US Patent No. 10,143,098

DISPLAY APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,143,098
Issue Date November 27, 2018
Title Display Apparatus
Inventorship Sangwol Lee, Yongin-si (KR)
Assignee Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Yongin-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,143,098

1. A display apparatus comprising:a first support member and a second support member arranged in a first direction;
a plurality of joint units arranged in the first direction and extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, wherein the joint units are arranged between the first and second support members so as to be connected to the first and second support members and are coupled to be rotatable with respect to each other;
a display module on the first and second support members and having flexibility;
a third support member under the first support member;
a fourth support member under the second support member; and
a hinge member respectively providing a first rotation axis and a second rotation axis, which extend in the second direction, to one side of the third support member and one side of the fourth support member facing each other,
wherein the joint units are arranged along at least one curved trajectory when the third and fourth support members rotate on the first and second rotation axes, respectively,
wherein the at least one curved trajectory is defined as a partial curved line of a reference circle, and
wherein a central point of the reference circle is spaced apart from the first and second rotation axes.