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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INC, HP, "A SHEET OF SOFT MATERIAL IS UTILIZED AS LIVING HINGE, WITHOUT ADDITIONAL MECHANISM WHERE REQUIRES ROTATION FUNCTION", Technical Disclosure Commons, (May 06, 2019)