memory will allow the machine user interface to become the center of communication.

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  XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL Volume 14 Number 4 July/August 1989

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