KR100883451B1 - Multi mode structure - Google Patents

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KR100883451B1
KR100883451B1 KR1020070027583A KR20070027583A KR100883451B1 KR 100883451 B1 KR100883451 B1 KR 100883451B1 KR 1020070027583 A KR1020070027583 A KR 1020070027583A KR 20070027583 A KR20070027583 A KR 20070027583A KR 100883451 B1 KR100883451 B1 KR 100883451B1
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/0202Portable telephone sets, e.g. cordless phones, mobile phones or bar type handsets
    • H04M1/0206Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings
    • H04M1/0208Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings characterized by the relative motions of the body parts
    • H04M1/0235Slidable or telescopic telephones, i.e. with a relative translation movement of the body parts; Telephones using a combination of translation and other relative motions of the body parts
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/0202Portable telephone sets, e.g. cordless phones, mobile phones or bar type handsets
    • H04M1/0206Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings
    • H04M1/0208Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings characterized by the relative motions of the body parts
    • H04M1/0214Foldable telephones, i.e. with body parts pivoting to an open position around an axis parallel to the plane they define in closed position

Abstract

The present invention includes a second member that slides and a first member that is mounted to slide the second member, wherein the second member pivots about a first axis of one side and is opened and closed in a foldable manner. And a third member is pivotable about a second axis orthogonal to the first axis while the third member is open relative to the second member.
Display, sliding, turning, folding.

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Multi-mode structure {MULTI MODE STRUCTURE}

1 is a view schematically showing each operating state of a multimedia device (mobile phone game phone PMP, etc.) (hereinafter, described with an example of a mobile phone) according to the present invention;

2 is a schematic exploded perspective view showing a sliding and pivoting structure of the first member, the third member, and the second member.

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1,2,3: first, second, third member,

4: display,

24: first axis pivot member,

32: second axis pivot member,

100: multimedia device.

The present invention relates to a multi-mode structure that maximizes the usability of the surface area.

In addition, the present invention relates to a multimedia device in which a mobile phone, a voice player, a camera, and the like are integrated to provide contents to a user, and in particular, by adopting the multi-mode structure, the multimedia device improves the usability of a display or interface function of the multimedia device. It is about.

At present, the development of multimedia devices such as mobile phones is progressing in various directions. For example, according to the recent trend, mobile phones combine various functions such as reception and playback of video and audio broadcasts (e.g., television and radio broadcasts), camera functions, and processing of various data files in addition to simple call functions. And integrated.

In order to improve the usability of such a multimedia device in which various functions are combined, research has been conducted to provide a user with an interface means (for example, a touch pad or a key input means) and a display display. In addition, research is being conducted to enable the user to easily use the display in various locations.

However, the size of the multimedia device (particularly its surface area) is limited, and depending on the limited surface area, the presently presented display or interface functions have been proposed.

On the other hand, the current personal portable multimedia device is largely composed of a bar type, a folder type, a slide type, a slide swing type, and the like, and combines a plurality of members through a plurality of turning units to perform a complex function. A multimedia device can be developed.

The present invention has been made as part of the above-described research, it is an object of the present invention to provide a multi-mode structure by maximizing the usability of the surface area by applying a swing structure while applying a sliding and folder-type opening and closing structure.

Another object of the present invention is to provide a multimedia device having improved usability of a display having various sizes or an interface having various functions by employing the multi-mode structure.

In order to achieve the above object, one side of the present invention includes a second member that slides, and a first member that is mounted to slide the second member, the second member on the first axis of one side And a third member that pivots about and is foldably open and closed, wherein the third member is pivotable about a second axis orthogonal to the first axis while the third member is open to the second member. Provides a mode structure.

In addition, there is provided a multimedia apparatus employing this multi-mode structure.

According to this aspect, as the second member is opened in a sliding manner with respect to the first member, and the third member is opened in a foldable (folder manner) with respect to the second member via the first axis, the outer surface of the multimedia apparatus. (Surface area) is the widest, thereby increasing the installation space of the display and the interface means, and the usability of the display or the interface means is improved as the third member pivots through the second axis orthogonal to the first axis. .

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Hereinafter, the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the drawings.

1 is a view schematically showing an operation of a multimedia apparatus (hereinafter, described with a mobile phone) according to the present invention.

As shown, the multimedia apparatus 100 according to the present invention includes a second member 2 that slides, a first member 1 that is mounted to slide the second member, and a folding and opening with respect to the second member. The third member 3 is closed.

On the other hand, the first member corresponds to the main body portion provided with the memory and the control chip of the conventional mobile phone, the second member corresponds to the portion provided with the LCD and its driving circuit, the third member is the second Corresponds to the cover covering the member. The function of these components is not the subject of the present invention and is well known and thus detailed description thereof is omitted.

In Figure 1, (a) is a state in which all of the first, second, third members (1, 2, 3) are closed, (b) the second member (and the third member) is the first member ( (C) is a state in which the third member 3 is opened by pivoting with respect to the second member via the first shaft 8, and (d) is a third member. (3) turns open with respect to the 2nd member via the 1st axis 8, and shows the state which turned a predetermined angle through the 2nd axis 8, respectively.

In the above (b) state, the second member 2 is shown sliding with respect to the first member 1 in the directions a and b. However, it may be configured to slide between the arrow b direction or the a direction and the b direction orthogonal to the a direction.

In addition, in the state (c) above, the third member 3 is attached to one side with respect to the second member 2, and is shown in an open state by turning counterclockwise. However, the third member 3 may be attached to the other side of the second member 2, and thus may be configured to be turned clockwise or counterclockwise.

In the case of a mobile phone, in the state of FIG. 1A, a small display 4a configured on the outer surface 3a of the third member 3 is seen from the outside, and in the state of (b), the third member 3 The key input 1b configured on the surface 1a of the first member 1 together with the display 4a configured on the outer surface 3a of the) is visible from the outside, and in the state of (c) and (d), the third The display 4b configured on the inner surface 3b of the member 3 and the input 2b provided on the hidden surface 2a of the second member 2 are visible.
In this case, the second member 2 may further include a display unit.

Meanwhile, referring to an operation according to an embodiment of the multimedia apparatus 100, first, when the second member 2 slides on the first member 1 to be in an open state (the state (b) of FIG. 1). , The phone function (slide phone function) is activated. That is, while the key input unit 1b is exposed to the outside, an operation state is displayed on the display 4a, and a telephone call can be made according to the user's key input.

When the third member 3 is opened from the second member 2 (the state of FIG. 1 (c) or (d)), the cellular phone function (folder phone function) can be performed. On the other hand, in this state, a game function, a camera function, an image reproduction function, an audio reproduction function, or the like (hereinafter referred to as an entertainment function) may be executed.

That is, as a selection menu of a camera function, an image playback function, a game function, or an audio playback function is displayed on the display 4b exposed as the third member 3 is opened, the user selects a function using the input unit. Just do it. For example, when the user selects the video playback function (or broadcast viewing), the video can be viewed using the large display 4b.

On the other hand, when the third member 3 is in the closed state (state (a) or (b) of FIG. 1) with respect to the second member 2, execution of a camera function, an image playback function, or an audio playback function Is terminated, and the device can be configured to switch to standby mode or mobile phone function.

In addition, in order to facilitate viewing of the image, the first member 1 is closed by sliding the second member 2 so that the apparatus is made compact and then the display 4b is viewed or the first member ( Without closing 1), it is also possible to adjust the device and watch the display 4b using various key inputs 1b or 2b.

In particular, in the state (d) of FIG. 1 in which the third member 3 is pivoted through the second axis in the state (c) of FIG. 1, people around the user can enjoy the entertainment function together. .

Hereinafter, the sliding and turning structures of the first member 1, the second member 2, and the third member 3 according to the exemplary embodiment will be described with reference to FIG. 2.

On the first member 1, a guide plate 12 having a guide 11 in the form of a channel on a parallel side surface is provided via a fixing pin 14 seated in a groove 13 on the first member 1. It is fixed. On the guide plate 12, a moving plate 22 having a flange-shaped guide rail 21 that can move along the guide 11 on a parallel side is fitted and screwed on the moving plate 22. The second member 2 is fixed using a fixing means such as the above. Accordingly, the second member 2 is able to slide in the a and b directions on the first member 1. On the other hand, the channel or flange shape may be provided in reverse, it is a matter of course that various other guide shapes may be employed.

On one side of the second member 2, two mounting portions 23 protruding upwardly vertically in order to install the third member 3 in a rotatable manner are provided along two sides, and the mounting portions 23 are provided. The first shaft pivot member 24 is positioned therebetween. At this time, the installation portion 23 and the first pivot member 24 is located on the same axis or a straight line. Here, the installation portion 23 has a shape of the curved surface 23a so that one side of the third member 3 in contact with the installation easily moves without interference. This surface 23a may be formed as an inclined surface.

On the other hand, the first shaft pivot member 24 has a first part 25 having a hollow inside and a cylindrical portion and a second part 26 which is a substantially cylindrical rod inserted into the hollow of the first part 25. )

Here, a side surface of the cylindrical first component 25 which comes into contact with one side surface of the third member forms a flat surface 25a, and a hole (not shown) is formed in the side surface of the second member 2. The side in contact with one side forms a curved surface 25b. This is so that the flat surface 25a does not interfere with the third member that is the plane of the third member and the one side surface of the curved surface 25b and the second member that is the plane.

In addition, the second component 26 is inserted into the hole 28 formed at the end of the mounting portion 23 is a projection 27 of the end protruding stepped. Accordingly, the first part 25 is pivotable about the first shaft 8 about the second part 26, and the third member 3 is fixed to the second part 26. Accordingly, the third member 3 also becomes pivotable about the first shaft 8.

On the other hand, it can be seen from the above description that the extension lines of the mounting portion 23 and the first shaft pivot member 24 are defined by the first shaft 8.

In addition, an opening or a cavity 31 is formed in one side of the third member 3 that faces (but contacts) one side of the second member 2 on which the mounting portion 23 and the first shaft pivot member 24 are installed. And a second shaft pivot member 32 is attached to the opening 31, and the second shaft pivot member 32 is formed of the first component 25 of the first shaft pivot member 24. It is fixed to the hole (not shown) formed in the flat surface 25a.

The second shaft pivot member 32 includes a first part 34 having a central portion 34a having a hollow interior and wings 34b extending from both sides of the central portion 34a, and the first component 34 And a second part 36, which is a cylindrical rod inserted into the hollow of the central portion 34a. On the other hand, the second component 36 may rotate in the central portion 34a.

Here, the opening or cavity 31 formed on one side of the third member 3 is formed in a symmetrical shape so that the wing 34b and the center 34a of the first part 34 can be inserted. One end of the second part 36 is rotatably fixed to the opening 31a corresponding to the center part 34a, and one end of the center part 34a of the first part 34 is an intermediate connecting member 37. It is fixed to the hole formed in the flat surface 25a of the first component 25 of the first shaft pivot member 24 via the.

Therefore, as the first shaft 25 of the first shaft pivot member 24 rotates the first shaft via the second component 26 which is a cylindrical rod, the second shaft pivot member 32 and the third member ( 3) the first shaft and the second member 2 is pivoted about the first shaft, and the first component 34 of the second shaft pivot member 32 is the second rod 36 through which the cylindrical rod as a medium. As the second shaft rotates, the second shaft pivot member 32 and the third member 3 pivot through the second shaft.

One side surface of the third member 3 moves along the curved surface 23a of the installation part when the single axis pivots, and one side surface of the third member moves along the flat surface 25a when the two axes pivot. Therefore, there is no interference between members.

On the other hand, in the present embodiment, the first axis turning is set to be possible to θ1 = 120 °, the second axis turning is set to be possible to θ2 = 180 °.

Here, as the second axis turning is set to θ2 = 180 °, the user of the multimedia apparatus can use both the displays 4a and 4b while turning the third member. Therefore, as these displays 4a and 4b are set to the same screen or different screens, the usability of the user can be improved.

In the above, this invention demonstrated the multimedia device, such as a mobile phone, as an example. However, the present invention is not limited to the multimedia device, but includes a first member, a second member, and a third member having various functions and components, wherein the first member slides with respect to the second member, and the third member. Various apparatuses can be provided having a structure in which the member pivots about the first axis of the second member in a folding (folder type) manner and also pivots about the second axis orthogonal to the first axis.

As described above, according to the present invention, by applying the sliding and folding type opening and closing structure, there is an effect of providing a multi-mode structure to improve the usability of the display while maximizing the usability of the surface area.

In addition, according to the present invention, by adopting the multi-mode structure, it is possible to change the limited surface area to various sizes, and there is an effect of providing a display of various sizes or an interface of various functions to the surface area.

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  4. A second member 2 sliding,
    The first member 1 is mounted so that the second member 2 slides, and the guide plate 12 having the guide 11 in the form of a channel is fixed to a parallel side of the first member 1. The guide plate 12 is configured to be fitted with a moving plate 22 having a guide rail 21 in a parallel form on a parallel side that can move along the guide 11,
    The second member 2 has a third member 3 which pivots about the first axis of one side and opens and closes in a folding manner.
    Multi-mode structure, characterized in that the third member (3) is pivotable about a second axis orthogonal to the first axis in the open state with respect to the second member (2).
  5. The method of claim 4, wherein
    The second member (2) is fixed on the moving plate (22), the second member (2) characterized in that the sliding movement on the first member (1).
  6. The method of claim 5,
    On one side of the second member 2 is provided with an installation portion 23 protruding upwardly vertically along the side to install the third member 3 so as to be pivotable,
    The first shaft pivot member 24 is located between the installation portion 23,
    The first shaft pivot member 24 includes a first part 25 having a hollow inside and a cylindrical portion and a second part 26 which is a cylindrical rod inserted into the hollow of the first part 25. It's done,
    A side surface of the cylindrical first component 25 which is in contact with one side surface of the third member 3 forms a flat surface 25a, and a hole is formed in the side surface, and one side surface of the second member 2 is formed. The side contacting forms a curved surface 25b,
    The second part (26) is a multi-mode structure, characterized in that the projection (27) at its end protruding stepped into the hole (28) formed in the end of the mounting portion (23).
  7. The method of claim 6,
    An opening 31 is formed in one side of the third member 3 that faces (but contacts) one side of the second member 2 on which the mounting portion 23 and the first shaft pivot member 24 are installed. Become,
    A second shaft pivot member 32 is attached to the opening 31, and the second shaft pivot member 32 is a flat surface 25a of the first part 25 of the first shaft pivot member 24. Is fixed to a hole formed in the
    The second shaft pivot member 32 has the first part 34 and the first part having a central portion 34a having a hollow interior and wings 34b extending from both sides of the central portion 34a. It consists of the second part 36 which is a cylindrical rod inserted into the hollow of the center part 34a of 34,
    The opening or cavity 31 formed on one side of the third member 3 is formed in a symmetrical shape so that the wing 34b and the center 34a of the first part 34 can be inserted therein.
    One end of the second part 36 is rotatably fixed to an opening 31a corresponding to the center part 34a, and one end of the center part 34a of the first part 34 is formed on the first shaft. A multi-mode structure, characterized in that it is fixed to a hole formed in the flat surface (25a) of the first part (25) of the pivot member (24).
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  9. The method of claim 4, wherein
    A display is provided on the surface of the second member (2), the multi-mode structure characterized in that the display is exposed or not exposed to the outside according to the opening and closing of the foldable third member (3).
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