05751548 is referenced by 194 patents and cites 16 patents.

A portable computer docking station that is capable of allowing rotational movement of the computer's viewable screen in at least three different planes, thereby facilitating viewing and other utilization (e.g., using a pen) of the screen within a motor vehicle. The docking station defined herein is provided with a means for heating the portable computer when the computer is positioned in the docking station's holder portion. The heated holder portion effectively solves the problem of maintaining a portable computer at an operable temperature in cold environments. A vehicular computer assembly is also provided.

Title
Docking station for a portable computer providing rotational movement of the computers viewable screen in three different planes
Application Number
645461
Publication Number
5751548
Application Date
February 28, 1997
Publication Date
May 12, 1998
Inventor
John Arthur Stubecki
Nichols
NY, US
Julian Dominick Rizzi
Endicott
NY, US
Charles William Hall
Endicott
NY, US
Agent
Lawrence R Fraley
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
A47B 9/00
G06F 1/16
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