WO2000078011A3 - A wrist communication device having multi-sectioned keypad and antenna system - Google Patents

A wrist communication device having multi-sectioned keypad and antenna system Download PDF

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WO2000078011A3
WO2000078011A3 PCT/US2000/015854 US0015854W WO0078011A3 WO 2000078011 A3 WO2000078011 A3 WO 2000078011A3 US 0015854 W US0015854 W US 0015854W WO 0078011 A3 WO0078011 A3 WO 0078011A3
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communication device
antenna system
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wrist communication
sectioned keypad
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Firooz Ghassabian
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Firooz Ghassabian
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H13/00Switches having rectilinearly-movable operating part or parts adapted for pushing or pulling in one direction only, e.g. push-button switch
    • H01H13/70Switches having rectilinearly-movable operating part or parts adapted for pushing or pulling in one direction only, e.g. push-button switch having a plurality of operating members associated with different sets of contacts, e.g. keyboard
    • H01H13/86Switches having rectilinearly-movable operating part or parts adapted for pushing or pulling in one direction only, e.g. push-button switch having a plurality of operating members associated with different sets of contacts, e.g. keyboard characterised by the casing, e.g. sealed casings or casings reducible in size
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    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04GELECTRONIC TIME-PIECES
    • G04G17/00Structural details; Housings
    • G04G17/08Housings
    • G04G17/083Watches distributed over several housings
    • GPHYSICS
    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04GELECTRONIC TIME-PIECES
    • G04G21/00Input or output devices integrated in time-pieces
    • G04G21/04Input or output devices integrated in time-pieces using radio waves
    • GPHYSICS
    • G04HOROLOGY
    • G04RRADIO-CONTROLLED TIME-PIECES
    • G04R60/00Constructional details
    • G04R60/04Antennas attached to or integrated in watch bracelets
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/02Input arrangements using manually operated switches, e.g. using keyboards or dials
    • G06F3/0202Constructional details or processes of manufacture of the input device
    • G06F3/0221Arrangements for reducing keyboard size for transport or storage, e.g. foldable keyboards, keyboards with collapsible keys
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q1/00Details of, or arrangements associated with, antennas
    • H01Q1/08Means for collapsing antennas or parts thereof
    • H01Q1/084Pivotable antennas
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q1/00Details of, or arrangements associated with, antennas
    • H01Q1/08Means for collapsing antennas or parts thereof
    • H01Q1/10Telescopic elements
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q1/00Details of, or arrangements associated with, antennas
    • H01Q1/12Supports; Mounting means
    • H01Q1/22Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles
    • H01Q1/24Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles with receiving set
    • H01Q1/241Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles with receiving set used in mobile communications, e.g. GSM
    • H01Q1/242Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles with receiving set used in mobile communications, e.g. GSM specially adapted for hand-held use
    • H01Q1/243Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles with receiving set used in mobile communications, e.g. GSM specially adapted for hand-held use with built-in antennas
    • H01Q1/244Supports; Mounting means by structural association with other equipment or articles with receiving set used in mobile communications, e.g. GSM specially adapted for hand-held use with built-in antennas extendable from a housing along a given path
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q1/00Details of, or arrangements associated with, antennas
    • H01Q1/27Adaptation for use in or on movable bodies
    • H01Q1/273Adaptation for carrying or wearing by persons or animals
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q21/00Antenna arrays or systems
    • H01Q21/24Combinations of antenna units polarised in different directions for transmitting or receiving circularly and elliptically polarised waves or waves linearly polarised in any direction
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B1/00Details of transmission systems, not covered by a single one of groups H04B3/00 - H04B13/00; Details of transmission systems not characterised by the medium used for transmission
    • H04B1/38Transceivers, i.e. devices in which transmitter and receiver form a structural unit and in which at least one part is used for functions of transmitting and receiving
    • H04B1/3827Portable transceivers
    • H04B1/385Transceivers carried on the body, e.g. in helmets
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H2223/00Casings
    • H01H2223/046Casings convertible
    • H01H2223/05Casings convertible composed of hingedly connected sections

Abstract

A wrist-mounted communication device (5) comprising a cellular phone mechanism (20) configured to transmit and receive communication signals. The device includes an antenna system (25) so as to transmit and receive signals. The antenna system further comprises at least one antenna (25) extendable away from the horizontal plane of the communication device.
PCT/US2000/015854 1996-12-19 2000-06-09 A wrist communication device having multi-sectioned keypad and antenna system WO2000078011A9 (en)

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US09330728 US6535605B1 (en) 1996-12-19 1999-06-11 Wrist-worn cellular phone device having multi-sectioned keypad
US09/330,728 1999-06-11
US42822899 true 1999-10-27 1999-10-27
US09/428,228 1999-10-27

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EP20000944630 EP1201071A4 (en) 1999-06-11 2000-06-09 A wrist communication device having multi-sectioned keypad and antenna system
JP2001504143A JP2003519937A (en) 1999-06-11 2000-06-09 Multicompartment keypad and wrist wearable communication device having an antenna system
CA 2374554 CA2374554A1 (en) 1999-06-11 2000-06-09 A wrist communication device having multi-sectioned keypad and antenna system

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WO2000078011A3 true true WO2000078011A3 (en) 2001-09-07
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US5898161A (en) * 1994-08-29 1999-04-27 Symbol Technologies, Inc. Wrist-mounted optical scanning and pointing systems
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CA2374554A1 (en) 2000-12-21 application
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