Patent Number: 7,733,331

Title: Support and adjustment apparatus for a data processing device display

Abstract: An apparatus is described comprising: a data processing device comprising a base with a plurality of input elements configured thereon, and an adjustable display having a display screen for displaying text and graphics, the display cooperatively engaged with the base to move from between a first position, in which none, or only a subset of the input elements are accessible, to a second position, in which all of the input elements are accessible; and a first support arm having a first end and a second end, the first support arm pivotally coupled to the base at the first end at a pivot point, and engaged with a first track on the display at the second end, wherein during movement of the display from the first position to the second position, the first support arm pivots around the pivot point at the first end and runs along the first track at the second end, thereby guiding and supporting the display during the movement.

Inventors: Duarte; Matias G. (Los Angeles, CA), Hershenson; Matthew J. (Palo Alto, CA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporaiton

International Classification: G09G 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-08 0:00:00