TWI580338B - Water-resistant case structure for portable electronic device and water-resistant casing for electronic tablet - Google Patents

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TWI580338B
TWI580338B TW103104548A TW103104548A TWI580338B TW I580338 B TWI580338 B TW I580338B TW 103104548 A TW103104548 A TW 103104548A TW 103104548 A TW103104548 A TW 103104548A TW I580338 B TWI580338 B TW I580338B
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Description

Waterproof housing structure for portable electronic device and waterproof housing structure for electronic tablet

The present invention relates to a housing structure, and more particularly to a housing structure having water or water resistance.

With the advancement of technology, a variety of portable electronic devices that facilitate hand-held operation are produced, such as Apple iPhone ® , various generations of Apple iPad ® , various generations of Samsung Galaxy ® series telephone devices, Galaxy ® series tablet devices, and Android. ® series of tablets, telephones, or other touch devices, digital cameras, camcorders, e-book readers, generations of Kindle ® , generations of Nook ® and other devices that greatly enhance human life and transaction processing Convenience.

At present, most portable electronic devices do not have waterproof functions. However, portable electronic devices must often be used in environments with physical influences such as water/moisture/dust damage or temperature effects. The above operating environment is highly likely to affect the reliability and operability of the portable electronic device. Therefore, grade values for evaluating impact/drop resistance/impact resistance, water resistance, dust resistance, chemical resistance, and/or other protective properties have been developed to improve portable electronic devices in the above environment. Operational reliability and operability.

Most of the housing structures used to protect electronic devices provide a degree of protection. Some of the housings conform to the IPX5 waterproof rating as defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 60529 standard. In general, the IPX5 waterproof rating of the housing is limited to protect the device it covers from the above Water column impact in the environment. For example, a portion of the housing protects the device therein from a 6.3 mm diameter water column with a distance of 3 meters, a pressure of 30 kPa, and a pressure of 12.5 liters per minute for up to three minutes. However, these housings are not suitable for use in different operating environments and provide protection at the same time.

In addition, there are currently many protective housings on the market that provide protection levels higher than IPX5. However, the housings are relatively bulky, which makes the covered portable electronic devices bulky or lower. Portability. Even a part of the casing, after covering the portable electronic device, causes its operability to be lowered, which makes it difficult to operate under water or other environments.

In view of the above situation, a variety of protective structures for smart phones or electronic tablets have emerged, such as a combinable housing or a bag-shaped covering body, which can be combined in most environments. The applicability is generally higher than the bag-shaped covering. However, under the competition of many shells, how to provide a protective shell with one or more functions, such as water repellency, ease of operation, water handling, impact absorption, high shell strength, various tolerance angles, or Portability has become one of the subjects in order to provide better usability of portable electronic devices.

To achieve the above object, the present invention provides a waterproof housing for a portable electronic device. In an embodiment, the waterproof housing includes a back cover. The back cover includes an accommodating portion for impact-absorption and providing waterproofness of the portable electronic device, and a first sealing structure provided according to the periphery of the back cover to provide waterproofness, including a water stopping portion And a note. The waterproof housing also includes at least one frame detachably disposed on the back cover. The at least one frame system has a second sealing structure corresponding to the first sealing structure, and includes a convex portion, and the convex portion and the sealing strip together form a waterproof sealing strip. The waterproof housing further includes a waterproof film disposed on the at least one frame to facilitate operation of the portable electronic device through the arrangement of the waterproof film. The waterproof housing further includes an impact absorbing structure disposed on the periphery of the waterproof film, and the shock absorbing structure simultaneously has the functions of waterproofing and absorbing impact. The waterproof housing further includes a coupling structure, the fixing structure is fixed to at least one edge of the at least one frame and the back cover, and the back cover and the at least one frame are at least one of the waterproof housings The edges are fixed to each other. The waterproof housing further includes a mounting structure, and the support portion is detachably disposed on the back cover or integrally formed with the back cover. The struts are used to secure the portable electronic device to other objects.

To achieve the above object, the present invention should provide a waterproof housing for an electronic tablet. The waterproof housing includes a back cover. The back cover includes an accommodating portion that absorbs impact-absorption and provides waterproofness of the electronic tablet, and a first sealing structure that is provided according to the periphery of the back cover to provide water repellency. The waterproof housing also includes a frame that is detachably disposed on the back cover. The frame system has a second sealing structure corresponding to the first sealing structure described above. The waterproof housing further includes a waterproof film disposed on a frame to facilitate operation of the electronic tablet through a setting of the waterproof film. The waterproof housing further includes an impact absorbing structure disposed on the periphery of the waterproof film, and the shock absorbing structure simultaneously has the functions of waterproofing and absorbing impact. The waterproof housing further includes at least two cassettes (a structure formed by the fixing structure and the engaging portion), the at least two cassettes are disposed on at least two edges of the back cover, and are configured to make the back cover and the frame body waterproof At least one edge of the housing is fixed to each other such that the waterproof housing can be tightly closed. The waterproof housing further includes a mounting structure, the support portion is detachably disposed on the back cover, or integrally formed with the back cover, and the support portion is used to fix the electronic tablet to other objects. The support portion has three first engaging members and three first engaging grooves. The first engaging members and the first engaging grooves can be coupled to each other to rotate or release the electronic tablet relative to other objects.

1‧‧‧Back cover

1a‧‧‧First back cover

1b‧‧‧second back cover

1000, 2000‧‧‧ shell structure

101‧‧‧Locking

11‧‧‧ 容部

12‧‧‧Support

121,181‧‧‧Cards

122‧‧‧ snap groove

13‧‧‧Water Stop

131‧‧‧ convex parts

14‧‧‧ Groove

141‧‧‧First Fixed Department

142‧‧‧Second fixed department

15‧‧‧Fixed structure

16, 54‧‧‧ lens protection structure

160, 540‧‧‧ body

161‧‧‧First structural member

162‧‧‧Second structural parts

163‧‧‧First lens

164‧‧‧second lens

Openings 17a, 17b, 22, 22a, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 56, 62‧‧

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19‧‧‧ lens perforation

2‧‧‧ first frame

20‧‧‧ convex

201‧‧‧First fixture

202‧‧‧Second fixture

The bottom end of 21‧‧‧ (of the first frame 2)

25‧‧‧Base connection

26‧‧‧Axis

3‧‧‧Transparent film

4‧‧‧ second frame

40‧‧‧ grip

41‧‧‧Care Department

42, 43, 44, 52, 53‧‧‧ housing presses

421‧‧‧Adjustment axis

45‧‧‧Connecting parts

451‧‧‧Perforation

5‧‧‧Seal

50‧‧‧ bottom

51, 9‧‧‧ body

502‧‧‧Support

504‧‧‧Connection structure

506‧‧‧卡合体

541‧‧‧ lens

55‧‧‧Line hole

6‧‧‧ Sealing Department

61‧‧‧ Sealing cover

7‧‧‧Fixed institutions

700‧‧‧External support

702‧‧‧Support ontology

704‧‧‧ accommodating space

72‧‧‧Locker

74‧‧‧ Groove

8‧‧‧Adhesive layer

91‧‧‧First structure

92‧‧‧Second structure

1A is a perspective view showing the appearance of a casing structure according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 1B is an exploded perspective view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 1A.

1C is a partial cross-sectional view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 1A.

1D is an enlarged cross-sectional view showing a portion of the housing structure shown in FIG. 1C.

1E is a partial bottom schematic view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 1A.

Figure 1F is a partially exploded perspective view of the housing structure shown in Figure 1A.

2A is an exploded perspective view of the back cover of the housing structure shown in FIG. 1A.

2B is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 2A combined with a support member.

2C is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 2B separated from the support member.

2D is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 2A through a support member and an external object, such as an external support member.

3A is a perspective view showing the appearance of a casing structure according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 3B is an exploded perspective view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A.

3C is a partial cross-sectional view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A.

3D is an enlarged cross-sectional view showing a portion of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A.

3E is a partial bottom schematic view of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A.

4A is an exploded perspective view of the first back cover of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A.

4B is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A combined with the support member.

4C is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 3A separated from the support member.

4D is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure shown in FIG. 4A in combination with an external object, such as an external support member.

In the following, the contents of the present invention will be described with reference to the accompanying drawings, and any equivalent modifications and variations of the present invention will be included in the appended claims.

The following description includes various details of the aspects of the housing structure for the portable electronic device. In some embodiments, some of the known elements may be omitted to avoid obscuring the concept of the present invention.

By way of example, various embodiments of the present invention describe details of the housing structure through the coupling or coupling relationship between the elements. Including the use of Apple iPhone5 ® or Apple iPad ® mini other auxiliary apparatus are based will be described the present invention, and not limiting sense. References herein to "connected" and "connected" are intended to include the <RTI ID=0.0></RTI><RTIgt;</RTI><RTIgt;</RTI><RTIgt; In contrast, when the elements are described as "directly connected" and "directly connected", it means that there is no other medium or element between the two elements.

Some of the relative terms, such as "lower" or "bottom", and "upper" or "top" are used to describe the relative relationship between a component and other components in the schema. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art to which the present invention pertains, the relative terms used to describe the various angles of the portable electronic device that are enclosed within the housing structure. For example, when the housing structure used to cover the portable electronic device in the drawing is flipped, flipped, and/or rotated, the original unitary A piece is described as being located on the underside of another element and will then become on the top side of the other element. That is, the "bottom side" appears to be relatively above or below depending on the particular orientation of the housing structure.

The embodiments of the present invention are described below, and the embodiments herein are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to limit the scope of the embodiments.

1A is a perspective view showing the appearance of a housing structure 1000 according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 1B is an exploded perspective view of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 1A. Please refer to FIG. 1A and FIG. 1B simultaneously. In this embodiment, the housing structure 1000 is used to accommodate a portable electronic device (not shown), such as the Apple iPhone 5 ® , and to avoid or reduce the impact of the portable electronic device on the impact / drop / water, dust , or the possibility of other chemical damage. The housing structure 1000 is a substantially waterproof structure, such as an IP68 waterproof rating as defined by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Portable electronic devices that can be housed in the housing structure 1000 such as, but not limited to, mobile phones, smart phones, MP3 music players, portable computers, electronic tablets, personal digital assistants, and/or other similar portable devices Electronic device.

Referring to FIG. 1A and FIG. 1B , in some embodiments, the housing structure 1000 includes a back cover 1 , a first frame 2 , a transparent film 3 , and a second frame 4 . In some embodiments, the second frame 4 is detachably disposed on the first frame 2 or integrally formed with the first frame 2 to form a single component. The transparent film 3 is connected to one or both of the second frame 4 and the first frame 2, and is disposed between the two frames. The first frame 2 is detachably coupled to the back cover 1. The sizes and proportions of the back cover 1 and the second frame 4 are substantially the same or similar. In some embodiments, the first frame 2 is substantially similar in size to or smaller than the back cover 1 and/or the second frame 4 so as to be connected or received in the back cover 1 and the second frame 4. Referring to FIG. 1A, the housing structure 1000 is presented in a combined state, and thus some of the components of the housing 1000 will not be labeled in FIG. 1A.

It should be noted that the material of the housing structure 1000 is, for example but not limited to, polypropylene (PP), polycarbonate (PC), thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) or Any other material having similar properties, except that the embodiment is made of polypropylene as the material of the back cover 1, polycarbonate as the material of the first frame 2, and thermoplastic polyurethane as the second frame. 4 materials as an example, not a limitation By. In addition, materials used for some of the components of the housing structure 1000 include, for example but are not limited to, metals, alloys, stainless steel, nylon, hard plastic, iron, aluminum, lead, and/or other materials having similar properties, or combinations of the foregoing. .

1C is a partial cross-sectional view of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 1A, and FIG. 1D is an enlarged cross-sectional view of a portion of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 1C. Please refer to FIG. 1B, FIG. 1C and FIG. The cover 1 has a receiving portion 11. In some embodiments, the receiving portion 11 is a flat structure for accommodating a portable electronic device, such as the Apple iPhone 5 ® , but the size of the receiving portion 11 is not As shown in FIG. 1B to FIG. 1D, it depends on the portable electronic device to be matched. In addition, the back cover 1 has a groove 14 around the groove 1 , and the groove 14 is disposed around at least a portion of the receiving portion 11 . The groove 14 is formed, for example, by a water stopping portion 13 and an inner circumference of the back cover 1. In some embodiments, the first frame 2 has a convex portion 20 corresponding to the groove 14. When the housing structure 1000 is in the closed state, the convex portion 20 of the first frame 2 may be partially or completely embedded or The groove 14 is disposed in the groove 14 , but the non-limiting one skilled in the art can understand that the groove 14 can be disposed in the first frame 2 or the second frame 4 without any difference; In the above feature, the convex portion 20 can be correspondingly disposed on the opposite frame or cover, such as the back cover 1.

Referring to FIG. 1C and FIG. 1D , in some embodiments, the recess 14 has a first fixing portion 141 on a side away from the accommodating portion 11 . For example, the first fixing portion 141 can be disposed on the back. The peripheral portion of the cover 1. In addition, the groove 14 has a plurality of second fixing portions 142 on a side close to the accommodating portion 11. For example, the second fixing portion 142 may be disposed on the water stopping portion 13 , and in some embodiments, the second fixing portion 142 is intermittently disposed between the groove 14 and the receiving portion 11 , for example, Water section 13.

Referring to FIG. 1C and FIG. 1D , in some embodiments, the convex portion 20 of the first frame 2 is provided with at least one first fixing member 201 and a plurality of the first fixing portion 141 and the second fixing portion 142 . The second fixing member 202. When the housing structure 1000 is in a closed state, and the convex portion 20 is in contact with or disposed on the recess 14 , the first fixing member 201 is engaged with the first fixing portion 141 , and the second fixing member 202 is engaged with the second fixing member 202 . The second fixing portion 142 is inside. The above-described arrangement is for example but not limited to articulated, rotationally, movably, permanently, detachably, lockably and/or snugly engaged with one another. The first fixing portion 141, the second fixing portion 142, the first fixing member 201, and The second fixing members 202 collectively form a waterproof or water resistant structure to provide the housing structure 1000 with a waterproof or water resistant effect. For example, the first fixing portion 141 and the first fixing member 201 may each have a protruding structure, and may be coupled to each other and form a stable combination. The second sealing structure includes a convex portion 20 which together with the sealing strip 5 forms a waterproof seal. In other embodiments, the second fixing member 202 may include a plurality of spaced apart protruding structures to be combined with the microstructure of the second fixing portion 142, but the structure is, for example, a plurality of grooves or small openings. The first sealing structure includes a water stop portion 13 and a seal 5. Even in some embodiments, the protruding structure of the second fixing member 202 is a semi-circle shaped structure, and the semi-circular design increases the smoothness and convenience of the disassembly of the housing structure 1000. In particular, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can be known to form a waterproof or water-resistant structure without any disparity, and some but not all of the first fixing portion 141, the second fixing portion 142, and the first fixing. The piece 201 and the second fixing member 202 are essential components.

Referring to FIG. 1C and FIG. 1D , the water stopping portion 13 further includes a plurality of protruding members 131 , and the protruding members 131 can improve the structural strength of the water stopping portion 13 . For example, the plurality of convex members 131 illustrated in FIG. 1C and FIG. 1D have one or more triangular ribs, which can provide additional support for the water stop portion 13 and enhance the structural strength thereof. Damage such as cracking, twisting, breaking, chipping, bending, and/or the like that may be caused to the housing structure may be avoided or reduced.

1C and 1D, the housing structure 1000 further includes a strip 5 that provides an additional waterproof or water resistant structure, such as to provide the groove 14 and projection 20 with further water or water resistance. In addition, the seal 5 and the plurality of waterproof structures, including the one or more first fixing members 201, the second fixing members 202, the first fixing portion 141 and the second fixing portion 142, can provide the portable device Electronic devices are protected, for example, from water, vibration, dust, oil, dirt, snow, vibration, liquid spills, droplets, collisions, heat, frost, acids, chemicals, corrosion, rain, sand and/or other The form of injury. In some embodiments, the seal 5 is disposed within the recess 14 and is in contact with the projection 20 when the housing structure 1000 is in the closed state. In addition, the seal 5 can provide a cushioning effect to reduce or prevent possible damage between the back cover 1 and/or the first frame 2. In some embodiments, the material of the seal 5 can be, for example but not limited to, silicone, natural rubber, thermoformed plastic, polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), poly Polymethyl methacrylate acrylic (PMMA), strips and/or any material having properties similar to those described above. The seal 5 can be, for example Processed by molding.

FIG. 1E is a partial bottom view of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 1A, please refer to FIG. 1B to FIG. 1E. In some embodiments, the bottom end 21 of the first frame 2 includes a first connecting opening, as shown by the opening 22; a second connecting opening, such as the opening 23; and an opening 24. The opening 22 and the opening 23 are respectively disposed corresponding to the earphone hole of the portable electronic device and the position of the charging or connecting port. Therefore, when the portable electronic device is housed in the housing structure 1000, the user can use the functions corresponding to the portable electronic device through the opening 22 and the opening 23 without additionally disassembling the housing structure. In the application, the bottom end 21 may include one or more sound source holes (not shown), and the one or more sound source holes are disposed corresponding to the speaker (horn) or the microphone of the portable electronic device, but regarding the sound source hole The details will be detailed in Figure 3E.

Referring to FIG. 1B to FIG. 1E , in some embodiments, more complete protection can be obtained for waterproofing purposes and the portable electronic device is housed in the housing structure 1000 . The housing structure 1000 further includes a The sealing portion 6 is pivotally disposed at a bottom end 21 of the first frame 2 through a shaft portion 26 . In some embodiments, the shaft portion 26 is disposed in a base connecting portion 25, and the base connecting portion 25 is detachably disposed on the first frame 2 and/or the second frame 4, but the non-limiting one is not limited thereto. In practical applications, the base connecting portion 25 may also be integrally formed with the first frame body 2 and/or the second frame body 4, for example, the base connecting portion 25 is a rotating shaft, and is rotatably coupled to the first frame body. 2 joined to form an integrally formed structure.

Referring to FIG. 1B and FIG. 1E , the sealing portion 6 is pivotally connected to the first frame 2 and is fixedly engaged with the bottom end 21 of the first frame 2 . In some embodiments, the sealing portion 6 has a sealing cover 61 corresponding to the opening 23 . When the sealing portion 6 is combined with the bottom end 21 of the first frame 2, the sealing cover 61 can at least partially provide, insert or cover the opening 23, thereby reinforcing the dustproof, waterproof and/or waterproofing of the opening structure 23 of the integral housing structure 1000. Or water resistant effect.

Referring to FIG. 1B and FIG. 1E , in some embodiments, the sealing portion 6 further includes another opening 62 corresponding to the opening 24 in the first frame 2 . For example, when the sealing portion 6 is combined with the bottom end 21 of the first frame 2, the housing structure 1000 further includes a fixing mechanism 7 for locking the housing structure. In some embodiments, the securing mechanism 7 can pass through the opening 62 and be set/locked to the opening 24. The fixing mechanism 7 can be, for example, a screw having a thread corresponding to the opening 62 and/or the thread of the opening 24. Through the screw locking manner, the sealing portion 6 can be reinforced. The connection relationship between the bottom ends 21 of the first frame 2, whereby the fixing mechanism 7 can strengthen the combination of the sealing portion 6 and the first frame 2, thereby improving the waterproof or water-resistance effect of the casing structure 1000. In particular, it should be understood that those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand one or more of the above elements, including the fixing mechanism 7, the sealing portion 6, and the first housing 2, all of which are similar. The structure can also be used to lock the housing structure 1000. For example, in some embodiments, the securing mechanism 7 can directly engage or connect the apertures 24 without threads. In other embodiments, the securing mechanism 7 can include a magnetic connecting element.

Referring to FIG. 1B and FIG. 1E , in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is at least partially bonded or disposed on the first frame 2 to provide a portable electronic device housed in the housing structure 1000 . It is isolated from the outside world but still clearly identifies the effectiveness of its display screen. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 comprises Thermoforming Plastics, polyvinyl chloride material, polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate, polymethyl methacrylate, rubber strips and/or Or any material having properties similar to those described above. The transparent film 3 may be elastic or to some extent reinforced to withstand water pressure in a higher level of water resistance. For example, the transparent film 3 can withstand, for example, the environment defined under the IPX7 standard, for example, the transparent film 3 can withstand up to 30 minutes of water immersion under a water surface of 1 meter. In addition, the transparent film 3 can also withstand the environment defined by the higher IPX8 standard, for example: continuous influent testing, and detailed testing conditions are defined by the manufacturer. In other embodiments, the transparent film 3 can also withstand the IP68 standard.

The transparent film 3 is a clear/transparent or substantially clear/transparent waterproof film for the user to view at least part of the screen of the portable electronic device. In addition. The transparent film 3 is for the user to operate the portable electronic device wrapped in the housing structure 1000. For example, some portable electronic devices have, for example, capacitive touch sensors (Capacitive-Type touch sensors) disposed on a touch screen, and can be controlled by a user to touch or move on the touch screen. Portable electronic device. According to the above, the transparent film 3 is an inductive or transmissive touch film for the user to operate the portable electronic device by means of touch. In the above manner, the user does not need to carry the portable electronic device. The housing structure 1000 is removed for application and operation. That is, the transparent film 3 facilitates the use of the portable electronic device in an underwater environment, or even other environments in which the portable electronic device must be enclosed in the housing structure 1000. Of course, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand that the transparent film 3 can also be in other forms. Films, such as other films that can be used to operate portable electronic devices, such as resistive inductive films, are not limited herein.

In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 may be an anti-reflection film, an anti-glare film, an anti-fingerprint film, a monitor filtering film, or the like. For example, the transparent film 3 can filter out the light reflected by the smooth glass surface of the touch screen device and the radiation emitted by the portable electronic device. In addition, the transparent film 3 can also protect the privacy of the user by reducing the viewing angle of the screen of the portable electronic device; in addition, the transparent film 3 can reduce the accumulation of electrostatic charges. In practical applications, the transparent film 3 can also be in various forms such as polarized, colorized, tinted, etc., depending on the application.

In general, the portable electronic device having a plurality of buttons or adjustment knob, such as "home" button on the Apple iPhone5 ® device. Therefore, in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 has a convex or concave shape corresponding to the above-mentioned button or the adjusting button, so that the user can conveniently operate the buttons and the adjusting button through the transparent film 3. Taking the Apple iPhone 5 ® as an example, the transparent film 3 has a circular recess at the bottom edge (not shown) for operating the "home" button. Of course, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand that the circular recess described above can be disposed at any position of the transparent film 3. In addition, the transparent film 3 may include any number of the above structures, buttons and films, etc., for the user to conveniently operate the portable electronic device.

Referring to FIG. 1B, in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is detachably or integrally formed with the first frame through some adhesion mechanism, such as the adhesive layer 8 shown in FIG. 1B. The body 2 and/or the second frame 4 are connected. For example, the adhesive layer 8 is directly disposed on a planar portion of the first frame 2, such as a top surface of the first frame 2. The adhesive layer 8 may comprise a Very High Bone (VHB) material. Adhesive layer 8 can comprise any viscous substance or material, or any double sided tape. The adhesive layer 8 can also provide adhesion by coating any viscous material on the plane of the first frame 2. Even the adhesive layer 8 may include a viscous material having water resistance up to one meter below the water surface. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is non-replaceable in the case where the adhesive material is used, that is, in this case, the replacement of the transparent film 3 may damage the transparent film 3 or even render it unusable. Therefore, in the above embodiments, the material of the transparent film 3 may be made of a material having reinforcement, scratch resistance or crack resistance. It is formed or contains the above-mentioned materials in its composition, so that the transparent film 3 which cannot be replaced can be free from the possibility of breakage, and thus has a long service life. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 may be replaceable in the presence of the adhesive layer 8. In these embodiments, the transparent film 3 has a relatively short service life but its cost is relatively low. In addition, the adhesive layer 8 can also have an impact absorbing property by being disposed on the second frame 4 and/or the transparent film 3 of the casing structure 1000, thereby avoiding or reducing impact, impact, vibration, and/or The damage caused by falling.

1B, in some embodiments, the second frame 4 can be, for example but not limited to, pivotally, rotatably, movably, permanently, detachably, boltably, and visibly Or it may be integrally connected to the first frame 2 . In addition, the second frame body 4 and the first frame body 2 are detachably connected to the back cover 1 through, for example, a connection structure. In some embodiments, in order to provide better waterproofness or water resistance, the second frame 4 may further include a plurality of (for example, two) engaging portions 41 to provide the second frame 4 and the back cover 1 through the plurality The (for example, two) fixing structures 15 are connected to each other. For example, the plurality of engaging portions 41 may be holes or openings, and the areas of the holes or openings are substantially the same as or similar to the fixing structures 15 , and the fixing structure 15 may be, for example, a recess. The holes and depressions allow the second frame 4 to be properly attached to the back cover 1 to form a compact structure and to avoid or reduce the undesired separation of the housing structure 1000. Therefore, when the housing structure 1000 is in a closed state, it can also provide additional water repellency or water resistance. Of course, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand that the fixed structure 15 and the engaging portion 41 are shown in the position shown in FIG. 1B only by way of example and not limitation. For example, the manner in which the securing structure 15 is coupled to the latching portion 41 is not limiting, and may be, for example, through one or more latching connections located at the outer edge of the back cover 1.

Referring to FIG. 1B as well, in some embodiments, the second frame 4 may further include a plurality of housing pressing members, such as housing pressing members 42, 43 and 44. The housing pressing members 42, 43 and 44 are pressable and operable, and can correspond to functional mechanisms of the portable electronic device, such as buttons, switches, sliding keys, spheres or any other control buttons of the portable electronic device. . For example, the material of the housing pressing member 42 can be, for example but not limited to, a soft plastic such as polypropylene, soft rubber, and/or any other material having similar properties.

Also referring to FIG. 1B, in some embodiments, the housing pressing member 42 can include an adjustment shaft 421. For example, when the housing structure 1000 is tightly closed or combined, the housing is pressed The member 42 is detachably, movably or permanently connected through the adjustment shaft 421 or disposed in the opening 27. The arrangement of the adjustment shaft 421 allows the housing pressing member 42 to be adjusted, moved, slid, diagonally slid, and/or the like. For example, the adjustment shaft 421 includes a rotating shaft, and the adjusting shaft 421 is received, attached to or fastened to a recess, a slit, a groove, and/or other similar structure located in the second frame 4 (not shown) Show). In some embodiments, a similar configuration can cause the housing press member 42 to perform the above-described actions, such as opening or closing a function button of a portable electronic device that is wrapped within the housing structure 1000. In some embodiments, similar structures can be moved, slid, tilted, and/or similarly operated to operate the functions of the portable electronic device.

1B, in some embodiments, the housing pressing members 43 and 44 are detachably, movably, and/or permanently connected to or disposed in the opening 28 of the first housing 2 and Opening 29. In some embodiments, when the housing structure 1000 encloses a portable electronic device, such as the Apple iPhone 5 ® , the openings 27 , 28 , and 29 respectively correspond to the mute button and the volume adjustment button of the portable electronic device. And the power switch key. Therefore, the user can operate the functional buttons of the portable electronic device by pressing the housing pressing members 42, 43 and 44. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the housing structure 1000 includes any number of apertures and housing retaining members to correspond to the underlying functional buttons. The opening may be disposed or arranged at any position of the housing structure 1000, and the present invention is not limited thereto.

Referring to FIG. 1B and FIG. 1E, the second frame 4 may further include a connecting member 45, such as a belt member, a rope body or the like. In some embodiments, the connector 45 can be resilient for bending or extending. As shown in FIGS. 1B and 1E, the connector 45 can include a plurality of (eg, three) openings, holes, or perforations (referred to herein as perforations 451) for attaching a plug 9. In detail, the through hole 451 of the connecting member 45 allows the plug body 9 to be hermetically attached to the opening 22 . The number of perforations 451 of Figures 1B and 1E can be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art to which the present invention pertains, which may be other numbers to be set. Even the connector 45 can avoid or reduce the separation of the plug body 9 from the housing structure 1000. For example, the connecting member 45 can be connected to the plug body 9 and the plug body 9 can be smoothly placed on the opening 22 without being displaced. Even the person skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand that the plug body 9 and the connector member 45 can be two components or a single component that is integrally formed.

Also referring to FIG. 1E, the plug body 9 has a first structure 91 and a Second structure 92. The shape of the first structure 91 corresponds to the opening 22, and the opening 22 can be, for example, in the shape of the corresponding earphone hole, so that the plug body 9 can be disposed in the opening 22 to close the opening 22, and provide additional waterproofness of the housing structure 1000. And / or water resistance. The second structure 92 includes a hand-held operating portion that is removably or rotatably coupled to the connector 45 (as shown in Figure 1E). In some embodiments, the user can mount the plug body 9 within the opening 22, for example, by rotating the hand-held operating portion of the second structure 92 to cause the plug body 9 to be threaded within the opening 22.

1F is a partially exploded perspective view of the housing structure 1000 of FIG. 1A. Referring to FIG. 1B and FIG. 1F, FIG. 1F shows only a partial structure of the back cover 1 and the first frame 2. In some embodiments, the back cover 1 further includes a lens protection structure 16 including a body 160. A first structural member 161, a second structural member 162, a first lens 163 and a second lens 164. The first structural member 161 is directly disposed in the two-holes of the first structural member 161, and the second structural member 162 has a plurality of holes. In combination with the complex microstructures on the first structural member 161, in detail, when the plurality of microstructures are combined in the plurality of holes, the lens protection structure 16 can assume a closed state.

As shown in FIG. 1F , in some embodiments, the first lens 163 and the second lens 164 of the lens protection structure 16 respectively correspond to the position of the camera lens and the flash lens of the portable electronic device. In addition, at least one of the first lens 163 and the second lens 164 has a double anti-reflective coating to provide a higher transmittance, thereby enabling the first lens 163 and the second lens. 164 can have anti-reflective properties. Among them, the double-layer anti-reflective coating process can make the portable electronic device present a better picture effect. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art to which the first lens 163 and the second lens 164 may have other coating processes, such as anti-glare or anti-scratch coating. .

2A is an exploded perspective view of the back cover of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 1A, wherein the back cover 1 of the housing structure 1000 can be combined with a cover 18, as shown in FIG. 2A, the back cover 1 can include a setting A support portion 12 and a cover 18 on the opposite side of the accommodating portion 11. The support portion 12 can be secured or combined with the housing structure 1000 for a variety of external objects depending on the needs of the user or the environment in which it is used. In some embodiments, the cover 18 is detachably assembled to the support portion 12. The structure of the support portion 12 will be described below first, and the mechanism of the support portion 12 will be described later.

2A, in some embodiments, the support portion 12 includes a circular shaped structure having one or more recesses, recesses, hooks, protrusions, and the like. For example, the support portion 12 has a plurality of (for example, three as shown in FIG. 2A) engaging members 121, such as protrusions, sharp portions, recesses, hooks or grooves, etc., and the engaging members 121 are connected to each other. The cover 18 is assembled and/or fixed to the support portion 12. The plurality of engaging members 121 are separated from each other by at least one of a space, a groove or a slit. The spacing, the groove or the slit between the adjacent two engaging members 121 forms a plurality of (three as shown in FIG. 2A) engaging grooves 122. The engaging grooves 122 between the adjacent two engaging members 121 may have any size and may have the same or the same size. Correspondingly, the cover 18 includes a plurality of (for example, three) engaging members 181. In some embodiments, the shape and/or size of the engaging member 181 is substantially the same as or similar to the engaging member 121 and/or the engaging groove 122. In some embodiments, the length of the engaging member 181 is substantially equal to or smaller than the engaging groove 122.

2A, in some embodiments, the cover 18 is rotatably and detachably coupled to the support portion 12 through the support portion 12 disposed on the back cover 1 and rotated relative thereto. For example, the cover 18 is disposed on the support portion 12 by aligning the engaging member 181 with the engaging groove 122. When the cover 18 is disposed in the support portion 12, it may be clockwise or opposite to the support portion 12. The rotation of the anti-clockwise direction is performed at a certain angle. In some embodiments, the protruding portion of the engaging member 121 includes a distal end portion for stopping the rotation of the cover 18 and fixing, combining or locking the cover 18. Fastened to the support portion 12.

2A, in some embodiments, as shown in FIG. 2A, when the cover 18 is assembled to the support portion 12, the engaging members 181 are disposed or combined with the respective engaging members 121 to make the cover. 18 is fixed to the support portion 12. When the cover 18 is fixed to the support portion 12, it can protect the portable electronic device covered in the housing structure 1000 from water, vibration, dust, oil, dirt, snow, vibration, liquid splash, and liquid droplets. , collision, heat, frost, acid, chemicals, corrosion, rain, sand and/or other forms of injury. Even in some embodiments, at least one of the cover 18 and the support 12 may include a waterproof ring or other closure mechanism. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the above-described fixed structure and its components (e.g., the engaging member 121 and the engaging member 181) are exemplary and not intended to limit the present invention.

2A, the protrusion of the engaging member 121 further includes a surface portion to avoid or substantially reduce the disassembly or separation of the cover 18 from the support portion 12. For example, the planar portion of one or all of the engaging members 121 and 181 may include one of a pattern, a surface texture, an engraving, a letter combination, and a protrusion to provide an additional gripping effect, that is, the cover 18 may be avoided. Unexpected rotation, or even a situation of separation from the support portion 12.

2B is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 2A combined with a support member 502, and FIG. 2C is a schematic view showing the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 2B separated from the support member 502. Referring to FIG. 2B and FIG. 2C simultaneously, in some embodiments, the support member 502 includes a connecting structure 504 corresponding to the supporting portion 12 and an engaging body 506, which will be described later in conjunction with FIG. 2D. The engaging body 506 is a plurality of engaging units including the engaging members 181 of the cover 18 of FIG. 2A. Therefore, the mechanism of the engaging body 506 fixed or combined with the supporting portion 12 is substantially the same as or similar to that of FIG. 2A, and details are not described herein again.

2D is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure 1000 shown in FIG. 2A through a support member 502 combined with an external object, such as an external support member 700. Referring to FIGS. 2B , 2C and 2D , in some embodiments, the connection structure 504 of the support 502 can freely move the support 502 relative to the outer support 700 . For example, the connecting structure 504 can be spherical, slidably received in the outer support 700, and the connecting structure 504 can be pivotally, rotationally, movably, permanently, detachably, smoothly Combined with the outer support 700.

As shown in FIG. 2D , in some embodiments, the outer support member 700 can include an accommodating space 704 and a support body 702 . The accommodating space 704 includes a notch-like structure corresponding to the connecting structure 504. Referring to FIG. 2D, in some embodiments, the connecting structure 504 enables the support member 502 to simultaneously join the housing structure 1000 and the outer support member 700. For example, the housing structure 1000 is coupled or coupled to the support member 502 through the support portion 12 thereon, and the support member 502 is movably or rotatably coupled to the outer support member 700 through the connection structure 504. In addition, the outer support member 700 can be disposed on a surface or other object (not shown) through a support body 702. For example, the support body 702 includes a suction cup having suction such that the support body 702 (with the support member 502 and the housing structure 1000 thereon) is combined with, for example, a table, a glass surface of a car, or any other surface. The surface to which the support body 702 is contacted or fixed is not necessarily a plane. It is understood by those skilled in the art that the connection or fixing manner of the support body 702 and the external object is not limited. FIG. 2D shows only For the sake of example. In some embodiments, when the housing structure 1000 passes through the support 502 and the outer support 700 When combined with an object (not shown), the user can operate the portable electronic device wrapped in the housing structure 1000 without hand-held. In addition, at least one of the outer support member 700 and the support member 502 can provide buffering or vibration reduction, thereby avoiding or reducing the portable electronic device and/or the housing structure 1000 from being shocked or shaken. hurt.

2D, in some embodiments, the top of the support 502 (excluding the connection structure 504) is, for example but not limited to, pivotally, rotationally, movably, permanently, detachably, occludable. Ground, and/or tightly combined with the connection structure 504 to increase its freedom of movement. In detail, the top of the support member 502 is combined with the connection structure 504 through a structure similar to that described above, so that the support member 502 can be moved relative to the connection structure 504 within a certain angle, so that the housing structure 1000 can be relative to the connection structure 504. Presents a state of tilt or rotation.

Referring to FIG. 2D, in some embodiments, the connecting structure 504 of the support member 502 is detachably or removably fixed to the outer support member 700. Thereby, the user can conveniently detach or detach the housing structure 1000 and/or the support member 502 from the external object without removing the entire outer support member 700 from the external object. That is, the housing structure 1000 and the portable electronic device enclosed therein can be easily assembled, disassembled, and carried due to the detachability and separation of the support member 502 with respect to the external support member 700. Even in some embodiments, since the user may often detach the support member 502 from the outer support member 700 without carrying the external support member 700, the outer support member 700 can be reinforced in material selection and design. . For example, since the outer support member 700 need not be carried by the user, its weight is not a major consideration, and thus the outer support member 700 can achieve a reinforcing effect through a heavier and/or compact material, or other design.

It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the above-described fixed structure is not limited as shown in Figures 2C and 2D, and may include any structure. For example, the securing structure used to secure the housing structure 1000 can include a detachable handle instead of the support 502 described above. In other embodiments, the fixed structure may employ a manually operated screw in place of the engaging members 121 and 181 shown in FIG. 2A. For example, the back cover 1 has a fixing point, and the fixing body of the detachable handle can be combined with the back cover 1 through a fixed point by using a nut, thereby permeable to the above The operation of the housing structure 1000 is performed in combination. Wherein, the fixing point of the back cover 1 can be, for example, a screw hole having 1/4-20 UNC threads. This matches the camera tripod. Thereby, a tripod having a corresponding screw, or any processing structure or support structure, can be connected or combined to the housing structure 1000.

In some embodiments, a fixed structure in the form of a detachable handle can utilize a magnetic mounting mechanism. For example, the back cover 1 can include at least one permanent magnet or ferromagnetic material. The above magnetic material may be composed of a neodymium magnet. The outer support may also comprise magnetic material or be magnetic, and thus may be combined with the back cover 1 in a secure magnetic connection to avoid unintended disassembly due to gravity, vibration or user manipulation. The magnetic force of the back cover 1 or the external support is controllable to avoid affecting the operation of the portable electronic device. In addition, the back cover 1 may also include a magnetic shielding material to avoid magnetic interference with the portable electronic device. For example, a metal foil, a metal screen or a foamed metal may be included in the back cover 1. In addition, a metallic ink or other similar metal material may be coated in the back cover 1 to provide a shielding effect. Further, it will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the support, the detachable handle, and the outer support can be secured to the housing structure 1000 using any form of securing mechanism.

3A is a perspective view showing the appearance of a casing structure 2000 according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 3B is an exploded perspective view of the casing structure 2000 shown in FIG. 3A. Please refer to FIGS. 3A and 3B, in the present embodiment, the system 2000 is applied to the housing structure accommodating a portable electronic device (not shown), such as Apple iPad ® or Apple iPad ® mini, and to avoid Or reduce the possibility of the portable electronic device being hit/fall/water, dust, or other chemical damage. The housing structure 2000 is a substantially waterproof structure, such as an IP68 waterproof rating as defined by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Portable electronic devices that can be housed in the housing structure 2000 such as, but not limited to, mobile phones, smart phones, MP3 music players, portable computers, electronic tablets, personal digital assistants, and/or other similar portable devices Electronic device.

Referring to FIG. 3A and FIG. 3B , in some embodiments, the housing structure 2000 includes a back cover, a first frame 2 , a transparent film 3 , and a second frame 4 . In some embodiments, the back cover includes a first back cover 1a and a second back cover 1b. The second frame 4 is detachably disposed on the first frame 2 or integrally formed with the first frame 2 to form a single component. And the first The second back cover 1b is detachably coupled to the first back cover 1a or integrally formed with the first back cover 1a to form a single member. The transparent film 3 is connected to one or both of the first back cover 1a and the first frame 2, and is disposed therebetween. In some embodiments, the first back cover 1a is detachably connected to the first frame 2, or both are integrally formed. The dimensions and proportions of the second back cover 1b, the first frame 2 and the second frame 4 are substantially the same or similar. In some embodiments, the first back cover 1a is substantially similar to or smaller than the second back cover 1b, the first frame 2, and the second frame 4 so as to be connected or received in the second back cover. 1b, the first frame 2 and the second frame 4. Referring to FIG. 3A, the housing structure 2000 is presented in a combined state, and thus some of the components of the housing 2000 will not be labeled in FIG. 3A.

It should be noted that the material of the shell structure 2000 is, for example but not limited to, polypropylene (PP), polycarbonate (PC), thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) or Any other material having similar properties, except that the polycarbonate is the material of the first back cover 1a, the thermoplastic polyurethane is the material of the second back cover 1b, and the polycarbonate is the first The material of one frame 2 and the material of the second frame 4 made of thermoplastic polyurethane are exemplified, but not restrictive. In addition, the second back cover 1b can be manufactured by a two-shot injection process. However, those skilled in the art having the knowledge of the present invention can understand without exception that the materials used for the components of the housing structure 2000 are not limited to the above, depending on the material to be used. For example, the materials selected for the components of the housing structure 2000 may include metals, alloys, stainless steel, nylon, hard plastic, iron, aluminum, lead, and/or other materials having similar properties, or a combination of the foregoing.

3C is a partial cross-sectional view of the housing structure 2000 illustrated in FIG. 3A, and FIG. 3D is an enlarged cross-sectional view of a portion of the housing structure 2000 illustrated in FIG. 3A. As shown in FIG. 3B, FIG. 3C and FIG. 3D, the first back cover 1a has a receiving portion 11. In some embodiments, the receiving portion 11 is a flat structure for accommodating the portable device. The electronic device, such as the Apple iPad ® mini device, is not limited by the size of the portable electronic device. In some embodiments, the circumference of the first back cover 1a may have a recess 14 , and the recess 14 is disposed around at least a portion of the receiving portion 11 . The groove 14 is formed, for example, by a water stopping portion 13 and an inner peripheral edge of the first back cover 1a. In some embodiments, the first frame 2 has a convex portion 20 corresponding to the groove 14. When the housing structure 2000 is in the closed state, the convex portion 20 of the first frame 2 may be partially or completely embedded or disposed in the groove 14, but the non-limiting one is a person skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains. It can be understood that the groove 14 can also be disposed on the first frame 2 or the second frame 4; and the protrusion 20 can be correspondingly disposed on the opposite frame or cover, for example, A back cover 1a.

As shown in FIG. 3B , FIG. 3C and FIG. 3D , in some embodiments, the recess 14 has a first fixing portion 141 on a side away from the accommodating portion 11 . For example, the first fixing portion 141 can be used. It is disposed on the peripheral portion of the first back cover 1a. In addition, the groove 14 has a plurality of second fixing portions 142 on a side close to the accommodating portion 11. For example, the second fixing portion 142 may be disposed on the water stopping portion 13 , and in some embodiments, the second fixing portion 142 is intermittently disposed between the groove 14 and the receiving portion 11 , for example, Water section 13.

Referring to FIG. 3C and FIG. 3D , in some embodiments, the convex portion 20 of the first frame 2 is provided with at least one first fixing member 201 and a plurality of the first fixing portion 141 and the second fixing portion 142 . The second fixing member 202. In some embodiments, when the housing structure 2000 is in a closed state, and the convex portion 20 is in contact with or disposed on the recess 14 , the first fixing member 201 and the first fixing portion 141 are mutually engaged, and the second fixing member 202 is then inserted into the second fixing portion 142. The above described means are for example but not limited to articulated, rotationally, movably, permanently, detachably, lockably and/or snugly engaged with one another. The first fixing portion 141, the second fixing portion 142, the first fixing member 201 and the second fixing member 202 together form a water-sealing or water-resistant structure to make the housing structure 2000 waterproof. Or water resistant effect. For example, the first fixing portion 141 and the first fixing member 201 may each have a protruding structure, and may be coupled to each other and form a stable combination. The second sealing structure includes a convex portion 20 which together with the sealing strip 5 forms a waterproof seal. In other embodiments, the second fixing member 202 may include a plurality of spaced apart protruding structures to be combined with the microstructure of the second fixing portion 142, but the structure is, for example, a plurality of grooves or small openings. The first sealing structure includes a water stop portion 13 and a seal 5. Even in some embodiments, the protruding structure of the second fixing member 202 is a semi-circle shaped structure, and the semi-circular design increases the smoothness and convenience of the disassembly of the housing structure 2000. In particular, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can be known to form a waterproof or water-resistant structure without any disparity, and some but not all of the first fixing portion 141, the second fixing portion 142, and the first fixing. The piece 201 and the second fixing member 202 are essential components.

3C and 3D, the water stopping portion 13 further includes a plurality of protruding members 131, and the protruding member 131 can improve the structural strength of the water stopping portion 13. For example, the plurality of convex members 131 illustrated in FIG. 1C and FIG. 1D have one or more triangular ribs, which can provide additional support for the water stop portion 13 and enhance the structural strength thereof. Damage such as cracking, twisting, breaking, chipping, bending, and/or the like that may be caused to the housing structure may be avoided or reduced.

3B, 3C, and 3D, the housing structure 2000 further includes a strip 5 that provides additional waterproof or water resistant structures, including, for example, grooves 14 and protrusions 20 for further waterproof or water resistance. . In addition, the seal 5 and the plurality of waterproof structures, including the one or more first fixing members 201, the second fixing members 202, the first fixing portion 141 and the second fixing portion 142, can provide the portable device Electronic devices are protected, for example, from water, vibration, dust, oil, dirt, snow, vibration, liquid spills, droplets, collisions, heat, frost, acids, chemicals, corrosion, rain, sand and/or other The form of injury. In some embodiments, the seal 5 is disposed within the recess 14 and is in contact with the projection 20 when the housing structure 2000 is in the closed state. Furthermore, the seal 5 can provide a cushioning effect to reduce or prevent possible damage between the first back cover 1a and/or the first cover 2. In some embodiments, the material of the seal 5 can be, for example but not limited to, silicone, natural rubber, thermoformed plastic, polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), poly Polymethyl methacrylate acrylic (PMMA), strips and/or any material having properties similar to those described above. The seal 5 can be processed, for example, in a formed manner.

FIG. 3E is a partial bottom view of the housing structure 2000 shown in FIG. 3A. Please refer to FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E. In some embodiments, the first back cover 1a may have a plurality of (as shown here) two groove portions 74. The bottom end 21 of the first frame 2 has a plurality of (as shown here) openings 22a corresponding to the above structure. The opening 22a can be disposed, for example, corresponding to the position of the speaker and the microphone of the portable electronic device, and can also serve as a sound source hole. Therefore, when the portable electronic device is housed in the housing structure 2000, the groove portion 74 can correspond to the opening 22a. Arranged so that the user can use the speaker and microphone functions of the portable electronic device without having to dismantle the housing structure 2000. Even the opening 22a or the sound source hole may have a waterproof or water-resistant, sound-permeable film (not shown) to protect the portable electronic device in an aqueous environment, and The degree to which the quality of the sound transmission is affected can be reduced.

Referring to FIG. 3E , in some embodiments, the first back cover 1 a may further have an opening 22 and an opening 23 . The opening 22 and the opening 23 are respectively disposed corresponding to the earphone hole of the portable electronic device and the position of the charging or connecting port. Therefore, when the portable electronic device is housed in the housing structure 2000, the user can use the functions corresponding to the portable electronic device through the opening 22 and the opening 23 without additionally disassembling the housing structure.

3B and FIG. 3E, the second back cover 1b is used to cover the first back cover 1a. In detail, the second back cover 1b and the first back cover 1a are transmitted between the partial back structures. Close and combined. Taking the present embodiment as an example, the first back cover 1a has a plurality of (three in place) locking portions 101 at the corners of the periphery thereof. The locking portion 101 is disposed corresponding to a plurality of (three in place) openings 56 of the second back cover 1b. Referring to FIG. 3E, in some embodiments, the first back cover 1a can be, for example but not limited to, pivoted, rotatably, movably, permanently, detachably, boltably, adhesively, and/or It can be integrally connected to the second back cover 1b. When the first back cover 1a is combined with the second back cover 1b, the three locking pieces 72 can be passed through the opening holes 56 and fixed to the locking portions 101. For example, the locking portion 101 can have a threaded bore corresponding to the threads of the locking member 72; whereby the locking member 72 can be secured to the locking portion 101 by a threaded lock. Those of ordinary skill in the art will appreciate that one or more of the elements described above, including the lock 72, the opening 56, and the locking portion 101 are illustrative, rather than as limited by Figures 3B and 3E. . However, it should be particularly noted that other similar structures may also be applied to the locking lock 72 and the locking portion 101, such as by one or more latches disposed on the periphery of the first back cover 1a or the second back cover 1b. Come lock.

3B and FIG. 3E, in some embodiments, in addition, for the purpose of waterproofing, the second back cover 1b further includes a plug body 51 corresponding to the opening 23. The plug body 51 is re-sealable to avoid or reduce water damage. For example, the cover 51 can include a resealable cover and/or seal. When the portable electronic device is not in a state of charging or transmitting function, the resealable cover and/or the sealing strip of the plug body 51 can be at least partially disposed or inserted into the opening 23 to improve or improve the housing structure. 2000 waterproof, water and/or dustproof. In some embodiments, the cover 51 can be integrally formed with the second back cover 1b to form a single structure.

Referring to FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E, in some embodiments, the size and/or shape of the cover 51 and the opening 23 can be matched to each other to achieve a relatively tight combination. Of course In other embodiments, the plug body 51 can have a thread that is threaded into the opening 23.

Referring to FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E , in some embodiments, the second back cover 1 b may further include a plurality of housing pressing members, such as the housing pressing members 42 , 52 , 53 . The housing pressing members 42, 52, 53 are pressable and operable, and can correspond to functional mechanisms of the portable electronic device, such as buttons, switches, sliding keys, spheres or any other control buttons of the portable electronic device. . For example, the material of the housing pressing member 52 can be, for example but not limited to, a soft plastic such as polypropylene, soft rubber, and/or any other material having similar properties.

Referring to FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E, in some embodiments, when the housing structure 2000 is tightly closed or combined, the housing pressing members 52, 53 are detachably, movably or permanently connected or arranged separately. The openings 17a, 17b of the first back cover 1a. When the housing structure 2000 accommodates the portable electronic device, the opening holes 17a, 17b and the housing pressing members 52, 53 may correspond to the power opening key and the volume adjusting member of the portable electronic device. The housing pressing member 42 can, for example, correspond to a mute button of the portable electronic device. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the housing structure 2000 can include any number of apertures and housing retaining members to correspond to the underlying functional buttons. The opening may be disposed or arranged at any position of the housing structure 2000, and the present invention is not limited thereto. As shown in FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E, in some embodiments, the user does not need to remove the portable electronic device from the housing structure 2000, and can operate by pressing the housing pressing members 42, 52, 53 of the housing structure 2000. The corresponding button function of the portable electronic device.

Referring to FIG. 3B, in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is at least partially bonded or disposed on the first frame 2 to provide a portable electronic device housed in the housing structure 2000 from the outside. However, the effect of the display screen can still be clearly recognized. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 comprises Thermoforming Plastics, polyvinyl chloride material, polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate, polymethyl methacrylate, rubber strips and/or Or any material having properties similar to those described above. The transparent film 3 may be elastic or to some extent reinforced to withstand water pressure in a higher level of water resistance. For example, the transparent film 3 can withstand, for example, the environment defined under the IPX7 standard, for example, the transparent film 3 can withstand up to 30 minutes of water immersion under a water surface of 1 meter. In addition, the transparent film 3 can also withstand the environment defined by the higher IPX8 standard, for example: continuous influent testing, and detailed testing conditions are defined by the manufacturer. In other embodiments, the transparent film 3 can also withstand the IP65 standard.

The transparent film 3 is a clear/transparent or substantially clear/transparent waterproof film for the user to view at least part of the screen of the portable electronic device. In addition. The transparent film 3 is for the user to operate the portable electronic device wrapped in the housing structure 2000. For example, some portable electronic devices have, for example, capacitive touch sensors (Capacitive-Type touch sensors) disposed on a touch screen, and can be controlled by a user to touch or move on the touch screen. Portable electronic device. According to the above, the transparent film 3 is an inductive or transmissive touch film for the user to operate the portable electronic device by means of touch. In the above manner, the user does not need to carry the portable electronic device. The housing structure 2000 is removed and can be applied and operated. That is, the transparent film 3 facilitates the use of the portable electronic device in an underwater environment, or even other environments in which the portable electronic device must be enclosed in the housing structure 2000. Of course, those skilled in the art can understand that the transparent film 3 can also be other types of films, such as other films for operating the portable electronic device, such as a resistance-inductive film, and the present invention is not limited thereto. .

In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 may be an anti-reflection film, an anti-glare film, an anti-fingerprint film, a monitor filtering film, or the like. For example, the transparent film 3 can filter out the light reflected by the smooth glass surface of the touch screen device and the radiation emitted by the portable electronic device. In addition, the transparent film 3 can also protect the privacy of the user by reducing the viewing angle of the screen of the portable electronic device; in addition, the transparent film 3 can reduce the accumulation of electrostatic charges. In practical applications, the transparent film 3 can also be in various forms such as polarized, colorized, tinted, etc., depending on the application.

In general, the portable electronic device having a plurality of buttons or adjustment knob, such as "home" button on the Apple iPad ® mini device. Therefore, in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 has a convex or concave shape corresponding to the above-mentioned button or the adjusting button, so that the user can conveniently operate the buttons and the adjusting button through the transparent film 3. Taking the Apple iPad ® mini as an example, the transparent film 3 has a circular recess at the bottom edge (not shown) for operating the "home" button. Of course, those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains can understand that the circular recess described above can be disposed at any position of the transparent film 3. In addition, the transparent film 3 may include any number of the above structures, buttons and films, etc., for the user to conveniently operate the portable electronic device.

Referring to FIG. 3B to FIG. 3D, in some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is detachably or integrally formed through some adhesion mechanism, such as the adhesive layer 8 shown in FIG. 3B. The first frame 2 and/or the second frame 4 are connected. For example, the adhesive layer 8 is directly disposed on a planar portion of the first frame 2, such as the bottom surface of the first frame 2. The adhesive layer 8 may comprise a Very High Bone (VHB) material. Adhesive layer 8 can comprise any viscous substance or material, or any double sided tape. The adhesive layer 8 can also provide adhesion by coating any viscous material on the plane of the first frame 2. Even the adhesive layer 8 may include a viscous material having water resistance up to one meter below the water surface. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 is non-replaceable in the case where the adhesive material is used, that is, in this case, the replacement of the transparent film 3 may damage the transparent film 3 or even render it unusable. Therefore, in the above embodiments, the material of the transparent film 3 may be formed of a material having reinforcement, scratch resistance or crack resistance, or a material comprising the above-mentioned material in its composition, so that the transparent film 3 which cannot be replaced can be used. Eliminate the possibility of damage and thus have a long service life. In some embodiments, the transparent film 3 may be replaceable in the presence of the adhesive layer 8. In these embodiments, the transparent film 3 has a relatively short service life but its cost is relatively low. In addition, the adhesive layer 8 can also have an impact absorbing property by being disposed on the second frame 4 and/or the transparent film 3 of the casing structure 2000, thereby avoiding or reducing impact, impact, vibration, and/or The damage caused by falling.

3B, in some embodiments, the housing structure 2000 can include a second housing 4 such as, but not limited to, pivoted, rotatably, movably, permanently, removably, and boltable. The first frame 2 is detachably and/or integrally connected to the first frame 2 . In addition, the second frame body 4 and the first frame body 2 are detachably connected to the first back cover 1a and/or the second back cover 1b through, for example, a connection structure. In some embodiments, the second frame 4 may further include a plurality of (for example, two) grips 40 to provide the second frame 4 to be firmly combined with the first frame 2 . For example, when the user presses the grip portion 40, the second frame body 4 can be firmly combined with the first frame body 2 to form a firm connection relationship and avoid unintended separation of the housing structure 2000. In some embodiments, the setting of the grip portion 40 facilitates the user to remove the assembled housing structure, that is, when the user pulls the grip portion 40, the first frame 2 is facilitated. The first back cover 1a and/or the second back cover 1b disassemble the second frame body 4.

3B and 3E, the plug body 9 has a first structure 91 and a second structure 92. The shape of the first structure 91 corresponds to the opening 22, and the opening 22 can be, for example, in the shape of the corresponding earphone hole, so that the plug body 9 can be disposed in the opening 22 to close the opening 22, and provide additional waterproofness of the housing structure 2000. And / or water resistance. The second structure 92 includes a hand-held operating portion that is detachably or rotatably coupled to the opening 22. In some embodiments, the user can mount the plug body 9 within the opening 22, for example, by rotating the hand-held operating portion of the second structure 92 to cause the plug body 9 to be threaded within the opening 22.

Referring to FIG. 3B and FIG. 3E , the second back cover 1b further includes a lens protection structure 54 including a body 540 and a lens 541 . The lens 541 can be engaged or provided with a seat 540. In addition, the first back cover 1a has a lens through hole 19 corresponding to the lens protection structure 54. The lens through hole 19 can be disposed to surround the lens protection structure 54 so that the portable electronic device can perform its photographing function in the housing structure 2000 without removing it from the housing structure.

3B and 3E, the lens 541 of the lens protection structure 54 corresponds to the position setting of the photographic lens of the portable electronic device. Even the lens 541 has a double anti-reflective coating to provide higher penetration, thereby enabling the lens 541 to have anti-reflective properties. Among them, the double-layer anti-reflective coating process can make the portable electronic device present a better picture effect. It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art to which the present invention may also have other coating processes, such as anti-glare or anti-scratch coating.

4A is an exploded perspective view of the first back cover 1a of the housing structure 2000 shown in FIG. 3A, wherein the first back cover 1a of the housing structure 2000 can be combined with a cover 18. For example, the first back cover 1a may include a support portion 12 that may be combined with the cover body 18, the support member 502, or any object. 4B is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure 2000 shown in FIG. 3A combined with the support member 502, FIG. 4C is a schematic view showing the appearance of the housing structure 2000 shown in FIG. 3A separated from the support member 502, and FIG. 4D is a schematic view of FIG. The housing structure 2000 is combined with an external object, such as a schematic view of the exterior support 700. The support members 12, the cover 18, the support member 502, and other supporting structures of the housing structure illustrated in FIGS. 4A to 4D are substantially the same as those shown in FIGS. 2A to 2D, and thus will not be described herein. .

It will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the above-described fixed structure is not limited as shown in Figures 4C and 4D, and may include any structure. For example, the securing structure used to secure the housing structure 2000 can include a detachable handle instead of the support 502 described above. In other embodiments, the fixed structure may employ a manually operated screw in place of the engaging members 121 and 181 shown in FIG. 4A. For example, the first back cover 1a can have a fixing point, and the fixing body of the detachable handle can be combined with the first back cover 1a through a fixing point by using a nut to tighten the screw. The operation of the housing structure 2000 can be performed by the combination described above. The fixing point of the first back cover 1a may be, for example, a screw hole having 1/4-20 UNC threads, so as to be compatible with the camera tripod. Thereby, a tripod having a corresponding screw, or any processing structure or support structure, can be connected or combined to the housing structure 2000.

In some embodiments, the fixed structure in the form of a detachable handle may employ a magnetic mounting mechanism. For example, the first back cover 1a may include at least one permanent magnet or a ferromagnetic material. The above magnetic material may be composed of a neodymium magnet. The external support may also comprise magnetic material or be magnetic, and thus may be combined with the first back cover 1a in a safe magnetic connection manner to avoid unintended disassembly due to gravity, vibration or user operation. The magnetic force of the first back cover 1a or the external support is controllable to avoid affecting the operation of the portable electronic device. In addition, the first back cover 1a may also include a magnetic shielding material to avoid magnetic interference with the portable electronic device. For example, a metal foil, a metal screen or a foamed metal may be included in the first back cover 1a. In addition, a metallic ink or other similar metal material may be coated in the first back cover 1a to provide Shielding effect. Further, it will be understood by those of ordinary skill in the art to which the present invention understands that the support member, the detachable handle, and the outer support member can be secured to the housing structure 2000 using any form of securing mechanism.

4B and FIG. 4C, in some embodiments, the housing structure 2000 may further include a carrying structure, such as a wire hole 55 located at the bottom 50 of the second back cover 1b. The wire hole 55 can facilitate the attachment of the housing structure 2000 to other external objects, or can be used by the user through a carrying or hand-held mechanism, such as a lanyard, a rope, a belt, a wire body, a hook body, and/or the like. structure. It is understood by those of ordinary skill in the art that the housing structure 2000 can have any number of apertures and can be disposed anywhere in the housing structure 2000.

The above is intended to be illustrative only and not limiting. Any equivalent modifications or alterations to the spirit and scope of the invention are intended to be included in the scope of the appended claims.

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Claims (17)

  1. A waterproof housing structure for a portable electronic device, comprising: a back cover, comprising: an impact absorbing portion for providing waterproofness and absorbing the impact of the portable electronic device; and a first sealing structure disposed on a periphery of the back cover to provide waterproofness; at least one frame detachably disposed on the back cover, the at least one frame system corresponding to the first sealing structure and having a second sealing structure a waterproof film disposed on the at least one frame for the user to operate the portable electronic device through the arrangement of the waterproof film; an impact absorbing structure disposed on a periphery of the waterproof film, the impact absorbing structure And having at least one edge of the at least one frame and the back cover, and the back cover and the at least one frame are at least one of the waterproof casings The edges are fixed to each other; at least two latches are disposed along at least two edges of the back cover, and the at least two latches can tightly bond the back cover with the at least one frame to enable the defense The housing structure is sealable; and a support portion is detachably disposed on the back cover or integrally formed with the back cover, and the support portion is used for fixing the portable electronic device to other objects, wherein The first sealing structure includes a water stopping portion, and a seal disposed between the water stopping portion and the edge of the back cover, and the second sealing structure includes a convex portion, and the convex portion and the sealing strip together form a waterproof Seal.
  2. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, wherein the convex portion comprises at least one protruding member, the at least one protruding member is engaged with at least one opening of the water stopping portion, and the water stopping portion is Removably combined with a plurality of ribs or integrally formed with the ribs to support the water stop.
  3. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, wherein the impact absorbing structure comprises one of a water seal adhesive, a rubber, and an elastic material.
  4. The waterproof case structure according to claim 1, wherein the waterproof film comprises polyethylene terephthalate.
  5. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, further comprising at least one housing pressing member corresponding to at least one lever, a button, a switch, and an operating means of the portable electronic device, The at least one housing pressing member can facilitate operation of the portable electronic device without opening the waterproof housing structure.
  6. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, further comprising a sealing portion, the sealing portion being combined with the at least one back cover and the at least one frame, the sealing portion being slidable by the portable electronic device Charging or linear connection, wherein the sealing portion comprises: a sealing cover for providing an opening waterproofing, the opening is for providing a charging or connecting function using the portable electronic device; and a fixing mechanism for The sealing cover is combined with the at least one back cover and the at least one frame.
  7. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, wherein the back cover further comprises at least one opening, and a lens covers the at least one opening, and the at least one lens is configured to operate the portable At least one camera function of the electronic device.
  8. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, further comprising a sealing cover body, the sealing cover system being combined with at least one of the back cover and the at least one frame, the sealing cover being disposed The earphone function of the portable electronic device is operated.
  9. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, wherein the support portion comprises a plurality of first engaging members, and at least one engaging groove between the two first engaging members, the first engaging portion And the at least one snap slot to provide that the portable electronic device can be rotationally fixed or removed relative to the object.
  10. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, further comprising a support member detachably coupled to the support portion, the support member comprising: at least one second engaging member, the at least one a second engaging member is configured to combine the supporting member with the engaging portion of the back cover; and a connecting structure that allows the supporting member to freely move relative to the object, and the connecting structure is pivotally , rotating, movably, permanently, detachably, and smoothly combined with an object.
  11. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, wherein the fixing structure comprises at least two protruding structures, the at least two protruding structures being distributed along at least two edges of the back cover, The at least two protruding structures can be tightly coupled with at least two corresponding holes to seal the waterproof housing structure.
  12. The waterproof housing structure of claim 1, further comprising a carrying structure, the carrying structure comprising at least one opening to provide a lanyard.
  13. A waterproof housing structure for an electronic tablet, comprising: a back cover comprising: an impact absorbing portion for providing waterproofness and absorbing an impact of the electronic plate; and a first sealing structure disposed on The periphery of the back cover is provided to provide waterproofness; a frame is detachably disposed on the back cover or integrally formed with the back cover, and the at least one frame system has a second seal corresponding to the first sealing structure The waterproof film is disposed on the frame, so that the user can operate the portable electronic device and the shock absorbing structure through the arrangement of the waterproof film, and is disposed on the periphery of the waterproof film, and the shock absorbing structure is simultaneously provided. Waterproof and shock absorbing ability; at least two cassettes, the at least two cassettes are disposed along at least two edges of the back cover, and the at least two cassettes can tightly bond the back cover with the at least one frame, so that The waterproof housing structure is sealable; and a support portion is detachably disposed on the back cover or integrally formed with the back cover, and the support portion is used to fix the electronic plate to other objects The support portion includes three first engaging members, and three engaging slots between the three engaging members, and the three engaging members and the three engaging slots can fix or remove the electronic flat plate relative to the object. The first sealing structure includes a water stopping portion, and a seal disposed between the water stopping portion and the edge of the back cover, and the second sealing structure includes a convex portion, and the convex portion forms a joint with the sealing strip Waterproof seal.
  14. The waterproof housing structure of claim 13, further comprising at least one housing pressing member corresponding to at least one lever, a button, a switch, and an operating means corresponding to the electronic tablet, the at least one The housing pressing member can facilitate operation of the electronic panel without opening the waterproof housing structure.
  15. The waterproof housing structure of claim 13 further comprising at least one opening, the opening being disposed at least one of the frame and the back cover, and a waterproof covering the at least one opening The cover is configured to operate at least one camera function, a speaker function, and a microphone function of the electronic tablet.
  16. The waterproof housing structure of claim 13, further comprising a sealing cover body, the sealing cover system being combined with at least one of the frame body and the back cover, the sealing cover body being disposed for operation At least one of the charging and connecting function of the electronic tablet, and the earphone function of the electronic tablet.
  17. The waterproof housing structure of claim 13 further comprising a support member detachably assembled to the support portion, the support member comprising: three second engaging members, the third and second The engaging member is configured to rotatably couple the supporting member to the three engaging members of the engaging portion; and a connecting structure that allows the supporting member to freely move relative to the object, and the connecting structure is It is pivotally, rotationally, movably, permanently, detachably, and smoothly combined with an object.
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