05278730 is referenced by 99 patents and cites 9 patents.

A modular notebook computer has a framework with module bays for receiving CPU modules, power modules, and peripheral function modules such as floppy and hard disk drives. The framework has a built-in compressed bus and a variety of function modules which can be plugged into any one of the module bays. Function modules include, but are not limited to, CPU, power, floppy disk, hard disk, RAM memory, LAN communication, modem, FAX communication, and data acquisition.

Title
Modular notebook computer having a planar array of module bays
Application Number
905480
Publication Number
5278730
Application Date
July 26, 1993
Publication Date
January 11, 1994
Inventor
Dan Kikinis
Santa Clara
CA, US
Agent
Donald R Boys
Assignee
Cordata
GB
IPC
G06F 1/16
H05K 7/10
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