JP3556151B2 - Handset device using a bone conduction speaker - Google Patents

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JP3556151B2
JP3556151B2 JP2000136295A JP2000136295A JP3556151B2 JP 3556151 B2 JP3556151 B2 JP 3556151B2 JP 2000136295 A JP2000136295 A JP 2000136295A JP 2000136295 A JP2000136295 A JP 2000136295A JP 3556151 B2 JP3556151 B2 JP 3556151B2
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【0001】 [0001]
【発明の属する技術分野】 BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
本発明は骨伝導デバイスを用いた受話装置、より詳細には、外耳道を塞がず、且つ、使用中使用者に痛感を与えない骨伝導スピーカ及び骨伝導マイクを併せ有する送受話装置に関するものである。 The present invention is received device sent using bone conduction device, and more particularly, not block the ear canal, and, relates receiver device feed having both a bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone does not give keenly during user use it is. 以下、「骨伝導デバイス」なる語は、骨伝導スピーカと骨伝導マイクとを包括したものとして使用する。 Hereinafter, the term "bone conduction device" is used as having been comprehensively the bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone.
【0002】 [0002]
【従来の技術】 BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
受話装置として一般に用いられているイヤホンは、音圧スピーカから発生される音を空気振動によって人間の鼓膜へ伝えるもので、先端部が外耳道内に挿入され、外耳道を塞いだ状態で使用される。 Earphones are generally used as receiver apparatus, the sound generated from the sound pressure speaker intended to convey the air vibrations to the human eardrum, the tip portion is inserted into the ear canal, it is used in a state that closes the ear canal.
【0003】 [0003]
上記のようなタイプのイヤホンの使用時には、外耳道が閉塞されるために周囲の音が聞き取りにくくなり、車両の運転中に危険が伴ったり、会話の際に無意識に声が大きくなったりしてしまうといった不都合がある。 When using the type of earphone, such as described above, will sound the ambient difficult to hear in order to ear canal is closed, or with the risk during operation of the vehicle, voice unconsciously during the conversation would or larger there is a disadvantage. また、高温多湿の環境では、外耳道内が蒸れるために不快感を伴い、衛生面においても好ましくない。 Further, in an environment of high temperature and humidity, with discomfort to stuffy it is ear canal, undesirable in hygiene.
【0004】 [0004]
外耳道を塞がずに音を聞く手段として、頭部の骨格の硬い部分に骨伝導スピーカの振動面を一定の圧力で押し当てるタイプの受話装置があるが、この受話装置の場合は、長時間使用していると骨伝導スピーカとの接触面に痛感を覚えたり、骨伝導スピーカの接触の角度によっては音が聞きづらくなるといった欠点がある。 As a means to hear the sound without block the ear canal, but there is a type of receiver device pressed against the hard parts of the skeleton of the head to the plane of vibration of the bone conduction speaker at a constant pressure, in the case of the receiving device, a long period of time or remember when a keenly the contact surface between the bone conduction speaker is used, there is a disadvantage sound is Kikizuraku is the angle of contact of the bone conduction speaker. また、頭部形状には個人差があるため、全ての人に快適な装着感を実現することは困難である。 In addition, because there are individual differences in head shape, it is difficult to achieve a comfortable fit to all of the people.
【0005】 [0005]
更に、このタイプの受話装置の一実施形態として、骨伝導スピーカを頭部に圧接固定するものがあるが、この場合には頭部を取り巻く保持具が必要となり、それは大掛かりなものとなって、装着時に目立ちやすく、外観もあまり良くない。 Furthermore, as an embodiment of this type of receiver device, but there is in pressure contact fixing the bone conduction speaker to the head, the holder is required surrounding the head in this case, it becomes as large-scale, conspicuous when worn, not so good even appearance.
【0006】 [0006]
【発明が解決しようとする課題】 [Problems that the Invention is to Solve
本発明は、上記従来の送受話装置における問題点に鑑みてなされたもので、骨伝導スピーカ及び骨伝導マイクを用いた受話装置でありながら、骨格形成部に圧接させる必要がないために使用中に痛感を覚えることがなく、外耳道を閉塞しないために外部音の聴取に支障がなく、しかも良好な受信音を聴取し、また、送信することができる骨伝導デバイスを用いた送受話装置を提供することを課題とする。 The present invention has been made in view of the problems in the conventional handset device, yet received device using a bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone, in use since there is no need for pressing the skeleton-forming portion without remembering keenly in, no trouble in hearing the external sound so as not to occlude the external auditory canal, yet listening good reception sound, also provides a receiver device sent using the bone conduction device that can be transmitted it is an object of the invention to.
【0007】 [0007]
【課題を解決するための手段】 In order to solve the problems]
本発明は、骨伝導スピーカ及び骨伝導マイクを備え、前記骨伝導スピーカの振動面及び骨伝導マイクの振動ピックアップ面がそれぞれ耳介に当接するように形成されたことを特徴とする骨伝導デバイスを用いた送受話装置、を以て上記課題を解決した。 The present invention includes a bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone, a bone conduction device, characterized in that the vibration surface and the vibration pickup surface of the bone conduction microphone of the bone conduction speaker is formed so that each contacts the auricle using the transmission receiver device, with a the above-mentioned problems are eliminated.
その構成としては、耳介の一部を挟持するタイプ、眼鏡のつるに取り付けるタイプ、頭頂又は首に回るバンドに取り付けるタイプ等が考えられる。 As the structure, the type for holding the part of the auricle, the type attached to the vine glasses type, etc. to attach the band around the top or neck are contemplated.
【0008】 [0008]
【発明の実施の形態】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
本発明に係る受話装置は、骨伝導スピーカからの振動を聴覚器官に伝達する手段として、 また、骨振動をピックアップして送信する手段として、耳介に骨伝導スピーカの振動面並びに骨伝導マイクの振動ピックアップ面を接触させることを特徴とする。 Receiving device feeding according to the present invention, as a means for transmitting vibrations from the bone conduction speaker into the auditory organ, also as a means for transmitting the picked up bone vibration, the vibration surface and a bone conduction microphone of the bone conduction speaker to ear and wherein the contacting of the vibration pickup surface. その接触は、従来の骨伝導スピーカや骨導マイクのように、圧接状態になっている必要はなく、軽く当接した状態になっていれば十分である。 The contact, like a conventional bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone not need to become the pressure contact state, it is sufficient if lighter abutment state. 当接させる個所は、耳介のどの部分でもよい。 Points to contact can be at any part of the pinna.
【0009】 [0009]
次に本発明の実施の形態につき、添付図面に依拠して説明する。 Next embodiments of the present invention will be described rely on the accompanying drawings. 図1乃至図は、本発明に係る受話装置のそれぞれ異なる実施例を示す図である。 1 to 4 are views showing a different embodiment of a feed receiving apparatus according to the present invention.
【0010】 [0010]
本発明にかかる送受話装置は、骨伝導スピーカ1と共に、振動ピックアップ型の骨伝導マイク9を備え、片耳で送受信できるようにしたものである。 Handset apparatus according to the present invention, together with a bone conduction speaker 1 includes a bone conduction microphone 9 of the vibration pickup type, in which to be sent and received at one ear. この場合、骨伝導マイク9からの送信と骨伝導スピーカ1からの受信は、これを接続する通信機器の側で交互に切り替える必要がある。 In this case, received from the transmitting and bone conduction speaker 1 from the bone conduction microphone 9, it is necessary to switch alternately on the side of the communication device to be connected to this.
【0011】 [0011]
図1に示す例では、耳介21の裏側に当接させる骨伝導スピーカ1と、耳介21の表側の窪み部分に当接させる骨伝導マイク9とが、金属、プラスチック、ゴム等の弾性部材で構成された略U字形状のクリップ10を介して配置され、耳介21を挟み付けるようにして装着される。 In the example shown in FIG. 1, a bone conduction speaker 1 brought into contact with the back side of the auricle 21, and the bone conduction microphone 9 to abut on the front side of the recessed portion of the auricle 21, a metal, plastic, elastic members such as rubber in is disposed through the clip 10 of substantially U-shaped configured is mounted so as to pinched the auricle 21.
【0012】 [0012]
図2に示す例は、装着を容易ならしめるために、クリップ部分を洗濯バサミ構造としたもので、クリップ下部にバネつまみ12を設け、骨伝導マイク9と骨伝導スピーカ1とを開閉可能にしている。 Example shown in FIG. 2, in order to makes it easy to mount, that where the clip portion and peg configuration, the spring knob 12 provided on the lower clip, and can be opened and closed and a bone conduction speaker 1 bone conduction microphone 9 there. この場合、骨伝導マイク9と骨伝導スピーカ1の耳介21との接触は、前記バネつまみ12のバネの強さで決定されるため、クリップ部には弾性が不要となるので、クリップ部としていかなる材質のものも使用が可能となり、デザインの自由度が高まる。 In this case, contact between the bone conduction microphone 9 and the bone conduction speaker 1 of the auricle 21, because it is determined by the strength of the spring knob 12 of the spring, the elastic is not necessary to clip part, as a clip portion also allows the use of any material, increasing the degree of freedom of design.
【0013】 [0013]
図1(B)は、図1(A)に示す送受話装置の装着状態を示すもので、この場合は骨伝導マイク9(骨伝導スピーカ1の場合もある)が耳介の窪み部分に収まるため、外れにくく、ケーブル11が引っ張られたり、ランニング等の激しい運動をしたりする場合でも確実な装着が可能となる。 FIG. 1 (B), shows the mounting state of the handset device shown in FIG. 1 (A), the bone conduction microphone 9 in this case (in some cases the bone conduction speaker 1) fits in the recessed portion of the ear Therefore, out difficult, or the cable 11 is pulled, it is possible to reliably attached even when or strenuous exercise such as running. また、従来の耳腔内に挿入して使用する骨伝導デバイスと異なり、耳腔を塞がないため装着感が良く、周囲の音を遮蔽することもない。 Unlike the bone conduction device to be used by inserting a conventional ear cavity, good fit for not blocked inside the ear, nor does it shield the ambient sound.
【0014】 [0014]
図3に示すものは、眼鏡のつるの先端部に骨伝導スピーカ1及び骨伝導マイク9(図示してない)を取り付けたものである。 Those shown in FIG. 3 is fitted with the bone conduction speaker 1 and the bone conduction microphone 9 (not shown) to the distal end portion of the temples of the eyeglasses. 骨伝導スピーカ1及び骨伝導マイク9は、それぞれ、眼鏡のつるの先端部に支軸4を設け、それを軸にして回動自在に取り付けてもよいし、眼鏡のつるを弾性材で形成し、その先端部に固定することとしてもよい。 Bone conduction speaker 1 and the bone conduction microphone 9, respectively, the support shaft 4 provided at the distal end portion of the temples of the eyeglasses, and it axially and may be mounted rotatably, to form a vine glasses elastic material , it may be fixed at its distal end.
【0015】 [0015]
図4に示すものは、耳掛部5を耳に掛けて使用するヘッドバンドタイプであり、バンド部6は、金属、ゴム、プラスチック等の弾性材で形成され、その両端部に耳掛部5が取り付けられる。 As shown in FIG. 4 is a headband type used over the ear MimiKake portion 5, the band portion 6, a metal, rubber, is formed of an elastic material such as plastic, MimiKake portion 5 at both ends It is attached. 骨伝導スピーカ1及び骨伝導マイク9(図示していない)は、それぞれ、耳掛部5とバンド部6との接合部の一方又は双方に、支軸7を介して取り付けられた棒材8の先端に設置される。 Bone conduction speaker 1 and the bone conduction microphone 9 (not shown), respectively, in one or both of the junction between the MimiKake portion 5 and band portion 6 and the bars 8 attached via a support shaft 7 It is installed at the tip. その場合、バンド部6と棒材8間にねじりバネ等を配し、棒材8が常時耳掛部5方向に付勢されるようにすることが好ましい。 In that case, arranged torsion springs or the like between the band portion 6 and the bars 8, it is preferable that the rod member 8 is always urged MimiKake unit 5 direction.
【0016】 [0016]
上記いずれの例でも、骨伝導スピーカ1及び骨伝導マイク9は従来のように強く圧接させる必要がないため、頭部形状によらず、万人に、痛感がなくて装着感の良い受話装置を提供することができる。 It said In both examples, for the bone conduction speaker 1 and the bone conduction microphone 9 is not required to be strongly pressed in a conventional manner, regardless of the head shape, to everyone, good reception apparatus of wearing feeling without acutely aware it is possible to provide. しかも、従来の骨伝導スピーカ1より音質がよく、より明瞭、且つ、音量感のある音を実現することができる。 Moreover, sound quality than conventional bone conduction speaker 1 is good, more clearly, and it is possible to realize a sound with a sound volume feeling. これは、本送受話装置の場合は、従来の骨伝導スピーカ1のように振動を直接聴覚器官に伝達するものではなく、耳介自体が振動板となって振動を増幅させるためと考えられる。 This is the case of the handset device is not intended to transmit vibrations as in the conventional bone conduction speaker 1 directly to the auditory organ, ear itself is considered to amplify the vibrations become the diaphragm.
【0017】 [0017]
【発明の効果】 【Effect of the invention】
本発明は上述した通りであって、装着が容易であり、装着感が良くて使用中に痛感を覚えることなく快適に長時間使用することができ、しかも明瞭な音声の送受信が可能で、外部音の聴取にも支障がないといった効果がある。 The present invention is a as described above, it is easy to mount, can be comfortably for a long time use without feeling a keenly during use good installation feeling, yet can send and receive clear voice, external there is an effect that there is no problem even in the hearing of sound.
【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
【図1】 本発明に係る送受話装置の第1の実施例及びその使用状態を示す図である。 1 is a first embodiment and shows the state of use of the handset device in accordance with the present invention.
【図2】 本発明に係る送受話装置の第2の実施例を示す図である。 Is a diagram showing a second embodiment of a handset apparatus according to the present invention; FIG.
【図3】本発明に係る受話装置の第3の実施例を示す図である。 3 is a diagram showing a third embodiment of a feed receiving apparatus according to the present invention.
【図4】本発明に係る受話装置の第4の実施例を示す図である。 It is a diagram showing a fourth embodiment of the receiving device feeding according to the present invention; FIG.
【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS
1 骨伝導スピーカ2 保持具3 耳掛部4 支軸5 耳掛部6 バンド部7 支軸8 棒材9 骨伝導マイク10 クリップ11 ケーブル12 バネつまみ 1 bone conduction speaker 2 retainer 3 MimiKake section 4 shaft 5 MimiKake section 6 band portion 7 shaft 8 bar 9 bone conduction microphone 10 clip 11 Cable 12 spring knob

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  1. 骨伝導スピーカ及び骨伝導マイクを備え、前記骨伝導スピーカの振動面及び骨伝導マイクの振動ピックアップ面がそれぞれ耳介に当接するように形成されたことを特徴とする骨伝導デバイスを用いた送受話装置。 Comprising a bone conduction speaker and the bone conduction microphone, sent using a bone conduction device, characterized in that the vibration surface and the vibration pickup surface of the bone conduction microphone of the bone conduction speaker is formed so that each contacts the auricle receiver apparatus.
  2. 前記受話装置が、外耳道を塞がない形状であることを特徴とする請求項1に記載の骨伝導デバイスを用いた送受話装置。 The transmission reception device, receiving device feeding with bone conduction device according to claim 1, characterized in that a shape that does not block the ear canal.
  3. 耳介の一部を挟持するように構成されていることを特徴とする請求項1又は2に記載の骨伝導デバイスを用いた送受話装置。 Receiver device sent using the bone conduction device of claim 1 or 2, characterized in that it is configured to sandwich a part of the auricle.
  4. 眼鏡のつるに取り付けられていることを特徴とする請求項1又は2に記載の受話装置。 Feeding receiver apparatus according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that attached to the temples of eyeglasses.
  5. 頭頂又は首に回るバンドに取り付けられていることを特徴とする請求項1又は2に記載の受話装置。 Feeding receiver apparatus according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that attached to a band around the top or neck.
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