intelligent cable[in′tel·ə·jənt ¦kā·bəl]
A multiline communications cable that is equipped with a microprocessor to analyze or convert signals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
smart cableA cable with a built-in microprocessor used to connect two devices. It analyzes incoming signals and converts them from one protocol to another.
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