05991831 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 6 patents.

The system described provides a reconfigurable serial interconnection among a processor, whether in a workstation or a server, and user class I/O devices, such as video display terminals, storage devices, and other peripherals. Sustainable I/O throughput of 1 Gbps or more supports the needs of display and video input devices. In addition the system allows hot plug-and-play of user class I/O devices.

Title
High speed serial communications link for desktop computer peripherals
Application Number
8/502956
Publication Number
5991831
Application Date
July 17, 1995
Publication Date
November 23, 1999
Inventor
J Duane Northcutt
1621 Waxwing Ave., Sunnyvale, 94087
CA, US
Neil Wilhelm
2110 Prospect St., Menlo Park, 94025
CA, US
Derek McAuley
Dept. of Computing Science Lilybank Gardens University of Glasgow, Glasgow
GB
David D Lee
3715 Redwood Cir., Palo Alto, 94306
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 13/00
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