TW201013592A - Mobile navigation assembly - Google Patents

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TW201013592A
TW201013592A TW97136048A TW97136048A TW201013592A TW 201013592 A TW201013592 A TW 201013592A TW 97136048 A TW97136048 A TW 97136048A TW 97136048 A TW97136048 A TW 97136048A TW 201013592 A TW201013592 A TW 201013592A
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Wei-Han Hu
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A mobile navigation assembly for a vehicle includes a navigation device and at least a vibration element. The navigation device is disposed in the vehicle, and the vibration element is disposed on a steering wheel or a driver seat of the vehicle. The navigation device transmits a signal to actuate the vibration element and prompts the driver to turn left or right.

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201013592 IX. Description of the Invention: [Technical Field] The present invention relates to a vehicle navigation assembly, and more particularly to a vehicle navigation assembly having a vibration prompting function. [Prior Art] At present, most commonly used car navigation devices on the market either use voice broadcasts or display lights on the screen to inform the driver about the information. However, whether you use voice announcements or display lights, you may be able to disturb the driver's attention and affect driving safety. In addition, when the driver talks with the passengers, the lights and voice broadcasts are more likely to cause interference. It affects the comfort of riding. In view of this, how to improve the comfort and safety of the car navigation device has become an important issue. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION To overcome the conventional problems, an embodiment of the present invention provides a vehicle navigation assembly suitable for use in a vehicle including a navigation device and at least one vibration component. The vibrating element is disposed on a steering wheel of the vehicle or a driver's seat, wherein the navigation device transmits a signal to trigger the vibrating element and cause vibration to indicate a specific driving information. In one embodiment, the navigation device wirelessly transmits the signal to the vibrating element. In one embodiment, the navigation device connects the vibration element through a wire. In one embodiment, the vibrating element is embedded in the steering wheel or the driver's seat. MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 5 201013592 In an embodiment, the navigation device may also display the specific driving information through a voice announcement or a light signal display. In an embodiment, the navigation device is a portable navigation device. In an embodiment, the specific driving information is a left turn or a right turn message. In one embodiment, the aforementioned vehicular navigation assembly further includes at least two vibrating elements disposed on opposite sides of the steering wheel. In one embodiment, the vibrating elements are respectively disposed on one of the steering wheel and the annular grip. In one embodiment, the vibrating elements are respectively disposed at three o'clock and nine o'clock on the annular grip. In one embodiment, the aforementioned vehicle navigation assembly further includes two vibration elements disposed on the driver's seat. In an embodiment, the driving seat has a seat cushion, and the vibration components are respectively disposed on two sides of the seat cushion. In an embodiment, the driving seat further has a seat back, and the G vibration elements are respectively disposed on two sides of the seat back. In one embodiment, the vibrating element can transmit a plurality of different specific driving information through different vibration frequencies, intensities, or different continuous shaking times. In one embodiment, the specific driving information includes a distance between the vehicle and a turning intersection. Since the vibration signal does not make a sound, it will not affect the conversation between the driver and the passenger. In addition, the driver and the passenger can concentrate on the music in the car without the MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 6 201013592. Disturbed, compared with the conventional car navigation system, the present invention not only can meet the safety of driving and the convenience of use, but also provide a new and comfortable use feeling for the driver. The above described objects, features, and advantages of the present invention will be more apparent from the description of the preferred embodiments. [Embodiment] Please refer to Figures 1 and 2 together. The vehicular navigation assembly according to an embodiment of the present invention mainly comprises a navigation device 10 and two vibration components 21, 22 ′, wherein the navigation device 10 is, for example, a portable device. Portable Navigation Device (PND). When the navigation device 1 is to be used, it is fixed to the window or the dashboard. Further, the vibrating elements 21, 22 can be mounted on the ring grip H1 of the steering wheel (as shown in Fig. 1); or The vibration elements 21, 22 can also be mounted on the seat cushion S1 below the driver's seat S (as shown in Fig. 2). In this way, vibration can be generated through the vibrating elements 21, 22, thereby prompting the driver to turn left or right or other specific driving information while the vehicle is running. It should be understood that the navigation device 10 in the embodiment is provided with an electronic navigation system. When the user activates the navigation device 10, the electronic navigation system sends an electromagnetic signal to the vibration component according to the navigation path data. 21, 22, which in turn can cause the vibrating elements 21, 22 to generate corresponding vibrations ' to pre-announce the driver to turn left or right. For example, the vibrating elements 21, 22 in Fig. 1 are mounted on opposite sides of the steering wheel ( (such as the three o'clock and nine o'clock directions on the ring grip Η1), when the driver is to be prompted to turn left, An electromagnetic signal can be transmitted through the guiding device 1 to trigger the steering element MIC MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 7 201013592 and the vibration element 21 on the left side is vibrated; similarly, when the driver is to be prompted to turn right, The navigation device 10 transmits an electromagnetic signal to trigger and vibrate the vibrating element 22 on the right side of the steering wheel H. Since the driver must hold the steering wheel during driving, the vibration elements 21, 22 are used to effectively remind the driver to turn left and right information, wherein the vibration can avoid noise and visual interference, so that the driver can Concentrate on the road to ensure safe driving; on the other hand, because the vibration signal does not make a sound, it will not affect the conversation between the driver and the passenger, and also allows the driver and passenger Concentrate on enjoying the music in the car without being bothered. In addition to attaching the vibrating elements 21, 22 to the steering wheel, the present invention can also be mounted on the driver's seat S (as shown in Fig. 2). For example, the vibration elements 21, .22 can be respectively installed on the sides S1 of the driver's seat s. When the driver is to be prompted to turn left, the navigation device 1 transmits an electromagnetic signal to trigger the seat cushion S1. The vibrating element 21 on the left side vibrates; similarly, when the driver is to be prompted to turn right, the navigation device transmits an electromagnetic signal 10 to trigger and vibrate the vibrating element 22 on the right side of the seat cushion S1. Since the driver rides on the driver's seat s during driving, the vibration signal generated by the vibrating elements 21, 22 can be naturally felt, and noise or visual interference can be avoided by vibration. In turn, the driver can concentrate on the road to protect the safety of the disc. It should be specially noted that, besides the vibration elements 2 and 22 can be respectively installed on the sides of the sill S1 of the driver's seat S, they can be installed on the sides of the seat back S2 of the driver's seat s or other The proper position allows the driver to effectively feel the vibration signal of MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 8 201013592. In this embodiment, the navigation device 1 of the aforementioned vehicle navigation component can also have a voice broadcast or light number display function, wherein the driver can select to turn off the above function and only pass the silent vibration function of the vibration elements 21, 22. Prompt to turn left and right information; in addition, when the driver misses the voice announcement or the light signal prompt, the vehicle navigation component of the present invention can still pass the vibration with the vibration of the moon & Turn right to avoid drivers missing important driving messages. ® should be aware that the vibration elements 21, 22 can still be used to indicate the driver's specific driving information through different vibration frequencies, intensities or different continuous vibration times. For example, two short shocks (··) can be used to represent left turn. 'A long earthquake (―) stands for right turn; or three long earthquakes (one—represents a distance of 30 meters from a turn, and two short earthquakes (···) represent only one foot away from the turn. 'This allows the driver to obtain various road conditions and navigation information in real time during the driving process. The navigation device 10 can be connected to the vibrating elements 21, 22 by means of transmitting electromagnetic signals. In the embodiment, the navigation device 10 can also be embedded or built in the interior of the vehicle body, and the vibration elements 21, 22 can be embedded or built in the steering wheel H or the driver's seat. The chair s is standard equipment of the vehicle, or the vibration elements 21, 22 can be embedded in a detachable seat cushion to become an optional accessory. In summary, the present invention provides a device. The vehicle navigation component of the vibration prompt function includes at least one vibration element MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 9 201013592 on the steering wheel or the driver's seat and can promptly prompt the vehicle during the exercise process by vibration. The driver can drive specific information (such as left and right) to avoid noise and visual disturbances, so that the driver can concentrate on the road to ensure safe driving. Because the vibration signal is not It will make a sound, so it will not affect the conversation between the driver and the passenger. In addition, the driver and the passenger can enjoy the music in the car without being disturbed. Therefore, compared with the traditional car navigation system, this book Invention can not only take into account driving safety

And the convenience of use, while providing a new and comfortable experience for the driver. While the invention has been described above in terms of the preferred embodiments thereof, it is not intended to limit the invention. It is within the spirit and scope of the invention to make some modifications and refinements without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention. Therefore, the scope of protection of the present invention is subject to the definition of the latter. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS Fig. 1 is a view showing a vehicle navigation assembly according to an embodiment of the present invention, and Fig. 2 is a view showing a vehicle navigation component according to another embodiment of the present invention. μ [Main component symbol description]

Navigation device 10 Vibration element 21, 22 Steering wheel 环形 Ring grip HI MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 201013592 Driving seat s

Seat cushion SI back S2

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  1. 201013592 X. Patent application scope: 1. A vehicle navigation component, applicable to a vehicle, comprising: a navigation device disposed in the vehicle; and at least one vibration component disposed on a steering wheel of the vehicle, wherein the navigation The device transmits a signal to trigger the vibrating element and cause it to vibrate to prompt a specific driving information. 2. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the navigation device wirelessly transmits the signal to the vibrating element. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the navigation device connects the vibration element through a wire. 4. The vehicle navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the vibration element is embedded in the steering wheel. 5. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the navigation device prompts the specific driving information by means of a voice announcement or a light number display. 6. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein φ the navigation device is a portable navigation device. 7. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the specific driving information is used to prompt a driver of the vehicle to turn left or right. 8. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the vehicular navigation assembly further comprises at least two vibrating elements disposed on opposite sides of the steering wheel. 9. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 8, wherein the MIC 2008-114/0506-A41814 tw/Final 12 201013592 is disposed on one of the ring grips of the steering wheel. 10. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 9, wherein the vibrating elements are respectively disposed at three o'clock and nine o'clock on the annular grip. 11. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 1, wherein the vibrating element transmits a plurality of different specific driving information through different vibration frequencies, intensities or different continuous shaking times. 12. The vehicle navigation component of claim 1, wherein the specific driving information in the Φ comprises a distance between the vehicle and a turning intersection. 13. A vehicle navigation assembly adapted to a vehicle, comprising: a navigation device disposed within the vehicle; and at least one vibration component disposed on one of the vehicle's driving seats, wherein the navigation device transmits a The signal triggers the vibrating element and causes it to vibrate to indicate a particular driving information. 14. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the navigation device wirelessly transmits the signal to the vibrating element. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the navigation device connects the vibration element through a wire. 16. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim B, wherein the vibrating element is embedded in the driver's seat. 17. The vehicle navigation component according to claim 13 of the patent application, in which the navigation device prompts the driving information of the temple by means of voice broadcast or light number display. μ, 18. The navigation device of the vehicle of claim η, wherein the navigation device is a portable navigation device in MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 13 201013592. 19. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the specific driving information is used to prompt one of the vehicles to turn left or right. 20. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the vehicular navigation assembly further comprises two vibrating elements disposed on the driver's seat. 21. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 20, wherein the driver's seat has a seat cushion, and the vibration members are respectively disposed on both sides of the seat cushion. 22. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 21, wherein the driver's seat further has a seat back, and the vibrating elements are respectively disposed on opposite sides of the seat back. 23. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the vibrating element transmits a plurality of different specific driving information through different vibration frequencies, intensities, or different continuous shaking times. The vehicular navigation assembly of claim 13, wherein the specific driving information includes a distance between the vehicle and a turning intersection. MIC2008-114/0506-A41814tw/Final 14
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CN106710277A (en) * 2016-12-26 2017-05-24 重庆路格科技有限公司 Driving direction prompting system

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