Patent Number: 8,824,135

Title: Function expanding apparatus and electronic apparatus system

Abstract: Disclosed herein is a function expanding apparatus, including: a mounting base section adapted to receive an information processing apparatus placed thereon solely or together with a battery mounted on a bottom face of the information processing apparatus; and a first connector movable in response to presence or absence of the battery until the first connector is connected to the information processing apparatus.

Inventors: Tachibana; Kenji (Nagano, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H05K 5/00 (20060101); H05K 7/00 (20060101); G06F 3/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018