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William Woodburn: Access door with integrated switch actuator. Intermec IP, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, December 23, 2014: US08916789 (181 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for creating an integrated access door and switch actuator. The integrated access door and switch actuator are created from a single composite material. The composite material is flexible to allow movement, but is also durable to provide a protective covering. T ...


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Schijf Hendrikus Johannes: Panel, and also a hinge section which is suitable, inter alia, for such a panel.. Schijf Hendrikus Johannes, November 9, 1994: EP0623724-A1 (167 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a panel for so-called sectional doors, in which a number of panels are hinged together by means of hinge parts which form part of the panel. Each panel consists of an elongated body part, which is formed by two side plates (2,2'; 30,30') lying a distance apart and along the ...


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Michael V Leman, Michael E Taylor: Pivotable docking station for use with notepad computer systems. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 25, 1995: US05436792 (153 worldwide citation)

A docking station for use with a notepad computer is disclosed. The main electronic housing of the docking station is pivotably mounted with a receiving tray to provide a number of positions for the notepad computer between an upright position and a low angle position. The more upright positions are ...


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Dennis R Esterberg, Mark A Smith: Hinge assembly for a device having a display. Hewlett Packard Company, October 15, 1996: US05566048 (140 worldwide citation)

A hinge assembly allows a display housing to pivot relative to a portable computer base. The hinge assembly has a pivot shaft attached to the display housing and a spring. The spring has two ends. One end is attached to the display housing, and the other end is attached to the base. The spring count ...


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Heinrich Wilhelm: Separator panel holder for display shelves. Lindsley Warren F B, February 25, 1975: US3868021 (125 worldwide citation)

An improved panel support for use in partitioning display shelves which is positionable at any location along the length of the shelf without the necessity of having a supporting structure at the front edge of the shelf comprising a slotted L-shaped holder employing a bifurcated cam-shaped protrusio ...


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Makoto Kobayashi, Yasutaka Koga: Compact portable computer having a riser that forms when a cover is opened. Ricoh Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, April 7, 1998: US05737183 (124 worldwide citation)

A portable computer capable of operating on a flat surface or on an operator's palm and forearm, including a main body, a display on an upper side of the main body for displaying image or character data or both, a cover which covers the display and opens rotatably to a position where an upper side o ...


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John G Tang: Dual axis hinge apparatus with braking mechanism. Apple Computer, Beyer & Weaver, November 23, 1999: US05987704 (118 worldwide citation)

An improved hinge mechanism for use with a portable computing device is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a hinge mechanism includes a first gear and a first deformable braking mechanism that is coupled to the first gear. The first deformable braking mechanism is substantially axially aligned ...


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Greg E Blonder: Dual position computer arrangement. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, April 7, 1992: US05103376 (113 worldwide citation)

A computer including a keyboard portion and a display portion is interconnected in a manner which provides dual positions operational. In one position the keyboard portion may be horizontally positioned to facilitate the entry of data via the keyboard. In the other position, the display portion may ...


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A Justine Worley, Heinz Waschhauser, Charles W Dodge, Walter E Borra: Automatic document feeder quick release hinge assembly. Hewlett Packard Company, Jerry R Potts, January 11, 2000: US06012714 (105 worldwide citation)

An automatic document feeder having a quick release hinge assembly for attachment to a computer input device having a medium receiving surface and an associated aligned flat bed bezel with at least one receiving sleeves includes a plurality of interconnectable modular assemblies where one of the ass ...


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Scott D Beutler, James H Barber: Multipurpose hinge apparatus for foldable telephones. Motorola, Raymond A Jenski, Rolland R Hackbart, January 30, 1990: US04897873 (100 worldwide citation)

A multipurpose hinge apparatus for a foldable telephone includes a flip element and a hookswitch. The flip element is held in the closed and open positions by an enclosed cam element which follows recesses in one shaft securing the hinge elements. The hookswitch is activated by another enclosed cam ...