US Patent No. 10,694,629

SYSTEM WITH MULTIPLE DISPLAYS


Patent No. 10,694,629
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title System With Multiple Displays
Inventorship Matthew D. Rohrbach, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,629

1. A portable electronic system, comprising:a first electronic device that includes a first housing, the first housing carrying a first display, a first magnet, and a first connector;
a second electronic device that includes a second housing, the second housing carrying a second display, a second magnet, and a second connector; and
a hinge assembly that allows rotation between the first electronic device and the second electronic device, the hinge assembly capable of establishing a communication channel between the first connector and the second connector, the hinge assembly comprising:
a first concave portion that is contoured to the first housing,
a first hinge magnet configured to magnetically couple with the first magnet,
a second concave portion that is contoured to the second housing, and
a second hinge magnet configured to magnetically couple with the second magnet.