Patent Number: 8,823,202

Title: Electronic appliance

Abstract: There is provided an electronic appliance including a hinge portion including a first rotating hinge including a first electrode for transmitting a direct current and a first coil for transmitting/receiving a data signal by using electromagnetic induction, and a second rotating hinge including a second electrode for receiving the direct current by contacting the first electrode and a second coil for transmitting/receiving the data signal to/from the first coil. The hinge portion connects the first rotating hinge and the second rotating hinge in a rotatable manner while maintaining a state where the first electrode and the second electrode are in contact with each other and a center axis of the first coil and a center axis of the second coil are substantially same.

Inventors: Sugita; Takehiro (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H02J 3/02 (20060101); H02J 3/34 (20060101); H04B 3/54 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018