US Patent No. 10,893,575

MODULAR WIRELESS ACCESS POINT


Patent No. 10,893,575
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Modular Wireless Access Point
Inventorship Thomas Paul Spivey, Pleasanton, CA (US)
Assignee Cisco Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,575

1. A wireless access point comprising:a housing that defines a plurality of externally-facing apertures;
a radio module that is removably coupled to one of the externally-facing apertures of the housing and includes one or more antennas;
a motherboard module that is removably coupled to one of the externally-facing apertures of the housing and includes a motherboard that controls the one or more antennas of the radio module; and
a power supply module that is removably coupled to one of the externally-facing apertures of the housing and supplies power to the motherboard and radio modules,
wherein each of the radio module, the motherboard module, and the power supply module is removably coupled to one of the externally-facing apertures of the housing such that at least a portion of each of the radio module, the motherboard module, and the power supply module is exposed to an outside of the housing.