US Patent No. 10,015,897

FLEXIBLE INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM DISPLAY SLIDING FRAME


Patent No. 10,015,897
Issue Date July 03, 2018
Title Flexible Information Handling System Display Sliding Frame
Inventorship Jung Hwan Hong, Austin, TX (US)
Duck Soo Choi, Austin, TX (US)
John T. Morrison, Round Rock, TX (US)
Assignee Dell Products L.P., Round Rock, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,015,897

1. An information handling system comprising: first and second housing portions, at least one of the housing portions containing processing components that cooperate to process information; first and second hinges coupled to opposing sides of the first and second housing portions, the first and second hinges rotationally coupling the first and second housing portions to rotate between at least planar and closed configurations; a flexible display disposed over at least one of the first and second housing portions, the flexible display bending as the first and second hinges rotate the first and second housing portions between the planar and the closed configurations; a sliding support disposed between at least one of the housing portions and the flexible display, the sliding support sliding the flexible display relative to the at least one of the housing portions during rotation of the housing portions; and a wire coupled to the sliding support and the other of the at least one housing portions, the wire pulling the sliding support towards the other of the housing portions relative to the at least one of the housing portions during rotation towards the planar configuration; and a biasing device coupled to the at least one of the housing portions and the sliding support, the biasing device biasing the sliding portion away from the other of the housing portions; wherein the biasing device pulls the sliding support towards the at least one of the housing portions during rotation towards the closed configuration.