Bracket assembly for a multi-component vision system in an electronic device

  • US 10,983,555 B2
  • Filed: 02/06/2019
  • Issued: 04/20/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/07/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:

  • an enclosure that defines an internal volume;

    a transparent cover secured with the enclosure;

    a display assembly covered by the transparent cover, the display assembly comprising a display layer and a touch input layer, the display layer and the touch input layer defining an inactive region at least partially surrounded by an active region;

    a bracket assembly disposed between the transparent layer and the enclosure; and

    a vision system configured for object recognition, and carried by the bracket assembly in the internal volume such that the vision system is uncovered from the display assembly by the inactive region, the vision system comprising;

    a first camera module configured to capture an image of an object;

    a light emitting module configured to project a pattern onto the object;

    a second camera module configured to capture at least some of the pattern that is reflected from the object.

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