KR101487237B1 - Mobile terminal case - Google Patents

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KR101487237B1
KR101487237B1 KR20140008603A KR20140008603A KR101487237B1 KR 101487237 B1 KR101487237 B1 KR 101487237B1 KR 20140008603 A KR20140008603 A KR 20140008603A KR 20140008603 A KR20140008603 A KR 20140008603A KR 101487237 B1 KR101487237 B1 KR 101487237B1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C11/00Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C13/00Details; Accessories
    • A45C13/002Protective covers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C9/00Purses, Luggage or bags convertible into objects for other use
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B1/00Details of transmission systems, not covered by a single one of groups H04B3/00 - H04B13/00; Details of transmission systems not characterised by the medium used for transmission
    • H04B1/38Transceivers, i.e. devices in which transmitter and receiver form a structural unit and in which at least one part is used for functions of transmitting and receiving
    • H04B1/3827Portable transceivers
    • H04B1/3888Arrangements for carrying or protecting transceivers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C11/00Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00
    • A45C2011/002Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00 for portable handheld communication devices, e.g. mobile phone, pager, beeper, PDA, smart phone
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C11/00Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00
    • A45C2011/003Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00 for portable computing devices, e.g. laptop, tablet, netbook, game boy, navigation system, calculator
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C2200/00Details not otherwise provided for in A45C
    • A45C2200/15Articles convertible into a stand, e.g. for displaying purposes

Abstract

In the present invention, using a portable terminal keyboard case has an advantage in an ergonomical aspect and enables users to efficiently work when using the portable terminal. The present invention relates to a portable terminal keyboard case, which protects the portable terminal case, supports the portable terminal in a basic typing mode, and has a detachable keyboard. In the basic typing mode, the portable terminal keyboard case of the present invention comprises a lower part which is contacted to a working surface and enables the keyboard to be separated. In the present invention, provided is a portable terminal keyboard case where the other part is moved except for a part for enabling the portable terminal to stand among the lower part, and accordingly a support frame is formed to maintain a second standing mode formed by which the portable terminal is ascended from the working surface. Therefore, the portable keyboard case enables the users to select a typing mode among the basic mode and the second typing mode.

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Mobile terminal case {Mobile terminal case}

One aspect of the present invention relates to a portable terminal and a portable terminal unit case.

Today, various portable terminals such as a smart phone and a tablet computer (tablet PC) are popular. For example, if you look at a tablet computer, you can watch it on the work surface, edit the document using the keyboard, and work long hours in stand-by mode. 2. Description of the Related Art Recently, a portable terminal case for protecting such a portable terminal has been developed variously, and a technique for keeping the portable terminal in a standing state on a work surface has been commercialized using the same. Also, a "portable terminal keyboard case" having a built-in keyboard in a portable terminal case is commercialized, and a document can be edited using the keyboard in a standing state of the portable terminal. However, if the document is edited for a long period of time while the portable terminal is standing on the work surface, it is necessary to keep the ergonomically inconvenient posture for a long time, for example, the neck is bent a lot, .

According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a technique for performing ergonomically advantageous and efficient operation using a portable terminal keyboard case in using a portable terminal.

According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal keyboard case having a detachable keyboard that is capable of protecting a portable terminal and capable of supporting a basic typing mode, the portable terminal including a lower portion capable of contacting a working surface in a basic typing mode, In the basic typing mode, after separating the keyboard from the keyboard case of the portable terminal, the surplus portion of the lower portion except the essential portion necessary for keeping the portable terminal in a standing state is moved, And a user can select a typing mode from among a basic typing mode and a second typing mode.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal keyboard case having a keyboard capable of protecting the portable terminal and capable of being supported in a basic typing mode, the portable terminal having a detachable keyboard, A rear surface protecting part for protecting a rear surface of the portable terminal; And a lid unit for supporting the portable terminal in a closed mode for protecting the portable terminal in a state that the portable terminal is closed. In the basic typing mode, after separating the keyboard from the portable terminal keyboard case, A surplus portion of the lid is removed from the lid except for an essential portion required to keep the portable terminal in a standing state to form a pedestal capable of supporting the portable terminal so that the second standing mode, And a user can alternatively select between a basic typing mode and a second typing mode.

The load in the second typing mode of the portable terminal may be supported by a two-layer support structure formed by the portable terminal and the keyboard case of the portable terminal. The two-layer support structure formed by the portable terminal and the portable terminal keyboard case may include a double-layered triangular support structure.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal case capable of protecting a portable terminal and capable of being supported in a basic standing mode, the portable terminal case including a lower portion capable of contacting a working surface in the basic standing mode, It is possible to form a pedestal capable of supporting the second standing mode in which the portable terminal is lifted from the work surface by moving the surplus part except for the essential part necessary for maintaining the stand mode, A basic standing mode, and a second standing mode.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal case capable of protecting a portable terminal and capable of being supported in a basic standing mode, A rear surface protecting part for protecting a rear surface of the portable terminal; And a lid part for supporting the portable terminal in a closed mode for protecting the portable terminal with the portable terminal case being closed, wherein a surplus portion excluding essential parts necessary for keeping the portable terminal in a stand- The user can move the portable terminal in the first standing mode and the second standing mode in which the second standing mode is lifted from the working surface in comparison with the basic standing mode, And a second stand-by mode is selectively available.

According to an aspect of the present invention, it is possible to position the portable terminal and the keyboard in an ergonomically advantageous position by utilizing the portable terminal keyboard case itself, which is always carried around without any additional hardware, And the efficiency of the work can be increased. In addition, among the portable terminal keyboard cases, since the pedestal is constituted by using the remaining surplus parts which are not necessary for maintaining the standing state, the area occupied by the surplus parts can be freely used by the user.

1 is a side schematic view showing a closed state of a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention;
FIGS. 2A to 2C and 3 are side schematic views showing a standing mode of a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG.
4 is a schematic front view and rear view illustrating a standing mode of a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention;
5 and 6 are side schematic views illustrating a standing mode of a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention.

While the invention is susceptible to various modifications and alternative forms, specific embodiments thereof are shown by way of example in the drawings and will herein be described in detail.

It should be understood, however, that the invention is not intended to be limited to the particular embodiments, but includes all modifications, equivalents, and alternatives falling within the spirit and scope of the invention.

The terminology used in this application is used only to describe a specific embodiment and is not intended to limit the invention. The singular expressions include plural expressions unless the context clearly dictates otherwise. In the present application, the terms "comprises" or "having" and the like are used to specify that there is a feature, a number, a step, an operation, an element, a component or a combination thereof described in the specification, But do not preclude the presence or addition of one or more other features, integers, steps, operations, elements, components, or combinations thereof.

Unless defined otherwise, all terms used herein, including technical or scientific terms, have the same meaning as commonly understood by one of ordinary skill in the art to which this invention belongs. Terms such as those defined in commonly used dictionaries should be interpreted as having a meaning consistent with the meaning in the context of the relevant art and are to be interpreted in an ideal or overly formal sense unless explicitly defined in the present application Do not.

Hereinafter, a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described.

1 is a side view schematically illustrating a closed state of a portable terminal case according to an embodiment of the present invention. The portable terminal case may be a 'portable terminal keyboard case' that can be integrally formed with the keyboard, and the keyboard may be detachably coupled to the portable terminal keyboard case. The keyboard is distinguished from a virtual keyboard displayed on a touch screen as a hardware keyboard.

More specifically, the portable terminal keyboard case 100 of the present embodiment includes a keyboard unit 20 including a keyboard; And a case 30 which can protect the portable terminal 10 and the keyboard unit 20 in a surrounding manner. The keyboard unit 20 can communicate with the portable terminal 10 in a wireless manner (for example, Bluetooth). Particularly, the keyboard unit may be detachably coupled to the front surface protection unit 32 of the case unit 30.

The portable terminal 10 also includes a front portion 14 and a rear portion 16. In the present invention, the face of the portable terminal 10 is divided into several parts, and the face on which the display part visible by the user is located is the front part and the opposite face is the rear part. In addition, the portable terminal case can be divided into several parts. A part covering and protecting the front part 14 of the portable terminal 10 is covered and protected by the front protection part 32 and the rear part 16 of the portable terminal 10 The portion is referred to as the rear surface protection portion 34. [ Of course, the front surface protecting part 32 may cover the front surface part 14 with a keyboard attached thereto. The mobile terminal 10 may further include a lid 36 that serves to protect the portable terminal 10 in a closed state ("closed mode"). That is, when the portable terminal is moved, the portable terminal case is enclosed and closed (closed) to protect the portable terminal. The cover may be provided to prevent the portable terminal case from being opened (opened).

In addition, the side surface protection portion for protecting the side surface of the portable terminal 10 may be provided. However, since the area of the side surface protection portion is relatively small, the present invention does not separately describe the side surface protection portion. .

FIGS. 2A to 2C are schematic side views illustrating a standing mode after opening the case of the portable terminal according to the embodiment of the present invention. 2A shows a state in which the portable terminal 10 is set in the basic standing mode after opening the portable terminal case. In the present invention, the basic standing mode is a basic standing mode in which a user operates the portable terminal on a work surface. The work surface may be a base, for example, a base surface for a user to perform work using the portable terminal, and may be a surface of a desk top plate. At this time, the lowest point (or the lowest side) of the portable terminal 10 is positioned on the work surface. Of course, in the basic stand-by mode, the case part 30 is provided between the working surface and the lowest point (or the lowest side) of the portable terminal 10, and the upper and lower surfaces are in close contact with the working surface and the portable terminal 10 However, since the case 30 itself is generally thin, it is neglected in the present invention.

The basic standing mode is a commercialized technology that can be operated in a conventional portable terminal (keyboard) case. In this example, the rear protection portion 34 of the case portion 30 is in a standing state, but the front protection portion 32 and the cover The portion 36 may be in contact with the work surface 50. Here, a portion that can be brought into contact with the work surface is referred to as a lower portion 31.

Also, if describing the position of the keyboard unit 20, FIG. 2A shows a basic typing mode. This is a mode in which the portable terminal 10 is in a basic standing mode and the keyboard unit 20 is used in a state in which the keyboard unit 20 is attached (installed) when the case unit 30 is opened. In the present invention, Basic typing mode ". In this example, the keyboard unit 20 is located directly in front of the portable terminal 10. [

FIG. 2B shows an 'extended basic typing mode' in which the basic typing mode is further expanded according to the present embodiment. This is a mode in which the portable terminal 10 maintains the basic standing mode but the keyboard unit 20 is separated from the case unit 30 and placed on the work surface at the outer position of the lower portion 31. [ In this case, since the keyboard 20 and the portable terminal 10 are not adjacent to each other, there is an advantage in that the user feels less pressure in typing in terms of the user. However, The lower portion 31 occupies a large area, so that inconvenience can be felt. In addition, since the portable terminal 10 is in the basic standing mode, it is placed on the work surface and its position is low, so that it may be difficult for the user to bend the neck much. The lower portion 31 includes an essential portion 33 necessary for keeping the portable terminal 10 in a standing state and an excess portion 37 excluding the essential portion. In the present invention, the surplus portion of the portable terminal case is a portion of the portable terminal case portion that can contact the working surface, and is a portion that is not a portion necessary to keep the portable terminal in a standing state, and is a portion that can contact the working surface.

2C shows the "second standing mode" in which the portable terminal is elevated from the working surface in comparison with the basic standing mode according to the present embodiment. In the basic standing mode, the lower part includes a front surface protection part and a cover part. Among them, the portable terminal (10) utilizes the surplus part (37), which is a remaining part excluding essential parts, 10) is raised to maintain the second standing mode. More specifically, the remaining portion except for the essential portion 33 is folded to form a rectangular shaped pedestal so that the portable terminal 10 can be stably lifted up by the pedestal. Of course, before forming the pedestal, the keyboard part 20 is separated from the case part 30 and positioned on the working surface at a proper position.

3, in order to form the quadrangular pedestal, the engaging portion 38, to which the face of the case portion 30 is engaged, is temporarily fixed, for example, as a knot button, a pin, or the like, Can be fixed by a device. Thereafter, the supporting portion 40 provided in the case 30 is opened, and the quadrangular pedestal is pushed back so as to be held by the supporting portion 40 without being moved. The supporting part 40 may be installed in the case part 30 by a hinge which is not opened beyond a certain angle.

As a result, the portable terminal 10 is positioned on the quadrangular pedestal while maintaining the standing state, and the position of the portable terminal 10 is maintained in a standing state in which the position is raised from the work surface. In this manner, the mode in which the portable terminal maintains the stand-by state in the raised state compared to the basic stand-by mode will be referred to as "second stand-by mode" In addition, considering the positional relationship with the keyboard unit 20 and comparing with the basic typing mode, first, the position of the portable terminal 10 becomes the second standing mode that is raised from the work surface, and the position of the keyboard unit 20 And is freely placed on the working surface without being disturbed by the surplus portion to become a mode capable of typing, which is referred to as "second typing mode" in the present invention.

Accordingly, in using the portable terminal 10 in the stand-by state, the user can select a desired one of the basic stand-by mode and the second stand-by mode by utilizing the portable terminal case itself without any additional hardware. Further, in the typing using the keyboard while keeping the portable terminal 10 in a standing state, a desired one of the basic typing mode and the second typing mode is selected using the portable terminal keyboard case itself without any additional hardware .

In other words, according to an aspect of the present invention, as shown in FIG. 2A, the casing unit 30 includes a fixing unit 35 fixed to the portable terminal 10, As shown in Fig. The movable portion is a portion of the case portion 30 excluding the fixing portion 35. In a state in which the user holds the portable terminal in the basic standing mode by using the case part 30, at least a part of the movable part, except for the essential part necessary for keeping the portable terminal in a standing state, is moved ), And a pedestal can be formed to hold the portable terminal in a second standing mode in which the portable terminal is raised from the work surface.

FIG. 4A is a front view of the second standing mode according to the present embodiment, and a display 12 provided on a front portion of the portable terminal 10 is shown. FIG. 4B shows a rear view of the second standing mode, in which the above-described support portion 40 is shown. The support portion may be designed so as not to protrude outward but as a part of the case portion 30, and to protrude outward when the user is open.

The second standing mode of the present embodiment may be a double support structure formed by a portable terminal and a portable terminal case as shown in FIG. This includes a first layer structure including a pedestal for firmly supporting the load of the portable terminal 10 and a second layer structure for keeping the portable terminal 10 in a standing state without falling over. And a structure in which each layer is firmly and stably fixed and supported by the first layer triangle 62 and the second layer triangle 64 is constituted by a two-layer triangular support structure. As a result, despite the weight of the heavy portable terminal 10, due to the support by the solid two-layer support structure, the second standing mode can be stably maintained for a long time.

In the present invention, the second standing mode has been described in which the stand-by state is maintained at a position where the portable terminal 10 is elevated from the work surface as compared with the basic stand-up mode. As shown in FIG. 6 (B) The position 72 of the center of gravity of the terminal 10 and the position 74 of the lowest point (or the lowest position) all rise compared to the basic standing mode shown in Fig. 6 (A).

As described above, according to one aspect of the present invention, after the keyboard is separated from the portable terminal case in the basic stand-by mode of the portable terminal, the remaining portion (surplus portion) So that the second standing mode in which the portable terminal is lifted is firmly supported. As a result, the position of the portable terminal 10 is elevated, the distance between the portable terminal 10 and the keyboard can be freely adjusted, and the user can efficiently perform the operation for a long time without bending the neck much. . In other words, if it is judged based on the position of the keyboard and the portable terminal, the user can use the portable terminal (for example, a tablet computer), but it is possible to work for a long time do.

Although the embodiments of the present invention have been described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings, the present invention is not limited thereto. In addition, it is a matter of course that various modifications and variations are possible without departing from the scope of the technical idea of the present invention by anyone having ordinary skill in the art.

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  1. A portable terminal keyboard case having a detachable keyboard capable of protecting the portable terminal and capable of supporting in a basic typing mode,
    And a lower portion capable of contacting the working surface in the basic typing mode,
    In the basic typing mode, after separating the keyboard from the portable terminal keyboard case,
    A surplus portion excluding an essential portion necessary for maintaining the portable terminal in a standing state may be moved to form a pedestal capable of supporting the portable terminal in a second standing mode in which the portable terminal is raised from the work surface,
    Wherein the user can alternatively select the typing mode from the basic typing mode and the second typing mode.
  2. A portable terminal keyboard case having a detachable keyboard capable of protecting the portable terminal and capable of supporting in a basic typing mode,
    A front protector for protecting a front surface of the portable terminal; A rear surface protecting part for protecting a rear surface of the portable terminal; And a lid part for supporting the portable terminal in a closed mode for protecting the portable terminal with the keyboard case closed,
    In the basic typing mode, after disconnecting the keyboard from the portable terminal keyboard case,
    A second standby mode in which the portable terminal is lifted from the working surface in comparison with the basic typing mode is maintained by moving the surplus portion of the front protective portion and the cover portion except for the essential portion necessary for keeping the portable terminal in a stand- It is possible to form a pedestal which can be supported as much as possible,
    Wherein the user can alternatively select between a basic typing mode and a second typing mode.
  3. 3. The method according to claim 1 or 2,
    Wherein the load in the second typing mode of the portable terminal is determined by:
    Wherein the portable terminal is supported by a two-layer support structure formed by the portable terminal and the keyboard case of the portable terminal.
  4. The method of claim 3,
    Wherein the two-layer support structure formed by the portable terminal and the portable terminal keyboard case includes a double-layered triangular support structure.
  5. 1. A portable terminal case capable of protecting a portable terminal and capable of being supported in a basic standing mode,
    And a lower portion capable of contacting the working surface in the basic standing mode,
    A surplus portion excluding an essential portion necessary for maintaining the portable terminal in a standing state may be moved to form a pedestal capable of supporting the portable terminal in a second standing mode in which the portable terminal is raised from the work surface,
    Wherein a user can alternatively select a standing mode of the portable terminal from among a basic standing mode and a second standing mode.
  6. 1. A portable terminal case capable of protecting a portable terminal and capable of being supported in a basic standing mode,
    A front protector for protecting a front surface of the portable terminal; A rear surface protecting part for protecting a rear surface of the portable terminal; And a lid part for supporting the portable terminal in a closed mode in which the portable terminal case is closed,
    Among the front protective portion and the lid portion,
    It is possible to form a pedestal capable of supporting the portable terminal so as to maintain the second standing mode raised from the work surface as compared with the basic standing mode by moving the surplus portion except the essential portion necessary for keeping the portable terminal in the stand-
    Wherein a user can alternatively select a standing mode of the portable terminal from among a basic standing mode and a second standing mode.
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