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CN103874369A
CN103874369A CN201210526157.9A CN201210526157A CN103874369A CN 103874369 A CN103874369 A CN 103874369A CN 201210526157 A CN201210526157 A CN 201210526157A CN 103874369 A CN103874369 A CN 103874369A
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庄益诚
廖宇靖
郑英彦
林宏文
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宏达国际电子股份有限公司
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Abstract

The invention discloses an electronic device comprising a shell, a touch control module and a controller. The touch control module is embedded in the shell, and includes a plurality of conductive sheets and insulating material. The insulating material electrically insulates and combines the conductive sheets. The controller is electrically connected to the touch control module to identify a touch control event happening on the conductive sheets.

Description

Electronic installation

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of electronic installation, and particularly relate to a kind of electronic installation with touch controllable function.

Background technology

In information society now, the mankind increase gradually for the dependence of the electronic installation of consumption-orientation.Such as individualized digital assistants (Personal Digital Assistance, PDA), Smartphone (smart phone) or panel computer (Tablet PC) etc. are seen everywhere arround life, therefore the electronic installation of consumption-orientation and modern's daily life have inseparable relation.

In above-mentioned electronic installation, taking Smartphone as example, more lightly change and more humane object in order to make Smartphone reach more convenient, volume, many products, by traditional input unit such as keyboard or mouse, change into and use contact panel as input unit.But, in the part input element on Smartphone, for example, be start or volume adjusting etc., remain using mechanical key as input element.The input unit of these different operating forms is arranged at respectively in electronic product, can increase production cost.In addition, when these key assemblings are during in body, easily because tolerance stack and affect outward appearance in the tolerance of button size or assembling process.

Summary of the invention

The object of the present invention is to provide a kind of electronic installation, can utilize contactor control device to replace conventional keys.

For reaching above-mentioned purpose, the present invention proposes a kind of electronic installation and comprises shell, touch-control module and controller.Touch-control module is embedded on shell, and comprises multiple conducting strips and insulating material.Insulating material is electrically insulated and in conjunction with conducting strip.Controller is electrically connected to touch-control module, occurs in the touch-control event on conducting strip with identification.

In one embodiment of this invention, the material of above-mentioned shell is metal, between shell and conducting strip, is electrically insulated with insulating material.

In one embodiment of this invention, the material of above-mentioned conducting strip is metal, and the material of insulating material is plastic cement.

In one embodiment of this invention, above-mentioned conducting strip and housing are combined into one via insulating material.

In one embodiment of this invention, the quantity of above-mentioned conducting strip is two, and each conducting strip is triangular in shape, and conducting strip forms quadrangle sensing area altogether.

In one embodiment of this invention, the quantity of above-mentioned conducting strip is four, and conducting strip forms a line and forms altogether quadrangle sensing area.

In one embodiment of this invention, above-mentioned touch-control module is embedded at the side of shell.

Based on above-mentioned, on the shell of electronic installation of the present invention, be equipped with touch-control module.Touch-control module is to be made up of multiple conducting strips that are separated from each other and insulating material, and these conducting strips are connected with controller respectively.In the time that touch-control event occurs, be for example that user's finger comes close to or in contact with these conducting strips, controller can identification occurs in position of touch on these conducting strips to control electronic installation.Conducting strip of the present invention can replace button as input element, to keep the attractive in appearance of electronic device appearance.

For above-mentioned feature and advantage of the present invention can be become apparent, special embodiment below, and coordinate appended accompanying drawing to be described in detail below.

Brief description of the drawings

Fig. 1 is the schematic diagram of the electronic installation of one embodiment of the invention;

Fig. 2 A is the partial enlarged drawing of the electronic installation of Fig. 1;

Fig. 2 B is the schematic diagram of the conducting strip generation touch-control event of Fig. 2 A;

Fig. 3 is the schematic diagram of the electronic installation of another embodiment of the present invention;

Fig. 4 is the partial enlarged drawing of the electronic installation of Fig. 3.

Main element symbol description

100,200: electronic installation

110,210: shell

120,220: touch-control module

122,222: conducting strip

124,224: insulating material

122a, 222a: the first conducting strip

122b, 222b: the second conducting strip

130,230: controller

132,232: connection line

222c: the 3rd conducting strip

222d: the 4th conducting strip

A, B: region

Embodiment

Fig. 1 is the schematic diagram of the electronic installation of one embodiment of the invention.Fig. 2 A is the partial enlarged drawing of the electronic installation of Fig. 1.Please refer to Fig. 1 and Fig. 2 A, the electronic installation 100 of the present embodiment comprises shell 110, touch-control module 120 and controller 130.Touch-control module 120 is embedded on shell 110, and comprises multiple conducting strips 122 and insulating material 124.Insulating material 124 is electrically insulated and in conjunction with conducting strip 122.Controller 130 is electrically connected to touch-control module 120, occurs in the touch-control event on conducting strip 122 with identification.

The electronic installation 100 of the present embodiment can utilize the conducting strip 122 of touch-control module 120 as the element of instruction input.Touch-control module 120 is for example the side that is embedded at shell 110.These conducting strips 122 are electrically connected with controller 130 respectively.For instance, in the time that user's finger comes close to or in contact with these conducting strips 122, capacitance between conducting strip 122 will change, and the position that controller 130 can occur by this capacitance variation amount identification touch-control event makes electronic installation 100 can correspondingly produce feedback.The conducting strip 122 of the present embodiment can replace mechanical key as input element, for example, be volume control key or mains switch.

In the present embodiment, shell 110 is for example metal with the material of conducting strip 122, is electrically connected with conducting strip 122 for fear of shell 110, between shell 110 and conducting strip 122, insulating material 124 is set to be electrically insulated.In the time that arranging in pairs or groups the shell 110 of metal material, the conducting strip 122 of metal material can promote the outward appearance consistency of electronic installation 100, namely full metal jacket 110 there is touch-control module 120.

In the present embodiment, the material of insulating material 124 is for example plastic cement.When wanting in the time that electronic installation 100 arranges conducting strip 122 as the element of touch-control input, need first on shell 110, perforate to be set, and the conducting strip of touch-control module 120 122 and insulating material 124 are arranged in perforate, conducting strip 122 and housing 110 are combined into one via insulating material 124.Conducting strip 122 and insulating material 124 are arranged at the mode of shell 110, for example, adopt the manufacture craft of imbedding ejaculation (insert-molding).First conducting strip 122 be positioned in perforate and utilize mould to fix, then the insulating material of plastic cement material 124 is filled between conducting strip 122 and shell 110, so that conducting strip 122 is isolated with shell 110, avoiding shell 110 conductings of conducting strip 122 and metal material.But the present invention does not limit process for making that insulating material 124 and conducting strip 122 be arranged on shell 110 for imbedding ejaculation.

Below herein by the explanation design of conducting strip 122 and the mode of touch-control sensing.Fig. 2 B is the schematic diagram of the conducting strip generation touch-control event of Fig. 2 A.Please continue to refer to Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B, in the present embodiment, the quantity of the conducting strip 122 of touch-control module 120 is two, and each conducting strip 122 is triangular in shape, and these two conducting strips 122 form quadrangle sensing area altogether.In the time that touch-control event occurs, the capacitance variation amount of controller 130 these conducting strips 122 of induction is to judge position of touch.

Specifically,, in Fig. 2 B, conducting strip 122 is for example to comprise the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b.The first conducting strip 122a has identical profile with the second conducting strip 122b, but the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b are for being oppositely arranged, to form the sensing region of a similar rectangle.Between conducting strip 122, be provided with insulating material 124, controller 130 connects respectively each conducting strip 122 by many connection lines 132, with the capacitance variation amount of the different conducting strips 122 of sensing independently.

When user's finger is during near conducting strip 122, can form the first coupling regime at the first conducting strip 122a, and form the second coupling regime at the second conducting strip 122b.Because the first coupling regime is different from the second coupling regime, the capacitance variation amount that therefore the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b produce is not identical yet, and therefore controller 130 can be by this capacitance variation amount to judge the generation position of touch point.

In the time of the zones of different of user's finger touches touch-control module 120, be for example the region A shown in Fig. 2 B and region B, the capacitance that the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b respond to can be different and different according to the position of touching.For instance, in the time of the A of user's finger touches region, the electric capacity that the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b respond to is respectively C-Aa and C-Ab.In the time of the B of user's finger touches region, the electric capacity that the first conducting strip 122a and the second conducting strip 122b respond to is respectively C-Ba and C-Bb.

In other words,, in the time that user's finger is distinguished touch area A and region B, the capacitance C-Aa of the first conducting strip 122a induction is different from C-Ba.Therefore, touch-control module 120 can be judged according to different capacitances the position of finger.In the same manner, the second conducting strip 122b also can be according to identical principle running.

Fig. 3 is the schematic diagram of the electronic installation of another embodiment of the present invention.Fig. 4 is the partial enlarged drawing of the electronic installation of Fig. 3.Please refer to Fig. 3 and Fig. 4, in the present embodiment, on the shell 210 of electronic installation 200, set equally the touch-control module 220 being made up of multiple conducting strips 222 and insulating material 224, and the quantity of conducting strip 222 is four, four conducting strips 222 form a line and form altogether quadrangle sensing area.In the time that touch-control event occurs, controller 230 is responded to touch-control event and is occurred on which in conducting strip 222.

In the present embodiment, conducting strip 222 is for example to comprise the first conducting strip 222a, the second conducting strip 222b, the 3rd conducting strip 222c and the 4th conducting strip 222d.These four conducting strips 222 form a line in order, and are not the profiles of each conducting strip 222.These conducting strips 222 form a similar tetragonal sensing region.The profile of conducting strip 222 can change to some extent along with the difference of electronic installation 200 profiles, and the present invention is not limited.Insulating material 224 between each conducting strip 222, can make the controller 230 capacitance variation amount of the different conducting strips 222 of sensing independently.

When user's finger is during near these conducting strips 222, can form electric capacity at least one conducting strip 222 induction.Controller 230 can be by obtaining respectively capacitance variation amounts different on different conducting strips 222 from the connection line 232 of the first conducting strip 222a, the second conducting strip 222b, the 3rd conducting strip 222c and the 4th conducting strip 222d electrical connection, to judge the generation position of touch-control event.

In sum, on the shell of electronic installation of the present invention, be equipped with touch-control module.Touch-control module is to be made up of multiple conducting strips that are separated from each other and insulating material, and these conducting strips are electrically insulated each other and are electrically connected with controller respectively.These conducting strips can have different shapes and set-up mode along with the demand difference of design, and these conducting strips form a sensing region in electronic installation.In the time that touch-control event occurs, be for example that user's finger comes close to or in contact with these conducting strips, controller can identification occurs in position of touch on these conducting strips to control electronic installation.Conducting strip of the present invention can replace button as input element, and material using metalwork as conducting strip, more can make conducting strip have metal-like, to increase the attractive in appearance of electronic installation.

Although disclose the present invention in conjunction with above embodiment; but it is not in order to limit the present invention; under any, in technical field, be familiar with this operator; without departing from the spirit and scope of the present invention; can do a little change and retouching, thus protection scope of the present invention should with enclose claim was defined is as the criterion.

Claims (7)

1. an electronic installation, comprising:
Shell;
Touch-control module, is embedded on this shell, and this touch-control module comprises:
Multiple conducting strips;
Insulating material, is electrically insulated and in conjunction with those conducting strips; And
Controller, is electrically connected to this touch-control module, occurs in the touch-control event on those conducting strips with identification.
2. electronic installation as claimed in claim 1, wherein the material of this shell is metal, between this shell and those conducting strips, is electrically insulated with this insulating material.
3. electronic installation as claimed in claim 2, wherein the material of those conducting strips is metal, the material of this insulating material is plastic cement.
4. electronic installation as claimed in claim 2, wherein those conducting strips and this housing are combined into one via this insulating material.
5. electronic installation as claimed in claim 1, wherein the quantity of those conducting strips is two, and respectively this conducting strip is a triangle, and those conducting strips form a quadrangle sensing area altogether.
6. electronic installation as claimed in claim 1, wherein the quantity of those conducting strips is four, those conducting strips form a line and form altogether a quadrangle sensing area.
7. electronic installation as claimed in claim 1, wherein this touch-control module is embedded at a side of this shell.
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