06930702 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 9 patents.

A mount for devices used in a teleconferencing site is disclosed. The mount positions and secures the devices in a substantially linear array along a wall of the teleconference site. The mount provides both power and communication connections to the each of the devices. The preferred embodiment of the invention allows the devices to be secured and connected in a single mechanical motion. This is accomplished with an extrusion, which is preferably recessed within a channel shaped cavity within the wall of the teleconference site. The recessed cavity may be enclosed by a cover. A serial bus and distributed switching scheme allowing selective communication with each of the mounted devices are also disclosed.

Title
Device for positioning and operating audio and video equipment
Application Number
10/121555
Publication Number
6930702 (B1)
Application Date
April 11, 2002
Publication Date
August 16, 2005
Inventor
W Daniel Hillis
Toluca Lake
CA, US
Bran Ferren
Beverly Hills
CA, US
Agent
Michael A Glenn
Glenn Patent Group
Assignee
Applied Minds
CA, US
IPC
H04N 007/14
A61G 012/00
H04N 007/14
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