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Mobile entertainment system

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Publication number
EP1682973A4
EP1682973A4 EP04795518A EP04795518A EP1682973A4 EP 1682973 A4 EP1682973 A4 EP 1682973A4 EP 04795518 A EP04795518 A EP 04795518A EP 04795518 A EP04795518 A EP 04795518A EP 1682973 A4 EP1682973 A4 EP 1682973A4
Authority
EP
European Patent Office
Prior art keywords
entertainment system
vehicle
mobile entertainment
disconnected
display
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Withdrawn
Application number
EP04795518A
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
Other versions
EP1682973A2 (en
Inventor
George C Schedivy
Patrick M Lavelle
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Audiovox Corp
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Audiovox Corp
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Filing date
Publication date
Priority to US10/688,611 priority Critical patent/US7679578B2/en
Priority to US10/699,334 priority patent/US6899365B2/en
Priority to US10/749,443 priority patent/US7149078B2/en
Priority to US10/808,659 priority patent/US7609946B2/en
Application filed by Audiovox Corp filed Critical Audiovox Corp
Priority to PCT/US2004/034371 priority patent/WO2005038628A2/en
Publication of EP1682973A2 publication Critical patent/EP1682973A2/en
Publication of EP1682973A4 publication Critical patent/EP1682973A4/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R13/00Elements for body-finishing, identifying, or decorating; Arrangements or adaptations for advertising purposes
    • B60R13/02Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners
    • B60R13/0237Side or rear panels
    • B60R13/025Pillars; Roof rails
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60N2/00Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles
    • B60N2/64Back-rests or cushions
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60N2/00Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles
    • B60N2/80Head-rests
    • B60N2/879Head-rests with additional features not related to head-rest positioning, e.g. heating or cooling devices or loudspeakers
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • B60R11/0211Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for record carriers apparatus, e.g. video recorders, tape players or CD players
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • B60R11/0229Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for displays, e.g. cathodic tubes
    • B60R11/0235Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for displays, e.g. cathodic tubes of flat type, e.g. LCD
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
    • B60R11/0258Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof for navigation systems
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R13/00Elements for body-finishing, identifying, or decorating; Arrangements or adaptations for advertising purposes
    • B60R13/02Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners
    • B60R13/0212Roof or head liners
    • B60R13/0225Roof or head liners self supporting head liners
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R13/00Elements for body-finishing, identifying, or decorating; Arrangements or adaptations for advertising purposes
    • B60R13/02Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners
    • B60R13/0275Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners comprising removable or hinged parts
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0001Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position
    • B60R2011/0003Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position inside the vehicle
    • B60R2011/0012Seats or parts thereof
    • B60R2011/0015Back-rests
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0001Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position
    • B60R2011/0003Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position inside the vehicle
    • B60R2011/0012Seats or parts thereof
    • B60R2011/0017Head-rests
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0042Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means
    • B60R2011/0049Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means for non integrated articles
    • B60R2011/0064Connection with the article
    • B60R2011/0071Connection with the article using latches, clips, clamps, straps or the like
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0042Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means
    • B60R2011/0049Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means for non integrated articles
    • B60R2011/0064Connection with the article
    • B60R2011/0073Connection with the article using key-type connections
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R13/00Elements for body-finishing, identifying, or decorating; Arrangements or adaptations for advertising purposes
    • B60R13/02Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners
    • B60R2013/0287Internal Trim mouldings ; Internal Ledges; Wall liners for passenger compartments; Roof liners integrating other functions or accessories

Abstract

An entertainment system capable of being mounted within a vehicle, such as coupled to a vehicle seat. The entertainment system includes a media source for providing audio and video programming and a display. According to an embodiment, the entertainment system can be freely secured to and disconnected from a docking station mountable in a vehicle.
EP04795518A 2003-05-15 2004-10-14 Mobile entertainment system Withdrawn EP1682973A4 (en)

Priority Applications (5)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US10/688,611 US7679578B2 (en) 2003-05-15 2003-10-17 Headrest mountable video system
US10/699,334 US6899365B2 (en) 2003-05-15 2003-10-31 Seat mountable entertainment system
US10/749,443 US7149078B2 (en) 2003-05-15 2003-12-31 Video display system
US10/808,659 US7609946B2 (en) 2003-05-15 2004-03-25 Portable video system
PCT/US2004/034371 WO2005038628A2 (en) 2003-10-17 2004-10-14 Mobile entertainment system

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
EP13182344.5A EP2698286B1 (en) 2003-10-17 2004-10-14 Mobile entertainment system

Related Child Applications (1)

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EP13182344.5A Division EP2698286B1 (en) 2003-05-15 2004-10-14 Mobile entertainment system

Publications (2)

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EP1682973A2 EP1682973A2 (en) 2006-07-26
EP1682973A4 true EP1682973A4 (en) 2011-06-08

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EP13182344.5A Active EP2698286B1 (en) 2003-05-15 2004-10-14 Mobile entertainment system

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CA (1) CA2543034C (en)
WO (1) WO2005038628A2 (en)

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Also Published As

Publication number Publication date
EP2698286A1 (en) 2014-02-19
CA2543034A1 (en) 2005-04-28
CA2543034C (en) 2012-12-04
WO2005038628A3 (en) 2007-07-19
EP1682973A2 (en) 2006-07-26
EP2698286B1 (en) 2017-10-11
WO2005038628A2 (en) 2005-04-28

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