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Monitoring system for PC cable locking

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029335D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jun-24
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jun-24

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system to monitor if PCs in an office area is cable-locked. A lot of people use a locking-cable to be attached to a PC and to an immovable thing to prevent PC theft. This system checks if PCs in an office are attached to the locking-cable. If not it sends an alarm message to the PC to notify the PC user.