Coexistence of Multiple Protocols On the Same Media
Original Publication Date: 1988-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15
A technique is described whereby different protocols, as used in data transmission by packet transmission in media such as local area networks (LAN), are allowed to operate simultaneously. Described is an addressing concept, using a unique signature, to achieve coexistence of multiple protocols on the same transmission media.