MicroTrak 4 Over a LAN for Ethernet Signaling
The MicroTrak 4, which is a USB device, can also be used over a LAN or even CAT 5e/6/7 wiring with additional hardware to convert the USB sensor to Ethernet signaling.
The devices required to run over the LAN or direct CAT wire are Icron USB 2.0 Ranger 2301GE-LAN extender system. The MicroTtrak 4 basic software then runs on the host computer. The LAN does not have to be dedicated; it can be a switched network supporting other Ethernet devices.
The company can be found at icron.com, The devices list for about $350 (USD).
More information can be found at https://www.icronshop.com/datasheet/Ranger-2301.pdf
Other devices may be available to perform USB over Ethernet. This configuration for the MictoTrak 4 has been tested at MTI and found to work.