D Stephen Goodrich, Drew D Granzow, Kevin W Mundt, Neil L Condra, Chris F Felcman, Mark S Tracy, Sam D Blackwell, Earl W Moore: Combined notepad and notebook computer. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, December 20, 1994: US05375076 (236 worldwide citation)

A computer systems which combines the capabilities of both notepad and notebook computers. The main housing includes an liquid crystal display display with a digitizer input to be used as the display in all modes and the input device when used with a stylus in notepad mode. Also located in the main ...

Jeffrey K Jeansonne, Earl W Moore, Tim L Zhang: System and method for selectively communicatively coupling and transmitting power between an electronic device and a peripheral component. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 19, 2005: US06881098 (24 worldwide citation)

A system comprises an electronic device, a peripheral component and a cable. The cable couples the peripheral component to the electronic device. The cable further comprises a connector end for connection to a standard port on the electronic device. The connector end has an abutment feature designed ...

Earl W Moore, Kevin L Massaro: Flexible door for use with an electronic device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 29, 2004: US06757160 (20 worldwide citation)

An electronic device having a flexible door attached to a housing. The flexible door comprises a plurality of panels coupled by sequential hinge members. The combination of hinge members with relatively stiffer door panels allows the door to conform to a variety of arcuate profiles while permitting ...

Jeffrey A Lev, Earl W Moore: System and method for locking a tablet computer display. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 18, 2008: US07345871 (18 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems and methods for locking a movable appendage (e.g., a display) of an electronic device (e.g., a tablet computer) comprising a rotational lock interfaced with a display hinge assembly of the display, and a docking member disposed to engage at least a portion of the rotational loc ...

Earl W Moore, Ronald R Brown: Key with silent return movement. Compaq Computer Corporation, Christopher D Keirs, May 23, 1995: US05418530 (18 worldwide citation)

Several unique features of a key switch housing and plunger are disclosed which may be employed to provide a keyboard having improved noise and feel characteristics. A system of key plunger up-stops is used to reduce the noise produced by key return while preventing removal of the plunger from the c ...

Earl W Moore: Ejection bay structure for portable computers. Hewlett Packard Development Company, August 12, 2003: US06606241 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for inserting a computer component into, and removing the computer component from, a bay of a computer, includes a first frame member adapted for movement between retracted and extended positions. The first frame member has a pull bar adapted for grasping by a user for moving the first ...

Mark H Ruch, Paul J Doczy, Earl W Moore: Electronic device physical security component. Hewlett Packard Development Company, February 7, 2012: US08111511 (10 worldwide citation)

A portable electronic device comprises a physical security component configured to be in a retracted position and an extended position relative to a housing of the portable electronic device, the physical security component having at least two differently shaped openings enabling at least two differ ...

Paul J Doczy, Earl W Moore, Stacy L Wolff: Electronic device locking system. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 27, 2009: US07609514 (10 worldwide citation)

An electronic device locking system, comprising a display member coupled to a base member to enable variable positioning of the display member relative to the base member and a post engagable with a latch to secure the display member in a fixed position relative to the base member.

Ronald E DeLuga, Earl W Moore, Robert C Hurbanis Jr: System and method for multistage security of portable computing device and attachable expansion device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 29, 2004: US06757166 (10 worldwide citation)

The present technique provides a multistage security system and method for physically securing a portable computing device and an attachable expansion device together or separately to an external fixture, such as a desk. A security structure, such as an internal lock structure, is disposed in one of ...

Earl W Moore, David J Klee: Exhaust system for a cryogenic freezer. Air Products and Chemicals, James C Simmons, February 25, 1997: US05605049 (9 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for controlling removal of gaseous cryogen from a continuous tunnel type freezer wherein the cryogen and product to be frozen travel in counterflow heat exchange relation to minimize ambient atmosphere moving into the tunnel and out of the exhaust system with the exhausted gaseo ...