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Display apparatus

Foldable display, flexible display and icon controlling method

Electronic devices with flexible displays having fastened bent edges

Date/App# patent app List of recent Flexible Display-related patents
08/14/14
20140226275
 Flexible portable terminal patent thumbnailFlexible portable terminal
A flexible portable terminal is provided. The flexible portable terminal includes a folding portion configured to bend at one end of a body of the flexible portable terminal in a direction to a front surface or a rear surface of the flexible portable terminal, a flexible display unit configured to be mounted on the body of the flexible portable terminal, and to bend in the front surface or the rear surface of the flexible portable terminal according to a bending direction of the folding portion, and a sliding portion configured to enable one end of the flexible display unit to slide according to a difference of a compression/tension caused by a difference of an elongation between the folding portion and the flexible display unit when the folding portion is bent..
08/14/14
20140226266
 Display apparatus patent thumbnailDisplay apparatus
A display apparatus includes a display module including a flexible display panel for displaying an image, and a variable member for varying a shape of the flexible display panel. The variable member includes a variable section capable of bending in shape.
08/07/14
20140223343
 Foldable display, flexible display and icon controlling method patent thumbnailFoldable display, flexible display and icon controlling method
A foldable display, a flexible display and an icon controlling method are provided. The icon controlling method may include the following steps.
08/07/14
20140218856
 Electronic devices with flexible displays having fastened bent edges patent thumbnailElectronic devices with flexible displays having fastened bent edges
An electronic device may be provided with a display having a flexible substrate with fastened bent edges. The flexible substrate may have an active region that includes an array of light-emitting elements such as organic light-emitting diodes.
08/07/14
20140218375
 Device equipped with flexible display and controlling method thereof patent thumbnailDevice equipped with flexible display and controlling method thereof
A device enabling for a user to control a flexible display more convenient and precise and a controlling method therefor, are discussed. According to one embodiment disclosed for this, the device includes a flexible display, a length measuring unit configured to measure an expanded length of the flexible display expanded from the device, a speed measuring unit configured to measure a speed of which the flexible display expanded from the device and a processor configured to control the flexible display, the length measuring unit, and the speed measuring unit, wherein if the flexible display is expanded to a unit length, the processor displays an application execution screen corresponding to the unit length in the flexible display..
08/07/14
20140218321
 Mobile device including a flexible display device and method of operating the same patent thumbnailMobile device including a flexible display device and method of operating the same
A mobile device includes a touch-screen having an external touch-screen region, an internal foldable touch-screen region, and a curved-surface touch-screen region that couples the external touch-screen region and the internal foldable touch-screen region, and a body to which the touch-screen is attached, wherein the device is configured to move at least one icon corresponding to at least one executing application program to the curved-surface touch-screen region in response to a folding angle of the internal foldable touch-screen region when a folding operation of the internal foldable touch-screen region is performed.. .
08/07/14
20140217397
 Flexible display substrate, flexible organic light emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same patent thumbnailFlexible display substrate, flexible organic light emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same
A flexible display substrate, a flexible organic light emitting display device, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The flexible display substrate comprises a flexible substrate including a display area and a non-display area extending from the display area, and a wire formed on the flexible substrate.
08/07/14
20140217383
 Flexible display device and method for manufacturing flexible display device patent thumbnailFlexible display device and method for manufacturing flexible display device
A method for manufacturing a flexible display device includes: manufacturing a flexible substrate on a substrate by: forming a first organic layer on the substrate, removing foreign particles formed on the first organic layer and forming a recessed first repair groove in the first organic layer, forming a first inorganic layer on the first organic layer, forming a second organic layer on the first inorganic layer and forming a second inorganic layer on the second organic layer, forming a display for displaying an image on the flexible substrate and removing the substrate from the first organic layer.. .
08/07/14
20140217382
 Electronic devices with flexible display and method for manufacturing the same patent thumbnailElectronic devices with flexible display and method for manufacturing the same
Embodiments of the present disclosure can significantly reduce the non-display area of a flexible oled display, which would otherwise be covered by a cosmetic trim such as a bezel or an opaque. As such, an electronic device with a display having minimized border area can be provided.
08/07/14
20140217373
 Flexible display substrate, flexible organic light emitting display device and method for manufacturing the same patent thumbnailFlexible display substrate, flexible organic light emitting display device and method for manufacturing the same
A flexible display substrate, a flexible organic light emitting display device, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The flexible display substrate comprises a flexible substrate including a display area and a non-display area extending from the display area, a first wire formed on the display area of the flexible substrate, and a second wire formed on the non-display area of the flexible substrate, wherein at least a part of the non-display area of the flexible substrate is curved in a bending direction, and the second wire formed on at least a part of the non-display area of the flexible substrate includes a first portion formed to extend in a first direction and a second portion formed to extend in a second direction..
07/31/14
20140213324
Apparatuses and methods for a flexible display on a mobile device
Embodiments are provided for mobile phones, and similar sized electronics devices, with flexible displays, which allow suitable viewing sizes for different applications. The embodiment devices combine, into one compact package, the benefits of a small carry size with those of a large display.
07/31/14
20140211399
Expandable mobile device
In embodiments of an expandable mobile device, the device includes first and second housing parts that slide-engage relative to each other to extend and retract the device. The expandable mobile device includes a flexible display that extends from an interior of the expandable mobile device as the second housing part slides out from the first housing part.
07/31/14
20140210757
Method for inputting character and electronic device thereof
A method for controlling an electronic device. The method includes: detecting whether a flexible display is rolled up into a pen-like shape; detecting a handwriting motion according to movement of the flexible display by using at least one sensor when the flexible display is rolled up into a pen-like shape; and displaying a locus according to the handwriting motion of the flexible display on the flexible display..
07/31/14
20140210706
Electronic device employing a flexible display and operating method thereof
An electronic device to which a flexible display is applied and an operating method thereof. The content display method for viewing simple content such as a current time, a date, or the number of received massages without unfolding the folded flexible display, when a flexible display is folded for carrying..
07/31/14
20140210309
Electroacoustic converter film, flexible display, vocal cord microphone, and musical instrument sensor
Provided is an electroacoustic converter film including: a polymeric composite piezoelectric body having piezoelectric particles dispersed in a viscoelastic matrix which is formed of a polymer material exhibiting viscoelasticity at ordinary temperatures; thin film electrodes formed on both sides of the polymeric composite piezoelectric body; and protective layers formed on surfaces of the thin film electrodes. The electroacoustic converter film serves as a speaker capable of being integrated with a flexible display without impairing lightweightness or flexibility, and has considerable frequency dispersion in the storage modulus and also has a local maximum of the loss tangent around ordinary temperatures.
07/24/14
20140207586
Displaying method for third-party information
A displaying method for third-party information allows a first server to transmit at least one piece of third-party information to a first device according to at least one preference model, at least one piece of page information, a piece of location information, or a piece of time information. The third-party information can be also randomly transmitted to the first device.
07/24/14
20140204509
Flexible display device
A flexible display device includes a flexible display panel including a display unit; and a deformation member located on the flexible display panel. The deformation member is deformed due to external light that is incident on the flexible display device, and thus the flexible display device is deformed, thereby allowing the external light to be blocked..
07/24/14
20140204285
Flexible display device having touch and bending sensing function
A flexible display device having a touch and bending sensing function includes a plurality of pixels on a display area of a first substrate, and a pressure sensor portion between the first substrate and the plurality of pixels, the pressure sensor portion including a plurality of first electrodes arranged in a first direction and a plurality of second electrodes above the first electrodes and arranged in a second direction.. .
07/24/14
20140204037
Portable device and control method thereof
A portable device that enables a user to more conveniently and accurately control a flexible display and a control method thereof are disclosed. The portable device includes a main display, a flexible display, a housing unit configured to contain the flexible display, a measurement unit configured to measure a first length of the flexible display, the first length being a measurement of the flexible display that is extended from the portable device, when the flexible display is extended from the portable device, and a control unit configured to obtain a second length of the flexible display, the second length being a measurement of the flexible display that is not extended from the portable device using the first length when the flexible display is extended from the portable device, to compare the second length with the width of the main display, and to display an indicator configured to indicate the second length on the main display according to the comparison result..
07/24/14
20140203953
Tablet computer with integrated tactile keyboard
A mobile electronic device such as a tablet computer is provided having flexible display panel that deforms in response to the application of pressure thereto. The tactile response of the display panel is affected by underlying structures.
07/24/14
20140202014
Flexible display and method for measuring angle of the same
There is provided a flexible display capable of improving an angle-measuring accuracy using different kinds of sensors and a method of measuring an angle thereof. The flexible display includes a first sensor unit disposed in a first region and including different kinds of sensors, a second sensor unit disposed in a second region adjacent to the first region and including different kinds of sensors, and an angle-measuring unit measuring a folding angle between the first region and the second region in response to sensing signals outputted from the first sensor unit and the second sensor unit..
07/17/14
20140198036
Method for controlling a portable apparatus including a flexible display and the portable apparatus
An apparatus and method for controlling a portable apparatus including a flexible display are provided. The method includes detecting a bent portion of the flexible display; displaying a user interface (ui) on the detected bent portion of the flexible display; detecting an input through the ui displayed on the detected bent portion of the display; and performing an operation corresponding to the input detected through the ui displayed on the detected bent portion of the display..
07/17/14
20140196254
Foldable flexible display device
According to this configuration, the operation for folding or unfolding the screen of a flexible display device can be smoothly operated and damage to the display screen can be prevented, resulting in remarkable improvement in reliability of a product.. .
07/10/14
20140191956
Flexible display screen and method and apparatus for controlling the same
A method for controlling a flexible display screen having a first curvature is provided. The method comprises: detecting target information to obtain a detection result (101); querying a database based on the detection result to determine whether the first curvature is included in a preset range of curvature values corresponding to the detection result (102), the database storing a correspondence between a range of target information values and a range of curvature values; and generating a control command to adjust the flexible display screen to a second curvature different from the first curvature when the first curvature is not included in the preset range of curvature values (103).
07/10/14
20140191952
Electronic device with wrap around display
A consumer electronic product includes at least a transparent housing and a flexible display assembly enclosed within the transparent housing. In the described embodiment, the flexible display assembly is configured to present visual content at any portion of the transparent housing..
07/10/14
20140191950
Display device for network pairing and network pairing method
A flexible display device for network pairing and a network pairing method are provided. The flexible display device includes an input sensor configured to sense two or more input events generated by an input means, and a controller configured to analyze device information about two or more flexible display devices in response to the sensed input events and, if determining that the sensed input events are for network pairing, to perform network pairing between the two or more flexible display devices..
07/03/14
20140187227
Apparatus having a flexible display and method of controlling the same
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a flexible display; at least one sensor arranged in a prescribed form on the flexible display and configured to convert a flex state of the flexible display into an electric signal; and a controller configured to determine the flex state of the flexible display using the electric signal input from the at least one sensor, and control a visual effect corresponding to the determined flex state and output the visual effect on the flexible display.. .
07/03/14
20140183473
Flexible display device and method of manufacturing the same
A flexible display device and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The flexible display device comprises a first flexible substrate including a display area including an organic light emitting layer, and a peripheral circuit area, and a second flexible substrate coming in contact with the first flexible substrate and including a pattern for facilitating bending thereof, wherein the second flexible substrate has a certain shape according to the pattern, and the first flexible substrate has a shape corresponding to the certain shape.
06/26/14
20140177182
Flexible display and method for manufacturing the same
A flexible display comprises a display panel that includes a flexible substrate and subpixels formed in a display area defined on a surface of the flexible substrate. A data driver is mounted to a data driver area defined on the surface of the flexible substrate.
06/26/14
20140176457
Switching complex, flexible display apparatus having the same and method of generating input signal using the same
A switching complex including first and second switches is disclosed. The first switch is formed on a display part of the overall display so as to generate a first switching signal based on a grip position.
06/26/14
20140176429
Flexible electronic device and method for controlling flexible electronic device
In a method for controlling a flexible electronic device to sleep or restart, current position data of two gravity sensors located at opposite sides of a flexible display of the flexible electronic device is received. A distance between the two gravity sensors is detected by a proximity sensor located at one of the opposite sides of the flexible display.
06/26/14
20140176428
Flexible electronic device and method for controlling flexible electronic device
In a method for controlling a data page displayed on a flexible display of a flexible electronic device, a plurality of gravity sensors located at each side of the flexible electronic device detects current position data of corresponding sides of the flexible electronic device. A curved angle and a curved direction of each side of the flexible electronic device is calculated based on the current position and a preset position of each side.
06/26/14
20140176421
Displaying method for flexible display device and flexible display device using the same
A displaying method of a flexible display device and the flexible display device using the method are provided. The displaying method includes: displaying at least one object on a displaying area of the flexible display device; detecting a display mode of the flexible display device and generating display mode information; determining if at least one second object in the at least one object is displayed on a separation line according to the display mode information; rearranging the at least one object in the displaying area according to the display mode information if the at least one second object is displayed on the separation line.
06/26/14
20140175463
Flexible display device and method of manufacturing the same
A flexible display device is discussed. The flexible display device according to an embodiment includes an insulating and flexible substrate on which an adhesive layer is formed, a support layer adhered to the substrate via the adhesive layer, a cell array formed above the support layer, defining a plurality of pixel regions, and including a ground line connected to a ground voltage source of an external circuit, a light emitting array including a plurality of light emitting structures formed on the cell array, a sealing layer formed on the cell array, and a buffer layer, a shielding layer, and a bottom insulating layer formed between the support layer and the cell array.
06/26/14
20140173860
Stainless steel foil for flexible display use
The present invention provides stainless steel foil for flexible display use which enables fabrication of a tft substrate for display use which is superior in shape recovery after being rolled up or bent and which is high in surface flatness and is characterized by having a thickness of 20 μm to 200 μm, a surface roughness ra of 50 nm or less, and a shape recovery of a distortion angle of 10° or less after being wound around a 30 mm diameter cylinder.. .
06/19/14
20140168139
Method of controlling user input using pressure sensor unit for flexible display device
There is provided a method of controlling a user input using a pressure sensor unit for a flexible display device in which the pressure sensor unit for sensing a touch position through pressure transmitted when a touch is made is formed on one surface of a substrate, by which a user may zoom in/out a displayed image by only one hand using the intensity and pattern of input touch pressure.. .
06/19/14
20140166992
System and method for a flexible display encapsulation
Provided is an oled device that is rollable and has a rollable protective covering to protect the oled when rolled. The rollable protective covering may include a single layer barrier and a plastic lid.
06/12/14
20140162522
Method for manufacturing a flexible display device
The present invention relates to the display technology field and provides a method for manufacturing a flexible display device, wherein an adhesion layer having a rough surface is formed at the juncture of a releasing layer and a carrier substrate before a flexible substrate is formed on the carrier substrate. The technical solution of the present invention can improve the qualified rate of the flexible display device..
06/12/14
20140159046
Flexible display substrate, the manufacturing method thereof and a flexible display device
The present invention provides a flexible display substrate, the manufacturing method thereof and a flexible display device, relates to the field of flexible display technology, and can solve the technical problems that the existing flexible display substrate is easy to be damaged during deforming, has small amount of deformation, degraded display performance or high costs, or has difficulty in manufacturing process. The flexible display substrate according to the present invention comprising a hard material layer disposed at the fragile positions of the flexible display substrate.
06/12/14
20140158411
Substrate having transparent electrode for flexible display and method of fabricating the same
A substrate having a transparent electrode for a flexible display which has flexibility and transparency and is resistant to stress of bending, and a method of fabricating the same are provided. By forming a transparent electrode of nanowires resistant to stress of bending on a substrate formed of a shape memory polymer (smp) material, an increase in resistance due to bending can be prevented and the original form can be recovered.
06/05/14
20140153266
Display device
A display device includes a flexible display panel for displaying an image, and a printed circuit board electrically connected with the flexible display panel through a circuit film. The printed circuit board may include a plurality of boards in a stack, the boards being respectively provided with integrated circuits, driving chips, and circuit wires, and a conducting portion connecting circuit wires of at least two boards among the plurality of boards..
06/05/14
20140152553
Method of displaying content and electronic device for processing the same
A method in an electronic device comprises when a display unit is deformed, determining a display area visible to a user, and displaying content on the confirmed display area. An apparatus for displaying content on an electronic device comprises a processing circuit configured to detect that a flexible display unit is bended, recognize at least a part of a user's body, determine which display area is visible to the user based on the user position; and move at least part of content on the visible display area..
05/29/14
20140146491
Flexible display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof
A flexible display apparatus including a flexible display panel, at least one flexible circuit board, at least one driving chip, and a sealing layer is provided. The flexible display panel has a display area and a bonding area located outside the display area.
05/29/14
20140146279
Anti-scratch film for flexible display
An anti-scratch film, including a film base and an anti-scratch layer on one side of the film base. The anti-scratch layer includes a plurality of protrusions..
05/22/14
20140141683
Method for preparing flexible display device
A method for preparing a flexible display device comprises: forming a release layer (2) on a transparent hard substrate (1), the release layer (2) being made of an ultraviolet light decomposition material to which an inert substance is added; integrating a flexible substrate (4) onto the transparent hard substrate (1) having the release layer (2), the flexible substrate (4) being opposite to a side having the release layer (2) of the transparent hard substrate (1); forming a display component (5) on the flexible substrate (4); and exposing a side far away from the release layer (2) of the transparent hard substrate (1) to ultraviolet rays (7), so as to trigger the release layer (2) to undergo a photochemical reaction with gas releasing, so that the transparent hard substrate (1) is separated from the flexible substrate (4). The method for preparing a flexible display device can simplify a process of producing a flexible display device..
05/22/14
20140141547
Method of manufacturing flexible display apparatus
A method of manufacturing a flexible display apparatus, the method including forming a thin film transistor (tft), a first electrode, and a pixel defining film on a flexible substrate by using a roll-to-roll device; separating the flexible substrate from the roll-to-roll device; attaching the flexible substrate to a support substrate; forming an organic light-emitting diode (oled) and an encapsulating layer at the first electrode; and separating the flexible substrate from the support substrate.. .
05/22/14
20140140037
Flexible display device and method of manufacturing cover window of the same
A flexible display device includes a flexible display panel, a cover window disposed on an outer side of the flexible display panel, and a polarizing plate disposed between the flexible display panel and the cover window. The cover window includes a protrusion and depression portion having protrusions and depressions formed in an inner surface thereof..
05/22/14
20140139473
Flexible display device and data displaying method thereof
A display device and a data displaying method thereof are disclosed. The device includes at least one sensor including a touch sensor to generate touch events according to touch events, a flexible sensor to generate a bend signal to detect bend events, and a pressure sensor to generate a pressure signal to detect pressure events, a storage unit to store a function table, and a controller to control the components of the device.
05/22/14
20140139447
Flexible touch screen panel and flexible display device with the same
A flexible touch screen panel includes a substrate, sensing patterns, sensing lines, and at least one bending sensor. The substrate is divided into an active area and a non-active area around the active area.
05/22/14
20140138713
Passivation layer for flexible display
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards passivation techniques and configurations for a flexible display. In one embodiment, a flexible display includes a flexible substrate, an array of display elements configured to emit or modulate light disposed on the flexible substrate, and a passivation layer including molecules of silicon (si) bonded with oxygen (o) or nitrogen (n), the passivation layer being disposed on the array of display elements to protect the array of display elements from environmental hazards..
05/22/14
20140138637
Flexible display
A flexible display having an array of pixels or sub-pixels is provided. The display includes a flexible substrate and an array of thin film transistors (tfts) corresponding to the array of pixels or sub-pixels on the substrate.
05/22/14
20140138009
Method and apparatus for manufacturing flexible display device
A method of manufacturing a flexible display device includes a first step of providing a three-dimensional cover window having a flat portion, and a curved portion that is bent in a third direction intersecting a first direction of the flat portion while extending to a second direction intersecting the first direction at both sides of the first direction, and a second step of attaching by a line contact at least one of an adhesive film, a touch panel, and a flexible display panel that are stacked at an inner surface of the cover window.. .
05/15/14
20140137041
Method for arranging for list in flexible display and electronic device thereof
A method for arranging a list and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method for arranging the list of the electronic device includes displaying the list in a flexible display, detecting a change of a screen area displayed in the flexible display, and if the screen area is enlarged, displaying an additional list according to the enlarged area of the screen..
05/15/14
20140134913
Method of fabricating flexible display device
A method of fabricating a flexible display device is to prevent damage due to a defective detachment of an auxiliary substrate by carrying out the detachment in a manner of irradiating lasers onto a sacrifice layer interposed between a flexible substrate and an auxiliary substrate and thereafter taking away a vacuum by injecting air into the interface between the flexible substrate and the auxiliary substrate. The fabricating method includes providing an auxiliary substrate, forming a sacrifice layer on the auxiliary substrate, forming a flexible substrate on the auxiliary substrate with the sacrifice layer formed thereon, forming a display panel on the flexible substrate, removing the sacrifice layer interposed between the flexible substrate and the auxiliary substrate by way of a laser irradiation, injecting air between the flexible substrate and the auxiliary substrate removed the sacrifice layer therebetween, and detaching the auxiliary substrate from the flexible substrate..
05/15/14
20140134763
Method of cutting flexible display device and method of fabricating flexible display device using the same
The present disclosure relates to a method of cutting a flexible display device, capable of preventing a generation of a defect at the time of cutting the flexible display device, the method including providing a glass mother substrate having a flexible substrate attached thereon and an insulating layer formed on the flexible substrate; melting the flexible substrate and the insulating layer on the mother substrate by irradiating with a first laser beam; and cutting the mother substrate exposed by the irradiation of the first laser beam using a cutting device.. .
05/15/14
20140133076
Display device with flexible display
A display device including a device body, a continuous flexible display and a support frame is disclosed. A support frame is movable with respect to the device body between a closed configuration for fixing the flexible display in a storage position and an open configuration for fixing the flexible display in an open position.
05/15/14
20140132894
Flexible display device
Disclosed is a flexible display device capable of preventing a bending phenomenon occurring in a high-temperature and high-humidity state, by preventing water from being introduced thereinto, by forming a barrier layer formed of acryl instead of the conventional tri-acetyl cellulose (tac) film, on the surface of a polarizing device, the barrier layer having a low coefficient of humidity expansion and a low coefficient of thermal expansion. The flexible display device comprises: a display panel configured to output an image; and a polarizing plate attached to an upper surface of the display panel, wherein the polarizing plate comprises: a polarizing device; and a barrier layer formed of an acryl-based resin, and formed on one surface of the polarizing device..
05/15/14
20140132553
Flexible touch screen panel and flexible display device with the same
A flexible touch screen panel includes a thin film substrate divided into an active area and a non active area positioned at the outside of the active area; sensing patterns formed on the active area of a first surface of the thin film substrate, including first sensing cells formed to be connected along a first direction and second sensing cells formed to be connected along a second direction; and sensing lines formed on the non active area of the first surface of the thin film substrate. The sensing lines are connected to the sensing patterns.
05/15/14
20140132506
Bending threshold and release for a flexible display device
A flexible display device and method for detecting a bend on the device are discussed. The method includes detecting a first bend on the flexible display device and measuring a first degree of the first bend; recognizing the first bend as a first valid flex input when the measured first degree of bend surpasses a first error threshold value; and recognizing an end of the first valid flex input when the measured first degree of bend falls below a first release threshold value, wherein a maximum degree of bend measured during the first bend is recognized as a first peak value, wherein the first error threshold value is determined based on a degree before the flexible display device is bent and the first release threshold value is determined based on the first peak value, and wherein the first release threshold value is different from the first error threshold value..
05/15/14
20140132488
Display device having bent non-display area for reduced bezel width
The present disclosure relates to a display panel having a structure in which the left and right lateral side bezel areas are bent downward to reduce the width of bezel area visible to a user. The display device includes a transparent cover plate and a flexible display layer secured to the transparent cover plate.
05/15/14
20140132487
Flexible display device
Disclosed is a flexible display device capable of preventing contact inferiority with a driving device when the driving device is mounted onto the flexible display device bent in one direction. The flexible display device includes: a substrate having a display region and a dummy region, and forming a curved surface by being bent in one direction; and one or more driving devices mounted onto the dummy region of the substrate, wherein the driving device is mounted such that short sides thereof are disposed along the curved surface of the substrate, and long sides thereof are disposed on a planar surface of the substrate..
05/15/14
20140131668
Flexible display device and manufacturing method of the same
A flexible display device includes: a display panel including a display substrate, an organic light emitting element formed on the display substrate, and a thin film encapsulation layer covering the organic light emitting element; a first insulation layer formed under the display panel; a lower protection film formed under the first insulation layer; and a reinforcement layer formed under the lower protection film, between the lower protection film and the first insulation layer, or on the display panel, wherein the reinforcement layer is configured to prevent damage to the display panel due to bending stress.. .
05/08/14
20140126133
Support for a flexible display
A device includes: a housing having a first component and a second component coupled to one another by a pivot member and movable relative to one another between an open position in which the first component and the second component are in the same plane and a folded position; a first slider slidably received in the first component and a second slider slidably received in the second component, the first slider and the second slider being movable toward the pivot member when the first component and the second component move from the open position to the folded position; and a flexible membrane coupled to the first slider, the second slider and the pivot member; wherein, in the folded position, the flexible membrane is located between the first component and the second component.. .
05/08/14
20140126121
Support for a flexible display
A device includes: a first component and a second component coupled to one another by a pivot member and being movable relative to one another between an open position in which the first component and the second component are in the same plane and a folded position; a first slider coupled to the first component and a second slider coupled to the second component; and a flexible membrane coupled to the first slider and the second slider, the flexible membrane being exposed in the folded position; wherein the first component and the second component are coupled to one another to maintain the flexible membrane at a constant length when the flexible membrane is moved between the open position and the folded position.. .
05/08/14
20140125604
Method and apparatus for controlling imaging area of flexible display device
Provided are a method and apparatus for controlling an imaging area of a flexible display device. A method of controlling an imaging area in a display area of a flexible display device including a display unit for receiving a touch, and a display area overlapping the display unit and for displaying an image includes obtaining at least two input signals input to the display unit in response to a continuous touch in the form of a closed loop, setting an internal area of the closed loop as an imaging area based on the obtained at least two input signals, and controlling the image displayed on the display area to be moved and displayed onto the set imaging area.
05/08/14
20140123436
Support for a flexible display
A support for a flexible display of a portable electronic device includes: a first hinge element coupled to a second hinge element in a side-by-side arrangement, the first hinge element having: a display-receiving surface extending at least partway along a length of the first hinge element, the display-receiving surface for coupling to the flexible display; and a guide coupling the first hinge element to the second hinge element and guiding movement of the second hinge element relative to the first hinge element along a path between a first stop and a second stop, the first stop for limiting movement in a first direction and the second stop for limiting movement in a second direction; a neutral plane associated with movement of the first hinge element relative to the second hinge element is external to the support and located adjacent to the display-receiving surface.. .
05/01/14
20140118970
Flexible display panel and fabricating method thereof, and image display terminal unit
In the case of the flexible display panel, the fabrication method, and the image display terminal unit, the flexible display panel is implemented with a plastic substrate, rather than the conventional glass substrate, and a portion of the non-active area of the display panel is cut to form a cutout portion to insert modules of the image display terminal unit into the cutout portion to thus reduce a receiving space of the lower housing, thereby minimizing a width of the bezel region.. .
05/01/14
20140118319
Flexible display device and method of compensating for luminance of the flexible display device
A flexible display device and a method of compensating for luminance of the flexible display device, the flexible display device including: a flexible display panel including a first display region and second display regions at opposite sides of the first display region and having a shape of a curved surface that is bent from a central axis of the flexible display panel at a angle; optical sensors disposed in each of the first display region and the second display regions and measuring amounts of light in the first display region and the second display regions; and a luminance compensation unit compensating luminance of the first display region and luminance of the second display regions based on the measured amounts of light.. .
05/01/14
20140118317
Method of controlling output of screen of flexible display and portable terminal supporting the same
A terminal supporting control of an output of a screen of a flexible display is provided. The terminal includes a flexible display configured such that at least a portion of the flexible display is deflected or folded, a sensor unit for collecting a sensor signal for detecting a location where the flexible display is deflected or folded, and a controller for controlling to determine a specific area of a functional screen or at least one functional screen from among a plurality of functional screens which are output before the flexible display is deflected or folded as a content viewing area when an input event is received, and for outputting the determined content viewing area in a specific display area of the folded flexible display..
05/01/14
20140118271
Display device and method for controlling display image
A flexible display device and a method for controlling a display image are disclosed. In one aspect, the flexible display device includes a first display which has a flat shape and a second display which is disposed on either side of the first display and has a curved surface bent at a boundary between the first and second displays.
05/01/14
20140117844
Flexible display device
A flexible display device including: a flexible substrate having a display area and a moisture absorption area at a surface; a display unit at the display area; a moisture absorption layer at the moisture absorption area; and a sealant along an edge of the display area and configured to seal the moisture absorption layer and the display unit. The flexible substrate is configured to be folded at least one time, and the display area and the moisture absorption area are opposite to each other..


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