US Patent No. 10,398,032

MODULAR EXPANSION CARD BUS


Patent No. 10,398,032
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title Modular Expansion Card Bus
Inventorship Kevin Bailey, Seattle, WA (US)
Priscilla Lam, Seattle, WA (US)
Darin Lee Frink, Lake Tapps, WA (US)
Jason Alexander Harland, Seattle, WA (US)
Felipe Enrique Ortega Gutierrez, Tacoma, WA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,398,032

1. A computing system comprising:a motherboard;
a tray; and
a plurality of expansion cards mounted on the tray,
wherein each of the expansion cards comprises:
a connector on a first edge of the respective expansion card configured to couple with a corresponding connector of the motherboard;
a connector on a second edge of the respective expansion card configured to couple with a corresponding connector of an adjacent one of the expansion cards; and
a mounting slot configured to restrict movement of the respective expansion card in a first direction and allow at least some movement of the respective expansion card in a second direction,
wherein the plurality of expansion cards mounted on the tray are configured to connect to one another and connect to the motherboard.