HP INCFollow


This disclosure relates to detachable notebook, it has softcover to provide the input

(keyboard and touch pad) function and protection function. In order to communicate signal

between slate to softcover, it needs a connection point located in both devices. The connection

point in softcover is required to rotate according to slate's tilting angle. Therefore, the connection

point can be connected all the time no matter how it rotates. Usually, a simple hinge mechanism

is designed to offer the rotation ability. In this disclose, it eliminates the conventional mechanical

hinge structure, but still able to provide the rotation ability, by utilizing the exterior enclosure soft

material. It's simply cut in "U" shape in certain place, the remaining connecting edge become the

rotation function provider. Which is called "Living Hinge" in this case.

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