Intelligent computer cabling

  • US 7,108,191 B2
  • Filed: 10/19/2004
  • Issued: 09/19/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/19/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for data transfer between two electronic data processing (EDP) devices, the apparatus comprising:

  • (a) a cable housing;

    (b) a cable extending from two points of said cable housing;

    (c) a solid state board inside said cable housing, wherein the solid state board is wired to said cable;

    (d) a processor and memory chip mounted on said solid state board;

    (e) a first EDP interface at the first end of said cable; and

    (f) a second EDP interface at the second end of said cable;

    wherein, upon insertion of the first EDP interface into the first EDP device and insertion of the second EDP interface into the second EDP device, the apparatus automatically loads and executes software code stored in said memory chip onto said EDP devices, wherein said software code controls the direct transfer and storage of data from one EDP device to the other EDP device.

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