Device with a rotatable display

  • US 10,996,710 B2
  • Filed: 04/14/2016
  • Issued: 05/04/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A device, comprising:

  • a base assembly that includes a processor and is configured to define a lower axis of rotation;

    a display assembly including a display that is driven by the processor and configured to rotate around an upper axis of rotation; and

    ,an arm assembly extending from the base assembly at the lower axis of rotation to the display assembly at the upper axis of rotation, the arm assembly comprising a five bar linkage comprising;

    a hollow arm configured to operate as a first elongate link of the five bar linkage,an upper link configured to operate as a second link of the five bar linkage,a lower link configured to operate as a third link of the five bar linkage,a pair of redundant elongated links configured to operate as a fourth elongate link and a fifth elongate link of the five bar linkage, the pair of redundant elongated links being contained within the hollow arm, having lower ends and upper ends, extending between the lower link and the upper link, and including biasing elements that adjust lengths of the pair of redundant elongated links such that the pair of redundant elongated links are under stretching tension that biases the lower ends and the upper ends towards each other.

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