WO2008086132A3 - Host and adapter for selectively positioning a consumer electronic device - Google Patents

Host and adapter for selectively positioning a consumer electronic device Download PDF

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WO2008086132A3
WO2008086132A3 PCT/US2008/050162 US2008050162W WO2008086132A3 WO 2008086132 A3 WO2008086132 A3 WO 2008086132A3 US 2008050162 W US2008050162 W US 2008050162W WO 2008086132 A3 WO2008086132 A3 WO 2008086132A3
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adapter
electronic device
host
consumer electronic
selectively positioning
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Richard A. Mccoy
Ameresh Viswanathan
Christopher S. Moes
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Whirlpool Corporation
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F1/00Details not covered by groups G06F3/00 – G06F13/00 and G06F21/00
    • G06F1/16Constructional details or arrangements
    • G06F1/1613Constructional details or arrangements for portable computers
    • G06F1/1632External expansion units, e.g. docking stations
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F1/00Details not covered by groups G06F3/00 – G06F13/00 and G06F21/00
    • G06F1/16Constructional details or arrangements
    • G06F1/18Packaging or power distribution
    • G06F1/181Enclosures
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D23/00General constructional features
    • F25D23/12Arrangements of compartments additional to cooling compartments; Combinations of refrigerators with other equipment, e.g. stove
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D2400/00General features of, or devices for refrigerators, cold rooms, ice-boxes, or for cooling or freezing apparatus not covered by any other subclass
    • F25D2400/36Visual displays
    • F25D2400/361Interactive visual displays

Abstract

A host or an adapter for a host capable of movably mounting an electronic device for movement between a first orientation, and a second orientation. The first orientation may be more accessible or visible than the second orientation or may be for a different useful purpose. The adapter may move the electronic device in and out of a cavity.
PCT/US2008/050162 2007-01-04 2008-01-04 Host and adapter for selectively positioning a consumer electronic device WO2008086132A3 (en)

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US11619775 US20080165506A1 (en) 2007-01-04 2007-01-04 Host and Adapter for Selectively Positioning a Consumer Electronic Device in Accessible and Inaccessible Orientations
US11/619,767 2007-01-04
US11/619,772 2007-01-04
US11619767 US8018716B2 (en) 2007-01-04 2007-01-04 Adapter for docking a consumer electronic device in discrete orientations
US11619772 US7869201B2 (en) 2007-01-04 2007-01-04 Host and adapter for selectively positioning a consumer electronic display in visible and concealed orientations
US11/619,775 2007-01-04

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WO2008086132A3 true true WO2008086132A3 (en) 2010-07-22

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US20040216471A1 (en) * 2003-03-10 2004-11-04 Kim Jung Ho Refrigerator
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EP0182720A2 (en) * 1984-11-20 1986-05-28 Fujitsu Limited Terminal input apparatus
US5895431A (en) * 1989-01-31 1999-04-20 Norand Corporation Communication system used to assist deliveries of goods or services
US6519144B1 (en) * 2000-09-29 2003-02-11 Palm, Inc. Wall mount cradle for personal digital assistants
US20040216471A1 (en) * 2003-03-10 2004-11-04 Kim Jung Ho Refrigerator
US20050153749A1 (en) * 2004-01-14 2005-07-14 Microsoft Corporation Mobile device interface and adaptation system
WO2006068456A1 (en) * 2004-12-24 2006-06-29 Lg Electronics Inc. Display unit installing structure for refrigerator
US20060261220A1 (en) * 2005-05-19 2006-11-23 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Storage compartment with display support

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