1998 Japanese Patents 38553060, 111869

The 1995-96 collaboration between Hewlett-Packard (now Agilent) and Matsushita (now Panasonic) resulted in these 2 patents. The high-level idea was to embed testing (boundary scan) testing algorithms developed by HP’s Ken Parker for a large-scale manufacturing test system into a PC for use by Matsushita on the emerging digital video cameras.