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361600000 - HOUSING OR MOUNTING ASSEMBLIES WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

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20130044418Electronic Device02-21-2013
20130044419ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic part is held in a sheet-metal part holder having a U-shaped cross-section. The part holder holds the electronic part between a first face and a second face thereof. A front casing corresponding to the first face and a rear casing corresponding to the second face each have an opening bored such that the first face or the second face is exposed through the opening. This enables the thicknesses of the casings to be reduced to that of the part holder.02-21-2013
20130044415ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a first, a second and a third bodies and a positioning element is provided. The second body pivots to the first body. The third body pivots to the second body. The positioning element is slidably disposed in the second body. When an end of the positioning element moves to a position between the second body and a second pivot of the third body, rotation of the third body relative to the second body is limited.02-21-2013
20130044417Display Device - Disclosed is a display device which can prevent a rear cover from being damaged when a front cover is coupled to or decoupled from the rear cover. The display device includes a rear cover, a coupling member, and a front cover. The rear cover includes a receiving space for receiving a display panel. The coupling member is detachably coupled to the rear cover. The front cover is formed to surround a front border portion of the display panel, and detachably coupled to the coupling member.02-21-2013
20130044416SLIDE ASSEMBLY - A slide assembly includes an inner slide, a fastening member configured to receive an electronic device, a locking member comprising a locking slice slidably mounted on the inner slide and an elastic member mounted between the inner slide and the locking slice. A receiving slot is defined in the locking slice. A mounting slice extending horizontally from the receiving slot towards a first distal end of the locking slice. The fastening member abuts the mounting slice to elastically deform the elastic member. The fastening member is slid into the receiving slot. When the elastic member elastically returns, the fastening member is restricted in the receiving slot by the mounting slice.02-21-2013
20130044414ROTATING MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A rotating module includes a fixing member, a rotating member rotatably mounted on the fixing member, a swinging arm and a first elastic member. The swinging arm includes a first end and a second end. The first end is hinged to the rotating member, the second end is slidably and rotatably mounted to the fixing member. The first elastic member is fastened between the fixing member and the second end, the rotating member is rotated relative to the fixing member to drive the second end to slide on the fixing member to compress or release the first elastic member.02-21-2013
20130044412ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLOT COVER EJECTION MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a housing defining a slot, a card socket, a slot cover moveably received in the slot, and an elastic piece. The card socket is capable of ejecting an electronic card out when pressed. The cover defines a through hole and an elastic hook engaging the slot to retain the cover in the slot. The elastic piece includes a base facing the first through hole, and a pair of arms connected to opposite ends of the base and abutting against the cover. The elastic piece is urged to be deformed to push the cover when the base is pushed by an object passing through the through hole, causing the hook to disengage from the slot. Then the base pushes the card to move inwardly, causing the card socket to push the card and the cover to move out of the slot in union.02-21-2013
20130044411SUPPORTING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A supporting apparatus for an electronic device includes a mounting mechanism, and a supporting assembly. The mounting mechanism includes a fixing bracket fixed to the electronic device, and a latching member mounted to the fixing bracket. The supporting assembly includes a mount, and a locking member fixed to the mount. The locking member includes a locking tab and a locking tongue opposite to the locking tab. The latch member is slidable between a locking position, where the latch member abuts the locking tongue to preventing the fixing bracket from moving away from the locking member, and an unlocking position, where the latch member disengages from the locking tongue to enable the fixing bracket to move away from the locking member.02-21-2013
20130044409APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MOVING AN INPUT INTERFACE RELATIVE TO A DISPLAY OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Electronic devices having a swivel input interface are described herein. An example electronic device includes a display and an input interface being pivotably coupled relative to the display about a swivel axis. The input interface is to pivot between a first position to provide a first viewing area of the display and a second position to provide a second viewing area of the display. The input interface has a first surface to provide an input area and a second surface opposite the input area. The second surface is oriented toward the display when the input interface pivots relative to the display between the first and second positions and the input interface extends over the swivel axis such that the swivel axis intersects the input area.02-21-2013
20130044413PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body and a linkage. The first body has a first upper surface, and the second body has a second upper surface. An end of the linkage is coupled to the first body through a first pivot shaft and another end of the linkage is coupled to the second body through a second pivot shaft, in which the second body is suitable to be stacked on the first upper surface of the first body to make the portable electronic device in a retracted state. The linkage is suitable to rotate relatively to the first body so that the first body and the second body of the portable electronic device are side by side in an expanded state.02-21-2013
20110199723DISPLAY UNIT - A display unit has a metal fitting that has a minimum-required shape and size for maintaining the physical strength and electrical performance of the display unit. Parts other than the metal fitting are formed of a resin chassis frame. The resin chassis frame, lighter and thinner than a metal chassis, is adopted, because an insulating space can be eliminated while maintaining the safety and durability.08-18-2011
20120162882SHEET METAL FRAME AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - In a surface of a frame main body (06-28-2012
20120162875TELEVISION AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a panel including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a first metal cover configured to cover the first surface of the panel, and a second metal cover including an opening configured to expose at least a part of the second surface of the panel. The second metal cover is configured to be attached to the first metal cover, surround a circumferential surface of the panel, and be outwardly exposed.06-28-2012
20120162871PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body, a second body and a battery base. The second body is pivoted to the first body and has a first block. The battery base is pivoted to the first body and has a second block. When the second body rotates relative to the first body, the first block is driven to contact the second block and push the second block for driving the battery base to pivot relative to the first body.06-28-2012
20100149734DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a display apparatus including: a main body stand unit; a display panel in a planar shape arranged with a display screen; at least one hinge plate connected to a back surface of the display panel; a shaft arranged to extend along a lower end portion of the display panel, wherein the hinge plate is pivotably attached to a central axis of the shaft; a support unit, wherein an upper end of the support unit is connected to the shaft, and a lower end of the support unit is connected to the main body stand unit, so that the support unit supports the display panel in a cantilever manner; and pivotable range limiting units arranged at each of both end portions of the shaft for limiting a pivotable range of the hinge plate evenly at the both end portions.06-17-2010
20120170184SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a sliding member, a connecting plate, a rotary plate and an elastic member. The sliding member is rotatably connected to the first section. One end of the connecting plate slidably connected to the sliding member, and the other end of the connecting plate is rotatably connected to the second section. The rotary plate is respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the second section. One end of the elastic member is fixed to the second section, and the other end of the elastic member is fixed to the sliding member. When the sliding member slides relative to the second section and drives the connecting plate to rotate, the rotary plate rotates relative to the second section and causes the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section into a tilted orientation.07-05-2012
20120170182LOCKING MECHANISM AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A locking mechanism for locking an outer shell includes a frame adapted to be stacked with an outer shell and having a through hole for extension of an engaging piece of the outer shell therethrough, a locking element disposed movably on the frame, and a release button disposed slidably on the frame. The locking element has a hook-engaging portion, and a contact portion opposite to the hook-engaging portion. The hook-engaging portion is extendable to the through hole for engaging releasaby the engaging piece. The release button has one end abutting against the contact portion. The release button is operable to push the contact portion, which in turn moves the hook-engaging portion to disengage from the engaging piece.07-05-2012
20120170180DISPLAY MODULE - A display module includes a front frame, a rear housing, and a trimming board. The front frame includes a first positioning hole and a clamping hole. The rear housing includes a second positioning hole. The front frame is engaged with the rear housing. The second positioning hole communicates with the first positioning hole. The trimming board includes a bolt structure and a clamping structure. The bolt structure is adapted to pass through the first positioning hole and the second positioning hole for preventing the front frame from separated from the rear housing. The clamping hole is used for the clamping structure to pass through and prevent the clamping structure from separating from the clamping hole.07-05-2012
20120170177ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING AN ELECTRONIC COMPASS ADAPTED TO DETECT WHEN THE DEVICE IS IN A HOLSTER - According to one aspect, a portable electronic device sized and shaped to be received within a holster having a magnetic element. The portable electronic device includes an electronic compass adapted to measure a magnetic field of the magnetic element in at least two axes. When the measured pattern corresponds to a first pattern, the portable electronic device is adapted to determine that the portable electronic device is in the holster.07-05-2012
20110188182TILT MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first section, a second section attached to the first section, and a tilt mechanism. The tilt mechanism connects the first section to the second section. The tilt mechanism includes a plate and two hinge assemblies. The plate connects the first section. Each of the hinge assemblies includes a sleeve and a main shaft assembled together with the sleeve. The sleeve is secured on the second section; the main shaft attached to the plate. The second section slides relative to the first section, the plate and the main shaft rotate relative to the second section, the plate further supports the second section to a tilted orientation.08-04-2011
20130044410Display Device with Flexible Display - The invention relates to a display device comprising a device body with upper and lower body sides and having at least one surface support part for supporting the body on a surface, and a continuous flexible display. A support frame is configured to support at least a part of the flexible display, at least a portion of the support frame is connected with the device body and is movable with respect to the device body between a closed configuration for fixing the flexible display in a storage position and an open configuration for fixing the flexible display in an open position. There is at least one surface support part for supporting the support frame on a surface. In the open configuration the surface support parts of the support frame and of the lower body side are positioned in one plane, enabling a supporting of the surface support parts on a surface for a stable user interaction with the device in the open position of the display.02-21-2013
20130044408Docking station - The invention relates to a docking station comprising a first part which is fixable on a base surface, and a movable second part, wherein the movable second part is arranged on the first part and is pivotable relative to the same.02-21-2013
20110194235ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - In an electronic apparatus, a flexible wiring board is connected with a display unit and a cutout portion is formed at a part of a rear cover adjacent to the wiring board. A grip member is fixed on the rear cover so as to cover the cutout portion. A discharge member is electrically connected with the rear cover and provided at the cutout portion exposing its surface.08-11-2011
20110194234PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal capable of stably maintaining a clamping state of a front cover and a rear cover and having a structure in which the front and rear covers can be easily separated is provided. The portable terminal includes a housing having a front cover and a rear cover opposingly coupled with the front cover, a guide rail formed on opposite lateral surfaces of the front cover and extending in the longitudinal direction of the front cover, a guide groove formed between the guide rail and the lateral surface of the front cover and open to a forward direction of the front cover, and a case member coupled to enclose at least the opposite lateral surfaces and the rear surface of the housing, wherein the case member includes a rail groove to receive the guide rail, a guide rib to be engaged with the guide groove, and wherein the front cover is pressed in a predefined direction to closely contact the rear cover.08-11-2011
20110194232APPARATUS FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An apparatus comprising a first and second housing is described. The apparatus is configured to enable the sliding motion of a first housing with respect to a second housing from a first configuration to a second configuration via complementary sliding connectors on each of the first and second housings. In the second configuration the complementary sliding connectors are not connected allowing rotation of the second housing with respect to the first housing to a third configuration.08-11-2011
20130077214ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes an electronic device, a column that supports the electronic device, a plate member connected to a lower end of the column, a support member that includes a lower plate segment disposed under the plate member and an upper plate segment disposed above the plate member and supports the plate member such that the plate member is allowed to swing between the lower plate segment and the upper plate segment, and a wall member that faces a side surface of the plate member to restrict a range of turning of the plate member.03-28-2013
20130077216COVER LIFTING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM WITH COVER LIFTING STRUCTURE - A cover lifting structure is suitable for a body of an electronic device. The body has a recess. The cover lifting structure includes a first rotating member, a second rotating member, an elastic member and a pushing member. The first rotating member pivoted to the body with a first axis. The second rotating member pivoted to the first rotating member with a second axis. The elastic member is propped against the first and the second rotating members. The first rotating member closes the recess, and the second rotating member contacts against the pushing member in a first state. The first rotating member opens the recess, and the second rotating member moves away from the pushing member in a second state. In a third state, the first rotating member closes the recess, and the second rotating member falls behind a stroke to the first rotating member.03-28-2013
20130077213PERIPHERAL DEVICE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A peripheral device includes a slide mechanism, and a first and second extension portions having a number of function modules. The first and second extension portions are fixed to the slide mechanism and slide relative to each other in an opened position or closed position driven by the slide mechanism.03-28-2013
20130077215ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - An electronic equipment includes a housing in which an opening is formed, an electronic device unit in which an electronic device is provided at the opening of the housing, a device holder which is provided with a first sealing member around a periphery of the device holder, the device holder being provided in the housing or in a fixing unit fixed to the housing via the first sealing member, a second sealing member which is provided between the electronic device unit and the device holder and is provided to surround an interconnecting opening formed in the device holder, and a conductive member which is connected to other components from the electronic device unit through the interconnecting opening to enable transmitting or receiving of an electrical signal between the electronic device and other components.03-28-2013
20130077211SUPPORT STAND AND STANDABLE HAND-HELD DEVICE - A support stand suitable for a hand-held device is provided. The support stand has a first support member and a second support member. The second support member slidably fits the first support member and could be temporarily fixed at different positions on the first support member to adjust the length of the support stand. The hand-held device has a display screen and an antenna. Because the length of the support stand is variable, the hand-held device could be laid on the table by various inclination angles. Besides, the projections of the support stand and the antenna on the display screen are not overlapped, and the influence of the support stand made of metal on the signal of the antenna would be lowered.03-28-2013
20130077212ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a first member, and a second member. The first member is supported by the first housing, the first member comprising a portion which is movable. The second member is supported by the first member in a first position in order that the second member comprises a portion between the second housing and the first housing in a first state where a second surface of the second housing faces the first housing. The second member is supported by the first member in a second position in order that the portion of the second member faces the second housing from a side opposite to the first housing in a second state where a first surface of the second housing faces the first housing.03-28-2013
20130083463ELECTRONIC DEVICES - An electronic device capable of transmitting and receiving a mail through an internet usually has from 12 to 20 operation keys inclusive of numerical keys and special keys. In order to input Japanese characters inclusive of “kanji” and special characters as data, complex operations must be executed by changing over the input mode. A portable data terminal as represented by a cellular phone or an electronic device such as a data terminal as represented by a personal computer or a desk top telephone, has such a shape that the first center-line of the first housing and the second center line of the second housing come into agreement and in parallel with each other only in a state where the first housing and the second housing are folded by the hinge.04-04-2013
20130135800PACKAGE STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC MODULES WITH SILICONE SEALING FRAME - A side package structure of electronic modules includes a upper substrate, a lower substrate and a sealing frame. The sealing frame is disposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate to form a space thereof. The sealing frame is made of silicone to improve moisture barrier and to retard the permeation of water vapor. Also, the erosion of polar solvent and plasticizer is avoided due to the characteristic of the silicone.05-30-2013
20130135799COVER LOCKING MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A cover locking mechanism according to the present invention comprise a seat formed at the cabinet, a locking operation piece that is mounted on the seat of the cabinet and can be turned between a locked position, at which the cover is locked, and an unlocked position, at which the cover is unlocked, and a stopper mechanism configured to prevent the locking operation piece from slipping off. The locking operation piece includes an elastic piece that can be elastically deformed along the turn axis of the locking operation piece at a portion facing the seat of the cabinet, the elastic piece having a fitting portion formed toward the seat of the cabinet, and further, the seat having a engaged portion which releasably engage the engaging portion at a locked position of the locking operation piece.05-30-2013
20100118477POWER SUPPLY DEVICE - A power supply device is provided as an accessory to a portable electronic device to supply electric power to the portable electronic device. The power supply device includes a shell and a battery. The shell defines a concave assembling portion for assembling the portable electronic device therein and is configured to provide a better viewing angle of the portable electronic device. The battery is assembled within the shell to supply electric power.05-13-2010
20100073853Housing and electronic device - A housing includes a pair of housing walls that face each other with an inner space therebetween. The housing further includes: a first projection that projects from a first housing wall of the pair of housing walls toward a second housing wall of the pair of housing walls and abuts the second housing wall; and a second projection that projects from the second housing wall toward the first housing wall and engages in the first projection thereby preventing separation of the pair of housing walls.03-25-2010
20100073854SLIDE MODULE AND PORTABLE TERMINAL HAVING THE SAME - A portable terminal having a slide module, comprising: first and second slide members coupled to first and second bodies, respectively, and connected to each other so as to perform a sliding motion with respect to each other; and an elastic force providing unit for providing an elastic force to one of the first and second slide members, wherein the elastic force providing unit comprises: first and second arm members each having one end coupled to the first or second slide member, and another ends coupled to each other so as to perform a relative motion with respect to each other; and an elastic unit configured to generate the elastic force by a relative motion of the first and second arm members.03-25-2010
20100073852Electronic handheld device with user interface - A handheld electronic device has a body that is substantially less thick than wide and long. The body has a user side with a user interface and which body defines an aperture through the body substantially perpendicular to the user side so as to provide a grip for holding the device. Also a method is disclosed in which a rod is inserted to the aperture so as to support the handheld electronic device in a backward tilted angle.03-25-2010
20100073851One-Piece Optical Imager Housing and Method For Releasably Locking A One-Piece Housing Assembly - A one-piece housing for the enclosure and protection of an optical imager or other device and a method for locking a one-piece housing assembly in a folded configuration. The housing comprises three segments permanently joined by flexible hinges that allow the housing to quickly fold into a box to enclose an optical imager. To releasably maintain the housing in closed position, the assembly contains two locking tabs that snap-fit into depressions on a platform extending away from the main housing segment. One tab snap-fits directly into a depression on the top surface of the platform while the other tab snap-fits into a depression on the reverse surface of the platform. By locking into depressions on the top and reverse surfaces of the platform, the opposing tabs tightly grip the surfaces and releasably maintain the housing in the folded configuration.03-25-2010
20130083461KEYBOARD ASSEMBLY - A keyboard assembly includes a keyboard, a receiving member, and a supporting member receiving the receiving member. The keyboard defines a nick. The receiving member defines a receiving space receiving the keyboard. The supporting member includes a resilient piece and a resisting portion. The resilient piece includes a stopper portion. The resilient piece is engaged in the nick to prevent the keyboard from moving along a first direction. The resisting portion is used for resisting the stopper portion to prevent the resilient piece from moving along the first direction.04-04-2013
20130033803DISPLAY APPARATUS TO BE CARRIED ABOVE A WEARER'S HEAD - A wearable display apparatus comprises a support structure for supporting a display (02-07-2013
20100033909HARD DISK DRIVE THROUGHPUT-ENHANCING VIBRATION CONTROL DEVICE - In a hard disk drive (HDD) vibration control device disposed on a HDD bracket including a HDD, the HDD vibration control device includes a main body portion, a rear clip, a front clip, a left rail spring, and a right rail spring. The main body portion includes a front bar, a rear bar, left bar, and right bar. The rear clip extends down from the rear bar clamped onto the HDD. The front clip extends down from the front bar clamped onto the HDD. The left rail spring includes a first flat portion extending outwards from the left bar and including a first spring portion extending from the first flat portion. The right rail spring includes a second flat portion extending outwards from the right bar and including a second spring portion extending from the second flat portion. The first and second flat portions of the left rail spring the right rail spring rest, respectively, on top surfaces of a left side bracket and right side bracket of the HDD bracket. The first and second spring portions of the left rail spring and the right rail spring arc above the top surfaces of the left side bracket and the right side bracket, and are configured to flex downwards when a force is applied from above.02-11-2010
20130038992Double-Layer Injection Molding Casing and Method for Manufacturing the Same,Electronic Apparatus - A double-layer injection molding casing and a method for manufacturing the same, an electronic apparatus are provided by this invention, which adapts to an injection molding field and can solve the problems of a conventional double-layer injection molding casing such as complicated manufacturing process and low production efficiency. The double-layer injection molding casing of this invention includes an outer layer and an inner layer. A locating structure integrally formed with the inner layer is located at an inner surface of the inner layer. The method for manufacturing the double-layer injection molding casing includes: applying a multiple injection molding process, wherein the locating structure of the double-layer injection molding casing is integrally formed with the inner layer in the same injection molding step. The electronic apparatus of this invention includes the double-layer injection molding casing. The double-layer injection molding casing can be used as a casing of the electronic apparatus.02-14-2013
20130038994DOWNHOLE TAG ASSEMBLY - Assemblies for packaging a downhole tag. In one embodiment, a tag assembly includes a package configured to contain a wireless tag. The package includes a base, an inner cover, and an outer cover. The base includes a cavity configured to retain an antenna, tag circuitry, and the inner cover disposed over the antenna and tag circuitry.02-14-2013
20130038993INVERTER - The invention relates to an inverter (02-14-2013
20130038990ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE CURRENT SUPPLY CONNTCTORS - The invention provides an electronic device with connectors which can be adjusted the providing current. The connectors connect external electronic devices and provide current to power the external electronic devices. User can adjust the current providing status through the user interface of the electronic device according to high or low current requirement of external electronic devices. The electronic device can also read out the power parameter storing in an external electronic device, and adjust the current according to the power parameter.02-14-2013
20130038987Portable Electronic Device with Connection Kit for Device Peripherals - A connection kit includes at least one interface connector for electronically engaging and communicating with at least one device peripheral. A portable electronic device includes a chamber extended therein and defines a bottom side and a lateral side. The chamber forms a first open end on the bottom side and a second open end on the lateral side respectively. The lateral side determines a contour of the portable electronic device. The connecting kit is electrically and pivotally engaged with the portable electronic device and pivotal between a use position that is extended outside the chamber and the contour of the portable electronic device and in which the at least one device peripheral is adapted to be engaged and communicating therewith, and a stowed position that is accommodated in and not extended outside the chamber.02-14-2013
20130038989DETACHABLE COMPONENT RETAINER AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM HAVING THE SAME - An image display system is provided, comprising a control unit, a display unit, a frame and at least one coupling unit. The display unit is connected electrically to the control unit, and the display unit has at least one index hole formed on the back surface thereof. The frame has at least one first fixed hole formed thereon, and the frame includes at least one first engaging member which corresponds to the index hole. Each of the first engaging members passes through the respective first fixed hole to insert into the corresponding index hole. Furthermore, each of the coupling units is sandwiched between the frame and the control unit in a detachable manner. Thus, a higher flexibility can be provided for the assembly of the control unit to the display unit.02-14-2013
20130038988MAGNETIC SWITCH DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A magnetic switch device and an electronic device having the same are disclosed. The electronic device includes an upper case which includes a first element and a lower case. The magnetic switch device includes a switch part and a driving part, wherein the switch part is mounted on the lower case and includes a second element that can be attached to the first element through magnetic force. The driving part is mounted on the lower case, such that when the driving part is moved, the switch part is enabled by the driving part to make the second element correspond to the first element, allowing the upper case to attach to the lower case; or the switch part is disabled by the driving part to not make the second element correspond to the first element, allowing the upper case not to attach to the lower case.02-14-2013
20130038991FLAT PANEL DISPLAY REMOTE-CONTROLLED VIEWING ANGLE ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM - A flat panel display remote-controlled viewing angle adjustment system (02-14-2013
20130038986STORED ENERGY DISCHARGE APPARATUS AND METHOD - A method, system, and apparatus for providing energy discharge capability for a junction box that includes at least one ultra- or super-capacitor. A discharge resistor is connected to a first terminal block of the junction box. A normally-open relay is connected to a second terminal block of the junction block, the relay being connected in series between the discharge resistor and the second terminal block. The normally-open relay is closed to create a discharge path for discharging energy stored in the at least one ultra- or super-capacitor. The junction box is capable of being safely serviced after the energy stored in the at least one ultra- or super-capacitor has been discharged by way of the discharge path.02-14-2013
20130038985MULTI-FUNCTIONAL CABLE APPARATUS FOR A BARCODE READER - A multi-functional cable apparatus for a barcode reader supplies electrical power to the barcode reader, provides data communication capability for the barcode reader, and performs at least one additional function that is relevant to the operation of the barcode reader. The at least one additional function may include supporting the barcode reader in a fixed position without a user having to hold the barcode reader in place. Alternatively, the at least one additional function may include facilitating efficient cable management.02-14-2013
20130083462FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR DETACHABLY FIXING AN ELECTRICAL COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EMPLOYING SAME - An exemplary frame assembly includes a mounting frame and a fixing frame which is detachably mounted inside the mounting frame. The fixing frame includes two opposite side plate and two latching assemblies. Each latching assembly includes two connecting arms, a main body and a handle. Each connecting arm includes a first section extends from a front end of a corresponding one of the first and second side plate a predetermined distance and coplanar with the corresponding one of the first and second side plate and a second section bent backwards from the first section and overlapping the first section. Each second section includes a first latching portion. The mounting frame includes two second latching portions. The two first latching portions of the two latching assemblies cooperate with the two second latching portions to lock the fixing frame to the mounting frame.04-04-2013
20130033802BUTTON ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A button assembly for an electronic device includes a housing and a button. The housing defines an opening having two latching blocks. The button is received in the opening. The button includes a button body, two opposite engaging blocks, and two arcuate arms. The engaging blocks are formed on opposite sides of one end of the button body, the arcuate arms are formed on opposite sides of another end of the button body. Each arcuate arm forms an archimedean spiral.02-07-2013
20130033800ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING PREDICTED FREQUENCY ERROR ESTIMATION OF A VOLTAGE CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR AND RELATED METHODS - An electronic device may include a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) and a temperature sensor. The electronic device may also include a controller configured to cooperate with the VCO and the temperature sensor to determine both a temperature and a frequency error of the VCO for each of a plurality of most recent samples. Each of the most recent samples may have a given age associated therewith. The controller may also be configured to align the temperature, the frequency error, and the given age for each of most recent samples in a three-dimensional (3D) coordinate system having respective temperature, frequency error and age axes. The controller may also be configured to estimate a predicted frequency error of the VCO based upon the aligned temperature, frequency error, and given age of the most recent samples.02-07-2013
20130033808Protective Adhesive Film, Method of Adhering Protective Adhesive Film to a Device, and Device Comprising Protective Adhesive Film - A protective adhesive film may include a polyurethane sheet and an adhesive layer disposed on at least a portion of a first major surface of the polyurethane sheet. The adhesive layer may comprise a pressure-sensitive adhesive that includes an acrylate polymer and a silicone macromer. The adhesive layer may adhere to a surface of an electronic device without the application of any liquid or additive to the adhesive layer or the surface of the electronic device.02-07-2013
20130033807DOCKING SYSTEMS WITH A MOUNTING ARM AND RETRACTABLE KEYBOARD FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Docking systems (02-07-2013
20130033806CASE FOR MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A case for a mobile electronic device includes a primary body member having an upper surface and a bottom surface. The body member includes a long axis and a short axis with an upper edge, a lower edge, a first lateral edge, and second lateral edge. The body member further includes a first, second, third and a fourth bend line extending between the first lateral edge and the second lateral edge, The first, second, third and fourth bend lines divide the body member into a first section, a second section, a third section, a fourth section and fifth section that cover and wrap about the mobile electronic device when the case is wrapped about the mobile electronic device. An adhesive strip is secured to the upper surface of the body member in the area of the fifth section.02-07-2013
20130033805BASE UNIT ADAPTED TO PROVIDE A COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTION AS WELL AS A METHOD OF PROVIDING A COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTION - A base unit, which is arranged to provide a communications connection between a plurality of fixed communications units and at least one mobile communications unit, such as a headset, is arranged to adapt the bandwidth of the communications connection between the fixed communications units, which operate at various bandwidths, and the mobile units. The fixed communications units may be public switched telephones, PC phones, PDA units, etc. The invention makes it possible to optimize the sound quality in dependence on which type of fixed communications unit is coupled to the mobile unit, and which task is to be solved. In one embodiment, it is possible to lock the bandwidth, e.g. to the lowest bandwidth, irrespective of which fixed communications connection is used.02-07-2013
20130033804SPRING MODULE AND SLIDE TYPE PORTABLE TERMINAL INCLUDING THE SAME - A spring module includes: a resilient member having a pair of wire parts extending side by side along an axial direction and a connecting part connecting the wire parts at ends of the wire parts; and fastening members provided at opposite ends of the resilient member, respectively, wherein the resilient member provides a resilient force, which is applied in a direction which is inclined from the axial direction if the fastening members are positioned so as to be inclined away the axial direction, the resilient member being deformed as the fastening members move closer to or further away from each other.02-07-2013
20130033801USER INTERFACE MOUNTING MODULE AND METHOD TO MOUNT A USER INTERFACE ON A UPS - A mechanism for adjusting the orientation of a user interface of an electronic system component from a rack mounted orientation to a tower orientation.02-07-2013
20100046151PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a casing, a key, a loudspeaker, a soft insulating material, and an actuating unit. The key is disposed at the casing. The loudspeaker is embedded into the casing flatly. The soft insulating material covers the casing and the loudspeaker. The actuating unit is coupled to the key and the loudspeaker, and it actuates the loudspeaker to protrude from the casing in response to an actuation of the key.02-25-2010
20100046149SLIDING ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding electronic device includes a first component, a second component, a connecting element and a torsion element. The second component faces the first component. The connecting element is disposed between the first component and the second component, and has a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is rotatably disposed within the first component, and the second end is movably disposed within the second component. The torsion element connecting the first component to the connecting element is for providing torque to drive the connecting element. When a relative movement between the first component and the second component is generated under an applied force, the connecting element and the torsion element cause the second component to move between a close location and an open location on the first component.02-25-2010
20100046148Universal proximity sensor for night-vision device - A universal self-contained proximity sensor for attachment to any night-vision device that does not have such a sensor or for replacement of the existing sensor. The proposed sensor has a cable with a connection cap that connects terminal contacts of the sensor with the master battery of the night-vision device and can be mechanically connected to the master-battery compartment of the night-vision device by replacing the existing cap of mastery-battery compartment. The sensor can be attached to any selected area on the surface of the night-vision device by means of tiny hooks and loops known under trademark Velcro®. This attachment is carried out with the use of two parts, one of which is adhesively attached to the substrate of the sensor and the other to the housing of the night-vision device, while both parts engage through the aforementioned tiny hooks and loops.02-25-2010
20100103597PORTABLE TERMINAL WITH SPRING MODULE - A sliding-type portable terminal including a first housing and a second housing linearly movably coupled to the first housing face-to-face includes a spring module for opening/closing the first and second housings. The spring module includes at least a pair of asymmetrical S-shaped wires each including a first bend and a second bend extending from the first bend and having a greater curvature than the first bend. The spring module of the portable terminal provides a reduced thickness because of the spring action in the portable terminal, contributing in particular to an overall reduction in thickness of a sliding-type portable terminal and permit smooth opening/closing of the portable terminal.04-29-2010
20100110619PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery cover detachably assembled to the housing, a power module, and a switch mounted in the housing. The switch is turned on by a portion of the battery cover pressing the switch when the battery cover is assembled to the housing.05-06-2010
20100110618Housing Arrangement For Fault Determination Apparatus And Method For Installing The Same - A fault determination apparatus includes a housing. The housing includes a circuit board disposed there within. The housing is shaped and dimensioned for non-intrusive placement within an existing electrical system. The circuit board is configured to provide one of a transmitter or a receiver within a fault determination system. A first set of connectors is disposed at a first side of the housing and a second set of connectors disposed at the second end of the housing. The first set of connectors and the second set of connectors are directly connected through the wires provided inside the apparatus while at least one wires under fault monitoring are tapped to the circuit board and configured so as to be electrically coupled to the existing electrical system.05-06-2010
20100226076ELEMENT FIXING STRUCTURE - The present invention relates to an element fixing structure. The element fixing structure includes a first fixing element, a second fixing element, a plurality of locking elements and at least two third fixing elements. The second fixing element has a locking structure, which has an inner thread. The locking element includes a screw. The third fixing element has at least one second passing slots. The first fixing element has at least two protrusion structures, wherein the protrusion structure has a first passing slot. The first fixing element, the second fixing element and at least two third fixing elements are locked with the locking structure by the locking element. Hence, the element fixing structure is used to reduce the numbers of the locking elements.09-09-2010
20130044420ELECTRONIC DEVICE02-21-2013
20120262852ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH TOUCH MOUDLE - An electronic device includes a front cover, a cushion member and a touch module. The front cover includes a hollow frame and a screen area configured in hollow portion of the frame. The cushion member has similar hollow shape as that of the frame of the front cover and adhered on the hollow frame. The touch module includes a touch sensor layer and a substrate. The touch sensor layer is coated on the substrate. The substrate is adhered onto the cushion member with the touch sensor layer facing the screen area of the front cover.10-18-2012
20130135793HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes a first body, a pivot member, a second body and a third body. The pivot member is pivoted to the first body. The second body is slidably disposed on the pivot member. The third body is pivoted to the first body and stacked between the first body and the second body, such that the handheld electronic device is in a stacked state. When the second body slides along the pivot member to expose the third body, the pivot member is pivotally rotated relative to the first body automatically to drive the second body to tilt, the third body is pivotally rotated relative to the first body automatically to tilt, and a top surface of the second body and a top surface of the third body together form a continuous surface, such that the handheld electronic device is in an expanded state.05-30-2013
20090154076Image Display Apparatus - An image display apparatus includes a display for outputting an image, a supporting device supporting the display, the supporting device contacting directly on an installing surface and extending upward, the supporting device being provided with an inner hollow portion, and a light emission unit emitting light reflecting from the inner hollow portion.06-18-2009
20090154077IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus is provided to achieve both of position shift prevention between substrates and suppression of distortion generated in the substrates. An image display apparatus has an envelope including a first substrate provided with an image display unit, a second substrate placed in opposition to the first substrate, and a bonding member for hermetically seal bonding the first substrate to the second substrate so as to form a space between the first and second substrates. The image display apparatus further has a position fixing member which is bonded with both of the first and second substrates along one side of an outer periphery of the envelope, and suppresses a position shift between the first and second substrates.06-18-2009
20090154075FLIP-TYPE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An exemplary electronic apparatus (06-18-2009
20090154078Modular apparatus holder with multipurpose intermediate support member for supporting minicomputers, cell phones and similar apparatus - In a modular holder for supporting an apparatus or instrument such as a minicomputer or a cell phone, comprising a support member with a support head and an apparatus holder supported thereby, an intermediate function box is releasably mounted with one side thereof by an engagement structure onto the support head and the apparatus holder is releasably mounted onto another side of the intermediate function box and the intermediate function box by an identical engagement structure so that the apparatus holder or an apparatus can be selectively monted directly onto the support head or via the function box.06-18-2009
20090154074Insertion slot shielding mechanism for an electronic device - An insertion slot shielding mechanism for an electronic device is used to shield an insertion slot provided in an opening of a casing of an electronic device. The insertion slot shielding mechanism includes a shielding means and an elastic pushing piece. The shielding means corresponds to the opening and is slidably connected to the opening of the casing. One end of the elastic pushing piece is connected to a side wall within the electronic device corresponding to the opening of the casing, and the other end thereof is kept to abut against the shielding means. The elastic force of the elastic pushing piece allows the shielding means to be located in a position to shield the opening of the casing.06-18-2009
20090154073PROTECTING CASING FOR TRANSDUCER - A protecting casing for a transducer has an outer casing, an inner casing, a circuit board and a connector. The inner casing is detachably mounted in the outer casing and has a mounting hole and a cap detachably mounted on the inner casing to cover the mounting hole in a watertight manner. The circuit board is detachably mounted in the inner casing and has a surface, a circuit formed on the surface and a plug with terminals extends out of the inner casing. The connector is detachably mounted to the outer casing and is electrically connected between the circuit board and an external functional accessory component. Within such an arrangement to facilitate maintenance, assembly of the transducer, and effectively avoid intrusion of water, foreign object and the like.06-18-2009
20100110620CONTROL DEVICE PARTICULARLY REMOTE CONTROL FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLIANCES - Disclosed is a control device, particularly a remote control for industrial appliances, comprising a housing for accommodating the control electronics and at least one control element. The housing (05-06-2010
20130027861VENTED WATERPROOF TOUCH SCREEN PANEL - A waterproof user interface panel includes an electronic display assembly having a touch sensitive surface for activation of touch switches, and a housing including a cutout area. A protective film is disposed over the assembly and secured to the housing. The housing includes a top surface, a bottom surface and a peripheral sidewall to define a housing cavity. Sealing material covers the bottom surface, with a void between the top surface of the sealing material and the electronic display assembly. A vent is provided between the void and the external environment to allow air to pass. A filter may be positioned in the vent to prevent the passage of water droplets through the filter while allowing the passage of air and water vapor.01-31-2013
20130027860Portable Information Display Terminal - This portable information display terminal includes a liquid crystal display portion displaying information, a frame provided with the liquid crystal display portion on a surface thereof, an inclination sensor to detect at least the use state of the frame and the liquid crystal display portion by sensing an inclination of the frame, a camera unit capable of imaging the user's face, and a control portion detecting the orientation of the face with a face detection function on the basis of data of the user's face imaged by the camera unit and performing control of switching the orientation of a screen display of the liquid crystal display portion on the basis of a result of detection of the orientation of the face and a result of detection by the inclination sensor.01-31-2013
20130027859DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a display device. According to the present invention, the display device comprises: a display body from which an image is outputted; and a flip hinge assembly which is coupled with the display body, wherein the flip hinge assembly comprises: a fixing unit that is fixed to the display body; a rotation unit that is coupled with the fixing unit to allow rotation thereon; a first elastic member that is coupled with the rotation unit and the fixing unit; and a second elastic member that has one end coupled with the fixing unit, and has the other end selectively contacted with the rotation unit, wherein said second elastic member provides, to the rotation unit, an elastic force which is opposite to an elastic force provided to the rotation unit by the first elastic member. Thus, according to the present invention, an initial tilting angle of the display body is automatically set, thereby increasing user convenience.01-31-2013
20130027854DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - There are provided a display in which a sealing section is prevented from being spread and the sealing section is allowed to be provided in a desired region, and an electronic unit including the display. The display includes: a substrate including a sealing region and a step section, the sealing region surrounding a display region, and the step section surrounding the sealing region from outside; a display layer provided in the display region; and a sealing section provided in the sealing region.01-31-2013
20130027856ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH ROTATION FUNCTION - An electronic apparatus with rotation function includes a loading side, a stationary portion and a rotation portion. The stationary portion is disposed at the loading side. The rotation portion is configured for connecting with a functional apparatus. The rotation portion is connected with the stationary portion in an unfixed way. The functional apparatus rotates relative to the stationary portion by the rotation portion.01-31-2013
20130027858ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS DEVICE - An ultrasonic diagnosis device wherein a movable mechanism for supporting an operation panel is configured so that the degree of freedom in the position and attitude thereof is increased. Specifically, a movable section comprises the operation panel, a base, an arm mechanism, and a display unit. The movable mechanism has a lifting mechanism and a horizontal movement mechanism. The horizontal movement mechanism has a layered structure. The layered structure has, stacked from bottom to top, a left-right slide mechanism, a forward-backward slide mechanism, a rotation mechanism, and a rotation limitation mechanism. The rotation limitation mechanism changes a rotation range according to a sliding position in the forward-backward direction.01-31-2013
20130027857DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A display device includes: a display panel displaying an image; a first frame surrounding the display panel; and an adhesive between a side surface of the display panel and a side surface of the first frame, wherein the display device is attached and fixed to the first frame by the adhesive.01-31-2013
20130027855FASTENING MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A fastening mechanism includes a nosepiece, a rotating unit, a torsion spring and a locking unit. The nosepiece is disposed at one side of an object removably disposed in a housing. The rotating unit includes a wheel body including a peripheral wall with an outer peripheral friction surface disposed in frictional contact with a side surface of the nosepiece and a rotating disc formed with a notch. The rotating unit is operable to rotate in a releasing direction relative to the housing as biased by the torsion spring to move the object away from the housing through an opening by virtue of the frictional contact. The locking unit releasably engages the rotating disc to dispose the rotating unit at a stopped position.01-31-2013
20130027852CONNECTING ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING SAME - A connecting assembly for connecting a first member and a second member, and the connecting assembly includes a resilient receiver and a securing plug. The second member defines a through hole. The resilient receiver is fixed to the first member and also defines a receiving space. A top of the resilient receiver passes through the through hole. The securing plug is configured to be inserted into the receiving space, which expands a part of the resilient receiver so as to fix the top of the resilient receiver on the second member thereby connecting the first member with the second member. Present disclosure also provides an electronic apparatus having the connecting assembly.01-31-2013
20130027849PRESSURIZED WATERPROOF CASE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The pressurized waterproof case for an electronic device is particularly adapted for the waterproof containment and operation of a touch-screen computer or the like therein at some appreciable water depth. The case may be formed as an enclosure having an open top panel or face covered by a flexible, transparent membrane or the like for the operation of the touch-screen device within the case. A pressurizing system is provided for the case to pressurize the case and the electronic device therein to slightly greater than ambient in order to prevent the external water pressure from bearing against the transparent membrane and pressing it against the touch screen, thereby precluding operation of the touch screen device within the case. The pressurizing system may be a small gas cartridge (e.g., CO01-31-2013
20130027851KEYBOARD LIFT MECHANISM FOR LIFTING AND DESCENDING A KEYBOARD AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A keyboard lift mechanism includes a sliding block, a link bar, a hinge assembly, a driving member and a resilient member. The sliding block is slidably disposed inside a lower casing. Both ends of the link bar are pivoted to a keyboard and the sliding block, respectively. The driving member is coupled to the hinge assembly. The resilient member abuts against the lower casing and the sliding block. The resilient member and the driving member drive the sliding block to move in a first direction when the upper casing rotates in a first rotating direction, such that the link bar is driven to rotate the keyboard to a containing position, and drive the sliding block to move in a second direction when the upper casing rotates in a second rotating direction, such that the link bar is driven to rotate the keyboard to an opening position.01-31-2013
20130027853ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH IMPACT-RESISTANT DISPLAY MODULE - An electronic device includes a shell, a display module and a cushion. The shell includes a bottom plate and a top plate. The top plate defines an opening The display module is disposed in the shell and faces the opening The display module is spaced from the bottom plate of the shell. The cushion is disposed between the display module and the bottom plate of the shell, and brought into contact with the display module for cushioning the display module when an external force is applied to the display module.01-31-2013
20130027850EMPLACEMENT STRUCTURE FOR A TABLET PERSONAL COMPUTER - A emplacement structure for a tablet personal computer includes primarily a box, the box is provided with an emplacement space to put a stool and is opened with a combining slot; a cover plate, the cover plate is opened with a holding slot and a bottom of the cover plate is provided with plural positioning slots and a magnet; and a movable plate, the movable plate is provided with a movable bracket that is inserted into one of the positioning slots for positioning and is provided with a magnet. Alternatively, the movable plate may be incorporated directly into the surface of a piece of furniture such as a desk, table, stool, or workstation.01-31-2013
20120212885MEDIA DISPLAY FIXTURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC KIOSK - A media display fixture includes a main body, a bracket and at least one first fastener. The main body includes a first side portion, a second side portion and a central portion coupling the first side portion to the second side portion. The central portion includes a ring binder for receiving media for display. The bracket includes a first side portion, a second side portion and a central portion coupling the first side portion to the second side portion. The at least one first fastener directly couples one of the first and second side portions of the main body to one of the first and second side portions of the bracket.08-23-2012
20130208407BUILT-IN EARPHONE HOLDING STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - An earphone holding structure is for positioning an earphone including a cable and a head. The earphone holding structure includes a driving member, a first gear, a second gear, and a ratchet. The first gear is driven by the driving member to rotate. The second gear engages with the first gear, and the ratchet rotates along a single direction relative to the second gear. When the driving member drives the first gear to rotate, and rotates the second gear and the ratchet along a counterclockwise direction; when the ratchet is rotated along a clockwise direction, the second gear cannot rotate.08-15-2013
20130083459ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY HAVING RETENTION DEVICE FOR DATA STORAGE MODULE - A retention device includes a holder and a fixture. The holder defines a first cavity with a first opening at a front end thereof. The fixture is mounted to the holder through the first opening and comprises a base and a bracket detachably mounted on the base. The base and the bracket cooperatively define a second cavity. A size of the second cavity is smaller than that of the first cavity.04-04-2013
20130083460ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body having a top surface, a second body slidably covering on the first body, and at least one connecting member for connecting the first body with the second body. The second body is capable of sliding from a first position covering the top surface to a second position uncovering the top surface. When the second body is in the first position, the first body hides the top surface to allow the electronic device being used in a first state, and when the second body is in the second position, the second body is operable to be coplanar with the first body to allow the electronic device being used in a second state.04-04-2013
20130083458DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display portion, a cantilever, a rotating disc unit, a base, and two cables. The cantilever has an upper end connected with the display portion, allowing the display portion to rotate relative to the cantilever about a first axis. The rotating disc unit is connected with a bottom of the cantilever, allowing the cantilever to pivot relative to the rotating disc unit about a second axis, which is parallel with the first axis. The base is connected to the rotating disc unit in a manner allowing the same to rotate relative to the base about a third axis, which is vertical to the first and second axes. The cables extend downward from the display portion along the to cantilever and are inserted into the rotating disc unit. The cables enter the base after being placed adjacent to one another within the rotating disc unit.04-04-2013
20130083457SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A DISPLAY PANEL OR OTHER PATTERNED DEVICE - Systems and methods for manufacturing a display panel or other patterned device using outer resistive trace(s) patterned on the display panel or other patterned device are provided. Such a system, for example, may include resistance detection circuitry, a grinder, and data processing circuitry. The resistance detection circuitry may detect a resistance of a resistive trace disposed around a display panel. The grinder may grind a first edge of the display panel such that at least part of the resistive trace is grinded away as the first edge of the display panel is grinded. The data processing circuitry may control the grinder to stop grinding the first edge of the display panel when the resistance of the at least one resistive trace increases to a particular resistance value.04-04-2013
20130083456Mobile Device Case with Retractor Reel Assembly for User-Provided Headphones - A mobile device case includes a reel assembly, including a reel, a supporting plate, and a hub between the reel and the supporting plate. The hub includes a first cavity between the hub and the supporting plate for housing a spring, and a second cavity between the hub and the reel for housing a flat flexible cable (FFC). The spring is wound in a first direction, while the FFC is wound in a second direction. The FFC includes a first end for electrically coupling to a female jack connector of a device. A female connector is electrically coupled to a second end of the FFC for engaging a male jack connector of user-provided headphones. When the reel rotates in the first direction, the spring tightens and the FFC loosens. When the reel rotates in the second direction, the spring loosens and the FFC tightens.04-04-2013
20130135796MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for fabricating an electronic device with an integrated railing system that detachably couples mounting hardware to the electronic device. By selectively detaching the mounting hardware, the electronic device may be made more compact and portable. In some embodiments, the railing system is fabricated substantially contemporaneous to fabricating the electronic device, such as by extrusion of the railing and the electronic device together. This fabrication approach may reduce the overall cost and complexity of manufacturing the railing system.05-30-2013
20100328863ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an electronic apparatus including: a housing having: a first surface; and a second surface having a height different from that of the first surface in a direction perpendicular to the first surface, the second surface having a penetrating hole formed therein; and a film having: a first region to be faced to the first surface of the housing; and a second region to be faced to the second surface of the housing, the second region having a wall thickness larger than that of the first region.12-30-2010
20100328855Mobile digital video recorder - A mobile digital video recorder (MDVR) has a hollow shell, two board tracks, two brackets, a main board, power board, VSM board, and a storage device. The board tracks and the brackets are attached securely in the shell. The main board is mounted slidably and detachably in the shell via the tracks. The power board is mounted slidably and detachably in the shell via the tracks. The VSM board is mounted slidably and detachably in the shell via the tracks. The storage device is mounted slidably and detachably in the shell via the brackets. Therefore, the main board, power board, VSM board and the storage device are easily pulled out from the shell for repairing, replacing, or upgrading to new technology.12-30-2010
20120182679FEED-THROUGH ASSEMBLY - A feed-through assembly is presented. The feed-through assembly includes a first end and a second end with a body therebetween. The first end comprises a substantially L-shaped end and a block. The substantially L-shaped end includes a first contact surface. The block includes a second contact surface.07-19-2012
20120182678PROTECTIVE CASE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - The present invention provides a protective case for electronic mobile communication devices in which nips an electronic device in position through an accommodation space formed by combining a first frame with a second frame. When combining the electronic mobile communication device with the protective case according to the invention, the electronic mobile communication device is only required to lean against the first frame and the second frame, and no scratches occur during the combination. Meanwhile, when the device in combination with the invention is placed on a desktop, the electronic mobile communication device can be kept at a distance from the desktop, thereby protecting the surface of the electronic device from being abraded by the desktop.07-19-2012
20120182677PORTABLE TERMINAL TRANSFORMABLE INTO BRACELET - A portable terminal transformable into the form of a bracelet is provided and includes a first flexible body, a second flexible body, a first link body, a second link body, hinge modules and a battery. A flexible display is provided on at least one of the first and second flexible bodies. The hinge modules are installed between the first link body and the second link body at both ends of the first flexible body and the second flexible body to rotate the first link body and the second link body such that the first flexible body and the second flexible body are opened into the form of a bracelet and are closed into the form of a bar.07-19-2012
20120182676ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING LOCKING MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a body, a disc lid rotatably mounted to the body and including two hooks, and a locking mechanism secured to the body and for locking the disc lid to and unlocking the disc lid from the body. The locking mechanism includes a sliding bar slidable relative to the body, and at least one resisting member secured to the body. The sliding bar is slidable between a locking position for locking the disc lid and an unlocking position for unlocking the disc lid. The sliding bar defines at least one sliding slot, and includes two latching members for respectively hooking the hooks when in the locked position and releasing the hooks when in the unlocked position. The at least one resisting member is slidably received in the sliding slot, and resists the sliding bar against the body to prevent the sliding bar from deforming.07-19-2012
20120182675DOCKING STATION FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A docking station for supporting an electronic device in two positions includes a main body, and first and second supporting members projecting from the main body. The main body cooperates with the first supporting member to support the electronic device in the first position with the main body being stable on a first plane; and the first member cooperates with the second member to support the electronic device in the second position with the main body being stable on a second plane different from the first plane.07-19-2012
20120182673PUSH-BUTTON ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a main body and a push-button assembly. The main body defines a first through hole. The push-button assembly is detachably connected to the main body. The main body partially protrudes out of the main body from the through hole. The push-button assembly can rotate relative to the main body along a first direction to be locked to the main body and rotate relative to the main body along a second direction opposite to the first direction to be unlocked from the main body.07-19-2012
20120182672ELASTIC MODULE AND SLIDE MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An elastic module for a portable electronic device includes at least one elastic element. The at least one elastic element is an integral type element forming a plurality of linear springs and including two connecting ends. The springs are substantially arranged on a plane and are converged with the connecting ends.07-19-2012
20120182671SWAPPING APPARATUS OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A swapping apparatus of an electronic device is installed on the electronic device, and the swapping apparatus includes two shift handles and a latch base, and the two shift handles are respectively and pivotally to two opposite sides of the electronic device, and each shift handle includes a handle bar and a shift button, and an end of the handle bar is a pivot portion pivotally coupled to the electronic device, and the other end of the handle bar is a connecting portion, and the shift button is elastically sheathed on the connecting portion, and the latch base is fixed to the electronic device and disposed between the two shift buttons, and each of the two shift buttons has a first latch portion and a corresponding second latch portion disposed separately on both sides of the latch base for latching onto the first latch portion.07-19-2012
20130070402COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND PRODUCING METHOD FOR ENCLOSURE OF THE SAME - An enclosure that contains a transmission section and a reception section of an ODU is protected against hard environments without it being necessary to apply a coating of paint to the enclosure. The present invention is communication device (ODU) (03-21-2013
20130070401DISPLAY ARRANGEMENT AND THE MOUNTING THEREOF - The invention relates to a display arrangement and the mounting thereof.03-21-2013
20130070400ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ROTATING BASE DRIVING METHOD - An electronic device including a first body, a rotating base, and a rotating base driving system is provided. The rotating base is pivoted to the first body and suitable for rotating between a using position and a retracting position with respect to the first body. The rotating base driving system is adapted to determine an operation status of the electronic device to control a movement of the rotating base with respect to the first body.03-21-2013
20130070397STYLUS EJECTOR AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An ejector for stylus includes a housing, an ejecting module and an operating member. The housing defines a retaining slot for retaining the stylus. The ejecting module includes a pushing member and an elastic member retained in the retaining slot. The pushing member defines a latching slot. The operating member includes an elastic arm and a latching arm extending from the elastic arm. The latching arm includes a latch opposite to the elastic arm. The latch is latched in the latching slot to fix the pushing member in the retaining slot and compressing the elastic member. The latch is detached from the latching slot and the compressed elastic member is released to drive the pushing member to push the stylus out of the retaining slot, when an external force is applied to curve the elastic arm.03-21-2013
20130070396HAND-HELD DEIVCE - A hand-held device includes a first body, a second body, a sliding module, and a guiding module. The sliding module is disposed between the first body and the second body, so that the second body is able to be slid on a two-dimensional plane relative to the first body. The guiding module includes a first guiding part and a second guiding part. The first guiding part is fixed to the first body. The second guiding part is fixed to the second body and coupled to the first guiding part. Besides, the second guiding part is able to be moved along a guiding path relative to the first guiding part, so that the second body is able to be slid along the guiding path on the two-dimensional plane relative to the first body.03-21-2013
20130070399FIXING STRUCTURE FOR FIXING A DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE THEREWITH - A fixing structure for fixing a display panel is disclosed. The fixing structure includes a bezel and a cover. The bezel includes a frame, a first bending portion bent from a side of the frame, and a first hooking portion connected to an end of the first bending portion. The cover and the bezel cover the display panel together. The cover includes a board, a first curved portion bent from a side of the board, and a first hook component connected to an end of the first curved portion and installed inside the frame and the first bending portion. The first hook component engages with the first hooking portion and fixes a side of the display panel on the side of the first curved portion as the bezel combines with the cover.03-21-2013
20130070398HINGE FIXING STRUCTURE FOR FIXING A HINGE AND DISPLAY DEVICE THEREWITH - A hinge fixing structure includes a bezel whereon an opening is formed, and a cover whereon a slot is formed. The hinge fixing structure includes a hinge whereon a hole is formed, and a protrusion bolt. The protrusion bolt includes a fixing portion installed inside the slot on the cover in a tight fit manner, and a protruding portion connected to a side of the fixing portion and passing through the hole of the hinge. The hinge fixing structure further includes a screwing component for passing through the opening on the bezel and being screwed inside the protrusion blot at an end, so as to fix relative position of the bezel, the hinge and the cover.03-21-2013
20130050920ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a mounting portion, and a hinge. The mounting portion is provided in the first housing. The mounting portion includes a mounting surface, a first pin protruding from the mounting surface, and a receiver including an insertion groove. The hinge is attached to the second housing and includes a fixing portion. The fixing portion includes a main portion mounted on the mounting surface, an elongated hole provided in the main portion and configured to engage with the first pin, and an inserting portion configured to be inserted into the insertion groove and supported by the receiver from a side opposite to the mounting surface.02-28-2013
20130050919PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND WATERPROOFING DEVICE - A storage portion is formed in a casing between a hole bored in the casing and a switch disposed inside an apparatus, and a waterproofing device is installed in the storage portion. The waterproofing device is composed of an elastic material, and includes a cylindrical portion with a bottom, a plunger of a key top being inserted in the cylindrical portion, a flange portion formed around the edge portion of the opening of the cylindrical portion, and waterproofing ribs protruding from both surfaces of the flange portion so as to enclose the cylindrical portion. A plate is embedded in the flange portion to support the elastic deformation of the waterproofing ribs when the waterproofing device is pushed into the storage portion, and makes the waterproofing ribs adhere to the inner wall of the storage portion by the resilience thereof. As a result, water is prevented from entering the apparatus.02-28-2013
20130050916HINGE MODULE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A hinge module and a portable electronic device using the same are provided. The hinge module includes a hinge body, a protruding portion, a column and a sleeve. The protruding portion is coupled to and protrudes from the hinge body. The column is coupled to and protrudes from the protruding portion. The sleeve has a connecting portion and a threaded stud portion which are connected together. The connecting portion has a receiving tank and a helix groove which are connected together. The protruding portion is disposed in the receiving tank. The column is disposed in and slides in the helix groove. When the column slides along the helix groove, the sleeve is rotated with respect to the protruding portion.02-28-2013
20130050915INTERNAL STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An internal structure for an electronic device includes a fixed frame, and a plurality of magnetic assemblies. A plurality of mounting portions are defined in the inner wall of the fixed frame. Each magnetic assembly includes a magnetic member and an elastic element. Both the magnetic member and the elastic element are assembled in the mounting portion. The magnetic member is sandwiched between the inner wall of the fixed frame and the elastic element.02-28-2013
20130050912SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COUPLING ELECTRICALLY ISOLATED SECTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Each knuckle is molded in and/or around a coupling structure that is either welded to or is an integral part of the section. The coupling structure can be a bracket that is welded to an inner surface of a section, and the bracket is constructed to have a cross-section that minimizes capacitance. In one embodiment, a first bracket can be welded to a first conductive section, and a second bracket can be welded to a second conductive section. A knuckle constructed from an insulating material that is overmolded within and around the first and second brackets such that the first and second conductive sections are coupled together. The first and second conductive sections and their respective brackets are spaced a predetermined distanced apart, thereby ensuring the conductive sections are electrically isolated.02-28-2013
20130050911TWO-SHOT KNUCKLES FOR COUPLING ELECTRICALLY ISOLATED SECTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME - Two shot knuckles include a first shot component and a second shot component. Both shot components are composed of different dielectric materials, where the first shot is composed of a relatively high strength structural material and the second is composed of a cosmetic material. The first shot component can physically couple two conductive sections together by interfacing with a coupling structure of that section. The first shot component includes second shot retaining regions and a cosmetic region. The second shot component occupies the cosmetic region and anchors itself to the first shot component using the second shot retaining regions. The second shot may be the only part of the two-shot knuckle visible to a user of an electronic device and can exhibit any desired color.02-28-2013
20130088819SET-TOP BOX HAVING RUBBER FEET - A rubber foot assembly and embossed mounting assembly for supporting a structure is provided that comprise: an aperture formed along a lower wall of the structure and a rubber foot engaged in the aperture, wherein the rubber foot has a flexible contoured bottom portion connected to a top portion through a neck portion. The neck region is adapted to freely slide vertically along a wall of the aperture such that a peripheral region of the flexible contoured bottom portion contacts a portion of the embossed mounting assembly, thereby supporting the structure. A plurality of the rubber foot assemblies and embossed mounting assemblies can be incorporated into the structure, which can be a set-top box, to prevent the structure from rocking on uneven surfaces.04-11-2013
20130088816DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a display device includes a panel cell, a member structurally independent from the panel cell, and a fixing portion fixing the panel cell and the member.04-11-2013
20130050914COVER AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover is made of transparent or semi-opaque material by injection molding. The cover includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first surface defines a grating surface. The invention further provides a portable electronic device using the cover.02-28-2013
20130050913ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLOT COVER EJECTION MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a frame defining a slot and a through hole, a slot cover moveably received in the slot, an elastic piece rotatably connected to the frame, and a torsion spring. The elastic piece includes a main body, a side arm and an extended tab defined on opposite ends of the main body. When the elastic piece is at a normal position, the side arm faces the first through hole, and the tab faces the slot. The torsion spring includes a first arm fixed to the frame and a second arm fixed to the elastic piece. The elastic piece is rotatable by insertion of an elongated object into through the through hole to push the side arm, thereby causing the tab to push the slot cover to be deformed until the hook disengages from the slot.02-28-2013
20130088820DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A liquid crystal display device is provided with: a liquid crystal panel capable of displaying an image; a backlight unit including cold cathode tubes and a chassis housing the cold cathode tubes and supplying light to the liquid crystal panel; and a second exterior member housing the liquid crystal panel and the backlight unit and including a bottom portion facing the chassis. On a surface of the chassis facing the bottom portion, a plurality of fixing members capable of fixing the bottom portion is provided. The fixing members include inverter covers disposed with a gap from the bottom portion, and reinforcing members abutting on the bottom portion. Between the inverter covers and the bottom portion, spacers with the function of damping vibration are interposed.04-11-2013
20130088817FIXING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A housing of an electronic device includes a lower cover, a front panel and a fixing mechanism for securing the front panel to the lower cover. The fixing mechanism is arranged between the lower cover and the front panel. The fixing mechanism includes a fixing arm and a protrusion protruding from the lower cover. The fixing arm is located on the front panel and defines a latching hole. The protrusion is capable of latching in the latching hole for preventing the front panel from disengaging with the lower cover in a first direction parallel to the fixing arm. A fixing mechanism used in a housing of an electronic device is also provided.04-11-2013
20130088818HOUSING, DOUBLE-SIDED ADHESIVE TAPE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A housing includes a first case and a second case configured to be joined together to make a housing space; and a double-sided adhesive member having a first surface and a second surface, the double-sided adhesive member including an impermeable, elastic base material, and a plurality of binder layers formed on either surface of the base material, the binder layers on the first and second surfaces being bonded to the first and second cases, respectively, wherein an adhesive force between the first case and the first surface of the double-sided adhesive member is greater on an outer side of the first case than on an inner side of the first case, and wherein an adhesive force between the second case and the second surface of the double-sided adhesive member is greater on an inner side of the second case than on an outer side of the second case.04-11-2013
20130088815PROTECTIVE FRAME FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - The invention relates to a protective frame for a mobile communication device having a power charging port. The protective frame has a retractable frame body, including a main frame body; a sliding element for reciprocatingly sliding along a direction with respect to the main frame body between a retracted protection position where the mobile communication device is fixedly framed by the retractable frame body and a stretched auxiliary power supply position; and a fastening element for fixing the sliding element with respect to the main frame body at the retracted protection position and the stretched auxiliary power supply position. The protective frame also includes an auxiliary battery adapted for being detachably installed in the retractable frame body and electrically connected to the power charging port of the mobile communication device, when the sliding element are fixed with respect to the main frame body at the stretched auxiliary power supply position.04-11-2013
20130088814ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING FASTENING MEMBER PASSING THROUGH UPPER CASE OF ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic apparatus and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. An upper case to protect an electronic circuit board is disposed on an upper part of a lower case to protect the electronic circuit board. A fastening member is passed through a hole formed at the upper case and fastened to a connection portion formed at the lower case. Accordingly, the upper case and the lower case are connected to each other. A cover is attached to an upper surface of the upper case to thereby cover the fastening member.04-11-2013
20130088813MODULAR PROTECTIVE COVER WITH ACCESSORY SLOT FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective cover for a portable electronic device that includes a main body portion that is adapted to at least partially surround and enclose a portable electronic device. The main body portion includes a rear section that has an accessory slot defined therein. The accessory slot removably receives an accessory assembly that includes a base having an accessory mounted thereto.04-11-2013
20100265638Image display apparatus and housing assembly configuration - An image display apparatus includes an image display apparatus main body and a pedestal part supporting the image display apparatus main body. The image display main body has a display module, a center frame, a left R cover, a right R cover, and an upper pedestal fixing member connecting part. The display module displays an image on a front face. The center frame is connected to the back face of the display module, and a part thereof is exposed to the outside. The left R cover and the right R cover are connected to the center frame, and cover the back face of the display module. The upper pedestal fixing member connecting part is provided protruding backward from the center frame. The pedestal part has a bottom plate part, a pedestal fixing member, and an upper center frame connecting part. The pedestal fixing member is provided in the bottom plate part. The upper center frame connecting part is provided in the pedestal fixing member, and supports the image display apparatus main body via the upper pedestal fixing member connecting part.10-21-2010
20130114196FIXING STRUCTURE FOR DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF FIXING - A fixing structure for a display panel includes first, second, and third chassis members. The first chassis member includes a first corner securing portion secured to two side surfaces on an outer periphery side of a first corner portion of the display panel. The second chassis member includes a second corner securing portion secured to two side surfaces on an outer periphery side of a second corner portion of the display panel adjacent to the first corner portion. The third chassis member includes an opposing side securing portion secured to a middle portion of a side surface on an outer periphery side of the display panel that opposes a side surface on an outer periphery side that is sandwiched between the first corner portion and the second corner portion. The first, second, and third chassis members are coupled to each other at a back surface side of the display panel.05-09-2013
20100103594BATTERY FASTENING ASSEMBLY - A battery fastening assembly for fastening a battery to a housing includes a hook and a positioning portion formed on the battery, and a slot defined in the housing, and a positioning portion formed on the housing. The slot is configured to engage with the hook, and the positioning portion of the housing is configured to engage with the positioning portion on the battery. The hook is slidable in the slot so that the battery is slidable relative to the housing and to make the positioning portion of the battery engage with or disengage from the positioning portion of the housing.04-29-2010
20090097193HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a body, a cover, an engaging assembly, and a releasing member is provided. The cover is disposed on the body and has a hole. The engaging assembly is movably disposed between the body and the cover to engage the cover on the body. The releasing member is disposed on the body and exposed by the hole of the cover. The releasing member is suitable for leaning against the engaging assembly and driving the same from an engaging position to a releasing position so as to release the cover.04-16-2009
20090303670REMOTE CONTROL APPARATUS - A remote control apparatus of the invention is a remote control apparatus for operating electronic hardware, including: a remote control main body; a cover covering a front surface of the remote control main body; and a plurality of switches provided on at least one of the remote control main body or the cover and switching by pressing force, the cover being openably attached to the remote control main body and covering the front surface of the remote control main body when closed and exposing the front surface when opened, one part of the cover being pressed to the remote control main body in the closed state of the cover and thereby being displaced to the remote control main body, and by the displacement, the cover or the remote control main body pressing any one of the plurality of switches, and another part of the cover being pressed to the remote control main body in the closed state of the cover and thereby being displaced to the remote control main body, and by the displacement, the cover or the remote control main body pressing another one of the plurality of switches. This invention can provide a remote control apparatus having excellent operability and excellent cleaning operability. Alternatively, a plurality of switches can be operated in the state of being covered with a cover.12-10-2009
20090303669HOUSING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing (12-10-2009
20120218696DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display device includes a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate, a back cover disposed in the rear of the display panel, and a transparent cover including a portion disposed in the front of the front substrate of the display panel. The transparent cover contains a resin material having transmission capable of transmitting light. The transparent cover is separated from a front surface of the front substrate by a predetermined distance, and an air layer is formed between the transparent cover and the front surface of the front substrate.08-30-2012
20120218695PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - To provide a portable electronic device that can determine to which processing portion a signal received by a loop antenna is suited and can preferably perform different types of noncontact communication. A portable electronic device according to the present invention includes: an antenna (08-30-2012
20120218693ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND COVER - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a main body, a cover, and a storage portion. The main body includes a display unit. The cover includes a first surface at which the main body is supported, and a second surface on which the main body is placed. The storage portion is provided between the first and second surfaces. The cover includes a first use mode in which the display unit is covered, and a second use mode in which the display unit is exposed, and the first and second surfaces are rotatable with respect to each other in the second use mode.08-30-2012
20120218692ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first housing, a connection portion, and a second housing. The first housing includes a first edge, a first display screen, a first wall located opposite the first display screen, and a first flared portion extending from the periphery of the first wall. The connection portion is connected to the first edge to be rotatable about a first rotation axis. The second housing includes a second edge connected to the connection portion to be rotatable about a second rotation axis parallel to the first rotation axis and extending along the first edge, a second display screen capable of facing the first display screen, a second wall located opposite the second display screen, and a second flared portion extending from the periphery of the second wall.08-30-2012
20120218691ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing, a connection portion, and a resistance mechanism. The first housing includes a first edge and a first display screen. The second housing includes a second edge extending along the first edge and a second display screen capable of facing the first display screen. The connection portion includes a contact portion that is in contact with a plane when one of the housings is placed on the plane and the other is raised. The connection portion is connected to the first edge to be rotatable about a first rotation axis and the second edge to be rotatable about a second rotation axis parallel to the first rotation axis. The resistance mechanism applies different resistance to the rotation of the first housing and the connection portion and to the rotation of the second housing and the connection portion.08-30-2012
20120218689ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE POWER PORTS - An electronic device includes a case and a power supply arranged in the case. The power supply includes a first power port to connect to a power line for supplying power to the electronic device. The electronic device further includes an extension cord to connect to the first power port through a plug; the extension cord includes a second power port to connect to the power line. When the plug is connected with the first power port, the power line is connected to the second power port to supply power to the electronic device through the second power port, the extension cord, the first power port, and the power supply; when the plug is disconnected from the first power port, the power line is connected to the first power port to supply power to the electronic device through the first power port and the power supply.08-30-2012
20090091879METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING HOLES THROUGH PORTIONS OF A HOUSING - Electronic devices are provided with housing components that have improved aesthetics. One or more holes may be formed through a portion of the housing and then the housing portion may be anodized. The anodization process may increase or decrease the geometries of each hole. The holes may be formed through the housing portion from a cosmetic side of the housing portion to an interior side of the housing portion.04-09-2009
20090091878Image Display Device Reinforcing Sheet, Image Display Device and Method for Reinforcing the Same - Provided are an image display device reinforcing sheet capable of reinforcing image display devices easily and effectively, and an image display device provided with the image display device reinforcing sheet, and further provided is a method for reinforcing the image display device using the image display device reinforcing sheet.04-09-2009
20130135801ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PIVOTABLE ARM - An exemplary electronic device includes a case, an inner body and a pivotable arm pivotally connected on the inner body by a pivot. The case defines an opening at a first lateral side thereof and a latching hole at a second lateral side thereof adjacent to the opening. The inner body is inserted in the case through the opening. The pivotable arm includes a frame engaged in the latching hole of the case, a latching member pivotally connected to the frame by the pivot, and a resilient member. The latching member includes an inner end and an outer end at opposite sides of the pivot. The outer end of the latching member is engaged in the latching hole. The resilient member abuts against the inner end of the latching member such that the inner end of the latching member biases the inner body.05-30-2013
20100091439Portable Electronic Device - Provided is a portable electronic device having improved degree of freedom in designing. A cellular phone 04-15-2010
20110058318ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including: a supported body; a support member provided with a through hole extended in an substantially horizontal direction; a fixture that fixes the supported body and the support member to each other in an approximately horizontal direction through the through hole of the support member; a buffer member that is disposed between the fixture and the support member and has a first portion that is supported by an inner circumferential face of the through hole of the support member and a second portion that is not supported by the inner circumferential face of the through hole of the support member; and a support body that is disposed in the support member so as to support the second portion of the buffer member.03-10-2011
20110058316Vacuum latch structure and clam type electronic device using the same - A vacuum latch structure and a clam type electronic device are provided. The clam type electronic device includes a first case, a second case and the vacuum latch structure. The second case is pivotally connected to the first case to cover the first case. The vacuum latch structure has a driving element and a sucker. The driving element is movably disposed on the first case. The sucker includes a suction cup for attaching to the second case and a pulling rod that is connected to both the suction cup and the driving element. The suction cup is lifted by the pulling rod when the pulling rod is driven by the driving element.03-10-2011
20130058023CHARGING DOCKING SYSTEM - Systems and methods provide power to a device via a dock. A mounting base may include a mounting component, including a receiving area configured to removably receive a mating device at a plurality of orientations within a plane, wherein the mounting component comprises one or more indexing members and the mating device comprises one or more indexing elements, or the mating device comprises one or more indexing members and the mounting component comprises one or more indexing elements, the indexing members and elements configured to engage each other to align the mating device with the mounting component in one or more rotational orientations on said plane. A detector, configured to detect the presence of the mating device, and a driver circuit may be included. A device may be configured to control power sourced to the mating device by the driver circuit after the detector detects the mating device.03-07-2013
20130058021CRADLE APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a cradle apparatus including: a cradle housing; a tray provided on the cradle housing and configured to receive an electronic apparatus placed thereon; a connector supporting portion provided for tilting motion on the tray; a connector supported on the connector supporting portion and configured to be electrically connected to the electronic apparatus; and a lever adapted to contact with a bottom face of the electronic apparatus connected to the connector and operate in response to the tilting motion of the connector supporting portion to push up the electronic apparatus.03-07-2013
20130058017CASE FOR AN AUDIO DEVICE - A case for holding an audio device includes a cover having two sections that interconnect to encase an audio device. The case also includes a means for electrically connecting the cover to an audio device, and a contact pad mounted on the cover capable of electrically connecting the case with a cartridge for managing ear bud cables. The means for electrically connecting may include a female audio jack, an apple thirty pin connector, a universal serial bus connector, or a high definition multimedia interface connector.03-07-2013
20130058014INSTRUMENT PANEL ASSEMBLY - A multimedia assembly and an instrument panel assembly for use in an automotive vehicle are provided. The multimedia assembly includes a multimedia device and an auxiliary device. The multimedia device has a faceplate which is disposed on the outer surface of the instrument panel so as to be exposed to the cabin space of the vehicle. The auxiliary device is disposed beneath the multimedia device and hidden behind the outer surface of the instrument panel of the vehicle.03-07-2013
20130058025DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display, a circuit substrate, connector terminals, a first cover, a second cover, and a fastening member. The circuit substrate includes a first side and a second side adjacent to the first side, and overlaps a second face of the display. The connector terminals are disposed at a vicinity of each of the first side and the second side. The first cover includes a first opening exposing the connector terminals therethrough, and covers the second face. The second cover includes a linking portion and a noncircular through hole, and covers the first opening across the first side and the second side. The linking portion is positioned in between the first side and the second side. The fastening member is inserted through the through hole so as to fix the second cover, the circuit substrate, and the display.03-07-2013
20130058020DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a display device. The display device includes an upper substrate; a lower substrate having gate and data lines, with exposing a part of the lower surface of the upper substrate; a sealant for adhering the upper substrate to the lower substrate; a panel driver connected to the part of a lower surface of the upper substrate; a pad formed on the lower substrate, for applying a signal to the gate and data lines; and a connection part formed on the upper substrate, for connecting the pad and the panel driver. Accordingly, the thickness of the display device decreases, and a step height is not formed at a front surface of the display device, whereby the present invention can obtain an aesthetic design effect in that the front surface of the display device is shown as one structure.03-07-2013
20130058024FORMED ARTICLE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, ELECTRONIC DEVICE MEMBER, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is a formed article comprising at least a gas barrier layer, the gas barrier layer being formed of a material that includes silicon atoms, oxygen atoms, and carbon atoms, a carbon atom content, a silicon atom content, and an oxygen atom content in a surface layer part of the gas barrier layer determined by XPS elemental analysis being 10.0 to 28.0%, 18.0 to 28.0%, and 48.0 to 66.0%, respectively, based on a total content (=100 atom %) of silicon atoms, oxygen atoms, and carbon atoms, and the formed article having a water vapor transmission rate at a temperature of 40° C. and a relative humidity of 90% of 5.3 g/m03-07-2013
20130058022Dock For Portable Electronic Devices - This document generally describes docking stations for portable computing devices with one or more of a variety of features, such as a near horizontal tray into which a portable computing device can be placed (e.g., a tray with an angle between 5-25 degrees from horizontal), embedded microphones and/or speakers, and/or input jacks for external microphones and/or speakers.03-07-2013
20130058019MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING USER INTERFACE THEREOF - The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal capable of displaying a plurality of objects on a wallpaper, and a method for providing a user interface thereof. The mobile terminal includes a display unit to display a plurality of objects on a wallpaper, a sensing unit to detect a touch input on the display unit, and a controller to control the plurality of objects to be invisible in response to the touch input such that portions of the wallpaper obscured by the plurality of objects are visible.03-07-2013
20130058016COVER ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover assembly includes a cover, a grating and a pattern section. The grating is adhered to the cover. And the grating includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first surface defines a granting surface. The pattern section is adhered on the second surface and located between the cover and the grating.03-07-2013
20130058018MOBILE TERMINAL WITH WATERPROOF SHEET AND MANUFACTURING METHOD - A mobile terminal has a waterproof sheet interposed between a first body portion and a second body portion. The waterproof sheet is formed with a curved shaped or step-like cross-section in consideration of characteristic of internal component or a battery arranged on the first body portion of the mobile terminal, the curved shaped or step-like cross-section is configured to encase, in part or in whole, the internal component or the battery.03-07-2013
20130058015DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device for enlarging or extending a view of a handheld electronic device includes a body, a displaying unit, a second transmitting unit, a carrying unit, and a fixing unit. The fixing unit fixes the handheld electronic device to the carrying unit regardless of the dimensions of the handheld electronic device. The body and the carrying unit are coupled together by a coupling unit in a manner that the body and the carrying unit can move relative to each other, such that screens of the handheld electronic device and the display device lie in parallel or side by side to face a user. The display device can further include a touch control unit whereby the display device and the handheld electronic device demonstrate versatility through their display and touch control functions.03-07-2013
20110038107BUTTON LOCKING MECHANISM FOR PREVENTING A BUTTON FROM BEING PRESSED DOWN AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF - A button locking mechanism includes a latch for being pushed in a first direction by a driving component, and a blocking component connected to the latch. A first incline structure is formed on the blocking component for contacting against a button when the blocking component moves in the first direction so that the blocking component moves in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction. The button locking mechanism further includes a first elastic component connected to the blocking component for pushing the blocking component to move in a third direction opposite to the second direction so as to prevent the button from being pressed down.02-17-2011
20090262487SHOCK-ABSORBING STRUCTURE FOR ABSORBING SHOCK OF A DISPLAY PANEL AND RELATED DISPLAY DEVICE - A shock-absorbing structure includes a housing including a base and a lateral wall connected to the base, and a fragment component for wedging with the lateral wall. The fragment component includes a first end and a second end. The shock-absorbing structure further includes a supporting component connected to a display panel for pressing the first end of the fragment component, and a frame installed on a side of the display panel for covering the display panel with the housing and for pressing the second end of the fragment component so that the fragment component supports the display panel elastically.10-22-2009
20090284902STORAGE DEVICES INCLUDING DIFFERENT SETS OF CONTACTS - A storage device can include a first outer surface and a second outer surface opposite the first outer surface. The storage device can further include first and second sets of contacts arranged to couple to first and second connectors, respectively. The first outer surface can be closer to the first set of contacts than the second set of contacts, and the second outer surface can be closer to the second set of contacts than the first set of contacts. In a particular embodiment, the storage device can include a circuit board having first and second major surfaces. The first and second sets of contacts are disposed on the first and second major surfaces, respectively. The storage device can be in a form of a solid-state drive. Further, the storage device can be communicatively coupled to a process of an information handling system.11-19-2009
20110013347ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing formed of a metal and including an opening part and a first overlap margin portion neighboring the opening part, a cover formed of a resin and including a second overlap margin portion lying over the first overlap margin portion, the cover covering the opening part, a screw, and a film. The screw fixes the first overlap margin portion of the housing and the second overlap margin portion of the cover. The film covers an outer surface of the housing, an outer surface of the cover and a part of the screw.01-20-2011
20110013346DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention relates to a display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a display module; and a front panel disposed at a front of the display module, wherein a distance between the display module and the front panel is 3 mm or less and the front panel is formed in a shape protruded in an opposite direction of the display module.01-20-2011
20090268384HOUSING, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE HOUSING, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A housing for an electronic device comprises a thin film defining concave portions thereon; a decorative pattern having a mirror-effect formed in the concave portions; and a substrate attached to the decorative pattern and the thin film. A method for manufacturing the housing and an electronic device using the housing are also disclosed.10-29-2009
20090268383SLIDING MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding mechanism includes a main board, a sliding board, two racks, a gear, a connecting member and a winding coil. The main board defines a guiding slot. The two racks are positioned at two opposite sides of the main board. The gear matches each of the first and second racks. The sliding board is slidable along the guiding slot by the connecting member. The winding coil, the winding coil is tightened when the sliding board is pushed toward or away from the main board, and rebounds to its original shape to cause the sliding board to automatically further slide relative to the main board when the gear is detached from one rack and matches another rack.10-29-2009
20090268382BUTTON STRUCTURE - A button structure for a portable electronic device includes a housing defining a button hole, a button received in the button hole, and a seal member of elastic material. The seal member is fixed on the housing and seals the button hole.10-29-2009
20120224311PRESENTATION SYSTEM WITH MOVABLE DISPLAY DEVICES - The present system and method provides for a new digital media paradigm enabling tight choreography of motion, content and, time able to be presented on a variety of hardware platforms consisting of robotic control of a multiplicity of display screens in the form of a movable array of 09-06-2012
20120224310DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A display apparatus may include a display module having a flat display unit with a front surface and a touchscreen panel extending to cover the front surface by protruding from the display unit. The display unit may have a display screen and projecting pieces projecting parallel to the front surface. The display apparatus may further include a front cover part including an opening to receive the display unit, and a front surface to receive a region of the touchscreen panel protruding from the display unit, and a presser member inserted between the front surface of the front cover part and the projecting pieces in order to minimize floating or lifting of the display module from the front cover part.09-06-2012
20120224309POWER SOURCE CIRCUIT SHUT OFF APPARATUS - A power source circuit shut off apparatus shuts off a circuit of a battery assembly in which plural battery cells connected in series are arranged in parallel. The power source circuit shut off apparatus includes a housing, a pair of bus bars that is arranged in the housing and is connected to the adjacent battery cells respectively, a switch section that is adapted to conduct electrical connection or disconnection between the pair of bus bars, and a retaining member which is formed on the housing and is configured to be retained to a resin frame part of a side surface of the battery cell.09-06-2012
20120224308Electronic Apparatus and Locking Slot Set Thereof - An electronic apparatus and a locking slot set thereof are disclosed. The locking slot set is used in the electronic apparatus for cooperating with a master lock, and the electronic apparatus includes a housing. The locking slot set includes a first locking slot and a second locking slot. The first locking slot is disposed on a first surface of the housing. The second locking slot is disposed adjacent to the first locking slot on the housing. The second locking slot and the first locking slot are connected to each other. At least one of the first locking slot and the second locking slot is used to be inserted by the master lock.09-06-2012
20120224307DAMPING DEVICE FOR TRANSVERSE SLIDING-TYPE PORTABLE TERMINAL - The present disclosure provides a damping device for a transverse sliding-type portable terminal includes a body, a sliding body, a sliding guide module configured to transversely guide the sliding of the sliding body on the body, wherein the damping device is installed at a central portion of a front circumference of the sliding body to minimize friction during an opening/closing operation of the sliding body with respect to the body.09-06-2012
20120224306DISPLAY APPARATUS AND SUPPORT STAND - A display apparatus includes: a display case including a display screen exposed on one side of the display case; a support member supporting the display case; and a fixing member provided opposite to the one side and fixed to the support member at first and second positions. The fixing member includes a connector connected to an external installation face when the fixing member is fixed at the first position. The support member includes a first bottom portion and a second bottom portion located this is closer to the display case. The fixing member projects from the second bottom portion to the side opposite to the display case with respect to the one side when the fixing member is located at the first position. The fixing member is hidden behind the support member with respect to the one side when the fixing member is located at the second position.09-06-2012
20120224305SLIM-TYPE CRADLING APPARATUS FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL - Provided is a slim-type cradling apparatus for a portable terminal. The disclosed cradling apparatus includes a cradling body and a retaining device interworking with rotation of the cradling body to support a closed state and a rotated state of the cradling body.09-06-2012
20120224304REPLACEABLE ASSEMBLING ELEMENT FOR FIXING STRUCTURES AND ASSEMBLING METHOD FOR STRUCTURE COMPONENTS OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A replaceable assembling element for fixing structures is suitable for an electronic device. The electronic device has a first structure component and a second structure component. The assembling element includes a main part and a hook part. The main part is fixed at the first structure component, the hook part is connected to the main part and buckled to the second structure component so as to lock the first structure component to the second structure component firmly. In addition, an assembling method for structure components of an electronic device is also involved.09-06-2012
20120224303SUPPORT AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A display device includes a display panel, a base, and a support connected to the display panel and the base. The support includes a first rotating member fixed to the display panel, a second rotating member fixed to the base, a connecting shaft, and a rotating shaft. The connecting shaft is rotatably connected to the second rotating member and able to rotate about a first axis. The a rotating shaft rotatably connects the first rotating member to the connecting shaft, allowing the connecting shaft to rotate about a second axis.09-06-2012
20120224302SLIDABLE AND ROTATABLE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR ALIGNING THE SURFACES OF THE KEYPAD AND DISPLAY PORTIONS - A portable electronic device, including a first portion having a first surface, a second portion having a second surface, and a slide portion, the slide portion coupled to the first and second portions. The first portion, second portion and slide portion are adapted so that the first portion can rotate between a closed position wherein the first portion at least partially covers the second surface, and a rotated position wherein the second surface is at least partially exposed and the first portion is angularly offset by a rotation angle with respect to the second portion. After being rotated into the rotated position, the first portion and slide portion can slide relative to the second portion along a second slide direction into an open position in which the first surface and second surface are aligned.09-06-2012
20120224301SLIDABLE AND ROTATABLE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR ALIGNING THE SURFACES OF THE KEYPAD AND DISPLAY PORTIONS - A portable electronic device, including a first portion having a first surface, a second portion having a second surface, and a slide portion coupled to the first and second portions. The first portion, second portion and slide portion are adapted so that the first portion can rotate between a closed position wherein the first portion at least partially covers the second surface, and a rotated position wherein the second surface is at least partially exposed, and wherein, when the first portion is in the rotated position, the first portion and slide portion can slide relative to the second portion along a slide direction to an open position in which the first surface and second surface are aligned.09-06-2012
20120224300ROTATABLE COUPLING MECHANISM - A rotatable coupling mechanism includes an annular base member and a first annular member. A second annular member is mechanically coupled to the annular base member. A resilient member is disposed between the first annular member and the second annular member.09-06-2012
20120224299Electronic Devices With Moisture Resistant Openings - Electronic devices may have openings that serve as potential pathways for moisture intrusion into interior portions of the devices. An electronic device may be provided with moisture repelling coatings in the vicinity of these openings to help prevent moisture from reaching the interior of the device. The openings may be associated with gaps between adjacent housing structures, openings for buttons, openings for audio and connector ports or other openings in device structures. The moisture repelling coatings may be applied to housing surfaces, button members, structures associated with audio and connector ports, and other device structures.09-06-2012
20130063877Protective Coverings and Methods of Making and Using the Same - Protective coverings suitable for protecting and housing electronic devices such as an APPLE™ iPAD™ tablet are disclosed. Methods of making and using protective coverings are also disclosed.03-14-2013
20130063880ELECTRONIC COMPONENT CASING - An electronic component casing includes: an inclined portion that projects from an upper surface so as to increase in height gradually from one side; a step portion that descends as a continuation of an upper end of the inclined portion or descends via a plane connected to the upper end; and a planar portion connected to a lower end of the step portion.03-14-2013
20130063879Electric Apparatus - A support arm has an attachment hole formed thereon. The support arm has a first side wall and a second side wall both constituting edge of the attachment hole. An engaged convex portion is formed on the second side wall. The first side wall restricts a hook of the front panel from moving in a direction away from the second side wall toward the first wall. The first side wall is elastically deformable such that it swells in the direction.03-14-2013
20130063878ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a first sealing member, a second sealing member, and a main body. The first sealing member has conductivity. The second sealing member is formed of an elastic material. The main body includes a first conductive casing, a second conductive casing, and a joining portion. The joining portion is configured to join the first casing and the second casing to each other. The joining portion includes a first attachment portion, a second attachment portion, and an anticorrosive protective layer. To the first attachment portion, the first sealing member is attached. The second attachment portion is formed on an outside air side of the first attachment portion. To the second attachment portion, the second sealing member is attached. The anticorrosive protective layer is formed on the outside air side of a contact portion of the second attachment portion and the second sealing member.03-14-2013
20130063873INTEGRATED INDUCTIVE CHARGING IN PROTECTIVE COVER - Accurate and reliable techniques for wirelessly powering a tablet device are disclosed.03-14-2013
20130063876SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COVER ASSEMBLY RETENTION OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This is directed to systems and methods for cover assembly retention of a portable electronic device. In some embodiments, a cover assembly and/or housing of an electronic device can include one or more retention features such as detents, hooks, tabs, extensions, screw plates, screw holes, shuttles, latches, or any combination of the above, for retaining the cover assembly to the housing. In some embodiments, one or more retention features can be included on an internal platform of the electronic device to retain the cover assembly. In some embodiments, a hidden screw feature can be included in a SIM tray slot of the electronic device. Once a SIM tray has been inserted into the SIM tray slot, the screw feature can be hidden from sight and may become unapparent to an end user of the electronic device.03-14-2013
20130063875ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH QUICK-RELEASE SUPPORTING APPARATUS - An electronic device includes a main body, a base, a connecting member, a securing pole, a locking member, a sliding block. The main body includes a securing groove having a securing region, and a securing hole is defined on the bottom of the securing region. The connecting member is mounted between the main body and the base, and the connecting member comprising a channel. The securing pole is slidably received in the channel of the connecting member. The locking member is slidably received between the connecting member and the base, and forces the securing pole to disengage from the securing hole when the locking member is pushed. The locking member includes a second bevel abutting to a first bevel of the sliding block. When the locking member is pushed, the sliding block is actuated to pull the securing pole away from the main body.03-14-2013
20130063874MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING CASE THEREOF - In a mobile terminal having a case defining an appearance of the terminal, and a fabrication method for the case, the mobile terminal includes a plurality of pieces formed of zirconia or ceramic and each having a preset shape, and a frame recessed into one surface of the case to receive the plurality of pieces, the frame covering edges of the plurality of pieces, wherein the plurality of pieces are aligned in a repetitive manner to define one surface of the case.03-14-2013
20130188301DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display panel that displays an image in a display area, a frame that is configured to have an opening in a portion facing the display area of the display panel, and to cover a peripheral portion of the display area of the display panel and side surfaces of the display panel, and shock absorbers that are arranged in a portion facing the display panel around the opening of the frame. The shock absorbers include first shock absorbers, and second shock absorbers thinner than the first absorbers. With this configuration, in the display device, the display panel or a constituent component of the display panel does not interfere with the frame or the like even if the display panel or the constituent component is warped.07-25-2013
20120033365SLIDING MODULE FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A sliding module includes a main member, a sliding member for sliding in engagement with the main member, guide members formed at both ends of the main member, and guide rails slidably engaged with the guide rails in a portable communication device, in which a contact engagement portion is provided at a guide member, a rail contact portion is provided at a guide rail, and a sheet portion is provided at the contact engagement portion to slidably engage the guide rail with the rail contact portion.02-09-2012
20130163164STAND STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH STAND - An exemplary stand structure includes a base board, telescopic supporting rods, and a holding base. The supporting rods are retractable into the base board with the holding base detachably engaged on the base board. When the base board needs to be supported in a slanting orientation, the holding base is detached from the base board, the supporting rods depart from the base board, and the supporting rods are extended to lengths and locations at which the holding base is in a desired position to support the base board.06-27-2013
20130163165GAS-INSULATED SWITCHGEAR - A gas-insulated switchgear assembly is provided that includes a housing having an interior containing insulating gas. A disconnector is disposed in the housing and includes a movable contact, as well as fixed contacts that are spaced apart and arranged linearly in a direction perpendicular to a wall of the housing. The movable contact has a colored or topographical marking and is linearly movable among a plurality of positions. The wall of the housing is provided with an inspection window that permits a person to see the colored or topographical marking in relation to the fixed contacts, thereby permitting the person to determine the position of the movable contact.06-27-2013
20130163166ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PERIPHERAL ELEMENT EJECTING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic device capable of ejecting a peripheral element is disclosed, including a housing, a first wheel and a driving unit. The housing has a chamber, wherein the peripheral element is stored in the chamber. The first wheel is disposed in the housing, wherein the first wheel contacts the peripheral element. The driving unit is disposed in the housing, the driving unit rotates the first wheel, and the first wheel moves the peripheral element from a first position to a second position.06-27-2013
20130163163DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus including a support configured to support a display unit, and a cover formed of a flexible sheet and configured to cover the support, thereby improving the external appearance of the rear side of the display apparatus through the cover.06-27-2013
20130163159Elastomeric Chassis Suspension for Electronic Devices - Novel tools and techniques are described for protecting an electronic device. In one aspect, an electronic device might comprise a housing defining an open front face, a chassis disposed within the housing, a panel disposed within the open front face of the housing and supported on the chassis, and an elastomeric overmold surrounding at least a portion of a perimeter of the panel and disposed between at least a portion of the chassis and at least a portion of the housing. In some cases, the overmold might be configured to provide a perimeter seal around the panel and to deform upon a frontal impact to the panel or housing. The overmold might be configured to prevent intrusion of liquids or particulates within the electronic device. In another aspect, a protective housing, which might comprise the housing, the chassis, and the overmold, may be provided for protecting a stand-alone electronic device.06-27-2013
20130163160APPARATUS FOR A CARD HOLDER - A card holder comprising: a tray configured to receive a card, a door, and a resilient element wherein the resilient element is configured to move from a first position to a second position upon application of a force on the resilient element, and the door is configured to move relative to the tray upon movement of the resilient element.06-27-2013
20130163161ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is an electronic apparatus equipped with a strap attaching member. The strap attaching member includes a first portion in which a fixing portion for the electronic apparatus, an upper surface, and first areas located at both sides of the upper surface are provided; a second portion in which a bottom surface and second areas located at both sides of the bottom surface are provided; and a joint portion that joins the first portion and the second portion together. The strap attaching member is formed by folding the joint portion so that the back of the upper surface and the bottom surface face each other and the first areas and the second areas lie on top of one another.06-27-2013
20130163162ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING EXTENDABLE AND RETRACTABLE SLIDING MEMBER - An exemplary electronic device includes a shell, a sliding member movably received in the shell, and a movement driver. The driving mechanism includes a link lever, a pusher and a position stopper. The position stopper is located to a rear end of the link lever, and the pusher is latched by the position stopper when the sliding member is received in the shell. The link lever controls the position stopper to release the pusher, and the pusher ejects the sliding member out from the shell.06-27-2013
20120194984MOBILE TERMINAL - A problem of the invention is to, while miniaturizing a coupling portion for coupling first and second cases constituting a portable terminal, prevent a cable that is passed through the coupling portion, from being raised, and fix the cable to the coupling portion with adjusting an extra length of the cable. The portable terminal of the invention includes: a first case; a second case; a coupling portion which swingably couples the first case and the second case to each other, and which includes a bearing portion that rotatably holds a shaft portion having a hollow portion; and a cable which is passed through the shaft portion. The coupling portion includes a fixing portion which clamps the cable that is passed through the hollow portion of the shaft member. The fixing portion includes: a notch portion which has a width that is smaller than the diameter of the cable, and into which the cable is clamped; and a hook portion which has a width that is smaller than the narrowest width of the notch portion, and which prevents the cable clamped into the notch portion, from slipping off.08-02-2012
20130163156ELECTRIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, the electronic apparatus includes a main body including a main body connector, a holder detachably mounted on the main body, the holder including a front supporter and a back supporter that are used to support an external apparatus and an opening between the front supporter and the back supporter, the main body connector exposed from the opening when the holder is on the main body, so that an external apparatus connector of the external apparatus is plugged to the main body connector to achieve an electrical connection when the external apparatus is inserted between the front supporter and the back supporter.06-27-2013
20130163157ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MAGNET - An electronic device includes a frame and a magnet. The frame includes a main frame body, a stopping piece, a blocking piece, and a hook. The stopping piece and the blocking piece protrude from the main frame body. The hook is located on the blocking piece facing the main frame body. The main frame body, the stopping piece, and the blocking piece cooperatively define a receiving space. The magnet is engaged in the receiving space, and the hook is engaged with the magnet for preventing the magnet from disengaging from the receiving space.06-27-2013
20130163158TERMINAL APPARATUS - A terminal apparatus including a first housing; a second housing; and a slide hinge that couples the second housing to the first housing such that the second housing is slidable with respect to the first housing in a first direction between a closed state and an open state. The slide hinge includes a support plate fixed to the second housing, a movable plate slidably coupled to the first housing with respect to the support plate along the first direction, an intermediate plate slidably supported by the support plate with respect to the support plate in the second direction, and a cam mechanism that slides the intermediate plate in the second direction in accordance with a slide operation of the movable plate along the first direction.06-27-2013
20130163154ELECTRONIC PANEL, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An embodiment of the present disclosure provides an electronic panel. The electronic panel comprises a protection cover having a visible area and a non-visible area, and a plurality of mask layers sequentially disposed on the non-visible area of the protection cover, wherein at least one of the mask layers has at least an escape ditch. Bubbles produced during the coating process can be discharged from the escape ditch, thereby improving the product's appearance and light transmittance. In addition, the present disclosure further provides a method of manufacturing the electronic panel and an electronic device.06-27-2013
20130163155ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SENSOR WINDOW COVER - An electronic device includes a housing having a front case, a signal receiving unit, and a cover secured to the front case and corresponding to the signal receiving unit. The cover includes a first end, a second end, and a window arranged between the first end and the second end. The front case defines a through hole for receiving the window. Two clipping members and at least one latching member are secured on the front case and are arranged at opposite sides of the through hole. The clipping members define a clipping space for receiving opposite ends of the first end of the cover. The at least one latching member elastically clip the second end of the cover and cooperate with the clipping members to steadily secure the cover to the front case.06-27-2013
20130163151PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PENDANT ATTACHMENT DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a housing defining an opening, a string of a pendant, and a pendant attachment device. The pendant attachment device includes a fixing block, an attachment element rotatably and movably fixed in the compartment, a fixing plate fixed to the housing and an elastic element. The fixing block defines a compartment. The attachment element includes a main body defining a fixing hole, the string is threaded through the fixing hole. In a first state, the elastic element exerts an elastic force on the attachment element, causing the attachment element being latched with the latching block with the fixing hole is located in the opening. In a second state, the elastic element drives the attachment element to move away from the fixing plate, thereby making the fixing hole stick out of the opening.06-27-2013
20130163152ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND STAND STRUCTURE THEREOF - A stand structure comprises a principal member, a supporting member and an elastic member. The principal member is configured to connect with an object. The supporting member is movably connected with the principal member. Two opposite terminals of the elastic member are fixed at the principal member and the supporting member respectively. When the object is tilted at a tilt angle relative to a bearing surface, the supporting member is retracted and displaced relative to the principal member, and therefore the elastic member is elastically deformed to generate a supporting force to withstand the weight of the object so that the tilt angle of the object can be maintained.06-27-2013
20130163153ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING PROTECTING COVER - An electronic device includes a top case, a bottom case corresponds to the top case, an illuminating unit arranged between the top case and the bottom case, and a protecting cover secured to the top case. The protecting cover allows light emitted by the illuminating unit to be transmitted therethrough. An abutting assembly is secured to an inner surface of the bottom case. The abutting assembly abuts an end of the protecting cover facing the bottom case to secure the protecting cover to the top case when the top case is secured to the bottom case. A housing of an electronic device is also provided.06-27-2013
20090237874DISPLAY WINDOW SECURING SYSTEM - A display window assembly is mounted in the opening of a bezel of a housing, and a force is exerted against the assembly by a suitable resilient element urging it outward through the opening. The assembly may be mounted on a support or frame, from which depends one or more tabs extending inwardly of the housing. At least one of the tabs is fastened with a fastener that extends from the exterior of the housing, through a portion other than the bezel and through a surface not generally facing the user when the user is viewing the display. The advancement/withdrawal direction of the fastener is not substantially normal to the display window. However, advancement/withdrawal of the fastener causes movement of the tab, and therefore of the assembly, in an adjustment direction substantially normal to the display window to adjust the position of the display window relative to the bezel.09-24-2009
20090237872AUTO-CLOSABLE FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE - An auto-closable flexible display device including a flexible display (09-24-2009
20090231787Electronic Device - The present invention has an object to provide an electronic device to improve user convenience, in which a cellular phone 09-17-2009
20090231786CONNECTION MECHANISM AND MOBILE TERMINAL - A connection mechanism connects a first casing and a second casing so as to move between a closed state in which the casings are superimposed on each other and an open state in which the casings are open and spread out. The connection mechanism includes: opening parts formed on a connection side of the first casing and a connection side of the second casing; connection members of which both ends can be advanced into and retreated from the opening parts of the first casing and the opening parts of the second casing; and an advance/retreat ratio stabilization part for stabilizing a ratio of an advance/retreat amount of the connection member into/from the first casing to an advance/retreat amount of the connection member into/from the second casing to a predetermined value.09-17-2009
20120113573CABLE ASSEMBLY ADAPTED FOR POWER AND SIGNAL TRANSMITTING - A cable assembly (05-10-2012
20120113571Cord Protector for Power Tools - A power tool having a housing, a motor disposed in the housing, a power cord connected to the motor, and a cord protector operably engaging the power cord. The housing includes a labyrinth that engages the cord protector providing an additional frictional force on the power cord.05-10-2012
20120113570SERVER CABINET STRUCTURE WITH VIBRATION ISOLATION FUNCTION - A server cabinet structure with a vibration isolation function includes a rack, a accommodated frame, and an isolator. The accommodated frame is installed on the rack, and is disposed in an accommodation room defined the rack. The isolator is installed in the accommodated frame, and is partially exposed out of the rack. The isolator does not increase volume of the server cabinet additionally, and is suitable for being applied to application environment which has narrow spaces.05-10-2012
20110019348ELECTRONIC DISPLAY MOUNTING SYSTEM - An electronic sign having slotted frame cabinets whereby each slotted frame cabinet can conveniently be attached to one or more vertically or horizontally positioned adjacent slotted frame cabinets by using connecting components which are generally located around the periphery of one or more slotted frame cabinets. Connecting components, including splice bars, splice plates, and mounting clamps, are aligned in, positioned along and secured to backing bars which are co-located in backing bar slots in one or more of the slotted frame cabinets. Lift eyes can be variably located in one or more lift eye slots. The use of externally located connecting components, which do not extend through the cabinetry, minimize the entry of environmental elements into the interior of the electronic sign. Multiple slotted frame cabinets can be connected without the removal of LED display panels.01-27-2011
20100177465REDUNDANT POWER SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION STRUCTURE - A transformation structure for a redundant power system which includes at least two power supplies and a first circuit board to cluster the power supplies and deliver output thereof and a second circuit board electrically connected to the first circuit board. The second circuit board is coupled with at least one transformation module according to output potentials defined by users. The transformation module receives power from the second circuit board and regulates at least one output power. Hence, the present invention could be formed in an independent module with a function of power transformation. Thereby, the transformation module can be selected and mounted onto the second circuit board according to customer's requirements. The second circuit board has a sufficient area serving heat radiation and insulation. The present invention can obtains merits of decreasing the product size, enhancing heat radiation and providing changeable output specifications to meet customizing requirements.07-15-2010
20120236484FOLDABLE MOBILE TERMINAL - During opening/closing first and second housings of a foldable mobile terminal relative to each other, the first housing including a first display device and the second housing including a second display device are foldably connected together at hinge parts. When the first and second housings are opened/closed relative to each other, each of the hinge parts allow a front-side corner of a first fixed plate (front-side corner of the first display device) and a front-side corner of a second fixed plate (front-side corner of the second display device) to move in a linear pattern relative to the hinge parts as viewed from the side in the state in which the front-side corner of the first fixed plate and the front-side corner of the second fixed plate contact each other.09-20-2012
20120236483DISPLAY UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display unit according to the present invention (09-20-2012
20120236482Electronic Apparatus and Display Panel Module - An electronic apparatus and a display panel module are disclosed. The display panel module includes a frame, a display panel, and a removable element. A first end of the removable element is fixed on the display panel, and a second end of the removable element is removably fixed on an inner wall of the frame to make the display panel not contact with the frame.09-20-2012
20120236481CYLINDRICAL ELECTRODE SERIES - PARALLEL TAPERED HIGH VOLTAGE MULTIPLIER - A high voltage power supply for use in small diameter spaces such as in oil well logging devices can include a voltage multiplier circuit that converts the AC voltage to a high DC voltage. The dielectric material can be tapered so as to increase the capacitance of each stage, especially for the lower voltage stages. An encasement of each electrode within a rolled up structure of a common AC or DC structure allows for an improved value of AC or DC capacitance (or both). The overlapping of each AC (or DC) electrode around the common AC (or DC) electrode in two or more increasing increments, or sections, minimizes the droop voltage regulation effects found in the high voltage power supply and allows for a more even distribution of voltage conversion per stage. By tapering the dielectric and/or graduating the capacitors in value, a higher efficiency design may be realized.09-20-2012
20120236480MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal is disclosed, by which a user is facilitated to detach a battery cover from a terminal body and by which the exterior beauty of the mobile terminal is enhanced. The present invention includes a body including a rear case having a front part and a rear part, a battery received in the body, a battery cover detachably provided between the front part and the rear part to protect the battery against external environment, a guide member fixed to an inner surface of one end portion of the battery cover, a moving member received in the guide member to be guided by the guide member to move in front and rear directions, and a hooking member provided within the body, the hooking member including a hooking surface engaged with the moving member to fix the battery cover to the body.09-20-2012
20120236479WATERPROOF STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC UNIT - A waterproof structure of an electronic unit includes a case that defines a housing portion housing a first terminal, and a connector that includes an insulating body attached to the case. The connector includes a second terminal that is supported by the insulating body and connects a conductor end portion of a cable to the first terminal. The insulating body includes a wall portion that partitions a part of the housing portion by covering an open portion of the case. The insulating body includes a cable lead-in portion that defines a cable lead-in hole for leading the cable into the case and is joined to the wall portion. A potting resin is filled in a space between the inner periphery of the cable lead-in hole and the outer periphery of the cable and the housing portion and cured.09-20-2012
20120236478BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A battery cover assembly includes a main body and a battery cover detachably attached to the main body. The main body defines at least one latching portion, at least one opening and a slot adjacent to the at least one opening. The battery cover includes at least one protrusion, at least one extending block and a retaining member adjacent to the at least one extending block. The at least one protrusion is slidably latched with the at least one latching portion. The retaining member passes the slot to latch on the main body. The at least one extending block engages into the at least one opening.09-20-2012
20120236477ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SELECTIVELY STRENGTHENED GLASS - Embodiments disclosed therein generally pertain to selectively strengthening glass. More particularly, techniques are described for selectively strengthening cover glass, which tends to be thin, for electronic devices, namely, portable electronic devices.09-20-2012
20120236476SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a hinge module, a sliding member and a pivot plate. The first section includes a connecting member. The hinge module is positioned on the second section. The sliding member is slidably engaged with the second section, and is rotatably connected to the connecting member of the first section. Two ends of the pivot plate are respectively connected to the first section and the hinge module. When the sliding member slides relative to the second section, the pivot plate brings the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section in a tilted orientation.09-20-2012
20120236475DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME - A digital photo frame includes a body, a back shell defining a hole and a rotary support. The rotary support is rotatably connected to the back shell, includes a rotary base rotatably received in the hole, a connection member pivotedly connected to the rotary base, and an elongated support body slidably coupled to the connection member. The connection member includes a spring tab, a support body defining a plurality of channels. The channels are arranged along a lengthwise direction of the connection portion. the spring tab is selectively snappingly engaged in one of the channels. One of the rotary base and the back shell includes a plurality of protrusions, and the other one of the rotary base and the back shell defines a plurality of notches corresponding to the protrusions, the protrusions are snappingly engaging in the respective notches.09-20-2012
20120236474ELECTRONIC APPARATUS CARRYING DEVICE - An electronic apparatus carrying device for carrying an electronic apparatus is disclosed. The electronic apparatus carrying includes a device shell and a pulling tray slidably connected to the shell. The shell defines an insert opening therein, the pulling tray is passable through the inserting opening. The pulling tray includes a tray portion and a handle portion connected to the tray portion. The tray portion supports and carries the electronic apparatus. The handle portion includes a pull bar and two cranks. The cranks includes first ends pivotally coupled to opposite ends of the tray portion, and opposing second ends slidably and pivotally coupled to opposite ends of the pulling bar. Each of the first end of the cranks having an engaging portion, the cranks are rotatable about a rotating axis at the first ends between a first position and a second position.09-20-2012
20120236473ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a chassis including a sidewall, a power supply mounted to an inner surface of the sidewall of the chassis, a power cord connected to the power supply, and a cable binding apparatus. The cable binding apparatus includes a first tie detachably mounted to the sidewall of the chassis, and a fixing member movably installed to the first tie. The fixing member includes a board. A second tie and a first fixing portion for fixing the power cord are formed at a side of the board; a second fixing portion for fixing the first tie is formed at the other side of the board opposite to first blocking portion.09-20-2012
20120106039BUTTON ACTIVATED SPRING-LOADED HINGE ASSEMBLY - A hinge assembly includes a first member, a second member, two rotary members, a resilient member, and a main shaft. The first member includes a cam surface. The two rotary members engage with the second member to constitute a latching cam surface engaging with the cam surface. The resilient member provides an elastic force for the first member to abut against the second member. The first member, the second member, the resilient member are placed around the main shaft. After the rotary members are rotated, the first member automatically rotates relative to the second member.05-03-2012
20130128418Connecting Piece, Backplane, and LCD Device - The invention discloses a connecting piece, a backplane and an LCD device. A connecting piece of a frame type backplane, the connecting piece comprises at least two connecting parts which are respectively fixed with the end parts of brackets of the frame type backplane. In the invention, because the connecting piece is adopted for joining the brackets, the connecting piece can be made into an integrally formed structure with high strength for enhancing the joining strength of the brackets. Moreover, the connecting piece is provided with a plurality of connecting parts, each of which is individually connected with one bracket; an interface can achieve standards; the brackets can be made into standard sections and can also be cut according to various dimensions so that the universality of the brackets is enhanced.05-23-2013
20120194976Wrist-Worn Electronic Device and Methods Therefor - Embodiments of electronic wristwatches are disclosed. According to one embodiment, an electronic wristband can provide additional electrical circuitry or devices that can be made available for use as or with an electronic device. In one embodiment, the electronic device can be a mobile electronic device that can be removably coupled to the electronic wristband which provides the additional circuitry or devices. Advantageously, the electronic device can utilize the additional electrical circuitry or devices provided within the electronic wristband to augment the capabilities of the electronic device. In another embodiment, the electronic device can be integrally formed with the electronic wristband which provides the additional circuitry or devices.08-02-2012
20110102976Electronic device having a windable screen - An electronic device having a windable screen includes a flexible screen, a first chassis and a second chassis. The flexible screen has a windable free portion at an upper side that has a first anchor structure and a fastening portion at a lower side to be fastened to the first chassis. The first chassis has a plane to flatly hold and anchor the fastening portion of the flexible screen. The second chassis has at least one operation interface and a second anchor structure which is incorporated with the first anchor structure to wind and anchor the flexible screen. Thus when the first and second chassis are folded together the flexible screen can be securely stretched and wound at the outer side of the electronic device to facilitate holding and storing without occupying a lot of space.05-05-2011
20110026201PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DUAL KEYPADS - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a hinge assembly and a display assembly. The main body includes a first keypad at one side and a second keypad at another side. The display assembly is rotatably attached to the main body by the hinge assembly. The first keypad is used when the display assembly rotates to a same side of the main body as the first keypad. The second keypad is used when the display assembly rotates to a same side of the main body as the second keypad.02-03-2011
20120113572METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE CASES - In one embodiment of the invention, a case for electronic devices is provided. The case has a shell and a rotatable handled rotatably coupled to the shell. The shell is adapted to partially surround an electronic device. The shell includes a first shell portion and a second shell portion adapted to couple to the first shell portion. The first shell portion has a display opening to allow a user to view the electronic device. The shell may include a camera opening to allow images to be captured by the electronic device. The rotatable handle can couple to and decouple from the second shell portion of the shell. The rotatable handle allows the shell to rotate about an axis of rotation. The rotatable handle includes an extendable strap assembly to receive a hand of a user.05-10-2012
20100309618DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is disclosed. A display device includes a body displaying an image, and a pair of supporting shafts rotatably secured to the body, being tilted to a predetermined angle and a base member supporting the supporting shaft. The present invention relates to a display device having a tilting or height adjustment function of adjusting a viewing angle, with a simple structure and an economized production cost thereof.12-09-2010
20120075783DISPLAY - A display includes: a display section; and a supporting section including a post and a base and supporting the display section. The post includes: a tubular upper post extending in a direction perpendicular to a horizontal plane; a tubular lower post separated from the upper post at a separating plane tilted with respect to the horizontal plane and having a variable mounting angle with respect to the upper post by rotating around a central line of the upper post on the separating plane; and a tilt mechanism disposed on a side opposite to the separating plane of the upper post and changing a tilt angle in an elevation direction of the display section. A tilt angle a with respect to the horizontal plane of the separating plane satisfies α=45°−(θ/2), where θ is a maximum tilt angle of the display section by the tilt mechanism.03-29-2012
20120257341PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH TWO-PIECE HOUSING - Portable electronic devices are provided. Each device may be formed from two parts. A first part may be provided with components such as a display, a touch screen, a cover glass, and a frame. A second part may be provided with a plastic housing, circuit boards containing electrical components, and a bezel. Engagement members may be connected to the first and second parts. The engagement members may be formed from metal clips with holes and springs with flexible spring prongs that mate with the holes in the clips. The metal clips may be welded to frame struts on the frame and the springs may be welded to the bezel. During assembly, the first part may be rotated into place within the second part. Retention clips attached to the frame may be used to secure the two parts together. Assembly instructions and associated connector numbers may be provided within the devices.10-11-2012
20110235246HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a housing and an electronic module. The housing includes a transparent main body, a masking layer partially adhered to the transparent main body, and a cover. A bare area is exposed forming the masking layer to define a transparent window. The housing defines a receiving chamber and an open end communicating with the receiving chamber. The electronic module includes a touch display screen. The electronic module is received in the receiving chamber, the touch display screen aligns to the transparent window, and the cover seals the open end. The present disclosure further discloses a housing for the electronic device and a method for making the housing.09-29-2011
20090303667Scrunch-it earpiece/wire organizer and method of using same - An earpiece/wire organizer houses and maintains wires in an untangled manner. The earpiece/wire organizer has a sleeve constructed with mating spine pieces having an interlocking self-adhering surface coat thereon, wherein the sleeve house wires therein to prevent or mitigate entanglement during storage and carrying. Simply scrunching or compressing the sleeve with a single hand motion engages the interlocking self-adhering surface of the mating spine pieces in an attached configuration and compresses the sleeve and wire housed therein. When the user desires to lengthen or elongate the wire, the user simply pulls or elongates the sleeve with a single hand motion that disengages the interlocking self-adhering surface of the mating spine pieces and lengthens the sleeve and wire housed therein. Where more than one sleeve is provided, the sleeves are further constructed to releasably connect to one another.12-10-2009
20110157781PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLIDABLE COVER - A portable electronic device includes a base, a cover, and a connecting module. The connecting module includes two connecting plates and at least one hinge. At least one of the connecting plates is rotatably connected to the base or cover by the at least one hinge, and the cover rides the base when rotated and slid thereon.06-30-2011
20110019350AL ALLOY FILM FOR DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND SPUTTERING TARGET - Disclosed is an Al alloy film for a display device that, even when low-temperature heat treatment is applied, can realize satisfactorily low electric resistance, can realize a satisfactory reduction in contact resistance between the Al alloy film and a transparent pixel electrode connected directly to the Al alloy film, and has excellent corrosion resistance. The Al alloy film is connected directly to a transparent electroconductive film on the substrate in the display device. The Al alloy film comprises 0.05 to 0.5 atomic % of Co and 0.2 to 1.0 atomic % of Ge and satisfies the requirement that the content of Co and the content of Ge in the Al alloy film have a relationship represented by formula (1): [Ge]≧−0.25×[Co]+0.2 (1) In formula (1), [Ge] represents the content of Ge in the Al alloy film, atomic %; and [Co] represents the content of Co in the Al alloy film, atomic %.01-27-2011
20090195972ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing and a positioning portion. The housing includes a first member secured to the housing and a second member secured to the first member. The positioning portion is configured to position the second member at a predetermined position relative to the first member when the second member is secured to the first member in an assembly process of the electronic device.08-06-2009
20110279948Electronic Device - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing, a support member, and an antenna. The housing houses an electronic component. The support member is fixed to the housing. The antenna is fixed to the support member. The support member is arranged spaced apart from an outer surface of a main body of the electronic component.11-17-2011
20110279952Portable Vibration Monitoring Device - A portable monitoring device includes a hand-held housing, a processing circuit disposed within the housing, and a primary sensor extending outwardly from the housing, coupled with the processing circuit, and configured to transmit input to the processing circuit. A rechargeable battery is disposed within the housing and is configured to provide electric power to at least the processing circuit. A connector is coupled with the processing circuit and configured to operatively couple the battery with a battery charger and to alternatively couple the processing circuit with at least one of a secondary sensor and a calibration device. Preferably, a temperature sensor is disposed proximal to the primary sensor and configured to transmit temperature input to the processing circuit, and a switch disposed within the housing is electrically connected with the processing circuit, the connector and the primary sensor and couples the connector with the battery charger or the processing circuit.11-17-2011
20110279955PERIPHERAL DATA STORAGE DEVICE WITH DOCK CHARGE PASS-THROUGH CONNECTOR AND OPTIONAL MICROSD SLOTS AND ACCOMPANYING DEVICE AND HOST SOFTWARE FOR APPLE IPAD DEVICES - A peripheral data storage device for Apple iPhone and iPod devices having an encasement containing a system of electronic circuits which communicates with the iPhone or iPod by means of a host software system and a device software system. The device also has a charge pass through connector and optional card slots. Various views of the device are shown in FIGS. 11-17-2011
20110279947BATTERY COVER LATCHING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An exemplary battery cover latching mechanism for latching a battery cover to a rear cover, includes a rod, a suction cup, an elastic element and a sliding key. The rod has a first end and a second end, is hinged to the rear cover, and includes a first positioning slot and a second positioning slot. The suction cup is mounted at the first end of the rod. The elastic element is mounted on the second end of the rod and resisting the rear cover. The sliding key is slidably mounted to the rear cover. When the sliding key latches with the first positioning slot, the suction cup sucks the battery cover to the rear cover; when the sliding key slides out of the first positioning slot to the second positioning slot, the rod rotates relative to the rear cover to release the battery cover.11-17-2011
20110279954ELECTRIC APPARATUS - An electric apparatus is provided in which it is possible to connect a signal line to multiple key panels which are rotatably attached to a main body chassis. The electric apparatus has multiple first hinges and multiple second hinges. The first hinge rotatably attaches a panel to the second hinge. Further, the second hinges are rotatably attached to a main body of the electric apparatus. The multiple second hinges are rotatably connected.11-17-2011
20110279953COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND PORTABLE DEVICE - In order to easily use a plurality of cellular phones accordingly and properly, a communication terminal includes: a portable device having a memory-built-in proximity communication device housing unit which houses a memory-built-in proximity communication device sending and receiving information by being approximated to a read-out device and a storage unit which stores user related information, the portable device being removable; and a portable device housing unit which houses the portable device.11-17-2011
20110279950Elastic device, slide module and portable electronic equipment utilizing the device - An elastic device which can be used where there is an interval smaller than the thickness of the spring in a moving range of an arm member. The elastic device includes a spring, a first arm member for receiving at least a part of the spring inside, supporting or fixing an end of the spring, and including a housing portion having an opening along one side and an extension extending outside of the housing portion, and a second arm member for supporting or fixing the other end of the spring in at least one end, including a rotation-supporting portion installed rotationally to the first arm member while overlapping with the spring in the housing portion and an exposing-extension portion connected to the rotation-supporting portion and exposed to outside of the housing portion through the opening.11-17-2011
20110279949METHOD OF SECURING HINGE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including: a first case; a second case having an inclined arm fitting part; a hinge enabling the first and second cases to rotate around a first rotational axis; a secured piece secured to the hinge and the second case, the secured piece having an inclined arm part that fits into the inclined arm fitting part; and an inclined arm securing member configured to secure the inclined arm part fit to the inclined arm fitting part by insertion into a pair of gaps provided between the inclined arm fitting part and the inclined arm part.11-17-2011
20110002095Electronic apparatus, assembly structure of electronic unit, and bracket - An electronic apparatus is disclosed, including a substrate; a unit body part on whose lateral surface the substrate is provided; and a bracket part configured to retain the unit body part. The bracket part includes a first bracket part and a second bracket part to which the first bracket part is slidably attached. The first bracket part is slid with respect to the second bracket part, and when the bracket part is at a close position, the first bracket part fixes the substrate by pressing the substrate in a slide direction and an approximately vertical direction, and the unit body part is fixed to the bracket part.01-06-2011
20110128686THIN FILM ENERGY FABRIC WITH ENERGY TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION LAYER - The Thin Film Energy Fabric includes an energy storage section adapted to store electrical energy; an energy release section coupled to the energy storage section and configured to receive electrical energy from the energy storage section and to utilize the electrical energy; and an energy recharge section, coupled to the energy storage section, adapted to receive or collect energy and convert the received or collected energy to electrical energy either for storage by the energy storage section or for use by the energy release section or simultaneous storage in the energy storage section and immediate use by the energy release section. The energy release section can provide electrical energy transmission capability to charge devices which are placed in a position juxtaposed to a surface of the Thin Film Energy Fabric.06-02-2011
20120229968CONNECTING COMPONENT FOR CONNECTING A DISPLAY PANEL TO A CABINET - The instant application describes a display device including a display panel; a cabinet configured to house the display panel; a spacer disposed inside of the cabinet between a back wall of the cabinet and a back portion of the display panel; and a fastening component configured to secure the back wall of the cabinet to the back portion of the display panel by penetrating through the back wall of the cabinet and the spacer and resting in an aperture provided in the back portion of the display panel.09-13-2012
20090310288DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes first and second frames in which a display panel is seated and optical sheets are received, and a method of manufacturing the display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a display panel displaying an image, a light source supplying light to the display panel, a first frame supporting the display panel and having the light source positioned therein, and a second frame combined with the first frame, wherein the second frame includes a cover portion that receives the light source, and a support portion, which extends from the cover portion along sidewalls of the first frame, where the support portion combines with the first frame, and includes an opening, the opening formed opposite to and facing the cover portion.12-17-2009
20100110623DRIVER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The driver circuit includes an inverter circuit having a first thin film transistor including a first oxide semiconductor film and a second transistor including a second oxide semiconductor film. The first thin film transistor and the second thin film transistor are enhancement transistors, in which a silicon oxide film including an OH group is provided on and in contact with the first oxide semiconductor film and the second oxide semiconductor film, and a silicon nitride film is provided on and in contact with the silicon oxide film.05-06-2010
20110279951SHELVING SYSTEM - A modular shelving system includes: a rail including a plurality of mounting holes; a plurality of shelves, each shelf including a pair of pivot pins; a plurality of pivots removably secured to the rail, wherein each pivot receives at least one pivot pin such that each of the shelves are rotatably supported on the rail between a corresponding pair of pivots; and a plurality of covers covering the rail and spanning the distance between each corresponding pair of pivots. The shelves each include a portion of a piece of visual art, such that when each of the shelves is positioned approximately vertically, the portion of the visual art is displayed and further such that when all of the plurality of shelves are positioned in the approximately vertical position, the entirety of the visual art is displayed.11-17-2011
20110273823MOLDED ASSEMBLY - Electronic device comprising frame and trim. Trim wrapped around at least three sides of the frame. Trim comprising an outer piece and an inner assembly. Outer piece of substantially continuous flexible tactile material comprising a substantially elongate first side portion, a substantially elongate second side portion substantially parallel to the first side portion, and at least one substantially elongate cross portion connecting the first and second side portions. The inner assembly comprising a substantially rigid first side inner piece substantially coextensive with the outer piece first side portion; a substantially rigid second side inner piece substantially coextensive with the outer piece second side portion; and at least one substantially rigid inner cross piece. Each cross piece substantially coextensive with the short dimension of the outer piece cross portion, and shorter than the long dimension of the outer piece cross portion, thereby creating at least one gap in the inner assembly.11-10-2011
20120287562Expandable Keyboard Device - An expandable keyboard device includes a keyboard, and a supporting assembly having interconnected first and second panels. The second panel is adapted to connect with an electronic device. The supporting assembly is movable relative to the keyboard between an unfolded state, where the first panel extends upwardly relative to the keyboard for supporting the electronic device above the keyboard, and a folded state, where the second panel along with the electronic device cover the keyboard. An electrical connector is disposed in the housing for electrical connection with the electronic device. A connecting unit interconnects the supporting assembly and the keyboard.11-15-2012
20090207559BASEPAN ASSEMBLY FOR A METERING DEVICE - A basepan assembly for hook-on attachment onto a metering device is provided including a basepan support having at least two insert latches disposed at a first end and a side flange disposed at a second opposite end. A basepan body is provided being insertable onto said basepan support and including an inside wall configured to be attachable to a barrier of the metering device, as well as an outside wall, a bus stab chamber, and a hold-down insert configured to be attachable to the basepan body, the hold-down insert further having a side barrier. A top load stab having a first end affixable to the hold-down insert is provided and a bottom load stab insertable within said bus stab chamber is provided.08-20-2009
20110299232Surface-Mountable Apparatus - A surface-mountable device (12-08-2011
20120087068ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDING CARD HOLDER ACCESS - An electronic device includes a main body, a card holder assembly, and a card holder control assembly. The card holder assembly includes a shaft secured within the main body, at least one torsion spring, and at least one card holder. The torsion spring is arranged over the shaft. One end of each torsion spring is secured to the shaft, and an opposite end is secured to one card holder. When the card holder is secured within the main body, the torsion spring is in a compressed state. The card holder is rotatably fixed in place on the shaft. The control assembly includes a switch, a pulling rod, and at least one latching member. The switch is slidably connected to the main body and moveable between a first position and a second position. The latching member is connected to the pulling rod.04-12-2012
20120087073PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device 04-12-2012
20110286169IMAGE DISPLAYING APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided which includes a display panel, a signal board for processing an image signal used in an image display, and a power source board for supplying power from a power source to the signal board and the display panel. The signal board and the power source board are disposed in a horizontal direction relative to the display panel, and a projection portion, being disposed higher above a surface of the power source board than a circuit element of the power source board and not being connected with a member opposing to a mounting side of the circuit element, is provided on the surface of the power source board where the circuit element is mounted.11-24-2011
20110286168CORDLESS POWER SUPPLY - A cordless power supply comprising a battery, a power conversion unit, a first standard coupling half permanently affixed to the power conversion unit and a second standard coupling half which reciprocally mates with the first standard coupling half is disclosed and claimed. The second standard coupling half includes a first interengaging half and a second interengaging half. The first interengaging half being standardly engageable with the first standard coupling half permanently affixed to the power conversion unit. The second interengaging half is interengageable with a specific battery. The battery may be a dual use cordless tool battery or an original equipment battery. Alternatively, a cordless power supply comprising an interchangeable adapter may be mounted on the power conversion unit for interconnection with a plurality of batteries. Alternatively, a cordless power supply comprising an adapter integral with the power conversion unit may be used with a specific battery type.11-24-2011
20110286166MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device, including a main body provided with an input device, and a cover portion including a display unit, the cover portion including a first bezel portion and a second bezel portion, the second bezel portion having a hinge portion to couple the cover portion to the main body, wherein the first bezel portion includes a fastening portion of the display unit and the second bezel portion includes at least one of a camera and a wireless antenna.11-24-2011
20110286164STAND AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING STAND - A stand includes: a base including a front arm and a rear arm each in which a rod including thread parts at both ends is bent with the both ends facing each other; a hinge unit including two joint members each of which has at least two through-holes, and arranged such that the thread part at the one end of the front arm and the thread part at the one end of the rear arm screw into one of the through-holes of the two joint members, and the thread part at the other end of the front arm and the thread part at the other end of the rear arm screw into the other of the through-holes of the two joint members; and a bracket including an attachment fixed onto an object to be supported, and fixed onto the two joint members.11-24-2011
20110286160BUTTON ACTIVATED SPRING-LOADED HINGE ASSEMBLY - A hinge assembly includes a receiving seat, a control member, a clutch member, a follower, a main shaft and an elastic element. The receiving seat includes a first cam surface. The control member is releasably latched with the receiving seat. The clutch member includes at least one projection. The follower includes a second cam surface engaging with the at least one projection. The receiving seat, the control member, the clutch member and the follower are placed around the shaft. The elastic element provides an elastic force for the follower. After the control member is unlocked, the second cam surface engages with the first cam surface.11-24-2011
20110286167COOLING AIR CLEANER OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention relates to an air cleaner for the removal of pollutants from an air flow by a filter module, the filter module of which comprises at least one permeable filter layer for the accumulation of pollutants on the filter layer. According to the invention, a bypass channel will be provided and established such that part of the unfiltered air flow may bypass any filter layer. Surprisingly, such a bypass channel does hardly compromise the cleaning effect of the filter module, at least as long as the filter layer has not yet been clogged with pollutants since in this case the biggest part of the air flow will take the major path through the filter layer due to lack of resistance. Only if the filter layer is clogged and if resistance for the air flow increases, air will obviously flow through the mentioned bypass channel.11-24-2011
20110286162SLIDING HINGE MECHANISM - It is an object of the present invention to ensure an intermediate position and an opening-closing operation with a good modulation in a sliding hinge by adding a third fixing position substantially in the middle of the slidability region of the sliding hinge, wherein the withdrawal from the third fixing position is performed by a combined force of the repulsive force of the north magnetic pole and south magnetic pole and the assist force of the elastic body.11-24-2011
20110286161ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises a first case includes a screw hole, a second case separated from the first case, and a screw passing through the screw hole to fix the second case to the first case. The first case comprises a metallic part includes an opening portion, a resin part formed integrally with the metallic part so as to cover the opening portion, a protrusion extending from the metallic part to be arranged on the resin part in a thickness direction, and a sheet-type block member located between the protrusion and resin part. The protrusion comprises an opening formed in a surface opposed to the resin part, and the screw hole extending from the opening to pass through the protrusion in the thickness direction, and the block member covers the opening.11-24-2011
20110286159MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A mobile communication device includes a main body, a cover, a slide enabling assembly. The cover is attached to the cover. The slide enabling assembly is mounted between the base and the cover, the slide enabling assembly includes a retaining board mounted to the main body, a sliding board mounted to the cover, a bracket assembly and a button. The sliding board is slidably mounted to the retaining board by the bracket assembly; when the button is pushed, the bracket assembly impels the sliding board to slide and tilt relative to the retaining board so that the cover slides and tilts relative to the main body.11-24-2011
20110286158ROTATING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A rotating mechanism comprises a retaining plate having a track and a groove, both of which are defined in the retaining plate and parallel to each other; a rotating plate being capable of rotating in a plane parallel to the plane of the retaining plate by a shaft, the rotating plate has a slot and a slit, both of which are defined in the rotating plate and extending along a imaginary line; a biasing member including a first biasing member end and a second biasing member end; a peg retained on the first biasing member end and extending into the groove and the slot; a rail retained on the second biasing member end and extending into the track and the slit.11-24-2011
20110286157ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROVIDING A DISPLAY PANEL WITH PLANAR SUPPORT - An electronic device includes a main body and a flexible display panel. The main body includes a body portion, a connecting portion, and a cover portion. The connecting portion is pivotally connected to the body portion. The cover portion is pivotally connected to the connecting portion so as to be capable of rotating relative to the body portion. The cover portion, the body portion, and the connecting portion form a containing space cooperatively. The flexible display panel is disposed in the containing space in a curved manner. The flexible display panel includes a first display section and a second display section. The first display section is fixed to the cover portion. The second display section is slidably disposed on the body portion.11-24-2011
20110286156Generating Perceptible Touch Stimulus - Apparatus including: a face including a first surface electrode and a second insulated surface electrode; and a controller configured to apply a time varying potential difference between the first surface electrode and the second insulated surface electrode and configured to control at least the time variation in the potential difference.11-24-2011
20110110023THERMOSTAT WITH INTERCHANGEABLE INSERT - A thermostat includes a housing having a generally rectangular frame-shaped surface that extends around a display device, and first and second side walls on opposing sides of the housing. The first and second side walls of the housing each include at least one recessed notch therein. The various thermostat embodiments further include a colored insert having a generally rectangular frame-shaped configuration, which matches the generally rectangular frame-shaped surface of the housing. The colored insert is disposed over the housing so as to substantially cover the generally rectangular frame-shaped surface of the housing. The various thermostat embodiments further include a single translucent faceplate having an aperture therein, a generally rectangular frame-shaped surface extending around the aperture, and first and second side walls on opposing sides of the single translucent faceplate that include at least one engaging clip configured to engage the recessed notches in the housing.05-12-2011
20130021728DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display device includes: a display panel; a first housing attached to the display panel, the first housing having an opening to expose a display surface of the display panel; and a second housing attached to the first housing to cover a back surface of the display panel, wherein an end portion of one of the first housing and the second housing includes a folded portion and an end portion of the other of the first housing and the second housing includes an insertion portion to be inserted into the end portion.01-24-2013
20110317349PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal is provided where the portable terminal has an upper body including an upper surface and a lower surface, a lower body having an upper surface, the upper body being slidably connected to the lower body for movement between a closed position and an open position to expose a portion of the upper surface of the second body, and a first moving unit connected between the upper body and the lower body, the first moving unit being configured to permit tilting of the upper body with respect to the lower body such that a portion of the lower surface of the upper body is lower than the exposed portion of the upper surface of the second body.12-29-2011
20110317344DISPLAY DEVICE, ASSEMBLY METHOD FOR THE DISPLAY DEVICE, ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE OF TWO FRAMES AND ASSEMBLY METHOD FOR THE ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE OF TWO FRAMES - A display device includes a first frame, a second frame, a backlight module and a display panel. The first frame has two plates separated with each other. Each plate includes a first bottom and a first side wall connected with the first bottom, wherein a first joint part is disposed at the first side wall. The second frame has a second side wall and a supporting part extended from the second side wall toward an inside of the second frame. Second joint parts corresponding to the first joint parts are disposed at the second side wall. The first frame and the second frame are assembled by combinations of the first joint parts and the second joint parts. The backlight module is disposed between the first bottoms and the supporting part. The display panel is disposed on the supporting part.12-29-2011
20110317340SELECTIVE NITRIDING ON A 3D SURFACE - Forming a 3D topology by forming a monolayer of nano-particles on a stainless steel surface, masking the stainless steel surface forming at least one unmasked regions, the unmasked region having an average density of nano-particles less than a critical average density, and introducing a plurality of exogenous atoms into the stainless steel surface only in the unmasked regions, the exogenous atoms causing the associated metal lattice to expand and harden and have an increase corrosion resistance, thereby selectively forming a 3D topology on the stainless steel surface.12-29-2011
20120099259DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a rear set cover, an upper end guide frame, a lower end guide frame, a panel, a first adhesive member, a second adhesive member, a panel driver, and a lower finishing material. The upper end guide frame is secured to an upper end portion inside the rear set cover, and coupled to the rear set cover. The lower end guide frame is secured to a lower end portion inside the rear set cover, and coupled to the rear set cover. The panel is secured to the upper end guide frame and lower end guide frame. The first adhesive member couples the upper end guide frame and panel. The second adhesive member couples the lower end guide frame and panel. The panel driver is placed inside the rear set cover, and drives the panel.04-26-2012
20120099257Display Module - A display module having an improved assembly structure is provided. The display module includes a frame, a display panel, and a glue. The frame has a side wall and a supporting part, wherein the supporting part has a supporting surface and the side wall is formed on the periphery of the supporting surface. A groove is formed on the supporting surface adjacent to the side wall and is distributed along the side wall. The display panel is disposed within the frame and has a bottom face and a side face. The bottom face is supported by the supporting surface of the supporting part. The side face faces the side wall and forms a gap with the side wall. The glue is filled in the gap and adheres the side wall to the side face.04-26-2012
20120099254Ergonomic Portable Computer - A portable computer with ergonomic features comprises a height adjusting mechanism and a tilt adjusting mechanism for elevating the computer to a preferred viewing height and adjusting the viewing angle for an individual user.04-26-2012
20120099253ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LATCHING MODULE - An electronic device includes a housing, a connecting sheet, a display panel and a fixing module. The display panel is fixed on the connecting sheet. The fixing module includes a first latching member formed on the housing and a second latching member formed on the connecting sheet. The first latching member is detachably latched with the second latching member, such that the connecting sheet adhered to the display panel is detachably fixed on the housing.04-26-2012
20120099252Electronic Device Including Battery and Locking Mechanism for Locking the Battery to the Electronic Device - An electronic device includes a base, a locking mechanism, and a battery. The base includes a receiving bay and a battery bay. The receiving bay includes a through slot defined thereon. The battery is selectively restrained in the battery bay by the locking mechanism. The locking mechanism includes a locking member and an elastic element received in the receiving bay. The locking member is movable and includes a clutching end extending into the battery bay. The elastic element is joined to the receiving bay and the locking member. The locking member further includes an operation portion defined thereon for a user to operate the locking mechanism. The operation portion is located within the receiving bay and is exposed to outside of the receiving bay through slot. The battery includes a connecting end defined thereon for engaging with the clutching end so as to be restrained in the battery bay.04-26-2012
20120182674ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING DETECTOR WINDOW - An electronic device includes a body, a detector window, and a fixing mechanism for securing the detector window to the body. The detector window is capable of being inserted into the body in a first direction, and includes at least one hook member. The fixing mechanism includes at least one latching member, at least one first limiting member and at least one second limiting member. The at least one latching member hooks the at least one hook member to limit the movement of the detector window in the first direction. The at least one latching first limiting member and the at least one second limiting member respectively are arranged opposite sides of the latching member and respectively resisting against opposite sides of the at least one hook member to cooperatively limit the movement of the detector window in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction.07-19-2012
20110299230Relative movement urging device and electronic device using the relative movement urging device - The relative movement urging device urges the relative movement of the first member and the second member which are connected in a relatively movable manner. The relative movement urging device includes a first connecting member connected to the first member, a second connecting member which is movable in the departing direction with respect to the first connecting member and is connected to the second member, and a guide member to which the first connecting member and the second connecting member are slidably connected with urging in the mutually departing direction. The guide member includes a first guide section which guides the slide of the first connecting member and a second guide section which is in parallel with the side of the first guide section to guide the slide of the second connecting member. The guide member is formed in a shape in which each basal end of the first guide section and the second guide section becomes a protruded basal end which extends backward over the distal end of the other guide section.12-08-2011
20110299233LATCH SYSTEM - A latch system employs momentum exchange impact damping. A latch is slicleably arranged within a housing so that the latch can slide between a latch position and a release position. A damper spring urges a damper against a wedge of the latch. When a mechanical impact urges said latch toward the release position, the latch wedge impacts the damper so as to exchange momentum from the latch to the damper so that the latch remains in the latch position.12-08-2011
20110299234PORTABLE DIGITAL GRAPHICAL DISPLAY SYSTEM WHICH CAN BE DISMANTLED - The present invention lies in the field of devices or systems for disclosing information. Specifically, the present invention relates to a digital system for graphically displaying information with various applications such as, inter alia, advertising, commercial information, signposts, instructions, said system being able to be dismantled and being lightweight and portable: in addition, said system can be packed in a special hard container which may include wheels on the base thereof in order to facilitate the transport thereof to any location. The system in the present invention is thus simple and versatile with respect to conventional display devices of this type since the system is simple to assemble/disassemble, is convenient for handling all types of information, is very attractive to consumers and allows the information to be taken to sites of interest, which significantly improves the impact on the target audience. Conventional screen systems are completely fixed structures with additional restrictions and requirements for the installation thereof which greatly limit the handling and versatility of the information at particular sites. The present system surpasses all of the advantages of these conventional systems by virtue of the specific arrangement of the elements thereof which can be assembled and dismantled without great difficulty and thus having the digital graphical information at any time and in any place wanted or required.12-08-2011
20110299231Rotatable Cases For Electronic Devices - Embodiments of cases for electronic devices include a shell that includes a display opening and a handle coupled to the shell. The shell is adapted to at least partially surround the electronic device. The handle is adapted to rotate relative to the shell about an axis of rotation. The handle is also adapted to support the case in a free-standing condition in a portrait orientation and a landscape orientation.12-08-2011
20120106051Operating Unit for an Electrical Device - An operator control device for an electrical appliance, such as an extractor hood, has an operator control panel, an illuminated display and a contact switch together with a planar, pressure-sensitive piezo sensor element. The operator control panel has at least one opening covered by a transparent window. A flat component support is arranged on the rear face of the operator control panel, the component support having LEDs on a front face, which faces the operator control panel. The component support is fitted with the sensor element together with the sensor support on the other rear face in the region of the opening.05-03-2012
20120106049PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A portable electronic apparatus includes a first casing having a display surface in its surface, a second casing having a display surface in its surface, a coupling mechanism adapted to couple the first casing and the second casing to each other to take at least two states which are a closed state where the display surface in the first casing is covered with a rear surface of the second casing and also the display surface in the second casing is exposed, and an open state where the second casing has been moved with respect to the first casing from the closed state, and the display surfaces in both the casings are exposed in the same plane.05-03-2012
20110141671DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed is a wall-mountable display apparatus that is simple in structure and excellent in withstand load. In an inner central portion of a rear cover of the display apparatus, a boss bulged towards a display panel is formed integrally with the cover, with a distal end of the boss being fixedly coupled to a base chassis in such a manner that the boss end is opposed to part of the base chassis. The boss is formed in a substantially central position of a mounting region defined by four mounting holes to which wall-mounting metallic fixtures are to be mounted. Alternatively, the boss is formed in a substantially central position of the mounting region in a horizontal direction.06-16-2011
20110141674DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display part, a base part including a neck part projecting from a surface thereof to support the display part, a connecting bracket having a first end formed to be insertable into the neck part, and a guide bracket disposed in the display part to guide a second end of the connecting bracket to be connectable with the display part. Accordingly, the display device can have a slim external appearance and a base part with a simple structure.06-16-2011
20110141672Harsh Environment Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Enclosure - The present invention is directed to the field of environmentally sealed casings for protection of electronic or other devices. More particularly, the present invention relates to enclosures for protecting LCD panels from the harsh environments in which they are sometimes used. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a harsh environment LCD enclosure comprising: a casing with an interior for protecting an LCD panel; a door for accessing the interior of the casing; a compression gasket assembly for sealing together the door and casing; an actuator for opening and closing the door; and a hinge assembly disposed entirely within the interior of the casing and operably configured to provide for rotational and linear movement of the door relative to the casing.06-16-2011
20110141669DOOR MECHANISM WITH A RETRACTABLE FUNCTION AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A door mechanism includes a main body whereon an opening is formed. The main body is for shielding a slot on a casing of an electronic device. The door mechanism further includes a first resilient component. One end of the first resilient component is fixed inside the main body. The door mechanism further includes a shaft including a pivoting portion pivoted to the casing of the electronic device so that the main body is capable of rotating relative to the casing. The shaft further includes an extending portion. One end of the extending portion is connected to the pivoting portion, and the other end of the extending portion passes through the opening and is connected to the other end of the first resilient component. The main body is capable of moving relative to the pivoting portion due to deformation of the first resilient component.06-16-2011
20110292579KEYBOARD MODULE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a casing, a keyboard unit and a spacer. The casing includes a first face exposed to an outside region, a second face opposed to the first face and a plurality of hole sections penetrating from the first face to the second face. The keyboard unit includes a keyboard base arranged inside the casing and a plurality of key caps. The key caps are movably supported by the keyboard base at positions corresponding to the hole sections, and are exposed to the outside region of the casing. The spacer is located between the casing and the keyboard base and includes an insertion section in which the key caps are inserted. At least part of the key caps are located inside the hole sections.12-01-2011
20100214728MOUNTING BOARD AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A mounting board includes two or more metal layers including the outermost metal layer, and a plurality of metal portions, both of which are formed on a substrate. The plurality of metal portions are formed between a first metal layer of the two or more metal layers and a second metal layer of the two or more metal layers, the first metal layer being the outermost metal layer and the second metal layer being different from the outermost metal layer. The second metal layer includes a plurality of first wiring layers extending in a first direction in a plane. The first metal layer is arranged in zigzags in a second direction intersecting with the first direction and includes a plurality of contact pads connected correspondingly to the plurality of first wiring layers through the metal portions.08-26-2010
20110170240ROTARY HINGE AND A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH THE SAME - A rotary hinge for an electronic device with a cover and a body is mounted between a bottom of the cover and a top of the body and has a receiving assembly, a connecting assembly and a retaining assembly. The receiving assembly is connected to the cover. The connecting assembly is connected to the body and is attached pivotally to the receiving assembly. The retaining assembly is connected respectively to the receiving and connecting assemblies to selectively hold the cover at closed and open positions. With only one pivot between the rotary hinge and the cover, part of the body is exposed to allow the input unit being used when the cover is pivoted to open. Regardless of opening or closing the cover, the rotary hinge is hidden to prevent from damaging and foreign matters.07-14-2011
20120154998ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing and a stylus guide provided in the housing. The stylus guide allows the insertion of a stylus, and has a plurality of convex portions. The convex portions are configured to come into slidable contact with the stylus at positions spaced apart from each other in the axial direction of the stylus.06-21-2012
20100014222PIN DEFINITION LAYOUT OF ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAY SCREEN - A pin definition layout of electronic paper display screen is provided. The electronic paper has a first pin area, a data signal source driver area, and a second pin area sequentially disposed at any side thereof. The first pin area and the second pin area each have a first power supply pin set and a second power supply pin set disposed thereon, and a plurality of No connections is disposed by intervals in the first power supply pin set and the second power supply pin set, so as to separate potential pins. Therefore, no interference is generated between the pins, thus achieving good electrical properties and reducing the wire complexity.01-21-2010
20120014042COMMON MODE MAGNETIC DEVICE FOR BUS STRUCTURE - Embodiment relate to an extruded high power electrical distribution. The bus can be employed in a MCC, a drive cabinet, or any such electrical enclosure to facilitate transmission of power. A body of the bus includes an elongate metal extrusion with first and second ridges extending along a length of the body from opposite edges of the body. Further, the bus includes a first groove and a second groove extending along the length of the body and into the body from a face of the body such that each of the first and second grooves comprises a cross-section having a narrow passage extending from the face into a broader cavity within the body. Additionally, the bus includes machined openings into each groove, wherein each of the machined openings is wider than the width of the corresponding groove to which it provides access.01-19-2012
20130215558MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal has a connector which moves relative to a cover and case. The connector moves through a hole in the case to become electrically coupled to a circuit when the cover is coupled over the case. When the cover is removed, the connector moves to a second position relative to the hole and circuit. The circuit may be an antenna circuit coupled to the cover or another circuit at a different location. An area of the connector is greater than an area of the hole to prevent any components under the connector from being visible when viewed through the hole.08-22-2013
20130215561ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There is provided an electronic device which includes a housing, an opening formed in the housing, a light receiving unit which is disposed inside the housing and is configured to receive an optical signal which enters through the opening, and an optical path changing unit which changes, to guide to the light receiving unit, a travelling direction of at least one of a first optical signal arriving from a first direction in respect to the housing and a second optical signal arriving from a second direction in respect to the housing, the first and second directions being opposite each other.08-22-2013
20110292577FRONT PANEL APPARATUS - A front panel apparatus improves aesthetic qualities while avoiding interference between a display panel and a surrounding member. The front panel apparatus includes a display panel capable of pivoting in opening and closing directions, power transmission mechanisms that operate in tandem with the opening and closing operations of the display panel, and a lock mechanism that locks the display panel in a closed state and unlocks the display panel. Each power transmission mechanism includes a biasing lever linked to the rear surface of the display panel and capable of advancing and withdrawing, a driving gear, a pivot lever provided on a driving gear and linked to the biasing lever, an intermediate gear that interlocks with the driving gear, and a rack member that interlocks with the intermediate gear and is capable of ascending and descending. The rack members support corresponding pivot support shafts of the display panel. When the driving gears rotate in tandem with the opening and closing operations of the display panel, the intermediate gears rotate and drive the rack members, and the pivot support shafts ascend and descend as a result.12-01-2011
20110292578MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal capable of being slid in two directions. The mobile terminal includes a front body, a rear body, and a slide module configured to allow the front body to be slid along a lengthwise direction and widthwise direction with respect to the rear body. The slide module includes a cover plate having an area to cover a whole rear side of the front body; a middle plate having a pair of guide rails on a front side thereof, a slide plate on a rear side thereof, and a first keypad disposed on a region that is not occupied by the pair of guide rails and the slide plate, the pair of guide rails being configured to allow the cover plate to be slid along the lengthwise direction; and a guide plate coupled to the rear body, and configured to allow the slide plate slid along the widthwise direction.12-01-2011
20110292576PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH ROTATABLE COVER - A portable electronic device includes a base, a cove, a first plate, a second plate, a first post, a second post, and an adjusting mechanism. The first plate is secured to the cover. A guiding slot and a receiving hole are defined in the first plate. The second plate is secured to the base. A receiving slot and a pin hole are defined in the second plate. The first post passes through the pin hole and the receiving hole. The second post passes through the receiving slot and is slidably received in the guiding slot. One end of the adjusting mechanism is rotatably connected to the first and second plates by the first post, and the other end of the adjusting mechanism is slidably connected to the first and second plates by the second post.12-01-2011
20090161304FRAME FOR FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A flat panel display includes a screen, a printed circuit board, a signal cable, and a frame. The frame includes a lower case, an upper case, and two fastening arms. The upper case cooperatively joins with the lower case to receive the screen, the printed circuit board, and the signal cable. The two fastening arms fix two adjacent corners of the screen onto the upper case. The printed circuit board controls display of the screen via the signal cable.06-25-2009
20100033911PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device incorporating a strap for hanging a pendent, comprises a first housing and a second housing. The first housing has a slot defined therein, the slot is used to receive the strap therein. The second housing is secured to the first housing to cover the slot.02-11-2010
20100033910SLIDE MECHANISM AND SLIDE-TYPE TERMINAL DEVICE USING THE SAME - A slide mechanism includes a rear cover, a front cover, and two elastic members. The front cover is slidably attached to the rear cover. The elastic members are connected between the rear cover and the front cover. Each elastic member includes two spring coils and an arched elastic arm connecting the spring coils. The arched elastic arm provides an elastic force to make the front cover slide relative to the rear cover. A slide-type terminal device using the slide mechanism is also provided.02-11-2010
20100265636SLIDING-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding-type portable electronic device includes a main body having a first display, a first cover, and a second cover. The first cover and the second cover are slidably assembled on the main body. When the sliding-type portable electronic device is closed, the first cover and the second cover cooperatively cover the first display.10-21-2010
20100014228Electronic Device Quick Connect System - A quick connect system for an electronic device, comprising a docking station configured to engage the electronic device, the docking station having a locking mechanism actuatable to an unlocked position, the locking mechanism configured to independently remain in the unlocked position and automatically return to a locking position in response to disengagement of the electronic device from the docking station.01-21-2010
20100014226FITTING MECHANISM AND OUTPUT DEVICE - A fitting mechanism includes a door member that is provided on a front side of a housing area for accommodating a terminal device and opens and closes the housing area, and a supporting member that is provided on a back side of the housing area and supports the terminal device accommodated in the housing area by urging the terminal device against the door member. The supporting member is urged toward the front side and has an abutting portion that abuts against the terminal device, the abutting portion being movable in a depth direction of the housing area within a predetermined movable range.01-21-2010
20100014224Housing for Receiving an Electronic Assembly - A housing for receiving an electronic assembly includes a housing body having two openings opposite to each other, and two housing covers for closing the openings. At least one U-shaped clamp spring has a base and two legs. The clamp spring can be placed onto the housing in such a way that the legs exert forces onto the housing cover that are opposite to one another and interact which each other, with which the housing covers are fixed to the housing body. The clamp spring, which is placed on from the exterior, encompassing the housing body and thereby fixing the housing covers to the housing body in a force-locking manner, can be easily mounted and dismounted any number of times and ensures an installation of the housing covers onto the housing body that is resistant to vibrations.01-21-2010
20090290294VISCOELASTIC MATERIAL FOR SHOCK PROTECTION IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This invention is directed to reducing the effect of shocks on electronic device components. The electronic device component may be surrounded by a boundary element operative to deform in response to impacts. By deforming, the boundary element may be operative to absorb energy received by the shock or impact without passing the energy on to the electronic device component. To maximize the effectiveness of the boundary element over a range of different impacts (e.g., strong, instantaneous impacts and weak impacts over time), a viscoelastic material may be used. The characteristic properties of the viscoelastic material may be selected based on expected impacts to the electronic device component.11-26-2009
20110261512ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH DRIVE BRACKET - An electronic apparatus includes a first drive bracket and a second drive bracket. The first drive bracket includes a bottom plate. The bottom plate defines a receiving groove and an arc-shaped sliding groove. The second drive bracket includes a top wall. The top wall includes a knob and at least one sliding member formed thereon. The knob is received in the receiving groove to work as an axis. The at least one sliding member is received in the sliding groove, and capable of sliding in the sliding groove to a mounted position. In the mounted position, the top wall of the second drive bracket is aligned with the bottom plate of the first drive bracket.10-27-2011
20100008026FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A flat panel display apparatus including: a mother substrate; a display unit provided on the mother substrate; an opposing mother substrate facing the mother substrate such that the display unit is interposed between the mother substrate and the opposing mother substrate; a sealing member provided between the mother substrate and the opposing mother substrate to contact the substrate and/or the opposing mother substrate and arranged outside or along a periphery of the display unit; and an auxiliary layer provided between the mother substrate and the opposing mother substrate to prevent a warpage of the mother substrate and/or the opposing mother substrate.01-14-2010
20110170243ADAPTER ELEMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein are an adapter element and an electronic device using the same. The adapter element is disposed between a casing and a keyboard module of the electronic device. The adapter element at least includes a first join structure and a second join structure. The keyboard is joined with one of the two join structures.07-14-2011
20110194233PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CRADLE APPARATUS THEREOF - Disclosed are a portable communication device and a cradle apparatus for the same. The portable communication device includes a first housing; a second housing with a first display device, the second housing being cradled at a known angle after being swung from the first housing; and a third housing with a second display device, the third housing being stacked with the second housing before the second housing is swung from the first housing, and being extended from a lower edge of the second housing and tilted at a same known angle as the second housing when the second and third housings are extended from the first housing.08-11-2011
20090168311Housing for an electronic apparatus - A housing for an electronic apparatus includes a first cover having at least one wedging hook, a second cover having at least one wedging structure that matches at the least one wedging hook, and a third cover having at least one convex block. The convex block of the third cover extends into the wedging structure of the second cover to lock with the wedging hook of the first cover with the wedging structure. The housing can be applied to a cell phone, PDA and other electronic apparatus.07-02-2009
20090168309SEALING A CONTROL DEVICE - A housing comprising at least one electrical connection through a housing wall that is particularly inexpensive to produce and allows the electronic components located on the internal face and the external face of the housing to be attached in a particularly variable manner. The electrical connection is directly surrounded by housing material while being additionally sealed by means of sealing material. The inventive housing seal is provided with a profiled seal encompassing at least two sealing lips. The sealing material is additionally used for sealing the cover and/or the bottom relative to the housing wall. The arrangement is also particularly well protected against oil and other aggressive media as a combination of housing material and sealing material is used for surrounding the electrical connection.07-02-2009
20100271761Electronic Device Restraint Mechanism - A docking station comprises a sliding member accessible to a user of the docking station and coupled to a post. The station also comprises a locking mechanism configured to couple to a lock and comprising a stop surface and an apparatus capable of physically restraining an electronic device to the docking station. When the locking mechanism and the lock are locked together, and when the sliding member is adjusted from an unlocked status to a locked status, the stop surface is fixed in a locked state, the stop surface thereby fixing the post in a locked position, the post thereby fixing the sliding member in the locked status. When the sliding member is fixed in the locked status, the apparatus physically restrains the electronic device to the docking station.10-28-2010
20100226077ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A TRANSPARENT AREA - An electronic device includes a display unit and a housing receiving the display unit. The display unit includes a display panel, a display cover for receiving the display panel, a transparent board for securing the display panel in the display cover, and a transparent frame placed over the display cover. The housing includes a front cover and a back cover coupled to the front cover. The front cover and the back cover respectively define openings aligned with the display unit. The transparent board and the transparent frame each has a size slightly larger than the openings of the front cover and the back cover, and the display panel and the display cover each has a size smaller than the openings of the front cover and the back cover. The electronic device looks like floating in the air.09-09-2010
20090310286INTEGRATED MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATION AND SURVEILLANCE INFRASTRUCTURES - An integrated mounting system for communication and surveillance infrastructures includes a gantry, a system cabinet, and an interconnecting conduit. The gantry includes a frame configured for housing functional devices (e.g., antennas, video cameras, sensors, photovoltaic panels, and the like) and supporting posts. The system cabinet contains electronic equipment of the functional devices and provides connectivity to land data networks and external sources of power. The system may be installed on a trailer and include autonomous sources of power.12-17-2009
20090097191PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE FOR MODEL VEHICLE - The present invention provides for a protective enclosure comprising a base comprising a first continuous mating surface and at least one conveyance aperture, a cover comprising a second continuous mating surface, wherein the second continuous mating surface is configured to form a seal with the first continuous mating surface, and a clamp, wherein at least a portion of the clamp is coupleable to the base, wherein a mouth of the clamp is configured to be offset from the aperture when the clamp is coupled to the base, wherein the clamp comprises a first sealing layer, and wherein the clamp is configured to seal the aperture against contaminants. The protective enclosure may be configured for use in a remotely controllable model vehicle to protect a control module.04-16-2009
20100124002Molded component, electronic apparatus, and method of producing a molded component - A molded component includes: a primary molded layer including a boxlike base portion that has a width direction in a first direction, a length direction in a second direction, and a height direction in a third direction and includes a first surface protruding in the third direction and a second surface that forms a spatial portion on the other side of the first surface, and a pedestal portion protruding outwardly in parallel to the first direction and the second direction from a circumferential edge of the base portion; a secondary molded layer formed of an optically-transparent resin material, that is laminated on the primary molded layer and has the same width and length as the primary molded layer; and an in-mold layer formed between the primary molded layer and the secondary molded layer.05-20-2010
20090147451ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SLIDING MECHANISM THEREOF - A sliding mechanism is provided for movably connecting a display module and an input module of an electronic device. The sliding mechanism includes a first member and a second member reciprocally movable with respect to each other. The first member has a longitudinal slot, and the second member has a through hole. A flexible wire of the electronic device is extended through the longitudinal slot and the through hole for electrically connecting the display module and the input module.06-11-2009
20090147450Case body and electric apparatus - An attachment section 06-11-2009
20110261513MOBILE DISPLAY DEVICE AND WINDOW MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A mobile display device is provided. The mobile display device may include a body, a display arranged in the body, a window arranged on the display unit, and a protective member coupled to the window and extending beyond an outer periphery of the window so as to protect the window from an external impact or shock.10-27-2011
20110085286ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a substrate that includes a component, a first cover member that includes a first position control section for controlling a position of the substrate, and a second cover member that forms an internal space in cooperation with the first cover member and includes a second position control section for controlling the position of the substrate relatively more precisely than the first position control section, wherein when the substrate is supported by either one of the first cover member and the second cover member, the substrate is not fixed to the one of the cover members, and when the first cover member and the second cover member are fastened together, the substrate is fixed in the internal space.04-14-2011
20100118474SLIDING-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding-type portable electronic device comprises a first body; a second body, a sliding mechanism and a rotating component. The sliding mechanism is secured on the second body and slidably assembled on the first body. The rotating component is rotatably assembled in the first body. The sliding mechanism slides in the first body and hits the rotating component. The sliding mechanism can hit the rotating component to make a silvery sound, thereby enhancing entertainment and personalization of the portable electronic device.05-13-2010
20100118476ACCESSORY STRAP SECURING MECHANISM - An accessory strap securing mechanism is positioned on a portable electronic device to assemble an accessory strap thereon. The portable electronic device defines an assembling slot. The accessory strap securing mechanism includes a securing member and a holder. The securing member is received in the assembling slot. The securing member defines a space and includes a stopper portion and a latching portion. The latching portion defines two pin holes. The holder rotatably engages in the pin holes and is received in the space, and the holder has a position abutting the stopper portion.05-13-2010
20100124004CRADLING DEVICE OF PORTABLE TYPE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A cradling device of a portable electronic apparatus, which includes a first housing, and a second housing which is slid from the first housing and then is cradled with a slant on the first housing. The second housing can rotate relative to the first housing. The cradling device includes a first member provided in the first housing; a slidable second member capable of sliding, which is provided in the second housing and faces the first member; and at least one cradling module provided in the first housing and the first member, which rotates the first member together with the second member on a rotation axis and cradles the second housing after sliding movement of the slidable second member.05-20-2010
20100124001PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device comprises a cover member, a body member, and a power generating assembly. The cover member is slidably mounted to the body member. The power generating assembly includes a power generating device and a rack assembly. The power generating device includes a toothed gear and a stator. The toothed gear is rotatably clockwise or counter clockwise mounted to the stator. The stator is fixed to the body member. The rack assembly includes a fastening portion and a rack portion opposite to the fastening portion. The fastening portion is fixed to the cover member. The rack portion meshes with the toothed gear, thus the power generating device driving the rack assembly and the cover member to slide relative to the body member.05-20-2010
20100124000ACCESSORY SECURING MECHANISM - An accessory securing mechanism includes a housing member, a securing member, and elastic members. The housing defines an assembly recess, the assembly recess forms a protrusion to engage a string, the securing member and the elastic member are received in the assembly recess, the elastic member resists the securing member, and the securing member resists the protrusion to secure the string.05-20-2010
20100123998ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body and a second body. The second body is slidably connected to the first body. The second body includes a rolling assembly. The rolling assembly includes a rolling member contacting to the first body. When the second body slides relative to the first body, the rolling member rolls on the first body.05-20-2010
20100118475MULTI-STAGED HINGE ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE ELECTRICAL DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME - A multi-staged hinge assembly and a portable electrical device comprising the multi-staged hinge assembly are provided. The multi-staged hinge assembly utilizes a non-circular spindle to associate with a plurality of movable elements disposed thereon. One of the body portions of the portable electrical device automatically tilts at an angle after the body portion slides by the multi-staged hinge assembly. The user could further adjust the angle to meet the demands of various situations.05-13-2010
20110149492SLIDE TYPE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A slide type electronic apparatus which can prevent internal structure such as a slide mechanism from being visually recognized from a gap between two cases and suppress dirt, dust and the like invading from the gap is provided. A slide type electronic apparatus according to the present invention includes: two cases; slide means, which is arranged between the two cases, for connecting the two cases in a manner that the two cases can slide each other; and covering means, which is arranged in one of the cases, for hiding a gap formed between the two cases at least at a time of an opened state in which an overlap of the two cases becomes smallest.06-23-2011
20120140383VIBRATION DAMPENING STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a casing, a fan bracket and a fan module. The casing includes a top plate and a bottom plate spaced from and facing the top plate. The fan bracket is mounted on the bottom plate. The fan module includes a fan, a fan holder enclosing the fan therein, and two vibration dampening structures mounted on opposite top and bottom sides of the fan holder. The fan holder is engaged in the fan bracket. The vibration structures protrude beyond the top and bottom sides of the fan holder and abut the top plate and the bottom plate of the casing, respectively.06-07-2012
20100226075ELECTROACTIVE ACTUATOR FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICES - The invention relates to a portable communication device which comprises a first part, a second part, and one or more electroactive polymer actuators, where the electroactive polymer actuator is connected to the first part and to the second part. The invention also comprise a control unit, where the electroactive polymer actuator is adapted to move the first part in relation to the second part, and that the control unit is adapted to control the electroactive polymer actuator.09-09-2010
20090273889Bookfriend electronic bookmark - A portable electronic multiple book and multiple page referencing device may be releasably secured to a book cover by spring clips. A thin planar case houses a programmable electronic device accessed by an alphanumeric keypad and other operational keys. References to printed works and related page references are shown on one or two digital displays.11-05-2009
20110075331Media Player Holder - A docking station for a media player, comprising a body having adjustable securing apparatus to allow a plurality of individual media players of different dimensions to be selectively secured to the body.03-31-2011
20100118478FLAT DISPLAY APPARATUS - An optical filter 05-13-2010
20100118479DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided. A frame is fixed and supported at the rear of a front panel forming the front portion of the display apparatus, and a separate bracket member is not mounted on the edges of the front panel. Thus, the front exterior of the display apparatus is neatly finished, and the display screen looks bigger than it actually is.05-13-2010
20110141667ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a base, a first cover and a second cover. The first cover is rotatably disposed on the base between a first position and a second position. When the first cover is at the first position, the cover is closed relative to the base, and when the first cover is at the second position, the cover is open relative to the base. The second cover is movably disposed on the base between a third position and a fourth position. When the first cover is rotated from the first position to the second position, the second cover is pushed thereby from the third position to the fourth position.06-16-2011
20120033363FLAT ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A flat electronic device includes a main body with a display screen, a support stand, and a rotation mechanism. The support stand is used for supporting the main body. The rotation mechanism pivotally connects the main body and the support stand. The support stand further includes a battery for powering the main body and a connecting portion connecting the battery and the rotation mechanism.02-09-2012
20120033361ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a supporting device, a mounting member attached to the support member, an enclosure and a positioning component. The positioning component includes a first connecting portion, a second connecting portion and a clipping portion connected to the first connecting portion and the second connecting portion. The first connecting portion, the second connecting portion and the clipping portion define an accommodating space. The positioning component is attached to the enclosure, and a corner of the mounting member is received in the accommodating space of the positioning component, for preventing the enclosure from disengaging from the mounting member.02-09-2012
20120033360ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSEMBLY - An electronic device assembly includes an electronic device and an enclosure receiving the electronic device. The electronic device includes a display and a sensor. The enclosure includes a cover and a controller attached to the cover. The cover is rotatable relative to the electronic device between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the cover covers the electronic device, and the controller controls the sensor transmitting a first signal to the electronic device, for turning off a power supplied to the display. In the second position, the electronic device is exposed, and the controller controls the sensor transmitting a second signal to the electronic device, for turning on the power of the display.02-09-2012
20120033358MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - An assembly includes an enclosure, a mounting plate, and a power supply unit. The enclosure includes a rear plate and a side plate perpendicular to the rear plate. The rear plate defines an opening. The mounting plate is mounted on the side plate, and located adjacent the opening. The mounting plate includes a stop piece and a support piece. The stop piece is located in a vertical plane. The support piece is located in a horizontal plane. The power supply unit includes a front wall and a bottom wall. The power supply unit is located in the enclosure in alignment with the opening. The support piece supports the bottom wall of the power supply unit, and the stop piece abuts the front wall of the power supply unit. The power supply unit is configured to be removed from the enclosure through the opening.02-09-2012
20120033357ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic device housing includes a bottom housing, a support frame, and a plastic side frame. The support frame is fixed on the bottom housing to form a receiving groove between the bottom housing and the plastic side frame. The plastic side frame is integrally formed by injecting a plastic material in the receiving groove. A manufacturing method for an electronic device housing is also provided.02-09-2012
20120033354FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A foldable electronic device includes a foldable casing and a flexible display. The flexible display is disposed in the foldable casing, and is connected to the foldable casing through an elastic member, and the elastic member provides the flexible display the extending flexibility when being unfolded or folded together with the foldable casing, such that the flexible display is capable of being used as a display screen of the foldable electronic device.02-09-2012
20120033353FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A foldable electronic device includes a foldable casing, a flexible electronic element, and at least one roller. The flexible electronic element is disposed in the foldable casing, and the roller is correspondingly pivoted to a bending position of the foldable casing. The roller enables the flexible electronic element to slide and to be bent along the roller when being unfolded or folded together with the foldable casing, so as to avoid the generation of creases, such that the flexible electronic element is capable of serving as a display screen of the foldable electronic device.02-09-2012
20110149491EXPANDING CHASSIS FOR IMAGING SYSTEMS - An expanding chassis for an imaging unit is provided, the expanding chassis for use in imaging systems having a plurality of imaging units arranged in an array. The expanding chassis comprises a rigid frame for housing a light engine and related circuitry, and for mounting a screen on a front surface of the rigid frame for use with the light engine. The expanding chassis further comprises at least one expandable interface pad on at least one side of the rigid frame. The rigid frame and the expandable interface pad have a combined thermal expansion characteristic that provides an overall expansion in the expanding chassis that substantially matches the expansion of the screen.06-23-2011
20110149484KEYBOARD AND DISPLAY SCREEN IN SEPARATE HOUSINGS CONNECTED BY CAM ASSEMBLIES THAT TILT RESPONSIVE TO MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE HOUSINGS - An electronic device includes separate housings, one includes a keyboard and the other includes a display screen, a pair of cam assemblies and a pair of actuator arms. Each cam assembly has first and second connection parts that are rotationally connected, and are configured so that the first and second connection parts tilt relative to each other responsive to rotation of one relative to the other. The first connection parts of both cam assemblies are connected to spaced apart locations on the first housing. The actuator arms are connected on one end to spaced apart locations on the second housing and are connected on the other end to different ones of the second connection parts of both cam assemblies. Relative movement of the first and second housings rotates the first connection part relative to the second connection part of both cam assemblies and tilts the first housing relative to the second housing.06-23-2011
20110199719TELEVISION STAND - A display device may be mounted on a stand. The stand may present a display screen of the display device at an angle in which it is easy for the user to view the display screen. The desired tilt angle of the display screen may vary depending on where it is positioned, and where it is viewed from. The present invention provides a stand in which the tilt angle of a display device can be changed between at least two different angles. The display device is securely mounted to the stand at all tilt angles.08-18-2011
20100142132SLIDABLE HOUSING FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An apparatus (06-10-2010
20090207558Holder, and Assembly of the Holder and an Electronic Device - A holder is for holding an electronic device, and includes a housing, a support frame, and a resilient element. The housing is disposed on a rear face of the electronic device, defines a receiving space, and includes a barrier plate abutting against one side of the electronic device. The support frame is disposed in the receiving space and is movable relative to the housing. The support frame includes a catch member which is exposed from the housing, which is disposed opposite to the barrier plate, and which is engaged with a retaining hole in the rear face, and a push button portion exposed from the housing. The push button portion is operable to permit disengagement of the catch member from the retaining hole. The resilient element is disposed in the receiving space to provide the catch member with a restoring spring force.08-20-2009
20100079935BATTERY HOLDING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The battery pack holding mechanism according to the present invention includes; a battery pack housing portion 04-01-2010
20100079933PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CHIP CARD EJECTING MECHANISM - A portable electronic device comprises a housing and a chip card ejecting mechanism. The housing has a mounting portion defined therein. The ejecting mechanism includes a holder and a controlling module. The holder is slidably accommodated in the mounting portion of the housing. The controlling module includes a button and an ejecting element. The button releasably secures with the holder in the mounting portion. The ejecting element resistes against the holder to provide an elastic force for driving the holder slid. When the button is pressed, the holder is released and the ejecting element ejects the holder outwardly from the mounted portion of the housing.04-01-2010
20100079931ANTI-OSCILLATION DEVICE FOR A NOTEBOOK DISPLAY - An anti-oscillation device for a notebook display can include a clutch housing and a dampening device connected to the shaft extension. The clutch housing can be configured to be connected to the display of the notebook and to a base of the notebook. The clutch housing can include a body and a shaft extension that extends from the body of the clutch housing.04-01-2010
20090296322CASE UNIT FOR STORAGE DEVICE - A case unit for a storage device includes a main case having an accommodation chamber, a subsidiary case detachably and drawably mounted in the accommodation chamber of the main case, and a circuit board mounted with the subsidiary case. As long as the subsidiary case is taken out of the accommodation chamber of the main case, the circuit board can be repaired, thereby enhancing convenience of assembly and repair works.12-03-2009
20110170244ELECTRONIC DEVICE STAND - An electronic device stand comprises mechanically coupled first and second members. The stand is couplable to an edge of an electronic device. The first and second members rotate relative to each other, thus changing a viewing angle for the electronic device. The stand transmits data and power to and/or from the electronic device. This can allow the stand to be used to synchronize data between the electronic device and a support device. In some cases, the stand is detected as being coupled to the electronic device, and one or more applications are executed on the device as a result of the detection.07-14-2011
20110267750STRUCTURE ASSEMBLED TO PANEL - A structure assembled to a panel includes a panel 11-03-2011
20110267743SLIDING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding apparatus includes a first sliding member and a second sliding member slidable relative to the first sliding member. Two sliding rails are attached to opposite sides of the first sliding member, each of the sliding rails defining an arc-shaped channel along a longitudinal direction of the sliding rail. The second sliding member includes two substantially parallel and substantially arc-shaped sliding portions formed at two opposite sides to be slidably received in the channels of the sliding rails.11-03-2011
20130215559MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a case defining an appearance of the terminal and a frame coupled to the case and configured to support electrical devices. The frame includes a first coupling unit provided at the frame such that the frame is fixable to the case, the first coupling unit having a first hole formed therein and a second coupling unit provided at the frame and located adjacent to the first coupling unit, the second coupling unit having a second hole formed therein, the first hole being greater in size than the second hole. The mobile terminal also includes a first boss unit integrally coupled to the first coupling unit and the second coupling unit.08-22-2013
20130215557COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF - A cover mechanism of covering a hole on a casing is disclosed in the present invention. The cover mechanism includes a base, a first holder, a second holder, a cover and a resilient component. The first holder and the second holder are respectively disposed on the base. The cover is pivotably disposed on the first holder. The resilient component includes a shaft and a curved portion. The shaft pivots to the second holder. A first end of the curved portion is connected to the shaft, and a second end of the curved portion pivots to a connecting hole on the cover. The cover drives the curved portion to generate resilient deformation when rotating from a first position to a second position, and a resilient recovering force of the curved portion can be for stopping the cover at the second position.08-22-2013
20090190290Methods and Systems for Forming Housings From Multi-Layer Materials - Methods and apparatus for forming a housing, such as for an electronic device, from multi-layer materials are disclosed. The multi-layer materials include at least two layers. Typically, one or more of the layers are metal. However, different layers of the multi-layer materials can be different metals. In one embodiment, an inner layer of the multi-layer materials can be provided with or form internal features that can be for attaching parts or components to the multi-layer materials. In another embodiment, processing of an inner layer of the multi-layer materials can facilitate part formation with increased curvature and/or internal part clearance. In another embodiment, the multi-layer materials can include an intermediate layer that facilitates creation of internal features that can be for attaching parts or components to the multi-layer materials. In still another embodiment, the multi-layer materials can provide a protective layer that serves to protect an outer surface of the housing during manufacturing and/or assembly.07-30-2009
20110170249Data Logging Device for Supply Chain Management - A portable electronic data logging device for tracking information in a supply chain comprises electronics, a tethered communication interface and a housing. The electronics sense an environmental input and store data relating to the environmental input over a timescale. The tethered communication interface permits electronic communication of the data from the electronics to an external computer system. The housing encloses the electronics and includes an electronics compartment and an outer casing. The electronics compartment stores the electronics and includes an opening to permit the tethered communications interface to extend from the electronics compartment. The outer casing has a perimeter extending at least partially beyond the electronics compartment to form a channel into which the tethered communication interface can be stowed such that the tethered communication interface does not extend beyond an outer perimeter of the outer casing when not in use.07-14-2011
20110170248HOUSING FOR PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are a housing (07-14-2011
20110170247Digital utility apparatus and method - A method and apparatus for a digital utility system. The system may include a housing secured within a wall and partially exposed through an opening in the wall covering. A processing unit may be inserted into the housing (and into the wall) through the opening. Various systems of a building may be connected to the processing unit to receive commands and the like therefrom. A user interface and monitor may connect to the processing unit and extend to cover the opening in the wall covering.07-14-2011
20110170245TILTING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tilting portable electronic device includes a main body, a cover having a sliding plate, a sliding mechanism connecting to the main body and the cover respectively. The sliding mechanism includes a first plate secured to the main body, a second plate slidably engaging with the first plate, two connecting bars and two swing arms. The connecting bars rotatably connect with the second plate and the sliding plate, the swing arms rotatably connect with the main body and the connecting bar. When the sliding plate is pushed and slides relative to the main body, the connecting bars slides, the first plate correspondingly slides relative to the second plate, and the swing arms rotates to support an end of the cover.07-14-2011
20110170242BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - The present disclosure discloses a battery cover assembly for use in an electronic device. The battery cover assembly includes a housing and a cover. The housing includes a compartment couples to the cover. At least one elastic member is fixed to the back wall of the compartment. A plurality of grooves, and a plurality of receiving spaces formed in the two side walls communicating with the compartment. Each groove communicates with one receiving space. A first connecting plate and a second connecting plate movably connected to the base, each of the first connecting plate and the second connecting plate comprises at least one protruding post slidably received in the grooves, which connects the base to the housing. A first elastic connecting member are connected to the first connecting plate and the knob. A second elastic connecting member are connected to the second connecting plate and the knob. The first connecting plate and the second connecting plate move as the knob is rotated, which causes the protruding posts to move out of the grooves.07-14-2011
20110170241Photostructured Electronic Devices and Methods for Making Same - A photostructurable ceramic is processed using photostructuring process steps for embedding devices within a photostructurable ceramic volume, the devices may include one or more of chemical, mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, optical, and acoustic devices, all made in part by creating device material within the ceramic or by disposing a device material through surface ports of the ceramic volume, with the devices being interconnected using internal connections and surface interfaces.07-14-2011
20100123999COVER LATCH MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A cover latch mechanism, used for fixing a first cover to a second cover, includes a latching groove defined in the second cover; a latching hook extending from a surface of the first cover corresponding to the latching groove, the latching hook engaged with the latching groove; and a connecting member fixed to the second cover. The connecting member includes a latching portion according to the latching hook. The latching portion defines a receiving depression to receive the latching hook, and an elastic resisting protrusion extending from the latching portion adjacent to the receiving depression to resist the latching hook in the latching groove.05-20-2010
20090262489ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH COVERING LID FOR COVERING INSERT HOLE - An electronic device with a covering lid for covering an insert hole includes a housing and the covering lid. The housing includes a first surface and a second surface which are connected to each other, and the first surface includes an insert hole. The covering lid includes a covering plate and a flexible handle, and the covering plate is disposed on the first surface and covers the insert hole. A first end of the flexible handle is connected to the second surface of the housing, and a second end of the flexible handle is connected to the covering plate. A bending portion is disposed between the first end and the second end to provide spring force to the covering plate to make the covering plate move along a direction away from the insert hole automatically when the covering plate is unfolded.10-22-2009
20090262488COVER LOCKING STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A cover locking structure (10-22-2009
20090262486SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism (10-22-2009
20090273891RECEIVING DEVICE - The invention relates to a receiving device for integrating therein a portable, electronic appliance, especially a mobile phone in a vehicle, said receiving device having a receiving zone for the portable, electronic appliance and the receiving device having an interface to the portable, electronic appliance and an interface to electrical or electronic components that are arranged in the vehicle. The receiving device can be physically separated into an upper part and a lower part, the upper part being specifically adapted to a certain model of a portable, electronic appliance, and the lower part being specifically adapted to a product family and/or a specific range of portable, electronic appliances. The lower part can be combined and assembled with a plurality of different upper parts to give specific receiving devices or the upper part can be combined and assembled with a plurality of different lower parts to give additional specific receiving devices.11-05-2009
20090279235Electronic apparatus - An electronic apparatus includes an electronic apparatus main body; and a movable body which is mounted in the electronic apparatus main body, with its predetermined direction-wise one end supported thereon, so as to be displaceable between an encased condition where its one surface faces the main body and an unfolded condition where the one surface is exposed. The electronic apparatus main body and the movable body are so arranged that, in the movable-body encased condition, orthographical projections in the predetermined direction, respectively, of at least a part of the other end portion of the movable body in the predetermined direction and at least a part of that area of the electronic apparatus main body which is opposed to the other end portion of the movable body are kept in superposed relation with each other.11-12-2009
20110199725DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided. The display device includes a front panel forming a front exterior of the display device and transmitting images therethrough, a back cover forming a rear exterior of the display device and comprising an edge portion making contact with a backside of the front panel, and a display module accommodated in a space formed by the front panel and the back cover.08-18-2011
20090284904Curved Display Panel and Method for Manufacturing the same - A curved display panel includes a display module, a first fixing substrate and an adhering material. The display module has a first glass plate. The first glass plate has a first curved surface. The first fixing substrate has a second curved surface facing the first curved surface. The adhering material is connected between the first curved surface and the second curved surface.11-19-2009
20090284906PROTECTIVE COVER MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVCIE USING SAME - A protective cover mechanism for an interface opening of a portable electronic device includes a protective cover and a sliding member. The protective cover includes a cover body for covering the interface opening, and a shaft projecting from the cover body. The sliding member is engaged with the shaft of the protective cover so the cover body is rotatable relative to the sliding member to selectively cover or expose the interface opening.11-19-2009
20090284905Electronic apparatus and method of making the same - In a method of making an electronic apparatus, electronic devices and a mold are placed in a package such that pads of electronic devices are covered with the mold. An electrical insulator is poured into the package, in which the mold is placed, to fill the package. The mold is removed from the electrical insulator to form a space where the pads are exposed. An electrical conductor is placed in the space such that the pads are electrically connected together through the electrical conductor. The electrical conductor is in the form of a liquid or a solid having both fluidity and deformability.11-19-2009
20090284903DISPLAY MODULE CAPABLE OF ADJUSTING LOCATION OF AN OPENING OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A display module includes a display device, a chest, and a linkage device. A first opening is formed at a display side of the display device. The chest includes a case, an electronic device installed inside the case, a frame fixed to the case and disposed at a side of the electronic device, and a chassis pivotally connected to a first guide rail of the frame. The electronic device has a second opening. The chassis is used for holding the electronic device. The linkage device pivots at the chassis and is fixed to the case and the display device. The linkage device is used for driving the chassis to move along the first guide rail of the frame when the first opening rotates to a first location so that the second opening moves to a second location corresponding to the first location accordingly.11-19-2009
20090290295ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body and a lid body. The main body includes a fixing portion and a rotating component received in the fixing portion. The lid body has a guide arm accommodating the fixing portion and engaging with the fixing portion via the rotating component.11-26-2009
20110170246Stand for portable hand held device - The stand is made of a pair of hingedly connected plates for holding a portable device in a clamped upright position for viewing and for use purposes. The plates are hinged at one end and biased by a spring into a closed position to clamp about opposite sides of the portable device. The edges of the plates are provided with a rubberized bead to provide a non-slip surface.07-14-2011
20090103249Integrated Frame for Monocoque Housing - A monocoque housing comprises a main housing and an integrated unit. The main housing includes an opening leading to a recess within the main housing. The integrated unit includes a frame and an end cap being received by the main housing through the opening so that, when assembled, the end cap occupies the opening and the frame is received within the recess.04-23-2009
20090296325CHASSIS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR CHASSIS - A chassis includes: a flat plate portion including a first major surface and a second major surface facing the first major surface; a protruding portion provided on an outer edge of the flat plate portion and protruding in a direction crossing the first and second major surfaces; and a seal portion provided on the outer edge of the flat plate portion.12-03-2009
20090296324COVER LATCHING MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cover latching mechanism (12-03-2009
20090296323COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - An electronic device using a cover mechanism to cover a hole is described. The cover mechanism includes a base member, a locking member, and a cover member. The cover member can be locked to the base member by locking of the cover member to the locking member when the cover member is in a locked position. The cover member can expose the hole and physically attach to the locking member when the cover member is in an opened position. The cover member can move relative to the locking member when the cover member is in a released position.12-03-2009
20120293927SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a pivot plate, a hinge module and an assist lever. Two sides of the pivot plate are respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the hinge module. The hinge module is positioned on the second section. Two ends of the assist lever are respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the second section. The first section brings the pivot plate to rotate relative to the hinge module, and elevates the assist lever, the pivot plate and the assist lever bring the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section in a tilted orientation.11-22-2012
20100103593PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a body member, a shaft mounted to the body member and a cover member pivotally connected to the body member by the shaft to close or expose an opening defined in the body member.04-29-2010
20110199724DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided. The display device includes a display module including an upper glass which forms a front exterior of the display device and is used for displaying images, and a back cover making contact with the upper glass and covering the display module.08-18-2011
20110199721ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING TOUCH-SENSITIVE DISPLAY - An electronic device includes a front portion comprising a housing, a display exposed by a front of the housing, and a slider plate clamped to a back of the housing. The electronic device also includes a base comprising an input device on one surface thereof, the base being slidingly engaged with the slider plate to slide the base between a closed position in which the input device is disposed between the front portion and the base and an open position in which the input device is exposed for use, and functional components disposed in at least one of the front portion and the base, the functional components comprising memory and a processor coupled to the memory and the display.08-18-2011
20110199720LID SEALING STRUCTURE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH SAME - A lid sealing structure is provided that includes a housing, a lid, and a waterproof gasket. The housing defines an interior space with an opening and includes a sealing portion that encircles the opening and provides access to the interior space. The lid is configured to cover and uncover the opening. The waterproof gasket includes a base portion, a first contact portion, and a second contact portion. The base portion is mounted to the lid, and the first and second contact portions extend from the base portion and arranged to contact the sealing portion.08-18-2011
20110199718Electronic Device Housing with Pivoting and Sliding Portions - An electronic handset device includes a panel pivotally coupled to a base housing portion wherein the panel is pivotal between closed and opened configurations relative to the base housing portion. A movable housing portion is slidably coupled to the panel and is pivotal in unison with the panel. A user interface on the panel is concealed by the movable housing portion when the movable housing portion slides to a closed configuration relative to the panel, and the user interface is exposed when the movable housing portion slides to an opened configuration relative to the panel.08-18-2011
20100277854BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery cover, and a pivot member. The housing forms a first latch portion and a second latch portion, the first latch portion and the second latch portion being arranged at a circle. The battery cover forms a first engaging portion and a second engaging portion engaging with the first latch portion and a second latch portion to allow the battery cover to releasably latch to the housing. The pivot member rotatably connects the battery cover to the housing.11-04-2010
20120293929CASING FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A casing for containing electronic equipment includes a casing member of the metal plate having an opening; a closing member for closing the opening; a first inclined plate portion provided at an edge of the opening, the first inclined plate portion being inclined relative to a plate portion of the casing member and being provided by bending the casing member; a second inclined plate portion provided at a edge of the closing member, the second inclined plate portion being provided by bending the closing member, and the second inclined plate portion being opposed to the first inclined plate portion when the closing member is mounted to close the opening; and an elastic member having an electroconductivity and provided compressed between the first inclined plate portion and the second inclined plate portion.11-22-2012
20120293930Retaining System for Fastening an Electronic Auxiliary Device - The invention relates to a retaining system for fastening an electronic auxiliary device (11-22-2012
20120293922MOVABLE MEDICAL MONITOR WITH BATTERY PACKS - Disclosed herein is a movable medical monitor that is capable of being operated without connection to an external power supply and is freely movable. The movable medical monitor includes a stand including a cylindrical rod and a base detachably coupled to a lower end of the cylindrical rod and having a plurality of movable wheels; a power station seated on an upper side of the base by fitting a semi-circular groove formed at one side of a body into the circular rod, the power station including a plurality of slots each being combined with a battery; a battery pack coupled to the slot; and a monitor coupled to an upper portion of the cylindrical rod and electrically connected to the power station to receive power.11-22-2012
20100103598Electronic apparatus and method for the same - An electronic apparatus includes: a main portion; an electronic device which covers a front face of the main portion, and which moves with respect to the main portion to expose the front face of the main portion; a flexible substrate which is connected between a rear face of the electronic device and the main portion, and which transmits a signal; and a frame which is provided at the front face of the main portion to house at least a part of the electronic device when the electronic device covers the front face of the main portion, and in which a lower portion having a projection amount greater than that of an upper portion from the front face of the main portion, and which has a cutout portion which is lower than a position where the flexible substrate is connected to the front face of the main portion.04-29-2010
20100103599Flat panel display device and method of fabricating the same - Provided are a flat panel display device including a protection board configured to prevent damage of a display panel from external impact, and a method of fabricating the same. The display panel and the protection board are closely attached, and distortion of an image displayed on the display panel due to a space between the display panel and the protection board can be prevented. The flat panel display device includes a display panel including a lower substrate, an upper substrate and at least one light emitting element disposed between the lower and upper substrates, a protection board disposed on the display panel, and an adhesive layer disposed between the display panel and the protection board. The method includes preparing a display panel including a lower substrate, an upper substrate and at least one light emitting element disposed between the lower and upper substrates, preparing a protection board, forming an adhesive layer on one surface of the display panel or the protection board, arranging the display panel and the protection board such that the adhesive layer is disposed between the display panel and the protection board, and applying a predetermined pressure to attach the display panel to the protection board.04-29-2010
20100103600HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing assembly for an electronic device includes a mounting assembly, an engaging assembly, a first housing, and a guiding member. The mounting assembly includes an accommodation room having an opening therein. The engaging assembly includes a first elastic member and a first engaging member mounted in the accommodation room. The first engaging member includes a first force receiving portion and a first engaging portion corresponding to the opening. The first housing is coupled with the mounting assembly and includes an assembling portion to be connected with the first engaging portion. The guiding member has a first guiding portion corresponding to the first force receiving portion. When the first guiding portion of the guiding member is applied by a force to move the first force receiving portion of the first engaging member to a position, the first engaging member is disengaged from the assembling portion of the first housing.04-29-2010
20100103595Frame structure, support, and display apparatus using the same - A frame structure is disclosed. The frame structure comprises a first side frame, a second side frame, a top support frame and a base support frame. The second side frame is substantially parallel to the first side frame, and a circuit board is disposed between the first side frame and the second side frame. The top support frame comprises a support plane for connecting to the first side frame and the second side frame. The base support frame is substantially parallel to the top support frame, and the base support frame comprises a compartment, a first protrusion, and a second protrusion. A power supply unit can be disposed in the compartment. The first protrusion connects to the first side frame, and the second protrusion connects to the second side frame.04-29-2010
20100302716Slider Case for Portable Electronic Device - A case for a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device having a first portion that slides away from a second portion. The case includes a first portion and a second portion that fit over the respective portions of the portable electronic device. The two portions of the case are coupled together in a sliding relationship so that the case portions slide along with the respective portions of the portable electronic device. The case portions are coupled to each other by interfacing structures such as rails and channels.12-02-2010
20110205696ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT PROVIDED WITH GRIP MECHANISM - Electronic equipment includes a protruding member on a bottom surface of a first housing. Thus, when a user holds a notebook PC with one hand, a palm is brought into contact with the protruding member, whereby the hand is less likely to shift relative to the first housing. Consequently, the notebook PC can be held in a stable position. Further, the protruding member is attachable/detachable with respect to the first housing. Thus, it is possible to place the electronic equipment on a planar surface such as a desk surface in a stable position by removing the protruding member.08-25-2011
20100061042COUPLING STRUCTURE OF SLIDING TYPE - A coupling structure includes a first slide member, a second slide member slidably connected to the first slide member so as to be slidable relative to each other, and a spring member. The spring member has two opposite ends and a plurality of resilient turnings arranged in a predetermined sequence so as to have the same turning direction such that the resilient turnings are juxtaposed to one another and extend along a planar direction. The opposite ends of the spring member are connected respectively to the first and second slide members. Movement of the first and second slide members to a first position causes the spring member to possess a restoration force that is capable of retaining the first and second slide members at a second position different from the first position.03-11-2010
20100061045ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ENGAGING STRUCTURE THEREOF - The invention discloses an electronic device and an engaging structure thereof. The electronic device comprises a first casing and a second casing. The first casing comprises a plate portion and a plurality of hooks. Each hook is located on the plate portion. The second casing comprises a first side portion, a second side portion, an engaging portion, a first rib and a second rib. The engaging portion is between the first and the second side portions and comprises a plurality of recesses. Each recess is engaged with one of the hooks and has a front edge. A gap is between one end of the hook and the front edge of the recess. The first and second ribs are respectively located on the first and the second side portions. The plate portion is disposed on the first and second ribs. The hook can be detached from the recess by the gap.03-11-2010
20100061043Casing Assembly and Electronic Device Including the Same - A casing assembly includes a casing and a support seat. The casing has interconnected first and second casing walls located on different sides thereof, and an engaging groove portion extending in a direction perpendicular to that of the first casing wall. The first casing wall is formed with an opening portion communicated with the engaging groove portion. The second casing wall is oriented downwardly and the first casing wall extends uprightly when the casing is disposed in an upright state. The support seat includes a supporting bottom portion for supporting the second casing wall when the casing is in the upright state, and an engaging member connected to the supporting bottom portion. The engaging member has an engaging segment spaced apart from and disposed above the supporting bottom portion for insertion into the engaging groove portion through the opening portion so as to engage the engaging groove portion.03-11-2010
20100061041ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a base unit, a display unit, at least one sensor, and at least one rotary motor. The display unit is movably connected to the base unit. The sensor is located on the display unit, for receiving and transmitting a signal. The rotary motor is located in the base unit, for driving the display unit to rotate with the base unit as a support according to the signal. The sensor receives a user instruction to control the rotation direction and angle of the display unit, so as to avoid manual adjustment or save the cost of purchasing components like a swivel platform.03-11-2010
20100061040HANDHELD COMPUTING DEVICE - A minimum Z height handheld electronic device and methods of assembly is described. The electronic device includes a single seamless housing having a front opening and a cover disposed within the front opening and attached to the seamless housing without a bezel.03-11-2010
20100061039ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSEMBLY - Apparatus and methods for assembling an electronic device and components thereof are provided. The electronic device may include a housing and a cover inserted into an opening in the housing. The electronic device may also include a first assembly that may be inserted into the housing through a first end, and a second assembly that may be inserted into the housing through a second end. The electronic device may also include end cap assemblies. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include an input mechanism coupled to the housing and a plate coupled to the housing. In some embodiments, a connector of the electronic device may be mounted on a circuit board by inserting a fixture into the connector, mounting the connector to a portion of the circuit board, removing the fixture from the connector, and separating the portion of the circuit board from another portion of the circuit board.03-11-2010
20110205697NAVIGATION DEVICE WITH IMPROVED INTERFACE AND MOUNTING FEATURES - A device with an improved user interface and mounting features comprises a sensor operable to detect a mounting configuration of the device, a display, and a processing system coupled with the sensor and the display. The processing system is generally operable to receive an indication of the detected mounting configuration from the sensor and present information on the display according to the detected mounting configuration.08-25-2011
20100103596ROTATION MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A rotation module includes a base and a rotation member. The base includes a resisting end and a connecting end opposite to the resisting end. A periphery of the resisting end forms a curved surface. The rotation member is rotatably positioned on the base. The rotation member includes a bottom surface and a supporting surface opposite to the bottom surface. The rotation member defines a circular depression for receiving the resisting end in the bottom surface. The depression has a circular slanted sidewall resisting the curved surface.04-29-2010
20110267751DISPLAY DEVICE AND FRAME MOUNTABLE ON THE DISPLAY DEVICE - In a display device provided by the present invention, among a plurality of sides forming a frame 11-03-2011
20110267746LATCHING MODULE - A latching module is configured to be attached and fixed to a unit. The unit is designed to be detachably installed in an electronic apparatus along a predetermined direction. The electronic apparatus has an engaged portion. The latching module comprises a base member, an operative member, a locking member, a lock urge member and a release mechanism. The base member is formed with a cam groove. The base member is configured to be fixed to the unit so that the base member is unable to move relative to the unit. The operative member is supported by the base member so as to be projectable outwardly in the predetermined direction from the latching module. The locking member has an engagement portion and a pivot portion. The engagement portion is to be engaged with the engaged portion. The locking member is supported by the base member so that the engagement portion is pivotable on the pivot portion from an engaged position to a released position. The engaged position is a position where the engagement portion is able to be engaged with the engaged portion. The released position is a position where the engagement portion is unable to be engaged with the engaged portion. The lock urge member is arranged to urge the locking member toward the engaged position. The release mechanism is designed to force the locking member to pivot on the pivot portion to the released position upon the projection of the operative member.11-03-2011
20110267744HOLDING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device with a holding mechanism is provided. The device includes a main body, a housing, a carriage, a first elastic member, a stopper member, a second elastic member, and a button. The housing includes a first sidewall, a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, and a third sidewall formed between the first sidewall and the second sidewall, an opening is defined in the second sidewall. The stopper member is slidably received in the housing and connected to the third sidewall. The carriage is slidably received in the housing and connected to the first sidewall. The ridge protrudes from the carriage and is capable of blocking a free end of the stopper member to retain the carriage in a retracted position. The button is slidably connected to the housing and includes a distal end, which engages with the stopper member.11-03-2011
20110267742LATCHING MECHANISM FOR AN ELECTRONIC MODULE - Latching mechanisms for electronic modules. In one example embodiment, a latching mechanism for an electronic module includes a latch, a latch return spring, and a release slide. The latch is configured to rotate between a latched position and an unlatched position. The latch includes a latch arm on a first end of the latch and an engagement pin on a second end of the latch. The latch return spring is configured to bias the latch in the latched position. The release slide includes a slide ramp. The slide ramp is configured to engage the latch arm as the release slide is slid away from the engagement pin, which causes the latch to rotate from the latched position to the unlatched position.11-03-2011
20110222218DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed with are a display apparatus. The apparatus includes a display module; a front panel disposed on a front of the display module; a first supporting member including a plurality of surfaces formed in directions perpendicular to each other, a first surface of the plurality of surfaces being fixed to the front panel and a second surface being fixed to the display module; and a bezel formed on an outer edge region of the display apparatus to surround a edge of the front panel.09-15-2011
20100097745COVER CLOSER - A cover closer having a drive unit for electrically opening and closing a cover of a copying machine or the like is described. The cover closer can ease the burden of manipulation of the cover and minimize the constraints on designing the main body of the copying machine and the like. The cover closer is provided with a compact drive unit having a high reduction ratio by the use of planetary gears which reduce the input torque necessary for opening and closing the cover, so as to downsize an electric motor used in the drive unit. The drive unit can therefore be installed within the hinge structure of the cover closer.04-22-2010
20110199722DUAL COMMUNICATION FOB ASSEMBLY COMPRISING AN INSERT WITHIN A BASE - A dual communication fob assembly provided with an attachment area for a ring or a chain and including in combination: an insert including a first contactless communication device; and a base with a pocket in the base for holding at least a part of the insert when inserted therein, and being provided with a second contactless communication device which is electrically separate from the first contactless communication device.08-18-2011
20120170190ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a first housing, a second housing and a pivot structure is provided. The pivot structure includes a pivot shaft, a sliding component and a supporting component. The pivot shaft is pivoted on the first housing. The sliding component is disposed on the second housing. One end of the sliding component sleeves the pivot shaft, such that the second housing rotates relative to the first housing. The supporting component has a first end and a second end. The first end is pivoted to the first housing. When the second housing rotates relative to the first housing, the supporting component provides a supporting force to the second housing.07-05-2012
20120170189PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SUPPORT MECHANISM THEREOF - An exemplary portable electronic device includes a housing defining an opening, an internal fixing element including a pair of protruding blocks and defining a groove in communication with the opening, and a support mechanism. The groove defines a stepped structure and includes a larger groove portion, and a smaller groove portion communicating with the larger groove portion. The support mechanism is slidably receivable in the housing, and includes a support and a slider defining a recess. The slider includes a connection portion received in the recess and a head set atop the connection portion. The connection portion abuts the pair of the protruding blocks when the slider is in a retracted position. The head is received in the larger groove portion and slidably resting on a step formed between the larger and smaller groove portions. The support includes a body and a board connected to one end of the body.07-05-2012
20120170188ENCLOSURE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An enclosure of electronic device includes a casing, a mounting member and a handle. The casing comprises a side plate and a limiting portion on the side plate. The mounting member is secured to the side plate and comprises a pivoting portion. The handle comprises an installing pole. The handle is engaged with the pivoting portion and is rotatable relative to the mounting member between a first position and a second position, and the limiting portion prevents the installing pole from disengaging from the pivoting portion, and prevents further rotation of the handle when the handle is in the second position.07-05-2012
20120170187ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING HINGE MECHANISM - A hinge mechanism for securing to the body of an electronic device. The hinge mechanism includes a fixing plate. A holding member and two latching members project from the base of the electronic device. An end of the holding member opposite to the base bends toward the at least one latching member to form a latching portion. Each latching member includes a connecting portion projecting from the base, a supporting portion bending from an end of the connecting portion opposite to the base, and a hook arranged at a side of the supporting portion opposite to the connecting portion. The holding member cooperates with the supporting portion to define a clearance for holding the fixing plate, the hooks cooperate with the holding member to secure the fixing plate to the body.07-05-2012
20120170186SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a sliding plate, a rotary plate, a connecting rod, and at least one elastic member. The sliding plate is fixed to the first section. The rotary plate is rotatably connected to the second section, and the sliding plate is slidably connected to the rotary plate. The connecting rod is connected to the first section and the second section. One end of the at least one elastic member is fixed to the rotary plate, the other end of the at least one elastic member is fixed to the sliding plate. When the sliding plate and the first section slide relative to the second section, the connecting rod rotates the rotary plate relative to the second section, causing the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section into a tilted orientation.07-05-2012
20120170176Method and Apparatus for an Electronic Device - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises a holder for a connector, the holder has a guide element and pivot element, the holder being movable in first and second direction along an axis and pivotable about said pivot element at a position along said axis when said holder moves in a direction along the axis.07-05-2012
20120170183SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a sliding member, a rotary plate, and at least one elastic member. The sliding member is slidably engaged with the second section, and is rotatably connected to the first section. The rotary plate is respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the second section. One end of the at least one elastic member is fixed to the second section, and the other end is fixed to the sliding member. When the sliding member slides relative to the second section, the rotary plate rotates relative to the second section and causes the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section in a tilted orientation.07-05-2012
20120170181ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTI-ORIENTATION - An electronic device includes a back shell, a support, a slide button and an elastic member. The back shell defines a first sliding slot and at least three second slots communicating with and intersecting with the first sliding slot. The support includes a connection portion connected to the back shell. The connection portion defines a through hole and includes a stop portion. The slide button is slidably connected to the back shell and includes a positioning portion. The positioning portion passes through the through hole and is operable to be selectively received in one of the second slots to enable the support to maintain different positions. The elastic member includes two ends respectively abutting against the positioning portion and the stop portion. The elastic member is configured to apply a push force to hold the positioning portion in position.07-05-2012
20120170178DISPLAY MODULE - A display module includes a front frame, a resilient member, a rear housing, and a first fastening member. The front frame includes a circular groove, and a first disassembly hole. The first disassembly hole is located in the circular groove. A part of the resilient member is detachably engaged in the circular groove and covers the first disassembly hole. The rear housing includes a first assembly hole, a second disassembly hole, and a trimming board. The first disassembly hole communicates with the second disassembly hole. The trimming board is used for covering the first assembly hole and the second disassembly hole. The first fastening member is used for fastening the rear housing to the front frame through the first assembly hole.07-05-2012
20100128420COVER ASSEMBLY - A cover assembly used in a portable electronic device is described. The cover assembly includes a body member defining an earphone hole and a cover member defining a through hole. The cover member is rotatably mounted to the body member to cover or expose the earphone hole.05-27-2010
20100128421Electronic Equipment - An electronic equipment having a mechanism which, when a display unit side housing and an operation unit side housing are closed together, holds the housings without rattle. The electronic equipment has a first housing, a second housing provided on the first housing so as to be rotatable about a first pivot axis, and a third housing provided on the second housing so as to be rotatable about a second pivot axis substantially perpendicular to the first pivot axis. In order that the third housing tilts toward the first housing when the third housing is closed on the first housing, a flat surface perpendicular to the second pivot axis is constructed so as to form a predetermined angle relative to a flat surface of the first housing facing the third housing.05-27-2010
20100142127Device with Retracted Front Face - A device with a front face such as an operating face, including elements of the user interface of the device is provided. A major part of the front face is concave so that the front face is retracted and thereby protected from being scratched.06-10-2010
20100142130PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A free-standing portable electronic device is described. The portable electronic device includes a cover member, a body member and a support assembly rotatably mounted to the cover member and is used to stand the personal electronic device in an upright manner.06-10-2010
20100142128FRAME CASING AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A frame casing according to the present invention is provided on side surfaces of a display section, and includes: a plurality of divided frames which are L-shaped and disposed along the side surfaces of the display section with adjacent ends thereof along a circumferential direction overlapping one another; and a attaching section which is formed in a middle of a circumferential direction of each of the plurality of divided frames and which attaches the plurality of divided frames to the side surfaces of the display section, total length of the divided frames along the circumferential direction being greater than total length of the side surfaces of the display section along the circumferential direction.06-10-2010
20090168313HOUSING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHOD - A method for making a housing (07-02-2009
20090168312SUPPORT DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT SYSTEM - According to one embodiment, a support device includes: an electronic equipment guide section that guides an electronic equipment to be attached; a connector connectable to the electronic equipment guided by the electronic equipment guide section; a board on which the connector is mounted; a horizontal support section that supports the board movably in an in-plane direction of a side of the board, the side of the board on which the connector is mounted; a horizontal movement regulation section that regulates a movement of the board in the in-plane direction, being provided in a peripheral area of the board distant from the connector; and a vertical support section that supports the board movably in a direction perpendicular to the in-plane direction.07-02-2009
20100214726SLIDING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SLIDING DEVICE - A sliding device and an electronic device using this sliding device are provided, wherein an elastic part that can be conveniently mass produced is developed, which has heretofore been unattained, and mass productivity and cost effectiveness are improved using this elastic part. The sliding device is configured such that one end and another end of an elastic part (08-26-2010
20090168308PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE MOUNT - A portable electronic device mount provides a secure attachment point for a personal navigation device, or other electronic device. The mount provides access to the device electronics through interface ports and feature connectors. The mount connects to an attachment mechanism that firmly and reliably attaches the mount to a windshield or other surface. The mount also includes a flexible linkage through which the mounted device may be securely oriented over a wide range of positions. In addition, extendible and retractable extension arms help achieve a compact form factor for convenient carrying and storage of the mount.07-02-2009
20120293924 Docking Station for Providing Digital Signage - Various embodiments of digital signage systems and docking stations are described. In one embodiment, a digital signage system includes an electronic device having a rear surface and an opposing front surface at which a display of the electronic device may be viewed. The system also includes a body for supporting the electronic device. A recessed region is formed in the body from a top surface of the body, and the electronic device is positioned within the recessed region such that the rear surface of the electronic device fits entirely within the recessed region and the front surface of the electronic device is substantially flush with a portion of a top surface of the body that surrounds the recessed region. An aperture may be formed at least partially through the recessed region for receiving a cable assembly operable to connect to the electronic device. An elongated cutout may also be formed, extending from the aperture to an edge or edge surface of the body, and sized so that an insulated wire of the cable assembly can extend from the aperture to the edge or edge surface of the body.11-22-2012
20100284132TOUCH PANEL MODULE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A touch panel module includes a capacitive touch panel and a seamless shell body. The capacitive touch panel includes a touch surface actuated by a touch action. The seamless shell body is formed by a molding material, and includes a touch portion which is transparent and a peripheral portion which is integrally formed with the touch portion, wherein the touch portion is molded to the capacitive touch panel. A method of making the touch panel module is also disclosed.11-11-2010
20120033366Hands-Free Carrier For Portable Electronic Media Devices - A hands-free carrier for a portable electronic media player device is described. The carrier has a headset, an extension boom, and a holder assembly for the device. The headset is attached to one end of the extension boom and the holder assembly is attached to the other end of the extension boom via a connection assembly. The hands-free carrier supports the electronic media player at an easy to read angle.02-09-2012
20120287561LOCKING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A locking mechanism is adapted for locking an object, and includes a housing and a locking member. The housing includes a base wall and a cover extending from the base wall to form amounting space therebetween, and amounting port in spatial communication with the mounting space and adapted for permitting the object to be moved into the mounting space therethrough in amounting direction. The locking member is snapped onto the cover so as to prevent removal of the object from the mounting space through the mounting port in a direction opposite to the mounting direction, in such a manner that a portion of the locking member is disposed in proximity to the mounting port and abuts against one of the sides of the object facing the mounting port.11-15-2012
20120293928Backlight Module of Liquid Crystal Display and Back-Plate Film Component - The present invention discloses a backlight module of a liquid crystal display which comprises an optical film and a back-plate frame. The optical film is disposed on the back-plate frame. The optical film has at least one through hole disposed on its edge. The back-plate frame has at least one positioning structure. The through hole is snapped together with the positioning structure. The present invention also discloses a back-plate film component with better positioning efficiency. This structure is easy to assemble and can also limit the optical film to move in the direction of Z axis thereof, therefore the positioning effect is enhanced. The present invention does not need adhering of tapes, so that the reliability of the overall structure is enhanced, the assembly time and costs are reduced, and it is convenient to rework.11-22-2012
20120293923LOW PROFILE ROTARY DAMPER - A dampening assembly for a portable electronic device includes a housing. The housing includes a top portion and a bottom portion. A pivot arm is pivotably coupled to the bottom portion of the housing. A reservoir is defined between the top portion and the bottom portion. The reservoir includes at least one of a fluid and a viscous material. A first portion of the pivot arm is disposed within the reservoir. A second portion of the pivot arm extends through and above the top portion of the housing.11-22-2012
20120293926SLIDING MODULE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding module includes a first section, a second section, a pivot plate, a hinge module and an assist lever. Two sides of the pivot plate are respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the second section. The hinge module is positioned on the second section. Two ends of the assist lever are respectively rotatably connected to the first section and the hinge module. The first section brings the assist lever to rotate relative to the hinge module, and elevates the pivot plate, the pivot plate and the assist lever bring the first section to move and rotate relative to the second section in a tilted orientation.11-22-2012
20120293925ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LOCKING ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes an enclosure defining a first receiving hole and a locking assembly. The first receiving hole defines a first passing portion and a first locking portion smaller than and communicating with the first passing portion. The locking assembly includes a fixed member fixed to the enclosure and a rubber cover tightly sandwiched between the fixing member and the enclosure. The rubber cover includes a block portion extending to and received in the first passing portion of the first receiving hole. When a fastener on a wall is positioned at the first locking portion by way of the first passing portion, the block portion of the rubber cover blocks the first passing portion to prevent the fastener from moving away the first locking portion.11-22-2012
20110007465Open-Close Type Compact Electronic Device - An open-close type compact electronic device includes a first housing 01-13-2011
20110007463ELECTRONIC DEVICE COVER - A cover can be provided for an electronic device such as a remote control or an electronic key fob. The cover can be used to personalize, repair, and/or increase the life of the electronic device, among other benefits.01-13-2011
20110007464MODULAR SYSTEM AND RETRACTABLE ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A retractable assembly for electronic devices can include at least one retractable device configured to extend from and retract into a frame. The retractable device can be configured to hold at least one electronic device. The retractable assembly also can include a connection device configured to form an interface between at least one of the electronic device and the retractable device and at least one of the frame and a component of a modular system for housing the retractable assembly. The connection - device can be configured to maintain the interface when the retractable device is both extended from and retracted into the frame. A modular system can be configured to house multiple retractable assemblies.01-13-2011
20110007462Housing for an electrical appliance - A housing is provided for an electrical appliance having a cavity in a flange (01-13-2011
20110007461ASSEMBLY FOR HOUSING A MEMORY CARD IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes a housing having a front face and a back face, the back face defining an interior compartment. A back cover is configured for enclosing the interior compartment, the interior compartment further defining a recess configured for receiving a memory card. The recess includes a bottom surface arranged substantially parallel to the front face and the back face, a pair of oppositely located sidewalls, an end wall defining a slot configured for receiving the memory card, and a sloped wall provided opposite the end wall.01-13-2011
20110007458ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SEMI-AUTO SLIDING MECHANISM THEREOF - A semi-auto sliding mechanism is provided, including a first member, a second member, a first rack, a second rack, a pinion gear pivotally connected to the second member, and a clockwork spring connecting the pinion gear to the second member. The first and second racks are disposed on the first member. When the first member is moved relative to the second member to a first position by an external force, the pinion gear rolls along the first rack, and an elastic potential energy is stored in the clockwork spring. When the external force is released, the clockwork spring impels the pinion gear to rotate along the second rack, such that the first member moves relative to the second member from the first position to a second position.01-13-2011
20110007459HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A housing includes a first housing, two nuts, an insert, a second housing and two bolts. The nuts are fixed to the insert, and the insert is integrally formed with the first housing. The second housing includes two posts. The two bolts are received in the posts, and are fixed to the nuts.01-13-2011
20110007460PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device comprises a cover section, a body section, a tilting adjuster and a rotating adjuster. The body section is adjustably coupled with the cover section. One end of the tilting adjuster is hinged to the body section. One end of the rotating adjuster is hinged to the cover section, the other end of the rotating adjuster is hinged to the other end of the tilting adjuster.01-13-2011
20110007457LATCHING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A latching mechanism for a portable electronic device includes an assembly seat, two latching members, two resilient members and a pressing member, the two latching members are pivotably positioned on the assembly seat, the two resilient members are secured on the assembly seat and resist the two latching members respectively, the pressing member is resisted by the two latching members and is slidable relative to the assembly seat.01-13-2011
20110007456ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device capable of sliding open and closed includes a first cover connected to a second cover by two locking assemblies. The first cover is capable of sliding relative to the second cover. The first cover forms two latch portions and two guide portions. The second cover has a sidewall and defines a receptacle. Each locking assembly includes a control, a resilient member, and a guide member. The control mounted on the second cover partially extends into the receptacle of the second cover. The resilient member, received in the second cover, has two ends respectively resisting the second cover and a latch portion of the first cover. The guide member passes through the resilient member, a latch portion, and a guide portion.01-13-2011
20110007455PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a battery cover, a resisting portion positioned on the main body, and a latching portion positioned on the main body adjacent to the resisting portion. The battery cover includes a latching protrusion and a positioning portion. The latching protrusion passes over and latches with resisting portion; the positioning portion passes over and latches with latching portion.01-13-2011
20110007454ELECTRONIC DEVICE FRAME WITH SUPPORT MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a housing, a positioning member connecting with the housing, and an inner supporting mechanism. The inner supporting mechanism includes a support member fixed on the housing, a slider slidably connected to the support member, and an adjustment member connecting the support member to the slider. The adjustment member adjusts a distance between the slider and the support member, such that the slider maintains resistance of the positioning member by sliding relative to the support member.01-13-2011
20110007453METHOD FOR FORMING A CONCAVO-CONVEX TEXTURED STRUCTURE ON A HOUSING OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND RELATED STRUCTURE - A method is used for forming a concavo-convex textured structure on a housing of an electronic device. The method includes providing a CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) drawing corresponding to the concavo-convex textured structure, inputting the CAM drawing into a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) milling machine, disposing a workpiece on the CNC milling machine, and utilizing the CNC milling machine to mill the concavo-convex textured structure on the workpiece according to the CAM drawing, and utilizing the workpiece to manufacture the housing of the electronic device.01-13-2011
20090097194CASE AND TIME RECORDER - An inward deformation of one side wall of a main body is corrected, since a shaft serving as a rotatable shaft of a door is in contact with ribs of a side wall. Additionally, an inward deformation of another side wall of the main body is corrected, since ribs of a side wall of door are in contact with side wall.04-16-2009
20090097192Docking apparatus for portable device - A docking apparatus for a portable device, preferably a portable navigation device, is disclosed. The docking apparatus comprises at least a base and a mounting part which is connected to the base, and is characterized in that the mounting part is pivotally mounted within the base and consists of at least a cover part which in a first position lies substantially flush with the base, said cover portion capable of being pivoted to a second position wherein part of the cover portion extends substantially upwardly from the docking apparatus, said pivotal motion also revealing a fin part attached to the underside of said cover part which in said second position lies substantially flush with said lip. The apparatus is further characterized in that at least one of the part of the cover portion underside and the fin part is provided with one or more cooperating connection features which cooperate with corresponding features provided on the portable device to facilitate the connection of the latter to the former. In a modified aspect, the mounting part is mounted in an intermediate base portion which is in turn mounted in the base, the operation being otherwise identical. In a further aspect, an adapter is also provided which can adapted the electrical connection and mounting features of the portable device to those of the docking apparatus when they are different.04-16-2009
20090109607Housing for an Electronic Device and Sealing Ring for a Housing - A housing comprises a first housing part, having a first bearing surface for a first contact surface of a sealing ring, and a second housing part, which can be screwed together with the first housing part and has a second bearing surface for a second contact surface of the sealing ring. The first contact surface of the sealing ring is produced from a first material having a first coefficient of friction in relation to the material of the first bearing surface, the second contact surface of the sealing ring is produced from a second material that has a second coefficient of fiction in relation to the material of the second bearing surface, and the first coefficient of friction is smaller than the second coefficient of friction.04-30-2009
20100271764HOUSING FOR ATTACHMENT TO A FLAT PANEL DISPLAY10-28-2010
20110205695Hinge Mechanism in Electronic Handset - A portable electronic device includes first and second housing portions pivotal about corresponding pivot axes. A biasing member urges a first cam surface of the first housing portion into engagement with a second cam surface of the second housing portion. The biasing member also urges indexing members of the first and second housing portions into engagement to maintain synchronization of the housing portions during rotation, wherein the first and second housing portions are configured in a fixed angular orientation when the first cam surface is engaged with the second cam surface.08-25-2011
20090190291Housing, Electronic Equipment, and Housing Disassembly Method - A housing, comprises: a first housing part, one side of which is an opening, including a hook member having a hook at its tip and projected from an inner surface thereof; and a second housing part, one side of which is an opening, having an engagement recess to be engaged with the hook, wherein the openings of the first housing part and the second housing part are closed by engaging the engagement recess and the hook to make a closed space inside, the hook member has a recess to which a release member is insertable from an outer surface of the first housing part, an engagement state of the hook and the engagement recess is released by bending the hook member by the release member inserted into the recess of the engagement recess.07-30-2009
20090190292COVER STRUCTURE, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND COVER STRUCTURE MOUNTING METHOD - With a cover structure of the present invention, a cover body includes a cover portion that is large enough to cover a terminal portion and a shaft portion whose one end is connected to the cover portion and whose cross section is oval, a casing includes a bearing portion in which the shaft portion is fitted loosely, and the bearing portion has a inner diameter larger than a shaft diameter of a major diameter portion of the shaft portion and includes an opening portion that is larger than a shaft diameter of a minor diameter portion of the shaft portion and smaller than the shaft diameter of the major diameter portion. With this configuration, the cover body can be smoothly shifted from an opened state to a closed state and a portion to be covered can be covered properly. Furthermore, the assembling workability of the cover structure can be improved.07-30-2009
20090122473Frame with a Mounting Ear, Display Device Using the Frame and a Method of Manufacturing the Same - A frame with a mounting ear, a display device using the frame and a method of manufacture thereof are provided. The frame includes a frame body and a mounting ear. The frame body has a top frame and a sidewall extending from an edge of the frame top frame. A tap hole is formed on the frame body, and the ear passes through the tap hole to connect with an inner surface of the sidewall. Besides the frame, the display device further includes a display panel module. The display panel module is disposed inside the frame and outwardly displays images via a transparent area enclosed by the frame.05-14-2009
20090303668BATTERY COVER LATCH MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A battery cover latching mechanism used in portable electronic device (12-10-2009
20100142129CONTAINER ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A container assembly for accommodating an electronic device in a panel, includes: a retainer attached to the panel; a cover with the electronic device attached thereto pivotably attached to the retainer, and pivotable between an open position and a closed position; a lock for locking the cover at the closed position; a gear damper; a rotating shelf attached to the cover and sandwiching the electronic device with the cover, a rack formed on the rotating shelf configured for engaging with the gear damper; and an elastic support sandwiched between the retainer and the rotating shelf for biasing the cover to the open position via restoring force of the elastic support; wherein the gear damper depresses the restoring force of the elastic support.06-10-2010
20100142126Elastomeric Back with Rails for Mobile Device - A mobile device and holster system includes a mobile device that has a front face and a back face opposite the front face, the back face including an elastomeric layer. A pair of longitudinal sides are coupled to the front face and back face, and a pair of latitudinal sides are also coupled to the front face and back face. The back face or the longitudinal sides define a recessed slot extending along a longitudinal length of the back face or longitudinal sides, respectively. The recessed slot defines an open end at at least one of the latitudinal sides and the recessed slot has a recessed slot surface that comprises a low-friction material. The holster comprises a pocket defining an open top end configured to receive the mobile device. A rail extends longitudinally along an interior side of the pocket, and the rail is configured to correspond with and slidably engage the slot on the mobile device.06-10-2010
20090180243CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - Methods and apparatus are provided for manufacturing a portable electronic device that does not cause yield loss or premature failure due a connector shell contacting the housing or its attached components during assembly. One example provides a connector shell that is split in at least two separate pieces or portions. A first piece of the connector shell is attached to a subassembly. A second piece of the connector shell is attached to or included as part of an endcap. During assembly, the subassembly and first connector shell piece is inserted into a housing from a first end. The endcap and the second piece of the connector shell can then be inserted into, or attached to, a second end of the housing.07-16-2009
20090180244DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a touch panel includes a projection on the upper part of a front frame for holding a display element. The inner side face of the projection is opposed to the side part of the touch panel. The side part of the touch panel comes into contact with the inner side face of the projection thus positioning the touch panel into a desired position.07-16-2009
20090129000INTER-RACK AIRFLOW ARRESTING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING COOLING OF AN ELECTRONICS RACK OF A DATA CENTER - An airflow arrester is provided and configured to reside between electronics racks disposed in a row within a data center. The airflow arrester includes a panel, which when operatively disposed, has a first vertical end, a second vertical end, and a central vertical hinge located intermediate the first and second vertical ends. The airflow arrester further includes an attachment mechanism at the first vertical end and at the second vertical end, and when operatively disposed between a first and second structures, the airflow arrester has a single V-shaped configuration, and is sized and constructed to block airflow from passing therebetween. The single V-shaped configuration provides operational stability to the airflow arrester by translating net twisting forces applied to the airflow arrester to normal forces applied to the first and second structures at the attachment points of the airflow arrester to the first and second structures.05-21-2009
20100142131ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, two hinge assemblies, two resilient members, and two latching members. The hinge assemblies hinge the first body on the second body. The resilient members are received in the second body and connect with the second body elastically. Opposite ends of the resilient member resist the second body and the hinge assembly, so that the hinge assembly and the first body move relative to the second body.06-10-2010
20100142134COLD WORKED METAL HOUSING FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cold worked stainless steel bezel for a portable electronic device is provided. The bezel is secured flush to a housing to form part of the case of the portable electronic device. A brace that includes a slot for receiving a wall extending from the bezel is fixed to the housing. When the bezel engages the housing, the wall of the bezel is inserted in the slot of the brace and releasably held by a spring that engages both the brace and the wall. The bezel can be released by disengaging the spring, (e.g., using a special tool or a magnetic field). Because the bezel is manufactured from cold worked stainless steel, it is hard and resistant to impacts. Cold worked steel also facilitates manufacturing within design constraints and tolerances, and requires very little machining after manufacturing to comply with those constraints. The portable electronic device may include a personal media device, a mobile telephone, or any other suitable device or combination thereof.06-10-2010
20110205698MODULAR WIRING SYSTEM WITH LOCKING ELEMENTS - A wiring system includes a wiring module and a functional module. The wiring module in at least one embodiment includes elongated holes or openings which are configured to engage or lock with prongs on a functional module to create a lockable connection. The wiring module and the functional module form both a physical and an electrical connection. In another embodiment, there is an adapter which is configured to connect the wiring module and the functional module or unit together.08-25-2011
20110205694PORTABLE INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL - To reduce the thickness and improve the operability. It includes a first housing and a second housing placed on top of each other, and connecting means to connect the first and second housings, the connecting means being interposed between the first and second housings, wherein the connecting means engages with the first housing so as to be slidable in at least one direction with respect to the first housing, and engages with the second housing so as to be rotatable with respect to the second housing.08-25-2011
20090161302DEPLOYABLE DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - A vehicle has a personnel compartment including a necessary driving volume. A deployable display apparatus provides a plurality of visual display units to a vehicle. The vehicle has a personnel compartment including a necessary driving volume. At least one display housing is provided. Each display housing is configured to support at least one visual display unit. The visual display unit is configured to selectively provide visual information to an operator. At least one mounting arm has spaced-apart first and second arm ends. The first arm end is stationary relative to a base surface. The second arm end is attached to the display housing. The mounting arm is configured to selectively move the display housing between stowed and deployed positions such that at least one display housing, when in the deployed position, at least partially occupies the necessary driving volume, and the display housing, when in the stowed position, is wholly outside the necessary driving volume.06-25-2009
20090027837PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device having a sliding housing and adapted to slide in multiple directions so that it can be used as a key input device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a main housing, a sliding housing coupled to the main housing while being able to slide in upward, downward, leftward, and rightward directions on the main housing and at least one motion sensor for sensing a movement of the sliding housing in each direction, for creating a corresponding signal, and for applying the signal to a controller inside the main housing. The sliding housing provides a user input so that additional keys are not required and the overall size of the device can be reduced.01-29-2009
20090273890Coupling unit and electronic apparatus - A second enclosure defines the backside superposed on a first enclosure for relative rotation around a rotation axis set perpendicular to the front surface of the first enclosure in an electronic apparatus. First, second and third flat surfaces are defined on the backside of the second enclosure at positions inside the contour of the second enclosure. The receiving pieces receive the first flat surface when the second enclosure is set in the reference attitude. When the second enclosure is set in the lateral attitude by rotation by plus or minus 90 degrees, the second flat surface or the third flat surface is received on the receiving pieces behind the second enclosure. Even if friction resulting from the contact roughens the first, second and third surfaces, the asperity and scratches on the surfaces are hidden behind the second enclosure.11-05-2009
20120287563CONNECTOR STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A connector structure includes a base body, a slider, a connector holder, a holder, a slider restriction portion and a connector holder restriction portion. In a state where the slider is not held to the base body by the holder, the slider restriction portion restricts a movement of the slider in one direction of one axis . In a state where the movement of the slider is restricted, the connector holder is separable from the slider in the one direction. The connector holder restriction portion restricts a position and an attitude taken by the connector holder separated from the slider within a predetermined range.11-15-2012
20120287564ELECTRICAL EQUIPOTENTIAL MURAL APPARATUS - A mural electrical apparatus has a metal mounting bracket, a sub-plate, a plate fixed to the sub-plate by a local link, this plate bearing or constituting a conductive portion. This apparatus further has an elastic conductive member provided at least with an orifice, a flexible arm, and a flexible arm, this member being secured to the sub-plate by the local link, crossing the orifice, and the flexible arms protruding in opposite directions to elastically respectively press against the conductive portion and against the bracket, the conductive portion thus, being brought to the same electric potential as the bracket.11-15-2012
20120287565CASE HAVING AN INTERCHANGEABLE COVER - An apparatus for protecting an electronic device includes a first protective cover component and a second protective component that may be removably coupled to one another. The second protective cover component includes a hinge component having a flexible hinge portion extending from a peripheral portion of the second protective cover component, wherein the hinge component facilitates coupling of the second protective cover component to the first protective cover component. One of the first protective cover component and the second protective cover component include a region configured to receive the electronic device.11-15-2012
20120287560FIXING DEVICE AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A fixing device and an electronic device using the same are disclosed, wherein the fixing device is mounted in the electronic device's case for fixing the electronic device on a plane. The fixing device includes a suction cap, a cap cover, an elastic element, and a pressing element. The suction cap includes a suction section and a suction cap main body. The suction section has a suction surface and the body contains an accommodating area for accommodating the elastic element. The cover portion has a bottom part which is connected to a cover portion main body of the cap cover. The pressing element includes a pressing part and of which the shape matches the accommodating area. When the pressing element is pressed, the air flow within the accommodating area is blocked by the pressing part substantially.11-15-2012
20120069509METHOD FOR FABRICATING DISPLAY PANEL - With this method, it is possible to etch a desired surface of a display panel substrate without excesses or deficiencies. A method for fabricating a display panel includes the steps of forming circuit wiring in each of a plurality of areas that are to become display panels on a substrate member, forming protective films (03-22-2012
20120069508LIFT MECHANISM SYSTEMS AND METHODS - The invention includes a display positioning assembly comprising a support, a display supported by the support, and a balance mechanism carried by the display and operatively connected to the support. The invention also includes an article for selectively exposing a display comprising a generally planar support surface having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. A balance mechanism operatively connected to a display may be positionable between a storage position proximate the first side of the generally planar support surface and an exposed position proximate the second side of the generally planar support surface. The invention also includes an assembly for arresting the free fall of an object. The assembly may comprise an outer slide in sliding or rolling engagement with an inner slide, and a brake comprising at least one pivot member may be coupled to the inner slide.03-22-2012
20120069507WALL MOUNTED PROGRAMMABLE TIMER SYSTEM - A timing device is disclosed which is for controlling electronic devices and which is mounted in a wall switch box. This timing device comprises at least one controller, at least one transceiver in communication with the controller, at least one interface; and at least one cover plate. This device can also include at least one key coupled to the cover plate for interacting with the interface when said cover plate is inserted onto said at least one interface.03-22-2012
20120069506ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a transparent glass substrate, an inductive charge element and a power storage element. The inductive charge element includes a transparent conductive coil and a transparent protective layer. The transparent conductive coil disposed on the transparent glass substrate is a spiral structure. The transparent protective layer covers the transparent conductive coil. The power storage element is electrically connected to the inductive charge element.03-22-2012
20120069504HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body, a stand, and a transmission module is provided. The second body is slidably connected to the first body. The stand is pivoted to the first body. The transmission module connects between the first body and the second body. When the second body slides relative to the first body, the second body drives the transmission module to move the stand so that the stand is opened and closed relative to the first body.03-22-2012
20120069502MAGNETIC ATTACHMENT - A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a preferred configuration without fasteners and without external intervention. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach an accessory device to an electronic device. The accessory device can be used to augment the functionality of usefulness of the electronic device.03-22-2012
20120069501WATERPROOF BUTTON AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A button assembly applied on an electronic device is provided. An electronic device includes a housing and a button assembly. The housing defines two through holes and includes a first latching member. The button assembly includes a button body and a sealing frame. The button body includes two keycaps and a waterproof layer. Each of the keycaps extends through one of the through holes and is external to the housing. The waterproof layer is made of elastic waterproof material. The sealing frame includes a second latching member and is fixed to the housing. The waterproof layer corresponding to the first latching member and the second latching member is deformed, which creates waterproof seal.03-22-2012
20120069500HOUSING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A housing includes a metal shell and a support frame. The support frame is fixed in the bottom shell and includes a bottom plate and four side plates. The four side plates extend from a periphery of the bottom plate. The bottom plate defines a rectangular recess in a middle portion thereof by chemical etching, such that a thickness of the periphery of the bottom plate exceeds that of a middle portion of the bottom plate.03-22-2012
20120069499PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH INTERFACE PROTECTOR - Interface protector for an electronic device includes a housing defining an opening exposing the interface; a retaining element defining a first stopping slot and a second stopping slot, the retaining element mounted to the housing by a retaining member; a cover having a protrusion protruding therefrom, the cover rotatably mounted to the retaining element by a rotation member. When the protrusion is received in the first stopping slot, the cover shields the interface; when the protrusion slides out of the first stopping slot, until latching in the second stopping slot, the cover is rotated to expose the interface.03-22-2012
20120069498METAL HOUSING AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - A metal housing includes a bottom shell and a reinforcement frame. The reinforcement frame is interference fitted with the bottom shell. The display screen is fixed on the reinforcement frame. The bottom shell includes a bottom plate and four side plates extended from a periphery of the bottom plate. A thickness of the bottom shell is below 1.2 mm. The reinforcement frame resists the four side plates of the bottom shell. The reinforcement frame includes four reinforcement walls integrally formed with each other.03-22-2012
20120069497HOUSING AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A housing includes a bottom shell, a support frame and protection blocks. The support frame is fixed on the bottom shell. The protection blocks are fixed between the bottom shell and the support frame. The support frame includes reinforcement side walls and receiving portions. The receiving portions are defined in the connecting portions of the adjoining reinforcement side walls. The protection blocks are received in the corresponding receiving portions. The bottom shell includes a bottom plate and four side plates extending from a periphery of the bottom plate. The support frame resists the four side plates.03-22-2012
20130120913SECURITY ENHANCING APPARATUS FOR ATTACHING TO AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An apparatus for attaching to an electronic device, where the electronic device comprises an electrical connector, a back side, a display arranged on a side opposite to the back side, and lateral sides connecting the back side and the side opposite to the back side is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first body; an electrical connector; a slot for insertion of a smartcard; a fingerprint reader; and circuitry connected to the electrical connector.05-16-2013
20130120915Connection Device for Connecting an Electronic Component to a Housing Part and Electronic Controller - A connection device is provided connecting an electronic component that is arranged on a carrier to a housing part. The connection device has a first bush for receiving a first fastening unit which is used to fasten the connection device to the carrier and a second bush for receiving a second fastening unit for fastening the connection device to the housing part. The first bush is thermally insulated from the second bush. A controller has an electronic component which is arranged on the carrier and which is connected or can be connected to the housing part by use of such a connection device.05-16-2013
20130120916COATING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR COATING NETWORK PROTECTOR AND SAFETY SWITCH HOUSINGS - The disclosed concept pertains to coating compositions, methods of preparing the coating compositions, methods of applying the coating compositions to form a coating on a component in an electrical system, and the coated components produced therefrom. The methods include obtaining an uncoated component having an interior surface and an exterior surface, and at least partially applying to at least one of said interior surface and said exterior surface of the uncoated component a coating composition to form a coating thereon. The coating composition includes a binder material and nanoparticles. The component can include a network protector housing or safety switch housing.05-16-2013
20130120917ELECTRICAL DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An acceleration sensor detects an acceleration. A timer measures elapsed time. A calculation means calculates jerk J of a remote controller on the basis of an acceleration detected by the acceleration sensor. A factor determination means determines whether a user is holding the remote controller in his/her hand on the basis of the change of the jerk J that is obtained from an index value calculated by the calculation means and an amount of time measured by the timer. A sleep control means turns on display of a display if the factor determination means determines that the user is holding the remote controller in his/her hand.05-16-2013
20090141433SENSOR ASSEMBLY FOR A POWER BUS - A sensor assembly is provided for a power bus. The power bus exhibits a number of characteristics, such as a temperature. The sensor assembly includes an enclosure having a housing and a base. At least one sensor such as, for example, a temperature sensor, is housed within the enclosure. The sensor (e.g., temperature sensor) senses a corresponding one of the number of characteristics (e.g., temperature) of the power bus. A power supply is housed within the enclosure, and cooperates with the power bus to provide electrical power to the sensor. An elongated fastener fastens the enclosure to the power bus. The base of the enclosure is adjustable with respect to the housing of the enclosure in order to secure the power bus between the housing and the base. The elongated fastener extends around the enclosure and the power bus in order to secure the enclosure to the power bus.06-04-2009
20110222220DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - The display device includes: a panel module 09-15-2011
20110222217ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A FIXING MEMBER - An electronic device includes an enclosure and a fixing member. The enclosure defines an accommodating hole and includes a bottom wall defining a pair of receiving portions. Centers of the pair of receiving portions define a straight line. The accommodating hole is configured on a perpendicular bisector of the straight line. The fixing member includes a guiding part, a pair of sliding portions, a control portion and a resilient member. The guiding part and the bottom wall cooperatively define a receiving room receiving the sliding portions. Each of the pair of sliding portions includes a hooking portion and a blocking portion. The control portion includes a fixing portion received in the receiving room and an operating portion passing through the accommodating hole. The resilient member includes a pair of driving ends engaging with the hooking portions and a triggering end engaging with the fixing portion.09-15-2011
20110222221MODULAR DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING AT LEAST ONE DISPLAY UNIT - A display device includes a bane seat unit and at least one first display unit. The first display unit includes a first casing module, a first display panel connected to the first casing module, a pair of first support rods, and a pair of second support rods. The first support rods are connectible to the base seat unit in an upright direction and in a horizontally spaced apart manner, and are used to support therebetween the first casing module in a horizontal state. The second support rods are longer than the first support rods, are connectible to the base seat unit in an upright direction and in a horizontally spaced apart manner, and are used to support therebetween the first casing module in a vertical state.09-15-2011
20110141673Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a top wall, a keyboard supported on the top wall, and a speaker contained in the housing. A region of the top wall positioned on the front side of the keyboard comprises a palm-rest surface on which a user's hand is to be placed, and a speaker exposure surface including an opening part exposing the speaker to an outside of the housing. The speaker exposure surface is depressed and lower than the palm-rest surface.06-16-2011
20090086416VIBRATING DEVICE, JET FLOW GENERATING DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF VIBRATING DEVICE - Provided is a vibrating device which can generate efficient vibrations in a vibrating member and efficiently apply vibrations to a gas, a jet flow generating device in which the vibrating device has been implemented, and an electronic device in which the jet flow generating device has been implemented. A jet flow generating device 04-02-2009
20110228452TILTING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tilting portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover, a sliding mechanism and a rotating member. The sliding mechanism includes a connecting plate and at least one elastic member, the connecting plate rotatably connects with the cover, the elastic member connects to the connecting plate and the housing, the rotating member rotatably connects to the cover and the housing. When the cover is pushed by a force, one end of the cover slides along the surface of the housing with the connecting plate; the rotating member rotates to support the other end of the cover, after the sliding plate sliding over a predetermined distance, the elastic member releases energy to drive the connecting plate sliding further automatically, and the cover opens tilted relative to the housing.09-22-2011
20110228459ENERGY DEFLECTION CASE - A protective case for an electronic device may have flexible components in impact areas, such as corners of the case, where the case may be designed to flex. In many embodiments, a gap may exist between the protective case and the electronic device, and impact to the case may be absorbed by the protective case before damaging the electronic device. In some embodiments, the protective case may be manufactured from a two shot molding process where a hard plastic case may have overmolded thermoplastic elastomer. Some embodiments may have two case portions that may be joined to enclose a device. Other embodiments may be a single case that snaps over a device. Still other embodiments may be a permanently attached cover that attaches using fasteners or snap features.09-22-2011
20110228457PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A portable electronic apparatus including a main body having a front portion and a rear portion, a display unit disposed on the front portion, and a support module disposed on the rear portion, the support module operable to support the main body at an incline relative to a surface, the support module including a support unit, a free end of the support unit being disposed on the rear portion in a first configuration and the free end of the support unit being disposed apart from the rear portion in a second configuration, a guide unit, the guide unit being disposed between the main body and the support unit to guide the rotation of the support unit, and an elastic unit, the elastic unit being connected to the support unit and the rear portion so as to apply an elastic force to the support unit in the direction of rotation of the support unit.09-22-2011
20110228454HOUSING OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing of a portable electronic device includes a main body, a cover assembled to the main body, and a protecting member positioned between the main body and the cover and integral with the main body. A part of the protecting member forms a protruding first protection surface and a sunken second protection surface, a transition surface between the first protection surface and the second protection surface defines a third protection surface, and a protection flange is formed on the second protection surface. The first protection surface and the third protection surface tightly contact the cover to form a protection structure that prevents outside contamination from entering the housing, and the protection flange prevents contamination that passes through the protection structure from further entering the housing.09-22-2011
20090086418DISPLAY MODULE - A display module includes: a display unit having a display screen for displaying information; a display unit housing including a transparent front cover covering a display screen of the display unit, and a pair of side covers covering both sides of the display unit, wherein the display unit is attached to the display unit housing so as to be detachable; and shafts projecting outwards from the pair of side covers and supported so as to be freely rotatable when fitted in a pair of supporting holes made in a housing provided for an apparatus.04-02-2009
20090086415PROTECTIVE COVERING FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective cover for electronic devices. A device is examined and a film is prepared. The film may include multiple pieces and may have cutouts for discontinuities in the surfaces of the device or to accommodate a user interface. The corners or other portions of the films are then cut such that the films substantially cover the surface of the device without bunching or creating air pockets.04-02-2009
20090086417ENCLOSURE FOR ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT AND IMAGING DEVICE - According to an enclosure for electric equipment of an aspect of the present invention, the enclosure having the plurality of accommodation portions accommodating separate contents, respectively, can be formed by one molding without assembling a plurality of components, which can reduce the number of assembling processes. Also, formation by one component eliminates a gap which would be generated by assembling components, which can improve enclosure strength and designability and reduce manufacturing costs.04-02-2009
20110228458MULTI-MATERIAL PROTECTIVE CASE FOR SLIDING/ARTICULATING/ROTATING HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A two-piece hard shell case with a silicone or other flexible component may protect devices that hinge, slide, or otherwise articulate. A front surface hard cover may snap or connect to the front of the device while a back surface hard cover may snap or connect to the back of the device. A flexible component may be held in place under one or both of the hard shell pieces. The flexible component may be held under one or both of the hard shell covers and may have button pushers, covers, or other features to allow a user to operate a protected device while still covering the device.09-22-2011
20110228451FASTENER AND FIXING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An exemplary fastener includes a head, a shank extending downwardly from a bottom of the head, and a protruding flange extending outwardly from an outer surface of the shank at a position adjacent to the head. A portion of the shank between the head and the protruding flange is formed a neck. An outer diameter of the protruding flange is varying along an axial direction of the shank.09-22-2011
20120033362FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY MONITOR - A flat-panel display monitor includes a display, a support stand, a fixing member, a mounting member, an elevating support mechanism, and a connecting member. The elevating support mechanism includes a first link bar, a second link bar, at least one third link bracket, and at least one fourth link bracket. The first link bar are hinged with the at least one third link bracket and the at least one fourth link bracket. The second link bar are hinged with the at least one third link bracket and the at least one fourth link bracket. The connecting member is rotatably connected to the support stand. The at least one third link bracket is fixed to the connecting member. The connecting member and the fixing member are fixed to the elevating support mechanism. The fixing member is rotatably connected to the mounting member, and the display is mounted onto the mounting member.02-09-2012
20110222215METHOD AND PROTECTING APPARATUS FOR DISASSEMBLING ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The disclosure provides an electronic device assembly, a method for disassembling an electronic device, and a protecting apparatus. The electronic device assembly includes an electronic device and a protecting portion. The electronic device includes a main body and a cover panel. The main body includes a bottom panel and a side panel extending from the bottom panel. The cover panel is mounted to the two side panels. The cover panel includes an elastic securing piece elastically abutting an inner surface of the side panel. The protecting portion contacts an outer surface of the side panel to prevent the elastic securing piece from scratching the outer surface when the elastic securing piece moves out of the main body.09-15-2011
20090161303DOCKING STATION OF ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a docking station for docking therewith a portable computer through connectors includes a docker side control apparatus for energizing an electromagnet to bring a securing mechanism of a PC into a state where the lock of the securing mechanism can be released, and an authentication control apparatus for authenticating a user through a fingerprint sensor or the like. When the user is authenticated as a regular user through the authentication control apparatus, the docker side control apparatus energizes the electromagnet to bring the securing by the securing mechanism into a state where the securing can be released.06-25-2009
20110222213PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body and a stylus. The main body includes a shell and a reset button received in the shell. A sidewall of the shell defines a through hole. The reset button includes a pressing pole received in the through hole. The pressing pole is concave with respect to an outer surface of the shell. The stylus is operable to be inserted into the through hole to press the button.09-15-2011
20090231785SLIDING AND ROTATING APPARATUS AND DEVICE HAVING SAME - Disclosed is a sliding and rotating apparatus for connecting two components of a device, such as a portable electronic media player, and a device having the same. The apparatus provides has a base member, a sliding member, and a rotating member. The sliding member is coupled to the base member so as to permit sliding thereon in a first linear direction and between first and second positions, and the rotating member rotationally coupled to the sliding member. The rotating member and base member are configured such that when the sliding member is forced into the second position the rotating member is rotated in a first angular direction. The apparatus also may contain a sliding mechanism that biases the apparatus in either the first or second position.09-17-2009
20090237873Robotically controlled display - An electronic display configured to display visual information is mounted to a display mount. The display mount is movable in three-dimensions, whereby the associated display may be moved in three-dimensional space. In one embodiment, a unitary display comprises a plurality of closely spaced individual displays which are mounted to movable display mounts, whereby the configuration of the unitary display may be altered by changing the position of one or more of the displays relative to the others.09-24-2009
20090219674SUPPORT STAND FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - The present invention discloses a support stand for electronic devices, and the support stand includes a base, a flexible support body connected to the base, a support stand connected to the support body, a resilient clamp installed onto the support stand, and an electric connector installed to the support body, and another end of the electric connector is passed through the base and connected to an electrical signal connector, such that the electrical signal connector can be connected to an external computer or another electronic device. A peripheral (such as a fan or a lamp) of a different size or specification can be replaced by extending or fixing the clamp, and the electronic device can obtain electric power through the electric connector. Further, the support body has the property of being bent flexibly, and thus the support body can be bent and fixed to a desired position.09-03-2009
20090219676LID MEMBER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device has an opening in a case, a lid member that includes a first lid member having a pair of first engaging sections for putting a lid on the opening at its both ends, a second lid member that has a pair of second engaging sections engaging with the first engaging sections and slides on a main surface of the first lid member, and a projection disposed at an end of the sliding direction of the second lid member. The case has an engaging hole engaging with the projection disposed on the second lid member.09-03-2009
20090219675ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH INTERCHANGEABLE FRAME - An electronic device includes a main body and a frame. The frame includes a back part and a front part. The back part defines a front surface, a back surface, a first inner surface and a second inner surface, and includes shoulders extended face to face from boundaries of the first inner surface, the second inner surface and the back surface. The first inner surface and the second inner surface face to each other. The front part is attached to the front surface of the back part. The frame further includes resilient means disposed on the first surface. The main body is received in the frame, two opposite ends of the main body respectively contact with the resilient means and the second inner surface. The front part and the shoulders keep the main body in the frame. The electronic device can change the frame, thus to change appearance easily.09-03-2009
20120106045HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes a first body, a second body stacked with the first body, a first plate between the first and second body and fixed to the first body, a second plate between the first plate and second body and fixed to the second body, a first locating structure, and a second locating structure. The first plate includes a sliding slot and a rib transversely disposed in the sliding slot and extended along the sliding slot. An edge of the second plate includes a sliding block clamped on the rib, so the second plate can move along the sliding slot. The first locating structure is disposed on the first plate and located on a moving path of the second plate. The second locating member is disposed on the sliding block, and adapted to interfere with the first locating structure on a locking position of the moving path.05-03-2012
20120106041CONTROLLER DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE - A terminal device 05-03-2012
20120106040SUPPORT MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A support mechanism includes a support frame, a first hinge assembly, and a second hinge assembly. The support frame includes a first pivoting portion and a second pivoting portion aligned with the first pivoting portion. The first hinge assembly is mounted to the first pivoting portion, and the second hinge assembly is mounted to the second pivoting portion and aligns with the first hinge assembly. The support mechanism is durable. The present disclosure further provides an electronic device using the support mechanism. As the first pivot portion and the first hinge assembly is arranged in a line coaxial with the second pivoting portion and the second hinge assembly, an amount of force applied for supporting the main body of the electronic device is dispersed in a line, rather than being focused on one point, such that, an adjustable viewing angle to the main body is also provided.05-03-2012
20120106038ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND KEY ASSEMBLY THEREOF - An electronic device includes a casing defining a through opening, and a key assembly received in the opening. The key assembly includes a number of keys, an elastic strip corresponding to the number of keys, and two fixing members. The two fixing members fix the key assembly on the casing. Each fixing member includes a connection member, a pivot receiver connected to the connection member and a pivot extending through the pivot receiver fixed to the casing. A key assembly for an electronic device is also provided.05-03-2012
20120106037Portable Electronic Device Case with Battery - A case for an electronic device protects and extends the battery life of the electronic device. The case has a lower case portion and an upper case portion, which assemble together to protect the top, side, and bottom edges of the electronic device. The lower case portion includes a battery to extend the battery life of the electronic device.05-03-2012
20120106036BUILT-IN TYPE ANTENNA DISPLAYER - A built-in type antenna displayer, formed by at least an antenna integrally on a metal frame, and said metal frame is fixed onto an outer edge of a display panel, on said outer edge of said display panel is provided with an installation surface. Said metal frame is provided with a first sidewall, and a second sidewall connected vertically to said first sidewall, so as to form an L-shape structure. On said first sidewall is formed a signal feed-in terminal and a ground terminal, and that are both located on said installation surface. On said second sidewall is provided with a resonance radiator, that is connected vertically to said installation surface, such that said resonance radiator is connected vertically to said signal feed-in terminal to form a non-coplanar structure having a WLAN triple band antenna.05-03-2012
20120106035LATCH MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A latching assembly comprises a bracket, and a hook. The hook comprises: a top; a base having a first portion proximate to a first end and a second portion proximate to a second end. The second portion is inclined or sloped towards the top. A front surface extends from the first end to the second end. The front surface is substantially parallel to the surface of the second part at the first end, forming a first portion of the base for engaging the bracket. The front surface is further inclined or sloped toward the surface of the second part at the second end. When the bracket and the hook are engaged and the first part and the second part are separated by force, the bracket slides on the second portion of the base and the inclined or sloped front surface at the second end, thereby disengaging the bracket from the hook.05-03-2012
20090244821ELECTRO-OPTIC APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - An electro-optic apparatus includes: an electro-optic panel; and a holding member configured to hold at least the electro-optic panel, in which the holding member includes a shoulder configured to support at least part of a peripheral edge of the electro-optic panel, and the shoulder does not support the electro-optic panel in at least an area of a part of a corner and a proximity thereof.10-01-2009
20090244819HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing assembly (10-01-2009
20090237871HINGE APPARATUS FOR FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hinge apparatus includes a hinge assembly (09-24-2009
20090257178IMAGE-CAPTURING DEVICE HAVING COVER WITH INCLINED PLANE - An image-capturing device including a body, an optical module and an upper cover is provided. The body has an upper surface and a first inclined plane, wherein the upper surface has an image-capturing area, and the first inclined plane is connected and located adjacent to the upper surface. The optical module is movably disposed in the body and is for capturing an image of a document inside the image-capturing area. The upper cover has a lower surface and a second inclined plane, wherein the second inclined plane is connected and located adjacent to the lower surface. When the upper cover is closed upon the body, the second inclined plane is placed atop the first inclined plane. The included angle between the second inclined plane and the lower surface is at least equal to the included angle between the first inclined plane and the upper surface and less than 180 degrees.10-15-2009
20090257177Electronic device and electronic system - An electronic device includes an accommodation section that detachably accommodates a portable device, an engagement part engaged with a side of the portable device at a given position where the portable device is accommodated in the accommodation section, and a guide mechanism that guides the portable device to the given position.10-15-2009
20090257176PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PROJECTION FUNCTION - A portable electronic device with a projection function includes a host, a display unit, a bracket, and a projection module. The display unit is pivoted to the host and has a back cover. The bracket is pivoted to the back cover. The projection module is pivoted to the bracket for outputting an image light beam along a projection direction. A pivot angle formed by the projection direction and the back cover can be adjusted by the pivot of the bracket relative to the back cover, and an elevation angle formed by the projection direction and the back cover can be adjusted by the pivot of the projection module relative to the bracket.10-15-2009
20090257175HOUSING AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A housing (10-15-2009
20120194974ENHANCED CHEMICAL STRENGTHENING GLASS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Apparatus, systems and methods for improving strength of a thin glass member for an electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the glass member can have improved strength characteristics in accordance with a predetermined stress profile. The predetermined stress profile can be formed through multiple stages of chemical strengthening. The stages can, for example, have a first ion exchange stage where larger ions are exchanged into the glass member, and a second ion exchange stage where some of the larger ions are exchanged out from the glass member. In one embodiment, the glass member can pertain to a glass cover for a housing for an electronic device. The glass cover can be provided over or integrated with a display.08-02-2012
20120194977PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main portion, a display portion and a support arm. The main portion has an accommodation area on an upper surface thereof. The support arm is pivotally connected with the main portion at a first end and pivotally connected with the display portion at an opposite second end such that the display portion is rotatable relative to the main portion by means of the support arm. When the display portion is laid against the main portion, the support arm is disposed within the accommodation area.08-02-2012
20120194975HAND-HELD TABLET ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLANTED FRONT FACE - A hand-held tablet n electronic device includes a display screen, a frame. The frame surrounding the display screen includes two parallel sidewalls on opposite sides of the display screen, each of the sidewall includes a front face adjacent to the display screen and slightly slanted toward the display screen, an angle between each of the front faces and a main plane of the display screen being in a range from 1 to 3 degrees.08-02-2012
20120194971PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE - One example embodiment includes a system for protecting an electronic display. The system includes an enclosure. The enclosure is configured to receive an electronic display. The system also includes a cover, where the cover is configured to cover the electronic display and attachment means, where the attachment means attaches the enclosure to the electronic display.08-02-2012
20120194973EXPLOSION-PROOF ACOUSTIC SOURCE FOR HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS - An explosion-proof system for generating acoustic energy. An exemplary embodiment of the system includes a main housing defining an open housing space and an opening. A cover structure is configured for removable attachment to the main housing structure to cover the opening and provide an explosion-proof housing structure. The cover structure includes an integral head mass. An acoustic energy emitting assembly includes the head mass, and an excitation assembly disposed within the explosion-proof housing structure. An electronic circuit is disposed within the explosion-proof housing structure to generate a drive signal for driving the excitation assembly to cause the acoustic energy emitting assembly to resonate and generate acoustic energy. In one embodiment the acoustic energy is a beam of ultrasonic energy useful for testing ultrasonic gas detectors. A method is also described for testing ultrasonic gas leak detectors using an ultrasonic source.08-02-2012
20100265639MULTIFUNCTIONAL PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A multifunctional portable electronic device includes a housing for containing electronic circuitry of a portable electronic device, a cover, and an operating mechanism. The operating mechanism includes an operating member rotatably mounted in the housing, and an elastic member resisting between the operating member and the housing to provide an elastic force to push one end of the operating member out of the housing.10-21-2010
20100014223REMOVABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HANDLE STRUCTURE - The present invention is related to a removable electronic device with handle structure suitable for an electronic apparatus, including a housing having an accommodating trough, a handle structure, an elastic engaging device, and an engaging component corresponding to the elastic engaging device, wherein the handle structure is pivotally mounted on and received in the accommodating trough through an engagement between the elastic engaging device and the engaging component.01-21-2010
20120194983EXTERNAL DEVICE - Described are external devices having a plurality of substrates, a connector electrically coupled to one of the plurality of substrates and having first interface connectors and second interface connectors, a switch electrically coupled to the first interface connectors, wherein the switch includes a display position and a memory position, a first interface connection controller electrically coupled to the memory position of the switch, a display controller electrically coupled to the display position of the switch, a display electrically coupled to the display controller, and a second interface connection controller electrically coupled to the second interface connectors, wherein the first interface connectors and the second interface connectors are configured to support at least two interface connection standards with interfaces that are mechanically different.08-02-2012
20100177468LATCHING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A latching device applied in an electronic device includes a battery cover and a main body. The latching device includes an elastic member mounted on the battery cover facing the main body and a hook member slidably connected to the battery cover. The hook member includes an operation portion and at least one hook portion. The operation portion is exposed to users for sliding the hook member, and the hook portion is for hooking the main body when the battery cover covers the main body. When the battery cover is pressed to cover the main body, the operation portion is pushed to slide the hook member till the hook member resists the elastic member, and when the battery cover covers the main body, the push of the operation portion is removed, thus the elastic member resumes its natural state, and the at least one hook portion hooks the main body.07-15-2010
20100177466REDUNDANT POWER SYSTEM OUTPUT STRUCTURE - An output structure for a redundant power system includes at least two power supplies, a first circuit board and a second circuit board. The power supplies and the first circuit board have respectively a first connection port and a second connection port that correspond and connect to each other. The second connection ports are electrically connected to at least one conductive element to conduct output of the power supplies. The conductive element has another end transporting power to the second circuit board. The second circuit board has at least one transformation circuit to regulate the power passing through the conductive element to form at least one output power to a load. Through the first and second circuit boards, the power of multiple power supplies can be clustered and transformed and delivered. Heat dissipation improves and the size can be shrunk, and insulation density between circuit elements can be maintained.07-15-2010
20100002365CARRYING CASE FOR DIGITAL LOCATING SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR UNDERGROUND OBJECT DETECTION - An underground digital locating system includes a receiver capable of acquiring a signal produced by an underground object and displaying a digital representation of the orientation of underground object and of its depth. The system includes a carrying case for the digital locating receiver, the carrying case further including a transmitter for energizing underground objects to emit a magnetic field. A method of locating an underground object using the described system is also disclosed, as well as methods of measuring a flux field and translating a flux field signal of an underground object into a visual representation of the underground object on the display screen of the locating receiver.01-07-2010
20100157513SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME - A support structure for supporting a display panel includes a rotatable base, a first supporting assembly, a second supporting assembly, and a connecting portion. The first supporting assembly includes a first sleeve and a first connector moveably coupled to the first sleeve along a first direction. The first sleeve is fixed to the rotatable base. The second supporting assembly includes a second sleeve and a second connector moveably coupled to the second sleeve along a second direction. The second direction is perpendicular to the first direction. The second connector is slidably coupled to the display panel along a third direction. The third direction is perpendicular to a plane cooperatively defined by the first direction and the second direction. The connecting portion fixedly connects the first connector to the second sleeve. A display panel using the support structure is also provided.06-24-2010
20100182741HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING HIDDEN OPENINGS OFFSET FROM AN AUDIO SOURCE - The disclosure relates to a case for a handheld electronic device and an electronic device. The case comprises: a housing and a lens. The housing has a housing surface; and a first opening in the housing surface. The lens has a cover surface being disposed adjacent at least a portion of the housing surface; an indentation formed in the cover adjacent the cover surface, the indentation being disposed between and forming a cavity in the case between at least a portion of the housing adjacent the housing surface and at least a portion of the cover adjacent the cover surface, the cavity being elongated along at least a first axis; and a second first opening formed in the cover providing fluid communication between the cavity and the cover surface. In the case, an audio transducer for the electronic device is disposable in the housing at a location underneath the first opening, placing the audio transducer in fluid communication with the cavity; and when the lens is disposed on the housing surface a periphery about the indentation is sealed against an opposing portion of the housing surface.07-22-2010
20120188696MARINE HOUSING FOR A SUBMERSIBLE INSTRUMENT - A method for housing a marine submersible instrument includes providing two or more shell portions for forming a complete shell with a cavity, assembling said shell portions around said instrument thereby forming an enveloping shell, and arranging one or more ropes to bind said two or more said shell portions together in their assembled positions about said instrument.07-26-2012
20120188690WATERPROOF STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A waterproof structure for an electronic device is provided that includes a speaker, a housing, and a cover. The housing holds the speaker and includes at least one through-hole to transmit sound produced by the speaker. The cover includes a first sheet and a second sheet laminated to the first sheet. The stiffness of the second sheet is greater than the stiffness of the first sheet, and the cover is fixed to the housing to seal the at least one through-hole.07-26-2012
20120033356ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic device housing includes a bottom housing, a support frame, and a plastic side frame. The support frame is fixed on the bottom housing. The support frame defines a positioning groove in an edge. The plastic side frame is partially embedded in the positioning groove of the support frame. A method of manufacturing an electronic device housing is also provided.02-09-2012
20100165554PENDANT MOUNTING STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pendant mounting structure comprises a main body, a cantilever and two latching elements. The main body includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The cantilever protrudes from the first surface. The latching elements protrude from the second surface. The pendant mounting is separately manufactured and latched to a housing. Thus, when an external force exerted on the cantilever is more than the offset limit of the cantilever, the cantilever could be cracked to protect the housing from being damaged.07-01-2010
20100002364HOUSING ASSEMBLY - A housing assembly is provided including a housing and a transparent display protective panel. The housing includes two parallel sides which defines two securing slots respectively. The two securing slots face and align with each other. The transparent display protective panel is secured into the two securing slots.01-07-2010
20110128679ELECTRONIC READER WITH PAPER CLAMPING MECHANISM - An electronic reader includes a cover, a middle frame and a paper clamping mechanism. The cover defines a hollow space and includes a bezel defining an opening. The middle frame is secured within the hollow space and includes a connection portion extending between two edges of the opening. The paper clamping mechanism is used for clamping paper on the electronic reader and includes a clamping member, a pivot, and an elastic element. The clamping member is received in the opening and defines a sliding groove. Two ends of the pivot extend through the sliding groove and are received in the bezel, which movably connects the clamping member to the cover. The elastic element is fixed on the bezel to apply a pushing force to the clamping member. Two ends of the clamping member resist the elastic element and the connection portion respectively.06-02-2011
20120243151Electronic Devices With Convex Displays - Electronic devices may be provided with convex displays. A convex display may be used to maximize the internal volume of a device. Convex displays may be formed from one or more flexible layers. A flexible display layer may be mounted to a rigid support structure or a rigid cover layer. Flexible display layers that conform to the curved shape of a rigid structure may provide additional internal volume in which internal components of the device may be positioned.09-27-2012
20100188804DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a display device. The display device includes a main body, a coupling portion, a first elevating member, a second elevating member, a guide unit, and a base. The main body receives a display module. The coupling portion is connected to a rear side of the main body. The first elevating member is coupled to the coupling portion. The second elevating member is rotatably coupled with respect to the first elevating member. The guide unit supports the first and second elevating members. The base supports the guide unit.07-29-2010
20100182740DISPLAY AND INPUT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An alignment mark is placed in a position adjacent to at least one of the four corners of an opening of a frame, of a touch panel in a manner corresponding to edges of the opening of the frame. The alignment mark placed on the touch panel is aligned with the edges of the opening made on the upper part of the frame. This allows accurate aligning of the touch panel on the display element.07-22-2010
20100182738ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A CLEANING UNIT FOR A FLEXIBLE DISPLAY - An electronic device is disclosed comprising a housing (07-22-2010
20100182739HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a flexible electrical connector, and a protection cover. The second body is slidably stacked with the first body. The flexible electrical connector is electrically connected between the first body and the second body. The cover is slidably disposed between the first body and the second body. The cover is at an initial position when the first body and the second body are in a stacked state. The cover shields the flexible electrical connector exposed after the second body moves when the first body and the second body are in a spread state. As a result, the lifetime of the handheld electronic device can be prolonged. Additionally, the available region of the handheld electronic device in the spread state can be increased to provide higher design flexibility.07-22-2010
20100182737Electronic Device - An electronic apparatus includes: a housing; a heating member in the housing; and a display device in the housing, the display device having a display screen. The housing has: a mask portion including an opening, the opening configured to expose the display screen therethrough; a cover portion provided opposing to the mask portion with respect to the display device; and at least two connecting portions configured to connect the mask portion and the cover portion, and to sandwich the heating member. Each of the at least two connecting portions includes a gap portion that allows expansion and contraction of the housing due to thermal expansion between the connecting portion and at least one of the mask portion and the cover portion.07-22-2010
20100259872PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device comprises a cover and a body. The cover comprises a first end wall, a second end wall opposite to the first end wall, and a sidewall connecting the first end wall and the second end wall. The sidewall defines a sliding slot. Two ends of the sliding slot respectively extend to the first end wall and the second end wall. The body comprises a protrusion formed thereon. The protrusion is slidably received in the sliding slot. The protrusion slides to the first end wall or the second end wall, whereby the cover hinges on the protrusion relative to the body.10-14-2010
20100259875BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery cover, and a pivot member. The battery cover forms an engaging portion arranged at a circle. The pivotal member defines a ring groove receiving the engaging portion. The battery cover rotatably connects the battery cover to the housing.10-14-2010
20100188805COVER RELEASING MECHANISMS - An electrical device includes a housing, a cover removably positioned on the housing, and a releasing mechanism. The releasing mechanism includes a main body including a pusher, wherein the main body is movably positioned on the housing and is movable between a locked position and a released position, and the pusher is configured to slidably engage with the cover and gradually disengage the cover from the housing when the main body moves toward the released position.07-29-2010
20090316344PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is directed to a portable display device having at lease two display elements, at least two foldable panel housings for receiving and supporting the display elements circuit boards and other parts, respectively, and optical elements provided on the top surface of the one of the sidewalls of the panel housings and mounted in a joint portion of the display elements, wherein one of the sidewalls of the panel housings are cut to form openings or a connecting joint portion, and the sidewalls of the optical elements is adjacently disposed each other when the panel housings are unfolded. The portable display device allows a single large sized screen, and whereby a joint portion between the two display panels as non-display area may be minimized.12-24-2009
20120194982CASING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There are provided a casing for an electronic device and an electronic device, which are free from undesirable sticking of dust due to static electricity in a plastic electronic device as well as malfunctions and failures of a built-in device such as a computer; have improved weatherability, impact resistance, and vibration-damping property; and are superior in design properties.08-02-2012
20120194979PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a casing and a supporting unit. The casing is detachably connected to the main body. The supporting unit is connected to the casing and is rotatable relative to the casing. When the supporting unit rotates to a first position, the supporting unit supports the main body. When the supporting unit rotates to a second position, the casing and the main body are separated.08-02-2012
20120194972DOUBLE HINGE AXIAL CAMS - In embodiments of double hinge axial cams, a portable device includes a first housing integrated with a display device, and a second housing movably coupled to the first housing. The first housing is operable to open and close relative to the second housing, and the first and second housings can be rotated from a closed position at approximately zero degrees (0°) to an open position at approximately one-hundred and eighty degrees (180°), as well as rotated through approximately three-hundred and sixty degrees (360°). Double hinges are operable to movably couple the first housing and the second housing. The double hinges include axial cams that apply a holding torque in the open position that resists the first and second housings closing.08-02-2012
20100149736WALL-AVOIDING SELF-BALANCING MOUNT FOR TILT POSITIONING OF A FLAT PANEL ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - A device for mounting an electronic display to a wall includes a support structure operably connected to a tilt head assembly and a display interface structure. The support structure includes an arm assembly that can be extended and rotated so that the electronic display avoids contacting the wall. The tilt head assembly includes an attachment member, guide structures for tilting the electronic display so that the electronic display remains self-balancing, and a plate for positioning the guide structures. The display interface structure facilitates attachment of the attachment member to the electronic display.06-17-2010
20100188806CONFIGURABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Configurable electronic devices are presented. In particular, two, three and four sections devices are presented that permit a single devices to take on a plurality of configurations so as to provide the functionality of a range of known mobile electronic devices e.g. a notebook computer, a mobile telephone, a palm top computer, a communicator, a personal digital assistant (PDA), an electronic organiser, a games console, a remote control, and the like. An arm or wrist mount may also be incorporated which allows the device to be attached to the arm or wrist of a user with only minimal impact upon their manual dexterity.07-29-2010
20100265637PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH STAMP STRUCTURE - A portable electronic device includes a main body and a stamp structure. The main body defines a through hole. The stamp structure includes a seat and a stamp. The seat includes a main plate and an end plate. The main plate defines a containing groove for receiving the stamp. The seat is detachably attached to the main body, and the end plate covers the through hole.10-21-2010
20130215560SHOCK BUFFERING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A shock buffering structure which has a side buffer member arranged between a wristwatch case and a watch module within the wristwatch case, wherein the side buffer member is layered and formed by a plurality of buffer layers having respectively different vibration transmissibility for predetermined frequencies. Accordingly, when the wristwatch case receives vibration from external shock, the plurality of buffer layers of the side buffer member attenuate and absorb low-frequency vibration and high-frequency vibration, respectively.08-22-2013
20130215562SCREWING STRUCTURE FOR CASING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME - A screwing structure for a casing according to the present invention includes: a first casing; a second casing; and a screw for integrating the first casing and the second casing with each other; wherein the first casing includes a boss having a first screw hole, into which the screw is screwed, and a fitting piece projecting from the peripheral edge of the boss, and wherein the second casing includes a second screw hole formed therethrough at a position opposite to the first screw hole, the screw being screwed through the second screw hole, and a fitting receiver in abutment against the fitting piece in a tightly turning direction of the screw.08-22-2013
20100226079Metal plate member, information display apparatus and panel unit manufacturing method - A metal plate member is formed with a long opening to communicate with a screw hole of each kind of panels with the screw hole formed at a different position on each side, is screwed by the long opening and the screw hole to be fixed to each kind of panels, and includes folding pieces each formed with a through hole, processed to be folded to a overlapping position where the through hole overlaps the long opening, and corresponding to the kinds of panels. The through hole of one folding piece overlaps a portion of the long opening which portion communicates the screw hole formed on the side of a corresponding kind of panel, the one folding piece blocks a screw hole formed on a side in each of the other kinds of panels, and one of the folding pieces is folded to the overlapping position.09-09-2010
20100246104DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a front side that is exposed the outside. A refractor or set of refractors is positioned so as to minimize the appearance of a shield member to a viewer, thus causing a non-display region of the display apparatus to appear to be smaller than its actual size, thus increasing a size of an image display region of the display apparatus.09-30-2010
20100226081SLIDE TYPE PORTABLE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a slide type portable terminal which includes a clean back cover covering a back surface of a sliding housing during the sliding of the sliding housing. The cover prevents the back surface from being exposed. The terminal further has a double sliding assembly structure to improve the assembly strength in sliding. The slide type portable terminal including a body housing and a sliding housing sliding relative to the body housing while facing the body housing includes a guide plate formed in the body housing to double guide a sliding of the sliding housing, and a double sliding plate formed in the sliding housing to be double assembled with the guide plate and engaged with the guide plate to slide.09-09-2010
20100226082ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Electronic equipment according to the present invention can be attached removably to another device with screws 09-09-2010
20100226078ACCESSORY STRAP FIXING STRUCTURE - An accessory strap fixing structure is positioned on a portable electronic device to assemble an accessory strap. The accessory strap fixing structure includes an assembling space and a rotary element. The assembling space defined in the portable electronic device. The rotary element is rotatably assembled within the assembling space. The rotary element forms a projection for attaching an end of the accessory strap to allow the accessory strap to pass through the assembling space. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device having the accessory strap fixing structure.09-09-2010
20100238613COVER ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cover assembly includes a housing plate and a cover. The housing plate includes a first wall, a second wall, a third wall, and a fourth wall. The housing plate defines a rectangular opening. The first, second, third, and fourth walls are formed at the four edges of the rectangular opening. The housing plate defines a first positioning slot in the first wall, two second positioning slots at one end of the second wall and the third wall adjacent to the first wall, and a third positioning slot at a side of the rectangular opening. The cover includes a front end, an opposite rear end, a first locking sheet on the middle of the front end, two second locking sheets on both sides of the front end, and two third locking sheets on the inner surface of the disassembly portion and protruding from the rear end to the front end.09-23-2010
20100254075HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing for an electronic device comprises a substrate, a base coat, and a transparent top coat. The substrate is a transparent or a translucent plastic substrate and has opposite surfaces. The base coat and the top coat are respectively formed on the opposite surfaces of the substrate.10-07-2010
20100149735HOUSING OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE FORMED BY DOUBLESHOT INJECTION MOLDING - A method for forming an enclosure for enclosing internal electronic components of an electronic device is provided, which comprises: performing a first injection molding process, the first injection molding process forming at least a first wall of the enclosure; allowing the at least a first wall of the enclosure to solidify; thereafter performing a second injection molding process, the second injection molding process forming at least a second wall of the enclosure, the at least a second wall of the enclosure fusing with the at least a first wall of the enclosure during the second injection molding process, the at least second wall of the enclosure forming at least one different side of the enclosure than the at least first wall of the enclosure; and allowing the at least a second wall of the enclosure to solidify, the at least a second wall of the enclosure being integrally formed with the at least a first wall of the enclosure to thereby form a single-piece multi-walled enclosure.06-17-2010
20100238617Display Supporting Structure, Manufacture Method Thereof and Display Device Having the Display Supporting Structure - The present invention discloses a display supporting structure, a manufacture method thereof, and a display device having the display supporting structure. The display supporting structure accommodates a flat display panel and includes a housing and a connector, wherein the housing includes a first cover and a second cover. The connector is movably coupled with the first housing and the second housing. The first housing and the second housing respectively include a first coupler and a second coupler for accommodating a friction end of the connector. The friction end generates a friction by making contact with inner surfaces of both the first coupler and the second coupler. The friction is used to selectively fix the housing in position.09-23-2010
20120194981IMPLANTABLE DEVICE HAVING AN INTEGRATED CERAMIC BUSHING - One aspect relates to a housing for an active implantable medical device, whereby the housing, at least parts thereof, includes an electrically insulating ceramic material, and has at least one electrically conductive conducting element, whereby the at least one conducting element is set up to establish at least one electrically conductive connection between an internal space of the housing and an external space.08-02-2012
20120194980ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a first outer member configured to form a first exterior surface, a second outer member configured to form a second exterior surface that is opposite to the first exterior surface, and a battery unit configured to form part of the second exterior surface when the battery unit is contained in the second outer member. The battery unit has a battery cell integrated thereinto. The battery cell supplies electric power. The first outer member, the second outer member, and the battery unit are fastened together by using a screw member.08-02-2012
20120194978HINGE MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A hinge mechanism includes a fixing member, a rotary member, a rotary member, an adjusting member and a support member, all of which are interconnected. The rotary member is capable of being positioned in a preset manner to form an acute angle relative to the fixing member, the adjusting member is capable of being positioned in a preset manner to form an acute angle relative to the rotary member; and the support member is capable of being positioned in a preset manner to form an obtuse angle relative to the adjusting member. An electronic device using the hinge mechanism is also provided.08-02-2012
20110110022PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE WITH WATERPROOF STRUCTURE - A portable terminal apparatus for implementing a sure waterproof function with small components and a small number of components is provided.05-12-2011
20100226080SLIDE DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SLIDE DEVICE - The invention provides a slide device where a slide part 09-09-2010
20100238615STYLUS EJECTING MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A stylus ejecting mechanism includes a housing, a control mechanism, a driving mechanism and a stylus. The housing defines a cavity and forming a latching portion. The control mechanism includes a button, the button forms a projection, the button engaging with the latching portion. The stylus is received in the cavity, the stylus defines a groove. The projection is engaged in the groove for releasably locking the stylus, and the driving mechanism is positioned at one end of the stylus for ejecting the stylus from the cavity of the housing.09-23-2010
20100128422Sliding Module, a Sliding Apparatus and an Electronic Device Using the Same - The present invention provides a sliding module comprising a plurality of guiding rods; a plurality of elastic members; a first component having a first fastener and a plurality of guiding apertures; and a second component having a second fastener and a plurality of fastening holes that correspond to the plurality of guiding apertures of the first component; wherein the first component and the second component are configured to slide with respect to each other; each of the elastic members is configured to shield a respective guiding rod; each of the guiding rods is configured to be fastened in a respective fastening hole at the second component, and traverse through a respective guiding aperture at the first component; and a longitudinal axis across the respective centers of the first fastener and the second fastener is configured to be parallel to each of the guiding rods.05-27-2010
20110058323Engageable Structure and Engageable Electronic Apparatus Using the Same - An engageable structure and an engageable electronic apparatus with such engageable structure are disclosed. The engageable structure includes a housing and a support. The housing has a first hole and a second hole. The first hole defines therein a first position and a second position, and the second hole defines therein a third position and a fourth position. The second position corresponds to the third position. The support includes a first pivot section and a second pivot section for fastening on a first coupling unit and a second coupling unit respectively. When the first and the second coupling unit are pivotably coupled to the first hole and the second hole respectively and then moved into the second position and the third position respectively, the support and the housing are engaged.03-10-2011
20110058322VERTICAL POSITIONING UNIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An vertical positioning unit for an image display unit includes an elastic member having a biasing part extended in a length direction of the vertical positioning unit to constantly exert an elastic force in a direction across a moving direction of a sliding member which is mounted to a stand member to be movable up and down. Accordingly, a slim structure of the stand member may be achieved.03-10-2011
20110058321SETTLEMENT TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME - According to one embodiment, a settlement terminal includes a terminal body, an input unit, a cover member, an elevating unit, and a controller. The input unit is provided on the terminal body and for an operator to operate to input secret information. The cover member is shaped to cover at least both lateral sides of the input unit, as viewed from the side of the operator's standing position. The elevating unit moves the cover member up and down inside and outside the terminal body. The controller drives the elevating unit to move the cover member up to a periphery of the input unit from inside the terminal body, at least when processing involving input of the secret information is executed.03-10-2011
20110058320MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal in which while a rear case is coupled to or separated from a terminal body, a case is slopingly moved with respect to the terminal body, so a camera hole of the rear case can be freely moved without being restricted by a camera mounting part protruded from the terminal body.03-10-2011
20110058319MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes: a terminal main body having a window formed on a front surface thereof; an interface disposed at the side of the main body and electrically connected with an external device; and a cap module configured to open and close the interface, wherein the cap module includes: a cover configured to cover the interface; and a movement mechanism configured to rotate the cover toward a front side or a rear side of the main body from the side of the main body and slidably moving a rotational center of the cover by interworking with a rotation of the cover.03-10-2011
20110058317HEIGHT ADJUSTING MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - A height adjusting mechanism (03-10-2011
20110058315Extensible base pad module and electrical device with the same - An extensible base pad module and an electrical device with the same are disclosed. The electrical device has a base and an extensible base pad module. The base has an opening. The extensible base pad module has a push bar, a flange and a pad. The push bar is able to be levelly moved in the opening, and has a through hole thereon. The flange is disposed in the base, and has an arc-shaped rail of which two ends are respectively close and remote from the opening. One end of the pad is moveably provided in the arc-shaped rail, the other end is extensible in the through hole.03-10-2011
20110058314COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device is provided. A portable electronic device comprises a cover member, a housing, and a shaft. The cover member comprises a main portion, and the main portion comprises a first masking portion and a second masking portion. The housing comprises a bottom wall and a peripheral wall protruding from the bottom wall. The peripheral wall defines a first port and a second port. The first masking portion is received in the first port. The second masking portion is received in the second port. The shaft protrudes from the main portion and locates between the first masking portion and the second masking portion. The cover member is rotatably mounted to the housing via the shaft.03-10-2011
20110058313CLAD INDUSTRIAL PROCESS TRANSMITTER HOUSING WITH CHASSIS - An industrial process transmitter apparatus includes a housing chassis of a first metallic material and a housing skin of a second metallic material. The housing chassis includes a substantially cylindrical body portion, a first circumferentially extending support member located at or near a first end of the body portion of the housing chassis, and a second circumferentially extending support member located at or near a second end of the body portion of the housing chassis opposite the first end. The first circumferentially extending support member extends radially outward from the body portion, and the second circumferentially extending support member extends radially outward from the body portion. The housing skin is fitted over the housing chassis and is in physical contact with both the first and second circumferentially extending support members. The housing skin is spaced from the housing chassis in between the first and second circumferentially extending support members.03-10-2011
20120243152Holding Device and Electronic Device Including the Same - A holding device includes a plurality of holding sections each including a recess or an opening through which a hand of a user can be inserted; and a connection section connecting the plurality of holding sections to each other. When the holding device is fixed to two surfaces of an electronic device which are adjacent to each other, a handle that can be held by the user with a hand and a grip belt that can be supported by the user with the hand can be connected to each other via the connection section. Thus, the number of parts can be reduced and management of parts is easy.09-27-2012
20100220433CHASSIS STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A chassis structure includes a chassis member including a receiving portion and a case member including a contact surface portion mounted on the receiving portion. The contact surface portion is not fixed to the receiving portion but is movably supported by the receiving portion. A positioning portion protruding in a direction intersecting a direction extending along the surface of the contact surface portion is provided in the receiving portion, and the case member is mounted on the chassis member while an edge of the contact surface portion is in contact with the positioning portion.09-02-2010
20100254076Portable Electronic Apparatus - A portable electronic apparatus provided with a biaxial hinge mechanism that connects a first body and a second body to be openable and closable and rotatable via a hinge portion that allows for a reduction in thickness in a thickness direction and a size of a set of the bodies in a closed state, while securing sufficient strength in the biaxial hinge mechanism.10-07-2010
20100142133ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH TOUCH PANEL - An electronic device with touch panel has a main body, a touch panel, a case and a joint unit wherein the touch panel is pivoted on the main body and the joint unit is connected between the main body and the case. The main body has a display with an active area, and the case has a plurality of patterns. Consequently, the touch panel is capable of being positioned on the active area or the patterns of the case for the user to operate on the active area directly or patterns in the form of a keyboard.06-10-2010
20100165555ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND BATTERY PACK - An electronic apparatus includes: a main body including a battery pack mounting portion at an end in a direction; a display portion to be openable to the main body via a hinge portion provided at an end in the direction; a battery pack detachable from the battery pack mounting portion along the direction; a first connector portion provided at a position of the battery pack mounting portion on the end side in the direction; a second connector portion provided to the battery pack and connectable to the first connector portion; a first engagement portion provided at another end of the battery pack mounting portion in the direction; a second engagement portion provided to the battery pack and capable of being engaged with the first engagement portion relatively in the direction; and a notch portion provided at an end of the battery pack in the direction, for avoiding the hinge portion.07-01-2010
20100149732Non-reciprocal device having grounding arrangement and method of installation thereof - A structure of a high frequency non-reciprocal passive device, such as circulator/isolator and method of installation. The structure includes a substantially rigid lip with cutouts for hot leads to go through. The walls of the cutout are situated in close proximity and symmetrically to the leads. The structure also having mounting holes. The installation process includes a step of putting the structure into a pocket in a carrier wherein a defined amount of a low heat transfer/electrical resistance substance, for example a grease, is located. The size of the lip is larger than the size of the pocket. Therefore the structure is supported on the rim of the pocket, while its portion which is under the lip and having smaller size is located in the pocket. Mounting screws can provide a predetermined pressure to the carrier by the device housing. By this, the lip is provided a reliable grounding in close proximity to the hot leads of the device, while the gap between the bottom of the pocket and the housing of the device is also defined and kept.06-17-2010
20100128419COVER ASSEMBLY - A cover assembly used in a portable electronic device is described. The cover assembly includes a body member defining a hole and a cover member defining at least one latching block. The hole is surrounded by an inner peripheral wall. The inner peripheral wall is defined at least one L-shaped slot. The latching block is releasably received in the L-shaped slot, while the cover member cover is rotatably connected to the body member to expose or close off the hole.05-27-2010
20100128423Stand for a Plurality of Electronic Devices - A multi-display stand is described having a base structure for supporting N displays. The base structure includes a base, a support column connected to the base, and an extensions receptor connected to the support column. The multi-display stand further includes a first extension removably connected to one end of the extensions receptor, and a second extension removably connected to another end of the extensions receptor. The first extension, the extensions receptor and the second extension together can support N displays, where a) the first extension supports at least one display from among the N displays and the second extension supports at least one other display from among the N displays, and b) the first extension and the second extension can be removed to allow the extensions receptor to support M displays where 005-27-2010
20100124003ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSEMBLY - An electronic device assembly comprises a protecting panel an electronic device, which comprises a shell with a front cover and a back cover and a display panel received in the shell. A plurality of sliding grooves is opened in the shell and extends from the front cover to the back cover. The protective cover is slidably set in the sliding grooves so as to cover the display panel in a first state or expose the display panel in a second state.05-20-2010
20110019346Display with Slide Structure - The present invention is related to a display with slide structure. The display comprises a rear casing, a stand, a fixing unit, a movable unit and at least one spring. The stand has an arc structure disposed beneath. The fixing unit is firmly disposed at the rear casing and contains at least one first holding part and at least one rail. The movable unit connects with the stand and contains at least one second holding part; wherein the movable unit is repeatedly movable by means of the rail. The spring is respectively connected to the first holding part and the second holding part with two ends. Whereby, the stand could be repeatedly movable against the rear casing by means of the movable unit and touch a flat surface by distinct sites of the arc structure, so that the display might maximize its inclined angle.01-27-2011
20110019343ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes a front cover, a keyboard, and a sliding apparatus. The sliding apparatus is slidably coupled to the front cover. The keyboard is pivotally coupled to the sliding apparatus. By pulling the sliding apparatus and rotating the keyboard, the keyboard is foldable on the front cover.01-27-2011
20100079932SUPPORT STAND FOR FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY MONITOR - A support stand for a flat-panel display monitor includes a support structure, a rotatable bracket, a first hinge assembly having a first pivot shaft, and a second hinge assembly having a second pivot shaft positioned opposite to the first pivot shaft, and a connecting module. The rotatable bracket is sleeved on the first and second pivot shafts and rotatably connected to the support structure by the first and second hinge assemblies. The connecting module connects the first pivot shaft to the second pivot shaft such that the first and second pivot shafts are substantially aligned along a common axis.04-01-2010
20120194970DEVICE FOR ILLUMINATING MEANS08-02-2012
20110176261SLIDE AND TILT MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing covering the first housing, a slide mechanism, a hinge bar, and a resilient element. The slide mechanism slidably connects to the first housing to the second housing. A first end of the hinge bar rotatably connects to the slide mechanism, a second end of the hinge bar rotatably and slidably connects to the first housing. The resilient element is fixed on the slide mechanism and the hinge bar. When the second housing overlaps the first housing, the resilient element is compressed to generate an elastic potential energy by the hinge bar and the slide mechanism; when the second housing is open relative to the second housing, the elastic potential energy drives the hinge bar to tilt relative to the slide mechanism and supports the second housing.07-21-2011
20090116179DISPLAY DEVICE MODULE AND METHOD OF HANDLING THE SAME - A display device module includes a display panel having a first side and a second side, a first receiving container having a first side and a second side, the first side receiving the first side of the display panel, and a grip protrusion formed on the second side of the first receiving container for engaging a jaw of a gripper.05-07-2009
20090279236Electronic apparatus - An electronic apparatus includes an electronic apparatus main body and a movable body which is mounted in the electronic apparatus main body, with its predetermined direction-wise one end supported thereon, so as to be displaceable between an encased condition where one surface faces the electronic apparatus main body and an unfolded condition where one surface is exposed. The movable body has predetermined-directionally extending guide slot formed at each side face thereof in a direction perpendicular to the predetermined direction. The electronic main body has guide rails for guiding the movable body that are inserted into their respective guide slots under a condition where one surface of the movable body faces the electronic apparatus main body, and a pressing portion disposed at predetermined direction-wise other end of the movable body, which abuts against the electronic apparatus main body in the encased condition for pressing the movable body against the guide rails.11-12-2009
20090273888MOBILE DEVICE - One end portion of a connecting member 11-05-2009
20090073643DISPLAY DEVICE AND ROTATABLE STAND THEREOF - A display device including a rotatable stand and a display module provided on the rotatable stand is provided. The rotatable stand includes a base, a sleeve provided on the base, a composite washer, and a rotatable structure. One end of the sleeve is connected with the base. The composite washer has a flexible material layer and a rigid material layer. Further, the rotatable structure is disposed through the sleeve, the display module is adapted to be fixedly connected with one end of the rotatable structure, and the composite washer is disposed between the display module and the sleeve. The first rigid material layer contacts the display module, and the flexible material layer is disposed between the sleeve and the second rigid material layer.03-19-2009
20090073642Adaptive dock for use with personal media players - An adaptive dock for use with media players of varying form factors is provided by an arrangement in which a device connector is located on a moveable sled that is located in the dock's base unit. A device-specific dock insert is arranged for removable engagement with the base unit to allow the base to have applicability to different media players by using the appropriately configured insert. The insert includes a device receiving space having an opening that is located to expose the media player's accessory connector. The insert further includes an actuator that slidably engages with a cam that is located on the sled to impart a lateral motion to the sled as the insert is placed downward into the dock's base unit so as to align the device connector on the sled with the opening in the insert.03-19-2009
20120033364DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a rectangular front glass panel, a mounting fitting bonded to an inner surface of the front glass panel, arranged along a peripheral edge portion of the front glass panel, and including engaging pieces, a display panel superposed on the inner surface of the front glass panel and having a peripheral edge portion thereof held by the mounting fitting, and a decorative frame fitted to the mounting fitting to be mounted on the inner surface of the front glass panel and enclose the display panel. The decorative frame includes an engagement groove in engagement with the engaging pieces of the mounting fittings, an engaging protrusion configured to engage with the mounting fitting, and a slit formed at a bottom of the engagement groove so as to adjoin the engaging protrusion.02-09-2012
20090323264ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND TACTILE TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY - A portable electronic device includes a housing having a touch-sensitive display moveable relative to the housing and a locking plate that inhibits movement of the touch-sensitive display relative to the housing.12-31-2009
20090323262Electronic Device - An electronic device having a small size and improved in sensing ability is provided. A mobile phone 12-31-2009
20090323260SLIDE AND CLICK COMBINATION SWITCH FOR A PERSONAL MEDIA PLAYER - In a personal media player, a slide and click combination switch enables several operational functions to be integrated into a single interface. The operational functions include user control lock and power state management. The combination switch includes a button that is arranged to laterally slide between two discrete switch positions (locked and unlocked) as well as move axially between unactuated and actuated positions against a spring force that is normally biased towards the unactuated position. When the button in the combination switch is slid to the locked position, the button cannot be actuated, the user controls on the player are disabled, and the power status of the player (i.e., either on or off) is maintained in its current state. When the button is slid to the unlocked position, the user controls on the player are enabled, and the button may be actuated to implement different device power management scenarios.12-31-2009
20130128417HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a lower housing, an upper housing, a touch panel, a display module, a partition, position posts, cushions, and an actuator is provided. The upper housing is above and separated from the lower housing. The touch panel is at an opening of the upper housing and connects with the upper housing. The display module is disposed in the upper housing and connected with the lower housing. The partition is between the display module and the lower housing and connected to the upper housing. The partition has position holes. The position posts are located in their corresponding position holes and connected with the display module. The cushions are located between the corresponding position post and the position hole. The actuator is disposed between the display module and the upper housing to force the upper housing to shift relative to the display module and the lower housing.05-23-2013
20130128421Flat Panel Display Device, Stereoscopic Display Device, Plasma Display Device - The present invention provides a flat panel display device, which includes a backlight system and a display panel, wherein the backlight system includes a light source, a light homogenization mechanism, and a back frame; the back frame carries the light source and the light homogenization mechanism, the light homogenization mechanism guiding light from the light source to a light incidence surface of the display panel; the back frame includes at least two primary assembling pieces and the at least two primary assembling pieces are connected through joining; the at least two primary assembling pieces having lengths that are adjustable in order to form a main frame structures of the back frame that is of various sizes, in which lengths of two parallel sides of the main frame structure are both subjected to adjustment. The present invention also provides a stereoscopic display device and a plasma display device. Through above arrangement, the back frame mold is made simple in structure and the expenditure of the back frame mold is reduced, and the material used for back frame is saved so as to lower down the manufacturing cost.05-23-2013
20110032665STRAP MECHANISM FOR DRAWING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE FROM A CAGE - A strap mechanism for drawing an electronic device from a cage in a first direction is disclosed. The strap mechanism includes a first rail. The first rail includes a first locking part for connecting with a lateral surface of the electronic device and disposed inside the cage in a slidable manner, and a first handle part connected to an end of the first locking part. A first slot is formed on the first handle part. The strap mechanism further includes a strap. A first end of the elastic strap is inserted inside the first slot. The strap is for contacting against the first handle part so as to provide a component force in the first direction and in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction to the first handle part when a deformation of the elastic strap is generated by being pulled in the first direction.02-10-2011
20110032666MEDIA PLAYER AND PERIPHERAL DEVICES THEREFORE - A media player is provided with a lateral groove across the back of the housing of the media player that receives a user's forefinger and provides an ergonomic grip for the media player. A control button, including thumb operated button zones and a thumb operated slider zone is located on a front face of the housing. When the user grips the media player with their forefinger located in the lateral groove, the user's thumb is naturally adjacent the button zones and slider zone. A docking station for the media player that fits within a cup holder of a motor vehicle is also described.02-10-2011
20110032664COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover mechanism for an electronic device includes a protective cover and a resisting member. The protective cover includes a cover portion, and an arm portion. The arm portion allows the protective cover to rotate relative to the electronic device. The resisting member is attached to the electronic device, and prevents the arm portion from separating from the electronic device.02-10-2011
20110032667SLIDE/ROTATION ATTACHMENT UNIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - In a slide/rotation attachment unit (02-10-2011
20090168310DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a display apparatus (07-02-2009
20110116218DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed is a display apparatus with an improved structure of its display unit and main body. The display apparatus includes: a display unit which includes a display connector and displays an image; and a main body which includes a power supply unit for supplying power to the display unit, an image processing unit for outputting image signals, and a main body connector which is directly or indirectly connected to the display connector in order to supply the power and the image signals output from the power supply unit and the image processing unit, respectively, to the display unit.05-19-2011
20100277853Waterproof Structure in a Tank - A waterproof structure in a tank. The circuit board required for discharge machining in the tank is disposed outside the tank. The inner wall of the tank is provided with a waterproof component with a downward opening. The circuit board along with other elements is connected to an electrode contact disposed in the waterproof component. When the machining liquid is full, the air pressure in the air storage space of the waterproof component balances with the liquid pressure at the opening. This prevents the machining liquid from spilling onto the electrode contact and resulting in the bypassing circuit effect. Moreover, the waterproof component can be used at the electrode contact of each base of the conductive platform, providing the same protection.11-04-2010
20110075334Transmission Control Apparatus and Mechanically and Electrically Integrated Type Electronic Control Apparatus - An object of the present invention is to provide a mechanically and electrically integrated type electronic control apparatus which can be embedded in a compact mechanical part, and has a compact structure while having a high wiring freedom, a high heat dissipation and a high reliability. In a mechanically and electrically integrated type electronic control apparatus provided with a control signal generating part, and an angular wiring member connecting the control signal generating part and a controlled part controlled by a control signal of the control signal generating part, installed within a conductive casing, at least the wiring member has a fixed hole, a surface including the fixed hole is coated in an insulative manner, and the fixed hole is fixed to the conductive casing mechanically while keeping an insulating property.03-31-2011
20100296231ACCESSORY STRAP FIXING STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A portable electronic device includes a main body and a accessory strap fixing structure. The main body defines an assembling slot therein. The accessory strap fixing structure is rotatably assembled within the assembling slot and includes a hanging frame, a supporting frame, a hinged portion, and a latching portion. The hanging frame includes a hanging portion disposed thereon for hanging a accessory strap thereto. The two ends of the supporting frame are connected to two ends of the hanging frame respectively. The hinged portion is formed at one joint of the hanging frame and the supporting frame, for being rotatably hinged to the main body and accommodated within the assembling slot. The latching portion is formed adjacent to the other joint of the hanging frame and the supporting frame, and configured for detachably latching within the assembling slot.11-25-2010
20110128685IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING CONNECTION STRUCTURE FOR CONNECTIONWITH SUPPORTING BODY - A display panel including a support structure that can reduce deformation of the display panel, that provides high positioning performance, and that stably supports the display panel is provided. In addition, a support structure of an image display apparatus including the display panel is provided. A connecting mechanism includes a plurality of first connecting members fixed to a back surface of the display panel at the side opposite to an image display surface of the display panel, a plurality of second connecting members that connect the supporting body for supporting the display panel to the first connecting members, and a relative-position adjusting portion that adjusts relative positions between the first connecting members and the second connecting members. A flexural rigidity of the first connecting members is lower than a flexural rigidity of the display panel.06-02-2011
20110116217IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes front and rear covers which surround a display panel and a plurality of connection members connected to the display panel and connected to each of the covers. Thereby, the display panel has a bezel part having a narrow width, and the front and rear covers are easily fixed to each other.05-19-2011
20110116214Fixing structure and electronic device using the same - A fixing module and an electronic device using the same are provided. The fixing module includes a male housing and a female housing. The male housing disposed in a bottom cover includes a groove, cylinder and a first magnet. The cylinder is slidingly connected to the groove, and the first magnet is disposed in the cylinder. The female housing is disposed in a top cover, including a cavity and a second magnet. The cavity is disposed in correspondence to the cylinder, and the second magnet is fixed in the cavity.05-19-2011
20130135795ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a casing and a display module is provided. The casing has an opening. The display module is disposed in the casing and includes a backlight module and a display panel. The display panel is disposed on the backlight module and located between the backlight module and the opening. The display panel entirely covers the backlight module, and the periphery of the display panel is adjacent to the casing.05-30-2013
20130135797HOUSING ASSEMBLY TO ENCLOSE AND GROUND AN ELECTRICAL SUBASSEMBLY - A housing assembly to enclose an electrical subassembly includes a housing formed from a conductive polymer. The housing has a cavity sized to receive an electronic sub-assembly therein. A conductive boss is insert-molded into the housing in conductive contact with the housing. A conductive bracket is fastened to the boss in conductive connection with the boss and the housing to support and electrically ground the housing.05-30-2013
20130135798HOLDING STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREWITH - A holding structure and a portable electronic apparatus therewith are disclosed. The holding structure includes a mount structure and a movable member. The mount structure includes a constraining portion having an accommodating space and an opening. The movable member includes a carrier having an engaging structure. When an end portion of a pencil object is inserted into the constraining portion from the opening to be accommodated together with the carrier in the accommodating space, the constraining portion constrains deformation of the engaging structure such that the engaging structure is engaged with the end portion. The end portion is therefore hardly extracted out. When the carrier departs from the accommodating space, the engaging structure and the end portion are disengaged. The end portion is therefore easily extracted out. The invention uses structure to constrain deformation, which can provide stable holding strength without any metal spring.05-30-2013
20130135802METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR POTTING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Method and apparatus for potting an electronic device. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing an enclosure having a first inner volume with the electronic device disposed therein; placing a fill control element within the enclosure such that a second inner volume of the fill control element is fluidly coupled to the first inner volume; and filling a remaining portion of the first inner volume, the remaining portion not occupied by the electronic device or the fill control element, with a sealant such that air is trapped within at least a first portion of the second inner volume.05-30-2013
20130135803DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD - A display apparatus for portable electronic device including a base, a plurality of mounting sleeves, a plurality of mounting posts, a plurality of mounting brackets, and a power supply unit. The base has a lockable panel that conceals an interior space at least partially defined by the base. The mounting sleeves are coupled to the base. The mounting posts are lockingly engaged with the mounting sleeves in the interior space at least partially defined by the base. The mounting brackets are secured to the mounting posts, each of the mounting brackets fixedly retaining a respective portable electronic device of a plurality of portable electronic devices so that the respective portable electronic device is rigidly secured relative to the base. The power supply unit is concealed and has a plurality of power ports shaped to receive automotive accessory power plugs from the portable electronic devices fixedly retained in the mounting brackets.05-30-2013
20130135804FRAME HOUSING AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A frame housing is provided on a peripheral surface of a display unit. The frame housing includes: a plurality of divided frames including a plurality of attachment portions including a through hole used for screw-fastening to a screw hole provided in the peripheral surface of the display unit. The through hole is an oblong hole with a long-axis direction of the oblong hole arranged in a direction along the peripheral surface of the display unit.05-30-2013
20100302717DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device according to an embodiment has a structure capable of minimizing the width of a bezel part so that a plurality of display devices may be connected together to constitute a multi-display device. The display device includes a display panel displaying an image; a first frame having an upper surface on which the display panel is seated and a lower surface including first fixing projections; and a second frame engaged with the first frame and including fixing holes into which the first fixing projections are inserted.12-02-2010
20090059483SECURITY SENSOR DEVICE HAVING FROST PROTECTIVE STEP - In a security sensor device an element unit (03-05-2009
20110122559FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed is a flexible display device capable of forming a display device on a glass substrate and simultaneously ensuring flexibility, and a fabrication method thereof, the method including preparing a glass substrate having a display region and a non-display region defined on a front surface thereof, forming a display device on the display region defined on the front surface of the glass substrate, preparing a metal foil substrate, bonding the metal foil substrate to the glass substrate such that a front surface of the metal foil substrate faces the front surface of the glass substrate so as to seal the display device, attaching a first passivation film on a region of a rear surface of the glass substrate, the region corresponding to a part or all of the non-display region defined on the front surface of the glass substrate, and attaching a second passivation film on an entire rear surface of the metal foil substrate, performing a first etching with respect to the display region of the rear surface of the glass substrate by using the first passivation film as a mask, removing the first passivation film, and performing a second etching with respect to the display region and the non-display region of the rear surface of the glass substrate, removing the second passivation film, and mounting a display device driving unit on the non-display region defined on the front surface of the glass substrate.05-26-2011
20110122560INVISIBLE, LIGHT-TRANSMISSIVE DISPLAY SYSTEM - An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. Substantially invisible, tapered, light-transmissive holes are penetrated in a light-transmissive pattern through at least a portion of the light resistant material using a laser beam having a focal width less than the smallest diameter of the tapered holes.05-26-2011
20110122556ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, and a connecting component. The connecting component comprises at least one interface. The connecting component is capable of rotating with respect to the main body to switch between a first state in which the at least one interface is hidden under the main body and a second state in which the at least one interface exposes out of the main body.05-26-2011
20100309611ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH POWER SUPPLY - An electronic device includes a chassis, a power supply, and a bracket. The power supply is capable of supplying power to electronic elements secured in the chassis. A resiliently deformable latch piece is located on the power supply. A tab is located on the latch piece. The bracket is secured in the chassis and defines a slit. The slit receives the tab of the power supply so as to secure the power supply in the bracket, and the latch piece is resiliently deformable to disengage the tab from the slit to remove the power supply from the bracket.12-09-2010
20110122554SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COVERING A COMPONENT ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In a broad aspect, embodiments described herein are generally directed to an electronic device comprising: a housing; a component mounted within the housing; a component cover in fixed relation to the housing; wherein the component cover is configurable between at least a first state and a second state; and wherein light transmissivity through the component cover is greater when in the second state than when in the first state. In some implementations, in the first state the component cover is substantially opaque, or in the second state the component cover is substantially transparent.05-26-2011
20110122553PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device comprises a base and a cover rotatably mounted to the base. A lever arrangement comprising a co-operating lever arm and a support is defined by the base and the cover. The cover is movable between a closed position and an open position through an over center position by movement of the lever against the support upon rotation of the cover. The cover may be biased toward the closed position when the cover is on a closed side of the over center position and toward the open position when the cover is on an open side of the over center position.05-26-2011
20110122552METHOD FOR SELECTIVE DEPOSITION AND DEVICES - A chemical vapor deposition method such as an atomic-layer-deposition method for forming a patterned thin film includes applying a deposition inhibitor material to a substrate. The deposition inhibitor material is a hydrophilic polymer that is soluble in an aqueous solution comprising at least 50 weight % water and has an acid content of less than 2.5 meq/g of polymer. The deposition inhibitor material is patterned simultaneously or subsequently to its application to the substrate, to provide selected areas of the substrate effectively not having the deposition inhibitor material. A thin film is substantially deposited only in the selected areas of the substrate not having the deposition inhibitor material.05-26-2011
20110122551Security Apparatus - A security apparatus is disclosed. The security apparatus is used with a lock interface member attached to a housing of a portable electronic device. The security apparatus may include an engagement element as well as a stabilizing element. The engagement element and the stabilizing element may secure the security apparatus to the lock interface member, and therefore to the housing of the portable electronic device.05-26-2011
20100321867SLIDING MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding mechanism for a portable electronic device includes a fixing member, at least one first elastic member arranged at a side of the fixing member, a sliding member, and at least one second elastic member arranged at a side of the sliding member. The first elastic member includes an arcuate first resisting section, the second elastic member includes an arcuate second resisting section, the second resisting section is shorter than the first resisting section. The sliding member is assembled with the fixing member and the second resisting section elastically resists with the first resisting section. The sliding member can automatically slide due to resilient forces between the first resisting section and the second resisting section.12-23-2010
20100321869Supporting structure and display device - A display device includes: a display-device main unit having a display screen on the front; a standing pole; a first support member having mounting holes arranged vertically with a predetermined pitch and fixed to the pole; and a second support member having threaded holes arranged vertically with the same pitch as the predetermined pitch and fewer than the mounting holes. The second support member is fixed to the back of the display-device main unit. One of the first support member and the second support member has an engaging hole, and the other has projections arranged vertically with the same pitch as the predetermined pitch and each capable of being inserted into the engaging hole. According to a projection that is one of the projections and inserted into the engaging hole, mounting holes among the mounting holes and as many as the threaded holes are connected to the threaded holes, respectively.12-23-2010
20100321865Electronic Apparatus with Embedded Power Supply Device - An electronic apparatus with an embedded power supply device includes a base, a power supply device, and an accommodating structure disposed on the base for accommodating the power supply device, a first connector disposed on the accommodating structure, and a second connector disposed on the power supply device. The first connector is removably connected with the second connector. The accommodating structure has a fixing structure disposed thereon for securely fixing the power supply device thereon.12-23-2010
20100321868BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device is disclosed including a base member, a cover member rotatably attached with the base member, a connecting body, a protruding post, a sleeve, and an elastic member. The connecting body guides the rotation of the cover member about the axis of the protruding post. A sleeve rotates along with the cover member and can maintain the cover member at any position relative to the base member during rotation of the cover member. The elastic member can disengage the sleeve from the base member.12-23-2010
20100321866ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MOVING MECHANISM THEREOF - A moving mechanism is provided, including a torsion hinge, a slider, a lock member, and an elastic member disposed on the slider. The torsion hinge has a first plate and a second plate rotatable relative to each other. The lock member is rotatable relative to the first plate, and the slider is movably disposed on the second plate. When the moving mechanism is in a closed state, the lock member is engaged with a slot portion of the second plate, so as to restrict the second plate in a predetermined angle. When the slider slides relative to the second plate to a critical position, the elastic member pushes the lock member to release from the slot portion, such that the second plate is rotatable to an open position.12-23-2010
20100321871PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE CASE WITH BATTERY - A case for an electronic device protects and extends the battery life of the electronic device. The case has a lower case portion and an upper case portion, which assemble together to protect the top, side, and bottom edges of the electronic device. The lower case portion includes a battery to extend the battery life of the electronic device.12-23-2010
20110002093LIMITING STRUCTURE FOR FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A limiting structure is used for a foldable electronic device including a cover and a body. The limiting structure includes a receiving portion formed in the cover, a latching element, a support element and an elastic element. The receiving portion defines a notch and a holding portion. The latching element is fixed to the body. The support element defines a cutout. The cutout is aligned with the notch. The latching element is received in the cutout and the notch. The elastic element surrounds the support element. The cover is opened relative to the body, and the latching element is latched with the holding portion.01-06-2011
20110002090Image Display Assembly and Apparatus and Method for Manufacturing the Same - An image display assembly comprising a top glass panel having peripheral edges is disclosed. The image display assembly further comprises an optical film engaged with the top glass panel and having peripheral edges. At least a first of the peripheral edges of the optical film can be disposed inwardly from an adjacent peripheral edge of the top glass panel. The image display further comprises an image display panel engaged with the optical film opposite the top glass panel and having peripheral edges. A peripheral edge of the image display panel adjacent the first peripheral edge of the optical film can be disposed outwardly from the first peripheral edge of the optical film to define an undercut between said optical film and said top glass panel and between said optical film and said image display panel. An apparatus and method for applying the optical film are also disclosed.01-06-2011
20110242742DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus may include a front panel, wherein an entire front surface of the front panel is made of a transparent material. The display apparatus may also include at least one frame attached to a rear surface of the front panel to support the front panel, a display module attached to the frame to output a three-dimensional (3D) image, a layer on a front surface of the front panel, wherein light output from the layer and light output from the display module have a phase difference of 10 nm or less. The display apparatus may further include a rear housing to accommodate the display module and the frame such that a portion of the display module and a portion of the frame are shielded from view from outside of the display apparatus, and wherein the front panel covers whole of the front surface of the display module, and the light transparent material covers whole of the front surface of the front panel and enables the image output by the display module to be viewed from outside of the display apparatus.10-06-2011
20110026203ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MAGNETIC LATCHING MECHANISM THEREFORE - A magnetic latch for a display of a laptop computer is disclosed. The latch uses magnetic attraction to maintain the display closed and uses magnetic repelling forces to pop-up the display when opened. The latch includes one or more magnetic elements in the body of the laptop and at least one magnetic element in the display. When the display is closed, the magnet element in the display is positioned adjacent the magnet element in the body having an opposite polarity so that the magnet elements are attracted to one another. To pop-up the display, the user moves the magnetic element in the display so that it meets the magnetic pole in the body having the same polarity. When these meet, the repelling force between them causes the display to open slightly so that a user can then readily open the display.02-03-2011
20110116215DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel including plural wiring sets is provided. Each of the wiring sets includes plural wires extending substantially along a straight direction. Each of the wiring sets has a first part and a second part respectively located at two opposite sides of a sealant. The first part is located between the sealant and an active region of the display panel, and a shortest distance of two adjacent wire segments of the first part is larger than a shortest distance of two adjacent wire segments of the second part. In addition, the shortest distance of two adjacent wire segments of the first part may be limited from about 15 μm to about 35 μm. The configuration of wiring set can reduce crosstalk of electric field between two adjacent wires to prevent light leakage and improve display quality.05-19-2011
20130148274FASTENING ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A fastening assembly includes a fastening block, a release element, and at least one elastic element. The fastening block includes a sliding groove and a stopper portion defined on the sliding groove. The release element includes a pressing portion defining a rope hole formed therein and a stopper column protruding from the pressing portion towards the stopper portion of the fastening block. The end of the stopper column is releasably locked to the stopper portion. The elastic element resists against the fastening block and the pressing portion. When the pressing portion is pressed towards the fastening block, the end of the stopper column moves and gets around of the stopper portion; when the pressing of the pressing portion is released, the elastic element releases elastic expansion to push the pressing portion away from the fastening block.06-13-2013
20100165552BATTERY COVER LATCHING MECHANISM - A battery cover latching mechanism is provided. The battery cover latching mechanism includes a body member and a cover member. The body member includes a top wall, a bottom wall opposite to the top wall, and a sidewall connecting the top wall and the bottom wall. The top wall and the bottom wall and the sidewall enclose a battery receiving space. The sidewall defines an opening communicating with the battery receiving space. The opening is configured for mounting a battery into the battery receiving space. The cover member is pivotably mounted to the body member to cover the opening.07-01-2010
20110026207PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device of the present invention includes a package, an electronic device body, a battery housing portion including a battery fitting portion for fitting a secondary battery therein, a foaming agent-containing layer provided on a surface of the battery housing portion, and a secondary battery to be fitted in the battery fitting portion. The foaming agent-containing layer is normally thin and, in the event of the battery generating heat, the layer turns into a thicker foamed layer which exhibits superior thermal insulation properties. Thus, it is possible to provide a portable electronic device having the degree of freedom in design for size and thickness reduction achieved at a high level, while offering high-level safety and reliability.02-03-2011
20110026206RECONFIGURABLE USER-INTERFACE DEVICE - A user-interface device comprises a plurality of indication elements (02-03-2011
20110249382ATTACHMENT/DETACHMENT MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONICS UNIT, ELECTRONICS UNIT, POWER-SUPPLY UNIT, AND ELECTRONICS APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is an attachment/detachment mechanism for an electronics unit mounted on a casing in an attachable/detachable manner, including: a position-keeping type switch switching between first and second states of the electronics unit; a lever switching between a securing state where the electronics unit is secured to the casing and an attachable/detachable state where the electronics unit is made attachable/detachable to/from the casing; a first restricting member switching between a restricting state where state-switching of the lever is restricted and a permitting state where the state-switching of the lever is permitted; and a second restricting member traveling between a first position where the state-switching of the first restricting member is restricted and the state-switching of the position-keeping type switch is permitted, and a second position where the state-switching of the first restricting member is permitted and the state-switching of the position-keeping type switch from the first state to the second state is restricted.10-13-2011
20110249379ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing and a plurality of ribs. The housing houses at least part of an electronic component. The ribs are arranged along a flat side surface of the electronic component in the housing such that the inner surface of the ribs faces the side surface. The ribs comprises a rib that faces the side surface of the electronic component, and another rib that is located on an edge side of the side surface compared to the rib and more distant from the side surface than the rib.10-13-2011
20090067124Display Device with Bended Signal Transmission Structure and Method for Manufacture Thereof - This invention provides a display device and the assembly method thereof. The display device includes a first electronic module and a second electronic module partly overlapping each other. The first electronic module includes a first signal transmission unit with one side extending to form a first extension section. The second electronic module includes a second signal transmission unit partly overlapping the first signal transmission unit and having a side extending to form a first connection section. The first extension section overlaps and is electrically connected to the first connection section. Part of the overlapping first extension section and first connection section are bent to partly overlap the second signal transmission unit. Thus the second signal transmission unit is able to accept and to transmit signals via the first signal transmission unit of the first electronic device.03-12-2009
20110019349Junction Box for Solar Modules and Method for the Mounting thereof on said Modules - A junction box for mounting on solar modules is disclosed. The junction box enables fully automatic mounting on the solar module, and also automated assembly of the components in the box. The box has a housing with cover. The housing encloses electrical components, such as bypass diodes, and includes connectors that connect to ribbon conductors from the solar module. Within the housing is a positioning block with slots for receiving the ribbon conductors. A hold-down device is also provided in the housing and, when the junction box is mounted on the solar module, the hold-down device presses the ribbon conductors into the slots.01-27-2011
20110019351BEZEL PACKAGING FOR SEALED GLASS ASSEMBLIES AND A GLASS ASSEMBLY THEREFOR - Methods and assemblies related to frame or bezel packaging of a sealed glass assembly, such as a fit-sealed OLED device, such as an OLED display panel. The frame or bezel packaging may have one or more of (a) rounded or chamfered corners, (a) a cover, (b) a reinforced lead edge, (c) openings or cutouts in the back panel to conserve material and lighten the bezel, and (d) a shock absorbent intermediate layer of low modulus of elasticity material applied between the sealed glass assembly and the back and/or sides of the frame or bezel. The frame or bezel design may include a gap between the sealed glass assembly and the back panel of the bezel. The gap may be filled at least in part with low modulus of elasticity backing material. The glass package may have one or more of (a) rounded or chamfered corners, (b) rounded or chamfered edges, (c) a low modulus of elasticity material applied around its periphery or portions of its periphery, such as on the corners only, (d) a shortened lead end, and (e) a thickened lead end.01-27-2011
20110019347TILT PANEL APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tilt panel apparatus includes a tilt panel capable of pivoting between a first orientation and a second orientation, and an apparatus main body that supports the tilt panel in a pivotable state. The tilt panel has an external housing surface around the pivot center of the tilt panel, the external housing surface being exposed on the outer side of an apparatus when the tilt panel is in the first orientation and entering into a gap formed between the tilt panel and the apparatus main body as the tilt panel pivots from the first orientation toward the second orientation; and a stepped portion is formed in the apparatus main body adjacent to an edge portion that forms the opening of the gap, the stepped portion being a step higher than the edge portion.01-27-2011
20110019342REMOTE CONTROL - A remote control barrier operating device that is attachable to a handlebar steered vehicle, such as a motorcycle, bicycle or all terrain vehicle, is described and claimed. The remote control device includes a power source and a remote control barrier operating circuit for transmitting a radio frequency enclosed within a device housing. At least one attachment ear extends from the device housing, for attachment of the device housing to the vehicle. In one embodiment the remote control device is attachable as an accessory to the bar clamp for a handlebar of the vehicle. The remote control device is configured having a pair of attachment ears extending from the device housing, the attachment ears configured for alignment with and attachment to the bar clamp by a pair of screws that pass through the attachment ear apertures to engage one of a pair of threaded apertures of the bar clamp.01-27-2011
20110026196DIGITAL MULTIMETERS INCLUDING A RUGGEDIZED JACKET - A digital multimeter includes a display for displaying a measured parameter, a selector for selecting the measured parameter, at least one jack configured to receive a test lead plug, and a housing assembly including the display, the selector and the jack. The selector includes a push button, a rotary selector switch, a knob coupled to the rotary selector switch, and a cover molded over the knob. The cover includes a relatively soft material compared to the knob. The housing assembly includes a first and second housing portions coupled together, a gasket sealing the first and second housing portions, and a jacket overlying parts of the first and second housing portions and the gasket. The housing assembly defines an internal cavity and is configured to absorb impact energy in response to dropping the digital multimeter up to approximately one meter and protect against water and dust ingress into the cavity.02-03-2011
20110026195INVERTED-TYPE HINGE AND A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device with an inverted-type hinge has a cover connected to a stationary bracket, a side shell connected to a tilting assembly, a cover connected to an inverting assembly and a sliding assembly being eccentric to a tilting shaft. With cooperation between the inverting assembly and the tilting assembly, the cover may be inverted to reveal a display that leans against the base. Therefore, the user easily touches the display without pivoting the cover. Furthermore, the sliding assembly lifts the cover while the cover is opened relative to the base to prevent the cover from impacting the base.02-03-2011
20110026198ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LATCHING ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes a first cover, a second cover, and a latching assembly. The first cover includes a first surface and a second surface including a baffle. The latching assembly includes a sliding member mounted on the first surface, a hook member mounted on the second surface and secured to the sliding member, a bracket secured to the hook member, an elastic member resisting the bracket and the baffle, and a latching member protruding from the second cover. The latching member defines a latching hole. The latching member resists the latching block to cause the bracket to move towards the baffle and the elastic member to be contracted. When the bracket moves until the latching block aligns with the latching hole, the elastic member rebounds to push the latching block to be received in the latching hole, thus the second cover is secured to the first cover.02-03-2011
20110026197ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SWITCHING ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes a body, a cover, and a switching assembly. The body defines two first openings. The cover defines two second openings facing the two first openings. The switching assembly includes a locking assembly received in the body and a latching assembly received in the cover. The locking assembly includes a handle, two guiding members, and two magnetic members received in the corresponding guiding members. The handle is for impelling the guiding members to move. The latching assembly includes two latching members. Each latching member has a latching end for being attracted by one of the magnetic members. When the cover covers the body, each latching end protrudes through the corresponding second and first openings and is caught by the magnetic members. When the handle is pressed, the handle drives the two guiding members to move to impel the two magnetic members away from the corresponding latching ends.02-03-2011
20110026194SIGNAL AMPLIFIERS HAVING PLATED ALUMINUM HOUSING BODIES WITH A BACK PLATE PERMANENTLY ATTACHED THERETO - Signal amplifiers are provided that have a two (or more) piece housing that has an input port, an output port and a power port. At least one of the housing pieces comprises an aluminum housing piece. A first coaxial connector is mounted in the input port, a second coaxial connector is mounted in the output port and a third coaxial connector is mounted in the power port. A power amplifier is mounted within the housing, and is configured to amplify an input signal received through the first coaxial connector. At least first and second of the housing pieces have at least one metal plated thereon, and the first housing piece is soldered, welded or brazed to the second housing piece.02-03-2011
20110026202Electronic Device Having Protection Panel - An electronic device having a protection panel includes: a display device (02-03-2011
20110026200BATTERY EJECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a housing, an ejecting piece, a shaft and a circuit board. The housing has a front surface, an opposite rear surface, and a battery chamber defined in the front surface for receiving a battery therein. The ejecting piece is rotatably hinged to the housing and configured to support a portion of the battery and eject the battery from the battery chamber. The ejecting piece has an ejecting portion and an operating portion connecting with the ejecting portion, the ejecting portion is for assembly under the battery. The shaft is configured for hinging the ejecting piece to the housing. The circuit board is mounted on the rear surface of the housing for electrically connecting with the battery.02-03-2011
20110026204HINGE STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF ACCOMMODATING A CABLE AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hinge structure for accommodating a cable includes a main body. An accommodating space is formed inside the main body. A hole connecting to the accommodating space is formed on the main body. The cable passes through the hole so as to be accommodated inside the accommodating space partly. The hinge structure further includes a fixing component disposed on a side of the main body and connected to a first component, and a pivoting component connected with the main body and a second component in a rotatable manner, so that the second component can rotate relative to the first component. The hinge structure further includes a covering component for covering the hole on the main body so as to hold the cable inside the accommodating space.02-03-2011
20110002091ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORT MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a connecting member, a housing, a positioning member, a display body, and an inner support mechanism. The positioning member is fixed to the housing. The display body is positioned on the housing and connected to the positioning member. The inner support mechanism has a support member and an adjustment member. The support member is fixed to the housing. The adjustment member is movably connected to the support member to maintain resistance to the positioning member.01-06-2011
20110026205Networking Connection Systems And Related Methods - In one embodiment, a connection system for an electronic device comprises an enclosure comprising sides, and an interior encompassed by the sides. The interior can comprise (1) an electronic device area configured to house the electronic device, (2) a first accessory area configured to house a first accessory of the electronic device (3) a second accessory area configured to house a second accessory of the electronic device and/or (4) one or more walls separating from each other at least two of the electronic device area, the first accessory area, or the second accessory area. When the electronic device is housed in the electronic device area, the first accessory is housed in the first accessory area, and the second accessory is housed in the second accessory area the one or more walls are configured to permit the first and second accessories to be connected to the electronic device. Other examples and related methods are described herein.02-03-2011
20110026208EXTERIOR PARTS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT USING THE SAME - On a triangular groove array structure 02-03-2011
20120229964SUPPORT MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A support mechanism includes a securing element comprising a main body, a hook extending from the main body and a securing groove formed between the hook and the main body; a support element hinged to the main body.09-13-2012
20100157514DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY MODULE INCLUDING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a substrate including an effective display region and a non-effective display region, and a sealing member covering at least the effective display region. A colored member is provided from a region on the sealing member over the non-effective display region to a region on the substrate outside the sealing member.06-24-2010
20110019344FLAT PANEL DISPLAY MOUNT - A mounting system for a flat panel display includes a back assembly, a pair of arm assemblies, and a mounting assembly. Back assembly can include a slide plate connected to arm assemblies allowing arm assemblies and mount assembly to be horizontally shifted without the need to remove the mount from the wall and reattach it. Arm assemblies can include substantially hollow arms having removable covers for storing wires connected to display therein. Mounting assembly can include a tilt head that provides a path of rotation about a substantially horizontal axis that extends proximate the center of gravity of the mount and a flat panel display mounted thereon, allowing for easy adjustment and rotation of display, Mounting assembly can also include a pair of brace arms each comprised of two members configured to allow mount assembly to be expanded to mount various sized displays without extending beyond the width of the display.01-27-2011
20110043970Rotational apparatus for communication - An apparatus including: a first housing and a second housing joined at a joint that is configured to enable relative rotational movement of the first housing and the second housing. The first housing includes a first grounded portion and a first coupling element. The second housing includes a second grounded portion and a second coupling element. The apparatus has a first configuration in which the first housing and the second housing have been rotated to a first relative orientation at which the first coupling element and the second coupling element are aligned and a radio frequency current path is formed between the first grounded portion and the second grounded portion via the first coupling element and the second coupling element. The apparatus has a second configuration in which the first housing and the second housing have been rotated to a second relative orientation at which the first coupling element and the second coupling element are not aligned and the radio frequency current path is not formed between the first grounded portion and the second grounded portion via the first coupling element and the second coupling element.02-24-2011
20110043981DISPLAY MODULE - A display module includes a display panel, a unit disposed on an outer side of the display panel, and an adhesive sheet with which the display panel and the unit are stuck together. The adhesive sheet has a first adhesive surface adhering to the display panel and a second adhesive surface adhering to the unit. The edge of the first adhesive surface and the edge of the second adhesive surface are displaced from each other in the adhesive surface direction.02-24-2011
20110043974PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE STRUCTURE - A portable electronic device structure includes a first body, a connection plate, and a second body. The connection plate, pivoted to the first body, has an interworking assembly. The second body, pivoted to the interworking assembly, rotates with respect to the connection plate. The connection plate pivotally rotates to an open position with respect to the first body, and enables the interworking assembly to drive the second body to displace in a direction away from the first body, so that the second body is actuated to rotate smoothly.02-24-2011
20110043979ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes: a display portion including a display screen; a main body portion including upper and bottom surfaces; and a coupling portion to couple the display portion with the main body portion such that the display portion becomes rotatable between a first state where the display screen faces the upper surface and a second state where the display screen forms a predetermined angle with respect to the upper surface, the main body portion including a pair of side surfaces, and a first connector connectable with a first external connector and includes a lower surface exposed from the bottom surface, the display portion including a first leg portion that protrudes to be positioned lower than the bottom surface in the second state and comes into contact with a surface on which the main body portion is placed to form a predetermined tilt with respect to the surface.02-24-2011
20110043984DOCKING STATION - A docking station (02-24-2011
20110043978DISPLAY MOUNT WITH POST-INSTALLATION ADJUSTMENT FEATURES - A display mount with post-installation adjustment features according to embodiments of the present disclosure addresses the above-mentioned needs of the industry. The mount may include two or more wall brackets, each having a vertically shiftable carrier assembly. Cross-supports extend between the carrier assemblies and are received in floating connection structures in the carriers. An electronic display display is coupled with the cross-supports. The carrier assembly of each wall bracket is independently vertically shiftable to shift the orientation of the cross-supports, and thereby adjust the vertical position and orientation of the electronic display device coupled with the cross-supports. The electronic display may be coupled to the cross-supports with display interface brackets which are tilt-adjustable to change the tilt position of the display device.02-24-2011
20110043983ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND POWER-SUPPLY CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD - A method of controlling a power supply of an electronic apparatus connected to another electronic apparatus, the method including: electrically connecting a contact part configured to be connected to the other electronic apparatus and a detection unit configured to detect a signal representing a state of the power supply of the other electronic apparatus via the contact part when the power supply of the electronic apparatus is off; electrically disconnecting the contact part and the detection unit when the power supply of the electronic apparatus is on; and controlling the power supply of the electronic apparatus when the signal is detected by the detection unit.02-24-2011
20110043980STAND MOUNTING STRUCTURE AND REAR CABINET - This invention relates to a stand attachment structure for attaching a stand that supports a low-profile display unit, such as a liquid crystal display, in an upright position, and to a rear cabinet. In the rear cabinet (02-24-2011
20110043976Electronic Device With A Flexible Display - The invention relates to an electronic apparatus 02-24-2011
20110043973REMOVABLE COVER ASSEMBLY FOR SEALING OPENING OF HOUSING - A removable cover assembly for sealing an opening of a housing includes a case, a latch, and an elastic member. The latch is movably disposed in the case, and includes a connection portion, a push portion, and a latching portion. The connection portion is disposed along a moving axis. The push portion is disposed at one end of the connection portion and exposed out of the case through an operation hole. The latching portion is disposed at the other end of the connection portion, and has a first position to protrude out of the case through an aperture and a second position to be retracted in the case. The elastic member is disposed in the interior space for pushing the latch along the moving axis, such that the latching portion protrudes out of the case consciously, thereby fixing the removable cover assembly to the housing and sealing the opening.02-24-2011
20120033355SLIDER ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An slider electronic device includes a main body, a display body, two rotary members, and a resilient member. The main body includes a first end and a second end opposite to each other. The display body is movably mounted on the main body and includes a proximal end and a distal end opposite to each other. One end of each rotary member is rotatably connected to the main body, and the other end is rotatably connected to the display body. Two ends of the resilient member are connected to the second end of the main body the proximal end of the display body, respectively. When the display body covers the main body, the proximal end of the display body is adjacent to the first end of the main body, and the distal end of the display body is adjacent to the second end of the main body.02-09-2012
20110043982 ELASTIC UNIT FOR CLAMPING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND EXTENDING BELOW AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT RECEIVING VOLUME OF AN ALIGN FIXTURE - An align fixture for aligning an electronic component having a receptacle adapted to receive the electronic component and having a first abutting section and a second abutting section, the first abutting section being mounted via an elastic unit, the first abutting section and the second abutting section delimit an electronic component receiving volume in which the electronic component is to be received in the receptacle, the elastic unit extends below a bottom side of the electronic component receiving volume, and the elastic unit is adapted to provide a clamping force for clamping the electronic component between the first abutting section and the second abutting section.02-24-2011
20090034170Mountable Frame for Holding Flat Panel Display and Methods of Mounting Frame for Holding Flat Panel Display - Frames suitable for mounting flat panel displays are provided. The frame is adapted to engage and secure a flat panel display. One or more flanges on at least one side of the frame are adapted to attach to sides of an opening within a console. Also provided are methods for mounting a flat panel display in a frame and mounting the display and frame assembly within a console.02-05-2009
20110116213DUAL-USE FIXING STRUCTURE AND ACCOMMODATING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a fixing structure for electronic apparatuses and to an accommodating apparatus using the same. The electronic apparatus, such as a network apparatus, has fixing holes on both sides. Both ends of a fixing part have holes, respectively. Besides, one end of the fixing part has a slot. The fixing part is fixed on a support, such as the stands in a rack, or on a fixing surface, such as a wall, via the slot and the holes, and thus is positioned on the support or on the fixing surface. Hence, the electronic apparatus is fixed on the support or on the fixing surface. Accordingly, the dual-use fixing structure according to the present invention can fix the electronic apparatus on the support or on the fixing surface without the need of changing the fixing part, and hence reducing spatial limitations on installing electronic apparatuses. Additionally, the holes can be further used to reinforce fixing firmness when the electronic apparatus is hung through the slot of the fixing part.05-19-2011
20110242738MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR SPEAKER - A mounting apparatus includes a case, a first sliding member, a second sliding member, a first supporting member, and a second supporting member. The first sliding member is slidably received in the case. The second sliding member is slidably received in the first sliding member. The first supporting member is rotatably connected to the second sliding member. The second supporting member is rotatably connected to the second supporting member and configured for positioning a speaker.10-06-2011
20110051330PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a sliding module, a flexible electrical member, and a first seal member is provided. The first body has a first opening. The sliding module is disposed between the first and the second bodies. The sliding module has a second opening. The flexible electrical member passes through the first and the second openings, and is connected between the first and the second bodies. The first seal member is disposed between the sliding module and the first body and surrounds the first opening.03-03-2011
20110051327ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a cover, a body, and two sliding members. The body includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and two sliding slots. Each sliding slot extends along the first surface to the second surface. The two sliding members are pivotally coupled to the cover. The cover is rotatably and slidably coupled to the body by the two sliding members engaging with the two sliding slots, and is capable of sliding along the two sliding slots from the first surface to the second surface.03-03-2011
20110128680INTERCHANGEABLE UV LED CURING SYSTEM - Design and integration of a UV LED curing system into a multi-station UV-curing process, such as for inkjet or offset printing. Docking ports may be permanently mounted into various stations within the UV-curing process. The UV LED lamps may be modular and may therefore be inserted into any one of the desired docking ports at variable distances from the substrate to be cured without significant loss of optical uniformity or radiant intensity. The docking ports are designed such that they can accommodate UV LED lamps of differing wavelengths and, therefore, power requirements. The insertion of a UV LED lamp into a docking port is designed such that it is accomplished without tools and may be considered a “plug and play” operation. Multiple docking ports may be mounted into a single station in the UV-curing process to allow for the installation of multiple lamps at each station.06-02-2011
20110116219PANEL DISPLAY SUSPENSION SYSTEM AND A PANEL DISPLAY PROVIDED WITH A PANEL DISPLAY SUSPENSION SYSTEM - A panel display suspension system comprising a first mounting part and a second mounting part. In order to be able to easily adjust the horizontal position of a suspended panel display (05-19-2011
20110116216ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a casing and a cover. The casing includes an opening, and a protrudent element protrudes inwardly from an inner wall of the casing. The cover is pivotally connected with the casing, and the cover is rotated to a closed position for covering the opening or to an open position for uncovering the opening. The cover has an extending portion extending towards an interior of the casing, and the extending portion is against the protrudent element when the cover is rotated from the closed position to the open position.05-19-2011
20100149733PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND OPERATION METHOD THEREFOR - A portable electronic device and an operation method therefor are provided. The portable electronic device comprises a first body portion, a second body portion, a sliding module and a rotating module. After the second body portion is slid along the surface of the first portion by the sliding module, the rotating module is promptly triggered to automatically rotate the second body portion to a first angle with respect to the first body portion. The second body portion can be further rotated to a second angle when the second body portion bears a thrust force at the first angle. The portable electronic device can operate in corresponding operation modes according to the angles that the second body portion presents with respect to the first body portion.06-17-2010
20110128683ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing including an exterior cover, a first rib integrated with an inner wall surface of the exterior cover facing the inside of the housing and arranged to define a plurality of first sections therein, a second rib integrated with the inner wall surface and the first rib as one unit and arranged to define a plurality of second sections therein, a plurality of projection portions projecting from the inner wall surface and each integrated with the inner wall surface and located within a respective one of the plurality of first sections, and third ribs connecting the first rib and the projection portions, respectively, and being continuous to the second ribs, respectively.06-02-2011
20110128678ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a lid, and a connecting component. The lid is rotatably connected to the main body. The connecting component includes at least one interface. The at least one interface can be hidden by the lid when the lid covers the main body, and exposed when the lid rotates away from the main body.06-02-2011
20110128677ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DETACHABLE COVER - An electronic device with a detachable cover comprises a main body, a cover connected to the main body, and a spring. The main body forms an opening, wherein a flange extends inwardly from an upper edge of the opening, and a first locking portion protrudes from an edge of the main body. And the cover comprises a base plate, a sliding member, and a rotating member. The base plate is received in the opening and is supported by the flange comprising an protruding tab engaging the edge of the main body and a first recess. The sliding member is slidably connected to the base plate, and comprises a second locking portion with a second recess and a first engagement member. The rotating member rotatably connected to the base plate, and comprises a second engagement member. The spring comprises a base portion and two deflected spring arms.06-02-2011
20130155586SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - An inbuilt support structure for holding an electronic device includes a stand and a holding mechanism. The stand includes a support body and a shaft. The shaft is connected to a first end of the support body. The holding mechanism includes a holding portion and a connecting portion. The connecting portion is positioned on the holding portion and receives the shaft. The holding portion holds the electronic device. A second end of the support body rests stably on an external surface so as to support the electronic device when being viewed.06-20-2013
20130155589ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Protruding parts 06-20-2013
20130155590PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE - [Problem to be Solved] To provide a portable terminal device which can improve the interest, functionality and additional value by display even when the two display modules are in the state of being overlapped.06-20-2013
20110242740PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLIDABLE COVER - A portable electronic device includes a base, a cover, and an adjusting mechanism. One side of the adjusting mechanism is rotatably attached to the base and the other end of the adjusting mechanism is rotatably attached to the cover. The adjusting mechanism expands during opening. One edge of the cover slides on the base and the other edge of the cover is lifted from the base by the adjusting mechanism.10-06-2011
20110242744WATER RESISTANT CASE FOR A MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A water resistant case is provided for a mobile electronic device. The case includes a buoyancy feature, and is sized and configured so that the case is buoyant in water when containing the mobile electronic device. A closure portion of the case is movable between an extended position for receiving the mobile electronic device, to a folded position when the case contains the mobile electronic device. In the folded position the closure portion is provided adjacent to the rest of the case. The configuration of the case is such that the case can be relatively form fitting to the mobile electronic device.10-06-2011
20110242745ROTARY APPARATUS AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There is provided a rotary apparatus and a portable electronic device that can be miniaturized. A rotary apparatus 10-06-2011
20110242743ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INCLUDING THE SAME - An organic light-emitting display device having improved impact resistance by including a buffer member for reducing an external impact, and electronic equipment including the organic light-emitting display device. The organic light-emitting display device includes a frame, a panel assembly and a compression buffer tape arranged between the frame and the panel assembly, wherein the panel assembly includes a first substrate, a display unit arranged on a surface of the first substrate, a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate and a sealant arranged along edges of the first substrate and the second substrate to attach the second substrate to the first substrate.10-06-2011
20110242741CONNECTING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A connecting mechanism for connecting a first housing and a second housing together is provided. The second housing defines a slot and two holes at opposite ends of the slot and communicating with the slot. The connecting mechanism includes two fixing elements fixed on the first housing, two rings and a movable element connected to the two fixing elements through the two rings and is capable of moving between a substantially horizontal orientation and a substantially vertical orientation. To connect the first housing and the second housing together, the second housing is moved to cause the movable element to pass through the slot until part of each of the two rings is received in the hole. The movable element is moved relative to the two rings to prevent the two rings from disengaging from the second housing.10-06-2011
20110128684DISPLAY MODULE - Provided is a display module in which the prevention of ambient light reflection and the protection of a mounting component may be provided in the same process using the same material, to thereby reduce the number of production steps, while preventing the display panel from increasing in size and thickness so that the cost of production may be reduced. The display module includes a display panel including a display element and a mounting component; a protective plate for protecting a display region of the display panel; and a covering material for integrally covering the display region of the display panel and the mounting component, the covering material being disposed between the display panel and the protective plate.06-02-2011
20110141670BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a backlight unit and a display apparatus the apparatus including: a cover unit; a video receiver receiving a video signal; a video processor processing the video signal; a display panel in the cover unit which displays an image based on the processed video signal; a light guide plate in the cover unit; a plurality of light sources arranged along a lateral side of the light guide plate emitting light toward the lateral side of the light guide plate; a module substrate disposed at an edge of the cover unit, wherein the plurality of light sources are mounted on the module substrate; and a support member including a first end part coupled to the cover unit and a second end part supporting the module substrate, wherein the module substrate is not coupled to the cover unit.06-16-2011
20110242739SLIDING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding apparatus includes a first sliding member and a second sliding member slidable relative to the first sliding member. The second sliding member includes two sliding paths. Each sliding path includes a number of positioning portions along a sliding direction relative to the first sliding member. Two positioning assemblies are slidably mounted in the first sliding member and are slidably mounted in the sliding paths of the second sliding member to position the second sliding member relative to the first sliding member.10-06-2011
20100202104ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The electronic apparatus includes an exterior member covering a main body, a protection plate installed to a display window formed in the exterior member, a display panel disposed between the main body and the exterior member and including a display portion and a driving circuit provided in an outer peripheral portion of the display panel, a frame fixed to the main body and holding the display panel, and a reinforcing member fixed to the main body and supporting the exterior member at a position closer to the exterior member than the display panel and the frame. The driving circuit is disposed between a first end of the reinforcing member and a second end of the protection plate in a first direction along the exterior member so as not to overlap with the first and second ends in a second direction extending between the main body and the exterior member.08-12-2010
20110085287MODULAR SYSTEM WITH APPLIANCE AND COVER HAVING ANTENNA - A modular system comprises an appliance having a visible surface, a first service interface positioned on the visible surface, a cover detachably coupled to the visible surface and disposed to overlie the first service interface, a controller configured to selectively provide operational instructions to the appliance and/or the cover, and an antenna provided within the cover and operably connected to the controller.04-14-2011
20110242737SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism includes a main plate, a slide plate, an elastic member, and two connecting members. The main plate includes two rail portions and two guide rails. Each rail portion defines a guiding slot. Each guide rail is received in one of the guiding slot and defines a slide groove. The elastic member is secured on the main plate and the slide plate. The two connecting members are secured to the slide plate and each connecting member is slideably received in one of the guiding slots.10-06-2011
20090323261RANGE TOP SUPPORT WITH INTEGRAL POSITIONING CLIPS - An assembly for aligning a top frame with respect to a top portion of a chassis in a home appliance is provided. The assembly includes a top frame and a support plate. The support plate is configured to be secured to a chassis and includes a first set and a second set of protrusions. The first set of protrusions is configured to engage the top frame to align the top frame in fore and aft directions. The second set of protrusions is configured to engage the top frame to align the top frame in transverse directions. A method for aligning a top frame with respect to a top portion of a chassis in a home appliance is also provided.12-31-2009
20090323263METAL SHELL AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A metal shell includes a metal cover and several latching portions disposed on the metal cover. The latching portions are made of plastic material, and integrally formed on the metal cover by an insert molding process. A method for making the metal shell is also described.12-31-2009
20100014229Electronic device and supporting structure - An electronic device and a supporting structure that are designed to decrease the number of parts and assembly steps, thereby reducing manufacturing cost. A stand has a pair of arm sections of which one ends are rotatably supported on an upper side of a pair of frames each formed of two-coupled frames when an image display module stands upright; and a rod section for connecting the other ends of the pair of arm sections. The stand is rotatable among a folded state in which the stand overlaps with the image display module, a using state in which the stand is opened at predetermined degrees from the image display module and used as a stand to obliquely stand the image display module, and an opened state in which the stand is opened at approximately 180 degrees from the folded state and used as a handle when carrying the image display module.01-21-2010
20100014230Electronic device and keyboard mechanism - An electronic device adapted to stow a keyboard therein in a way screen is exposed even after the keyboard has been stowed in the electronic device. A keyboard module is pivoted for turning on a supporting member supported on a lower section of a pair of frames each of which is made up of two-coupled frames. The keyboard is allowed to turn through a space defined with the pair of frames and also a lower edge of the display module that has been shifted upwards. Thus, the keyboard is allowed to rotate between a using state in which the keyboard is kept with keys lying upward and a stowed state in which the keyboard, after turned in a way a front edge thereof is raised, is kept standing upright and concealed behind the display module which is moved downward.01-21-2010
20100014220MOUNT STRUCTURE - A mount structure includes a base and a bearer. The base has a slot, and at least one combining block is disposed protruding from the slot. The bearer has a bearing portion and a combining portion. The bearing portion is connected to a display, and the combining portion is installed in the slot through hooks, buckles, latches, screws, or other combining methods, such that the bearer is fixed on the base. Moreover, the combining portion is provided with reinforcing ribs for enhancing the structural strength of the bearer.01-21-2010
20100014227PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The portable electronic device according to the present invention comprises a cabinet including an opening defined in a front surface thereof, a cover body opening and closing the opening of the cabinet, and a pivoting mechanism for pivotally supporting the cover body to the cabinet, the pivoting mechanism comprises a shaft and a pair of bearings supporting the shaft, the cabinet has an attaching part for attaching a string-like member, and the attaching part projects from the front surface of the cabinet. In this portable electronic device, the attaching part is disposed adjacent to the pivoting mechanism, the shaft which is a component of the pivoting mechanism includes a projecting part projecting toward the attaching part from one of the bearings closer to the attaching part, and the projecting part extends along a back surface which is a reverse side of the front surface of the cabinet.01-21-2010
20100014221BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device (01-21-2010
20100039756Encasement technique for electronic circuits - In order not to damage encased circuits under temperature expansion, they are encased in an external encasement mold, wherein the encasement body thus created comprises singular or line shaped rises on its exterior surface, and is supported at said rises after insertion into the external housing. The free spaces then remaining between the encasement body and the housing are available for expansion.02-18-2010
20100039754SLIDING STRUCTURE FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A sliding structure includes a stator, a slider, and a plane spring. The slider is slidably disposed on the stator. The plane spring is interposed between the stator and the slider. The plane spring includes two spiral portions which curl into two inverse directions towards two center portions. The two center portions of the plane spring are respectively fixed to the stator and the slider so that the plane spring is capable of pushing the slider to slide to one of two maintaining positions in a latter half of a slide operation between the two maintaining positions.02-18-2010
20100053853Extruded Housing for Hand-Held Device with a Cap for Covering Two or More Adjacent Sides - A housing for a hand-held electronic device is provided. The housing includes an extruded element having a length and a profile, the length corresponding to a distance that the extruded element extends in the direction of extrusion, and the profile corresponding to a cross-section of the element, which is perpendicular to the direction of extrusion. The housing further includes a cap, coupled to the extruded element, wherein the cap extends to cover substantial portions of two or more adjacent sides.03-04-2010
20100053863HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING HIDDEN SOUND OPENINGS OFFSET FROM AN AUDIO SOURCE - An improved handheld electronic device has a case with an elongated cavity formed therein. An audio transducer is in fluid communication with the cavity, and a number of sound openings are formed in the case and are in fluid communication with the cavity and with the atmosphere surrounding the handheld electronic device. The sound openings are generally spaced from a central region of the audio transducer to space the sound openings generally farther from an edge of the case than the audio transducer. The cavity is configured to form a Helmholtz resonator that enables the communication of sound through the cavity between the audio transducer and the sound openings. The spacing of the sound openings from an edge of a case helps a user to form a seal between the case and the user's ear to enable sound from the sound openings to enter the ear and to be perceived by the user. In one embodiment, the sound openings face into a channel formed in the case, which enables the sound openings to be largely hidden from view and enable the sound openings to be spaced an even greater distance from the audio transducer.03-04-2010
20120188692FLIP-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH AUTOMATIC OPEN ANGLE ADJUSTING FUNCTION - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a flip cover, and a hinge assembly. The flip cover is rotatably fixed on the main body via the hinge assembly. The hinge assembly includes a sensing module, a hinge mechanism, and a microcontroller. The sensing module is configured to detect control signals. The hinge mechanism is configured to control an angle between the flip cover and the main body. The microcontroller is electrically connected to the sensing module. The microcontroller receives the control signals from the sensing module, and controls the hinge mechanism to rotate to a specified angle according to the control signals. The angle between the flip cover and the main body is automatically adjusted correspondingly.07-26-2012
20120188693ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided, which includes a display, a housing and a supporting structure. The display is disposed in the housing and a side of the housing opposite to the display has a storeroom. The supporting structure is disposed at the storeroom and has a flexible sheet, a first supporting-part and a second supporting-part.07-26-2012
20120188689DOCKING STATION FOR MEDIA PLAYER - A docking station for an iPad or the like, having a base, a support on the base for releasably holding an iPad, an operating circuit for amplifying an audio signal received from the iPad, and speakers connected to the operating circuit for reproducing sound based on the audio signal amplified by the operating circuit. The support is movable between two angular positions for supporting the iPad in portrait and landscape orientations. The support is also movable to change the direction in which the iPad faces, between left and right orientations.07-26-2012
20100046150PORTABLE APPARATUS AND FASTENING DEVICE THEREOF - A fastening device includes a cover, an actuating member rotatably attached on the cover, and a locking member disposed on the cover and engaging with the actuating member. The cover includes a hook capable of being locked and unlocked on an electronic device, and defines a through hole near the hook and the actuating member capable of rotating around a rotating center. The actuating member is locked on the cover while being pushed. The locking member including a locking portion capable of passing through the through hole and inserting into the electronic device to lock the hook on the electronic device and withdrawing from the through hole when the actuating member is pushed to rotate.02-25-2010
20110249380CABLE ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including an electronic unit and a cable assembly is provided. The cable assembly includes a first connector module, a second connector module, and a cable connecting between the first and the second connector modules. The first connector module detachably connected to the electronic device includes a serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) connector and a connector with at least four terminals.10-13-2011
20120243150ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a case, a latch, and a detachable member. The case has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other. The latch is movably configured on the first surface back and forth. The latch has a first pushing portion and a second pushing portion. The first and second pushing portions are located at two moving axes parallel to a moving direction of the latch. The detachable member is assembled to the case from the second surface, and a portion of the detachable member protrudes from the first surface and is locked to the latch. When the latch moves back and forth relatively to the case, the first and second pushing portions sequentially push the detachable member, so as to drive the detachable member to move relatively to the case and be disassembled from the case.09-27-2012
20120243154DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device (09-27-2012
20100053860PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - When a unit lock member (03-04-2010
20100053856ENGAGING STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An engaging structure for an electronic device includes a first substrate, an engaging member, and a fixed reinforcing member. The first substrate defines at least one guiding slot. The engaging member includes at least one first latching protrusion extending therefrom. The at least one first protrusion engages in the at least one guiding slot. The fixed reinforcing member includes at least one abutting block extending therefrom. The at least one abutting block is configured for abutting against the at least one first latching protrusion.03-04-2010
20100053851APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING ELECTRICAL SHOCK IN DEVICES - A device for preventing electrical shock from a device with electrical interfaces. A shutter or other barrier associated with the device that physically prevents access or contact to one of the electrical interfaces while another electrical interface is in use.03-04-2010
20100053861MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal is provided that includes a housing having an opening, a display provided in the opening of the housing, a bezel provided on the housing, and at least one sensor or a touch screen/sensor provided at the bezel. The at least one sensor or touch screen detects a user selection on the bezel such that an image on the display changes or a command is performed by the mobile terminal. The sensor or the touch screen/sensor also allows images on the main display to be not hidden because items or commands are selected on the bezel.03-04-2010
20100053859PROTECTIVE COVER MECHANISM - A protective cover mechanism includes a cover head and a cover body, the cover head includes a head portion and a connecting portion integrally connecting with the head portion, the connecting portion forms latching members therein, a cover body forms ribs in the inter wall thereof, the cover head fixes to the cover body by latching the latching members with the ribs.03-04-2010
20100053855ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a chassis configured to hold electronic elements with cables, and a securing member. The chassis includes a bottom plate and at least one clip protruding from the bottom plate. The securing member includes a base portion fixed on the bottom plate, an end portion, and a neck portion connecting the base portion to the end portion. The base portion is resiliently deformable for maintaining the cables between the base portion and the bottom plate. The neck portion slidably engages with the at least one clip of the bottom plate. The end portion is configured to prevent the neck portion from disengaging from the at least one clip.03-04-2010
20100053858PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is directed to a portable display device having at lease two display elements, at least two foldable panel housings for receiving and supporting the display elements circuit boards and other parts, respectively, and optical elements provided on the top surface of the one of the sidewalls of the panel housings and mounted in a joint portion of the display elements, wherein one of the sidewalls of the panel housings are cut to form openings or a connecting joint portion, and the sidewalls of the optical elements is adjacently disposed each other when the panel housings are unfolded. The portable display device allows a single large sized screen, and whereby a joint portion between the two display panels as non-display area may be minimized.03-04-2010
20100053852Display Device - A display device is disclosed that includes a frame assembly. A first screen panel and a second screen panel are assembled together with the frame assembly and electrically coupled with each other. A main circuit board electrically connected with both the first and second screen panels defines a receiving opening upon which an underside of the second screen panel is rested. A gap is defined between the second screen panel and the main circuit board when the underside of the second screen panel is rested upon the receiving opening of the main circuit board. Wherein the frame assembly has at least one positioning member configured to be inserted into the gap for restraining the second screen panel in place.03-04-2010
20100053857LATCHING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A latching device and an electronic device using the latching device are provided. The latching device is for fastening a cover assembly of the electronic device to a base assembly. The latching device includes a sliding member movably mounted in the cover assembly, a magnet fixed in the sliding member, and a hooking member pivotally fixing on the base assembly. The hooking member is made up of magnetic material. When the cover assembly is rotated to cover the base assembly, the hooking member is attracted by the magnet and hooks onto the cover assembly. When the sliding member slides, the sliding member pushes the hooking member to disengage from the cover assembly.03-04-2010
20100053862MODULAR DIGITAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING THE SAME - Digital image display devices and methods for providing the same are provided. Such devices may include an electronic component for displaying digital images and a housing with a cavity for receiving the electronic component. The electronic component may include a display device, a processor, a battery, an input device, a storage device, and an I/O interface device. The electronic component may be capable of electrically coupling with an external power source, portable storage media or another electronic device. The electronic component may be interchangeable amongst a plurality of housings.03-04-2010
20100053854Electronic Apparatus with Protective Panel - An electronic apparatus with a protective panel, includes a display device 03-04-2010
20100061044DISPLAY HOUSING - A display housing includes a protective lens, a peripheral housing; and a strengthening member. The protective lens defines a latching slit along its perimeter. The strengthening member includes a base portion and a bent portion. One of the peripheral housing and the base portion has a plurality of latches protruding therefrom and the other a plurality of latching holes. The latches are received in the latching holes, the strengthening member is secured in the peripheral housing, and the bent portion is received in the latching slits.03-11-2010
20110176264ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - An electronic component and method for manufacturing thereof allow efficient separation of a mother substrate into electronic components defining individual devices. The method includes forming a conductive layer including electrodes and pads for a plurality of devices, an insulating layer that partially covers the conductive layer and that includes pad openings surrounding the pads and exposing at least central portions of the pads, and power supply lines that connect the pads of neighboring ones of the devices in the mother substrate. Power is applied to the power supply lines, and electrolytic plating is performed. Thus, plating layers are formed in the pad openings. Subsequently, external terminals are formed on the plating layers. By cutting the mother substrate, the mother substrate is separated into individual components defining electronic devices. Divided surfaces of the plurality of power supply lines are formed on each of the components so as to be separated from one another.07-21-2011
20110176260Electronic Device With At Least One Extendable Display Section - An electronic device (07-21-2011
20110149489ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a body housing having a battery housing portion configured to accommodate a battery therein, a display housing in which a display device is accommodated, and a hinge portion connected to an end portion of the display housing. The hinge portion connects the display housing and the body housing such that the display housing and the body housing are relatively rotatable between a first position in which a display screen of the display device is covered with the body housing and a second position in which the display screen is uncovered. The battery housing portion has a bulged portion which is bulged outward from a portion of the body housing that faces the end portion of the display housing in the first position, and the bulged portion has a flat wall portion which extends toward the display housing.06-23-2011
20100134962SLIDE MECHANISM AND SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A slide mechanism includes a rear cover, and a front cover slidably attached to the rear cover. One of the rear cover and the front cover defines two sliding grooves, the other forms two sliding rails slidably engaged in the sliding grooves. An elastic portion is formed on one of the rear cover and the front cover, and abuts against the other of the rear cover and the front cover, thereby enabling the sliding rails to tightly contact with said surfaces of the sliding grooves.06-03-2010
20100134963DEVICE HOUSING AND MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - There is provided a device housing for a mobile terminal device that includes a metallic plate, an external wall formed of resin and disposed at outer peripheral edges of the metallic plate, an electronic component holder formed of the resin at the nearly same time when the external wall is formed. Furthermore, the electronic component holder disposed on an inner area of the metallic plate surrounded by the external wall the metallic plate and disposed apart from the external wall.06-03-2010
20100134961BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly comprises a housing, a battery cover, a first magnetic element and second magnetic element. The magnetic pole of the first magnetic is opposite to the magnetic pole of the second magnetic element such that the first magnetic element and the second magnetic element are magnetically attracted to each other to attach the battery cover to the housing to cover the receiving space of the housing.06-03-2010
20100134960MONITOR AND MONITOR CORRECTION APPARATUS THEREOF - A monitor correction apparatus and a monitor having the same are provided. The monitor having the monitor correction apparatus includes a display panel and a first frame. The first frame covers a perimeter of the display panel and defines a display area. The monitor correction apparatus includes a front bezel that is integrally formed with the first frame and covers a part of the display area. Moreover, the monitor correction apparatus includes guide pins that are formed inside the first frame and near the front bezel. The monitor correction apparatus also includes a flexible printed circuit board which has at least one guide hole to be inserted by the guide pins. One end of the flexible printed circuit board extends into the front bezel. An optical sensor is disposed on the flexible printed circuit board and inside the front bezel and has an optical signal receiving zone.06-03-2010
20110075333SLIDING AND TILTING MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A portable electronic device is disclosed including a first part, a second part, and a sliding and tilting mechanism. The sliding and tilting mechanism includes a lower board fixed to the second part, an upper board fixed to the first part, an intermediate board positioned between the lower board and the upper board. The sliding and tilting mechanism further includes two elastic assemblies, a swinging member, and a cam member, all of which engage with each other to tilt the intermediate board and the upper board relative to the lower board after the upper board slides over a predetermined distance along the intermediate board.03-31-2011
20100238612Flexible Display Device - A flexible display device includes a display panel and a plurality of curving-restricting structures. The display panel has a display surface and a bottom surface opposite thereto. The display surface has a visible region and an outer region surrounding the visible region. The curving-restricting structures may be disposed on at least one of the outer region of the display surface and the bottom surface of the display panel. Each curving-restricting structure has a top surface and at least a slanted side wall. The top surfaces of adjacent curving-restricting structures are spaced with each other, and the slanted side walls of adjacent curving-restricting structures face each other. When the flexible display device are curved to a predetermined extent, adjacent curving-restricting structures may resist against with each other to prevent the display panel from being unduly curved to be damaged, and thus a use reliability of the flexible display device is improved.09-23-2010
20110069431Rotating Shaft Structure for Screen and Foldable Portable Electronic Device - A rotating shaft structure for a screen is used for a foldable portable electronic device. The rotating shaft structure comprises a fixing element, a first pivot element, and a second pivot element. The fixing element comprises a fixing base and a pivot hole; the fixing base is connected to the foldable portable electronic device. The first pivot element can be pivoted in relation to the fixing element via the pivot hole. The second pivot element is disposed on the fixing element and adjacent to the first pivot element. When the pivoting angle is in a specific pivoting angle range, the first pivot element is pivoted to drive the second pivot element to increase the torsion of the rotating shaft structure.03-24-2011
20100124005DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR HOUSING AT LEAST ONE ELECTRONIC DEVICE IN A VEHICLE - An apparatus is provided with an enclosure defining an inner volume and including a first aperture, and a housing containing the enclosure and including a second aperture. The enclosure may be rotatable such that the first and second apertures may be in registration to permit insertion of the electronic device, and the first and second apertures may not be in registration to prevent insertion and/or removal of the electronic device. An actuating element may rotate the enclosure into a desired orientation within a vehicle. The apparatus may improve the viewing quality of information displayed on the electronic device. The electronic device may be secured within the vehicle without having to supervise the device when the vehicle is parked, turned off, etc. The apparatus may employ environmental controls to control/condition temperature, humidity, and/or vibration within a desired range to protect the electronic device from becoming temporarily or permanently non-functional.05-20-2010
20110249377PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FASTENING STRUCTURE - A fastening structure for a portable electronic device includes a main housing and a frame. The main housing defines a slot. A protrusion and a block are formed at two opposite sides of the slot. The frame includes a tab. The tab defines a locking hole. The block pushes the tab toward the protrusion to allow the protrusion to be latched in the locking hole for connecting the frame to the main housing.10-13-2011
20110249376DISPLAY DEVICE PACKAGE AND PACKAGING PROCESS THEREOF - An display device package including a first substrate, an display device, a second substrate, a welding glue, and a first adhesive layer is provided. The display device is disposed on the first substrate. The second substrate is disposed above the first substrate and the display device. The welding glue is welded with the first substrate and the second substrate and surrounds the display device, wherein the welding glue has a continuous pattern. The first adhesive layer is adhered to the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the first adhesive layer is disposed between the display device and the welding glue and surrounds the display device, and the material of the first adhesive layer and the material of the welding glue are different.10-13-2011
20110102988MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In a mounting structure for an electronic component which requires a supporting member and side surface bonding, the electronic component will be prevented from being detached from the supporting member even if subjected to additional weight from the exterior. The structure is provided with a substantially plate-shaped electronic component (05-05-2011
20110075328ROTARY SLIDE SWITCHES - Methods and apparatus are provided for reducing the space required by a switch assembly input component of an electronic device. The input component may include a track and a button capable of linear movement within the track. The input component may also include a disk having a slot and a plurality of labels. A pin may be coupled to the button and may extend into the slot for translating the linear movement of the button into rotational movement of the disk. The rotational movement of the disk may alter the portion the labels that are exposed to a user under an open portion of the track. The input component may also include a switch coupled to a portion of the pin extending through the slot of the disk. A switch arm may move along a switch path of the switch in response to the linear movement of the button.03-31-2011
20110075332LOCK AND ELECTRONINC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A lock is applied in an electronic device including a main body and a display. The display includes a first hook able to pass through the main body. The lock includes a base, a rack, a shaft and a gear. The rack is slidably connected to the base and includes a second hook. The shaft is secured to the base. The gear is rotatably connected to the shaft and engages the rack. The gear defines a latching slot to receive a portion of a key, which allows the gear to rotate together with the key to cause the rack to slide. The second hook is moveable together with the rack to a position where the second hook engages the first hook to lock the display to the main body. An electronic device using the lock is also provided.03-31-2011
20110075330ANTI-STATIC HOUSING AND RELATED DISPLAY DEVICE ASSEMBLY - A display device assembly includes an anti-static housing and a displaying module contained therein. The anti-static housing has a first housing body, a second housing body and a plurality of anti-static dielectric layers. The first housing body and the second housing body respectively have a first rail-and-groove engaging structure and a second rail-and-groove engaging structure, and can be moved relative to each other such that the first rail-and-groove engaging structure engages the second rail-and-groove engaging structure. Due to dispositions of the first and second rail-and-groove engaging structures and the anti-static dielectric layers when the first and second housing bodies are coupled together, the anti-static housing has comparatively superior anti-static characteristics, and a manner of engagement between the first and second rail-and-groove engaging structures facilitates assembly of the anti-static housing and thus reduces assembly costs.03-31-2011
20110075329CIRCUIT BOARD FIXING ELEMENT - A circuit board fixing element is provided. The circuit board fixing element is used for fixing a circuit board on a sheet, and includes a fixing portion, a buckling portion, and a connecting portion. The buckling portion is made of a resilient material. The connecting portion is connected between the fixing portion and the buckling portion, and has two opposite ends and a side surface connected to the ends. The fixing portion and the buckling portion are respectively located on the ends and protrude from the side surface.03-31-2011
20110069429COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover mechanism is for an electronic device, and the cover mechanism includes a base member and a cover member. The base member defines a hole and a receiving groove. The cover member is received in the receiving groove. The connecting arm extends through the base member and is latched with another side of the base member. The connecting arm is elastically bent to allow the cover portion to cover the hole.03-24-2011
20110069435DISPLAY DEVICE HOLDING STRUCTURE - A display device holding structure includes a holding member (03-24-2011
20110069428COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover mechanism for an electronic device includes a protective cover, a resisting element, a control element, and a releasable element. The resisting element is attached to the electronic device. The control element engages with the resisting element. The protective cover latches to the control element. The releasable element provides a force to the protective cover for automatically opening the protective cover. When the control element is pressed, the control element forces the resisting element to unlock the protective cover.03-24-2011
20110069433MEDIA APPLIANCE WITH AUXILIARY SOURCE MODULE - A media appliance for docking with a detachable Auxiliary Source Module (ASM), each type of ASM delivering for media stream or file in one or more of a plurality of different forms acceptable to the media appliance, at least one of those forms being digital. The appliance includes an instruction processor, memory, and at least one of digital signal processing circuitry or instructions for execution by the processor for processing media streams or files; a controller unit; and electrical contacts for connecting the media appliance with any of multiple types of ASMs.03-24-2011
20110069430CONNECTOR FOR MOUNTING A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A connector is adapted to mount a FPC board. The connector includes a base and a cover. The base includes an opening and a first connecting portion located at two sides of the opening. The cover is pivotally connected to the base, and includes a second connecting portion, wherein when the cover is turned and then the second connecting portion is engaged with the first connecting portion, there is an accommodating space formed between the cover and the opening of the base for accommodating the FPC board, and the first and second connecting portions are adjacent to the position portion, whereby the position portion cannot escape from the accommodating space.03-24-2011
20120147537SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DEPLOYMENT OF MOTION DETECTOR - A system and method for the deployment of a motion detector is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the system includes a housing having an aperture to allow for infrared or ultrasonic sound waves to pass through to the interior of the housing. A top cap conceals the components of the motion detector inside. A receiver of the motion detector is adjacent to the aperture inside the housing and adapted to receive and register infrared or ultrasonic sound waves. A base is used to adjust the receiver inside the housing to achieve the desired zone of detection. A transmitting antennae is also built into the motion detector within the housing that is used to transmit a signal to a receiver that is remotely located.06-14-2012
20120200990Magnetic Slider Mechanism For Electronic Devices and Methods of Use - A portable processing device that includes a base portion and a main portion. The base portion includes a magnet and guides. The main portion includes a magnetic area. The base portion and the main portion are separable and configured to be held together by a magnetic force between the magnetic area and the magnet. The main portion is configured to be slideably movable with respect to the base portion in a sliding direction defined by the guides. The base portion may further include a cavity adjacent to the top end of the base portion, with a second magnet disposed proximate the cavity. At the end of a sliding motion, the bottom of the main portion is pulled into the cavity by magnetic attraction between the second magnet and the magnetic area. In some embodiments the main portion may be capable of a flip with respect to the base portion.08-09-2012
20120200991VARIABLE DISPLAY AREA TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a variable display area type display device having a structure which can selectively extend or reduce a display area. The present invention comprises: a base plate having a foldable body; a display unit which is installed on one surface of the base plate and in which the display area is folded and changed by the folding of the base plate; and a plate supporting member for supporting the base plate before or after the folding of the base plate.08-09-2012
20120147532ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic device housing includes a bottom housing, a support frame, a display panel, and a side frame. The bottom housing includes a base plate and four sidewalls extending from a periphery of the base plate. The support frame is welded to the sidewalls of the bottom housing. The support frame is received in the bottom housing and made up of at least two support plates, two ends of each are welded to ends of the adjacent support plates. The support frame forms at least two welding lines at joints of the at least two support plates, and each welding line corresponds to a middle portion of one sidewall. The display panel is positioned on the support frame sandwiched between the support frame and the side frame. The side frame is connected to a top edge of the bottom housing.06-14-2012
20120147536Casing Device for Portable Electronic Device - A casing device for use with a portable electronic device to attach a peripheral device to the portable electronic device. The casing device is configured to be mounted onto the portable electronic device in various ways. The casing device is formed with a first device compartment for removably receiving and supporting a portable electronic device. In another example, the casing device can be adapted to fit in a receiving compartment in the portable electronic device. The casing device can also be formed to have an accessory compartment for removably receiving and supporting a peripheral device, such as an external rechargeable battery. Additionally or alternatively, the casing device can be configured to allow the peripheral device to be electrically connected to the portable electronic device for battery charging and/or data transferring operation. The peripheral device is formed as an external battery to supply power to the portable electronic device.06-14-2012
20120147534DUST COVER, METHOD FOR MAKING THE DUST COVER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A dust cover includes an anti-dust portion and an adhering portion integrally formed for framing the anti-dust portion. The anti-dust portion is a mesh sheet. The adhering portion is integrally formed on the anti-dust portion via a heat pressing process. The anti-dust portion is a coarser mesh, and the adhering portion is a mesh sheet with finer holes. The disclosure further provides a method for making the dust cover and an electronic device using the dust cover.06-14-2012
20120147533ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTI-ORIENTATION - An electronic device includes a back shell and a support. One of the back shell or the support is formed with a number of pairs of holes arranged in a number of parallel lines. The other one of the back shell or the support is formed with a pair of positioning posts. The positioning posts are received in any pair of the holes to position the support, thereby supporting the back shell in different orientations.06-14-2012
20110038109MULTI-SWIVEL DUAL SCREEN DISPLAY - A multi-swivel dual screen display, comprises a display body having a screen and a concave slot, wherein the concave slot is disposed on a top of the screen; a protective cover includes a second screen; and a ball joint having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is pivotally coupled to the protective cover, and the second end connected to the concave slot of the display body thus enable the protective cover to be multi-swivel in all positions. The multi-swivel dual screen allows the user to use the display and at the same time displaying common or vital information on the second screen. When the display is not in use, the protective cover can be swivel in front of the screen protecting the screen from dust and scratches.02-17-2011
20110038108Electronic Device with Adjustable Operation Modes - An electronic device comprises a base, a system module, and at least one axle pivot structure. The axle pivot structure connects the base and the system module, and the axle pivot structure comprises an axle shaft, a first pivotal connection portion, and a second pivotal connection portion. The axle shaft comprises a first end portion and a second end portion. The first pivotal connection portion is pivotally disposed to the first end portion of the axle shaft and the center of the lateral side of the base. The second pivotal connection portion is pivotally disposed on the second end portion of the axle shaft and one lateral side of the system module. Besides, the axle shaft is rotated with respect to the base, and the system module is rotated with respect to the axle shaft, so the different disposed location and disposed angle of the system module can be formed.02-17-2011
20110038106SLIDER MECHANISM FOR OPENING AND CLOSING A PORTABLE TERMINAL - The present invention relates to a sliding opening and closing device for a portable terminal. The sliding opening and closing device for a portable terminal according to the present invention includes: a first plate; a second plate slidably joined to the first plate; a cam profile formed at the first plate along a sliding direction of the second plate; and an elastic module mounted on the second plate, wherein one end of the elastic module is in contact with the cam profile to slide therealong. A guide part is formed at the first plate and the cam profile is formed along an edge portion of the guide part.02-17-2011
20110043972PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device comprises a screen, a sliding housing, and a main housing. The screen is secured to the sliding housing. The sliding housing is slidably mounted to the main housing. The sliding housing comprises an adhesive area. A plurality of protrusions protrude from the sliding housing around the adhesive area. The protrusions restrict the screen within the adhesive area. The protrusions are formed integrally with the sliding housing.02-24-2011
20110043971Housing for an electronic apparatus - A portable electronic apparatus including: a plurality of electronic components; a unitary body having an exterior continuous surface, a first aperture in the exterior continuous surface and a second aperture in the exterior continuous surface, wherein a first portion of the exterior continuous surface and the first aperture define a first major face of the apparatus and a second portion of the exterior continuous surface and the second aperture define a second major face of the apparatus,02-24-2011
20110043977UNIVERSAL MOUNTING BRACKET - Provided is a universal adapter bracket, the bracket including a first portion containing at least two mounting elements, and the at least two mounting elements engage with a base unit of a network module to configure the base unit within the first portion of the bracket; and a flange, wherein flange engages with an add-on module. The bracket is mounted within a network interface device (NID) to interface the base unit and one or more add-on modules with the NID.02-24-2011
20110043975PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE STRUCTURE - A portable electronic device structure includes a first body, a connection plate, and a second body. The connection plate, pivoted to the first body, has an interworking assembly and a notch. The notch has a sliding portion and a positioning portion connected to each other. The second body has a sliding block pivoted to the interworking assembly and sliding in the sliding portion. The connection plate pivotally rotates to an open position with respect to the first body, and enables the interworking assembly to drive the second body to displace in a direction away from the first body. At this time, the sliding block slides into the positioning portion and pivotally rotates with respect to the interworking assembly, so as to drive the second body to rotate with respect to the interworking assembly.02-24-2011
20110038105LOCKING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A locking mechanism and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a moving module, and a locking mechanism. The moving module is disposed between the first body and the second body, so that the second body is rotatable and tiltable relative to the first body. The locking mechanism includes a first connecting member and a plug. When the plug is coupled with the first connecting member by a magnetic force, the second body is slidable relative to the first body. When the second body is tilted up to decouple the plug from the first connecting member, the plug interferes the moving module, so that the second body is not slidable relative to the first body.02-17-2011
20110149488SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism includes a main plate, a slide plate, a locking module, a releasing module and a button. The slide plate is installed on the main plate and slidable relative to the main plate. The locking module locks with the main plate and the slide plate. The releasing module is attached to the slide plate to unlock the locking module. The button operates the releasing module to force the locking module to unlock the slide plate.06-23-2011
20110149485Mechanically Energized Substance Communication Coupling System - A system for communicating a substance from between substance communicating devices. A substance switch is provided for selectively transferring the substance from a first substance communicating device, such as a host or other substance source to a first substance communicating device, such as a such as a substance consumer. The substance switch is activated to communicate the substance between the first substance communicating device and the second substance communicating device in response to movement of a component associated with one of the substance communicating devices.06-23-2011
20110249381MINI IMPLANT - The invention relates to a mini implant, including a housing made of biocompatible, electrically insulating plastic and an electric circuit including electronic components, at least some of which are connected to electrically conductive leads having biocompatible surfaces. One or more of the leads is disposed on inner surfaces of the housing, so that the housing effectively acts as a printed circuit board.10-13-2011
20110026199BUTTON STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A button structure for a portable electronic device includes a button and a latching member, the button includes a plate portion and an extending arm, the button has a resisting block formed. The latching member includes a plate body and a branch, the plate body defines a guiding slot, the branch is bendable elastically corresponding to the plate body and has a wedge formed, the wedge is configured for latching with a housing of an electronic device. After the button structure is assembled, the distal end of the extending arm is secured to the plate body, the resisting block passes through the guiding slot. When the button is pressed, the resisting block moves together with the button to urge the wedge remove from the housing.02-03-2011
20110211296Multi-portion housing of a portable terminal having a central portion - A multi-portion housing for a portable terminal having a proximal end, a distal end, a bottom surface, and a top surface, the top surface configured for mounting a user interface between the proximal and distal ends. The multi-portion housing comprises a central housing portion providing a rigid body extending between the proximal and distal ends for facilitating rigidity of the multi-portion housing to inhibit deformation of the multi-portion housing, the central housing portion having an upper surface and an opposing lower surface. A second housing portion is secured to the central housing portion and has a first resilient seal positioned between a first mating surface of the second housing portion and a corresponding mating surface of the central housing portion, the corresponding mating surface of the central housing portion extending only partway between the proximal and distal ends and being positioned on either the upper or the lower surface. A third housing portion (e.g. an endcap) is secured to the second housing portion and has a second resilient seal positioned between a second mating surface of the second housing portion and a corresponding mating surface of the third housing portion. The first resilient seal and the second resilient seal are configured for inhibiting penetration of foreign contaminants into an interior of the multi-portion housing.09-01-2011
20110211302FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a flat panel display device according to the present invention, a stand is made up of a base part and a supporting column part erected on the base part, and the stand is fastened to a device main body in a state where a front surface of the supporting column part of the stand opposes a rear surface of the device main body. An approximately horizontal receiving surface for receiving a bottom surface of the device main body is formed more forward than the front surface on the supporting column part of the stand.09-01-2011
20100321870ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes an outer cover, ribs, and reinforcement beads. The outer cover constitutes an enclosure of a display section, and covers the back of a display unit to be assembled in the display section. The ribs are formed integral with an inner wall of the outer cover into a honeycomb structure arrangement constituted of a plurality of cells. The reinforcement beads are formed integral with the inner wall of the outer cover from the vicinity of each of both hinge side corners where the hinge is fastened on, to the vicinity of each of both rotation end corners located at positions on the outer cover diagonal with respect to the hinge side corners.12-23-2010
20100254077SCREEN UNIT STOWABLE TYPE EQUIPMENT AND IN-VEHICLE MOUNT INFORMATION EQUIPMENT - There are provided screen unit stowable type equipment and in-vehicle mount information equipment that have a communication antenna mounted at an image display unit side, and can keep reception sensitivity even under a state that the image display unit is stowed in an equipment main body portion.10-07-2010
20100296232HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body, a linkage mechanism, and a stand is provided. The second body is slidingly disposed on the first body. The linkage mechanism is disposed between the first body and the second body. The linkage mechanism has a driven end and a drive end, wherein the driven end is driven by the first body and the second body. The stand is slidingly disposed between the first body and the second body and is driven by the drive end of the linkage mechanism. When the second body moves away the first body along an operation direction, the drive end drives the stand to move along the operation direction and the stand is exposed by the first body. The handheld electronic device then achieves a standing function through the stand.11-25-2010
20100296233DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical sheet that diffuses light is disposed on the front side of a backlight chassis supporting a fluorescent tube, a frame supporting a display panel that displays images is provided on the front side of the optical sheet, a bezel is provided on the front side of the frame, the bezel, the display panel, the frame and the optical sheet are coupled, and the bezel, the display panel, the frame and the optical sheet constitute a unit. A first reinforcing member is provided along one side of the optical sheet, a second reinforcing member opposed to the first reinforcing member is provided along one side of the backlight chassis, and a pivotal member is provided between the first reinforcing member and the second reinforcing member.11-25-2010
20100265641FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - A flat panel display device includes a stand and a cabinet. The stand has a pair of hook portions. The hook portions are symmetrically formed relative to a plane of symmetry. The cabinet has a bottom plate with a pair of attachment holes. The attachment holes are symmetrically formed relative to the plane of symmetry. Each of the attachment holes includes a first portion and a second portion that is wider than the first portion in a transverse direction of the cabinet. The first and second portions of each of the attachment holes have inner side faces, respectively. The inner side face of the first portion and the inner side face of the second portion are offset in the transverse direction of the cabinet and connected with a slanted guide face that is slanted relative to both of the inner side faces of the first and second portions.10-21-2010
20100265642FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - A flat panel display device includes a cabinet, a stand, a flat panel display component, and a universal cord holder. The flat panel display component is selectively connected to one of a non-detachable power supply cord and a detachable power supply cord. The universal cord holder includes a non-detachable power supply cord attachment structure and a detachable power supply cord attachment structure. The non-detachable power supply cord attachment structure of the universal cord holder engages with a first support member of the non-detachable power supply cord when the non-detachable power supply cord is connected to the flat panel display component. The detachable power supply cord attachment structure of the universal cord holder engages with a second support member of the detachable power supply cord when the detachable power supply cord is connected to the flat panel display component.10-21-2010
20100259873LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE FIXTURE FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - An LCD module fixing device for a portable communication device, including: at least one fixing part cut from a bottom surface of the LCD module using a cutter, and folded back so that the cut bottom surface protrudes from an outer edge of the LCD module. The fixing part is formed from and arranged on the LCD module so as to extend therefrom. A latching portion of the fixing part is attached to a housing of a portable communication device, preferable to a latching rib of the portable communication device.10-14-2010
20110249384ELECTRONIC HAND-HELD DEVICE - An electronic hand-held device, for example a mobile phone (10-13-2011
20100097746IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for manufacturing an image display device includes the step of forming a cured resin layer by interposing a photo-curable resin composition between a protection member and a display-side panel including an image display unit and a frame member and then photo-curing the photo-curable resin composition, with the photo-curable resin composition being disposed across between the image display unit and the frame member. In the manufacturing method, a high-viscosity resin composition having a viscosity of 3000 mPa·s or more and 12000 mPa·s or less is used as the photo-curable resin composition. Alternatively, after a gap between the image display unit and the frame member is sealed with a sealing film, a photo-curable resin composition is interposed between the display-side panel and the protection member.04-22-2010
20100097748PANEL OPENING AND CLOSING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC OPERATION APPARATUS - An electric operation apparatus capable of opening interiors of front and rear portions of an apparatus main body frontward and rearward to make it easy to carry out assembly and maintenance inside the main body. Front and rear pivot shafts are provided on inner side surfaces of side plates of the main body so as to extend in the left-right direction of the main body. Front and rear panels are openable and closable relative to the main body by being pivoted about the pivot shafts, with their engagement recesses in engagement with the pivot shafts. The front and rear panels cover the main body when they are in closed states, and open the interior of the main body when they are in open states. The front panel is opened by being pivoted rearward, whereas the rear panel is opened by being pivoted forward.04-22-2010
20100097744TABLE TOP TOPIARY - This invention relates to a decorative assembly that is placed above a table to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the surrounding area. The present invention is an assembly that fits through the center hole of a garden or patio table designed to accommodate a center, pole supported umbrella. The invention comprises interchangeable, decorative elements that can be used year round in garden or patio table and has means to provide electricity to the decorative elements through any standard electrical outlet.04-22-2010
20100097747ROTATION MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A rotation module includes a base and a rotation member rotatably positioned on the base. The base includes a resisting surface and a connecting surface opposite to the resisting surface. A cylindrical protrusion is formed on the resisting surface. A locking portion is formed at an end of the cylindrical protrusion. The cylindrical protrusion defines an opening through the locking portion. The rotation member includes a bottom surface and a supporting surface opposite to the bottom surface. The rotation member defines a circular through hole. The locking portion is deformable due to the opening so that the cylindrical protrusion is able to pass through the circular through hole. The locking portion releases after the locking portion passes through the circular through hole and resists the rotation member to prevent the rotation member from detaching from the base.04-22-2010
20100079934ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE - An electronic circuit device includes a case and a cover between which a space is defined, electronic circuit parts arranged in the space, and a sealant to seal the electronic circuit parts. The case has a bottom face, a side wall, and an opening face opposing to the bottom face. The cover is located inside of the side wall so as to close the opening face of the case. The cover has a filling port through which the sealant is filled. The cover has a top face located approximately equal to an end face of the side wall, or adjacent to the bottom face relative to the end face of the side wall.04-01-2010
20100033912Portable Electronic Device - A portable electronic device and technology operable to improve breakage resistance is disclosed. The portable electronic device and technology comprise a way for limiting rotation of a first housing and a second housing such that the housings are limited in further rotation in an open direction beyond a fully open position. A capacitive coupling may be used to provide a connection between electrical components in the first and second housings.02-11-2010
20120268868DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed are a display device and a manufacturing method thereof, which do not use some of cases and set covers necessary for producing the display device and thus can minimize a thickness and enhance a sense of beauty with an innovative design. The display device includes a display panel, a guide frame, an adhesive member, a set cover, and a soft member. The set cover receives the guide frame, and surrounds a side of the display panel. The soft member is formed at the set cover, and closely contacted to the side of the display panel.10-25-2012
20120268870ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a device unit including a rotation mechanism, a bracket on which the device unit is mounted, a chassis including an arrangement area onto which the bracket is installed, plural vibration absorbing members provided in the arrangement area, and first and second support panels having the arrangement area provided therebetween. A first engagement mechanism is provided between the first support panel and the bracket, and a second engagement mechanism is provided between the second support panel. The first and the second engagement mechanisms are configured to engage the chassis and the bracket by compressing the plural vibration absorbing members between the chassis and the bracket.10-25-2012
20120268873Electronic Device and Holding Device Mounted on the Same - Disposed on a principal plane of a case is a pair of support members each having one end portion rotatably supported. The other end portions of the support members are supported rotatably by projections included in the case. A pair of loose-insertion openings through which the support parts are loosely inserted is arranged on the one end portions of the pair of support members. A gripping member having a configuration embedding the support members via the pair of loose-insertion openings is included. In a gripping device and an information processing device including the gripping device, concaved portions are formed on the support members at positions intersecting the pair of loose-insertion openings and facing the other support member. This configuration allows smooth rotational moving of the gripping member with regard to the information processing device, and suppressing pinching of foreign debris between the pair of support members and the gripping member.10-25-2012
20120033367COMPOSITE TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS AND METHODS OF FORMING THE SAME - Composite transparent conductors are described, which comprise a primary conductive medium based on metal nanowires and a secondary conductive medium based on a continuous conductive film.02-09-2012
20120033359STAND FIXING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device with a stand fixing mechanism is provided. The electronic device includes a main body, a stand, and a stand fixing mechanism. The stand is fixed in the main body to support the main body. The stand fixing mechanism includes a first connection member within the main body and a second connection member at one end of the stand. The first connection member defines a first cutout and a third cutout. A first and a second protruding member protrude from the second connection member. The first cutout receives and the second cutout correspondingly receive the first and second protruding member when the stand is fixed to the main body, a securing force applied to the first protruding member by the first cutout is greater than that applied to the second protruding member by the second cutout. An electronic device applying the stand fixing mechanism is also provided.02-09-2012
20090067123BAGGED ROLLABLE DISPLAY WITH IMPROVED LIFETIME - A flexible display has barrier or other protective layers which are attached to the display only along a seam, rather than being attached to a surface of the display. The protective layers form an envelope or bag, which may have different properties on each side of the display surface and may be filled with an inert gas or inert and optically compensating liquid. The durability and lifetime of the display are increased.03-12-2009
20110255225ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH BIAXIAL PIVOTING MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a first housing, a first pivoting mechanism disposed on a side of the first housing, a second housing, a second pivoting mechanism disposed on a side of the second housing, and a bridging component. A first end and a second end of the bridging component are respectively pivoted on the first pivoting mechanism and the second pivoting mechanism. The bridging component includes a first contacting portion for contacting against the side of the first housing when the first pivoting mechanism pivots on the first end so that the first housing rotates around the second housing at a first angle, and a second contacting portion for contacting against the side of the second housing when the second end pivots on the second pivoting mechanism so that the first housing rotates around the second housing at a second angle greater than the first angle.10-20-2011
20110255224ELECTRIC COMPONENT AND PIN HEADER FOR SUCH A COMPONENT - The invention relates to an electric component and a pin header. The component includes a first member including a first side and a second side, wherein the first member includes one or more openings extending between the first side and the second side. A body portion of moulding material is provided on the first side of the first member. A frame containing one or more electrical leads extending from the frame through the corresponding openings of the first member is provided, such that the first member and the frame cooperate to substantially closes said openings around one or more of said one or more electrical leads. Consequently, moulding material cannot pass through the openings.10-20-2011
20120069503ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MAGNETIC ATTACHMENT - A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a preferred configuration without fasteners and without external intervention. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach an accessory device to an electronic device. The accessory device can be used to augment the functionality of usefulness of the electronic device.03-22-2012
20110157800Protective Enclosure for Electronic Device - Disclosed is a three-layer protective enclosure that provides resistance to water, dust, dirt, and bump protection for sensitive computers. In one embodiment, an inner membrane layer is provided, which is a thin, flexible layer that protects portions of a computer and allows the user to interact with keyboards, push buttons and other interactive features of the computer. A protective hard shell fits tightly over the membrane and provides additional sealing and rigidity to the protective enclosure. A stretchable cushion layer is placed over the hard shell which conforms to the hard shell and seals moisture, dust and dirt from entering the hard shell. The stretchable cushion layer provides cushioning and also allows access to certain controls on the computer. In another embodiment, a touch screen cover may be used with, or without, a membrane over other portions of the computer.06-30-2011
20110211303THIN DISPLAY APPARATUS - A thin display apparatus equipped with a video display panel controls rise in temperature of a disk drive by heat-transfer from high temperature internals of the apparatus. A thermal insulating recess is formed in a face of a rear side casing which faces a disk drive unit, and a surface of the disk drive unit mounted on the rear side casing seals the thermal insulating recess. An area of the thermal insulating recess sealed by the disk drive unit becomes a thermal insulating layer between the rear side casing and the disk drive unit, and the thermal insulating layer interrupts thermal transfer from the high temperature internals of the apparatus to the disk drive unit.09-01-2011
20110211298TERMINAL BOX FOR CENTRIFUGAL SWITCH OF MOTOR - A terminal box for a centrifugal switch of a motor, having at least a housing, a movable control rod extending from the housing, a cavity disposed on end surface of the housing, and a thermostat disposed in the cavity. A protruding block is disposed on the inner wall of the cavity. A reversed hook is disposed on outer side wall of the thermostat. The bottom of the protruding block abuts against the top of the reversed hook whereby fixing the thermostat in the cavity. The invention effectively simplifies the installation structure of the thermostat and the cavity; the overall installation structure is simple and stable, the cost of the structure is low, and structure of electrical connection in the terminal box is simple and reliable.09-01-2011
20110255221PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a first body, a first pivot element fixed to the first body, a shaft, a second pivot element and a second body fixed to the second pivot element. The shaft having a first block is pivoted to the first pivot element. The second pivot element having a second block is pivoted to the shaft. When the second body covering the first body rotates together with the second pivot element pivoting relatively to the shaft to form a first included angle between the first and second bodies, the second block leans against the first block to restrict the relative pivoting of the second pivot element and the shaft. Then, the second body rotates together with the shaft pivoting relatively to the first pivot element to form a second included angle greater than the first included angle between the first and second bodies.10-20-2011
20110255219LOCKING ASSEMBLY, HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND HOLDER - A locking assembly including a first locking part on a first object and a second locking part on a second object is provided. The first locking part includes a head portion. The second locking part has an assembling opening and an assembling space behind the assembling opening. An area of a projection of the assembling space on a plane where the assembling opening is located is greater than and lies over the area of the assembling opening. The head portion of the first locking part is adapted to enter the assembling space through the assembling opening along an assembling direction, and then adapted to reach a locking position in the assembling space by moving along an engaging direction parallel to the surface.10-20-2011
20100309612ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SLIDING ASSEMBLY THEREOF - An electronic device includes an upper cover and a main body. A sliding assembly is disposed between the upper cover and the main body and includes a sliding portion, a spring, and a track with a first positioning portion disposed at the center of a side of the track and two second positionings portion disposed on two ends of the side of the track. The spring including an engaging portion and two ends, and the sliding portion are fixed on the cover. The engaging portion and the ends form an included angle. The sliding portion is movably connected to the track and slides thereon. When the sliding portion slides on the track, the engaging portion is engaged with one of the first positioning portion and the second positioning portions.12-09-2010
20100309613COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover mechanism is for an electronic device, and the cover mechanism includes a base member and a cover member. The base member defines a hole and a receiving groove. The cover member is received in the receiving groove. The cover member includes a connecting portion to allow the cover member to be elastically bent to cover the hole.12-09-2010
20100309614ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first, a second body, and an engaging mechanism. The second body is connected to the first body and rotates relatively to the first body. The engaging mechanism, disposed on the second body, includes a rotating member and a moving member. The rotating member is rotatably disposed on the second body. The moving member is movably disposed on the second body and abuts the rotating member. The second body is fastened to the first body by the moving member of the engaging mechanism. When the rotating member rotates along a first direction, the moving member is pushed along a second direction to depart from the first body.12-09-2010
20100309610DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING GUIDES LINKING BUTTONS TO DISPLAY INFORMATION - A housing for mounting a display device is provided. The display device includes a display screen capable of displaying an executable function and an input selector which corresponds to the displayed function such that upon actuation of the input selector the displayed function is executed. The housing includes a generally planar surface disposed spaced apart from the display screen. An aperture is formed in the generally planar surface so that the display screen is visible through the generally planar surface. A ledge bounding at least a portion of the aperture extends from the generally planar surface to the display screen. A guide formed on the ledge links the input selector to the displayed function. The ledge has a first reflectance and the guide has a second reflectance which is different than the first reflectance so as to provide a contrast between the ledge and the guide due to the different amounts of light emitted from the display screen reflecting off the ledge and the guide.12-09-2010
20110164359ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a host module and an input module. The input module includes a keyboard unit and a plurality of the touch units. The keyboard unit includes a plurality of keys which are electrically connected to the host module. The touch units are disposed adjacent to the keyboard unit and electrically connected to the host module. The electronic device as disclosed brings the convenience for the user to use the electronic device by a plurality of the touch units.07-07-2011
20110164360OPTICAL DISC REPRODUCTION APPARATUS - An optical disc reproduction apparatus includes a main body, a display unit, a two-axis hinge, and a battery pack. The two-axis hinge has a joint member to connect the two-axis hinge to the main body. The main body has not only a hinge mounting-housing portion to attach and house the joint member of the two-axis hinge but also a housing recess to house a battery housing of the battery pack on right and left sides of the hinge mounting-housing portion on a back end. The battery pack has a U-shaped recess in a center. The recess is located in a position corresponding to the hinge mounting-housing portion in the main body and has a width larger than that of the hinge mounting-housing portion in a rightward-leftward direction.07-07-2011
20110164354SLIDING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A sliding mechanism comprises a retaining board, a sliding board, a connecting element, a driving assembly. The connecting element is connected between the retaining board and the sliding board, the connecting element is configured for move a portion of the sliding board away from the retaining board. The driving assembly is mounted on the retaining board and the sliding board, the driving assembly being configured to exert attractive force between the retaining board and the sliding board so as to selectively orient the sliding board relative to the retaining board in a close position or an open position.07-07-2011
20110164363PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - To provide a portable electronic device which can obtain good operability in the laterally opened state of the portable electronic device which can place a first housing and a second housing thereof in a longitudinally opened and the laterally opened state. In a portable terminal 07-07-2011
20110164361ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is an electronic apparatus including a case having an accessory installation region, a cover to cover the accessory installation region, and a locking member movably mounted to the case and adapted to be caught by the cover. The cover is moved to protrude outward from the accessory installation region as the locking member is moved to unlock the cover, thereby being more easily separated from the case.07-07-2011
20110164362Display Device, A Front Frame Used Therein, and A Method of Manufacture Thereof - A display device, a front frame used therein, and a method of manufacture thereof are provided. The display device includes a display panel and the front frame. The display panel has a display surface which is partially covered by the front frame. The front frame includes a side wall corresponding to the sides of the display panel, a top plate extending from the side wall towards the center of the display panel, and cushion filler. The top plate has an inner surface featuring a groove distributed along the side wall. The cushion filler is contained within the groove while its top protrudes from the groove and contacts the display surface outside an active area.07-07-2011
20110164353ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FUNCTION EXPANSION CAPABILITIES - An electronic device with function expansion capabilities includes a first connector, a second connector, and an expansion circuit. The first connector matches the second connector. The expansion circuit is connected between the first connector and the second connector. The expansion circuit of one electronic device communicates with the expansion circuit of another electronic device, in response to the first connector of one electronic device engaged with the second connector of another electronic device, so that the two expansion circuits are integrated together.07-07-2011
20110164358SUPPORT MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary support mechanism for a portable electronic device includes a seat, a button, a support member, and a hinge assembly. The seat defines a cavity. The button is received in the cavity. The support member includes a knuckle portion. The knuckle portion is received in the cavity. The button abuts against the support member. The hinge assembly connects the knuckle portion to the seat. When the button is pressed to force the hinge assembly to unlock, the hinge assembly drives the support member to rotate.07-07-2011
20110164356PAD FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONICS - A pad for portable electronics mounted on a housing of portable electronics is revealed. The pad includes a lower fastener, a buffer member arranged above the lower fastener, an upper fastener connected with the buffer member and mounted onto the housing, and a gripping member disposed above the upper fastener. The housing is arranged with an insertion hole. The gripping member penetrates the insertion hole and clips to a side wall of the housing. Thus there is no need to arrange the pad by adhesives or thermal fusion. Moreover, the height of the pad disposed is adjusted automatically by the buffer member. Therefore, the convenience of use of the pad is increased.07-07-2011
20110164355HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body and a sliding mechanism is provided. The first body includes a first frame and a first cover connected to each other. The second body includes a second frame and a second cover connected to each other. The second frame is stacked over the first frame and partially located between the first frame and the first cover. The first frame is partially located between the second frame and the second cover. The sliding mechanism is disposed between the first body and the second body and is covered by the first cover and the second cover. The first frame and the second frame are slidable relative to each other through the sliding mechanism so that the first frame and the second frame are exposed by the second cover and the first cover, respectively.07-07-2011
20130170110PROP STAND AND PROTECTIVE CASE STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC PRODUCT - A prop stand includes a guide seat mounted to a rear side of an electronic device or a protective case thereof, a revolving seat rotatably assembled to the guide seat, and a propping unit movably connected to the revolving seat via a plurality of links pivotally connected to between the revolving seat and the propping unit. The links, the revolving seat and the propping unit together form a four-bar or five-bar linkage and a rotatable structure, such that the propping unit is movable by the links between a folded and an extended position and rotatable by the revolving seat to different angular positions relative to the guide seat. Therefore, the prop stand can be easily operated to conveniently prop the electronic product in a horizontally upright position, a vertically upright position or an inclined typing position. An electronic product protective case structure with the above-described prop stand is introduced.07-04-2013
20130170111PANEL - A panel includes a main body, an assisting member, and an arm. The main body defines a receiving groove. The assisting member is located in the receiving groove. The arm protrudes from the assisting member. The assisting member is located between the main body and the arm, and one end of the assisting member from which the arm protruding is considered as a molding surface when demolded.07-04-2013
20130170114COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND EJECTION MECHANISM - An ejection mechanism includes a top cover, a bottom cover having a first sidewall and a second sidewall, and a sliding assembly. The sliding assembly includes a sliding block and an elastic rod. The sliding block defines a containing groove which is divided into an insertion rail and an ejection rail. The sliding block is configured to move back and force between the first and second sidewalls. A first distal end of the elastic rod is fixed in a fixing hole of the first sidewall. When the card is inserted into the ejection mechanism, the second distal end slides along the insertion rail until the second distal end is locked in a joint of the insertion and ejection rails. When the second distal end of the elastic rod disengages from the locked position by an external force, the second distal end slides in the ejection rail.07-04-2013
20110255216Locking Mechanism - An apparatus including a body part configured to receive a replaceable internal part, a first cover part configured to be movable between an open position and a closed position, a second cover part configured to be movable between an open position and a closed position, and when in said closed position, to cover the replaceable internal part. A locking mechanism is configured to lock the second cover part to the body part and the locking mechanism is configured to be releasable, when the first cover part is in said open position and the locking mechanism is configured to be unreleasable, when the first cover part is in said closed position.10-20-2011
20110255229LID MEMBER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device has an opening in a case, a lid member that includes a first lid member having a pair of first engaging sections for putting a lid on the opening at its both ends, a second lid member that has a pair of second engaging sections engaging with the first engaging sections and slides on a main surface of the first lid member, and a projection disposed at an end of the sliding direction of the second lid member. The case has an engaging hole engaging with the projection disposed on the second lid member.10-20-2011
20110019345IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS01-27-2011
20120063076GLASS COMPOSITION AND COVERING AND SEALING MEMBERS USING SAME - A glass composition according to the present invention comprises: transition metals; phosphorus; barium; and zinc, the transition metals including: vanadium; and tungsten and/or iron, the glass composition not containing substances included in the JIG level A and B lists, an softening point of the glass composition being from 430 to 530° C., an average linear expansion coefficient of the glass composition being from 6 to 9 ppm/° C. at temperatures from 30 to 250° C.03-15-2012
20120063067PANEL FIXING MECHANISM AND DISPLAYING DEVICE THEREOF - A panel fixing mechanism includes a supporting component for supporting a side of a panel, a positioning structure passing through the supporting component for engaging inside a hole on the panel so as to guide a connector to insert into a socket of the panel, and a hook structure for supporting another side of the panel and wedging into a slot on the panel in a movable manner.03-15-2012
20120063065Collar Style cover and housing assembly for field device - A field device assembly includes a housing body, a first circuitry subassembly mounted to the housing body and positioned at least partially within the housing body, a first cover chassis having a shoulder, mating flame path restricting structures positioned on the first cover chassis and the housing body, a first threaded collar configured to fit about the first cover chassis and to permit rotation relative to the first cover chassis, and a second circuitry subassembly secured to the first cover chassis. The first threaded collar is threadably engaged with the housing body, and includes an engagement structure engaged with the shoulder of the first cover chassis to secure the first cover chassis to the housing body. The second circuitry subassembly includes an electrical connector configured for linear insertion engagement with a mating electrical connector within the housing body to electrically connect the first and second circuitry subassemblies.03-15-2012
20110255226Electrical Accessory and Method of Providing Same - Some embodiments disclose a coupling device configured to couple to a surface. The coupling device including: (a) a first housing; (b) a rotational dial with a first aperture and mechanically coupled to the first housing, the rotational dial comprising a cam mechanism adjacent to the first aperture; (c) a support base comprising a first stem with a second aperture, the first stem is located inside the first aperture, the stem having a second aperture; (d) a suction cup coupled to at least one of the rotational dial or the support base, the suction cup having: (1) a suction portion; and (2) a second stem located inside of the second aperture; and (e) an elastic mechanism located at least partially between the support base and the second stem of the suction cup. The coupling device is configured such that the suction cup can be rotated relative to at least the rotational dial to create a vacuum between the suction portion and the surface. Other embodiments are disclosed herein.10-20-2011
20110255222HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAND AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY UTILIZING THE SAME - A height-adjustable stand includes a base defining a receiving space and a sidewall. A height extender is slidably received in the receiving space and includes a front wall and an upper connecting end. The front wall defines a number of slots arranged along a sliding direction of the height extender. The upper connecting end is configured for connecting with a flat panel display device. A positioning member includes a threaded rod and a flange extending outward from the threaded rod. The threaded rod slidably extends through the sidewall of the base and includes a distal end. The distal end is able to be received in one of the slots to set the height extender in a desired position. The flange is external to the receiving space of the base. A locking member includes a nut and two guide rods protruding from the nut.10-20-2011
20100284133Method Of Producing An Electric Power Device, And An Electric Power Device - A method of producing an electric power device including a tubular shell of an electrically insulating polymer in which there is provided a screen of an electrically conducting material, wherein the screen is placed in a mould, the mould is filled with a resin, and the resin is permitted to solidify in the mould. The screen is positioned in the mould such that a peripheral surface thereof is in supporting contact with a part of the mould.11-11-2010
20100284131FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A foldable electronic device includes a main body, a hollow cylindrical shaft, a cover and a flexible circuit element. The shaft defines a first shaft slot and a second shaft slot, the first and second shaft slots aligned apart and extending from a part of the shaft to one end of the shaft along a direction substantially parallel to an axis of the shaft. The cover is pivoted to the main body via the shaft. The flexible circuit element includes a driving portion fixed to the main body, a controlling portion fixed to the cover, and a connecting portion interconnecting the driving portion and the controlling portion. The connecting portion of the flexible circuit element enters the shaft via the first shaft slot, and passes through the second shaft slot to be out of the shaft.11-11-2010
20110255227PROTECTION PANEL PROVIDED WITH TOUCH INPUT FUNCTION FOR DISPLAY WINDOW OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A protection panel provided with a touch input function for a display window of an electronic device includes: a protection panel main body configured by a plastic plate having a glass plate fitting opening punched out so as to be larger than a transparent window portion, and a glass plate fitted in the glass plate fitting opening, a lower electrode sheet having a lower transparent electrode in a quadrilateral shape, and a lower circuit arranged at a periphery of the lower transparent electrode, the lower transparent electrode and the lower circuit being provided on an upper surface of a transparent resin film, the lower electrode sheet being attached to an upper surface of the protection panel main body, an upper electrode sheet having an upper transparent electrode in a quadrilateral shape, and an upper circuit arranged at a periphery of the upper transparent electrode, the upper transparent electrode and the upper circuit being provided on a lower surface of the transparent resin film, the upper electrode sheet being bonded to the lower electrode sheet at peripheral edges thereof so as to form a gap between the electrodes, and a decorative sheet having a decorative layer provided on at least one surface of a transparent resin film so as to hide the lower circuit and the upper circuit and form the transparent window portion, the decorative sheet being attached to an upper surface of the upper electrode sheet.10-20-2011
20110255218SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COVER ASSEMBLY RETENTION OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This is directed to systems and methods for cover assembly retention of a portable electronic device. In some embodiments, a cover assembly and/or housing of an electronic device can include one or more retention features such as detents, hooks, tabs, extensions, screw plates, screw holes, shuttles, latches, or any combination of the above, for retaining the cover assembly to the housing. In some embodiments, one or more retention features can be included on a internal platform of the electronic device to retain the cover assembly. In some embodiments, a hidden screw feature can be included in a SIM tray slot of the electronic device. Once a SIM tray has been inserted into the SIM tray slot, the screw feature can be hidden from sight and may become unapparent to an end user of the electronic device.10-20-2011
20100328865WIRELESS RECEPTOR FOR COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN HOUSINGS - The present invention provides a system and method for transmitting information between a device within a housing to a second device, preferably a test or monitoring unit, outside of the housing. There are numerous issues associated with transferring information from within a sealed housing to an external device. In some cases, the use of wires inside the housing may be impractical, due to internal conditions, such as fluid flow, pressure or temperature. In one embodiment, the antenna of the external RF reading device is electrically connected to the dome of the housing. In another embodiment, the device within the housing is electrically connected to a housing component. In another embodiment, the gasket is used to pass information from within the housing to an external device.12-30-2010
20100328864DISPLAY ELEMENT, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A display element includes a plurality of laminated display panels, each display panel having a material to control light sealed between two substrates, wherein at least in part of the display element, there is a portion where the number of the laminated display panels is different, a bent section is formed at the portion where the number of the laminated display panels is different, and electrodes may be provided or may not provided at the bent section.12-30-2010
20100328861ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LATCHING ASSEMBLY - An electronic device with a latching assembly includes a housing, a battery cover, a circuit board, and a latching assembly. The battery cover includes a pair of hook portions. The circuit board is mounted in the housing. The latching assembly includes a touch element, a magnetic element, and a pair of latching elements. The touch element and the magnetic element are electrically connected to the circuit board. The latching elements are connected with two opposite ends of the magnetic element, respectively. The latching elements cooperate with the hook portions to secure the battery cover to the housing. When the touch element is touched, a touch signal is generated and transmitted to the circuit board, the circuit board charges the magnetic element in response to the touch signal, and when the magnetic element is charged, the magnetic element contract to cause the latching elements to disengage from the hook portions.12-30-2010
20100328860FOLDABLE MOBILE TERMINAL - A portable terminal includes a first body having a first touch screen on an outer surface of the first body, a second body having a second touch screen on an outer surface of the second body, and a hinge unit configured to rotatably connect the first body and the second body. The first touch screen and the second touch screen face the same direction in an unfolded configuration, and the first touch screen and the second touch screen face each other in a folded configuration. The portable terminal further includes a rotation preventing unit configured to prevent relative rotation of the first body and the second body in the absence of an action for relative rotation when the portable terminal is in the unfolded configuration.12-30-2010
20100328862DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a front frame, a panel module, a main back cover, a sub-back cover, a circuit device and a stand set, wherein the main back cover includes a recess portion sinking from the main back cover toward the panel module. An inner space is formed between the recess portion and the sub-back cover. The circuit device is disposed in the inner space and connected to the recess portion. In different embodiments, the display device includes a reinforcing rib for grounding purpose. The reinforcing rib is disposed on the panel module and is located between the panel module and the main back cover. Furthermore, a through-hole is formed on the recess portion for the reinforcing rib to pass through and electrically couples with the circuit device.12-30-2010
20100328859ADJUSTABLE MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE ADJUSTABLE MECHANISM - An electronic device includes an adjustable mechanism disposed at a front end of a housing body thereof. The adjustable mechanism includes a foot pad extending through the housing body, and movable relative thereto between a retracted position, where a bottom of the foot pad is higher than that of a docking station, and an extended position, where the bottom of the foot pad is at a same level as that of the docking station. A movable engaging hook is mounted slidably on an inner side of the housing body, and is partially exposed from the housing body. The engaging hook engages the foot pad when the engaging hook is at a limiting position and when the foot pad is at the retracted or extended position, and disengages the foot pad to enable the foot pad to move between the retracted and extended positions when at a free position.12-30-2010
20100328858COVER LATCHING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cover latching assembly includes a housing, a releasing assembly and a cover. The housing includes an upper board, a side board extending from the upper board and an assembling portion disposed on the upper board communicating with the side board through a hole. The cover is detachably mounted on the housing and includes an upper wall and a peripheral wall. The peripheral wall has a notch defined therethrough corresponding to the hole; the upper wall has a latching hook formed thereon adjacent to the notch. The releasing assembly is releasably assembled within the accommodating portion of the housing through the hole and partially accommodated within the hole for releasably latching with the latching hook of the cover.12-30-2010
20100328856ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MOVABLE HOUSING PARTS - A mobile electronic device comprises a housing with a first housing part, a second housing part and a third housing part. The first and second housing parts are mounted for a slidable movement relative to one another, whilst the third housing part is mounted for pivotable movement relative to the second housing part. It is suggested that FIG. 12-30-2010
20100328854COMPONENT, DISPLAY PART STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE - The invention provides a component, a display part structure and a portable terminal device with which breakage of a protecting member can be prevented so as to contribute to further thickness reduction of the portable terminal device. The display part structure of a terminal device includes, in a housing, a display panel used for displaying information; a lighting unit used for irradiating the display panel from a rear face thereof; a protecting member used for protecting the display panel; and a component disposed in the vicinity of at least the protecting member, and an empty space in accordance with a shape of the component is formed in the housing in the vicinity of the protecting member and either of the display panel and the lighting unit. The component has a shape including at least one of a curved face, a bevel face and a face vertical to the protecting member.12-30-2010
20110261509DOCKING CRADLE WITH FLOATING CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A docking cradle for a portable electronic device has a floating connector assembly which isolates a portable electronic device connected to the connector assembly from at least some of the shock, vibration or other motion imposed on the rest of the docking cradle. The connector assembly is positioned above a base frame and comprises a platform, a device interface on the platform, a device securing mechanism connected to the platform and connectable to the portable electronic device to physically secure the portable electronic device to the connector assembly; and at least one connector assembly spring connecting the connector assembly to the base frame such that the connector assembly is movable laterally relative to the base frame.10-27-2011
20110255217Flip-out Multimedia Car Stereo - A Flip-out multimedia car stereo comprises a top casing, a bottom casing, a disk loading driver, a flip-out device and a control circuit board. The flip-out device is installed between the top and bottom casing. The flip-out device further comprises a display monitor mount, a folding mechanism, a display monitor circuit board, a slide frame and an operating device. A slideway is placed on the inner two sides of the top casing for accommodating the slide frame. The disk loading driver is fixed onto the top of the bottom casing. The control circuit board is installed at the back of the disk loading driver. The operating device is installed at one side of the slide frame. The display monitor circuit board is installed on the slide frame.10-20-2011
20110032668SLIDE-TYPE OPENING/CLOSING DEVICE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed is a slide-type opening/closing device, which includes: a base member, on which first guide parts are installed, a first sliding member having first guided parts, which are movably engaged with the first guide parts, and second guide parts installed on the first sliding member in a direction different from a guiding direction of the first guide parts; and a second sliding member having second guided parts movably engaged with the second guide parts. The slide-type opening/closing device allows a portable electronic apparatus to easily implement an opening/closing operation, in which a cover of the portable electronic apparatus can be opened in both directions, and when the cover is opened in one direction, the cover isn't allowed to be opened in the other direction, or the cover is allowed to be opened in each direction without any limitation.02-10-2011
20110134591ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device comprises a host, a first connector having a first function, a second connector having a second function. The first connector and second connector electrically connect with the host. The first connector comprises several first cables. The second connector comprises several second cables. A first clamp and a second clamp respectively clamp the several first and several second cables together.06-09-2011
20110134593MEDICAL DEVICE PROFILE MODELED USING FLUID DYNAMICS - The present subject matter, in an example, includes an apparatus for positioning in an implant site. In the example, the apparatus includes a hermetically sealed shell having an exterior shaped as a function of hydrodynamic drag at the implant site.06-09-2011
20110134592ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SLIDING STRUCTURE - An electronic device of the present invention includes: a first case and a second case that are oppositely provided in a slidable manner; and a flexible flat cable that is provided in a state of having a U-shaped bend portion in a gap between the cases, and connects circuit substrates respectively housed in the cases, on a facing surface of at least one case among facing surfaces of the cases, a step that pushes up the flexible flat cable from the facing surface of the one case to the gap side is provided, and the step is provided in a region of non-contact with the U-shaped bend portion which is displaced in a sliding direction of the cases during sliding operation of the cases.06-09-2011
20110134588PORTABLE APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including a body having a first face and an opposing second face, wherein the first face includes a user interface; and a supporting mechanism configured to support the body on a surface such that the user interface is presented at an incline to the surface, wherein the supporting mechanism is associated with the second face and includes a first arm having a first end mounted at a first pivot that is positioned at the body and having a second end mounted at a second pivot; a second arm having a first end mounted at the second pivot and having a second end; and a driver configured to control the rotation of the second pivot about the first pivot.06-09-2011
20110255228BALANCE SIGNAL OUTPUT TYPE SENSOR - There is provided a balance signal output type sensor producing a high quality balance signal output. There is provided a balance signal output type sensor including a capacitor unit having a first electrode serving as a movable electrode and a second electrode disposed opposite the first electrode, a first amplifier that is connected to the first electrode and that amplifies a signal from the first electrode, and a second amplifier that is connected to the second electrode and that amplifies a signal from the second electrode.10-20-2011
20090207560Electronic device having organic light emitting diode display device - An electronic device having an impact resistance property is provided. The electronic device includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device and a housing receiving the OLED display device. The OLED display device includes a panel assembly on which a plurality of OLEDs are formed and a printed circuit board electrically connected to the panel assembly. The housing includes a reinforcing housing having an impact absorption ability and defining first and second spaces, an upper housing disposed within the first space and physically coupled to the reinforcing housing, and a lower housing disposed within the second space and physically coupled to the reinforcing housing. The panel assembly is located in the first space.08-20-2009
20110255220HOUSING AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A housing comprises a first section, a second section and a glue. The first section has at least one resisting block protruding therefrom, each resisting block defines a latching slot therein. The second section has at least one catch protruding therefrom, each catch corresponding to one of the latching slots, respectively. The glue is positioned between the first section and the second section for adhering the first section to the second section. When the second section is stacked on the first section via the glue, the at least one catch latch with the latching slot after the first section is pushed toward the second section.10-20-2011
20110164357ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH STABLE SUPPORT MEMBER SYSTEM - An electronic apparatus includes a display panel which displays an image; a cover unit which covers the display panel; and support system including a support member. The support member which includes a hinge unit which is rotably formed in the forward and backward directions in the rear side of the cover unit, a first support which is downwardly bent and extends from the hinge unit, and a second support which is upwardly bent and extends from the hinge unit. The configuration of the support system on the electronic apparatus permits a stable support at a variety of angles on an installation plane.07-07-2011
20110096482ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is an electronic device which can reduce possibility of generation of a secondary damage on an electronic circuit caused by a shock. A mobile telephone (04-28-2011
20110096480SLIDING APPARATUS FOR DOUBLE SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE HAVING LOCKING UNIT - A sliding apparatus for a dual slide-type portable communication device, which includes a locking unit selectively formed in sliding members and configured to restrict movement of a first sliding member in a direction substantially perpendicular to a lengthwise direction of a body housing when the first sliding member is slid in a lengthwise direction of the body housing and to restrict movement of the first and second sliding members when the first and second sliding members are slid in a direction substantially perpendicular to a lengthwise direction of the body housing. The body housing and a sliding housing configured to be slid on the body housing in a lengthwise direction of the body housing or in a direction substantially perpendicular to the lengthwise direction of the body housing.04-28-2011
20110096477DISPLAY WINDOW AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EMPLOYING THE SAME - An electronic device employs a display window, which includes a substrate, a paint layer, and a background color layer. The substrate has a first surface and an opposite second surface. The second surface has a central portion and a peripheral portion. The paint layer is formed on the peripheral portion and partially covers the peripheral portion. The portions of the peripheral portion not covered by the paint layer are roughened. The background color layer is formed on the peripheral portion and at least covers the roughened portions.04-28-2011
20110096478KEYPAD MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME - A portable electronic device includes a housing, a button assembly, two positioning elements, and a resisting plate. The housing defines a plurality of through holes. The button assembly includes buttons arranged in button rows. Each button row is received in one of the through hole. The positioning elements each are positioned at one side of the housing. The resisting plate and the positioning elements fix the button assembly to the housing.04-28-2011
20110080697CABLE INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A cable interconnection structure includes a sheet-metal member including a wall which is bent from and substantially normal to a plate-like base and extends along an end side of the base, and an opening including a first opening region provided in the base and a second opening region provided in the wall in a boundary region between the base and the wall; and a support member blocking a portion of the first opening region and supporting the sheet-metal member, wherein the sheet-metal member is slidable from a first position to a second position on the first surface, the support member includes a cutout, and the sheet-metal member includes a tongue which overlaps with the cutout and presses the support member to the sheet metal member, when the sheet-metal member is located at the second position.04-07-2011
20110080698ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes an image display panel that includes an image display screen to display an image on a front side thereof; a front cover that exposes the image display screen; a rear cover that extends on a rear side of the image display panel and forms an inner space for accommodating the image display panel in cooperation with the front cover; a support member that is disposed in the inner space and is fixed to the front cover, and is extended at least in a first direction along the image display panel; a first holder configured to be mounted on with an electronic component and being supported in the inner space; and a second holder configured to be mounted with an electronic component, being disposed in parallel to the first holder in the first direction and being supported, in the inner space.04-07-2011
20110080699EJECTABLE COMPONENT ASSEMBLIES IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies that can be substantially flush with the external surfaces of the housings of the devices, despite variations in their manufacture. The ejectable component assemblies may include connectors coupled to circuit boards of the devices, and trays that can be loaded with removable modules, inserted through openings in the housings of the devices, and into the connectors for functionally aligning the removable modules with the circuit boards. The ejectable component assemblies may also include ejectors coupled to the housings of the devices for ejecting the trays from the connectors and, thus, from the devices themselves.04-07-2011
20110080696ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT CAPABLE OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION - Electronic equipment is provided with a board 04-07-2011
20110080695FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A flat panel display device including a display panel, a bezel having a substrate to support the display panel and configured to receive the display panel, and a bonding agent disposed between the substrate of the bezel and the display panel. Further, the substrate of the bezel and the display panel may be bonded and fixed to each other. Therefore, it is possible to provide a flat panel display device having a small thickness and capable of improving strength against an external pressure.04-07-2011
20110080694PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPABLE OF CONTAINING ELECTRONIC PAPER - A portable electronic device includes an electronic paper, a case, a guiding mechanism, an assembling mechanism, a mobile communication module, a first support structure and a second support structure. The guiding mechanism is disposed in the case to form a guiding space. The assembling mechanism is disposed in the guiding mechanism. The assembling mechanism includes a flexible connecting part and a driving part. The driving part is connected to the electronic paper and the flexible connecting part for rolling the flexible connecting part to contain the electronic paper in the guiding space. The first and second support structures are pivoted to two ends of the case respectively and form a support rail. A connecting socket on the first support structure is electrically connected to the mobile communication module. The electronic paper moves along the support rail to connect to the connecting socket upon the stretching state.04-07-2011
20100110621RACK WITH VERTICAL MOUNTING PROVIDING ROOM FOR RACK PDU - An electronic component equipment rack utilizes vertically extending adjustable rails to support electronic components therein. The vertically extending rails are configured to allow a power distribution unit to be attached thereto. The dimensions of the vertically extending rails allow the power distribution unit to be disposed between the attached vertically extending rail and an associated adjacent opposed side of the rack. The vertically extending rails can be Z-shaped with front and rear flanges and a side panel extending therebetween. The power distribution unit can be attached to the rear flange and be adjacent the rear flange and the side panel. The power distribution unit can be flush with the front flange. The rack and the opening between opposing vertically extending rails can conform to the EIA3 10-D standard.05-06-2010
20100110624DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME - A display device includes a casing, a display panel assembled in the casing, and a front panel assembled at the casing to cover edges of the display panel. The front panel includes two first boards and two second boards. Each of the first boards includes a main portion and two auxiliary portions located at two sides of the main portion. The two second boards are stacked on the auxiliary portions. A method for assembling a display device is also disclosed.05-06-2010
20100110622Product Case and an Electronic Device Using the Same - The present invention discloses a product case for housing an electronic device, wherein the product case comprising a case body; a decoration layer disposed on the case body; a decorating panel; wherein the surface of the decoration layer is configured with a chamber, and the decorating panel is configured to be inlayed inside the chamber. According to the present invention, the product case is configured with the decoration layer, and the decorating panel is configured to be inlayed inside the chamber. Therefore, the design of the electronic device is improved without influencing the decoration layer. Further, the design of the electronic device case may be customized in accordance with the requirement of the consumer.05-06-2010
20110096475SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism includes a first plate defining two first guiding slots, a second plate defining two second guiding slots, and two connecting bodies. Each connecting body passes through the first guiding slot and the corresponding second guiding slot to connect the first plate and the second plate, and the connecting body is slidable relative to the first guiding slot and the second guiding slot. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device applying the slide mechanism.04-28-2011
20110096474ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a chassis, a mounting apparatus, at least one first vibration absorbing member, and at least one second vibration absorbing member. The chassis has a bottom wall. The mounting apparatus is adapted to accommodate an apparatus that vibrates. The mounting apparatus includes a bracket, a side plate, a fastener securing the side plate to the bracket. At least one first vibration absorbing member is secured to the mounting apparatus and arranged to isolate the bottom wall of the chassis. At least one U-shaped second vibration absorbing member isolates the side plate from the fastener and defines a receiving room.04-28-2011
20110096472Mobile Electronic Device with Dovetail Connector - An improved mobile electronic device is disclosed. The mobile electronic device (04-28-2011
20110096473ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing, and a sealing member. The first housing has a first sidewall, and the second housing has a second sidewall. The sealing member is positioned between the first housing and the second housing. The first sealing member is elastic, and defines a first assembly groove and a second assembly groove. The first sidewall is engaged in the first assembly groove and tightly attached to the sealing member. The second sidewall is engaged in the second assembly groove and tightly attached to the sealing member.04-28-2011
20110096471MOBILE DEVICE SHUTTER DOOR - A mobile device has a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a body and a first magnet member. The second portion may be movably connected with the first portion and includes a body, a shutter door and a second magnet member. An opening is defined in the body of the second portion and the shutter door is operable to move from an open position to a closed position to cover at least a portion of the opening when the shutter door. The second magnet member is connected to the shutter door so that, when the second magnet member is aligned with the first magnet member, the shutter door is positioned in the closed position.04-28-2011
20100214729SELF-BALANCING ADJUSTABLE FLAT PANEL MOUNTING SYSTEM - A self-balanced adjustable mounting system for a flat panel display. A display interface having a hollow, semi-spherical shell portion is attached to the flat panel display. The semi-spherical shell is formed with a generally constant radius of curvature. The center of the radius of curvature is disposed proximate the center of gravity of the flat panel display with the display interface attached. The display interface is received in a guide structure that has a bearing portion engaging the outer surface of the semi-spherical shell, and a second bearing portion engaging the inner surface of the semi-spherical shell through an aperture formed in the semi-spherical shell. The semi-spherical shell is guided between the first and second bearing portions so that the flat panel display and device interface are generally rotatable about the center of the radius of curvature of the semi-spherical shell. The display is self balancing in virtually any position in the range of travel of the device due to the location of the center of rotation proximate the center of gravity.08-26-2010
20110176262TILTING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tilting portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover forming two spaced stopping blocks, at least one connecting member rotatably connecting the housing and the cover, a rotating member rotatably connecting the housing and the cover, and an elastic member securing with the rotating member and having a resisting section slidably resisting against the cover. When the cover is opened relative to the housing, the connecting member and the rotating member rotates to support an end of the cover slanted relative to the housing, after the cover slides a predetermined distance, the elastic member causing the cover to slide automatically until the resisting section slides to the other stopping block.07-21-2011
20110128682ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a hinge mechanism, and a contact portion. The hinge mechanism connects the first body and the second body such that the first body and the second body can relatively rotate about a rotation axis and relatively move in a direction along the rotation axis. In the contact portion, the housing of the first body and the housing of the second body are in contact with each other while the first body and the second body are relatively rotating about the rotation axis to guide one of the first body and the second body to move spirally about the rotation axis relative to another one of the first body and the second body.06-02-2011
20100238616Electronic Apparatus - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an electronic apparatus including: a display device including a display screen; a housing that accommodates the display device and that includes a first opening portion facing a central portion of the display screen and a second opening portion facing a circumferential edge portion of the display screen; a support portion that supports the housing so as to be rotatable between an opened position where the display screen is exposed and a closed position where the display screen is hidden; and an elastic member that is packed between the circumferential edge portion of the display screen and the housing and that protrudes from the housing through the second opening portion so as to abut on the support portion located when the hosing is in the closed position.09-23-2010
20110182013Frame Case for Portable Electronic Devices - A frame case includes a device case for holding a portable electronic device having a display to be viewed by a user; and a frame associated with the device case for holding a photograph or graphics to be viewed by the user.07-28-2011
20100165557Cable receiving unit - In order to reliably and simply acquire data for a cable receiving unit for a cable portion, the cable receiving unit is associated with an information carrier unit from which information can be read out by electromagnetic field coupling.07-01-2010
20100165556ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a casing and a first reinforcement portion. The casing is rectangular and includes, on a first side wall of a first corner portion, a first hole portion into which an antitheft member is capable of being inserted. The first reinforcement portion is opposed to an inner side of the first side wall of the first corner portion and includes a second hole portion that is in communication with the first hole portion and constitutes a fixing hole capable of fixing the antitheft member together with the first hole portion.07-01-2010
20100165551REDUCING OPTICAL EFFECTS IN A DISPLAY - One embodiment may take the form of a system for reducing the appearance of optical effects in a display. The system may include an enclosure with a first surface and a second surface. Furthermore, the system may include spacers that may be deposited on the bottom face of the first surface and/or the top face of the second surface, where the first surface may be a touch panel and/or cover lens and the second surface may be a display module. The spacers may be deposited in one layer with an anti-reflection coating. The thickness of the coating may be less than the diameter of the spacers.07-01-2010
20100165553PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a handle, two anti-rotation members, and a connecting member rotatably connecting the main body to the handle. The anti-rotation members are fixed to two ends of the connecting member. The main body defines two receiving grooves. An anti-rotation hole is defined in a side wall of each receiving groove. The handle includes a rod portion and two supporting portions extending from opposite ends of the rod portion. An engaging groove is defined in each supporting portion. An end of the supporting portions of the handle is received in the receiving grooves. The anti-rotation members are detachably latched in the engaging grooves of the handle and the anti-rotation holes of the main body such that the handle and the main body are non-rotatable relative to the connecting member and define an angle.07-01-2010
20100067178MULTI-PURPOSE FLAT PANEL DISPLAY COVER - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a multi-purpose flat panel display cover. One embodiment of the present invention may include a cover for a flat panel display, the cover comprising a shield portion configured to protect a flat panel display screen, and a handle portion coupled to the shield portion, wherein the cover is configured to hingedly couple with the flat panel display and rotate into a display support configuration.03-18-2010
20100067180ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is an electronic apparatus, including: a first member; a second member provided on the first member for rotation in a first direction which is a circumferential direction around a first imaginary axis which passes the first member and a second direction reverse to the first direction; and a stopper mechanism for defining a range of rotation of the second member around the first imaginary axis.03-18-2010
20100067179SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism includes a main plate, a slide plate and a driving device, the slide plate slidably engages with the main plate, the driving device for driving the slide plate slide relative to the main plate includes a driving mechanism and a control module electronically connecting the driving mechanism, the driving mechanism is positioned between the main plate and the slide plate, the slide plate slide relative to the main plate by the driving mechanism, which is controlled by the control module. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device applying the slide mechanism.03-18-2010
20100067177SCREEN PROTECTING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A screen protecting assembly for an electronic device includes a pivot shaft, a cushion, and two connecting subassemblies positioned on the electronic device. Each connecting subassembly has a base and a rotating member rotatably received in the base. The rotating member engages with the pivot shaft. The cushion coils on the pivot shaft. When the rotating member is rotated in a first direction, the cushion unfolds to cover a screen of the electronic device. When the rotating member is rotated in a second direction opposite to the first direction, the cushion coils on the pivot shaft so that the screen of the electronic device is exposed.03-18-2010
20100067176FLUSH MOUNT-CORNER MOUNT GANG BOX - The present invention includes a housing for hanging or mounting a wire and a device in a corner between two walls of a building. The housing includes an angular back plate. The angular back plate is bifurcated at an acute angle and the backplate further includes an angular raised portion which is similarly bifurcated at an acute angle and positioned in mating relation with the angular back plate. The raised portion is recessed from top, bottom and side edges of the angular back plate. The raised portion has planar front portions in angular relation to each other and enclosing the raised portion. The back plate is mounted to a corner defined by the wall frames using back plate holes. The angular raised portion mates with a building material affixed to the building wall frame. One of the planar front portions of the angular raised portion defines a hole for passing the wire therethrough.03-18-2010
20100195275PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING INTERCEPTOR FOR FOREIGN SUBSTANCE - Disclosed is a portable electronic device having an interceptor for cutting off foreign substances such as water, dust or the like from being entered between the coupling surfaces thereof. The portable electronic device includes: a first case; a second case to be joined with the first case; and an intercepting part integrally formed with at least one of the first case or the second case, wherein the intercepting part is sealingly engaged with the coupling surface of the first case or the second case to prevent foreign substances and waterproof the device thereof.08-05-2010
20100195274FLOPID STRUCTURE - A flopid structure includes flopid elements and engagement members for switching between flexible and rigid states.08-05-2010
20090316345DISPLAY DEVICE AND CASE FOR THE SAME - A display device includes a panel assembly on which an image is formed, a cover member which comprises a front portion having a display window exposing at least a portion of a front side of the panel assembly and a side portion which is bent from the front portion, the cover member having one or more joining regions where a pair of end portions engage with and are joined to each other, the cover member comprising a first joining part and a second joining part which are formed at the pair of end portions, respectively, wherein at least one of the first joining part and the second joining part include a region stepped from a surface of the cover member, and at least a portion of the first joining part and the second joining part overlap each other, and an accommodating member which accommodates the panel assembly and is joined to the cover member.12-24-2009
20090316343PORTABLE APPARATUS, FASTENING DEVICE AND LOCKING MECHANISM THEREOF - A portable apparatus includes an electronic device; and a fastening device detachably attached to the electronic device. The fastening device includes a cover comprising a hook for inserting in the electronic device; a pressing member capable of being movable locked and unlocked from the cover; a locking member fastened on the cover and engaged with the pressing member, and an activating member disposed on the cover for activating the pressing portion to unlock from the cover. The locking member includes an inserting portion for inserting into the locking slot to lock the hook in the electronic device.12-24-2009
20090316341Display housing with interlocking members - A display housing includes a first housing part including a plurality of first engaging members, a second housing part including a plurality of second engaging members, and a plurality of interlocking members, each of which is snappingly and detachably connected to and interlocks a respective one of the first engaging members and a respective one of the second engaging members. Engagement of each interlocking member with the respective first engaging member prevents relative movement between the first and second housing parts along directions of a first axis of a Cartesian coordinate system, along directions of a second axis of the Cartesian coordinate system, and along directions of a third axis of the Cartesian coordinate system. The first, second and third axes all being perpendicular to one another.12-24-2009
20090316340Device, portable terminal device, and rotative supporting unit - A device includes: a first housing that has a wall portion protruding from the front face side thereof; a second housing that has a portion pressed against the wall portion, and is overlapped on the front face side of the first housing, the second housing being rotatable, with the portion being pressed against the wall portion; a first member that is attached to a face of the first housing, the face facing the second housing; a second member that is attached to a face of the second housing, the face facing the face having the first member attached thereto; a rotary shaft unit that allows the second member to slidably move with respect to the first member, and supports the second member in a rotatable manner; and a pushing unit that pushes the second housing, so that the portion of the second housing is pressed against the wall portion. In this device, the first member has a guide groove that has the rotary shaft unit slidably attached thereto. The rotary shaft unit moves away from the wall portion or approaches the wall portion when the second housing rotates, with the portion being pressed against the wall portion.12-24-2009
20110261518HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - There is provided a household appliance including a housing and a cavity arranged within the housing. The housing element is further arranged to allow viewing of the cavity. A display which is transparent to at least one wavelength in the visible light spectrum is arranged in connection to the housing element and is further arranged such that the cavity is exposed from outside the household appliance. The display is a thin film type electroluminescent display which is arranged as an integral part of the housing element.10-27-2011
20110261510Display Assembly for a Portable Module - A display assembly for a portable module is disclosed. The display assembly has a housing that includes a base portion and a continuous side portion extending from the base portion to define an interior compartment. The assembly further includes a resilient body positioned in the interior compartment of the housing, the resilient body having a base portion and a continuous side portion extending from the base portion to define an interior channel. A display is positioned in the interior channel of the resilient body and the display and the resilient body are then positioned in the interior compartment of the housing. A sealing gasket is positioned between the top surface of the display and the cover plate, the sealing gasket overlapping a portion of the surface of the display. When the cover plate is coupled to the housing, the sealing gasket creates a tight seal between the display and the sealing gasket to inhibit the penetration of foreign matter into the interior compartment of the housing and the expansion gap in the cover plate accommodates the expansion of the sealing gasket.10-27-2011
20110188187DEVICE WITH AUTO-SLIDE KEYPAD - A portable electronic apparatus comprises a base, first and second parts moveably connected to the base, and a mechanism coupling the first and second parts. The mechanism is configured such that when one of the first or second parts is moved relative to the base, the other of the first or second parts moves relative to the base. One of said first and second parts is configured to tilt to an inclined position relative to the base.08-04-2011
20110188185Center Instrument Pedestal Display - According to one embodiment, a center pedestal display includes a plurality of mounting faces and a high-resolution screen. The plurality of mounting faces include a first mounting face that is substantially parallel with a first surface of a pedestal mounting block of an existing instrument pedestal and a second mounting face that is substantially parallel with a second surface of the pedestal mounting block, the second surface intersecting the first surface at an angle such that the first surface is not parallel to the second surface. The existing instrument pedestal includes one or more pedestal gauges and one or more pedestal switches. The high-resolution screen is configured to display information comprising at least some information provided by the one or more pedestal gauges. The high-resolution screen is approximately 6×8 inches and has a resolution of at least 1024×768 pixels.08-04-2011
20110188179HANDHELD DEVICE ENCLOSURE - This is directed to an electronic device enclosure. The enclosure includes an outer periphery member forming an outer surface of a device, and to which an internal platform is connected. Electronic device components can be assembled to one or both surfaces of the internal platform. The enclosure can include front and back cover assemblies assembled to the opposite surfaces of the outer periphery member to retain electronic device components. One or both of the cover assemblies can include a window through which display circuitry can provide content to a user of the device.08-04-2011
20110134589METHODS OF PRODUCING A HOUSING OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A HOUSING PORTION OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method of producing a housing of a portable electronic device comprising at least two portions is provided. The method comprises the steps of providing a first housing portion layer made from sheet metal, providing a second housing portion layer made from a plastic material, forming a first housing portion from the first housing portion layer using a high speed forming process, and joining the first housing portion layer with the second housing portion layer. A housing of a portable electronic device manufactured in accordance with the method is also provided.06-09-2011
20110149490CONTAINER OF DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a container of a display device. The container includes a lower protector on which the display device is seated and an upper protector covering the lower protector. The lower protector includes a display seat on which a lower portion of the display device is seated and openings for exposing a functional part of the display device provided in the lower portion of the display device to the outside of the lower protector in a state where the display device is seated on the display seat.06-23-2011
20110149487BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device includes a base body, a battery cover, a pivot member, and a button. The base body forms two support portions. The battery cover forms a clasp. The pivot member is received in the support portions. The button is rotatably connected to the base body by the pivot member. The latch member forms two latch plates. The clasp engages with the latch plates to allow the battery cover to releasably latch to the housing.06-23-2011
20110149486ELECTRONIC DEVICE CARRIER - An electronic device carrier comprising a base and rolling devices. When an electronic device is removed from a receiving chamber of the base, the rolling devices can reduce friction effectively and resilient force of the rolling device can fix the electronic device in the receiving chamber. The electronic device carrier further includes a transmission unit for transmitting data whenever the electronic device is positioned in the receiving chamber.06-23-2011
20110261517PORTABLE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A portable communication terminal includes a metal plate at least partially covered by a resin, a display-side casing that retains the metal plate thereinside with a part of the metal plate covered by the resin being exposed to the exterior, an elastic member with conductivity that is arranged in an opening formed in the resin which covers the part of the metal plate exposed from the display-side casing, and a communication unit that is electrically connected to the metal plate through the elastic member. Hence, the metal plate and the communication unit are electrically connected together, and the space between the metal plate and the resin is blocked off by the elastic member. Accordingly, the waterproofing property of the interior of the display-side casing can be ensured.10-27-2011
20110261516Accommodating case and device system - A portable radiographic imaging device and a portable X-ray source, that operate due to a first and second rechargeable battery respectively, can be accommodated in an accommodating case that is portable. While the accommodating case is being transported, a charging circuit provided in the accommodating case acquires electric power from a third rechargeable battery accommodated in the accommodating case, and charges the first and second rechargeable batteries. In this way, by accommodating the portable radiographic imaging device and the portable X-ray source in the accommodating case, the rechargeable batteries for the portable radiographic imaging device and the portable X-ray source are charged during transport.10-27-2011
20110261514PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed is a portable electronic apparatus including a main body formed with an opening on a surface thereof; a plurality of connection ports disposed to be exposed through an opening of the main body; a door disposed on the opening to be rotated between a first configuration that covers the connection ports and a second configuration that opens the connection ports; a moving mechanism formed to move the connection ports in a direction to be protruded from the opening when the door is rotated to the second configuration, and configured to be operated in conjunction with being pressed of the door; and a locking mechanism formed such that the connection ports are locked in the second configuration in conjunction with the rotation of the door to limit the movement of the connection ports in a direction to be inserted into the opening.10-27-2011
20110261511ELECTRICAL DEVICE WITH REMOVABLE COVER - In one embodiment, a system includes an electrical device and a removable cover, where the electrical device and the removable cover are adapted to enable the removable cover to pivot into an installed position on the electrical device. In another embodiment, a system includes an electrical device having a pushbutton, and a cover adapted to be removably attached to the electrical device, where the cover includes an opening for accessing the pushbutton, and where the pushbutton includes a sub button and a cosmetic cap adapted to be removably attached to the sub button.10-27-2011
20090174990System For Coupling Interfacing Parts - An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first subassembly having a first housing component. The first housing component has an opening. The electronic device also includes a second subassembly having a second housing component. The second housing component cooperates with the first housing component to enclose components of an electronic device. The at least one internal component is also movable relative to the second subassembly so as to properly align with the opening. The at least one internal component is additionally magnetically attracted towards the first housing component near the opening.07-09-2009
20090174989PANEL SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH EMBEDDED ELECTRONICS - A system and method for a panel system containing embedded electronic elements providing both housing for the electronics and structural support. A preferred embodiment of the system is for a container security system, which is constructed into or conforming onto the roof, walls, door, or base of a cargo container is provided. The panel system may consist of a variety of electronic elements, batteries or power elements, sensors, a processing element to collect the sensor data, and a communications element to transmit outside of the container.07-09-2009
20090174988Holding device for mounting a display unit, a display unit and display device - A holding device for installing a display unit, having a holding element and receiving elements connected to the holding element, which have essentially wedge- or v-shaped recesses, which are used to accommodate axial sections of the display unit having a corresponding wedge-type design; display unit and mounting system. It is advantageous that the display unit and holding device are separated in a simple manner. This separation in turn has the advantage of facilitating the installation of the display device and, if required, also a subsequent de-installation of the display unit or the entire display device. In particular, this is achieved in that the holding device for accommodating the monitor or the display unit is mounted separately therefrom, and the monitor is able to be installed in the holding device at a later time. A holding device for installing the display unit, which includes a holding element and receiving elements connected to the holding element, which have essentially wedge- or v-shaped recesses that are provided to receive correspondingly wedge-shaped axial sections of the display unit. Even after several installation and/or de-installation cycles, this allows a play-free and thus rattle-free installation of the display unit.07-09-2009
20110188176APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DATA ENTRY FROM A REMOVABLE PORTABLE DEVICE COVER - One or more apparatuses and methods are disclosed for data entry from a removable portable device cover which are configured to cover, surround, and/or encapsulate at least a portion of an exterior shell of a portable electronic device. In one embodiment of the invention, a physical keyboard is operatively connected and/or attached to a removable portable device frame of the removable portable device cover, wherein the removable portable device frame is designed to fit a portable electronic device. In some embodiments of the invention, the operative connection and/or attachment of a physical keyboard to a removable portable frame may be accomplished by using straps, connector ports, and/or wireless protocols. Furthermore, a physical keyboard operatively connected and/or attached to the removable portable device frame may be a foldable physical keyboard which enables easy touch-typing for a user if the foldable physical keyboard is fully expanded.08-04-2011
20110188186DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus of present invention includes a tabular display unit having a display screen for displaying an image and a support section constituted by a bent stick member. One end of the support section is inserted into a hole arranged on a back surface of the display unit from a lower side, and the support section is arranged between a placement surface and a lower end of the display unit, whereby the support section supports the display unit from the lower side.08-04-2011
20110188183TILT MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first section, a second section attached to the first section, and a tilt mechanism. The tilt mechanism connects the first section to the second section. The tilt mechanism includes a plate and two hinge assemblies. The plate hinges the first section. Each of the hinge assemblies includes a sleeve and a main shaft rotatably assembled in the sleeve. The sleeve is secured on the second section; the main shaft non-rotatably fixed to the plate. The second section slides relative to the first section, the plate and the main shaft rotate relative to the second section, the plate further supports the second section to a tilted orientation.08-04-2011
20110188181PROTECTION MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EMPLOYING THE SAME - A protection mechanism used for in an electronic device includes a main body and two pivoting members. The main body is capable of receiving and protecting the electronic device, and the pivoting members are rotatably positioned on the main body. The pivoting members are capable of locking and protecting the electronic device. An electronic device employing the protection mechanism is also described. The protection mechanism can simply secure and unlock the electronic device through the pivoting members, which is easy to operate. Moreover, the electronic device can not fall from the protection mechanism because of the cooperation between the pivoting members and the holding member.08-04-2011
20110188178HIGH TOLERANCE CONNECTION BETWEEN ELEMENTS - This is directed to connecting two or more elements using an intermediate element constructed from a material that changes between states. An electronic device can include one or more components constructed by connecting several elements. To provide a connection having a reduced or small size or cross-section and construct a component having high tolerances, a material can be provided in a first state in which it flows between the elements before changing to a second state in which it adheres to the elements and provides a structurally sound connection. For example, a plastic can be molded between the elements. As another example, a composite material can be brazed between the elements. In some cases, internal surfaces of the elements can include one or more features for enhancing a bond between the elements and the material providing the interface between the elements.08-04-2011
20110188175HAND HELD MOBILE DEVICE CONTAINING COMFORT PERCHES - The present disclosure provides methods and systems for a hand held mobile device that has a front surface, two side surfaces, and a bottom surface wherein the bottom surface partially includes a battery pack having an outer surface that forms an integral relationship with the bottom surface. The first perch and second perch at least partially extend away from the outer surface of the battery pack of the hand held mobile device. The first perch and the second perch are in a spaced-apart arrangement for allowing the finger of a user to be positioned between the first perch and the second perch during use of the hand held mobile device.08-04-2011
20110188177Dome Assemblies for Providing Tactile Feedback on Display Windows and Related Portable Electronic Devices and Methods - Portable electronic devices are provided including a housing; a display connected to the housing; at least one actuator disposed in the housing and coupled to the display; and at least one mechanical dome associated with the at least one actuator, the at least one mechanical dome configured to implode and/or expand responsive to activation of a button on the display of the portable electronic device to provide a user with tactile feedback associated with the button. Related dome assemblies and methods are also provided.08-04-2011
20110188184ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING A STYLUS WITH A CORD RETRACTOR CONNECTED THERETO AND AN ASSEMBLY OF A CORD RETRACTOR AND A STYLUS - An electronic apparatus includes a machine body, a stylus, and a cord retractor. The machine body includes a housing and an electronic component module mounted in the housing. The cord retractor includes an inner axle mounted in one of the stylus and the housing, a spool rotatably sleeved around the inner axle, a biasing component mounted between the inner axle and the spool, and having a pair of ends connected respectively to the inner axle and the spool such that the spool is operated to rotate resiliently relative to the inner axle, and a connecting cord wound around the spool and that may be unwound therefrom, and having a first end connected to the housing and a second end connected to the stylus. An assembly of a cord retractor and a stylus is also disclosed.08-04-2011
20110188180Portable Electronic Device Housing with Outer Glass Surfaces - Improved housings for electronic devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, an electronic device housing can have one or more outer members (e.g., exposed major surfaces), such as front or back surfaces, that are formed of glass. The one or more glass surfaces can be part of outer member assemblies that can be secured to other portions of the electronic device housing. In other embodiments, apparatus, systems and methods for robustly attaching a cover portion of an electronic device to a bottom portion, e.g., a housing portion, of the electronic device are described. The electronic device can be portable and in some cases handheld.08-04-2011
20100039755Adjustable shifting structure and display device using the same - An adjustable shifting structure is disclosed. The adjustable shifting structure comprises a base bracket, a movable bracket, a fixture element, and an adjustment element. The movable bracket is movably connected to the base bracket. The fixture element is disposed on the base bracket. The movable bracket is gripped by the fixture element and the base bracket to limit the moving direction of the movable bracket. The adjustment element extends through the base bracket, the movable bracket and the fixture element. The movable bracket may be moved by adjusting the adjustment element to apply force on the fixture element.02-18-2010
20100027204ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME - An electronic device and a method for using the same are provided. The electronic device includes a first body, a torsion hinge, and a second body. The first body has a first magnetic component. The torsion hinge is slidably disposed on the first body. The second body is connected to the torsion hinge and has a second magnetic component. The second magnetic component magnetically attracts the first magnetic component when the torsion hinge is located at a first position, and enables the first body and the second body to be in a folded state. The second magnetic component separates from the first magnetic component, and the torsion hinge drives the second body to rotate relative to the first body when the torsion hinge leaves the first position, so as to enable the first body and the second body to be in an unfolded state.02-04-2010
20100027203LATCH - A latch for a housing includes a first housing, a second housing, and a latching member to latch the first housing and the second housing, the first housing has a first aperture having two aperture sections therein. The second housing has a second aperture corresponding to the first aperture. The latching member includes a latching portion, the first housing engages with the second housing, the first aperture aligns with the second aperture, the latching portion passes through the first aperture and the second aperture and slides from an aperture section into another aperture section to fix the first housing and the second housing.02-04-2010
20100027202KEY ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A key assembly for an electronic device includes a key and a housing, the key being elastic and including a contact body and an assembly wall integrally formed with the contact body, the contact body has a protrusion formed thereon; and the housing has a shortened wall defining an aperture therein and a bottom wall protruding a column adjacent to the shortened wall. The key is mounted into the housing, the assembly wall is clipped to the column and the shortened wall, and the contact body abuts the shortened wall and the protrusion protrudes out of the aperture.02-04-2010
20100027201SLIDING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - The invention provides a sliding mechanism and an electronic device using the same. The sliding mechanism includes a bottom plate, a connection rod, a cover plate, an elastic member, and a connection member. Guiding sections are formed at two sides of the bottom plate, and the bottom plate has a first fastening hole and an arc-shaped groove. The connection rod has a first end and a second end. Sliding portions are formed at two sides of the cover plate to cooperate with the guiding sections to enable the cover plate to slide relative to the bottom plate, and the cover plate has a second fastening hole and a connection hole. The elastic member includes a third end and a fourth end. Furthermore, the connection member slidably fastens the fourth end of the elastic member and the second end of the connection rod to the arc-shaped groove through the connection hole.02-04-2010
20100027200ELECTRONIC DEVICE SHELL - A shell of an electronic device includes a front cover, a rear cover, and a latching assembly. The front cover includes two first sidewalls. The rear cover includes two first borders. The latching assembly includes two first latching members, two spacers, and two groups of second latching members. The first latching members define a number of latch-receiving portions. The first latching members are fixed to the inner surface of first sidewall with a corresponding spacer intervened therebetween. The second latching member is mounted to the inner surface. Each of the second latching members includes a sliding pole and a cap. Each of the latch-receiving portion includes a sliding portion forming an entrance for a corresponding second latching member sliding into the latch-receiving portion, and a latching portion communicating with the sliding portion, which is an elongate slot parallel to the length direction of the first latching member.02-04-2010
20100027199TRADE SHOW DISPLAY MOUNT - An apparatus for mounting a flat screen television or monitor to a free standing display frame including a first elongate member and a second elongate member, the second elongate member being coupled to and arranged beside the first elongate member, a hook-shaped upper connector coupled to an upper end of the first elongate member, the upper connector including a first upper groove and a second upper groove, the first upper groove and the second upper grooves opening toward the first elongate member, and a generally foot-shaped lower connector coupled to a lower end of the first elongate member, the lower connector including a first lower groove and a second lower groove, the first lower groove and the second lower groove opening away from the first elongate member.02-04-2010
20100027198MONITOR AND SUPPORTING MECHANISM FOR THE SAME - A monitor includes a base member, a rotatable portion, a monitor body, and a screw. The base member has a mounting end. The rotatable portion is assembled on the mounting end and defines a latching slot and a screw hole communicating with the latching hole. The monitor body has a latching protrusion engaged with the latching slot of the rotatable portion. The screw corresponds to the screw hole for locking the latching protrusion in the latching slot of the rotatable portion.02-04-2010
20100020476REED SWITCH MECHANISM FOR A PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal assembly comprises an enclosure having a distal end wall and a proximal end wall connected to a pair of sidewalls such that the enclosure walls connect a bottom surface to a top surface having a user interface to define an enclosure interior. The enclosure has a power source compartment positioned in the enclosure interior. The cover couples to the compartment situated in an opening in the bottom surface. The cover housing of the cover includes a cover surface, a pair of cover sidewalls, a proximal cover end wall and a distal cover end wall such that the cover walls extend from the cover surface to define the cover interior. A magnet is coupled to the cover interior, such that the magnet has a sufficient magnetic field strength for affecting the state of the contacts of a switch. The switch is mounted in the interior of the enclosure, such that the switch is coupled to at least one component receiving power from the power source when positioned in the compartment. It is recognised that the proximity of the magnet to the switch affects the state of the contacts and therefore the supply of power to the at least one component.01-28-2010
20100020477BATTERY COVER ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device (01-28-2010
20110216485MODULE FOR EXPANDING FUNCTION OF MOBILE DEVICE AND MOBILE DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A mobile device includes a main body having a coupling element mounted thereon, and an expansion module electrically connected to the main body, wherein the expansion module comprises a magnet disposed to apply a magnetic force to the coupling element to couple the expansion module with the main body, and a movement converter configured to move the magnet away from the coupling element so as to decrease the magnetic force between the coupling element and the magnet thereby decoupling the main body from the expansion module.09-08-2011
20110216489LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL - A Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) module for use in a portable terminal is provided. The LCD module includes a reinforcement plate of a metal material having a bottom surface, and a side surface bent and extended at a substantially constant height along an edge from the bottom surface, a backlight unit laminated onto an upper part of the reinforcement plate, and having a frame of a synthetic resin material that is formed along an edge to insert-mold the reinforcement plate, and an LCD panel fixed by a double sided tape at an upper part of the backlight unit. A portion of the side surface of the reinforcement plate is sequentially twice bent back onto itself on the outside of the reinforcement plate such that its end has a substantially constant width in contact with the bottom surface of the reinforcement plate.09-08-2011
20110216487Electronic apparatus for vehicle - An electronic apparatus for a vehicle, which includes a partition wall that partitions between an engine room and a passenger compartment of the vehicle, includes an electronic device, a housing, and an annular rubber member. The electronic device is received in the housing. The housing is placed in the engine room and is fixed to the partition wall by a fixing member. The partition wall has a through-hole to oppose the housing, and the housing has an opening that communicates between an internal space of the housing and the passenger compartment. An annular rubber member is arranged to surround the through-hole of the partition wall and the opening of the housing, and the rubber member is clamped between the housing and the partition wall when the housing is fixed to the partition wall by the fixing member.09-08-2011
20110216486HOUSING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A housing includes a screen guard defining a transparent section, and a main body molded to the screen guard. The screen guard and the main body cooperatively define a cavity for accommodating electronic components of the electronic device.09-08-2011
20110216484TILTING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tilting mechanism includes a fixing plate, a sliding plate, a swing member rotatably connecting to the fixing plate and the sliding plate; The tilting mechanism includes a first connecting plate rotatably connecting to the fixing plate, a second connecting plate rotatably connecting to the sliding plate, and a hinge having a pivoting portion and a fixing portion rotatably connecting to the pivoting portion, the pivoting portion is secured with the second connecting member and the fixing portion is secured with the first connecting member. The disclosure includes a portable electronic device using the tilting mechanism.09-08-2011
20110216483ADJUSTABLE DISPLAY SCREEN FOR A PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICE - Technologies are generally described for an adjustable display screen such as for a notebook computer or other portable device. In some examples, at least one display screen rail may be rotatably coupled to a back edge of a notebook computer base unit at a hinge rod. The display screen of the notebook computer may slide along and/or pivot on the at least one display screen rail in a direction to bring the display screen toward a user of the notebook computer while leaving room for the user to access a keyboard located on a top surface of the base unit. Mechanisms may be coupled to the notebook computer to transmit motion of the display screen along a first display screen rail to motion of the display screen along a second display screen rail, thereby mitigating binding of the display screen as it slides along the display screen rails.09-08-2011
20110216482Display Enclosure - A low profile display enclosure system for enclosing a display device for viewing that protects the display device from environmental effects and is configured to dissipate heat generated within the display enclosure. The substantially sealed display enclosure comprises a rigid bezel, a substantially transparent front cover coupled to the bezel, and a rear cover assembly that includes a heat sink portion. The thickness of the bezel is minimized to provide the enclosure with a low profile about the periphery of the display device enclosed therein. Thermal control devices may be mounted within the enclosure to modulate a temperature within the enclosure.09-08-2011
20110216481METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BONDING METALS AND COMPOSITES - Apparatus, systems and methods for forming a structure that includes a metal and a composite material are disclosed. According to one aspect, a layer stack includes a metal layer with a first surface, the first surface including at least one protruding feature. The layer stack also includes a non-metal layer molded to the first surface of the metal layer, wherein the non-metal layer is molded over and/or around the at least one protruding feature.09-08-2011
20120147531PROCESSING INVOLVING MULTIPLE SENSORS - In a particular embodiment, an apparatus includes a first sensor that has an active mode and a dormant mode. When operating in the active mode, the first sensor has a first power consumption level. The apparatus further includes a second sensor that has a second power consumption level that is less than the first power consumption level (i.e., the power consumption level of the first sensor). The second sensor is deactivated when the first sensor is operating in the active mode. The apparatus includes logic to activate the second sensor when the first sensor transitions from the active mode to the dormant mode.06-14-2012
20100265640FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - A flat panel display device includes a cabinet, a flat panel display component, a control board, a switch unit, a switch unit holder, and a pair of screws. The switch unit has a support board and an AC switch. The switch unit holder has a holder main body with a pair of side plates that defines inside of the holder main body therebetween with the holder main body holding the support board of the switch unit inside of the holder main body, and a pair of screw mount portions that is integrally formed with the holder main body with the screw mount portions extending outside of the holder main body from the side plates of the holder main body, respectively. The screws are disposed through screw insertion holes of the screw mount portions and threaded into screw holes of the chassis of the flat panel display component.10-21-2010
20110096481DAMPING MEMBER, SHOCK DAMPING STRUCTURE IN ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SHOCK DAMPING STRUCTURE - A damping member includes a body provided between a device case and a module encased within the case and damping an external shock applied on the case. The body includes a holding member having upper and side surfaces and disposed between an inner peripheral surface of the case and an outer peripheral surface of the module, a first shock absorbing member covering a predetermined part of the upper and side surfaces of the holding member, deformed elastically when the shock is applied on the case, and elastically absorbing the shock, and a second shock absorbing member covering the other part of the holding member, getting the shock earlier than the first shock absorbing member when the shock is applied on the case, each changing its volume in accordance with the shock, and absorbing and escaping the shock. A damping structure used for an electronic device uses the damping member.04-28-2011
20110051338Display Apparatus - A display apparatus includes a display panel, a housing, a seal member, and a groove. The housing is provided with the display panel therein, and includes a front housing forming member and a rear housing forming member. The front housing forming member is provided with an image display window at a position in front of the display panel. The seal member is provided between bonding surfaces of the two housing forming members so as to surround the display panel. The groove is provided in the bonding surface of the front housing forming member or the rear housing forming member along the seal member.03-03-2011
20110051337Techniques for Marking a Substrate Using a Physical Vapor Deposition Material - Techniques, processes and structures are disclosed for providing markings on products, such as electronic devices. For example, the markings can be formed using physical vapor deposition (PVD) processes to deposit a layer of material. The markings or labels may be textual and/or graphic. The markings are deposited on a compliant layer that is disposed on a surface to be marked. The compliant layer is arranged to isolate the surface to be marked from the layer of material deposited using the PVD process.03-03-2011
20110051336PORTABLE TERMINAL - A slide support mechanism included in a portable terminal includes: a first guide groove provided on a first housing side, and having a straight part parallel to the longitudinal direction of a display screen and an arc-shaped arc part continuous with one end of the straight part; and a first guide pin provided on a second housing side, and engaged with and held by the first guide groove in a slidable manner. Input parts which are covered by the second housing when the first guide pin is located at a cross-point between the straight part and the arc part are entirely or partially exposed in both cases of moving the first guide pin located at the cross-point between the straight part and the arc part along the straight part, and moving it along the arc part.03-03-2011
20110051335PROTECTIVE COVER ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective cover assembly for portable electronic device includes a housing and a protective cover. The housing defines through holes. Each through hole is bounded by a sidewall. A block extends from the sidewall in each through hole. The protective cover includes tabs. Each plate defines a locking hole to engage a corresponding block.03-03-2011
20110051334SUSPENSION FOR A PRESSURE SENSITIVE TOUCH DISPLAY OR PANEL - A suspension system for mounting a touch surface of a pressure sensitive touch display or panel. The suspension system comprises a frame and a flexible suspension membrane connected to the touch surface and the frame, the membrane allowing frictionless movement of the touch surface along the z-axis and resisting movement of the touch surface within the x-y plane. At least one force sensor is connected beneath the touch surface, whereby the touch surface is pre-loaded against the at least one force sensor.03-03-2011
20110051333Device for fastening and electrically wiring a plurality of electrical units, particularly in a switching cabinet - Device for fastening and electrically wiring a plurality of electrical units, particularly in a switching cabinet.03-03-2011
20110051332SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism includes a main plate, a slide plate, a locking module and a button. The slide plate is installed on the main plate and slidable relative to the main plate. The locking module is attached to the slide plate and locks with the main plate. The button operates the locking module to unlock the main plate.03-03-2011
20110051331SLIDABLE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a base, a cover, a plurality of first positioning element, a plurality of second positioning element, and a connecting element. The first positioning elements attach to the cover. The second positioning element attach to the base. The connecting element slidably and rotatably connects the base to the cover. The first positioning elements attract the second positioning elements by magnetic force.03-03-2011
20110051329PROTECTIVE COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A protective cover mechanism for a port of electronic device, includes a latching element and a cover element. The latching element has a main body and a slit defined through the main body. The cover element has a cover body, a follower protruding from the cover body slidably extending into the slit of the main body, and a stopping portion protruding from a distal end of the follower preventing the follower and the main body from separating.03-03-2011
20110051328ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SLIDING HINGE THEREOF - A sliding hinge is provide, including a first member, a cover, a bottom cover movable relative to the first member, a sling plate fixed to the bottom cover, and an elastic module. The first member has a main body and a connection portion protruding therefrom, wherein the connection portion has a recess. The cover is fixed to the connection portion, wherein the cover and the first member form a space therebetween to receive the sling plate and the elastic module. The elastic module has an end received in the recess.03-03-2011
20110051326Angle Positioning Device of Rotation Shaft and Foldable Electronic Device Having The Same - An angle positioning device of a rotation shaft comprises a first pivot portion and a second pivot portion. The first pivot portion comprises a first face comprising a positioning portion, a first path and a second path being divided by the positioning portion; and a second face comprising a returning portion, a third path and a fourth path being divided by the returning portion. The second pivot portion can move along the first path, the second path, the third path, and the fourth path. When the second pivot portion moves from the first path to the second path, the pivot angle is increased. When the second pivot portion moves from the third path to the fourth path, the pivot angle is decreased, whereby when the pivot portion moves from the first path to the positioning portion, the pivot angle cannot be decreased. The second pivot portion can move from the third path through the returning portion and back to the first path.03-03-2011
20120039031Electronic Apparatus - An optical disc reproduction apparatus as electronic apparatus comprises a lock lever for keeping a battery pack attached to a case. The lock lever comprises a lever body and a tongue portion extending from the lever body in a length direction of the lever body. A tongue portion of the lock lever is inserted into the case through an operation opening of the case. The tongue portion is allowed to temporarily escape to a tongue portion escape section of the case, and the entire lever body is housed in the case through the operation opening, so as to assemble the lock lever to the case. This prevents ends of the lever body from being exposed to the operation opening in any position of the lock lever assembled to the case, making it possible to easily assemble the lock lever, and preventing the assembled lock lever from easily falling off.02-16-2012
20120307430FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A flat panel display apparatus including a transparent bezel including a floor part and a sidewall part protruding from the floor part and being capable of transmitting ultraviolet (UV) light, a display panel including a first substrate located on the bezel and having a display unit on one surface thereof and a second substrate facing the first substrate, a transparent window on the bezel, and a resin layer between the second substrate and the transparent window and between the first substrate and the bezel.12-06-2012
20120307433ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS OF THE SAME - An electrical apparatus includes a first half case and a second half case. An end surface at an edge of the first half case and an end surface of the second half case are welded to each other. The first half case has an engaged portion inside thereof. The second half case has, inside thereof, an engaging portion which engages with the engaged portion so as to restrain relative movement of the first half case and the second half case in a direction in which the first half case and the second half case are separated. With this structure, strength of combination of the two half cases can be improved.12-06-2012
20120307429ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing unit, an electronic module and a locking mechanism. The housing unit includes a first housing and a second housing that is coupled detachably to the first housing. The locking mechanism includes an operable member and a drive member. The drive member can prevent movement of the second housing relative to the first housing. The operable member is operable to release the second housing from the drive member. When the drive member is moved to a position whereat the second housing is released, it can be maintained in the position, so that a user doesn't have to maintain the position of the drive member through operation of the operable member when separating the second housing from the first housing.12-06-2012
20120307432PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device including a main body and a connector module is provided. The main body has a central region and a fringe region. A thickness of the central region is greater than a thickness of the fringe region, and the central region has a containing cavity. The connector module is slidably disposed in the containing cavity of the main body, and moves between an operation position and an accommodation position in relative to the main body.12-06-2012
20120307435ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device of the present application includes case 12-06-2012
20120307431CONTROLLER ENCLOSURE, MOUNTING AND ORIENTATION OF SAME - A controlling and monitoring control application associated with one or more work operations of one or more utility devices is disclosed. The controller is programmed for controlling one or more external work operations associated with one or more utility devices. An I/O board is connected in communication with the primary controller having a module with a plurality of device-specific control applications associated with one or more device-specific work operations. The housing of the controller includes one or more cable access points for plugging a cable into the controller. The cable access points are sealed to prevent water from entering into the housing. A mounting bracket assembly provides flexibility for mounting the controller at various orientations and/or positions. The controller also includes a DC control circuit for controlling backlight luminance over the entire dimming ratio.12-06-2012
20120307434ROTARY SUPPORTING DEVICE FOR DISPLAY SCREEN - The present invention relates to the field of display screens, and provides a rotary supporting device for a display screen, where the display screen is disposed on a host. The rotary supporting device includes two connecting rods. Each of the two connecting rods has one end disposed on an outer side of the display screen and the other end disposed on an outer side of the host through a rotating unit, respectively. The display screen is rotatable along the rotating unit at any angle. Compared with the prior art, in the present invention, by disposing the connecting rods between the host and the display screen, and using the rotating unit to enable the display screen to rotate at any angle, a user can operate the display screen at a desired position and angle, thus diverse operation modes are achieved.12-06-2012
20120307428ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ASSEMBLY OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A BATTERY - In an assembly of an electronic device and a battery, the battery includes a protrusion that is formed with an engaging hole, and the electronic device includes a housing and an engaging unit. The housing defines a receiving space and is formed with a first opening that is adapted for extension of the protrusion. The engaging unit includes a main body pivotable relative to the housing, an actuating member accessible from outside of the receiving space, and an engaging hook disposed on the main body adjacent to the first opening. The engaging hook is engageable with the engaging hole in the protrusion. The actuating member is actuable to pivot the main body so as to disengage the engaging hook from the engaging hole.12-06-2012
20120307427ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device of the embodiment includes a pair of racks, a box-shaped main body having a front face, a first side face which intersects with the front face, and a second side face which is opposed to the first side face, a first fixing portion which is fixed to the first side face and also to one of the racks, a second fixing portion which is fixed to the second side face and also to the other one of the racks, and a module which is mounted in the first fixing portion.12-06-2012
20120307424DISPLAY HAVING HORIZONTALLY ROTATABLE DISPLAY PANEL - A display includes a base, a display panel, and a rotation device for making the display panel horizontally rotate relative to the base. The rotation device includes a ratchet wheel movably connected to the base, a rod rotationally connected to the ratchet wheel, a pawl rotationally connected to the rod and engaging with the ratchet wheel, a first elastic member connected between the rod and the pawl for supplying a restoring force to the pawl, a second elastic member connected between the base and the rod for supplying a restoring force to the rod, a slide member slidedly connected to the rod for swinging the pendulum rod, and a third elastic member connected between the slide member and the base for supplying a restoring force to the slide member. The display panel is fixed on the ratchet wheel and rotates as the ratchet wheel is rotated.12-06-2012
20120307425PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND BATTERY LOCKING MODULE - A portable electronic device and a battery locking module capable to lock the battery and the battery slot cover in the housing of the portable electronic device through a locking element and an elastic element are provided. Especially, through the improvement design of the arrangement of the battery locking module in the housing, not only the inner space of the portable electronic device can be saved, a fool proof function is also provided since the battery slot cover is disabled to cover the opening of the battery slot if the battery is in a wrong position.12-06-2012
20120307426INPUT/OUTPUT PORTS FIXTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a housing, a fixing member fixed on the housing, an I/O ports fixture latched on the fixing member. The housing has one or more sidewalls, and each sidewall has an inner surface. The I/O ports fixture comprises a conducting sheet and a resilient bracket extending from one edge of the conducting sheet. The resilient bracket includes a plurality of elastic strips which are arranged apart. Each elastic strip has a protrusion resisting on the inner surface of the housing.12-06-2012
20120307423FLEXIBLE DISPLAY FLEXURE ASSEMBLY - In embodiments of a flexible display flexure assembly, a flexure assembly includes a structure of pivotable links that couples first and second housing parts of a foldable electronic device. The first housing part of the foldable electronic device includes a flexible display, and the first housing part is integrated with a first section of the flexible display. The second housing part of the foldable electronic device is integrated with a second section of the flexible display. The pivotable links are implemented to collapse relative to each other to form a bend radius of the flexible display and support the flexible display in a closed position of the foldable electronic device. The structure of the pivotable links is also implemented to support the flexible display in an open position of the foldable electronic device.12-06-2012
20120307422AUTOMATIC DOCKING BASE FOR CONNECTING EXTERNAL CONNECTORS OF DIGITAL DEVICE - An automatic docking base for connecting external connectors of a digital device comprises a base, an elevating deck with a position limit wall and a slide rod with a plug fixed to an end of the slide rod, and the elevating deck is pivotally coupled to an inwardly concave the retaining slot of the base by a coupling shaft and a corresponding lug, and the effect of an elastic element is used for defining a tilt-up state, and the slide rod is pivotally coupled to a corresponding guide block at the bottom of the base, and a plug at the front end of the slide rod is extended into the plug slide of the elevating deck precisely. The guide block further has an arc guide slot, such that the slide rod can be slid up and down in the guide slot. When the digital device is placed at the elevating deck and pressed towards the retaining slot of the base to a flattened position, the link relation drives the plug to move towards a connection slot of the digital device to complete an automatic connection.12-06-2012
20110304963ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOLDER, ESPECIALLY FOR A MOBILE PHONE, FOR USE IN A MECHANICAL VEHICLE - The holder for an electronic device, especially for a mobile phone, for use in a mechanical vehicle, which can also accommodate various replaceable electronic modules, especially a GPS module, or a GPS supporting module, including at least a holding unit 12-15-2011
20120099249HINGE ASSEMBLY FOR FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hinge assembly includes a first cam, a second cam, a third cam, at least one resilient member and a shaft. The first cam includes an outer cam surface and an inner cam surface. The third cam is slidably received in the second cam, and the second cam and the third cam respectively engage with the outer cam surface and the inner cam surface. The resilient member provides an elastic force making the third cam and the second cam abut against the first cam. The shaft extends through the first cam, the second cam, the third cam and the at least one resilient member.04-26-2012
20120099258PUSH TO RELEASE COVER FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cover assembly for a portable electronic device is described. The cover assembly has a cover comprising: two cover extensions extending substantially perpendicular from the cover. Each of the two cover extensions has an abutment towards a center. An angular spring with two wings and two upwards arcuate ends is included in the cover assembly, each of the wings forming a bias angle relative to a line between the two ends. Two housing extensions extend from a surface of the portable electronic device, each of the housing extensions has a protrusion mating the corresponding abutment, and a guide having a form substantially corresponding to the upwards arcuate end. When a force is applied to the center of the angular spring, the bias angle decreases and the upwards arcuate ends are urged upwards, thereby causing the abutments moving outwards, and unlocking the protrusions.04-26-2012
20100238614ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH KEY MODULE - An electronic device comprises a housing and a key module. The housing defines a plurality of openings. The key module is mounted on the housing, comprises a plurality of keys and an elastic arm. The keys are received in the plurality of openings respectively and are connected with the elastic arm, and the elastic arm is fixed in the housing. The key module can be easily mounted in the housing, thus to reduce the mounting cost.09-23-2010
20110304962PACKAGE STRUCTURE - A package structure for packaging a portable electronic device is provided. The package structure includes a base portion, a supporting portion and a connector. The supporting portion is connected to the base portion. The supporting portion includes a first fixing element and a second fixing element, wherein when the package structure is in a supporting state, the supporting portion is folded and standing upright, the first fixing element is detachably connected to the second fixing element, and the portable electronic device is supported by the supporting portion. The connector is disposed on the supporting portion, wherein the portable electronic device is connected to the connector.12-15-2011
20110304960RETAINING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A retaining apparatus used for a data storage device includes a tray and a retaining device. The tray is for receiving the data storage device. The retaining device includes a base member, an arm member and a locking member. The base member attaches to the tray. The arm member pivotally attaches to the base member. A retaining portion and a protrusion are located at opposite distal end of the arm member. A locking member pivotably attaches to the base member to block the arm member. The arm member rotates relative to the base member from a locked position to an unlocked position. In the locked position, the retaining portion protrudes from the base member and the locking member blocks the protrusion. In the unlocked position, the locking member disengages from the locking portion, and the retaining portion resides in the base member.12-15-2011
20090034169DETACHABLE POD ASSEMBLY FOR PROTECTIVE CASE - A protective enclosure for an electronic device that has a protective shell that is capable of enclosing and substantially surrounding an electronic device, substantially rigid and substantially crush-resistant manner. POD units can be releasably connected to the protective enclosure to form an integrated unitary device that is substantially crush-resistant. The POD units can be interchangeable and connect to the protective case using the same format.02-05-2009
20100014225Imaging Grid Encasement - An improved X-ray grid handler or grid encasement device having built-in extra-strong handles and a way of positively locking the grid into the encasement device. The encasement device can optionally have a spring-loaded trapping and ejection mechanism to hold the grid or imaging medium and free it when desired.01-21-2010
20120069505JUNCTION BOX AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTION MECHANISM THEREOF - A junction box for a solar module is disclosed and comprises a housing having an opening for introducing a plurality of conductor strips; and an electrical connection mechanism disposed in a receptacle of the housing. The electrical connection mechanism comprises a plurality of conductor strip connection devices disposed on an inner surface of the housing for connecting to the conductor strips; and a current-path arrangement module detachably connected with the conductor strip connection devices and comprising a carrier, a plurality of electricity conveying elements and a plurality of electronic components, wherein the electricity conveying elements and the electronic components are disposed on one surface of the carrier, and each electronic component is connected with two adjacent electricity conveying elements.03-22-2012
20120039024DISPLAY MODULE - A display module includes a bottom casing, a panel device, and an upper casing. The bottom casing includes a casing body and a holding structure. The holding structure is integrally formed on the casing body and has a bottom pillar. The panel device is disposed on the bottom casing. The panel device includes at least one film component and a display panel. The film component has at least one positioning lug. The positioning lug is used for disposing around the bottom pillar so as to position the film component onto the holding structure. The display panel is disposed on the holding structure. The upper casing is disposed on the panel device for fixing the panel device cooperatively with the bottom casing.02-16-2012
20110304959ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first part, a second part, and a connecting mechanism configured to connect the first part with the second part. The connecting mechanism includes a connecting element installed on the first part, a movable element installed on the second part, and a drive element installed on the first part. The drive element is capable of moving the movable element from a first position of the second part to a second position of the second part. When the movable element is located in the first position, the movable element is latched by the connecting element. When the movable element is located in the second position, the movable element is unlatched by the connecting element.12-15-2011
20110002092EXTENDABLE MECHANISM - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention there is provided an apparatus comprising a first assembly and a second assembly, said first assembly being connected to said second assembly by and extendable mechanism, said extendable mechanism being configured to extend an input area when the first assembly is moved with respect to the second assembly from a first position to a second position.01-06-2011
20120039022Electrically Insulated Water Meter - An electrically insulated water meter prevents electrical current from flowing between in-house plumbing and a water main. Known water meters are connected to water mains and to in-house plumbing through metal couplings and metal pipes. The metal pipes, metal couplings, and a metal water meter housing complete an electrical circuit allowing the flow of electrical current. Such electrical current causes water mains and services to corrode and deteriorate thus shortening their life span by causing leaks and breaks, and is also a health risk for water company employees who risk electrical shocks due to the electrical current. The electrically insulated water meter includes non-conducting couplings between the water meter housing and the water pipes connected to the water meter housing, to prevent the flow of electrical current. Including the non-conducting couplings on both sides of the water meter housing prevents the electrical shocks to the water company employees.02-16-2012
20100214727ARRANGEMENT COMPRISING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT - An arrangement includes an optoelectronic component with two contacts; at least one further component part; at least one contact arranged between the optoelectronic component and the further component part; and at least one web arranged between the optoelectronic component and the further component part.08-26-2010
20120039028MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal of a slide type having a dual display is disclosed, by which if an open configuration has been entered after sequential completion of slidable and rotary movements, two displays are located on the same plane in an open configuration to provide various user interface environments. The present invention includes a first body, a second body slidably connected to the first body, and a slide hinge module configured to guide a slidable movement of the second body on the first body to open the first body, the slide hinge module configured to guide a rotary movement of the second body against the first body in case of an open configuration of a partial region of the first body.02-16-2012
20120039030DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display, a circuit substrate, connector terminals, a first cover, a second cover, and a fastening member. The circuit substrate includes a first side and a second side adjacent to the first side, and overlaps a second face of the display. The connector terminals are disposed at a vicinity of each of the first side and the second side. The first cover includes a first opening exposing the connector terminals therethrough, and covers the second face. The second cover includes a linking portion and a noncircular through hole, and covers the first opening across the first side and the second side. The linking portion is positioned in between the first side and the second side. The fastening member is inserted through the through hole so as to fix the second cover, the circuit substrate, and the display.02-16-2012
20120039029ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING A FRONT BEZEL OPERABLE TO SECURE THE DEVICE TOGETHER - In some aspects, a portable electronic device is provided having a slidable upper housing movable relative to a lower housing between an open position and a closed position, and a front bezel. The front bezel holds the components of the portable electronic device together and covers up at least some of the fasteners used to attach components of the portable electronic device.02-16-2012
20120039027KEYPAD ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A keypad assembly includes a keycap, fixing bracket, and at least one fixing member. The fixing member fixes the keypad to the fixing bracket. The fixing bracket includes a frame, a fixing portion located on a middle portion of the frame, and at least two resilient portions. The resilient portions interconnect the frame and the fixing portions. The keycap fixes on the fixing portion. The resilient portions are capable of elastically deforming and generating elastic restoring force to the keycap.02-16-2012
20120039026KEYPAD ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A keypad assembly includes a keypad, a fixing bracket, and at least one fixing member. The fixing member fixes the keypad to the fixing bracket, and the fixing bracket includes two support portions, a fixing portion, two connecting portions and at least two resilient portions. The resilient portions interconnect the support portions and the fixing portions. Opposite ends of each connecting portion interconnect the two support portions, such that the two connecting portions and the two support portions cooperatively form a frame. The fixing portion is located on a middle portion of the frame. The keycap is fixed on the fixing portion. The resilient portions elastically deform to provide elastic restoring force to the keycap.02-16-2012
20120039025LATCHING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A latching mechanism for a portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover, a button, a latching member and at least one elastic member. The housing defines a latching hole. The cover defines a guide slot along a first direction. The button is assembled in the cover and movable along the guide slot. The latching member is secured with the button in a first direction and movable along a second direction, perpendicular with the first direction. The at least one elastic member is assembled between the button and the latching member. The latching member latches into the latching hole to secure the cover with the housing in the first direction. The button is pushed and slides along the guide slot. The latching member slides out the latching hole to unlatch the cover in the first direction.02-16-2012
20120039023Cover for an Electronic Device - A cover configured to overlie a touch screen of an electronic device the cover including an output portion configured to enable content presented on the touch screen to be visible to a user through the cover; and the cover including a plurality of distinct input portions each sharing a physical characteristic that demarcates each of the plurality of distinct input portions as an input portion, wherein each of the plurality of distinct input portions is configured to enable one of a plurality of touch sensitive areas of the touch screen to be actuated.02-16-2012
20120039021Universal rearward keyboard with means for inserting a portable computational display - This present embodiment relates in general to an article of hardware providing a shell-like member configured to inserting and docking a standalone hand held computational display, the article of hardware further comprising of a keyboard aligned to the user's fingers when the user grips the article of hardware.02-16-2012
20120147538GLASS MEMBER PROVIDED WITH SEALING MATERIAL LAYER, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING IT AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The invention provides a glass member provided with a sealing material layer, which suppresses generation of failures such as cracks or breakage of glass substrates or a sealing layer even when the distance between two glass substrates is narrowed, and thereby makes it possible to improve the sealing property between the glass substrates and its reliability. A glass substrate has a surface provided with a sealing region, on which a sealing material layer having a thickness of at most 15 μm is formed. The sealing material layer includes a fired material of a glass material for sealing containing a sealing glass, a laser absorbent and optionally a low-expansion filler, wherein the total content of the laser absorbent and the low-expansion filler being the optional component in the glass material for sealing is within the range of from 2 to 44 vol %.06-14-2012
20120147539Device Housing Package and Mounting Structure - A device housing package includes a substrate having a device mounting region; a frame body having a through hole formed in part thereof, the frame body being disposed on the substrate so as to lie along a periphery of the device mounting region; an input-output terminal disposed in the through hole, having a first dielectric layer; a signal line formed on the first dielectric layer; a first ground layer formed on a lower face of the first dielectric layer; a second dielectric layer formed on the signal line so as to overlap the frame body; a second ground layer formed on an upper face of the second dielectric layer; and a metal layer disposed within the second dielectric layer The metal layer is formed to extend from the second dielectric layer to the first dielectric layer, being separated from the signal line.06-14-2012
20120147535MULTIDISPLAY PORTABLE DEVICE - Provided is a portable communication device including a first housing, a second housing rotatably coupled with the first housing, and a hinge portion provided between the first housing and the second housing to stepwise rotate the second housing toward or away from the first housing, in which display units are disposed on inner and outer sides of the first housing and the second housing, respectively, such that the display units on the inner and outer surfaces of the housings may be used independently or in conjunction to provide for larger display screens.06-14-2012
20100259876STAND HINGE FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SAME - The present invention provides a stand hinge for an electronic device, which is capable of standing an electronic device at different angles and positions. The present invention further provides an electronic device equipped with the same. The stand hinge of the present invention includes: a connecting member hinge-jointed to an electronic device to rotate in a first direction; and a supporting member for supporting the electronic device against a surface, the supporting member being hinge-jointed to the connecting member to rotate in a second direction different from the first direction.10-14-2010
20110069432LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is disclosed, by which misalignment between a tape carrier package and a panel can be prevented in a manner of forming an align mark between output pads provided to a central part of the tape carrier package. The present invention includes a panel having a display unit configured to display an image and a non-display unit configured to enclose the display unit, at least one drive integrated circuit generating various kinds of signals required for displaying the image on the display unit of the panel, a tape carrier package having the drive integrated circuit loaded thereon, the tape carrier package having a plurality of input patterns for connecting input pins of the drive integrated circuit to an external circuit and a plurality of output patterns for connecting output pins of the drive integrated circuit to the panel, and at least one first center align mark provided to the tape carrier package to be located between the input patterns adjacent to each other or between the output patterns adjacent to each other, the at least one first center align mark used to align the panel and the tape carrier package with each other.03-24-2011
20110075335BIAXIAL HINGE MECHANISM - A biaxial hinge mechanism is composed of a monitor opening and closing mechanism 03-31-2011
20110063782CONDUCTIVE FILM STACKED MEMBER, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A conductive film stacked member includes: a first conductive film formed on a substrate; and a second conductive film formed on the first conductive film, wherein the width of the second conductive film is narrower than the width of the first conductive film, and the second conductive film has a surface convexly curved in the direction away from the first conductive film in a cross-sectional view.03-17-2011
20110063781MOVING MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A moving module and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a first body, a second body, and the moving module disposed between the first and second bodies. The moving module includes a rail, a moving element, and an elastic element. The moving element is in contact with the rail. The elastic element is connected between the moving element and the first body. When the moving element moves from a first end of the rail to a curved portion of the rail, a force exerted on the elastic element by the moving element is gradually increased. When the moving element passes the curved portion, an elastic restoration force of the elastic element drives the moving element to move toward a second end of the rail. When the moving element reaches the first end or the second end, the first body and the second body interfere with each other.03-17-2011
20110063780COVER MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A cover mechanism for an electronic device, and the cover mechanism includes a base member and a cover member. The base member defines an opening. The cover member includes a plate body and a pin positioned on the plate body. The plate body rotatably latches the base member by the pin, and covers the opening. The present disclosure further discloses an electronic device using the cover mechanism.03-17-2011
20110063786RESIN OVERCAP PROVIDED WITH IC TAG - [Problem] To provide a resin overcap provided with an IC tag that can be used as an overcap being fitted onto a metal cap and having an IC tag that is so provided that the transmission and reception of signals will not be disturbed by the metal cap.03-17-2011
20110063784Electronic Device - An electronic device includes a body with a slide member, a supporter connected to the slide member to support the body placed on a plane, and a fastener combining the supporter and the slide member to make the supporter locate at a first position of the slide member. When the body is applied a force, the supporter moves along the slide rod to locate at a second position to adjust an angle between the body and the plane.03-17-2011
20110063783PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal is provided, in which a hinge device provides a pair of hinge axes extended in parallel, a pair of folding cases are engaged with the hinge device and rotate upon the hinge axes, respectively, and sliding housings are installed in the respective folding cases. The folding cases rotate in a folding direction or in an unfolding direction via the hinge device, and when the folding cases rotate, the sliding housings slide on the folding cases. When the sliding housings are opened at 180° with respect to each other, one end of the sliding housing is in a close relationship with one end of another sliding housing.03-17-2011
20110063779PORTABLE WIRELESS DEVICE - A portable wireless device has no externally projecting part even when a card type functional medium has been therein inserted, and allows downsizing and obtaining high antenna performance.03-17-2011
20110164352DOUBLE SLIDING MECHANISM FOR USER DEVICES - A sliding mechanism including a first base member including a first slider mechanism having a first range of motion; a second base member including a second slider mechanism having a second range of motion; and a synchronization linker that links the first range of motion associated with the first slider mechanism during a sliding operation and the second range of motion associated with the second slider mechanism during the sliding operation, wherein a coupling of the first range of motion and the second range of motion during the sliding operation causes the first base member to gradually arc away and tilt from the second base member.07-07-2011
20110317348WALL-MOUNTABLE MEDIA CONVERTER - In one embodiment, a media converter comprises a power interface that extracts power from a communication medium coupled to the media converter for powering the media converter. In another embodiment, a connector comprises a first media attachment interface to physically attach a first communication medium to the connector and a second media attachment interface to physically attach a second communication medium to the connector. The connector further comprises a mounting interface to physically attach the connector to a structure. The connector communicatively couples the first communication medium and the second communication medium. The connector processes management data communicated over at least one of the first communication medium and the second communication medium.12-29-2011
20110317339PROTECTIVE COVER AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A protective cover used to install an electronic unit and a peripheral keyboard, includes a base, a first latching structure and a second latching structure, the base includes a first main section, a second main section and a bendable connecting section connecting the first main section to the second main section; The first latching structure is arranged on the periphery of the first main section; the second latching structure is arranged on the periphery of the second main section. The electronic unit is received in the first main section and secured by the first latching structure, the keyboard is received in the second main section and secured by the second latching structure. The electronic unit and the keyboard can be overlaid by bending of the connecting section. The disclosure also discloses a portable electronic device used the protective cover.12-29-2011
20110317342MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a mounting bracket and a securing element. The mounting bracket is configured to mount an expansion card. The mounting bracket is mounted in a chassis. The securing element includes a positioning member mounted to the mounting bracket, a mounting member mounted in the positioning member, and an elastic member surrounding the mounting member. The positioning member includes a first stopping portion. The mounting member includes a contact portion and a threaded portion engaging the chassis. The elastic member is resiliently compressed between the first stopping portion and the contact portion. The elastic member is configured to bias the threaded portion away from the chassis.12-29-2011
20110317338Hinge and an electronic device with the same - A hinge is mounted between a cover and a body of an electronic device and has an eccentric sleeve and a resisting assembly abutting against each other. When the cover is pivoted, the eccentric sleeve is rotated as well. Because the eccentric sleeve has sectors with varied radius, the resisting assembly is compressed to conduct various resisting forces when the eccentric sleeve is rotated. When the cover is opened to normal visual angle, the hinge provides a constant largest torque. Therefore, the cover is held at the normal visual angle even though the user hits the touch panel on the cover.12-29-2011
20110317350DEVICE FOR ELIMINATING STANDBY POWER CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE HAVING INFRARED REMOTE CONTROL SWITCH CAPABILITY - A device for eliminating standby power consumption of an electronic appliance having infrared remote control switch capability is provided, which includes: a control unit; an infrared remote control signal receiving unit connected thereto; an infrared remote control signal transmitting unit, connected to the control unit; a controlled electronic appliance power supply switch unit, connected to the control unit, a power supply unit, an external power source and a power input end of a controlled electronic appliance; and the power supply unit of the device, connected to the control unit, the controlled electronic appliance power supply switch unit, and the external power source. For the device for eliminating standby power consumption of an electronic appliance having infrared remote control switch capability, during initial installation and setting, an infrared remote power-on/off signal of the controlled electronic appliance and a preheating time after the power source of the controlled electronic appliance is turned on are received, detected and stored. In subsequent use, the power supply of the controlled electronic appliance is turned off upon receiving the infrared remote control power-off signal, the power supply of the controlled electronic appliance is turned on upon receiving the infrared remote control power-on signal, and after the controlled electronic appliance finishes preheating, an infrared remote control power-on signal is transmitted to the controlled electronic appliance to turn on the controlled electronic appliance. Therefore, without changing normal remote power-on/off operations of the user, standby power consumption of the electronic appliance having infrared remote control switch capability is eliminated.12-29-2011
20110317345HANDLE MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE HANDLE MODULE - A handle module mounted in a case of an electronic device and including a handle-link assembly and a slide mechanism. The handle-link assembly includes a handle body having a gripping section and a first pivot connection portion formed thereon, and a slide link having a link body unit and a second pivot connection portion formed thereon. The second pivot connection portion is pivotable with the first pivot connection portion. The slide mechanism includes a slide groove unit disposed in the link body unit or the case, and a slide axle unit disposed slidably in the link body unit or the case, and that is slidably extended into the slide groove unit. The handle-link assembly may be moved between a folded state, where the slide link is received in the case, and an unfolded state, where the slide link is extended out of the case.12-29-2011
20110317346Totally-enclosed integrative access system and power consumption reduction method thereof - The present invention provides a totally-enclosed integrative access system, the system adopts a die-cast case that consists of an upper cover and a lower cover, the joint face between the upper cover and the lower cover is sealed, and the peripheries of the upper cover and the lower cover are configured with cooling teeth, heating parts in the system contact closely with the inside wall of the upper cover and/or the lower cover; and the heating parts comprise: a user panel, a system control panel and a power panel. A power consumption reduction method for a totally-enclosed integrative access system is also provided in the present invention, comprising: the system control panel detects traffic on the user panel; when the traffic detected is lower than a predefined lower limit value, the system control panel enters a low frequency working mode; when the traffic detected reaches a predefined upper limit value, the system control panel restores its normal working frequency. The present invention solves existing problems with integrative access devices, comprising loud noise, parts susceptible to damage, inflexible installation and inconvenient engineering maintenance.12-29-2011
20130010415DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a display device facilitating reduced assembly time and disassembly time. In a liquid-crystal display device, protrusion parts and hook parts are disposed upon a frame. On a front side bezel are disposed notch parts wherein the protrusion parts are hooked, and hook holes wherein the hook parts are hooked by the protrusion parts being slid along the notch parts. On a rear side bezel are disposed notch parts wherein the protrusion parts are hooked, and hook holes wherein the hook parts are hooked by the protrusion parts being slid along the notch parts. The hook holes have a function of restricting movement of the hook parts in the B01-10-2013
20110157792ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND COMPONENT - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes: a main body; a second connector; and a second engage portion. The main body includes a component container housing a component. The second connector is provided to the main body so as to face the component container, and is configured to be attached to a first connector provided at one end of the component. The second engage portion is provided to the main body, and is configured to be engaged with a first engage portion provided at other end of the component.06-30-2011
20110157791COVER OPENING/CLOSING APPARATUS FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - Disclosed is a cover system for a portable communication device which is latched or separated according to pulling or pushing a cover unit so as to open/close a slot entrance of a portable communication device. The cover opening/closing apparatus includes a slot entrance formed on a body of the portable communication device; a cover unit for opening/closing the slot entrance, the cover unit being assembled with the slot entrance and latched to or separated from the slot entrance according to pulling or pushing the cover unit; a plurality of assembly units formed on the slot entrance; and a plurality of latching units formed on the cover unit, assembled to be inserted into and withdrawn from the assembly units, and latched to or separated from the assembly units according to pulling and pushing or lifting the cover unit.06-30-2011
20120044621ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a base member, a cover member that is pivotably attached to the base member, a shaft member that is configured to be inserted into the cover member and the base member after the cover member is attached to the base member, and an exterior member that is configured to be attached to the base member after the shaft member is inserted into the cover member and the base member. A recessed portion is formed on the base member. The exterior member is configured to cover the recessed portion, and the shaft member, the cover member, the base member, and the exterior member are configured to be assembled together by inserting the shaft member into the cover member and the base member, then fitting one end of the shaft member into the recessed portion, and then attaching the exterior member to the base member.02-23-2012
20130010408LOCKING CONNECTION DEVICE, LED BOX AND LED DISPLAY SCREEN - A locking connection device, an LED box and an LED display screen are provided. The device includes a locking module and an inserting module. The locking module includes a hook and a bump matching with each other. The inserting module includes a fixing pin and a fixing hole matching with each other. The fixing pin and hook are fixed on a first base, and the bump and the fixing hole are fixed on a second base. The locking connection device further includes a driving module that propels the hook and the fixing pin to move synchronously. When the driving module finishes a travel, the hook and the bump are securely connected, and the fixing pin and the fixing hole are securely connected. Since the locking module according to the present invention locks the movement of the first base and the second base along the axial direction of the fixing pin and meanwhile the inserting module locks a circumferential movement of the fixing pin, the first base and the second base are securely fixed. Additionally, the sizes of the fixing pin, the fixing hole, the hook and the bump can be selected to match the weight of the box to lock and connect heavy boxes, thus realizing a convenient installation.01-10-2013
20090316342ACCESSORY HOLDING MECHANISM USED IN PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - An accessory holding mechanism used in a portable electronic device for holding an accessory therein includes a housing, a sliding member, a positioning member and an elastic member. The sliding member is slidably assembled on the housing and receiving the accessory therein. The positioning member is movably mounted on the housing. The elastic member is mounted between the housing and the sliding member. The positioning member engages with the sliding member and the accessory to hold the accessory and the elastic member is elongated when the accessory is pushed into the sliding member, and the elastic member rebounds to drive the positioning member to release the accessory and drive the accessory to exit from the accessory holding mechanism through the sliding member after the held accessory is further pushed into the sliding member.12-24-2009
20110102977Electronic device having a foldable screen - An electronic device having a foldable screen includes a flexible screen, a first chassis and a second chassis. The flexible screen is rectangular and has a stub shaft located thereon for turning. The first chassis has a first side formed a plane to flatly hold the flexible screen and a vertical holding shaft located thereon to couple with the stub shaft. The second chassis has an operation interface. The first and second chassis can be folded together, and the flexible screen can be turned about the coupled stub shaft and vertical holding shaft for 90 degrees to align with lateral sides of the first and second chassis. Then the first and second chassis can be wrapped by the flexible screen along a longer side thereof to facilitate storing without occupying a lot of space.05-05-2011
20090279234Sliding Hinge Device, Personal Portable Device Having the Sliding Hinge Device and Method of Manufacturing the Sliding Hinge Device - A slide hinge device provided, including: a rail hinge unit including guide bars disposed parallel to each other; and a slide hinge unit including a guide frame having a fixing portion, and slide guides having a penetration hole formed in a center, corresponding to each of the guide bars, wherein the slide guides are injection molded to the guide frame to be fixed to the guide frame by means of the fixing portion. Accordingly, since the guide frame and the slide guide are coupled with each other with molding process, a dimension error between them may be minimized and a defect rate may be reduced.11-12-2009
20120044622ELECTRONIC DEVICE ACCESSORY AND METHOD OF PROVIDING AND USING THE SAME - Some embodiments include an electronic device accessory. Other embodiments of related electronic device accessories and methods of providing and using the same are disclosed.02-23-2012
20120044620MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device is includes a first case; a second case performing a swing motion about its end contiguous to the first case; a display portion formed to be wrapped around the end along external surfaces of the first case and the second case; and a hinge portion coupled to ends of the first case and the second case, wherein the hinge portion includes a first link having one end fixed to the interior of the first case and the other end coupled to a slot of the second case, and a second link having one end fixed to the interior of the second case and the other end coupled to a slot of the first case.02-23-2012
20120044618Curve-Shaped Display Module, Manufacture Method Thereof, and Manufacture Apparatus for Manufacturing the Same - A curve-shaped display module, a manufacture method thereof, and a manufacture apparatus for manufacturing the same are provided. The manufacture apparatus includes a curve-forming mold, a curable material-dispensing device, and a curing device. The manufacture method includes the following steps: pressing the display panel to make the display panel have a curved shape and a first curved surface by using the curve-forming mold; distributing a curable material on the first curved surface by using the dispensing device; and curing the curable material to form a cured casing by using the curing device. The display module has the display panel having the first curved surface and the cured casing formed from the curing of the curable material. The cured casing covers and is closely attached to the first curved surface with an adhesion force therebetween to sustain the curved shape of the display panel.02-23-2012
20120044617PANEL MODULE WITH SIMPLIFIED SUPPORTING STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THEREWITH - A panel module with simplified supporting structure and a portable electronic apparatus with the panel module are disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus includes a casing where the panel module is disposed. The panel module includes a frame and a bracket. The frame includes a reverse U-shaped passage. A display panel is fixed on the frame. The bracket includes a reverse U-shaped body and a plurality of fixing parts connected to the reverse U-shaped body. The reverse U-shaped body is accommodated in the reverse U-shaped passage. The fixing parts protrude out of the frame. The panel module is fixed on the casing by the fixing parts. Therefore, the invention uses the bracket with the reverse U-shaped structure to directly provide required fixedness and structure rigidity for the frame, so that an additional metal frame in the prior art for fixing a display panel together with a plastic frame can be omitted.02-23-2012
20120002354SELF-SERVICE TERMINAL - A self-service terminal includes a control portion and a slide panel. The control portion includes a user interface cover and a maintenance operation portion. The user interface cover is pivotably mounted on the control portion, and rotates on the control portion between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the user interface cover shields the maintenance operation portion to make the maintenance operation portion inaccessible. In the second position, the user interface cover does not shield the maintenance operation portion and the maintenance operation portion is accessible. The slide panel is slidably mounted in the maintenance operation portion. A keyboard and a mouse are mounted on the slide panel. The slide panel hangs over the maintenance operation portion when the user interface cover is in the second position, and is retracted in the maintenance operation portion when the user interface cover is in the first position.01-05-2012
20120002353SELF-SERVICE TERMINAL - A self-service terminal includes a first cabinet, a cover rotatably secured on the first cabinet, and an adjustment device received in the first cabinet. A card slot for inputting/outputting a cash card is defined in the cover, and a positioning member is attached to the user interface cover. The adjustment device includes a positioning tray and a mounting member slidably secured to the positioning tray. A reader is attached to the positioning tray and includes an interface. The mounting member includes a slanted side plate abutting the positioning tray; wherein the positioning member is engaged with the positioning tray, for aligning with the interface of the reader and the card slot of the cover.01-05-2012
20120002362ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, a plurality of connecting rods and a connecting part. The first casing has an upper surface, and an end of each of the connecting rods is connected to the second casing. The connecting part connected to the first casing has a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion having a lower surface and two corresponding side surfaces adjacent to the first connecting portion. The lower surface faces the upper surface of the first casing and is parallel with the upper surface. A runner is formed at each of the side surfaces, and the other ends of the connecting rods are slidingly disposed in the runners correspondingly to allow the second casing to move relative to the first casing via the runners of the connecting part and the connecting rods.01-05-2012
20120002360MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL WITH FLEXIBLE DISPLAY - A flip-type mobile communication terminal includes a first main body, a second main body coupled to the first main body; a flexible display; a connection member connected to the flexible display; and a length-adjusting assembly to adjust length of the flexible display.01-05-2012
20120002359BATTERY MANUFACTURING METHOD, BATTERY MANUFACTURED BY SUCH METHOD, VEHICLE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A negative-electrode active material layer having a line-and-space structure is formed by applying an application liquid containing a negative-electrode active material in stripes on a surface of a negative-electrode current collector using a nozzle-scan coating method and drying the application liquid (Steps S01-05-2012
20120002356CUSTOMIZABLE BUS SYSTEM - A customizable bus system includes a system module containing one or more accessory modules and is easily mounted along a surface in a workspace, such as the underside of a cabinet. The accessory modules provide conveniently located utility services and applications such as power, lighting or media connections, and may be interchanged within the bus system to provide particular services and applications where they are needed most. Additionally, the bus system may include a control center for controlling the operation of one or more of the accessory modules, such as manually or automatically. The bus system may also include multiple housings that are functionally linked. Additionally, the housings may be integrated with the applications and take the form of a modular stick, which can be easily installed to provide a service or application in an area, or removed and replaced by a modular stick having another desired service or application.01-05-2012
20120002355Vehicle-Mounted Electronic Product with Magnetic Connector and its Mounting Bracket - A vehicle-mounted electronic product comprises an electronic product body. The electronic product body is equipped with a first port of the magnetic connector. The first port comprises a primary body shell, magnets mounted on the primary body shell, and several first signal pins. The mounting bracket comprises a bracket body for fixing the vehicle-mounted electronic product in place. A second port of the magnetic connector is placed on said bracket body. The second port comprises a secondary body shell, magnets mounted on the secondary body shell, and several second signal pins. The second port and the first port of the magnetic connector are fit together by magnets. The vehicle-mounted electronic product and its mounting bracket utilize the magnetic force from the connector to fit the first port and the second port together in a floatable condition, enabling a more reliable and steadier signal transmission.01-05-2012
20120002352FASTENING STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A fastening structure for portable electronic device includes a cover, a main body and a latching member. The cover includes a hook. The main body defines a receiving cavity. The latching member is attached to the main body. The latching member includes a locking portion received in the receiving cavity. The cover is locked on the main body by engagement between the hook and the locking portion.01-05-2012
20120002357Large Screen Portable LED Display - A large size display is transportable, being construed of multiple rigid segments containing light emitting diodes (LED's). The rigid segments are linked by hinges or cables so the display is flexible and can be rolled up for storage and transport. The display can be unrolled upward or downwards such as from a protective container, such as a canister or truss. The weight of the display on the linked hinges or the tensioned cables provides sufficient rigidity. Such cables, like a signal and power distribution bus, are connected to the rear of each rigid element. The display can be repaired by removing and replacing selected rigid segments from the front thereof.01-05-2012
20120002358INPUT/OUTPUT UNIT - An input/output unit includes: input/output subunits each including an input/output card that has front-side connectors, which are engaged with back-unit connectors on a back unit of a control device, mounted on a front edge of a substrate and has mounted on a rear edge of the substrate, rear-side connectors to be engaged with connectors of field devices and a card holder that has at a front side, guide shafts to be inserted into guide holes of the back unit and holds the input/output card; and a case which is formed with slots into which the input/output subunits are inserted with a gap, which is formed on a front plate with a long hole into which the back-unit connectors are inserted with a gap and with shaft holes through which the guide shafts are penetrated from inside with a gap, and which is attached to the back unit.01-05-2012
20120099256SENSOR INCLUDING RETRACTABLE POWER ADAPTER CORD - A sensor for attachment to an item of merchandise includes a housing defining an interior cavity and an electrical circuit disposed within the interior cavity. A power adapter cord having a length and containing one or more conductors is connected at one end to the electrical circuit and at the other end to the item of merchandise to supply electrical power to the item of merchandise. At least a portion of the length of the power adapter cord is retractable into the interior cavity of the housing by a wheel disposed and rotatably mounted within the interior cavity. The wheel has a large diameter portion and a small diameter hub portion that depends from the large diameter portion and on which the retractable portion of the length of the power adapter cord is wound when the wheel is rotated relative to the housing.04-26-2012
20120099255REFRIGERATOR - The present invention relates to a refrigerator.04-26-2012
20120099251DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes a display panel displaying an image and an integrated receiving member supporting the display panel. The integrated receiving member includes a press molding portion including a bottom portion and a side wall portion bent and extended from the bottom portion and having a through-hole formed therein and an injection molding portion including a frame portion integrally attached to at least one side of the press molding portion, facing the display panel and a flange portion extended from the frame portion and protruding through the through-hole. The flange portion of the injection molding portion is wholly or partially separated from the side wall portion of the press molding portion within the through-hole.04-26-2012
20120099250DISPLAY WITH ROTATABLE DISPLAY SCREEN - A display that includes a rotatable display screen is described. The rotatable display screen for operating in at least a transparent background screen mode and an opaque background screen mode. The rotatable display screen has a first and second surface. The display further includes a support structure for supporting the rotatable display screen in at least a first and a second position.04-26-2012
20120099248HINGE ASSEMBLY FOR FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hinge assembly includes a shaft, a seat made of plastic, a follower, a cam, a latching member, a resilient member, and a sleeve. The follower includes a cam surface. The seat is fixed to the follower, and the seat and the follower are placed around the shaft. The cam has a latching cam surface, the cam surface is engaged with the cam latching surface. The latching member is fixed to the cam, and the cam and the latching member are placed around the shaft. An outer diameter of the cam is smaller than the latching member. The resilient member is placed around the shaft and provides an elastic force to make the cam surface abut against the latching cam surface. The sleeve receives the cam, the latching member, and the resilient member, and the latching member engages with the sleeve.04-26-2012
20110063785PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal according to the present invention has a first casing, a second casing and a third casing overlapped in the order from the bottom toward the top. And the portable terminal according to the present invention includes: a slide section slidably coupling the first casing and the second casing; a first hinge section rotatably coupling the second casing and the third casing around a first rotation axis; and a second hinge section that enables the third casing to be rotatable relative to the second casing around a second rotation axis that is approximately perpendicular to the first rotation axis.03-17-2011
20120008263ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - There is provided an electronic appliance including a hinge portion including a first rotating hinge including a first electrode for transmitting a direct current and a first coil for transmitting/receiving a data signal by using electromagnetic induction, and a second rotating hinge including a second electrode for receiving the direct current by contacting the first electrode and a second coil for transmitting/receiving the data signal to/from the first coil. The hinge portion connects the first rotating hinge and the second rotating hinge in a rotatable manner while maintaining a state where the first electrode and the second electrode are in contact with each other and a centre axis of the first coil and a centre axis of the second coil are substantially same.01-12-2012
20120008261Bag computer two part display panel - Disclosed is an improvement to the bag computer of application Ser. No. 11/796,920. The bag computer has a pivoting display panel near its top front which can store against the bag front or pivot into the line of sight of the bag computer wearer/operator. The display panel may have controls on the side opposite the display. To gain advantage through multiple components, the display panel may be divided into a front portion with display and back portion with controls. Ways to divide and assemble these display panel components are described and include: 1) direct attachment between the two portions with one portion connecting to the bag; 2) a fastening frame attaching the two portions with one portion connecting to the bag; 3) an attachment frame which connects to the bag and accepts the two portions.01-12-2012
20120008258CLAMSHELL ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A clamshell electronic device includes a first body and a second body pivoted to each other and capable of rotating relative to each other. The first body has more than one signal connection port, and the second body has at least one side wall. When the second body is rotated and closed on the first body, the side wall of the second body shields the signal connection port of the first body.01-12-2012
20120008266OPERATION DEVICE - Mobile equipment includes an operation panel disposed in an opening of a case. The operation panel includes electrode layers that constitute a position detector. The operation panel and an internal member inside the case are provided with respective electrode layers that are opposite each other and constitute a press detector. An elastic member that supports the operation panel has a fixed portion secured to the case, a support portion configured to support the operation panel, and an elastic repulsive portion. When the operation panel is pressed, the magnitude of a reaction force against the pressing force can be adjusted to an appropriate level primarily by buckling or bending of the elastic repulsive portion.01-12-2012
20120008264PROTECTION AND POSITIONING DEVICE FOR REMOTE USER INTERFACE - An external positioning structure for a remote user interface is provided. The external positioning structure includes a roll cage assembly configured to receive at least a portion of the remote user interface and at least partially surround lateral sides of the remote user interface. The roll cage assembly further includes a plurality of fastening points allowing for securement of the roll cage assembly to the remote user interface.01-12-2012
20120008262DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a cylindrical casing which is rotatably driven; and a plurality of curve-arranged displays which are installed inside the casing and have the same number as a plurality of slits formed in the casing, wherein each curve-arranged display has an L-shaped or inverted L-shaped cross-section, and short sides of a plurality of display device substrates in which a display device is installed on the short side of the L shape or the inverted L shape are arranged in the form of an arc.01-12-2012
20120008260LATCHING ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, and at least one latching assembly. The second casing defines a through hole. Each latching assembly includes an operating member, a latching block, and at least one positioning member. The operating member includes a first plate and a second plate secured to the first plate. The first plate extends through the through hole, the second plate is external to the through hole. The latching block protrudes from the first casing. When the second plate is driven to move from the first position to the second position, the first plate engages the latching block and the positioning member to secure the second casing to the first casing. When the second casing is driven to move from the second position to the first position, the first plate disengages from the latching block and the positioning member.01-12-2012
20120008259AUDIO VISUAL ALARM HOUSING - An audio visual alarm device that can adapt to a familial look is provided. The audio visual alarm device can include an alarm housing having a footprint of a first shape, and a cover housing having a footprint of a second shape. The alarm housing can include circuitry for operating the audio visual alarm device, and the second shape can be different from the first shape. The cover housing can be configured to accommodate the alarm housing and affix to the alarm housing to give the alarm housing an appearance corresponding to the second shape. At least one portion of the alarm housing can protrude through the cover housing.01-12-2012
20120008265ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In an electronic device comprising a device body, an opening is formed in the bottom surface of the device body, a seesaw member is slidingly supported on an internal peripheral surface of the opening by a pivot, and the state of the seesaw member can be changed between a storing state in which both end portions of the seesaw member are stored in the opening and a projecting state in which the first end portion, of both end portions, opposing the main surface is deeply buried into the opening and the second end portion on the main surface side projects from the bottom surface of the device body. On the other hand, in the device body and/or the seesaw member, a restraint mechanism to stop the seesaw member in the projecting state and a release mechanism to release the seesaw member are arranged. The position changing mechanism to change the mounting position of the device body includes the seesaw member, the restraint mechanism, and the release mechanism.01-12-2012
20120044619SIGNAL RECEIVING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A signal receiving apparatus includes a main body for receiving control signals, and a cover covering the main body. The cover includes a receiving portion and at least one fixing portion. The receiving portion receives the main body, and the at least one fixing portion fixes the signal receiving apparatus to a housing of an electronic device. An electronic device using the signal receiving apparatus is also provided.02-23-2012
20120057280ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes: a first casing; a second casing; a hinge section which includes a first turning shaft provided at one end portion of the first casing and a second turning shaft provided at one end portion of the second casing and connects the first and second casings so as to be able to be opened or closed in a range from a folded state to a back-to-back state through the first and second turning shafts; a display section provided on one face of the second casing; and a displacement section which displaces the display section to the other end side of the second casing in the folded state and the back-to-back state of the first and second casings and displaces the display section to one end side of the second casing in a spread state of the first and second casings.03-08-2012
20120057283MOVABLE PANEL CONTROLLING MECHANISM FOR HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE - A movable panel controlling mechanism for household appliance includes: a base, with a receiving room and a receiving entrance; a control panel, equipped with a control interface and a display screen; a slideway member, with which the control panel entrances to or exits out of the receiving room through the receiving entrance. The control panel can entrance to or exit out of the receiving room through the receiving room with the slideway member. The control panel is extending out of the receiving room for the user's operation when used, and received in the receiving room when unused. The movable panel controlling mechanism for household appliance reduces the volume of the household appliance and the cost of the package and transformation. Moreover the occupy space is reduced when the household appliance is received in the receiving room.03-08-2012
20120057282FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY MONITOR - A flat-panel display monitor is disclosed. The flat-panel display monitor comprises a display body comprising a support portion formed at an edge thereof; and a support stand connected to the display body so that the support portion of the display body and the support cooperatively support the flat-panel display monitor, the support stand comprising a support member comprising a base portion and two arched plates extending from an end of the base portion; two friction members, each of the two friction members is rotatably clamped by each of the two arched plates; a first connecting bracket connected to first of the two friction members; and a second connecting bracket connected to second of the two friction members, wherein the second connecting bracket is detachably attached to the first connecting bracket.03-08-2012
20120057279Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a wiring pattern, a recess, a pad portion, and an electronic component. The wiring pattern is formed on an inner surface of the housing from an electrically conductive adhesive. The recess is in the inner surface of the housing. The pad portion is formed in the recess from the conductive adhesive and connected to an end portion of the wiring pattern. The electronic component includes a terminal which contacts the pad portion.03-08-2012
20120057281MOBILE SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM - A mobile solar energy system is disclosed, which comprises a case and a solar energy device received in a chamber of the case. A cover is disposed above the chamber. The solar energy device comprises solar panels and a controlling device, and a plurality of solar modules are disposed on the solar panels. A battery module electrically connected to the controlling device is connected to the solar panels so that, when the sunlight propagates through the cover to the solar panels, the solar energy can be transformed into electric energy for charging the battery module. Thus, the solar energy device can be put into a standard case and transported in the case by a means of transportation, which makes it convenient to move with improved mobility; and a pollution-free and noise-free power supply can be provided by the solar energy device, which makes it more competitive in the market.03-08-2012
20120057278CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCT ASSEMBLY WITH BRACKET - A consumer electronic product assembly includes a consumer electronic product and a bracket holding the consumer electronic product. The bracket includes a supporting seat, a holding member and a connecting bar. The holding member holds the consumer electronic product. Opposite ends of the connecting bar hinge on the holding member and the supporting seat, respectively. The connecting bar is rotatable with respect to the supporting seat, and the holding member is rotatable with respect to the connecting bar, whereby the consumer electronic product held by the holding member can be adjusted to various positions with respect to the supporting seat.03-08-2012
20120057277Power Structure of Electronic Products - The present invention provides an improved power structure of electronic products, which allows to embed at least two thin button cells into the cell holder; multiple grooves are set into the cell holder and attached closely to IC circuit board, such that the anode and cathode of the cell holder are connected electrically with preset contacts on IC circuit board; next, with the circuit design of IC circuit board, the button cells in every groove can provide the electric power continuously in turn, thus extending the service time, saving the storage space of cell holder, and reducing the overall space of the electronic product for stronger competitiveness.03-08-2012
20120014045ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LOCKING ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes an enclosure and a locking assembly. The enclosure includes a bottom wall defining a pair of receiving portions and a sidewall defining a through hole. The locking assembly includes an operating wheel, a sliding part, and a resilient member. The operating wheel pivotedly connects to the bottom wall and includes an operating portion passing through the through hole and exposed outside the enclosure and a securing portion adjacent to a rim of the operating wheel and received in the enclosure. The sliding part is movably attached to the bottom wall and defines a receiving groove engaging with the securing portion and a pair of openings adjacent to the pair of receiving portions respectively. The resilient member is fixed between the bottom wall and the operating wheel.01-19-2012
20120014047ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In an electronic device in which a sliding member and a guide trench that regulates a moving path of the sliding member are formed in the device body, a trench or a hole is formed in the first side surface of the guide trench, a movable body that can move through the trench or the hole and a biasing member that biases the movable body from the first side surface to the second side surface are arranged in the device body, the movable body can be moved between an advanced position where the movable body advances from the first side surface to the inside of the guide trench and a retracted position where the movable body is retired from the first side surface to the outside of the guide trench. A bushing member that pushes the switch in a process in which the movable body moves from the advanced position to the retracted position to change the switch over is formed on the movable body.01-19-2012
20120014050UTILITY PIT METER AMR DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE MOUNTING PROVISIONS - An automatic meter reading (AMR) system device is adapted to be mounted in a utility meter pit. The device includes a housing constructed to at least partially enclose at least one portion of an AMR system device. The housing is integrally formed with at least two different mounting members selected from among: a rod mounting member that includes a port sized and shaped to receive a rod to facilitate mounting of the device in the pit, a wall mounting member that includes a wall-mount provision that facilitates mounting of the device to a wall of the pit, a tie mounting member constructed to receive at least one tie fastener that facilitates mounting of the device to a structure in the pit, and a lid mounting portion constructed to facilitate mounting of the device to a lid of the pit.01-19-2012
20120014049Media Appliance and Method for Use of Same - A media appliance and method for use of the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a housing is adapted to be mounted within a wall. A panel forms a front portion of the housing and the panel includes vents and the panel may be mounted substantially flush with the wall. A media player, which includes a set-top box, is disposed within the housing. A pair of ports, disposed within openings defined by the housing, are configured to receive respective optio-electric connectors. Each port includes optio-electrically conductive elements. The pair of ports are coupled to the media player and one port is configured for providing a connection to a television and the other port is configured for providing a connection to an external source of signal for the television.01-19-2012
20120014044PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PENDANT ATTACHMENT SYSTEM - A portable electronic device includes a housing including a receptacle, a slot communicating with the receptacle and a protrusion located in the slot; a stylus releasably received in the receptacle, the stylus defining a notch and a passage communicating with the notch; and an attachment element wrapping on the protrusion and passing through the notch and the passage to extend outward from the portable electronic device.01-19-2012
20120014043PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PENDANT ATTACHMENT SYSTEM - A portable electronic device includes a housing including a protrusion and a passage extending to the protrusion; an attachment element wrapping on the protrusion and passing through the passage to extend outward from the housing; and a stylus received in the housing to cover the passage and prevent the attachment element from escaping the passage.01-19-2012
20120014046ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FIXING ELEMENT - An electronic device includes an enclosure and a fixing member. The enclosure includes a bottom wall configured with a plurality of positioning posts perpendicularly protruding from an outer surface of the bottom wall. Each of the positioning posts includes a hook and a base connecting between the hook and the bottom wall. The fixing member attached to the bottom wall includes a positioning portion. The positioning portion defines an engaging hole engageable with the positioning posts and a plurality of positioning teeth configured on edges of the positioning portion and engageable with the base. The enclosure can be positioned at different angles relative to the fixing member due to friction between the positioning teeth of the positioning portion and the base as well as tight attachment of the hook to the positioning portion.01-19-2012
20120014048Cable Kink Protection Unit and Method for Producing Same - A cable kink protection unit, in particular a cable kink protection unit of a portable tool, includes at least one basic body unit. The cable kink protection unit has at least one electric device housing unit integrally connected to the basic body unit.01-19-2012
20120113575AUTOMATED DISTRESS LOCATOR TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - The present invention relates to an automated distress locator transmitter assembly adapted to be installed on transportation means such as aircrafts and the like comprising: a base member having a primary enclosure downwardly formed from the surface thereof and defining a first peripheral flange thereon; a secondary enclosure having a second peripheral flange formed at the upper portion thereof, said secondary enclosure being enclosed within said primary enclosure and being provided with an ejector means; a locator transmitter member being provided within said secondary enclosure and secured on said ejector means; an associated cover being provided on said secondary enclosure, said associated cover being secured on said second peripheral flange; and means to secure and automatically detached said associated cover from said second peripheral flange to release and eject said locator transmitter member to a substantial distance away from said second enclosure at a predetermined switching command.05-10-2012
20120113574PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING CASINGS - A portable electronic apparatus includes a first casing, a second casing movably connected to the first casing, a first elastic member provided on a surface of the second casing facing the first casing and a second elastic member provided on a surface of the first casing facing the second casing. The second elastic member includes a convex portion that elastically contacts with the first elastic member in a closed state in which the first casing and the second casing are superposed.05-10-2012
20120206872HINGE ASSEMBLY FOR FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hinge assembly includes a shaft, a main body drive member, a follower, and a resilient member. The main body drive member, the follower, and the resilient member are mounted with the shaft in turn. One end of the main body drive member has a cam. One end of the follower has a cam engaging with the cam of the main body drive member. The resilient member causes the cam of the follower to resist the cam of the main body drive member due to the decompression of the resilient member, and when the follower is manually rotated relative to the main body drive member about an angle, the follower automatically rotates relative to the main body drive member due to the decompression of the resilient member.08-16-2012
20120206869METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CARDS THAT EACH INCLUDE AN ELECTRONIC MODULE AND INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTS - A method of manufacturing a card including an electronic module provides a frame or plate having at least one aperture for receiving the electronic module, is characterized in that at least one part of the peripheral area of at least one aperture is deformed to locally reduce the thickness of the frame in the at least one part of the peripheral area, in that the electronic module is brought opposite the corresponding aperture so that at least one zone of the electronic module is superposed on the at least one part of the peripheral area, and in that a connection is established between the at least one part of the peripheral area and the at least one corresponding zone of the electronic module for assembling the electronic module to the frame before a resin is added at least on one side of the electronic module.08-16-2012
20120206870THERMAL SPRAY COATING FOR SEAMLESS AND RADIO-TRANSPARENT ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING - Electronic devices and other apparatuses adapted to receive electromagnetic wave communications are disclosed. An outer housing encloses various device components, including at least an internal antenna located fully therewithin and adapted to receive/send communications from/to an outside source via RF or other electromagnetic waves. A ceramic coating can be a thermal spray coating that covers at least a portion of the outer surface proximate to the internal antenna, and can be “RF transparent”—adapted to allow communications to/from the internal antenna via electromagnetic waves. The outer housing can be plastic, metal or a combination thereof. For metal or other non-RF transparent housings, an RF-transparent insert can be fitted into a window in the housing to permit communications to the internal antenna. The ceramic coating covers some or all of the metal, plastic and/or insert that comprise the outer housing and surface for a final aesthetic finish to the device.08-16-2012
20120206868HOUSING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided are a housing and an electronic device that ensure sufficient strength even when reduced in thickness. A carbon fiber layer included in the housing is disposed such that the orientation direction of carbon fibers is perpendicular to the lengthwise direction of the long sides of a back face panel, thus enabling improving the flexural strength of the back face panel. This enables increases in the number of carbon fibers per unit of area of the back face panel, and enables the length of each carbon fiber to be reduced. Accordingly, it is possible to cause the carbon fibers to flex less readily, thus enabling improving the strength in the flexing direction of the back face panel.08-16-2012
20120206867TABLET HOLDER AND TABLET STOWAGE SYSTEM - A tablet holder including a frame configured to hold a tablet. A barrel is defined in the frame and opens through one side of the frame. A mounting post is pivotally and retractably received within the barrel, and a locking mechanism is provided for locking the mounting post against relative movement. A tablet stowage system includes a tablet holder, a container for stowing a plurality of tablet holders, and a galley cart for stowing the container.08-16-2012
20120206864HINGE ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION GUIDE - In embodiments of a hinge electrical interconnection guide, a portable device includes a first housing integrated with a display device, and a second housing movably coupled to the first housing. A hinge assembly includes a hinge link to couple hinge mechanisms that are movably operable to open and close the first and second housings of the portable device relative to each other. An electrical interconnection guide is integrated with the hinge link and designed to route an electrical interconnection in a first configuration between the first and second housings of the device when closed relative to each other. The electrical interconnection guide is also designed to route the electrical interconnection in a second configuration between the first and second housings of the device when open relative to each other.08-16-2012
20120019997DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a display apparatus including a head portion attached to a display panel which displays an image and having a hole arranged at a lower portion, a support pillar portion extending in a vertical direction and fixed to the head portion by being inserted into a hole of the head portion, the support pillar portion being detachably attached to the head portion, and a base portion in a flat plate shape, the support pillar portion being vertically attached to the base portion in a detachable manner.01-26-2012
20120154989TRANSPARENT DISPLAY FOR HOME APPLIANCES - A home appliance includes a front surface having an appearance. A transparent display is disposed on the front surface, and the display has an appearance that matches the appearance of portions of the front surface of the home appliance that are adjacent to the display. The display may be disposed (e.g., mounted) on the exterior of the front surface such that the front surface is visible through the transparent display. Alternatively, the transparent display may be disposed in or behind an aperture in the front surface of the home appliance. In this instance, a trim plate having an appearance that matches the front surface of the home appliance is mounted behind the transparent display, and the trim plate is visible through the transparent display.06-21-2012
20120155000ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The position of an electronic apparatus can be stabilized. At least one of foot portions of a notebook computer includes a height adjustment mechanism consisting of a ground contact member, a height adjustment member, and a screw. Thus, even if a variation in height dimension among the foot portions, deformation of a first housing, or the like causes the first housing to become unsteady, the unsteadiness of the first housing can be cancelled by adjusting the height of the foot portion to any height.06-21-2012
20120063074MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device includes a case that forms a storage space for storing a component and that includes an open section at a first surface, a display module that is stored in the open section of the case and that includes a display surface for allowing information to be displayed thereon adjacent to the first surface, a plate that is fixed to an inner surface of the case and that partitions the storage space into a space for storing the display module and a space for storing a component other than the display module, a panel that covers the open section of the case and that supports the display module such that the display module is sandwiched between the panel and the plate, and an adhesive that adheres the panel and a surrounding region of the open section of the case.03-15-2012
20120063072TERMINAL DEVICE AND TILTING MECHANISM - A tilting hinge is disposed on a fixed housing and includes a rotating shaft, a bearing, and a movable piece. The rotating shaft includes a protrusion. Meanwhile, a lower half of the rotating shaft has a spiral curved surface. The bearing is provided with a spiral groove following the lower half of the rotating shaft, and the rotating shaft is biased toward the groove on the bearing by use of presser bar springs. Tilting of the movable housing causes the protrusion on the rotating shaft to slide on a surface of the groove on the bearing, and a rotation center of the rotating shaft to move upward.03-15-2012
20120063068PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body, at least one first rotary arm rotatably connected to the main body, and at least one second rotary arm rotatably connected to the main body. At least one connection port is located on at least one of the first rotary arm and the second rotary arm. When the at least one first rotary arm and the at least one second rotary arm are flush with the main body, the at least one connection port is hidden. By rotating the at least one first rotary arm or the at least one second rotary arm until the at least one first rotary arm or the at least one second rotary arm is not flush with the main body, the at least one connection port is exposed.03-15-2012
20120154994HOUSING WITH ASSISTED OPENING - The present invention relates to a housing comprising a cover, a base, a plate inserted between said cover and said base, said cover being rotatably hinged relative to said plate by means of a hinge, a locking system rigidly connecting said cover and said base in a closed position, characterised in that said plate is slidably mounted on said base so as to enable a translation movement of said cover causing the locking system to unlock.06-21-2012
20120026659CERAMIC CHIP ASSEMBLY - Provided is a ceramic chip assembly configured to economically and reliably insulate an exposed portion of a metal lead wire from an environmental change. The ceramic chip assembly includes a ceramic base having electrical characteristics, a pair of external electrodes that are disposed on a pair of surfaces of the ceramic base, respectively, the surfaces of the ceramic base being opposed to each other, a pair of metal lead wires as single cores having first ends that are electrically and mechanically connected to the external electrodes, respectively, by an electrical conductive adhesive member, an insulation sealant sealing the ceramic base, the external electrodes, and the first ends of the metal lead wires to expose second ends of the metal lead wires, and an insulation polymer coating layer continuously formed on both the insulation sealant and portions of the metal lead wires exposed out of the insulation sealant.02-02-2012
20120026660Anti-Theft Device for Inverters - Antitheft device for an inverter assembly including an inverter having a housing with a rear panel, a mounting plate to which the inverter is attached and a locking pin connected at one end to the mounting plate and extending through a hole in the rear panel of the inverter housing when the inverter is in a mounted position, wherein the locking pin includes an opening at the other end through which a U-lock can be inserted.02-02-2012
20120026657FIELD DEVICE - There is provided a field device activated by a battery and housed in a pressure-resistant and explosion-proof container. The device includes: an external interface unit comprising: an infrared communication unit configured to communicate with an external infrared communication device through a window attached to the container; and a display unit configured to display status information about the field device; and a power controller configured to determine whether power from the battery should be switched on or off, in response to a request from the external interface unit.02-02-2012
20120026652SLIDER ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a display body, two adjustment assemblies, and a support assembly. The display body is movably positioned on the main body. Each adjustment assembly includes a guide shaft fixed on the main body, a slide member slidable relative to and along the guide shaft, and a rotary member. One end of the rotary member rotatably connects with the slide member, and the other end of the rotary member is rotatably connected to the display body. The support assembly is disposed on the main body to support and maintain the display at predetermined angles relative to the main body.02-02-2012
20120026658DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a front plate having a transparent board and a mounting frame, the mounting frame having a bottom attached to a back face of the transparent board and a side perpendicular to the bottom, the front plate having a long hole in the side; a display panel disposed on a back face side of the front plate; and a mounting member having a fixed section fixed to a back face of the display panel and a locking section extending from the fixed section and loosely inserted into the long hole of the mounting frame.02-02-2012
20120026656MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal including a case having an inner space and a first opening formed at one end thereof to open the inner space, and a slider mounted to the case and slid through the first opening between a first state where a battery is disposed in the inner space and a second state where the battery is externally exposed, wherein the slider includes a slide unit configured to house the battery therein and slidably mounted to the case to be drawn out of the inner space, and a cover unit connected to the slide unit and configured to obscure the first opening in the first state.02-02-2012
20120026655MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY UNIT - An assembly includes a power supply unit, a base, and an enclosure. The base includes a bottom plate. The enclosure includes a bottom panel. A flexible piece is connected to the bottom panel. The power supply unit is located on the bottom panel. The bottom panel is located on the bottom plate of the base. The flexible piece is located between the power supply unit and the bottom plate, and is elastically bent.02-02-2012
20120026654HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes first, second and third bodies, first and second pivot members pivot to the first body and a gear set. The second body having a pillar is slidably disposed on the first pivot member. The third body having a rack is slidably disposed on the second pivot member, the second body stacked between the first and third bodies. The gear set is disposed on the first body and coupled with the pillar and the rack. When the third body moves relatively to the first body along a first operation direction for driving the second body to move relatively to the first body along a second operation direction opposite to the first operation direction to be exposed by the third body, the first and second pivot members rotate relatively to the first body to drive the second and third bodies to tilt relatively to the first body.02-02-2012
20120026653PLASTIC HOUSING FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A plastic housing for a liquid crystal display, a manufacturing method thereof and the liquid crystal display are provided, and the plastic housing is an integral plastic housing, including a lower supporting surface and two side frames oppositely disposed on the lower supporting surface. Each of the two side frames is formed with a shoulder on an inner sidewall thereof. The shoulder has a first planar surface parallel to the lower supporting surface. The shoulder further has a second planar surface perpendicular to the lower supporting surface. The height of the second planar surface is equal to or greater than the thickness of a plurality of optical films. The advantage of the present invention is to employ the integral plastic housing to install the optical films and the panel. The integral plastic housing includes two side frames with the shoulders, so that the optical films and the panel can be commonly assembled together with the integral plastic housing. When needing to replace the backlight source, the optical films and the panel can be commonly disassembled together with the integral plastic housing. Therefore, the optical films can be conveniently and speedily disassembled and assembled and it can avoid being polluted during disassembly and assembly. Moreover, the optical films can be more easily fixed because of the embedded engagement effect of the integral plastic housing.02-02-2012
20120026651SLIDE MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device includes an upper body, a lower cover, a lower body, and a slide mechanism installed between the upper body and the lower cover. The lower cover is fastened on the lower body. The mechanism includes a fixed element, a slide element, and two plates. The fixed element is fastened on the lower cover. The slide element may slide relative to the fixed element. The plates are fastened on two opposite sides of the slide element and the upper body.02-02-2012
20120026649SLIDE AND OFFSET PIVOT DISPLAY FOR AN ELECTRONIC MOBILE DEVICE - An electronic mobile device comprises a base housing and a movable housing movably supported by the base housing. The movable housing includes a user interface device, and the user interface device defines an interface plane, a longitudinal plane substantially perpendicular to the interface plane and bisecting the user interface device, and a transverse plane substantially perpendicular to the interface plane and the longitudinal plane and bisecting the user interface device. The movable housing is operable in a first operating configuration, and the movable housing is translatable relative to the base housing along the longitudinal plane to move to and from a second operating configuration. The movable housing is also pivotable relative to the base housing about a pivot axis to move to and from a third operating configuration. The pivot axis is offset from and substantially parallel to both the longitudinal plane and the transverse plane.02-02-2012
20120026650SLIDE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide electronic device includes a first body, a second body, and a slide mechanism. The slide mechanism includes a first connecting member and a second connecting member. One end of the first connecting member is pivotally connected to the first body, an opposite end is pivotally connected to the second body, one end of the second connecting member is pivotally connected to the first body, and an opposite end is pivotally connected to the second body. A distance between rotary axes of the two ends of the first connecting member exceeds that of the second connecting member. When the second body slides relative to the first body, the first connecting member and the second connecting member are rotated relative to the first body and the second body until an end of the second body resists the first body and the second body is angled.02-02-2012
20120206871PACKAGE STRUCTURE FOR SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE, AND SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE - A package structure realizing a size and/or thickness reduction and suitable for packaging a surface acoustic wave element is provided. The package structure for solving the above challenge includes a base having a thick floor on which to place a surface acoustic wave element and a thin floor on which to place an electronic component, the surface acoustic wave element and the electronic component being mounted close to each other on the plane coordinate system. In addition, in the package structure described above, the difference in height between the thin floor and the thick floor is the same as, or larger than, the thickness of the electronic component mounted on the thin floor.08-16-2012
20120206866DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device which makes it possible to reduce a variation in a contact area between a base member and an installation surface, and enhance the stability. The display device includes a main body section and a stand supporting the main body section on an installation surface. The stand includes a base section including a plate-shaped base member which is in contact with the installation surface at a front side thereof and is inclined in a front-back direction with respect to the installation surface, and a connecting section connecting the base section and the main body section.08-16-2012
20120206865Video Mantel for Stimulated Exercise - An enclosure designed to provide safe stimulating video entertainment while exercising. This provides motivation to use the exercise equipment on a routine daily basis. The enclosure is mounted to the wall in front of the exercise equipment. It incorporates the styling of a mantel and supports a flat panel display. Within the enclosure are suitable electronic modules to provide content for the display. Power for the electronic modules and display are combined to a single power cable. All cables providing remote connections are routed from the mantel behind a cover to the floor area. This gives a visually clean and appealing appearance for the mantel and surrounding area.08-16-2012
20120063075EXTERNAL COMPONENT AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An external component attachable to a portable electronic device includes a curved surface attachable to a convex surface of the portable electronic device and attaching portions formed at both ends of the curved surface and fixable to the portable electronic device. The curved surface curves such that the width between the attaching portions is narrower than the width between fixing portions of the portable electronic device to which the attaching portions are fixable.03-15-2012
20120063071Machinable metal/diamond metal matrix composite compound structure and method of making same - A high thermal conductivity metal/diamond metal matrix composite made from diamond particles having thin layers of beta-SiC chemically bonded to the surfaces thereof, is utilized in combination with a machinable metal/carbonaceous material metal matrix composite in an integral metal matrix composite compound structure, to provide a machinable high thermal conductivity heat-dissipating substrate for electronic devices.03-15-2012
20120063069PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus is provided, which includes a plasma display panel, a chassis base which supports the plasma display panel, a driving board which is electrically connected to the plasma display panel and arranged on the chassis base, and which supplies a driving signal to the plasma display panel, and a back cover which covers the plasma display panel, wherein the back cover is connected to a ground area of the driving board.03-15-2012
20120063066ERGONOMIC ACCESSORY FOR USE WITH A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An ergonomic band for attaching to a rear surface of a portable electronic device, or a case configured for attachment with such a device. The ergonomic band may include one or more slits for receiving at least one finger of a user such that the device becomes ergonomically attached to the hand or wrist of a user. Two ergonomic bands may be provided. Each ergonomic band enables relaxation of anatomical features during prolonged use of portable electronic devices. The ergonomic band, or bands, can be attached to a device or device case using an adhesive or mechanical fit, or alternatively the band may conform through a slot pair. In certain embodiments, the ergonomic band can be detached and re-engaged as desired by a user.03-15-2012
20120063077HANDHELD TERMINAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Provided is a handheld terminal device in which an excellent seal can be obtained without causing twisting, air bubbles, or gaps in double-sided tape. The handheld terminal device (03-15-2012
20120063073ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CAP - An electronic device has a cap protecting an opening disposed in a case. The cap includes a base portion covering the opening, a leg portion extended from a part of the base portion; an attachment portion having a large diameter surface that has a diameter larger than the diameter of the leg portion and includes a connecting region that connects with the leg portion at the end of the leg portion opposite to the base portion, and a protruding portion protruding from a region other than the connecting region of the large diameter surface of the attachment portion.03-15-2012
20120063070VIBRATILE DISPLAY DEVICE - A vibratile display device includes a back plate, a panel assembly and at least one flexible pin. The back plate has a plurality of first fixing holes. The panel assembly is fixed to the back plate and includes a base and a display panel. The base has a carrier portion and a plurality of lugs extending outward from the carrier portion. Each lug has at least one second fixing hole corresponding to the first fixing holes. The display panel is disposed on the carrier portion of the base. An insert portion of the flexible pin is inserted into the first fixing hole of the back plate, and a neck portion of the flexible pin is inserted into the corresponding second fixing hole. A lean portion of the flexible pin is located between the base and the back plate. A top portion of the flexible pin protrudes a surface of the lugs.03-15-2012
20120154999ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a first member, a second member movably connected to the first member to open and close a front surface of the first member, a sliding device movably connecting the second member to the first member, and hinge devices to rotate the sliding device in a state in which the front surface of the first member is opened. The hinge device includes a first hinge member fixed to the first member, a second hinge member fixed to the sliding device and rotatably installed on the first hinge member, and a cam unit interacting with a first cam plane provided on the second hinge member to rotate the second hinge member. When the front surface of the first member is opened, the second member is automatically rotated by the cam unit and is tilted with respect to the first member.06-21-2012
20120154993MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR DISK DRIVE - A mounting apparatus for a disk drive includes a first frame, a second frame opposite to the first frame, and two resilient members connected between the first and second frames. When the disk drive is mounted between the first and second frames, the resilient members are respectively positioned on opposite side surfaces of the disk drive.06-21-2012
20120154990Ornamental Frame of Touch Panel - An ornamental frame of touch panel includes a first color frame layer provided at an outer periphery portion of a bottom surface of the upper panel of the touch panel, and a second color frame layer provided at an inner periphery portion of the first color frame layer and extended from the surface of the first color frame layer to overlap with the bottom surface of the upper panel, wherein the ornamental frame can just cover the signal leads extended along the edges of the touch sensor. The first color frame layer and the second color frame layer are non-transparent or nearly non-transparent film layers, wherein the first color frame layer is thicker than the second color frame layer.06-21-2012
20120106046CARRIER, HOST, AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING THE HOST - A carrier includes main body, a conductive elastic element, and a handle. The main body is adapted to carrying an electronic device and has a cavity. The conductive elastic element is disposed in the cavity. The handle is pivotally coupled to the main body. When the handle locks the main body to be located in a lock position, the handle exerts force on the conductive elastic element such that the conductive elastic element protrudes outside the main body through the cavity. When the handle does not lock the main body and exert force on the conductive elastic element to be located at a release position, the conductive elastic element is located inside the main body where it does not interfere with an outside device. This allows convenient insertion and removal of the carrier relative to a cage. Accordingly, the conductive elastic element is not damaged easily.05-03-2012
20120106044Flat Panel Display Apparatus and Method for Manufacturing the Same - In a flat panel display apparatus and a method of manufacturing the same, the flat panel display apparatus includes a substrate, a display unit disposed on the substrate, a sealing substrate disposed facing the display unit, a sealing member disposed between the substrate and the sealing substrate so as to surround the display unit, a wiring unit disposed between the substrate and the sealing substrate so as to partially overlap the sealing member, and at least three inlet portion groups to which voltage is applied via an external power source. The inlet portion groups are connected to the wiring unit. Each inlet portion group includes a plurality of sub-inlet portions.05-03-2012
20120106043ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is an electronic device that is user-friendly in both hand-held use and table-placed use, and furthermore is highly reliable with respect to external impact. The electronic device includes a main body part and a support member. The support member connected by the connection part are attached to a pivot shaft that is disposed on the rear surface side of the main body part, such that the support member can pivot from a position at which the connection part protrudes outward beyond an outer edge of the main body part in a plan view from the front surface side of the main body part. At least a portion of the support member is at the same position as or a position more rearward than the portion of the main body part that protrudes the most rearward.05-03-2012
20120106042DEVICE SUPPORT SYSTEM AND SUPPORT DEVICE - A terminal device 05-03-2012
20110069434REMOTE METER READING DEVICE - The invention relates to a remote-reading device (03-24-2011
20120154997HOUSING AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A portable electronic device includes a housing and a display mounted onto the housing. The housing includes a bottom wall, a peripheral wall extending from the bottom wall, and a support wall extending from the peripheral wall, along a direction parallel to the bottom wall. The support wall has a top surface, and forms a receiving space together with the peripheral wall and the bottom wall cooperatively. The top surface of the support wall defines a receiving slot surrounding the receiving space. The display is mounted on the housing, and received within the receiving slot of the support wall, to align with the top surface of the support wall of the housing. The support wall further comprises a plurality of buffer slots defined in a bottom surface of the receiving slot and positioned at the corners of the housing.06-21-2012
20120154996FOLDING ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SWIVEL FUNCTION - A folding electronic device includes a first case, a second case, and a hinge element. The hinge element includes a shaft, a swing member, a toothed gear, and a spring clip. When the first case opens up at an about 180 degree angle relative to the second case from a folded position, the central projection of a spring clip engages with one tooth of the toothed gear, the first case may rotate relative to the second case under the horizontal direction or the vertical direction from any angle between about 0 and 180 degrees.06-21-2012
20120154992ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a shell, and a wire holder. The wire holder includes a plate mounted to an outer side of the shell, and a number of arc-shaped latches extending out from the plate, to hold cables of peripheral connectors.06-21-2012
20120154991CONNECTOR ADAPTOR OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This invention relates to a connector adaptor of an electronic device. In one embodiment, the connector adaptor comprises an outer frame for receiving and protecting the electronic device, wherein one side wall of the outer frame is internally provided with a plug which is in butt connection with a charging connector circuit of the electronic device; and one side wall of the outer frame is externally provided with a first USB interface for connecting with an external device through a data line to realize charging the electronic device.06-21-2012
20120154988FLEXIBLE MOUNTING SYSTEM STORAGE MODALITY - A method for a portable device, the method including a) decoupling a first flexible element from a support body coupled to the portable device, the first flexible element and one or more additional flexible elements, when coupled to the support body, cooperatively supporting the support body and the portable device above a work surface; b) coupling the first flexible element to one additional flexible element of the one or more additional flexible elements; c) flexing the first flexible element and at least one of the one or more additional flexible elements into a carrying component, the carrying component including a generally arcuate path, the arcuate path including a deflection of the elements of at least about 90 degrees; d) coupling the carrying component to the portable device.06-21-2012
20120155001SECONDARY BATTERY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A laminated film is used as a battery case to provide a secondary battery having high energy density and high strength. The secondary battery includes: a battery component 06-21-2012
20120127641GUIDE DEVICE FOR SLIDING UNIT OF SLIDING-TYPE PORTABLE TERMINAL - Provided is a guide device for a sliding unit used in a sliding-type portable terminal. The guide device includes a slide lower portion, a guide plate, a slide plate integrally engaged with a bottom surface of the slide lower portion, the slide plate sliding while being confined in the guide plate in a way to face the guide plate, and a plurality of lubrication members provided with intervals therebetween in a longitudinal direction of the guide plate to facilitate sliding of the slide plate. The guide device achieves slimness and lightweightness while maintaining mechanical stiffness.05-24-2012
20120127643CONSOLE - A vehicle passenger is provided with a console for mounting an entertainment apparatus, the console being coupled to the back of a more forwardly located seat by headrest retaining clips of the kind adapted to hold posts of a height adjustable headrest for the seat at a height selected position. In one arrangement, the console is sandwiched between the headrest retaining clips and the top of the seat back. In an alternative arrangement, the console incorporates integral headrest retaining clips that replace the conventional headrest retaining clips.05-24-2012
20120127642Digital Book - A digital book includes a casing adapted to fold open and shut like a book and having a folding axis, a main part, and a secondary part, together forming a book back part. A display unit consists of at least two parts arranged such that when the casing is folded out, the main part and the secondary part are each presented with at least one screen each, like pages of a book. A control unit with has means for receiving, storing, processing, and reproducing information, and an operating unit has operating elements for using the digital book as a device for receiving/processing/reproducing information. A supply unit has a receiving opening and a guide and supply pin, by means of which the digital book can be plugged in when the casing is folded shut, for inputting and outputting information, for supplying energy, and for storing the digital book.05-24-2012
20120127640ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a display panel, a first member, a second member, a pair of elastic bodies and a heating element. The first member includes a thermally expandable first main body surrounding a first face of the display panel, and a pair of first projections projecting from the first main body. The second member includes a second main body surrounding a second face of the display panel, and a pair of second projections projecting from the second main body to be located on inner sides of the first projections. Each of the elastic bodies is provided between a first projection and a second projection, and force the first main body outward before the first main body has thermally expanded and after the first main body has thermally expanded.05-24-2012
20120127639DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided, including a front case, a rear case fixed to the front case, a frame disposed between the front and rear cases, a display panel disposed on the frame, and a cushion. The cushion is disposed on the frame and contacts the front and rear cases, so as to space the frame apart from the front and rear cases.05-24-2012
20120106048DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display device includes a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate, a backlight unit disposed in the rear of the display panel, and a plurality of brackets attached to a non-display area of a back surface of the display panel. Each of the plurality of brackets includes a first portion and a second portion positioned between the first portion and the back substrate. A width of the second portion is greater than a width of the first portion. The second portion is positioned adjacent to the back substrate.05-03-2012
20120106047TABLET ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A tablet electronic device is disclosed. The tablet electronic device includes a first side, a second side and an electronic component. The first side has a first thickness. The second side is opposite to the first side and has a second thickness. The second thickness is larger than the first thickness. The second side has a recess. The electronic component is accommodated in the recess such that a gravity center of the tablet electronic device is adjusted towards the second side. The tablet electronic device has a holding portion and the center of gravity of the tablet electronic device is arranged in a suitable position, thus the tablet electronic device disclosed herein can be comfortably operated while being held in a user's hand. Furthermore, the tablet electronic device can be set in various ways for comfortable usage.05-03-2012
20120106050PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A portable electronic apparatus includes a first casing having a display surface in its surface, a second casing having a display surface in its surface, a coupling mechanism adapted to couple the first casing and the second casing to each other to take at least two states which are a closed state where the display surface in the first casing is covered with a rear surface of the second casing and also the display surface in the second casing is exposed, and an open state where the second casing has been moved with respect to the first casing from the closed state, and the display surfaces in both the casings are exposed in the same plane.05-03-2012
20120154995ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING ROTATABLE SUPPORT - An electronic device having a rotatable support is provided. A main body includes a first cylindrical engaging hole with a plurality of first internal gear teeth. A support body includes a second cylindrical engaging hole with a plurality of second internal gear teeth. A gear includes a first portion inserted in the first engaging hole and engaging with the first internal gear teeth, and a second portion inserted in the second engaging hole and engaging with the second internal gear teeth, to restrict the support body from rotating with respect to the main body. A spring member is compressed between the gear and main body in the first engaging hole, to urge the gear to move away from the main body. A button depressibly mounted on the support body is depressed to move the gear out of the second engaging hole, thereby disengaging the support body from the gear.06-21-2012
20120300377TURNOVER DEVICE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - A turnover device of a liquid crystal panel which comprises: a panel holding portion including a base, a panel face supporting portion having plural pairs of panel face touching portions to support both panel faces of a liquid crystal panel, a supporting arm of a panel long edge having a long edge touching portion to support a long edge of the panel, and a supporting arm of a panel short edge having a short edge touching portion to support a short edge of the panel; and a driving portion including a rotation shift to form a right angle with a bisector to divide an angle formed by the long edge touching portion and the short edge touching portion, and an actuator for turnover to rotate and drive the rotation shaft.11-29-2012
20120300376Holding Device for Holding Mobile Products - A holding device for mobile products includes a first holding frame and a second holding frame, and the first holding frame is provided for holding a first mobile product and the second holding frame is provided for holding a second mobile product. The first holding frame and the second holding frame are configured to be electrically connected by a wire connection or a wireless connection. When the first holding frame and the second holding frame are holding the first and second mobile products respectively, the mobile products can be electrically connected through the first holding frame and the second holding frame to add functionality to each of the mobile products.11-29-2012
20120300375CLAMSHELL ELECTRONIC DEVICE, SWITCHING MODULE AND SWITCHING METHOD - The present disclosure discloses a clamshell electronic device including an upper cap, a bottom lid, a first battery, a second battery, a sensing device and a control device. When the clamshell electronic device is under a working state, the first battery provides a system operating voltage to the clamshell electronic device, and the first battery provides a system operating voltage to the clamshell electronic device. When the clamshell electronic device is under a first state, the second battery provides a booting voltage to the clamshell electronic device, and the sensing device produces a first trigger signal according to the upper cap flipped up from the bottom lid. The control device is coupled to the sensing device, and enables the system operating voltage to be provided to the clamshell electronic device according to the first trigger signal, such that the clamshell electronic device enters the working state from the first state.11-29-2012
20120300374MULTIFUNCTIONAL PERFORMING AND PLAYING DEVICE - A multifunctional performing and playing device, comprising a holder for a portable electronic device, at least one fastening device and at least one sound playing device, in which the holder can be also used for object placement and the fastening device or the sound playing device is connected to the holder. Furthermore, the sound playing device or the portable electronic device can be directly located on the fastening device as well, thus a performer is allowed to connect the fastening device onto the holder in order to hang the holder on the performer's body, or otherwise the performer can also hang the portable electronic device or the sound playing device on the body simply by using the fastening device. In such a way of versatile combinations, it is possible to, when the performer intends to conduct performances or music playing, distribute the sound generated by the portable electronic device through the sound playing device thereby forming a set of small-scaled multimedia performing and playing apparatus.11-29-2012
20120300373PIVOTABLE DISPLAY GUIDE MECHANISM FOR AN ELECTRONIC MOBILE DEVICE - An electronic mobile device includes a base that defines a guide path and a translation support that is pivotally supported by the base. The electronic mobile device further includes a movable assembly translatably connected to the translation support opposite the base. The movable assembly includes a guide follower that follows the guide path. As such, the movable assembly translates relative to the translation support as the movable assembly and the translation support pivot relative to the base to move the movable assembly to a plurality of operating configurations relative to the base.11-29-2012
20110090626COVER FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A cover for a portable electronic device is disclosed. The cover can include at least one electrical component. For example, in one embodiment, an electrical component can be embedded in the cover. When the cover is placed on or mated with the portable electronic device, the electrical component embedded in the cover is able to interact with electrical circuitry of the portable electronic device. Advantageously, the cover can not only provide a protective and/or ornamental covering for the portable electronic device but can also augment the electrical capabilities of the portable electronic device.04-21-2011
20110090625ELECTRONIC CONTROL APPARATUS - An electronic control apparatus includes a housing, a lid, a fastener, and a controller. The lid covers the opening of the housing to form a closed space defined by the lid and the housing. The fastener fixes the lid to the housing. The controller is located in the space. An isolation member is provided with an outer surface of one of the lid and the bottom of the housing. The outer surface has a liquid drip area where liquid is expected to drip. The isolation member causes the liquid dripped on the liquid drip area to flow down the outer surface in such a manner that the liquid avoids the fastener.04-21-2011
20110090624DISPLAY APPARATUS, BASE CHASSIS, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel; a base chassis which is disposed on a surface of the display panel, includes a first surface having a convex area and a second surface opposite the first surface and having a concave area corresponding to the convex area of the first surface; a driving circuit which is connected to the display panel to operate the display panel; a connection element which attaches the driving circuit to the convex area of the first surface of the base chassis; and a conductor which is attached to the concave area of the second surface of the base chassis.04-21-2011
20110090623ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORT - An electronic device includes a housing and a support. The housing includes a bottom surface and a mounting hole defined in the bottom surface. The support includes a fixing board fixed in the mounting hole of the housing and a foot pad. The fixing board defines a through hole. The foot pad includes a latching hook engaging the fixing board via the through hole. The latching hook includes a sliding portion and a hook portion fixed to a free end of the sliding portion. The through hole includes a receiving portion passing through the hook portion and a latching portion communicating with the receiving portion. The sliding portion is fixed in the latching portion, and the hook portion is correspondingly hooked onto the fixing board.04-21-2011
20110090622ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing, and a buffering member. The first housing has a first flange, and the second housing has a second flange. The buffering member is positioned between the first housing and the second housing. The buffering member includes a first buffering portion and a second buffering portion. The first buffering portion is positioned between the first housing and the second housing and separates the first and second housings. The second buffering portion protrudes between the first flange and the second flange.04-21-2011
20120250233ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORTING APPARATUS - A support for an electronic device includes a main body, a mounting apparatus, and a supporting apparatus. The mounting apparatus includes a fixing bracket mounted to the main body, an installing bracket fixed to the fixing bracket, and an engaging member slidably mounted between the fixing bracket and the installing bracket. The supporting apparatus includes a connecting bracket detachably mounted to the fixing bracket, and a supporting bracket connected the connecting bracket. A connecting piece extends from the connecting bracket and defines a connecting hole therein. The engaging member includes a first hook inserted into the connecting hole, the supporting apparatus is fixed to the mounting apparatus.10-04-2012
20120250232ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MOUNTING APPARATUS - An electronic device includes a main body, a mounting device, and a supporting device. The mounting device attaches to the main body, and includes a mounting member, a bracket, and a latch. The bracket is mounted to the mounting member; the latch includes a securing section, and is slidably mounted to the bracket. The supporting device includes a retaining tab to engage the securing section. The supporting device is to be removed from the mounting device when the latch slides on the bracket to detach the securing section from the retaining tab.10-04-2012
20110102990Electronic Component - For automatic attachment of electronic components onto circuit boards, it is proposed that the electronic component be provided with a holding element that comprises a gripping point for a suction gripper. The holding element is designed as a clip that can be connected to the electronic component. The connecting occurs preferably by a snap-on action, wherein a form fit or positive fit is achieved by the shape of the clip, which is made of plastic. Preferably, the clip comprises a rib on the inside thereof facing the electronic component, said rib extending over at least half the periphery and engaging in a gap in the surface of the electronic component. If the electronic component is a coil, the rib, which is directed inward, can run along a helical line.05-05-2011
20110102989PERSONAL PORTABLE DEVICE - A personal portable device that can simplify a structure and provide convenience in use is disclosed. A personal portable device comprising a main body portion including a display portion, a first cover portion coupled to the main body portion such that it is moved to an overlap position with the main body portion and an extension position to the outside of the main body portion, and a second cover portion coupled to the main body portion such that it is moved to an overlap position with the main body portion and an extension position to the outside of the main body portion, the personal portable device comprising: a hinge unit having one side connected to the first cover portion and the other side connected to the second cover portion, when any one of the first cover portion and the second cover portion is moved with respect to the main body portion, moving the other one together with the one.05-05-2011
20110102987ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, and a fastening assembly. The first casing has a first pivotal portion. The second casing has a second pivotal portion having a fastening groove, and a display unit pivotally connected with the first pivotal portion via the second pivotal portion to be capable of rotating relative to the first casing to be opened or closed. The second pivotal portion and the display unit form an angle. The fastening assembly is pivotally disposed in the first casing and includes a fastening element and a first elastic element. The fastening element is disposed corresponding to the fastening groove of the second pivotal portion. The first elastic element is connected with the fastening element. When the fastening element is fastened to the fastening groove, the first elastic element provides elastic force to allow the display unit to firmly cover the first casing.05-05-2011
20110102986ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT WITH HINGE MECHANISM - In the electronic equipment of the present application, a center axis of a cylindrical portion 05-05-2011
20110102985CASING HAVING LOCAL PORTION ADJACENT TO WIRELESS DEVICE - A casing includes a main body made of a conductive composite material and a local portion located adjacent to a wireless device. The local portion has a non-conductive layer and a conductive composite material layer. The thickness of the conductive composite material layer is thinner than that of the main body that is immediately adjacent to the conductive composite material layer. Signal emitting and signal receiving of the wireless device is not affected by the thickness of the conductive composite material layer of the local portion. The part of the local portion that has a thickness thinner than a thickness of the adjacent main body is installed with the non-conductive layer. The non-conductive layer is tightly connected with the conductive composite material layer of the local portion and the main body that is immediately adjacent to the non-conductive layer.05-05-2011
20110102984ADJUSTABLE TILT MOUNT - A mounting system for an interface such as a flat panel display such as a computer monitor or television allows the display to be pivoted about a virtual pivot axis which passes through a center of gravity of the display. The system includes a support which is connected directly or indirectly to a support surface and a mount which is connected to a back side of the display. The support and the mount are slidable with respect to one another through an arc which has the virtual pivot axis as its center.05-05-2011
20110102983IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An image forming apparatus includes a first right frame, a first left frame facing the first right frame, a second right frame positioned below the first right frame, a second left frame facing the second right frame and positioned below the second right frame. The image forming apparatus further includes an image forming unit positioned between the first right frame and the first left frame. The image forming apparatus still further includes a frame connecting unit configured to connect the first right frame, the first left frame, the second right frame and the second left frame. The first right frame and the second right frame are relatively slidable in an up-down direction, and the first left frame and the second left frame are relatively slidable in the up-down direction.05-05-2011
20110102982ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a main unit, a display unit, a first hinge, a second hinge, and a second frictional portion. The first hinge pivotably attaches the display unit to the main unit and includes a brake. The second hinge pivotably attaches the display unit to the main unit, is configured to rotate among a first angle at which the display unit is laid on the main unit, a second angle larger the first angle, and a third angle larger than the second angle, and includes a rotating body including a first frictional portion. The second frictional portion is configured to face a surface of the rotating body away from the first frictional portion between the first angle and the second angle, and to contact with the first frictional portion and to generate a frictional force between the second angle and the third angle.05-05-2011
20110102981FOOT PAD STRUCTURE - A foot pad structure includes a retaining member and an elastic pad member. The retaining member is mounted to a receiving portion formed on a bottom of an electronic system and has a second through hole communicable with a first through hole formed in the receiving portion to thereby communicate with external environment via the first through hole. The elastic pad member internally defines an air chamber that communicates with the second through hole. The elastic pad member is retained between the retaining member and the receiving portion with a lower part thereof downward protruded beyond the receiving portion. When the elastic pad member is compressed, air in the air chamber is expelled into the external environment via the first and second through holes, allowing the elastic pad member to deform for the electronic system to stably position on a work surface without wobbling when the electronic system is operated.05-05-2011
20110102980DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME TO PICTURE FRAME ADAPTER - An adapter for a picture frame allows a digital photo frame (DPF) to be mounted into a picture frame. A lock mechanism on the adapter engages into a catch of the DPF, and mounting pockets on the adapter engage with mounting tabs of the DPF, to lock the adapter to the DPF. A flange on the adapter is configured to engage the interior sides of the picture frame. The adapter allows the DPF to be attached to picture frames of various sizes, and picture frames utilizing various back attachment methods.05-05-2011
20110102979ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING POP-OUT STYLUS - Embodiments of an electronic device for use in conjunction with a stylus are provided. In one embodiment, the electronic device includes a first housing and a stylus storage groove, which is formed in a surface of the first housing and which is configured to receive the stylus therein. The stylus storage groove enables the stylus to be inserted therein and removed therefrom along an axis substantially orthogonal to the longitudinal axis of the stylus.05-05-2011
20110102978INJECTION MOLDING METHOD FOR MOLDING A MOLDING PART - A method for injection molding a molding part in a molding cavity and a mold for injection molding a molding part are described.05-05-2011
20100172073FLAT PANEL DISPLAY WITH SUPPORT PROVIDING PIVOTING - An exemplary flat panel display includes a seat, a connection member, and a display module. The seat includes a supporting member having a first engaging portion at a top end thereof, and the first engaging portion includes two pins and two fixing holes. The connection member includes two fixing components. The display module is mounted on the supporting member, and includes a second engaging portion having two positioning slots. The pins of the first engaging portion are received in the second engaging portion, the fixing components are fixed in the fixing holes via the positioning slots, and the positioning slots provide paths for the fixing components when the display module is rotated about the pins.07-08-2010
20100172072MULTIPLE ARM ARTICULATING MOUNTING SYSTEM - A low profile moveable mounting system for mounting a device to a surface. According to various embodiments, a first pair of rotating arms is rotatably connected to a surface plate attachable to a surface, and a second pair of arms are rotatably connected to the first pair of arms and to a device bracket. The moveable mounting system is selectively moveable between an extended orientation, where the device bracket is horizontally displaced from the surface and a retracted orientation, where the device bracket is positionable within close proximity of the surface. The moveable mounting system may be particularly adapted for mounting a flat panel display device.07-08-2010
20100172070COVER ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A cover assembly is described. The cover assembly includes a body section defining a hole, a cover section for covering the hole, and an elastic member mounted to the cover section. The elastic member includes a latching arm. The interior wall of the hole defines a latching slot. The latching arm latches into the latching slot.07-08-2010
20100172071ROTATING MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A rotating mechanism is used for a portable electronic device including a housing body and a display. The rotating mechanism includes a primary plate, a subsidiary plate and the connecting plate. The primary plate is pivotally connected to the housing body. The subsidiary plate is pivotally connected to the primary plate. The connecting plate is rotatably connected to the subsidiary plate. The connecting plate is fixed to the display allowing the display to hold a variety of positions relative to the housing body.07-08-2010
20100172075THIN SCREEN ENCLOSURE - A modular container (07-08-2010
20100172074Electronic apparatus having lock unit - A lock unit used for an electronic apparatus that includes a foldable and unfoldable housing that has a first surface that is foldable, and a second surface orthogonal to the first surface includes a lock member that locks the housing in a folded state, an operation member that moves the lock member and releases a lock of the housing by the lock member, and a transmission mechanism that transmits a driving force applied to the operation member to the lock member by changing an operating direction of the operation member to another direction, and moves the lock member in the other direction, wherein the operation member is provided on the second surface, and an operating direction of the operation member is a first direction perpendicular to the second surface, the lock member projecting in a second direction orthogonal to the first surface, and a moving direction of the lock member being a third direction orthogonal to the first and second directions.07-08-2010
20120120564ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic device includes a shell body, an input component, a backlight board, and a transparent cover. The shell body has a top surface and a bearing tank located on the top surface. The input component is disposed in the bearing tank, and the backlight board is superposed on the input component and is located in the bearing tank. The bearing tank exposes the backlight board. In addition, the transparent cover is superposed on the backlight board, so as to achieve the waterproof effect.05-17-2012
20120314349INJECTION MOLDED CONTROL PANEL WITH IN-MOLDED DECORATED PLASTIC FILM THAT INCLUDES AN INTERNAL CONNECTOR - Provided are systems and methods for a control assembly including: a first film that is in-molded that includes decorative graphics, a front surface and a rear surface; and a second film molded to the rear surface of the first film having a printed circuit that includes sensors, control circuits and interconnects and a front and rear surface; and an internal connector.12-13-2012
20100091438DEVICE MOUNT WITH SELECTIVELY POSITIONABLE TILT AXIS - A mounting system for an electronic display device includes a display interface having an interface member presenting a display mounting surface and a tilt head assembly defining a substantially horizontal tilt axis oriented generally parallel with, and spaced apart from, the display mounting surface. The tilt head assembly includes a control mechanism for selectively shifting the tilt axis between a first location spaced apart a first distance from the display mounting surface and a second location spaced apart a second distance from the display mounting surface, wherein the second distance is greater than the first distance.04-15-2010
20100091437SLIDE MECHANISM FOR SLIDE-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slide mechanism used in portable electronic device is described including a main plate, a slide plate, a parallelogrammically-shaped slider, and two guiders. The slider is attached to the slide plate. The guiders are attached to the main plate and configured for deformably guiding the slider to move therealong. The slider is positioned between the guiders. During the sliding process of the slide plate with respect to the main plate, two corners of the slider deform the guiders to slide the slide plate along the main plate.04-15-2010
20100091436WALL MOUNTED DISPLAY DEVICE - A wall mounted display device having user friendly connectors for coupling with one or more remote appliances is described. The wall mounted display includes a connector portion that is moveable with respect to the display device. The moveable connector portion is positioned along a portion of a side of the display device and provides easier access to connectors needed to couple a remote appliance to the display device. Alternatively, the screen of the display device is moveable with respect to a wall to which the display device is mounted. The screen is moveable in a plane substantially parallel with the wall upon which the display device is mounted, pivotable at an angle away from the wall upon which the display device is mounted, or rotatable with respect to an electronics portion of the display device.04-15-2010
20100091435DISPLAY WITH A CLOSED LIQUID-FLOWING DEVICE - A display has a closed body, a display panel, an inactive propeller, an inactive magnet and a driving assembly. The closed body has an inner cavity and liquid. The display panel is mounted around by the closed body. The inactive propeller is mounted rotatably in the inner cavity and has multiple blades to agitate the liquid. The inactive magnet is mounted securely in the inactive propeller. The driving assembly is mounted on the closed body outside the inner cavity and has a power unit, a shaft and an active magnet. The active magnet is attached to the shaft and corresponds to the inactive magnet. With the magnetic force between the active and inactive magnets, the power is transmitted into the closed body without any physical contact. Therefore, the closed body does not require any waterproof structures and the liquid maintains clean and isolated from the outer environment.04-15-2010
20120120568ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CONNECTION STRUCTURE - An electronic device includes a front cover and a back cover. A number of first connecting members are fixed to the back cover, and each of the plurality of first connecting members is made of elastically deformable material and defines a first hole. A number of second connecting members are fixed to the front cover, and each of the plurality of second connecting members includes a protruding post. The protruding post engages the first hole to connect the front cover to the back cover.05-17-2012
20120120575ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device of the present application includes a case (05-17-2012
20120120574SLIDING DEVICE AND A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS EMPLOYING THE SAME - A device providing sliding and/or rotating motions for electronic devices or various structures is provided. The device includes a sliding step installed in a first body, a rail installed in a second body corresponding to the first body and for sliding the sliding step engaging the sliding step, a guide groove formed along a sliding direction on one of the first body and the second body, and a guide protrusion installed on the other of the first and second bodies, protruding toward the guide groove, engaging the guide groove, and moving along the guide groove in a mutual sliding motion between the first and second bodies.05-17-2012
20120120573HANDLE INTEGRATED MOTION CAPTURE ELEMENT MOUNT - Handle integrated motion capture element mount that enables coupling or retrofitting a golf club with active motion capture electronics that are battery powered, passive or active shot count components, for example a passive RFID, and/or a visual marker on the cap for use with visual motion capture cameras. Does not require modifying the golf club. Electronics package and battery can be easily removed and replaced, for example without any tools. May utilize a weight that is removed when inserting the electronic package in the mount, wherein the weight element may have the same weight as an electronics package, for no net change or minimal change in club weight. May be implemented with a handle without electronics for future upgrading. May utilize non-permanently and/or friction coupling between the mount and equipment.05-17-2012
20120120571MERCHANDISE DISPLAY SECURITY DEVICE INCLUDING MEANS FOR RETAINING POWER ADAPTER CORD - A merchandise display security device for displaying and protecting an article of merchandise includes means for retaining a power adapter cord on a sensor housing when the article of merchandise is attached to the sensor housing. The sensor housing includes a body configured for attachment to the article of merchandise and a power output port. A shelf adjacent the power output port includes an outer wall that defines a groove for receiving and retaining a portion of the power adapter cord. The portion of the power adapter cord is disposed within the groove and rotatable between an engaged, but uncoupled position in which the article of merchandise cannot be readily attached to the sensor housing and an engaged and coupled position in which the article of merchandise can be attached to the sensor housing and the power adapter cord is retained on the sensor housing.05-17-2012
20120120570PORTABLE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A portable terminal includes a first metallic layer formed of a metallic material and having a through hole on one surface thereof, a second metallic layer laminated on another surface of the first metallic layer and formed of a different material from the first metallic layer, and an exposed portion protruding from one surface of the second metallic layer and arranged at the through hole so as to be exposed to outside of the first metallic layer via the through hole. Under this configuration, a unique pattern may be implemented on the appearance. This may implement a personalized design and a sophisticated appearance.05-17-2012
20120120569BATTERY CASE - A battery case having an anti-reverse insertion locking device is provided. A locking device includes a latch, a first case and a knob. The latch has one end at which a fixing projection is formed and the other end at which an elastic portion is formed. The latch has a first coupling groove formed therein. In the latch, the first coupling groove is asymmetric with respect to a length or width direction thereof. The first case has first and second through-holes formed therein. In the first case, the fixing projection enters/exits the second through-hole. The knob has a first coupling projection formed thereon. In the knob, the first coupling projection is inserted into the first coupling groove by passing through the first through-hole. Accordingly, it is possible to a knob and a latch, which have a directional property, from being in a reserve or wrong direction in a manufacturing process.05-17-2012
20120120567WRIST WORN DEVICE - A wrist worn device is provided. The wrist worn device includes a cover, a case, and a rotatable ring. The case is coupled to the cover. The case includes a switch. The rotatable ring is rotatably arranged between the cover and the case. A number of protrusions protrude from the surface of the rotatable ring. Each protrusion can move together with the rotatable ring to a position to actuate the switch.05-17-2012
20120120565COVER LATCHING SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - An electronic device includes a housing defining a latching hole, a cover, and an operating element slidably mounted to the cover. The operating element includes a latching body and a key protruding from the latching body. The latching body is latched in the latching hole to latch the cover to the housing. When the key is slid in a first direction, the latching body slides out of the latching hole and releases the cover from the housing.05-17-2012
20120120563ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH ROTATABLE SUPPORTER - An electronic device includes a main body and a rotatable supporter. The main body includes a housing and an elastic element fixed to the inner surface of the housing. One end of the rotatable supporter connects to the housing. The rotatable supporter includes a shaft and a positioning element. The positioning element passes through the housing to contact the elastic element and includes at least two engaging surfaces. The rotatable supporter is connected to the housing through the shaft. When one of the engaging surfaces contacts the elastic element in parallel, the rotatable supporter is maintained at a position. When the rotatable supporter is rotated to deform the elastic element and make another engaging surfaces contacts the elastic element in parallel, the rotatable supporter is maintained at another position.05-17-2012
20120120562UNITARY HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device having a unitary housing is disclosed. The device can include a first housing component having an open cavity, an internal electronic part disposed within the cavity, a second housing component disposed across the cavity, and a support feature disposed within the cavity and arranged to support the second housing component. The first housing component can be formed from metal, while the second housing component can be formed from a plurality of laminated foil metal layers. The second housing component can be attached to the first housing component via one or more ultrasonic welds, such that a fully enclosed housing is created. The fully enclosed housing can be hermetically sealed, and the outside surfaces thereof can be machined or otherwise finished after the ultrasonic welding.05-17-2012
20120120561HINGE DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - The hinge in accordance with the present invention is made with a metal injection molding process from an alloy having at least: from 4 to 32 wt % Mn, from 16 to 37 wt % Cr and Fe that fills up the rest percentage.05-17-2012
20120120566CONNECTION STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a first base member, a second base member detachably connected to the first base member and a connection structure. The connection structure includes an assembling latch and a magnetic piece. The assembling latch is located in the first base member. The magnetic piece is located in the second base member and provides a driving force. The magnetic piece attracts the assembling latch, the assembling latch partially moves out the first base member and is partially received in the second base member to connect and assemble the first base member and the second base member side by side. When the first base member and the second base member are detached, the assembling latch moves back to and is received in the first base member.05-17-2012
20120120572MOTION CAPTURE ELEMENT MOUNT - Enablescoupling or retrofitting a golf club with active motion capture electronics that are battery powered, passive or active shot count components, for example a passive RFID, and/or a visual marker on the cap for use with visual motion capture cameras. Does not require modifying the golf club. Electronics package and battery can be easily removed and replaced, without any tools. May utilize a weight that is removed when inserting the electronic package, wherein the weight element may have the same weight as an electronics package, for no net change or minimal change in club weight. May be implemented with a shaft enclosure and expander that may be coupled with a screw aligned along an axis parallel to the axis of the golf club shaft. May utilize non-permanently and/or friction coupling between the mount and golf club shaft. Cap may include a visual marker and/or logo.05-17-2012
20120250237INTERCHANGEABLE RECHARGEABLE BATTERY SYSTEM - A rechargeable battery system, including a housing, a negative terminal, a positive terminal, and a third terminal. The negative terminal is electrically coupled to the rechargeable electrical discharge member and may be electrically coupled to the housing. The positive terminal is electrically coupled to the rechargeable electrical discharge member and electrically isolated from the negative terminal. The third terminal is electrically coupled to the negative terminal. The third terminal is also physically isolated from both the positive and negative terminal. A non-conductive sleeve substantially encases the housing and the negative terminal around which the positive, negative, and third terminals are externally exposed. Therefore, an electrical device configured to operate with either a rechargeable or finite battery may selectively detect the electrical voltage across the positive and third terminal rather than the positive and negative terminal and automatically adjust the electrical operation to correspond with a rechargeable battery.10-04-2012
20120250234PRESS BUTTON AND PORTABLE COMPUTER USING THE SAME - A thin press button is provided. The press button includes a base plate, a link member, a cap, and at least one stopper. The link member, having a sliding recess, is disposed on the base plate. The cap pivots on the link member. The stopper has a first end and a second end, wherein the first end pivots on the cap and the second end is slidably disposed in the sliding recess.10-04-2012
20120250235INTERFACE MODULE WITH PROTECTION CIRCUIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An interface module includes an interface and a protection circuit. The interface includes a first input terminal for receiving a reference voltage representing ground (ground voltage), a second input terminal for receiving a power voltage, and a first output terminal for providing the ground voltage to a main circuit. The protection circuit includes a detection terminal for detecting the ground voltage of the first input terminal, a power input terminal for receiving the power voltage form the second input terminal, and a power output terminal for providing the power voltage to the main circuit.10-04-2012
20120250228PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A portable electronic apparatus includes a host, a pivotal connection device, a display, and an antenna. The host includes a base casing and an electronic device. The base casing has a side portion. The display is pivotally connected to the side portion through the pivotal connection device. The base casing thereon defines an antenna radiation reference surface. The side portion has a first accommodating space and a second accommodating space adjacent to each other. The projections of the first and second accommodating spaces on the antenna radiation reference are non-overlapped. The electronic device is disposed in the first accommodating space, the antenna in the second accommodating space. Thereby, the antenna is not influenced by the material of the casing of the display and still can perform wireless communication, which solves the plight of having to cut a metal upper casing in the prior art where an antenna is disposed.10-04-2012
20120250230LATCH MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A latch module and an electronic device using the same are provided. The electronic device includes the latch module as well as first and second bodies that are opened and closed relative to each other. The latch module in the first body includes a pressing member, a linking member, and a latch. The pressing member is movably configured in and passes through the first body along a first axis. The linking member is pivoted to the first body. The pressing member leans against the linking member. The latch is configured in the first body along a second axis. The linking member leans against the latch. The pressing member moves relative to the first body along the first axis to press and rotate the linking member relative to the first body. Thus, the linking member presses the latch to move relative to the first body along the second axis.10-04-2012
20120162865SYSTEM FOR REMOVABLY RETAINING A VOLTAGE CONVERTING DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a voltage converting system (06-28-2012
20100290177BATTERY COVER STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A battery cover structure includes a removable cover, a button and a main body. The removable cover includes a locking portion and defines a receiving hole. The button includes an operating portion. The main body includes a latching portion and a recessed portion. The button is attached to the recessed portion. A curved arm is integrally formed with the main body and includes a contacting portion abutting the button. The latching portion is engaged with the locking portion and the operating portion is engaged in the receiving hole to lock the removable cover in the main body. The button is pressed down to detach the removable cover from the main body and return back by a rebounding force of the curved arm.11-18-2010
20100290176DISPLAY ASSEMBLY - A display assembly includes a flat panel display and a stand. The flat panel display includes a display screen and an angular adjusting mechanism. The angular adjusting mechanism includes a rotation motor and a transmission unit coupled to the rotation motor. The stand is pivotably attached to the flat panel display. The stand includes a gear rim. The gear rim is configured to mesh with the transmission unit. The rotation motor is capable of being controlled to actuate the transmission unit and the gear rim of the stand, thereby driving the stand to rotate relative to the flat panel display.11-18-2010
20120212884HOUSING ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A housing assembly having a housing and a clip. The housing has a pair of raised ridge portions and a first locking portion formed between the pair of raised ridge portions. Each of the pair of raised ridge portions has an undercut side wall and the undercut side wall defines a sliding groove. Additionally, the pair of raised ridge portions has a first entrance port and a second entrance port at two ends thereof. The clip has an insertion portion, a bent portion and a clamp portion. The insertion portion has side edges for inserting within the pair of raised ridge portions through either of the first entrance port and the second entrance port and a second locking portion.08-23-2012
20120212892WIRELESS RECEPTOR FOR COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN HOUSINGS - The present invention provides a system and method for transmitting information between a device within a housing to a second device, preferably a test or monitoring unit, outside of the housing. There are numerous issues associated with transferring information from within a sealed housing to an external device. In some cases, the use of wires inside the housing may be impractical, due to internal conditions, such as fluid flow, pressure or temperature. In one embodiment, the antenna of the external RF reading device is electrically connected to the dome of the housing. In another embodiment, the device within the housing is electrically connected to a housing component. In another embodiment, the gasket is used to pass information from within the housing to an external device.08-23-2012
20120212887LOCKING MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A locking module used for locking a component on a case of an electronic device is provided. The locking module includes a supporting member and a locking member. The supporting member is disposed on the case and has a rail. The locking member has a pressing portion and a pair of elastic arms extending from the pressing portion and opposite to each other. The elastic arms are slidably coupled to the rail, such that the locking member moves forward and backward between a first position and a second position. An electronic device is also provided.08-23-2012
20100246111DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device that prevents damage on a display panel even when the display device drops or falls down during handling. The display device includes: a PDP (09-30-2010
20100246110INFORMATION TERMINAL DEVICE - An information terminal device includes a first housing and a second housing slidably connected to each other with a connecting mechanism and that is changeable in state between a closed state in which the two housings overlap each other and an open state in which the two housings overlap each other by an area smaller than in the closed state. The information terminal device includes an elastic sheet component attached to a surface of the second housing that faces the first housing and having a protrusion protruding towards the first housing, and a biasing component that biases the protrusion towards the first housing so as to cause the biased protrusion to be elastically in contact with the first housing when the information terminal device is in the closed state.09-30-2010
20100246109Cover Unit, Electronic Device, And Image Forming Apparatus - A cover unit to open and close an opening formed in a main body includes a cover including a hinged first end portion, a second end portion including an engagement portion provided on a side facing the opening, and a deformable portion deformable toward the main body, provided in the second end portion, a rotation stopper disposed between the cover and the opening, to inhibit the cover from rotating excessively, and a push latch unit disposed in the main body to lock and unlock the cover, including an engagement pawl to contact the engagement portion of the cover when the rotation stopper prohibits the cover from rotating further to the main body. When the second end portion is pressed while the rotation stopper prohibits the cover from rotating, the engagement portion of the cover is engaged or disengaged from the engagement pawl of the push latch unit.09-30-2010
20100246108INFORMATION TERMINAL DEVICE - An information terminal device includes a first case including an operation section, and a second case movably connected to the first case with a connection mechanism, wherein an edge portion is formed around the operation section of the first case, the edge portion being raised toward the second case, and wherein an elastic sheet member is attached to a surface of the second case, the surface facing the first case, and the elastic sheet member includes a protruding portion, the protruding portion protruding toward the first case and having an outer side surface that elastically and slidably contacts an inner side surface of the edge portion.09-30-2010
20100246106ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a first pivot, an audio module, a second pivot, a cam, a follower, a latch, and an elastic element. The first pivot pivotally connects the first body with the second body. The second pivot pivotally connects the audio module with the second body. The cam is coupled with the first pivot. The follower contacts the cam. The latch is fastened to the audio module and connected with the follower. The elastic element includes two ends, one is against the second body, and the other one is against the audio module.09-30-2010
20100246105FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING A BOARD AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A fixing mechanism includes a base whereon a protrusion is formed, an elastic component installed inside the base, and a supporting component wedged inside the base. An end of the supporting component contacts against the elastic component, and the other end of the supporting component is for supporting a board. The fixing mechanism further includes a clamping frame pivoted to the base. A slot is formed on the clamping frame. The clamping frame and the supporting component clamp the board together when the protrusion of the base is inserted inside the slot on the clamping frame.09-30-2010
20100246103 HYBRID HINGE AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE COMPRISING THE HYBRID HINGE - The invention relates to a hybrid hinge. The hybrid hinges 09-30-2010
20100246107INFORMATION TERMINAL DEVICE - An information terminal device includes a first case; a second case electrically connected to the first case with a cable, the second case being movable relative to the first case; and a cable-containing section that allows movement of an extra-length portion of the cable, the extra-length portion being disposed so as to have a spiral shape, the movement of the extra-length portion being caused by movement of one of the first case and the second case, wherein the cable-containing section is disposed in one of the first case and the second case.09-30-2010
20120314354Housing For Encasing a Tablet Computer - This disclosure relates generally to an apparatus and/or system for housing a device. The apparatus includes a housing that is configured such that a device may be fitted within the housing and thereby be protected, such as from shocks and/or liquid. The housing may include top and bottom members that may be removably coupled together so as to form the housing. Each top and bottom member includes a perimeter portion defined by proximal and distal ends and opposing sides. The top and bottom members may include respective clasping mechanisms that extend along the perimeter of the top and bottom members and may be configured for engaging a third clasping mechanism, such as a locking comb or wedge feature. The clasping mechanisms are configured for coupling the top and bottom members with one another thereby sealing the housing, for instance, in a shock-proof and/or water tight seal.12-13-2012
20120162877PROJECTOR - A projector includes a connecting unit which connects with and places a media player thereon. The connecting unit includes a connecting section which connects with and places the media player thereon in a manner that enables insertion and removal, a moving section which rotatably holds the connecting section and moves in a manner that enables sending-out of and sending-into a body of the projector, and a driving mechanism section (slide mechanism section) which drives the moving section in a manner that enables the sending-out and sending-in.06-28-2012
20120162881MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device of the present invention includes a cover member which covers the opening section of a storage section provided in the device case. The cover member includes an outer cover section which forms a portion of the outer shape of the device case, and an inner cover section which is attached to the inner side of the outer cover section and detachably inserted into the opening section of the storage section. In addition, a gasket groove which is open in two directions perpendicular to each other toward the outer cover section side and the outer peripheral side of the inner cover section is provided in the outer peripheral portion of the inner cover section along the outer periphery of the inner cover section, so as to be located closer to the center side than the outer periphery of the outer cover section.06-28-2012
20120162878DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display main body having a housing having an opening formed through the front surface and a display unit attached to the housing to close the opening and displaying an image, a stand base placed on a mounting surface, and at least one support connected to the display main body at one end and connected to the stand base at the other end, in which the support includes a cable inputting/outputting power or signals to/from the display main body and a coating covering the cable.06-28-2012
20120218690ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes: a first housing; a second housing; and a connector. The first housing includes a first face and a first periphery portion provided along a periphery of the first face. The second housing includes a second face and a second periphery portion provided along a periphery of the second face and positioned near the first periphery portion. The connector includes a first portion connected to the first housing and a second portion connected to the second housing. The connector rotatably connects the first housing and the second housing with each other. The connector permits a change in a distance between the first portion and the second portion to prevent a change in a distance between the first periphery portion and the second periphery portion when the first housing and the second housing are rotated with respect to each other.08-30-2012
20120162879APPARATUS OPENING AND CLOSING MECHANISM, AND INFORMATION APPARATUS - An apparatus opening and closing mechanism includes: a slide mechanism by which a first casing and a second casing are slidably connected to each other and which effects transition of position state of the first casing and the second casing between a closed state and an open state; and a hinge mechanism by which the first casing and the second casing are rotatably connected to each other. The slide mechanism includes: a first holder fixed to the first casing; a second holder which is fixed to the second casing and by which the first slider is supported so as to be movable in the sliding direction; and an elastic member which has one end fixed to the first holder and the other end fixed to the second holder and which extends and contracts according to movement of the first casing and the second casing at the time of sliding.06-28-2012
20120162880DISPLAY APPARATUS - Discussed is a display apparatus which facilitates to minimize a thickness by innovatively removing a case and some portions of a set cover, which have been regarded as indispensible structures for the display apparatus, and simultaneously facilitates to realize a good sense of beauty in the display apparatus by a novel design, wherein the display apparatus comprises a set cover which has a space prepared by a sidewall; a display panel which includes lower and upper substrates bonded to each other; and a guide frame which supports the display panel, and seals a gap between a sidewall of the set cover and a lateral side of the display panel, wherein the guide frame is provided in the set cover.06-28-2012
20120162873PUSH BUTTON ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SAME - A push button assembly includes a push button and a sheet. The push button includes a panel body and a sidewall protruding from the panel body. The panel body includes a protrusion. The sidewall includes at least one rib protruding from an inner surface thereof. The sheet defines a through hole and includes a tab in the through hole. The tab includes a distal edge shaped conforming to an outer surface of the protrusion. The protrusion passes through the through hole and contacts the distal edge of the tab, and the at least one rib abuts against an edge of the sheet in a manner so as to cause deformation the tab. The disclosure also provides an electronic device having such push button assembly.06-28-2012
20120162876MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device includes a body, a cover unit covering a lower face and an outer circumferential edge of the body and being openable, a flexible display unit having a center portion and opposing sides installed to be drawn into or out from an inside region of the cover unit as the cover unit is opened or closed; and a hinge unit configured to open if the cover unit slides in a direction away from the center of the body.06-28-2012
20120162874DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes an outer case including a frame-shaped cabinet having receiving portions on the inner circumferential portion thereof such that a portion of the inner circumferential surface functions as a positioning surface; a display unit including a display portion in which a display is disposed and a holding base holding the display portion and where at least a portion of the outer circumferential portion of the holding base functions as a contact portion positioned further outside than the outermost circumferential surface of the display portion and the outermost circumferential surface of the display portion is formed as an aligning surface; and a pressing member that is disposed inside the outer case and positioned opposite to the display portion with the holding base therebetween.06-28-2012
20120212886ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND STAND - An electronic device includes a body and a stand. The stand includes a base, a second stopping foot, a second sliding foot, and an elevator mechanism. The body is configured on the base, and a first stopping foot and a first sliding foot are configured on a bottom surface of the base. The elevator mechanism is configured on the base and interacts with the second stopping foot or the second sliding foot. High and low positions of the second stopping foot and the second sliding foot are exchanged by operation of the elevator mechanism, such that the first stopping foot, the first sliding foot, and the second stopping foot support the body on a platform, or the first stopping foot, the first sliding foot, and the second sliding foot support the body on the platform.08-23-2012
20100226074Display device - A display device is equipped with a fixing unit so that the display device can be firmly fastened to a machine housing. When the fixing unit is firmly fastened to the machine housing, a front side of the display device is level with an outer surface of the machine housing.09-09-2010
20100208417ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A VARIABLE ANGULATION OF A FLEXIBLE DISPLAY - An electronic device is disclosed that comprises a housing 08-19-2010
20100208420ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a display body and a support base. The display body includes a bottom part, a first coupling member disposed on the bottom part, and a first positioning member disposed on the bottom part and located opposite to the first coupling member. The first coupling member is one of an engaging hook and an engaging hole. The support base is for supporting the display body, and includes a support face for supporting the bottom part, a second coupling member disposed on the support face, and a second positioning member disposed on the support face. The second coupling member is the other of the engaging hook and the engaging hole. The second positioning member is engaged with the first positioning member such that the second coupling member is positioned at a position of engagement with the first coupling member.08-19-2010
20110182012Providing Additional Electrical Functionality To A Node - An aspect of the present disclosure relates to a system, which may include a faceplate and an electrical receptacle or switch. The faceplate may include a panel having a first surface, a second surface, and an opening defined in the panel providing communication between the first and second surfaces. The faceplate may also include an interrupter extending from the first surface of the panel having at least two interrupter contacts thereon and a first electrical circuit operatively coupled to the interrupter contacts. The electrical receptacle or switch may include a housing and a second electrical circuit, wherein the second electrical circuit is in communication with the first electrical circuit when the faceplate is mounted on the electrical receptacle or switch and the interrupter is configured to interrupt the second electrical circuit.07-28-2011
20110182011PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal including a pair of housings and a hinge apparatus for coupling the housings in such a way that the housings pivot with respect to each other are provided. The hinge apparatus includes a hinge bracket fixed to a first housing of the pair of housings, a pivot member connected to a second housing of the pair of housings and pivotably coupled to the hinge bracket to pivot with respect to a hinge axis, a cam surface provided on the pivot member around the hinge axis, the cam surface comprising at least a pair of recess portions, and a cam member received to protrude and retreat in perpendicular to the hinge axis on the hinge bracket. When the pivot member pivots, the cam member slides and contacts the cam surface and is engaged with one of the recess portions on the cam surface, such that at least the housings are folded to each other or are kept stationary in a position where the housings are inclined with respect to each other at a predetermined angle.07-28-2011
20110182010DISPLAY HOLDER FOR FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A display holder (07-28-2011
20110182009Display Device and Housing Structure of the Display Device - A housing structure includes a casing unit for connection with a selected one of first and second display panels and defining a receiving space for receiving an electronic component module used for connecting electrically with one of the first and second display panels, and two side frames respectively connected to left and right sides of the casing unit at different height positions. When the casing unit and the side frames are connected to one of the first and second display panels, a third fastening hole set of each side frame is adapted to be aligned with a first or second fastening hole set of the first or second display panel so that the side frames can be connected to the selected one of the first and second display panels, thereby reducing the cost of making molds for the housing structure.07-28-2011
20110182007ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORT - An electronic device includes a main body and a support. The support includes a rotary socket, a retaining ring, a fixing cover, a support member, and a shaft. The rotary socket and the retaining ring are fixed to the main body via the fixing cover, the rotary socket is limited to rotate within the retaining ring, and the shaft rotatably connects the support member to the rotary socket. The support member is capable of being rotated to support the electronic device in a landscape orientation and a portrait orientation.07-28-2011
20110182006REMOVABLE ASSEMBLY AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE EMPLOYING SAME - A removable assembly adapted to be inserted into a shell defining a pair of grooves includes a support tray, a panel perpendicular to the support tray and defining a pair of gaps and a pair of handle assemblies. Each of the handle assemblies includes a trigger, a shiftable plate and a spring. The trigger pivots to the support tray. The shiftable plate engages with the trigger to rotate together with the trigger or disengage from the trigger under an external force to keep the support tray immovable during rotating the trigger. The shiftable plate includes an urging portion used to urge an outer surface of the shell to move the support tray out from the shell. The spring is urged between the panel and the shiftable plate to ensure the shiftable plate engage with the trigger.07-28-2011
20110182005ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORT - An electronic device includes a body, two clamps, a remote control, a connecting member and two supports. The two clamps are oppositely fastened to two lateral sides of the body. The remote control is seated between the clamps on a rear side of the body. The connecting member is positioned under the remote control and slidingly connected to the clamps, and configured for carrying the remote control. Each of the supports includes a holder rotatablely connected to one of the two clamps and a bracket extending from the holder towards the body for holding the connecting member.07-28-2011
20110182004HINGE AND COLLAPSIBLE DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A collapsible device includes a cover, a base, and a hinge. The cover includes a display on a top of the cover. The base defines a groove extending through a front and a rear sides of the base. The groove defines a keyboard region adjacent to the front side, and a fixing slot adjacent to the rear side. The hinge is connected to a bottom of the cover and the fixing slot. The cover is rotatably received in the groove, and the cover is operable of rotating relative to the display around the hinge, to cover or expose the keyboard region.07-28-2011
20120212891PORTABLE COMPUTER HARD DRIVE STRUCTURES - Portable computer structures are provided. The portable computer structures may include hard drive mounting structures. The hard drive mounting structures may include elastomeric support members. Each elastomeric support member may have a relatively rigid inner portion. The inner portion may include a hole that receives a hard drive mounting pin. Each elastomeric support member may also have a relatively flexible outer portion. The relatively flexible outer portion may be mounted within an opening in a plastic support member. The rigid inner portion may have a square outline and may be mounted within a square opening in the flexible outer portion.08-23-2012
20120314348INJECTION MOLDED CONTROL PANEL WITH IN-MOLDED DECORATED PLASTIC FILM - Provided are systems and methods for a control assembly including: a first film that is in-molded that includes decorative graphics, a front surface and a rear surface; and a second film molded to the rear surface of the first film having a printed circuit that includes sensors, control circuits and interconnects and a front and rear surface.12-13-2012
20120314346ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH REPLACEABLE REAR COVER - An electronic device includes a frame, a display mounted within the frame, a rear cover, and two switch mechanisms slidably connected to two lateral surfaces of the frame. The rear cover includes at least two opposite hooks on two opposite flanges and two opposite recessed portions on the bottom of two opposite sides thereof, respectively. Each of the two switch mechanisms includes at least one hook portion engaged with a corresponding one of the at least two hooks, and a handle exposed by each of the recessed portions. The handles are forced by an external force to switch the at least two hooks and the at least two hook portions between an engagement state and a disengagement state.12-13-2012
20120314345MAGNETIC POSITIONING STRUCTURE FOR A DIGITAL DEVICE - A magnetic positioning structure for a digital device, wherein the digital device includes at the back thereof a metal plate for the magnetic attraction and a plurality of positioning strips. Each of the positioning strips is provided with positioning nipples. The above-mentioned elements are adapted to a magnetic attraction element and positioning recesses of a specially designed bearing support. In this way, the digital device may be firmly and reliably attached to the bearing support without unexpected falling risk.12-13-2012
20120314342Holding device integrated with protective cover and wireless keyboard - The present invention relates to a holding device integrated with a protective cover and a wireless keyboard, wherein the wireless keyboard is provided on one side of a base, and a pivot seat is pivotally provided on the base at a position adjacent to the wireless keyboard and has at least one slide rail thereon. The protective cover has a receiving space configured for receiving a portable electronic device that is able to wirelessly connect with the wireless keyboard. A rail element is provided on the protective cover and slidably connected to the slide rail, such that the protective cover is pivotally and slidably connected to the wireless keyboard, for enabling the portable electronic device and the wireless keyboard to be operated as an ordinary laptop computer or, when the wireless keyboard is no longer in use, enabling the portable electronic device to be easily separated from the protective cover.12-13-2012
20110176263PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device that can operate even when electric power supplied through contactless charge by electromagnetic induction is low is provided. The portable electronic device includes a reflective liquid crystal display which includes a transistor including an oxide semiconductor, a power source portion which includes a rechargeable battery capable of charge by contactless charge, and a signal processing portion which includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device. In the portable electronic device, electric power stored in the rechargeable battery is used in the reflective liquid crystal display and the signal processing portion.07-21-2011
20120134081ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a lid, two hinge members, a reinforcing member and a covering structure. The main body has a top surface. The hinge members are disposed at two opposite ends of a side edge of the lid to rotatably connect the lid to the main body. The reinforcing member is disposed on the side edge and located between the two hinge members. The reinforcing member is inserted in the through hole to abut the main body. The covering structure is detachably mounted to the main body and partly covering the through hole.05-31-2012
20120134080HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - A housing for an electronic device includes a front shell including a main body and a screen guard, the screen guard is integrally molded with the main body by insert molding; and a rear shell is integrally molded with the front shell to cooperatively define a compartment therebetween.05-31-2012
20120134084Memory Modules and Devices Supporting Configurable Core Organizations - Described are memory apparatus organized in memory subsections and including configurable routing to support multiple data-width configurations. Relatively narrow width configurations load fewer sense amplifiers, resulting in reduced power usage for relatively narrow memory configurations. Also described are memory controllers that convey width selection information to configurable memory apparatus and support point-to-point data interfaces for multiple width configurations.05-31-2012
20120134083CHIP CARD HOLDING MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A chip card holding mechanism includes a support bracket, a tray, one or more resilient members and a latching assembly. The support bracket defines a receiving space with an opening. The resilient member is fixed in the support bracket. The tray defines a rectangular groove to receive a chip card. The tray is slidably mounted to the support bracket via the opening, received in the receiving space engageably by the latching assembly and resisting the resilient member.05-31-2012
20120134082ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a chassis, at least one cable disposed in the chassis, and a cable management member. The cable management member includes a first side plate, a second side plate, and a connecting plate located between lower sides of the first side plate and the second side plate. A cable holding slot is located between the first side plate and the second side plate for holding the at least one cable. A clamp extends from the first side plate. A circular protrusion extends from the second side plate. The circular protrusion is securely engaged with the clamp in a first position where the cable management member is at a natural state to hold the at least one cable, and the circular protrusion is disengaged from the clamp in a second position where the second side plate is resiliently deformed to release the at least one cable.05-31-2012
20120134079FILM, HOUSING USING THE FILM, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE HOUSING - A housing for an electronic device includes a decorative film being tubular and including a substrate and a shading layer attached on a portion of an exterior surface of the substrate, an area of the decorative film which is not shielded by the shading layer defining a displaying section. A tubular main body is formed surrounding an outer surface of the decorative film by insert molding process.05-31-2012
20120134078ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electronic device housing includes a bottom housing, a support plate, a display panel, and a side frame. The support frame is welded in the bottom housing. The display panel is positioned on the support plate. The side frame is connected to a top edge of the bottom housing, such that the display panel is sandwiched between the support plate and the side frame. A manufacturing method for an electronic device housing is also provided.05-31-2012
20120134077MULT-PLANE ACTIVATION SIDE KEY FOR A MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An input mechanism for a mobile electronic device is disclosed. A cap shaped to wrap around an edge of the mobile electronic device is moveable in a first direction and a second direction. A first switch for activating a first function is covered by the cap and actuatable upon movement of the cap in the first direction toward the first switch. A second switch for activating a second function is covered by the cap and actuatable upon movement of the cap in the second direction toward the second switch.05-31-2012
20100202103Housing for Electrical Operating Meanas - The invention relates to a housing (08-12-2010
20100259874ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first body; a second body; a hinge pivotally connecting the second body to the first body and defining two fixing holes along the axial direction thereof; two conductive post received in the two fixing holes correspondingly, two first cables disposed in the first body; and two second cables disposed in the second body. A first extending portion and a second extending portion of each of the two conductive post extending out of the hinge. The two first extending portions of the two conductive posts having different length. The two first cables conductively fixed at the first extending portion. The two second cables conductively fixed at an end of each of the second extending portions opposite to the hinge and capable of rotating with respect to the hinge without getting entangled.10-14-2010
20120162869CABLE POSITIONING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A cable positioning mechanism for fastening a cable, includes a main body and at least three positioning members arranged on the main body. The at least three positioning members cooperatively fasten the cable to the main body by every two of the at least three positioning members clamping the cable therebetween. An electronic device using the cable positioning mechanism is also provided.06-28-2012
20120162872SHIELDING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A shielding mechanism includes a shielding cover, a pivot shaft, a shielding member, and an elastic member. The shielding cover defines an insert hole. The shielding member is rotatably mounted to the shielding cover via the pivot shaft, and covers the corresponding at least one insert hole. The elastic member is sleeved on the pivot shaft and elastically resists against the shielding member. An electronic device using the shielding mechanism is also provided.06-28-2012
20120162870CONVENIENTLY ASSEMBLABLE INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS - Interactive systems can include various components that are packaged together and easily assemblable. An interactive system can comprise a mount, a display device, a projector, an input device, and a processing device. The display device, the projector, the input device, and the processing device can together provide an electronic display system, while the mount can carry these other various components and assist in connecting them to one another. The mount and the other components of the interactive system can be conveniently packaged and sold as group for convenient installation by one or two persons.06-28-2012
20120162867ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING ACTUATION BUTTON - An electronic device has a design panel 06-28-2012
20120162868FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING A DETACHABLE MODULE AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A fixing mechanism for fixing a detachable module is disclosed. The fixing mechanism includes a cage having a first bent portion, and a sliding base installed inside the cage in a slidable manner for supporting the detachable module. The sliding base includes a rack, and at least one first resilient hook for engaging with the first bent portion when the sliding base is installed inside the cage so as to prevent the sliding base from separating from the cage in a first direction. The fixing mechanism further includes at least one spring module installed on the cage and engaged with the rack on the sliding base for driving the rack so as to slide the sliding base relative to the cage. The fixing mechanism further includes a latch module installed on the sliding base for latching the detachable module when the detachable module is installed inside the sliding base.06-28-2012
20120162866Double Hinge Radial Cams - In embodiments of double hinge radial cams, a portable device includes a first housing integrated with a display device, and a second housing movably coupled to the first housing. The first housing is operable to open and close relative to the second housing, and the first and second housings can be rotated from a closed position at approximately zero degrees (0°) to an open position at approximately one-hundred and eighty degrees (180°). A double hinge is operable to movably couple the first housing and the second housing. The double hinge includes radial cams that apply a holding torque in the open position that resists the first and second housings closing.06-28-2012
20120162864AUTOMATIC HINGE OPENING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In one embodiment an electronic device comprises a housing having a first section comprising a display and a second section comprising a keyboard coupled to the first section by a hinge assembly and an automatic hinge opening assembly for the housing. The automat hinge opening assembly comprises a hinge pin assembly mountable to the first section of the housing of the electronic device a pin rotatable about an axis between a first position and a second position and a hinge plate coupled to the pin and connectable to a hinge which connects the first section of the housing to a second section of the housing, and at least one torsion member coupled to the pin to apply a torque to the pin, wherein the torsion member is to store potential energy when the first section of the housing and the second section of the housing are in a closed position. Other embodiments may be described.06-28-2012
20120162863METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING A TOUCH SENSOR DEVICE - A touch sensor device assembly is mechanically coupled to an electronic system having a casing. The touch sensor device assembly includes a touch sensor device and a deformable material disposed on the touch sensor device. The deformable material has a non-adhesive surface that can be compressed against an interior surface of the casing by a holding element such that the touch sensor device is stationary with respect to the casing.06-28-2012
20090059485ASSEMBLY OF A HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Several mechanical features of an electronic device are provided. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a bezel coupled to a housing. The bezel may include one or more snaps extending into the electronic device which may be operative to engage a cantilever spring extending from the inner surface of the housing. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a window that is formed by coupling an outer layer to an inner layer that is larger than the outer layer. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a chassis for supporting the window. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a grounding clip for simultaneously grounding the bezel, the housing and a circuit board. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a switch that includes a button molded into a base using a double shot process. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include a switch supporting bracket that includes a slot operative to receive a pin of the bezel. In some embodiments, the housing of the electronic device may be manufactured using a forging process.03-05-2009
20090059484BROADBAND OVER POWER LINE LOOM - A broadband over power line housing which allows coupling between power lines and a broadband signal system. Cables enter and exit from a first housing portion. Connection circuitry is housed in a second housing unit selectively connectable to the first housing unit. A latch provides the selective connection, and includes three positions: a first latched position wherein the circuitry within the first and second housing units is electrically connected; a second latched position wherein the circuitry is disconnected; and a disconnected position where the first and second housing portions can be separated from one another. In one embodiment, the latch is operated with a hook stick between the first and second positions, allowing an operator to engage or disengage the circuitry from the ground. A visual indicator may be provided to indicate to the operator when the housing is in the latched and electrically disconnected state.03-05-2009
20120314350MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a first member disposed on an inner or outer surface of a terminal body, a second member adjacent to the first member and having a gap formed between the first and second members, a filler configured to fill the gap so as to block the gap, and a cover layer configured to cover the first member, the second member and the filler.12-13-2012
20120314343Display Monitor Guide - In some embodiments, a display mounting system may include a display monitor coupled to a display arm that is mounted relative to a guide track. The display arm may be configured to contact the guide track though a track follower. The guide track may have an arc with a height that varies relative to a yaw position along the arc. In some embodiments, the track follower may be configured to move in contact with the arc of the guide track in a yaw direction and movement of the track follower in the yaw direction along the guide track may result in a change in pitch of the display arm. In some embodiments, the arc of the guide track may include a point for a stowed position of the display arm and a second point for a deployed position of the display arm.12-13-2012
20120170185DISPLAY MODULE MOUNTING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A display module mounting structure and an electronic device using same are disclosed. The display module mounting structure includes a display module having a display element and a frame fitted around the display element; and an electronic device main body having a holding seat and a first supporting member. The holding seat is extended along a part of an outer periphery of the electronic device main body to have a U-shaped configuration for holding the display module therein with an inner wall surface fitly bearing on an outer periphery of the frame of the display module. The first supporting member is extended along a lower inner wall surface of the holding seat to protrude into a space defined in the holding seat for supporting the frame of the display module thereon, so that a clearance is formed between the display element and the electronic device main body.07-05-2012
20120212890COVER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There is provided a cover which is formed of a transparent ceramic including metal oxide crystals, and which is disposed on part of a housing of an electronic device such that the cover covers at least part of a surface of a touch panel that is housed inside the housing.08-23-2012
20120212889ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND DECORATIVE MEMBER USED FOR THE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Electronic equipment is electronic equipment having an outer cabinet that houses a device body, and the outer cabinet is provided with a decorative member. The decorative member includes a black first member with a small brightness, and a second member made of a light transmissive material and disposed on the first member while provided with a reflecting surface with projections and recesses on a surface facing the first member, and the second member is disposed on the first member so as to form a space between the reflecting surface and the first member.08-23-2012
20120212888DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a display panel, at least one anisotropic conductive adhesive and at least one chip. The display panel has a peripheral circuit region, and the anisotropic conductive adhesive is adhered in the peripheral circuit region. The chip is disposed on the anisotropic conductive adhesive, and the chip has an electric coupling region on a surface facing the anisotropic conductive adhesive. The electric coupling region is equipped with a plurality of electric coupling parts, and the electric coupling parts are electrically coupled to the peripheral circuit region by the anisotropic conductive adhesive. An interval is existed between a boundary of the electric coupling region and a boundary of the chip, and the electric coupling region is located in a bonding region of the anisotropic conductive adhesive. The bonding region of the anisotropic conductive adhesive is located in the boundary of the chip. The display apparatus has better reliability.08-23-2012
20120212883Electronic controller box - A electronics enclosure that includes essentially two parts, a backing plate and a cover, the backing plate constructed of one sheet of metal having a top lip, a flat plate, a bottom step, a right side, and a left side whereby the top lip and bottom step define an air gap between the flat plate and a mounting surface; the cover constructed of one sheet of metal having a mounting tab, a top cover portion that has an angle between 10 degrees to 45 degrees from flat as defined by the ground, a flat front portion, a bottom portion, a bottom attachment tab and a plurality of fold over edges; the cover constructed and arranged to fit over the backing plate thereby providing a water shedding enclosure for electronics.08-23-2012
20120170179STRUCTURAL CHASSIS FOR A DISPLAY DEVICE - Various embodiments are described relating to mounting chassis for the assembly and support of display devices. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a mounting chassis for an interactive display device. The mounting chassis includes a plurality of sides defining an opening, wherein the plurality of sides including a lip extending into the opening, the lip being configured to support an electronic display panel. The chassis also includes one or more display panel fastening features disposed on the plurality of sides, and one or more integrated stand mounts integrated into one or more of the sides.07-05-2012
20100309617ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING ADJUSTABLE LEG - An electronic device includes a main body and a leg. The main body includes a restriction portion. The leg is rotatably connected to the main body for supporting the main body. The leg defines grooves for being engageable with the restriction portion. When the leg rotates relatively to the main body, the restriction portion is operable to be selectively engaged with any one of the grooves to adjust a predetermined angle defined by the leg and the main body.12-09-2010
20100309615DISPLAY WALL MOUNT WITH ELASTOMERIC SPRING LATCH AND POST-INSTALLATION HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT AND LEVELING FEATURE - A mounting system for an electronic display providing enhanced versatility of movement and ease of installation. The mounting system includes a latch and kickstand assembly for latching the display to a support structure mountable to a wall and propping the bottom edge of the display away from the wall to enable connection of wires to the back of the display while the display is mounted on the wall. The mount further includes a vertical position adjustment assembly to enable vertical positioning and leveling of the display after the display is mounted.12-09-2010
20100309616MONITOR PANEL DEVICE - A monitor panel device has a structure in which guide pins 12-09-2010
20120176736Method and Apparatus for a Hinge - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises a flexible hinge comprising first and second layers; the first layer comprising an elastomer and the second layer comprising a composite fabric.07-12-2012
20120176738HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device includes a first body having a first and a second ends opposite to each other, a second body disposed on the first body, a sliding bracket disposed between the first and the second body, a hinge, and a raising member. The second body is slidably disposed on the sliding bracket to rotate relative to the first body. The sliding bracket has a pivot portion away from the second end of the first body. The hinge is connected between the pivot portion and the first body. The raising member disposed at the second end of the first body leans against the sliding bracket to supply a rotating moment to the sliding bracket. The second body moves toward the second end of the first body to present a spreading status, and the rotating moment drives the second body to rotate along the hinge in the spreading status.07-12-2012
20120075785PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - When image data is displayed on the display portion of a conventional mobile telephone, characters cannot be displayed thereon, and thus the image data and the characters cannot be simultaneously displayed. In a portable electronic device according to the present invention, a cover member having a first display device (03-29-2012
20120075784DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a housing, a frame, a display module, and a connecting structure. The frame is adhered in the housing, and surrounds the display module. The display module is disposed and fixed in the housing by connecting structure connecting with the frame.03-29-2012
20120075782FLEXIBLE DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An electronic device includes a host and a flexible display connected to the host. The flexible display includes a flexible screen and a base for supporting the flexible screen. The base is configured to switch the flexible screen between an unfurled state and a furled state.03-29-2012
20120075781Flat panel display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same - A flat panel display apparatus with improved sealing characteristics, and a method of manufacturing the same. The flat panel display apparatus includes a substrate; a display unit disposed on the substrate; a sealing substrate disposed to face the display unit; a sealing member disposed between the substrate and the sealing substrate to surround the display unit; a wiring unit disposed between the substrate and the sealing substrate to overlap the sealing member; a first protective layer disposed between the sealing member and the wiring unit; and inlets formed to be electrically connected to an external power source and the wiring unit to apply a voltage to the wiring unit.03-29-2012
20120075780COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE CAPABLE OF COUPLING CURRENT REDUCTION - A communications device capable of coupling current reduction includes a first casing, a second casing, and an antenna. The first casing includes a first metal layer part. The second casing includes a second metal layer part. The antenna is adjacent to the first and second metal layer parts when the second casing is at a covering position. The first metal layer part has a surface that confronts the second metal layer part when the second casing is at the covering position and that is formed with a plurality of first recesses. The second metal layer part has a surface that confronts the first metal layer part when the second casing is at the covering position and that is formed with a plurality of second recesses.03-29-2012
20120075779CONNECTING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A connecting mechanism includes a first connecting member, a second connecting member, a first conduit and a second conduit. The first connecting member includes a first cylinder and a first piston movably accommodated within the first cylinder to divide the first cylinder into a first space on the one side of the first piston and a second space on the opposite side of the first piston. The second connecting member includes a second cylinder and a second piston movable accommodated within the second cylinder to divide the second cylinder into a third space on the one side of the second piston and a fourth space on the opposite side of the second piston. The first conduit communicates the first space with the third space. The second conduit communicates the second space with the fourth space. An electronic device using the connecting mechanism is also provided.03-29-2012
20120075778ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes an enclosure and a number of screws. Each screw includes a bolt, a head, and a shock-absorbing gasket encircling the bolt. The gasket is made of flexible shock-absorbing material. A top surface and a bottom surface of the shock-absorbing gasket are both wave-shaped. The gasket defines a through hole in a center. A number of flexible protrusions extend from an inside wall of the gasket bounding the through hole. The protrusions press against the bolt of the screw.03-29-2012
20120314355ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided which firmly holds a battery pack at the time of mounting the battery pack, and can easily eject the battery pack at the time of ejection. When a battery pack 12-13-2012
20120314344HAZARDOUS CONDITION DETECTOR HOUSING WITH FRONT DOOR BATTERY COMPARTMENT SAFETY FEATURE - A life safety alarm housing for protecting a system to detect a life threatening condition and the supporting alarm electronics including a battery carrier accessible from the front of the housing. The battery carrier is configured to carry at least one battery, and the battery carrier is pivotally connected to the structure of the alarm housing to facilitate pivoting movement or rotation of the battery carrier relative to the alarm housing between a closed position and an open position. The battery carrier includes a top, bottom and two corresponding side panels. One or more of the side panels have a deformable tab extending vertically with respect to the top. The at least one tab includes one or more protuberances formed thereon projecting into the battery carrier. The housing floor includes at least one slot formed therein disposed offset from the extended edge of the deformable tab. A latch mechanism is disposed on the housing cover and is adapted to engage the battery carrier. The latch mechanism is configured to secure the battery carrier in a closed position. The tab obstructs the closure of the battery door when no battery is installed or the wrong battery is installed in the carrier.12-13-2012
20120229963ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH EMI SHIELDING STRUCTURE - An electronic apparatus includes a case having an opening, and at least one retaining section is adjacent to the opening. At least one retaining pin is arranged in each of the at least one retaining section. The electronic apparatus further includes a cover to cover the opening. The cover includes at least one fixing section engaging with the at least one retaining section. A receiving chamber is arranged in each of the at least one fixing section to receive a clamp section of a resilient piece clamping the at least one retaining pin. The resilient piece is movable when the retaining pin is clamped by the clamp section arranged in the receiving chamber.09-13-2012
20120229961HOUSING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - Housing of electronic device includes a metal base and a ceramic pattern portion formed in the exterior surface of the base; The pattern portion is formed by etching of base and enamel of the etched area of the base. The disclosure also described a method to make the housing.09-13-2012
20120229960CLAMSHELL PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH INPUT DEVICE IN HINGE - A portable electronic device, including a first portion, a second portion hingedly coupled to the first portion so that the first and second portions are movable between an open position and a closed position, and a hinge member coupled to the first portion and second portion adjacent the hinged end of the first and second portions. The hinge member includes at least one input device therein.09-13-2012
20120229967BASE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A base capable of containing a data cable includes a housing, and a winding mechanism. The data cable has a first connector plug, a second connector plug and a transmitting wire connecting between them. The housing defines an opening. The winding mechanism is received in the housing and has a winding member and a driving member. The winding member is rotatably mounted inside the housing, the driving member is fixed on the driving member. The first connector plug is passed through the housing via the opening, the driving member generates an elastic force if the transmitting wire is pulled out to connect to another device. The driving member automatically rewinds the transmitting wire when the external connection is not required.09-13-2012
20120229966DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a first substrate and a second substrate. The first substrate includes a light shielding layer including a first opening which transmits a light. The second substrate includes a shutter including a second opening which corresponds to the first opening, and a first flexible electrode part which is connected to one end of the shutter and transmits or blocks the light by moving the shutter. The first flexible electrode part includes a first flexible electrode, a second flexible electrode, and an insulation pattern. The insulation pattern insulates the first flexible electrode and the second flexible electrode from each other, and exposes upper and lower surfaces of the first flexible electrode and the second flexible electrode which are parallel to the second substrate, by covering portions of the first flexible electrode and the second flexible electrode.09-13-2012
20120176739LOCK STRUCTURE AND CONTROL MECHANISM AND METHOD THEREOF - A rack-mounted console module includes a lower unit slideably mounted on a rail and an upper unit pivotally coupled to the lower unit. A locking mechanism includes a first part moveably disposed in the lower unit and a second part fixedly disposed on the rail. When the upper unit is closed and the lower unit slides along the rail to a target position, the first part of the locking mechanism changes from a released state to a locked state where it engages the second part of the locking mechanism to lock the lower unit. When the upper unit is opened, the first part changes from the locked state to a ready-to-released state. When the upper unit is subsequently closed, the first part changes from the ready-to-released state to a released state where it disengages from the second part, and the console module can be slid back into the rack.07-12-2012
20120176740ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND HINGE - A hinge includes: a first link rotatably attached to a first housing at one end thereof; a second link attached to a second housing with a pin at one end thereof; a first arm rotatably attached to the second housing at one end thereof and rotatably attached to the first link at another end thereof; and a second arm rotatably attached to the first housing at one end thereof and rotatably attached to the second link at another end thereof.07-12-2012
20120176737Display device - A display device includes a display panel having at least one corner on a bent edge thereof, a frame on the display panel, and at least one air layer between the display panel and the frame. The frame supports the display panel, and the air layer corresponds to one corner of the display panel.07-12-2012
20120314356TERMINAL BOX FOR SOLAR CELL MODULE - A terminal box (12-13-2012
20100271765BASE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A base includes an engaging module, a release button and a code lock module. The release button presses the engaging module to release the host. The code lock module includes a cam assembly, a plurality of dials and a retaining assembly. The cam assembly includes cams arranged along an axis. Each of the dials has a recess for containing one of the cams. The retaining assembly includes a lock head and an elastic element. When one of the dials is rotated to separate one of the cams from the recess, the cam assembly pushes the lock head to be fastened to the release button and make the elastic element deform. When the dials are rotated to allow each recess to contain one cam, the cam assembly moves away from the lock head, and the elastic element restores to drive the lock head to be separated from the release button.10-28-2010
20100271763CLAMP AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE ACCOMMODATING UNIT - A clamp includes a base portion, a clamping portion and an urging member. The base portion is connected to a housing accommodating a device. The clamping portion is provided on a first face of the base portion, and clamps a mating member. The urging portion is provided on a second face of the base portion. The urging portion has elasticity, and urges the device in a case where the base portion is connected to the housing.10-28-2010
20100271762SHIELDING DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A shielding device provides a housing, a lid and a connection hole, and the shielding device is fireproof, insulating, and easy for wire assembly. The housing is disposed on an electronic device and surrounds the electronic device. The housing has at least one opening corresponding to a connector of the electronic device. The perimeter of the lid is connected to the perimeter of the opening, so that the lid can cover the opening to shield the connector. The connection hole is disposed on at least one of the perimeter of the opening and the perimeter of the lid. When the lid covers the opening of the housing, at least one connecting wire of the electronic device can extend outwardly through the shielding device via the connection hole.10-28-2010
20100271760MULTI-LAYER FILM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE SHELL WITH SAME - An exemplary multi-layer film includes a top layer, a bottom layer and medium layer. The top layer is configured for reflecting part of incident light to be a first reflected light and allowing another part of the incident light to transmit therethrough. The bottom layer is capable of clinging to the substrate, and is configured for reflecting the transmitted light to be a second reflected light. The medium layer is sandwiched between the top layer and the bottom layer, and is configured for controlling a light path difference between the first reflected light and the second reflected light, such that the first and second reflected lights interfere with each other and provide the multi-layer film with a desired color appearance.10-28-2010
20110096479SLIDING AND TILTING MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A portable electronic device is disclosed including a first part, a second part, and a sliding and tilting mechanism. The sliding and tilting mechanism includes a lower board fixed to the second part, an upper board fixed to the first part, an intermediate board positioned between the lower board and the upper board. The sliding and tilting mechanism further includes two elastic assemblies and a tilting assembly, and tilts the intermediate board and the upper board relative to the lower board after the upper board slides over a predetermined distance along the intermediate board.04-28-2011
20110096476MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal including, first and second bodies rotatably connected to each other, a rotation module connected to each of the first and second bodies, and configured to relatively rotate the first and second bodies based upon a rotational shaft, and a supporting unit disposed at the first body, and configured to come in contact with at least part of the second body at a spaced position from the rotation module so as to support the second body, the supporting unit being rotated by the contact upon the rotation of the second body.04-28-2011
20100008028PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective enclosure for an electronic device such as a laptop computer or tablet computer that comprises a shell that is capable of enclosing and substantially surrounding the electronic device. The shell is substantially watertight, substantially rigid and substantially crush-resistant. The inside of the shell has a hook and loop liner with shock absorbing corner bumpers having hook and loop type bases so that the bumpers may attach at any point on the liner inside the shell to accommodate electronic devices of various sizes and to secure the device inside the enclosure in a shock absorbent suspended manner. The shell may further comprise a USB connector hub for connection to the USB port of a laptop computer or PC tablet enclosed in the protective shell.01-14-2010
20100008027PORTABLE APPARATUS AND POSITIONING DEVICE THEREOF - A portable apparatus includes an electronic device defining a locking slot and a positioning device for detachably attached to the electronic device. The positioning device includes a cover defining an opening and a through hole; a supporting member comprising a hook protruding from the through hole to insert in the locking slot to lock in the electronic device and a supporting portion protruding from the opening of the cover to support the electronic device; and a dampening member fixed to the supporting member in the cover.01-14-2010
20100008029Cable Management System for a Movable Display Device - A support system for a display device comprise a track system that defines a display movement path for movement of the display device. A support member that is movably engaged with the track supports the movement of the display device along the movement path. A cable management system has a cable of predetermined length that electrically connects to the display device and a flexible cable carrier disposed in the track system carries the cable. The flexible cable carrier has a fixed end along a first cable movement path and a moving end along a second cable movement path that is distinct from the first cable movement path.01-14-2010
20120218697DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a display apparatus. A stand type of the display apparatus may be converted into a tilt type or a flip type as necessary.08-30-2012
20120218694RESIN CHASSIS BASE, AND ELECTRIC APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - The present invention provides a resin chassis base that can correspond to for various components and components with various sizes by providing a plurality of sets of mounting holes thereon. The present invention provides a resin chassis base that fixes an electric substrate, and is mounted to a component provided in an electric apparatus, the resin chassis base having formed thereon the plurality of sets of mounting holes in order to be screwed to various components and/or components with various sizes. The resin chassis base is screwed by use of any one of the plurality of sets of the mounting holes formed on the resin chassis base.08-30-2012
20120218688PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE SLIDABLE IN A PLURALITY OF DIRECTIONS FOR ALIGNING THE SURFACES OF THE KEYPAD AND DISPLAY PORTIONS - According to one aspect, a portable electronic device including a first portion having a first surface, a second portion having a second surface, and a slide portion slidably coupled to the first and second portions. The first portion, second portion and slide portion are adapted so that the first portion can slide along a first direction between a closed position wherein the first portion at least partially covers the second surface, and an extended position wherein the second surface is at least partially exposed, and when the first portion is in the extended position, the first portion and slide portion can slide relative to the second portion along a second direction into an open position in which the first surface and the second surface are aligned.08-30-2012
20120314353HORIZONTAL PLATFORM AND ADVERTISEMENT DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USING SAME - A unique beverage holder is adapted to be mounted on a vertical wall surface, and includes a cantilevered beverage holder platform and an advertising display, preferably including a slot or other arrangement for receiving an advertising media and an outwardly facing window for viewing the advertisement. The device is preferably installed in bathrooms, and the like, such as above urinals to provide bathroom users with a place to set their beverage, and at the same time attracting attention to the advertisement while the user is captive. In one embodiment, the beverage holder is adapted to be reversibly mounted on a wall bracket such that the shelf unit may alternately be at the top or bottom of the device. The reversible beverage holder is preferably secured to the wall bracket by release tabs.12-13-2012
20120314352ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a bracket and a handle. The bracket includes a front plate, a first securing piece, and a resilient tab. The resilient tab is secured to the front plate. The handle includes a handhold and a first mounting portion extending from the handhold. The first mounting portion is pivotably mounted to the first securing piece. The first mounting portion defines a pivot axis. The first mounting portion includes a first side surface, a second side surface, and a connecting surface connected between the first side surface and the second side surface. A distance between the first side surface and the pivot axis and a distance between the second side surface and the pivot axis are both less than a distance between the connecting surface and the pivot axis. The connecting surface resists against the resilient tab to be deformed when the first mounting portion rotates.12-13-2012
20120314351 Attachable Extendable and Retractable Earpiece Cable Assembly for Mobile Communication and Sound Devices - An extendable and retractable earpiece or audio headset cable assembly for mobile electronic devices having an audio output port having a mount attached to a portion of the mobile communication or sound device, such as the battery access door or panel. An earpiece cable reel housing is removably connected to the mount, and the mount includes a flange having an outwardly extending rim. The reel housing includes a slot that receives and engages the rim of the flange to removably attach the reel housing to the mount. In another embodiment, the mount is integrally formed with the battery access door or panel. In a further embodiment, the reel housing is integrally formed with a protective casing that is attached to the mobile electronic device.12-13-2012
20090310287COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A communication system electrically connecting circuits in a hinged cover and base of an electronic device includes an arched first flat cable wrapping around and rotatable with respect to a hinge assembly, a straight second flat cable electrically connected to the first flat cable and disposed in the base, an arched third flat cable wrapping around the first flat cable electrically connected to and rotatable with respect to the first flat cable, and a straight fourth flat cable electrically connected to the third flat cable and disposed in the cover. Also provided is an electronic device including a base, a cover, a hinge assembly pivotally connecting the cover to the base, and the communication system.12-17-2009
20120257338FREQUENCY CONVERTER UNIT - A frequency converter unit includes a unit body, input bus bar means and output bus bar means. The input bus bar means have a plurality of input side bus bars spaced apart in a first direction, and the output bus bar means have a plurality of output side bus bars spaced apart in the first direction, which is perpendicular to an installation direction of the frequency converter unit. Each of the plurality of input side bus bars and the plurality of output side bus bars includes an aperture configured to connect the bus bar to a counterpart contact in a frame with a bolt-nut connection.10-11-2012
20120257339Multi-Channel Amplifier Techniques - Techniques for amplifying a plurality of input voltages to generate a corresponding plurality of output voltages. In an exemplary embodiment, each of the plurality of input voltages is referenced to a common voltage comprising the average of the plurality of input voltages, without the need to reference an independently provided common voltage. In an alternative exemplary embodiment, techniques are provided for automatically measuring the input impedance between any two nodes corresponding to the plurality of input voltages. Further techniques are provided for coupling input nodes of the amplifier modules to a common reference voltage, and to the housing of the apparatus.10-11-2012
20120257340PROTECTIVE CASE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective case for protecting a portable electronic device is provided. The case includes first and second bodies which cover the periphery of the electronic device, and locking parts which separably couple the first and second bodies to each other. Each body includes a lateral extension part which extends in a lateral direction, and longitudinal extension parts which extend in a longitudinal direction. The longitudinal extension parts include a longitudinal short side part which extends from an end of the lateral extension part, and a longitudinal long side part which extends from the other end of the lateral extension part. The locking parts are formed at junctions between the longitudinal long side part of the first body and the longitudinal short side part of the second body and between the longitudinal long side part of the second body and the longitudinal short side part of the first body.10-11-2012
20120188695TIRE CONDITION DETECTING DEVICE - A tire condition detecting device according to the present invention includes: an electronic component including a sensor configured to detect a tire condition; and a casing configured to house the electronic component. The casing includes a casing main body configured to house the electronic component and having an opening surface formed thereon, and a lid unit configured to cover the opening surface. An inside of the casing main body having the opening surface covered by the lid unit is filled with a sealant. Accordingly, tire conditions such as inner pressure and temperature of a tire can be surely detected and a breakdown of an electronic component can be prevented even in an environment where water content such as a coolant is injected in the tire.07-26-2012
20120188694PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device (07-26-2012
20120188687Dock with USB Port - The dock with USB port is a compact and portable adapter. It has a substantially smaller form factor than the electronic device to be docked with it. The dock with USB port plugs into a USB port and provides an adjustable dock for an electronic device and a pass thru USB port that can be used by another electronic device. The dock with USB port comprises of a housing with a USB plug at one end and a USB port at the other end. A plug that extends from a small flange is provided in a concavity, which angles toward the USB plug, on a side of the housing. An adjustable support is provided adjacent to the concavity to support an electronic device.07-26-2012
20120188691DOCKING STATION FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A docking station for an electronic device includes a main body, and a connector mechanism. The main body defines a receiving space at a sidewall thereof. The connector mechanism is rotatably mounted to the main body and is capable of being received in the receiving space when in a closed position relative to the main body. The connector mechanism includes an interface for supporting the electronic device. When the connector mechanism is received in the receiving space, the interface is hidden in receiving space.07-26-2012
20120188688RESILIENT SWIVEL COUPLING MECHANISM - A resilient coupling mechanism assembly includes a resilient coupling mechanism. The resilient coupling mechanism includes a resilient member. A first member is coupled to the resilient member. A second member is coupled to the first member. The first member comprises a first cavity. A vertical member is disposed within the first cavity. A second member is coupled to the first member. The second member comprises a second cavity configured to receive the vertical member.07-26-2012
20120262859SPLITTER PLATE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The present invention discloses a splitter plate and an electronic apparatus. The splitter plate includes a splitter plate main body, and further includes a turnover positioning apparatus, and the turnover positioning apparatus is hinged on a side of the splitter plate main body; the turnover positioning apparatus is configured to, after a half-height board is assembled to a subrack, abut against the half-height board and connect to the subrack to fasten the half-height board to the subrack.10-18-2012
20120262858MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes: a first housing; a second housing; a hinge portion for coupling the first housing and the second housing; and a fuel cell that is mounted to at least either one of the first housing and the second housing, and that uses liquid fuel. The hinge portion has formed thereon a fuel injection port from which the liquid fuel used in the fuel cell can be externally injected.10-18-2012
20120262853ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SUPPORT ASSEMBLY - An electronic device includes a main body and a support assembly. The support assembly includes four support components arranged at four sides of the main body. Each support component includes a first arm and a second arm. A first arm includes a first end portion rotatably connected to one end of one of the four sides of the main body, and a second end portion extending from an end of the first arm. The second arm includes a third end portion rotatably connected to the other end of the side of the main body and defines a sliding groove. A pin is connected to the second end portion and slidably received in the sliding groove. The pin is capable of being held in various positions by friction between the pin and the sliding groove, allowing the support components to maintain at a desired orientation for supporting the main body.10-18-2012
20120262850Probe Connector - A probe connector includes a pedestal shell having a barrel and a base pedestal sealing up a bottom of the barrel, a probe pin having a connecting portion movably inserted in the barrel and a touching portion protruding upward from a top of the connecting portion, an elastic element located between the connecting portion and the base pedestal, and a positioning sheath having a sheath body removably coupled to a periphery outside of the top of the barrel. A top edge of the sheath body is shrunk inward to form a ringlike blocking eave with a through hole in the middle thereof. The touching portion passes through the through hole to project upward out of the positioning sheath, and the blocking eave is shrunk inward to overstride a top periphery edge of the barrel to block the connecting portion in the barrel.10-18-2012
20120262854Protective casing for a portable electronic apparatus - This casing for protecting a portable electronic apparatus, of the tablet computer type, comprises a shell (10-18-2012
20120262851ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a case, a plate, and a detachable member. The case has a first receiving area, a second receiving area, and a movable latch. The first receiving area is adjacent to the second receiving area. The movable latch moves back and forth between the first receiving area and the second receiving area. The detachable member is assembled to the first receiving area. The plate is assembled to the second receiving area. When the movable latch is located in the first receiving area, the movable latch locks the detachable member to the case. When the movable latch moves to the second receiving area, the movable latch is locked to the plate.10-18-2012
20120257334MOUNTING BRACKET AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A mounting bracket for mounting a storage mechanism to an electronic device includes a main portion and two fixing portions located at opposite ends of the main portion. At least one of the fixing portions defines a through hole therein, and a buffering protrusion extending out from a surface of the fixing portion and surrounds the through hole. An electronic device having the mounting bracket is also provided.10-11-2012
20120257332EXTENDED USER INPUT - An apparatus has a first body part, a second body part, and a support mechanism configured to keep the first and second body parts together while enabling a user to move the first and second body parts between a closed configuration and an open configuration. In the closed configuration, the first and second body parts are stacked and the support mechanism is sandwiched between the first and second body parts. The apparatus further has user input equipment positioned such that the user input equipment is behind the first body part and accessible to the user when the first and second body parts are in the open configuration and the user input equipment is not accessible to the user when the first and second body parts are in the closed configuration.10-11-2012
20120257337ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - The connection device 10-11-2012
20120257336ANTI-THEFT DETERRENT PROTECTION KIT AND A METHOD OF ASSEMBLING AND USING SAID KIT - An anti-theft deterrent protection kit comprising a case, a tracking device coupled with the case, and a securing means for securing the tracking device to an object.10-11-2012
20120081848Optical System Module For An Optical Measuring Device - An optical system module for an optical measuring device, especially a laser rangefinder, includes an optical system support, a display and a display holder, the display holder and the display being designed such that they embrace the optical system support between its axial end zones and that they have corresponding connecting elements detachably interconnecting them.04-05-2012
20120081845INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display module, a first button, a second button, a third button, and a controller. The display module is configured to display an image in a first or second orientation. The first and second buttons are disposed substantially symmetrically with respect to a first axis. The third button is disposed substantially symmetrically to the second button with respect to a second axis intersecting the first axis at a substantially right angle. The controller is configured to assign a first function and a second function to the first button and the second button, respectively, when the display module displays the image in the first orientation, and to assign the first function and the second function to the second button and the third button, respectively, when the display module displays the image in the second orientation.04-05-2012
20120081844ELECTRICAL UNIT MOUNTING - A mounting assembly and method of mounting an electrical unit to an automotive dashboard includes providing an electrical unit and operatively engaging the electrical unit to a cover, either an undercover of the instrument panel, or a cowl lining area. Alignment pins provided in the cover cooperate with openings in mounting tabs of the electrical unit for positioning the electrical unit while fastener screws are subsequently installed to secure the unit to the cover.04-05-2012
20120257335FLAT-SCREEN DISPLAY DEVICE - A flat-screen display device includes a cabinet, a display module, a wall bracket, a boss and a linking member. The cabinet has front and rear cabinet components. The front and rear cabinet components define an interior of the cabinet therebetween. The wall bracket has a bolt insertion hole. The boss protrudes from the rear wall of the rear cabinet component towards the interior of the cabinet. The boss has a tubular portion and a bottom portion. The linking member couples the wall bracket to the rear wall of the rear cabinet component. The linking member has a linking bolt and a tubular nut with a male thread on an outer peripheral face of the tubular nut. The linking bolt is disposed through the bolt insertion hole of the wall bracket and fastened to the tubular nut. The tubular nut is fastened to the tubular portion of the boss.10-11-2012
20120229965ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a hinge assembly, and a decorative cover. The main body includes a holder and a holder cover. The holder cover defines an opening at a lateral side thereof and a first notch at a middle portion of the lateral side communicating with the opening. An elastic arm extends from an inner wall of the holder cover to the opening. The elastic arm defines a receiving hole. The hinge assembly includes a connecting portion inserted in the opening of the main body, and a pivot extending through the first notch for connecting to a display. The decorative cover covers the hinge assembly. The decorative cover includes a projection engaged into the receiving hole of the elastic arm to fixedly mount the decorative cover on the holder cover.09-13-2012
20100302718ELECTRONIC DEVICE, HOUSING, AND GASKET - An electronic device includes: a first case and a second case; a gasket sandwiched between the first case and the second case, the gasket having an elasticity and being formed on the edge of the first case; and an electronic component accommodated in the first and second cases; wherein the gasket has a first side surface facing inward and a second side surface facing outward, and the first side surface has a first angle with respect to an imaginary line which is perpendicular to a direction in which the first case is joined to the second case, the second side surface has the second angle with respect to an imaginary line which is perpendicular to a direction in which the first case is joined to the second case, and the first angle is different from the second angle when the first case is disjoined to the second case.12-02-2010
20120229962PORTABLE ELECTRICAL DEVICE - A portable electrical device includes an upper unit, a lower unit and a connection unit having a first end and a second end opposite with each other. The upper unit is pivoted on the first end of the connection unit with a first pivotal portion having a first elastic member. The lower unit is pivoted on the second end of the connection unit with a second pivotal portion having a second elastic member. Therefore, by releasing the first elastic member and the second elastic member, the connection unit is rotated to leave the lower unit, and the upper unit is rotated to contact with the lower unit.09-13-2012
20110122558UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY MODULE UNIT AND UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY INCLUDING THE SAME - A UPS module includes a battery; a case accommodating the battery; a terminal disposed on a side of the case so as to transmit or receive electric signals representing data about a status of the battery to or from an external device; and a terminal unit disposed on another side of the case to be electrically connected to an external device for charging or discharging the battery.05-26-2011
20110122557ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a side wall, an interface component, a partition wall, and a protrusion. The side wall is formed on one of the bottom wall and the top wall of a housing to spatially separate the inside of the housing from the outside. The side wall includes a through opening. The interface component faces the through opening in the housing. The partition wall is formed on the one of the bottom wall and the top wall and coupled perpendicularly to the side wall. The partition wall spatially separates the inside of the housing and a component retainer formed as a cutout or a recess of the housing. The protrusion is formed on the one of the bottom wall and the top wall to be spaced apart from the partition wall. The interface component is held between the partition wall and the protrusion.05-26-2011
20110122555ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body and a linkage is provided. The second body is stacked on the first body, and a first fulcrum at an end of the second body is slidably disposed on the first body. The linkage provided with an end pivotally connected to the first body via a pivot and another end slidably disposed on the second body via a second fulcrum is located between the first body and the second body. When the electronic device is transformed from a retracted state to an expanded state, the second body slides relative to the first body and then the second fulcrum is raised to form an included angle between the first body and the second body.05-26-2011
20100328867SELF-SERVICE DEVICE - A self-service device, particularly an automated cash machine, having an operating unit with an operating panel for entering alphanumeric characters and/or control data, and having a cover surface having a plurality of edges bounding a recess, whereby the operating panel is encompassed, wherein at least one first edge of the cover surface is disposed at a distance from a first edge of the operating panel, forming an intermediate space, wherein a functional strip is disposed, the functional strip being mounted on a mounting frame encompassing the operating panel, said frame being connected to the cover surface by mounting elements.12-30-2010
20100328866AIRBORNE ELECTRONICS HOUSING ASSEMBLY - An aircraft electronics housing assembly maintains the electronics unit at given ambient conditions despite changes in conditions outside the housing during the aircraft flight cycle.12-30-2010
20100328857ACCESSORY STRAP SECURING MECHANISM - An accessory strap securing mechanism is positioned in a portable electronic device to assemble an accessory strap thereon. The portable electronic device defines an assembling slot. The accessory strap securing mechanism includes an assembling portion and a securing member. The assembling portion is formed in the portable electronic device. The securing member includes a fixing portion and a holding portion. The fixing portion is fixed to the assembling portion. The holding portion includes a clasp, and the clasp is deformed to allow the accessory strap to separate when a force applied to the accessory strap exceeds a predetermined amount.12-30-2010
20120262856TWO-WAY LATCH MECHANISM AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A two-way latch mechanism includes a hook disposed inside a host for engaging with a first hole on a panel and for engaging with a second hole on the panel after the panel rotates relative to the host at 180 degrees. The two-way latch mechanism further includes an actuating component. Two pushing portions are respectively disposed on two sides of the actuating component. One of the pushing portions slides at a first direction for separating the hook from the first hole, and the other slides at the first direction for separating the hook from the second hole. The two-way latch mechanism further includes two elastic components for respectively providing elastic forces on the actuating component, so as to hold the actuating component at a predetermined position stably.10-18-2012
20120262857TERMINAL APPARATUS AND HINGE STRUCTURE - A terminal apparatus that includes a first housing, a second housing, and a hinge mechanism that slidably couples the first housing to the second housing in each of an open state and a closed state with respect to the second housing. The hinge mechanism includes a base portion and a movable portion, the movable portion being slidable with respect to the base portion in a direction which the first housing moves away from the second housing when the first housing transitions from the closed state to the open state with respect to the second housing.10-18-2012
20120327568Thin Film Coatings for Glass Members - Apparatus, systems and methods for characteristics of glass components through use of one or more coatings are disclosed. The coatings are typically thin coatings, such as thin film coatings. The coatings can serve to increase strength of the glass components and/or provide durable user interfacing surfaces. Accordingly, glass articles that have received coatings are able to be not only thin but also sufficiently strong so as to resist damage from impact events. The coated glass articles are well suited for use in consumer products, such as consumer electronic devices (e.g., electronic devices).12-27-2012
20120327570ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH INTERLATCHED FRONT COVER AND BACK PLATE - An exemplary electronic device includes a front cover, a display screen and two speakers located on the back surface, and a back plate abutting against the display screen and two speakers. Five fasteners extend backwardly from a back surface of the front cover. Each of the fasteners includes a connecting plate extending backwardly from the back surface and a top plate formed at a free end of the connecting plate. Five latching tabs are formed on the back plate corresponding to the fasteners. Each of the latching tabs includes a latching tip latched between the top plate of the corresponding fastener and the back surface of the front cover. The back plate abuts against the display screen and the two speakers, thus mounting the display screen and the two speakers on the front cover.12-27-2012
20120327569TOUCH PANEL - Disclosed herein is a touch panel, including: a base member; a transparent electrode formed on the base member in a mesh shape including a plurality of openings surrounded by a line patterned with metal; and electrode wirings integrally formed on one end or both ends of the transparent. The preferred embodiment of the present invention integrally forms the electrode wirings with the transparent electrode made of metal, thereby simplifying the process and reducing the manufacturing process time. In addition, the preferred embodiment of the present invention forms the transparent electrode in the mesh shape to increase an aperture ratio, thereby increasing transmittance of the touch panel and electric conductivity of the transparent electrode.12-27-2012
20120320508DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR A PASSENGER CABIN OF AN AIRCRAFT OR SPACECRAFT - A display apparatus for a passenger cabin of an aircraft or spacecraft, said display apparatus comprising a display device, which is arranged at a predetermined display device inclination angle to a supply duct of the passenger cabin, wherein the display device is configured in such a way that a virtual image plane of the display device has a predetermined virtual image plane inclination angle to the supply duct, said virtual image plane inclination angle differing from the display device inclination angle. A passenger cabin for an aircraft or spacecraft comprising a display apparatus of this type, and an aircraft or spacecraft comprising a display apparatus of this type or comprising a passenger cabin of this type.12-20-2012
20120320509CURVED-SURFACE DISPLAY PANEL FABRICATION METHOD, CURVED-SURFACE DISPLAY PANEL USING SAME, AND MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME - A curved-surface display panel fabrication method for fabricating a curved-surface display panel using a flat display panel having a first substrate and a second substrate includes: paring partially outer surfaces of the first substrate and the second substrate so as to reduce thicknesses thereof to a predetermined thickness; bending the pared flat display panel to a desired curved shape; attaching a first guide member which has a shape corresponding to the desired curved shape to the first substrate with a predetermined gap from the pared outer surface thereof and attaching a second guide member with has a shape corresponding to the desired curved shape to the second substrate with a predetermined gap from the pared outer surface thereof; and forming light transmitting reinforcing layers respectively in a space between the first guide member and the first substrate and a space between the second guide member and the second substrate.12-20-2012
20120320507DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - A display includes: a display main unit including a display panel; and a back-face covering member including a back-face section and a side-face section, the back-face section being made of a metal plate and disposed on a rear-face side of the display panel to face the display panel, and the side-face section being made of a resin and provided between an end section of the back-face section and an end section of the display main unit.12-20-2012
20120320502DISPLAY PANEL, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND FRIT COMPOSITION USED IN THE DISPLAY PANEL - Provided are display panel, method of manufacturing the same, and frit composition used in the display panel. A display panel comprising: a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate and a frit bonding the first substrate and the second substrate together, wherein the frit has an optical density of more than about 0.0683/μm for laser light of any one wavelength in a wavelength range of about 760 to about 860 nm.12-20-2012
20120320506MOUNTING SYSTEM WITH INCORPORATED WIRELESS SYSTEM FOR USE WITH AUDIO/VISUAL DEVICES OR THE LIKE - A mounting system for attaching a device to a surface and housing a wireless receiver for communicating a wireless signal to the device. According to various embodiments, the mounting system includes a surface mount portion, a device mount portion, and a receiver housing assembly. The surface mount portion is configured to attach to the surface and is operatively connected to the device mount portion. The receiver housing is connected to the device mount portion and is sized and configured to house a wireless receiver for receiving and communicating a wireless high definition signal to a device mounted to the mounting system.12-20-2012
20120320505TRANSFORMER AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - There is provided a transformer having a minimized leakage inductance. The transformer includes: a bobbin including at least one partition wall formed on an outer peripheral surface of a pipe shaped body part thereof; a plurality of coils wound and stacked on the body part; and a core electromagnetically coupled to the coils to thereby form a magnetic path, wherein the respective coils are disposed in a plurality of spaces partitioned by the at least one partition wall.12-20-2012
20120320503SCANNING JACKET FOR A HANDHELD DEVICE - A jacket for a handheld device is disclosed. The jacket may include a housing including a receiving area for the handheld device. The housing may include an opening configured to align with a display surface of the handheld device and engaging structure disposed about the opening to engage at least a portion of the display surface of the handheld device when the device is disposed within the receiving area. The jacket may also include a connector member and a scanner. The connector member may connect to the handheld device when the handheld device is in the receiving area and the scanner may communicate with the handheld device when the handheld device is connected to the connector member.12-20-2012
20120320504TRANSFORMER AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - There is provided a transformer having a minimized leakage inductance. The transformer includes: a bobbin including a plurality of partitioned spaces; and a plurality of coils wound and stacked in the plurality of partitioned spaces, wherein the respective coils are wound so as to be disposed in the plurality of partitioned spaces, and at least one of the coils is a multi-insulated coil.12-20-2012
20120320499LOCKING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH THE SAME - A locking structure includes a hook disposed on a first object and engagable with a locking member disposed on a second object. The locking member includes a main body rotatable about an axis thereof and a number of locking portions radially protruding from the main body. When the main body rotates about the axis, the locking portions rotate together with the main body to engage with and disengage from the hook to lock the first object to and unlock the first object from the second object.12-20-2012
20120320501PROTECTIVE COVER - Disclosed is a protective cover for a portable electronic device that includes a flexible cushioning cover, as well as a hard plastic removable cover to protect the touch screen of the portable electronic device. The plastic screen cover covers substantially all of the touch screen, while allowing a user to access a portion of the touch screen to answer an incoming call. The screen cover can remain in place while answering an incoming call to provide protection of the touch screen and allow the user to quickly answer incoming calls.12-20-2012
20120320498PROTECTIVE COVER FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective cover assembly for a portable electronic device that includes a cushion enclosure that has a main body portion and a pouch pivotably connected to the main body portion, and front and back shells that cooperate to form a hard shell housing that at least partially encloses the main body portion of the cushion enclosure. The pouch extends outside the hard shell housing and is pivotable between a docking position and a non-docking position.12-20-2012
20120320500PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME - A portable electronic device includes a display unit, an image capturing unit, and an image adjusting unit. The image capturing unit captures at least two external images at predetermined times. The at least two external images are compared with each other. In response to the comparison shows that the at least two external images differ from each other, the image adjusting unit corrects a deviation between images displayed by the display unit and a user of the portable electronic device.12-20-2012
20120262855Display Apparatus - Disclosed is a display apparatus which does not use some elements of cases and set cover members necessary for producing the display apparatus and thus can minimize a thickness and enhance a sense of beauty with an innovative design. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a panel supporting member, an adhesive member, a guide frame, and a cover member. The panel supporting member supports a rear edge of the display panel. The adhesive member is disposed at one side of the panel supporting member, and couples the display panel and the panel supporting member. The guide frame supports the panel supporting member. The cover member is disposed to overlap with the other side of the panel supporting member and surround a side surface of the guide frame, thereby enabling movement of the panel supporting member.10-18-2012
20110002094INTELLIGENT PERSONAL CARRIER - The intelligent personal carrier (IPC) provides a carrier (01-06-2011
20110038112ELECTRONIC PACKAGE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device (02-17-2011
20110038111RADIATION DETECTING APPARATUS AND RADIATION DETECTING SYSTEM - A radiation detecting apparatus includes: a sensor panel for converting radiation or light into an electric charge; a casing holding the sensor panel; an acceleration detecting unit for detecting an acceleration relating to a movement of the radiation detecting apparatus, and for transmitting a signal based on a value of the acceleration; a determining unit for determining, based on the signal transmitted from the acceleration detecting unit, as to whether the radiation detecting apparatus is in an excessively accelerated state, a free falling state or a normal state; and a buffer unit for operating to absorb a shock exerted on the radiation detecting apparatus, responsive to determination by the determining unit such that the radiation detecting apparatus is in an excessively accelerated state or a free falling state. The buffer unit is arranged outside of the casing.02-17-2011
20110038110STRUCTURE FOR ASSEMBLING COMPONENTS OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A component assembling structure for a display device is arranged such that, in a display device 02-17-2011
20120268871ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device comprising a front cover which covers a front face excluding an aperture of an apparatus in a fixed state to the apparatus, a barrier cover configured to cover the aperture, an attachment unit which attaches the barrier cover to the front cover so that the barrier cover can move, and a locking unit that locks the front cover in a forward protruding state when the barrier cover is in an open state, attachment unit positions the barrier cover at a first position when the barrier cover is in a closed state, and guides the barrier cover to a second position protruding forward from the front cover, and then guides the barrier cover to a third position at which the barrier cover is locked by the locking unit, and moving the barrier cover from the third position.10-25-2012
20120268869ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a top plate and a cover. The top plate defines an opening. The top plate includes a supporting member and a plurality of securing members around the supporting member. The supporting member is located on edges of the opening and surrounding the opening. The cover is covered on the supporting member and secured to the plurality of securing members, to separate the opening from outdoor.10-25-2012
20120268872Electronic Device - An electronic device in which a holding member for holding an external instrument is arranged rotatably on a housing section, and a restricting part for restricting, at a predetermined angle, rotation angle of the holding member is formed on an inner wall of the housing section. The holding member makes contact with a front side surface engaged with a connector of the external instrument. The restricting part restricts rotation of the holding member whose back surface facing the front side surface is exposed from the housing section. When holding member includes a guiding part that guides the external instrument in a direction that detaches it from the housing section when the holding member is further rotated beyond the restriction by the restricting part, the external instrument can be detached from the housing section when the rotation is equal to or larger than a restriction angle defined by the restricting part.10-25-2012
20120268867DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display panel, a base, a circuit module, and a wall mount bracket. The base includes a base body and a carrier pivoted around the base body. The display panel is disposed on the base body. The carrier is capable of swinging between a support position and a folded position relative to the display panel. The circuit module is disposed in the carrier and is electrically connected to the display panel. The wall mount bracket is disposed on a surface of the carrier and moves to an unexpanded position or an expanded position relative to the carrier through an extension plate, so as to increase a torque when the base supports the display panel to stand or be hung on a surface.10-25-2012
20120268874ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND LOCKING MECHANISM - An electronic device including a main body, a shell and a locking mechanism is provided. The locking mechanism includes a first locking component and at least one second locking component. The first locking component is slidably disposed at the main body, locks the shell and has at least one retaining portion. The second locking component is slidably disposed at the main body and locks the shell. The retaining portion blocks the second locking component from sliding relatively to the main body. When the first locking component slides relatively to the main body to release the shell, the retaining portion moves away from the second locking component and the second locking component slides relatively to the main body to release the shell.10-25-2012
20120268875MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING THEREON MULTI-LAYERED CERAMIC CAPACITOR, METHOD THEREOF, LAND PATTERN OF CIRCUIT BOA