US 9,810,872 B1
Fiber clamp with attachment accessory nub and receptacle
David Frank Lish, Burlingame, CA (US); John Toccalino, Los Altos, CA (US); Ben Warren Segura, Morgan Hill, CA (US); David Anthony, Sunnyvale, CA (US); and Fabien Villeneuve, San Jose, CA (US)
Assigned to Google LLC, Mountain View, CA (US)
Filed by Google Inc., Mountain View, CA (US)
Filed on Nov. 9, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/347,100.
Application 15/347,100 is a continuation of application No. 14/583,919, filed on Dec. 29, 2014, granted, now 9,517,564.
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. F16L 3/00 (2006.01); G02B 6/48 (2006.01); F16L 3/10 (2006.01); G02B 6/44 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 6/483 (2013.01) [F16L 3/1075 (2013.01); G02B 6/4422 (2013.01); G02B 6/4471 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A clamp for securing a line to a pole having a pole mount using an aerial drone, comprising:
a body;
a first clamp connector located at a first position on the body; and
a second clamp connector located at a second position on the body,
wherein the first clamp connector is adapted to connect with a drone connector secured to the aerial drone upon advancing the drone towards the first clamp connector, and
wherein the second clamp connector is adapted to connect with a pole-mount connector that is secured to the pole-mount upon advancing the drone and the second clamp connector towards the pole-mount connector.