US Patent No. 10,602,634

CARD MODULE WITH MULTIPLE CONNECTOR INTERFACES


Patent No. 10,602,634
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Card Module With Multiple Connector Interfaces
Inventorship KaiChun Su, Taipei (TW)
Yuan-Hung Wang, Taipei (TW)
Kent Liu, Taipei (TW)
Ting Wen Tsai, Taipei (TW)
Hung-Chu Lee, Taipei (TW)
Wei Ying Chiang, Taipei (TW)
Assignee Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,602,634

1. A card module comprising:a transceiver;
multiple connector interfaces of different types, each of the multiple connector interfaces being matable with a system connector of a respective type, the multiple connector interfaces of different types including a mezzanine connector interface being planarly matable with a first system connector of a first type and a vertical connector interface being vertically matable with a second system connector of a second type;
a detection mechanism to detect any one of the multiple connector interfaces being mated with the system connector of the respective type; and
a switching component that implements a switch state, based on a type of the one of the multiple connector interfaces that is connected to the system connector of the respective type, to connect the transceiver to the system connector of the respective type that is detected as being mated with the one of the multiple connector interfaces.