David MooreFollow


This publication describes techniques and apparatuses directed to providing computing devices with concealed barometric ports and barometric meshes. In aspects, a computing device includes two or more device elements adhered together using an adhesive, defining a sealed internal cavity that houses the electrical components of the computing device. A passageway (air channel) is defined through the adhesive, extending from an assembly gap located between the device elements and a concealed barometric port. The barometric port is interrupted by a barometric mesh (e.g., air-permeable membrane) through which air flows into or out of the internal cavity, regulating the internal air pressure while restricting the ingress of contaminants (e.g., liquid, dust, debris).

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