US 11,659,661 B2
Industrial control system cable
Albert Rooyakkers, Sunnyvale, CA (US); James G. Calvin, Attleboro, MA (US); Craig Markovic, Vancouver (CA); Ken Doucette, Norton, MA (US); and Brian Anderson, Ashland, MA (US)
Assigned to Bedrock Automation Platforms Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed by Bedrock Automation Platforms Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed on Nov. 10, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/94,069.
Application 17/094,069 is a continuation of application No. 14/446,412, filed on Jul. 30, 2014, granted, now 10,834,820.
Application 14/446,412 is a continuation in part of application No. PCT/US2013/053721, filed on Aug. 6, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/021,438, filed on Jul. 7, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2021/0195742 A1, Jun. 24, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H01R 13/60 (2006.01); H05K 1/11 (2006.01); H01R 13/58 (2006.01); H04L 9/40 (2022.01)
CPC H05K 1/117 (2013.01) [H01R 13/5841 (2013.01); H04L 63/062 (2013.01); H04L 63/0869 (2013.01); H04L 63/20 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A cable comprising:
a wiring assembly having a plurality of wires bundled together by a sleeve;
a connector assembly comprising a connector for connecting to a device, the connector assembly having a plurality of connections for respective ones of the plurality of wires, the connector assembly capturing an end of the wiring assembly; and
a controller configured to authenticate the device connected to the cable by the connector using a security credential associated with the device.