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New Patent: Expandable LCD Display for Canon Cameras

Canon has filed an unusual patent for an expandable LCD display: a flexible LCD screen that by moving the end section of the camera, can be expanded to cover the whole back.

Take a look at the patent details below translated by Google.

Patent Publication No. 2015-154223

  • Published 2015.8.24
  • Filing date 2014.2.14

Canon patents

  • Rotatable operation unit
  • The first state is a rear LCD expands and contracts, the operating face of the operating unit faces behind
  • The second state, the rear LCD is extended, the operation surface of the operation portion faces to the right

Keith over at Northlight images did the animated image showing the patent concept below.

via: Egami

Read more: Canon Patents

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