US Patent No. 10,219,370

DISPLAY UNIT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,219,370
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Display Unit And Electronic Apparatus
Inventorship Gen Yukawa, Kanagawa (JP)
Assignee SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,370

1. A display unit, comprising:a flexible display panel configured to display an image based on an image signal;
a supporting member configured to:
maintain the flexible display panel in a fixed bending state along a first direction, and
maintain the flexible display panel in a flat state along a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction;
an exterior member that includes a transparent material and a non-transparent frame member, wherein the transparent material corresponds to a transparent display region, and the non-transparent frame member corresponds to a peripheral region that surrounds the transparent display region; and
wherein the transparent display region is arranged to cover the flexible display panel with the exterior member in a visible manner through the transparent display region, and
the supporting member includes a laminated structure that includes a first layer and a second layer.