Microsoft Patent Unlocks Foldable Surface Device With Liquid-Filled Hinges

Microsoft has been working on a dual-screen Surface device that may well resemble the company’s Courier concept. The software giant is expected to tease the device at its Surface hardware event next month, but new patents show that Microsoft’s work goes far beyond just dual-screen hardware. A new patent, spotted by WindowsUnited, has surfaced that reveals Microsoft has been working on a special hinge that uses liquid to reduce the stress on flexible and foldable displays. The liquid can be filled inside cavities around the flexible display to help it bend and move into different positions. Microsoft’s example shows a device with two separate sides and a flexible OLED display that extends across the entire device. Microsoft has long been... Continue reading…

Microsoft Patent Unlocks Foldable Surface Device With Liquid-Filled Hinges

Microsoft files for a lot of patents, and some of the tech that is seen in the patent apps never ends up getting used in production products. A new patent has turned up, and this one is quite ...

Sat 14 Sep 19 from HotHardware

Microsoft patent describes a folding-screen device with a liquid-filled hinge

It seems like just about every major laptop, tablet, or smartphone maker is confirmed or at least rumored to be working on a folding-screen device of some kind. There's Samsung's Galaxy Fold, ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Techspot

Microsoft Files Another Patent for a Dual-Screen Device

Conception of what Microsoft's never-launched "Andromeda" device might have looked like, by Thurrott.com Microsoft has been awarded a new patent ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Extremetech

Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges

Microsoft's dreams of dual-screen devices aren't disappearing any time soon. A recent patent filing from the company details a clamshell device concept whose hinge is filled ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Engadget

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface device may use liquid-powered hinges

New patent reveals a foldable, dual-screen Microsoft device to boast fluid-filled hinge.

Sat 14 Sep 19 from Techradar

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