Microsoft’s new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

Surface Duo/Neo dual-screen devices are expected to go on sale by the end of this year, when many of the current questions will be answered, such as whether the device has a camera? How does Windows 10X and Android fit into this new device form? Wait a minute. Fortunately, the constantly exposed patent provides more side information for current surface dual-screen devices. Microsoft recently obtained a patent on electromagnetic locking mechanisms,media outlet Windows United reported. The patent describes a magnetic closed piece through which the two halves of the device are kept together in a closed state.

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

“The enclosure includes the first magnet, as well as the shell equipped with the second magnet,” Microsoft wrote in the patent. The first magnet structure is positioned in the first object, while the shell structure is positioned in the second object. The housing has at least one adjustment mechanism that is connected to the housing that causes the second magnet to move in at least one pan or at least one rotation direction relative to the top of the housing. The motion of the second magnet relative to the top of the housing adjusts the position or orientation of the second magnet relative to the first magnet in order to change the magnet between the first magnet and the second magnet when the first magnet is near the top. “

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure

Microsoft's new patent exposure: Electromagnetic locking technology makes Surface dual-screen devices more secure