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Card to Card Communication

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045423D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Andrews, L Heath, C Mead, J Rimmel, R Van Duran, R Wingler, J Wolfram, J [+details]

Abstract

In the system environment of Fig. 1, host processor 1 exchanges data with devices through a device attachment card 2 and a device attachment interface 3 The interface can be symmetrically configured, as shown below to support host-to-host communications as well as host to device exchanges. Card 2 contains a microprocessor for directing its operations.